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Two houses, vehicle catch fire in Yuma neighborhood
Yuma Fire DepartmentYUMA, Ariz. -UPDATETwo homes and a vehicle caught on fire at the 2200 block of West Brook Street Tuesday afternoon, fire officials said.The Yuma Fire Department said personnel arrived at 3:30 p.m. to find portions of two homes and a vehicle on fire. People were inside of the home
YCSO traffic stop leads to drug bust, arrest
The Yuma County Narcotic Task Fore has taken over the investigation, and more information will be released when it becomes available, according to Zavala.
YCSO deputies seize narcotics in traffic stop
Copyright © 2018 by KYMA / NPG of Arizona / Gulf California Broadcasting.YUMA, Ariz. -Deputies arrested a 23-year-old man on suspicion of carrying narcotics inside his vehicle after a traffic stop was made at 32nd Street and Avenue 4E Tuesday afternoon.The Yuma County Sheriff's Office said the vehic
Yuma County's Most Wanted 8-13-18
As a public service, the Yuma Sun is publishing the names and photographs of the following people sought by the Yuma County Adult Probation Department or the U.S. Marshals Service as probation absconders. If you have information that would lead to the arrest of any of them, call surveillance officer
Parents say after school traffic is a hazard for students
YUMA, Ariz. -With students back in school, heavy traffic has become an issue before and after school. For one school in Yuma, parents say it's now become a safety hazard.
YFD respond to house fire
YUMA, Ariz. -The Yuma Fire Department has responded to a house fire in the 2200 block of West Brook Street Tuesday afternoon.
Editor's Notebook: Loss leaves team at Yuma Sun speechless
On Monday, the Yuma Sun family lost one of its own. Reporter Amy Crawford passed away unexpectedly early Monday morning, due to complications from surgery.
Active investigation at San Luis vacant building
SAN LUIS, Ariz. -An active investigation is underway at a vacant building formerly a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant at San Luis Plaza Drive Tuesday evening.San Luis police and the U.S. Homeland Security Investigations is currently at the scene.The U.S. Homeland Security Investigations said the in
Border Patrol agents confiscate over $127K worth in meth
YUMA, Ariz. -Border Patrol agents arrested a 31-year-old Mexican national who attempted to smuggle over $127,000 worth of meth in his vehicle's gas tank Saturday.
Construction on Araby Road causes drop in customers for local businesses
Crews have been constructing two, two-lane roundabouts and ramps to I-8 as well as adding concrete barriers, lighting,andlandscaping.
Attend meetings to be a voice for children in Yuma County
YUMA, Ariz. -The Yuma Regional Partnership Council is asking the community to share their ideas, thoughts and insights to help with their strategic plan in helping children from birth through age five.
Agents arrest four in drug smuggle attempt
YUMA, Ariz. -Agents with the Wellton Station Targeting Enforcement Unit arrested four people and seized $84,000 in marijuana along State Route 85 near Gila Bend on Thursday.
Yuma Sector Border Patrol seizes second load of meth in gas tank
According to information provided by the Yuma Sector Public Affairs Office, during a subsequent search of the vehicle, a total of 31 packages of methamphetamine were removed from the gas tank.
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'Smart City' deal leads to new positions in Yuma
As the Yuma economy grows, the city has created new positions, a few in connection with the “smart city” deal.
347 new Arizona laws now in effect, bring change to the community
YUMA, Ariz. -On August 3, 347 new Arizona laws were put into effect that may change the way we live.
YCSO reminds drivers of back-to-school safety measures
Authorities said that back to school means sharing the road with pedestrians, bicyclists, and school buses. They also remind drivers to slow down, as school days bring in more congestion.
Events at the library: Week of August 13
In August 2018, the Yuma Main Library, in collaboration with Vanessa Castillo, will host a Summer Business Series at the Main Library. Aspiring entrepreneurs, small business owners, and students are invited to attend workshops focusing on marketing and social media.Vanessa Castillo, local small busi
Electric pole fire causes power outage for 500 residents
Charles Molina, thesupervisorof construction and maintenance at APS, said that the high winds combined with anything from a kite string to a mylar balloon could have caused the fire.
Body found in Yuma, YCSO rules out foul play
Yuma, Ariz. -Update: According to a tweet sent out by YCSO's public information officer, Yuma County Sheriff's Office Investigators have ruled out foul play in last night's case. They have closed the case and no further information will be released.