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Erin James
Jan. 27, 3:42 pm
Aggravated DWI

Erin James, 22, of Vanderwagen, N.M., was arrested and charged with DWI following an incident on the afternoon of Jan. 27, after nearly hitting another vehicle head-on. James did hit and break the driver’s side mirror.

Deputy Frank Villa Jr. was dispatched to the seventh...

Watch out for Valentine’s Day romance scams

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Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, but with it comes the danger of scammers looking to steal from people on dating apps.

Seasoned online criminals often create false profiles on dating sites and apps and also try to make contact via Facebook or other popular social media sites, according to the FBI.

To avoid becoming a victim, the FBI recommends you use only reputable, recognizable dating websites, though be aware scammers may be using these sites, too. Never provide your financial information, loan money, or allow your bank accounts to be used to transfer funds.

Further, the FBI warns not to allow yourself to be isolated from your family and friends, and do not believe stories of...

Two juveniles charged in shots-fired incident

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Two Gallup youths have been arrested and charged with two counts of shooting at a house.

Nathan Sanchez and Jeremiah Gomez, both age 16, were charged with the incident that occurred on Feb. 6.

Both Sanchez and Gomez are facing identical charges: two counts of shooting at a dwelling or occupied building, three counts of shooting at or from a motor vehicle, two counts of child abuse, two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, and one count of unlawful possession of a handgun.

Both have been booked into the San Juan County Juvenile Detention Center.

FBI requests public’s help

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The FBI and Zuni Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in finding the person or persons responsible for the death of Jolynn Marie Calavaza.

Calavaza’s body was found in a vacant lot on Zuni Pueblo on May 4.

An autopsy determined Calavaza, of Zuni Pueblo, had died of multiple stab wounds.

Calavaza was 46 years old. She had black hair, hazel eyes, weighed approximately 169 pounds, and was 5’4” tall.

Anyone with information about this death is asked to contact the FBI at (505) 889-1300 or tips.fbi.gov.

Earthweek: Diary of a Changing World

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Week ending Friday, February 5, 2021

Net Zero

California scientists say the goal of reaching zero net emissions of carbon dioxide from industry and energy production in the U.S. can be accomplished by 2050 by shifting energy infrastructure to operate mainly on renewable energy. The team says the transition would cost about $1 per day for each U.S. resident, but it is crucial to averting the worst effects of climate change. “It means that by 2050 we need to build many gigawatts of wind and solar power plants, new transmission lines, a fleet of electric cars and light trucks, millions of heat pumps to replace conventional furnaces and water heaters, and more energy-efficient...

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