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One person in serious condition following attempted homicide
The Yuma Police Department (YPD) is investigating an attempted homicide that left one man in serious condition. The post One person in serious condition following attempted homicide appeared first on KYMA.
Southern Arizona cities and Cocopah Tribe receive $25M for border security
Governor Katie Hobbs on Friday spoke in Somerton, Arizona to announce over 25 million dollars in border security funding. Recipients include the Cocopah Indian Tribe and southern cities of Yuma, Somerton and Wellton. The awards will be used for various law enforcement technologies, vehicles and personnel. Hobbs said the grants...
City of Yuma hosts five ribbon-cutting cermonies
During the ceremonies, the City unveiled the We-Go-Swing, a swing that kids of all abilities can play on. For one family, this is very personal for them. The post City of Yuma hosts five ribbon-cutting cermonies appeared first on KYMA.
Arizona Governor Boosts Border Security with $25M Investment
Governor Katie Hobbs announced a $25 million investment in security measures along the Sonora Mexico-Arizona border during her visit to Southern Arizona. The funds will be allocated to enhance security in areas such as Yuma and Welton, including upgrades in communications, additional vehicles, and hiring more personnel. This investment demonstrates Governor Hobbs' commitment to addressing Arizona's pressing issues, including border security. In a separate announcement, Gov. Hobbs, together with top water officials, imposed construction project limitations due to the state's rapidly depleting groundwater reserves.
Upcoming Road Closures in San Luis, Arizona for 2023 Slurry Seal Application
The Department of Public Works in San Luis, Arizona will be applying Slurry Seal to several streets on June 7th, 2023, which will result in road closures from 6 AM to 5 PM. The affected streets are 9th Ave. (North of Babbitt Ln.), 6th Ave. (North of Washington Ln.), Marea St. (between Coyote Ave. & Rio Seco St.), Henry Chavez Crt, and ‘E’ St. (between 4th Ave. & 2nd Ave.).
Hazardous waste facility raises concerns for local residents and officials
Many people aren't very happy with the possibility of a hazardous waste facility being built next to the Yuma Palms Mall. The post Hazardous waste facility raises concerns for local residents and officials appeared first on KYMA.
Border Patrol K-9 in Yuma sniffs out $2M in fentanyl during traffic stop
YUMA, Ariz. - A Border Patrol K-9 helped make a big drug bust in Yuma earlier this week. Agents say more than $2 million in fentanyl was seized from a car at a checkpoint along Interstate 8. The drugs were found hidden inside the doors, gas tank and behind the...
Amberly’s Place hosts Week in Paradise, attendees win trips
The event is to raise funds for domestic violence survivors' needs. These include food, baby formula, diapers and more. The post Amberly’s Place hosts Week in Paradise, attendees win trips appeared first on KYMA.
2nd Annual Yuma Pride March for Visibility takes off
What to expect? Lots of colors, cheers, signs, chants, vendors, and even drag performances and live music at the Red Moon Ale House. The post 2nd Annual Yuma Pride March for Visibility takes off appeared first on KYMA.
Barber Expo at the Quechan
WINTERHAVEN – The Second Barber Expo will take place on Sunday, June 11, from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM at the Quechan Casino Resort, 525 Algodones Road. The event will feature the best barbers doing education classes and vendors with the newest tools in the industry. For tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com.
Mesa church in need of supplies as more migrants arrive
MESA, AZ — Relief at the border. That’s what Governor Katie Hobbs is promising, amid her visit to Somerton in southern Arizona. There she announced additional support would be going to border communities. This comes as the number of migrants crossing into the U.S. hits its lowest point...
Melany Enriquez named first Miss San Luis since 2019
There’s a new representative for San Luis, Ariz. Melany Enriquez was named Miss San Luis earlier this month. Enriquez is entering her senior year at San Luis High School. Enriquez said her platform is domestic violence prevention. “I hope to empower women through fighting domestic violence," Enriquez told KAWC....
Witnesses take stand in local man’s murder trial
It's the second day of trial for the murder of a Yuma man killed at the Maverick Bar in 2021. The post Witnesses take stand in local man’s murder trial appeared first on KYMA.
Relay for Life Yuma hosts Cancer Survivor and Caregivers Dinner
According to Relay for Life's Facebook post, "This is for cancer survivors and their loved ones to come together and commemorate their journey." The post Relay for Life Yuma hosts Cancer Survivor and Caregivers Dinner appeared first on KYMA.
Yuma (AZ) Proving Ground Fire Department Preps New Engine
U.S. Army Garrison Yuma Proving Ground Fire & Emergency Services received delivery of a new 2022 Pierce Saber structural fire engine that holds 750 gallons of water with a 1,500-gallon pump. This engine has been placed in service at Fire Station 3 to serve the response district which includes: Kofa...
Yuma man arrested on multiple felony charges
YUMA -- A man in Yuma has been arrested on multiple felony charges. Yuma police got a call on April 21st about Luis Angel Lopez providing harmful media to a juvenile within the community. Police say, the juvenile left her home, and it is believed that she was with Luis...
Homicide investigation underway after woman’s body found in Yuma
YUMA, Ariz. (3TV/CBS 5) — A homicide investigation is underway after a woman was found dead in Yuma. Around 11:45 a.m. Monday, sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a rural area near Avenue 1E and County 18th Street where a woman’s body was found. She’s since been identified as 35-year-old Georgina Montoya from Somerton, a small city southwest of Yuma.
Foster Friday: Meet John
YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - Happy Fostered Friday!. John is a 4-month-old male domestic shorthair kitten with beautiful orange tabby fur. John was involved in an unknown accident with some sort of machinery that left him with tipped ears. His foster sid that “he loves to play and gets along...
Humane Society of Yuma hosts 18th Annual Fore! Paws Golf Tournament
This event was to raise funds to help care for the animals in the shelter. The tournament took place at Desert Hills Golf Course at 8:00am Saturday. The post Humane Society of Yuma hosts 18th Annual Fore! Paws Golf Tournament appeared first on KYMA.
122-room Hotel Planned in Yuma
Construction plans have been submitted in Yuma for a $6.7M, 122-room Everhome Suites Hotel to be built at the SWC of Pacific Avenue and 18th Street. The four-story hotel under the Choice Hotels flag will feature apartment-style rooms in studio and one-bedroom suite floorplans. Rooms will feature full-sized refrigerators and fully-equipped kitchens.
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