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News And Brews

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A new show is coming your way to NewsTalk 560 KBLU later this afternoon. News and Brews will broadcast live from the Yuma Landing starting at 4pm. We will get you ready for week four of the NFL season, discuss the upcoming games and tell who to start and who to bench on your fantasy football team. We also will ... Read More »

Murder Suspect Back In Court

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The man accused in the alleged murder of Chrystal Figueroa was back in court Wednesday. Jose Jimenez is accused of murdering the mother of three from Wellton. Jimenez has been in custody since his arrest last spring. He was able to speak in court Wednesday saying quote – "People are acting like I’m the culprit and that I’m guilty of ... Read More »

Man Pleads Guilty To Second Degree Murder

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A man who shot and killed a Winterhaven man last year pled guilty as part of a plea agreement on Wednesday. 21 year old Michael Rose is guilty of Second Degree murder and will be sentenced next month. The sentence will be anywhere from 10 years in prison to 22 years. Rose shot and killed 20 year old Angel Montaldo ... Read More »

Victims Of Domestic Violence To Be Honored Today

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Victims of domestic violence will be honored today with Yuma’s Fourth Annual National Day of Remembrance of Homicide Victims starting at 5:30pm. Co-Chairman Ed Ford says this event is important to raise awareness of the crime of domestic violence. The event starts today at 5:30pm at the Main Yuma County Library at 2951 South 21st Drive. Read More »

Cocopah Heritage Days To Be Held This Friday

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The Cocopah Indian Tribe will celebrate their heritage with Native America Day on Friday at the Cocopah Resort and Casino. It will be a family event which will feature food vendors, traditional native dancing and children’s activities. Director of Communications Ana Corpus gives us an outline of the schedule for Friday. The event will be held on the grass section ... Read More »

Phoenix Teen Arrested For Shooting

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Phoenix police say a 15 year old boy has been arrested in the killing of a Maricopa County detention officer who was shot in his own driveway Wednesday. Police Chief Daniel Garcia says that the teenager will be charged as an adult with first degree murder in the shooting of 27 year old Jorge Vargas. Vargas was attacked last month ... Read More »

Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

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Children in Arizona and elsewhere are the focus of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. The effort attempts to shine a light on what some health and medical experts call an epidemic. According to the National Childhood Obesity Awareness website, more than 23 million children and teens in the U.S. are overweight or obese. Pediatrician Doctor Bill Cosgrove says children struggling ... Read More »

Helicopter Crash Near Flagstaff


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Two people were injured after a rented helicopter tipped over on its left side while landing in northern Arizona. Coconino County Sheriff's officials say the helicopter was about 20 feet off the ground when it went down off Forest Service Road 171 some 12 miles northwest of Flagstaff Wednesday morning. Deputies say a sudden gust of wind may have caused ... Read More »

Maricopa County Jails Transition Inmates To Vegetarian Diet

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Get sent to jail in Arizona’s Maricopa County and you will be experiencing some serious life changes. And for those who eat meat, that includes going vegetarian. County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is no stranger to controversy. Over the years, he has made seemingly countless numbers of national headlines. As recently as August, the five-time elected sheriff was in the news ... Read More »

Yuma Police Officer In Court

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The second of two men accused of the sexual exploitation of a minor appeared in court on Tuesday. 25 year old Ron Ciancimino was arrested last week – along with 27-year-old Joshua Jonathan Alpizar – both of Yuma. The 16-year-old female victim spoke at the hearing, once again claiming there was nothing inappropriate between her and the two suspects. In ... Read More »

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