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One man shot in Somerton
SOMERTON, Calif. -The Somerton Police Department said one man was shot Wednesday night, but failed to cooperate with police on finding the shooter.
Family remembers loved ones lost in La Mesa Killings
On June 25, 2005, two families lost Luis Rios, Adrienne Bedoya Heredia and their children.
Man who attacked officers and fled with gun now in custody
YUMA, Ariz. -The man who attacked two officers and fled with a gun was arrested Thursday near the Foothills area, police said.
Man who took officer's weapon in custody
Yuma Police Department spokesperson Sgt. Lori Franklin said that Ralph Sivyer was spotted by Yuma Sector Border Patrol in the Dome Valley area, which is east of Telegraph Pass, and was arrested without incident.
CBP officers seize $370K in meth hidden inside vehicles
SAN LUIS, Ariz. -The U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized $370,000 worth in methamphetamine this week.
Migrant teen held in ICE detention center: 'You could hear them crying all the time'
CINCINNATI – About five weeks ago, a Guatemalan teen climbed a 15-foot border wall made of block and steel columns and illegally entered the country at Yuma, Arizona.Border Patrol agents arrested himand took him up the road to a holding facility in Phoenix.
Somerton names Turitto acting police chief
Somerton Police Capt. Joseph Turitto, seen here at a recent City Council meeting, has been named the city's acting police chief.
Father seeking help after daughter given only 6 months to live
Kevin Favreau’s daughter, Amanda, has been battling with Stage 3 cervical cancer for ten months that has now spread to her lymph system.
Tzofim friendship caravan cancels Thursday's performance
The Tzofim Friendship Caravan will be performing songs, dances, and telling stories at Church for the City on Thursday.
Hearing postponed in drive-by shooting case
When asked to provide the court with an update on the status of the case, attorney Michael Donovan, who represents Raymundo Chairez Jr., informed the court that a settlement conference in the case was continued until later this month.
Thumbs up, down from the Yuma Sun
• Thumbs up to Saddles of Joy, Inc., which is now offering a new program called Austin Can Drive. It features a specially built horse-drawn cart that is wheelchair accessible, allowing more people the ability to participate in therapeutic equine interactions.
Deputies arrest Yuma resident for animal cruelty
At around 9:32 a.m., Yuma County Sheriff's Office met with the reporting party who stated they saw the suspect, Douglas E. Severson, striking his dog and restricting it from breathing. The canine suffered injuries to his snout and muzzle causing him to bleed.
UPS robbery and police chase suspect pleads not guilty
Adrian Guzman, 23, was charged with armed robbery, aggravated robbery, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, and unlawful flight from law enforcement.
How Public Safety Technicians assist Yuma Police
YUMA, Ariz. -Over the last several years, the Yuma Police Department has faced a major police officer shortage.
Charges dropped for man accused of hitting pedestrian with vehicle
Smith was booked on multiple charges that included endangerment, aggravated DUI, driving with a suspended license, and reckless driving.
Right at School program hiring for open positions
YUMA, Ariz. -Right at School, a program that offers in-school and extracurricular activities will host a job fair on Friday, June 22nd.
Man Steals Over $1 Million From Walmart Making Fraudulent Returns
The 23-year-old was caught trying to return a computer to a location in Yuma, Arizona when store employees noticed the computer was missing parts. They contacted the police, who had been suspicious of a man making fraudulent returns over the last few months, and were working to find the guilty part
Helping Hands of Yuma Brewers Takeover Fundraiser
Helping Hands of Yuma will be hosting a Takeover Fundraiser at Brewers on Ave B Wednesday, June 20th from 5-9. Come have an incredible meal and support a wonderful non-profit! Helping Hands of Yuma is a 501(c)3 Non-profit that has been providing Free services to Seniors in the Yuma community for ove
Man accused of hitting dog, causing injuries
Douglas E. Severson, 19, of Yuma, was arrested and booked into the Yuma County Detention Center for one felony count of animal cruelty.
Jewish Rabbis find holiest ground in Yuma for their Passover meal
“The wheat has to be guarded from the time that it’s finished needing the ground until its harvesting, no water touched it, therefore the weather here is very special to us because it doesn’t rain here so we don’t have this problem,” Yisroel Tzvi Brody, a Rabbi in Brooklyn, New York said.