COVID-19 impacts on summer vacations plans

  No evidence suggests spread of virus will slow in high temperatures

UA testing app to trace COVID-19 cases on campus

  Tucson nurse shares her experience battling COVID-19 in New Jersey

AG Brnovich secures over $90,000 in restitution for victims of Dependable Auto in Tucson

Arizona schools resume classes in fall, youth sports to return

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Report: Rocky Point re-opens to residents

Pima County report shows vulnerable population impacted by COVID-19

US: Transgender sports inclusion violates others’ rights

Jason Terry returning to Arizona Wildcats as assistant coach

Necco Wafers are returning! Here’s where you can buy the classic candy

CHECK YOUR TICKETS: Winning $150,000 Powerball ticket sold in Oro Valley

  Arizona reports 857 deaths from COVID-19; 186 deaths in Pima County

As the coronavirus spreads across the country, KOLD News 13 is keeping tabs on the cases in Arizona.

  In triple-digit temps, how much should we really be drinking?

Water should not be your only source of hydration

HEATING UP: Excessive heat warning in effect for southern Arizona

Dangerously hot conditions expected

  Tucson Unified School District board discusses cost of reopening following COVID-19

Reopening budget could cost TUSD upwards of $20 million

  Tucson City Council allocates millions to those affected by COVID-19

  Arizona Lodging and Tourism Association launches new certification for state hotels during COVID-19

  Fact Finders: Will hand sanitizer, masks hold up in your hot car?

New ‘Hunger Games’ book sells more than 500,000 copies

  Tucson DJ gives face masks to homeless community in Tucson

  ‘Bummed out’: SpaceX launch scrubbed because of bad weather

Casino Del Sol to reopen June 3 with strict safety protocols

Having been closed since March 18, 2020, the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and Casino Del Sol are actively preparing the properties for a safe reopening and have developed a comprehensive safety protocol with input from local public health experts.

American Red Cross calls for blood donations to avoid shortage during COVID-19 pandemic

The Red Cross will hold dozens of donation sites across southern Arizona.

  UA plans to bring athletes back, fall safety measures still on the drawing board

COVID is an ever-evolving situation, the University’s reentry task force said they will be looking at resurgence rates, case numbers, and if people are following social distancing protocols outside of campus as part of their final recommendation to Dr. Robbins.

UPDATE: 2 arrested in connection to midtown shooting of Christina Nunley

One of the suspects is Nunley's boyfriend, police say.

Looking for something for your child to do this summer? Check out our list of camps

There are several summer camps open to children in southern Arizona.

UA discusses plan for return in fall

The university is still working to finalize a plan for students returning in the fall.

Tuesday Morning becomes 5th big retailer to file Chapter 11; 230 stores to close

As part of the bankruptcy reorganization, the Dallas-based chain said Wednesday it plans to close approximately 230 of its 687 stores over the summer.

Tips for surviving triple-digit temperatures hitting Tucson this week

Living in the desert calls for different precautions, especially during summer.

  Krispy Kreme is giving away free doughnuts for 5 days in June

Krispy Kreme is extending its free doughnut giveaway promotion to give customers more opportunities to swing by and pick up a sweet treat.

  TUSD holds drive-thru registration

Online registration also available through ParentVue

  Border restrictions affect Nogales businesses trying to recover from stay-at-home order

Businesses in Nogales, Ariz., cut off from costumers across U.S. – Mexico border

Pac-12 allowing voluntary, in-person workouts to begin on campus June 15th

Arizona Athletics’ Re-Entry Team is considering recommendations, options for developing safety protocols and possibilities with the University’s Re-Entry Task Force.

  Last day for small businesses to apply for loans from City of Tucson

The city has given out $300,000 and has $700,000 left to loan at 0% interest.

  Tattoo parlors open with precautions as people can’t wait to get inked

The Governor’s office does have guidelines for spas, massage therapists and personal services, that includes operating at reduced capacity, offering masks and having employees wear gloves when possible.

UPDATE: Northwest and Golder Ranch Fire respond to tractor trailer in flames on I-10 near Twin Peaks

There is no estimated time of reopening.

  Air conditioning companies prepare for spike in temperatures and calls

Keeping up with maintenance and changing the filter can help avoid major issues.

Tucson Unified School District offering free breakfast, lunch during summer break

The summer meals program runs through Tuesday, June 30.

Woman in custody, man on run after being found asleep in truck at gas pump

DPS says incident is drug-related

  Six Flags announces new safety measures for when parks reopen

If you are planning a trip to Six Flags this year, you will need to know about the new policies the company has put in place to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

LOOKING FOR WORK? Here’s a list of who’s hiring in southern Arizona

Employers holding job fairs to fill open positions.

’Incomprehensible’: Police say World War I monument vandalized on Memorial Day in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh police are investigating after they discovered a World War I memorial vandalized on Memorial Day.

  Many Arizona children missing shots, doctor visits amid pandemic

Parents avoiding doctor’s office, ER for fear of exposing their children

  Marana man participates in ‘Taps Across America’

With COVID-19 preventing normal gatherings, many people get creative

  Summer camps start Tuesday, some changes in store

Even with the changes, many kids dreaming about going back

No arrests after neighbor dispute on south side leads to barricade situation

Authorities say no one was injured and no one has been taken into custody.

  Fact Finders: More businesses may add liability waivers. Do customers have to sign?

Requirement for gym or physical activity may now be 'new normal' for range of businesses amid COVID-19

  Pandemic brings smaller, subdued Memorial Day observances

U.S. authorities warned beach-goers to heed social-distancing rules to avoid a resurgence of the virus that has infected 5.4 million people worldwide and killed over 345,000, including nearly 100,000 Americans, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

  Pima County opens park ramadas for Memorial Day

The city of Tucson has not opened its ramadas yet and says it likely will not until June 8, when the emergency declaration expires.

DPS trooper shoots and kills suspect in north Phoenix

An Arizona DPS trooper killed a suspect in a shooting near Phoenix Monday, May 25.

Avra Valley mobile home catches fire from BBQ grill

Firefighters were able to have the fire under control in 20 minutes.

Here’s how you can step up to plate with Congressional Baseball Game for Charity canceled

The Congressional Baseball Game for Charity has raised millions of dollars for non-profits over the years.

  Trump honors war dead in events colored by pandemic’s threat

President Donald Trump honored America’s fallen service members on Monday as he commemorated Memorial Day in back-to-back appearances in the midst of the pandemic.

Critics in southern Arizona call new border wall contract wasteful, unnecessary

Critics said the area between Nogales and Sasabe is so remote and rugged, the cost to build and damage done by a border wall far outweigh any benefit.

Pizza Hut will give away free medium pizza to 2020 graduates

Pizza Hut announced that restaurants will be giving away a free, one-topping medium pizza to the Class of 2020.

Registration open for Boys & Girls Clubs

Summer day camp has been extended to seven weeks, May 26 - July 10

Desert Diamond Casinos announces reopening date of June 5

Masks will be provided and required for both team members and guests.

  Fireman Robb hopes new tune helps prevent drownings, keeps spirits afloat

“We know the power of music ... So, why not have it be an important safety message?”

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

List of active road projects in the Tucson area.

Tumamoc Hill reopens to hikers

If officials think things are not completely safe, they will close the hill again.

  Several Memorial Day services canceled as ceremonies move online

Some salutes will be available to see via livestream.

Kitten with two faces dies days after birth

Cats with two faces are known as “Janus” cats after the Roman god Janus, who is often depicted with two faces in mythology.

TPD investigates fatal ATV collision in Tucson’s south side

Officers and fire personnel reported they smelled an odor of intoxicants coming from the ATV driver's breath.

Arizona State Parks busy for Memorial Weekend

Families spent Sunday hiking at Catalina State Park and the nice weather may have contributed.

UPDATE: Woman injured in shooting on Tucson’s southwest side

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or 88-CRIME.

Israel’s Netanyahu attacks justice system as trial begins

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday launched a tirade against the nation’s justice system as his long-awaited corruption trial got underway, accusing police and prosecutors of conspiring to “depose” him.

  Old Tucson reopens with new safety measures for Memorial Weekend

A maximum of 300 guests are allowed.

Former US Rep. Allen West recovering after Texas crash

Former U.S. Rep. Allen West of Florida was injured in a motorcycle crash Saturday in Texas.

  FDA commissioner urges Americans to follow COVID-19 safety guidelines over Memorial Day weekend

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reminding Americans to remain vigilant against the coronavirus.

  Hong Kong police fire tear gas, water cannon at protesters

Hong Kong police fired tear gas and a water cannon at protesters in a popular shopping district on Sunday, as thousands took to the streets to march against China’s proposed tough national security legislation for the city.

  White House goal on testing nursing homes unmet

Nearly two weeks ago the White House urged governors to ensure that every nursing home resident and staff member be tested for the coronavirus within 14 days. It's not going to happen.

North Korea’s Kim holds meeting on bolstering nuclear forces

The meeting was held amid a prolonged deadlock in negotiations with the United States over the North's nuclear program.

  Texas woman surprised to deliver baby in bathtub just before Mother’s Day

The baby's mother didn't know she was pregnant, saying there were none of the normal signs.

  Police: Miami mom faked son’s abduction, faces murder charge

A Miami woman faked her son’s abduction after trying to drown him twice, with witnesses rescuing the boy from a canal the first time, and the second attempt ending in the boy’s death, officials said Saturday.

Tucson teen killed in collision involving ATV on the city’s south side

The 16-year-old boy died from his injuries at a local hospital.

NBA says it is talking with Disney about resuming season

Space won’t be an issue, even if Major League Soccer — which is also in talks to resume its season at Disney — is there at the same time as the NBA.

  Mo. hair stylist works while symptomatic, tests positive for coronavirus

Between May 12 and May 20, a stylist at a Great Clips came in contact with 84 clients and seven coworkers, who now all will be tested for the coronavirus.

  Trump to attend Wednesday’s NASA astronaut launch in Florida

Vice President Mike Pence, who is chairman of the National Space Council, also plans to attend Wednesday’s launch.

  Fire destroys warehouse on San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf

One firefighter sustained a hand injury while battling the fire at the warehouse the size of a football field on Pier 45.