House Fire 7700 block of East Topeka Place

Yuma, Arizona - On Sunday, at around 5:00 pm, a house fire was reported in the 7700 block of East Topeka Place. Yuma Fire Department personnel arrived to find a tile roofed house with a large amount of fire in the back patio area and heavy smoke coming from the gable vents at 7711 E. Topeka Place. The fire was also endangering the neighboring property. Firefighters were able to stop the fire spread and extinguish it in a timely manner.

YPD Investigating Facebook page called "Los Algodones Baja California Mexico" Walmart threat post

Yuma, Arizona - Today, the Yuma Police Department began receiving information regarding a post on a Facebook page called "Los Algodones Baja California Mexico".  The post shows a an illustration of a figure dressed in military gear with a rifle claiming a Walmart in Yuma and Yuma Palms are at high risk for a possible attack on Mexicans.

Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin K. McAleenan Yuma Press Conference

Yuma, Arizona - Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin K. McAleenan, Yuma Press Conference:

Yuma Sector Border Patrol Rescues Honduran Man Struggling to Swim

Yuma, Arizona - A Yuma Sector Border Patrol agent working along the Colorado River near County 9th Street rescued a Honduran national struggling to stay afloat after he illegally entered the United States Saturday.

Summer Book Tasting

Yuma, Arizona - Share your love of books and reading! The Main Library Book Club will meet Saturday, August 17th, at 10:00 a.m. for a Summer Book Tasting! Bring a favorite book to share with the group. All are welcome to attend. Discussions are held in Meeting Room B.