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.
Alderson man charged in New Mexico after being shot by police
An Alderson man has been charged in connection with an officer-involved shooting in New Mexico on Tuesday, officials say.
Man pleads in McAAP video voyeur case
A McAlester man has pleaded guilty to three federal counts of video voyeurism, but still faced state charges as of Wednesday, according to court documents.
McAlester residents arrested in Muskogee
Two McAlester residents were arrested after leading police on a pursuit with a 5-year-old boy and a 4-year-old girl in the car, police said.
Dog allegedly starved; McAlester man charged
A McAlester man has been charged with cruelty to animals for allegedly starving his dog.
Sheriff investigates death of woman in Crowder restaurant
Investigators are looking into the death of a woman whose body was found slumped over a desk in a Crowder restaurant Sunday, officials say.
Wilburton schools go on lock-down; man arrested with pellet gun
A man has been taken into custody in connection with an incident that resulted in Wilburton Public Schools going on lock-down Friday.
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