MADILL, Okla. (AP) The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says three people have died after a stolen sport utility vehicle crashed into another SUV during a police chase that began in Madill.
The names of the three were not immediately released.
The OHP says Chickasaw Lighthorse Police, Marshall County deputies and Madill police were chasing the stolen SUV Monday on U.S. 70 when the driver turned off the headlights and crashed into an oncoming SUV.
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Tahlequah, OK – Candidates for Okla tribe's chief resume campaigns
(Information in the following story is from: Tulsa World, http://www.tulsaworld.com)
TULSA, Okla. (AP) The candidates for Cherokee Nation principal chief have hit the campaign trail again, hoping to reach even more voters before the Sept. 24 election.
Incumbent Chief Chad Smith and tribal council member Bill John Baker have resumed sending out emails and mailers to registered voters, encouraging them to vote or send in absentee ballot requests by Aug 12.
Mannford, OK – Firefighters still working fires across Oklahoma
MANNFORD, Okla. (AP) Firefighters continued to battle a grass fire near Mannford that has destroyed homes and other structures.
Emergency medical responder Beverly Avey with the Keystone Fire Department said Sunday firefighters were still at the scene of the blaze near Oklahoma Highway 51. Avey said some homes had been lost but she didn't know how many.
Terelton, OK – Wild fires on the north side of Keystone Lake burns homes and cabins in the Pawnee County community of Terlton.
Nearly two dozen homes have been destroyed as the swift moving fire defies fire-fighters. The Red Cross has set up a shelter in 10-miles away in Cleveland for this impacted, Last night over 30-people spent the night there.
The Cimarron Turnpike has been closed between the Cleveland exit and Hallett because of thick smoke.