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First day of Coyante Williams murder trial begins with testimony from victim’s girlfriend
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The first day of the Coyante Williams trial started with the state calling Chxe Matthews to the stand. Matthews along with Kalob’s grandmother found Kalob after he had been shot. During the testimony, she talked about how Kalob was a family man and was protective of those that he loved.
I-44’s Annoying Construction Ends with 80MPH Limits to Lawton
Every few weeks the local social media pages seem to fill up with people complaining about the turnpike from Lawton to OKC and vice versa. If you've ever driven that route, most complaints are totally fair, however, the current first-world issues we're experiencing are for the greater good. Contractors have...
Lawton non-profits struggle with increase in homeless population
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Homelessness in Lawton is inflating according to multiple non-profits, and they said they’re struggling to keep up. Officials with the C. Carter Crane shelter said they’ve found a majority of people needing assistance are coming from outside the Lawton area. Seadrick Marshall is from...
City of Lawton reminds residents about pool maintenance safety
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The City of Lawton wants to remind residents that chlorine is toxic to wildlife, and they should be careful when emptying out their pools. In a press release sent by the city, they stated that residents should dechlorinate their pools before emptying them as well as to drain them into grass or gravel.
Jury selection begins for Lawton man accused in 2021 shooting
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Jury selection began Monday, Oct. 2 for a Lawton man accused in a 2021 murder. Coyante Williams is being tried for first-degree murder, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and kidnapping. Back in September of 2021, Williams was picked up by US Marshalls for the...
State senate candidate's business vandalized in suspected political attack in Lawton
LAWTON (KOKH) - Following a State Senate debate, a candidate's small business was vandalized, causing thousands of dollars in damage in Lawton. Larry Bush, a former football player at the University of Oklahoma, is currently seeking the Democratic nomination for State Senate District 32. "As a former OU defensive back....
Severe storms expected today and tomorrow | 10/3 AM
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Good morning Texoma. This morning skies will begin the day mostly cloudy with temperatures in the upper 60s to lower 70s. While most of us should stay dry through the morning hours, there is a chance for some rain in far western Texoma this morning. These showers will fizzle out as they move eastward. Today will be the last “summer-like” day for a while here in Texoma as temperatures will get to the low 90s this afternoon.
City of Lawton putting on multiple events this Halloween season
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - For 2023, trick-or-treating will be observed in the City of Lawton from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 31. While trick-or-treating will be taking place in Lawton residential neighborhoods on Oct. 31, 2023, the City of Lawton will be hosting events on the days leading up to and on the day of Halloween.
These lawton, OK based Kittens are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around lawton.
A busy 7-day forecast with severe storms, a cold front, rain & much cooler temperatures on the way | 10/2PM
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - We’re looking at a relatively quiet night. Skies will be partly cloudy with light winds and morning temperatures on either side of 70 degrees. Tuesday, outside of showers and thunderstorms, will be partly to mostly cloudy. High temperatures will climb into the upper 80s and low 90s. Winds will be a bit breezy sustained at 10 to 20mph. Anticipated wind gusts will be up to 35mph.
COVID-19 childcare funding ends, Lawton daycares explain effect on business
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Childcare aid from the American Rescue Plan was an assistance to daycare owners when COVID-19 first started. As of Sept. 30, the aid has officially expired. Even though this is the first full weekday of the aid not being in effect, business owners are struggling to...
Norman Firefighter dies in rock climbing incident in Wichita Mountains
A Norman firefighter who in recent years survived a bout with cancer died in a rock-climbing incident at the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. Emergency responders were called to the refuge on Friday, September 22nd, where two rock climbers were trapped. At the time we were told one of them suffered a medical emergency.
Cotton Co. wreck leaves two in their 80s hospitalized
COTTON CO., Okla. (KSWO) - Oklahoma Highway Patrol said two people were hospitalized after a crash near Randlett in Cotton County on Oct. 1, 2023. They said the crash happened when a car pulling out of a private driveway on Highway 36 failed to yield and was struck by a second car.
Wildcats win big at Lawton
LAWTON -- The Ponca City Wildcats earned their first football victory of the season and did it in a big way, defeating the Lawton Wolverines 42-8. The victory was a much needed district win and boosted the Wildcats’ record to 1-4 overall and 1-1 in District 6AII-2. Ponca City trailed 8-7 in the first quarter, but after that point, the Wildcats dominated. They led 14-8 at the half and then…
Storm chances increase as we head into the upcoming week | 10/1 PM
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Good evening Texoma, and happy Sunday! As we head into the evening hours, temperatures will gradually drop. We will hit our low of 63 degrees as we make our way into the early morning hours. Winds will stay calm throughout the night and will be coming out of the southeast at 10 to 15 mph. Clear conditions are expected.
Parks Jones Realty: Weekly average asking price drops, yearly average remains steady
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Parks Jones Realtors say there are 331 homes currently listed for sale, with an average asking price less than last week. This week’s average asking price of listed homes is over $225,000, more than $10,000 less than last week. The yearly average is staying steady.
Medwatch: Ridding Anxiety on Joint Replacement
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The Joint Replacement Prep Class is a patient readiness empowerment program that focuses on easing the tension between patient and joint surgery while educating on the days leading up to treatment, what to expect during surgery, and post operation care. The program takes place at Comanche...
Young Professionals of Lawton hosts Senate District 32 candidate forum at Cameron
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Young Professionals of Lawton held a candidate forum at Cameron University for those running for the Oklahoma State Senate District 32 seat. Organizers say it gave college students and young professionals a chance to not only hear from the candidates but to talk one-on-one with each of them.
ODOT plans over $9 billion in improvements for Oklahoma highways, including multiple SW Oklahoma counties
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (KSWO) - The Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) has announced plans for $9 billion in improvements for Oklahoma highways. According to a press release from ODOT, the improvements are a part of updates to its Eight-Year Construction Work Plan from 2024-2031 and the Four-Year Asset Preservation Program from 2024-2027.
“Songs From Around the World” on tap from Cameron University Concert Choir
The Cameron University Concert Choir will present “Songs From Around the World,” on Thursday, October 19, at 7:30 p.m. The concert will take place at First Presbyterian Church, located at1302 SW A Avenue. Admission is free, although donations to the CU Music Scholarship fund are appreciated. The concert...