Comanche County,

18 arrested in Comanche County meth bust

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Eighteen people have been arrested and 12 pounds of meth found during a large meth bust in Lawton. The Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics said 42-year-old Ronnie Davis was the main target of the investigation. He had been on Federal Probation for previous crimes when he was arrested for running a meth distribution in Lawton, according to OBN spokesman Mark Woodward.
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Man charged for rape, burglary in Lawton

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - A Lawton man has been arrested after investigators say he broke into a house with a gun. Domonique Cooper faces charges of first-degree rape, first-degree burglary, feloniously pointing a firearm and domestic abuse - assault and battery. Investigators said Cooper was accused of raping a woman...
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Large Meth Distribution Network Busted By Authorities In Lawton

A large methamphetamine distribution network was busted and 18 people were arrested in connection with the case, the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control reported. The distribution network was dismantled as part of a multi-agency investigation in Comanche County. “Over the past several months, we identified an organization...
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Delivery truck overturns on I-44 in Lawton

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Lawton police and fire crews were called to an overturned delivery truck Tuesday afternoon. The crash happened around 2 p.m. on I-44 near the Cache Road on-ramp. Our photographer at the scene said it appeared to be a Penske truck that had overturned in the inside...
Stephens County,

Third person dies from Stephens County crash

DUNCAN, Okla. (KSWO) - A third person has died after a crash that happened in Stephens County Friday. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported that 50-year-old John Keith Salazar of Waurika died early Tuesday morning from injuries he sustained in the crash. Salazar was flown to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma...
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Quannah Parker Walmart Self-Checkout Only Project Update

I had the opportunity to skip out of work a little early yesterday, and it was such a nice day I decided that tossing something on the grill was in store for dinner. While I'm a trite and true charcoal man personally, I get tired of messing around with the coals, especially if I'm not cooking a ton of food. It's a big charcoal grill, so I decided I'd hot swap an empty propane tank over at Walmart since I had an abundance of spare time I'd normally be using to watch YouTube while putting in my time.

Job fair set for Friday in Duncan

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - A job fair is set for Friday in Duncan. It will take place 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, June 25 at the Simmons Center on Chisholm Trail Parkway in Duncan. Job seekers will get the chance to visit with employers from Stephens County and fill out applications. Some companies plan to also interview and hire at the fair.

Thousands of Oklahomans still eligible for extended SoonerCare benefits

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Nearly 120,000 Oklahomans have signed up for the expanded version of Medicaid approved by voters in June 2020, but there are still thousands more eligible who haven’t signed up. In June 2020, State Question 802 was approved by voters, expanding our state’s Medicaid program. The health...
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Celebrate Your Independence at the Heroes of America Fireworks Show!

Get ready to celebrate your independence at the Heroes of America Fireworks Show at Apache Casino Hotel this 4th of July. It's going to be a huge party and you won't want to miss it. Here's the best part, IT'S TOTALLY FREE! It's free to attend and free to park. There's going be be food trucks, a beer tent, games for the kids, live music from Crosswinds and the Garagemahalix, an F-16 flyover from the 138th Fighter Wing and of course a HUGE fireworks display that night! It's the perfect place to be this Fourth of July!

Get Involved event set for Saturday in Lawton

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - A special event called “Get Involved” is happening Saturday in Lawton to highlight different local organizations and volunteer opportunities in the area. It will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Saint Paul’s United Methodist Church at 910 Northwest 38th Street. Nonprofit organizations will be...

City of Lawton taking care of mosquitos

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The City of Lawton is working to control the mosquito population. They have started up their vector control program, and are currently out spraying for mosquitos on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the early mornings before the sun comes up. When the city isn’t out spraying for...

Lawton Heritage Association looking for tour guides

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The Lawton Heritage Association is looking for tour guides to help showcase a piece of Lawton’s history: The Mattie Beal Home. They are looking for volunteers who could help out a couple times a month for a few hours. The Heritage Association will teach you everything...