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An 18-year-old man was killed in a single-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon in the area of the 13500 block of South Avenue 3E, according to the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office.

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As the focus shifts from testing to vaccines, Yuma County officials reminded residents and visitors of the importance of continued COVID-19 testing.

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Since 2014, veterans have found tactile healing and support through the Arizona Western College Veteran Art Program, where pottery and the creative process are the bridge that connects veterans, active duty and retired service members affected by post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to reso…

The Yuma County Office of Emergency Management and Arizona State University are holding a free saliva testing event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday at Arizona Western College, 2020 S. Avenue 8E (P1 Parking Lot, enter from 24th Street) in Yuma.

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At least two people were slain and two others wounded, one of them a 7-year-old boy, this week in armed confrontations in rural communities west of San Luis Rio Colorado, Son., that are believed related to two carjackings that occurred later on highways near the city.

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PHOENIX – Arizonans who find themselves out of work through no fault of their own could get their first increase in benefits in 17 years.

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PHOENIX – An audit of the Maricopa County voting equipment came up absolutely clean according to county officials. But it’s not going to deter the demands by Republican senators to conduct their own review and get a court order to enforce their own subpoena. In fact, the lawmakers are going …

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PHOENIX – Residents of the state’s two largest counties could find themselves with more people to call when something goes wrong.

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A new trial date was set Tuesday in Yuma County Superior Court for Mark Antonio Villicana, who allegedly shot his wife in the back of the head during a domestic dispute more than two years ago.

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A small kitchen fire that happened at the La Posada Apartments on Sunday afternoon could have been much worse if not for the building’s sprinkler system.

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Over the course of the last year, the City of Yuma has held off from disconnecting utilities due to residents’ inability to pay or for falling behind in their bills. City utilities include water, wastewater and trash and recycling pickup.

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents rescued three illegal border crossers from drowning in the Salinity Canal Thursday evening. The rescue was the second in a week where agents have saved the lives of people who misjudged the canal’s strong currents.

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As a public service, the Yuma Sun is publishing the names and photographs of the following people sought by the Yuma County Adult Probation Department or the U.S. Marshals Service as probation absconders. If you have information that would lead to the arrest of any of them, call surveillance…

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The following fugitives who previously appeared in the Yuma County’s Most Wanted column in the Yuma Sun have been arrested and are back in local custody:

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PHOENIX – State health officials on Friday doled out $100 million in federal funds – including $3 million to Yuma County – to the state’s counties to help boost local testing for COVID-19.

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Yuma County on Friday alerted Del Oro residents that increasing levels of COVID-19 had been detected in that area of the Foothills. According to a map sent by the county, the affected area covers the southwestern portion of the Mesa Del Sol subdivision, off Interstate 8, between Fortuna Road…

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With Yuma Union High School District resuming in-person learning March 1 and Yuma School District One following suit March 8, the district’s shared transportation consortium Yuma Schools Transportation Center (YSTC) is in need of additional bus drivers and mechanics, as the COVID-19 pandemic…

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