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Choctaw Nation offers assistance
As the winter storms are pushing their way through Southeast Oklahoma, the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma is taking measures to offer assistance to the affected communities and Tribal Members.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Festival of the Trees brings in the crowds
More than 100 people attended the first Festival of Trees held Saturday at the International Rainbow for Girls Supreme Temple visitors, organizers say.
County braces for rough weather
Local officials say they say they are preparing for the predicted rough weather ahead.
News9 Oklahoma City
Winter Storm Warning In Effect For Large Portion Of Oklahoma
The most likely area for significant amounts of freezing rain and sleet will be southeastern OK into northwestern AR from Durant, McAlester, Sallisaw, OK to Fayetteville, AR.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
McAlester Prison Escapee Recaptured
The Oklahoma Department of Corrections says Mark Thompson, 51, went missing between 3:30 4 a.m. after being checked out of prison.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
DOC employee gets 59 counts in prison drug smuggling case
Nov. 29 -- MCALESTER -- An Oklahoma Department of Corrections employee was charged with 59 felony counts in a prison drug smuggling case.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Violent sex offender to be extradited
A sexually violent sex offender listed to the Texas Most Wanted Sex Offender List captured by Pittsburg County Sheriff's office will be extradited back to Texas, officials say.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender Captured in Oklahoma
Robert Charles Grunsfeld, 51, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being captured Monday in Oklahoma.
Church elder, 76, charged in 30 year old molestation case.
A 76- year- old McAlester church elder was charged Tuesday for allegedly molesting three children more than 30 years ago, according to McAlester Police Sergeant Detective Chris Morris.
News9 Oklahoma City
Oklahoma Gas Prices Creep Above $3 Per Gallon
The average price of a gallon of gas in Oklahoma inched above $3 heading into the busy holiday travel week.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Escaped Rapist Captured In Oklahoma
A convicted sex offender who fled from a Dallas halfway house is back in custody.
Texas Most Wanted arrested by Pittsburg County Sheriff
The Pittsburg County Sheriffs office arrested a sexually violent sex offender listed to the Texas Most Wanted Sex Offender List, officials say.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Snow, sleet and rain seen in Pittsburg County over the weekend
FOX23 crews headed into the storm on Sunday to see what areas were hit the hardest.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Man distract officers and robs gas station
A man who said he distracted police so he could rob a local gas station at knife point was arrested Friday morning, officials say.
Lawsuit: Officer engaged in karate move on handcuffed woman
McALESTER - A million dollar federal lawsuit filed against a McAlester police officer alleges the officer engaged in a "karate move" on a handcuffed woman that broke her leg.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
McAlester girl, 9, helps MHS students
When a little McAlester girl found out headphones could help special education students at a local high school, she used her own money to help buy them for the whole class.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
US closing courthouses in NC, Okla., W.Va., Wyo.
The U.S. federal court system announced Wednesday that four courthouses are closing by the end of the year as a way to save money, but a court official and lawyer in one of the affected states said it will have little impact on the judicial process.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Dep Chief Maisano receives top award from IOCP
McAlester native and Norman Police Deputy Chief Jim Maisano was in Philadelphia, Pa.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Dinner theater set for Friday and Saturday night
The McAlester Community Theater is presenting a comedy dinner theater Friday and Saturday night at the Meeting Place, organizers say.