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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 »

AARP Advises Seniors To Watch Out For Scam Artists During The Gift-giving Holiday

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Millions of Americans will venture out to big and small retailers in search of the best deals on items for their holiday gift-giving, and experts advise them to have the same diligence when it comes to picking a charity. According to AARP, older Americans are more likely to receive charitable solicitations than any other group, and not all requests are ... Read More »

Charity Groups Create “Giving Tuesday”

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Merchants report sales up 2.3% compared with last year, in the holiday buying frenzy of Thanksgiving Thursday and Black Friday – and today is Cyber Monday, known for online shopping. So, charitable groups are hoping there is some time and money left for a different focus. "Giving Tuesday" is this Tuesday. It began last year as an antidote to the ... Read More »

Board Of Supervisors Meeting

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The Yuma County Board of Supervisors will meet this morning at 9am at the County Offices in downtown Yuma. Items on the agenda include the award of a Uniform Rental and Laundry Services Contract to G&K Services through 2017. Also, the board will authorize the County Administrator to negotiate and enter into a contract with Global Logistics Development Partnership. If ... Read More »

Female Skydivers Attempt World Record


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Dozens of female skydivers gathered in Arizona on Saturday as they attempted to break the world record for an all-female mass-formation jump. The spokeswoman for the U.S. Parachute Association, Nancy Koreen, says a total of 63 women made up the formation, all of them flying upside down with their heads down. The previous record was a 41-woman formation. They began ... Read More »

School Bus Involved In Rollover Accident

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A school bus has been involved in an accident this morning on Highway 95 near it’s intersection with Avenue 4E.  The condition of the driver is unknown. No kids were on board.   Read More »

Unofficial City Council Election Results Released

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The unofficial results of the Yuma City Council election have been released. There are an estimated 815 ballots that remain to be counted. Gary Knight led all candidates with 52% of the vote. William Craft has 46%. Only 1% or 105 votes separate Gary Wright and incumbent Paul Johnson. Wright has 43% and Johnson has 42%. Jacob Miller received 37% ... Read More »

Red Cross Grand Canyon Chapter A Finalist In Toyota’s Facebook Contest

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The American Red Cross Grand Canyon Chapter is a finalist in Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good program and asks for votes in the Facebook-based contest. On Thursday, the American Red Cross Grand Canyon Chapter will be one of five organizations highlighted for public voting on Facebook.com/Toyota. Visitors to the page receive two votes each day to select two separate winning ... Read More »

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