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Part of Mohave County Detention Center sealed off for decontamination

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — Mohave County Sheriff Douglas Schuster says a section of his jail is currently closed for decontamination after 5 inmates collapsed earlier this week from apparent overdoses on fentanyl, an opioid he says is a hundred times more powerful than morphine.


Summer Theater Camp planned in Bullhead City

BULLHEAD CITY — A new summer activity will be available for children in fifth through eighth grades. The Ghost Light Children’s Theater Company is hosting a Summer Theater Camp from June 24-28 at the Suddenlink Center from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided.


Arizona firefighters rushed to hospitals after explosion at battery facility

Eight firefighters, from two separate agencies, were hospitalized Friday after an explosion at an Arizona Public Service facility in Surprise, where utility-sized lithium batteries used in the storage and distribution of solar energy are housed.


DEA arrests Arizona man for selling lethal fentanyl dose

PHOENIX (AP) - The Drug Enforcement Administration says it has arrested a man on federal charges tied to the sale of a lethal dose of fentanyl. DEA Special Agent in Charge Doug Coleman says Joshua Fassett, a 35-year old from Tempe, was taken into custody on Wednesday.


Did Famed Comedian Argue with God Before He Died? This Story Will Give You Chills

It was April 10, 1992, when famed comedian Sam Kinison was on his way to Laughlin, Nevada to perform at a sold-out show in his 1989 Pontiac Trans Am. Out of nowhere a pickup truck driven by a 17-year-old crossed the center lane and slammed into Kinison.


Arizona Medical Marijuana Program Hits Record High Number Before 4/20

Here's a kind statistic to help light up your 4/20 celebrations: The Arizona medical marijuana program hit a milestone of more than 200,000 total participants for the first time last month, according to the latest report by the state.


Park progressing: Work continues at Gary Keith Civic Center Park

BULLHEAD CITY —Construction work continues at Gary Keith Civic Center Park, which is located at the northwest corner Highway 95 and Marina Boulevard. City Council members heard about how far the work has progressed during this week’s council meeting.


FD: Four Peoria firefighters injured in Surprise explosion

SURPRISE, AZ — Four firefighters have been rushed to the hospital following an explosion at an APS facility in Surprise on Friday night. According to Peoria fire officials, multiple fire agencies were investigating a battery fire at the McMicken Energy Storage facility near Grand Avenue and Deer Val


What is the saddest, angriest city in Arizona? Your tweets may hold the answer

If Arizona cities could boast a collective mood based on their Twitter feeds alone, it seems that Gilbert's would be all smiles and Tucson, not so much. At least according to one company's new study.


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


Ranking Arizona: Top 10 Mexican restaurants for 2019

Here are the Top 10 Mexican restaurants in Arizona, based on public voting for the 2019 edition of Ranking Arizona, the state’s biggest and most comprehensive business opinion poll. Ranking Arizona is based purely on opinion and ranks companies based on how voters answer this simple question: with w


‘Shedding of blood' may be required to save US, author of an Arizona immigration law says

Russell Pearce, a former president of the Arizona state Senate who helped author a controversial immigration law in the state, appeared to advocate for violence for the U.S. to save itself in remarks delivered earlier this week.


Big trout are lurking in Colorado River

BULLHEAD CITY — Trout — large and small — are being caught along the Colorado River. “Our local angler, Elmer Davis, and his visiting family, Eric Silletta and Eric’s step-son, 9-year-old Cody Rea, were fishing off Elmer’s dock,” said Rusty Braun, proprietor of Riviera Marina in Bullhead City. “Eric


Parvo is bad in Arizona this spring. Here's how to keep dogs safe

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Cases of parvo are especially bad this spring, with Arizona being one of the states hit the hardest. Animal experts say parvo can kill your dog within three days of exposure.


Arizona man sentenced on over $4 million oil investment scam

PHOENIX — A man has been sentenced to five years in prison for stealing millions of dollars on an oil investment scam. For over two years, Robert Aguayo, 41, solicited investments from 48 individuals taking $4.75 million, the Attorney General’s Office said.


Information sought in burglary investigation

KINGMAN — Criminal activity in Fort Mohave and Mohave Valley was detailed in three news releases from the Mohave County Sheriff’s office. Spokeswoman Anita Mortensen issued a surveillance system image hoping citizens might help identify a woman considered a subject of interest in a burglary investig


Arizona’s Canyon de Chelly home to archaeological treasures

Arizona’s Canyon de Chelly National Monument is definitely off the beaten path, but it’s worth the extra effort to see its wonders. The monument boasts three main sandstone canyons: Canyon de Chelly (pronounced de-shay), Canyon del Muerto and Monument. All are worth seeing firsthand as they are full


A different kind of rodeo: Dot Foods employees put their skills to the test

BULLHEAD CITY — It’s not often that one witnesses a rodeo that features a basketball but no bulls, buckin’ broncos or cowboy hats. Such an event was on display Thursday afternoon at the Dot Foods distribution center in Bullhead City.


Area to be hopping with Easter-related events

BULLHEAD CITY — Easter egg hunts and a community pancake breakfast are among the Tri-state’s weekend activities. At each of the Easter egg hunts, participants (and their parents) are advised to arrive early; typically, the hunts are over in a matter of minutes as youngsters quickly scavenge for the


Accused arsonist to be committed

KINGMAN — Mohave County will initiate commitment proceedings for a Bullhead City woman arrested last fall when she allegedly torched her daughter’s duplex. Two pet dogs died in the fire in the 300 block of Anna Circle.