As COVID-19 has altered the daily practices and protocols of hospitals across the nation, Yuma Regional Medical Center (YRMC) recognizes that individuals may feel some level of anxiety or apprehension when faced with the prospect of being admitted. Rather than seeking medical aid when they’r…
SAN LUIS RIO COLORADO, Son. – Two burned bodies were recovered in the ashes of a motorcycle repair shop destroyed in a fire that started after shots were fired into the building early Friday morning.
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.
The U.S. Marshals Service, led Arizona WANTED Violent Offender Task Force, arrested a South Dakota man in Yuma on Thursday who was being sought for allegedly sexually assaulting minors
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…
A tentative trial date was set Thursday in Yuma County Superior Court for the pair involved in a skirmish with police following a disturbance at a store for not wearing a mask.
The case against Izak Lucero, who is charged in connection to a fatal shooting at the Econo Lodge Motel, won’t be going to trial until next year because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Thursday’s hearing in Yuma County Superior Court for the woman charged in connection to stealing a car from an individual who had recently died was continued for two weeks due to her having contracted the coronavirus.
In conjunction with Arizona Western College (AWC)’s annual transfer week, the institution’s university partners are collectively hosting the inaugural Desert Southwest Virtual Transfer Conference March 8-11.
The City of Yuma invites residents and visitors to view this year’s BBQ and Brew Festival, a virtual event, which premieres at 4 p.m. Friday on the city’s social media platforms and on City 73 TV.
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.
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.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is warning residents nationwide of a new telephone scam that attempts to gain access to their banking information.
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 …
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.
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.
Just in time for rental electric scooters to hit the streets of Yuma, the council updated the city code to address gaps relating to the use of electric scooters and other mobility devices.
The community is invited on Thursday to join Arizona Western College in celebrating National TRIO Day. Slated to take place via Zoom from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., the college’s virtual event will celebrate the history of its federally-funded TRIO programs, which have made a significant impact in th…
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.
SAN LUIS, Ariz. – Next month will mark one year that the port of entry here and in other U.S. border cities have been closed to all but essential visits by Mexican citizens to the United States.
SOMERTON – Somerton residents having trouble paying utility and trash bills can continue getting financial help through the Somerton Cares program, thanks to the city.
PHOENIX – Arizona’s community colleges may have the best chance ever of finally being able to offer four-year degrees to their students.
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.
To those who know him best, there’s no question that two-year-old Tobias Lugo smiles biggest with his heart.
A Texas-based hospital group building a community hospital in Yuma has announced a March groundbreaking for the new facility. The $18 million facility is expected to employ between 60 to 100 employees.
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…
SOMERTON – A proposed commercial complex the city hopes would spur growth on Somerton’s west side could be presented to the city council next month for final approval.
Throughout February, Yuma Lutheran School is putting biblical principles into action as staff and students care for one of their own.
The San Luis Police Department recently became only the 7th law enforcement agency in the United States to earn the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Association Trilogy (LEEDA) Award.
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.
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…
The U.S. Army’s new Infantry Squad Vehicle (ISV) is currently undergoing testing for mobility reliability and durability on some of the harshest desert terrain Yuma Proving Ground has to offer.
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…
SOMERTON – Residents here are now getting recognized by City Hall for their efforts in planting gardens and sprucing up their front and back yards.