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Boy, 3, shoots baby girl in the face while couple is in the shower
GALLUP, N.M. (AP) - A couple is facing charges after authorities say a 3-year-old shot an 8-month-old girl in the face while the couple was in a motel shower. Police say Shayanne Nelson and Tyrell Bitsilly were at a motel Saturday in Gallup, New Mexico, when Nelson's child found a gun and accidental
Police: Toddler shoots 8-month-old girl in Gallup motel room
GALLUP - A New Mexico couple is facing charges after authorities say a 3-year-old shot an 8-month-old girl in the face while the couple was in a motel shower. Gallup police say Shayanne Nelson and Tyrell Bitsilly were in the shower at the Zia Motel in Gallup, New Mexico, when Nelson’s 3-year-old fou
Baby Fighting For Her Life After Toddler Brother Accidentally Shoots Her
An 8-month-old girl is fighting for her life after her 3-year-old brother accidentally shot her in the face in a New Mexico motel room while their mother and her boyfriend were in a shower.
Mother, boyfriend face charges after toddler shoots infant
GALLUP, N.M. — An 8-month-old girl is fighting for her life after police say her 3-year-old brother accidentally shot her in the face in a New Mexico motel room while their mother and her boyfriend were in a shower.
Students plan winter service trip to to New Mexico
Newman University students are headed to Gallup, New Mexico for their annual winter service trip. The winter service trip is an opportunity for students to spend time doing service work and to experience fellowship.
Public expresses concerns to Navajo Police during first listening session
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The Navajo Police Department heard from the public during the first of a six-listening sessions scheduled by the Office of Chief of Police. The sessions were open to the public with the intent to provide the people an opportunity to ask questions and voice their concerns to the
Begaye honors legacy of President George H.W. Bush
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st president of the United States of America, passed away Nov. 30 at the age of 94. “President George H.W. Bush demonstrated tremendous leadership in the highest office in the world,” said Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye. “I offer my sinc
District investigates Gallup teacher after parents raise concerns
GALLUP, NM (KRQE) - A Gallup High School teacher is on leave after parents raised concerns about the teacher and his past, leading the district to investigate his connection to allegations in Florida.
Netflix show features New Mexico war hero, Medal of Honor recipient
GALLUP, N.M. (KRQE) - A new Nextflix series uncovers the lives of Medal of Honor recipients. One of those episodes highlights New Mexico's own military hero, Hiroshi Miyamura, portraying his story in a way many have yet to hear.
Snow grounds balloons, parade spreads holiday cheer
The 38th Annual Red Rock Balloon Rally didn’t go exactly as planned, but there was still much for visitors and locals to experience in Gallup over the weekend, including the first measurable snowfall of the season.
3-Year-Old Shoots Infant In The Face After Finding Loaded Gun
A three-year-old child shot an infant in a motel in Gallup, New Mexico, on Saturday, causing charges to be brought against a couple. Shayanne Nelson, 18, and Tyrell Bitsilly, 21, were charged with child abuse after Nelson's young child found a gun in the room of the Zia Motel in Gallup, where they w
Police: Baby girl shot by brother, 3, in critical condition
GALLUP, N.M. (AP) - Police say an 8-month-old girl shot in the face by her 3-year-old brother in a New Mexico motel room is in critical condition. Gallup Police Capt. Marinda Spencer said Tuesday that the girl’s condition has not changed since she was shot Saturday in Gallup, New Mexico.
Rehoboth overcomes late turnovers in win over To’Hajiilee
With a precarious three-point advantage, the Rehoboth girls’ basketball team tried to milk some time off the clock last Friday night. The Lady Lynx got a huge three-pointer from senior guard Jayme Daniels with 2:37 remaining but after securing possession of the ball they coughed it right back to To’
Navajo Nation Council fills seat left vacant by resignation
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — Jimmy Yellowhair will have a few weeks to get accustomed to serving as a Navajo Nation lawmaker.
'It doesn’t mean it didn’t happen. It just hasn’t been discovered': Reporters spend years chasing down Catholic sex scandals
When the Diocese of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, releasedthe names of 71 clergy membersaccused of sexual abuse, York Daily Record investigative reporter Brandie Kessler immediately thought of Todd Frey.
‘It was covered up the same’: Journalists across America devote entire careers to covering the Catholic Church’s sex scandal
“Whether you’re from Boston or whether you’re from Gallup, there are more abusers out there than anyone ever realized, and it’s all the same. It was covered up the same,” said Elizabeth Hardin-Burrola, a religion reporter for The Gallup (New Mexico) Independent. “If media hasn’t devoted the time and
Police: Boy, 3, shot an 8-month-old girl in motel room
GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico couple is facing charges after authorities say a 3-year-old shot an 8-month-old girl in the face while the couple was in a motel shower. Gallup police say Shayanne Nelson and Tyrell Bitsilly were in the shower at the Zia Motel in Gallup, New Mexico, when Nelson's thr
Navajo Nation approves legislation to protect Navajo children from human trafficking
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — On Nov. 19, the Health, Education, and Human Services Committee approved legislation which seeks to amend the Navajo Nation Department of Family Services’ 2018 Title IV-E Guidelines and Handbook.
Te reo Māori band heap aroha on Native American fans
Alien Weaponry celebrating their first USA headline concert in New Mexico. (Credit: @alienweaponry)
Alcoholics in parking lot is top concern
When it comes to the apparent revolving door for alcoholics who end up at the Chinle jail, the police officers’ hands are tied, Navajo Nation Police told an attendee at one of the first in a series of police “listening sessions” held in Chinle last weekend.