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Officer’s vehicle struck by car during Lawton pursuit
LAWTON, OK (RNN Texoma) - Lawton police say a short pursuit ended near west 25th and Gore after the suspect they were chasing hit an officer’s vehicle.Police attempted to pull the vehicle over near 17th and Elm for a speeding violation when the chase started.Authorities say the suspect threw at leas
SILVER ALERT: Lawton police looking for missing man
LAWTON, OK (RNN Texoma) - The Lawton Police Department is searching for a missing man who was last seen on Friday.Authorities say 62-year-old Donald Bourque Sr. was last seen at Leo and Ken’s Restaurant around 11 p.m. on Friday night. He is believed to have left the restaurant on foot, traveling wes
Buds dispensary now selling marijuana plants
LAWTON, OK (RNN Texoma) - On Saturday, Buds posted on their social media pages that they were now selling marijuana plants. The business ended up staying open late to accommodate customers, selling 14 plants in one hour. Buds co-owner, Shawn Hernandez, said they decided to start selling the plants a
Wichita Falls PD: Nearly 7 pounds of meth seized in drug ring bust
Cedric Lamont Gray, 43, and Jeffery David Byrd, 40, have each been charged with enjoining in organized criminal activity – manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance in penalty group one weighing more than 400 grams.
Authorities recommend charges against 8-year-old boy for torturing puppy • Pet Rescue Report
In Lawton, Oklahoma, the Lawton Animal Welfare agency is recommending charges be pressed against the 8-year-old boy caught on surveillance video torturing a six-month-old dachshund puppy last week.
Man back in jail with new drug charge
Investigators with the police, FBI and District Attorney's office were involved in this case. They said Gray had been cooperating in a so-called proffer interview Wednesday with an FBI agent and officers, and also with his attorney present.
After Child Breaks Puppy's Legs in Lawton, PETA Offers Humane Education | PETA
TeachKind—whose motto reads, in part, that “animals are not ours to abuse in any way”—is mailing Lawton-area elementary schools free copies of itsShare the World curriculum kit, which includes lesson plans designed to help educators teach even the youngest learners to have empathy for animals. The g
Man charged with sexual abuse, battery
The victim filed a report on Sept. 7 with the Grady County Sheriff’s office, stating on three different occasions that Metts inappropriately touched the victim, twice in the victim’s home and once in a car outside the home after Metts drove the victim home from a prom party. When the victim asked Me
Lawton police warns public against frauds, scams
LAWTON, OK (RNN Texoma) -Lawton police are warning the public about credit card scams and card skimmers in the area.Authorities say around the holiday season is when they see an increase of card skimmers. It’s also the most frequent time of year for identity theft and fraud.Tina Lee of Arvest Bank t
First Alert 7 Forecast: another beautiful day ahead
Tuesday we’re back in the low 70s under mostly sunny skies. Cloud cover increases Tuesday afternoon and evening, and a stray shower chance can’t be ruled out out to the W. The remnants of Hurricane Willa make their way through Texoma, helping fuel our chance for rain Wednesday. Widespread showers ar
Hundreds take part in zombie crawl around downtown Wichita Falls
In addition to the crawl, events included a costume contest, "Thriller" dance lessons, music and more.
Cameras show Lawton boy abusing a family's dog
The puppy, named Sprocket, was thrown in the air multiple times and punched repeatedly for nearly an hour.
Former Wichitan, romance novelist charged in husband's murder
According to a September article in The Oregonian, Nancy Crampton-Brophy, an author of novels such as “The Wrong Husband” and “The Girl Most Likely To,” was charged in September for the incident that happened June 2.
Local Vet Covers Surgery Costs For Lawton Dog Tortured By Child
LAWTON, Oklahoma -A Lawton family is relieved after an Oklahoma City veterinary hospital agrees to pay expenses for their six-month-old dachshund named “Sprocket”, who was tortured at the hands of a child.David Winbush’s home security cameras caught the brutal beating in his backyard Monday, October
Double fatality wreck near Verden
The driver of the SUV, Harold Millsap, 65, was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital by Anadarko EMS. He was transferred via Mediflight to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City. He was pronounced dead on arrival with head, trunk external, arm and leg injuries, according to OHP’s report.
Two people dead after Friday wreck in Grady County
The wreck happened about 5:15 p.m. Friday along U.S. 62, just outside of Verden. A pickup, driven by Gary W. Sanders, 51, and a sport utility vehicle driven, by Harold H. Millsap, 65, collided. Both men are from Verden, troopers said.
Family confirms death of toddler after alleged child abuse injuries
Deputies then interviewed Sarah Elizabeth Newsom, 23, and her boyfriend Joshua Thomas Fulbright.
Authorities investigating double fatality collision
VERDEN, Okla. – Police were called to an auto accident that later turned fatal on US HWY 62 and County Street 2760 near Verden, Oklahoma around 5 p.m. on Friday.
Multiple arrests made after police discover 7 pounds of meth in WF hotel
WICHITA FALLS, TX (RNN Texoma) - Wichita Falls Police and federal agents have arrested at least two men after they say an anonymous tip led to the discovery of a drug trafficking operation and nearly 7 pounds of methamphetamine.Police say an Anonymous tip on Wednesday started that a man was in posse
Child Caught On Camera Torturing Family's Puppy In Lawton
While the family was at dinner Monday night, home security footage captured a child beating, throwing and slamming their dog Sprocket into the ground.