Southern AZ honoring MLK with annual march

On Monday hundreds of Southern Arizona locals will come together to march on the southside for just over three miles, as a means of honoring Dr.King and his work for civil rights and equality. Organizers of the march say that it’s symbolic of the struggle of the marches that happened.

MUSD’s top spellers compete at District Spelling Bee

Tucson transit users asked to participate in on-board survey

Bearizona’s most affectionate animals celebrate National Hugging Day, a little early

Chiricahua National Monument restores accessibility, resumes basic visitor services

The BoxYard opening soon on 4th Avenue

Thousands expected for annual Fort Lowell Soccer Shootout

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Tucson, Pima County sue pharmaceutical companies over opioid crisis

Tucson High teacher goes missing in Pinal County

PACC offering special discount during the Tucson Gem Show

Rio Rico Fire District holds propane fire training

Thursday marks 8th year for homeless event ‘Operation Park Ranger’

PACC hosting event in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

Volunteers of all ages are welcome.

Nearly 35,000 sandhill cranes now in Sulphur Springs Valley

Cranes will begin to leave mid-February.

Stella Tucker, Tohono O’odham Keeper of Saguaro Fruit Harvest, Dies at 71

Upholder of the Tohono O’odham saguaro fruit harvest tradition, Stella Tucker, has died at the age of 71 on Jan. 9, according to a news release, she was surrounded by family.

County libraries to offer Wi-Fi hotspot lending program

Visitors to the Sunsites and Elfrida libraries will now have the ability to checkout a Wi-Fi hotspot, along with their books. The grant provides $6,000 and runs until September 30.

J.O. Combs Unified School District January Students of the Month

Tucson Association of REALTORS Soccer Shootout taking place this weekend

Changes likely to be made in campus sex assault cases

River of liquid chocolate spills near AZ highway after truck crash

Aerospace Parkway/ Nogales Highway to conduct electrical construction

Tucson shredding event happening Sat. Feb. 23

Winning Powerball ticket sold in Tucson, did you win?

The lucky ticket holder will claim $50,000

Canoa Ranch to premier the first “Country Markets”

The first event will premier on Jan. 17 and end on Feb. 7.

Tucson student aims to make school safer with focus on mental health

Catalina Foothills senior says mental health is a school safety problem

Overnight restrictions to remove asphalt on stretch of eastbound I-10

There will be minor delays for drivers heading eastbound on Interstate 10 between Ruthrauff and Miracle Mile beginning Saturday evening, Jan. 12, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

Sections of Grand Canyon back open thanks to recreational fees

Thanks to funds from recreation fees the South Rim and Desert View entrance stations have been reopened.

Sahuarita police looking for suspects in vandalism case

According to a Sahuarita Police Department news release, at 3:49 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12 officers were responding to the report of a suspicious vehicle in the 100 block of West Calle Tierra Sandia.

Southern Arizona Law Enforcement Foundation Unsung Heroes honorees

Unsung Heroes nominees:

Southern Arizonans graduate from U.S. Air Force boot camp in January

Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

2018 Sahuarita Police Department Employee Awards

Several employees were presented with service ribbons acknowledging their service in a variety of special assignments and collateral duties (career accomplishments).

Tucson’s 8th Annual Fringe Festival

The Festival will feature over 25 different performances at six venues across downtown Tucson this weekend, including the Screen Room and the Steinfeld Warehouse.

Tucson dance couple wins big at world championships

Some people are married to their jobs. Others are happily married to a spouse. Luke and Stacey Aldrich are both.

The Southern Arizona Transportation Museum hosting a bilingual reading of Short Train Stories

This free family fun event is at the AMTRAK Historic Depot at 400 North Toole Avenue.

Historic train car moved in Maricopa County

For the past 15 years a silver horizon-domed observation car from the pre-Amtrak era has greeted drivers as they make their way by the City of Maricopa.

Wastewater Department collects record-breaking amount of grease

Grease can be collected at a year-round collection site at the Agua Nueva Water Reclamation Facility

Local cat shelter shares the love of cats with veterans from all walks of life

One of Arizona's oldest cat shelters, the Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter and Sanctuary, has teamed up with the Southern Arizona Veterans Administration Health Care System (SAVAHCS) to continue the 'Meows for Military' program for the third year in a row.

Sun Link late-night service returns

As students at the University of Arizona return, so does the late night service for the Sun Link streetcar.

UPDATE: Pima County jail escapee found dead in Mexico

The escapee was found dead in Mexico.

Sierra Vista Mayor’s Arts and Humanities Awards winners announced

A selection committee formed of members of the Arts and Humanities Commission determined the winners based on nominations received from the public.

Donate extra citrus during Super Citrus Saturdays

The public is asked to drop their excess citrus in January, February, and March.

Group uses goats to clear urban land in Tucson

Fifteen goats took care of weeds and overgrown brush among other things

Board of Supervisors agrees to early termination of City of Bisbee legal services

The two organizations currently have an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) for legal services until June 29, 2019, which the County had requested be renewed with an increase of five percent. The City of Bisbee currently pays $60,000 annually for 24-hour access to the County’s legal team.

Tucson says no to electric scooters a second time

Called “shared mobility devices”, the scooters are the rage in many cities but Tucson has decided to take it slowly.

Tucson Metro Chamber to host Gov. Ducey at 2019 State of the State

State of the State registration opens at 10:30 a.m.

Survivor of Jan. 8 shooting remembers the fateful day

"My brain didn’t know what was happening but my body knew..."

Volunteers work to keep Saguaro National Park clean

Volunteers are pitching in to clean the picnic areas and hiking trails at Saguaro National Park during the partial government shutdown.

Shot in the Dark Cafe closing

Gentrification and rent is what's forcing the cafe to close.

Northwest Healthcare adds nearly 600 jobs

The economic impact will be $567 million over the next five years.

Tucson fields closed

No information on when the fields will re-open.

House Fire on Prince and Houghton

The cause of the fire is thought to have occurred from a faulty electrical appliance

Upcoming job opportunities in southern Arizona: Lowe’s

Employment opportunities in southern Arizona

County coalition program aims to revitalize brownfield sites

Cochise County wants to hear from the public about its plans to start a program to breathe new life into regional brownfield sites.

Pima County grease collection for 2019

The grease will be collected and turned into bio diesel.

Southern AZ Girl Scouts ‘Bear Down Cookie Kick-Off’ marks beginning of cookie sales

Cookie sales for the Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona run from Saturday, Jan. 19 to Sunday, March 3.

ONLY ON KOLD: Tucson family fights to have loved one buried in historic cemetery

A battle over the burial of a loved one continues for a Tucson family.

Authorities looking for suspect in fatal hit-and-run crash

The pedestrian hit was pronounced dead on the scene.

Five birds, two javelinas illegally shot by BB gun owners

All wildlife effected were either found dead or euthanized.

UA Hockey Team to host Fifth Annual ‘Pink the Rink’

The public is invited to participate in the event as well, by purchasing a special jersey featuring the name of a loved one, to be worn by a Wildcat hockey player during the game.

Road to Mount Lemmon opens, packed with traffic

The traffic said it all on Thursday. It was good news for snow lovers on Mount Lemmon, eager to play in the powder after days of being closed.

Resolve to give blood with the Red Cross

Upcoming blood donation opportunities in southern Arizona.

TIME TO PLAY! Thousands head up Mount Lemmon to enjoy snowfall

Thousands of people headed up Mount Lemmon Thursday, Jan. 3 to enjoy the fresh snow.

Porsche caught fire on Craycroft and Sunrise

The fire did not extend to the home.

Pima County opens Agua Caliente Park for one-time fishing opportunity

The park is located at 12325 E. Roger Road

12 non-profits receive Trico Electric Cooperative POWER Grants

According to a recent news release Trico Electric awarded 12 groups that provide aid in its service areas, these grants are awarded twice a year for a total of $80,000 in grants per year.

New leadership program in Cochise County seeking applicants

The Cochise Leadership Academy offers participants the opportunity to develop key leadership skills and positively impact their local communities. The program is part of a multi-agency collaboration to improve healthy eating and active living to tackle the issues of diabetes and obesity.

Rep. Kirkpatrick to be sworn into Congress on Jan. 3rd

Rep. Kirkpatrick will be sworn into the 116th Congress.

ACTION DAY: Southern Arizona under hard freeze warning, rain on the way

The KOLD News 13 First Alert Weather Team has issued Action Days for Thursday, Jan. 3 and Sunday, Jan. 6.

PACC reminding that freezing temps are dangerous for animals not used to the cold

“If you’re cold, your pet is cold,” said PACC Director Kristen Auerbach, in a recent news release. “Pets in Tucson are acclimated to warmer temperatures which means below-freezing night temperatures can be deadly for pets left outside with no shelter.”

Second day of snow brings travel troubles, closures to southern Arizona

Snow is falling - and accumulating - in areas from Tucson to the east and south

Sugar Skulls getting ready to take to the turf in Tucson

“We’re selling the sizzle, as much as we are the football," said Sugar Skulls Executive Director Mike Feder.

Tucson ranks #83 on list of best cities for keeping New Year’s resolutions

Turns out it isn't easy to keep those New Year's resolutions in Tucson, according to WalletHub.

Humane Society of Southern Arizona December Pet of the Day

Looking for a new furry friend in time for the holidays? Here are a few available for adoption...

Homeless search for ways to survive freezing temperatures

There’s not enough room in Tucson to shelter all the homeless from the freezing temperatures, which are expected to last about a week.That means many of the 1,500 to 2,000 homeless will sleep in the cold. Some of them choose too do that though, rather than seek shelter.

SILVER ALERT: Jimmie E. Thomas missing in Phoenix

He is known to have been forgetful and experience signs of confusion.

UPDATE: Hard freeze warning issued for the Tucson area

The National Weather Service in Tucson has issued a hard freeze warning for this weekend.

New documentary featuring local non-profit premieres in Tucson

Founded by local radio show host and non-profit director, Dr. Deb Waterbury, the Reap What You Sew school held their 2nd graduation this past summer. In the two years since the school began, 17 out of 19 graduates have started their own businesses and been able to lift their families out of poverty.

Recycling Christmas takes some thought

Now that Christmas is passed, time to toss the boxes, wrapping paper, bows and ribbons that come with the holiday.And a good portion of America would like to recycle as much as possible. But what’s recyclable and what’s not?

Safe ride options, transit schedule for New Year’s Eve, beyond

Be safe on the road this holiday season.

Hardware stores busy ahead of freezing temps

Some of the popular items flying off the shelves are plant protectors and pipe insulation. Kramer says spending a few bucks now can save customers a lot down the road.