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Multicar Accident Near Highway 95


Several people were injured following a multiple car accident on Highway 95 on Thursday night. The accident occurred just south of County 12th-and-a-Half Street. The initial investigation at the scene revealed that the Honda CR-V was traveling southbound on Highway 95 when the driver became aware of an approaching ambulance with lights and sirens activated, and slowed down to transition ... Read More »

Governor Of New Mexico Honored For Fighting Horse Slaughter


The Humane Society of the United States is honoring former governor of neighboring New Mexico, Bill Richardson, for his efforts to help prevent horse slaughter in the U.S. Keith Dane with the Humane Society says the organization recently named Richardson its "2013 Humane Horseman of the Year." Dane says Richardson's high-profile involvement is helpful as New Mexico's Valley Meat Company ... Read More »

Border Patrol Demonstrating Robot Tech To Monitor Tunnel Activity At Arizona-Mexico Border


Border Patrol agents are using new robot technology to catch illegal activities inside tunnels at the Arizona-Mexico border. Agents in the Tucson sector will demonstrate on Tuesday how so-called "tunnel robots" will be used to detect any tunnels that could be used by illegal border-crossers. The agents will be joined by tunnel experts at a drainage tunnel in Nogales. U.S. ... Read More »

Yuma Police Department Investigating Early-Morning Shooting


The Yuma Police Department says they have contacted another person wanted for questioning in a shooting incident earlier this week. Police say 20-year-old Angel Salazar was questioned in connection with a shooting that took place on Wednesday morning in the 1300 block of West Eighth Place. 22-year-old Marco Navarrete was arrested on Attempted Murder charges. Police spoke with Salazar on ... Read More »

Student Pricked By Needle At McGraw Elementary School


A student at McGraw Elementary School pricked herself on a hypodermic needle on Monday and officials are investigating. Our television partner KYMATV broke the story recently and interviewed the parent of the student. Brenda Suarez has spoken with the school in connection with the incident involving her daughter. She was instructed to take her daughter for a blood test. McGraw ... Read More »

U.S. House And Senate Back To Work On Farm Bill

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Both the U.S. House and Senate are back to work, and the Farm Bill is tops on the "to-do" list. The last five-year Farm Bill expired in September 2013, and although the House and Senate have passed new bills, they have yet to be reconciled. Arizona Farm Bureau President Kevin Rogers says one of the biggest challenges facing farmers is ... Read More »

U.S. Attorney’s Office In Arizona Collects $7.7 Million In 2013


The U.S. attorney's office for the District of Arizona has claimed more than $7.7 million from civil and criminal actions in fiscal year 2013.   U.S. Attorney John S. Leonardo announced the amount in a news release Thursday. Leonardo says about $4.8 million came from criminal cases and $2.9 million from civil actions.   His office also raked in an ... Read More »

Gas Prices Up In Arizona This Week


Gasoline prices around Arizona are slightly higher at the pump this week. Officials with AAA Arizona said Thursday that the average statewide price for unleaded regular gasoline is $3.21 a gallon. That is an increase of more than two-cents from last week. This week's national average is at $3.30 per gallon, down by almost two-cents from last week. Tucson has ... Read More »

Yuma’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program Scheduled For This Saturday


Yuma's Household Hazardous Waste program will hold its next quarterly collection event from 8am to 12noon Saturday at the City of Yuma North Public Works Yard located at 265 West 13th Street.  The City only conducts this Household Hazardous Waste day four times a year. Residents are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity to dispose of unwanted items that ... Read More »

Arizona Western College Announces Flexible Art Program For Area Veterans


A new flexible art program is open for free this semester to area veterans at the main Arizona Western College campus. The collaboration between the college and Yuma Fine Arts, with support from a private donor, makes it possible for vets and family members to explore their creativity through ceramics in a supportive, small-group format. Professor Steven Dilley, who joined ... Read More »

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