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.

Gov. Ducey announces $1 million in funding to expand outdoor seating

  Arizona reports 4,748 new cases of COVID-19; 12,448 total deaths

Tucson police ask for help locating missing vulnerable adult

Multiple ‘traffic incidents’ on I-19 south of Tucson

Serious crash reported on eastbound I-10 near Mescal

Multiple highways closed because of winter weather across Arizona

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ACTION DAY: Cold temperatures to follow snow

  Snow sticks in parts of southern Arizona

Arizona reports decline in flu cases

  CDC denies state request for more vaccine doses

Six retail pharmacies to begin administering COVID-19 vaccine in Pima County

Ex-Trump spokeswoman Sanders running for Arkansas governor

  Trump impeachment goes to Senate, testing his sway over GOP

Trump is the first former president to face an impeachment trial, and it will test his grip on the Republican Party as well as the legacy of his tenure.

Pima County COVID-19 vaccination help line expands hours, staff

The increased hours and the 25-person staff will ease current wait times and better handle the public’s strong interest in getting signed up for the vaccine, which is still in limited supply in Pima County.

Janet Yellen wins Senate approval as treasury secretary

Janet Yellen has been confirmed as President Joe Biden’s treasury secretary in an overwhelming Senate vote.

CDC estimates one in five people in the U.S. have a sexually transmitted infection

STIs cost the U.S. healthcare system billions of dollars annually.

Just Between Friends event is back with COVID-19 safety precautions in place

University of Arizona keeps most classes online, helps county with more vaccinations

  KOLD News 13 answers your COVID-19 questions

COVID-19 vaccinations at Glendale State Farm Stadium pause due to lightning

Flurry of Biden orders on COVID-19 raise some doubts, but more hopes

Lakes Mead and Powell could drop to lowest ever; Colorado River drought plan triggered

TRAFFIC ALERT: Motorcycle collision closes several streets in Tucson

According to a tweet from Sergeant Richard Gradillas says lanes of traffic on W. Grant Rd. are shutdown down from N. Dragoon St. to N. Freeway Rd.

Marana Police Dept. hosts Dispose-A-Med event

According to a Facebook post, residents can drive up to the Fry’s Food & Drug Store located at 7870 N. Silverbell Road from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Cactus League leaders ask MLB to delay spring training

Would wait until mid-March in hopes the pandemic improves in Maricopa County.

Senators Kelly and Sinema announce over $12 million in workforce training grants

The Department of Labor awarded Pima County $4,000,000 and the Arizona Board of Regents, on behalf of ASU, $8,029,594 to help train Arizona workers for jobs in cybersecurity, manufacturing, and transportation.

Man pleads guilty to sex trafficking women and a minor

Officials say Broadway-Phillips advertised on the internet, transported the women to hotel rooms, and forced them to perform prostitution acts in exchange for money during the time period of September 2017 to April of 2018.

  Google Maps to display COVID-19 vaccination sites

Google Maps will soon display COVID-19 vaccination sites.

Fire damages east-side apartment

The residents were able to evacuate the apartment safely.

ACTION DAY: Winter weather expected over the next 36 hours

Winter Weather Advisory will go into effect for Tucson, Green Valley, Marana and Vail from 8 p.m. Monday through 5 p.m. Tuesday. Winter Storm Warning for mountains and portions of eastern Cochise County below 5,000′.

Crash briefly closes westbound I-10 west of Willcox

The crash happened at Milepost 331.

  COVID-19 vaccine brings hope to residents at senior living community

In Pima County, nearly 15% of people 75 years of age and older have received a COVID-19 vaccine. Due to the slow rollout, assisted living facilities are still working to provide their residents with some protection from the virus.

Road warriors: Bucs win 31-26 at Green Bay, reach Super Bowl

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are advancing to Super Bowl, beating Green Bay Packers 31-26 in NFC championship game.

Tucson Sector announces patrol horse retirement

Waylon is a mustang who served 10 years with the U.S. Border Patrol.

Border agents take custody of 30 people found inside abandoned residence

None of them were wearing any personal protective equipment.

  2 in 5 Americans live where COVID-19 strains hospital ICUs

Straining to handle record numbers of COVID-19 patients, hundreds of the nation’s intensive care units are running out of space and supplies and competing to hire temporary traveling nurses at soaring rates.

  US passes 25 million confirmed cases of COVID-19

The United States has surpassed 25 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

Jimmie Rodgers, singer of ‘Honeycomb’ and other hits, dies

Jimmie Rodgers, singer of the 1957 hits “Honeycomb” and “Kisses Sweeter Than Wine” whose career in music and movies was disrupted by a severe head injury a decade later, has died at age 87.

  Growing number of GOP senators oppose impeachment trial

A growing number of Republican senators say they oppose holding an impeachment trial.

  Trump’s virus adviser says some saw it as ‘hoax’

Dr. Deborah Birx says when she was coordinator of President Donald Trump’s coronavirus task force, she had to grapple with COVID-19 deniers in the White House and that someone gave the president “parallel” streams of data that conflicted with hers.

  2 injured after police car drives through crowd at race

A police car arrived, then drove through the crowd after people tried to block the vehicle, a witness said.

Authorities search for two escaped inmates from Florence

Anyone with information of their whereabouts is encouraged to call 911.

Road to Mt. Lemmon closed due to weather conditions

Road conditions and the most current information can be found on the road closure hotline: (520) 547-7510.

  Fauci says vaccine goal would cover 67 million

Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday that President Joe Biden’s goal of administering 100 million vaccinations in the first 100 days actually means about 67 million Americans should be protected from COVID-19 during that time.

Authorities investigate blast at anti-gay California church

Protestors have repeatedly targeted the church, whose pastor has condemned same-sex relationships. A statement on the church website calls homosexuality “an abomination.”

Poirier knocks out Conor McGregor in 2nd round at UFC 257

In his first fight in a year, McGregor had a strong first round before he was stopped by punches for the first time in his mixed martial arts career.

  Amanda Gorman’s inaugural poem inspires next generation of poets

Amanda Gorman, the nation’s first youth poet laureate, captivated the world at Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday.

REPORT: LSU set to interview Vikings DB coach Daronte Jones for DC job

LSU will interview current Minnesota Vikings defensive backs coach Daronte Jones for the Tigers’ open defensive coordinator position, according to ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg.

  West Texas Girl Scout and dad build plexiglass shield for cookie season

A Lubbock Girl Scout is using a plexiglass shield she built with her dad to keep her customers safe as they buy cookies. She'll be at Market Street on Saturday and United at 82nd & Boston on Sunday.

Arizona, Colorado women’s basketball game postponed indefinitely

Arizona’s next scheduled game is set for Friday, Jan. 29 at USC.

UPDATE: AZDPS cancels Missing Endangered Advisory for missing teen girl from Mexico

The Arizona Department of Public Safety is requesting public assistance in the search of a missing 13-year-old girl from Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Authorities believe she could be in Arizona or California.

Recreational marijuana now legal in Arizona, but there are restrictions

Although recreational marijuana is now legal for use in Arizona, there are still many restrictions in place for those consuming the drug.

  Mexican president ‘celebrates’ border wall construction rollback

Shortly after being sworn in, Biden revoked Trump’s emergency declaration that helped fund the construction of a border wall among a raft of orders addressing immigration.

UPDATE: Police Identify woman killed in pedestrian collision south of downtown Tucson

Detectives believe that mid-block crossing by the pedestrian appears to be a contributing factor.

Flowing Wells extends remote learning through Feb. 12

Flowing Wells schools will continue remote learning through Friday, Feb. 12.

AZDHS: Arizona passes 400K administered COVID-19 vaccine doses

And Arizona has activated the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Retail Pharmacy Program, which will add up to 100 pharmacy stores providing the vaccine over the next few weeks.

NYT: Trump considered using DOJ attorney to undo Georgia election

The report says that a DOJ attorney nearly convinced Donald Trump to remove then-Acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen.

  President Biden’s eviction freeze expected to help thousands in southern Arizona

The City of Tucson, Pima County and a nonprofit plan to work together to give out this next round of federal rental assistance.

  Tucson dispensary among first in the state to begin selling recreational marijuana

According to Arizona Department of Health Services, 86 applications have been approved as of Jan. 22nd. Four are in Pima County, and the only one to start recreational sales Friday was Harvest House of Cannabis at 2734 East Grant Road.

IRS urging taxpayers to gather documents for smooth filing

The Internal Revenue Service is urging taxpayers to begin getting documents ready for tax season, saying that organizing tax records is an important first-step in getting ready file returns.

Fatal Mohave County tour bus crash under investigation

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

Tonight’s Mega Millions jackpot has an estimated cash value of more than $739 million

Tune into KOLD News 13 tonight at 10 p.m., for when we announce the winning numbers.

Snowy weather forcasted for Sierra Vista next week, could delay trash services

Snow is in the forecast for next Monday and Tuesday in the Sierra Vista area.

One Tucson dispensary begins recreational marijuana sales

On Friday, Jan. 22, the Arizona Department of Health Services approved 79 applications from establishments seeking to legally sell marijuana. The application period began on Jan. 20, and officials say six applications are still under review.

48 years after Roe v. Wade, Arizona legislation seeks to overturn pro-choice abortion

According to introduced bill, the legislature intends to provide unborn children equal protection under Arizona laws, and establish that unborn fetuses at any stage of development should be protecting against abortion.

LIVE BLOG: COVID-19 vaccine rollout across Arizona

The latest on the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Arizona.

Amphitheater School District delays hybrid learning

Students aren't expected back to the classroom until Monday, Feb. 15, 2021.

Pima County to receive additional vaccine, but not enough to meet demand

Pima County’s Health Director and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Garcia said he will not advocate to expand the eligibility groups until they get further through the bulk of the 75 and older population.

Computer glitch causes problem with COVID-19 vaccine appointments in Pima County

As TMC worked to fix the glitch, health leaders decided to call law enforcement personnel on a curated list to come to the Tucson Convention Center to receive the vaccine, so the doses would not go to waste.

Tony Award-winning choreographer Bob Avian dies at 83

Bob Avian died Thursday of cardiac arrest at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

  Pima County works to release non-violent inmates to slow spread of COVID-19

Since the pandemic began, the department said two inmates have died from COVID-19 related complications.

Roadwork to cause delays on Interstate 19 near Nogales

Crews will be working on the State Route 189 improvement project between the international border and Grand Avenue in Nogales.

  Hank Aaron, baseball’s one-time home run king, dies at 86

“Hammerin’ Hank” set a wide array of career hitting records during a 23-year career spent mostly with the Milwaukee and Atlanta Braves, including RBIs, extra-base hits and total bases.

Arizona hospital forced to throw out dozens of COVID-19 vaccine doses

Northern Cochise Community Hospital had to toss 70 doses of the Moderna vaccine due to a processing failure, according to a report by AZ Family.

Man accused of scamming a grocery store out of nearly $1 million

In a two-week period, Brown scammed over $980,000 from a Kroger location in Georgia where he worked, authorities said.

Tucson Roadrunners name Steve Potvin head coach

The team said John Slaney will continue to serve as an assistant coach for the Roadrunners.

Roadrunners announce season schedule, fan attendance still in discussion

Roadrunners announce season schedule, fan attendance still in discussion

Your stimulus payment may come on a debit card in the mail

Now several organizations along with the IRS are working to make sure people don’t throw away their stimulus payment that may come in the form of a paper check or a debit card.

Gov. Ducey works to expand broadband in rural Arizona

According to a news release, Ducey’s broadband proposal is a central element of the state spending plan announced on Jan. 15. It includes investing $33.1 million to install broadband conduit and fiber from Flagstaff to the California border along I-40.

  NFL giving free Super Bowl tickets to 7,500 health workers

The NFL announced Friday that 7,500 health care workers vaccinated for the coronavirus will be given free tickets to next month’s Super Bowl to be played in Tampa, Florida.