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The man charged with opening fire on a Taiwanese church congregation of mainly elderly people in Southern California wanted to “execute in cold blood as many people in that room as possible,” a prosecutor said Tuesday in announcing murder, attempted murder and other charges for the shooting that killed one person and wounded five.

By Associated Press May 19, 2022
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The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office says SWAT officers fatally shot a man after he fired a gun in their direction during an encounter near an elementary school in Guadalupe, a Phoenix suburb.

By Associated Press May 19, 2022
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Police in Kingman are investigating the circumstances that led to the death of a suspect while he was in the custody of Bullhead City police officers who were transporting him to the Mojave County jail.

By Associated Press May 14, 2022
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On Monday, April 25 at around 5:30 p.m. the Kingman Police Department arrested Kristy P. Barker, age 55, on felony charges of disorderly conduct with a weapon, possession of drug paraphernalia and misdemeanor criminal trespass.

May 10, 2022
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On Monday, May 9 detectives with the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 15-year-old male juvenile in reference to the school threat on Thursday, May 5 at Kingman High School.

May 9, 2022
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Phoenix police appealed to the public for information after a 32-year-old woman was killed in a drive-by shooting as she and her pre-teen son waited in line for food.

By Associated Press May 6, 2022
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Six arrests have been made in a burglary and vandalism incident at Cerbat Elementary School in Kingman.

April 25, 2022
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A 16-year-old student has been arrested in connection with a bomb threat Monday, April 25 at Lee Williams High School in Kingman.

April 25, 2022
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Kingman police are investigating a bomb threat at Lee Williams High School in downtown Kingman. According to a news release, Lee Williams High School received information of a possible bomb threat this morning, Monday, April 25.

April 25, 2022
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An 18-year-old Phoenix man who was driving a SUV involved in a head-on Arizona freeway collision that killed three people and reportedly involved human smuggling activity has been arrested, authorities said.

By Associated Press April 23, 2022
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A suspect in the shooting of a Phoenix police officer and the subject of a manhunt for more than three days has been arrested.

By Associated Press April 18, 2022
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Newly filed court documents in the downtown Sacramento shooting that killed six people and wounded a dozen others reveal that three of the dead had been involved in the gang dispute that led to the massive shootout, with at least one of them firing a weapon.

By Associated Press April 16, 2022
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A man accused of driving 115 mph has been arrested after allegedly causing a crash in south Phoenix that left a woman dead and her 4-year-old daughter critically injured,, police said Wednesday.

By Associated Press April 14, 2022
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A man sought in connection with an attack on a subway train in Brooklyn that left 10 people shot — and once again interrupted New York City’s long journey to post-pandemic normalcy — is now considered a suspect, Mayor Eric Adams said Wednesday.

By JENNIFER PELTZ, MICHAEL R. SISAK and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press April 13, 2022
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Mohave County Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating a possible homicide that occurred early Friday morning in the Kingman area.

April 9, 2022
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Shortly after Riley Briones Jr. arrived in federal prison, he cut his long, braided hair in a symbolic death of his old self.

By FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press April 9, 2022
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Sierra Vista police say a Tucson man suspected of transporting migrants who'd entered the country illegally was arrested after speeding through a school zone, hitting a bicyclist and crashing his vehicle in a residential area.

By Associated Press April 8, 2022
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The Lake Havasu City Police Department has identified four law enforcement officers involved in the fatal shooting of a Bullhead City resident.

April 5, 2022
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The Bullhead City Police Department is investigating an attempted homicide where three males were shot.

April 5, 2022
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A robbery suspect was fatally shot after allegedly firing at troopers during a pursuit near Oklahoma City, authorities said.

By Associated Press April 5, 2022
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The usual crowds filled the streets as bars and nightclubs were closing in California’s capital city of Sacramento when the sound of rapid-fire gunshots sent people running in terror. In a matter of seconds, the latest U.S. mass shooting had left six people dead and 12 wounded.

By ADAM BEAM, Associated Press April 4, 2022
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Black Mountain School, an elementary school in Golden Valley, was placed in lockdown status at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 30 after shooting threats were received.

March 31, 2022
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The Kingman Police Department is investigating the accidental shooting of a 15-year-old high school student on a Kingman Unified School District bus.

March 31, 2022
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Black Mountain School, an elementary school in Golden Valley, was placed in lockdown status at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 30 after shooting threats were received.

March 30, 2022
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The Kingman Police Department is investigating the accidental shooting of a 15-year-old high school student.

March 30, 2022
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The Kingman Police Department is investigating a string of vehicle burglaries that occurred during the early morning hours of Friday, March 18.

March 29, 2022
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Mohave County Sheriff’s Office deputies were involved in an officer involved shooting on Sunday, March 27.

March 29, 2022
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An investigation remains ongoing this week into a fatal traffic accident at the intersection of Jamaica and McCulloch boulevards.

March 29, 2022
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A fight between armed teens sparked a shooting at a suburban Phoenix outlet mall, leaving a 4-year-old boy and three others wounded, officials said Thursday.

By Associated Press March 26, 2022
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A fight between armed teens sparked a shooting at a suburban Phoenix outlet mall, leaving a 4-year-old boy and three others wounded, officials said Thursday.

By Associated Press March 25, 2022
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Human remains have been found in a northwestern Arizona desert area and Bullhead City police said it's believed to be a man missing since July.

By Associated Press March 24, 2022
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As part of the Western Arizona DUI Task Force, Kingman Police Department officers were out over the St. Patrick’s Day holiday weekend looking for impaired drivers.

March 24, 2022
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Five people including a young child were injured Wednesday when an altercation at a Phoenix area outlet mall erupted in gunfire and sent hundreds fleeing.

By Associated Press March 24, 2022
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A man is dead, and his girlfriend has been charged in an unrelated fight with the victim prior to his death.

By Brandon Messick, For The Miner March 22, 2022
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On Saturday, March 19 at around 2 p.m., Mohave County Sheriff's Office Deputies and medical personnel with the Desert Hills Fire Department and AMR Ambulance responded to the 7500 block of N. Sky View Drive in Havasu Heights after receiving calls that an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) had crashed.

March 21, 2022
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“Little Miss Nobody” finally has a name.

By Associated Press March 15, 2022
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Authorities in north-central Arizona believe they now know the name of a little girl whose burned remains were found in a remote desert area 62 years ago.

By Associated Press March 14, 2022
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An Arizona man being held at a federal prison in North Carolina has pleaded guilty to charges that he assaulted an officer at a medical center, a prosecutor said.

By Associated Press March 12, 2022
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An off-duty Arizona Department of Public Safety officer, Sgt. Leo R. Becenti Jr., died after being hit by a vehicle on Wednesday, March 9 in Kingman at about 10 p.m.

March 10, 2022
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An Arizona woman has been arrested in connection with the 2020 death of her 8-month-old son who was later found to have fentanyl and cocaine in his system, according to authorities.

By Associated Press March 8, 2022
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The final autopsy report for a migrant who died from multiple gunshot wounds when shot by a Border Patrol agent in southern Arizona shows he was struck by bullets twice in the cheek, once in the chest and once in the abdomen.

By Associated Press March 5, 2022
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Over the past several weeks, detectives with the Lake Havasu City Police Department’s Special Investigations Unit, which is part of the Mohave Area General Narcotics Enforcement Team (MAGNET), have been attempting to locate a female subject in the Lake Havasu City area for outstanding narcotics charges.

February 26, 2022
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The Arizona House voted Wednesday to make it illegal to take photos or video recordings of police officers in some circumstances after the Republican sponsor changed his proposal to address concerns it would be unconstitutional.

By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press February 24, 2022
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Reynaldo Gaxiola, 55, of Bullhead City, was arrested by the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday, Feb. 1 after it was reportedly revealed that he failed to keep current his sex offender registration.

February 15, 2022
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A man has been arrested for allegedly stealing a fossilized dinosaur claw valued at $25,000 from a vendor in Tucson last month and then trying to resell it, according to authorities.

By Associated Press February 15, 2022
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It will be two weeks before the Phoenix Police Department will release video and audio of a standoff with a gunman who shot five patrol officers and injured four others.

February 14, 2022
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Two Mexican men have been arrested in connection with a four-month long investigation into a drug trafficking organization, reports the Mohave Area General Narcotics Enforcement Team, with one of those men, 26-year-old Christian Castro-Barraza, arrested in Kingman.

February 12, 2022
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A man who shot his ex-girlfriend at a Phoenix home early Friday ambushed the first officer on the scene, seriously injuring him, then opened fire on other police as they tried to rescue a baby that was left outside the door.

By JACQUES BILLEAUD and TERRY TANG, Associated Press February 12, 2022
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Five Phoenix police officers were shot and wounded after responding to a report of gunfire inside a home early Friday, including four who were shot while trying to take a baby to safety, Police Chief Jeri Williams said.

By Associated Press February 11, 2022
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A woman and her two sons wanted in connection with the killing of her husband in Washington have been arrested in northwestern Arizona, federal authorities said Wednesday.

By Associated Press February 10, 2022
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The Kingman Police Department is continuing its investigation into a Saturday, Feb. 5 incident where a 17-year-old Kingman girl was shot in the leg.

February 8, 2022
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A woman booked on suspicion of murder and child abuse in the death of her 11-year-old grandson in an Arizona hotel room is accused of striking the boy in the head with a ratchet and failing to seek medical treatment for his injuries, according to court records released Tuesday.

By Associated Press February 2, 2022
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A Laughlin man is facing a murder charge after a fatal shooting at storage facility in the city, according to authorities.

By Associated Press January 31, 2022
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The Kingman Police Department is conducting an investigation after human remains were discovered in the area commonly referred to as Monolith Garden in Kingman on Sunday, Jan. 16.

January 19, 2022
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Nogales police say a homicide suspect was shot and wounded in an exchange of gunfire with officers following a pursuit.

By Associated Press January 15, 2022
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Joshua Sanders, a fugitive wanted in connection with a double homicide last week in Georgia was arrested Wednesday at bus station in northern Arizona.

By Associated Press January 13, 2022
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An Oregon man sought in the fatal shooting of his girlfriend in Arizona has been arrested in Nevada, police in Arizona said.

By Associated Press January 11, 2022
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Bullhead City police said Monday they were investigating after a woman's body was found dumped along the side of a road in the western Arizona city.

By Associated Press January 4, 2022
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The Bullhead City Police Department is seeking assistance in identifying a female who has found deceased the morning of Sunday, Jan. 2 on Arroyo Vista Drive in Bullhead City.

January 3, 2022
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A man killed on Christmas night when he was struck by a vehicle has been identified as a retired U.S. Army Ranger who served 10 deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan, Prescott Valley police reported on Wednesday.

By Associated Press December 30, 2021
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The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office reports that it is not aware of any threats to local schools in relation to “vague and anonymous social media posts” encouraging acts of violence at schools across the country on Friday, Dec. 17.

December 16, 2021
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Six criminal search warrants were served at multiple Kingman-area businesses as the result of a four-month long investigation into allegations of prostitution at one of the locations, reports the Mohave Area General Narcotics Enforcement Team.

By Miner Staff December 8, 2021
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A Kingman man died after a one-vehicle off-road vehicle crash at about 11 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 3.

December 6, 2021
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Authorities have identified a man who jumped out of a jetliner’s galley door to the tarmac as the plane was taxiing to a gate at the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

By Associated Press December 6, 2021
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A former Arizona nurse was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday for sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman at a long-term care facility where she later gave birth.

December 4, 2021
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A prosecutor filed involuntary manslaughter charges Friday against the parents of a 15-year-old accused of killing four students and wounding seven other people at a Michigan High School.

By COREY WILLIAMS and ED WHITE, Associated Press December 3, 2021
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The Arizona Department of Public Safety has released the names of those killed in a head-on collision at milepost 90 on Route 66 on Saturday, Nov. 27, with the deceased driver of the gray vehicle alleged to have crossed the center line named as 21-year-old Kingman resident Samuel Jacob Bravo.

December 3, 2021
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A two vehicle, head-on collision at milepost 90 on Route 66 four miles northeast of Valentine resulted in the deaths of four people on Saturday, Nov. 27.

December 2, 2021
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A prosecutor considering criminal charges against the parents of a boy accused of killing four students at a Michigan school said Thursday their actions went “far beyond negligence” and that the gun “seems to have been just freely available” to the teenager.

By COREY WILLIAMS and ED WHITE, Associated Press December 2, 2021
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An off-duty Tucson police officer who was seen on video pinning a woman and her grown daughter to the ground in a restaurant parking lot two weeks ago faces administrative and criminal investigations, the police department said in a statement.

By Associated Press November 30, 2021
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Investigators are looking into whether the SUV driver who plowed through a Christmas parade in suburban Milwaukee, killing at least five people and injuring more than 40, was fleeing a crime, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press.

By SCOTT BAUER, MICHAEL BALSAMO and MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press November 22, 2021
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The body of a 50-year-old Nevada woman reported missing out of Las Vegas on Thursday, Nov. 4 was discovered in a wash off Highway 93 northwest of Dolan Springs on Thursday, Nov. 11.

November 16, 2021
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Volunteers searching for a geologist who went missing in Buckeye in June found human remains.

By Associated Press November 8, 2021
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A Lake Havasu City man is in custody after a police investigation into an alleged Saturday hit-and-run that left one pedestrian hospitalized.

November 6, 2021
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On a Thursday evening in late August, six people identified as drug dealers by Tucson police arrived at a substation after receiving an unusual invitation from Assistant Chief Kevin Hall.

By CAITLIN SCHMIDT, Arizona Daily Star November 6, 2021
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Sandra Lewin, 84, of Kingman, was killed as a result of a “T-bone” collision in the 2200 block of Airway Avenue at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27.

November 2, 2021
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A man is dead after driving a vehicle over the western rim of the Grand Canyon in an apparent suicide, authorities said Wednesday.

By Associated Press October 29, 2021
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The Kingman Police Department will be out on patrol this Halloween thanks in part to a $25,000 grant from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety.

October 26, 2021
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A 69-year-old Las Vegas woman is accused of defrauding Social Security for years after she allegedly dismembered her dead husband’s body and threw his remains in the trash, according to a federal criminal complaint.

By Associated Press October 26, 2021
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Bill Lenhart, owner of Sunbelt Development, a city partner in the Rancho Santa Fe Traffic Interchange project, is facing an indictment alleging an unlawful campaign contribution by a corporation.

By Travis Rains October 21, 2021
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An emergency call made by a 4-year-old New Zealand boy asking for police to come over and check out his toys prompted a real-life callout and confirmation from an officer that the toys were, indeed, pretty cool.

By NICK PERRY, Associated Press October 20, 2021
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A Maricopa County sheriff’s deputy who died after being beaten by a suspect was remembered as man who lived his dream to protect and serve.

By Associated Press October 19, 2021
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An explosion and fire in a Tempe house where two women were found dead wasn't accidental, but circumstances of the incident remain unclear, city officials announced Friday.

By Associated Press October 16, 2021
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The Kingman Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying an armed robbery suspect who reportedly brandished a handgun and demanded the clerk open the register at a convenience store in the 3200 block of E. Andy Devine Avenue on Sept. 25.

October 15, 2021
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Human remains have been discovered in a remote desert area near Pioneer Drive and Laguna Road in Golden Valley, reports the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office.

October 12, 2021
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A metro Phoenix sheriff's deputy who suffered grave injuries at the hands of a man he had just arrested died Monday, authorities said.

By Associated Press October 12, 2021
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Just before 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, Mohave County Sheriff’s Office deputies and medical personnel with the Lake Mohave Ranchos Fire Department responded to a Dolan Springs residence in reference to what was reported as an accidental shooting.

October 2, 2021
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Ryan Frederik Deronde, 35, of Kingman, was arrested by the Kingman Police Department on Sunday, Sept. 12 after allegedly stealing items from the home of a recently deceased neighbor.

September 30, 2021
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She was transported to a local hospital in critical condition prior to being air lifted to a Las Vegas hospital, where she died.

September 28, 2021
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A man who refused to wear a mask and was asked to leave during a performance at Arizona State University’s Gammage Auditorium has been arrested after he allegedly assaulted two staff members, according to campus police.

By Associated Press September 28, 2021
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UniSource Energy Services is encouraging Kingman-area customers who recently dropped off bill payments to contact them as some payments were stolen from a courtesy drop box.

September 23, 2021
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The Bullhead City Police Department is investigating a shooting that reportedly involved a Mohave County Sheriff’s Office deputy on Tuesday, Sept. 7.

September 7, 2021
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Several men objecting to an Arizona elementary school student being required to quarantine and miss a field trip because of a possible contact to the coronavirus threatened to make a citizen's arrest of the school principal while at least one brandished cable ties, school officials said Friday.

By Associated Press September 4, 2021
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A 15-year-old Kingman boy was arrested on Sunday, Aug. 22 on several felony burglary charges stemming from incidents in the area of Sioux Avenue and Pueblo Lane, the Kingman Police Department reports.

August 28, 2021
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Authorities have identified the man and teenage girl found dead in a Coolidge house fire following a gas pipeline explosion.

By Associated Press August 17, 2021
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A 2-year-old Meadview child is in stable condition at a Las Vegas hospital after being hit by a vehicle on Sunday, Aug. 8.

August 9, 2021
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Las Vegas police have opened a homicide investigation into the death of a man who was found unresponsive on the floor of a Laughlin casino after a fight early Friday.

By Associated Press July 31, 2021
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People are mourning the death of a Nevada Highway Patrol trooper, who was struck by a vehicle police said was driven by an armed carjacking suspect trying to elude troopers on a busy freeway near the Las Vegas Strip.

By KEN RITTER, Associated Press July 31, 2021
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An Arizona man already facing assault charges for allegedly plowing his pickup truck into people participating in a bike race nearly six weeks ago has been charged with murder.

By Associated Press July 29, 2021
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A mother accused of killing her two children in suburban Las Vegas before she was arrested in Arizona had a job as a county family services worker, helping families apply for public assistance, an official said.

By Associated Press July 22, 2021
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A gunman killed one person and wounded four others, including firefighters and paramedics, at the scene of a house fire in Arizona before being shot by an officer, authorities said.

By Associated Press July 20, 2021
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A three-vehicle collision on eastbound Interstate 40 at milepost 56 near Kingman on Sunday, June 27 resulted in the deaths of the driver of a taxi, along with two passengers.

June 29, 2021
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Bicyclist Tony Quinones had only just shaken hands with a fellow cyclist and wished him good luck in this weekend's community race in an Arizona mountain town when a truck sped into a crowd of bike riders.

By Associated Press June 21, 2021
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