Crime Team

Dorothy Flood sentenced for killing autistic grandsons in Tucson

TPD investigating man who died in burning vehicle as a homicide

Police on nationwide manhunt for accused child rapist

  Career Border Patrol official from Nogales picked to be agency’s chief

Authorities: Marana student brought gun to school

  Two men arrested trying to smuggle drugs through Nogales drainage system

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Arizona woman knocked out during brutal, completely random attack

DON’T FALL FOR IT! Authorities across country warn of text scams

Report: Arizona mom sang to her children as she killed them one by one

  PCSD helping Maryland police with unsolved murder case

Tucson woman sentenced to prison for impersonating ICE agent, immigration attorney

  UPDATE: Arizona woman allegedly admits killing her three young children

  Fatal weekend crash that turned I-10 near Tucson into parking lot now a homicide investigation

The Saturday afternoon crash that left a Texas man dead and turned Interstate 10 westbound into a parking lot is now a homicide investigation, state officials said.

UPDATE: Remains eaten by mountain lions identified as missing Oklahoma man Steven Mark Brashear

The 66-year-old was last seen leaving a restaurant near the Tucson Mall on Dec. 7, 2019.

Police investigating aggravated assault at Tucson Premium Outlets

Police say there were no witnesses, but are continuing the investigation.

Authorities: Inmate beat convicted child molester to death with cane

Authorities said Jonathan Watson beat convicted child molester David Bobb to death with a cane while in a California prison.

One of two suspects accused of butchering Tucson man convicted

Man hit by car dies days later; police still looking for silver Mustang

Arizona corrections officer accused of having sex with a teen parolee

Report: Record number of firearms seized at U.S. airports in 2019

Police: Arizona woman stole Amazon packages to pay off drug debt

UPDATE: Sheriff’s department identifies victim of apartment shooting

Oro Valley Police looking to identify Pokemon cards attempted theft suspect

OVPD says the suspect attempted to steal $500 worth of Pokemon cards.

Arizona couple accused of accepting food stamps during drug deals

Bejar Sadiq Abdulaziz and Gretel De La Fuente Gamez are facing several charges in Arizona after they were indicted by a grand jury.

Arizona could face a new trial over inmate healthcare

On Jan. 10, 2020, parties met to attempt to renegotiate a legal settlement over inmate healthcare within the Arizona Department of Corrections.

Gov. Ducey calls for changes to state prison system, veteran tax cut

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey suggested several changes for the state's corrections system.

Tucson man sentenced to 58 years in shooting of ex-girlfriend, her new boyfriend

Daniel Benjamin Miller was found guilty of second-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and aggravated assault on Thursday, Nov. 14.

  Raid at Hi Fi Kitchen & Cocktails leads to four arrests

Authorities said they raided Hi Fi following reports of drunken fights and over-serving in downtown Tucson.

Tucson police identify victim in midtown shooting, suspect at large

Ricardo Sandoval, 29, was the victim of a shooting near Oracle Road.

Sheriff Napier creates Citizens Advisory Committee

Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier announced the creation the 12-member Sheriff’s Citizens Advisory Committee.

Arrest made in Green Valley suspicious death case

PCSD: Emily Wetherbee arrested for first-degree murder

  Sixth defendant in Brian Terry slaying sentenced

Heraclio Osorio-Arellanes received life in federal prison for a count of first-degree murder

UPDATE: Authorities identify victim of fatal shooting on Tucson’s east side

Family members said Thomas W. Ortenzi was outside working on a car when he was shot.

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UPDATE: Tucson man accused of fatally stabbing older sister

Authorities said Ismael Ortega fatally stabbed his older sister Mirna Ortega.

Police looking to identify serial bank robbery suspect

Anyone with any information is asked to call 88-CRIME. You can remain anonymous.

Reported hate crimes fell in Arizona; advocates skeptical of real gains

Reported hate crimes in Arizona fell to the lowest rate in five years in 2018, a drop that outpaced a slight drop nationally, according to the most recent data available from the FBI.

Official quits amid charges he paid women to give up babies

An Arizona elected official has resigned amid charges he paid women from the Marshall Islands to give up their children for adoption in the U.S.

Former Benson doctor pleads guilty to attempted murder

A sentencing hearing is scheduled for Jan. 27.

  UPDATE: Authorities arrest all suspects from brutal attack of Tucson teen

Still seeking two other suspects

Convicted murderer gets life sentence

Jose Javier Aleman-Rodriguez guilty of 2012 homicide

Police warning: Don’t abbreviate 2020

Law enforcement said writing out 2020 in full will protect documents from being modified.

  UPDATE: At least two shot at house party in midtown Tucson

One person is fighting for their life while the other is expected to survive, according to the TPD.

Man arrested after ripping other man’s testicles during fight, police say

Deputies arrested Corey Jones after he allegedly ripped open another man’s "testicle sac" during a fight Tuesday, Dec. 31.

  Recognizing Hate: FBI begins counting its own hate crime cases in federal data, inaccurate numbers remain

After years of breaking the law, the FBI has finally and quietly released its own hate crime statistics. As InvestigateTV uncovered in Measure of Hate, while the FBI published annual hate crime statistics, the agency failed to release its own numbers.

  UPDATE: Victim, suspect from fatal pedestrian crash identified

Authorities said Maurice Williams hit Geoffrey Velez while he was walking near La Cholla and Fountains Avenue.

New website helps victims of domestic violence obtain protection order in Arizona

Starting after Wednesday, victims of domestic violence can use a new website to seek an order of protection in Arizona.

Jail inmate who claimed sex assault jumps out of car, dies

Arizona authorities are investigating the death of a jail inmate who made her way out of several restraints and jumped out of a car not long after alleging she had been sexually assaulted by an officer.

  Call for change following another deadly year for pedestrians in Tucson

This year has been a particularly deadly one for pedestrians in Tucson.

Texas church shooter Keith Thomas Kinnunen spent time in Tucson

Authorities said Keith Thomas Kinnunen, 43, walked into the West Freeway Church of Christ in White Settlement armed with a shotgun.

One suspect arrested after downtown shooting

Witnesses identified the suspect and he was booked for Aggravated Assault and Discharging a Firearm in the City Limits.

  WATCH: Carjacking suspect crashes after pushing victim from vehicle

The suspect attacked a 63-year-old man and forced him from his vehicle, according to the TPD Robbery Twitter account.

  Report: Group home where teen was body slammed frequently visited by deputies

KOLD News 13 has learned about a major spike in deputy responses to the group home in Tucson where a teen quadruple amputee was body slammed during a November arrest.

  Teen, unborn baby killed after crash sent car onto Phoenix sidewalk

A man and a teen’s unborn baby are dead after a crash sent a car careening onto the sidewalk in Phoenix Thursday morning

SEEN THEM? TPD says robbery suspects assaulted store employee

Anyone with information on the identities of the suspects is asked to call 911 or 88-CRIME.

Police: Prescott man tried to flash people at bar twice in one day

The Prescott Police Department said Leonard Hall, 69, was arrested on several counts of indecent exposure and trespassing.

  ONLY ON KOLD: Stolen bike returned to Tucson man days before Christmas

It what can only be described as a Christmas miracle, a Tucson man is in shock after being reunited with something irreplaceable.

Police looking to identify Casa Grande construction site theft suspects

Anyone with information on the identity of the suspects is asked to call 88-CRIME.

UPDATE: Phoenix man shot by police following city-wide crime spree

Investigators said Christopher Mendoza forced the evacuation of a Walmart in Goodyear on Dec. 20. He allegedly barricaded himself in an Avondale home Monday morning. Hours earlier, Mendoza eluded police after barricading himself inside the same home.

PCSD locate stolen van, arrest suspects

The investigation is still ongoing.

Pinal County man arrested in connection with Utah stabbing

Fernando Ray White, 38, was charged with attempted murder Friday in the attack that left the woman with wounds on her face, hands, neck and teeth, police said.

Two injured in shooting at Desert Sky Mall, police kill suspect

Two people were wounded in a shooting at Desert Sky Mall Monday before Phoenix police shot and killed the suspect.

Man dies in single-vehicle crash in midtown Tucson

The Tucson Police Department said Jesus Francisco Limon, 46, was speeding on the Interstate 10 frontage road when he hit a traffic pole at Speedway.

TPD: Woman shot in midtown Tucson

Police in Tucson responded to a report of gunshots in midtown near Roger Road and Stone Avenue on Saturday, December 21.

UPDATE: Two arrests made in connection to east side teen murder

Police arrested 17-year-old Jonathan O. Gallardo and 22-year-old Jose Manuel Aguirre.

  GRAPHIC CONTENT: Arizona trooper fatally shoots suspect during brutal attack

An Arizona state trooper fatally shot a suspect during a brutal fight in Tempe late Thursday, Dec. 19.

Authorities: Russian deported after hunger strike snuck back into Arizona, attacked federal agent

A Russian immigrant who was deported after staging a month-long hunger strike this summer at an Arizona detention center resurfaced in the state a month ago when authorities said he was shot by a Border Patrol agent during a physical struggle near the border.

Banner Health agrees to huge settlement for 2016 data breach

A Phoenix-based health provider has agreed to settle a lawsuit over a computer data breach that may have compromised health and personal data of about 3 million patients, employees, health insurance customers and others.

Pima County Sheriff’s Department arrest two in connection to stolen vehicle

Deputies found 16 grams of meth and 10 ID cards in the stolen vehicle.

Police arrest suspect in November homicide

19-year-old was shot at party near Grant, Country Club

Convicted sex offender accused of molesting Arizona teen

Randy Joseph Jarrell, a convicted sex offender, has been accused of molesting an Arizona teen.

Smuggling tunnel found in Nogales; third this month

Two Mexican citizens facing drug charges

Bank of America Tucson joins TPD Safe Place

Employee suggestion leads to more shelter options for victims

UPDATE: Vulnerable adult returned safely to family

Grace Russell, 18, has been safely returned to her family

Breanna Henson reaches plea deal in death of baby

Sentencing set for Jan. 27

Former Pima County Sheriff Nanos ready for rematch against Napier

Announces plans to run in 2020

UPDATE: Suspect arrested in connection to Terry Francona’s stolen World Series rings

Terry Francona’s World Series rings, which were stolen from his Tucson home in November, have been found.

One arrested in fatal shooting at Tucson-area convenience store

Tito Rene Scott, 34, is facing charges of first-degree murder and aggravated assault.

Cochise County SO releases picture of man sought for questioning about burglary

Shotgun, other items taken from Willcox home

Sierra Vista trio facing charges related to theft from Toys for Tots Foundation

Collection of toy cars filled more than 100 footlockers kept in multiple storage units