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Police Blotter: Child pornographer gets 30 years

A Gallup man accused of possession and distributing child pornography was given a 30-year sentence in a Gallup district court Friday.

50 Years Ago

50 years ago: Nakai far overestimates inauguration attendance

Those tribal members who are 70 and over will surely remember the events that took place this week 50 years ago.

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Police Blotter: Pollice seek help identifying body

The Gallup Police Department is asking for the public help in the identification of a body of a Native American female that was found in Gallup Thursday morning.

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Police Blotter: ‘Consistently violent’ Tuba City man sentenced to 30 years

Al Shonnie Ben, 40, of Tuba City was sentenced to 30 years in prison this week after he pleaded guilty to kidnapping.

50 Years Ago

50 Years Ago: Fort Defiance once home to big missile plant

For many years, Fort Defiance was the home to the biggest manufacturing plant on the Navajo Reservation.


Fifth Navajo files sex abuse lawsuit against Mormon Church

Identified in the lawsuit only as JR, the plaintiff in this case said she decided to become a Mormon in order to get involved in the Lamanite Placement Program


Richard and Helen DeVos Foundation have donated more than $3.4M to Rehoboth School

Betsy DeVos, who is up for confirmation by the U.S. Senate for U.S. Education secretary has an indirect tie to education in this area.


Winslow Police urge public to come forward with info on a 2013 murder of a Hopi woman

On Nov. 29, 2013, Winslow Police responded to a call from the Winslow Inn about a possible homicide.

50 Years Ago

50 Years Ago: Nakai works on border town relationship

Navajo Tribal Chairman Raymond Nakai loves Gallup and it appears that Gallup loves Nakai in return.


McKinley Sheriff’s deputy mourned

A memorial is up at the McKinley County Sheriff’s Office for a deputy who passed away on Wednesday.