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Durant town hall meeting focuses on proposed medical marijuana ordinance
DURANT, OK. (KXII)--Ever since medical marijuana was legalized in Oklahoma back in June it's divided people across the state and recently spurred five lawsuits, including one in Murray County alleging over regulation.On Thursday evening Durant hosted a forum to inform residents about the city's prop
College football player confronts alleged burglar in Durant home
DURANT, Okla. - Authorities in Durant say a 22-year-old man is facing a number of charges after allegedly breaking into a college football player's home. Colby Gilroy, a member of the Southeastern Oklahoma State University football team, told police that he awoke on Friday to find a man going throug
Former Wylie Teacher Caught on Camera Dragging Student with Autism
A Collin County mother is outraged over video showing a teacher dragging her 4-year-old son across a school playground. The teacher has resigned but the child's family still has questions they want answered. Lanetta Moore says parenting a child with special needs takes patience. Her son, 4-year-old
Snakes! They’re slithering out of the rain into homes. Here’s how to keep them out
They’re slithering through back yards, falling out of trees and showing up in bathrooms, kitchens and garages.Snakes, just like you, want to stay dry.Record rainfall across Dallas-Fort Worth has creeping critters looking for shelter. Since rain began in September, Dallas Fort Worth Wildlife Control
Cowboys WR Terrance Williams Suspended After Arrest
Williams' suspension will be effective immediately, meaning he'll he'll be fined and miss games against the Redskins, Titans and Eagles -- and forgo more than $615,000 he would have earned playing in those games.
Sheriff: Deputy shot, killed suspect in triple stabbing in Quinlan late Wednesday
The initial call came in at about 8:35 p.m., according to scanner traffic. A caller told dispatch that the suspect was leaving the scene in his vehicle and gave a description, Meeks said.
Arrest made in Durant home invasion robbery
The victim told police when he realized it was not his roommate, the suspect, 22-year-old Eleasah Horton, had a gun pointed at him.
Fishermen catch video of buck swimming in Lake Texoma
DENISON, Tex. (KXII) --Two Louisiana men were in the middle of a fishing tournament out on Lake Texoma this past weekend when they saw a deer swimming across a cove.It was on the Denison side near Platter Flats."It was a pretty magical hour there for a second," Jordan Breaux said.Breaux and his frie
Flooding at Lake Texoma has locals taking precautions, but doesn't keep them away
Lake Texoma (file) KINGSTON, Okla. - Too much rain has caused many parks, campgrounds and boat ramps to close at Lake Texoma. "It`s a little muddy out there," said Roger Raines, a fishing guide on Lake Texoma. "The lake level is a little high, but the fishing is great, so no complaints. Just a littl
Water level at high-risk Lewisville Lake dam is being closely monitored after record rainfall
Officials are keeping a close eye on the Lewisville Lake dam, where water level has been rising after several days of downpours on top of record rainfall this season. The lake was the subject of a Dallas Morning Newsinvestigation into the 2015 spring flooding scare when there were signs of seepage u
QuikTrip opens doors in Sherman
SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) -QuikTrip is open for business in Sherman, and locals could not be more excited.People were lined up this morning before the convenience store even opened around 8:30 a.m., everyone raving about their coffee, hot dogs, and the cheap gas."QuikTrip is here guys, you could not be a
Durant Lions to travel to Glenpool | The Durant Daily Democrat
It could be like looking in a mirror for the Durant Lions this week as they travel to Glenpool today in search of their initial victory of the season. Much like the Lions, the Warriors
Four men with guns rob a Denison home
DENISON, Tex. (KXII)-The four people who were staying in a home on the 400 block of Martin Luther King Street had just gone to bed after a night of video games, when one of the roommates heard banging on the front door and thought it was one of his friends."Adrenaline was through the roof and I was
Woman accused of hitting woman with baseball bat after fight on Facebook
SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) -A fight online led to an alleged confrontation on an alley behind Park Place in Sherman Saturday night. But the victim said it ended up escalating more than she expected when the woman she was fighting with brought out a baseball bat.Victim Codi Hamilton said the argument with
GPD keeps looking for missing man
The search for a 29-year-old Gainesville man continues after his vehicle was reportedly found in a parking lot at WinStar World Casino and Resort over the weekend, according to Stephanie Herpeche, a Gainesville Police Department spokeswoman.
Authorities say driver in accident dies
City of Greenville spokesperson Kathy Lucas reported she was notified Tuesday afternoon that the individual, Thomas Allen Harris, 33, of Greenville was removed from life support Saturday night.
Man who robbed Sherman bank is arrested in Oklahoma casino
KINGSTON, OK. (KXII)--Over the weekend 34-year-old Robert Darren Moore was arrested at the Texoma Casino in Kingston Oklahoma on Saturday.The day after investigators say he robbed the Texas Star Bank in Sherman.He is also accused of robbing a Bank of America in Richardson on October 6.Johnnie Armstr
Details emerge in capture of Sherman bank robbery suspect
KINGSTON, Okla. (KXII) -Police have released new details in the weekend capture of man linked to at least two Texas bank robberies, including the one in Sherman on Friday.
Southeast Oklahoma State player convinces man who broke into house not to rob him
According to Durant, Oklahoma, police, the junior offensive lineman talked a man out of burglarizing his home after he woke up to find the man rummaging through his closet Friday morning.
Marshall County prepares for potential flooding
KINGSTON, Okla. (KXII)-While the Army Corps of Engineers continues to release water into the Red River through the flood gates at Denison Dam, six times more runoff from its watershed is flowing into the lake.Marshall County Emergency Management Director Robert Chaney said it's not just those around