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Texaco Country Showdown Looking For Local Talent

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The Texaco Country Showdown is looking for sharp and talented country music singers and musicians in the desert Southwest.  The showdown – sponsored by One Hour Air Conditioning and Heating, Yuma Pest and Today’s Best Country 95.1 KTTI will begin Saturday with the first of three preliminary rounds.  Texaco Country Showdown spokesman Larry Wiater says many of today’s hot country ... Read More »

Man Shot After Allegedly Breaking Into Yard

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The Yuma Police Department says they responded to a report of shots fired in the 500 block of East Country Club Drive early this morning (Friday 7).  Officers found a male subject who was shot after attempting to break into a residential yard.  He was transported to Yuma Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.  Police continue to investigate. Read More »

Woman Found With Gunshot Wound Dies

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‚ÄčOn Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at approximately 8:05 a.m., Yuma Police Officers responded to the 100 block S.10th Avenue in reference to shots fired. An adult female was found with a gunshot wound. She was transported to the Yuma Regional Medical Center where she was later pronounced deceased. Detectives are continuing to investigate the case and conducting interviews. The Yuma ... Read More »

Controlled Burn Underway

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Workers are conducting a controlled burn behind Paradise Casino.  A spokesperson with the Rural/Metro Fire Department says the fire has been underway for a couple of hours.  It is closer to the California side, but the official said the burn is being conducted on Arizona land.  There have been some concerns as to the cause of smoke, however it is ... Read More »

Yuma PD Investigating Suspicious Death of Young Woman

Yuma Police detectives are at county 17th and Ave 2E investigating a suspicious death of an unidentified young adult female found in the groves. Anyone with information or with concerns about a missing person please call Sgt. Ron Rodriguez at 928-373-4678 or (928) 373-4700 or 78-CRIME to remain anonymous. Read More »

Schools Lockdowns Lifted, Police Still Searching For Suspects

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The Yuma Police Department is investigating a motor vehicle collision that occurred at 1st Street and Madison Avenue this morning (Friday 22). Two Hispanic females and three Hispanic males were seen getting out of the suspect vehicle and starting running. Some weapons were found by the Gowan Company L-L-C building at 370 Main Street. Police say they started receiving phone ... Read More »

Suspect Flees From Officers, Remains At Large

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At approximately 5:30 this evening, Yuma County Sheriff's Office and YPD were searching for a Hispanic male who fled from officers. It was originally believed the suspect was in the area of Camelot Apartments, however officers searched the area and came up empty. During the search, residents were urged to stay inside. Yuma Police describe the suspect as a Hispanic male, 6'5", 220 lbs, dressed ... Read More »

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