Frost possible tomorrow, strong cold front Tuesday morning

We could see frost tomorrow morning, with a cool week ahead

  Community steps in to save Comanche’s Independence Day fireworks show

  Former KCA Executive Director sentenced after pleading guilty to embezzlement

  Sewer project to get rid of sewage smells

  7News First Alert Weather: Strong cold front could bring a slight chance for snow/wintry mix to parts of southwest Oklahoma Tuesday

  New middle school at center of Bishop Public School bond

  PBR’s Unleash The Beast comes to Oklahoma City over weekend

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  Crafted Lawton event offers shoppers opportunity to support local artisans

  Duncan Public Library hosting Cowboy Poetry with Ron Secoy and Don Williams

  Body camera video of officer-involved shooting expected to be released Monday

Comanche Red River Hotel Casino hosts walk-in COVID19 vaccine clinic

SWOK district judge rules in tribal reservation case

  Freedom Elementary celebrates Month of the Military Child

  First Alert Forecast (4/16AM)

Showers and storms this morning with below average temperatures

Lawton man accused of hitting woman with crutch facing assault and battery charge

A Lawton man has been charged after being accused of assaulting a woman with his crutch in her home.

  Lawton man convicted of robbing bank with fake bomb

Thursday afternoon Acting U.S. Attorney Robert J. Troester announced that John Brooks was found guilty of robbing a bank with a fake bomb.

Medical Examiner’s report filed in deadly Lawton stabbing

The Medical Examiner’s report has been filed in a deadly stabbing that happened in Lawton.

  Fletcher animal control officer facing animal cruelty charge

  7News First Alert Weather: Cold front brings final round of showers & storms tomorrow morning

  911 dispatchers send letter to city officials, claim list of issues

  Lawton Interactive Theater to host Murder On Maui

  Comanche County DA makes decision on filing charges in officer-involved shooting

  77th Army Band receives special training

  Ft. Sill honors Days of Remembrance Observance

Days of Remembrance is the nation’s annual commemoration of the Holocaust.

  Apache Rattlesnake Festival begins Thursday

Steven Base talks with 7News about festival events taking place over the weekend

  Friday last day to register to vote in Special Bishop School Bond Election

Friday, April 16 is the last day to apply for voter registration to be eligible to vote on the May 11 Special Bishop School Bond Election for Comanche County.

  City of Cache looking to fill 4th Ward vacancy

The City of Cache is looking for someone to fill a vacancy in the fourth ward on the City Council.

  Comanche decides not to hold 4th of July fireworks show

The City of Comanche has decided to cancel their 4th of July fireworks show this year.

  Fire crews respond to car fire in Lawton

A car fire was reported on the 200 block of North Hillside Drive Thursday afternoon.

  Altus PD arrest juvenile for having firearm on campus, WOSC locked down due to incident

Police say they were alerted by authorities in Granite where the teen is a student.

  Lt. Governor Turkey Hunt Returns to Duncan for it’s 33rd Year

Lt. Governor Turkey Hunt Returns to Duncan for it’s 33rd Year

  First Alert Forecast (4/15AM)

Another storm system brings us rain chances today spreading from west to east

  MAKENZIE’S OUTDOOR ADVENTURES: Conquering a fear of rattlesnakes

Oklahoma is home to several types of rattlesnakes, including the Western Diamondback. In 7 News Anchor Makenzie Burk’s latest outdoor adventure, she visited some rattlesnake dens to learn more about the creature that strikes fear into many.

  Lawton man charged with reckless driving

A Lawton man is facing several charges after after he reportedly drove under the influence with children in the car.

  Lawton man charged with burglary, arson

A man is facing charges after being accused in two separate incidents that occurred on April 10.

  UPDATE: Man formally charged with first-degree arson in Lawton

A man accused of setting fire to a house in Lawton has been formally charged.

  Local dealerships affected by nationwide car shortage

There’s a shortage of a small semi-conductor chip in cars that controls gas mileage and other electronics inside the vehicle.

  7News First Alert Weather: Another inch of rain possible for parts of Texoma through Friday

Multiple rounds of showers and storms are possible through Friday. A cold front arriving Friday evening reinforcing the cool air mass currently in place.

  Friendly reminders for hiking in the Refuge

The spring season is here and animal activity is starting to pick up in the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge.

  Women That Vote installs first Suffrage Bench in Shepler Park

Women That Vote Arts Corporation installed their first Suffrage Bench in Shepler Park at a ceremony last weekend.

  Lawton Public Library’s Spring Book Sale starts Thursday

The Friends of the Lawton Public Library’s Spring Book Sale will be going on over the weekend.

  Apache Rattlesnake Festival kicks off Thursday

The Apache Rattlesnake Festival kicks off Thursday.

  UPDATE: Altus man charged in deadly Hit and Run

An Altus man has been charged with first-degree murder after allegedly running over a man on a bike.

  Local nonprofit asks public for food Donations for Homeless Youth

Local nonprofit asks public for food Donations for Homeless Youth

  Texoma Morning Headlines: April 14th

A look at what’s making headlines in Texoma on Wednesday April, 14th.

  First Alert Forecast (4/14AM)

Another round of showers and storms!

  Local health officials discuss pausing Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Regional Health Department Director Brandie Combs discusses OSDH's decision to pause the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

  Man faces new charge after escape from Comanche County Detention Center

The man who escaped from Comanche County Detention Center earlier in the week will be facing a new charge once caught.

  Lawton City Council discusses hiring company for marketing, advertising for Central Mall property, FISTA

The money would come from the Hotel-Motel Tax Economic Development Fund. To start it would be about $80,000.

  Small southwest Oklahoma town on the rise, business booming in Medicine Park

The pandemic isn’t stopping Medicine Park from growing.. five new businesses have opened in the town over the past two weeks.

  7News First Alert Weather: Rain chances look good through Friday and the cool air mass remains in place through the weekend

Showers and isolated storms will continue through the rest of the workweek as temperatures remain well below average into the weekend.

  Rep. Daniel Pae gives speed limit change update, discusses other current bills

Lawton Representative Daniel Pae discussed the potential for speed limit changes in southwest Oklahoma, as well as two bills working through the legislature Tuesday.

  Cameron University holding informational sessions to help adults finish degrees

Cameron University will be hosting two information sessions for adults looking to complete their Bachelor’s degree as part of their Reach Higher: Reconnect Week.

  Oklahoma Natural Gas offers chance to win $100 gift card to promote safe digging practices

Cherokee Ballard talks with 7News about helpful information on safe digging practices.

  Young Professionals of Lawton to hold annual Bowties & Bourbon event

Vincent Saylor talks with 7News about the Young Professionals of Lawton and their annual Bowties & Bourbon event hosted at the Lawton Country Club.

  Lawton Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary hosting Bouquets of Hope fundraiser

The Lawton Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary will be holding their annual spring fundraiser, with a little difference.

  OSDH pausing Johnson & Johnson vaccine administration

The decision was announced after the CDC and FDA made the recommendation early on Tuesday.

  Lawton City Council to meet Today

Lawton City Council is meeting at 2 p.m. to discuss several items on the agenda.

  Texoma Morning Headlines: Tuesday, April 13th

A look at your Texoma Morning Headlines on your April 13th.

  First Alert Forecast (4/13AM)

More showers and thunderstorms for us this afternoon with highs in the upper 60s and low 70s

  Frederick man accused of sexually assaulting a teenager

A Comanche County judge has issued an arrest warrant for a Frederick man accused of sexually assaulting a teenager.

  Arrest warrant filed for Lawton man accused of sexually assaulting a child

An arrest warrant has been filed for a Lawton man accused of sexually assaulting a child.

  UPDATE: Arrest warrant filed for man accused of animal cruelty in Cache

An arrest warrant has been filed by Cache authorities for a man accused of leaving two dogs to die.

  Oklahoma Blood Institute facing increase need for donors

The Oklahoma Blood Institute is urgently requesting donors.

  Man facing six counts of first-degree rape, multiple other charges in Jackson County

Joseph Smith, Junior has been charged with six counts including first-degree rape, two counts of sodomy against a victim under 16 and rape by instrumentation.

  UPDATE: Man arrested for kidnapping in Altus formally charged

A man who was arrested in Altus last week for multiple charges, including kidnapping, has now been formally charged.

  Lawton skate park vandalized, local organization reacts

Two years ago, Young Professionals of Lawton painted the ramps in the skate park at McMahon Park as a part of United Way’s Day of Caring.

  Monday with the Mayor April 12

Lawton Mayor Stan Booker talks with 7News about the current events in the city

  7News First Alert Weather: Staying cool with daily rain chances into the weekend

Scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible for the rest of the workweek as upper-level disturbances move across the area.

  Comanche County school districts to get roads repaired

Comanche Nation Transportation is helping more school districts in southwest Oklahoma upgrade their roads and parking lots.

  New Tillman County Sheriff adjusting to new role

2021 has been a year of new beginnings at the Tillman County Sheriff’s Office as new sheriff Bill Ingram officially took over in early January.

  Lawton City Council meeting taking place April 13

The Lawton City Council will be meeting Tuesday to discuss a number of issues.

  Woman injured in Grady County single-car crash

The crash happened in Grady County on County Road 1610, about 7 miles south of Rush Springs.

  Man arrested, accused of arson in Lawton

Lawton police have arrested a man for setting a house on fire.

  Texoma Morning Headlines: April 12th

A quick look at your Texoma Morning Headlines on your Monday, April 12th.

  Lawton church buys new cars for members

Christian Training Center Church in Lawton purchased vehicles for five members in need.

  Lawton Recreation Centers opening April 12th.

Starting today, City of Lawton recreation Centers will be reopening with certain rules in place.

  Yard of the Month competition in Lawton ongoing until Oct. 1st

Lawton’s “Yard of the Month” competition is going on now.

  Duncan annual tire clean-up starting April 12th

Starting today in Duncan, the Four D Corporation will be holding their annual Spring Clean-up.

  Lawton looking for volunteer youth coaches

The City of Lawton’s Parks and Recreation Department is looking for volunteer coaches.

  Lawton’s Veterans Resource Center back on track with Renovations

Veterans Resource Center Renovations underway