Man in federal video case faces district court action
A McAlester man who has pleaded guilt to three federal counts of video voyeurism faces further court action on state charges later this month following the recusal of a judge in the case.
Commissioners approve REAP grants
The Pittsburg County commissioners unanimously approved more than $175,000 in state Rural Economic Action Plan funds to benefit some county roads and fire departments.
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Commissioners stand by law on burnban
A recent decision by Pittsburg County commissioners to vote against a countywide burn ban was based on a law brought to their attention the Oklahoma Department of Forestry, according to Kevin Enloe, director of Pittsburg County Emergency Management.
Oklahoma, inmates at odds over execution drug suit
Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma and for a pair of inmates who have challenged the “veil of secrecy” surrounding the state’s execution drugs can’t agree whether their fight should be heard in state or federal court.
Colder weather expected
Colder temperatures with an inch of sleet and snow could hit Pittsburg County Sunday followed by rain and freezing rain Sunday night, according Kevin Enloe, director of the local office of emergency management.
MPD introduces new column
The McAlester Police Department has undergone some changes in the past few months, with a new chief and several promotions.
Pittsburg County District Court logs
The following new felony cases were filed Feb. 24 to 27 in Pittsburg County District Court.
Sex abuse charges dropped for Jehovah's Witness elder
Charges have been dismissed for a McAlester church elder who allegedly molested, raped and sodomized three adults when they were children.
DA Ward faces disciplinary action by Oklahoma Bar Association
The Oklahoma Bar Association has filed a disciplinary complaint against District 18 District Attorney Farley Ward in the Supreme Court of the State of Oklahoma, court records state.
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