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  Retirement ceremony held for Lawton’s assistant police chief

  No one hurt in Lawton crash

  Lawton woman gets home renovated through Homeowner Rehabilitation Project

  Cache Police continuing to investigate after 15 motorcycles were reported stolen

  Marlow residents dealing with water issues

  Furry Friend Friday: Meet Oreo

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  Stephens Co. murder suspect denied bond

LPD holding promotion and retirement ceremonies

  Kids read to therapy dogs at Lawton Public Library

  Lawton-Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce welcomes new members

  LPD planning candlelight vigil honoring C.H. Brazzel

  Lawton woman sentenced for deadly 2018 shooting

  Renovations complete on historic refuge home

Renovations at the Ferguson House on the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge are now complete.

  Fort Sill holds annual MLK Jr. Day luncheon

The late Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was remembered at a ceremony on Fort Sill Thursday.

  Fort Sill soldier honored during Career Counselor of the Year recognition ceremony

A Fort Sill soldier was among 11 career counselors across the Army to be recognized during the Career Counselor of the Year recognition ceremony.

  Family eager for justice following murder suspect’s extradition

The man accused of killing a woman near Marlow in 2016 is back in Stephens County after he was found in his home country of Mexico.

  Stephens Co. Humane Society hosting Cozy Cat Condos event

  Freezin’ for a Reason races coming up at Cameron University

  Law enforcement takes training to learn about Autism

  Murder suspect arrested in Mexico, extradited back to Stephens County

  Lawton library holding ‘Sit, Stay, Read’ to help kids

  Medwatch: Oklahoma could have more asthma triggers than some other states

  Lawton Public Library scheduled to begin renovations

Renovations to the restrooms and lobby area are scheduled to begin February 3rd.

  Smoke forces building evacuation

Operations are back to normal at the Lawton Constitution after smoke forced an evacuation Wednesday night.

  15 motorcycles stolen from Cache storage container

15 motorcycles worth about $70,000 are missing according to the Cache Police Department.

  Comanche woman injured in crash

A Comanche woman is in critical condition following a crash Wednesday afternoon in Stephens County.

  Elgin woman arrested for connection to Lawton murder

20-year-old Maya Solis was arrested on a felony count of accessory after the fact.

  OKC nonprofit provides baby supplies to Lawton families

The nonprofit organization Infant Crisis Services out of Oklahoma City made its way to Lawton Wednesday to help local families.

  Funeral for C.H. Brazzel set for Saturday

The funeral for a Lawton police officer who died earlier this week is set for Saturday.

Comanche Co. Sheriff Dept. investigating extortion of Lawton man

The Comanche County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the extortion of a Lawton man.

  Two Altus nonprofits named finalists for Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence Awards

Two organizations in Altus are up for awards given annually to the best non-profit in the state.

  DOD expands access to commissaries, exchanges and recreation facilities

Fort Sill, along with military installations world wide, have expanded access to their commissaries, exchanges and recreation facilities.

  Family of late veteran located after funeral

All week we have told you about a funeral being held for an Air Force Veteran with no known family. Wednesday, 7News reporter, Hunter McEachern, attended the graveside service at Fort Sill National Cemetery for Edward Veilleux. A couple hours after the service Hunter received a phone call... It was

  Lawton man charged for deadly shooting

Richard Smith is charged with Murder in the first degree, Domestic Abuse, and Reckless Conduct with a Firearm.

  Lawton man charged for attacking dad, aunt with knife

Tenairo Navarro was charged Wednesday with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon for the stabbing of his dad.

  “Stalking 101” event being held for National Stalking Awareness Month

The event, called "Stalking 101," is being held in observance of National Stalking Awareness Month.

Altus police investigate “Gator" theft

Police Chief Tim Murphy says a John Deere “Gator” all-terrain vehicle was stolen.

  Joe Exotic sentenced to 22 years in prison

Joseph Maldonado-Passage, also known as Joe Exotic, was sentenced Wednesday to 22 years in prison.

  Former Lawton priest has child sex abuse charges substantiated by archdiocese

The allegations date to 1993, when Leven, now 94 and retired, was assigned to Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Enid.

  Lawton homeless shelter continues to fundraise for new building

A Lawton non-profit organization is using the new year to continue to fundraise for a new building.

  Mayor Booker gives special presentation on upcoming CIP vote

The Lawton community was given another opportunity to learn more about the upcoming CIP vote with a special presentation from Mayor Stan Booker.

  East Lawton crash leaves truck on top of car

A crash in East Lawton left a truck on top of a car.

  Walters PD cracking down on dogs running loose

Lt. Lehew said every officer has now been instructed to pick up a dog if they see one loose, and he hopes to see people make a conscience effort to lock their gates, and make sure the dog can’t get out.

  Red River Chevy Dealers Association asking for nominations for teacher appreciation event

The Red River Chevy Dealers Association is asking for people to nominate the best teachers for their annual teacher appreciation event.

  Nominations being taken for Teacher of the Year

Lawton Public Schools will be participating in the 2020-2021 Oklahoma State Department of Education Teacher of the Year Program.

  Lawton church offering support to veterans and their families through life groups

A Lawton church is lending a helping hand to veterans in the community through life groups.

  52nd St. project expected to be finished soon

More than a year after it was originally expected to be finished, Lawton city officials say the 52nd street project should finally be completed soon.

  Public invited to graveside service for Air Force Veteran with no known family

You're invited to a graveside service Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. for a retired Air Force Veteran with no known family.

  U.S. Department of Education official visits Flower Mound Elementary

Flower Mound Elementary School's high academic performance over the years has drawn the attention of the United States Department of Education.

Court documents shed light on viral letter writer’s arrest

7News received a letter Tuesday morning that has also gone viral on Facebook.

  Funeral held for veteran with no known family

You're invited to a funeral for a retired Air Force Veteran without any family. Funeral services for Veilleux will be Tuesday morning at 10, at the Lowell-Tims Funeral Home in Altus.

  Duncan residents gathered to celebrate MLK Jr. Day with community conversation

In honor of the message Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lived by, people in Duncan gathered to join in a community conversation.

  Remembering the life, and legacy of Sergeant C.H. Brazzel

Through stories, and memories people shared with us at 7news, it’s clear this community will miss their favorite officer.

  Mayor Booker begins Coffee Shop Tour

Lawton City Management and Mayor Stan Booker held the first of many stops on their Coffee Shop Tour, to educate the community on the proposed CIP.

  Cameron hosts panel and banquet for MLK Jr. Day

Cameron University continued Monday's celebrations with a special panel and conference on Doctor King.

  Medicine Park police arrest two over counterfeit bill production

Police in Medicine Park say the two people arrested over the weekend were making counterfeit bills inside their home.

  Duncan residents walk in unity at MLK Day Parade

Duncan residents celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a parade down Main Street.

  Students volunteer during MLK Day of Service

Schools and many businesses were closed Monday in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior. But instead of taking a day off, many students chose to volunteer in the community.

  Comanche Co. 4-H Booster Club hosting ‘Clover Ball’

Come join Comanche County 4-H booster club and dance your socks off with your kids at the Clover Ball on Saturday, February 1st from 5 to 8 at the Comanche county fairgrounds in the prairie building.

Oklahoma veterans group opposes bill that would create‘Make America Great Again’ license plates

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Department of Oklahoma is voicing their opposition for a bill that would allow drivers to put a “Make America Great Again” or “Keep American Great” license plate on their vehicles.

  Longtime LPD officer dies in Comanche County wreck

The wreck happeneed near SE 165th and Woodlawn Road around 11 a.m. on Monday

  UPDATE: Police announce arrest in Lawton stabbing from last week

Police have not said exactly was charges Navarro will face.

  UPDATE: Suspect in weekend homicide identified

Authorities expect a first degree murder charge to be filed on Monday.

  Together Oklahoma to host event about equality

Together Oklahoma will be holding event in Duncan Monday.

  Medwatch: CCMH offers Meds to Beds program

Filling a prescription isn't something most people want to do right after a hospital stay, which is why Comanche County Memorial Hospital started offering Meds to Beds.

  Duncan community gets ready to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The Duncan community has been celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day for the last 20 years. Their theme this year is “Remembering the Past and Inspiring the Future.”

  Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women groups hold meeting to create state board

Sunday at the Comanche Nation Complex, members of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women groups from across the state met to discuss the group’s future.

  Representative Daniel Pae working to get bills passed to help Indigenous People

Representative Daniel Pae from Lawton has co-authored two bills relating to Indigenous People in Oklahoma.

Two people arrested after police find counterfeit bills in home

Two people are in custody Sunday after Medicine Park Police found counterfeit bills in their home.

  Annual Teamwork Makes the Dream Work event held to honor leaders in history

Over 90 kids of all ages have a greater understanding of the March on Washington by Dr. Martin Luther King JR. and other leaders during the civil rights movement.

  Lawton yoga studio holds special class to raise money for Australia

A Lawton yoga studio held a special class this morning to raise money for Australia.

Fatal vehicle accident on US Highway 81 under investigation

A person died from a two vehicle accident on US Highway 81 Saturday evening.

  Lawton author speaks about her books with visitors at library

A local author stopped by the Lawton Public Library to share her work on the Buffaloes at the Wichita Mountain Wildlife Refuge.

  Lawton Public Library holds a book swap event

Saturday kids stopped by to participate in the Lawton Public Library’s first ever book swap.

  UPDATE: LPD says Saturday morning shooting now a homicide investigation, victim identified

The Lawton Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened early Saturday morning at an apartment complex.

  UPDATE: Lawton Correctional Facility stabbing victim identified

A prisoner at GEO Correctional Facility was taken to the hospital after being stabbed Friday evening.

  House of Bread Ministries donates food to Geronimo residents

The House of Bread Ministries is launching a new program to give to those in need.

  Bills filed that would further regulate medical marijuana

Bills have been filed that would ban billboards advertising medical marijuana, further limit where dispensaries can be located and make the state's medical pot program more transparent.

  Crews respond to Lawton three-car crash

First responders were called to a three-car crash on Cache Road Friday night.

  Police release name of victims in Chickasha shooting

We now know the names of the people killed in a Chickasha shooting Thursday morning.