Usually law enforcement is out on the street chasing criminals. Well on Saturday night, they were chasing a win on the race track in the first ever Law Enforcement Appreciation Night at Cocopah Speedway. The post Local law enforcement agencies square off at the Cocopah Speedway appeared first on KYMA.
YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - The Arizona Democratic Party was knocking on the doors of local homes earlier Saturday. Volunteers with the party went around a local neighborhood near Gateway Drive and 16th Street. Their goal was to gain signatures for petitions and sign people up to be on the...
U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly was in Yuma Friday where he met with local elected officials and law enforcement leaders to discuss the high number of migrants arriving at the border. Sen. Kelly was in a later meeting with other local leaders on water infrastructure when a federal judge’s decision to block the Biden administration from lifting pandemic border restrictions known as Title 42 next week was announced.
Mark Kelly visiting Yuma border Friday, the same day a federal judge is supposed to rule on Title 42
Sen. Mark Kelly will be meeting with officials at the Yuma border Friday. The post Mark Kelly visiting Yuma border Friday, the same day a federal judge is supposed to rule on Title 42 appeared first on KYMA.
The Department of Homeland Security is asking a federal judge for a ruling on Title 42 by Friday, saying it will help them better prepare for what ever comes next. The request for a faster ruling comes as numbers continue to rise. The post Department of Homeland Security asks federal judge for quicker ruling on Title 42 appeared first on KYMA.
The U.S. reported over 620,000 new cases of coronavirus over the seven days ending May 17, bringing the total count to more than 81.6 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been more than 992,000 COVID-19-related deaths — the highest death toll of any country. New cases continue to rise at a faster rate. In […]
SAN LUIS, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - The former Vice Mayor of San Luis, Arizona appeared in court on May 19 after accusations of being involved in a hit-and-run and is now facing two other charges of forgery. Africa Luna Carrasco was accused of leaving the scene of a crash on...
Conservative activist and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza told a conservative podcast that “2000 Mules,” his film making flawed and faulty claims about election fraud in 2020, directly led the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office to open up an investigation — but the sheriff says that’s simply not true. “The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office has been working jointly […] The post The Yuma sheriff isn’t investigating election fraud because of ‘2000 Mules’ appeared first on Arizona Mirror.
Fentanyl, a synthetic opioid, has become a growing problem throughout the United States. The same can be said for Yuma County. The post SPECIAL REPORT: How local law enforcement is dealing with fentanyl throughout Yuma County appeared first on KYMA.
Arizona’s two U.S. senators raised questions. Farm groups vociferously objected. Nonetheless, EPA this week took the rare step of formally confirming that air quality trends in one of the state’s agricultural districts have gone backward. In a final rule published yesterday, the agency scrapped its 2006 finding that the Yuma County area, a prime vegetable-growing patch, was meeting a Reagan-era dust standard. As a result, state regulators must now come up with a new plan for bringing human-caused sources under control.
Yuma County Sherriff's Office investigators will now be able to run DNA samples faster and locally, thanks to a new program. Yuma County is the first rural county in Arizona to launch the Arizona Rapid DNA law enforcement program. Rapid DNA testing has been available in Arizona since 2014 but only in the Phoenix and Tucson areas.