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Church: Asylum seekers dropped off in San Luis

The emergency created by the release in Yuma of Central Americans seeking political asylum is now being felt in San Luis, Ariz., where a church reported taking in a group of immigrants temporarily on Saturday.


Police arrest suspect wanted for wallet theft at local Walmart

SAN LUIS, Ariz. - San Luis police confirmed the suspect has been arrested and are thanking the community for providing information on the whereabouts and identification of the suspect.


San Luis baseball edges Kofa to end regular season

Coming off of a surprising loss to Kofa on Thursday, the San Luis baseball team was in desperate need Monday of establishing some momentum heading into the postseason. Thanks to a three-run bottom of the sixth, the Sidewinders were able to do just that in a 12-9 victory over Kofa in San Luis on the


'G Word' documentary focuses on gifted San Luis students

SAN LUIS, Ariz. — The academic accomplishments of elementary school students here are being profiled in “The G Word,” a documentary by a California filmmaker who wants to show that gifted minds can be found in unexpected places.


San Luis seeks federal funds for senior center expansion, street work

SAN LUIS, Ariz. — City leaders are seeking $700,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds from the federal government to enlarge the city’s senior center and for street improvements in a subdivision.


Arizona man found in homeowners' attic, police say

PHOENIX - An Arizona man is accused of trespassing after Phoenix homeowners allegedly discovered him in their attic, KNXV reported. Adriel Luna Rodriguez, 18, was charged with criminal damage and trespassing, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office.


Arizona mayor declares state of emergency amid immigration crisis

Yuma, Ariz. — On the front line of Arizona's border battle, agents gather names and offer water to migrants before taking them to detention centers. Seventy-two hours later, the migrants, mostly families from Central America, are released into Yuma, a city of 100,000 with just one shelter, a convert


The Thing remains a great mystery and Absolutely Arizona

TUCSON, Ariz. — The Thing is one of the great mysteries of Southeast Arizona. For hundreds of miles along Interstate 10, billboards ask the question "What is it?" "There's probably about 60 or 70 billboards that currently advertise The Thing," according to Kit Johnson with Bowlin Travel Centers. "Th


Yuma County's Most Wanted 4-22-19

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


Charges dropped against Arizona students who protested border patrol

Charges against a group of University of Arizona students who protested an event featuring U.S. Border Patrol agents have been formally dropped. Amelia Cramer, chief deputy for the Pima County Attorney’s Office, said that the case was dismissed Friday after prosecutors learned that the university wo


Arizona is the 12th most-stressed state in the country

If you’re in Arizona, that may be less likely than in other states as Arizona was ranked the 12th most-stressed state in the U.S., according to a recent report from WalletHub.


Arizona joins 47 other states with cellphone-driving law

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona ended a decade of resistance to restrictions on using a cellphone while driving when Gov. Doug Ducey signed a law Monday outlawing holding a phone behind the wheel.


Glendale Police: Child died at hospital after being found inside car

PHOENIX (FOX 10) -- Glendale Police officials they are investigating the death of a child who was found inside a car Monday afternoon. According to Phoenix Fire officials, the child was found inside a car along the 5200 block of W. Thunderbird Road, located in Glendale. Fire officials say it is unkn


Firefighter fought for years for Arizona texting ban after father's death

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - A new law went into effect on Monday banning texting and driving and a Valley firefighter has worked for three years to see this day. "It is a terrible reality to come here to tell my dad about my day," Jonathan Hall said at Greenwood Cemetery in Phoenix. On April 2, 2016, a dr


PD: Man caught recording woman in dressing room at Tempe's Arizona Mills Mall

TEMPE, AZ — A man was caught using a mirror and phone to record a woman in a Tempe dressing room. Tempe police report that on Saturday afternoon, they responded to the Forever 21 store at Arizona Mills Mall.


For a Week, ABC, NBC Ignore Yuma’s Migration-Caused State of Emergency

***To read the full blog, please check out the complete post on NewsBusters***. Last Tuesday, April 16, the mayor of Yuma, Arizona declared a state of emergency as a result of the massive increase in illegal immigrants straining their resources. In the week since the declaration, Monday’s (April, 22


Possible tiger attack at Keepers Of The Wild animal sanctuary near Kingman, Arizona

KINGMAN, AZ — Authorities are investigating reports of a tiger attack at the Keepers of the Wild animal sanctuary, just east of Kingman, Arizona. According to the Mohave County Rattler, the incident happened shortly after 2:30 p.m. on Monday.


Arizona now bans handheld cell phone use while driving

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Gov. Doug Ducey signed HB-2318, a ban on handheld cell phone use behind the wheel in Arizona, into law Monday. The signing ceremony took place inside the Rotunda of the Arizona Capitol Museum.


Yuma teacher named Arizona's ACT K-12 Champion

YUMA, Ariz. - Yuma High School teacher and campus AVID coordinator Rocio Ruiz was named the Arizona ACT K-12 champion award winner for the 2018-2019 school year. Ruiz won the award for excelling in the classroom as an educator. She is one of the fifty-one winners in the United States, one from each


Border Patrol expects to quadruple spending as more immigrant families arrive in Arizona

As more families enter the country illegally, it costs the U.S. Border Patrol more to take care of them. Agents apprehended 25,000 immigrants traveling as parts of families in southwestern Arizona over the past six months and expect to spend four times as much on food, baby products, and on-site med