By JASON DEAREN, Associated Press
The man police say opened fire with a gun from his checked baggage at a Florida airport had a history of mental health problems — some of which followed his military service in Iraq — and was receiving psychological treatment at his home in Alaska, his …
By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress certified Donald Trump’s presidential victory Friday over the objections of a handful of House Democrats, with Vice President Joe Biden pronouncing, “It is over.”
House Democrats objected to the votes from at least 10 states, raising issues of voter suppression as well as American …
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say multiple people have died after a lone suspect opened fire at the Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, international airport.
The Broward County Sheriff’s Office tweeted the information following Friday afternoon’s shooting.
Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief told CNN that authorities “have an active crime scene investigation involving …
By CRAIG HALL
Despite not being on the agenda, a large crowd attended the Heavener City Council meeting on Thursday to talk about bringing street racing to the town.
Present were mayor Troy Dyer, along with council members Melinda Ballantine, Joey Clubb, Gail Nichols and Jim Roll.
Several supporters of allowing street racing …
The LeFlore County courthouse and several LeFlore County school districts have been cancelled on Friday due to the snow.
Carl Albert State College will be closed at both the Poteau and Sallisaw campuses and classes at the Kiamichi Technology Center are also cancelled.
School districts that are cancelled for Friday are Arkoma, …
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma State Department of Health is reporting a third death due to influenza this flu season.
The department said Thursday that latest death was in Rogers County. Previous deaths were reported in Tulsa and Johnston counties.
Two of this season’s deaths have been people aged 65 or …
The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a winter weather advisory from midnight until 10 a.m. on Friday.
Snow accumulations up to two inches may be possible for LeFlore County, Okfuskee, Okmulgee, Muskogee, McIntosh, Sequoyah, Pittsburg, Haskell and Latimer Counties in Oklahoma.
Arkansas counties in the advisory are Crawford, Franklin and …
The Heavener City Council will meet in a regular meeting Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Heavener City Hall at 103 East Avenue B.
Here is the agenda:
CALL TO ORDER – Mayor
ROLL CALL – City Clerk
INVOCATION- City Manager
Approval of minutes of previous meeting.
Approval of purchase orders presented for …
OKLAHOMA CITY–Grants from the Carolyn Watson Rural Oklahoma Community Foundation are available for projects in Le Flore County communities with a population less than 6,000.
Designed to improve the quality of life for rural Oklahomans, the program will award grants to qualified nonprofit organizations or entities of state and local government …
By CRAIG HALL
POTEAU—After a busy weekend for firefighters, the LeFlore County commissioners issued a burn ban for the county at their weekly meeting Tuesday morning.
The county qualifies for a burn ban because it is listed as being in severe drought.
Firefighters had to fight a large fire near Talihina, another big …