Counterfeit $100 bills used at Lawton businesses

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Counterfeit bills were given to multiple Lawton businesses recently. The Lawton Police Department says counterfeit bills are a very common problem. “They’ll take a $1 bill and bleach it and then reprint into a higher denomination,” said Detective David Folkert. That allows the bills to pass...
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Minor arrested in connection to Summit Ridge Apartments shooting

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - A person has been arrested in connection to a shooting which happened at the Summit Ridge Apartments on Gore Boulevard on July 20. On Friday, an arrest warrant was issued for 15-year-old Prayeon Jackson who was seen running from the scene after the shooting. Over the...
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A mobile home catches fire on 24th and H

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - A mobile home near 24th and H caught fire around 9:45 a.m. on July 26. A passing Lawton police officer reported the fire after he saw smoke coming from the neighborhood. The Lawton Fire Department’s Assistant Fire Chief said the home was vacant at the time...
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Family Of Man Killed By Police In Duncan Speaks Out

The family of a man shot and killed by police in Duncan is speaking out. Investigators said they were called to a home for domestic violence. When they arrived, Shawn Tillison pointed a gun at them. Tillison's wife said she doesn't want anyone blaming the police for doing their job.

One taken to hospital after Sunday shooting in Lawton

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Lawton Police responded to a shooting on the 2500 block of D Avenue at around 3:30 on Sunday afternoon. A victim with at least one gunshot wound was transported to Comanche County Memorial Hospital. The investigation is ongoing. You can count on us to keep you...

Scooter’s Coffee Opens First Location In Lawton

New Store to Celebrate with Grand Opening Event on August 6. July 26, 2021 // // Lawton, OK - Scooter’s Coffee, best known for its amazingly fast drive-thru, specialty coffee, and baked-from-scratch pastries, added a new location at 2312 West Gore Boulevard, Lawton, Oklahoma. To celebrate, the drive-thru location will be hosting a Grand Opening on Friday, August 6, where customers can earn 50 bonus Smiles when they pay with the Scooter’s mobile app!

Several hurt in Lawton rollover crash

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Emergency crews responded to a rollover crash at 6th and Ferris in Lawton shortly after 11 a.m. on Saturday. Multiple patients were reported. No other information is available at this time. You can count on us to keep you updated as more information is released.

Tarp covering will be required when hauling trash in Lawton

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The City of Lawton is giving people time to prepare for a new law that will be going into effect in October. It will impact people who haul trash around the city. Public Works Director Larry Wolcott said this will be a way to beautify the...

Man sent to hospital after rollover crash on I-44

FLETCHER, Okla. (KSWO) - One person went to the hospital by Survival Flight on Sunday after a vehicle rollover on I-44 near mile marker 61, east of Fletcher. It happened around 3 p.m. According to Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Tommy J. Carruthers of Altus was traveling eastbound and departed the roadway...

Lawton Food Bank announces new executive director

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The Lawton Food Bank announced their newest executive director on July 26. Ellen “Mac” Lechel was given the new position, after the previous director moved to further her education. Lechel has worked with the food bank since October, and she has experience working for other non-profits.

Texoma’s Sunrise Headlines: July 26th

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - On this Monday July 26th, the latest on a a shooting in the 25-hundred block of D Avenue around 3:30 p.m. Sunday. The victim with at least one gunshot wound was transported to Comanche County Memorial Hospital. An Altus man was flown to the hospital after...

Lawton Public Library unveils mural

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The Lawton Public Library is sporting a new look, after local artists were commissioned to paint a mural at the library. The mural was commissioned by a local non-profit organization Friends of the Library, and was painted by the Shaw Brothers. On July 26, the Library...