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YCSO alerts community of sex offender
Fuentes is described as 6 feet, 1 inch tall, 140 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. He is not wanted by the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office at this time.
Staying in school: San Luis High's dropout rate is lowest in the district
Tim Brienza, associate superintendent in the Yuma Union High School District, stands next to Tammy Ray, principal of San Luis High School, where the dropout rate was reduced to a district-wide low of 0.51 percent.PHOTO BY CESAR NEYOY/BAJO EL SOL
Mexico's next president to visit San Luis, Mexico
SAN LUIS, SONORA, MEXICO -Mexican President-Elect Andrés Manuel LópezObradoris expected to visit San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora this Friday to host a "thank you" rally for voters that supported him.
Update on driver that was pinned to his vehicle by a four-inch steel pipe
YUMA, Ariz. -Early Monday morning, Yuma Fire Department personnel went through a90-minuteprocess to rescue a 27-year-old man from his vehicle.
Top 20 safest cities in Arizona, San Luis makes the list
The report analyzed the number of reported violent crimes. This includes murder, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault.
BP agents arrest 4 trying to circumvent checkpoint
When Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Wellton Station searched a red 2002 Ford Explorer, they found two Mexican nationals, who were in the country illegally, hiding under a blanket in the cargo area.Loaned photo
Best Cities For Veterans: 7 In Arizona Make The Cut
ARIZONA — As a part of theirBest for Vetsseries, the Military Times released its latest study: Which cities are the best for veterans to live? Either way, it's got to be better than the barracks.
$133K worth of meth discovered by CBP
WINTERHAVEN, Calif. -A twenty-one-year-old man was arrested after agents discovered a significant amount of methamphetamine in his vehicle on Saturday, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
New San Luis Rio Colorado mayor takes office
In his first public message as the new mayor, Gonzalez said his city's economic prosperity depends on a commercial rail link being established between San Luis Rio Colorado and Yuma, and on the development of a new airport on the Mexican side.
Four cars involved in rear-end collision on Highway 95
Capt. Javier Hernandez, of the Somerton/Cocopah Fire Department, said the crashes happened at approximately 8:11 a.m.. and that when firefighters arrived on scene they found four vehicles that had sustained moderate rear-end damage.
8 students hospitalized after taking pills at local school
WINTERHAVEN, Calif. -One student was arrested Monday after he allegedly brought prescription drugs to San Pasqual High School, leading to the hospitalization of eight students.
DeVos to students: Don't hide behind a Twitter handle
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Six-month-old baby hospitalized following collision
One of the Jeep's passengers, a six-month-old infant, was transported to the hospital after authorities believe the baby suffered life-threatening injuries.
Stopped school bus leads to chain-reaction crash
Somerton Cocopah Fire DepartmentYUMA, Ariz. -A stopped school bus that was picking up students led to a chain-reaction crash at Highway 95 and County 14th 1/2 Street Tuesday morning.The Somerton Cocopah Fire Department (SCFD) said they responded to a collision at 8:11 a.m. Tuesday. When they arrived
Food bank considers San Luis branch
Youths enrolled in the YouthBuild high school equivalency program in San Luis, Ariz., unload donations of food for the Yuma Community Food Bank, which provides food for low-income families in that city as well as Yuma. The bank says it will do a study to determine the feasibility of opening a branch
Man who admitted to shooting wife faces new charges
Mark Villicana is now facing four felony charges that include two charges of aggravated assault, attempted second-degree murder, and disorderly conduct.
Yuma student creates device that helps the visually impaired
YUMA, Ariz. -Yuma High School Student, Luis Flores, engineered a device called Arduino for the Visually Impaired and Elderly.
Arizona Border Strike Force Seizes 225 Pounds of Illegal Drugs
According to Ducey, a DPS Border Strike Force trooper arrested Roberto Cervantes. The trooper sequestered 52 pounds on methamphetamine from him on September 8. Cervantes is a resident of Rio Rico, Arizona.
Driver impaled by four-inch steel pipe
Yuma firefighters worked approximately 90 minutes to extricate the driver of a car after a 4-inch steel pipe pierced through their vehicle during a single-vehicle crash on Monday morning in an area of construction at County 12th Street at Avenue 5-1/2E. The pipe went from the driver’s door through t
Yuma County's Most Wanted 9-17-18
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