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House party ends in shooting

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Video surveillance from a home in the neighborhood showed the moment when the shots rang out. Lawton Police said it happened in the 4600 block of NW Ozmun at around 1 am Friday. Two juveniles were shot, one was shot in the arm and the other...
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Experience Marlow’s Old Fashion 4th of July Celebration

Most people, especially those from large metropolitan areas tend to think that there is nothing to do or see in the small towns that dot the landscape around the country. This is dead-on accurate for much of Oklahoma, but it's in these small rural towns that blow the big cities out of the water when it comes to the holidays.
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Two people shot and taken to hospital following Lawton house party

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The Lawton Police Department is investigating a shooting in which two people were shot Friday morning. According to LPD they were called out to a house in the 49-hundred block of Ozmun just before 1:00 a.m. They tell us there was an argument at a party that eventually spilled outside, and then that’s when the shots were fired.

Women’s Rights Protest Held in Elmer Thomas Park

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - A group of women gathered to protest the overturning of Roe V Wade, saying freedom isn’t what they feel after this decision. The group of approximately 20 gathered along Northwest Ferris Drive from about 10 this morning. The protest organizer, Gabby Tolle, says they just...

Lawton Animal Welfare constantly full

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The animal shelter in Lawton has seen it’s share of animals coming and going -- more animals stay in the shelter longer than they should. Despite that, More and more animals are found on the streets of Lawton and other neighboring cities each day. Each...

4th of July celebrations begin across Southwest Oklahoma

SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA (KSWO) - Multiple Independence Day celebrations are kicking off across Southwest Oklahoma throughout the days leading up to 4th of July. Giving residents across the area a chance to celebrate with friends, family, and neighbors! Starting tonight, there are few different options to check out some festive fun.

Furry Friend Friday: Fireworks anxiety in pets

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Today, on Furry Friend Friday, we spoke with Roy Roderick from Lawton Animal Welfare about how pets react to fireworks. We also met two adorable, three-month old, chihuahua-mixed puppies, who are up for adoption this weekend!

Lawton/Fort Sill Freedom Festival is coming to Elmer Thomas Park

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - With the Fourth of July Weekend just around the corner, you’ve been invited to celebrate America’s independence during the Lawton Fort Sill Freedom Festival. Today, 7News was joined by Arts and Humanities Administrator, Jason Poudrier, and Tiffany Bechtel with the City of Lawton for...

Family loses childhood home to fire

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The family was on vacation when the fire happened back in May. Relatives were the ones to let them know what was going on. They expected to arrive and find some parts of the structure still standing ‚but instead they came back to a pile of rubble covered in dirt.

Lawton Salvation Army Donating Fans to Residents in Need

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - We all know it’s hot outside in Oklahoma, and most of us are just waiting to get home to our air conditioners. But for those who may not have that luxury... the Salvation Army is here to help. The Lawton Salvation Army is now donating...

Miller Farms Fruit Stand to Reopen

RUSH SPRINGS, Okla. (KSWO) - Miller Farms fruit stand is reopening just in time for 4th of July weekend. Miller Farms is a family business, and their family was devastated earlier this year. Several months ago, lightening struck the families fruit stand, burning it to the ground. But Friday that...

7News First Alert Weather: Hot and muggy Fourth of July weekend

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - With freedom festivals kicking off this evening and lasting all through the weekend, tonight will be another great summer night for some of these events with clear skies, light southerly winds, and overnight lows in the low 70s. We kick of the holiday weekend with temperatures...

Former Lawton City Council candidate speaks out after being kicked off ballot

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The race for Lawton City Council Ward 4 is down one candidate, and the former candidate is speaking out about being kicked off the ballot last week. Lawton native Derek Lemos filed to run for office in mid June. He moved from Ward 2 to Ward 4 back in January but didn’t change his voter registration address until earlier this month.