McALESTER — A woman tasered by a McAlester police officer with her hands cuffed behind her alleges she is still suffering from the damage caused by the Taser blades.
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Pittsburg County road closures
As of 11 :30 a.m., Flooding closes highways in Pittsburg and Atoka Coun
More thunderstorms to hit McAlester
More thunderstorms are expected to hit McAlester Tuesday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service website
Heavy rain has flooded several Pittsburg County roads
Heavy rain has flooded several Pittsburg County roads but as of 8:45 a.m. most are open, officials say.
“We haven’t closed any yet but it could happen any time,” said Kevin Smith, District Two commissioner.
Donate to victims in Moore
There are numerous places for Pittsburg County citizens to donate items for the victims in Moore who are suffering from damages caused by recent storms and a large destructive tornado.
Blackboard alerts — Receive tornado warnings on your phone
Did you receive a tornado warning alert on your phone last night? If the answer is "no," you may need to register to receive area-alerts on your phone.
Authorities ask area-residents to drive safe
McAlester Police Chief Jim Lyles and Trent Myers, director of Pittsburg County/McAlester Office of Emergency Management, both ask area-residents to drive safely.
38 without power in the McAlester area
There are currently 38 customers experiencing power outages in the McAlester area as of 10:30 a.m., according to Frank Phillips, Community Affairs Manager of Public Service Company of Oklahoma.
NWS warns drivers
The National Weather Service warns drivers to not drive the areas where water covers the road at unknown depths.
Flash Flood Warning for Pittsburg County
Pittsburd County is under Flash Flood Warning and more storms are predicted in the McAlester area.
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