Fearing lawsuits, police to scale back on rules enforcement at the Gathering Place

While park officials have consistently maintained they have authority to enforce certain rules, questions by city attorneys about the park have led officers to change when and where they'll get involved.
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Prejudice and prosecution: Juror racism at issue in Tulsa County DA election

A transcript from a court hearing where a potential juror admitted she was racist has become a piece of ammunition against Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler. He says the instance was taken out of context.
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Judge who resigned amid state Supreme Court inquiry accused of misspending public funds

Curtis DeLapp allegedly wrote more than $5,000 worth of checks for food, a stenotype and other items out of a fund used to pay for maintenance of county buildings.
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Allegations of violent past follow ‘peaceful gun owner’ at heart of rally outside Gathering Place

Called the "perfect example" of a peaceful gun owner, court records obtained by The Frontier paint a different picture of the man whose expulsion from the park kicked off the upcoming gun rally outside Tulsa's Gathering Place.
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Rob Barris, longtime prosecutor, district attorney in Okmulgee and McIntosh Counties, dies

Barris served as a prosecutor for 25 years. In 2015 he oversaw the grand jury that indicted Tulsa County Sheriff Stanley Glanz following a lengthy corruption investigation.
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Joe Exotic kept an AR-15 he said was ‘For Carole’

Investigator testified "Joe would have nothing to lose to try and follow out his original plans and have her killed — or have one one of his cultish followers do it.”
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Gathering Place officials mostly mum as ‘Second Amendment Rally’ outside park nears

The rally was planned after a group member was evicted from the park during its grand opening last month for open carrying a handgun. Park officials have said they have a strict no guns allowed policy.
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Joe Exotic pleads not guilty to murder-for hire charges

In a jailhouse interview earlier this month, Maldonado-Passage told The Frontier that he had been “set up.”
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With $1.5 million federal grant, Tulsa police will process some untested kits. Old sexual assault cases could be reopened

The Tulsa Police Department's project could serve as a statewide model of best practices on how to handle and respond to cases of sexual assault.
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Fatal officer-involved shootings this year continue recent upward trend

Despite the fact that fatal shootings in 2018 have stayed on the recent upward trend overall, the last two months have been mostly quiet.
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