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  • Visitation canceled at 6 prisons due to lockdown; others to be re-assessed

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahoma Department of Corrections has canceled visitation at three state prisons starting Thursday and extending through the weekend. Additionally, visitation is cancelled at the state's three private prisons.Visitation is canceled at North Fork Correctional Center in Sayre, Dick Conner Correctional Center in Hominy, Mack Alford Correctional Center in Stringtown, Cimarron Correctional Facility in Cushing, Davis Correctional Facility in Holdenville, and Lawton Correctional &...  Read More...

  • UPDATED: Oklahoma Department of Corrections to release lockdown of several prisons

    The Oklahoma Department of Corrections expects to open seven prisons to normal operations Wednesday morning if prison staff determine no risk remains at those facilities. On Monday evening, the agency initiated a statewide lockdown of prisons after more than a half dozen inmates at Mack Alford Correctional Center (male medium security) caused a disturbance. No inmates were seriously injured, and no staff were harmed. Staff will evaluate each prison for any continued risk and lift the lockdo...  Read More...

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    Record flooding in 2012 led to cattle rescues at Howard McLeod Correctional Center

    ATOKA, Okla --When the thunder rolls, the cowboys come out. Inmates at Howard McLeod Correctional Center are responsible for relocating hundreds of cows and calves. There are thousands of acres of pasture land, ideal for cows – until it rains. Running right through the property is Muddy Boggy Creek.   Read More...

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    HMCC walkaway back in custody

    ATOKA, Okla. -- Oklahoma Department of Corrections Fugitive Apprehension and Investigations agents located Howard McLeod Correctional Center walkaway James E. Smith around 3 p.m.   Read More...

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    ODOC searching for Howard McLeod Correctional Center walkaway

    ATOKA, Okla. -- Oklahoma Department of Corrections agents and security staff are searching for a man who walked away from the minimum-security Howard McLeod Correctional Center Monday night. At around 7:50 p.m., HMCC security staff discovered James E. Smith, 39, missing after learning a resident near the 5,300-acre site had called the sheriff's office complaining of someone trespassing on their property. Smith was serving several Stephens County sentences for armed robbery, firearm...  Read More...

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