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Yuma Planned Parenthood Closing


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Planned Parenthood Arizona is closing the health center in the Yuma area. The Yuma Sun is reporting the center has been open for at least 20 years proving gynecological exams and birth control. There are over 200 patients the center has treated and those will be transferred to other medical facilities in the area. Read More »

Jan Brewer Defends Director Of Social Services Agency; Announces Outside Second Review Of Uninvestigated Child Abuse And Neglect Reports

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Arizona Governor Jan Brewer defended the director of her social services agency Monday while angrily saying that those responsible for illegally closing more than 6500 uninvestigated child abuse and neglect reports will be held accountable. Brewer's comments came as she announced a second outside review of the state's child welfare agency to ensure Child Protective Services properly investigates the reports ... Read More »

Arizona Inmate Dies Of Apparent Suicide

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The Arizona Department of Corrections says they are investigating the death of an inmate at the state prison in Florence. Department spokesman Bill Lamoreaux says 38 year old Raymundo Morin died Thursday from an apparent suicide.   The investigation will be led by the department's criminal investigation unit in consultation with the county medical examiner's office. Records show Morin was ... Read More »

Alleged Armed Robber Makes Second Court Appearance

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49 year old Gene Ellis Anaya made his second appearance in court Monday. Two women have accused him of trying to rob them of their money. Prosecutors have filed two formal charges against Anaya including one count of attempted armed robbery and one count of threatening or intimidating for allegedly implying he would injure the victims if they did not ... Read More »

Sheriff’s Investigate Vehicle Versus Pedestrian Collision

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The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office says 57 year old Henry Ghiotto of Winterhaven is a person of interest in an accident on Saturday that killed a male subject walking along Highway 95 near Avenue 3E. While responding to the reported location, the Sheriff’s Office received at least two more calls advising of a vehicle versus pedestrian collision at the same ... Read More »

Arizona State Earns A Shot At The Rose Bowl


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Arizona State has found a way to finish and it has earned the Sun Devils a shot at the Rose Bowl. Once a team that could not seem to finish games or a season, Number Eleven Arizona State has been a strong finisher this season. Bouncing back from tough losses to Stanford and Notre Dame, the Sun Devils have won ... Read More »

House Oversight Committee To Hold Hearing In Arizona


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The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, of which Congressman Paul Gosar is a member, is holding a hearing Friday morning in Apache Junction entitled "ObamaCare Implementation, The Broken Promise: If You Like Your Current Plan You Can Keep It." The hearing will focus on taking testimony from witnesses whose healthcare plans were cancelled as a result of Obamacare. The Chairman ... Read More »

Man Dead After Car Accident

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One man is dead after the driver of a car hit him in Yuma. This happened before midnight Saturday night on Highway 95 near Avenue 3E. A Yuma County Sheriff’s official says the man was wearing dark clothes. He walked onto the street and that is when the driver hit him. Our television partner KYMATV says medics pronounced the pedestrian ... Read More »

Judge Bans Media And Public From Jodi Arias Hearings

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For months, Jodi Arias was a television staple and practically every minute of her murder trial was broadcast live. But Arias has vanished from view since her trial ended in May, and the judge has done a complete about face. She has shut the media and public out of nearly every hearing in the case and drawn complaints from First ... Read More »

Participating Agencies Celebrate Having All Area First Responders Hooked Up To Yuma Regional Communications System

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Participating agencies in the Yuma Regional Communications System gathered recently in Yuma City Hall to mark the occasion of all area first responders being hooked up to the award-winning system.   The Cocopah and Quechan tribes went live on the New World data system. With that, all local and tribal agencies operating within Yuma County are now integrated into the ... Read More »

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