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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.
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Martin indicted on murder charge

A Wichita Falls man has been indicted on a murder charge in connection with the shooting death of Martin Jones, according to court documents. Noel Ramirez Martin, who told police he fired in self-defense, was being held Tuesday in the Wichita County Law Enforcement Center on $1.1 million in bonds for charges connected to Jones' death last year, according to online jail and court records.

Finding the most out-of-the-box Texas mascot name

SAN ANTONIO — KENS 5 Sports Photographer Jason Eggleston grew up west of Wichita Falls, and he noticed something during his trips back home over the years: There are some rather interesting high school mascot names around the great State of Texas. So we decided to hit the open...

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.

The effects of solar panels on your electric bill, wallet

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (KAUZ) - The recent heat wave has residents facing larger than normal electric bills and residents are exploring different options to save such as solar panels, but are they worth it?. “First thing I would say is that it’s not free electricity,” Jeremy Couch, a Wichita Falls...
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Gary Jones, master of ceremonies and sound engineer

Gary Jones was born in 1955 in Duncan, Okla., and is proud to be an Okie. Gary has been a professional musician and songwriter most of his life. Gary attended sound masters recording engineering schools in North Hollywood where he received a degree in live sound and recording engineering in 1983. His teacher was Brian Inglesby who has taught the business of recording engineer from the beginning of electrical recording.

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.

New indictment filed for man accused of 2021 Evergreen Drive murder

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — A man accused of the fatal shooting of Martin Jones on Evergreen Drive in October 2021 was indicted last week by a Wichita County Grand Jury. Noel Ramirez Martin, 33, of Vernon, is charged with murder and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon. His bonds total $1,100,001.

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...