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Two Men Arrested After Attempted Armed Robbery

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Yuma, AZ — 12-2-2012  0808 hours:  Officers from the Yuma Police Department were dispatched to the McDonalds Restaurant at 2560 S. 4th Avenue for a report of an armed robbery involving a knife. Investigation revealed two men, one armed with a knife, threatened the victim and demanded money.  The victim was able to escape and notify others to call the ... Read More »

Matadors place 14 players on All-WSFL & All-ACCAC Football postseason teams

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El Toro Bowl-bound Matadors place 9 on 1st Team All-ACCAC, 7 on 1st Team All-WSFL squad Yuma, Arizona – November 26, 2012 – Arizona Western College is proud to announce that a record fourteen members of the AWC Football team have been named to the All-ACCAC and All-Western States Football League postseason teams.  AWC quarterback Tanner McEvoy (MAK-eh-voy) (who was ... Read More »

McEvoy named ACCAC Football Offensive Player of the Year

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Freshman quarterback becomes 4th straight Matador to earn honor Yuma, Arizona – November 28, 2011 – Arizona Western College is proud to announce that AWC Football player Tanner McEvoy (MAK-eh-voy) has been named as the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Year.  It’s the fourth straight season that a Matador player has won at least a share ... Read More »

Hoops with all the Thanksgiving trimmings

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  8th Annual Wells Fargo Basketball Classic takes center stage this Friday and Saturday at ‘The House’ Yuma, Arizona – November 21, 2012 — Arizona Western College is proud to announce that it will host the 8th Annual Wells Fargo Holiday Basketball Classic this coming Friday and Saturday, November 23rd and 24th, 2012, at ‘The House’ on the AWC campus.  ... Read More »

Cab Driver Robbed at gunpoint

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Yuma, AZ — On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at approximately 1:10 am, the Yuma Police Department responded to the 2500 block W. 24th Street in reference to an armed robbery. The initial investigation revealed Heriberto SILVA, a cab driver for Buchanan’s Transportation, picked up an unknown Hispanic male in the area of the 2900 S. Pacific Avenue.  SILVA then drove ... Read More »

Rent Checks Stolen From Drop Box

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Yuma, AZ — The Yuma Police Department has investigated several theft reports of rent payments taken out of drop boxes at several apartment complexes.  The drop boxes have been tampered with and some checks are missing. The Yuma Police Department encourages anyone who may witness a person(s) tampering with drop boxes or other suspicious activity to contact their local law ... Read More »

Attempted Child Abduction Update

On Thursday November 8, 2012 at about 7:54 am Police responded to a call of attempted child abduction in the 2000 Block of South Avenue A. The investigation revealed at about 7:35 am the victim a 12 year old male was walking to school when a male subject came up from behind, called to him and then grabbed him. The ... Read More »

MATSN begins 2012-13 coverage of Matador Basketball Wednesday

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Men’s and women’s basketball’s trip to Tohono O’odham tips off 44-game broadcast schedule Yuma, Arizona – November 13, 2012 — Arizona Western College is proud to announce that Wednesday’s AWC Men’s/Women’s Basketball doubleheader at Tohono O’odham Community College will be broadcast live on the Matador Sports Network, thus commencing the 2012-2013 basketball broadcast schedule.  It will be the first of ... Read More »

Attempted Child Abduction In Yuma

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(Yuma, AZ) — On Thursday November 8, 2012 at about 7:54 am Police responded to a call of attempted child abduction in the 2000 Block of South Avenue A. The investigation revealed at about 7:35 am the victim a 12 year old male was walking to school when a male subject came up from behind, called to him and then ... Read More »

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