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High Court fractures tribal law

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling expanding state authority to prosecute some crimes on Native American land is fracturing decades of law built around the hard-fought principle that tribes have the right to govern themselves on their own territory, legal experts say.

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Judge says Arizona violates prisoners’ rights with inadequate care

A judge ruled Arizona has been violating the constitutional rights of incarcerated people in state-run prisons by providing them with inadequate medical and mental health care, saying the state has known about the problem for years but refused to correct its failures.

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FBI subpoenas AZ Senate president’s records

FBI agents looking into events surrounding former President Donald Trump's efforts to overturn his 2020 election loss have subpoenaed Arizona Senate President Karen Fann, who orchestrated a discredited review of the election.

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Kingman man arrested for alleged vehicle theft

In the early hours of Friday, July 1, the Kingman Police Department arrested Bradleigh Christopher Miller, 19, of Kingman, on a felony charge of theft of means of transportation.

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Kingman shooting suspect caught, third victim located

Kingman police have arrested the suspect believed to have shot and wounded three persons in Kingman on Wednesday, June 29.

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Update: MCSO identify victims of homicide, seek information on suspect

Mohave County Sheriff’s Office detectives are continuing their investigation into a double homicide that occurred east of Kingman on Tuesday. The victims have been identified as Darren Vanhouten, 50, and Retta Atkins, 73.

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NASCAR: Ross Chastain threading fine line of aggression, patience

Ross Chastain has proven to be a decent road racer over his career and there's no reason to believe he won't be in the mix Sunday at Road America in Wisconsin.

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Trial for WNBA star Brittney Griner begins in Russian court

American basketball star Brittney Griner went on trial Friday, 4 1/2 months after her arrest on charges of possessing cannabis oil while returning to play for a Russian team, in a case that unfolded amid tense relations between Moscow and Washington.

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Big Ten votes to add USC, UCLA as members starting in 2024

In a surprising and seismic shift in college athletics, the Big Ten voted Thursday to add Southern California and UCLA as conference members beginning in 2024.

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Rants and Raves | July 3, 2022

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Column | When it comes to water, we Californians are brown with envy

I knew I was in trouble when the dollars needed to water my grass each month exceeded the square footage of my lawn.

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Editorial Cartoon | July 3, 2022

Editorial Cartoon | July 3, 2022

Reader Poll:

Do you feel safe living in the Kingman area?

  • Yes 68%
  • No 32%

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Reader Poll:

Do you feel safe living in the Kingman area?

  • Yes 68%
  • No 32%

65 total votes

See past polls

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California sets nation’s toughest plastics reduction rules

Companies selling shampoo, food and other products wrapped in plastic have a decade to cut down on their use of the polluting material if they want their wares on California store shelves.

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Post-Roe, states struggle with conflicting abortion bans

In Arizona, Republicans are fighting among themselves over whether a 121-year-old anti-abortion law from the pre-statehood Wild West days, when Arizona was still a frontier mining territory, should be enforced over a 2022 version.

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Biden to give Medal of Freedom to McCain, Giffords

President Joe Biden will present the nation’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, to 17 people, including to the late John McCain, the Arizona Republican with whom Biden served in the U.S. Senate, and former Arizona Congresswoman Gabriel Giffords.