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Changes sought in Dept. of Child Safety

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PHOENIX – The head of the state’s child welfare agency wants to scrap laws and rules which require caseworkers to do a full investigation of e…

Jury gets case of ex-teacher accused of sex abuse

Jury gets case of ex-teacher accused of sex abuse

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Jurors will now begin deliberation in the case of Gabriel Macias, a former elementary school teacher who is facing a litany of child molestati…

Probation ordered in fatal hit-and-run

Probation ordered in fatal hit-and-run

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A San Luis woman who pleaded guilty to the fatal hit-and-run of a man walking along Highway 95 last year was sentenced to a term of probation …

Marine investigated after child's death at MCAS-Yuma

Marine investigated after child's death at MCAS-Yuma

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A Marine stationed in Yuma with the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing is under investigation in the death of a 20-month-old girl earlier this month at …

YRMC names its new leader

YRMC names its new leader

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Yuma Regional Medical Center said Thursday a vice president of a public health system serving Houston and surrounding cities will be coming on…

What drivers need to know when emergency vehicles near

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When an ambulance, fire truck or police car is driving with its lights flashing and the siren going, that means it’s going to an emergency somewhere. 

Local Sports

Strikers crushed at home by Pride

Strikers crushed at home by Pride

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What aspect of the game does Arizona Strikers FC need to improve the most?

Two AWC softball players earn All-American honors

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Two Arizona Western softball players earned All-American recognition on Thursday.

Youth golfer Metcalf wins another tourney

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Yuma’s Lauren Metcalf, 14, had another impressive showing this past weekend, winning the girls 13-14 division at the Optimist Qualifier at Omn…

Multimedia

play Border Patrol gets new boat

Border Patrol gets new boat

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Yuma Sector Border Patrol is the only Arizona sector to have the new vessel, though it is also being used in other sectors, particularly out in Texas. The vessel's jet engine enables it to navigate in as little as 4 inches of water, as well as create a pretty powerful wake, as illustrated here. (Kevin G. Andrade\Yuma Sun)

play Border Patrol gets new boat

Border Patrol gets new boat

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Border Patrol Vessel Commander Tomas Diaz shows a little bit of what the Riverine Shallow Draft Vessel is capable of Wednesday as reporters look on from shore. In this video, he is maneuvering the boat into position for press and Border Patrol officers to board. (Kevin G. Andrade\Yuma Sun)

Business in Yuma

Crop of the week: Garbanzo beans

Crop of the week: Garbanzo beans

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• Garbanzo beans are the most widely consumed legume in the world. Originating in the Middle East, they have a firm texture with a flavor some…

Business Namedropper 5-24-15

Business Namedropper 5-24-15

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ASU athletics visit peds patients

Yuma Ag & You: Living in the county can bring challenges

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With the end of the school year, families that have plans to move to a larger property or just get out of the city, are looking at former farm…

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