• Decarlos Jones, 29 (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

    Phoenix man arrested for animal cruelty after decapitating his puppy

    A Phoenix man was arrested Wednesday morning on an animal cruelty charge after he told officers he stabbed his 6-month-old puppy to death and then cut the dog's head off after she died.

  • Police said the school administrator's inaction led to four more football players getting assaulted by teammates. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    PD: 4 assaults in Hamilton hazing scandal occurred after officials notified

    Top administrators at Hamilton High School knew football players were committing assaults on fellow players and due to their inaction, four more were victimized, according to police.

  • A 58-year-old man allegedly stabbed and killed another man after entering his personal space on Tuesday, according to Phoenix police. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5/MCSO)

    PD: Man stabbed, killed after entering another man's personal space

    A 58-year-old man allegedly stabbed and killed another man after entering his personal space on Tuesday, according to Phoenix police.

  • A suspect and an officer were hurt in a shooting in central Phoenix. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Officer, suspect hurt in shooting at end of police chase in central Phoenix

    Police surrounded a pickup truck in central Phoenix after a possible pursuit on Wednesday night.

  • Salvatore "Sammy the Bull" Gravano. (Source: Arizona Department of Corrections)

    Former mob boss 'Sammy the Bull' released from prison

    He will be on lifetime federal parole.

  • This Arizona spot sees more freezing nights than Flagstaff

    There is one place in particular that sees quite a few nights with overnight lows below freezing, 241 to be exact!  Bellemont, just outside of Flagstaff, sees more freezing nights than cities in Alaska and Minnesota. 

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Parents want Hamilton employees put on leave

    There is growing pressure tonight for the district to remove those school staffers involved in the hazing scandal at Hamilton High School in Chandler, at least until the investigation is complete.

  • A autistic teen detained by police speaks about confrontation. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Autistic teen detained by Buckeye police speaks about confrontation

    An autistic teenager who had a controversial confrontation with a Buckeye police officer spoke about the incident that he said left him with cuts and bruises.

  • (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

    PD: Woman found going through man's fridge, wearing his family's clothes

    Police say a woman was arrested in Tempe after she was caught in a home going through the refrigerator and wearing clothes that belongs to the family. Ericka Layne Harper faces one felony count of burglary and one felony count of criminal trespassing. 

  • Feds face deadline in litigation over Joe Arpaio's pardon

    Prosecutors in former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's now-pardoned criminal case face a deadline Thursday for explaining why they now believe the case should be dismissed and all rulings in the case should be thrown out. 

  • (Source: Wikipedia)

    Need some extra holiday cash? Toys 'R 'Us is hiring

    Looking to make some holiday cash? Toys "R" Us plans to hire thousands of part-time workers for the holiday shopping season, despite the toy chain’s bankruptcy filing this week.  

  • (Skylines from L to R: San Francisco, Phoenix, Chicago, Dallas, Oklahoma, file photos AP)

    8 states Arizona residents originally come from

    We have compiled a list of states where many Arizona residents come from. There are some few surprises in this list.

  • (Source: Google)

    Parking rates going up at Sky Harbor Airport

    You could soon be paying more when you park your car at Sky Harbor Airport. Starting November 1, 2017, the daily maximum rates for all terminal garages and all but one economy parking facility at Phoenix Sky Harbor will increase by $1 - $3 per day, depending upon the facility.

  • Luis Arciniega (Source: Pinal County Sheriff's Office)

    Man accused of throwing cinder blocks at Arizona deputies

    A San Manuel man has been indicted for throwing cinder blocks at Pinal County Sheriff's deputies. Authorities say 43-year-old Luis Arciniega is facing eight counts of aggravated assault of a peace officer.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    MCSO identifies armed man who was shot by deputy in Tonopah

    Maricopa County authorities have identified an armed man who was shot and wounded by a sheriff's deputy during an encounter outside a home in Tonopah. They say 36-year-old Michael Bilinski remains hospitalized with a gunshot wound to his abdomen.

  • (Source: Phoenix Fire Dept.)

    Body found in charred rubble of mobile home fire in Phoenix

    Phoenix fire officials say a man was found dead in the charred rubble of a mobile home fire.  

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 and AP)

    TIMELINE: Hamilton High School hazing scandal

    At this point, detectives have six confirmed victims but believe there are more who have not come forward.

  • Kaleb Joshua Schermann's mug shot from a 2015 arrest (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

    Fingerprint leads to felony charge in 3-year-old Chandler case

    A fingerprint left on the screen of a sliding glass door of a Chandler home three years ago might put a young man in jail on a charge of criminal trespassing.

  • Top education official backing university tuition lawsuit

    A top education official is supporting the Arizona attorney general's lawsuit over steep increases in university tuition.

  • Judge: Arizona doesn't have to reveal execution drug sources

    Arizona can keep private what companies supply drugs for executions, a judge ruled Thursday in a lawsuit that argued the public has a right to know that information about the death penalty. 

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Young hockey star going after her dreams

    Young Lexi Lonask was looking for a sport to play. She tried soccer and didn't like it since it wasn't physical enough for her. So one day, her dad took her to the ice rink and she fell in love. 

  • First day of fall Friday brings cooler temperatures

    .First day of fall Friday brings cooler temperatures. Ian Schwartz has our forecast.

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    Maria kills 15 in Dominica, leaves Puerto Rico dark for months

    Hurricane Maria picked up steam Thursday afternoon, turning streets into raging rivers as it continues its deadly tear across the Caribbean. The storm has now killed at least 15 people on the island of Dominica.

  • Tempe detention officer charged with aggravated assault on an inmate

    A Tempe detention officer has been charged with one count of aggravated assault for an altercation with an inmate back in July.

  • (Source: FiestaBowl.org)

    Tickets now on sale for Fiesta Bowl and Cactus Bowl

    Are you ready for some football? Individual tickets for the 47th Annual PlayStation Fiesta Bowl and 29th Annual Cactus Bowl are now on sale.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Special Olympic athletes honored during 'Breakfast with Champions'

    It was a morning of inspiration and camaraderie at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn Thursday, as hundreds of people gathered to support a special group of Arizona athletes.

  • Thursday @ 9 p.m. on 3TV: Questions raised about fatal collision

    The daughter of a Paradise Valley councilman hit and killed a man and then the investigation took a twist. So what really happened? Jared Dillingham is looking for answers -- Thursday night at 9 on 3TV.

  • (Source: IKEA)

    IKEA announces plans for new store in Glendale

    The Swedish retailer, IKEA, announced Thursday that it plans to open a new location in Glendale. 

  • A family of four is displaced after their garage went up in flames in Buckeye early Thursday morning. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Family of 4 displaced after Buckeye garage goes up in flames

    A family of four is displaced after their garage went up in flames in Buckeye early Thursday morning.

  • President Donald Trump meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the United Nations General Assembly on September 20, 2017. (Photo: AP)

    North Korea: Trump's UN speech amounted to 'the sound of a dog barking'

    North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said Wednesday US President Donald Trump's threat to destroy the hermit kingdom sounded like "a dog barking."

  • A vehicle fire closed several lanes on eastbound Interstate 10 in Tolleson early Thursday morning. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Vehicle fire closes several lanes on EB I-10 in Tolleson

    A vehicle fire closed several lanes on eastbound Interstate 10 in Tolleson early Thursday morning.

  • Men get prison terms for drug-related killing on reservation

    Two men have been sentenced to prison for convictions stemming from a 2015 drug-related killing on the Gila River Indian Community.

  • Five people have been arrested at a southern Arizona immigration checkpoint after 44 pounds (20 kilograms) of methamphetamine was found in one vehicle and two Mexican men hiding in another car. (Source: Border Patrol)

    5 arrested after meth, 2 Mexican men found hidden in cars

    Five people have been arrested at a southern Arizona immigration checkpoint after 44 pounds (20 kilograms) of methamphetamine was found in one vehicle and two Mexican men hiding in another car. 

  • Arleen Cilione (Source: Yavapai County Sheriff's Office)

    Murder of a Prescott woman still unsolved 15 years later

    Authorities still are trying to solve a murder case involving a Prescott woman whose body was found in 2003. Yavapai County Sheriff's officials say 60-year-old Arleen Cilione was reported missing to the Prescott Police Department in September 2002. 

  • (Source: AP Photo)

    Peralta, Diamondbacks rally to beat Padres 13-7

    David Peralta hit a leadoff homer and added a go-ahead double in the seventh for the Diamondbacks, who scored 11 runs in the final four innings and overcame rookie Hunter Renfroe's three homers as the NL wild card leaders beat the Padres 13-7. 

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    SLIDESHOW: Officer, suspect hurt in shootout at end of police chase

    One suspect was hurt and one officer was hurt after a shooting at the end of a possible pursuit in central Phoenix on Wednesday night.

  • Suns owner addresses the team's arena situation. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    City of Phoenix set to decide whether to sell Sheraton to fund Suns arena face lift

    The city of Phoenix will decide next Tuesday whether to sell the Sheraton to fund a Talking Stick Resort Arena face lift.

  • Chompie’s will now be selling its Jerusalem Plain Challah Bread at all Arizona Costco Wholesale stores.

    Bring in the Jewish new year with some challah

    Chompie’s will now be selling its Jerusalem Plain Challah Bread at all Arizona Costco Wholesale stores, just in time for the Jewish High Holidays.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    'Hurricane Harvey' dog found at Maricopa County shelter

    Less than 36 hours after being adopted, a “Hurricane Harvey” dog was turned into a local shelter.

  • (Source: Phoenix Police Department)

    Phoenix officer gets desk duty after armed robbery suspect gets away

    The Phoenix Police Department has reassigned an officer while they investigate how she responded to an attempted armed robbery at a Circle K on August 11.

  • Gov. Doug Ducey doubled down on his endorsement the of the latest effort in Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act even though he doesn't know the full impact it will have on Arizona. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Ducey doubles down on health care bill without knowing details

    Never mind the details. Gov. Doug Ducey doubled down on his endorsement the of the latest effort in Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act even though he doesn't know the full impact it will have on Arizona.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Beware of Facebook 'hoax'

    3 on your side

    When you're on Facebook, you come across all kinds of things and wedged in between all that material can be also be some very clever hoaxes and scams you need to be aware of.

  • (Source: National Transportation Noise Map)

    How Phoenix-area residents can track neighborhood noise levels

    It's noisy out there. With at least six airports and about a dozen freeways, the Valley of the Sun is a loud place to live.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Banner-UMC warns of soda contamination reports out of Mexico

    Several people have gotten sick from drinking contaminated 7Up in Mexico, according to authorities there. One person has even died. 

  • (Source: File Photo)

    Arizona Department of Health Services earns national accreditation

    The Arizona Department of Health Services has achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board.

  • Wind shakes palm trees as Hurricane Maria approaches the coast of Bavaro, Dominican Republic, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (Source: AP Photo/Tatiana Fernandez)

    Will brutal hurricane season affect your island getaway? Maybe

    \With the storm season in full swing -- and three major hurricanes in four weeks definitely counts as full swing -- the situation on the ground on some of the islands of the Caribbean is changing hour by hour, day by day.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Study: Phoenix ranked third most affordable city to buy a car in Arizona

    Are you looking to buy a car in Arizona? According to one study, the top three most affordable spots are in the Phoenix area.

  • A man and a woman stole a piece of art from Bitter & Twisted. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Thieves steal art from downtown Phoenix bar

    A man and a woman stole a painting from a popular downtown Phoenix with the woman trying to stash it up her skirt.

  • Visitors to Biosphere 2 (Source: Tucson News Now)

    Biosphere 2 receives generous donation from founder

    The money will be spent not only in understanding nature and its effect it has on humans, but also repairing the 25-year-old building. 

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Fall colors about to arrive in Arizona

    We may have to wait a little longer for fall to arrive in Arizona, but when it does, it's AMAZING. And that includes the fall colors. Yes, even in Arizona we get those reds, golds and yellows. It just takes a little bit of a road trip from the Valley to find them. 

  • The plaque at the gravesite of Doc Holliday's girlfriend has been stolen. (Source: The Daily Courier)

    Plaque stolen from grave of Doc Holliday's girlfriend

    A Prescott cemetery official says a plaque at the gravesite of gunfighter John Henry "Doc" Holliday's girlfriend has been stolen.

  • An LGBTQ youth center officially opened its new building in downtown Phoenix. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    LGBTQ nonprofit opens new location in downtown Phoenix

    An LGBTQ youth center officially opened its new building in downtown Phoenix after a suspected arson fire damaged the previous building. 

  • When a wall of water came toward him, all Cesar Garcia could think to do was protect his young daughter and try to save his nephew. (Source: AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    ‘Why me?’ Survivor recounts Arizona flash flood horror

    When a wall of water came toward him, all Cesar Garcia could think to do was protect his young daughter and try to save his nephew. 

  • Garrett Dever. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

    Chandler police officer accused of being extremely drunk in an unmarked police vehicle

    A Chandler police officer is facing serious charges and is out of a job after he drove his unmarked police vehicle while extremely drunk, police said.

  • The City of Phoenix spent nearly half a million dollars for Trump's visit in August. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    City of Phoenix spends $450,000+ during President Trump's visit

    The City of Phoenix spent more than $450,000 when President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence came to visit late last month.

  • A man was caught on camera stealing the motorcycle from a pizza shop in Glendale. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Glendale woman reunited with deceased father's motorcycle

    Glendale resident Kim Reischman called Arizona’s Family in tears Wednesday morning, to say that her stolen motorcycle had been found and returned to her.

  • Christine Mustafa, 34, missing since May 11, 2017 (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Police to search landfill for body of missing Phoenix woman

    Police are planning to search a landfill for the body of Christine Mustafa, a Phoenix woman who went missing on May 10 of this year. 

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 file photo)

    Utah baby dies from head injury in Arizona boating accident

    Authorities say a Utah child has died from a head injury after a boating accident near Navajo Canyon.

  • Inmates break out of jail to burglarize business before sneaking back to jail

    A bizarre crime occurred in Holmes County last week. Four inmates have been accused of breaking out of the Holmes-Humphreys County Correctional Facility, burglarizing a business, then sneaking back in jail.

  • Karen Outier said a burglar stole her final letter from her late husband. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Grieving widow says burglar stole late husband's final words

    A home burglary in broad daylight leaves a Valley woman heartbroken. She says what was stolen was much more than money could buy.

  • Dolce Salon & Spa in Chandler has closed its doors with no warning to employees or clients. (Source: Maria Hechanova, 3TV/CBS 5)

    Chandler spa closes suddenly, leaves 100+ employees jobless

    The president and owner of Dolce Salon & Spa, Brandi Nuttall, confirmed to azfamily.com that she has suddenly closed her Chandler location. She estimated the closure will impact about 5,000 clients and more than 100 employees.

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