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  Altus tries to slow the spread of COVID-19 in courthouses

  Oklahoma State Department of Health allowing asymptomatic COVID-positive health workers to keep working

  One person in custody following homicide in Chattanooga

CCMH epidemiologist explains to council why schools should go virtual after Thanksgiving, New Years Eve

  Waurika police lead on pursuit by driver

  Submerged car recovered from Lawton’s Lake Helen

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  Walters Reserve Officer assists in meth bust

  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services brings free COVID-19 testing to Oklahoma

First Alert Forecast: (11/24PM)

  Health officials urge COVID -19 caution for Thanksgiving gatherings

  Classic Lawton Chevrolet donates $77k to eight local charities

207 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County, total now 6,668

  Altus police investigating a drive-by shooting

Police in Altus are investigating a drive-by shooting that occurred early Tuesday morning.

  UPDATE: suspect identified in officer-involved shooting in Lawton, Okla.

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has identified the suspect in an an officer-involved shooting that occurred at the Pepper Tree apartments on November 19.

  UPDATE: Homicide investigation underway in Chattanooga, person of interest in custody

You can count on us to bring you the latest as we learn more.

  Local doctor explains when hospice should be called

When many people think about hospice, they think about death, but hospice doesn’t just focus on death.

  First Alert Forecast: (11/24AM)

  Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Pilot Project launches in Okla.

  Salvation Army Angel Tree now calls the Walmart on Sheridan Rd. home

  Prayer vigil held outside Southwestern Medical Center

Free COVID-19 testing in Lawton

  LATS to run on reduced schedule due to COVID-19

  Lawton woman injured during domestic incident

A woman was taken to a hospital after she was hit by a pickup truck Monday in Lawton.

  Oklahoma Department of Wildlife sets up a deer share page

Hunters can share their harvest this deer season.

  OBI holds Willy Wonka themed blood drive

The Oklahoma Blood Institute kicked off its Willy Wonka Chocolate Factory blood drive at Apache Hotel Casino.

  UPDATE: Comanche County courthouse closure

All the Comanche County court offices will be closed to the public from November 26th to January 4th.

  LPS, Duncan Community Development give away food Monday

It was a big day for giving across southwest Oklahoma as food giveaways happened in both Lawton and Duncan.

Six new deaths, 320 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County

The announcement came on Monday.

  First Alert Forecast: (11/23AM)

Cloudy but staying mainly dry on this Monday

Free Thanksgiving turkey giveaway set for Monday at Bethlehem Baptist

Turkeys will be given away until they run out

Apache Casino and Hotel hosting blood drive

Your blood donation will also be tested for COVID-19 antibodies

LPS handing out holiday meals Monday at Central Middle School

Students will receive 14 meals - seven for breakfast and seven for lunch

First Alert Forecast: (11/22 PM)

Cooler weather and cloudy skies expected for the rest of this Sunday evening.

CCMH officials confirm the hospital morgue is not full

A tweet shared Saturday claimed the morgue at Comanche County Memorial Hospital was full.

  1 dead, 1 injured in NW Lawton shooting

Police say they responded to reports of shots being fired a little after noon on Sunday.

  First Alert Forecast: (11/22AM)

AM rain showers with some clearing for the afternoon/ evening

Main Street Duncan puts on 34th annual Holiday Stroll

This event gave community members a chance to shop local as downtown retailers had special Holiday sales

House of Bread Ministry feeds Geronimo community

Volunteers served more than 500 plates of food

First Alert Forecast: (11/21 PM)

Rain chances increase after midnight tonight

  Donations help military veterans get fishing and hunting licenses

Officials with the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation say they are offering fishing and hunting licenses to military veterans -- thanks to the generosity of donors.

  State doctor says Governor Stitt’s new measures “too little, too late”

An Oklahoma doctor says restrictions intended to slow the spread of the coronavirus may be, quote, “too little, too late.”

  Lawton Renegades host a Paint and Pizza fundraiser

Lawton Renegades is holding a Paint and Pizza fundraiser for Elite Basketball Saturday at 2113 SW Monroe Ave.

  Drive 2 Live Benefit hopes to bring awareness to the dangers of speeding and street racing

There will be a Drive 2 Live Benefit Event Saturday at VFW Post 1193 in Lawton. The event is scheduled to start at 11 am.

  ODWC experiments with fly fishing success rates in Medicine Park

The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation is working to increase the success rate of fly fisherman at Medicine Creek.

  Lawton Ranger fights for life battling COVID

Curtis Sims, a longtime member and current Vice President of the Lawton Rangers, is now fighting for his life at OU Medical Center.

  Comanche County courthouse closure

The Comanche County Courthouse will be closing down courtrooms, court clerks offices, and district attorneys offices to the public.

One new death, 118 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County

The announcement came on Friday.

  Lawton farmer’s market holds Thanksgiving market

The Lawton Farmers market is having its Thanksgiving market Saturday.

  House of Bread Ministry holds free Thanksgiving dinner

House of Bread Ministry is holding a free Thanksgiving dinner Saturday at the Geronimo Nutrition Center.

  Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation is looking for fly fishers to help with experiment

The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation is encouraging fly fisherman to come fish for trout near the bath lake area in Medicine Park.

  First Alert Forecast

A weak cold front moves through Texoma late this afternoon

UPDATE: Suspect, victim in late Wednesday Lawton homicide identified by police

The Lawton Police Department has released the identity of the suspect and victim in a homicide which happened near 20th and Taft on Wednesday night.

  Gabriel’s House shows appreciation for health care workers at Duncan Regional Hospital

Today the kids with Gabriel’s House came together to show their support for the health care workers in Duncan.

  Two Comanche County men convicted of murder dispute state’s jurisdiction

Court filings have been made disputing state jurisdiction in two Comanche County murder cases.

  New restrictions implemented to slow spread of Coronavirus

New restrictions implemented by Governor Kevin Stitt to slow the spread of the Coronavirus go into effect Thursday.

  Fort Sill Apache Tribe makes generous donation to the United Way of Southwest Okla.

The Fort sill Apache tribe gave back to the community Thursday by donating $2,500 to the United Way of Southwest Oklahoma for all their efforts in the community since the pandemic began.

  Lawton FFA helps families in need during Thanksgiving

Thursday local FFA students from all the Lawton High Schools delivered Thanksgiving baskets for LPS families in need.

  Lawton JROTC programs help soldiers and families in need during holiday season

The JROTC programs in Lawton donated to the Armed Serves YMCA today to help Soldiers and their families through the Thanksgiving and Christmas season.

  Duncan hosts holiday stroll for 34 year

Duncan will hold the 34 annual Holiday Stroll Saturday from 10am to 6pm.

  Oklahoma Blood Institute welcomes convalescent plasma donors

Oklahoma Blood Institute is now welcoming walk-in convalescent plasma donors to donor centers and open-to-public mobile blood drives.

  First Alert Forecast

Clear skies overnight with south winds at 10 to 15mph

Three new deaths, 170 new COVID-19 cases in Wichita County

The announcement came on Thursday.

UPDATE: OHP identifies second victim of deadly weekend crash

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has released the identity of a second victim who was killed in a weekend crash near Sterling.

UPDATE: OSBI releases details from Lawton officer involved shooting, suspect dead

According to the OSBI, the suspect attempted to break into an apartment at the Pepper Tree apartments in west Lawton.

Man taken into custody after Wednesday night Lawton homicide

The shooting happened near 20th and Taft in northwest Lawton around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday.

  Lawton Fire Department investigating Thursday morning fire

Lawton Firefighters put out a fire early Thursday morning.

  Duncan hosts annual holiday stroll event

Officials and merchants at Main Street Duncan are preparing for a holiday event.

  Lawton man arrested for the stabbing of his girlfriend

Another Lawton man has been charged with stabbing his girlfriend.

  Lawton man charged with kidnapping his ex-girlfriend

Lawton police arrested a man they say held a woman against her will and assaulted her.

  Local leaders address new COVID restrictions, other options to mitigate spread

In Comanche County alone, the health department director said 65 new cases are added daily

  Cache schools make the decision to go virtual, forfeit friday’s playoff game

Cache schools make the decision to go virtual, forfeit Friday's playoff game

  Lawton welcomes new parks and recreation director

The City of Lawton will have a new Parks and Recreation Director in December.

  Eisenhower high’s military child club visits elementary school, raises awareness

Students from the Military Child Club at Eisenhower High School visited Cleveland Elementary Wednesday.

  Lawton Goodwill runs annual coat drive

Happening Thursday and Friday, Goodwill will be doing its annual coat drive.

  First Alert Forecast

Strong south winds and mild temperatures will drive the forecast over the next few days!

Officials say 31 inmates have died in Okla. due to COVID

The Oklahoma Department of Corrections says 31 inmates statewide have now died from the Coronavirus, including one on Tuesday in Lawton.

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

The announcement came on Wednesday.

  Local restaurant and bar owners preparing for latest COVID-19 related restrictions

Gov. Stitt said these new restrictions will remain place for at least 30 days

Carnegie man convicted in 2018 murder

A federal jury has convicted a Carnegie man accused of premeditated murder and assault.

  Local businesses, vendors prepare for Small Business Saturday

Small businesses and vendors to participate in Small Business Saturday