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TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Prosecutors said Friday they would seek the death penalty against two Tulsa men charged in an April 2012 shooting rampage that killed three black people and left two others wounded. Jake England, 20, and Alvin Watts, 33, are charged with first-degree murder in what authorities describe as the racially motivated killings […]

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A judge entered not guilty pleas Monday for two Oklahoma men accused of going on a racially-motivated shooting spree in a predominantly black section of Tulsa this month, killing three people and wounding two others. Jake England and Alvin Watts appeared in Tulsa County District Court via closed-circuit television from jail, where they have been […]

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) – Within hours of shootings that terrified Tulsa’s north side and left three people dead, leaders of the predominantly black community declared the spree a hate crime and warned of a possible vigilante response. Quick arrests relieved many residents and ended talk of more violence, but community leaders still want the case […]

Rev. Jesse Jackson talks about the shooting spree in Tulsa, Oklahoma…and more.

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Black Tulsans were reportedly breathing more easily late Sunday, after police charged a pair of white suspects with randomly murdering three black men in the African American community and shooting two more. Those arrests have perhaps brought a measure of hope for justice to African-Americans nationwide. Many, if not most, have been on edge since […]