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A man shot and wounded his estranged wife before fatally shooting her male friend and then turning the gun on himself, Flagstaff police said.

By Associated Press June 21, 2022
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Alexander M.M. Uballez, United States Attorney for the District of New Mexico, and Raul Bujanda, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Albuquerque Field Office, recently announced that Wade Platero has been arraigned on an indictment charging him with aggravated sexual abuse of a child in Indian Country.

By Bernie Dotson, Navajo-Hopi Observer June 14, 2022
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An officer-involved shooting on Interstate 40, near milepost 64 remains under investigation.

By Bernie Dotson, Navajo-Hopi Observer April 26, 2022
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One Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community firefighter was killed and a second critically injured when their ambulance collided with a tractor-trailer rig, officials said.

By Associated Press April 12, 2022
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Authorities have identified a man who was struck several times by vehicles on Interstate 40 near Winslow and died.

By Associated Press April 5, 2022
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On Dec. 16, around 11 p.m., Navajo County Sheriff Office conducted a traffic stop on Mogollon Drive in Overgaard, Arizona.

December 21, 2021
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On Nov. 8, at approximately 9:18 a.m., a 42-year-old male called the Navajo County Sheriff’s Office emergency line and reported he had been shot while on Old Woodruff Road.

November 16, 2021
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Winslow Police Department (WPD) recently responded to several calls for service from citizens in the community who were advising of a possible fraudulent telephone call.

November 9, 2021
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A woman has been sentenced to five years in prison in the 2019 exposure death of her 21-month-old son, whom the mother left behind to get help after the family's vehicle got stuck in rural northwestern New Mexico.

November 2, 2021
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As of June 9, Operation Clean Communities has resulted in 31 arrests, the seizure of five weapons, 188 Fentanyl pills, 1.25 pounds of methamphetamine and 145 mg of methadone in Winslow.

June 15, 2021
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A New Mexico man has admitted he was the one who accidentally shot an infant girl, not her 3-year-old brother, and then tried to arrange the killing of the baby’s mother and a key witness, new court documents allege.

By Associated Press October 16, 2019
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Three Arizona residents are among seven people charged with fraudulently selling jewelry imported from the Philippines as authentic Native American-made items.

By Associated Press March 12, 2019
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An Arizona artist says his handmade Native American jewelry worth $100,000 was stolen while visiting New Mexico.

By Associated Press October 23, 2018
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LeChee Chapter pleads for increase in police presence
Law and Order Committee continues to address the need for public safety in the Western Navajo Agency

On Feb. 12, the Law and Order Committee received reports regarding the need for a police substation in LeChee, five miles south of Page, Arizona.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer February 20, 2018
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According to the Navajo Division of Public Safety, a girl was hit and killed by a suspected drunk driver Oct. 31 as she exited a school bus at milepost 31 on Navajo Route 59 near Chilchinbeto, Arizona.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer November 1, 2017
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The Office of the Navajo Nation President and Vice President (OPVP) has been made aware of a situation taking place at the Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation (TCRHCC).

By Navajo-Hopi Observer June 22, 2017
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A police officer from the nation's largest American Indian reservation was killed in western New Mexico and a suspect is in custody, federal officials said.

By Associated Press March 14, 2017
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On Nov. 2, the Hopi Junior and Senior High School Governing Board have voted to have an active shooter simulation drill. The board took action Sept. 13 during its regularly scheduled meeting. In addition to board members and administrators, over a dozen visitors attended the meeting.