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Top 10 local videos for 2021

#10: Border Patrol catches over 380 migrants in one night - August 19, 2021 - 4,006 views

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - U.S. Border Patrol busted nearly 400 undocumented individuals overnight, including three small groups of 49, 81 and 58.

Agents posted a photo to social media Thursday morning showing the crowd of people caught

#9: San Luis swim overtakes Yuma - October 6, 2021 - 4,586 views

YUMA, Ariz., (KYMA, KECY) - The Yuma Criminals swimming team played host to the San Luis Sidewinders on Wednesday afternoon.

The Sidewinders boys team would narrowly defeat the Crims, by a total team score of 54-47.

The San Luis girls would also prevail over Yuma by the overall score of 48-39.

#8: BREAKING NEWS: Large fire breaks out in downtown Yuma - June 19, 2021 - 5,198 views

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - The Yuma Fire Department (YFD) has determined that the downtown fire occurring Friday evening was "intentionally set," deeming it arson. At approximately 10:27 p.m., the Yuma Police Department responded to requests of an active fire in the 200 block of S. 2nd Avenue.

#7: Eyewitness to viral drive-thru incident in Foothills speaks out - September 16, 2021 - 5,634 views

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - Video of a pickup truck driver attempting to take his truck and trailer through a Dairy Queen drive thru in the Foothills went viral on Facebook.

#6: Somerton police investigate car found on fire in canal - July 8, 2021 - 6,790 views

GADSDEN, Ariz. (KYMA, KEY) - The Somerton Police Department is investigating how a vehicle was found engulfed in flames Thursday inside a dry irrigation canal.

#5: WEB EXTRA: Full interview with former U.S. Marine who thwarted armed robbery plot - October 21, 2021 - 9,087 views

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - More on the heroic act all caught on camera. Surveillance video captures the very moment when armed robbery suspects dash into a local gas station and points a gun at the clerk.

#4: Flash flooding closes northbound U.S. 95 - July 25, 2021 - 11,591 views

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - Flash flooding forced the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) to close the northbound lanes of U.S. Highway 95 for a short period of time.

#3: Marine disarms armed robbery suspect in Yuma Foothills: 1 arrested, 2 at large - October 21, 2021 - 17, 191 views

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - New details on an armed robbery that happened at a Chevron in the Foothills, early Wednesday morning. The Yuma County Sheriff's Office, tells us three suspects walked into the convenience store - one armed with a handgun.

#2: VIDEO BLOG: Gila Bend Flooding - Flash flood at Gila Bend - August 15, 2021 - 17,579 views

GILA BEND, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - A recent monsoon occurred over the weekend causing much of South-Central Arizona to be flooded and leaving Gila Bend devastated. The town's mayor declared a state of emergency on Saturday and roads were closed from Maricopa.

#1: VIDEO BLOG: Gila Bend Flooding - Gila Bend, Arizona flooding - August 15, 2021 - 50,444 views


Many of Gila Bend's residents found shelter and resources at Gila Bend High School's gymnasium.

"That's why we're getting resources in place to include aviation, our lake patrol units with air boats, ATVs, search and rescue to include quick water as well in case we do have any flooding tonight as well," said MCSO Capt. Dietrich.

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