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Life at the border: How a wall could impact this Arizona town

The town of Nogales, Arizona, sits close to the United States’ border with Mexico. In this week’s Sunday Spotlight, NBC’s Morgan Radford looks at the possible impact of a border wall of different sides of the issue.


Man goes to prison for using video cables to strangle victim to death

A former Parker man has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to second degree murder. Larson Namow Burns, 29, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 180 months in prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release, for strangling a male victim in January 2018 and inflic


Families push for prison reform bill in Arizona

TUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - A Tucson organization is calling for prison reform and many families are supporting the cause. “This is a system that is tearing apart families and we are not getting any benefit from it," said Caroline Isaacs. "There’s no increase in public safety, there’s no reduction i


Western Women: Ethel Maynard first black woman elected to Arizona Legislature

By the time Ethel Maynard arrived in Tucson in 1946, she was already an experienced nurse having worked more than 20 years in New York hospitals, most of that time spent in the public health field.


Changes coming to Arizona travel requirements in 2020

PHOENIX (FOX 10) - If you're a frequent air traveler, listen up. Beginning in October 2020, Arizonans will be required to show federal identification to board a flight. "On October 1, 2020, the TSA is going to have more rigorous identification requirements for people that want to go through the chec


Northern Arizona Could Get Hit With 15 Inches Of Snow

Flagstaff – The National Weather Service reports that parts of Arizona are expected to receive heavy snowfall due to a storm with low snow levels. The Flagstaff area is expected to get hit on Sunday and Monday with as 15 inches of snow.


County in western AZ considers lasso-like tool to restrain suspects

LA PAZ COUNTY, AZ (KOLD News 13) - Harkening back to a bygone era, the La Paz County Sheriff’s Office in western Arizona is hoping to ‘lasso’ the bad guys without hurting them.


World View, beneficiary of $15 million in Arizona taxpayer funds, lays off workers

TUCSON — World View Enterprises, Inc. announced it laid off 10 employees last week in an effort to reorganize. In a statement provided to KGUN News, World View claimed the company had “identified the need to retool our personnel to align our resources with skill sets we’ll need for the future.”


Arizona's outlaw history topic of presentation

BULLHEAD CITY — Billy the Kid is commonly linked to New Mexico, Casey Davis freely admits — the outlaw committed his first crimes there, escaped from jail there and was gunned down by Pat Garrett there.


Thatcher ranked as one of safest cities in Arizona

THATCHER — The town boasts a splash pad, is home to a college, and now Thatcher is considered one of Arizona’s Top 10 safest places to live. According to an online source, Thatcher is the third safest of cities and towns n all of Arizona. The website, www.homesnacks.net, is a data-collection service


Man poses as patient for surprise proposal to nurse girlfriend

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. - A man went to dramatic lengths to stage a proposal to his nurse girlfriend of more than five years. “Inside Edition” reported that Leo Biasiucci told his girlfriend, Taylor Tamayo, that he was going out of town to Phoenix for the weekend, but he was actually working with he


Committee focusing on healthcare in county

LAKE HAVASU CITY — The Arizona Healthcare Accountability Committee held its quarterly meeting at Lake Havasu Regional Hospital recently. The working committee was founded by then-Mohave County Sup. Lois Wakimoto upon becoming aware of ongoing payment issues between area healthcare providers and the


Cool Weather, Cooler Vendors: Unique Vendors Sparkle At Havasu Winterfest

The 34th annual Winterfest in Lake Havasu City brings more unique vendors to spice up the 234 slated to appear between Saturday and today. With more than 35,000 expected patrons, Winterfest is in full swing with Havasuvians and visitors alike inspecting the vendors’ wares.


Silver Alert issued for missing Lake Havasu City couple with dementia

LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ (KOLD News 13) - The Arizona Department of Public Safety has issued a Silver Alert on behalf of the Lake Havasu City Police Department for Richard and June Drewfs.


Mohave County Water Authority counsel retires after 42-year legal career

KINGMAN — Lawyer Maureen George has eased into retirement after a 42 year legal career that has included employment stops in Lake Havasu City, Chandler and Yuma. She considers helping establish the Mohave County Water Authority among her top career achievements.


Welcome Back to Havasu’s Seasonal Reminder – Winterfest

Winterfest, the long-running festival for Lake Havasu City, brings welcome changes and new vendors for the public Saturday. This year’s Winterfest will feature 234 vendors, with more still on the waitlist. According to the Chamber of Commerce, the total space for vendors is sold out.


Senate Action on Arizona public lands begins

A land exchange between the Coconino National Forest and Yavapai County is included among other land transfers in a public lands bill now under debate in the U.S. Senate. “This package includes priorities that will create Arizona jobs and protect our public lands," Arizona Senator Kyrsten Sinema sai