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Church Rock man sentenced to 18 years for sexual abuse

A Navajo Nation Police officer with the Crownpoint District, Michael Peshlakai, was arrested for allegedly disturbing the peace.

Randy Payton, 35, of Church Rock, New Mexico, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in federal district court here on Tuesday.

The Window Rock Police District, along with the FBI, are investigating a shooting that left one man dead early Monday morning.

The Navajo Nation Police is reporting several incidents that have occurred around the Navajo Nation.

GALLUP Gallup city police reported Monday the discovery of a badly composed body by a city street crew about a

Citing a history of continued violence, U.S. District Court Judge Paul Rosenblatt April 26 sentenced a Tuba City man to 37 months in federal prison on two counts of assault resulting in serious bodily harm.

Two Oklahoma residents have been charged in connection with the incident on April 7 in which a man was shot by a New Mexico State Police officer.

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.

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.