Arizona reports 800 deaths from COVID-19; 172 deaths in Pima County

As the coronavirus spreads across the country, KOLD News 13 is keeping tabs on the cases in Arizona.

  Memorial Day weekend draws crowds -- and triggers warnings

The U.S. is continuing a cautious state-by-state reopening, even as the president urged states to relax their lockdowns during the Memorial Day weekend.
  • Coronavirus

  Trump deems churches ‘essential,’ calls for them to reopen

Many governments — even those where the virus is still on the rise — say they have to shift their focus to saving jobs that are vanishing as quickly as the disease can spread.

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  Flight risk: Researchers weigh in on COVID-19 exposure while on a plane

Social distancing this Memorial Day? Many turn to camping in southern Arizona

  Local union calls for UPS distribution closure amid possible COVID-19 outbreak

  Saguaro National Park to reopen some facilities during Memorial Day weekend

  UPDATE: Busch Fire on Mount Lemmon caused by abandoned campfire

Fire investigators say it looks like the occupant didn't try to extinguish the fire.
  • Coronavirus

Memorial Day even more poignant as veterans die from virus

People around the country are struggling to find ways to honor fallen heroes on a Memorial Day like no other, with people avoiding crowds to prevent the spread of the virus.

UPDATE: Tucson police identify victim of aparent homicide in midtown

Colossal Cave, Wentworth Road to close at I-10 near Vail starting May 27

UPDATE: Sierra Vista police arrest drive-by shooting suspect

Tucson Unified School District to hold drive-thru registrations

Elephant Mapenzi hits growth milestone

Pedestrian struck, killed on southwest side

  Record-low expected for Memorial Day travel

  Several Memorial Day services canceled as ceremonies move online

  • National

SpaceX’s 1st astronaut launch breaking new ground for style

The first astronauts launched by SpaceX are breaking new ground for style with hip spacesuits, gull-wing Teslas and a sleek rocketship — all of it white with black trim.

SPORTS

Football: Arizona adds Alabama to schedule in 2032, 33

  NFL player, former Tucson High student to hold cancer fundraiser over gaming platform

The Buffalo Bills defensive back will live stream his Fortnite game on Twitch.

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  Restaurants react to Pima County’s reopening regulations

Tucson cemeteries cancel parades, Memorial Day observances due to COVID-19

Union: At least 36 employees at Tucson UPS distribution center sickened with COVID-19

  Pima County Board of Supervisors passes new regulations for restaurants reopening, discusses bringing back employees

  Rural areas see spike in COVID cases, Mother’s Day could be cause

Cochise County reported its first death to COVID-19 Wednesday and recently saw its largest amount of cases in one day—five, thanks to a recent testing blitz.
  • Coronavirus

  Holiday amid pandemic: Americans divided on how to respond

The U.S. has been the hardest hit country, with more than 96,000 deaths among 1.6 million confirmed cases.

  Job training apprenticeship program for low-income individuals expands to Tucson

Police: Westgate shooting suspect admitted involvement, wanted to gain respect

CVS expands drive-thru test site locations, 6 in Tucson area

Football: Arizona adds Alabama to schedule in 2032, 33