Solar Viewing on the Patio

Yuma, Arizona - On Friday, July 5th, the Foothills Library is hosting “Solar Viewing on the Patio” at 10:00 a.m. View the sun through the library’s solar telescope, and look through telescopes that have solar filters to observe sun spots, prominences, and flares.

City Hall closed on July 4

Yuma, Arizona - Yuma City Hall will be closed Thursday, July 4 for observance of Independence Day.

El Encanto Apartments domestic disturbance call arrest Ronald Bridges

Yuma, Arizona - This morning at about 10:14 a.m., officers responded to El Encanto Apartments, 2651 S. 8th Avenue, in reference to a domestic disturbance call.  While on scene officers learned that an occupant of the apartment, 55 year old Ronald Bridges, had a valid felony warrant with a caution indicator of armed and dangerous.

Despite the dangers of fireworks...

Yuma, Arizona - The 4th of July is just 2 weeks away! According to National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) research, every 4th of July, thousands of people (most often children and teens) are injured while using consumer fireworks. Despite the dangers of fireworks, few people understand the associated risks - devastating burns, other injuries, fires, and even death (and civil/criminal liability).

Misconduct involving weapons

Yuma, Arizona - On Friday, at approximately 1:32 a.m., officer responded to the 2600 block of W. 16th Street in reference to an initial report of a disturbance at the Jack in the Box, involving a male subject with a gun.  Upon arrival officers learned a male subject fired several rounds into the air and fled the scene.