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Man charged with killing Bullhead City girl pleads guilty
KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — A man charged in the killing of an 8-year-old Bullhead City girl has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder. Justin James Rector entered the plea Tuesday after deciding earlier this month to represent himself in the case.
BREAKING: Rector changes plea to guilty of first-degree murder
KINGMAN – Justin James Rector has changed his plea to guilty of first-degree murder in the 2014 death of 8-year-old Bella Grogan-Cannela of Bullhead City. Rector had been charged with kidnapping, raping and murder of the young girl.
2018 a deadly year for burros on city roadways
BULLHEAD CITY — It’s been a dangerous year for the burros around Bullhead City. So far, 21 of the animals have died on city roadways, according to the Bullhead City Police Department. Five others have been injured.
City council to weigh suing opioid producers, distributors
BULLHEAD CITY — The City Council will hold an executive session this afternoon and may later take action in its regular meeting to discuss whether to pursue legal action against producers and distributors of opioids.
Bullhead City woman arraigned on new charge of theft
KINGMAN — A Superior Court judge on Wednesday declined to lower the bond for a Bullhead City woman charged with armed robbery. Misty Anne Dyer, 32, is charged with armed robbery, first-degree burglary, aggravated assault and theft of a firearm. She is being held in custody at the Mohave County Jail
Arizona workers to see minimum wage increase in the new year
PHOENIX - Arizona workers will get a holiday treat in the form of increased wages. The state's minimum wage will rise to $11 an hour starting Jan. 1, the third phase of four annual increases mandated by voters in 2016.
Men of Fire collect donations from community for toy drive
BULLHEAD CITY — People have been donating toys to the Local Firefighters Annual Holiday Toy Program in conjunction with The Salvation Army. On Monday, the firefighters and volunteers made the rounds collecting those toys.
Suspicious activity leads to 3 arrests
KINGMAN – A call to Mohave County Sheriff’s Office led to three men being arrested on charges of stolen vehicles, drugs and outstanding warrants. MCSO deputies arrived at a home in the 4300 block of Benton Street at about 9:30 a.m. Dec. 10 after they were alerted to suspicious activity at the reside
Metro police's Santa Cops brighten holiday for children
BULLHEAD CITY — While Santa Claus traditionally wears a red suit, his helpers Saturday morning were wearing badges. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Santa Cops event brought holiday cheer to 75 Laughlin and Searchlight-area children.
Pets a popular Christmas gift, but come with responsibility
BULLHEAD CITY — With Christmas fast approaching, many people are purchasing gifts for their family and friends. A popular favorite is live animals. “We do see a spike in pet adoptions,” said Christina Cortese, shelter manager and animal care and welfare officer at Bullhead City Animal Care and Welfa
Grand jury indicts Fort Mohave man in assault on deputy
KINGMAN — A Fort Mohave man was indicted Thursday for allegedly assaulting a sheriff’s deputy. A Mohave County grand jury indicted Tyler Matthew Gaul, 28, on charges of aggravated assault, resisting arrest, possession of dangerous drugs, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Jury convicts Yucca man of second-degree murder
KINGMAN — A Yucca man was convicted Monday of the October 2015 murder of an elderly man. A Mohave County jury found Buddy O’Brian Wallace, 27, guilty of the lesser charges of two counts of second-degree murder, first-degree burglary and vehicle theft for the death of 70-year-old Charles John McCarty
Health, school officials say no reports of measles despite claim
BULLHEAD CITY — While a local woman posted to Facebook that her 2-year-old grandson was taken to a Las Vegas hospital for treatment of measles, no measles cases have been reported to county public health officials or hospital staff.
Wallace convicted of second-degree murder, burglary, auto theft
KINGMAN – Buddy O’Brian Wallace was convicted Monday of second-degree murder, first-degree burglary and theft of means of transportation, spared from the first-degree premeditated murder charge sought by the state’s prosecution.
Suspect in arson, assault arrested by BHC police
BULLHEAD CITY — A man sought by police following a reported assault and arson on Wednesday was arrested Thursday evening in Bullhead City. Trevor Bradford Maestre, 28, was apprehended after a brief standoff with police at a residence in the 2000 block of Ramar Road, according to Emily Fromelt, spoke
Ladies go 3-for-3 on the week
NEEDLES — The Lady ’Stangs varsity basketball team ripped through three opponents over the past week; posting lopsided NIAA 2A South League wins over Laughlin, 56-26; and The Meadows, 56-17; before adding a 53-14 non-conference win over Bullhead City’s Mohave Accelerated Learning Center in The Corra
Coyotes blamed for deed most fowl
FORT MOHAVE — The Morga family has been mourning the recent deaths of their fowl family members. It’s believed coyotes fatally attacked Butterball the turkey and other poultry they kept as pets in their back yard coop.
Lease for District 5 supervisor's office before county board
KINGMAN — Mohave County supervisors on Monday will discuss a lease agreement for the District 5 supervisor’s office in Fort Mohave. The supervisors will consider extending the two-year lease with BSCD LLC. for office space at 4188 Highway 95 in Fort Mohave for District 5 Sup. Ron Gould. The monthly
Email bomb threats received Thursday locally, nationally
KINGMAN — The Kingman Police Department responded to a third bomb threat in a week on Thursday. The latest one, though, appeared to be part of a nationwide wave of email threats received by schools, businesses and government buildings.
City adjusts to Laughlin advisory board's bridge decision
BULLHEAD CITY — The City Council unanimously approved rejecting all bids on its $3.03 million portion of the $56.3 million bridge project that would span the Colorado River to link Bullhead City and Laughlin during a special meeting on Wednesday evening.