Protester killed on Seattle freeway was dedicated to cause

A car drove onto a closed freeway early Saturday and struck two people in a crowd protesting against police brutality, killing one and critically injuring the other, authorities said.

  Sahuarita emphasizes social distancing for 2020 fireworks show

  Arizona reports 1,809 deaths from COVID-19; 282 in Pima County

GREAT NEWS! Bighorn Fire continues to show little growth, containment remains to 75 percent

  Hundreds gather in Tucson to honor law enforcement

  All Souls Procession public events cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

AP source: NFL to discuss union’s desire to cancel preseason

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  One-of-a-kind COVID-19 clinical trial happening now in Tucson

  Pima County to accelerate contact tracing in coming weeks

  Pima County health department hoping residents stay safe while celebrating this weekend

  Tucson Mayor Regina Romero doubles down on white supremacist claim

  Bighorn Fire damage assessment starting on Mount Lemmon

Despite Ducey’s order, Orangetheory plans to reopen after Fourth of July weekend

Pima County Health Director on holiday weekend: “We really are encouraging people to stay home.”

More than 4,400 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Arizona on July 3.

Black Lives Matter banner cost city of Tucson more than $3,300

Tucson paid more than $3,300 for a Black Lives Matter banner that was displayed on city hall.

Sonora to restrict non-essential travel starting Saturday

Mexican authorities plan to set up revision points at the Sonora’s northern border starting this weekend to stop “non-essential” travel by United States citizens.

FIRST LOOK: Photos show Bighorn Fire damage on Mount Lemmon

  Safety tips for July 4th travel plans vs. staying home

Fact Finders: Confusion over closures? Enforcement for Gov. Ducey’s executive order

  From fires to floods: Bighorn Fire crews gear up for monsoon

  Tucson Mayor Regina Romero accuses organizers of pro-law enforcement event of being white supremacists

TUSD determines first day of class

  Wildfire smoke may increase risk of heart attack

If you have symptoms of wildfire smoke exposure like shortness of breath or coughing, it may be best to remove yourself from that area right away.

Gyms ordered to close, not all are

Many gyms and fitness centers are now looking to find a way to continue to operate—and that means moving outdoors.

  Officials urge responsible camping and hiking 4th of July weekend

A face covering isn't required if you're able to keep a social distance while hiking but it's best to show up prepared.

  Texas Sheriff keeps promise to Southern Arizona family

"I’ve been waiting for this day for so long."

  Pima County urges residents to get flood insurance ahead of Monsoon

The county is urging residents to do three things to prevent flooding aftermath.

Reid Park Zoo says goodbye to 19-year-old Malayan tiger

The female tiger lived at the Reid Park Zoo from 2011 to 2020.

  WATCH: Pelican lands in Tucson

Pelican encounter in Tucson

Arizona residents may get to chance to vote on recreational marijuana in November

The Smart and Safe Arizona Act would legalize recreational marijuana use by people 21 and over.

  Monsoon preparations underway as first round of storms on horizon

A newly-released map shows the areas at risk for flooding and mudslides near the Bighorn Fire burn scar.

Fla. sheriff says he’ll deputize gun owners if protests overwhelm county

The sheriff specifically referenced "Black Lives Matter or any other group that’s making themselves a spectacle, disrupting what we know to be our quality of life in this country" in a video regarding protests.

Winning Powerball ticket sold at convenience store in Tucson

A winning Powerball ticket from Wednesday night’s drawing was sold at a convenience store in Tucson.

FBI warns public about money schemes amid COVID-19 pandemic

FBI warns about possible online scams amid COVID-19 pandemic.

PHOTOS AND VIDEO: Monsoon 2020 arrives in southern Arizona

KOLD News 13 viewers always share amazing storm photos and video.

NASCAR driver to race ‘Trump 2020’ vehicle sponsored by pro-Trump PAC

A political action committee working to help President Donald Trump is sponsoring a NASCAR driver’s vehicle starting this weekend.

  Fact Finders: With COVID-19 cases increasing, how often should I get tested?

Pima County Health Director says it is important to handle stress, anxiety through the pandemic.

Man arrested on six child sex charges

He is being held in Cochise County Jail without bond.

  Vice President Pence meets with Gov. Ducey as Arizona leads nation in coronavirus cases

A masked Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Arizona on Wednesday, where the state leads the nation in new coronavirus cases per capita.

  Cases spike in Sunbelt, other states back off on reopening

The run-up in cases — blamed in part on "knucklehead behavior" by Americans not wearing masks or obeying other social-distancing rules — has raised fears that many states could see the same phenomenon if they reopen too, or that people from the South and West could spread the virus to other regions.

  TPD to release information on in-custody deaths from past 10 years

The city of Tucson unanimously approved a new policy where the Mayor, city council and public will be notified within 24 hours of an in-custody death.

  Yoga and small fitness studios question Arizona’s shutdown

The studio owners said exercise is something that's especially important right now to help reduce stress and keep people healthy.

Diocese of Tucson suspends public worship amid COVID-19 uprisings

Diocese of Tucson suspends public worship gatherings amid COVID-19 outbreak.

  FEMA discusses hurricane season changes amid COVID-19 crisis

The Atlantic hurricane season is already breaking records with several storms named so early this year. With parts of the U.S. battling the wrath of the coronavirus pandemic, experts urge you not to delay in preparing.

Motorcyclist dies after crashing in Sahuarita

Officers say the motorcyclist suffered a medical injury prior to crashing.

UPDATE: Police identify two killed in east-side crash involving stolen motorcycle

Investigators say speed, failure to yield from stop sign were factors

Sheriff Napier weighs in on face mask requirement, says PCSD will focus on education rather than punishment

The Pima County Sheriff’s Department said it will focus on education, not enforcement when it comes to both the county’s face covering requirement and Gov. Doug Ducey’s executive order that shut down bar, gyms and movie theaters.

Phoenix-area luxury health company loses two more liquor licenses after Ducey’s executive order

Two businesses in Phoenix have their liquor licenses suspended one day after Ducey's executive order.

UPDATE: Arrest made after man dies at scene of crash

Passenger of crashed truck facing murder charge in connection with death of driver

Power pole falls on apartment building, transformer explosion sparks 2-alarm fire

Some residents displaced; no injuries reported

  Tucson council passes tentative budget amid calls to defund police

Fiscal Year 2021 begins Wednesday

  Business becomes target of hate twice

Anyone with information on the sticker posting is asked to call TPD.

  Demand for laptops, computers in the age of virtual learning

Some parents feel uneasy about sending their kids back to school in the fall.

  Hospitals staff up for 4th of July amid COVID-19 outbreak

Health care workers urge hose to celebrate the holiday safely.

  Businesses forced to shut down after Gov. Ducey issues another executive order

Arizona has for weeks been in the headlines as one of the worst state’s in the nation when it came to battling the coronavirus.

Tucson MVD office closes after COVID-19 cases among employees

ADOT is experiencing staffing difficulties due to the spread of the coronavirus.

Santa Cruz pipeline restoration plans in motion

Settlement agreement between local and state officials will rehabilitate the Santa Cruz pipeline.

  Last day of PPP loan program on first day of closures for more businesses in Arizona

According to the PPP website, more than $500 billion in loans have been given out.

Police say missing kids’ mom helped keep their bodies hidden

Prosecutors say the mother of two children who were found dead in rural Idaho months after they vanished had conspired with her new husband to hide or destroy the kids’ bodies.

TPD responds to standoff southeast of Tucson

There are no evacuations in the area at this time.

Border Patrol: More than 20 migrants found in utility truck

Large group of illegal aliens traveling in a utility vehicle apprehended by Border Patrol in Yuma.

Northwest Fire responds to house fire north of Tucson

Drivers are asked to avoid the area if possible.

  Col. Joseph Turnham takes command of 355th Wing at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

U.S. Air Force Col. Joseph Turnham took command of the 355th Wing at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, June 30.

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

Employers holding job fairs to fill open positions.

State, fire crews battling Bighorn Fire honor Granite Mountain Hotshots

Watch the 2020 Remembrance Video

  Sheriff: Oklahoma man shoots woman who tried to steal his Nazi flag

A 26-year-old Oklahoma woman was shot after authorities say she was dared to steal a Nazi flag from a man’s front yard.

Border Patrol: 980 rescues surpasses FY19 totals

Last weekend saw seven separate rescues of 10 people

  Walmart removes ‘All Lives Matter’ merchandise from website

Walmart is no longer selling “All Lives Matter” merchandise on its website.

  PACC needs foster pet families for new Community Resource Center

'On-deck' foster families are on call for whenever the shelter checks in a pet that would do well in their care

  Southern Arizona districts react to Gov. Ducey’s delay to school year

Districts can offer distance learning before in-person classes are required.

  Bars, restaurants react to new executive order

In this executive order the businesses can go back to pick up, drive thru and delivery options.

  ‘Extremely disappointing:‘ Supreme Court won’t hear border wall challenge

Justices declined to hear an appeal involving construction of 145 miles of steel-bollard walls along the border in Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas.

UPDATE: Suspect identified in deputy-involved shooting outside popular bowling alley in Tucson

The suspect has been identified by authorities.

  Gov. Ducey closes all bars, gyms, movie theaters for 30 days

All bars, gyms and movie theaters in Arizona will close for 30 days and the start of the school year has been pushed back to Aug.17.

  Monday brings red flag warning, grounding air operations fighting Bighorn Fire

Helicopter operations had to be grounded around 4pm Monday due to high winds, and authorities say many of the efforts by aircraft are suppressed or blown away during windy days.

Authorities looking for suspect in shooting death of woman on Tucson’s south side

Tara A. Hufault was fatally shot at Rodeo Park on Tucson's south side late Sunday, June 28.

  Pima County Sheriff’s Department busy handing Bighorn Fire evacuations that affect more than 700

PCSD deputies, auxiliary volunteers tasked with clearing evacuated areas, keeping residents informed

TFD paramedics treat burn victim in ATV fire near Lakeside Park

Victim was working on an ATV/quad when it caught fire

Pilgrim’s Pride recalls nearly 60K pounds of chicken nuggets for possible rubber contamination

Pilgrim's Pride is recalling nearly 60,000 pounds of chicken nuggets because they may contain bits of rubber.

  Weather service launches alert system to keep families safe during monsoon

Emergency alerts to include more information, be more targeted