Yuma, Arizona - The Yuma Police Department would like to inform the community about recent reports of students receiving threats and harassing messages via “Snap Chat”, a Social Media Application.

Yuma, Arizona - Yesterday, shortly after 9:30 pm, an alarm was reported indicating a fire sprinkler activation at the Candlewood Suites Hotel, 2036 East Avenue 3E. Arriving Yuma Fire Department personnel found the building being evacuated, with light smoke and water flowing from a room on the hotel’s second floor. It was determined that there had been a stove top fire and it had been extinguished by the fire sprinkler system. Firefighters confirmed the fire was out and it had not spread beyond the area of the stove.

Yuma, Arizona - On Friday, the Yuma Police Department was informed of the arrest of one of our police officers, while off duty, in San Diego, California.

Yuma, Arizona - With 13 sets of nominees in, the biggest night of the year for the Yuma Art Center and the local arts community is set for Oct. 13, when the ceremony and reception for the 17th annual Tribute of the Muses will take place.

Yuma, Arizona - This morning, just after 1:00 am, an alarm was reported indicating a fire sprinkler activation at the Alsco facility, 3231 South Florence Lane. Yuma Fire Department and Marine Corps Air Station Fire Department personnel arrived to find heavy smoke in the building. Entry was made to the facility and it was found that a fire had occurred involving several large bags (approx. 250 lbs. each) of restaurant linen products. The fire had been contained and extinguished by the fire sprinkler system.