LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Two former Oklahoma police officers have been charged with first-degree manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a Black man in December while responding to a 911 call of an alleged protective order violation.
LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — A 39-year-old female inmate has died in the Comanche County jail in Lawton, according to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation.
Vanessa Thorpe was found unresponsive in her cell Sunday by jail staff during an inmate count and was later pronounced dead at the jail, the OSBI said.
LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — A firefighter has died in one of several wildfires that broke out Sunday in a county in southwestern Oklahoma, authorities said.
The name of the firefighter who died in the wildfire in Comanche County was not immediately released.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man accused of assaulting a man from Oklahoma during the weekend has been charged with second-degree murder after the man died.
Charges against Nolan King, 22, were upgraded Tuesday in the death of Rodney Pettit, 41, of Lawton, Oklahoma.
LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — A wildfire that forced evacuations in rural southwestern Oklahoma last week destroyed five homes, 14 barns and nine vehicles, officials said Monday.
Three of the burned homes were unoccupied, said Comanche County Emergency Management spokeswoman Amy Hawkins.
LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — A grass fire in southwestern Oklahoma that forced evacuations was about 95 percent contained by Friday evening, emergency officials said.
There were no reported deaths or injuries due to the fire near Lawton, which burned about 2.5 square miles (6.5 square kilometers), according to Comanche County Emergency Management spokesperson Amy Hawkins.
LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — The Department of Corrections is investigating the killing of an inmate at a private prison in Lawton.
The agency said in a press release the body of 29-year-old Riley Walker was discovered Monday morning at the Lawton Correctional Facility.
LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said Friday investigators are looking into the death of a 30-year-old man at the Lawton City Jail.
The man was booked into the jail early Wednesday and found unresponsive the following day, the OSBI said in a press release.
LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Soldiers at Fort Sill in Oklahoma have been suspended from duty pending the outcome of an investigation into a female soldier's allegations that she was sexually assaulted, the Army post's commanding general said...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Weekend fights at six Oklahoma prisons that left one inmate dead and more than a dozen others injured were apparently coordinated and the result of race-based gang tension inside the facilities, the head of a prison workers association said Monday...
LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Demonstrators including Japanese Americans who were detained as children by the U...
Violent crimes per 100K people: 973.1Number of violent crimes reported: 942Population: 96,801