Crime Team

Tucson police investigate west side shooting

Police urge anyone with information to call 911 or 88-CRIME.

  Arizona’s top cop allegedly caught speeding, gets off with just a warning

COLD CASE: Man found guilty in brutal Tucson homicide

Police: Kentucky woman deliberately dumped hot chocolate on infant’s head

Dorothy Flood accepts plea deal in deaths of grandsons

WalletHub: Tucson among least safe cities in country

One hurt in SE-side shooting incident

Continued Coverage

  KOLD Investigates: An unexpected death sentence

New details in PCSD officer involved shooting southwest of Tucson

  WATCH: Attorney for deputy from viral arrest of teen quadruple amputee hosts news conference

Suspects from armed robbery, gun battles identified

UPDATE: Teen found dead on east side identified as David Ruggiero

  UPDATE: Man found shot at eegee’s in midtown Tucson

Arizona Department of Corrections given 60 days to renegotiate settlement

A U.S. District Judge has given the Arizona Department of Corrections 60 days to renegotiate a 2014 settlement

  KOLD INVESTIGATES: Assaults on teachers in southern Arizona

KOLD Investigates requested the number of assaults on teachers during the last two school years for a dozen districts across southern Arizona.

Inmate dies following run-in with corrections officers in Pima County

Francisco Ruiz died following a run-in with corrections officers at Pima County’s minimum security facility.

UPDATE: Authorities identify man found dead in Catalina

The Pima County Sheriff’s Department said Eric Duncan McCormick, 46, was found dead in the 14000 block of North Bowman Road early Monday, Nov. 18.

Feds: Mexican man in U.S. illegally allegedly kills woman, is able to flee country after sheriff’s office sets him free

  PCSD releases report from quadruple amputee arrest

Tucson man found guilty in shooting of ex-girlfriend, her new boyfriend

Grandmother pleads guilty in connection with death of Adam Mada

  Tucson man gets less than 5 years for crash that killed Ann Day

  Phone scam targets veterans

UPDATE: Police make arrest in connection to body found on Nogales Highway in August

Detectives are asking anyone with information in the investigation to call 88-CRIME.

UPDATE: Bicyclist involved hit-and-run collision on Park Avenue identified

Police seek dark-colored pickup that fled north on Park Avenue

UPDATE: Authorities looking for suspects after shots fired near Campbell, River

The UAPD said shots were fired and two men were seen in the wash east of Campbell Farms East.

Border Patrol agent shoots Russian who was allegedly trying to sneak into U.S.

Authorities said the Russian citizen was trying to sneak into the U.S. near Lukeville.

UPDATE: Authorities identify two killed in crash on Shannon Road in Oro Valley

The Oro Valley Police Department said Caitlin Festerling, 21, and Paul Garcia, 22, were killed in the three-vehicle accident on Shannon Road Wednesday, Nov. 14.

Trump wants Supreme Court to block subpoena for his taxes

President Donald Trump is asking the Supreme Court to block a subpoena for his tax returns, in a test of the president’s ability to defy investigations.

  WATCH: Teenage quadruple amputee wrestled to ground by deputy

An investigation has been launched after a Pima County deputy wrestled a teenage quadruple amputee to the ground during an arrest.

Police looking to identify suspect in counterfeit checks case

The Pima County Sheriff’s Department is actively investigating this incident and is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect(s).

  PCSD: Home burglary suspects take off on bikes

Cameras catch suspects entering through unlocked gate

  Split Supreme Court appears ready to allow Trump to end DACA

Sharply at odds with liberal justices, the Supreme Court’s conservative majority seemed ready Tuesday to allow the Trump administration to abolish protections that permit 660,000 immigrants to work in the U.S., free from the threat of deportation.

Artist asking community to help recover stolen mural from construction site on Fourth Avenue

The artist is asking the community to help recover the mural after it was stolen on Nov. 8

Arizonans have hand in, eyes on this week’s Supreme Court DACA hearing

DACA was enacted in 2012 under then-President Barack Obama

TEP warns of scam; calls, texts threaten service shut-off

Utility offers tips to protect yourself

UPDATE: Suspect charged in stabbing near Home Depot in Marana

Marana Police say the investigation is ongoing.

AZGFD offering reward after Harris’s hawk found alive, shot with arrow

The person responsible would face state and federal violations, including six months in jail and a $15,000 fine.

Former Tucson Fire captain David Watson loses appeal in triple murder case

David Watson was convicted of killing his ex-wife, mother-in-law and her friend more than a decade ago.

Woman accused of leaving two young children in car reaches plea agreement

Velasquez is facing 20 years for the murder charge and lifetime probation.

Police: Suspect arrested in massacre of U.S. citizens in Mexico

Mexican authorities arrest at least one suspect in massacre of American family, according to release obtained by CNN

Woman facing charges after detectives collect narcotics from home where two men fatally shot

Anyone with information is asked to call 88-CRIME.

DEA warns about counterfeit fentanyl pills from Mexico

The Drug Enforcement Administration has issued a warning to the public about dangerous counterfeit pills killing Americans.

Businessman freed after being kidnapped near Tucson, taken to Mexico

Prosecutors say kidnappers contacted the victim's brother in Orlando, Florida, and demanded a $500,000 ransom for his release.

  Tucson police looking for masked men who robbed Culver’s

The Tucson Police Department said three masked men robbed the Culver’s located on South Campbell Avenue near South Kino Parkway.

Pinal County deputies arrest one of three suspects wanted for burglary at San Tan Heights Elementary School

Nathan Ortiz was booked into the Pinal County Adult Detention Facility in Florence.

UPDATE: Pima County deputies looking for the driver of a dark-colored Dodge

One person is suffering non-life threatening injuries and was transported to UMC.

Maricopa County detention officer dies after jail attack

Authorities said a Maricopa County Sheriff's Office detention officer who was comatose after being attacked by a jail inmate has died

  Phoenix police release video of officer-involved shooting

New video from the Phoenix Police Department shows details of police-involved shooting.

Pima County deputies make drug bust at home in midtown Tucson

Authorities said they found $50,000 in drugs, $77,000 in cash and two handguns while serving a search warrant at a home in midtown Tucson.

How to check for sex offenders before heading out to trick-of-treat

The Arizona Department of Public Safety's app AZDPS Mobile has the latest information on registered sex offenders in your neighborhood.

UPDATE: Brinks employee taken into custody by FBI after armored car found abandoned with money missing near Costco in Tempe

Edwin Villa was taken into custody and is facing four charges including; conspiracy to commit theft, two felony theft charges, and unlawful use of means of transportation.

Police: Arizona daycare owner admits to molesting young girl

According to AZ Family, 67-year-old Howard Blanton is facing four counts of sexual conduct with a minor and three counts of child molestation.

Mass grave near Rocky Point yields 42 bodies

Two bodies still had decomposing flesh on them

Photography ban outside Arizona appellate courts criticized

A new rule barring people from taking photos outside state appellate courts in Arizona is being criticized for limiting the rights of news organizations

  ‘Evil, straight evil:’ Couple heartbroken to find memorial for infant son vandalized

Gabriel Torres-Shelby died in crash in 2018

Tucson man pleads guilty to preparing 44 false returns

A Tucson tax preparer has pleaded guilty to preparing more than 40 false federal tax returns over a three-year span

Leader of Phoenix-area activists group accused of ID theft

The leader of a group of activists against illegal immigration is facing an identity theft charge

Documents reveal new details of brutal attack at family’s home on Tucson’s northwest side

Louis Leonard was arrested Thursday, Oct. 24 on several charges, including attempted murder after allegedly breaking into a Tucson-area home and attacking a family.

30 migrants locked in semitrailer taken into custody at I-19 checkpoint near Amado

The U.S. citizen driver and passenger will face prosecution for human smuggling violations.

Police searching for suspect from shooting on Tucson’s south side

One person suffers non-life-threatening injuries

New details: Tanque Verde teacher accused of sexual contact with minor

Court documents reveal William Yaw allegedly committed acts at his apartment, school

  Witness reacts to midtown shooting

‘I’ve got to get out of here’

Midtown shooting incident leaves one man seriously injured

Suspect has not been detained

Arizona trooper shoots trucker to stop wrong-way big rig

Authorities say an Arizona state trooper shot and wounded a man driving a big rig the wrong way and through the median during a pursuit after bolting from a traffic stop and commercial vehicle inspection on Interstate 40

Tucson man gets 13 years for child sex abuse

Christopher James Preston, 52, was convicted of sexually abusing a player on his baseball team in 1998.

Teen facing attempted murder charge following assault at home on northwest side of Tucson

Authorities said Louis Leonard, 18, attacked three people in a home on Tucson's northwest side.

Sheriff Mark Napier responds to no-confidence vote by union

Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier has responded to a no-confidence vote by members of a union.

Arizona man arrested, suspected of stealing grave markers

Arizona authorities have arrested a man suspected of stealing more than 1,700 brass grave markers from a Litchfield Park cemetery and selling them for profit

Trial delayed for Ryan Schlesinger, Tucson man accused of killing deputy U.S. marshal

Ryan Schlesinger’s trial was set to start Nov. 5, but a judge issued a delay until February 2020 to give the defense more time to prepare.

TPD looking to identify armed robbery suspect linked to multiple robberies in Tucson area

Anyone with information on the suspect’s identity is asked to call 88-CRIME

  UPDATE: Surveillance video released after Pima County deputy turns self in on shoplifting, fraud charges

Ryan Fuller, 35, allegedly shoplifted from the Walmart on Oracle and Tangerine in Oro Valley.

  Prop 205 Mural Vandalized

The homeowners are known to use this space of their fence for a variety of issues and causes, and recently teamed up with the PDI.

UPDATE: Man identified in pursuit on TUS airfield

Could face multiple felony charges

Seven men arrested in multi-agency sexual predator sting in Phoenix area

Each of the seven men are accused of arriving at undercover locations to meet up with who they believed were minors in order to complete the sex acts.

Search warrant reveals items found in home where two Tucson men were fatally shot

Police released the search warrant from a home where two Tucson men were shot.

  PCSD: $1,200 shopping spree charged to stolen credit cards

Suspect took money, cards from unlocked car

  Authorities: One injured, suspect on run following shooting at Mr. An’s in Tucson

Restaurant closed for repairs on Monday

  AMO team in Sierra Vista helps secure border

Predator drone also an important asset in other missions

TPD: Bank robbery suspect returns to east side grocery store

Police in Tucson shared new and old photos Saturday night of a woman suspected of robbing a bank on the city’s east side.

Arizona appellate judges revisit Arias murder case

Arias is currently serving a life sentence for a first-degree murder conviction she received in the death of her then-boyfriend Travis Alexander.