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“Fresh Start Lawton” offers help to homeless young people

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The Lawton community has banded together to help young people who don’t have a home to call their own. ‘Fresh Start Lawton’ was held Wednesday at Family Promise, offering free resources to young people ages 14 to 24, who might be experiencing homelessness or housing instability.
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Dobson Fiber nears completion of Duncan internet expansion

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Residents will soon have another option for internet service in Duncan, after Dobson Fiber announced Wednesday they are nearing completion on their fiber internet expansion. According to Francisco Maella, the Dobson Fiber CEO, the expansion began in Duncan in October 2021, offering residential customers speeds of...

Southwestern Medical Center hosts job fair

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - If you are look for a job Southwestern Medical Center is looking for you!. The medical center hosted a job fair Wednesday, giving attendees the opportunity to meet future team members, tour the facility, and interview on site. Jill Wright, a recruiter for Southwestern Medical Center,...

One person hit following shooting in East Lawton

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Lawton Police are currently investigating a shooting in which someone was hit early Wednesday morning. We spoke with LPD and they told us officers were called to a shots fired call around 1:15 in the area of 2nd and Ferris. When they arrived on scene they found a man who had been shot with non-life threatening injuries.

I-44 Hit and Run victim identified

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Comanche County officials have released the names of both the victim and suspect involved in a hit and run on I-44 in July. According to the affidavit, on July 9, Javier Gerardo Quinones was driving his Dodge Ram pickup truck on I-44, near mile marker 32, when he struck Madison Auld,17, with his vehicle, killing her.

OSBI offers reward for information on Comanche County cold case

COMANCHE COUNTY, Okla. (KSWO) - The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is prepared to offer a $5,000 reward for information regarding a Comanche County cold case. OSBI agents are currently searching for information on the murder of Ci’Lina Teira Bell-Deloney, 21, who was found dead in the middle of NW Paint Road in Cache.

Wednesdays with Fort Sill: Virginia Aid Previews Upcoming Gate Closure and Weekend Events

FORT SILL, Okla. (KSWO) - Along with hosting some exciting weekend events, Fort Sill is scheduled to begin heavy construction that could impact your day-to-day travel routine. 7News spoke with Virginia Aid, the Fort Sill Community Relations Liaison, about the upcoming gate closure and exciting weekend events such as a Glow in the Dark Golf Scramble, All Army Invitational Softball Tournament, and their Yappy Hour.

Interview: Ranch Oak Reunion coming to Lawton

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - A celebration of the heritage of Lawton’s first Black middle class housing addition is set for next month. Liz Jenkins joined 7News to give us an inside at preparations and activities for the Ranch Oak Reunion.

Authors needed for Books and Brew Author Festival

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The Lawton Farmer’s Market, the Lawton Public Library and the Arts and Humanities Division are currently searching for a few local authors to be showcased in a new event, the Books & Brew Author Festival. The event takes place at the Lawton Farmer’s Market on...

First Alert Forecast: Clearing tonight, hot for Thursday

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Today marks our last opportunity for scattered, pop-up showers for about 20 percent of our area. Highs temperatures today reached the 90s for all locations. With the Lawton Rangers Rodeo expected to kick off tonight at 7:30, temperatures will remain in the mid 90s with light northeast winds. By 10PM, when most are leaving, look for temperatures in the mid 80s.

7News First Alert Weather: Isolated showers and storms with clearing skies this evening

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Good morning! A few showers and storms are on radar across Texoma this morning. We will continue to see isolated rain chances throughout the morning, decreasing in coverage by noontime. Daytime heating will allow for some showers and storms to pop up later this afternoon, mainly in western and southern counties. Not everyone will see rain today, but those that do could see a couple strong storms producing minor flooding, cloud-to-ground lightning, and gusty winds. Just before sunset tonight, rain showers and storms will begin falling apart, with most fully diminishing once the sun goes down. This evening will see mostly sunny and clear skies as a majority of us will remain dry heading into the night. Daytime highs today will be in the mid/upper 90s, with a couple locations possibly reaching the triple digits. Winds will be out of the northeast at 5-15 mph.

Angels’ David Fletcher: Getting look as leadoff hitter

Fletcher will begin at second base and bat leadoff in Wednesday’s recreation in opposition to the Athletics. Fletcher will stick atop the lineup for the third consecutive contest, with the Angels going through off in opposition to one right-hander (James Kaprielian) and two lefties (Cole Irvin and JP Sears) throughout that stretch. Although he’ll be occupying second base Wednesday, Fletcher appears to be like like he may see extra enjoying time down the stretch at shortstop, a place wherein the Angels have struggled to extract manufacturing from Andrew Velazquez. Fletcher might be a good supply of batting common, runs and steals if he finally ends up getting an prolonged run because the Angels’ desk setter.

Manufacturing Building Storing Hand Sanitizer Burns Down

A fire burned down a manufacturing building in Chickasha, Oklahoma, holding some 1.5 million gallons of alcohol-based hand sanitizer. Oklahoma station News 9 reported the 120,000-square-foot facility was filled halfway to the ceiling with about 8,000 pallets of hand sanitizer. Nearly 100 firefighters at the scene were forced to defensively...

What’s Coming to the Corner of Sheridan Road & Erwin Lane in Lawton, Oklahoma?

If you've been near the corner of Sheridan Road and Erwin Lane in Lawton, Fort Sill lately you've probably seen all the construction going on. Crews are tearing down the old Wolverton Furniture along with all the other attached buildings from the shopping center that was once there. Heavy equipment is making short work of it and most of the buildings and structures that were a part of the old shopping center are down.

Free School Meal Program Ends

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Oklahoma public schools will no longer be serving free breakfast and lunch to all students. Instead, parents will have to pay or fill out a form to see if they qualify for free or reduced meals. The nationwide program that funded Oklahoma’s free meals for students...