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ST JOHNS—Accused murderer Dave Allen LaPorte, 54, appeared in the Apache County Superior Court last Wednesday for a probable cause hearing in front of Judge C. Allan Perkins. LaPorte was arrested on Nov. 2 on three charges including first degree murder, a Class 1 felony, concealing a dead bo… Read more

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PHOENIX—Alpine property owner Kevin Scott Wynn’s tax evasion trial is set to start Dec. 3 in the U.S. District Court in Phoenix. In December o… Read more

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ST JOHNS — Sixteen year-old Joshua Richardson pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the Apache County Superior Court on Nov. 4. He was originally … Read more

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WHITE MOUNTAINS — Bad news: Wildfire smoke contributes to 15,000 premature deaths every year, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Read more

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NAVAJO COUNTY — A two-vehicle fatality collision on Bourdon Ranch Road in White Mountain Lake Saturday afternoon, Nov. 2, took the life of a 3… Read more

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APACHE COUNTY — Show Low resident Greg Foster, 60, was found dead near a Forest Service road near Big Lake Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 6. He had… Read more

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CONCHO — A 16-year-old Queen Creek boy is waiting in a Missouri juvenile facility to see what will happen to him for alleged attempted robbery… Read more

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LAKESIDE — Pinetop-Lakeside Police are investigating an accident  in which a vehicle struck a pedestrian.  The accident occurred early evening… Read more

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ST JOHNS — On Nov. 2, the St. Johns Police Department arrested 54-year old Dave Allen LaPorte for first degree murder in connection to the dea… Read more

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CONCHO — In a phone conversation with the Independent last week, Sergeant Dayson Merrill of the Apache County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that … Read more

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At the October town council meeting, Springerville Police Chief Mike Nuttall (right) introduced the council to the city’s newest recruit, Offi… Read more

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ST. JOHNS — Sixteen year-old accused murderer Joshua Richardson of Concho will plead guilty on November 4 in the Apache County Superior Court.… Read more

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FOREST LAKES – Firefighters responded to two separate fatality roll-over accidents on State Route 260 early Sunday morning Sept. 6. Read more

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HOLBROOK—Judy Marie Fabok, a former teacher’s aide in the Show Low School District was sentenced on Sept. 26 pursuant to a plea agreement call… Read more

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ST. JOHNS — Saturday morning, residents on the 5th North block and 15th Place West — the neighborhood across from North Country Healthcare Cli… Read more

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HOLBROOK—Local authorities interdicted another drug selling operation involving methamphetamine brought from the Valley and sold in Navajo and… Read more

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SHOW LOW — Javier Guadalupe Najera Jr., a 22-year-old local man, is in jail on suspicion of arson after he allegedly torched his family’s home… Read more

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