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Video shows teen injured while attempting to cross border near Yuma
YUMA, AZ - Authorities say two teens were hurt after falling down the border fence near Yuma on Friday. Video from US Customs and Border Protection shows a 14-year-old girl fall while trying to drop down on the U.S. side of the fence near the San Luis port of entry. The girl, who was traveling with
Sergeant testifies in rape trial involving former Yuma cop
SAN DIEGO - The felony rape trial against a former Yuma police officer continued Monday in San Diego. Jared Elkin's accuser was called to testify for a second time over her prescribed medication.
Events at the library: Week of December 10
YUMA, Ariz. - WEEK OF DECEMBER 10:. Jere Truer is a storyteller of multi-cultural fairytales. On Monday, December 10, storyteller Jere Truer will present “Grimm’s Fairytales” at 6:00 p.m. at the Main Library. Listeners of all ages are invited to enjoy two Grimm’s fairytales, “The Raven” and “The Dev
TRAVEL ALERT: Delays on highway 95 scheduled in Yuma
YUMA, Ariz. - The Arizona Department of Transportation is advising Yuma drivers to plan for temporary closures and delays on US 95 on Tuesday, December, 11. The U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground is scheduled to conduct military testing that will require road closures in 30-minute intervals to ensure pub
Nearly $200K in meth seized by Border Patrol east of Yuma
Yuma Border Patrol agents seized almost $200,000 worth of methamphetamine from a vehicle and arrested a Mexican man who was living legally in the U.S. The seizure took place shortly before 8 a.m. Friday when agents from the Wellton Station, about 30 miles east of Yuma, were staking out a route commo
Yuma County In Custody 12-10-18
The following fugitives who previously appeared in the Yuma’s Most Wanted column in the Yuma Sun have been arrested and are back in local custody:. • Jonathan Preciado, originally convicted and sentenced to probation for criminal trespass in the first degree, a Class 1 misdemeanor. He absconded from
Teens badly hurt after falling from U.S-Mexico border wall, CBP says
YUMA, Ariz. (FOX 5 NY) - Two teenagers from Guatemala fell off the 18-foot border wall while trying to illegally enter the United States, according to federal officials. It happened when the two teens and four other people scaled the border wall east of the San Luis Port of Entry in Arizona on Frida
YPD to conduct Christmas impaired driving detail
YUMA, Ariz. - The Yuma Police Department will be conducting an impaired driving detail to stop and arrest drivers who are impaired by alcohol or drugs from Thursday, December 20 to Sunday, December 23.
Socialism is false promise that fails every time
David Gale’s well written letter, printed in the Yuma Sun on Dec. 6 accurately described the dangers of socialism; it most certainly is a false promise — a system that not only has failed every time it has been tried, but is the antithesis of the philosophies that prevailed as this country grew into
Taxpayers may qualify for refunds of health insurance penalties
SAN LUIS, Ariz. – Taxpayers who paid fines to the Internal Revenue Service for lacking mandated health insurance in 2017 may be able to qualify for refunds of those penalties, a tax preparer here says.
Faces & Places: Electric Light Parade
Yumans lined the streets in the area of downtown Yuma on Saturday night for the 16th annual Dorothy Young Memorial Electric Light Parade. More than 100 entries - whether it be lit-up floats, cars, marching bands and more - participated in the parade, which began at 6 p.m. and traveled north on 4th A
Fire House Facts" 12-9-18
From Sunday, Nov. 25, through Saturday, Dec. 1, the Yuma Fire Department responded to 279 emergency calls for service:. Including: A vehicle fire, a house fire, a dumpster fire, and various alarms.
Finding Emily Heiber: Emily's 25th Birthday
Yuma,Arizona - December 10th marks Emily Hieber's 25th birthday. A young woman who was reported missing in 2013 from Yuma County. 13 On Your Side spoke with Jenny Heiber, the mother of Emily, who said it gets difficult every year with the thoughts of not knowing where her daughter is.
Taste of Broadway 2 - Dinner Theater
You are invited to join Yuma Community Theater on Jan. 25 or 26 for the fundraiser celebration of elegant cuisine from Tina's Cocina and Broadway music! Tickets for this elegant event will be available through Jan. 15. Seating is limited. Local singers will bring beautiful music to your ears from a
Similarities between YPD, AWC
While reading the article about YPD Deputy Chief Susan Smith’s comments to the Yuma City Council regarding the proposed YPD pay plan, it occurred to me that there may be some comparison to the recently announced demise of the AWC football program. Both YPD and the AWC football program have long been
Extra YPD officers on patrol during Christmas holiday
The Yuma Police Department will be cracking down on drunk driving over the Christmas holiday, so motorists can expect to see more officers out on the streets -- and they won't be handing out presents.
Editorial: Possible new connections exciting at YIA
The future could be soaring to new heights at Yuma International Airport. In March, the airport will begin offering service to Dallas-Fort Worth, expanding the available destination points out of Yuma.
Yuma Sector agents seize meth, arrest 7 in three separate incidents
Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents discovered nearly $178,000 in methamphetamine, fraudulent documents and a loaded firearm in three separate incidents Wednesday, leading to the arrest of seven people.
Local task force arrests 3 while serving narcotic search warrant
A task force arrested three suspects Friday morning while serving a narcotics search warrant in Yuma. At about 8:15 a.m. Friday, the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force, a multi-agency task force comprised of officers and agents from the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office, Yuma Police Department, the U.S. Bo
Circle K robbed; suspect in custody
A man is in custody in the armed robbery of a convenience store late Wednesday night, Yuma police said Friday. According to a Yuma Police Department news release, officers responded at about 11:45 p.m. to a report of an armed robbery in the 1700 block of South 4th Avenue. The investigation revealed