This information is compiled from incident reports provided by the McAlester Police Department for the week of Jan. 29-Feb. 5, 2021. Data from previous week can be viewed by selecting the menu button in the top left corner and selecting the available layers.
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This information is compiled from incident reports provided by the McAlester Police Department for the week of Jan. 8-15, 2021. Data from previous weeks can be viewed by selecting the menu button in the top left corner and selecting the available layers. Read more
An officer is back home after being injured in a Tuesday night altercation with an alleged intoxicated man.
McAlester High School won its first mock trial state championship.
OKLAHOMA CITY — A measure that gives parents of school-aged children a $1,000 tax credit next year is garnering bipartisan support as it advances through the Legislature.
A new program to help renters unable to pay rent and utilities if certain guidelines are met was announced this week by the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma health officials said the discrepancy between state and federal COVID-19 death counts is the result of the state re-investigating each reported cause of death.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported 119 active COVID-19 cases in Pittsburg County and three additional deaths on March 2. More information from OSDH can be found in the story.
A federal judge set a date to hear arguments between a local union and representatives from Spirit AeroSystems on whether to grant an emergency motion for preliminary injunction.
First-time Illinois Congresswoman Mary Miller could have drawn from the collective wisdom of countless thoughtful Americans as she addressed the group "Moms for America" at President Trump’s rally in Washington on Tuesday.
President Trump is his own woeful enemy.
Molly Ivins, the feisty Texas columnist and author, described herself thusly before succumbing to breast cancer 13 years ago: “I spent most of my life feeling like I’ve been shot out of a cannon.”
My grandfather, Harry S. Truman, initiated the protocols for the peaceful transfer of presidential power as we know them today. He invited President-elect Dwight D. Eisenhower to send over his Cabinet and staff so they could kick the tires, as it were -- be briefed by their predecessors, attend meetings, try out the office chairs.
Following the announcement Saturday that Joe Biden will become the 46th president of the United States, President Donald Trump ought to concede and leave office with more dignity than he has shown as commander-in-chief.
Joe Biden described the agonizing wait for the outcome of the presidential election thusly: “Democracy can sometimes be messy.”
Last week many people noticed a strange, smokey sky over much of the country, not realizing why it was there. The haze was smoke carried across the U.S. by the jet stream from the giant wildfires in California, Oregon and Washington.
Fearful forecasts are afoot with the presidential election creeping closer.
NORMAN -- Oklahoma University’s football team canceled practice Friday to march lockstep from the stadium to the campus Unity Garden to protest racial injustice and the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
If you oppose mail-in voting because President Donald Trump calls it a fraud, prepare to stand in long lines to cast your ballot on Nov. 3 Election Day.
President Trump’s weekend with reporters at his private golf club in New Jersey can be explained as a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma.
Earl D. Lawson's death by COVID-19 was doubly cruel.
TAHLEQUAH, Oklahoma – A U.S. Supreme Court ruling declaring the boundaries of an Oklahoma Native tribe remain intact is narrow in scope and does not affect property ownership, land titles or taxation by a county or the state, according to a former Cherokee Nation Supreme court justice and dean emeritus of the University of Arkansas School of Law.
LOCKPORT, N. Y. -- The great debate over voting by mail has begun.
INDIANAPOLIS – Federal health officials report a disproportionate number of coronavirus deaths occur in the nation’s nursing homes, but the agency tracking their morbidity rates maintains a database riddled with incomplete information and errors.
This Week's Circulars
Billy Thomas Ford, 82, of Krebs, passed away on Saturday, February 20, 2021 due to complications related to COVID. Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at Savanna Cemetery Pavilion.
- UPDATE: Injured officer back home following Tuesday altercation
- Officers investigating bomb threat at Eastern Oklahoma State College
- City water clarifier situation called 'threat to health and safety'
- Lawsuit: Spirit violated CBA in plant closure plan
- Two Oklahoma men waive preliminaries in illegal castration case
- GIRLS BASKETBALL: OSSAA releases state tournament brackets
- GIRLS BASKETBALL: Kiowa advances to state semifinals
- GIRLS BASKETBALL: Crowder advances to state, Pittsburg falls in tight contest
- Pittsburg County residents, businesses eligible for FEMA assistance
- Court hearing set between UAW and Spirit representatives