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Gang brought $10 million in drugs through Tulsa, feds say (Tulsa, OK): A federal indictment of Tulsa's "most violent and dangerous gang" alleges that the Hoover Crips distributed $10 million worth of cocaine from Mexican cartels, murdered at least one witness, ran a dog-fighting ring and had a vast network of co-conspirators, including a former NFL player.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: August 20, 2014

Gang activity happening all over Tulsa (Tulsa, OK): About 20 defendants linked to a major drug investigation are still on the streets. Investigators continue to search for them, many said to be members of the Hoover Crips street gang. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, some of the defendants who were already arrested in connection with the drug investigation will be released with conditions pending trial or other resolution of the case.
Source: KTUL 8 News    Date: August 20, 2014

Teen gang member turned Central City street into a 'killing field,' DA says (Tulsa, OK): A teenager on trial in a 2011 Central City killing that authorities say was a brazen act of gang warfare bragged about the shooting during jail phone calls and on social media, a prosecutor told jurors Tuesday.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: August 19, 2014

Oklahoma City makes 'Most Gang Infested Cities in America' list (Oklahoma City, OK): Oklahoma City has made its mark on a national list but it is not something that makes residents proud. According to TheRichest, Oklahoma City is one of the six most 'Gang Infested Cities in America.'
Source: KFOR 4 News    Date: August 4, 2014

Shootings target two locations, detectives suspect gang activity (Ardmore, OK) : "Once again no one wants to come forward and tell us what happened," Capt. Kevin Norris, Ardmore Po­lice Department Criminal Investi­gation Division, said Saturday as he talked about two overnight shootings that sprayed bullets at two southeast side locations damag­ing a car, residence and injuring one person.
Source: The Daily Ardmoreite    Date: July 20, 2014

Tulsa Gang Unit officers make arrests, recover stolen assault rifles, ammo (Tulsa, OK): Tulsa Police's Gang Unit intercepted weapons that had been stolen and were reportedly on the way to the hands of street gang members, according to a release from the Tulsa Police.
Source: News On 6    Date: July 15, 2014

Police: East Tulsa gang fight ends in father's stabbing death (Tulsa, OK): A "very large" fight between rival gangs at an East Tulsa nightclub ended with a man's death early Sunday, according to Tulsa Police. Authorities believe the man is the father of one of the gang members.
Source: News On 6    Date: June 22, 2014

Daniels convicted in Kayla Ferrante murder trial (Tulsa, OK): A Tulsa man was convicted Tuesday of murdering a teenager who police said was an innocent victim of gang violence.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: June 18, 2014

Kayla Ferrante's killer faces up to 70 years for her murder (Tulsa, OK): Two years ago, a 17-year-old girl was murdered one day after her high school graduation. Prosecutors said Edwin Daniels thought he was shooting at a rival gang member's car when he killed Kayla Ferrante when she was on her way home from a graduation party.
Source: FOX23 News    Date: June 17, 2014

Family ties link shooting suspect to city's gang history (Tulsa, OK): The family photo in the yellowed 1976 Tulsa World news clipping shows Charles Ruble Sr. and his wife in their living room, surrounded by 17 smiling children. "Work, education, worship make family of 19 tick," the headline reads.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: June 9, 2014

OKC police cracking down on daytime gang activity (Oklahoma City, OK): As Oklahoma City continues to grow, police say gang violence is spreading, and gang activity is no longer hidden under the cover of darkness.
Source: KOCO 5 News    Date: May 1, 2014

Dallas man arrested, extradited to Tulsa in fatal 2009 gang-related shooting (Tulsa, OK): A Dallas man was extradited to Tulsa Tuesday on an outstanding warrant in the gang-related shooting death of a 16-year-old in 2009.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: April 23, 2014

Murder on the rise (Oklahoma City, OK): Yellow police tape fluttered in the spring wind as homicide detectives filed into a south Oklahoma City home. On April 7, the city had its 12th homicide of the year as a 30-year-old female was found dead in a home on SW 60th Street.
Source: Oklahoma Gazette    Date: April 16, 2014

Gang prevention seminar brings Lawton leaders together (Lawton, OK): Leaders from the Lawton area came together at city hall to find ways to combat gangs and gang violence. There are over 2,200 registered known gang members in the Lawton/Fort Sill area. Officials believe there could be as many as 6,000 total.
Source: KSWO 7 News    Date: April 11, 2014

Five hospitalized, three arrested after Oklahoma City nightclub shooting (Oklahoma City, OK): Police continued to search for suspects and victims Monday following what was described as a gang-related shooting at an Oklahoma City nightclub early Sunday.
Source: The Oklahoman    Date: April 7, 2014

Sullivan Village fifth graders complete GREAT program (Lawton, OK): Fifth graders at Sullivan Village Elementary were honored Friday morning for their participation and completion of the "GREAT" program, Gang Resistance Education and Training.
Source: KSWO 7 News    Date: March 14, 2014

Gang member found guilty in murders at Tulsa Best Buy (Tulsa, OK): A Tulsa gang member was found guilty Friday evening on two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of two people at a Tulsa electronics store.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: March 8, 2014

Bill targets landlords who ignore drug, gang crime (Oklahoma City, OK): A measure aimed at cracking down on landlords who don't address drug and gang activity involving their properties is making its way through the Oklahoma Legislature.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: March 3, 2014

Judge allows evidence of gang activity in Best Buy murder trial (Tulsa, OK): Tulsa County prosecutors will be allowed to present some evidence of gang membership at a murder trial linked to two fatal shootings at a Best Buy store in Tulsa.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: March 2, 2014

Duncan Middle School learns about gang prevention (Duncan, OK): Duncan Middle School students got a dose of reality Friday thanks to one man on a mission. Lennie Orrell, a former gang member in Philadelphia, came to the school Friday afternoon to talk to kids about the dangers of bullying and gang membership. Orrell represents the "stand for something" outreach program and is a contributor for the documentary "If Streets Could Talk."
Source: KSWO 7 News    Date: February 14, 2014

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