Drug lab explodes near Savanna school
An explosion of a “clandestine drug lab” just 200 feet from Savanna school has resulted in arson charges against three suspects, officials say.
McAlester Police officer breaks woman's leg
A former McAlester police officer who allegedly broke the leg of a handcuffed woman using a “karate move” was not justified in the use of force, according to a police report.
Savanna home destroyed in Christmas morning fire
No one was injured during a Christmas morning house fire in Savanna, officials said.No one was injured during a Christmas morning house fire in Savanna, officials said.
"Incompetent" McAlester man arrested for rape of 5-year-old
An “incompetent” McAlester man released after being charged with raping a 5-year-old girl was arrested and put back into jail Monday.
Commissioners interview for a new Pittsburg County Emergency director position
The Pittsburg County commissioners had a visit from the 4-H Leadership Team and interviewed for a new Pittsburg County Emergency Management director on Monday.
Planning commission moves to rezone for hospital dialysis center
A rezoning request for a new dialysis center was approved by the McAlester Planning Commission on Tuesday.
Officials reopen child rape case
Officials are taking a second look at competency involving a McAlester man who had been charged in the rape of a 5-year-old girl.
Man charged in rape of 5-year-old- declared 'incompetent'
A McAlester man charged with raping a 5-year-old girl was set free after he was found incompetent in November.
Commissioners discuss road closure
A Pittsburg County resident addressed the commissioners about closing a county road during the commissioners regular meeting on Monday.
Pittsburg County District Court logs
The following felony cases were filed Dec. 4-12 in Pittsburg District County Court.
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