SLIDESHOW: Southern Arizona residents get chance to enjoy rare snow day

Southern Arizona residents were treated to a rare snow day on Tuesday, Jan. 26.

  KOLD News 13 answers your COVID-19 questions

Marana Police Dept. hosts Dispose-A-Med event

Man pleads guilty to sex trafficking women and a minor

  Google Maps to display COVID-19 vaccination sites

One Tucson dispensary begins recreational marijuana sales

Arizona GOP calling for chairwoman of AZ Republican Party to resign

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Air Force to expand women’s hair style options

New ‘First Watch’ restaurant opening in Tucson’s south side

Sierra Vista asks public for input on Veterans Memorial Park Master Plan

TMC and Higher Ground opening learning center for staff children

AZDHS shuts down Phoenix business for COVID-19 violations

CDC extends Eviction Moratorium to end of March

Update: PCSD identifies man killed in deputy-involved shooting Wednesday

According to their Twitter account, PCSD deputies were responding to a report of suspicious activity near Shannon Road and Positano Way.

  County officials say vaccine distribution is not equitable

Not having an ample supply means some people in Pima County are signing up on the state site and will travel, or have traveled, to Phoenix to get their vaccine.

Pima County, Desert Senita roll out priority 1B COVID-19 vaccination in Ajo area

If you are 75 or older and are one of Desert Senita’s 426 patients in this age group, the health center will call you to schedule an appointment for your vaccine.

Tucson Roadrunners release pre-season game schedule

The Tucson Roadrunners have released their schedule for four pre-season games before the beginning of the American Hockey League Season

AZGFD now accepting applications for 2021 hunts

Vail schools begin going back to hybrid learning Monday

U of A Police Dept. gets more than $26K in grants

Here’s how you can report potholes in your neighborhood

USCIS to temporarily suspend in-person services

Record number of startups enrolled at University of Arizona Center for Innovation

2021 ‘Super Citrus Saturday’ collection is canceled

Residents with extra fruit on their trees can pick and gather the citrus and bring it to several partner agencies of the Food Bank who are accepting donations.

  Tucson officials concerned about distrust of COVID-19 vaccine among communities of color

Health officials are concerned about distrust of the vaccine among communities of color.

Gov. Ducey orders all flags at half-staff Friday in honor of fallen officer

Governor Doug Ducey ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, Jan. 15

HSSA to open thrift store at Park Place Mall on Jan. 15

HSSA will open its new thrift store location at Park Place Mall this weekend.

Three additional COVID-19 vaccination sites opening in Pima County

Vaccinations are slated to begin Friday at Tucson Medical Center for seniors over 75 years of age. Registration and scheduling for the other groups are expected early next week and vaccines will be available at Kino Sports Complex and Tucson Convention Center.

Arizona to launch a COVID-19 vaccine site at Phoenix Municipal Stadium

The new vaccination site will open on Feb. 1 at the Phoenix Municipal Stadium in the East Valley. Appointments for the new location will also begin on Tuesday, Jan. 19 at 9 a.m.

  #BoostCrew aims to help bring more business into local mom-and-pops

Their newest initiative is the #BoostCrew, a group that will target a business for a period of time and focus on driving business to their door. They will use platforms like social media to encourage people to take $20 dollars a week and put it back into the community

  Nogales man shares story of resilience after surviving COVID-19

A Nogales man survived COVID-19 when all odds were against him, and now he has a message he hopes will make a difference.

2021 Tucson Jazz Festival canceled

The Tucson Jazz Festival has been held annually for the last 6 years, drawing over 15,000 attendees each year to its concerts comprised of national and international jazz artists. The board and leadership plan to resume the festival in 2022, currently planned for Jan. 14-23.

Pima County launches drive-less pledge with a Tucson mural tour

To help inspire residents to bike more, the county is asking people to go on a bicycle tour of murals in Tucson. They have even published a map with some of the best places to visit.

Tucson March for Life hosts car caravan on Saturday

Hundreds of cars, trucks, vans, & motorcycles decorated with positive messages of protecting all life from conception to natural death will caravan through Tucson for the Tucson Road Rally for Life. This event will replace the annual March for Life event.

County plans to prioritize individuals 85 and older during first week of Phase 1B vaccinations

The county plans to prioritze adults 85 and older during the first week of Phase 1B. According to the county, this group has the highest mortality rate among all individuals, with an estimated population of 20,000 residents.

Police, FBI investigating after Calvin Goode memorial hacked with racist comments

While Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego delivered her speech about Goode, a hacker’s voice was suddenly heard talking over her saying vulgar and racist comments including the N-word. The racist comments by the male voice continued as well as other voices saying indistinguishable things for about 30 seconds

Tucson VA starts scheduling veterans for COVID-19 vaccinations

According to a news release, Tucson VA is contacting veterans to schedule appointments for veterans, who are eligible, based upon the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention risk criteria.

Century 20 El Con movie theater temporarily closing

On Tuesday, Jan. 12, Cinemark officials announced Century 20 El Con theater and XD theater in Tucson will be temporarily closing. They cited a lack of new film content and working to better serve the moviegoing demand for the closure.

US Border Patrol arrests fugitive wanted in Mexico

During records checks, agents learned the man is wanted in Mexico for two counts of kidnapping and the sexual assault of two girls in Chiapas.

Arizona TV stations join fight against youth suicide epidemic

Watch on KOLD News 13 and KMSB Fox 11 at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12.

  Gov. Ducey outlines priorities for 2021 during State of the State address

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey delivered his 2021 State of the State address on Monday, Jan. 11.

Marana PD arrests woman for aggravated identity theft

Marana PD received help from the Tucson PD K9 Unit and AZ DPS Air Unit to assist with a scout of the area. Ms. Valdez was found hiding in bushes and was arrested without incident.

  JAN. 8 ANNIVERSARY: Memorials ensure those lost will never be forgotten

Those killed in the Jan. 8 shooting may be gone, but they will never be forgotten.

Fully restored B-17 G tail gun to be unveiled Saturday

The 390th Memorial Museum has announced it will unveil a fully-restored B-17 G tail gun on Saturday, Jan. 9.

  JAN. 8 ANNIVERSARY: Gun law discussion continues 10 years after Tucson tragedy

Ten years following the Jan. 8 shooting in Tucson, the discussion about gun reform continues.

  JAN. 8 ANNIVERSARY: New memorial to Tucson’s darkest moment unveiled

A small crowd of maybe two dozen people watched outside the gates as the memorial was finally dedicated. The ceremony was not open to the public, but watchers looked on from outside and masked as a bell was rung for each victim, and each victim had their name read aloud.

  JAN. 8 ANNIVERSARY: Shooting survivor Ron Barber doesn’t want mental illness to be stigma

Ron Barber, who survived the Jan. 8 shooting, said a mental health problem should not a stigma.

  JAN. 8 ANNIVERSARY: Families choose to remember how loved ones lived, not how they died

The families of those killed in the Jan. 8 shooting said they focus on how their loved ones lived, not how they died.

  JAN. 8 ANNIVERSARY: Gabby Giffords, Mark Kelly continue to lean on each other

Mark Kelly and Gabby Giffords have leaned on each other in the years since the Jan. 8 shooting.

  JAN. 8 ANNIVERSARY: Survivors talk about life after that fateful day

Those who survived the Jan. 8 shooting, said they knew life would never be the same.

  JAN. 8 ANNIVERSARY: Rep. Hernandez talks about decade following shooting

Jan. 8 survivor Rep. Daniel Hernandez talked about his life after the incident.

  JAN. 8 ANNIVERSARY: Response to tragedy says a lot about Tucson community

The Tucson community stepped up and came together both during and after the Jan. 8 shooting.

  JAN. 8 ANNIVERSARY: New memorial is celebration of life, spirituality, reflection and mourning

The new January 8th Memorial in Tucson is a place of spirituality, reflection and mourning, but it is also a celebration of life.

Tucson airport expands COVID-19 testing hours for arriving travelers

Tucson International Airport expanding COVID-19 testing hours.

Arizonans remember 10-year anniversary of Jan. 8 shooting

Several Arizona residents and lawmakers have issued their condolences to the families and vowed to never forget what happened on the street of Tucson 10 years ago.

Davis-Monthan airshow rescheduled for Nov. 2021

The Thunder & Lightning Over Arizona Open House & Airshow is an event held once every two years that offers free access to the public.

Desert Diamond Casinos, Arizona Athletics team up for ‘Bear Down and Give’ event on Friday

The casino will be collecting nonperishable food items to donate to the Community Food Bank.

  Arizona’s Heart & Sol: Retired carpenter gives time and talent

In the peaceful community of Picture Rocks, one man is always on the move. Frank Taylor is the kind of person who goes out of his way to lend a helping hand.

  FAST FINDERS: Out-of-state nurses arrive in biggest numbers yet

Arizona has been getting dozens of out-of-state nurses each week since last month but this week is the biggest installment. The state expects nearly 300 nurses to come this week alone.

  Tucson zip code remains a top COVID hot spot in Arizona

Researchers on the University of Arizona’s COVID modeling team said the 85706 zip code in Tucson has remained a hot spot since Nov. 1, 2020.

City of Tucson asking residents to ‘team up and clean up’

The City of Tucson says just one piece of litter that you collect really adds up, especially if everyone does their part.

Mega Million’s jackpot would be the 8th largest in game history, if won

After fedeal taxes, the winner of the Mega Millions prize would receive $237,797,928 total, before applying state taxes.

TRAFFIC: Where to watch for road work across Tucson, southern Arizona

List of active road projects in the Tucson area.

  ARIZONA’S HEART & SOL: Woman helps provide meals to low-income families

Karen Stewart kick started her organization President of Haven Totes Inc. back in 2014.

  Group of restaurant and bar owners file lawsuit against Pima County curfew

A group of business owners are filing a lawsuit against Pima County claiming the mandatory curfew is illegal.

Amphi School District serves millionth free meal

Any child 18-years-old or younger is eligible for a meal.

Tucson Fringe Festival 9.5 goes virtual

Tucson Fringe awarded $6,530 grants to Tucson Fringe Festival 9.5 performers.

Bell ringing to take place Jan. 8 commemorating 10-year anniversary of Tucson shooting

January 8th will mark the 10-year anniversary of the shootings that claimed six lives and wounded 13 others in Tucson.

Diocese of Tucson suspends indoor Mass beginning Jan. 8

Beginning Friday, Jan. 8, both Sunday and weekday indoor Mass and gatherings will be suspended; and they will remain suspended for four weeks, until Feb. 5.

Public comment period for Sonoran Corridor ends Jan. 8

The proposed Sonoran Corridor would extend from Interstate 19 near El Toro Road to Interstate 10 near Rita Road. There is no timeline for building a road in this corridor.

MUSD to provide ‘grab & go’ meals for remote students beginning Jan. 4

From Jan. 4 to Jan. 22, parents may receive the free meals along bus routes at designated times and at select MUSD schools from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m, except weekends.

Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association to host free online discussion on planetary volcanism

According to NASA, cyro-volcanoes are said to erupt water, ammonia or methane instead of the molten rock we’re used to. Cyro-volcanoes form on icy moons and other planetary objects.

Household hazardous waste collection events begin Jan. 9 in Tucson

Beginning Jan. 9, hazardous waste collection events will begin around Tucson.

UPDATE: Amy’s Donuts in Tucson hit by vandals Christmas Day

Amy's Donuts is dealing with broken windows and destroyed equipment thanks to a vandal who hit Christmas Day.

  WHAT’S THAT? Mysterious booms shake Tucson area again

People from across Tucson reported hearing a loud boom and feeling the ground shake around 10:44 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 29.

“Name Your Own Price” if you adopt a pet through PACC

PACC’s “Name Your Own Price” program allows future pet-owners to name their own price for adoption fees of pets four months or older.

Recycling your Christmas tree? Here’s where you can drop yours off for free.

Residents can recycle their Christmas trees through the City of Tucson’s TreeCycle Program begining Dec. 28. The program continues through Jan. 17, 2021.

Christmas tradition of heading to the movies looks different in 2020

Heading to the movies still includes that big bucket of popcorn—but it looks a bit different at Cinemark theaters—staggered showtimes, extra space between movie-goers, mandatory face masks and enhanced cleanings.

  Red food truck delivers Christmas surprise

For the past three years, Alexander and volunteers from Trinity Missionary Baptist Church have spent their Christmas feeding the hungry. “We wouldn’t feel good about sitting at home and having Christmas dinner or anything like that until we came out here and provided this service,” Alexander said.

Reenactment of Washington’s crossing Delaware goes online

Washington Crossing Historic Park said the reenactment filmed earlier in the month provided a “close-up view” of the event since crowd-size restrictions barred holding it this year.

Governor Ducey issues a Christmas Day message

I hope all Arizonans find a way to safely spend time with friends and family, celebrate their faith, and look forward to the New Year. It’s important that we take time to connect with our loved ones this Christmas, especially in a year as challenging as this one.