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U.S. Attorney General To Speak At Memorial Service Honoring TSA Officer Gunned Down At LAX


United States Attorney General Eric Holder is among the officials expected to speak at a memorial service to honor the Transportation Security Administration officer who was gunned down at Los Angeles International Airport. The tribute to Gerardo Hernandez is being held this morning at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena. Acting Homeland Security Secretary Rand Beers is also scheduled to ... Read More »

Police Arrest Shooter; Charged With First Degree Homicide


Police say one person who is in custody following an attempted murder now is to be charged with more. Police say they arrested 47 year old Robert Moore of Yuma on Thursday after he allegedly shot 32 year old Jose Orejel. Orejel succumbed to his injuries and died early Friday morning. Now Moore is charged with First Degree Homicide. Police ... Read More »

School Bus Accident Near Highway 95


Minor injuries were reported following an accident Friday morning involving a Yuma School District bus and a jeep. Police say the accident occurred on Highway 95 near the intersection of Avenue 4E. Both vehicles were traveling east bound on Highway 95 at the time of the collision. The Jeep – driven by Antonio Aparicio of Yuma – was slowing down ... Read More »

Veterans Flown Out To Memorials In Washington, D.C.


America's veterans are honored today for their service and sacrifice for the nation, but there is a program in Arizona that works year-round to do that. Susan Howe is founder of Honor Flight Arizona, which flies about 30 vets at a time to tour the war memorials and other historic sites in Washington, D.C.   Since it was started four ... Read More »

Yuma County Survey Says Residents Most Worried About Jobs, Road Maintenance, And Nighttime Safety In Business Areas


Yuma County residents are most worried about jobs, road maintenance and nighttime safety in business areas, according to a recent survey. However, residents generally have a positive perception of the county and think the county is doing a good job of providing services. The Yuma Sun reports that residents believe the county can improve in road maintenance, growth management and ... Read More »

Wrong Way Driver Faced With Charges After Deadly Crash


Authorities say a wrong-way driver is facing charges following a deadly crash on Arizona State Route 202.   Department of Public Safety Officer Carrick Cook says a 29 year old man from Sudan was believed to be impaired by alcohol when he drove his car the wrong way in the eastbound lanes early Saturday. Cook said Maikil Doud Schol hit ... Read More »

Navajo Nation Council Considering Junk Food Tax


A proposed sales tax on junk food is headed to the Navajo Nation Council for consideration. The legislation calls for an additional two-percent tax on sweetened beverages, chips, candy, cookies and pastries bought on the reservation, which spans parts of New Mexico, Arizona and Utah. The revenue would be used to build wellness centers, parks, basketball courts, trails, gardens and ... Read More »

Maricopa County Considering Raising Fees At Regional Parks


Maricopa County is considering raising fees at its regional parks for the first time in four years. The Arizona Republic reports additional revenue would help maintain near self-sufficiency for the outdoor destinations that ring the Phoenix area. The county has scheduled a public meeting Tuesday to solicit comments on the plan. If the Parks and Recreation Commission approves the fee ... Read More »

Arizona Cardinals Beat Houston Texans


Carson Palmer threw two touchdown passes and the Arizona Cardinals held on to send the Houston Texans to their franchise-record seventh consecutive loss, 27-24 on Sunday. The Texans were without coach Gary Kubiak, who collapsed on the sidelines against Indianapolis last Sunday night with what was diagnosed as a mini-stroke. Defensive coordinator Wade Phillips is filling in as interim coach. ... Read More »

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