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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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  • Apache Junction High School student arrested, refused to take off bandana

    Apache Junction High School student arrested, refused to take off bandana

    Friday, August 17 2018 1:13 AM EDT2018-08-17 05:13:51 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 12:45 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:45:08 GMT
    Valentino Jimenez, a senior at AJHS, said that he wears a bandana almost everyday and has never had a problem. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Valentino Jimenez, a senior at AJHS, said that he wears a bandana almost everyday and has never had a problem. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Apache Junction police arrested four students after one of them refused to take off a blue bandana.

    Apache Junction police arrested four students after one of them refused to take off a blue bandana.

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    PCSD, TPD investigating incident that left one man dead

    PCSD, TPD investigating incident that left one man dead

    Friday, August 17 2018 8:22 AM EDT2018-08-17 12:22:02 GMT
    Eastbound 22nd Street closed for police investigation. (Source: Tucson News Now)Eastbound 22nd Street closed for police investigation. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    Officers and deputies have traffic blocked in midtown as they investigate a crime scene. Both the Tucson Police Department and the Pima County Sheriff's Department have investigators on scene as they sort through the incident around 6:30 Thursday night. 

    Officers and deputies have traffic blocked in midtown as they investigate a crime scene. Both the Tucson Police Department and the Pima County Sheriff's Department have investigators on scene as they sort through the incident around 6:30 Thursday night. 

  • Tucson Baptist Church pastor attacked Sunday morning

    Tucson Baptist Church pastor attacked Sunday morning

    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:19 PM EDT2018-08-17 01:19:34 GMT
    Tucson Baptist Church (Source: Tucson News Now)Tucson Baptist Church (Source: Tucson News Now)
    Tucson Baptist Church (Source: Tucson News Now)Tucson Baptist Church (Source: Tucson News Now)

    Most Sunday mornings Pastor Brent Armstrong opens the gates and the doors to his church, Tucson Baptist Church near 22nd Street and Columbus without problems. However, on Sunday, Aug. 12, something out of the ordinary happened.

    Most Sunday mornings Pastor Brent Armstrong opens the gates and the doors to his church, Tucson Baptist Church near 22nd Street and Columbus without problems. However, on Sunday, Aug. 12, something out of the ordinary happened.

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