Yuma County Newswire

Yuma County Newswire

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  1. AWC south county dean leaves for faculty post at IVCRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Yuma Sun

    Everardo Martinez, on the facade of the San Luis campus of Arizona Western College, where he was director of the school for the south county. Susanna Zambrano, an academic advisor and Student Services Coordinator at AWC as well as adjunct professor of psychology, has been named as interim associate dean for South Yuma County, following Martinez's resignation.

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  2. AZ Supreme Court rules for PD in Miranda caseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC15.com

    ... warning and wouldn't have felt free to just walk away, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Friday. The appeal from a Yuma County case centered on whether a homeless man sitting outside a vacant building and later convicted of burglarizing it was legally ...

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  3. Bank robbery suspect fatally shot by police in Tucson was ex-convictRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    Arizona Department of Corrections records say Jesus Isaac Rael served prison terms on multiple convictions in Maricopa and Yuma counties for crimes that included armed robbery and aggravated assault. Bank robbery suspect fatally shot by police in Tucson was ex-convict Arizona Department of Corrections records say Jesus Isaac Rael served prison terms on multiple convictions in Maricopa and Yuma counties for crimes that included armed robbery and aggravated assault.

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  4. AZ court to make a decision on Miranda warningsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ABC15.com

    ... themselves and to have an attorney before they can be interrogated while in custody. The issue in the case from Yuma County centers on whether a homeless man later convicted of burglarizing a vacant building was in custody when police questioned him ...

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  5. Bank robbery suspect fatally shot by police was ex-convictRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Yuma Sun

    A bank robbery suspect fatally shot by police after leading officers on a chase across Tucson, stealing a police car, carjacking a citizen's vehicle and shooting at police during two separate confrontations has been identified as a 31-year-old ex-convict. Arizona Department of Corrections records say Jesus Isaac Rael served prison terms on multiple convictions in Maricopa and Yuma counties for crimes that included armed robbery and aggravated assault.

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  6. Arizona court to decide in-custody issue in Miranda warningsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Yuma Sun

    ... themselves and to have an attorney before they can be interrogated while in custody. The issue in the case from Yuma County centers on whether a homeless man later convicted of burglarizing a vacant building was in custody when police questioned him ...

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  7. Gethsemani Food Ministry increases food distribution thanks to out-of-town donorsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Yuma Sun

    ... products and other food items for about 1,500 families on both sides of the border, of which nearly 200 live in Yuma County. The donations are delivered not only to families but also to churches and community organizations that, in turn, distribute ...

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  8. Ex-YVB accountant under investigation for misappropriation of fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Yuma Sun

    ... He was released the following day, however, when no charges were filed against him as a result of the Yuma County Attorney's Office requesting that additional investigation be done in the case, according to Franklin. A statement issued by YVB ...

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  9. Body of homeless woman found in front of downtown art centerRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Yuma Sun

    ... The woman, who had been sitting on a planter just outside the Art Center, was found to be deceased and the Yuma County Medical Examiner's Office was called to remove the body. Bruce Silet, who lives at the San Carlos Motel, said while he did not ...

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  10. Crane, Somerton students heading back to school MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Yuma Sun

    Students in the Crane and Somerton school districts will return to classrooms Monday morning as a new school year gets underway in Yuma County. Some charter and private schools also open this week, including Desert View Middle and High School , Desert View Academy ; and Southwestern Christian School .

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  11. YUHSD OKs exploring Somerton land buy for new schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Yuma Sun

    ... of Highway 95 and along Cesar Chavez Avenue, according to the resolution approved by the board. Data from the Yuma County Assessor's Office sizes the agricultural parcel at nearly 140 acres, of which the district is looking to purchase about 77 ...

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  12. Montenegro, Shooter make campaign stops in Yuma, WelltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Yuma Sun

    ... as much as more rank-and-file legislators due to those leadership positions. But as leaders they get to champion Yuma County's interests in water rights, education funding and other issues, he added. "And we'll continue to do that, with the blessing ...

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  13. Homeowner charged as 43 animals removed from home get treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Yuma Sun

    ... services, Pryor's next court appearance is for pretrial hearing at 3 p.m. on Sept. 23. According to the Yuma County Sheriff's Office, at approximately 9 a.m. that day deputies served a search warrant at a home in the 12100 block of E. 36th Street in ...

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  14. Suspect in police pursuit arrested, held on $50K bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Yuma Sun

    The driver who allegedly led officers and agents from several Yuma County law enforcement agencies on a nearly 70-mile vehicle pursuit on Tuesday morning that ended near Dateland has been identified as Emmanuel Duenas, 20, of Yuma. Duenas has been booked into the Yuma County jail on charges of unlawful flight from pursuing law enforcement, aggravated assault on a police officer, kidnapping, endangerment, theft of a vehicle, and possession of stolen property, San Luis Police Department spokesman Sgt.

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  15. Robbery suspect accepts plea offer and enters guilty pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Yuma Sun

    The Yuma man who was arrested as he was leaving a store that he had allegedly just robbed, decided on Wednesday to accept a plea offer from prosecutors in the case against him. Appearing in Yuma County Superior Court before Presiding Superior Court Judge Maria Elena Cruz, Philip Hinojos pleaded guilty to one count of shoplifting for taking a 40-ounce can of beer and other items from a Circle K without paying for them.

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  16. Plea offer made to accused shooterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Yuma Sun

    The man suspected of firing a gun as he drove through several neighborhoods earlier this year will either accept a plea offer from prosecutors or have a trial date set at his next court appearance. During a brief court hearing in Yuma County Superior Court on Tuesday, Law Student Parker Fox requested that the court schedule a change of plea hearing in the case of Mark Edward Morris in four weeks.

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  17. Man in child pornography case sent to prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Yuma Sun

    A Yuma man who was found to be in possession of child pornography in an online undercover investigation will spend nine years in prison. Yuma County Superior Court Judge Stephen Rouff also sentenced Richard Delafontaine on Tuesday to 10 years of supervised probation, which is to be served after he completes his prison sentence.

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  18. Football's back: Cibola, Kofa open official practice with new 6A placement for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Yuma Sun

    ... roster. Both local football teams face a new challenge for this year: 6A. The duo were separated from the other Yuma County teams based on enrollment, and will join three Tucson schools (Rincon, Sunnyside and Tucson) in the Southern Conference in ...

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  19. Democratic reps push for unity as Fernandez, D-Yuma, visits conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Yuma Sun

    ... supported Hillary, and he's now supporting Hillary, and this is what we call for, is unity." Fernandez, the only Yuma County resident among the state's 85-member delegation to Philadelphia, appeared in a Facebook video with Clark as he pushed his ...

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  20. Meet the candidates: Mayor of SomertonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Yuma Sun

    The Yuma Sun and Bajo El Sol are profiling the candidates for city council in San Luis, Ariz., and mayor and council in Somerton in a series of interviews prior to the Aug. 30 primary elections in both cities. In Somerton's primary, City Councilman Jose Yepez and Victor Lozano are competing to finishing the remaining two years of term of Martin Porchas, who resigned as mayor to run for Yuma County supervisor.

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