Jan 17, 2014
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Albuquerque: Woman sentenced to more than five years in death of her husband.
Bertha Damon, 44, an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation who resides in Mentmore, New Mexico, was sentenced to 63 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for her voluntary manslaughter conviction.
The Navajo Times
Police Blotter: Motorcyclist hits truck, pronounced dead
The victim was identified as Michael Lohnes, whose address was not given. The accident occurred when his motorcycle hit a truck on State Road 566.
NM woman pleads guilty in husband's 2011 death
A New Mexico woman accused of killing her husband with a piece of firewood on the Navajo Nation has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter.
Water safety urged during holiday
Authorities say the deaths of two children at New Mexico State Park lakes last weekend underscore the importance of water safety during the July Fourth holiday.
Farmington Daily Times
Child drowns at Navajo Lake State Park
Shane Cosens was camping at the lake with his family when he walked to the edge of the water and fell in Saturday evening, New Mexico State Police Lt.