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Oklahoma Sheriffs Meet At Capitol To Discuss ODOC Plan
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:17:11 -0700

ARDMORE, OK -- The new director of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections wants to remove all state prisoners from county facilities. That has some sheriffs worried about their finances. $27 a day may not seem like much but for some Oklahoma county jails, it's a matter of staying open or closing down"I think there was a pretty good showing, that it's a big concern of ours," said Carter County ...

James Conn Nipp appears in Carter Co. court
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:50:09 -0700

CARTER COUNTY, OK -- The man at the center of a missing persons case in Southern Oklahoma appeared in court Wednesday morning.

Nipp Pleads Not Guilty In Carter County Court
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:19:25 -0700

ARDMORE, OK -- A man accused of leading authorities on two separate high speed chases through two southern Oklahoma counties was back in court today. James Conn Nipp pleaded not guilty to the charge of endangering others while eluding police.The charge stems from a chase in Carter County that happened on January 22.Nipp is also accused of running from authorities in Love County last July.Police ...

TCU receiver Brandon Carter arrested on marijuana charge
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:58:49 -0700

FORT WORTH — TCU wide receiver Brandon Carter has been charged with marijuana possession following a traffic stop in Fort Worth. TCU athletic officials on Wednesday did not immediately comment on the arrest of Carter, who has not taken part in spring practices for academic reasons. Fort Worth police say Carter was pulled over driving a white, four-door Lexus at 5:17 p.m. Tuesday in the 1600 ...

Semi driver dies in wreck on US 75 in Sherman
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:36:19 -0700

SHERMAN -- One man died in a wreck on Highway 75 in Sherman overnight. The driver of the semi has been identified as Kenneth Carter, 63, of Georgia. According to Sherman police, around midnight, the driver lost control of the semi and slammed into one of the pillars under Loy Lake Bridge. TxDOT is doing construction on the bridge. Police say Carter was pinned inside the cab of the truck for at ...

Manslaughter charges filed in fatal Carter Co. crash
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 20:37:10 -0700

CARTER COUNTY, OK - On State Highway 76 south of Ratliff City the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said Charles Jackson struck and killed Carol Coker while driving in July.

Calera Students Learn Distracted Driving is Dangerous
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 14:02:45 -0700

CALERA -- "Is a text or a phone call really worth what could happen to you? Is it worth losing your life?"

Rattlesnake Roundup Benefits Thackerville Volunteer Fire Department
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 05:31:19 -0700

Whether you love snakes or hate them, it's hard to turn away when you see someone handling a big old rattler. The Thackerville, Oklahoma Volunteer Fire Department will host the 7th Annual Rattlesnake Round

First Tornado of Season Touches Down in Texoma
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 07:56:09 -0700

April 13th was the first time in many months that a tornado touched down in Oklahoma and Texoma.

Latest Wreck On Sharp Curve Near Davis Shuts Down I-35
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:19:13 -0700

MURRAY COUNTY, OK -- An overturned semi shut down the part of Interstate 35 after troopers say the driver was going too fast around a curve.Troopers say if drivers don't start slowing down, accidents like this will continue to happen. Truck driver Jerry Harris is just glad nobody else was hurt. "It could of been a heck of a lot worse," said Harris.The truck driver lost control along an on ramp ...