• Actor, officers targeted by Phoenix Comicon armed suspect, police say

    Jason David Frank called the arrest of an armed man, who police said intended to harm officers and Frank on Thursday, an “eye-opening experience.”

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    'Property Wars' star facing trial for wire fraud in Phoenix

    A former star on the "Property Wars" reality TV show has been accused of wire fraud and other charges involving furniture stores he owns and operates in the Phoenix metro area.

  • Dirty Dining May 26th: Popular sushi restaurant hit with 6 health code violations

    Every week CBS 5 News is sent a list of restaurants that have been recently inspected by Maricopa County's Environmental Services Department. CBS 5 News selects five restaurants with some of the highest number of "risk factors."  

  • (SOURCE: 3TV / CBS 5)

    1 dog killed, 4 others rescued in north Phoenix house fire

    One dog is killed, and four other dogs were rescued following a house fire early Friday morning in north Phoenix.

  • Video doorbells are known for recording evidence of package thefts. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Thief targeting home security devices in north Phoenix

    A device meant to help prevent theft is now the target of thieves in one Scottsdale neighborhood. Several neighbors who live near Tatum and Bell say their ‘Ring’ brand doorbell cameras are being stolen by a bold criminal.

  • Southbound Interstate 17 in north Phoenix has reopened at Northern Avenue after a nearly two-hour closure that occurred after a naked man was hit by a car. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Naked man in critical condition after being hit by car on I-17

    A naked man ran into the road and was hit by a vehicle early Friday morning on southbound I-17, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

  • David Pagniano, 55 (left), Sandra Pagniano, 39(Source: Yavapai County Sheriff's Office)

    Missing Prescott-area woman's body found

    The body of a missing Prescott woman has been found near Chino Valley. 

  • A vehicle crashed into a wall and spun out on the I-10 in Goodyear. (Source: Arizona Department of Transportation)

    Car spins out after crashing into wall on I-10 in Goodyear

    A motorist was stopped by police after her vehicle crashed into a wall and spun out on Interstate 10 in Goodyear, police said.

  • House fire in Mesa Friday afternoon near Val Vista and McDowell. (26 May 2017) [Source: 3TV / CBS 5]

    One person suffers smoke inhalation after house fire Friday

    Five people were displaced after a home in Mesa went up in flames Friday afternoon.

  • Former Playmate of the Year on removing breast implants: 'I literally thought I was dying'

    Women all over the country claim to be suffering from something called "breast implant illness." The list of symptoms is long and varied, but most doctors say the illness doesn't exist.

  • Police were searching for a man suspect of robbing eight banks in Phoenix. (Source: Phoenix Police Department)

    Reward up to $10K offered in Phoenix serial bank robber case

    A reward of up to $10,000 was being offered as authorities tried to find a man suspected of eight armed bank robberies in Phoenix, police said.

  • ADOT will be lowering speed limits during peak Memorial Day travel periods. (Source: ADOT)

    ADOT: Lowered I-17 speed limits during peak Memorial Day travel periods

    As part of a safety campaign to reduce crashes and delays resulting from speeding and driver inattention, the Arizona Department of Transportation will reduce speed limits during peak Memorial Day weekend travel periods on a winding stretch of Interstate 17 north of Phoenix.

  • Arson suspect assaults Avondale police prior to arrest

    Domico Bernard Thomas, 47, allegedly fought and assaulted Avondale Police Officers after being detained for suspected arson, according to police.

  • A fire involving a truck caused traffic to snarl on the I-17 near Black Canyon City on Friday. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    ADOT: Vehicle fire causes 20-mile traffic jam on I-17

    A vehicle fire caused traffic to back up for 20 miles Friday afternoon on northbound lanes of Interstate 17 near Black Canyon City.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Arizona Democrats pounce on bribery case against ex-official

    A bribery and fraud case that federal prosecutors brought this week against a former Republican statewide elected official and three others gave Arizona Democrats a new line of attack Friday ahead of the midterm elections.

  • Girl Talk: WWE superstar returns home with new project

    Before the bright lights of the WWE and her high profile engagement to John Cena, Nikki Bella was a star soccer player at Chaparral High School.  

  • Ready Camera One: Arcadia star prepares for career as sports reporter

    Arcadia star Sarandon Raboin pursues a career as a sports reporter.

  • Taylor Bush, 18; Brandon Nichols, 18; Justin Santos, 20; Montre Williams, 19 (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

    4 arrested in connection to murders of 2 Tempe teens

    Tempe police have arrested four people in connection to last week's double homicide at the Garden Grove Apartments.

  • Two teens airlifted after rollover accident near Mt. Trumbull

    Eric Avila and his cousin Jose Najera, both 17-years-old, were airlifted after rolling their truck on Mt. Trumbull Look Thursday evening according to Mohave County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Gary Pierce (Source: http://www.azcc.gov)

    Ex-AZ Corp. Commissioner, owner of Johnson Utilities indicted on bribery charges

    The owner of Johnson Utilities is accused of buying off a powerful state regulator so he could raise utility rates and start having customers pay his personal income taxes.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Phoenix police looking for suspect in stabbing

    Phoenix police are searching for a suspect in a stabbing incident at an apartment complex near 70th Avenue and Indian School Road. 

  • Arizona high court rules ex-AG Tom Horne didn't get fair hearing. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Arizona high court rules ex-AG Horne didn't get fair hearing

    The Arizona Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that former Attorney General Tom Horne didn’t get a fair hearing during his appeal of a finding that he violated campaign finance laws during his 2010 campaign, giving him at least a temporary reprieve from having to repay $400,000 to donors.

  • Republican leaders of the Arizona Legislature to seek dismissal of initiative law challenge. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Legislature to seek dismissal of initiative law challenge

    The attorney for the Republican leaders of the Arizona Legislature told a judge Thursday they will seek to have a lawsuit challenging a new law targeting citizen initiatives thrown out of court.

  • (Meredith)

    What’s coming to and leaving Netflix in June 2017

    Another month, another slate of movies and TV shows available on Netflix. Some big releases are coming this June, from binge-favorite Orange in the New Black to new obsessions like Alison Brie’s GLOW. 

  • Indy 500 returns this Sunday

    It's called "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing". Here are some things you might not know about the #Indy500 ahead of Sunday's race.

  • Surprise Squad suprises a very caring bus driver

    The happy bus! Meet the amazing bus driver who makes every day a holiday for her Gompers clients! Go to http://gompers.org/donate/ to donate to the wonderful folks at Gompers!

  • Debbie Hunsley loves dogs, especially German shepherds. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Volunteer Pays it Forward to woman devoted to helping German shepherds

    A west Valley mom often uses her own money to take stray dogs off the street and provide them medical care. A volunteer sees the difference she is making so she decided to Pay It Forward.

  • (Source: WXYZ via CNN)

    Toddler hit in head by brick thrown through car window

    A 2-year-old girl sustained two skull fractures after being hit in the head by a brick that someone threw through a car window.

  • (Source: Twitter.com/@masoncrossbooks)

    'Cheeky' 11-year-old accuses her school of war crimes, and gets ice cream

    Responding to a feedback questionnaire about what her teachers could do better, Ava Bell said the school’s use of collective punishment was “a war crime” according to the 1949 Geneva Conventions.

  • SLIDESHOW: Drone tour of Lake Pleasant

    For the Friday going into the long Memorial Day weekend, we decided to send the azfamily drone to Lake Pleasant. Pilot Hector Holguin, as usual, got some great shots! 

  • A pest elimination business is using garlic to keep mosquitoes away from houses. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Valley pest control company using garlic to fight off mosquitoes

    Mosquitoes have become a major problem across the Valley but a pest elimination business is using a popular food item to keep them away.

  • (SOURCE: 3TV/ CBS 5)

    Cave Creek Balloon Festival underway

    Hot air balloons, a flyover, great food and live music. It's all happening Saturday at the 8th annual cave creek balloon festival at Rancho Manana Golf Course. 

  • (Source: Click2Houston via CNN)

    Teachers name 7th grader ‘most likely to become a terrorist’

    A group of teachers are being disciplined after they thought it would be funny to name a student “most likely to become a terrorist.”

  • Lanes will be restricted on eastbound I-10 near California line. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Lane restriction on I-10 East near California line starting May 30

    Reconstruction of the Ehrenberg Port of Entry on eastbound Interstate 10 near the California state line will mean delays for most drivers and, after the Memorial Day holiday weekend, a detour for loads wider than 10 feet.

  • (SOURCE: 3TV / CBS 5)

    DUI task force conducts holiday weekend patrol

    Many police departments in the Valley will be conducting DUI task forces during the three-day weekend. 

  • (Adrian Sanchez-Gonzalez/Bozeman Daily Chronicle via AP, File)

    Gianforte apologizes to reporter after winning US House race

    Republican multimillionaire Greg Gianforte won Montana's only U.S. House seat on Thursday despite being charged a day earlier with assault after witnesses said he grabbed a reporter by the neck and threw him to the ground.

  • The Red Shirt Army came out in full force for a Chandler City Council Meeting on Thursday. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Group protests more power lines in Chandler

    Dozens of people donning red shirts showed up at the Chandler City Council meeting to protest more above-ground power lines. 

  • Damage from javelina attack. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    Dog recovering after javelina attack

    A local family has a warning for dog owners, after a pack of javelina attacked their dog in their backyard. It happened in Vail near Old Spanish Trail not far from Valencia. 

  • Companies are making it easier to return items. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Online returns made easier

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    Companies are making it easier to return items. 

  • Police are looking for a man they say is behind six armed robberies. (Source: Silent Witness)

    Police looking for serial armed robber in Phoenix

    Police are asking the public's help in finding an armed serial robber that has hit six convenience stores and fast food restaurants in Phoenix.

  • Maine coon rescued from tree; now 'Treetop Tyler' needs new home

    He's a big cat with a big story. Meet "Treetop Tyler." He's a 12-pound Maine Coon cat who was rescued from a tree near the freeway, and is now looking for a new, loving home.  

  • Lisa Navarro, left, and Carisa Aguilar, right. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

    2 women arrested in tailgate theft case

    Phoenix police have arrested two women in connection with a string of tailgate thefts.

  • (Source: Photos by Howard Waggner/News of Maricopa)

    Fatal accident closes road in in Maricopa

    A fatal accident involving a person on a bicycle closed S.R.238 in Maricopa in both directions Thursday morning. 

  • Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Ducey veto of student press rights bill draws wide criticism

    Student press advocates on Wednesday criticized Gov. Doug Ducey for vetoing legislation they say would have shown that Arizona supports the rights of student journalists who investigate shortcomings at their schools.

  • 5 more Mountain Ridge wrestlers in trouble for alleged assault

    New allegations at a West Valley high school, and again they involve the wrestlers. We've uncovered details out of Mountain Ridge High School in Glendale.

  • Since February of last year, more than 70 cases of leptospirosis have been confirmed in Maricopa County.  (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Leptospirosis bacteria spread to dogs throughout Arizona

    Since February of last year, more than 70 cases of leptospirosis have been confirmed in Maricopa County. Now, it is on the move and we have learned of new cases in Show Low and Tucson.

  • (Source: greenapple78 / 123RF Stock Photo)

    Some companies are cashing in on couples with infertility issues

    Women are having babies later in life and many are turning to in vitro fertilization procedures for help. Some companies are cashing in on couples with infertility issues.

  • Steps to take when airline loses your luggage

    It's a traveler's nightmare. You arrive at baggage claim after your flight and your luggage is missing. CBS 5 Advocate Dave Cherry has the steps to take when you find out the airline lost your bag. (Thursday, May 25, 2017)

  • The Parks and Recreation Department is making changes to protect park birds during the annual Star Spangled Celebration. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Changes made to Memorial Day fireworks celebration to protect ducks

    The Parks and Recreation Department is making some changes to protect park birds during an annual Memorial Day fireworks show that will be held Friday night in Phoenix.

  • Phoenix is both the county seat of Maricopa County and the capital of Arizona (Source: AP File Photo)

    Fastest growing US cities are in South; 4 of top 5 in Texas

    Ten of the 15 fastest-growing cities with populations of 50,000 or more were spread across the South in 2016, with four of the top five found in Texas, according to new population estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.

  • Expensive mistakes of the newly retired

    If you just retired, congrats! You've earned it. But now you need to be prepared for some bumps in the road. CBS 5 Advocate Dave Cherry has more info on the expensive mistakes to avoid for the newly retired. (Wednesday, May 24, 2017)

  • Student-athletes were promised dorms with mattresses but ended up sleeping on the floor. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Players, parents say Phoenix HS basketball powerhouse let them down

    It was the first week of school last September and the players and coaches at Phoenix's Hillcrest Prep should have been focusing on a potential championship season. But instead of practicing, focusing and studying, the Hillcrest program was dealing with a catastrophe.

  • (Source: Twitter)

    Traffickers reportedly using pigeons to smuggle drugs

    Drug trafficking is going to the birds. Literally.  A news station in Dubai is reporting that smugglers are apparently using pigeons to carry drugs. 

  • While Arizona is known for its cacti and deserts, there are some spots to cool off from the heat. (Source: Flickr)

    Cool off this summer at these awesome swimming holes

    Summer is pretty much here in Phoenix! Don't panic though, there are several cool spots not far from where you are to chill out during our blistering heat.

  • Melissa Smith jumped on the hood of her car to keep a would-be thief from getting away. (Source: CNN)

    VIDEO: Woman fights off would-be carjacker by jumping on hood

    you have to see this!

    A Wisconsin woman who was filling her gas tank – minding her own business – found herself fighting off a would-be car thief with some moves worthy of an action movie.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Arpaio asks US Supreme Court for jury trial in contempt case

    Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to consider his request to have a jury, rather than a judge, decide whether he should be convicted of criminal contempt-of-court charge for defying a court order in a racial profiling case.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    TSA offers summer travel tips for smooth sailing at airport security

    Summer travel season is upon us. And the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) wants to make sure you know the rules of the road before you take to the skies.  

  • The Mayo Clinic School of Medicine in Scottsdale will open in July. The first class will have 50 students. (Source:  Mayo Clinic)

    Officials hope Mayo Clinic medical school in Scottsdale helps ease state’s doctor shortage

    The school plans to open in July. A spokeswoman said more than 3,000 students applied, but the school only accepted 50 students.

  • An 18 to 25-year-old man stole a cash drawer from a Phoenix Circle K. (Source: Silent Witness)

    Caught on camera: Man helps himself to Circle K cash drawer

    Video surveillance captured what appears to be a casual conversation between a customer and a Circle K employee turn into a robbery Wednesday, May 17.

  • Mathew Sterling, 29 (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

    PD: Man armed with guns and knives arrested at Phoenix Comicon

    There were scary moments inside Phoenix Comicon on Thursday afternoon when a man made it inside with multiples weapons, police said.

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    Valley senior citizen stuck in 'free trial offer'

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    Joan Davidson, 74, ordered a "free product" she heard about over the radio, now she is being charged $200 every month. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Joan Davidson, 74, ordered a "free product" she heard about over the radio, now she is being charged $200 every month. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Valley woman has already been billed a total of $800 for products she says she doesn't want.

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    Valley man finally gets tax refund

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