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Earthquake strikes Oaxaca, Mexico

A powerful earthquake shook Central Mexico on Tuesday, turning buildings into dust and killing at least 292 people. A 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck Oaxaca, Mexico, early Saturday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake was located 4 miles from Lzaro Crdenas in southern Oaxaca. USGS put

KYMA.COM - 2017-09-23 13:42:16

Fire destroys trailer at local RV park

YUMA, Ariz. - A fire destroyed a trailer at a local RV park in Yuma Friday. Rural Metro said firefighters responded to the Sierra Pacific Trailer park located by Avenue 5E and Highway 95. Red Cross is on standby. No word on how many people were living in the home at the time of the fire. We'll have

KYMA.COM - 2017-09-22 20:28:34

Reelin' them in: Game and Fish Department brings fishing to the public

"If people can't get to the fish, we'll bring fish to the people." That's the motto of the Arizona Game & Fishing Department's Community Fishing Program. And fish is exactly what the department plans to bring to residents in and around Yuma and Somerton on Thursday - thousands of pounds of catfish,

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2017-09-24 07:15:00

Arrests of teen drug smugglers drop

Amid concerns recently raised in Yuma about minors being recruited to smuggle drugs from Mexico, the number of arrests for such crimes has dropped the past two years along Arizona's southern border. In the federal fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2015, more than 120 juveniles were arrested while trying t

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2017-09-23 21:58:00

Yuma Art Center debuts theater fellowship program

The Yuma Art Center has announced its first theater fellowship program, debuting with a production of "The Game's Afoot," directed by inaugural recipient Ann Wilkinson. The fellowship is part of an effort to offer opportunities for community members to get actively involved in the arts. The theater

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2017-09-23 21:40:00

North Korea minister says rocket to US mainland 'inevitable'

A North Korea minister has said that President Donald Trump's insult makes "our rocket's visit to the entire U.S. mainland inevitable all the more," The Associated Press and Reuters reported Saturday. According to Reuters, the comments came from North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho at the Unite

KYMA.COM - 2017-09-23 19:27:15

San Luis park getting a new name

Moctezuma Park in San Luis, Ariz., is being renamed PPEP Park, in honor of a non-profit Tucson agency that provides educational services and vocation training in San Luis. Moctezuma Park in San Luis, Ariz., is being renamed PPEP Park, in honor of a non-profit Tucson agency that provides educational

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2017-09-23 22:12:00

Five organizations come together to raise flag at The Big Curve

YUMA, Ariz. - Five fraternal organizations in Yuma held a flag raising ceremony today. The organizations include American Legion Post 19, Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 835, the Marine Corps League, the Patriot Guard and the Legacy Vets. The organizations came together to raise an American fla

KYMA.COM - 2017-09-24 00:57:05

Despite setbacks, Republicans 'still working' on health care push

(CNN) - Despite Arizona Sen. John McCain's decision to oppose the latest Republican health care plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, the effort is still ongoing, GOP aides say -- at least for the moment. Multiple aides involved in the process say the focus on winning Alaska Sen. Lisa

KYMA.COM - 2017-09-23 23:21:11

Hurricane Maria: US East Coast warned to monitor storm

(CNN) - After clobbering Caribbean islands through the week, Hurricane Maria could bring "direct impacts" to the U.S. East Coast in the coming days. "It becoming increasingly likely that some direct impacts will occur along portions of the coast next week," the National Hurricane Center said in an a

KYMA.COM - 2017-09-23 18:57:25

Collins: 'Very difficult' to imagine backing GOP health care bill

(CNN) - Sen. Susan Collins said Sunday morning that it would be "very difficult for me to envision a scenario" where she would vote for Republicans' latest plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, but the Maine Republican said she wanted to wait for a Congressional Budget Office score of the Graham-Cas

KYMA.COM - 2017-09-24 13:45:10

Trump takes on McCain over health care vote

WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Donald Trump on Saturday continued his criticism of Sen. John McCain, going after the Arizona Republican on Twitter after he threw the Senate GOP's latest health care effort into jeopardy. Trump, who also bashed McCain during a campaign rally Friday night, said the Arizo

KYMA.COM - 2017-09-23 18:42:10

Rand Paul probably isn't changing mind on health care bill

(CNN) - In a desperate search for 50 votes, Republican leaders are trying to convince Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky to support a health care bill he's spent the last week railing against. There's little evidence it will work. Both Vice President Mike Pence and President Donald Trump have reached out to

KYMA.COM - 2017-09-23 16:36:24

Choosing Yuma: Area becomes more attractive spot for business

Editor's note: This story first appeared in the September edition of Yuma Biz, a publication of the Yuma County Chamber of Commerce. Yumans turned out in droves this summer for the grand openings of Sprouts grocery store and Sportsman's Warehouse, two welcome additions to the community's retail land

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2017-09-24 07:30:00

UPDATE: liquid meth found inside 7-Up bottles

YUMA, Ariz. - Banner Health said that Medical Toxicologists and Emergency Department physicians are on high alert after reports of tampering to soft drinks emerged from Mexico several days ago. Meanwhile, according to Mexicali newspaper "La Cronica", the government of Baja California confirmed that

KYMA.COM - 2017-09-23 00:43:26

Online activity this week has been unsettling

Something unsavory is happening online in Yuma this week. On Monday, the Yuma County Sheriff's Office sent out a press release encouraging parents to talk to their children about the dangers of social media, offering tips to protect kids, as well as pointers on how to spot and report abuse online. O

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2017-09-22 23:13:00

Work on public walkway in Somerton begins Monday

Buy Now Work is slated to begin Monday in Somerton on a public walkway along Cesar Chavez Avenue, seen here, that will serve walkers, runners and others seek exercise opportunities.Photo by Cesar Neyoy/Bajo El Sol SOMERTON - Work begins Monday on new public walkways in Somerton, and City Hall is as

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2017-09-22 23:24:00

YUHSD approves supplemental salary for new interim superintendent

YUMA, Ariz. - Newly named Interim Superintendent Gina Thompson will earn a supplemental salary to perform her duties in addition to her current duties as Associate Superintendent. The salary, which was approved by the Yuma Union High School District's Governing Board during Wednesday's special board

KYMA.COM - 2017-09-21 21:55:44

Police officers demoted, commissioner removed from duties

WESTMORLAND, Calif. - Westmorland City Council on Wednesday evening voted 4 - 1 to demote the three officers in the so-called Dream Team and to strip Police Commissioner Mary Ann Smith of her duties. "I really thought I was doing the right thing. I was listening to the community. I felt I was doing

KYMA.COM - 2017-09-22 14:53:13

Prosecutors to consider charges in fatal Yuma crash

Prosecutors will decide whether to pursue possible charges against the driver of a car involved in a fatal collision with a motorcycle earlier this month, according to spokesperson for the Yuma Police Department. Officer Janet Sanchez said the results of its investigation into the Saturday, Sept. 9

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2017-09-22 01:23:00