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Lawton, Oklahoma is located in Comanche County. Zip codes in Lawton, OK include 73506, 73502, and 73505. The median home price in Lawton is $99,900. More Lawton information.

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3 hrs ago | KSWO

Stripes robbery suspect arrested in Georgia

SAVANNAH, Ga._New developments have come to light in the investigation of a string of robberies in Lawton earlier this summer. Police in Georgia have arrested one of the prime suspects, Strother Jackson.

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8 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

ESCO arrests wanted fugitive from OK

Officials from Oklahoma, as well as the United States Marshals Service have been searching for Strother Jackson, 34, of Lawton, OK, in connection with an armed robbery. Jackson, who initially refused to identify himself, was arrested by deputies.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

NewsOK.com

Lawton police shooting justified; man answered door with a gun

It was Daniel Martin Jr. who called 911 the day he died, to report vandals in his driveway. The decorated Army veteran's voice is frenzied and at one point, the dispatcher tells him to calm down.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

KSWO

Downtown Lawton: New rules for truck traffic

New signs will soon go up, following the city council's approval tonight of a partial ban for tractor-trailers on a nearly one-mile stretch of 2nd St. The trucks are prohibited from Ferris Ave. to C Ave., except for those that are making deliveries to businesses in that corridor. The city started noticing a spike in truck traffic with the recent road construction project on I-44.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

KSWO

South Sheridan Road closed for sewer upgrade

LAWTON, Okla._Those who take Sheridan Road to get into or out of Lawton from the south with have to find a new route for the next two weeks. Sheridan Road between Southwest Coombs Road and Woodlawn Road has been closed while the city installs a 54-inch sewer pipeline.

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KSWO

Name released after car chase

LAWTON, Okla._The name of the driver who led law enforcement officers on a 30-minute, 120 miles per hour chase through Comanche County Monday night has been released. Justin Sparkman appeared in court and was charged with multiple felonies including DUI, eluding police, and running a roadblock.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Altus Times

Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma calls on Emergency Management for disaster preparedness

The Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma has reached out to Oklahoma Emergency Management's Southwest Region for a disaster preparedness symposium, geared towards educating congregations in the area on how to prepare and respond to localized disasters. Six priests, representing parishes in Altus, Chickasha, Duncan, Lawton, Lindsey and Paul's Valley, will be participating in the educational course on Wednesday, September 10, located in Comanche County's Emergency Operations Center.

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NWAonline

Lunney's gamble comes up a loser

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

KSWO

Lawton water main break leaves residents without water

A Lawton city work crew was called to a neighborhood just south of the Lawton Country Club on Gore Blvd. around 6:00 p.m. after a water line burst. Crew dug up a front yard in hopes of repairing the line.

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NewsOK.com

Lawton City Jail inmate dies Thursday morning

A correctional officer who was checking cells overnight Wednesday found William Harris, 48, slumped over in his cell and suffering from some type of medical condition, Lawton police reported. The inmate was unresponsive, police said.

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NewsOK.com

Oklahoma man gets life sentence in bathroom murder

An Oklahoma man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally shooting his roommate for leaving hair on a toilet seat. A local newspaper reports 40-year-old Stevie Gainey was sentenced Wednesday in Comanche County court.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

KSWO

Police Investigating Double Shooting in Lawton

LAWTON, Okla._Lawton Police are investigating a double shooting in the 2200 block of NW Hoover Avenue.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

KSWO

Police arrest suspected high school band trailer thief

LAWTON, Okla._Investigators revealed new details Monday on how they tracked down the suspect accused of stealing a trailer containing thousands of dollars worth of MacArthur High School's band instruments.

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KSWO

Last chance to ask questions about Lawton sales tax

LAWTON, Okla._Lawton city leaders will be giving one final pitch to voters Monday night ahead of Tuesday's CIP election.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

NewsOK.com

Three die after separate crashes on Oklahoma roads

William Crubaugh was driving east on U.S. 62 in Comanche County about 11:15 a.m. Saturday when the pickup he was driving collided with a pickup that failed to stop at a stop sign on Indiahoma Road, troopers said.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

KSWO

Police uncover dozens of bottles of PCP

LAWTON, Okla._ A shocking discovery at a Lawton storage unit Wednesday morning where police found dozens of bottles containing PCP.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Altus Times

APD Officers promoted

From left: Altus Deputy Chief of Police Bill Perkins, APD Lt. Tim Scott, APD Sgt.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

KSWO

City needs voters' support to fund long list of projects

LAWTON, Okla._ The City of Lawton has a long list of projects that need immediate attention and not nearly enough money to pay for it all.

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