• UPDATE: Goodwin Fire now 21,000 acres; 1,000 personnel battling blaze

    Hundreds of firefighters are battling the Goodwin Fire, which is growing in size and leading to mass evacuations and road closures.

  • Jonathan Daggett believes he got infected with flesh-eating bacteria while visiting a Valley plash pad. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Phoenix man hospitalized with flesh-eating bacteria, blames splash pad

    A Valley man believes he was infected with flesh-eating bacteria while visiting a splash pad. 

  • The Phoenix City Council voted it can rename "offensive" street names without the public's approval. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Phoenix votes to change offensive street names

    Phoenix leaders can now rename streets they find offensive without the approval of the home and business owners who live on those roads.

  • A salesman says a homeowner attacked him when he knocked on the door. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Salesman disputes Anthem homeowner's story of attack

    After an investigation by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office on a report of a door-to-door salesman posing as an APS employee then punching a homeowner in the face, the case has been closed due to insufficient evidence.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Police ID man pulled from Tempe Town Lake

    Police have now identified the man pulled from Tempe Town Lake on Saturday, June 24. He has been identified as 32-year-old Muamer Bukalo, a Tempe resident. 

  • (Source: Arizona Department of Transportation)

    Smoke from recycling facility fire visible from all over Phoenix

     A trash fire at a Phoenix recycling facility was spewing thick black smoke that could be seen for miles Wednesday morning. 

  • A Chandler Native Grill and Bar is closing its doors because of the minimum wage increase. Source: www.facebook.com/groups/livingchandler)

    Chandler restaurant to close doors; corporate doesn't blame minimum wage

    Due to rising costs of business and the minimum wage increase, a Chandler Native Grill and Wings is being forced to close its doors, according to a notice.

  • Authorities in Arizona say a Virginia man has been arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder in the stabbing death of his girlfriend. (Source: MCSO/3TV/CBS 5)

    Virginia man is accused of killing his girlfriend in Buckeye

    Authorities in Arizona say a Virginia man has been arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder in the stabbing death of his girlfriend.

  • A man is dead after being shot at a Phoenix apartment complex Tuesday night, according to Phoenix police. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Suspects flee after shooting, killing man at Phoenix apartment complex

    A man in his 20s is dead after being shot at a Phoenix apartment complex Tuesday night, according to Phoenix police.

  • Phoenix fire officials are investigating a shooting involving a teenage boy.

    14-year-old boy rushed to hospital with gunshot wound to face

     A 14-year-old boy has suffered a gunshot wound to the face in the west Valley. It happened around noon Wednesday near 91st Avenue and Lower Buckeye.  

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    Work truck tumbles off road on Camelback Mountain

    A truck and trailer tumble off the road on Camelback Mountain after two men attempted to unload the construction machine on board. 

  • John McMahon, the airport coordinator for the City of Buckey was killed in the crash. (Source: Buckeye, AZ and 3TV/CBS 5)

    Buckeye's airport coordinator, 1 other killed in plane crash near Buckeye

    update

    Two people are dead after their small plane crashed outside Buckeye Tuesday afternoon.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Red, white and blue celebrations light up the Valley

    Are you ready to paint the town red (white and blue?) The Fourth of July falls on a Tuesday this year, so there are star-spangled celebrations leading up to the holiday and on the holiday itself. Here's a list of some of the Independence Day festivities around town. 

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Cool escapes from the Phoenix summer heat

    cool escapes

    When the summer heat makes Phoenix nearly unbearable, it's time for a cool escape. Scott Pasmore, Olivia Fierro and Gina Maravilla shared some amazing ideas.

  • 20 things to do at home before leaving on summer vacation

    Okay, your flights are booked, your rooms are reserved and your rental car is set. Think you're ready to leave on your summer vacation?  Not so fast. There are quite a few things you should put on your to-do list before you hit the road.   

  • (Source: DoNut Worry)

    Jaime's Local Love: DoNut Worry Arizona

    jaime's local love: donut worry arizona

    DoNut Worry Arizona is a family owned doughnut shop located in Mesa on the Southwest Corner of Ellsworth and Baseline.

  • (Source: Arizona State Parks)

    Kartchner Caverns State Park a cool (but humid) escape from heat

    cool escapes

    Want to get away? Olivia Fierro takes us southeast to Kartchner Caverns State Park. 

  • Arizona has seen its fair share of devastating wildfires. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Photos: Worst Arizona wildfires

    Wildfires in Arizona have destroyed thousands of homes, claimed dozens of lives and ravaged millions of acres of beautiful landscape through the years.

  • Elijah Mason eyes the future with great promise, heading to the University of Washington on a Track and Field Scholarship. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Desert Vista's 3-time state discus champion Elijah Mason always striving to be the best

    Elijah Mason eyes the future with great promise, heading to the University of Washington on a Track and Field Scholarship.

  • President Donald Trump’s promise for a wall running the length of the border is more like to include a mix of elements, likes fences, technology, walls, increased patrols and natural barriers, officials now say. (Source: Josh Orcutt/Cronkite News)

    CBP: Border wall will mix walls, tech, patrols and ‘natural barriers’

    President Donald Trump’s promised wall along the Mexican border will be more like a "border wall system" of walls, fencing, technology, law enforcement, patrol roads – and 130 miles with nothing but "natural barriers."

  • (Source: National Safety Council)

    Safe at home? Not if home is Arizona, new report card on safety says

    Arizona got an “F” for its safety policies, scoring particularly poorly on traffic safety, in a new national ranking of how well states are prepared to deter preventable deaths.

  • RAW VIDEO: Aerial view of Goodwin Fire on Wednesday morning

    A fast-moving wildfire has charred more than 28 square miles (72 square kilometers) in north-central Arizona and forced the evacuation of the town of Mayer as a precaution, along with other areas. Mayer has about 1,400 residents, and a shelter was set up at Bradshaw Mountain High School in Prescott Valley.

  • Thursday @ 9 p.m. on 3TV: Are DPS officials getting a free pass?

    Claims of deception, discrimination, forgery and claims top DPS officials are getting a free pass while rank and file officers are losing their jobs.What obligation does the state have to figure out who is lying here? Thursday at 9 p.m. on 3TV.

  • Follow established bidding guidelines with contractors

    Reviewing estimates before making deposits helps avoid pricing misunderstandings.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Police investigating homicide after body found in Phoenix

    Police are investigating after a body was found in a home in Phoenix. According to Phoenix PD, the body was found inside a home near 44th Street and McDowell Road Tuesday evening around 7 p.m. 

  • Robert Interval, 37, pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degree murder of his missing girlfriend, Christine Mustafa, 34. (Source: MCSO/3TV/CBS 5)

    Phoenix man pleads not guilty in case of missing girlfriend

    A Phoenix man arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder in connection with his missing girlfriend has pleaded not guilty.

  • Breezy weather in the forecast, no signs of monsoon storms

    Hot, dry and breezy weather is in the forecast through early next week, with no signs of the monsoon until potentially after the Fourth of July.

  • (Source: 3TV/ CBS 5)

    Local singer moves on to next round of America's Got Talent

    A local teen is moving on to the next round after wowing judges and audience on America's Got Talent.

  • (Source: CNN)

    Phoenix woman gives birth during Spirit Airlines flight

    A Phoenix mother gave birth to a baby boy while on a Spirit flight on Monday.

  • The Maricopa County Community College District board voted 4-3 Tuesday evening to pursue an appeal of an appeals court ruling that rejected in-state tuition for so-called DREAMers. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    College board to appeal ruling on immigrant student tuition

    The state's largest community college district will ask the Arizona Supreme Court to overturn an appeals court ruling saying young immigrants granted deferred deportation status are not eligible for lower in-state college tuition.

  • A family of six are safe after their Phoenix apartment caught on fire early Wednesday morning. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Family of 6 safe after Phoenix apartment fire

    A family of six are safe after their Phoenix apartment caught on fire early Wednesday morning.

  • Stock photo of a gavel. (Source: AP Images)

    Arizona Supreme Court to rule on same-sex parental rights

    Arizona's highest court on Tuesday struggled how to balance U.S. Supreme Court rulings requiring equal treatment for married gay couples with a state law that doesn't recognize the parental rights of a lesbian woman who is divorcing her spouse.

  • Civilian drones are forcing firefighters to ground their aircraft, slowing their ability to fight Arizona wildfires. (Source: Kaibab National Forest/3TV/CBS 5)

    Drones cause problems for Arizona wildfire crews

    Civilian drones are forcing firefighters to ground their aircraft, slowing their ability to fight Arizona wildfires.

  • Frank Kush remained a part of the Arizona State football program, even after he was done coaching. (Source: ASU Athletics)

    Frank Kush’s legacy far greater than winning football games

    Frank Kush was defined by his accomplishments and controversies but his impact on the growth of Arizona State as a university should be his greatest legacy.

  • Arizona Diamondbacks' Chris Herrmann follows through on his walk-off single against the St. Louis Cardinals during the 10th inning Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in Phoenix. The Diamondbacks defeated the Cardinals 6-5. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Diamondbacks rally past Cardinals 6-5 for 4th straight win

    Comebacks are nothing new for the 2017 Arizona Diamondbacks. Neither are extra-inning wins. 

  • Joe Arpaio was back in court for day two of his criminal contempt trial where his longtime publicist testified. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Publicist says Joe Arpaio wouldn't have violated court order

    Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio's longtime publicist testified at her ex-boss' criminal trial Tuesday that he wouldn't have violated a judge's order to stop traffic patrols targeting immigrants.

  • Jeff Lev was trying to pay his CenturyLink bill in the amount of $47.81 and accidentally sent in the wrong amount. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Valley man forgets decimal point; pays $4,781 instead of $47.81

    3 on your side

    An Avondale man has a billing blunder when he accidentally forgot the decimal point but when he said CenturyLink wouldn't give him his money back, he called 3 On Your Side. 

  • Paul Horton took his family to Bearizona last week. (Source: Paul Horton)

    Head to Bearizona for a great family getaway

    A great family getaway from the heat is in Williams, Arizona, where the temperature there is 20 to 25 degrees cooler.    

  • Crews worked to repair a broken water main at Ash Avenue and 13th Street in Tempe. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Water main break floods Tempe neighborhood

    A water main break in Tempe has left a neighborhood a mess and without water.

  • A shelter in Tempe is hoping to find homes for the final 13 dogs before it closes its doors. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Closing Tempe shelter has days to find homes for dogs

    Volunteers are scrambling to find homes for dogs at the Ohana Animal Rescue in Tempe before the shelter closes its doors on Friday.  

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    SLIDESHOW: Dogs in closing Tempe shelter need homes

    A shelter in Tempe is closing its doors and only has a few days to find forever homes for dogs. 

  • Head to Newport Beach to escape the summer heat

    Looking for a family-friendly spot to beat the heat? Head to Newport Beach!

  • Dozens of women tried out to be part of the Coyotes' Paw Patrol. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Coyotes hold 2017-18 Paw Patrol tryouts

    The Arizona Coyotes Paw Patrol tryouts for the 2017-18 team were held last weekend at the Ice Den in Scottsdale. A Paw Patrol member has multiple duties that include ice skating. 

  • Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., speaks to members of the Glendale Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, May 30, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Dean Flake, father of Arizona senator, dies at 85

    Dean Flake, the father of Sen. Jeff Flake and the former mayor of an Arizona town that his family helped found, has died.

  • A man was seen punching another man in an SUV during a suspected road rage incident. (Source: Howard WaGGner/News of Maricopa)

    Caught on camera: Man punches driver during road rage incident

    A man was seen punching another driver and he then retaliated by destroying the man's back window and it was all caught on camera in Maricopa.

  • There are dozens of hotel pools in the Valley pools but these top pools are a notch above the rest. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Top hotel pools in the Phoenix area

    During the summer, the snowbirds are long gone and for the locals, the heat is around 110 degrees. While the Phoenix area is known as the Valley of the Sun, it could also be known as the Valley of Hotel Pools.

  • (Source; 3TV/CBS 5)

    First TV weatherman

    Jim Fidler was the first weatherperson on TV. And it was kind of a fluke the way it started. But he ran with it and had a long career in weather.

  • Michael Floyd served his one day sentence in jail. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

    Ex-Cards' Floyd serves 1 day in jail for flunking alcohol test

    Former Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd served one day in jail for failing alcohol tests that he blamed on a type of fermented tea. 

  • Sen. John McCain (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    McCain says health bill delay leaves time for changes

    Arizona Sen. John McCain says he will keep working to repeal the Affordable Care Act despite the delay in debating a bill that had been expected to go up for a vote this week. 

  • Verdict handed down for man linked to killing 2 bail bondsmen

    A jury has handed down a verdict to Anthony Brian Giunta, a man accused in connection with the fatal shooting of two bail bondsmen in 2013.  

  • Heat a possible factor in 12 Maricopa County deaths

    Maricopa County, the state's largest municipality, saw 130 heat deaths last year, compared with 85 in 2015.

  • The victims were identified as Keith and Connie Cox. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Couple found dead in sweltering room at retirement community

    Officials are investigating the deaths of two people who were found in a room with a broken air conditioning unit on Friday as being heat-related.

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    Valley man forgets decimal point; pays $4,781 instead of $47.81

    Valley man forgets decimal point; pays $4,781 instead of $47.81

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 1:49 AM EDT2017-06-28 05:49:26 GMT
    Jeff Lev was trying to pay his CenturyLink bill in the amount of $47.81 and accidentally sent in the wrong amount. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Jeff Lev was trying to pay his CenturyLink bill in the amount of $47.81 and accidentally sent in the wrong amount. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

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    An Avondale man has a billing blunder when he accidentally forgot the decimal point but when he said CenturyLink wouldn't give him his money back, he called 3 On Your Side. 

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    Oil changes: Should you consider using synthetic oil?

    Oil changes: Should you consider using synthetic oil?

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 3:05 AM EDT2017-06-27 07:05:33 GMT
    AAA of Arizona is advising consumers to start thinking about using synthetic oil. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)AAA of Arizona is advising consumers to start thinking about using synthetic oil. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    The high temperatures in the Valley can be dangerous for you but they can also take a toll on your car. With that in mind, AAA of Arizona is advising consumers to start thinking about using synthetic oil.  ?

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    The high temperatures in the Valley can be dangerous for you but they can also take a toll on your car. With that in mind, AAA of Arizona is advising consumers to start thinking about using synthetic oil.  

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    If you're in the market for a new ride, there are things to consider before signing on the dotted line. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)If you're in the market for a new ride, there are things to consider before signing on the dotted line. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    The 4th of July is just around the corner, and with that you'll likely hear about special incentives to get you behind the wheel of a new car.

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    The 4th of July is just around the corner, and with that you'll likely hear about special incentives to get you behind the wheel of a new car.

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    Cool escapes from the Phoenix summer heat

    Cool escapes from the Phoenix summer heat

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 2:38 PM EDT2017-06-28 18:38:55 GMT
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    When the summer heat makes Phoenix nearly unbearable, it's time for a cool escape. Scott Pasmore, Olivia Fierro and Gina Maravilla shared some amazing ideas.

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    When the summer heat makes Phoenix nearly unbearable, it's time for a cool escape. Scott Pasmore, Olivia Fierro and Gina Maravilla shared some amazing ideas.

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  • West Elm opens with new local products

    West Elm opens with new local products

    Succulent gardens have become the hippest plant on the market. They're easy to maintain and seem to be the minimalist fad of the season. We try our hand at creating our own succulent garden at the new West Elm at Uptown Plaza, where you'll find a DIY garden to help with your own home gardening. West Elm opens on Thursday, June 29th.    

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    Succulent gardens have become the hippest plant on the market. They're easy to maintain and seem to be the minimalist fad of the season. We try our hand at creating our own succulent garden at the new West Elm at Uptown Plaza, where you'll find a DIY garden to help with your own home gardening. West Elm opens on Thursday, June 29th.    

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  • Jaime's Local Love: DoNut Worry Arizona

    Jaime's Local Love: DoNut Worry Arizona

    Jaime's Local Love: DoNut Worry Arizona

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 2:35 PM EDT2017-06-28 18:35:57 GMT
    (Source: DoNut Worry)(Source: DoNut Worry)

    DoNut Worry Arizona is a family owned doughnut shop located in Mesa on the Southwest Corner of Ellsworth and Baseline.

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    DoNut Worry Arizona is a family owned doughnut shop located in Mesa on the Southwest Corner of Ellsworth and Baseline.

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  • SLIDESHOW: Goodwin Fire south of Prescott

    SLIDESHOW: Goodwin Fire south of Prescott

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 10:47 AM EDT2017-06-28 14:47:28 GMT
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Hundreds of firefighters are battling the Goodwin Fire, which had nearly quadrupled in size and led to more evacuations. The wildfire about 14 miles southeast from Prescott has burned 20,000 acres since it started on Saturday afternoon. 

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    Hundreds of firefighters are battling the Goodwin Fire, which had nearly quadrupled in size and led to more evacuations. The wildfire about 14 miles southeast from Prescott has burned 20,000 acres since it started on Saturday afternoon. 

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  • SLIDESHOW: Dogs in closing Tempe shelter need homes

    SLIDESHOW: Dogs in closing Tempe shelter need homes

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 10:49 PM EDT2017-06-28 02:49:35 GMT
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    A shelter in Tempe is closing its doors and only has a few days to find forever homes for dogs. 

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    A shelter in Tempe is closing its doors and only has a few days to find forever homes for dogs. 

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