Mohave County found its own version of the feline hurling "Crazy Cat Lady." Authorities arrested 47-year-old Lana Rennee Meadville Thursday after she allegedly killed a cat and heaved it at her mother, according the Mohave County Sheriff's office. See also:Helen Flint, 74, Found Out Being the ... More >>
Governor Jan Brewer, the chief executive of the Colt Single Action Army Revolver State™, will be spending her Wednesday morning speaking at the dedication of the scared ground known as the Tri-State Shooting Park.Somehow, folks in Bullhead City have survived 13 years without a public shooting ... More >>
Sharon Holmes was picked by the Mohave County Republican Party to head to the state GOP convention last month for a shot at becoming a delegate for the Republican Party National Convention.She didn't win that spot, nor did she win a car chase with Kingman police Sunday evening.According to an accoun ... More >>
The Kingman Police Department wrapped up a three-month investigation into heroin trafficking last week, leading to the arrests of five people -- two of them children of a state legislator.Michael Randolph Goodale, 27, and Stephanie Lynn Goodale, 31 -- both of whom call Republican state Representativ ... More >>
A story we wrote a few years ago about a Bullhead City couple accused of killing their newborn baby during what's described by authorities as a "brutal" sexual attack has been getting a lot of attention as of late -- and we have no idea why.Regardless, we figured we'd provide an update on the cas ... More >>
A 16-year-old Mohave County boy died Sunday after shooting himself while playing Russian Roulette.Several of his friends witnessed the shooting, police say.According to the Mohave County Sheriff's Office, the teen, Kevin Jervey Hudgens, and several other kids were in a travel trailer in Hudgens' ... More >>
Krista Leigh Roberts and Justin Curran of Desert Hills were busted in March for growing pot. Now, they're state-licensed medical marijuana caregivers.Arizona's medical marijuana program is presenting a strange, new world for law enforcement. Before a single state resident had a ... More >>
Norman James Havatone could be labeled a sex offender for allegedly urinating on the side of a building.A Mohave County man was arrested last week after two kids saw him pissing on the side of a building -- and he may have to register as a sex offender as a result.Mohave County Sheriff's Office s ... More >>
A Mohave County prosecutor tells New Times today that he dropped meth charges against a woman working as an informant following allegations that a police officer sexually abused her. As we reported on Friday, Erika Solem of Bullhead City is suing Mohave County and the ... More >>
Proposition 203 has sparked dismissal of pot-possession charges in Mohave County against at least 10 people who had out-of-state medical-weed cards. Though the charges shouldn't have been brought against such marijuana card-holders in the first place, what's been happening ... More >>
Image: Huffington PostJoe Miller, former Mohave County probation officer, was fired for publicly supporting marijuana legalization.Right to free speech: Canceled.At least, it is for Joe Miller, a former Mohave County probation officer who believes that marijuana should be legalized.As the Huffing ... More >>
www.funny-potato.comThis was the last face Arizona prison escapee Tracy Province planned to see if he carried out his bizarre plan to kill himself.After escaping from prison and allegedly murdering a couple in New Mexico last summer, Arizona prison escapee Tracy Province concocted a unique plan t ... More >>
Tracy Province (left) and John McCluskeyWhen inmates escape from prison, mobilizing thousands of people to track down the escapees costs money, and Mohave County, apparently, doesn't want to pick up the tab for its part in fixing the prison's blunder.You may recall, three inmates escaped from the ... More >>
Image: http://npic.orst.edu/hottopic/mothball/index.htmlIn the first case of its kind in years, an Arizona homeowner faces possible enforcement action by the state for misusing mothballs A homeowner in Mohave County faces a possible citation and fine for allegedly using mothballs outdoors as ... More >>
www.zazzle.comA New Mexico man seems to have thought to himself "hmm, how can I make my meth lab even more dangerous than it already is." That might be why police say he packed it into a stolen pickup truck and took his meth-making show on the road. Police in Kingman stopped ... More >>
Mohave County Sheriff's OfficeThis car is packed with explosives, which, thankfully for James Pierson, never went off.A Washington man apparently tried to kill himself this morning when he crashed his car -- packed with all sorts of explosive materials -- off a cliff near Oatman.Seemingly to his ... More >>
A local chapter of the Laborers' International Union of North America, Local 383, is suing its parent organization in a fight over territory. LIUNA's general president, Terence M. O'Sullivan, based in Washington D.C., informed the Local 383 last month that it was giving Mohave County to a Ne ... More >>
A new U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint opened near Tubac yesterday. The $1.5 million interim checkpoint along Interstate 19 is supposed to help catch illegal immigrants and drug runners, but residents in the Santa Cruz Valley say it will hurt businesses and endanger neighborhoods...A former Rhodes J ... More >>
State and federal law enforcement launches a multifaceted campaign against fugitive fundamentalist Mormon Prophet Warren Jeffs and his followers
The police force in Polygamyland helps fugitive Prophet Warren Jeffs and his cult break the law
Fundamentalist Mormons lose control of Colorado City's school district, as a criminal investigation continues
As the FBI chases polygamist Prophet Warren Jeffs, work continues 24/7 on his religion's foreboding new Texas capital
Polygamists are barricading their homes in the midst of mounting legal assaults by authorities
Finding the Colorado City school district's airplane could lead to polygamist prophet Warren Jeffs' arrest
A new state law wrests control of Colorado City schools away from polygamist zealots
The governor needs to help abused women and children in Colorado City. Now.
Ross Chatwin said no way to polygamy's holy man before the national press. Will others join him now?
Letters from the week of January 8, 2004
Arizona's finally followed Utah's lead and launched serious action to stop abuses by polygamists
Arizona and Utah officials decide to curb underage marriages by erecting a sheriff's substation in polygamy country
From Governor Janet Napolitano down, Arizona authorities have protected polygamous sexual predators with their indifference
Arizona launches a probe into alleged improper spending by the Colorado City school district
A surprising settlement in a Morman case
Church leaders want ousted members out of their home
Arizona polygamist leaders are using public funds to support religious schools and line their own pockets. The state's done nothing to stop them.
A brief history of the Mormon tenet
Furor over mysterious memo masks difficulties in prosecuting illegal acts
Arizona faces a "Waco-level" threat from Mormon fundamentalists.
JP posse sticks to its guns in decades-long battle to clean up it judicial corral
Plant near Kingman may be a foreboding sign for the rest of the state
California eats lots of power, but it doesn't like growing its own power plants. Instead, Arizona is becoming the new power farm for the Coast.
State gives feds the brush-off on open-space preservation plan
It takes a report card to keep the Valley's alternative education scene straight
Arizona is awash in crystal methamphetamine, a highly addictive stimulant that makes the weak strong, the lazy motivated, the fat thin, the trivial profound. Abuse it enough, and it can also make you psychotic.
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