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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.
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
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.
Jerrod Schmidt sentenced to prison for threatening the president and others
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - – On Dec. 17, 2018, Jerrod Hunter Schmidt, 39, of Kingman, Ariz. was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Steven P. Logan to 37 months in the Bureau of Prisons followed by three years of supervised release.
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
Letter | Kingman is a great place
Kingman has been my home since 1984. Over the years I have always been proud of our residents and our town. I have participated in many activities in this community. I witnessed many successes in our school system. As a former educator, I am very proud of what I experienced today in Kingman.
The Latest: Slain girl's grandma says guilty plea is relief
KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a guilty plea in the case of a Bullhead City girl who was killed in 2014 (all times local):. The grandmother of a Bullhead City girl who was killed in 2014 says she's relieved the defendant has pleaded guilty.
I-10 reopens in western Arizona following deadly semi crash
QUARTZSITE, Ariz. (FOX 10) - Interstate 10 in western Arizona has reopened following a fatal crash involving two semi-trucks. According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, eastbound I-10 has reopened at milepost 29 near Quartzsite follow.
Would you take him a Meal?
After gifts have been opened and before dinner preparations begin this Christmas, share in the spirit of the season by volunteering to give someone else a holiday full of cheer and a stomach full of turkey, ham and mashed potatoes.
Fire on Walnut Street under investigation
KINGMAN – Kingman Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 100 block of Walnut Street early Monday morning and crews were able to make a quick “knock down” of the fire.
Licenses & Permits Dec. 7
Mohave County issued the following building permits for the week ending Dec. 7:. Charles Chlebik: 41 W. Bradley Bay Drive, Meadview; demo awning, partial remodel and electrical panel.
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.
NPS holding meeting on South Cove launch plans
It was a good thing the night wasn’t very cold, as more than 75 people from Kingman and Meadview stood out in front of the Mohave County Library to hear employees of the National Park Service explain their plans for the lowering water levels at South Cove and Temple Bar.
Supervisors appoint Ursenbach as economic development director
KINGMAN – Tami Ursenbach was hired Monday as Mohave County economic development director, tasked with recruiting new business and industry and to become a one-stop source of information for companies looking to relocate to Mohave County.
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.
Letter | Thank you Havasu, Kingman communities
Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 27 would like to thank the Havasu community for their generous donations over the past several years. With your generosity the Chapter has been able to purchase this van to take veterans to their hospital appointments in Prescott and Phoenix.
Events Calendar | Dec. 16 - Dec. 23
6 - 8 p.m. at the Mohave County Library/Kingman Branch, 3269 N. Burbank St. 928-692-2665. 6 p.m. at White Cliffs Assisted Living Center, 3600 Peterson Rd. 928-565-9000. 11 - 11:30 a.m. at the Mohave County Library/Kingman Branch, 3269 N. Burbank St.928-692-2665.
Things to know for Tuesday’s Council meeting
KINGMAN – Council will receive updates and reports on the Rancho Santa Fe Parkway and Kingman Crossing interchange projects, a downtown improvement plan and a diversity ordinance at its meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Mohave County Administration Building, 700 W. Beale St.
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
Kingman Photo | Make Your Move
Local chess players gathered Saturday morning at Manzanita Elementary School for the ninth annual Dragon Open Chess Tournament. Full results will be published later this week. (Photo by Beau Bearden/Daily Miner)