Memorial Day weekend DUI results

Yuma, Arizona - The City of Yuma Police Department conducted impaired driving details during the nights of Friday May 27th, Saturday May 28th, Sunday May 29th and Monday May 30th of 2016 with help from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety.  The focus was impaired driving and the apprehension of impaired drivers.

Apartment Fire at 200 South 7th Avenue

Yuma, Arizona - On Sunday, just after 10:30 pm, a fire was reported in an apartment at 200 South 7th Avenue. Yuma Fire Department personnel arrived to find heavy smoke coming from the apartment, with reports that an elderly tenant was unaccounted for and may have been inside. Firefighters entered the apartment and did a search that confirmed there was no one home. The fire was quickly knocked down with fire damage contained to the bedroom and contents where the fire was located.

Summertime Precautions

Yuma, Arizona - It is just about summertime in Yuma and we all have to take precautions and be more aware. Even Yumans take some time to adjust to the constant 100 degree days and sustained heat in the evenings that will soon be here. Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids, but avoid heavily sugared, caffeinated, and alcoholic beverages, they can even add to dehydration.

City of Yuma brings back July 4 fireworks

Yuma, Arizona - Following greater-than-expected attendance last year, the City of Yuma will once again host an Independence Day celebration with the return of the 4th of July All-American BBQ and Fireworks Spectacular, starting 4 p.m. Monday, July 4 at Desert Sun Stadium and the Ray Kroc Sports Complex, 36th Street and Avenue A.

City awarded possession of property at 16th and 4th

Yuma, Arizona - Noting the 16th Street and 4th Avenue intersection improvements project is a necessary public purpose, a Superior Court ruling issued today grants the City immediate possession of property on the intersection’s northeast corner, allowing the project to move forward as scheduled.