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Madill man arrested for allegedly assaulting officer at local church
Ardmore police officers arrested Michael Johnson, 35, of Madill, Saturday after an alleged incident at a local church. According to APD Capt. Keith Ingle, an off-duty officer was attending the church when members of the congregation asked to have Johnson — who appeared to be intoxicated — escorted f
Proposed Oklahoma bill would charge lawmakers for legislation deemed unconstitutional in court
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - Oklahoma state Rep. John Waldron, (D-District 77) introduced a bill in the state House of Representatives that would require lawmakers to partially pay costs incurred by the state for approving any legislation deemed unconstitutional.
Shutdown leaves consumers at risk to scammers
MADILL, Okla. -- It's about time to start filing federal income taxes, and you can bank on scammers looking to take your hard-earned return or steal your personal information. As thieves try to gain access to your social security number this year, the Federal Trade Commission can't monitor calls due
Sulphur man found guilty of sexual battery
SULPHUR, Okla. – A Sulphur man was found guilty of sexual battery of a 16-year-old in Murray County court on Thursday. Court documents say Daniel Floyd James, now 49, inappropriately touched a 16-year-old girl with both his hand and a massager on December 2, 2016 at James’ home in Sulphur.
Bus carrying people from Mexico stops in Madill amid health concerns
MADILL, Okla. (KXII) -- UPDATE 12:14 A.M. Police on the scene confirm the bus is from Mexico and say it crossed the southern U.S. border legally. They tell News 12 the people on board the bus are not Americans but did pass through customs at the border.
Forecast warns of weekend of bitter cold and potential storms
The good news is the Ardmore area will likely not experience any significant amount of snow or ice this weekend. The bad news is wind chill will remain in the teens for most of the day Saturday.
Marshall County voters OK hospital tax renewal
MADILL, Okla. -- Marshall County voters have overwhelmingly approved a plan to continue a one-percent sales tax earmarked for the local hospital. The AllianceHealth Madill medical facility will continue to receive the proceeds of that sales tax after 66 percent of voters endorsed it.
Oklahoma Governor's Mansion In Dire Need Of Repairs
Oklahoma City, OK - Governor Stitt is planning to move his family from Tulsa to Oklahoma City this summer, once his kids are through with school, but it's not clear at this point just where he will move them.
OHP seizes more than $424,000, drugs following stolen car chase
ADA, Okla. (KXII) Around 7:30 Wednesday night, Durant police started chasing 27-year-old Jacob Thomas Decker of Red Oak, TX driving a white 2015 Mercedes, stolen from a car dealership in Dallas.
Ardmore PD arrests fugitive from Texas
Ardmore police officers arrested Arturo Ornelas, 34, of Ardmore, Saturday. Ornelas was wanted in Cook County, Texas, on three felony counts of indecency with a child by sexual contact.
80-year-old Oklahoma woman killed in head-on crash
MARIETTA, Okla. – Authorities are investigating a deadly crash that claimed the life of an 80-year-old Oklahoma woman. Around 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers were called to a crash along Hwy 32, about seven miles west of Marietta.
Choctaw Nation program boosts teaching careers
DURANT, Okla. -- Some federally-funded programs are still going strong during this partial government shutdown. The Choctaw Nation's career development branch received a nearly $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Indian Education to fund its Teach to Reach program.
Driver arrested, bystander injured in in high speed chase though southern Okla.
ADA, Okla. (KXII) - One man was arrested after leading law enforcement on a high speed chase though southern Oklahoma Wednesday night that left another driver injured. According to the Pontotoc County Sheriff's Office, it started in Bryan County when Durant Police were pursuing a 2015 white Mercedes
World Series of Poker Circuit Choctaw comes to an end
(PRESS RELEASE) -- The first of many poker tournaments this year at Choctaw Casino Resort in Durant ended this week with a big win for Dave Alfa of Austin, Texas. Alfa won the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Choctaw Main Event taking home an astonishing $320,998, his biggest cash win to date. This is A
Detox service provides medical help within Mercy hospital
ARDMORE, Okla. (KXII) - "I realized something was going to have to change," Thomas Ament said. Thomas Ament says for over 15 years he's been prescribed opioids to treat his chronic pain.
Body found in Mayes County may be that of missing Oklahoma man
MAYES COUNTY, Okla. – Authorities in Mayes County are investigating after body was discovered in a wooded area by men hunting for antlers. The Oklahoma Emergency Response Team tells FOX 23 that the body was found west of Langley after two men hunting for antlers found it in the woods.
Denison man dead after driver falls asleep at the wheel
DENISON, Tex. (KXII) - A Denison man was killed in a crash early Friday morning after the driver of the car he was riding in fell asleep behind the wheel. Police say the car was headed northbound on Armstrong Ave around 7:20 a.m. when it left the roadway and struck a utility pole.
Bust yields more than $100,000 in drugs
A string of targeted drug enforcement operations by the Cooke County Sheriff’s Office yielded more than $104,000 in illegal substances, according to a news release from Sheriff Terry Gilbert.
SH-78 bridge at Red River now fully reopened
YUBA, Okla. (KXII) - The Red River bridge on State Highway 78 connecting Bryan and Fannin counties is now fully reopened after it was closed Thursday for repairs following a crash earlier this week.
Medical group opening new center to serve rural Oklahoma patients
MAYSVILLE, Okla. – A medical group in southeastern Oklahoma is expanding. Southern Plains Medical Group announced that it is opening Southern Plains Medical Center in Maysville. The organization will take over the practice management of the Maysville Health Clinic.