McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK


  • Square logo.jpg Local PD arrests two men connected to area car burglaries

    Local police arrested two McAlester men in connection with recent car burglaries.

    February 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • CASA Children's advocacy group closes doors

    A McAlester program that helped abused and neglected children get through the court system has closed its doors after more than 15 years in the area.

    February 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • Square logo.jpg Two McAlester residents charged in center embezzlement

    Two McAlester residents have been charged with felony embezzlement for allegedly appropriating funds by fraud while serving on the Grand Avenue Community Center board.

    February 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • HOOVER,-ROBERT.jpg Man charged in rape of disabled girl

    A preliminary hearing was set Friday for a McAlester man arrested on four counts of rape of a disabled 14-year-old girl.

    February 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • Gavel 2.jpg Court logs

    The following felony cases were filed in Pittsburg County District Court Jan. 24 to Feb. 5.

    February 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • gavel.jpg OSP officer pleads guilty to accepting bribe

    A female correctional officer at Oklahoma State Penitentiary pleaded guilty of accepting a bribe and bringing contraband into the prison.

    February 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • police Fatality

    A Talihina man, 79, died Wednesday after being ejected from his truck in an accident last week on U.S. 271 in Talihina, officials say.

    February 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • Leon Lee Hollis Man sentenced to 30 years in prison for manslaughter

    A McAlester man was sentenced last week to 30 years in prison for first-degree manslaughter.
    On Jan. 28, Leon Lee Hollis was sentenced in connection with the July death of Danny Bradford.

    February 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • LAWRENCE,-RONALD.jpg DA: Jehovah Witness Church concealed molestation crimes

    “The entire church body of the Jehovah Witness Church” allegedly concealed child molestation crimes alleged against a man identified as a former church elder, according to a motion filed in Pittsburg County District Court.

    February 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • ROBERT-HOOVER.jpg Local man held for several charges of lewd molestation

    A McAlester man has been charged with lewd molestation, sodomy of a victim under 16 years old and four counts of first-degree rape of a victim with a developmental disability, according to an affidavit filed Jan. 24 at the Pittsburg County Courthouse.
    Court records show Robert Dale Hoover, 56, is accused of raping the juvenile at his home on East Crisler Avenue in McAlester.

    January 31, 2014 1 Photo

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