Celebrate poetry at the Foothills Library

Yuma, Arizona - Celebrate poetry at the Foothills Library! On Friday, August 19th, share your favorite poems with the “Share the Journey” Poetry Circle. The group meets at 1:00 p.m.

"Write on the Edge" in the Foothills

Yuma, Arizona - "Write on the Edge" will meet Tuesday, August 16th, 23rd, and 30th from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the Foothills Library. Aspiring writers are invited to share thoughts on writing and share their work. There is no charge to attend.

Drive by Shooting 400 block of south Magnolia Avenue

Yuma, Arizona - Yesterday, at approximately 6:45 p.m. officers were dispatched to the 400 block of south Magnolia Avenue reference a drive by shooting.  A witness said a white 2000 model Dodge 4 door passenger car was traveling northbound at a slow rate of speed when three shots were fired from the vehicle.

House Fire 2500 block of 8th Drive

Yuma, Arizona - Today,just after 12:00 noon a fire was reported in the area of 4th Avenue and 26th Street. This information was then updated to a garage on fire in the 2500 block of 8th Drive. First arriving Yuma Fire Department personnel found heavy smoke and fire coming from a two story building at 2539 South 8th Drive (at the corner of 8th Drive and 26th Street).

Armed Robbery 2350 S, Avenue

Yuma, Arizona - This morning, at approximately 2:00 a.m. officers were dispatched to 2350 S, Avenue B in reference to a burglary.  Four unknown subjects forcefully entered an apartment and took various items while holding the occupants at gunpoint.  The suspects fled eastbound on 24th Street in a dark colored two door coupe.  One victim was struck in the head during the incident.  The victim received minor injuries and did not seek medical attention.