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I-8 closed for 24 hours starting Sunday

Courtesy of Caltrans Crews will close westbound Interstate 8 from East 16th Street in Yuma to Winterhaven Drive in California for 24 hours beginning Sunday at 3 a.m. The Howard C. Giss Parkway on-ramp to westbound I-8 will also be closed as crews complete repairs on the Colorado River Viaduct Bridge


Comings and Goings: Tattoo shop opens 3rd spot

It's always a good week when I can report a new business. This week I can report a few. The Yuma Revolution Tattoo and Art Gallery has opened a third location at 1009 W. 16th St., the former home of Safari Salon and Spa. It's open 12-9 p.m. everyday and walk-ins are welcome. The tattoo and piercing

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2018-01-21 07:30:00

Yuma police respond to gunfire disturbance

According to the Yuma Police Department, officers responded to a report of gunfire on Friday morning. Sgt. Lori Franklin said the incident took place at approximately 8:36 a.m. in the 1600 block of South Arizona Avenue. "It was also reported that the suspects were leaving the scene in a gray Toyota


BP: Apprehensions at border at an all-time low

Apprehensions in the U.S. Border Patrol's Yuma Sector are down more than nine percent compared to the previous year, which coincides with the Department of Homeland Security recently reporting that arrests of people trying to enter the country illegally have plunged to the lowest level since 1971. A

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2018-01-20 23:12:00

Staff presents development fees plan

Members of the Yuma City Council got a glimpse of what new infrastructure the city will need within the next 10 years during a Tuesday work session. Andrew McGarvie, development engineering manager, presented the council with updates needed to the city's development fees, land use assumptions and in

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2018-01-21 23:38:00

"It's Cool to Fly American"

Yuma International Airport, in collaboration with the American Airlines Abilities Employee Business Resource Group, AT&T, and SkyWest Airlines, hosted an airport experience and rehearsal event at Yuma International Airport on Saturday titled "It's Cool to Fly American" for 25 local families who have

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2018-01-21 23:40:00

A ringing endorsement for kindness

Students at Ronald Reagan school are finding that kindness pays dividends and can change the world. "If people really understood how powerful they could be (using kindness)," Ben's Bells Founder Jeannette Mare told students at a recent assembly at the school, "imagine what our world could be like."

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2018-01-22 00:12:00

San Luis launches water conservation campaign

A resident waters his backyard garden in San Luis, Ariz., where city officials are looking at adopting a water conservation program.File Photo SAN LUIS, Ariz. - The city this year may launch a water conservation program that includes incentives for residents who take steps to reduce their usage. Pr

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2018-01-21 23:08:00

Thomaston man killed in 6 vehicle crash on CT, MA border identified by PD

Longmeadow, MA -- Massachusetts State Police have released the name of the tractor-trailer driver from Connecticut who was killed in a crash on Interstate 91NB in Longmeadow on Saturday morning. Anthony Gentile, 33, of Thomaston, was identified as the deceased tractor-trailer driver. Police responde

ERIENEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-21 19:55:00

I-91 closed in consecutive days due to two deadly accidents

LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WWLP) - Four dead from two traffic accidents on Interstate 91 this weekend. What caused these deadly crashes? Sunday was the second time, in just two days, that I-91 was closed, because of a deadly car crash. Three people were killed in the rollover crash in Connecticut near exit

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-01-21 21:02:11

1 dead following multi-vehicle crash in Longmeadow, MA; closes I-91 near Enfield

LONGMEADOW, MA - Massachusetts State Police are urging people to avoid I-91 near the Connecticut border as they clean up from a crash involving at least six vehicles including two tractor-trailer trucks. Connecticut State Police have the northbound side of the highway closed at exit 49 in Enfield, a

FOX61.COM - 2018-01-20 18:14:49

Manslaughter trial of Chicopee man set to begin

Jeffrey Lovell. Photo Courtesy: Chicopee Police Department CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) - The manslaughter trial of a Chicopee man charged with shooting and killing a teenager he thought was trying to break into his home is set to begin. Jury selection in the trial of 44-year-old Jeffrey Lovell will sta

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-01-22 02:05:38

Springfield Police respond to reported shooting on Locust Street

SPRINGFIELD -- City police are investigating a reported Saturday afternoon shooting on Locust Street. Springfield Police spokesman Ryan Walsh confirmed that officers responded to the 200 block of Locust Street around 3 p.m. after receiving a ShotSpotter activation suggesting rounds were fired in th

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-01-20 20:44:19

Springfield Armory closed due to government shutdown

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Little by little, the government shutdown is effecting the lives of people here in western Massachusetts. Visitors to the Springfield Armory museum found the building closed Sunday. The U.S. Park Service now supervises the historic gun collection and other relics from the

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-01-21 22:33:31

Holyoke accident adds to series of crashes on I-91

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) - A string of serious accidents on I-91 continued into Sunday afternoon, as a vehicle crashed on I-91 South in Holyoke. State Police Lt. Larriu of the Northampton Barracks told 22News they got a call for an accident near Exit 15 southbound at about 3:30 Sunday afternoon. The ve

WWLP 22NEWS - 2018-01-21 21:44:23

Chicopee police detectives looking to identify women in surveillance photo

Photo courtesy Chicopee Police Department CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) - Chicopee police are asking the public's help in identifying two women in connection with larceny, forgery and counterfeit money cases. Chicopee Police Officer Mike Wilk told 22News the women were seen at the check cashing desk at W


MLK's dream remains elusive as 'white privilege' leaflets show

Editor's Note: "Their Way" is a regular weekly column that captures the personal style of the many public officials and other people and personalities covered by former Mesabi Daily News Executive Editor Bill Hanna during his more than 40 years of newspaper reporting, writing, and editing. The book

MESABI DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-20 22:51:00

VinE volunteers get to work

VIRGINIA - The fifth grader's voice was quite, barely audible, when tutor Cassandra Hainey first met the elementary student. The child came from a home where public education was not highly supported, and the fifth grader, who had missed much school, was reading at a first grade level. When the stud

MESABI DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-20 03:57:00

Will air tankers still be based out of Ely?

REGIONAL- U.S. Forest Service officials have offered differing explanations on the future of firefighting air resources at the Ely Airport- and aren't sure of the origins of a rumor that the agency will no longer be stationing large firefighting tankers out of the facility. The Forest Service is cur


Controversial KKK fliers distributed in northern Minnesota

VIRGINIA, MN (CBS) Some residents in Virginia, MN are concerned after they found dozens of fliers in the area promoting white supremacy from the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. And some said adding insult to injury, the discovered the fliers Monday on Martin Luther King Day. On the fliers w