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  • CRIME TEAM: How safe is your child on the playground?

    CRIME TEAM: How safe is your child on the playground?

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:05 PM EDT2017-09-21 01:05:49 GMT
    Marana Police Department Sgt. Chris Warren talks with children at a local park. (Source: Tucson News Now)Marana Police Department Sgt. Chris Warren talks with children at a local park. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    How safe is your child on a playground? Our investigation revealed answers that may surprise you.

    How safe is your child on a playground? Our investigation revealed answers that may surprise you.

  • CRIME TEAM: How to protect your kids from digital playground predators

    CRIME TEAM: How to protect your kids from digital playground predators

    Friday, May 20 2016 10:31 PM EDT2016-05-21 02:31:18 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    Children face dangers in the digital world every day and most parents are dangerously clueless, federal law enforcement officials said. Parents need to find out what's out there before it's too late.

    Children face dangers in the digital world every day and most parents are dangerously clueless, federal law enforcement officials said. Parents need to find out what's out there before it's too late.

  • CRIME TEAM: Defensive gardening can protect your home

    CRIME TEAM: Defensive gardening can protect your home

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:05 PM EDT2017-09-21 01:05:17 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    Defensive gardening is a method of landscaping that can help with visual appeal but keep a home from becoming a target for criminals.

    Defensive gardening is a method of landscaping that can help with visual appeal but keep a home from becoming a target for criminals.

  • CRIME TEAM: Inside Tucson's crime vault

    CRIME TEAM: Inside Tucson's crime vault

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:05 PM EDT2017-09-21 01:05:09 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    Murder weapons, stolen TVs and a signed basketball from the UA 1997 national champion team are just some of the items housed in Tucson's crime vault.

    Murder weapons, stolen TVs and a signed basketball from the UA 1997 national champion team are just some of the items housed in Tucson's crime vault.

  • CRIME TEAM: Police sketches part art, part science

    CRIME TEAM: Police sketches part art, part science

    Wednesday, May 4 2016 5:55 PM EDT2016-05-04 21:55:57 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:04 PM EDT2017-09-21 01:04:53 GMT
    Phyllis Gasparro, who does composite drawings for the Tucson Police Department. (Source: KOLD News 13)Phyllis Gasparro, who does composite drawings for the Tucson Police Department. (Source: KOLD News 13)

    Putting a face to a crime is not a simple task. Just ask Phyllis Gasparro, who does composite drawings for the Tucson Police Department.

    Putting a face to a crime is not a simple task. Just ask Phyllis Gasparro, who does composite drawings for the Tucson Police Department.

  • CRIME TEAM: How to spot a credit card skimmer at the gas pump or ATM

    CRIME TEAM: How to spot a credit card skimmer at the gas pump or ATM

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:04 PM EDT2017-09-21 01:04:36 GMT
    (Source: WGCL-TV)(Source: WGCL-TV)

    Identity thieves are attaching card skimmers to ATMs and gas pumps, stealing the bank account information of every person who visits afterward. Here's how you can protect yourself.

    Identity thieves are attaching card skimmers to ATMs and gas pumps, stealing the bank account information of every person who visits afterward. Here's how you can protect yourself.

  • CRIME TEAM: Stolen Hearts, stolen cash

    CRIME TEAM: Stolen Hearts, stolen cash

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:04 PM EDT2017-09-21 01:04:18 GMT

    Around Valentine's Day, romance is always looming. But, so are scammers. A Tucson woman shares with KOLD News 13 her cautionary tale about thieves stealing your heart -- and your money. 

    Around Valentine's Day, romance is always looming. But, so are scammers. A Tucson woman shares with KOLD News 13 her cautionary tale about thieves stealing your heart -- and your money.

  • BBB: Con artists moving to Facebook Messenger

    BBB: Con artists moving to Facebook Messenger

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:03 PM EDT2017-09-21 01:03:49 GMT
    (Source: Karlis Dambrans / Flickr)(Source: Karlis Dambrans / Flickr)

    According to the BBB, scammers are increasingly using Facebook Messenger to target their victims.

    According to the BBB, scammers are increasingly using Facebook Messenger to target their victims.

  • USPS takes on mail theft in Tucson

    USPS takes on mail theft in Tucson

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:03 PM EDT2017-09-21 01:03:11 GMT

    The United States Postal Service just launched a new program to keep people safe from mail thieves.

    The United States Postal Service just launched a new program to keep people safe from mail thieves.

  • Stay safe while shopping online

    Stay safe while shopping online

    Monday, September 11 2017 8:37 PM EDT2017-09-12 00:37:16 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:02 PM EDT2017-09-21 01:02:47 GMT
    (Source: Pexels)(Source: Pexels)

    The University of Arizona Police Department has released some tips to help shoppers keep their identities safe when shopping online.

    The University of Arizona Police Department has released some tips to help shoppers keep their identities safe when shopping online.

  • Fake kidnapping phone scam

    Fake kidnapping phone scam

    Monday, September 11 2017 8:46 PM EDT2017-09-12 00:46:06 GMT
    (Source: Pixabay)(Source: Pixabay)

    It starts with a simple phone call. One that police are warning could cost you thousands of dollars, if you don't pay attention to the signs.

    It starts with a simple phone call. One that police are warning could cost you thousands of dollars, if you don't pay attention to the signs.

  • CARING AMID CRIME: Volunteers help victims cope after chaos

    CARING AMID CRIME: Volunteers help victims cope after chaos

    Thursday, August 24 2017 5:46 PM EDT2017-08-24 21:46:55 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    The Victim Services Division volunteer advocates often are at heinous crime scenes, going unnoticed among the officers and detectives.

    The Victim Services Division volunteer advocates often are at heinous crime scenes, going unnoticed among the officers and detectives.

  • Crime & CourtsMore>>

  • Former NAU professor indicted for stalking student, firefighters

    Former NAU professor indicted for stalking student, firefighters

    Friday, November 17 2017 6:44 PM EST2017-11-17 23:44:56 GMT
    Monday, November 20 2017 1:42 PM EST2017-11-20 18:42:03 GMT
    Melissa Santana (Source: Coconino County Sheriff's Office)Melissa Santana (Source: Coconino County Sheriff's Office)

    According to court documents, the married interior design professor started cyber-stalking an NAU student in February 2015 months after they met through Craigslist.

    According to court documents, the married interior design professor started cyber-stalking an NAU student in February 2015 months after they met through Craigslist.

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    Sierra Vista police arrest child molestation suspect

    Sierra Vista police arrest child molestation suspect

    Monday, November 20 2017 1:00 PM EST2017-11-20 18:00:42 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    According to police, 35-year-old Lucian Shearer of Sierra Vista was arrested on Friday, Nov. 17 and charged with two counts of sexual conduct with a minor child, child molestation, and furnishing harmful items to a minor child.

    According to police, 35-year-old Lucian Shearer of Sierra Vista was arrested on Friday, Nov. 17 and charged with two counts of sexual conduct with a minor child, child molestation, and furnishing harmful items to a minor child.

  • Man accused of killing Glendale teacher appears in court on unrelated charges

    Man accused of killing Glendale teacher appears in court on unrelated charges

    Friday, November 17 2017 6:07 AM EST2017-11-17 11:07:33 GMT
    Friday, November 17 2017 7:24 PM EST2017-11-18 00:24:04 GMT
    Charlie Malzahn, 27, appears before a judge on Nov. 17, 2017 for robbery and third-degree burglary. Malzahn is the prime suspect in the murder of Glendale teacher, Cathryn Gorospe. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Charlie Malzahn, 27, appears before a judge on Nov. 17, 2017 for robbery and third-degree burglary. Malzahn is the prime suspect in the murder of Glendale teacher, Cathryn Gorospe. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    The man police believe is behind the murder of a Glendale teacher, whose body was found in northern Arizona last month, appeared in court for unrelated charges Friday.

    The man police believe is behind the murder of a Glendale teacher, whose body was found in northern Arizona last month, appeared in court for unrelated charges Friday.

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