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Looking for a Wine Tasting? New Cochise County Signs Will Help You Find One

Tourists in Cochise County will soon see road signs directing them to nearby wine tasting rooms. Kinder Morgan, Inc., an energy infrastructure company with two compressor stations in the area, donated $5,000 to the county's Public Works Department for the signs. Cochise County spokesperson Amanda Ba


Sierra Vista woman among 3 killed in I-10 crash near Lordsburg

Three people were killed after a tractor trailer hit two other vehicles in southwestern New Mexico, authorities say. The collision happened near Lordsburg on Interstate 10 around 3:30 p.m. Sunday, New Mexico State Police said on Monday.


Making Cochise County a healthier place to live

COUNTY — Multiple Cochise County agencies are determined to make the area healthier. In June, the Legacy Foundation of Southeastern Arizona awarded the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Cochise County office, a $2 million strategic grant for its Cochise Health Improvement Plan (CHIP), whi


Food-delivery robots begin roaming Northern Arizona University's campus in Flagstaff

Students at Northern Arizona University no longer will have an excuse to skip meals, or snacks, as robots will start delivering food to them this week. An automated delivery service launches March 25 at the Flagstaff campus under a venture between robot-maker Starship Technologies and Sodexo Inc., a


University of Arizona proposes tuition increase for incoming class

The University of Arizona has proposed a 2 percent tuition increase for incoming resident students and a 1 percent increase for incoming nonresident students for next school year.


Equine and Wines to open vineyard in Tombstone

TOMBSTONE, Ariz. — Equine and Wines is bringing Napa Valley to Tombstone, Arizona. The wine company has announced a new vineyard coming to Cowan Ranch. Best of all, those interested can own a part of the land.


What’s happening in Cochise County

COCHISE COUNTY, AZ (KOLD News 13) - News from Cochise County:. Board approves continued use of technology in County courtrooms. A contract to utilize technology for court reporting in the Cochise County Superior Court will continue to help overcome a staff shortage issue being experienced nationwide


Over 200 undocumented immigrants apprehended near Arizona border

LUKEVILLE, Ariz. — Border patrol agents apprehended 216 undocumented immigrants on west of Lukeville on Sunday, near Quitobaquito Springs. Per CBP, the group was Central-American family units, consisting of 99 adults and 117 children. Of those children, 20 were unaccompanied by an adult family membe


Cochise County Sheriff warns of eBay scam

TUCSON, Ariz. - The Cochise County Sheriff's Office is warning people not to fall for a scam involving vehicle sales on eBay. According to the office, a Hereford resident found a truck for sale on the online auction site. The person who posted the ad said the vehicle was in Nebraska and would ship i


Arizona Law Cuts Phoenix Police Towing Revenue

A new state law has the Phoenix Police Department freezing some open positions. In fiscal year 2017-18, Phoenix police towed about 35,000 vehicles. Of those, about 5,000 were impounded because the drivers had suspended licenses.


Avocado Recall In Arizona, 5 More States, Due To Listeria Concern

A California avocado grower is recalling the pear-shaped fruit in Arizona and five other states because of possible listeria contamination. Henry Avocado Corp.'s recall affects both conventional and organic avocados.


Husband and wife charged with felony abuse of 4 children

BISBEE — A 911 dispatch supervisor and a Department of Child Safety case manager have been ordered to appear in court next week on charges that they physically abused several children between 2016 and 2018.


Former Huachuca City fire chief agrees to repay more than $25K in criminal case

BISBEE — The former Huachuca City fire chief has agreed to repay more than $25,000 as restitution in a criminal case involving theft and misuse of public monies. Jon Andrew Allmon pleaded guilty in December to two Class 4 felonies for knowingly using assets belonging to the Huachuca Fire Club and th


Trial date set for ‘scam artist’ captured in Mexico

BISBEE – A Sierra Vista man described by one law enforcement official as a scam artist and predator will stand trial this summer on multiple alleged felonies from 2017 related to identity theft and child pornography, Cochise County Superior Court Judge Tim Dickerson announced Tuesday.


Local Henna artist brings smiles to 4th Avenue Street Fair

TUCSON, Ariz. — When walking down Fourth Avenue at the street fair, someone may hear the words "come get henna here" from the sidewalk. The henna art comes from local artist Bridget Benson. She lives in Benson, but travels all over Arizona to do henna.


Outside judge, prosecutor to handle Bays assault case

BISBEE – A Phoenix attorney has been called in to prosecute Sierra Vista attorney Paul Randall “Randy” Bays on domestic violence assault charges while a Pima County judge will preside over the case, the Herald/Review has learned.


Sierra Vista pedestrian killed in wreck

TUCSON, Ariz. - A woman died Thursday after she was hit by a car in Sierra Vista. Sierra Vista police say 67-year-old Sharron Pottier was hit while crossing State Route 90 near Rainbow Way near a pedestrian crosswalk.


SVPD asks for public's help in deaths of man, woman

SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. -- The Sierra Vista Police Department is asking for the community's help after a man and woman were found dead last week. SVPD says a Sierra Vista woman checked on a property owned by a relative around 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 15th, and found two bodies inside a home in the 3700 b


Northbound SR-90 closed because of fire

TUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - Multiple agencies were dispatched to a brush fire along State Route 90 north of Sierra Vista on Thursday, March 21. The northbound lanes of the highway are closed because of the fire at Milepost 299, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety. Traffic is being d


Douglas girls slide past Buena

SIERRA VISTA — Buena couldn't catch up to Douglas in the end. The Lady Colts welcomed the Lady Bulldogs to their diamond Friday for a nonconference cat-and-mouse game. Douglas left Sierra Vista with a 7-6 victory and its fourth win of the season.