Temple man arrested after allegedly breaking into home and assaulting resident
TEMPLE, Okla. (KSWO) - A Temple man is behind bars after authorities say he damaged a vehicle, broke into a home and assaulted a resident. David Pennington was arrested on Sept. 20 after the Cotton County Sheriff’s Department received a disturbance call from a home on East Idaho Street in Temple.
Duncan man leads police on chase while intoxicated, authorities say
DUNCAN, Okla. (KSWO) - In Stephens County, a Duncan man faces five felony counts and 22 years in prison following a wild police chase early Sunday morning. Court documents allege that 28-year-old Michael Newman took a relative’s car without permission while intoxicated and then led officers on an extensive chase through Duncan.
‘This is just disheartening’: Comanche Nation speaks out as US Fish & Wildlife says bison humanely euthanized
The US Fish and Wildlife Service is provided more details about the two bison shot on private property about a mile away from the Wichita Wildlife Refuge over the weekend. Officials claim the bison were humanely euthanized over concern for diseases.
Wild hogs who ruined parts of Cache Creek Cemetery caught
CACHE, Okla. (KSWO) - The wild hogs who ruined parts of the Cache Creek Cemetery have finally been caught. The hogs tunneled their way under a fence earlier this month and did significant damage to the cemetery. The Kiowa-Comanche-Apache (KSA) Intertribal Land had to use set-up traps to catch the...
Nephew of man gored by bull speaks out
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - It sounds like something out of a movie, an attack from a longhorn bull put a 75-year-old in the hospital with severe injuries. Dante Stevens says he had taken his uncle to hear elk bugling at the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. A frequent visitor, he says they never would have gotten close to a bull on purpose. The two had paused to talk by a fence when they heard an approaching truck.
These duncan, OK based Kittens are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around duncan..
2nd suspect arrested in Burk meth case
BURKBURNETT (KFDX/KJTL) — A second suspect was arrested in a Burkburnett meth case in which meth was allegedly picked up in a convenience store bathroom and delivered to another person at a Wichita Falls store. Zachary Day was charged Monday, September 25, 2023, with the manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance from an investigation […]
*MUG APPROVE*Man charged with tampering in Burk fatal shooting
WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — Another Burkburnett man was charged in connection with a fatal shooting in that city on Thursday night, September 21, 2023. Arron Frazer has been charged with tampering with evidence after police say he took the gun and gave it to another man to get rid of it.
Three men charged in connection to Comanche County Detention Center death
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Three men have been charged in the death of an inmate at the Comanche County Detention Center. Calvin Riss, Edward Brown and Markie Ishman are all charged with first-degree manslaughter in the death of Matthew Jones. According to court documents the three were seen on surveillance...
LPS changes safety procedure terminology
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Lawton Public Schools is changing their vocabulary when it comes to safety procedures. 7News Reporter Destany Fuller sat down with LPS officials who explained the reason behind those changes. ”We used to have ‘lockout’ and ‘lockdown’, but it was too confusing in a crisis situation,” Jason...
Hispanic Heritage Month: Jose Olivo works to help families in Southwest Oklahoma
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - 7News sat down with one man who says if it wasn’t for his culture, he wouldn’t be making change today. Jose Olivo works with a non-profit to help kids and their families. He says his family is relatively new to Southwest Oklahoma but has strong roots in Mexico.
Comanche prepares for parade's return
A homecoming parade is making its way back to Comanche this Thursday. Each high school class is doing a large float on a flatbed trailer. Other organizations/teams are doing smaller trucks/ATV/vehicles. Students may choose which float they ride or walk with. The homecoming queen candidates are riding together in a...
Evil Dead the Musical Returns In 2023 to Trail of Fear in Lawton Oklahoma This October
If you haven't heard the news yet Evil Dead the Musical is returning to Lawton, Fort Sill by popular demand to the Trail of Fear on select dates throughout the month of October. Evil Dead the Musical takes elements from Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2, and Army of Darkness and mixes them all together for what's been rightfully called one of the funniest, craziest, goriest, and bloodiest musical experiences in the history of musicals.
‘It’s horrid’: Man claims two bison shot by refuge workers and left to rot on his property
An Oklahoma property owner living near the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge is outraged after he said two bison that wandered onto his property were shot and killed by refuge workers.
Senate District 32 Preview: Jennifer Ellis
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Jennifer Ellis is a wife, mother and Lawton native. Now, she’s the president of Cosmetic Specialty Labs, but also has some political experience under her belt. ”I was the chair of the Chamber of Commerce, as well as state boards that Governor Stitt has put...
75-year-old gored by longhorn at Wildlife Refuge
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - A 75-year-old man was injured after Wichita Wildlife Refuge officials say a longhorn gored him. They say the man was out listening to Elk bugling, which is mating calls for Elk bulls, when he may have gotten a little too close to a longhorn. While he...
Savor the Slice: 3 Lawton Pizza Stores That Will Steal Your Heart
In this article, we're exploring three exceptional pizza stores in Lawton. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Fort Sill Auxiliary hosts dance to fundraise for veterans
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The Fort Sill Auxiliary is inviting the public to enjoy a night out dancing to raise money for veterans. Friday, from 8 to 12 p.m., the public is invited to dance to a live band. Ralf Spears and the Coalition will perform at the event and the cover charge is $5.
Two held following shooting death in Burkburnett
Two men were jailed in connection with the shooting death of a Burkburnett man on Thursday. Police were called to a home in the 200 block of East Sixth Street in Burkburnett where they found the victim in a bedroom dead from two gunshot wounds. According to affidavits filed in...
Traffic safety event prepares teens to hit the road in Duncan
DUNCAN, Okla. (KSWO) - A special traffic safety event was held in Duncan this morning to better prepare teens who are set to hit the road. The traffic safety program was held at the Simmon’s Center in Duncan. There, groups and students came out to learn about the dangers...