PCSD investigates shooting on south side

Anyone with information is asked to call 911.

University of Arizona releases its latest COVID-19 testing results

  Car Shopping? Busy hurricane season could bring more flood-damaged cars to Tucson

  Looking to buy or sell housing? Getting a proper appraisal may benefit your experience

Is Arizona turning blue? Polls show state favors democratic candidates

PCSD Communications Center implements crisis call transfer

NSF grant accelerates development for one of world’s most powerful telescopes; test bed being built at University of Arizona

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Former state senate candidate indicted for forging signatures to qualify for Citizens Clean Elections Fund

UA President Robbins ends furlough salary program earlier than expected

Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse lists relationship red flags that may be indicators of abuse

Silver Alert canceled for Maricopa County man

  From pain to purpose: Mothers take on distracted driving

Halloween isn’t canceled. Here’s what’s happening in Tucson

  District 1 Supervisor Ally Miller refuses to wear mask after policy passed by board of supervisors

It is causing a rift among the supervisors who say they passed the mask policy to protect everyone’s health.

TEP extends relief to customers through end of year

Tucson Electric Power will extend relief program for suspensions and late fees through the end of 2020.

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit supports first responders with food and monetary donations

In April, Dickey’s launched First Responder Packs, which encouraged guests to donate bundles of five or 10 Pulled Pork Classic Sandwiches to first responders.

IRS Oct. 15 extension date approaches, non-filers can still get economic impact payment

Taxpayers who filed an extension can file now and schedule their federal tax payments up to the Oct. 15 due date.

  Pima County Health Department advises against trick-or-treating, some events going ahead as planned

More than 50 groups to participate in National CleanUp Day

On anniversary of 2001 hate crime, Sikhs still fight for understanding

Town of Marana police officer retires after 22 years

Poll finds Tucson residents reject government-controlled health care

TUSD schools receive $24,500 in grants to help feed students in need

  Autism Walk and Resource Fair goes virtual for 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing another major fundraiser to go virtual.

Tucson Roadrunners to collect canned food, pass out free face masks

Everyone collecting a mask and donating food are asked to stay in their vehicles and wear masks.

Tucson Meet Yourself Festival will be a month-long event this year, online

Tucson Meet Yourself will be a month-long online event all through October. The Tucson Greek Festival will offer online food service and pickup in late September.

Controlled burn in Sierra Vista scheduled for Thursday

The schedule of the burn is subject to change based on weather conditions on Thursday morning.

Pima County announces recommendations for Halloween

Halloween is a little more than a month-and-a-half away. In preparation, the Pima County Health department has released recommendations to the public on how to celebrate in 2020.

UA organizations on interim loss of recognition

Not all members are on interim suspension, they are investigating the identities of those who were engaged in inappropriate behavior.

City of Tucson to break ground on new park for those on autism spectrum

Phase I improvements include new fencing and a new turf play area.

  Arizonans forced to live off a couple hundred dollars a week as federal supplement expires

Jobless Arizonans will only receive a maximum $240 weekly payment from the state.

  U.S. Postal Service to send out millions of postcards with election information

Colorado has gone so far as to sue the post office to stop delivery which has been upheld in the courts.

Red Cross volunteers needed in Gulf Coast following impact of hurricanes

As many as 3,000 American Red Cross volunteers are currently helping people impacted by disasters across the country.

Arizona STOP Violence Against Women to award $2.5 million in grant money to help fund programs

The grant has a maximum annual award of $150,000 per grantee

Mexican Consulate to posthumously honor late Pima County Supervisor Richard Elías

The consulate had submitted the nomination to Mexico City before Elías' sudden death in March.

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

List of active road projects in the Tucson area.

Oro Valley police looking to reunite lost dog with owner

Anyone with information is asked to call the Oro Valley Police Department.

Virtual HungerWalk raises over $100,000 to fight hunger in southern Arizona

This year was the first year for the walk to take place virtually.

PCSD searching for missing vulnerable adult last seen on Friday

Anyone with information is urged to call 911.

Just Between Friends announces shopping dates for Tucson

Shopping dates are planned for Sep. 19-20 and Sep. 25-26 at 4881 N. Stone Ave.

Saguaro National Park reopens trails and campgrounds on Mica Mountain

Saguaro National Park reopening Spud Rock and Manning Camp campgrounds.

  Tucson honors those lost in 9/11 with Tower Challenge

On Friday morning, a group of first responders came together in a downtown parking garage, making 20 trips up and down the stairs to complete the challenge.

  Food distribution centers hungry for help

Southern Arizona food pantries have seen a surge in demand.

  Text 911 dispatchers if you’re in an emergency

Unable to call 911? Here's how you can text a dispatcher.

  Tucson declares climate emergency; council commits to 10-year plan for change

This summer was the hottest in all 125 years of weather records.

UPDATE: New details on why Tucson strip club forced to close

A sign posted on the business says the liquor license is suspended indefinitely for violating the state’s liquor laws.

Deals and freebies for healthcare, frontline workers in southern Arizona

If you know of any other local deals, specific to healthcare workers or first responders, email our newsroom at desk@kold.com.

UPDATE: TPD arrests aggravated assault, shoplifting suspect linked to incident outside a Circle K

The suspect was identified and taken into custody.

CBP officers seize $1.5 million of cocaine from the Dominican Republic

Officers say they found 52 brick shaped objects with white powdery substance that field-tested positive to the properties of cocaine.

Arizona man pleads guilty to starting 2019 Cottonwood Creek Fire in Grand Canyon National Park

In Oct. 2019, while backpacking in the area Grabarek started a fire by lighting toilet paper in an attempt to incinerate it.

Arizona Theatre Company presents online play reading of Wendy MacLeod Comedy, “Slow Food”

The reading begins at 5 p.m. on Sept. 15 and runs through Sept. 19.

  Food bank to host virtual HungerWalk, services doubled since pandemic

The Hungerwalk is typically the biggest fundraiser of the year for the food bank.

  TMC welcoming visitors again after COVID-19 restrictions

All visitors will be required to wear a mask, have their temperature taken and answer a couple of questions.

  Concerns rise over use of e-scooters contributing to COVID-19 spread

The launch of the pilot program showed the e-scooters were popular and resulted in a lot of trips.

University of Arizona cancels upcoming in-person graduation celebrations for class of 2020

In a letter, the UA said they are unable to host this event or any other in-person convocations expected for December.

U.S. Border Patrol arrests Romanian nationals for illegal entry at Canadian border

Both individuals were sentenced to jail time and removed from the United States.

Man arrested for alleged sexual conduct with minors

The suspect is being held in Cochise County Jail on a $25,000 bond.

Roadrunners unveil 20-21 season membership plans

New for the 2020-21 season, memberships will function as a spending account that allows members the ability to attend only the games that they choose.

Two DUI arrests made in southern Arizona following Labor Day weekend

Officials want to remind everyone not drink and drive.

OSIRIS-REx spacecraft observes an asteroid in action

The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has provided planetary scientists with the opportunity to observe such activity at close range for the first time ever.

Sept. 9 is deadline to apply for emergency relief assistance in Tucson

The application deadline for this financial relief grant is Sep. 9. Those who qualify are urged to apply, as funds are limited.

  TFD combating opioid epidemic with Narcan

TFD looks to expand the program if it's successful.

CBP reopens Trusted Traveler enrollment centers at Arizona ports

Global Entry, SENTRI and FAST applicants will be able to schedule and complete in-person interviews at enrollment centers in Arizona

Fifty-seven bison successfully relocated from North Rim

The goal of the 2020 Bison Reduction Program was to capture and relocate approximately 60-100 bison during a two-week corralling period from Aug. 28 until Sept.r 8.

Man arrested after detectives find $15,000 worth of Oxycodone

A man was arrested after a nine month investigation.

Here’s how you can make a difference or get help during National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

COVID-19 has had major impacts on mental health and well-being.

Old Tucson announces indefinite closure due to Covid-19

Pima County will determine the reopening program for the park after a new plan is determined.

EPA unveils new office to focus on abandoned mine cleanup in Arizona, Western states

One of the main objectives of the EPA’s new office is to track the progress of cleaning the abandoned mines.

University of Arizona expands workspace options to assist international students

Students enrolled in UArizona programs internationally have “All Access” to WeWork’s flexible workspaces.

  Tucson’s 9/11 Tower Challenge moves online

Every Sept. 11, the Tower Challenge takes place at UA stadium, but this year, things have changed.

  Mount Lemmon packed over long weekend, businesses thankful for boost

Summerhaven saw a lot of business on Labor Day.

Holiday traffic causes delays in northern Arizona

ADOT says it's best to use alternate routes when traffic is heavy.

Arizona Humane Society phone system down

The AHS phone system is currently experiencing difficulties.

  Union membership increases amid COVID-19

It’s estimated somewhere between 17 and 33 million essential workers have lost their jobs.

  Arizona firefighters rescue several hikers in distress over long weekend

Officials warning people now is not a good time to go hiking.

  PALF annual Labor Day picnic canceled, holding week of action

PALF is holding a week of action to stand in opposition to the proposed expansion of the Central Business District.

TPD investigates fatal pedestrian collision on west side

No arrests or citations have been issued.

PCSD reports inmate death at Pima County Adult Detention Complex

Officials say the investigation is ongoing.

Golder Ranch, Northwest Fire respond to hiker rescue on Linda Vista Trail

The hiker was transported to a local hospital.

Have traffic concerns? Here’s how you can report it

Traffic concerns can make it less safe for drivers on the road.

List of Labor Day closures and schedules

Here is a list of changes to take effect for Labor Day.