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Two bodies discovered at Hill Avenue residence

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Gallup Police Department responded to 600 block of West Hill Avenue, in reference to a deceased person discovered at a residence shortly after noon June 30.Gallup Police Detectives and the Office of the Medical Investigator were called to the scene. While examining the scene, detectives located another deceased body at the home. Detectives ceased their investigation to apply for a search warrant. Once a search warrant was obtained, Detectives and OMI continued their investigation. The second body appeared to have been deceased for a length of time when compared to the first body located. The State Police Crime Scene Unit out of Las Cruces assisted with processing the crime scene...

DWI suspect crashes into residence

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Gallup Police have arrested a man after he reportedly crashed into a house on Mazon Avenue and Patton Drive in Gallup June 29.

 

The suspect, Kintuck Howard, was charged with his second DWI and for failure to give immediate notice of accident.

 

Gallup Police Captain Marinda Spencer said police were responding to a call in the Mossman area about a man who was driving carelessly.

 

A pursuit began and was cancelled because the driver was going through residential areas and there was a fear that someone could be hurt.

 

A little later, police were called to a house on Mazon Avenue where someone had crashed into the west wall of the building. The man fled the scene but was later...

DWI Death: Family seeks justice for tragic loss

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RELIVING the pain of a DAUGHTER gone

The Livingstons were a tight-knit family due in large part to Raven Livingston. She was described by her family as talkative, caring, and a friend to many people. She would do whatever was necessary to help her family and friends be happy.

However, she did not live to see her 26th birthday. Raven was killed in a collision with an alleged drunk driver on Dec. 31 of last year.

Jeulina Livingston, Raven’s mother, recalls hearing sirens that night but did not pay it much attention until Raven had been gone too long.

“She just went to the movies and never came home,” Jeulina Livingston said through tears.

Jeulina Livingston works at KTNN...

Uranium mining, Medicaid highlighted at Commission meeting

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Leroy Tso was one of the speakers present at the McKinley County Board of Commissioners meeting June 26. He was there to present for the action on Item 7, JUN-18-039, which would support “New Mexico’s Development of a Public Option Buy-In for Healthcare Coverage to Better Ensure Affordability and Choice.”

“We are here together because we feel it is important to stand strong and support the quality of affordable health care for all families,” Tso said.

Tso spoke on behalf of Strong Families N.M., a group formed to pass policy at local and state levels in support of a Medicaid Buy-In Plan, a publicly-funded healthcare option for everyone in New Mexico.

Tso suggested the...

Middle College prom, financials measures mulled at Board of Education meeting

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The end of the school year also brings prom season, a special time for many students about to graduate. The festivities serve as a way to cap off years of learning with some fun, and the issue of student safety is pressed more than ever during this special time.

But while Gallup-McKinley County Schools have safety procedures to follow, those rules could leave some students out of the excitement.

At the GMCS Board Meeting on June 18, Kelly Mortensen, parent of a student at Middle College High School at UNM-Gallup, brought up an image that was passed around about the policies regarding prom and safety. Due to the procedures in place, students attending Middle College were not able to...

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