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Aaron Curley, a resident of Shiprock, was sentenced Tuesday to 24 months in federal prison for stabbing his wife during an argument and only stopping when his 19-year-old son overpowered him.

Coconino County Sheriff’s deputies and Search and Rescue Unit conducted two search and rescue missions on the San Francisco Peaks on Oct. 11, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office.

Navajo Nation Police, along with McKinley County Sheriff’s deputies and New Mexico State Police, helped apprehend a woman who was in Tohatchi, New Mexico, threatening people with a gun about midnight on Oct. 8.

A six-month-old Bluffdale, Utah, boy died Monday of injuries suffered in a boating accident on Lake Powell the previous evening.

WINDOW ROCK More then 1,300 calls were made to Navajo Nation Police asking for assistance during the 71st annual Navajo

A 19-year-old Gallup youth, Julian Willie, died Sunday when he reportedly hung himself in the McKinley County Adult Detention Center.

A Sawmill, Arizona, man was found dead Wednesday in a pickup truck parked in front of the Gallup convenience store.

A vehicle pulled for allegedly speeding on Navajo Route 15 in Indian Wells, Arizona, got more than a speeding ticket on Aug. 18.

A verbal argument turned physical early Saturday morning ending with Gallup police arresting the girlfriend of a Gallup police officer for aiming his service rifle at him and holding him on a bed.

Church Rock man sentenced to 18 years for sexual abuse