• (Source: Family of Oralia Parra)

    Peoria PD: Elderly woman dies of apparent heat exhaustion

    An elderly woman with Alzheimer's died Thursday afternoon after she left a care facility in Peoria, police said.

  • Alexis Buchanan, 25 (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

    Toddler found abandoned after mom arrested for prostitution in Glendale

    An 18-month-old toddler was found left alone in an apartment after the mother was arrested for prostitution in Glendale on Wednesday.

  • An Anthem man said he was sucker punched by another man claiming to be a salesman. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Anthem man punched by door-to-door salesman

    The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after an Anthem man reported being punched in the face by a door-to-door salesman.

  • Charles Shannon Madaras, 38 (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

    PD: Mesa man found with live pipe bomb said he wanted to sell it

    Police say Charles Shannon Madaras told them he found the pipe bomb in a tunnel under the Loop 202 and was planning "to try to sell it for money because he and his girlfriend are homeless."

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio to face day of reckoning in court

    The political career of Joe Arpaio ended last year. Now, the 85-year-old who called himself America's toughest sheriff will face his day of reckoning in court for defying a judge's order to stop traffic patrols that targeted immigrants.

  • Doug Ducey

    Ducey declares state of emergency because of wildfires

    breaking

    The state of emergency authorizes $200,000 of emergency funds and requests the State Emergency Council provide additional resources as needed to the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management.

  • Heat wave boosts burns in Phoenix as pavement, cars scald

    The main burn center in Phoenix has seen its emergency department visits double during the heat wave that is scorching the Southwest U.S., including people burning their bare feet on the scalding pavement.

  • After paying an unknown handyman $400, he never returned to start the job and that infuriated Linda and Mike Coleman. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Desert Hills homeowners targeted by 'handyman'

    3 on your side

    Linda Coleman says when she was trimming her trees recently, the strangest thing happened. A guy showed up out of the blue claiming to be a handyman and he was needing some work.

  • VIDEO: Motorcyclist's road rage kick causes explosive crash

    On Wednesday morning a bad case of road rage hit the freeways of California. A incident between an motorcyclist and a 19 year-old driver in a Nissan Sedan on the Southbound 14 Freeway in Santa Clarita, California turned sour. 

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Jobs go to the dogs for the 19th Annual Take Your Dog to Work Day

    All paws are on deck for the 19th Annual Take Your Dog to Work Day. The holiday was created by Pet Sitters International in 1999 to celebrate the companionship between dogs and humans.

  • (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

    Mother, son arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle meth

    A mother and son were arrested after they were allegedly caught trying to smuggle methamphetamine at the Port of San Luis. 

  • Streets of New York owner Lorrie Glaeser said Prop 206 makes their future uncertain. (23 June 2017) [Source: 3TV/CBS 5]

    Prop 206 has business scrambling to pay for it

    Big changes for business owners on the way as prop 206 goes into effect July 1. The new law putting more money in the pockets of employees but some say it could force some businesses to close their doors. 

  • (Source: AAWL)

    Animal shelter down to its last few cans of kitten food

    A Phoenix animal shelter is asking the public for donations of canned kitten food. 

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Stage production portrays Arizona's 2010 immigration law

    A play about Arizona's 2010 immigration law has hit a theater in Phoenix.

  • (Source: Google)

    Group of thieves targets Apple store at Scottsdale Quarter

    A snatch-and-grab robbery has employees at a Scottsdale Apple store on alert. On Friday at about 2 p.m., thieves stole multiple devices from the store at the Scottsdale Quarter. 

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Judge approves settlement in Arizona prisoner death

    A federal judge has approved a settlement between the state and a group of condemned prisoners who sued over how Arizona conducts executions.

  • (Source: ACSO)

    Baxley Police identify 2 suspects after restaurant assault

    Police are still struggling for words to describe the attack that took place in Baxley Thursday afternoon after a mother and her daughter were assaulted at their family-owned restaurant. 

  • Fire fighters battle an attic fire in Scottsdale Friday afternoon. (23 June 2017) [Source: Scottsdale Fire Dept.]

    Fire crews battling house fire near Hayden and Indian Bend

    A house fire in Scottsdale has fire fighters from multiple cities battling the blaze in the mid day heat. 

  • ASU unveils new suite level at Sun Devil Stadium

    Sun Devil football fans can now watch the game in a whole new way.

  • Consumer reports: Best lotion sunscreen

    Slather on some SPF! Consumer Reports lists top picks for sunscreen

    When it's this hot outside, sunscreen is a must. But are all sunscreens created equal? According to Consumer Reports, they're not. 

  • President Donald Trump talks with Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin before signing the "Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017" on Friday, June 23. (Source: AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    Trump signs law to make VA more accountable for vets' care

    President Donald Trump signed a bill into law Friday that will make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire employees, part of a push to overhaul an agency that is struggling to serve millions of military vets.

  • Monday @ 7 p.m. on CBS 5: CBS 5 Investigates The Phantom Killer

    A sleepy Arizona town was shaken into a state of fear after two little girls vanished only to be found murdered. Their killer, The Phantom, taunted police. While the case was seemingly closed decades ago, there is a new chapter emerging right now. Morgan Loew has the story from the beginning -- Monday at 7 p.m. on CBS 5.

  • Is my car on fire? No, just summer in Arizona

    Your car is baking in the heat; here's how to help

    Some of these you may know, but here are a few easy things you can to do try and keep that car as cool as possible while we bake for the next few months.

  • FRYE FIRE: 10 percent contained, acreage grows to 29,424

    The Frye Fire is burning in timber and brush, and heavy downed timber left behind by the Nuttall Complex Fire in 2004.

  • Courtesy: Katrina Spry

    Dino caught on camera kayaking down Midland street

    Not even all this water can get this dino down. 

  • (Source: CNN/VIVO PLAY)

    Shocking video: Venezuelan soldier shoots protester at point-blank range

    His name was David José Vallenilla. At 22, he became the latest of at least 75 fatalities tied to civil unrest in the streets of Venezuela, a country mired in economic crisis and political instability.

  • VIDEO: Phoenix brush fire produces 'fire whirl'

    The Daisy Mountain Fire Department captured video on Thursday of a dangerous phenomenon known as a "fire whirl."

  • Glendale fire investigators say a house fire that displaced a family of three was caused by an electronic cigarette that exploded. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Glendale Fire says e-cigarette explosion to blame for house fire

    Glendale fire investigators say a house fire that displaced a family of three was caused by an electronic cigarette that exploded.

  • Maricopa Mugs: June Arrest Photos Volume 4

    Click to see dozens of mug shots of people arrested in Maricopa County this week.

  • (Source: Arizona Department of Transportation)

    ADOT Weekend Freeway Travel Advisory (June 23-26)

    Closures or lane restrictions for Phoenix-area freeway improvement projects are scheduled this weekend (June 23-26), according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

  • Shane Doan’s exit signals beginning of Coyotes’ youth movement

    The Arizona Coyotes are looking to the future. To the disappointment of fans, that means breaking away from the past.

  • Glendale police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run involving a pedestrian. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Pedestrian struck and killed in Glendale hit-and-run

    A pedestrian was struck and killed in a hit-and-run in Glendale Thursday night.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Goldschmidt homers as D-Backs rout Rockies, 10-3

    Zack Godley got off to a rough start, quickly recovered and turned in a gem for the surging Arizona Diamondbacks.

  • Senate GOP unveils 'Obamacare' overhaul, but not all aboard

    Congressional aides and lobbyists say Senate Republicans would cut Medicaid, end penalties for people not buying insurance and erase a raft of tax increases as part of their long-awaited health care bill.

  • An overnight rollover accident on State Route 202 left one person injured early Friday morning, according to Department of Public Safety. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    1 hurt in overnight rollover crash on State Route 202

    An overnight rollover accident on State Route 202 left one person injured early Friday morning, according to Department of Public Safety.

  • A Goodyear home was shot at several times overnight. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Several gunshots fired at Goodyear home, no one hurt

    Just after midnight Thursday, Goodyear police responded to several reported gunshots heard in a Goodyear neighborhood, police said.

  • A serial speeder is in custody after the Arizona Department of Public Safety conducted a "special operation" to apprehend the motorcyclist. (Source: MCSO/3TV/CBS 5)

    Arizona DPS sets up operation to catch a serial speeder

    A suspected serial speeder is in custody after the Arizona Department of Public Safety conducted a special operation to apprehend the motorcyclist. 

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Money saving apps at your fingertips

    Micro-saving and micro-investing apps are surging in popularity. We break down some of the more common ones you may have seen on your social media feeds.

  • Bisbee City Manager Richard Marsh. (Source: Twitter)

    Bisbee officials start process of firing city manager

    Officials in Bisbee voted Wednesday to begin the process of firing City Manager Richard Marsh. 

  • Legendary ASU football coach Frank Kush dead at 88

    Legendary ASU football coach Frank Kush has died at the age 88, according to a University official.

  • Thousands attended the Warped Tour in the west Valley. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Warped Tour hampered by heat rocks on

    More than 15,000 people braved the heat as the Warped Tour kicked off in west Phoenix Thursday.

  • The 20 dogs rescued by the Humane Society of Central Arizona (Source: HSCAZ).

    Humane society seeks funding to care for 20 abandoned dogs

    Recently, the Humane Society of Central Arizona rescued 20 abandoned dogs in Pine, Arizona, and needs a total of $4,000 to care for the dogs.

  • Juana Torres will be able to stay in the U.S. until at least 2018. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Mesa mother of 4 U.S. citizens spared being deported

    Juana Torres says she wouldn't call Thursday's decision by an immigration judge a victory but instead, she says 'it gives her time." 

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Brush fire contained near I-17 and Loop 303 contained

    The brush fire that burned about 4 square miles in far north Phoenix and closed two freeways for hours on Thursday has been contained.

  • Arizona Coyotes head coach Dave Tippett stands behind his bench during an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, Monday, Feb. 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

    Coyotes, Tippett agree to part ways

    The Arizona Coyotes announced more changes to the franchise on Thursday.

  • Sen. John McCain, left, and Sen. Jeff Flake, right, both have said they are looking over the Senate health care bill but haven't commented more. (Source: CBS/CNN)

    Flake and McCain say they're studying Senate health bill

    Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake on Thursday said they were studying a new Senate health care proposal repealing much of Barack Obama's health care law.

  • Former U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Former Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick mulls another run for Congress

    Former U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick is considering a possible run next year for Arizona's 2nd Congressional District.

  • Kansas' Josh Jackson, right, poses for a photo with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected by the Phoenix Suns as the fourth pick overall during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

    Suns select Josh Jackson with 4th pick

    The Phoenix Suns got their man. With the fourth pick in the NBA Draft, the Phoenix Suns selected small forward Josh Jackson out of Kansas. 

  • Hiking in Arizona (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Why Phoenix doesn't have a hot weather 'stupid hiker law'

    Arizonans experience the extreme heat every summer, with temperatures crawling towards 120 degrees.

  • (Jeff Baenen, AP) In this June 21, 2017 photo, Astrid Rubens demonstrates the elasticity of homemade slime in her kitchen in St. Paul, Minn. Glue, baking soda and contact lens solution are all it takes to make satisfyingly stretchy slime.

    Summer of slime: DIY goo takes over tween's lives

    Slime, a modern-day Silly Putty or Play-Doh, is all the rage with tweens right now. Astrid Rubens created her own concoction with household materials. 

  • (Source: Disneyland)

    Rider Switch saves families time in lines at Disney parks

    there are times when the younger visitors or somebody else in your group can’t get on a ride. Or perhaps they simply don't want to. That means Mom or Dad might have to miss out to stay with the little one. It’s either that or wait in line a second time. Who wants to do that?

  • Octavia Jackson and Nicholios Nealy were charged as authorities seek missing 4-month-old. (Source: Mohave County Attorney's Office)

    Official: Girl found at church likely to be missing baby

    An Arizona investigator said Thursday he is confident a baby left at a Las Vegas-area church is the same one that authorities have been looking for in three states. 

  • Jake Freed in the early stages of his journey just outside Gold Canyon (Source: Freed's gofundme page made by Courtney Rudloff)

    Arizona native attempts to skate world record distance

    Arizona native Jake Freed wants to be a record-breaker, with plans on breaking the Guinness World Record for the longest distance travelled on a board.

  • (Source: Phoenix Raceway)

    New pedestrian tunnel coming to Phoenix Raceway

    The Phoenix Raceway Project Powered by DC Solar will be opening a pedestrian-only tunnel to enhance fan experience.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    F-35B operations suspended at Yuma's Marine Corps Air Station

    U.S. Senator John McCain, (R-AZ), is speaking out about the suspension of F-35B operations at Marine Corps Air Station in Yuma. The suspension is reportedly due to problems with the aircraft's Autonomic Logistics Information System.  

  • A brush fire erupted in north Phoenix on Thursday and dozens of crews were called out to fight it. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    SLIDESHOW: Brush fire burns near I-17 in far north Phoenix

    A brush fire erupted in north Phoenix on Thursday and dozens of crews were called out to fight it. 

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Best monsoon photo of 2017 will win $500 Visa gift card!

    attention shutterbugs!

    Not only do we want to share some of the best monsoon photos with Arizona’s Family, we’ve teamed up with Flood Control District of Maricopa County to offer a prize for the most amazing monsoon 2017 photo – a $500 Visa gift card.

  • Arizona Rattlers' rookie running back Darrell Monroe was able to get another chance at football thanks to social media. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Arizona Rattlers Darrell Monroe takes different path to play pro football

    Arizona Rattlers' rookie running back Darrell Monroe was able to get another chance at football thanks to social media.

  • (Source: FDA)

    Certain hummus products with pine nuts under recall for possible listeria

    Potential listeria contamination is prompting The House of Thaller to voluntarily recall certain 10-ounce packages of Hummus with Pine Nut Topping, the Food and Drug Administration said in a press release.

  • Summerlea Hunt and Joshua Atherton (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

    Couple accused of stealing $40K worth of liquor from Fry's stores

    Surprise police have arrested a Buckeye couple believed to have stolen more than $40,000 worth of liquor from various Fry’s stores. 

  • (Source: Condor Airlines)

    Airline to offer nonstop flights from Sky Harbor to Frankfurt

    Travelers will soon be able to fly nonstop between Phoenix and Frankfurt, Germany.

  • Pit bull mauls 2 kids strapped in car seats inside minivan

    A pit bull burst through a backyard fence, made its way into a nearby minivan and mauled two young children as they sat helplessly strapped into their car seats, police said.

  • Sonny Wyatt Silas. (Source: Winslow Police Department)

    Winslow man arrested for allegedly killing 3-year-old girl

    A Navajo County man was taken to jail after he killed a 3-year-old girl, police said.

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    His "Comedy Central Presents" special was voted one of the Top 5 specials of 2011 and he was most recently seen on the Kevin Hart series "One Mic Stand" on BET. He's performing in Phoenix Friday and Saturday nights. Get your tickets at StandUpLive.com.

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    As high school football teams brave the summer sun and head into summer practice, now, more high schools will be offering "safe football." Higley Unified School District is the latest to adopt this program, thanks in part to McCarthy Building Companies, who stepped in financially to bring the district the "Safe Football Coaches Clinic." For more info: SafeFootball.org  
     

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