World War II veteran Davis “Dave” B. Leonard, who received a French Legion of Honor medal this year for gallantry during the U.S.-led Normandy invasion and for his role in liberating France from Nazi Germany, died Friday. He was 91.
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Mohave County Search and Rescue personnel in northwestern Arizona combed the Mohave Channel near Kingman on Tuesday for a person reported missing when the normally dry wash ran like a raging river Monday night, but then gave up the search after no one was reported missing.
A 27-year-old man who was allegedly at an illegal marijuana plot is suspected of starting a wildfire that has burned about 6 square miles of forested land in northern California.
A group of U.S. Bureau of Land Management interns trekked three days this week across a blistering stretch of Utah desert, re-creating part of the 1846 path of the ill-fated Donner Party.
A 75-year-old pedestrian struck by a Kingman Fire Department staff vehicle in Northwestern Arizona on Monday morning died Wednesday.
A Golden Valley woman was killed when two vehicles collided during a Sunday thunderstorm in northwest Arizona, the Department of Public Safety said.
A Marine died when his personal water craft collided with a boat on Lake Havasu Friday afternoon, according to the Mohave County Sheriff’s office.
A portion of federal transportation funding would be detoured to a grant program administered by representatives of local community organizations under legislation introduced by Rep. Dina Titus.
There are no significant costs going forward to nonparticipating ratepayers from homeowners who install their own rooftop solar systems to reduce their power bills, according to a study submitted to the Nevada Public Utilities Commission.
Gov. Brian Sandoval on Tuesday afternoon announced he has directed for immediate action to be taken on five recommendations that will help improve the state’s struggling mental health system on the short-term. The improvements will cost an estimated $3.5 million.
A Bullhead City man convicted of sex offenses involving 8- and 10-year-old sisters was sentenced Tuesday to two consecutive life prison sentences followed by 28 years.
A long delayed modern medical clinic for veterans in Pahrump is back on track, Nevada lawmakers said Tuesday following a meeting with VA officials. Construction will begin this fall on a facility next to Desert View Hospital in the town 70 miles west of Las Vegas.
Police in Las Vegas arrested a northwest Arizona fugitive who was convicted of manslaughter and other charges after skipping his trial in Kingman last week.
A Bureau of Land Management ranger, a California Highway Patrol officer and a suspect were injured Saturday in a shootout near a Northern California campground, authorities said.
A Henderson resident killed in a helicopter accident in the Grand Canyon had exited the aircraft he was piloting when it rolled and fatally injured him in northwest Arizona May 18, according to an NTSB report.
The Western Governors’ Association has selected Nevada Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval as its new chairman.
WASHINGTON – The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Richard Boulware of Las Vegas to become U.S. District judge, restocking a federal bench in Nevada that was shorthanded for more than three years.
A man drove from North Carolina to Arizona to turn himself in for a homicide he committed in 1997, according to Bullhead City, Ariz., police.
A pedestrian died after being struck by a vehicle Friday in Kingman, Ariz., about 100 miles southeast of Las Vegas.
The Sierra Nevada town of Truckee has voted to raise its local sales tax by one-fourth of 1 percent next spring to raise $10 million over the next 10 years to improve its biking and hiking trails.
Mohave County Sheriff Tom Sheahan, the top law enforcement official in northwest Arizona, is turning in his badge.
Wildlife officials plan to rid the Virgin River of an invasive fish in an effort to save an endangered minnow.
Jean Bishop, a constable in Mohave County, Ariz., has been appointed to a vacancy created by the May 19 death of District 4 county Supervisor Joy Brotherton.