Yuma County’s soaring numbers come as Arizona’s COVID-19 diagnosis rate ranked the worst in the U.S. over the past week, at one in every 120 people.
Researchers are launching a project in Yuma County aimed at understanding the community spread of the coronavirus by studying the area's wastewater.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced that Chris T. Clem replaces Anthony Porvaznik, who recently retired after over five years working in the Yuma Sector.
The indictment alleges that during the August 2020 primary election, the two knowingly collected four voted ballots from another person and attempted to cast them in violation of Arizona law.
After the hottest, driest summer in state history, authorities have recovered close to a 10-year record in the number of bodies of people who crossed from Mexico into Arizona’s deserts, valleys and mountains.
The Arizona State Prison Complex in Yuma is currently in the midst of the largest COVID-19 outbreak within the state’s prison system, officials said.
Two Americans were arrested at an immigration checkpoint in Arizona after a pound of fentanyl was found inside their car on Nov. 12.
In the backdrop of dusty mountains, under extreme heat, the future of warfare is being crafted and tested like never before. FOX 10's Steve Nielsen reports.
On Oct. 1, Graham County advanced to the moderate transmission stage of COVID-19, joining all other Arizona counties, with the exception of Greenlee County, which remains in the minimal stage.
Meteorologists said the Phoenix metro area is expected to see a high of 109 degrees, which would break the record for the date set in 1962.
The Excessive Heat Warning will affect parts of Coconino, Gila, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz, Maricopa, Mohave, Pima, Pinal, Yavapai and Yuma counties.
According to the National Weather Service, the heat warning goes into effect at 10 a.m. on August 24 and is set to expire at 8 p.m. on August 28. The warning covers most of the Valley, including Ahwatukee, Avondale, Buckeye, Cave Creek, Chandler, Deer Valley, Gilbert, Glendale, Mesa, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, and Queen Creek.
State guidelines drafted by Christ’s department say gyms can reopen at 25% capacity once a county hits moderate transmission rates but must commit to implementing strategies to prevent the spread of the virus. Gyms are also urged to use a reservation system. Bars and nightclubs also can open at 50% occupancy levels, but only if they convert to restaurant service and implement stringent health department guidelines. Bars with no food service must remain closed.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection authorities conducted immigration checks on a group of people waiting for an Amtrak train in downtown Yuma on August 19 at around 2 a.m., The Yuma Sun reported.
According to the Yuma County Sheriff's Office, about 142 power poles were knocked down on August 17 in Hyder, Arizona, causing a power outage in the area.
Trump is on a tour of battleground states during this week's Democratic National Convention. After visiting the border wall, Trump will deliver remarks on what the White House says is "Joe Biden's failures on immigration and border security."
Trump headed for Arizona, one of the top 2020 battleground states, to press his case against his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, painting him as radically left and out of the political mainstream.
The Yuma County Sheriff's Office said it asked the Arizona attorney general to help in an “election tampering” investigation stemming from August 4's primary election.
The tunnel intended for smuggling ran from San Luis, Arizona, to a Mexican neighborhood and had a ventilation system, water lines, electrical wiring, a rail system, and extensive reinforcement, federal officials said Thursday.
Agents from the Yuma Border Patrol Sector located him on July 26 in an open field. The man told them that he was injured after falling from the border wall.