USDA rule could affect food stamp eligibility for 3 million

Under current law, states may confer eligibility for food stamps, officially called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP, if they meet income and other requirements for TANF. USDA says 43 states have expanded that to include households that the agency says "barely participate" in TA

Bakery scrambles to save products after storm damages power pole

  Abuse lawsuit in southern Arizona could be first for new law

  UPDATE: Victim identified in Oro Valley suspicious death investigation

Red Ridge fire burning on Mt. Lemmon

Sun Link celebrates 5 year anniversary

Semi truck catches fire along I-10, east of Benson

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Marana USD celebrates grand opening of Dove Mountain CSTEM K-8 School

Monsoon lightning sparks fire in Redington

Erin Eman sentenced for second-degree murder

SR 85 head-on collision injures 8: Draws massive EMS response

Equifax: How do you get settlement money?

Senator McSally secures $2.6M to bring low emission buses to Tucson

Raquel Barreras sentenced in child abuse, murder trial

She will not be eligible for parole.

Cochise County conducts HAZMAT training in Douglas

The purpose of this training is to proactively prepare for response to calls requiring identification of unknown substances.

Residential fire in Marana near I-10

Crews are currently at the scene.

Tohono Chul to host Wizards Unite party

People can enjoy mystical eats and sweets, supernatural shopping and magical menagerie.

  Many gather for three-day southern Arizona chess competition

County supervisors vote to house asylum seekers in juvenile facility

UPDATE: Police name suspect in several armed robberies

Arizona ranks ninth vacation home hot spot in US

  Fake Filters? Companies falsely claim to have prestigious water safety certification

  Tucson teens learn about food production at farm camp

  ACTION DAY: Expect widespread storms Monday

The KOLD News 13 First Alert Weather team has declared an Action Day because of widespread storms.

  Officer responds to house party complaint, rides mechanical bull

One officer in Kilgore, Texas decided to try out the bull. And he managed to stay on it for almost 30 seconds, before falling off.

  Not just another baseball mom

Award-winning actress Jane Seymour spends the weekend in Tucson watching her son Kris Keach pitch for the Tucson Saguaros.

  Scam Alert: Fox Theatre warns of websites selling tickets for 4x the price

"I feel like there are people out there being ripped off."

Challenge filed to oppose sanctuary city initiative in Tucson

The qualifications of some signature collectors will also be questioned as the party believes some of the petitions were incomplete, making them invalid.

  Kids get free backpacks, giving parents a financial break from school supplies

The TUSD school supply lists for kindergarten and middle school cost about $40 to $50 each.

Car show in Tucson honors deadly shooting victim

On Saturday evening, rows of classic cars lined the sides of Freedom Park. They're the type that often turn heads on the street. But this time, they're hoping the attention is more on a cause than the cars.

Two left homeless after mobile home fire on westside

TFD tweeted that the Red Cross is assisting two residents and confirmed no one was injured.

Fallout from patient rape leads to Mesa hospital’s closing

Hacienda HealthCare announced Friday that it is shutting down Hacienda Children’s Hospital in Mesa.

4th Avenue businesses experiencing summer surge instead of slump

Keeping foot traffic along the historic street busy this summer as they prepare for another school year. Tobey says Tucson is drawing more out-of-towners, and tourists, even in the summer, than ever before.

Tucson ranks middle of the pack for ‘Best city to live in’

Only three Arizona cities were on the list of best cities to live in and Tucson ranked at the bottom of that list at #39, with Mesa (#18) Phoenix (#35) beating out the Old Pueblo.

Tucson selects 2 companies to participate in pilot e-scooter program

The City of Tucson, the Transportation Department has selected Bird Rides, Inc. and Razor USA, LLC., from the many that submitted proposals. The city will begin coordinating with the companies on a time line for launching the e-scooters.

Listeria prompts recall of packaged salads, sandwiches sold at Fresh Market, Target

To date, no illness have been reported.

  Deputy with sick daughter gifted brand new car

The medical bills were piling up and the family vehicle was falling apart, making it difficult to get to and from doctor visits.

  Tucsonan experiencing problems with new ‘Park and Ride’ location

Construction on Ruthrauff is confusing the park-and-ride situation for some who take the bus.

  Tucson school’s new book vending machine has a lot of heart

"Saving the World, One Book at a Time"

Crash involving vehicle and a bicyclist near Craycroft, Glenn

According to TPD the bicyclist has been transported to the hospital with serious injuries.

‘Midnight Muttness’ at PACC

On July 19 those looking to adopt a dog or a cat will now have that chance from noon to midnight, yep midnight and their adoption fees will be waived!

  RETURN TO SENDER: Mystery Purple Heart sent from Tucson

If that was you or you might know who it was, you can contact Val at 815-403-6844.

  Air conditioner repairmen reflect on Phoenix death

Jason Carnes, the safety supervisor for Cummings Plumbing in Tucson said “safety is number one when it comes to this because it’s extremely dangerous.”

New report ranks Tucson as second ‘most stressed’ city in Arizona

However, when stress reaches an unmanageable level that is when it becomes ‘chronic’ and that is not good. Chronic stress leads to health problems and loss of productivity.

  Restaurant Report Card: Jerry Bob’s location enduring rough year

Jerry Bob's near Cortaro and Thornydale road has gotten the attention of health inspectors twice this year.

  Tucson pop-up cat cafe opens its doors this weekend

She hopes that people not only come to spend time with these feline companions, but helps them find a forever home.

  UPDATE: Suspect in officer involved shooting released from hospital, booked into Pima County Jail

Anyone who has information on the incident is asked to call 88-CRIME, they can remain anonymous.

Sierra Vista residents encouraged to apply for the Citizens Fire Academy

Participants will learn about this exciting profession with hands on training and classroom work. Areas covered in training will be emergency medical services, firefighting, search and rescue, risk reduction and safety practices, all of which can be applied at home and work.

Family releases identity of repairman who died in Avondale attic

The official cause of death is yet to be confirmed.

Ragu recalls some pasta sauces because of the possibility of plastic contamination

Consumers should look for the cap code on the yellow Ragu jar lid as well as the "best use by" dates.

NFL won’t suspend Chiefs’ Tyreek Hill in case involving son

The league said Friday it has not been given access to information in the court proceedings, and a district attorney in June said an investigation was dropped because officials couldn't prove who injured the boy.

  Artists work to restore history on Tucson’s west side

Artists will refurbish three murals originally created by David Tineo.

  How to stay cool during summer’s relentless heat wave

Most of the country will be under a heat wave until Friday. Here are some tips to help you stay cool.

  Man carjacks ice cream truck, leads police on chase in Calif.

Video shows a man hopping into the ice cream truck through the passenger side window. The guy in the truck takes off, eventually crashing into a ditch.

Motorcycle collision involving Southwest Ranger

The intersection is not shut down, but traffic is being diverted.

Humane Society of Southern AZ is looking for homes for over 150 cats

Due to an increase in animal intakes this summer, the Humane Society of Southern Arizona has more than 150 cats waiting on 'fur'ever homes and they are asking for the public's help.

  Apollo 11 and the inspiration it left behind in Arizona

Man landing on the moon couldn't have been done without some help. That's where Flagstaff comes into play.

Police: Man looking for free ride pulls gun on Sun Tran driver

Evan Lawrence, 20, was arrested on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

  Golf Links Sports Complex now named after fallen soldier

It is now called the Todd M. Harris Sports Complex. The man it’s named after was a soldier raised in Tucson.

Sun Link streetcar celebrating 5th anniversary

The free rides are thanks to sponsorship from Rio Nuevo, a long-time supporter of the streetcar.

  South Tucson’s sales tax increase felt most by local businesses, residents

The increase comes when South Tucson is facing budget deficits, and the revenue collected will go towards paying firefighters and maintaining public services.

  KOLD INVESTIGATES: Arizona attorney general accuses Insys of fraud

Prosecutors say the drug is highly addictive and contains fentanyl.

Tucson man convicted of child sex abuse

The maximum penalty for the crime in life in prison.

Sahuarita grants money toward food bank BackPack program

The increased funding from the town will help them meet the growing needs of the community.

TRAFFIC: Road closures and projects

List of active road projects in the Tucson area.

Target unveils wheelchair-friendly costumes for kids

According to Target’s website, the full princess carriage and pirate ship collection are set to be released on Aug. 22.

Barbie is touring Arizona, and of course, documenting it on Insta

She’s already visited Antelope Canyon, Horseshow Bend, and in Phoenix she even lounged at the pool at Mountain Shadows Resort in Paradise Valley.

  Tucson teens tackle plastic problem with Blue Saguaro campaign

Their campaign, known as the Blue Saguaro, aims to help people change their habits in regards to plastic use.

UPDATE: Police identify bicyclist in deadly collision

67-year-old Earl Nolan Plunkett was struck while riding his bicycle across Fort Lowell Road.

  Toys R Us plans a small comeback with 2 stores this year

The first two new Toys R Us stores will open in Texas and the other in New Jersey.

One injured in collision with power pole

Two vehicles were involved in the collision.

TUSD to offer free meals at 34 schools

The Community Eligibility Program eliminates the application process for parents.

Bee removal expert attacked by bees

The victim was stung more than 40 times in the face, head and neck.

  New option for housing migrants as monastery is set to close

The county has also applied for three grants totally nearly $1.5 million to pay for expense to upgrade the Ajo facility and pay for operation.

  Camp Kesem gives kids a place to connect for the first time in Tucson

They focus on the positive while at camp.

KOLD CARES: Classroom supply drive

The donations will go to area school districts.

Changes to hours for Buffalo Soldier Gate at Ft. Huachuca

Several traffic studies indicated the volume of traffic on weekends and federal holidays did not warrant the gate remaining open outside peak hours.

KOLD CARES: Schedule an appointment with Red Cross to donate blood

You can scheduled a time and place for your blood donation through the Red Cross website.

CCSO: St David man facing sex offense charges involving a minor

55-year-old William Telford was arrested on Tuesday, July 16 and booked into the Cochise County Jail on the following charges: Sexual Abuse of a Minor and Child Abuse.

Hummus sold at stores nationwide being recalled due to possible bacteria contamination

The products have been distributed nationwide and to United Arab Emirates.

Dreamy Harry Styles considered for role of Prince Eric

It’s not confirmed that Styles has landed the role, but it’s a rumor many can get behind.