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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.
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.
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
Border Patrol apprehends more than 650 migrants near Yuma
YUMA, AZ -Border Patrol agents on Monday and Tuesday apprehended more than 650 migrants near the border in western Arizona.RELATED: Border Patrol arrests nearly 450 migrants in western ArizonaCustoms and Border Protection officials said most of the 654 people apprehended in the Yuma Sector were "fam
Video shows smuggler cutting down barbed wire hours after it was placed at Yuma border
As the video zooms in, a man in a yellow shirt appears in the screen. He's hanging from the bollard fence with his left hand and is holding wire cutters in his right hand, which he's using to cut through coils of barbed wire hanging down from the fence.
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.
650 Illegal Aliens Surrender In Yuma Sector, Arizona Ports Conduct Readiness Exercises
Customs and Border Patrol is continuing to prepare for the potential invasion by thousands of people traveling in caravans to the United States border. However, this week Yuma Sector BP agents apprehended 654 illegal aliens, not believed to be associated with the caravan.
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.
How Rep. Martha McSally can still make it to the Arizona Senate
However, the lately appointed Sen. Jon Kyl, who replaced Sen. John McCain said he is only committed to serving through the end of the year, leaving another open Senate seat.
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.
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.
City officials: Migrant caravan could end up in San Luis Rio Colorado
SAN LUIS RIO COLORADO, Son. – City officials and civil groups are bracing for what they say could be the arrival of up to 3,000 Central American migrants from among the caravan that previously crossed into Mexico en route to the U.S. border.
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.
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.
Yuma veteran recalls ambush in Iraq
Roland Castellanos, wounded in combat and once homeless, now helps veterans who are struggling like he once did.
YPD accepting applications for 12-week citizens academy
Sgt. Lori Franklin, a spokesperson for YPD, explained that the academy, which will last for 12 weeks, is also an opportunity for participants to get some “hands- on” instruction on various topics relating to police work.