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  Chickasha Police investigating shooting

Police in Chickasha are investigating after a man was shot while riding his bicycle just before 10:00 Sunday night.

  Veteran groups providing resources for those with PTSD

First Alert Forecast: A ridge of high pressure builds, leaving us dry and hot

  First Alert Forecast: Dry Sunday AM with a low chance at storms PM (8/18 AM)

  Marlow man walks first quarter mile after accident

  Volunteers serve free meal at the Patterson Community Center

  Lawton Animal Welfare participates in Clear the Shelters

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Storm damage in Altus

First Alert Forecast: Storms later this evening, clearing by Sunday (8/17 PM)

  First Alert Forecast: Heat Advisory and the chance for storms on tap for Saturday (8/17 AM)

  Ground broken for Lawton suffragette sculpture

  Lawton organization cleans up litter near the library

  8-year-old recovering after dog attack Friday afternoon

  Fusion Buffet closed after fire broke out in the restaurant bathroom

The Owner said it appeared like someone lit a roll of toilet paper on fire.

  Firefighters still battling fire in Snyder

Volunteer Fire Departments from all over southwest Oklahoma are on the scene.

  Lawton-Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce hosts ‘All Shook Up’ date night

Attendees were treated to a plentiful meal, with several local businesses from, Chef India to the Bent Fork Catering Company, providing delicious food.

  Driver taken to hospital after crashing into Lawton home

A driver was taken to the hospital after crashed into a Lawton home.

  Two vehicles collide on Highway 49

  Oklahoma City man charged for driving semi on drugs, hitting man on bike

  7News at the Movies: The Angry Birds Movie 2 and more

  OBN hosting drug threat forum in Altus

  Cameron students move in to campus housing

  Safe rooms complete at several Lawton elementary schools

  Lawton water main break fixed

A water main break has been fixed in Lawton.

  Two taken to hospital after Comanche County crash

Two people were flown to the hospital after a crash on Friday morning at the intersection of Highway 62 and Post Oak Road between Cache and Indiahoma.

  Man charged with sword attack

The man accused of threatening a Hilliary Communications employee and attacking his truck with a sword and hatchet was charged today with felony count of malicious injury to property over $1,000.

  Cameron University holding tryouts for new esports team

Calling all video game players, Cameron University has officially entered the world of competitive video game playing, known as Esports.

  Furry Friend Friday: Meet Rocky

Find out how you can adopt Rocky or another great pet from Lawton Animal Welfare!

  Lawton offers resources for veterans seeking help and support

There are resources available where veterans can go to seek help and support, and many of them can be found locally.

  FIRST ALERT 7 FORECAST: a scorching hot weekend with a chance of storms tomorrow.

Scorching hot this weekend.

  Good News: August 16

Here's a look back at some of the GOOD NEWS stories from this week.

WF City Attorney releases report after mayor files complaint on city councilor

City Attorney Kinley Hegglund has released his report after Mayor Stephen Santellana made a formal complaint against Councilor Steven Jackson on July 31.

  First Alert Forecast: Low chance of storms heading into the weekend

The 100s are back in time for the weekend.

  Lawton Ft. Sill Art Council hosts monthly art demonstration

Local artists, both experienced and novice met to paint flower pots.

  Lawton-Ft. Sill Airport responds to Homeland Security alert

To ensure that the airport knows who is on the property, anyone with access to the airport must have a badge, and Campbell said those badges aren’t easy to acquire.

  Lawton man pleads guilty to arson

31-year-old Julio Diaz pleaded guilty Thursday to second degree arson.

  Lawton woman arrested for bringing meth into city jail

According to court documents, 37-year-old Brandi Lewis dropped a letter containing methamphetamine off at the jail for her fiance.

  Lawton City Council Update: Sean Fortenbaugh

We're joined in studio by Lawton City Council member for Ward 6 Sean Fortenbaugh to talk about the latest decisions by the council.

  Cameron’s Department of Military Sciences welcomes new students

Cameron University's Department of Military Sciences welcomed new students Thursday for their freshman orientation.

  Cigarette butt causes fire near Lake Ellsworth

A cigarette butt is to blame for a fire in a neighborhood near Lake Ellsworth.

  Possible OSBI investigation into Duncan water meters

Officials in Duncan are working to identify the cause of high water bills across the city.

  Man arrested after sword and hatchet attack

A man's wife is now offering an explanation after he was arrested for threatening a Hillary Communications technician with a sword and attacking his truck with a hatchet.

  Women’s equality luncheon at Fort Sill celebrates 19th Amendment

A luncheon to celebrate the 99th anniversary of women being granted the right to vote was held at Fort Sill on Thursday.

  Health Back Home Health hosts monthly Alzheimer’s Support Group

The Alzheimer's Support Group is the first Thursday of every month at 6PM at the Health Back Home Health on Northwest 31st Street in Lawton.

  Apache Balloon Fest coming up in Lawton

The Apache Balloon fest starts next Thursday August 22 at 5pm and will run through Sunday August 25 at 6pm.

  First Alert 7 Forecast: triple digits return tomorrow, along with low storm chances into the weekend

Triple digits return tomorrow.

Missouri man sentenced for shooting at FBI in Oklahoma

A Missouri man has been sentenced to nearly 32 years in prison for shooting at an FBI SWAT team in northeast Oklahoma when they tried to arrest him for threatening Texas police officers.

UPDATE: LPD says the missing teen has been found

A Lawton teen with autism is missing. She was last seen near 44th Street.

First Alert Forecast: Thursday remains our last cooler day before the heat builds back in

Say goodbye to the 90s, the 100s make a comeback just in time for the weekend.

  No serious injuries after train hits car in Stephens County

The crash happened around 2:45 Wednesday afternoon, on Fuller Road off Old Highway 81.

  Duncan Family speaks about Kiddieland train crash

Caleb Jones, his wife Lindsay and their three kids were piled into the Kiddieland train when it flew off the tracks last weekend.

  Most Wanted Wednesday: August 14

If you have any information, contact Crime Stoppers at 580-355-INFO. You can remain anonymous and could receive a cash reward.

  Cameron University hosts employment law summit

Employers and people in human resources got the chance Wednesday to learn more about employment law in the state.

  Elgin residents are being asked to mow their alleys

About 120 residents would have received a compliance letter today. All of these letters do not necessarily deal with grass not cut, but the Mayor says it can cause a safety hazard when alleys are not mowed.

  Prayer Store opens in downtown Altus

More than a dozen Jackson County churches have come together to create a prayer store right in the heart of downtown Altus.

  Lawton Walk to End Alzheimer’s coming up later this month

Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. Our local event will be happening on August 24th in Elmer Thomas Park.

  Walters band students receive instrument donations from across the state

Walters band students will now have better opportunities to progress with their music, thanks to instrument donations by people from across the state.

  UPDATE: Third person now charged in connection to Lawton murder

The Comanche County District Attorney’s Office has filed four charges against 29-year-old Cody Bates.

  First Alert 7 Forecast: temperatures will be heating up again as the weekend approaches

Heating up into the weekend.

  State Question 802 seeks to expand Medicaid in Oklahoma

A petition has formed to get SQ 802 on next year’s ballot. About 178,000 signatures are needed before October 28.

  Lawton City Attorney Frank Jensen resigns from position after being placed on administrative leave

The City of Lawton has begun its search for a new City Attorney after the man who most recently held the position resigned from the job.

  UPDATE: Possible motive, murder charge revealed in latest details after death of Lawton man

A first degree murder charge has been filed in the case of Byard Moore who went missing in June from a home in Lawton. Also, for the first time we have learned a possible motive for the crime.

Calif. gang member accused of shipping guns from Grady County

Federal and local authorities say they’ve arrested a man in Oklahoma on suspicion of shipping firearms to his fellow gang members in Southern California.

  Cause of Kiddieland crash released

We now know what caused a train derailment at Kiddieland on Saturday, August 10th.

  First Alert Forecast

Once our showers and storms clear this morning lots of sunshine will move in during the afternoon. High temperatures will warm into the triple digits by the weekend.

  Elgin community donates school supplies

The Elgin community came together to provide students and teachers the supplies they need for school this year.

  Lawton Fire Station 2 cleared following environmental testing

Firefighters and all other employees working out of Lawton's Fire Station 2 have been cleared to returned to the building following the results of environmental testing.

  City Council approves key agenda items

After the meeting, City Council broke off into executive session to further discuss the investigation of City Attorney Frank Jensen.

  Erosion, sediment workshop held in Lawton

Folks who attended a training workshop hosted by the Oklahoma Water Survey and the Lawton Stormwater Division now have some new credentials.

  Cache church holds luncheon for teachers

A church in Cache held a back to school luncheon for educators in the area Tuesday.

  Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge lifts hiking restrictions

The Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge has lifted its restrictions for hikers.

  Warrant issued for former Eldorado police chief

The Jackson County Sheriff's Office is looking for a former El Dorado Police Chief and current city employee, accused of rape by instrumentation.

  Knights of Columbus hosts bowling tournament fundraiser

The Knights of Columbus are holding a fundraiser to help the Pregnancy Resource Center of Southwest Oklahoma.

  City of Cache issues water restrictions

Starting today, residents in Cache must ration their outside water usage.

  State reps talk about potential ‘Constitutional Carry’ changes

An Oklahoma lawmaker is trying to gather enough signatures to put the new constitutional carry law, which is expected to take effect in November, on hold.

  First Alert 7 Forecast: a few more showers possible tonight and staying in the 90s tomorrow

A few additional showers and storms possible tonight.

  First Alert Forecast

It will be a nice and cool afternoon compared to the temperatures we were dealing with this weekend. High temperatures today will be in the low to mid 90s.

  Cache Public Works Authority limits residents water use

Outside watering of the yard and plants in the city of Cache is now limited to twice a week.

  Gabriel’s House unveils new facility in Comanche

The Gabriel’s House addition in Comanche officially opens Wednesday, the same day school begins for Comanche students.

  Neighbors near murder scene react to crime

In that neighborhood next to Liberty Lake Park, many of the residents said they can’t believe this happened so close to their front door.

  GRAPHIC: Court records identify 3 more arrests in connection to missing Comanche County man’s alleged murder

Ryan Jones was charged with four charges including Accessory To Murder in the First Degree.