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16-year-old Tulsan gets life plus 60 years in 2015 fatal shooting of girl (Tulsa, OK): Barring a successful appeal, a 16-year-old will spend the rest of his life in prison for crimes stemming from a 2015 shooting death in north Tulsa that a judge on Friday called “especially tragic and senseless.”
Source: Tulsa World    Date: February 25, 2017

16-year-old convicted of murder in 2015 shooting of girl in north Tulsa (Tulsa, OK): After listening to a 16-year-old testify in his own defense during his trial over a fatal gang-related shooting in 2015, a Tulsa County jury took less than an hour to return guilty verdicts on three felony counts.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: February 18, 2017

Cutting back on gang violence in Tulsa (Tulsa, OK): The city of Tulsa saw a violent year in 2016 with record breaking homicides, armed robberies and assaults. The Tulsa County District Attorney’s office told FOX23 most of those crimes involved a person who was affiliated with a gang.
Source: FOX23 News    Date: February 17, 2017

Police go door-to-door in northeast Oklahoma City in targeted approach (Oklahoma City, OK): Instead of just fielding complaints and responding to crimes in progress, Oklahoma City police officers in the Springlake division are pounding the pavement and knocking on some 9,000 doors to speak with residents about their issues with the northeast side.
Source: The Oklahoman    Date: January 13, 2017

Homicide detectives find body while searching for missing man; three charged with murder (Tulsa, OK): Tulsa homicide detectives searching for a missing witness to a shooting found a body Wednesday in Muskogee County. The body has not yet been identified, Tulsa Police Sgt. Dave Walker said.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: December 17, 2016

Educating Tulsa's Early Child Care Workers About Street Gangs (Tulsa, OK): The gangs working in Tulsa recruit early and increasingly are involved in child trafficking and that's leading to more training for people who work with children. County officials are working hard to stop gang influence.
Source:    Date: December 9, 2016

Cousins to stand trial in north Tulsa shootings of two women (Tulsa County, OK): Two men will stand trial in the Aug. 5 shootings of two women during an argument in north Tulsa, a Tulsa County judge decided Wednesday. Assistant District Attorney Brett Mize said Wednesday evening that the cousins are members of a subset of the Hoover Crips street gang. Neither of the women testified during the preliminary hearing on Wednesday, but they are not associated with the group, he said.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: December 1, 2016

Year of gun violence puts Tulsa 1 homicide away from record (Tulsa, OK): A year of gun violence has put Oklahoma's second-largest city one killing away from setting a record for the number of homicides in a year — with five weeks still remaining in 2016.
Source: The Daily Progress    Date: November 26, 2016

Tulsa man convicted of gang-related firearms charge, leading deputy on chase in stolen vehicle (Tulsa, OK): A 19-year-old man was sentenced to a total of nine years in custody after being found guilty of driving a stolen car and pleading guilty to an unrelated felony firearms charge.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: November 22, 2016

Hoover Crip gang member sentence to 15 for drug trafficking (Tulsa, OK): Vysean Leandre Embry, 33, of Tulsa, Oklahoma was sentenced for his participation in drug trafficking activities conducted from the Tonight Inn and Suites locatedat 8333 East Admiral, Tulsa, Oklahoma and other locations throughout Tulsa.
Source: The Daily Ardmoreite    Date: November 18, 2016

Former Gang Leader Speaks To Kids In OKC (Oklahoma City, OK): Seeworth Academy is nestled in the fields of Northeast Oklahoma City near N.E. 122nd and Kelly Ave. It is a long way from the streets of Los Angeles. It’s one of three schools 60-year-old Michael Concepcion, former founder of the notorious Crips street gang, came to visit to share his story.
Source: KWTV News 9    Date: September 22, 2016

Spencer community reacts following a double homicide over the weekend (Spencer, OK): Rodeos are a tradition in Spencer. The small and usually quiet African American farming community in Oklahoma County isn't a stranger to violence but it wasn't the norm when chaos broke just before 11 p.m. Saturday night.
Source: KOKH FOX 25 News    Date: August 29, 2016

CSO: Catoosa murder may be gang-related (Claremore, OK): Tulsa Police Department detectives and Rogers County Sheriff’s Office investigators believe the murder of a man found shot to death in Catoosa on Aug. 12 could be gang-related.
Source: The Daily Progress    Date: August 25, 2016

Tulsa gang member faces murder trial in shooting of rival gang member (Tulsa, OK): A Tulsa man accused of shooting a member of a rival gang in the head during an argument outside a north Tulsa house must face trial on a charge of first-degree murder, a Tulsa County judge ruled Thursday.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: August 5, 2016

People in gangs DA team focus (Tulsa, OK): People making up Tulsa gangs are the focus of the Tulsa County District Attorney’s Gang Unit. Isaac S.B. Shields, who directs the unit, labels those members as terrorists and vows to help law-abiding citizens take the community back.
Source: Tulsa Business & Legal News    Date: August 1, 2016

Gang charges added against four accused of beating man to death on north Tulsa street (Tulsa, OK): Four of five males charged with murdering a man by beating him to death on a north Tulsa street in March are members of the Hoover Crips criminal street gang, Tulsa County prosecutors allege.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: July 29, 2016

One of Tulsa's ‘Most Wanted' arrested for gang-related offense, shooting with intent to kill (Tulsa, OK): A man deemed most wanted by Tulsa police has been captured. Lauryn Robbins, 19, was taken into custody recently and booked on complaint of shooting with intent to kill, seven counts of use of a vehicle in discharge of a weapon, gang-related offense, intimidation of a witness, possession of a firearm after juvenile adjudication and possession of a firearm by adjudicated delinquent.
Source: KJRH 2 News    Date: July 20, 2016

Men charged in gang-related north Tulsa shots, intimidation of witness in 2015 drive-by homicide (Tulsa, OK): Two teenagers were charged Friday with nearly a dozen felonies each in connection with the gang-related firing of shots in April and the intimidation of a witness in a 2015 gang-related murder case.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: July 9, 2016

Alleged Irish Mob gang members charged with kidnapping murder-case witness (Tulsa, OK): Two alleged Irish Mob gang members were charged Tuesday with intimidation and multiple counts of kidnapping on allegations that they held hostage a witness in a murder case and her children and threatened to kill the woman.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: June 22, 2016

Violent gang vandalizes Owasso Car wash (Owasso, OK) : While washing her car at the Dirty Dawg Carwash, Sandara Bennett noticed gang symbols spray painted in black on the walls. I think they look pretty bad, I remember you didn’t really used to see things like that around here,” said Bennett. Owasso Police said the markings with letter J next to the number 13 on the wall represents the Jauritos 13 gang out of Mexico.
Source: KJRH 2 News    Date: June 14, 2016

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