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Cleveland makes first appearance in federal court

Kirby Cleveland, who was arrested for the murder of Navajo Police Officer Houston James Largo, made his first appearance in federal magistrate court Tuesday.

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Police Blotter: Shiprock man sentenced to 10 years for shooting incident 

On Tuesday, a federal judge sentenced Norman Yazzie, a 25-year-old Shiprock resident, to 10 years in prison for discharging a firearm during a crime of violence.

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Largo was ‘an excellent officer’

More than 60 units follow transportation of fallen officer’s body

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Police Blotter: Shirley brothers sentenced for murder and assault

Maynard Shirley, 38, one of three brothers arrested in connection with a murder last year in Fruitland, N.M. was sentenced Tuesday to 42 months in prison followed by three years of supervised probation.

50 Years Ago

50 years ago: MacDonald envisions a booming Navajo economy

The future Chairman of the Navajo Tribe, Peter MacDonald, took center stage in late March 1967 with his efforts to solve the problems of small businesses on the Navajo Reservation.

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Suspect named in police shooting

The McKinley County Sheriff’s Office helped in the capture and arrest early Monday of the suspect in the shooting death of Navajo Police Officer Houston Largo.

50 Years Ago

50 years ago: No news was not necessarily good news

Fifty years ago, fewer than 10 percent of the tribal members who lived on the reservation had 9-to-5 jobs and got a regular salary.

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Police Blotter: Shiprock man gets 3 years in assault on officer

A Shiprock man was given 37 months in prison Thursday in federal district court for assaulting a Navajo policeman.

50 Years Ago

50 years ago: Mayoral candidates campaign on better relations with tribe

Back in 1967, the Navajo people had a mixed relationship with the border towns that existed right outside their doorstep.

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Police Blotter: Arrest made in 2013 murder

Winslow police announced last week that they have arrested a 34-year-old man for the 2013 murder of Tenisha Yolyma.