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New efforts to keep consumer crops safe

Many consumers are still concerned about the safety of their produce after widespread e-coli outbreaks linked to lettuce last year.

  Untested water: 99.9 percent of foreign fish goes without testing for unsafe drugs

KOLD INVESTIGATES: Amber Alerts in southern Arizona

APP EXTRA: Slow Amber Alerts

Rural southern AZ experiencing a crisis in mental health care

Pot for pets

Reports of mysterious booms in Tucson area

Continued Coverage

  Calculating hate: Federally mandated count leaves out untold number of crimes in America

Punishing hate: Paper tiger laws serve up little to no penalties for attackers

Multiple sex offenders found on Facebook despite ban

KOLD INVESTIGATES: Opioids take their toll in Pima County

Watching Your Wallet: How much could you earn if you invested your coffee money?

Stories of the year: Dramatic end to two cold cases - Isabel Celis, Maribel Gonzales

  Stories of the year: New January 8th photos, videos released

And without a doubt - people in our community still feel strongly about one of the most tragic events in our history - the January 8th shooting.

UPDATE: Are immigrants afraid to call 911?

They generally serve the same population, but some of southern Arizona's top lawmen don't seem to agree on their image within the immigrant community.

  KOLD INVESTIGATES: Suicide rate at Pima County Jail increasing, part of national rise in numbers

Inmates are trying to kill themselves at the Pima County Adult Detention Complex at an unprecedented rate. The spike in jail suicides isn't just a local problem, it's a national trend but we even double those numbers. So, why is this happening and why is this happening more here?

Watching Your Wallet: Strengthen your financial fitness before 2019

While many people think about health and wellness resolutions for the new year, financial experts recommend thinking about money goals too.

  KOLD INVESTIGATES: Unruly passengers in Tucson

KOLD INVESTIGATES: Unruly Passengers PREVIEW

KOLD INVESTIGATES: Recycling wrong is actually costing the city money

Nuclear fallout: $15.5 billion in compensation and counting

Watching Your Wallet: Company offering to help lower student debt under investigation

Mice. Mold. Messes.

  Watching Your Wallet: Will Social Security be there when you retire?

Research shows many Americans are concerned with whether Social Security will be available when they retire, but many aren’t saving. NerdWallet experts help explain the realities of Social Security and what you can do.

You’re in a political ad. (But you don’t know who’s behind it)

Political organizations with shadowy origins are spending millions on Facebook ads, and some people featured in the ads don't know who the groups are either.

KOLD INVESTIGATES: Arizona politicians fueled by out-of-state money

The general election is just days away and the political ads are running non-stop on every possible medium.

Watching Your Wallet: Travel More, Spend Less

Brad Barrett took $4,000 Disney trip for a family of four for only $150. Seriously.

KOLD INVESTIGATES: Who’s funding Arizona’s political ads?

Watch the full story Thursday at 10 p.m..

Watching Your Wallet: Budget now for holiday spending

Planning travel and shopping months in advance can pay off in the long run, financial experts say.

  New surge of asylum seekers arrive at Nogales port

More asylum-seeking families have been arriving at the DeConcini Port of Entry in the recent weeks.

Murder suspect Christopher Clements had multiple run-ins with Tucson police

The Tucson Police Department has released documents detailing their multiple run-ins with Christopher Clements, the man accused of killing Isabel Celis and Maribel Gonzales.

KOLD Investigation into the safety of I-10 has local lawmaker demanding action

In it, he writes that ADOT should “revisit its position on refusing to install median cable barriers.” He also asked ADOT to get “more public input, more factual data, and more inclusion and regard for the victim’s families.”

Report: Customers are overpaying on a quarter of all prescriptions

A new study shows patients are overpaying on prescriptions sometimes because they are using insurance, rather than paying the cash price.

Big Pharma was supposed to self-police fentanyl prescriptions. It failed. Patients died.

Internal documents show lax enforcement, missed opportunities by the federal government.

KOLD INVESTIGATES: Is ADOT putting lives at risk on I-10?

Now Ten years later, white crosses remembering Pam and Ann still stand alongside highway I-10 on mile 171. Humphrey's still fighting to put something else in the middle of the road - cable median barriers.

You can help uncover political ad targeting on Facebook

Use the Facebook Political Ad Collector to help categorize ads and understand why they are targeting you.

KOLD INVESTIGATES: Hospital in jeopardy

KOLD Investigates has told you about the many citations Sonora Behavioral Health Hospital in Tucson received from the Arizona Department of Health Services. Now we are talking with a woman who lived through it.

KOLD INVESTIGATES: Inside Tucson’s child immigrant holding facility

KOLD Investigates looked into Southwest Key, a controversial child immigrant holding facility in Tucson.

KOLD INVESTIGATES: Fundraising group to stop collecting donations in Tucson

The man behind fundraising efforts that claim to support foster children in southern Arizona said Tuesday that he has suspended operations of any donation tables in Tucson.

KOLD INVESTIGATES: Red flags, admitted mistakes and proposed changes for Tucson fundraising group

Established agencies that serve the foster and adoption community in the Tucson area are warning families and individuals to be wary of a group that has been collecting donations.

KOLD INVESTIGATES: GAO report on border wall construction

Customs and Border Protection is missing some importation information as it moves forward with plans to expand the border wall in parts of the United States, according to a new report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office.

KOLD Investigates: Ground soaked, flooded before train derailment NW of Tucson

While federal teams and Union Pacific investigate the train derailment northwest of Tucson earlier this month, Pima County has compiled a report on storms that hit the area with a powerful one-two punch in 48 hours.

KOLD INVESTIGATES: Lack of officers costing TPD millions, leading to slow response times

Not enough officers. The department and city of Tucson admits it is a problem. They say because of budget issues and retirements - the department has its fewest number of officers in 30 years. The number is about 800.

KOLD INVESTIGATES: Doctors escape punishment for taking cash to over-prescribe opioids

KOLD Investigates has learned the doctors who received the most money from a controversial drugmaker, to prescribe its potent opioid, have faced little scrutiny for their role in what federal agents have called a scheme.

Doctors get rich from controversial drug maker as patients become addicts

While the doctors got rich from kickbacks from a pharmaceutical company, their patient, a suburban soccer mom, became and addict while taking an opioid drug over prescribed to her.

  Some top opioid providers raise red flags

Family physicians, nurse practitioners and doctors whose health care focuses on non-narcotic therapies are some of the nation's most prolific opioid prescription writers in recent years.

Doctors who flood the country with opioids face little scrutiny, repercussions

Doctors who over-prescribe pills can easily move from state-to-state while avoiding punishments from state medical boards, who are slow to punish them.

Opioids regulation policed by Big Pharma with government’s blessing

A Raycom Media investigation found that lax oversight by the FDA and McKesson Corp., has allowed rampant exploitation of a national prescription drug program.