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🚧 Lane Closure Alert: Surface Repairs on Eastbound I-40 near SH-102 in Shawnee
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Oklahoma. Attention motorists in Pottawatomie County: On Friday, Eastbound I-40 will experience lane reductions to a single lane in proximity to State Highway 102 (SH-102) in Shawnee. These restrictions are scheduled to be in effect from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. due to surface repair works. Drivers are advised to exercise additional caution when traveling through the construction zone. Please plan for potential delays or seek alternative routes to avoid inconvenience.
Trial For Man Charged In Tow Truck Driver Crash On I-40 Near Earlsboro Pushed To March
The trial for the semi-truck driver charged with killing a tow truck driver in a crash last March is being pushed to next month, according to documents. According to an affidavit, Shenjie Li is being charged with leaving the scene of a fatality accident. In March of 2023, the Oklahoma...
How personal income has changed in Pottawatomie County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma and how it compares to state and national levels.
Former Shawnee coach sentenced to five years in prison
Former Shawnee High School coach Ron Arthur has been sentenced to five years in prison for soliciting sexual relations with a minor in 2021. In a November hearing, the student told the jury he downloaded the app, Grindr, when he was 17 and talked with Arthur about meeting up after graduation.
Indulge in Italian Delicacies: Choctaw's 4 Unmissable Dining Spots
This article presents a guide to four exquisite Italian restaurants in Choctaw. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places? We would love to hear your experiences and thoughts, so please feel free to leave your comments below!
OCDC K-9 unit intercepts contraband from inmate at Mabel Bassett Correctional Center
MCLOUD, Okla. — The Oklahoma Department of Corrections K-9 unit intercepted contraband from an inmate at Mabel Bassett Correctional Center earlier this month. Get the latest news stories of interest by clicking here. K-9 Knopa alerted the K-9 team along with assisting officers, who found cellphones, multiple other electronic...
Gas line encountered during sewer work on N Broadway and W Drummond
SHAWNEE, OK (KOKH) — On Tuesday, construction crews were working on a sewer line at the intersection of N Broadway and W Drummond and came in contact with a gas line. Fire crews were called to the scene and had to wait on Oklahoma Natural Gas to see if the gas line could be closed.
Oklahoma County commissioners choose Grand Boulevard land as jail's new home
Oklahoma County commissioners on Wednesday chose 1901 E Grand Blvd. as their preferred location to build a new jail. The decision came after hearing from dozens of residents opposed to that location and from others who marched several miles that morning to protest against another proposed location in northeast Oklahoma City. ...
Calls to lower speed limit on Highway 9 following deadly crashes
An Oklahoma highway with a deadly reputation has families calling for change. Highway 9 has been the site of several deadly wrecks over the years, and the speed limit is comparable to one of the busiest interstates in the metro.
Frightening Footage of the Nighttime Tornado That Struck Etowah, Oklahoma in 2023
With tornado season being only a couple of weeks away, here’s a reminder to stay alert throughout the duration of a tornado watch or warning. Many times, tornado watches will last well into the night. For those of us who aren’t used to late nights, it can be hard to stay awake and monitor the local weather.
Nationwide Cell Phone Outage Causes Issues With 911 Dispatch Center, Use Land Line
The Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office is having issues with 911 calls due to the nationwide cell phone outage on Thursday morning, according to a social media post. In the post, they said if you have to call 911, use a landline or continue dialing until you get through. They said...
Eastbound I-40 Lane Closure for Guardrail Repairs in Shawnee, OK 🚧
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Department of Transportation has announced a temporary narrowing of the eastbound lanes on Interstate 40 at the crossing with SH-3/N.Kickapoo Ave. (mile marker 185) in Shawnee, Pottawatomie County. This traffic modification is scheduled for today and will be in place until 10 a.m. to facilitate guardrail repairs. Motorists are advised to slow down, exercise extra caution when traveling through the construction zone, and anticipate potential delays. Safety personnel will be present to guide the traffic, however, drivers should remain aware of workers and equipment in the area.
Two die after head-on crash near Bethel Acres
Two people are dead after a two-vehicle collision Sunday night a few miles south of Bethel Acres, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
🚧 Lane Closure for Surface Repairs on I-40 in Shawnee, Oklahoma
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Oklahoma. Attention motorists in Shawnee, Oklahoma: The Oklahoma Department of Transportation has announced that on Thursday, westbound lanes of Interstate 40 will experience significant narrowing. The restriction will be in effect from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., reducing traffic to one lane. This will occur specifically between US-177 and State Highway 102/McLeod Rd. The lane closure is due to essential surface repairs. Drivers commuting through this section of I-40 are advised to exercise additional caution. To avoid any inconvenience or delays, it is recommended that those traveling in the area plan alternative routes or prepare for slower moving traffic. Your patience and cooperation during these repairs are greatly appreciated. Stay safe and alert while driving through the construction zone.
Charges filed in deadly Valentine’s Day shooting
Charges have been filed against a man accused of shooting and killing his estranged wife's new boyfriend on Valentine's Day evening.
Nationwide cellular outage impacts Oklahoma customers Thursday morning
OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — UPDATE:. AT&T released an update Thursday morning after thousands of people across the country lost cell service. Verizon, T-Mobile, and other cellular service providers were also impacted by the nationwide outage. In an update, AT&T said "Some of our customers are experiencing wireless service interruptions...
2 juveniles taken into custody after traffic stop and search in Del City
DEL CITY, Okla. — Two juveniles were taken into custody after a traffic stop that led to a drone search early Wednesday morning near Del City High School. An officer tried to pull over a vehicle around 5:30 a.m. when four juveniles inside ran off. Sky 5 was over the scene as officers put up a drone and searched the area near Del City High School.
Sue Ann Arnall's resignation leaves lingering questions about jail funding problems
It is too soon to gauge what the fallout from Monday's resignation of Sue Ann Arnall from Oklahoma County's Criminal Justice Authority will be on efforts to reform Oklahoma County's jail. But Arnall's decision to leave the trust that runs the jail delivers a gut punch to reform supporters who might question how...
Former 'Home Alone' Actor Pleads Guilty To Oklahoma City Assault
Hollywood actor Devin Ratray has pled guilty to domestic assault charges in Oklahoma County, according to court documents. Court documents say Ratray strangled and punched his girlfriend at an Oklahoma City hotel in 2021. Under his plea deal, Ratray is to be sentenced to four years on probation.