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Two firefighters suffer burns battling small wildfire near Yuma

YUMA, AZ - Two firefighters suffered burns while battling a small wildfire being called the Laguna Fire near Yuma on Friday. The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management says one firefighter suffered second and third degree burns, while the other suffered first degree (less severe) burns.

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-03-17 04:38:17

Yuma woman arrested after recording anti-muslim video at 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. PHOENIX - Tempe police arrested a woman from Yuma, along with another woman, Thursday after they recorded themselves in a Mosque sayi

KYMA.COM - 2018-03-16 22:43:04

Rock legend dies at age 82

YUMA, Ariz. - On Monday, The City of Yuma said good bye to one of their own; Nokie Edwards died in a Yuma hospital at age 82. The Oklahoma resident is considered a Rock and Roll legend and his name rests alongside other legends in the Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame. Edwards played guitar for "The Venture

KYMA.COM - 2018-03-17 01:08:55

Yuma inmate dies of apparent suicide

YUMA, Ariz. - Officials with the Arizona Department of Corrections said a 24-year-old inmate died Thursday from injuries sustained the day before. The department said Patrick D. Crooks, ADC #321691, tried to hurt himself using a bed sheet tied to a shower stall. Staff found Crooks shortly after mid


BOS set to adopt new employee medical plans

The Yuma County Board of Supervisors is set to adopt employee medical premium rates and plan options for 2017-18 when it meets for its regular meeting Monday. Actions being recommended by the Yuma County Employee Benefit Trust and county staff include no increase in either the county's or employee's

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2018-03-17 22:52:00

Camel Farm sees attendance rise after PETA comments

The Camel Farm, a petting zoo and breeding facility located south of Yuma, has seen a little bit of a bump in attendance in the days since animal-rights group PETA announced it was targeting its state licensing, its owner said Friday. Terrill Standley Al-Saihati said a few visitors said they were co

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2018-03-18 00:53:00

Border Patrol agents arrest gang member

YUMA, Ariz. - Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a gang member belonging to the Mara Salvatrucha-503 Gang at approximately 6:30 a.m. Monday morning. The gang member was identified as 20-year-old Jose Rodriguez-Lopez. MS-503, a branch of MS-13, is a gang that originated in El Salvador and is


Local murder trial ends: Jurors enter deliberation

YUMA, Ariz. - The murder trial of Francisco Hernandez Serrano, the man accused of First-Degree premeditated murder, ended Thursday afternoon. The grand jury entered deliberation Friday morning. Presiding Judge David Haws said jurors will decide if Serrano is guilty of four counts: including kidnapp

KYMA.COM - 2018-03-16 16:54:35

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Yuma resident gunned down in Mexico

A Yuma resident was gunned down Tuesday night in San Luis Rio Colorado, Son., in what was at least the third homicide in the city in a little more than a week. The victim, identified as 25-year-old Jonathan Alberto Torres Ibarra, was killed in a drive-by shooting as he was preparing to get into a pa


DOC inmate dies at YRMC

An inmate has died here of injuries sustained during an apparent act of self-harm using a bed sheet tied to a shower stall, the Arizona Department of Corrections (ADC) said. According to an ADC news release, 24-year-old Patrick D. Crooks died Wednesday at Yuma Regional Medical Center. Staff had disc


Blood drive at Yuma High School

Yuma High School Blood Drive in the Old Gym 400 S. 6th Ave. Friday, March 16 8 a.m. to noon We find ourselves once again in the wake of another tragic shooting. It is the blood already on the shelves that saves lives as blood has a shelf life of just 42 days. United Blood Services is urging donors t

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2018-03-16 15:00:00