Trial defendant accuses law officials of crimes while testifying
A McAlester man who testified in his trial Wednesday accused multiple law officials of crimes — he accused police of executing a search warrant while drunk, he accused the judge of falsifying court records and he even accused his own lawyer of having false court transcripts.
Charges filed in Kiowa Church fire
A McAlester man who said he was “worshiping God” has been charged with first-degee arson in connection with a devasting blaze which destroyed a Kiowa Church.
Gov. Fallin signs bill regulating Narconon Arrowhead
The State of Oklahoma will have oversight of Narconon Arrowhead and other drug rehabs, according to legislation signed today by Gov. Mary Fallin.
McAlester man goes to trial for marijuana, firearm possession
A jury trial began today for a McAlester man accused of possessing marijuana and firearms.
George H. Pinkney, 55, was charged Sept. 6, 2011, with three felony counts and one misdemeanor.
'Stacy's Bill' heads to Gov.'s desk
Legislation regulating Narconon Arrowhead and other drug rehabs is headed to the governor’s desk and could be signed into law this month.
Execution date set for rapist, murderer
An execution date has been set for an Oklahoma death row inmate convicted of raping and murdering his girlfriend’s mother.
McAlester man pleads guilty to attempted extortion charge
The second of two McAlester men charged in an extortion case recently pleaded guilty and was sentenced.
Bill regulating Narconon Arrowhead headed to Gov. Fallins desk
Legislation regulating Narconon Arrowhead and other drug rehabs is headed to Gov. Fallin desk and could be signed into law this month.
19-yr-old dies from alcohol poisoning-death ruled suspicious
A McAlester man found dead at McNally Flats in January has died under suspicious circumstances, according a medical examiners report.
Two McAlester men accused of making meth in apartment
Two local men were recently accused of making methamphetamine in an apartment.
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