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Laughlin town board seeks to nix bridge
LAUGHLIN — The Laughlin Town Advisory Board voted Tuesday to advise major partners involved with Nevada’s share of the planned second bridge that it doesn’t support the project and wants a halt on “unencumbered” spending for it.
Robbery suspects to be arraigned Thursday
LAS VEGAS — Two men charged in connection with the smash-and-grab robbery of a Laughlin jewelry store last week are scheduled to be arraigned on felony charges Thursday. Joshua Miller, 29, and Marcus Miller, 24, face charges of burglary, conspiracy to commit burglary, grand larceny over $3,500 and c
LTAB may seek reallocation of funding from bridge project
LAUGHLIN — The Laughlin Town Advisory Board is scheduled to discuss the plan for a second bridge over the Colorado River linking Bullhead City and Laughlin. The meeting begins at 1:30 p.m. today, Nevada time, in the Laughlin Regional Community Center, 101 Civic Way.
Community’s homeless population tells about its struggles
BULLHEAD CITY — It’s incredible what one person can learn from another person by talking to one another. “I was contemplating in committing suicide when my soulmate died but Deacon, from The Guardian Foundation, talked me out of it,” said Rhoda Bordeleau, a local homeless woman.
Trip to pawn shop leads to burglary arrest
KINGMAN – Mohave County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Amanda Rene Minefee, 27 of Mohave Valley, on Friday after video surveillance reportedly revealed about $200 being removed from a victim’s property.
Golden Entertainment closer to operating 2 Laughlin casinos
Golden Entertainment Inc. is one step closer to operating two Laughlin casinos. Meeting in Carson City, the state Gaming Control Board on Wednesday unanimously recommended approval of Golden’s $190 million acquisition of the Colorado Belle and Edgewater properties from Marnell Gaming.
Laughlin schools schedule holiday concerts
LAUGHLIN — With the children’s voices all raised in song, it may feel as though the tradition of caroling is alive and well in Laughlin. While they won’t be meandering from house to house, the public is invited to a pair of holiday concerts at Laughlin public schools.
Motorcyclist killed in Highway 95 collision
BULLHEAD CITY — A man who died Saturday evening as a result of a vehicle accident has been identified as Richard Tynda, 52, of Bullhead City, according to Bullhead City police.
Clark County coroner rules bankruptcy judge’s death a suicide
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Laurel Babero’s death last month was ruled a suicide Tuesday by the Clark County coroner’s office. The Nevada bankruptcy judge was found dead in her chambers in Las Vegas early Nov. 19. She was 62.
Las Vegas men accused of smash-and-grab robbery
LAUGHLIN — Two Las Vegas men are in custody after a smash-and-grab robbery at a Laughlin jewelry store and a short chase onto the property of a nearby casino. According to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, which provides law enforcement for Laughlin, Joshua Miller, 29, and Marcus Miller,
'Ticking time bomb' child abuser attacks Las Vegas prosecutor in courtroom
LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Major security questions are swirling after an inmate went on the attack inside a Las Vegas courtroom and it was all caught on camera. The outburst came from a sentencing hearing for Terhain Woods who was on trial stemming from a March 2017 beating of a 13-month-old boy.
Police, coroner investigating death of 5-month-old boy
LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — Police are awaiting a decision from the Clark County coroner on the cause and manner of death of a 5-month-old boy found unresponsive at an apartment complex on South Las Vegas Boulevard last week.
Teen suicides climb in Clark County
LAS VEGAS - More young local people are taking their owns lives. Teen suicides in Clark County are up 54 percent. So far, this year, 17 people under the age of 18 have committed suicide which is up from 11 last year.
Las Vegas man who died after single-car crash identified
A man who died Friday morning after possibly suffering a medical episode before crashing his vehicle near downtown Las Vegas has been identified. He was John Simpson, 74, of Las Vegas, the Clark County coroner’s office said. The coroner’s office hadn’t released a cause and manner of death as of Tues
City ponders ideas for Old Bullhead future
BULLHEAD CITY — Members of the Bullhead City Council and Planning and Zoning Commission met Tuesday to discuss options for the future of Old Bullhead. The special meeting focused on discussing and prioritizing ideas to improve the part of the city from First to Seventh streets so it becomes more att
Deputies chase down running woman
KINGMAN – Mohave County Sheriff’s Office deputies chased down a Golden Valley woman early Sunday evening as she tried to flee on foot after getting off of a dirt bike. MCSO Public Information Officer Anita Mortensen reported that deputies arrested Shay Brooke Gardner, 29, for felony theft/control of
Arizona man charged in girl’s death still wants guilty plea
An Arizona man charged in a child murder case said he wants to plead guilty in the September 2014 death of 8-year-old Isabella Grogan-Cannella. Justin Rector, 30, of Bullhead City conveyed that wish during an interview Saturday at the Mohave County jail in Kingman.
County traffic safety panel to look at Oatman Highway
KINGMAN — A county traffic safety committee will meet Thursday to discuss parking problems on a county roadway. The traffic safety committee will discuss if a traffic safety review of Oatman Highway is warranted after recent crashes on the highway.
Golden Entertainment Expected to Take Ownership of Two Laughlin Casinos December 20
Stratosphere owner Golden Entertainment is expected to receive full state approval for its planned acquisition of the Colorado Belle and Edgewater casinos in Laughlin, Nevada later this month.
Needles posts 43-14 win over Laughlin in River Valley tourney
Needles — The second game of the season-opening River Valley High School basketball tournament for the Lady ’Stangs pitted them against their NIAA 2A South League rival the Laughlin High School Lady Cougars.