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Police investigate shooting along road in north Duncan
8 p.m. Update: Duncan and OSBI authorities continue their investigation of a shooting that happened earlier today. An unconfirmed report is that the victim, a young male, died. No other information has been released. Detectives with Duncan Police said they can't release any details at this time.
Authorities are investigating a shooting that occurred Friday afternoon along Country Club Road on the north side of Duncan and say one person was transported to the hospital.
Duncan Police said they were dispatched to the area at 2:57 p.m. but details were still sketchy as of 4:30 p.m.
Police had taped off an area by the intersection of Country Club Road and Twilight Beach Road.
Woman charged in alleged cancer victim scam
Authorities issued an arrest warrant Friday for a woman accused of scamming Duncan and Marlow residents and businesses for donations by falsely claiming she had cancer and needed money for surgery.
The warrant was issued shortly after prosecutors charged Melissa Dawn Redwine, 29, with a felony count of operating by false pretenses for a benevolent purpose.
Breaking News: Man hangs himself in Stephens County Jail
A Duncan man hanged himself in the Stephens County Jail a short time after he was arrested Monday for being drunk in public.
Update: SCSO locate missing man, deceased upon discovery
Update: 6:12 p.m. Sheriff McKinney reports the man was deceased when they found him. The use of the helicopter helped locate the man in 8 minutes. A story will be in Sunday's paper.
Update: 5:57 p.m. The use of the helicopter aided searchers in finding the man. No other information is available at this time. EMS is with the man at this time.
Stephens County Sheriff’s Office and Velma Volunteer Fire Department members are searching today for a man whose family last heard from him around 1 p.m. The search covers more than 1,000 acres of pasture at the Baseline and Alley area, north of Velma.
JCEM: 2 drown in Waurika Lake, one recovered
Update: JCEM reports that the second body, a young man possibly 18 years old, has been recovered this morning at Waurika Lake. More details will be provided this afternoon.
Two men drowned in separate incidents Friday evening at Waurika Lake. The body of one man, age 41, was recovered by Oklahoma Highway Patrol’s Dive Team. A time of that drowning and recovery hasn’t been released to The Banner yet.
Cain terminated as Marlow City Administrator
During a special meeting Wednesday night, the Marlow City Council chose to terminate the contract of City Administrator Janice Cain.
Tornado warning at DIA delays Duncan resident's flight home
Update: Carberry's plane arrived as scheduled back in Oklahoma at Will Rogers International Airport.
Two tornados were spotted and National Weather Service confirmed that one touched down at Denver International Airport around 2:18 p.m. today.
Duncan resident Jamie Carberry was going through the security checkpoints as she waited to board a plane home after a short vacation there. That’s when the alert was sounded and people began taking cover.
Duncan resident takes tornado precautions at DIA
People at Denver International Airport are taking shelter, and there are unconfirmed reports that a tornado touched down at Denver International Airport.
Hastings to close Duncan store
Corporate officials with Hasting’s Entertainment informed its employees early today at the Duncan Hastings Entertainment store that their store will be closing Aug. 9.
This news came during a mandatory store meeting, where two corporate representatives, district and store managers, were present to make the announcement, confirmed a store employee, who spoke with The Banner after the meeting.
Marlow teen faces charges of murder in death of Alyssa Wiles
Update: 3:09 p.m. Ray appeared in court today and is being held without bond on the charges listed below in this story.
Michael Anthony Ray of Marlow will be be charged with Murder in the First Degree-Deliberate Intent, in Stephens County District Court, today, in the death of Alyssa Wiles, 14, of Duncan.
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