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Police activity reported by local elementary school

YUMA, Ariz. - Police activity was reported by G.W. Carver Elementary School located at 1341 West 5th Street Monday afternoon. The Yuma Police Department received reports of a man with a gun threatening children and called to have the school put on lockdown. Witnesses told authorities that the man

KYMA.COM - 2018-03-19 22:35:09

Third firefighter burned in Laguna Fire burning near Yuma, officials report

YUMA, AZ - Authorities say a third firefighter was injured while fighting a brush fire near Yuma over the weekend. On Friday, two State Forestry firefighters suffered burns after falling into an ash pit while battling the Laguna Fire which is burning just 14-miles northeast of Yuma. One of the fire

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-03-19 19:09:06

Yuma County's Most Wanted 3-19-18

As a public service, the Yuma Sun is publishing the names and photographs of the following people sought by the Yuma County Adult Probation Department or the U.S. Marshals Service as probation absconders. If you have information that would lead to the arrest of any of them, call surveillance officer

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2018-03-19 07:00:00

Events at the Library: Week of March 19

YUMA, Ariz. - WEEK OF MARCH 19: One Book Yuma The 2018 One Book Yuma selection is Mythical River: Chasing the Mirage of New Water in the American Southwest by Melissa L. Sevigny. Make this a true community-wide reading event! Pick up your copy of Mythical River at your local library or book seller.

KYMA.COM - 2018-03-19 18:20:54

San Luis sees signs of graffiti outbreak

In what may be a sign of a new outbreak of graffiti, a canal bridge is tagged along Juan Sanchez Boulevard, on the west side of San Luis, Ariz.PHOTO BY CESAR NEYOY/BAJO EL SOL SAN LUIS, Ariz. - Graffiti has begun to appear on walls and other places on the the east and west sides of San Luis, prompti

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2018-03-20 00:26:00

AWC board to meet in San Luis

The governing board of Arizona Western College will meet Wednesday morning at its San Luis campus. The meeting is set to begin at 9 a.m. at the San Luis Technology Institute, which is located on the grounds of San Luis Middle School, 1135 N Main St. The meeting is open to the public, with the except

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2018-03-20 00:50:00

San Luis developer Riedel to run for mayor

"For me it is one more challenge," says longtime San Luis developer Nieves Riedel about her bid to become mayor of the border city once again. "I see the city of San Luis as being in a stage of progress and economic development, and being part of that, there is plenty of opportunity at the level of

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2018-03-19 03:38:00

Police officer could return to San Luis High School

SAN LUIS, Ariz. - San Luis High School could soon have a police officer on its campus as a resource officer after having lacked one for about a year. The San Luis City Council scheduled at its March 14 meeting to consider a police department proposal to renew an agreement with the Yuma Union High Sc


Yuma resident gunned down in Mexico

A Yuma resident was gunned down Tuesday night in San Luis Rio Colorado, Son., in what was at least the third homicide in the city in a little more than a week. The victim, identified as 25-year-old Jonathan Alberto Torres Ibarra, was killed in a drive-by shooting as he was preparing to get into a pa


Yuma police arrest man allegedly trying to kidnap 12-year-old boy

A man is behind bars after law enforcement responded to an attempted kidnapping call in Yuma. Just before 8 a.m. Tuesday, Yuma Police responded to the E. 37th Street and Hinckley Drive area. The suspect, 25-year-old Cody Hill, was driving an older red van. After given a description, officers locate


Local BP agents arrest previously deported child molester and three other illegal immigrants

Four illegal immigrants, including a previously deported child molester who was heading from Yuma to Los Angeles, was arrested by Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents. Agents were working near Quartzsite Sunday when they began tracking four people walking around the Immigration Checkpoint on Highway 95.


Convicted sex offender has new address in Yuma County

YUMA, Ariz. - The Yuma County Sheriff's Office would like to notify the community that 36-year-old Gerald Nathan Hastings, is now residing at 2315 East 15th Street #4, in Yuma, AZ. Hastings is described as six-feet tall, 155 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. On January 25, 2005, Hastings ent


State Bar of Arizona: Local attorney held in contempt

Yuma attorney Robert C. Billar has been held in contempt and placed on interim suspension for failure to comply with a State Bar investigation which seeks an accounting for approximately $54,000 a client entrusted to him, State Bar of Arizona officials say. According to the State Bar of Arizona news


Yuma students join National School Walkout Day

Buy Now Students at Cibola High School walk along the track at the football field Wednesday during a demonstration in support of National School Walkout Day. The school's scoreboard counted down 17 minutes, one for each of the victims of a school shooting in Parkland, Fla. Cibola administrators and


Local schools preparing for student walkout set for Wednesday

YUMA, Ariz. - Students from Yuma County and around the country are preparing for walkouts following the deadly Parkland school shooting last month. Wednesday marks the one month to the day since the Florida school shooting. Students are walking to support the survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Dougla