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Yuma sheriff's deputy recognized
Deputy Juan Peralta, of the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office, (middle) was recognized for his service to the community by Congressman Paul Gosar (left) during a recent trip to Yuma. Also pictured is Yuma County Sheriff Leon Wilmot (right).Loaned photo
Humane Society of Yuma hosts "cat yoga"
YUMA, Ariz. -People from the community had a chance to begin their Sunday with a kitten-filled yoga session.The Humane Society of Yuma hosts “Yoga with Cats” sessions the third Sunday of every month from 10 to 11 a.m.In partnering with studio Y, each yoga session is $15 and goes to help support the
Teens charged with murder of cab driver
In what prosecutors say was a case of murder over $30, Tyrus Nathan Twist, 16, and Hailey Dawn Hoover, 17, were both arraigned before Justice of the Peace Juan Guerrero in separate hearings in connection to the shooting death of 55-year-old Guillermo Sotelo, of San Luis Rio Colorado, Son.
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Comings and Goings: Yuma buzzing with activity
In the Foothills, Martin’s Motorcycle Specialties opened this past week at 11881 S. Fortuna Road. The building at the corner of Fortuna and East 40th Street was previously occupied by PackRats Mail-N-More, which moved to Foothills Boulevard.
Commercial fire extinguished by El Centro fire
YUMA, Ariz. -On August 18 at about 4:20 p.m., El Centro Police and Fire Dispatch received a report of smoke coming from a commercial business on the 100 block of E. Ross Avenue in El Centro.
Mesa Heights to welcome residents this month
The Housing Authority of the City of Yuma is now leasing three of the six residential buildings, totaling 29 units, to qualified applicants. The remaining units will be leased by Dec. 31.
Suspect tied to Somerton homicide changes plea in Yuma courtroom
Guzman pleaded guilty to one count of attempted burglary stemming from an incident where he and another suspect, Anthony Serrano, are accused of allegedly shooting a victim in Somerton last summer.
Residential fire causes evacuation of nearby residences
YUMA, Ariz. -Friday night at about 8:45 p.m., Yuma PoliceDepartment officers responded to a residential fire in the 900 block of S 1st Avenue.Nearby residences were evacuated and the 900 block was closed for approximately one hour.The cause of the fire is still under investigation.If you have any in
Suspects tried as adults in cab driver homicide
Tyrus Nathan Twist, 16, and Hoover Haley Dawn, 16, will appear in front of Judge Guerrero at the South County Justice Court in San Luis, on Friday at 11 a.m.
Empty home catches fire, surrounding residences evacuated
YPD encourages anyone with any information about this case to please call their department at (928) 373-4700 or 78-Crime at (928) 782-7463 to remain anonymous. YPD wishes to remind the community that if information supplied through the tip line leads to an arrest of a suspect or suspects, the caller
Agents seize $145K worth of hard narcotics
In the first event, which happened at approximately 8:40 a.m., Wellton Station agents referred a gray XPRESS shuttle van to the secondary inspection area for an immigration check of its passengers.
Local bowling tournament to raise money for Yuma veterans
Veterans are provided with housing, life skills training, counseling and coaching for up to two years.
Man hospitalized after vehicle strikes brick wall
Copyright © 2018 by KYMA / NPG of Arizona / Gulf California Broadcasting.YUMA, Ariz. -A man was hospitalized Friday evening after he collided with a brick wall on 26th Street and 6th Avenue.Yuma police said officers arrived at the scene and found a person with visible injuries and a pipe was found i
Rattlesnake surprises YTC employee at front door
"As I approached my front door, I saw this reptile sitting there. Oh my god, that's a snake," Lt. Col. Timothy Matthews said.
Somerton School District evacuating due to potential bomb threat
MGN ImageSOMERTON, Ariz. -The Somerton School District is currently on lockdown due to bomb threats on Thursday.Superintendent Laura Noel confirmed with News 11 that they are trying to evacuate all campuses by 11:30 a.m. due to a potential bomb threat.Laura Noel said the Somerton Police Department w
Yuma BP seize over $145K worth of hard narcotics
During the inspection, a canine alerted to an odor it is trained to detect and one passenger of the van, an 18-year-old man, was found to have 1.8 pounds of heroin. The heroin has an estimated value of $125,000.
Trial set for Arizona women charged with burglarizing mosque
Tahnee Gonzales, 32, of Yuma, was arrested after police said she went into a Mosque earlier this month and stole several items including flyers, pamphlets and Qurans.
The Great Food Truck Race episode in Yuma airing Thursday
YUMA, Ariz. -The Food Network's The Great Food Truck Race episode featuring residents of Yuma will be airing Thursday night.The episode titled "Bordertown Boom" will have the show's host Tyler Florence present the teams a relay challenge involving artichokes and bacon. The teams are expected to add
Witnesses react to tunnel discovery in San Luis
YUMA, Ariz. -Witnesses of the active investigation that led to a tunnel discovery at a vacant building in San Luis, Ariz. weigh in on its discovery.