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Burglars take advantage of power outage
Between Saturday at 9 p.m. and Sunday at 6 a.m., one or more people committed a burglary at Food Mart, 2540 Highway 95. During the commission of the burglary, the suspect or suspects forced entry by breaking through the business’s front glass door. The suspects damaged a cash register and stole seve
Police issue sex offender community notifications
BULLHEAD CITY — Police released Level 2 sex offender community notifications on Tuesday.Offenders are assigned classification after assessment by the Bullhead City Police Department through evaluation of the circumstances surrounding their conviction and other criminal history. Convicted sex offende
Appeals court upholds ruling in lawsuit against Bullhead City
KINGMAN — An appellate court ruled Tuesday in favor of Bullhead City in a lawsuit filed against the city.In February 2016, Robert Jacobsen was at a gazebo in Rotary Park, a 211-acre park in Bullhead City with access to the Colorado River, when he leaned on the gazebo railing, which broke, causing hi
Aquarius supports local elementary school
LAUGHLIN — For the ninth year in a row, Aquarius Casino Resort Team Members spent the month of July collecting pens, notebooks, markers, pencils, crayons and more in a property-wide school supply drive to help three local schools start the year off with the resources they need. A total of 21,886 ite
A few hitches in Laughlin River Regatta reported
The Laughlin River Regatta brought thousands of revelers to the Colorado River this past weekend, following a lazy current to Lake Havasu. It wasn’t all fun and games for some of the regatta’s participants, however.
County satisfied with Davis Camp cleanup after River Regatta
KINGMAN – The Laughlin River Regatta was canceled in 2017 because of trash problems, but came off clean over the weekend, a Mohave County official said Tuesday.
River Fund holding inaugural event
LAUGHLIN — River Fund, Inc. is hosting their Inaugural River Fund Wine and Cheese Charity Auction, formally known as the Wine Tasting and Silent Auction Charity Event sponsored and presented by Silver Rider for the past 10 years. The event will be held Saturday, Nov. 17, from 1 to 4 p.m. PST at the
Havasu police officers involved in fatal shooting return to duty
Bowdon and his wife had been drinking during the hours leading up the early-morning shooting, KPD’s investigation revealed. The couple got into prolonged argument, and Bowdon called 911 on his wife’s cellphone after several hours.
Suspect in Fort Mohave double murder may face additional charge
KINGMAN — A Bullhead City suspect in a January double-murder in Fort Mohave was back in court Monday.Francisco Javier Romero, 26, is charged with two counts of first-degree murder, two counts of kidnapping and two counts of abandonment of a dead body. He is charged in the murders of Mona Carter, 51,
Veterans Resource Team seeking help from community
BULLHEAD CITY — Veterans Resource Team members are looking for assistance from the community to support area veterans.“I think that the more stakeholders that VRT has in the community, the better they can work together to assist veterans, whether justice is involved or not,” said Bullhead City court
Food sellers find ways to adapt during power outage
Walmart employees remove products from the dairy department on Sunday following a weekend power outage in Bullhead City. Some parts of the city were without electricity for more than 15 hours. Walmart opened on Sunday but had limited stock in the dairy, meat and frozen foods departments.JILL McCOOMB
Storm causes power outage in some northwestern Arizona towns
BULLHEAD CITY, Ariz. (AP) — Nearly 23,000 Mohave Electric Cooperative customers are without power in northwestern Arizona after a storm disabled a transformer.
Tribe expresses its opposition to event
BULLHEAD CITY — The Fort Mojave Indian Tribe staged a protest of the Laughlin River Regatta Saturday with one goal in mind.“Our ultimate goal is to end it,” said Tribal Chairman Tim Williams. “That there isn’t another regatta in 2019 or after that.”FMIT has been the most vocal and united critic of t
Bullhead City man indicted in weapons offense
KINGMAN — A Bullhead City man was indicted Thursday on charges of firing a gun at two people.A Mohave County grand jury indicted Cory James Mason, 29, on charges of vehicle theft and trafficking in stolen property in one case and aggravated assault, disorderly conduct with a weapon and misconduct wi
City justice complex closed due to A.C. failure
All employees in the complex impacted by the warm temperatures were released from work duties or moved to City Hall, 2355 Trane Road, according to a statement released by city officials.
Man found in Smith’s parking lot died of natural causes
The 67-year-old man, who lived in Kingman, was conveyed by a local funeral home to the medical examiner’s office, who determined the cause of death, KPD spokeswoman Jennifer Sochocki said.
Mohave County prosecutors seek trial date in Rector case
Mohave County prosecutors are seeking a trial date for a man accused in the 2014 slaying of a Bullhead City child.Mohave County Deputy Attorney Greg McPhillips said the victims in the case want Rector to stand trial. According to Rector’s defense, however, Mohave County attorneys have yet to provide
Judge OKs testimony about victim’s drug, alcohol use
KINGMAN — A Superior Court judge has ruled that a homicide victim’s drug and alcohol use may be heard in the upcoming trial for a Bullhead City man accused of the kiling.Jake Patrick Biunno, 22, is charged with two counts of second-degree murder. He is being held in county jail on a $100,000 bond. H
Brady, Duvall take questions on city issues at Elks Lodge forum
Mayoral challenger Jerry Duvall, left, and Bullhead City Mayor Tom Brady fielded questions from area residents on local issues including transportation, roads, schools, economic development and the city’s potential purchase of EPCOR Water Arizona’s Bullhead City assets Tuesday at a candidate forum h
BLM gathering wild burros in Bullhead City for adoption
KINGMAN – The Bureau of Land Management is rounding up wild burros in Bullhead City, an effort that began in June, with more gathers planned next week in Cibola and the Parker Strip.