7News First Alert Weather: Sunday, January 24, 2021 - Strong storms could last into the overnight hours with a quiet workweek ahead

A chance for strong to severe storms tonight with clearing conditions taking place by tomorrow morning. Two reinforcing cold fronts are expected early in the workweek.

  Lawton police looking for suspect in Gamestop robbery

  Ft. Sill senior leadership receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

  West Texas Rehab: Man regains strength in arm after tragic accident

  Ft. Sill holds retirement ceremony

  City of Altus to resume issuing penalties and cut-off notices on delinquent accounts

Threats to Oklahoma schools can now be reported anonymously via text

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UPDATE: LPD says they will be releasing body camera footage of shooting

  Ribbon-cutting held for new Cache business, leaders hope others will follow

  7News First Alert Weather: Friday, January 22, 2021 - Stray shower possible on Saturday with numerous showers and thunderstorms on Sunday

  Six new deaths, 44 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County

  Monster Truck Wars to take place in Duncan

  Minor injuries after wreck in Lawton

Tony Award-winning choreographer Bob Avian dies at 83

Bob Avian died Thursday of cardiac arrest at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Group gathers in Lawton to voice concerns over officer involved shooting

LPD has blocked 11th Street between I Ave. and Lee Blvd. to keep traffic away from the protestors.

  Texoma Morning Headlines: January 22nd

A look at what is making headlines here in Texoma on Friday, January 22nd.

  First Alert Forecast (1/22AM)

Fog will taper off by mid morning and we're left with mostly to partly cloudy skies today

  Ft. Sill holds ribbon cutting ceremony for new addition

  Oklahomans may soon get to participate in Bigfoot hunting season

  Lawton Police need help identifying suspect in armed robbery

  West Texas Rehab: Teaching pediatric patient how to walk

  Lawton Fire Department responds to car in flames

  Gravel causing dust issues in Lawton neighborhood

  A Day in the Life: Command Sergeant Major

The command sergeant major is the senior noncommissioned officer in a unit who advises the commander on all issues related to the enlisted ranks.

  5 new deaths, 61 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County

The announcement came on Thursday.

  Collision leaves car flipped on side

A car ended up on its side after an accident Thursday morning.

  Lawton police asking for help locating armed robbery suspect

The Lawton Police Department is asking for help in locating a suspect in an armed robbery at a convenience store.

  7News First Alert Weather: Thursday, January 21, 2021 - Thunderstorms are likely on Sunday ahead of our next cold front

The fog will mix out during the mid-morning hours and skies will become partly cloudy. There will be a chance for a stray and short-lived shower during the day while most of Texoma is expected to stay dry. Highs will top out in the low-50s.

  Texoma Morning Headlines: January 21st

A look at what is making headlines here in Texoma on Thursday, January 21st.

  Area volunteer fire departments struggle with City of Lawton’s new technology

Twelve volunteer fire departments in the area use an app called IamResponding that should send alerts to firefighters and allow them to send messages back, but since the City of Lawton's upgrade in December 2020 to the Computer Aided Dispatch system, there have been communication issues.

  OKMRC seeking volunteers to help with vaccination efforts

OKMRC is in need of volunteers, both medical and non-medical, to help with administering vaccines, paperwork, traffic control and more at vaccination clinics. You can apply to volunteer at okmrc.org.

  First Alert Forecast (1/21 AM)

Ahead of a cold front today it'll be very mild.. highs in the low to mid 60s

  Lawton man arrested on feloniously pointing a firearm charge

A Lawton man was arrested after being accused of pointing a gun at another man’s head on Monday.

  Man charged after throwing urine on officers

Authorities say police officers were called to the jail on Tuesday after Onix Melendez-Ani threw a cup of urine on a correctional officer.

  Former Oklahoma House representatives give local perspective on inauguration

Former Oklahoma House representatives Don Armes and Joe Dorman talk to 7News about the inauguration, the future of the Republican party, what a split Senate means for Democrats, and what the Biden administration faces

  Rock art helping feed students in need

A Lawton community member is taking small donations for rock paintings to support his favorite charity.

  Robberies may force closure of Lawton convenience store

A Lawton convenience store owner is on the brink of closure following a string of robberies and theft at his store over the past few months.

  7News First Alert Weather: Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - Scattered showers to usher in another cold front tomorrow

A thick layer of clouds are expected across Texoma tomorrow, however due to prefrontal warming highs manage to top out in the low-60s. There will be a chance for scattered showers to move through southwest Oklahoma and northwest Texas during the day as our next cold front moves across the area.

  Lawton man arrested after being accused of domestic abuse

A man was arrested in Lawton Tuesday after being accused of domestic abuse against his ex-girlfriend.

  5 new deaths, 71 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County

The announcement came on Wednesday.

  Texoma Morning Headlines: January 20th

A look at what is making headlines here in Texoma on Wednesday, January 20th.

  First Alert Forecast

Rain showers will spread to the north as the day goes on

  Lawton man charged after two high-speed police chases

According to separate affidavits, Gabriel Longoria was pulled over for traffic violations and both times he ran from police, leading them on chases through residential neighborhoods.

  Crime Stoppers asks for help identifying robbery suspect

The Lawton Crime Stoppers is asking for help with identifying a suspect in two robberies.

  Health officials share COVID-19 vaccine availability concerns, plans

Distribution logistics may become more complicated since Operation Warp Speed revealed that they don't actually have the doses they initially said they were holding back.

  7News First Alert Weather: Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - Hit & miss showers are possible for the rest of the workweek

Expect another cloudy day tomorrow with the chance for isolated showers to develop across Texoma. Temperatures will top out in the low-50s and winds will shift to the south-southwest at 5-15 mph.

  LPS staying on top of virtual students attendance

Now that the second half of the school year is underway, Lawton Public Schools has sent out a friendly attendance reminder to virtual students.

  Three Altus businesses receive statewide Main Street awards

Three Altus businesses were honored with awards from the Oklahoma Main Street Center.

  3 new deaths, 84 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County

The announcement came on Tuesday.

  Red River Crops Conference to begin Wednesday

The 2021 Red River Crops Conference will begin Wednesday, January 20 at 6:30 a.m.

  Texoma Morning Headlines: January 19th

A look at what is making headlines here in Texoma on Tuesday, January 19th.

  First Alert Forecast

More cloud cover today with slightly cooler conditions

  7News First Alert Weather: Monday, January 18, 2021 - Increasing moisture to bring hit & miss showers to parts of Texoma this week

Skies will remain mostly cloudy on Tuesday, but with a lack of moisture present across southwest Oklahoma and northwest Texas there will only be a chance for a stray shower across northwest Texas during the evening. Highs will top out in the low-50s with wind chills in the low-to-mid 40s.

A photogenic sunset across Texoma tonight

Sunset photos shared from our viewers of tonight's photogenic sunset.

  Former players remembering Coach Barry Foster

Several communities in our area are mourning the loss of a former coach, who touched the lives of many athletes in multiple sports.

  Lawton business owner details experience leading up to officer-involved shooting

The owner of Lavish Lounge recalls the moments leading up to a deadly officer-involved shooting that happened Sunday morning in Lawton.

City of Lawton Lakes Division offering free firewood

The City of Lawton Lakes Division is offering free uncut firewood due to a large pile of fallen trees.

  Mother, daughter sent to hospital after hitting cow with car

A mother and daughter were taken to the hospital after a car crash around 9:30 p.m. Sunday night.

  5 new deaths, 146 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County

The announcement came on Monday.

  First Alert Forecast

Increasing clouds but staying dry despite a passing cold front

  Family holds vigil for man shot, killed by officer Sunday morning

Sunday night, family and friends of a man killed in an officer-involved shooting gathered for a vigil in his honor.

  Transitional home in Duncan helps men reintegrate after incarceration

Eight men who live at the Agape House are thankful for a second chance at life after incarceration.

  One dead after single-vehicle crash in Stephens Co.

One man is dead after a single-car crash in Stephens County early Sunday morning.

  UPDATE: OSBI releases initial information over LPD officer involved shooting, confirms fatality

An officer involved shooting happened Sunday at around 4 a.m. near 11th and SW Park Ave

  Medicine Park fishing tournament supports local animal shelter

People from across the state came to Medicine Park Saturday to compete in a trout fishing tournament.

  Fort Sill Field Artillery Museum holds weapon demonstration

The Fort Sill Field Artillery Museum hosted a demonstration Saturday of an 1841 six-pound field gun.

City of Lawton Municipal Court to reopen

The Lawton Municipal Court plans to resume in-person dockets on Tuesday, January 19.

  Stephens County becomes first Purple Heart County in Southwest Oklahoma

Stephens County has been formally recognized as a Purple Heart County.

  7News First Alert Weather: Friday, January 15, 2021 - A pleasant weekend in store for Texoma

High clouds will increase on Saturday ahead of an upper air disturbance approaching within the northwest flow aloft. Highs will be close to average with temperatures topping out in the low-50s. Expect more sunshine on Sunday and a warming trend to begin with highs topping out in the mid-50s.

  A Day in the Life: Medical Logistics

Since the start of the pandemic, talk of medical supplies has been on the forefront. But even before the COVID crisis, medical warehouses have always been an extremely important part of hospitals.

  President of the Oklahoma Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics discusses new COVID-19 classroom guidelines

Governor Kevin Stitt announced a new classroom quarantine policy January 12 and it is raising concerns with medical experts in the state.

  More than 10 pounds of old prescriptions dropped off in Jefferson County

The Jefferson County Health Department hosted a drug take back day.

  7 new deaths, 111 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County

The announcement came on Friday.

  Stephens County fire crews battle four separate fires

Fire crews in Stephens County were called out to battle four separate grassfires that burned near Velma Friday afternoon.

  Fallen power lines spark fire at 82nd and Gore

Downed power lines caused power outages and started a fire in Lawton Friday afternoon.

  The Red Cord holding annual human trafficking awareness gala

The pandemic has caused human trafficking to increase and one Lawton organization is about to hold its biggest fundraiser of the year to help combat that problem.

Comanche Co. Courthouse to remain closed to the general public

All offices continue to operate as normal but appointments must be made if you have business to conduct inside the courthouse.

Gov. Stitt activating National Guard Reaction Force in preparation for possible protests

Governor Kevin Stitt made the announcement on Friday morning saying 75 members are being activated out of an abundance of caution.

UPDATE: Silver Alert for Comanche County woman canceled

The Silver Alert for a missing Comanche County woman has been canceled.

  Texoma Morning Headlines: January 15th

A look at what is making headlines here in Texoma on Friday, January 15th.

  First Alert Forecast

It'll be a sunny and windy Friday