US bans WeChat, TikTok citing national security

The order Friday was put into place, according to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, to “combat China’s malicious collection of American citizens' personal data.”

Study: Ending census early will cost Florida, Montana seats

Blue Bell fined over $17 million for 2015 listeria outbreak

  Trump and Biden hit unlikely battleground state of Minnesota

Obesity among US adults hits all-time high, report says

PCSD investigates shooting on south side

  TEP announces 2020 Go Green Award recipients

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Three men arrested for alleged kidnapping, aggravated assault

  PCSD dispatchers working to address mental health needs with new program

  Pima County Health Department offers pop-up COVID-19 testing

University of Arizona releases its latest COVID-19 testing results

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

EPA announces over $6 million in funds to research, control and prevent harmful algal blooms

Second Lady Karen Pence talks on unemployment among military spouses

The Second Lady of the United States, Karen Pence, visited two Air Force bases in Arizona to address the employment challenges faced by military spouses in the state.

  ‘Cheer’ star Jerry Harris arrested on child porn charges

Jerry Harris, the star of the Netflix documentary series “Cheer,” was arrested Thursday on felony charges of production of child pornography.

  With Democrats in the lead in the state, Arizona could be turning blue

Democrats are leading Republicans in Arizona, according to a data collection and polling from a firm in Phoenix- this could mean the state is turning over, from red to blue

  Therapy dogs bring back joy to Tucson Medical Center staff

These pooches are putting smiles on the faces of hospital staff after months-long hiatus because of the pandemic.

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

Is Arizona turning blue? Polls show state favors democratic candidates

DPS searching for suspect of vehicle-involved shooting, Phoenix

Tucson Police Department distributes masks, educates public on local mandate

  COVID on Campus: At the largest universities, data vary widely and lacks transparency

Trump Administration finalizes returns of American Indian ancestral objects from Finland

  Ex-Pence adviser says Trump bungled virus; she’s for Biden

Olivia Troye is the latest former member of the Trump administration to speak out against him and urge voters to deny him a second term.

PCSD Communications Center implements crisis call transfer

Callers identified as having a behavioral health need- and no immediate safety, criminal or medical concern- will be transferred to the Arizona Crisis Line

City of Sierra Vista suspends face covering order as coronavirus cases decline

The City of Sierra Vista suspends its face covering order as COVID-19 cases decline.

Sierra Vista suspends face covering order as coronavirus cases decline

The order may be enacted again if the need arises.

Deadline for La. residents to claim IRS stimulus check is Oct. 15

Thousands of Louisiana residents are leaving money on the table, according to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Update: Shooting at Pebble Creek Apartments, Golf Links and Kolb

shooting near Golf Links and Kold, at Pebble Creek Apartments.

Oro Valley classroom closes after employee tests positive for COVID-19

An employee at Copper Creek Elementary School tested positive for the coronavirus.

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

The grant will, in part, support the development of a test bed at the University of Arizona.

Arizona man charged with attempted murder of federal task force officer

The Scottsdale man faces decades in jail for allegedly shooting and wounding the New Mexico officer.

Long shots: If COVID-19 vaccine comes, Arizonans may not line up to get it

FDA will approve a vaccine that proves to be 50% efficacious, a threshold similar to what it requires for a flu vaccine.

Report: Arizona teens paid to file social media posts for campaigns

Facebook and Twitter opened investigations into a number of Arizona teenagers' social media accounts for operating fraudulent profiles and spreading misinformation in support of the Trump campaign, reportedly for pay.

Survey: 63% of millennials, Gen Z unaware of key Holocaust facts

The first-ever 50 state survey on Holocaust knowledge among Americans within the millennial and Generation Z age groups revealed more than half of those who took part were unaware of key facts of the event.

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

Employers holding job fairs to fill open positions.

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

The former candidate purportedly took the identities of sixteen individuals with the goal of attempting to obtain money from the Citizens Clean Elections Fund.

UA President Robbins ends furlough salary program earlier than expected

President Robbins made the announcement in a letter.

Twisted Sister singer to anti-maskers: Don’t use our song

In a tweet Wednesday, Snider called the stunt “moronic,” and shared a video that was recorded by an upset customer inside the Target at Coral Ridge Mall in Fort Lauderdale.

  Some students return to the classroom in Sahuarita

Sahuarita teachers and staff have spent weeks cleaning and getting things ready for students to return.

  Barr under fire over comparison of virus lock-in to slavery

This is not the first occasion that Barr has condemned stay-at-home orders.

UPDATE: Tucson police search for suspect connected to two bank robberies

The suspect allegedly robbed the U.S Bank at 1940 E. Broadway Boulevard.

House condemns racism against Asian Americans amid pandemic

The House has voted to condemn racism against Asian Americans tied to the coronavirus outbreak.

Comey to testify before Senate panel weeks before election

Comey, whom Trump fired in May 2017, will be a featured witness in Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham’s investigation into the origins of the Justice Department’s Russia probe.

Navalny team alleges Novichok found in hotel water bottle

Members of his team accused the Kremlin of involvement in the poisoning, charges that Russian officials have vehemently denied.

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

Here are a number of indicators in a relationship that may be signs of abuse.

AZDHS explains large number of newly reported COVID-19 cases is not a surge

The numbers include tests done over the past few months that includes recently classified positive antigen cases.

  Infection rates soar in college towns as students return

Dozens of infections have been blamed on off-campus parties, prompting university officials to admonish students.

  Chabad Tucson helps community celebrate Rosh Hashanah from home amid pandemic

With COVID-19 creatingdifficulties for many in joining a traditionalsynagogue service, Chabad Tucson created "High Holiday in a Box" to allow members of the Jewish community to pray at home.

First volume of Barack Obama’s memoir coming Nov. 17

The memoir is called “A Promised Land” and will cover his swift and historic rise to the White House and his first term in office.

  Arizona reports 5,409 deaths from COVID-19; 612 in Pima County

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

  Trump store in Tenn. to become early voting location

The building owner says his lease is up Oct. 13. According to the Bradley County Election Commission, they will set up shop the very next day, on Oct. 14.

Silver Alert canceled for Maricopa County man

Information about his condition was not released.

CVS expands drive-thru test site locations, 13 in Tucson area

Patients must register in advance.

Karen Pence to visit D-M, meet with military spouses

Second lady to receive a briefing on the mental health and military spouse employment programs.

  August US home building slides 5.1% after months of gains

U.S. housing construction fell a surprising 5.1% in August after three months of strong gains when home builders ramped up projects following a pandemic-induced shutdown in March and April.

  Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett tie for top prize at ACMs

Carrie Underwood and Thomas Rhett seemed equally taken aback after host Keith Urban announced the tie at the awards show held at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee, on Wednesday.

Empire High School gets assist from NBA great in PSA video

Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal appears in opening scene of video explaining expectations for return to campus.

  Southern Arizona volunteers head to help Sally’s victims

Three Southern Arizona Red Cross volunteers leave to help with Hurricane Sally destruction.

  KOLD INVESTIGATES: Pima County jail break raises lots of questions

A Pima County inmate escaped and it took more than 10 hours for the guards to realize it.

  Miles of Memories: Tucson man finally finds late father’s truck after decades

A Tucson man will now be the new owner of his late father's truck. It was sold in the 90s and he had been searching for it ever since.

  From pain to purpose: Mothers take on distracted driving

Julie Festerling and Deborah Garcia are board embers of ‘LOOK! Save a Life’

  At least 1 dead, hundreds rescued after Hurricane Sally

Sally was the second hurricane to hit the Gulf Coast in less than three weeks and the latest to blow in during one of the busiest hurricane seasons ever.

  Mexico celebrates Independence Day, Sep. 15-16

Mexico's Independence Day is celebrated with an "Independence Cry", performed by the president from the balcony of the presidential palace the night of Sep. 15.

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

Here’s a list of everything open for Halloween festivities.

  Local men run from Nogales to Tucson for charity

Two local Tucsonans completed a 58-mile run from Nogales to San Xavier Mission to raise money for Sunnyside School District.

  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.

  Oro Valley creates assistance program for local businesses

The Town of Oro Valley is hoping with some help from them, and the Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce, fewer businesses will have to suffer.

  ‘Nothing left in the bucket’: Wildfire resources run thin

Heat, drought and a strategic decision to attack the flames early combined with the coronavirus to put a historically heavy burden on fire teams.

CBP arrests convicted sex offender illegally entering U.S. in Calexico

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a man on Monday, previously convicted of a sexual offense, for illegally entering the United States.

  Turkey shows off prototype for its first ‘flying vehicle’

The Turkish manufacturer says it will take up to 15 years to see its first vehicle-aircraft in the skies.

Federal Reserve sees rates near zero at least through 2023

The Fed’s benchmark interest rate influences borrowing costs for homebuyers, credit card users, and businesses.

  Big Ten changes course, will play fall football after all

Less than five weeks after pushing football and other fall sports to spring in the name of player safety during the pandemic, the conference changed course Wednesday.

1 in 3 Arizonans believe employers should be liable for COVID-19 transmissions at work, study finds

1 in 3 Arizonans believe employers should be liable for COVID-19 transmissions, study finds.

  VIDEO: Virginia bus passenger robbed while having heart attack; suspect in custody

Video footage shows a man robbing an unresponsive GRTC bus passenger who was having a heart attack.

  In town hall, Trump denies downplaying virus, casts doubt on mask usage

Face-to-face with everyday voters for the first time in months, Trump was defensive but resisted agitation as he was pressed on his administration’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and why he doesn’t more aggressively promote the use of masks to reduce the spread of the disease.

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.

  Health official on leave amid political interference furor

The Department of Health and Human Services said in a statement that Michael Caputo was taking the time “to focus on his health and the well-being of his family.”

Traffic Alert: Road closure at River and La Cholla

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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.