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Matadors Find Mixed Results In Weekend Match-Up With Central Arizona

Central Arizona put together a 13-point run toward the end of their contest Saturday (5) that would ultimately give them the 58 to 54 win over the Arizona Western College Lady Matadors. Central's Brea Edwards scored 25 points – 12 of them accounting for four three-point shots in the second half.  Nikki Villescaz and Samantha Wallace for AWC scored 14 ... Read More »

Bank Robbery Suspect Behind Bars


Police say a suspect involved in an alleged bank robbery last month is now behind bars.  39-year-old Christopher Montiel of Maricopa was arrested on other charges, not stemming from the robbery of Mohave State Bank on South Fourth Avenue in Yuma on December 11th, 2012.  Montiel admitted to the robbery during an interview with police Thursday (3).  Montiel walked into ... Read More »

134 ft. Thermometer For Sale


We know it gets hot in the desert southwest.  Now, the city of Baker, California says that utility bills have forced them to sell a 134-foot tall thermometer that has greeted drivers along Interstate-15 for two decades.  A vacant gift shop and four acres around the landmark are also included in the sale.  The electric bills run an average of ... Read More »

Trio Makes Court Appearance After Arrest On Drug Charges

Three persons arrested earlier this week in connection with drug related offenses made their first appearance in court on Wednesday (3).  KYMA TV says 33-year-old Carla Harris and 45-year-old Robert Holmes each have bonds of $150,000 each. 56-year-old Wayne Russell is being held on a $50,000 bond.  Officers found the trio in possession of weapons, drug and drug related items ... Read More »

Giffords To Visit Newton, CT


The Associated Press is reporting that former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is expected to visit Newtown, Connecticut where 26 persons were killed last month. Giffords is also expected to meet with the families and children affected by the December 20th, 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.  The state’s Lieutenant Governor is also invited.  There is no ... Read More »

AZ Gas Prices Remain Stable

Gas prices remain stable in the Grand Canyon State.  Arizona drivers are paying an average of $3.05 for unleaded gasoline according to AAA.  Arizona remains in the top ten states for the cheapest gasoline.  Wyoming on average is the lowest at $2.95 a gallon. Read More »

Senator Highway Re-Opened After Landslide

Arizona transportation officials say a highway near Prescott that was closed over the holidays due to a landslide is now reopened.  The Senator Highway was closed on New Year’s Eve after the landslide blocked the roadway.  Debris has now been cleared in both directions. Read More »

15th Annual Gathering Of The Gunfighters


More than a dozen Old West re-enactment groups from as far away as Colorado and Oklahoma will ride into town for a showdown at the Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park next weekend. The 15th Annual Gathering of the Gunfighters on January 12th and 13th gives spectators, the fun of seeing Western lore unfold in person with a lot of ... Read More »

Police Continue Search For Armed Robbery Suspect

Police continue on the lookout for a suspect in connection with an alleged armed robbery.  The Yuma Police Department says an unidentified Hispanic male entered the Subway Restaurant at 1522 South Avenue “B” on Tuesday (1) demanding money.  The subject is described as having an average build, standing five-foot-four-inches tall and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, an old man Halloween ... Read More »

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