McAlester-area homes are eligible to receive new smoke alarms and have them installed – for free – through a program recently revived by the McAlester Fire Department. Through a partnership with Oklahoma ABLE Tech, Oklahoma Assistive Technology Foundation, and Fire Protection Publications, t… Read more
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TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) — U.S. Attorney General William Barr is planning a visit to Oklahoma on Wednesday with leaders of the Cherokee Nation and federal prosecutors from Tulsa and Muskogee.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma State Department of Health will pay a private public relations company about $15,000 a month to handle most of the state’s COVID-19 crisis communications through the end of the year.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported 126 active cases of COVID-19 in Pittsburg County Sept. 29 with the majority continuing to be attributed to an outbreak at a local prison. More information from OSDH can be found in the story.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported 131 active cases of COVID-19 in Pittsburg County Sept. 28 with the majority continuing to be attributed to an outbreak at a local prison. More information from OSDH can be found in the story.
A landmark Supreme Court case is already changing how Oklahoma shows up on Google, with the reservation boundaries for six of the tribal nations represented on maps for the first time in well over a century.
Abby Broyles says she will break with the Democratic Party on issues when she feels the need to do so.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported 211 active cases of COVID-19 in Pittsburg County Sept. 24 with the majority continuing to be attributed to an outbreak at a local prison. More information from OSDH can be found in the story.
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.
GROVELAND, Mass. – This unpretentious Massachusetts town joined the national concern over racism this week when a white man resident told a young Black woman resident she made him feel unsafe driving through his neighborhood.
The Oklahoma Supreme Court denied a legal petition Friday requiring attendees at President Donald Trump's Saturday campaign rally in Tulsa to observe social distancing protocols and wear face masks.
STILLWATER, Okla. – The governing board of Oklahoma State University Friday ordered the removal of the name of the state’s 9th governor from campus halls because of his racist reputation.
Some events have the power of a match set to a mountain of dry wood. The video from Minneapolis, showing a police officer killing George Floyd in broad daylight, his knee pressed hard onto a handcuffed man’s neck as he pleads to live, all 8 1/2 minutes of it — this has been such an event.
Let’s not sugarcoat it. Your last semester in high school has gotten demolished by a global pandemic and it is wickedly unfair. Your graduation is now a drive-thru, your prom is imaginary, and instead of spending your last semester of senior year hanging out with your friends and taking a victory lap, you spent it in your bedroom doing classwork over Zoom and making Tik Tok videos.
MOODY, Ala. – A veteran Alabama police officer was shot and killed Tuesday night in a standoff between police and two suspects at the Super 8 motel in this suburban community 22 miles east of Birmingham.
- Savanna police: 3 flown by helicopter after 3-vehicle collision
- Family of McAlester boy who lost hand in lawn mower accident grateful for support
- McAlester child in hospital after 'freak accident'
- Application to revoke filed against man convicted for 2010 death
- McAlester doctor scheduled for federal trial
- McAlester doctor indicted on federal opioid charges
- Tourism Director: Paranormal Cirque shows still on
- Pittsburg County man among latest COVID-19 deaths; JBCC taken off 'hot' list
- Employees, city say National Oilwell Varco plans to close McAlester sites
- CRIME BRIEFS: Man claims he was kidnapped at time of shooting