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YPD: Woman dead, man hurt following crash

Yuma police say that the initial investigation revealed a gray 2006 Nissan Sentra, occupied by a 70-year-old male and a 66-year-old female, was driving westbound on 16th Street.

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2018-05-20 00:45:00

Suspect charged with DUI in fatal collision

According to YPD, the initial investigation revealed a gray 2006Nissan Sentra, occupied by a 70-year-old man and a 66-year-old woman, were driving westbound on 16th Street. The Nissanwas then rear-ended by a 2016Freightliner16m Rollback tow truck, driven by 28-year-oldChristopher Peirce.

KYMA.COM - 2018-05-19 19:45:25

Man arrested after fatal hit-and-run involving tow truck

Christopher Peirce was booked into the Yuma County Detention Center late Friday night on suspicion of second-degree murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, leaving the scene of an accident with death or injury, extreme DUI with a blood-alcohol content over .20 and reckless driving.

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-05-19 21:08:57

Colorado River cutback on horizon? Mexico, 2 states may be affected

However, Yuma and irrigation districts in Yuma County have higher priority water entitlements, which means they likely would not have to take cuts.

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2018-05-19 22:27:00

Multiple agencies respond to brush fire

YUMA, Ariz. -Several agencies, including Yuma Fire Department and Bureau of Land Management, responded to a brush fire east of the Ocean-to-Ocean on Sunday.

KYMA.COM - 2018-05-20 22:34:01

First Take: Living without air conditioning in Yuma

But I have always wondered how Yumans survived the searing heat of the summer before AC. I know! I’ve read the accounts of how they hung wet sheets on doors for a swamp cooler effect and slept outside, sometimes even wrapped in wet sheets.

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2018-05-19 22:18:00

Hooray! Romaine lettuce is almost safe to eat again! – True Pundit

There’s good news and bad news on the E. coli outbreak front this week. Which one do you want first? The good news? Okay! According to the latest report from the Centers For Disease Control, the likelihood of any contaminated lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona, growing region is still sitting on store s

TRUEPUNDIT.COM - 2018-05-19 12:42:12

San Luis teacher becomes presenter at robotics events

San Luis Middle School teacher Mehulkumar Gandhi (left) with Dean Kamen, the founder of FIRST, during the organization’s 2018 world robotics competitions hosted in Detroit and Houston. Gandhi was a presenter at events in both cities.LOANED PHOTO

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2018-05-19 23:11:00

TRAX looking to hire dozens in Yuma

TRAX International specializes in providing a wide variety of technical support services for test and range operations, maintenance, engineering and IT-based services for government and military customers.

KYMA.COM - 2018-05-19 00:48:19

Cibola student lands coveted Flinn Foundation scholoarship

The soon-to-be-graduate of Cibola High School will seek a bachelor's degree in biochemistry with the goal of going on to medical school. Besides being a doctor, he wants to get into politics later on life, maybe run for the state Legislature – which is why he also wants to study political science wh

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2018-05-19 22:56:00

Man pleads guilty but insane in wife's killing

Ortega had originally been charged with first-degree murder, aggravated assault on a peace officer and aggravated assault on a peace officer-attempt to control firearm and resisting arrest. These charges came after police responded to his home on August 27, 2016, to investigate the stabbing death of


1st annual Somerton Public Safety BBQ Rib Cook-Off

The Somerton Police Department and the Somerton/Cocopah Fire Department, in honor of National Police Officers Memorial week, are co-sponsoring the 1st annual Somerton Public Safety BBQ Rib Cook-Off.

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2018-05-19 11:00:00

Man who drove vehicle into crowd injuring six receives probation

Albright pleaded guilty to one amended count of aggravated assault last month through a plea deal that was offered by the prosecution. The plea deal lead to Albright not being charged for other counts he was facing, including attempted 2nd-degree murder, six counts of aggravated assault with a deadl


Nonprofit seeks rezoning for San Luis site

The Comite and a private corporation, Border Ranches LLC, are in negotiations to purchase the land, and Tony Reyes, the Comite’s executive director, says his organization hopes to begin development of the first 36 acres by the end of the year.


Man who drove through crowd gets probation

Although the man who drove his vehicle through a crowd of people -- injuring six -- following a fight in the area of the confluence of the Gila and Colorado rivers, could have been sentenced to prison under the terms of his plea agreement, he wasn't.


Somerton Middle School to get new principal next year

SOMERTON — Jose Moreno, assistant principal of Somerton Middle School since 2010, will be the principal in the next school year.

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2018-05-19 00:37:00

Arizona Governor signs bill allowing industrial hemp farming

According to research, hemp can be used industrially to create products such as building materials, food and paper.


Safe to Eat Romaine Again? CDC Says It’s ‘Unlikely’ Contaminated Lettuce Is Still Available

Chopped romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona, area is thought to be the source of the outbreak.


Foothills house fire sends one to the hospital

Rural Metro FireFOOTHILLS, Ariz. -A house fire reported in the Foothills area resulted in one resident being hospitalized early Wednesday morning.Yuma County Sheriff's Office received reports of a house fire that was located in the 12000 block ofJoleaneAvenue at 4:10 a.m.Authorities said the homeown


Jobless rate stalls for Arizona, but research administrator has no worries

But Doug Walls, the research administrator for the state Office of Economic Opportunity, said Thursday he doesn't see anything to worry about.