• Altus, Oklahoma, police shoot man early Monday

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Mon, Jul 14, 2014

    A man was shot in Altus early Monday by police officers. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation’s help was requested.

  • Fire damages middle school campus in Woodward

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Wed, Jul 2, 2014

    WOODWARD — Officials suspect lightning sparked a fire that caused major damage to the middle school campus in Woodward. Monday’s fire damaged about a 60-square-foot portion of the north Woodward Middle School building. Interim Superintendent Kyle Reynolds says the fire burned above a false ceiling and sent smoke damage throughout the building. No one was injured in the blaze. A local newspaper reports that school leaders plan to declare an emergency for insurance purposes. Officials don’t yet know whether the building will be usable this fall for middle school students.

  • Authorities release autopsy report in Lawton death

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Wed, Jun 25, 2014

    LAWTON — An autopsy report has been released for a woman who was found dead along a Lawton road more than a year ago. Shallaina Jackson was found dead in March 2013, and no one has been arrested in her death yet. According to a local television station, a newly released medical report found that Jackson had been stabbed four times in the head and neck and was possibly strangled. She also suffered multiple abrasions to her face and hands. Jackson was a 26-year-old mother of six. Anyone with information on Jackson’s death is asked to contact the Lawton Police Department.