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2 bodies found near Virgin River Gorge; family of missing couple have mixed emotions
The news brought mixed emotions for family members of Jerry and Susan McFalls, a Littlefield couple that has been missing since January. The couple's daughter-in-law and son, Meredith and Jerry McFalls Jr., made the comment Thursday on aFacebook page they run that is dedicated to finding the couple.
Lake Havasu City to mark 50th anniversary of London Bridge
Gov. Doug Ducey and Charles Bowman, lord mayor of London, will also be part of the festivities.
Authorities continue to investigate human remains found in NW Arizona
"Honestly, I'm pretty sure that, it's going to be found that it's them, there are not two other people missing in the area," said relative Meridee McFalls.
Deputy in pursuit involved in collision
The deputy was attempting to stop a vehicle for suspicious activity, said Anita Mortensen, MCSO spokeswoman. The vehicle fled from the deputy and a pursuit ensued. During the pursuit, the deputy was involved in a minor traffic collision with another vehicle.
1 person killed, 1 hospitalized after a shooting in Mesa Saturday morning
MESA, ARIZONA - According to the Mesa Police Department, one person was killed and another person has been hospitalized after a shooting early Saturday morning near Alma School and Broadway Road. When officials arrived on scene they found two adults with gun shot wounds and transported to the hospi
Why you'll see sheep crossing Arizona's London Bridge this Saturday - Los Angeles Times
London Bridge in Lake Havasu City, Ariz., will host its first sheep crossing Saturday to celebrate the bridge's arrival in the desert a half-century ago. (Lake Havasu City Convention & Visitors Bureau)
Rector trial date in doubt again
KINGMAN — A Bullhead City murder suspect was back in court Friday with his April trial date suddenly in doubt.Justin James Rector, 30, is charged with first-degree murder, kidnapping, child abuse and abandonment of a dead body in the 2014 death of 8-year-old Isabella Grogan-Cannella. He is being hel
Our Views: Keep heat on drug prices or topic will again fade away
A new federal rule requiring pharmaceutical ads on television to disclose the price of individual prescription drugs helps keep attention on a pressing need but it won’t alone bring down the price of prescriptions.Likewise, two new federal laws that allow pharmacists to reveal the cheapest way to pu
McCulloch’s balloon to appear at commemoration
When the London Bridge first opened almost 50 years ago, the event kicked off with the launch of one very special hot air balloon. The historic balloon will make its return Saturday morning for a ceremony commemorating the bridge’s first 50 years in Havasu.Lake Havasu City founder Robert P. McCulloc
Motel units damaged in small fire
Two rooms and a wall between them suffered damage when maintenance work involving soldering copper pipe started a small fire Oct. 19 at the River Valley Inn along Needles Highway. Units from San Bernardino County, Mohave Valley and Fort Mohave Mesa fire departments responded. No injuries were report
MTV helped make spring break a Havasu institution
Editor’s note:As Lake Havasu City celebrates 50 years of the London Bridge in Arizona, the News-Herald is taking a closer look at some of the iconic institutions and groups that have helped shaped our community over the last five decades. Last week we focused on boating and tourism, charity and chur
Six seriously hurt in head-on crash at 27th Ave/Indian School Rd. in Phoenix
PHOENIX - Several people were seriously hurt after a head-on crash in Phoenix on Friday night. According to Phoenix fire, two vehicles crashed into each other head-on near 27th Avenue and Indian School Road. Fire crews said nine patients were involved in the crash, six of which are in critical condi
BHC man accused of sexual crimes
KINGMAN — An elderly Bullhead City man is charged with four felony sex charges.Albert Anthony Olvera, 78, is charged in Kingman Justice Court with two counts of luring a minor under the age of 18 for sexual exploitation and two counts of attempted sexual exploitation of a minor. He is being held at
Accused child killer to appear in court
The most recent attorney of a man accused in the slaying of a Bullhead City child is scheduled to appear in Mohave County Superior Court today for a status conference.Justin J. Rector has waited four years for a trial, and the Mohave County Attorney’s Office has been eager to give him one, according
Body Beach plan would allow 4-story buildings
Lake Havasu Planning and Zoning commission members are pushing forward a rezoning proposal that could result in buildings up to 40-feet tall along Park Avenue.The proposal asks the city to rezone almost 3.5 acres of land east of the Rotary Park ballfields from commercial use to Island Body Beach use
Letter | Someone, somewhere, needs to step in Birdland
Where did I lose directions going north on Route 66? Did I leave America? Did a disaster strike here that no one knows about? When discovery disclosed a place in Mohave County called Butler and Birdland, never in all my travels, and I was a member of a military family as a child and later as a milit
Are remains found near Utah-Arizona border missing Utah couple?
FILE - Supporters hold candles during a vigil for Jerry and Susan McFalls of West Jordan, who went missing in January, at Heartland Elementary School in West Jordan on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018.
Treasurer’s Office reopens satellite office in Havasu
The Mohave County Treasurer’s Office is opening satellite offices in Bullhead City and Lake Havasu City for property tax payments. In Lake Havasu City, at Mohave County Complex, 2001 College Drive. Satellite offices will be open from Oct. 26 through Nov. 1. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed
Discovery of 2 Bodies Near Utah-Arizona Border Renews Hope For Closure in Case of Missing Couple
Jerry McFalls, Jr. and his wife, Meridee McFalls, said they received a call from the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Thursday afternoon notifying them that two bodies had been discovered in the Virgin River Gorge area.
Human remains found near Virgin River Gorge
ARIZONA STRIP – The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a case of two sets of human remains found in the desert near the Virgin River Gorge in the Arizona Strip area.Dispatchers received a call Monday of human remains found and MCSO detectives responded to the area.With the ass