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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.

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  • Pima County warning residents jury duty scammers getting more aggressive

    Pima County warning residents jury duty scammers getting more aggressive

    Monday, October 23 2017 9:13 PM EDT2017-10-24 01:13:53 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    Someone claiming to be a law enforcement officer, or representative of the court has been calling residents in Pima County, telling them they are being contacted due to a "failure to appear" for jury duty.   

    Someone claiming to be a law enforcement officer, or representative of the court has been calling residents in Pima County, telling them they are being contacted due to a "failure to appear" for jury duty.   

  • Southern Arizona VA Health Care System to host open house

    Southern Arizona VA Health Care System to host open house

    Monday, October 23 2017 8:14 PM EDT2017-10-24 00:14:51 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    There will be a resource fair and town hall that will take place in the R.E. Lindsey Jr. Auditorium, and a hiring fair will take place at the Sports Park located on the Tucson VA campus.   

    There will be a resource fair and town hall that will take place in the R.E. Lindsey Jr. Auditorium, and a hiring fair will take place at the Sports Park located on the Tucson VA campus.   

  • Some Harvey donations haven't left Tucson

    Some Harvey donations haven't left Tucson

    Monday, October 23 2017 7:52 PM EDT2017-10-23 23:52:26 GMT
    Donations for Harvey relief still in an AZ garage. (Source: Tucson News Now)Donations for Harvey relief still in an AZ garage. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    Stacks of bottled water, bags of clothes, boxes of hygiene products and other items can be seen in photos that first showed up Sunday, October 22, on the Facebook page of Wide Bodies Car Club.  

    Stacks of bottled water, bags of clothes, boxes of hygiene products and other items can be seen in photos that first showed up Sunday, October 22, on the Facebook page of Wide Bodies Car Club.  

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  • Pima County warning residents jury duty scammers getting more aggressive

    Pima County warning residents jury duty scammers getting more aggressive

    Monday, October 23 2017 9:13 PM EDT2017-10-24 01:13:53 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    Someone claiming to be a law enforcement officer, or representative of the court has been calling residents in Pima County, telling them they are being contacted due to a "failure to appear" for jury duty.   

    Someone claiming to be a law enforcement officer, or representative of the court has been calling residents in Pima County, telling them they are being contacted due to a "failure to appear" for jury duty.   

  • Police begin landfill search for missing Phoenix woman

    Police begin landfill search for missing Phoenix woman

    Monday, October 23 2017 11:09 AM EDT2017-10-23 15:09:00 GMT
    Monday, October 23 2017 7:31 PM EDT2017-10-23 23:31:43 GMT
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    The Phoenix Police Department has started searching a Buckeye-area landfill for the body of a woman who has been missing for months.

    The Phoenix Police Department has started searching a Buckeye-area landfill for the body of a woman who has been missing for months.

  • Lawyers for UA assistant coach send appeal

    Lawyers for UA assistant coach send appeal

    Monday, October 23 2017 7:03 PM EDT2017-10-23 23:03:15 GMT
    Emanuel Richardson (Source: Arizona Athletics)Emanuel Richardson (Source: Arizona Athletics)

    Attorney Brick Storts, who represents Emanuel "Book" Richardson in Tucson, said his legal team sent a letter of appeal to the university in the days after the suspension.

    Attorney Brick Storts, who represents Emanuel "Book" Richardson in Tucson, said his legal team sent a letter of appeal to the university in the days after the suspension.

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