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Ex-New Hampshire hockey coach charged with assault - THE YUMA SUN
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Former University of New Hampshire women's hockey coach Brian McCloskey has been charged with assault in an encounter during a game last year. The Strafford County Superior Court Clerk's office says McCloskey is charged with putting ...
Arizona execution drug case heads to Supreme Court - THE YUMA SUN
PHOENIX (AP) — A case challenging Arizona's refusal to reveal detailed information about the lethal drugs it plans to use to put an inmate to death is now headed to the U.S. Supreme Court. The dispute centers on whether a man convicted of killing his ...
Top seeds Cirstea, Svitolina win openers in Baku - THE YUMA SUN
BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Top seed Sorana Cirstea of Romania struggled past wild card Ons Jabeur of Tunisia 6-3, 6-3 to open her account in the Baku Cup on Tuesday. Cirstea previously had trouble with Jabeur in Doha last year. This time, they shared 15 ...
Shakhtar midfielder says players' lives at risk - THE YUMA SUN
MOSCOW (AP) — Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Douglas Costa says he and his fellow players who refused to return to the Ukrainian champion did so because the conflict in the country puts their lives at risk. Costa and five other South American players ...
Future educator participates in NASA Pre-Service Teacher Institute - THE YUMA SUN
Community means a lot to Fernanda Diaz. She grew up in Yuma, and during her 20 years living here, she had never been farther than 200 miles away from her home – until recently. Diaz was selected for NASA’s Pre-Service Teacher Institute in Houston ...
Once dangerous Paradise Cove gets cleaned out, opened up - THE YUMA SUN
Once known as a dangerous place, the public lands at Paradise Cove are now much safer thanks to a cooperative effort between the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and a fire crew from the Arizona Department of Corrections. Dense overgrown vegetation that ...
Man arrested in chase that left girl fatally shot - THE YUMA SUN
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — An eastern Kansas man was arrested late Monday afternoon on suspicion of first-degree felony murder and five other charges related to an abduction, police chase and fatal shooting of a 5-year-old girl three days earlier.
Cause of deaths in FedEx truck-bus crash released - THE YUMA SUN
WILLOWS, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have released the cause of death for nine of the 10 victims of a Northern California crash between a charter bus full of students and a FedEx tractor-trailer. Glenn County Sheriff Larry Jones said Monday that seven of ...
Nominations sought for state teacher of year - THE YUMA SUN
Do you know a teacher who goes above and beyond in the classroom? The Arizona Education Foundation (AEF) is seeking nominations from across the state for the 2015 Teacher of the Year. Pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade teachers from a public or charter ...
First Take: New cancer center has a lot to offer community - THE YUMA SUN
Today, the Yuma Regional Cancer Center opens its doors, and I hope you never have to enter, at least for medical reasons. The center is a beautiful, state-of-the-art medical facility that will help countless people suffering from cancer stay in Yuma for ...