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Sex Offender Update


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The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office says a registered sex offender has recently relocated to another residence. 54 year old Clyde L. Imhoff the Third is now living at 1500 Hettema Street in Yuma. He is described as standing 5'8, weighing 201 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes. In May 2009, he pled guilty to two counts of Attempted Sexual ... Read More »

Jan Brewer Appeals Disaster Assitance For June Fire


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Arizona Governor Jan Brewer is appealing the federal government's denial of disaster assistance for the June wildfire that killed 19 firefighters and destroyed more than 100 homes in the town of Yarnell. The governor said on Wednesday that the uninsured damage has gone up and that the Federal Emergency Management Agency did not take into account the high number of ... Read More »

Yuma City Council Meeting Today To Discuss Towing And Storage Bids

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The Yuma City Council will meet tonight at 5:30pm at the Yuma City Hall. The council is expected to hear from Yuma Police Chief John Lekan about the rejection of all bids for towing services and vehicle storage. The council will also consider the purchase of three Automated Side Load Bodies by using a cooperative purchase agreement with the city ... Read More »

Newsmakers Breakfast

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Newsmakers Breakfast was held this morning live from the Yuma Landing on South Fourth Avenue. We had several guests lined up for our show.   The New San Luis Community Development Director Jenny Torres, John Andoh from YCAT explained a new system coming to buses and the Executive Director of the Yuma Metropolitan Planning Organization Charlene Fitzgerald was with us. ... Read More »

El Centro Border Patrol Update

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El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents had a busy weekend that included the arrest of a suspected narcotics smuggler in possession of over $76,000 in heroin, and the arrest of a convicted felon recently released from prison. A 25 year old male, driving a grey 1994 Oldsmobile bearing Sinaloa, Mexico license plates approached the Border Patrol checkpoint located between Westmorland ... Read More »

Police Arrest Man Connected In Connection With Attempted Homicide


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Police have arrested a man they were seeking in connection with a shooting in August. The Yuma Police Department says 23 year old Christopher Santos Solis was arrested Monday and is expected to be charged with Attempted Homicide and two counts of Aggravated Assault in connection with the shooting of a 30 year old man on August 10th in the ... Read More »

Apartment Fire Displaces Five Military Families


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An apartment complex sustained damage Tuesday night after a fire broke out, displacing five Marine Corps Air Station families. Officials say there is no word on what caused the fire which started around 8pm. Three vehicles and a motorcycle were also damaged in the blaze – located in the area of South Singleton Court and Taylor Loop in Yuma. Read More »

FDA Imposes New Food Safety Regulations


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The landscape of Arizona's farming industry could change if new food safety regulations take effect. The changes come as a result of the Food Safety Modernization Act that the FDA says will prevent almost two-million cases of food-borne illness. However, the additional requirements may cost small farmers as much as half of their annual profits, according to Roland McReynolds, who ... Read More »

Union President Arrested After Getting Into Quarrel


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The union president of Teamster Local 542 who is striking against their employer Gold Cross Ambulance Service in El Centro was arrested Sunday. Phil Farias was arrested after getting in an argument with Gold Cross Manager John Goodall. The incident started with a replacement worker who was in his truck screaming at one of the union members. Farias broke up ... Read More »

Grijalva Visits Nevada To Oversee Government Corral

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The top Democrat on a congressional panel on public lands is traveling to Nevada to get a firsthand look at a government corral used to temporarily house 1500 mustangs recently gathered from federal rangeland. Arizona Representative Raul Grijalva is an outspoken critic of the Bureau of Land Management's wild horse policies. He says it makes no sense to spend tens ... Read More »

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