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  Arizona reports 6,588 deaths from COVID-19; 682 in Pima County

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

Tucson police respond to accidental shooting in Tucon’s south side

  Chicago zoo lemurs enjoy a Thanksgiving feast

Traffic Update: Right eastbound lane of I-10 has reopened following crash at milepost 285

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  German restaurant owner fills empty tables with stuffed pandas

AZ State Parks challenges hikers to winter trails challenge

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Expect delays on Cortaro from Stargrass to Silverbell beginning Nov. 30

Overnight lane restrictions on I-19 between Ajo and Irvington

Narcan now available to Pinal County residents in response to opioid crisis

Oro Valley launches new podcast and video series targeting local topics

Sahuarita Food bank accepting donations as need doubles during holidays

Red Cross of Southern Arizona needs volunteers for upcoming blood drives

Gospel Rescue Mission to hold ‘meals to-go’ event before Thanksgiving

The organization will distribute meals-to-go the day before Thanksgiving as part of its “Thanksgiving Blesings to Go” drive-thru event.

  New Tucson east side hospital planned to open next fall

Northwest Hospital plans to open a new facility on Houghton Road and Old Spanish Trail by Fall 2021.

Phoenix moves forward with soccer tournament amid rising COVID cases

Amid rising coronavirus cases throughout the state, the city of Phoenix is moving forward with a soccer tournament consisting of more than 500 teams.

Navajo & Hopi Families COVID-19 Relief Fund to provide PPE kits to those in need

Volunteers and staff will be socially distanced on either end of the table and follow all COVID-19 safety protocols, including wearable masks.

Pima County Health Department issues Public Health Advisory, voluntary curfew through Dec. 31

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

  UPDATE: Authorities identify Oro Valley man killed in officer-involved shooting

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

  Wounded veterans use archery as a means to therapy

  City in Russia freezes over after quick drop in temperature

Update: One person dead after fatal crash on 12th Ave, Bilby Road

Just in, the Tucson Police Department is investigating a fatal crash in the area of South 12th Avenue and West Bilby Road.

Police investigating homicide on Tucson’s west side

Victim identified as 30-year-old Morgan Tyler Brown.

  MISSION COMPLETE: Satellite Sentinel-6 is now orbiting Earth

The launch of a new satellite that will orbit Earth and monitor the atmosphere and changes in sea level was a complete success today.

TRAFFIC UPDATE: Lanes now open in both directions on I-19 between Ajo and Irvington

Northbound I-19 closed in both directions due to fire in the median until further notice.

Deputies investigating fatal cyclist collision on Tucson’s north side

The incident happened at Overton Road and La Cholla Boulevard.

Police investigating fatal teen shooting northwest of Rodeo Park

The Tucson Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that ocurred during the early hours of Friday morning in Tucson’s south side.

  NASA launching new satellite into orbit to monitor Earth’s sea levels

The sattelite is named Sentinel-6, and will use altimetry to provide real-time measurements to researchers on sea-surface height and will even be able to distinguish changes in surface levels to mere centimeters.

This weekend is your last chance to treat yourself to Fair food

This weekend is your last chance to drive by and get some of those yummy treats that you can’t get anywhere else.

Postal service reminds gifters to send packages early this holiday season

The United States Postal Service wants to remind people to send packages ahead of time this year.

PCSD to increase enforcement at Tucson Mountain Park amid shooting complaints

The Pima County Sheriffs Department announced it will increase surveillance and enforcement at Tucson Mountain Park after multiple complaints of shooting in the area.

Tucson-area school districts announce plans for rest of semester

School districts across southern Arizona have changed their plans as the coronavirus continues to spread.

TUSD announces additional dates for back-to-school immunizations

All recommended vaccines will be available.

SILVER ALERT: TPD says Willie Robinson has been found

TPD says 57-year-old Willie Robinson was last seen at about 8 a.m. in the area of 2200 N. Avenida El Capita, just east of Mansfield park.

SILVER ALERT: TPD says Mary Connor has been found

Tucson Poilce are asking for public assistance while they search for a vulnerable adult woman in Tucson.

  Senator-Elect Mark Kelly discusses economy concerns with local leaders

Mark Kelly hasn’t been sworn in yet, but promises to get to work as soon as he gets to the Senate in two weeks.

Gov. Ducey announces additional CARES Act funding for K-12 education

Gov. Ducey announced the state will begin awarding additional Cares Act money to K-12 school districts and charter schools in Arizona.

DES to require identity verification for PUA claimants amid fraud

The Department of Economic Security will require identity verification for everyone receiving assistance come December.

TFD puts out fire at Benson Highway hotel

Today, the Tucson Fire Department responded to a fire at a Tucson hotel on Benson Highway.

Tucson Mayor Regina Romero to deliver Inaugural State of the City Address virtually on Dec. 2

For the first time, the Mayor’s address will also be in Spanish

Arizona high school teachers can win $2,500 for classroom supplies through RaiseMe contest

To win, schools need to sign up the most 9th to 12th grade students over the next month.

Cochise County authorities investigating possible phone scam

The Cochise County Sheriff's Office is investigating a possible telephone scam involving ransom.

Pac-12 releases women’s basketball conference schedule for 2020-21

It’s game on for the University of Arizona’s women’s basketball team, as the Pac-12 has finally announced its conference schedule for 2020-21.

Northwest Fire District announces grant for improved communication technologies

Fire departments across southern Arizona are about to get some high-tech improvements to their communication technologies thanks to a federal grant.

Tucson Border Patrol agents arrest man convicted of homicide in Indiana

He now faces federal immigration charges.

Tucson International Airport to implement COVID testing site ahead of Thanksgiving

Tucson Internation Airport will offer free COVID-19 testing to travelers beginning Friday, Nov. 20.

Six tips for diabetics during the holiday season

The Carondelet Health Network has released six tips to help diabetics this Thanksgiving.

Gov. Ducey announces newest efforts against COVID-19 in Arizona

AZ Gov. Ducey updates the the mitigations strategies against the coronavirus as the state sees an increase in coronavirus cases.

Looking to adopt? First 48 adoptions covered at PACC Nov. 21-22

All adopted dogs will get to go home with Boss Dog Yogurt samples.

  Family living in Honduras shares impact of COVID-19, Eta and Iota

The response team is working to donate additional supplies to families who have lost their homes to the storms.

Technology, training help ADOT keep roads safe during winter

ADOT has a few safety tips to help you prepare for driving in the snow.

Banner Health provides alternatives to in-person gatherings this Thanksgiving

Here are some ways you can make your holiday celebrations safe.

Salvation Army to make 36th annual Thanksgiving dinner a drive-thru event

The dinner will be a drive-thru only.

PCC to host Small Business Saturday this month

Do not forget to support small businesses this season.

Three new COVID-19 testing sites scheduled to open in the coming weeks

Registration is required ahead of time and patients must be 5-years or older.

Eastbound I-10 closed near Milepost 293 due to crash and vehicle fire

Eastbound I-10 closed near Milepost 293 due to crash and vehicle fire

USC Trojans win against the Arizona Wildcats

The University of Arizona has had a very exciting game so far against its rival today, the University of Southern California.

State routes begin to close as winter draws near in Arizona

As of Monday, Nov. 16th, State Route 473 around the White Mountains and State Route 366 near Mount Graham (Swift Trail) will be closed to travelers.

  Marie Antoinette’s shoe to be auctioned in France

A silk shoe that once belonged to the last Queen of France will be auctioned in Versailles this weekend, with an estimated starting bid of 10,000 euros.

  More than 100 coffins on display in Egypt dating back 25,000 years

More than 100 coffins were on display in Egypt, Saturday, and they date back 25,000 years.

Free COVID-19 vaccines to be avaialable at Albertsons, Safeway and Vons pharmacies

Through a partnership with the Federal Pharmacy Partnership Strategy for COVID-19 Vaccination- Albertsons, Safeway and Vons pharmacies will receive an allocation of coronavirus vaccines for distribution- once the drug is authorized in the United States.

Leonid Meteor Shower highlights sky-watching events in mid-November

It’s November so that means Orion the Hunter is very visible in the mid-evening sky.

  Typhoon Vamco kills at least 39 in the Philippines

Vamco is said to be the deadliest storm to hit the Philippines in 2020, right after Typhoon Goni hit the country earlier in Novemeber and killed 25 people.

Health department announces new COVID-19 drive-thru testing sites in Tucson

Three new COVID-19 drive-thru testing sites are opening in the Tucson area.

Sandhill cranes are back in Arizona for the winter

Sandhill cranes are back in Arizona for the winter, and they are here to stay for a few months.

  Update: Police identify man killed in vehicle-pedestrian collision on Prince, Oracle

On Wednesday, Nov. 11 before 10 a.m. officers with the Tucson Police Department responded to reports of a vehicle-pedestrian collision near Prince and Oracle Roads.

Police searching for missing woman from Glendale

A Silver Alert is on, as authorities search for a missing woman from the Glendale area.

  South Korea conducts test-run on taxi drone transportation

Sources say Seoul plans to incorporate drones during firefighter rescue operations in 2023 before making the service available for public use in 2025.

Face masks available for schools, clinics and nonprofits through GAP ministries

GAP Ministries just received a semi-truck load of cloth face masks for community distribution from FEMA, and they are up or grabs until supplies run out.

Provisional ballot counts are complete in Pima County

Pima County Recorder F. Ann Rodriguez announced her office has completed and verified all provisional ballots issued on Election Day.

New eastbound lanes on I-10 at Ruthrauff open Friday

I-10/Ruthrauff interchange reconstruction project is near its halfway mark.

Marana Unified School District confirms positive student COVID-19 case

The Marana School District sent a letter home to parents on Nov. 10.

American Red Cross to host Holiday Hustle Virtual 5K

All participants who pledge $25 or more to their Holiday Hustle 5K fundraiser effort will receive a race t-shirt.

Tucson ER & Hospital to provide free glucose and blood pressure testing on World Diabetes Day

No appointment is needed and anyone 18-years and older can be tested.

Pinal County high-speed chase ends at Oro Valley Hospital

The chase originated in Pinal County.

  Disney and Make-A-Wish make wish come true in Phoenix

A true princess wish came true last week in Arizona as Disney and the Make-A-Wish Foundation partnered up to fulfill the dream a young girl from Phoenix.

Here are the most stolen items in each state according to a study

VIO Security conducted a study on stolen items from a 2018 crime report.

HDSA Arizona Team Hope walk to go virtual Nov. 21

The event will take place virtually and all donations will go toward HDSA.

Arizona Theatre Company to stream Idris Goodwin’s break beat play, ‘The Realness,’ in digital performance Nov. 18-22

There is no charge to view the play, but donations are accepted.