PHOENIX (AP) — Monsoon thunderstorms dropped more than a half inch of rain on much of metro Phoenix on Thursday morning, causing power outages and delaying dozens of flights out of Sky Harbor International Airport.
GOLDEN VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — The body of a man has been recovered from a pickup truck that overturned in floodwaters in a Mohave County wash, authorities said Tuesday.
County sheriff’s officials said the body was identified Ts 69-year-old John Craig Johnson of Golden Valley.
DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Some roads in and out of Death Valley National Park have been closed after they were inundated over the weekend with mud and debris from flash floods that also hit western Nevada and northern Arizona hard.
WIKIEUP, Ariz. (AP) — A wildfire has forced the evacuation of about 20 people from the unincorporated Mohave County community of Wikieup in northwestern Arizona, authorities said Sunday.
Officials with the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management said the wildfire was at 150 acres and threatening multiple structures as dense vegetation burn close to Big Sandy Wash, located a few miles away from Wikieup.
KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of an inmate who died last week at a Kingman hospital after starving herself.
The Mohave County Sheriff's Office on Friday identified 69-year-old Susan Jane Mish of Golden Valley as the inmate.
KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — Police in Kingman are investigating the circumstances that led to the death of a suspect while he was in the custody of Bullhead City officers who were transporting him to the Mohave County jail.
1891 — Isaac Murphy wins his second straight Kentucky Derby aboard Kingman. In the stretch, Kingman comes from last in the four-horse field to beat Balgownan by one-half length.
1952 — In an Appalachian League game, Ron Necciai of the Bristol Twins strikes out 27 batters while pitching a 7-0 no-hitter against the Welch Miners.
KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona state trooper and a suspect were shot and wounded during an encounter Friday in Kingman, the Department of Public Safety said.
The DPS said in a brief statement that the trooper was in stable condition but said only that the wounded suspect was hospitalized.
KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — One high school student accidentally shot and injured another student on a school bus with a handgun brought to school , Kingman police said Wednesday.
Police Chief Rusty Cooper said juvenile charges of endangerment and other crimes would likely be sought against the 14-year-old boy who took the gun to school on March 23 and who was handling it while riding home on bus to Dolan Springs that day when it fired, shooting a 15-year-old boy in the leg.
KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — A Nevada man's experimental small plane crashed in northwestern Arizona after breaking up in midair, according to a National Transportation Safety Board preliminary report released Thursday.
KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — An off-duty Arizona Department of Public Safety officer has died after being struck by a vehicle in Kingman, authorities said Thursday.
KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — One person has died and another remains hospitalized with severe burn after a house fire in Kingman, authorities said Sunday.
Mohave County Sheriff's officials said fire crews responded to the fire about 9:30 p.m.
KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — A Nevada man has died after the small plane he was piloting crashed northwest of Kingman, according to authorities.
Mohave County Sheriff’s officials said the pilot was the only person aboard the single-engine plane when it went down Saturday afternoon near the Triangle Airpark.
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KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — A Kingman man has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run crash that left his girlfriend dead, Mohave County Sheriff's officials said Sunday.
KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — Human remains have been found in a hilly, desert area of Kingman, police said Wednesday.
They said say two hikers reported finding the remains Sunday in Monolith Garden.
KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — Two men were injured in the crash of a hang-glider style aircraft Wednesday in northwestern Arizona, Mohave County Sheriff's officials said.
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Parts of Arizona had wet and windy weather Friday with rain falling on desert cities and snow in Flagstaff and nearby mountains.
Forecasters with the National Weather Service said a few additional showers pushed Phoenix to a new daily rainfall record with 1 inch (2.54 centimeters).
KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — The Mohave County Board of Supervisors is willing to consider passing a resolution saying hospitals in northwestern Arizona face a staffing crisis due to the pandemic but balked at declaring a state of emergency for the county over the same issue.
KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — A man with more than three decades of experience in fire agencies has been appointed to oversee the Kingman Fire Department.
Jack Yeager starts his position as chief of the agency next Monday.
KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — Some members of the Mohave County Board of Supervisors want to distance themselves from county news releases on COVID-19 vaccinations for children.
Supervisor Hildy Angius suggested that the board include “some kind of disclaimer" on releases, raising the subject during a meeting Monday after a county release included information on federal officials approving Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5-11, the Kingman Miner reported.
KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — Mohave County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating the death of a Kingman jail inmate.
They said detention officers found an inmate hanging in his cell around 11 p.m. Monday.
KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — Mohave County Sheriff’s officials are continuing to deal with COVID-19 issues in the Kingman jail.
They said the Adult Detention facility identified 16 inmates who tested positive for the virus this week out of 34 inmates.
GOLDEN VALEY, Ariz. (AP) — The Mohave County Sheriff's Office says human remains have been found in the desert in the Golden Valley area west of Kingman.
According to the office, hikers on Sunday called to report coming upon a skull and a subsequent search produced additional bones.
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KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — A handcuffed woman who was arrested with a gun at a highway gas station near Kingman Tuesday managed to grab a revolver from a detective's holster and shoot him in the hand before another officer tased her.
KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — An investigation into a cyberattack targeting Kingman has concluded after finding that sensitive information involving approximately 200 people apparently was compromised but making no official determination of how the breach occurred, officials said Tuesday.
KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities in northwestern Arizona have launched an investigation into the death of a Kingman man who was fatally struck by a train last weekend.
Kingman police said the 30-year-old man was reportedly sitting on the tracks when the train approached.
LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. (AP) — Even before the pandemic, a scarcity of nurses was an ongoing concern in Arizona especially in more rural areas.
An Arizona State University nursing program, set to debut at the school's Lake Havasu City campus this fall, aims to put a dent in that shortage.
LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. (AP) — A 16-year-old California boy has died after suffering critical injuries when his personal watercraft collided with a boat on Arizona's Lake Havasu last weekend.
The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office said Friday that Jorge Contreras of Rialto, California was pronounced dead at a Las Vegas hospital on Tuesday.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Arizona box truck driver who plowed into bicyclists on a stretch of Nevada highway last December, killing five and injuring four, was sentenced Wednesday to a minimum of 16 years in Nevada state prison for driving under the influence of methamphetamine causing death.
PHOENIX (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board has determined that the failure of a BNSF Railway crew to adhere to restricted speed requirements caused a fatal train crash near Kingman almost three years ago.
KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — A broken well has finally been repaired and water has been restored to 1,200 customers in about 500 Golden Valley homes, Mohave County officials said Tuesday.
Those affected residents in the unincorporated community had been without water since May 7 when a 1,500-foot (460-meter) well broke.