Oklahoma county to conduct emergency exercise
The McAlester News-Capital reports the McAlester Police Department and the Pittsburg County Sheriff's Office will participate Saturday in a large scale exercise conducted by the Office of Emergency Management.
Prisons expand their reach to train new officers
McAlester - Joshua Drake once was offered the chance to be a corrections officer but turned it down because he didn't want to leave his wife and aging parents for six weeks to train hundreds of miles away in El Reno.
Severe Storms to Return to OKC, Dallas, Little Rock
Severe thunderstorms are set to return to the corridor from Little Rock to Oklahoma City to Dallas to close out Wednesday.
KOCO-TV Oklahoma City
First Alert Forecast for Tuesday night
ACRE AND 82 IN EDMOND AND WESTERN OKLAHOMA TEMPERATURES CLIMBED IN TO 80. AND WOODWARD AND LOW TEMPERATURES AND NOTHING OUT OF THE ORDINARY DOWN TO 73. ENID.
Los Angeles Times
Federal appeals court grants stay to Arizona death row inmate
A gurney in the execution chamber at the State Penitentiary in McAlester, Okla., is shown in a 2008 image.
McAlester Man Dead after Vehicle Rams Tree
A 78-year-old man from McAlester was pronounced dead on scene after his vehicle ran off the road and struck a tree Tuesday morning.
Murder victim's mother petitions against Okla. Dept. of Corrections
In December of last year, Joshua Scott was sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to three counts of first degree murder.
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Okla. health officials urge birth certificate plan
The Oklahoma Department of Health is urging parents to avoid the last-minute scramble and long lines by getting their children's birth certificates now as they prepare to get their kids back to school.