Wednesday and Thursday are Weather Aware days due to the potential for locally heavy rainfall. Beware of flooded road-ways and never drive around barricades or into water more than six inches deep. High rainfall rates may reduce visibility and also increase the risk of hydroplaning. Turn around, don’t drown! Isolated strong thunderstorms may develop late Wednesday afternoon, but widespread severe weather does not appear to be likely at this time.
(McAlester-AP) -- Officials at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary say they confiscated four homemade knives and another weapon in a search of prisoners' cells.
Officials were prompted to conduct the search after two inmates
with weapons fought earlier this week in an exercise yard at the
maximum-security prison in McAlester.
Officials say neither of the inmates in the fight were seriously