Arizona reports 1,757 deaths from COVID-19; no new deaths in Pima County

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

Man arrested on six child sex charges

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

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

  Yoga and small fitness studios question Arizona’s shutdown

Motorcyclist dies after crashing in Sahuarita

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

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UPDATE: Arrest made after man dies at scene of crash

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

  Tucson council passes tentative budget amid calls to defund police

  Business becomes target of hate twice

  Demand for laptops, computers in the age of virtual learning

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

  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.

  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.

TPD responds to standoff southeast of Tucson

There are no evacuations in the area at this time.

Northwest Fire responds to house fire north of Tucson

Drivers are asked to avoid the area if possible.

State, fire crews battling Bighorn Fire honor Granite Mountain Hotshots

Border Patrol: 980 rescues surpasses FY19 totals

  Bars, restaurants react to new executive order

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

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

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

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

Crash results in closure of eastbound I-10 off ramp at Grant Road

Driver was fleeing from an attempted traffic stop

Coconino National Forest closes multiple campground sites to stop spread

The sites will be closed throughout the summer.

Bush Fire burns more than 190,000 acres, containment at 98%

The Bush Fire is burning in the Tonto National Forest.

Pence calls off Arizona campaign visit as COVID-19 cases rise statewide

He is still expected to meet with Gov. Doug Ducey.

One person dies following scooter collision in midtown

One man was taken to the hospital where he later died.

Judge: US must free migrant children from family detention

U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee's order applies to children held for more than 20 days at three family detention centers in Texas and Pennsylvania operated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Northwest Fire responds to house fire at Flowing Wells and Wetmore

Flowing Wells Road closed north of Wetmore Road

Last 16th Street Baptist Church bomber dies in Alabama prison

Thomas Edwin Blanton Jr. died of natural causes while servicing a life sentence for the 1963 crime that killed four African-American girls and injured others.

  Vigil honors Ingram-Lopez, many demanding change

Family considering legal options, waiting for more reports

  Police: Biracial woman set on fire while waiting at stoplight in Wisconsin

The victim said she heard some yell a racial epithet through her rolled-down driver’s side window.

  Governor Ducey calls out restaurants and bars, reminds them to follow rules

Some bars and restaurants are being cautious during this time.

  Some states pause reopening as virus cases near record high

While greatly expanded testing probably accounts for some of the increase, experts say other measures indicate the virus is making a comeback.

UPDATE: Gas line fixed after Oro Valley neighborhood evacuated

The gas line has been repaired after neighbors were forced to evacuate.

  Banner Health nears capacity for COVID-19 intensive care patients

Banner Health has enough staff to care for its COVID-19 patients and a surge capacity plan exists to call in more healthcare providers if needed.

Suspect in custody after five fires spark over three-month span

Several other fires are still under investigation.

  Audit: US sent $1.4B in virus stimulus payments to dead people

Nearly 1.1 million coronavirus relief payments totaling some $1.4 billion went to dead people, a government watchdog reported Thursday.

Tucson city manager rejects police chief resignation offer

The chief offered his resignation in response to the death of a man in TPD custody.

Woman dies weeks after crash in midtown Tucson

The two-vehicle crash happened at 22nd Street and Columbus Boulevard on June 4.

Dixie Chicks drop the ‘dixie’

The Chicks also released a new video for their new song, "March March" that features videos and images from the recent Black Lives Matter rallies.

Tucson Fire Department responds to south-side shed fire

One person was hurt but refused medical treatment.

  US job market’s modest improvement may be stalling

Now, a sudden resurgence of COVID-19 cases is threatening to derail what had looked like the start of an economic recovery.

Tucson police investigating fatal shooting of 16-year-old Jaden Pillors

Anyone with information asked to call 88-CRIME

Justices boost Trump administration’s power in asylum cases

The high court's 7-2 ruling applies to people who are picked up at or near the border and who fail their initial asylum screenings, making them eligible for quick deportation, or expedited removal.

Wildfire near Mount Rushmore contained ahead of Trump visit

Event planners are hoping for rain this week, but are monitoring fire conditions and would decide if it is safe to set off fireworks.

  Tucson officials show video of in-custody death; police chief offers resignation

Carlos Ingram-Lopez, of Tucson, died April 21 while in police custody.

  Downtown Tucson Partnership, county provide personal protective equipment to local businesses

Businesses can fill out a form online to receive hand sanitizer, masks and gloves.

Vice President Mike Pence to visit southern Arizona next week

Pence will first visit Tucson then Yuma, for a meeting with the governor.

Former Tucson man pleads guilty to voting twice in the 2016 general election

62-year-old Randy Allen Jumper, of Incline Village, Nevada, pleaded guilty to one count of Attempted Illegal Voting before Judge Christopher Browning in Pima County Superior Court.

Reid Park Zoo euthanizes 11-year-old lion with kidney disease

Shombay was known best for is mohawk mane as a young lion.

Multiple states require visitors from Arizona to quarantine after arriving

With COVID-19 cases rising in Arizona, some states are now requiring Arizonans to complete a 14-day quarantine after arriving.

Toyota recalls gas-electric hybrids for engine stall problem

The recall covers certain 2013 to 2015 Prius and 2014 to 2017 Prius v hybrids.

  Floods follow fires: Leaders prepare for post-Bighorn Fire monsoon

Town and county leaders are preparing for what comes next — monsoon season and flooding.

  TUSD considers removing school resource officers, police and parents weigh in

Board members will vote on whether to keep SROs in schools at an upcoming meeting, however, the date of that meeting has not been announced yet.

  Pima County receives complaints about businesses not requiring face masks

Both the city and the county are making education the priority before any type of enforcement.

Families in need can get free groceries at Feed Tucson event this Thursday

Food and supplies will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis until supplies are gone.

  Trump credits new border wall with stopping migrants, virus

Trump’s rally in Tulsa was meant to be a sign of the nation’s reopening and a show of political force but instead generated thousands of empty seats and swirling questions about the president’s campaign.

  High-rise building under construction near UA campus evacuated because of fire

No injuries were reported.

PCSD looking for suspect after one sent to hospital with injuries on northwest side

PCSD says an adult male was injured and transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

  Refugees sewing masks for healthcare workers

It's called T.H.R.E.A.D, or Together for Hope, Resiliency, Empowerment and Development.

  Gov. Doug Ducey visits Bighorn Fire

While COVID-19 has been around since the start of the Bighorn Fire, officials say most fire fighting operations are the same.

  Arizona seeing spike in COVID-19 cases among younger generation

It takes about two weeks before a patient begins to show symptoms and oftentimes another week before they get sick enough to enter the hospital.

TFD responding to gas leak in midtown

Drivers are asked to avoid the area.

  Northwest Fire, Golder Ranch Fire respond to compost fire near Ina and I-10

No buildings are threatened and no one has been reported injured.

Desert Diamond temporarily closes Ajo location after employee tests positive for COVID-19

The small location employs 20 people and will undergo a deep cleaning.

  ‘Black Lives Matter’ banner on Tucson city hall building draws criticism, praise from residents

Some people found the banner to be a sign of solidarity while others thought it was divisive.

  State reports record-setting day for COVID-19 cases as hospitals near capacity

COVID-19 cases continue to soar across the state.

Pima County leaders pass mandatory face-covering ordinance

The ordinance passed 3-2.

D-M temporarily closes Finley Child Development Center after positive COVID-19 test

Only four children directly affected; other caregivers being tested

UPDATE: Crash restricts eastbound I-10 near Benson

Rollover crash happened at Milepost 309

  Face coverings mandatory in public, Tucsonans respond

That civil penalty could cost up to $50 or 5 hours of community service, enforced by Tucson Police.

Screams, trail of blood, speeding car lead to arrest of two in Tucson

A witness told officers they saw Lewis taking off clothes and blood was allegedly found in the vehicle and on Lewis.

  Court says young immigrants can stay, rejecting Trump order

The outcome seems certain to elevate the issue in Trump's campaign, given the anti-immigrant rhetoric of his first presidential run in 2016 and immigration restrictions his administration has imposed since then.

  DACA recipients celebrate victory after Supreme Court upholds protections

The court ruled to keep Obama-era DACA protections.