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City of Yuma

A citywide tech project will change the border community of Yuma. City officials tout the economic benefits and improved public safety. Others worry about their privacy. Maya Springhawk Robnett of the Arizona Science Desk reports…

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Law enforcement agencies across the country have been evaluating their fleets in light of a possible defect. One of the most widely-used patrol vehicles is under scrutiny. But as Maya Springhawk Robnett of the Arizona Science Desk reports, some local police departments aren’t that concerned…

John Boelts

Ten farmers and ranchers from around the country will spend the next two years learning how to share their trade with the general public, thanks to a program by the American Farm Bureau.   Maya Springhawk Robnett of the Arizona Science Desk reports…

One man is dead and another was taken into custody early this morning following law enforcement involved shootings and the violent theft of a semi near Quartzite, about 80 miles north of Yuma.  The Arizona Department of Public Safety says at about 1am a Ford Mustang was stopped by a Highway Patrol officer on Interstate 10 east of Quartzite for having a suspended license plate.  The DPS says a passenger in the vehicle fired a semi-automatic weapon at the officer but missed.  The officer fired back and the vehicle, now driven by the passenger, drove off west on I-10.

Yuma's Fire Department today is remembering September 11th, 2001, specifically the first responders who gave their lives in the collapse of the towers of the World Trade Center, attempting to rescue those injured and trapped in the terrorist attack.  This morning at Fire Station 2 on Avenue A, the Fire Department hosted a brief ceremony and special tribute.  Yuma Fire Department spokesman Mike Erfert says those first responders who made the ultimate sacrifice are also memorialized on the fire station's front lawn...............

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