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It's snowing in Tucson! Here are some beautiful photos to prove it

Several areas through Tucson saw lots and lots of snow Friday morning. Have any photos you'd like to share? Submit them at tucson.com/contribute or on the Arizona Daily Star Facebook page.


Tucson man found not guilty of sex crimes against a minor

A man who was arrested three years ago for inappropriately touching a girl has been acquitted of all charges, officials say. On Feb. 1, a Pima County jury found Abdulmalik Sheikh Omar, 58, not guilty of aggravated assault and sexual abuse of a minor under 15 years of age.


Watch: Tucson’s “blizzard” of 2019

February 22 in Tucson brought a snow day like few the city has seen in recent decades. Video by Doug Kreutz, Arizona Daily Star.


Tucson Police Blow Up Social Media With “White Powder Investigation”

Tucson Police Department Public Information officers kept their sense of humor on Friday and set off a social media frenzi with their “investigation into white powder.” In less than 5 hours, the Facebook post garnered over 400,000 views, on Twitter the investigation earned over 1000 retweets.


Tucson City Council backs efforts in Nogales to remove razor wire from border

The Tucson City Council backed a resolution on Tuesday night to supporting the Nogales City Council's fight to take down razor wire along the border wall. The seven Democrats on the Tucson City Council unanimously backed the resolution that opposed the Trump administration's efforts to increase mili


Snow reaches downtown Tucson, road to Mount Lemmon closed

The Tucson Department of Transportation posted a video Friday morning of snow falling in downtown Tucson. Because of weather conditions, the road to Mount Lemmon is closed to everyone except emergency vehicles and snow crews. As well, weather officials say snow is falling in lower-elevation areas li


Tucson snow to give way to warmer weather, clearer skies through weekend

The Tucson area will begin drying out this weekend after a major winter storm dumped nearly 2 inches of snow in the metro area Friday. One death was being attributed to icy conditions on area roadways.


Police searching for man wanted for violating parole in Arizona

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - The Albuquerque Police Department needs help tracking down a dangerous felon. Wednesday night, Bosque Farms Police tried to pull over John Remalia in Peralta, but Remalia fled.


Pima Co. Health holding community forums on proposed tobacco ordinance changes

TUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - The Pima County Health Department (PCHD) is hosting several community meetings to discuss proposed county ordinance changes. The proposed changes would:


18 Great Things to Do in Tucson This Weekend: Feb. 22 to 24

Cuban Night at the Crooked Tooth Brewing. It’s getting lively at Crooked Tooth Brewing! The funky tropical Cuban trio “Acerekó” is performing, with additional music from jazz musician Max Goldschmid. Food will be provided by Cuban Twist Cafè, with a special menu of bean and rice bowls, special Cuban


DNA from recently tested sexual assault kits helps convict man on rape charges

TUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - A convicted rapist will soon learn what his sentence will be, after three weeks of testimony. According to a Department of Justice news release, Nathan Loebe was recently convicted on 12 counts of sexual assault, 5 counts of kidnapping, 3 counts of stalking, and 1 count o


Photos: 2019 Tucson Rodeo Parade

It was windy and chilly, but the parade marched on. La Fiesta de los Vaqueros Tucson Rodeo Parade is touted as the world's longest non-motorized parade. It began in 1925 and features more than 200 horse-drawn floats along the 1 1/2-mile route that goes south on Park Avenue from Ajo Way, then turns w


Arizona marshal disciplined after he threatened to arrest a 12-year-old journalist

An Arizona law enforcement official has reportedly been disciplined after he was caught on camera threatening to arrest a 12-year-old reporter this week. Hilde Lysiak is a young journalist who publishes the Orange Street News out of her parents’ home in Selinsgrove, Pa.


Storm updates: Snow falling in Tucson, more rain for Phoenix

All week the huge storm that was set to park itself over Arizona for two straight days was being referred to as a winter storm seen "once in a decade." As Thursday came to an end, it was pretty clear that may just be the case.


An Unusual Tucson Sight: Snow in the City

Students and staff enjoy the snowfall on the University of Arizona mall. From February 22, 2019. (PHOTO: AC Swedbergh/AZPM) Tucsonans encountered an unusual sight Friday morning: snow falling in the middle of town.


The Latest: Part of I-10 closed because of snow

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The Latest on winter weather in the U.S. Southwest (all times local):. Car crashes and heavy snow have closed part of Interstate 10 in southeastern Arizona, an important corridor for commerce.


Watch: Snow in the desert

Tucsonans woke up to a white surprise Friday morning...snow! Big, wet flakes were falling across metro Tucson in the m orning. Video by Doug Kreutz/Arizona Daily Star.


Midtown Tucson house fire displaces mom, son and multiple pets

A midtown Tucson house fire displaced a mother, her toddler and multiple pets Thursday afternoon, officials say. At about 2:15 p.m., Tucson firefighters were called to a home in the 2100 block of North Bell Avenue, where the pair had already exited safely from the structure.


Feds drop charges against border aid volunteers in Tucson

After more than a year of legal wrangling, federal prosecutors in Tucson dropped criminal charges against four humanitarian aid volunteers. The volunteers with Tucson-based No More Deaths faced misdemeanor charges connected to driving on the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge in July 2017 in sea


Cowboys brave muck, mud, cold and snow at Tucson Rodeo

Bullrider Trey Kimzey caught a ride with fellow cowboys Clayton Sellars and a few others Stephenville, Texas to La Fiesta de los Vaqueros. The cowboys made it to Tucson by noon on Friday, as it continued to snow on the rodeo grounds. Kimzey said the group wasn’t aware of how bad the weather had gott