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Rollover crash in Somerton, 72-year-old transported to YRMC

SOMERTON, Ariz. - A 72-year-old woman was transported to Yuma Regional Medical Center after being involved in a rollover crash in Somerton Wednesday night. The Somerton Cocopah Fire Department and Cocopah Police said the woman was driving westbound on County 14th and drove up to the levee, failed to



Crews are reconstructing 4th Avenue from 32nd Street to 40th Street. Local traffic will be one-way at all times (southbound only) until the new pavement section is completed. Northbound traffic is detoured along 40th Street to Avenue A. Southbound through traffic is encouraged to use Arizona Avenue


Woman injured in rollover accident

The Somerton/Cocopah Fire is reporting that one person was injured in a single-vehicle rollover accident that occurred on Levee Road at the end of West County 14th Street Wednesday night.


Arizona Border Patrol agents arrest two gang members

TUCSON – Southern Arizona Border Patrol agents arrested two notorious gang members in separate incidents this week after they re-entered the country illegally, authorities said.


Former Yuma County judge may join Arizona Supreme Court

A former Yuma County Superior Court judge who is currently sitting as an Arizona Court of Appeals Judge could be tapped by Governor Doug Ducey to fill a vacancy on the Arizona Supreme Court.


Snowfall totals from Northern Arizona

NORTHERN ARIZONA (3TV/CBS 5) -- The National Weather Service released its latest snowfall totals for Northern Arizona Friday evening. It's still snowing east of Flagstaff, so some of these numbers will change over the next few hours.


Snow in the Arizona desert

A snowstorm that swept through the hills of Scottsdale, Arizona left an unusual -- and beautiful -- visual of snow on the state's iconic saguaro cactus plants as seen from a helicopter. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).


Goat Yoga Arizona attempted world record Saturday in Mesa

MESA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - With the help of 80 goats and 350 people, the folks at Goat Yoga Arizona attempted to set the Guinness World Record for the largest goat yoga class Saturday.


San Luis HS hosts community forum on fentanyl

SAN LUIS, Ariz. – Residents here can learn more about the fentanyl problem that has surfaced in the high school and the community at a public forum Thursday. Representatives of law enforcement and public safety agencies are slated to speak at the Drugs and Crime Community Forum that will take place


One killed, 2 hurt in Interstate 8 crash

One man was killed and two others were seriously injured following a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 8 near Avenue 3E early Thursday night. According to Arizona Department of Public Safety spokesperson Bart Graves, the crash happened at approximately 7:39 p.m. at milepost 4, and was derived from a


Valley Briefs: WINTERHAVEN: Woman arrested for 90 pounds of meth

A 23-year-old Yuma woman was arrested Thursday night at the Andrade port of entry for allegedly attempting to smuggle more than 90 pounds of methamphetamine inside her vehicle.


Yuma motorcycle officer injured in crash

A Yuma Police Department motorcycle officer was involved in a crash on 1st Avenue late Friday morning. According to information provided by Sgt. Lori Franklin, the officer was traveling north when he was struck by another vehicle.


I-8 Crash: one dead, two injured

YUMA, Ariz - One man is dead and two have serious injuries after a multiple car crash closed the I-8 near Avenue 3E Thursday night. The initial accident happened at 7:39 p.m. and involved three cars, according to the Department of Public Safety.


Yuma police receive highway safety grants

The Yuma Police Department was recently awarded two grants worth a combined total of $45,000 from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. According to information provided by Sgt. Lori Franklin, money from the grant was used to cover overtime costs for Selective Traffic Enforcement Programs


Officer hospitalized after driver strikes him with vehicle

YUMA, Ariz. - The Yuma Police Department said one of its officers is in the hospital after he was hit by another driver Friday morning. YPD said the Yuma Police Department Motorcycle Officer was traveling north on First Avenue at about 11:20 a.m. when he was struck by another vehicle.


Storm dumps record-breaking snow on Flagstaff, Arizona

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — A winter storm dumped record-breaking amounts of snow in Arizona and forced the closure Friday of roads, schools and government offices across the Southwest.


Yuma agents arrest armed smuggler and are overwhelmed with surrendering family groups

YUMA – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Special Operations Detachment (SOD) arrested three suspected human smugglers from Mexico and recovered a loaded pistol on Tuesday, Feb. 19, as agents nearby were dealing with a large group of surrendering Central Americans, according to a recen


Major accident reported on Interstate 8

Yuma, Ariz. - A major traffic collision has been reported in the area of Interstate 8 and Avenue 3E. Drivers have been advised to avoid the area. The Yuma Police Department has confirmed that someone was ejected from the vehicle.


Gators and Taters in Downtown

YUMA, Ariz. - At this year's BBQ and Brew festival, 13 on your side stop by the Gators and Taters food truck to get a taste of the alligator nuggets and frog legs. The BBQ and Brew festival will go on until Saturday, February 23 from 10 am to 11 pm.


YCSO looking for missing man with dementia

YUMA, Ariz. - Yuma County sheriff's deputies are trying to find a missing Yuma man who suffers from dementia. William "Bud" Hardy, 62, was last seen leaving his Yuma home near Desert Springs Drive and Ocotillo Lane Saturday morning in a blue 2012 Chevrolet truck, according to the Yuma County Sheriff