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  1. Suspended Oklahoma police chief has been fired by mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    The McAlester News-Capital reports that Hartshorne Mayor Joy Cline sent Jeremy Pierce a letter on Wednesday, firing him as police chief.

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  2. Sallisaw to be the newest home for Oklahoma Veterans CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    Legislation was passed last spring to move the current operations at the Talihina Veterans Center to a new 175-bed facility. Holdenville, Hugo, McAlester, Muskogee, Poteau, and Sallisaw all submitted plans to show their ability to host the newest Veterans Center.

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  3. Corrections board approves resolutions for facility improvements,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2018 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    The state's Board of Corrections has approved separate resolutions relating to facility improvements and possible construction of new state prisons. The board's unanimous approval came during their September meeting at the Jackie Brannon Correctional Center in McAlester.

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  4. PSO sends workers to Texas to assist with storm recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2018 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    Public Service Company of Oklahoma sent approximately 150 employees and contractors to the Texas Gulf Coast to help restore power from a developing storm in the Gulf. PSO employees and contractors from PSO's Tulsa, Lawton and McAlester districts left in convoys Friday morning to travel to Corpus Christi.

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  5. 2 apparently unrelated inmate deaths reported at Oklahoma prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    According to the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, the two inmates died in separate incidents Wednesday at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester. DOC said the first death was discovered after midnight in the maximum-security prison for men's infirmary.

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  6. Trial date set for Oklahoma man charged with killing infant daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    MCALESTER, Okla.-A trial date is set for an Oklahoma man charged with killing his 21-month-old daughter more than three years ago. The McAlester News-Capital reports that 27-year-old Devin Sizemore is to go on trial starting Sept.

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  7. Trial date set for Oklahoma man charged in daughter's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2018 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    A trial date is set for an Oklahoma man charged with killing his 21-month-old daughter more than three years ago. The McAlester News-Capital reports that 27-year-old Devin Sizemore is to go on trial starting Sept.

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  8. Oklahoma court orders new trial for man convicted of murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals is ordering a new trial for a man convicted of murder in the death of a woman who jumped from a moving truck and was run over. The court ruled Thursday that 39-year-old Michael Crawley deserves a new trial because he was prevented from presenting witnesses who would support his claim that he was not driving the truck.

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  9. McAlester photographer takes 'newborn' pictures of kittensRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    She says her friend Brandy gained the trust of a stray cat and the next day the mother brought her kittens to Brandy's porch. "Requirements are: Responsible, loving owners that pre-pay for their shots and to have them spayed or neutered at the local vet of their choice," said Heather, in her Facebook post.

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  10. Manhunt underway for burglary suspect in ChoctawRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2018 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    Police are searching for 32-year-old Wacey Nowlin, who is wanted in connection to a burglary at an elderly woman's home. Choctaw police tell News 4 Friday evening they received a call that Nowlin was hiding on a property, but he has not yet been found.

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  11. Search underway for inmate who escaped from Oklahoma correctional centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2018 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    Morgan L. Mitzner, 57, was last seen around 3:50 a.m. Sunday at the Jackie Brannon Correctional Center in McAlester. He is described as about 6 feet and 180 pounds.

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  12. Oklahoma man accused in 1988 killing faces trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    A man charged in a 30-year-old killing in Oklahoma has been ordered to stand trial for a first-degree murder charge. Tony Joe Watkins is charged in the 1988 death of 88-year-old Harve Rodden of Indianola.

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  13. Oklahoma school to allow licensed staff to carry firearmRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    A school in eastern Oklahoma has added a security measure allowing staff to carry firearms during school and at events. The McAlester News-Capital reports that the Hartshorne Public Schools Board of Education unanimously voted last month to allow personnel to carry guns so long as they're certified by the Oklahoma Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training.

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  14. Police warned of man who died in Oklahoma shootout, explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    Court filings show law enforcement officers had been warned that a man who died after a shootout with Oklahoma troopers had said he wanted to attack a small-town city hall. The McAlester News-Capital reports an informant told the Talihina police chief he went to Bradley Daniel Webster's home days before Webster's May 11 gunfight with troopers.

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  15. Oklahoma authorities increase reward in horrific double-homicide case ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    Emily's mother, Kim Morgan, said her daughter and Totinika drove from Oklahoma City to the McAlester area one night in August. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has been investigating the case for nearly two years, but has yet to make any arrests. 1 comment

  16. Authorities make arrest in 30-year-old Oklahoma cold caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2018 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    "It never leaves you. Never," said Rodden's grandson David Enox. "I think about it now and it just tears me up, how anybody could do that to an 88-year-old man is just beyond me."

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  17. Movie inspires billboard for Oklahoma murder victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    An Oklahoma woman said that the Oscar-nominated film "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" inspired her to create her own signs in the hopes of solving the unsolved 2016 killing of her daughter and another woman. Emily's mother, Kim Merryman, said her daughter and Totinika drove from Oklahoma City to the McAlester area one night in August.

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  18. A picture of a broken chair drove people to donate $44,000 in supplies to an Oklahoma teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    When an Oklahoma teacher revealed what the chairs in her classroom look like, she couldn't imagine how far one photo could go. On March 28, Laurissa Kovacs took to Facebook to raise awareness about the conditions her students learn - and sit - in.

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  19. Teachers share photos of classroom damage to push for education fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    Over the past several years, budget cuts have negatively impacted numerous state agencies, including the Oklahoma State Department of Education. "I think it is unacceptable that we have four-day school weeks for our children. 19 comments

  20. Oklahoma teacher shares her story on why she plans to walk outRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    An Oklahoma teacher is sharing her story on why she plans to walk out despite the recent bill that was passed that would give teachers a raise. House Bill 1010XX, which was described as "the largest teacher pay raise in the history of the state" passed both the state House and Senate this week.

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