Sexual Abuse arrest of Yuma Regional Medical Center employee Jose Arias

Yuma, Arizona - Last night, at approximately 10:45 p.m., the Yuma Police Department arrested and booked 35 year old Jose Arias on multiple charges of sexual abuse, sexual assault and vulnerable adult abuse.

AWC requires masks for close, indoor public spaces

Yuma, Arizona - Effective the first day of classes for the Fall semester on Monday, August 16, Arizona Western College will require masking inside campus facilities in situations where social distancing isn’t possible.

AWC After Hours to expand access to student services

Yuma, Arizona - In an effort to make college services and resources accessible to all, Arizona Western College is staying open late on Tuesday, August 17, and Wednesday, August 18.

Mobile Home Fire at the Wild West Estates Mobile Home Park

Yuma, Arizona - On Wednesday, at approximately 2:45 pm, a mobile home was reported to be on fire at the Wild West Estates Mobile Home Park, 2402 West 16th Street. Yuma Fire Department personnel arrived to find smoke coming from a home in the park.

August is Drowning Impact Awareness Month

Yuma, Arizona - August is Drowning Impact Awareness Month.  Every year many of Arizona’s drowning deaths involve flash floods. In fact, more deaths occur due to flooding than any other thunderstorm related hazard, and over half of all flood related drownings occur when a vehicle is driven into floodwaters. Never drive into a flooded wash or other area of running water.