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Substitute librarians come to the rescue of Pima County's large library system

With over two dozen branches, 500 staff members and a responsibility to serve nearly 1 million people, it’s no surprise that a system like the Pima County Public Library sometimes needs help.


Heavy Snowfall Forecast for Parts of Arizona High Country

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Parts of Arizona’s high country are expected to receive heavy snowfall over the next few days as a cold storm with low snow levels crosses the region.


Desert Hills original member looks back

He is the last original member and oldest player at Desert Hills Golf Club, but Denny Dinwiddie has no plans to stop playing the game he has loved for so long. From his sofa, Denny can look out large, ceiling-high windows and see the course he has been playing for 35 years stretch across the landsca


'El Chapo's' brother, cartel are focus of federal investigation in Southern Arizona

The trial of the notorious drug kingpin known as “El Chapo” wrapped up last week in New York City, but the federal investigation of his brother and the Sinaloa Cartel rolls on in Southern Arizona.


Southern AZ Leadership Council: Why we support quality early childhood education

Investing in quality early childhood education not only helps disadvantaged young children, it also is one of the best ways to fuel economic growth. Renowned economists have demonstrated through numerous comprehensive, longitudinal studies that the rate of return for investing in quality early child


Pima County jail inmate dies after altercation with corrections officer

TUCSON, AZ (3TV/CBS5) -- The Pima County Sheriff's Department says a 53-year-old jail inmate died after being injured during an altercation with a corrections officer. On Thursday, Feb. 14., sheriff's officials say there was a "use of force" encounter between inmate David Ray Maxwell and corrections


Tucson police investigating homicide near Valencia, 6th Ave

TUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - The Tucson Police Department is investigating a homicide in the 100 block of West Valencia Road, near 6th Avenue. No further information was immediately available.


Beer Gives Back: Beer crawl raises money for non-profits in Pima County

TUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - Saturday marked the 5th annual Tucson Craft Beer Crawl downtown. The completely sold out event is more than just a beer crawl that boosts nine local breweries. A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales will be poured back into local non-profits here in Southern Arizona.


911 call from missing hiker is released

An 82-year-old Ohio man who became lost in Madera Canyon on Feb. 5 repeatedly expressed concern that deputies wouldn't be able to find him, according to his 911 call, which was released by the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Department on Friday night.


Man killed in apparent domestic-violence incident at Tucson apartment complex

A man was killed in an apparent domestic violence-related homicide on Tucson's south side Friday evening, police say. At about 5 p.m., officers were dispatched to an apartment complex in the 100 block of West Valencia Road near South Sixth Avenue for a report of an incident inside a unit.


Pima County man convicted of child molestation

TUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - A Pima County man has been convicted of molesting three young girls and an adult. The Pima County Attorney's Office said a jury found Johnny Ray Foster guilty of 10 criminal charges, including sexual conduct with a minor, molestation and indecent exposure to a minor.


KOLD INVESTIGATES: Is MS-13 a problem in southern Arizona?

TUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - At campaign speeches and in his tweets, President Donald Trump mentions MS-13 as one of the reasons a border wall is a necessity because the situation at the border is a crisis.


LIST: 4 best kept secrets in Arizona

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5)-- People from all over the world come to Arizona on vacation. But for those of us who live here, we sometimes forget just how many cool places there are here, or maybe we don't even know about them.


Marijuana Safety Bill Mysteriously Blocked In Arizona Senate

lives.” According to Borelli, the bill, a voter-protected measure, requires three-fourths support, or 23 votes in the Senate. While it made it way through two committees, not a single Democrat supported the bill.


Southern Arizona retirement community taps into brewery biz to attract residents

When executives of a retirement community north of Tucson filed an application for a brewery license last year, it raised eyebrows among federal regulators. “What are you doing? And, where?” George Atwell, vice president of food and beverage for Robson Resort Communities, recalled with a chuckle. “T


One person burned in repair yard fire

TUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - Tucson Fire Department crews responded to a fire around 7:33 a.m. Saturday, in the 5200 block of South Nogales Highway, in which one person was burned.


More teens arrested in vandalism spree

Three more teenagers have been arrested in connection with a Jan. 12 vandalism spree in Sahuarita, bringing the total number of arrests to six. On Jan. 12, Sahuarita police responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 100 block of West Calle Tierra Sandia in Rancho Sahuarita about 3:50 a.m.


Bodycam footage shows ISIS suspect being shot by Arizona police officer

Police have released bodycam footage showing an Arizona sheriff’s deputy shooting a man who had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State. Sgt. Brandon Wells shot Ismail Hamed, 18, outside a police substation in Maricopa County last month after Hamed called 911, telling the operator he had a knife and


Police: Pedestrian dies after being struck by car near Arizona Avenue and Ray Road

CHANDLER, AZ — A pedestrian has died after being struck by a car in Chandler Friday night. The incident happened around 7:15 p.m. near Arizona Avenue and Ray Road. Chandler police tell ABC15 the man was not in a cross walk when he was hit.


Woman starts non-profit to help others after her daughter’s murder in Tucson

TUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - The mother of a domestic violence related murder victim is taking her tragedy and hoping to make something positive of it. "She was not just a news story. She was a living, breathing, caring, kind young lady," April Barbosa said in a speech to family and community members