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LONE GUNMAN

12/8, Gallup

A lone gunman tried to rob a Gallup restaurant Dec. 8.

A clerk at the California Chinese Restaurant, 1020 W. Maloney Ave., told police a man dressed in black came in about at 8 pm with a gun. He demanded all of the money in the register.

The clerk said she told the man she couldn’t get...

First N.M. flu death reported this season

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SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Health announced Dec. 17 the first flu-related death reported for the 2018-2019 flu season.

The death occurred in a woman 65-years or older from Lincoln County. Her death is an important reminder that flu can cause serious illness or death, particularly among persons at risk for flu-related complications.

“As flu infections increase across the state, it is important to get vaccinated if you haven’t already received the flu vaccine this season,” DOH Secretary Lynn Gallagher said. “The flu vaccine is the best way for you to protect yourself and your families, especially young children and elderly family members.”

Overall, flu activity...

FBI seeks information in 2017 death

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Staff Reports

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the death of Alvin Yazzie, Jr., of Sanostee, N.M., on the Navajo Nation. 

On July 15, 2017, Yazzie's body was discovered approximately three miles north of the Chapter House in Sanostee. 

An autopsy indicated Yazzie suffered multiple blunt and sharp force injuries to his head.

Yazzie was last seen in the company of an unidentified Native American man with whom he had a fight in a nearby residence. 

The man followed Yazzie outside and down a dirt road.

The FBI and Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety are investigating.

If...

FBI seeks information in 2017 death

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Staff Reports

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the death of Alvin Yazzie, Jr., of Sanostee, N.M., on the Navajo Nation. 

On July 15, 2017, Yazzie's body was discovered approximately three miles north of the Chapter House in Sanostee. 

An autopsy indicated Yazzie suffered multiple blunt and sharp force injuries to his head.

Yazzie was last seen in the company of an unidentified Native American man with whom he had a fight in a nearby residence. 

The man followed Yazzie outside and down a dirt road.

The FBI and Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety are investigating.

If...

Grenades at Goodwill?

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This morning, at about 10 am, Gallup Police Department officers were called to the Goodwill Store located at 1820 E. Highway 66 in reference to a container with what appears to be grenades found near the business, Capt. Marinda Spencer said.
Officers immediately evacuated the business and surrounding stores. No one was injured in this incident.
This is a developing story.

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