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Welcome to the Gang-Related News Articles page. This page provides a list of articles pertaining to gangs and gang-related activities from various U.S. and Canadian news sources. A link to the source of each article is provided. The list of articles can be refined and filtered by date and limited to a specific state or Canadian province or territory.

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Woman accused of stealing car used in September homicide arrested (Tulsa, OK): Tulsa police arrested a woman Wednesday afternoon accused of stealing a vehicle that was shared among a group of people and eventually used in a mid September homicide.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: November 16, 2017

Operation Blue Thunder helps law enforcement take 48 illegal firearms off street, make 102 felony arrests (Tulsa, OK): Officers Danny Bean and Brent Barnhart noticed several people loitering suspiciously in the parking lot of a north Tulsa convenience store during a recent night on duty.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: November 15, 2017

Sunday's double homicide was gang related, OKC police say (Oklahoma City, OK): A shooting Sunday that left two dead in southwest Oklahoma City was “the result of two gang sets having problems with each other,” police reported.
Source: The Oklahoman    Date: November 14, 2017

Three people charged with murder in gang-related fight outside north Tulsa store (Tulsa, OK): Three people have been charged with murder in the shooting death of a man outside a north Tulsa convenience store in September after a gang-related fight, which also left a woman critically wounded.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: November 14, 2017

Three people charged with murder in gang-related shooting outside north Tulsa store (Tulsa, OK): Three people have been charged with murder in the shooting death of a man outside a north Tulsa convenience store in September during a gang-related fight, which also left a woman critically wounded. Two others also were charged Friday with less severe crimes related to the shootings.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: November 14, 2017

Tulsa County DA files intent to seek death penalty in 2016 gang-related torture, slaying (Tulsa County, OK): The Tulsa County District Attorney’s Office on Thursday announced its intent to seek the death penalty against a man and a woman charged with beating a Tulsa man to death in a gang-related attack and subsequently burning his body.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: November 10, 2017

Teenager charged with shooting two people while on probation for involvement in shootings of former UFC fighter, his son (Tulsa, OK): A teenager was charged and arrested Monday on allegations that he attempted to fatally shoot two people in August, four months after he received a deferred sentence in the 2016 shootings of a former UFC fighter and his son.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: October 10, 2017

Sand Springs tattoo parlor to offer free tattoo coverups as part of 'stop the hate in the 918' (Sandy Springs, OK): Jamy Magee was reading some of the arguments on social media and even got involved in some of the disagreements. After watching people go back and forth about race and politics, he decided he was going to do something about it.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: September 11, 2017

Ardmore gang activity ‘next to nothing’ thanks to state grant (Ardmore, OK): In 2014, the Ardmore Police Department had every reason in the world to seek guidance on how to purge area gang activity. Uniform reports show more than 1,400 crimes committed that year, including more than 500 violent crimes reported, including murders, rapes, robberies and aggravated and simple assaults.
Source: The Daily Ardmoreite    Date: September 10, 2017

Member of Bloods street gang charged over north Tulsa shooting that wounded teen girl (Tulsa, OK): A Tulsa man faces felony charges for his alleged involvement in a possible gang-related shooting incident that injured a 16-year-old bystander at a QuikTrip store in north Tulsa.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: August 30, 2017

Tulsa man sentenced in fatal shooting of rival-gang member (Tulsa, OK): A Tulsa judge has sentenced a man to life imprisonment without parole after a jury found him guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting of a rival-gang member last year.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: July 3, 2017

OKC jurors find gang member guilty of fatally shooting 17-year-old girl (Oklahoma City, OK): Jurors have found a gang member guilty of firing a gun into a crowd at the close of an Oklahoma City New Year's Eve party, leaving a 17-year-old girl dead.
Source: The Oklahoman    Date: June 10, 2017

Two charged with murder in drug-related homicide outside north Tulsa grocery store (Tulsa, OK): Tulsa County prosecutors charged a juvenile and a man with murder Thursday after what police said was a drug-related shooting near a grocery store May 5.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: May 18, 2017

Oklahoma Vice: Former California gang member charged in shooting (Oklahoma City, OK): A self-proclaimed former Norteño gang member from California has been involved in two Oklahoma City shooting incidents in less than a year, police records show.
Source: The Oklahoman    Date: April 25, 2017

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

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