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Video shows suspected smuggler cutting newly installed wire on border fence near Yuma
According to CBP agents responded to the scene when a communications center camera operator called, and the man fled the area, heading back into Mexico.
Border Patrol Catches 654 Illegal Aliens Who Entered Through ‘Outdated Border Wall Infrastructure’
On Nov. 12 and 13, U.S. Border Patrol agents captured 654 illegal aliens in Yuma, Arizona who had illegally entered the United States through “outdated border wall infrastructure,”reportedU.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on Wednesday.The illegals were mostly Guatemalan nationals, family unit
1,000 migrants enter Yuma County in last week
YUMA COUNTY, Ariz. -Approximately 1,000 migrants have entered the Yuma area in the last week seeking asylum.
400 migrants on caravan travel through San Luis Rio Colorado
A total of nine caravans escorted by Mexican Federal authorities carrying approximately 400 migrants has passed through San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora on its way to Tijuana, according to San Luis Rio Colorado Civil Protection.
Man accused of child sex crimes reaches plea deal
Christopher Daniel Rico III, who is in custody, pleaded guilty in front of Judge Brandon Kinsey to two separate charges. Those charges include luring a minor for sexual exploitation and attempted molestation of a child.
Inside the Prison Riot: What guards say really sparked it
YUMA, Ariz. -In a News 11 Exclusive, we have uncovered insider accounts from the deadly state prison riot in Yuma.
CBP catches meth smuggler at Port Of San Luis
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested an 18-year-old woman on Saturday at the Port of San Luis after finding 90 packages of meth inside of the bumpers of the Ford sedan she was driving. The drugs, with a weight of almost 99 pounds, had a value of nearly $297,000.LOANED PHOTO BY/U.S. C
Woman linked to failed smuggling attempt arrested
SAN LUIS, Ariz. -Over the weekend, an 18-year-old woman linked to a failed smuggling attempt was arrested by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of San Luis.
Yuma Sector detains over 650 illegal immigrants
SAN LUIS, Ariz. -Yuma Sector Border Patrol apprehended 654 illegal immigrants, that consisted of families and unaccompanied children, on Monday and Tuesday.
BORDER CRISIS: Feds Arrest 650 MIGRANTS Along Arizona-Mexico Border in TWO DAYS | Sean Hannity
The arrests come as the initial members of the ‘migrant caravan’ arrived at the US-Mexico border in Tijuana Tuesday; with an estimated 2,000-4,000 additional immigrants slowly making their way north.
Arizona Border Patrol Arrests More Than 650 Illegal Aliens Last Two Days
YUMA, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents in Yuma Sector apprehended 654 illegal aliens most being family units or unaccompanied juveniles from Guatemala, who surrendered themselves to agents on Monday and Tuesday.
Hearing for teen charged in shooting delayed again
In providing the court with an update on the status of the case, attorney W.M. Smith said that he received a plea offer from the prosecution last week, but his client can't make a decision in regards to it due to the new charges.
Deployed Yuma firefighters sent to fight fire at new location
YFD was later notified that the location this team was being sent to had been changed, and they were instead going to the “Woolsey” Fire, which started on Nov. 8 and has burned 96,314 acres so far.
History of Lettuce E. coli Outbreaks is Long and Complicated
Earlier this year, a deadlyromaine lettuce E. coli outbreaksickened more than 200 people, hospitalized more than 100, and killed five people. Twenty-seven people developed hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a type of kidney failure.
Yuma Police: Impaired driving enforcement protocol for Thanksgiving
YUMA, Ariz. -The Yuma Police Department will be conducting an impaired driving detail to stop and arrest drivers who may be impaired by drugs or alcohol from Wednesday, November 21, to Friday, November 23.
Alleged playground arsonist appears in court
YCSOYUMA, Ariz. -The minor that officials said confessed to starting the fire that destroyed the Stewart Vincent Wolfe Imaginary Playground in 2014 appeared in court Tuesday.Seventeen-year-old Kane Perez was in court for a final management conference.His defense attorney asked for 30 moredays sothat
YCSO searching for missing man
Monday at approximately 8:52 a.m., the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a missing person from the 10300 block of South Cyclone Avenue in Yuma, Ariz.
Operation Blazing Sands gives Border Patrol insight on human trafficking
"The goal was to identify vulnerabilities in tactics used by transnational criminal organizations and to further identify targets for investigations and counter operations," said Agent Justin Zaffuto, El Centro sector border patrol.
Pastor seeks compensation from Somerton over legal battle
In a complaint filed Sept. 27 in U.S. District Court in Phoenix, Henry is seeking punitive and other damages, plus compensation for attorney fees and other costs to be determined by the court.
San Luis expected to OK street contracts
At its meeting Wednesday, the San Luis City Council is expected to approve a $483,315 contract with DPE Construction of Yuma for repaving work in the Plaza I subdivision, and another for $286,569 with CEMEX for stormwater drainage work along Merrill Avenue and two other streets.