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Suspect In Murder Of Chris Lane Admits Gang Affiliation (Stephens County, OK): Chancey Luna did not try to hide his gang affiliation in court Tuesday. In fact, he seemed to wear it proudly. "Crips for Life" was written on the back of his prison jumpsuit, giving some credence to years of speculation surrounding this case.
Source: KWTV News 9    Date: June 17, 2015

About 200 officers gather for Oklahoma Gang Investigators Association conference in Tulsa (Tulsa, OK): About 200 officers from five states converged in Tulsa for the Oklahoma Gang Investigators Association conference.They attended to learn about gang culture and trends from the experts.
Source: KJRH 2 News    Date: June 9, 2015

Tulsa police gear up for possible increase in gang activity during summer months (Tulsa, OK): The Tulsa Police Gang Unit is gearing up for a busy summer as gang activity begins to pick up. Officers say Monday's triple shooting has links to gangs.
Source: KJRH 2 News    Date: May 20, 2015

Gang Violence Suspected In Shooting Of 5-Year-Old Boy (Tulsa, OK): Tulsa homicide detectives are investigating whether a deadly shooting in 2007 has anything to do with a hotel shooting that occurred on Thursday night, which left a 5-year-old boy with a bullet in his leg.
Source: News On 6    Date: April 3, 2015

Tulsa police work to keep Hispanic kids out of gangs (Tulsa, OK): Tulsa police said they are working to prevent Hispanic children from turning to a life of crime. Officials said that there are four large Hispanic gangs in Tulsa. Activity in those gangs hasn’t grown over the years, but police are concerned that it could with Tulsa Public Schools dropout rates for Hispanic students at 50 percent.
Source: FOX23 News    Date: March 9, 2015

Oklahoma City-area students attend antigang summit (Oklahoma City, OK): Students heard the gritty life stories of former gang members as part of a program aimed at steering them away from drugs and violence.
Source: The Oklahoman    Date: March 1, 2015

Midwest City church aims to keep youngsters out of gangs (Midwest City, OK): Theodis Manning, pastor of the Divine Wisdom Worship Center in Midwest City, created a program to address gang problems. Teaching and Saving Kidz wants to prevent children from joining gangs, as well as reaching out to current gang members to help them change their lives.
Source: The Oklahoman    Date: March 1, 2015

What The City Is Doing About Tulsa's Growing Graffiti Problem (Tulsa, OK): Members of the Tulsa Police Gang Unit say several neighborhoods are seeing an increase in gang graffiti. It's often a problem in the Spring. They believe the current problem is the result of a feud between two rival Hispanic gangs.
Source: KTUL 8 News    Date: February 24, 2015

Green Country Investigators School Teachers On Gang Lingo, Trends (Broken Arrow, OK): Police officers and deputies in Green Country learned about gangs Friday. One thing they learned is gangs are no longer just a big city issue. We've all driven by a fence or a bridge and seen stuff like this, gang's tagging territory. Detectives say speaking the language helps in cracking down on gangs and violence.
Source: News On 6    Date: February 20, 2015

Tulsa Barber's Reality Shattered After Gang Gunfire Takes His Ability To Walk (Tulsa, OK): Lawrence Harris was one of the barbers who was caught in the cross fire of a gang shooting two weeks ago. A bullet from an AK-47 shattered his knee and femur and it may be nearly a year before he can walk or work again.
Source: News On 6    Date: February 20, 2015

Gang Member Arrested For Fatal Shooting Has Violent Past (Tulsa, OK): Police said a gang rivalry is behind the city's most recent murder. Records show the man arrested Thursday night was involved in a previous shooting, but didn't get any jail time.
Source: News On 6    Date: February 13, 2015

Tulsa schools to start new drug, gang prevention programs (Tulsa, OK): There is a new effort to protect Green Country children from the dangers of both gangs and drugs. FOX23 learned from district leaders that Tulsa Public Schools is revamping its Crime Prevention Program.
Source: FOX 23 News    Date: February 12, 2015

Eisenhower Elementary students complete gang prevention course (Lawton, OK): Fifth-graders at Eisenhower Elementary School are Lawton's youngest graduates of a program designed to take a stand against gangs. One by one, students received certificates of their training in the Gang Resistance Education and Training program, or 'GREAT' for short.
Source: KSWO 7 News    Date: November 14, 2014

Authorities: Two Injured Gang-Related Shooting In NE OKC (Oklahoma City, OK): Police responded to the report of a possible homicide at NE 22nd Street and Miramar Boulevard in Oklahoma City Monday afternoon. Officers told News 9 one person was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound and was in serious condition. Another person was treated at the scene with a cut.
Source: KWTV News 9    Date: November 10, 2014

Tulsa police: Known gang member shot while working on vehicle (Tulsa, OK): A 22-year-old man who police said is a known gang member was shot Saturday evening as he worked on a vehicle in front of a shop on East Apache Street in north Tulsa.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: October 26, 2014

Hoover Crips read charges (Ardmore, OK): Jovial bravado reportedly quickly turned into stunned silence Thursday afternoon as nine of the 12 Hoover Crips members targeted in a multi-agency raid in Ardmore early Wednesday read the charges against them.
Source: The Daily Ardmoreite    Date: October 24, 2014

Year-long investigation takes down Ardmore Hoover Crips (Ardmore, OK): An investigation one year in the making led the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, Explosives, Armore Polcie and Federal Marshals to nine men. The men were arrested in connection with what police call one of Ardmore’s most violent gangs.
Source: KFOR 4 News    Date: October 22, 2014

Gang unit recovers 117 guns so far in 2014 (Tulsa, OK): The Tulsa Police Department's Organized Gang Unit says it has recovered 177 firearms - including high powered rifles - since January.
Source: News On 6    Date: October 21, 2014

Two Men Sought In Tulsa Gang Crackdown (Tulsa, OK): Two Tulsa men are wanted in connection to the Operation: Battlefield joint investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Tulsa Police Department and other law enforcement agencies. The investigation is a sweep of Hoover Crips gang activity in the Tulsa area including drug trafficking and theft.
Source: News On 6    Date: September 2, 2014

Former gang members gather to 'Silence the Violence' in Oklahoma City (Oklahoma City, OK): Korey “K-Dog” Nelson and Jose Ferreira stood side by side in an Oklahoma City park — two men committed to spreading one message: Gangs lead to violence, prison and, too often, death on metro-area streets.
Source: The Oklahoman    Date: August 30, 2014

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