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…
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Jayci Jacks stands out in her class.
A recent study warns military members, their families and veterans to be wary of scams that have fleeced almost $405 million from about 1 million people since 2012.
Local students and community members are off to see the wizard Friday and Saturday, as Tahlequah Middle School will present "The Wizard of Oz" in the Performing Arts Center.
There are many forms of identification people can carry, but residents of Northeast Oklahoma have another option if they're members of a federally recognized tribe.
An ex-convict claimed Thursday a man accused of killing a 20-month-old toddler confessed to him while the pair were incarcerated in the Cleveland County jail last year.
Muskogee County District Court Judge Tim King was sworn in Thursday afternoon in a ceremony that swung between humor and reverence.
Ward III Councilor Derrick Reed won a third term Thursday after he saw the three-day filing period for the 2020 municipal elections come to a close without drawing a challenger.
CNN’s media correspondent Brian Stelter recently unleashed his frustration when a 10-year-old tweet set off a firestorm.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. -- Lt. Clyde Doty kept telling the man clinging for his life in river rapids 100 yards from the brink of the American Falls the same thing over and over: “We got you, we got you.”
The immediate aftermath of what some political pundits view as puzzling election results in Kentucky on Tuesday is hardly time enough to analyze accurately what happened and why. But we can draw some broad conclusions.
It’s promising to be a banner year for the business of media, thanks to the 2020 elections just under a year away.
OKLAHOMA CITY – President Trump's critics won’t get their kicks on Route 66 under an Oklahoma legislator’s proposal to rename a small stretch of the iconic roadway after the president.
If you live in non-metro or rural America, you’ve been left behind by the economic boom cycle that came after the Great Recession. You also endured a more severe recession than people who live in bigger cities.
GREENVILLE, Tex. – Authorities have dropped murder charges against the man arrested for the shooting deaths of two people and the wounding of six others at an Oct. 26 Halloween party on the outskirts of this northeast Texas city.
At a May 2016 campaign rally in Charleston, West Virginia, Donald Trump, the presumed GOP nominee for president, told the faithful: “If I win, we’re going to bring those miners back. You’re going to be so proud of your president. For those miners, get ready, because you’re going to be working your asses off.”
TAFT, Okla. – Tess Harjo, 28, couldn’t restraint her joy. She hugged and hugged her aunts, her grandmother and other relatives, one after another, on her first day of freedom from prison in nearly two years.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The sentences of more than 500 prisoners were reduced Friday by the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board, setting the stage for their release within days.
Yogi Berra once famously gave this puzzling advice to a college graduating class, “When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” The quip became lore, along with other Yogi-isms attributed to the legendary baseball player.
GREENVILLE, Texas – A suspect has been arrested and jailed on capital murder charges in the shooting deaths of two men and the wounding of six others at a crowded Texas party venue over the weekend.
GREENVILLE, Texas – Two men who died when a gunman opened fire at a crowded weekend party facility were identified Monday as Kevin Berry, Jr., 23, of Dallas, and Byron Craven, Jr., also 23, of Arlington, a Dallas suburb.
This Week's Circulars
James Robert Muse, 87, of Red Oak, passed away on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at his home. Viewing and visitation will be today from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Waldrop Funeral Home of Wilburton. Graveside services will be on Saturday, November 16, at 2 p.m. at Red Oak Cemetery. Services are under…
- McAlester woman charged after hotel robbery
- Pittsburg County District Court criminal filings — Oct. 28-Nov.1, 2019
- Blind plea made in manslaughter case
- Rover amps up electric taxi service
- Man killed in Monday morning accident
- Governor brings Cabinet Tour to McAlester
- Plans proceed for Washington Ave. traffic roundabout project
- McAlester native named News-Capital general manager
- HS FOOTBALL: McAlester clinches second with win at Bishop Kelley
- Local man pleads guilty to federal narcotics charge