Crime Team

Pima County man sentenced to 459 years for sexually molesting 3-year-old

Off-duty CBP agent disarms gunman who fires shots in El Paso restaurant

  University of Arizona students call for action, accountability following reported assault

  UPDATE: Two arrested after Arizona student allegedly assaulted, called racial slur

  LOCKED DOWN: Nationwide search underway for director of Arizona Department of Corrections

  Barksdales’ nephew Brent Mallard pleads guilty to arson

Continued Coverage

  Tonto Basin reacts to Barksdales capture

  Tucson murder suspects found hiding out in northern Arizona

Remains of woman who went missing in 2015 identified

  Family forced from Tucson home after driver crashes into girls’ bedroom

  Admitted cop killer David Murillo gets life in prison

One dead following crash on southwest side

Locked Down: Prison reform advocates propose legislation for citizen advisory board

As part of the settlement, the department is required to meet certain healthcare standards for inmates.

Ex-boyfriend accused of assault on Tucson’s east side

A suspect wanted for attempted second-degree murder turned himself in to police in Tucson over the weekend.

AZ state trooper arrested on 61 counts of sex related, kidnapping and fraud charges

Eight victims have been identified in the case thus far.

CCSO detention officer arrested for unlawful sexual conduct with inmate

The officer was booked into the Cochise County Jail and has since resigned from his position as a detention officer.

Woman arrested for arson after home she was evicted from set on fire

  Blane Barksdale on Top 15 Most Wanted List, reward increased to $25,000

Jury convicts Tucson man of vehicle-theft spree

Police: Hostage held in SC home freed, armed man arrested following 3 hour standoff

Deputies seek suspect in credit card fraud investigation

  Family still seeks answers in deadly hit and run; fundraising for billboard

UPDATE: Attempted murder suspect turns himself in to police

The suspect turned himself in to police on Sunday.

  LOCKED DOWN: Arizona prisoners ask court to take control of health care

Lawyers challenging the quality of health care in Arizona's prisons asked a judge to take over responsibilities for providing inmate care and appoint an official to run medical and mental health services

  UPDATE: Camera, employee witness suspect rob baby store in Tucson

Crooks get hundreds of dollars in merchandise

  Update: Tucson man charged with murder in midtown homicide

The Tucson Police Department is investigating a homicide in the 200 block of East Mohave, which is near Stone and Fort Lowell.

UPDATE: Suspect in custody after robbery of ‘dinosaur’ McDonald’s

No one was hurt in the incident.

  Oro Valley church robbed for third time this year

Someone has stolen from a donation box at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic three times this year.

  Military plane accidentally launches rocket near Tucson

The A-10C Thunderbolt II responsible for the accident was on a training mission.

Firm asks judge to vacate, alter Arizona copper mine ruling

Company behind proposed Arizona copper mine submits request to vacate or amend ruling

UPDATE: Colorful murals stolen from construction site on Fourth Avenue

Two of the colorful murals were recently returned, but one is still missing.

UPDATE: Suspect in SW-side shooting facing assault charges

Nicolas Cervantes Robles booked into the Pima County Jail

  UPDATE: Chase that started at checkpoint ends miles away in Marana

Fernando D. Falco, a 19-year-old from Goodyear, is facing charges of felony flight and endangerment.

  TPD sergeant dies following ultralight aircraft crash in Benson

A sergeant with the Tucson Police Department died in an aircraft crash early Wednesday, Sept. 4.

Marshal: Fugitive Tucson couple likely getting help to stay hidden

Authorities believe that a fugitive couple wanted in a killing in Arizona is getting help staying missing

  Evictions coming in alcohol-pouring incident at Islamic Center of Tucson

The management company believes there is sufficient grounds for eviction.

Gilbert police still investigating death of girl in vehicle

Police in Gilbert say they're still investigating the death of a child who was left inside a vehicle for up to three hours on a hot day

Ducey appoints Montgomery to Arizona Supreme Court

Republican Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery is getting a spot on the Arizona Supreme Court

  Deputies looking for bold burglary suspect

Suspect goes behind counter to steal cigarettes.

  KOLD INVESTIGATES: Battle over conditions inside Arizona prisons heating up

With millions at stake, the battle over conditions inside Arizona prisons is heating up.

  Tito and Pep burglarized over holiday weekend

Police were at the restaurant on Tuesday to gather evidence, but so far, no arrests have been made.

Armed bank robbery suspect arrested following police pursuit

The suspect is facing a long list of charges including kidnapping, aggravated assault, and misconduct involving a weapon.

Man arrested after shot fired outside Benson Walmart

Authorities say he fired off one round in the parking lot with people in the area, but no one was injured.

Autopsy report says NAU football player died of opioid overdose

Medical examiners say a Northern Arizona University football player died of an opioids overdose

  Tucson group hosts car show for domestic violence awareness

A Tucson-area group hosted a car show this weekend to raise money and increase awareness for domestic violence.

Ex-Eloy corrections officer pleads guilty to sex with inmate

A female corrections officer accused of having sex with an inmate at an Eloy private prison has changed her plea to guilty

Federal authorities share new pics of escaped Arizona murder suspects

Authorities say there are no major leads still in the hunt for a fugitive couple accused of murder in Arizona

Suspect attempted to install credit card skimmer on gas pump

If the store has adhesive security stickers, make sure they are not voided or appear broken.

  Marana Police Department using grant to upgrade systems

AZTraCS will allow officers to scan registrations and licenses.

Man reaches plea deal in fatal armed robbery outside Tucson business

Hector John Molina, who had an extensive criminal history, pleaded guilty to a charge of armed robbery in connection with a fatal shooting in Tucson in January 2018.

The Border Beat

KOLD keeps you up to date on who's getting busted at the U.S.-Mexico border

Man found guilty in fatal Tucson stabbing from 2017

James Reaves was convicted in the stabbing death of Damion Philipps, who died in January 2017.

UPDATE: Young Tucson girl dies days after being hit by vehicle on Flowing Wells Road

Belen Mejia-Renteria, 11, died after she was hit by a vehicle while crossing Flowing Wells near Prince Road.

Authorities: Tucson murder suspects had help in escape

The U.S. marshal for Arizona says a couple suspected of murder escaped by tying up two security guards, who were stuck inside a prison transport van near the Utah state line for hours

  Medical Examiner: Toddler sexually assaulted in motel died of blunt force trauma

Police responded to the 6400 block of Midlothian Turnpike on May 8 for a report of a toddler child being assaulted.

Police: Tucson man fatally shoots suspect while protecting family member during armed robbery

One man pronounced dead at scene and one man transported to the hospital.

  KOLD INVESTIGATES: Joining the fight to reduce recidivism rate in Arizona

More than half of the 42,000 inmates in Arizona have been to prison more than once.

Pima County suspends contract with private company after murder suspects escape

Pima County has suspended its contract with a private company after two murder suspects escaped during transport earlier this week.

Tucson murder suspects armed and on the run following daring escape

Blane and Susan Barksdale overpowered two transport officers in Utah.

Building management investigating alleged alcohol-pouring incident near UA

The company said there is a 'zero-tolerance policy' for residents who put fellow community members in danger.

UPDATE: Two bodies found in wash in Nogales

Police have launched an investigation.

Report: Ex-Wildcat Jason Gardner arrested in Indiana

Jail records show the IUPUI head basketball coach was charged with OWI.

Ex University of Arizona employee files $10M claim vs school

A former University of Arizona health-care executive has filed a $10 million notice of claim against the school over his firing

CBP seizes over 820 pounds of marijuana from 11 illegal aliens near Arivaca

Agents snatched up backpackers Wednesday in a remote, mountainous canyon

  Woman hoarding 58 animals charged with child abuse

Tucson Police arrest 50-year old Kimberly McAndrews whose 15-year old daughter was forced to live in a filthy home with 57 cats and a dog

UPDATE: Scene cleared at Pima Community College district office

A piece of artwork that was not labeled caused the evacuations.

  CDO parents upset about delay in school threat notification

Parents of children at Canyon del Oro High School are not happy they weren't made aware of a threat against students until 12 hours after it occurred

Tucson man charged with voting in two states in 2016 election

A Tucson man faces felony charges accusing him of voting in the 2016 presidential election in two different states

Authorities need help to find missing Tucson man

Dino Campos, 49, has a condition that requires medication.

Nogales BP stops Fentanyl smuggler

CBP officers seized the drugs and arrested a 22-year old woman from Mexico, who was then turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Yuma Border Patrol arrests 16 in human smuggling attempts

U.S. Border Patrol agents in Southwest Arizona have had a busy week thwarting human smuggling and drug runs into the United States.

  UPDATE: Sheriff’s department identifies corrections officer who died at Superior Court building

Pima County Sheriff’s Department says Brian Krumm was in secure area when he suffered fatal gun shot injury.

Student accused of making threat against Tucson school

The CDO student, a 15-year-old boy, is facing a charge of interference with an educational institution.

Jury finds Martin Barreras guilty of murder, child abuse

Barreras was found guilty on two of three charges.

UPDATE: Police identify human remains found on south side in suspicious death investigation

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

Arizona officers receive investigations training on animal cruelty and violent crimes in Tucson

The training will cover knowing, interpreting and applying animal cruelty and fighting laws.

  Pima County deputies patrolling school zones

PCSD: Slow down, pay attention and wear your seatbelt.

FBI seeks help identifying serial armed bank robber dubbed ‘Red Beard Bandit’

The suspect either showed a handgun or said he was armed with a gun or an explosive device at each robbery.

UPDATE: Suspect identified in check fraud case

The man is currently speaking with detectives.

Tucson man found guilty of midtown robbery, homicide

He will be sentenced on Oct. 4.