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Somerton police continue upgrades of vehicle fleet

Buy Now Somerton Police Chief Jeffery Cavender shows the interior of a newly acquired Police Interceptor his department will use to keep the streets safe.Photo by Cesar Neyoy/Bajo El Sol SOMERTON - Crown Vics are making room on the road for Interceptors. The Somerton Police Department recently took

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2017-09-17 22:40:00

Man found with meth arrested

Yuma, Ariz. - The Yuma County Sheriff's Office said a man is behind afters officers found meth in his vehicle. Last Friday at approximately 11:51 PM, officers with the Yuma Police Department (YPD) conducted a traffic stop for a traffic violation on a Chevrolet coupe in the area of Arizona Ave. and 2

KYMA.COM - 2017-09-18 19:18:25

Events at the library: Week of September 18th

Discover Space: A Cosmic Journey is a national traveling exhibit that explores the fascinating world of space and astronomy. The exhibit covers topics such as the formation of planetary systems, asteroids and comets, Mars exploration, and solar storms and their impacts on Earth. The Yuma County Lib

KYMA.COM - 2017-09-18 21:59:11

7-Up recalled in Mexicali after health warning issued

MEXICALI, MX - The Health Department of Baja California, Mexico issued a health warning following the death of one man and nine hospitalized after drinking the beverage 7-Up in Mexicali Sunday. According to health officials, one man died and nine others were hospitalized in three different Mexican

KYMA.COM - 2017-09-18 22:49:42

Yuma BP agents arrest 5 in joint effort with CHP

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents working near Interstate 8, arrested five individuals Friday morning following a short pursuit of a Chevrolet SUV, whose driver refused to pull over when agents attempted a traffic stop. According to a press release from the Public Affairs Office, the California Highw

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2017-09-19 02:06:00

Sriracha, froyo, alt-right among new dictionary words

With Merriam-Webster adding more than 250 new words to its dictionary this week, take a look at just a small sampling of the additions. [ + - ] sriracha (noun): a pungent sauce that is made from hot peppers pureed with usually garlic, sugar, salt, and vinegar and that is typically used as a condi

KYMA.COM - 2017-09-19 15:49:50

'Grey's Anatomy' actress reveals brain tumor diagnosis

(CNN) - Actress Kate Walsh, best known for her role in the TV series "Grey's Anatomy," went public on Monday with a brain tumor diagnosis in 2015. "I was shocked," Walsh said of the moment doctors revealed her MRI results. "It was not what I expected." Walsh was diagnosed with a meningioma: a tumor

KYMA.COM - 2017-09-18 20:51:17

How pet's illness could put mental health at risk

(CNN) - It was a difficult season of loss for Sean Owens' family. Shortly after his father died of kidney cancer in 2010, his mother's beloved black Labrador retriever mix -- Mary Margaret, or Maggie -- was diagnosed with hemangiosarcoma, a rapidly growing tumor of the blood vessels. Maggie had a hi

KYMA.COM - 2017-09-19 06:36:11

Trump prepares for first UN speech

President Donald Trump is preparing to give his first UN speech as leader of the free world. During Tuesday's address, Trump is expected to speak on foreign policy and may address lingering questions about America's new approach to world problems. President Donald Trump is preparing to give his f

KYMA.COM - 2017-09-19 08:29:22

U.S. Rep. Grijalva arrested at Trump Tower protest

NEW YORK - Three Democratic members of Congress have been arrested at a protest outside Trump Tower. U.S. Reps Raul Grijalva, of Arizona; Luis Gutierrez, of Illinois; and Adriano Espaillat, of New York, were among a small group of demonstrators who sat down in the street on Fifth Avenue Tuesday afte

KYMA.COM - 2017-09-19 19:09:46

Eagles' Long donates pay to fund scholarships in Charlottesville

Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long will donate his first six game checks this season to fund two scholarships for students in his hometown of Charlottesville, Virginia, his foundation announced on Tuesday. The scholarships will provide two students with a seven-year, all-expenses-paid scho

KYMA.COM - 2017-09-19 18:51:13

Sprinklers help stop hotel fire

YUMA, Ariz. - The Yuma Fire Department said a sprinkler system stoppedd a fire in a local hotel. YFD said Monday shortly after 9:30 pm, an alarm was reported indicating a fire sprinkler activation at the Candlewood Suites Hotel, 2036 East Avenue 3E. Firefighters said arriving Yuma Fire Department pe

KYMA.COM - 2017-09-19 18:45:17

White House official: Trump would sign Graham-Cassidy repeal bill

WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Donald Trump would sign the Graham-Cassidy bill if the legislation to repeal Obamacare makes it to his desk, an administration official told CNN Tuesday. The White House has been working with Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana

KYMA.COM - 2017-09-19 18:18:12

Opioid overdoses shorten US life expectancy by 2.5 months

(CNN) - Opioid drugs -- including both legally prescribed painkillers such as oxycodone and hydrocodone, as well as illegal drugs such as heroin or illicit fentanyl -- are not only killing Americans, but also shortening their overall life spans. Opioids take about 2.5 months off our lives, according

KYMA.COM - 2017-09-19 15:45:15

As gas prices drop, even Florida drivers are getting some relief

As Texas and Florida continue to recover from the devastating impact of two massive hurricanes, drivers are finally seeing more-normal prices at the pump. The average for a gallon of unleaded has dropped a nickel in the last week to $2.62, according to AAA. That's the lowest it's been in two weeks,

KYMA.COM - 2017-09-19 15:27:11

Kids need to balance homework, TV, computer

Ethnic girl with a cute afro hairstyle sitting at home using a laptop computer to do her class work and browse the internet bright sun glow behind School's out for the day. That means it's time for all play and no work, right? Wrong. Time still has to be found for homework, too. To be sure homework,

KYMA.COM - 2017-09-19 14:20:23

What should go in your family's first-aid kit

A well-stocked first-aid kit can help you respond effectively to common injuries and emergencies. Keep at least one first-aid kit in your home and one in your car. Store your kits in easy-to-retrieve locations that are out of the reach of young children. Children old enough to understand the purpose

KYMA.COM - 2017-09-19 14:19:07

Nerf guns can pose serious eye risk, doctors warn

(CNN) - Just about everyone who's played with a projectile toy has gotten a version of the warning "You'll shoot your eye out!" But in a report published Monday in the medical journal BMJ Case Reports, doctors warn that popular toy Nerf guns really can put eyes at risk. The case report details thre

KYMA.COM - 2017-09-19 13:51:25

Study provides hope for Alzheimer's diagnosis

A new study published Monday offers hope for a reliable Alzheimer's diagnoses and new opportunities for tailored treatment. It's still in the experimental stage but researchers are excited about the possibilities A new study published Monday offers hope for a reliable Alzheimer's diagnoses and ne

KYMA.COM - 2017-09-19 08:24:04

7-Week course prepares Marines for hurricanes and other real-life scenarios

YUMA, Ariz. - The 7-week Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI) course is transitioning from the classroom to the skies as they head into their third week at the Marine Corps Air Station Yuma. WTI trains Marines for events like hurricanes and other humanitarian aid as well as combat situations. "As

KYMA.COM - 2017-09-19 12:46:50