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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Duncan Area Economic Development Foundation President and CEO Lyle Roggow took home accolades earlier this week when he was named Oklahoma’s Economic Development Professional of the Year for 2019.
For the first time, lawmakers comprising the Legislative Healthcare Working Group met at the Capitol in an effort to begin a process for developing solutions to better Oklahoma’s healthcare.
The report lists the probable cause of death as "multiple blunt force injuries" and the manner of death as "accident." Under contributing factors to death "recent use of methamphetamine" is listed.
While statements made by several Oklahoma politicians make it clear they believe the key to preventing mass shootings lies in increasing mental health funding rather than tightening gun laws, mental health experts believe the solution is more nuanced.
A retired ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene, Phillip Kenedy is a relatively recent addition to a corps of more than 100 full- and part-time chaplains serving about 120,000 Tyson employees in 23 states.
A Cherokee Nation citizen and former tribal councilor has reportedly asked the Bureau of Indian Affairs to investigate and nullify results of the Cherokee Nation principal chief election that occurred in June.
WEBBERS FALLS — Surprise lights up Dr. Dixie Swearingen's face as Clorox representatives unfold A massive ceremonial check. Cheers go up as the Webbers Falls Schools Superintendent clasps her hands to her mouth for a moment, then starts clapping along with everyone else.
BETHEL, N.Y. – The Beatles were not here 50 years ago when more than 400,000 people crowded shoulder-to-shoulder over acres of farm land to listen to rock ‘n’ roll music and define a cultural happening known as Woodstock.
In 2002, a friend’s eight-year-old daughter, Brianna Caddell, while sleeping in her bed, was fatally shot with an AK-47 assault rifle. The shooter, a drug dealer who had beef with another drug dealer, fired on the wrong house in Detroit, spraying it with two dozen rounds.
ASHLAND, Ky. -- Boyd County and its insurance carrier have reached a $1.75 million civil settlement with the estate of an inmate who state prosecutors said died at the county jail of internal bleeding from blunt force trauma caused by corrections officers.
LONDONDERRY, N.H. – Police pulled over a New Hampshire driver with an air conditioner jutting from his car’s rear right window and the generator powering it atop the roof -- but not for the reason you might think.
ELKHART, Ind. – Three people were shot dead and a fourth seriously injured Wednesday morning at an apartment complex in this northern Indiana city. Elkhart police said the gunman was among the dead.
BECKLEY, W. Va. – The helicopter carrying billionaire philanthropist Chris Cline, his daughter and five others slammed into the ocean off Cline’s private island in the Bahamas one minute after liftoff on July Fourth. All seven aboard died.
ALBANY, N.Y. – Hailed as a victory for cats, a statewide ban took effect in New York Monday banning veterinarians from declawing pet felines no matter the frustration of owners with scratched and destroyed furniture.
SALEM, Mass. – A Massachusetts teenager convicted of the fatal stabbing and decapitation murder of a high school classmate has been sentenced to life in prison.
ALBANY, N.Y. – New York’s liberal Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo was admonished by a progressive group Tuesday for subverting an unpopular new law allowing undocumented immigrants to qualify for state driver's licenses.
JANESVILLE, Minn. — Police report a man intending to burglarize a home in this Minnesota farm town offered to share meth with the owner when he discovered the uninvited visitor.
ARLINGTON, Minn. – The remains of a young airman killed in the wreckage of an Air Force cargo plane that crashed into an Alaskan mountain more than 66 years ago were laid to rest by his family in a solemn military burial Saturday.
RANDOLPH, N.H. – Grief and a search for answers as to the cause of a rural highway crash involving a convoy of 10 motorcycles and a pickup truck gripped the scene of the horrific accident in this northern New Hampshire community Saturday.
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ALBANY, N.Y. – Legislation adding New York to the roster of states legalizing recreational use of marijuana won’t be enacted into law this year.
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – A kindhearted message on the tailgate of his pickup truck has made Cody Barlow, self-described straight county boy from Oklahoma, an unexpected poster boy for LGBTQ advocates.
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Bonnie Lucille Osborne, 85, of McAlester, passed away on Wednesday, August 14, 2019, in Poteau. Funeral services will be on Monday, August 19, at 10 a.m. at Brumley-Mills Chapel with Pastor Tim Owens officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Gardens Memorial Park Cemetery. Active pallbearers…
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- Two pounds of meth lands man in federal prison
- Police recover stolen Missouri girl's leg braces
- Inmate found dead in Latimer County Jail identified
- Krebs man charged after high-speed pursuit
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- Three arrested in Bache homicide investigation
- DOC struggling to fill correctional officer vacancies
- Talihina crash remembrance ceremony set
- Pittsburg County District Court criminal filings — Aug. 5-9, 2019