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Shoplifting turns into auto damages during escape attempt

KINGMAN - Police say a suspected shoplifter fleeing store employees crashed her vehicle into a parked car and nearly hit a bystander Tuesday evening. Kingman Police Department officers were called to a department store in the 3300 block of Stockton Hill Road in response to a shoplifting call. They w

KDMINER.COM - 2018-03-22 00:43:00

Pedestrian killed after being hit by DPS vehicle in Golden Valley

GOLDEN VALLEY - A pedestrian was killed Monday evening on Highway 68 at milepost 24 after being struck by a Department of Public Safety patrol vehicle, DPS reported Tuesday. The agency did not release the name of the pedestrian, nor the DPS officer, pending an investigation and notification of next

KDMINER.COM - 2018-03-20 23:29:00

Bullhead City woman pleads guilty to attempted arson

KINGMAN - A Bullhead City woman pleaded guilty on Monday to attempted arson of a friend's home. Brenda Lee Prudham, 55, pleaded guilty to attempted arson of an occupied structure. She had been charged with arson of an occupied structure, aggravated assault, criminal damage and tampering with physica

MOHAVE DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-21 05:59:00

Three arrested in separate assaults on Kingman health workers

KINGMAN - Kingman police arrested three people for allegedly assaulting health care workers in three separate incidents over the weekend, Deputy Kingman Police Chief Rusty Cooper said. Police arrested Ronald Williams, 43, of Flagstaff, around 7:15 p.m. Saturday on three felony charges of aggravated

MOHAVE DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-21 06:06:00

Police seek leads on downtown shooting

KINGMAN - Police are investigating a walk-by shooting that was reported Sunday evening at a trailer park in the 1100 block of Topeka Street. Kingman Police officers responded around 9:15 p.m. and learned that one trailer was shot at least 16 times while the occupant was inside. The resident said he

KDMINER.COM - 2018-03-20 22:34:00

Correction: Nursing Program-Issues story

BULLHEAD CITY, Ariz. (AP) - In a story March 14 about a nursing program at Mohave County Community College, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of one of the organizations expressing concernstt about the program. It is the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, not the Acc

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-03-21 22:49:07

Carroll gets new attorney for armed robbery case

KINGMAN - The attorney for a Bullhead City man charged with armed robbery and burglary withdrew from his case Tuesday. Aaron James Carroll, 26, is charged with armed robbery, first-degree burglary, misconduct with a weapon, two counts of theft and a drug charge. He is being held in county jail witho

MOHAVE DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-22 06:35:00

Legal battle could grant CAP sovereign immunity

BULLHEAD CITY - An obscure legal battle could have a major impact on Mohave County's fight to keep part of mainstem Colorado River water allocation within the boundaries of the Mohave Valley Irrigation and Drainage District. Central Arizona Water Conservation District recently filed a motion request

MOHAVE DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-22 06:33:00

Topock man accused of drug, sex crimes

KINGMAN - A Topock man has been indicted on 23 counts including sexual conduct with an underage girl and 13 drug charges. James Karl Lauver Jr., 36, made an initial appearance last week before Superior Court Judge Rick Lambert. The judge set Lauver's next hearing for April 16. Lauver is being held i


Dot Foods begins operations in Bullhead on Wednesday

Mohave County is home to more than 100 new jobs thanks to the opening of the new Dot Foods distribution center in Bullhead City. The company is expected to begin official operations Wednesday after months of preparation and a significant financial investment by Mohave County. "We spent a lot of time


CAGRD in talks with state about Mohave Valley primary water rights

BULLHEAD CITY - Central Arizona Groundwater Replenishment District is seeking a process to change the place and purpose of use of Present Perfected Rights attached to seven Mohave Valley farms. CAGRD is pursuing the purchase of the properties and their associated water rights with the intent to impl

MOHAVE DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-21 06:03:00

Council supports asking BLM to remove burros

BULLHEAD CITY - Bullhead City Council members were briefed on requests to the Bureau of Land Management to add the city to its list of areas requesting a gathering of burros for removal. The issue was initiated during the City Manager's report during Tuesday's regularly scheduled City Council meetin

MOHAVE DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-21 06:04:00

One badly hurt in Kingman crash

KINGMAN - A four-vehicle crash at the intersection of East Andy Devine and Airway avenues around 4:20 p.m. Tuesday left a Kingman man in serious condition. Kathleen Ann Cahoon, 68, of Kingman, was driving a silver Hyundai SUV westbound on Andy Devine Avenue approaching vehicles stopped at the red li


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Pickup driver dies in Route 66 head-on collision

KINGMAN - James M. Schubert, 61, of Kingman, was killed in a head-on crash with semi-truck on Route 66 Tuesday evening, Department of Public Safety reported. The accident occurred around 9:15 p.m. when Schubert was traveling eastbound on Route 66 in his Ford pickup truck. For unknown reason, the tru


Kingman nursing program receives probation warning

BULLHEAD CITY, Ariz. (AP) - Officials from a Kingman community college say they are already making changes to their nursing program which is in danger of being placed on probation. The Mohave Valley Daily News reports Mohave Community College's Chief Academic Officer Stephen Eaton said Friday that t


Havasu Police make cold case arrest of man in 2004 murder of Cindy R. Trumbull

Lake Havasu City Police detectives have arrested a man in connection with the 2004 shooting death of Cindy R. Trumbull. Police said William Timothy Nunno, 38, was arrested March 9 in Las Vegas by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's FBI Criminal Apprehension Team. The death comes after an


Agency re-designates 12 counties as natural disaster areas

BULLHEAD CITY, Ariz. (AP) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the re-designation of 12 Arizona counties as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by recent drought. The Mohave Valley Daily News reports farmers in eligible counties have eight months to apply for em