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Navajo DPS investigating possible homicide

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Potential suspect in custody

KAYENTA, Ariz. -  The Navajo Division of Public Safety, in partnership with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, are investigating a possible homicide.

On Feb. 5 about 2:25 pm, the Navajo Police Department received a call reporting a man was shot north of Vendor Village in Kayenta, Ariz...

Parking lot stabbing leaves one man dead

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Sheriff's Office: "We need witnesses to come forward" - Undersheriff James Mairoano

One man is dead after an alleged parking lot fight at T&R Feed and Rope Center turned deadly Feb. 12.

The suspect, who Sheriff officials declined to name at this time, was arrested on Navajo Nation land thanks to some persistent witnesses.

McKinley County Sheriff’s office responded to the “fight call” at 2:30 pm.

Undersheriff James Maiorano said before deputies arrived on scene they were notified that the Native American male stabbing victim was sitting in a gray pickup truck in the parking lot. When deputies arrived, medical personnel were already tending to the victim.

Witnesses to the fight...

Parking lot stabbing leaves one man dead

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Sheriff's Office: "We need witnesses to come forward" - Undersheriff James Mairoano

One man is dead after an alleged parking lot fight at T&R Feed and Rope Center turned deadly Feb. 12.

The suspect, now identified as Nelbert Billy, 20, of Manuelito, N.M., was initially arrested on Navajo Nation land for an unrelated charge. He has since been arrested and charged in McKinley County with one open count of murder.

McKinley County Sheriff’s office deputies responded to the “fight call” at 2:30 pm.

Undersheriff James Maiorano said before deputies arrived on scene they were notified that Delbert Billy, 41, of Manuelito, N.M., was sitting in a grey pickup truck in the parking lot...

RMCHCS hosts Auxiliary Blood Drive

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Community “challenged” to deliver 65 pints of blood; bikers and fire department pitch in

Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services will be holding its Auxiliary Blood Drive on Feb. 13 from 2 - 7 pm and Feb. 14 from 8 am - 1 pm at the RMCH Third Floor Solarium at 1901 Red Rock Dr., Gallup. Volunteers can call Mary Ann at 505-863-3098 or Eileen at 505-879-5576 for an appointment or sign up online at http://www.bloodhero.com, enter the sponsor code: Gallup. Walk-ins are also welcome.

The hospital is requesting type O and Rh Negative types A- and B- which are currently in shorter supply. Donors are urged to drink plenty of water and eat a full meal, must be 16 years of age...

Historic neighborhood in the gutter

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Chihuahuita due for city council help

By a vote of 5-0, the Gallup City Council decided to spend potential grant funds to restoring roads in the historic neighborhood of Chihuahuita, which has been waiting for help with its water drainage for years.

The funds are from the imminent 2020 Community Development Block Grant funding cycle, and the Gallup City Council discussed the plans at their Jan. 28 meeting.

The Chihuahuita neighborhood, particularly a stretch of Logan Avenue, has dealt with stormwater drainage challenges for years, which has resulted in flooded yards and basements. Residents currently have no means of preventing these issues.

The city previously held two public...

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