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  • USPS takes on mail theft in Tucson

    USPS takes on mail theft in Tucson

    Friday, March 2 2018 1:19 PM EST2018-03-02 18:19:49 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    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.

  • CRIME TEAM: Stolen Hearts, stolen cash

    CRIME TEAM: Stolen Hearts, stolen cash

    Wednesday, February 28 2018 2:30 PM EST2018-02-28 19:30:24 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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  • DACA students return to school uncertain about future

    DACA students return to school uncertain about future

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:48 AM EDT2018-08-14 14:48:19 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    While back to school is an exciting time for DACA recipients, some are nervous.

    While back to school is an exciting time for DACA recipients, some are nervous.

  • ACTION DAY: Increased chance for rain on Wednesday

    ACTION DAY: Increased chance for rain on Wednesday

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-08-14 14:33:03 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    There is a 60 percent for rain on Wednesday, making it an Action Days because of the chance for dangerous thunderstorms. The high temperature is forecast to be 93.

    There is a 60 percent for rain on Wednesday, making it an Action Days because of the chance for dangerous thunderstorms. The high temperature is forecast to be 93.

  • Prepare for traffic re-route near Ina Road construction

    Prepare for traffic re-route near Ina Road construction

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:27 AM EDT2018-08-14 13:27:09 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    Drivers headed towards the Ina Road and I-10 interchange need to budget a little extra time into their drive because construction crews are re-routing westbound traffic on Ina Road to the southern side of the new divided roadway.

    Drivers headed towards the Ina Road and I-10 interchange need to budget a little extra time into their drive because construction crews are re-routing westbound traffic on Ina Road to the southern side of the new divided roadway.

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  • PCSD searching for armed robbery suspects

    PCSD searching for armed robbery suspects

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:40:51 GMT
    Three suspects in Quik Mart robbery. (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department)Three suspects in Quik Mart robbery. (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department)
    Three suspects in Quik Mart robbery. (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department)Three suspects in Quik Mart robbery. (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department)

    The Pima County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help locating three suspects in the robbery of a Quik Mart on the west side. The three suspects are described as teens from 15 to 17 years of age, all 5-foot-7 to 5-foot-9 with slender builds. Two are Hispanic, one with black bowl cut hair and brown eyes, the third is white with brown hair.  

    The Pima County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help locating three suspects in the robbery of a Quik Mart on the west side. The three suspects are described as teens from 15 to 17 years of age, all 5-foot-7 to 5-foot-9 with slender builds. Two are Hispanic, one with black bowl cut hair and brown eyes, the third is white with brown hair.  

  • Marana police investigating thefts from unsecured vehicles, open website for video submits

    Marana police investigating thefts from unsecured vehicles, open website for video submits

    Monday, August 13 2018 11:39 PM EDT2018-08-14 03:39:45 GMT

    Over the last few weeks the Marana Police Department has been investigating several thefts from vehicles that have occurred in the Gladden Farms community.  

    Over the last few weeks the Marana Police Department has been investigating several thefts from vehicles that have occurred in the Gladden Farms community.  

  • Another busy weekend for CBP canines as more than $1 million in drugs discovered

    Another busy weekend for CBP canines as more than $1 million in drugs discovered

    Monday, August 13 2018 8:57 PM EDT2018-08-14 00:57:20 GMT
    Drugs discovered in three botched smuggling attempts at two AZ ports of entry. (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)Drugs discovered in three botched smuggling attempts at two AZ ports of entry. (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)
    Drugs discovered in three botched smuggling attempts at two AZ ports of entry. (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)Drugs discovered in three botched smuggling attempts at two AZ ports of entry. (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

    It was a busy weekend for U.S. Customs and Border Protection canines at the Port of Nogales and the Port of San Luis as more than $1 million in hard drugs were sniffed out. 

    It was a busy weekend for U.S. Customs and Border Protection canines at the Port of Nogales and the Port of San Luis as more than $1 million in hard drugs were sniffed out. 

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