• Wildfire Watch: Goodwin Fire forces more evacuations, road closures

    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)

    Valley 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. 

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • (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. 

  • 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.  

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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)

    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.

  • Follow established bidding guidelines with contractors

    Reviewing estimates before making deposits helps avoid pricing misunderstandings.

  • Breezy conditions add to the heat in the Valley

    Gusty winds are expected to stick around in the Valley and in the High Country with temperatures staying above normal. (Tuesday, June 27, 2017)
  • (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. 

  • 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.

  • (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.

  • 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.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Protesters urge senator to 'Walk a mile in my panties,' vote against health care bill

    Tuesday morning, demonstrators hoped to get Flake's attention with the message, "Walk a mile in my panties," and persuade him to vote against the health care bill.

  • Newport Beach, CA is one of Scot Pasmore's favorite places to escape the summer heat. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Head to Newport Beach to escape the summer heat

    cool escapes

    Scott Pasmore shows you some of his favorite getaways in Southern California.

  • The Goodwin Fire has burned about 1,500 acres since it was started on Saturday afternoon. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Goodwin Fire increase to 4,400 acres, evacuations remain

    Hundreds of firefighters are battling a wildfire near Prescott as its acreage continues to increase. The Goodwin Fire has burned about 4,400 acres since it was started on Saturday afternoon.

  • Phoenix police sergeant belts out national anthem at Diamondbacks game

    Sgt. Vince Lewis of the Phoenix Police Department performed the national anthem Monday afternoon at the Arizona Diamondbacks game.

  • Sonny Silas, 18, was charged with second-degree murder in the killing of 3-year-old. (Source: Winslow PD)

    3-year-old girl killed by teen identified by Winslow police

    Winslow police identified the 3-year-old girl killed last week as Amaya Miguel in a press conference held on the morning of June 23.

  • Todd Kohlhepp (Source: Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office)

    Feds investigate how serial killer convicted of rape in AZ amassed weapons

    Todd Kohlhepp, who was convicted of rape in Arizona in 1987, should not have been able to buy guns, but reportedly bragged to investigators about his collection and shooting skills.

  • (Source: Nico Smit via 123RF)

    Greyhounds in Tucson still in need of homes

    A year after an Arizona greyhound racetrack held its last race, some dogs are still in need of homes. 

  • Peoria Fire-Medical Department warns the public of using fireworks at their homes. (Source: Peoria Fire-Medical Department)

    Peoria Fire-Medical Department warns of fireworks danger

    The Peoria Fire and Medical Department are warning celebrating fireworks at their homes. 

  • Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, front right, leaves U.S. District Court on the first day of his contempt-of-court trial Monday, June 26, 2017, in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio heads to 2nd day of criminal trial

    Tuesday's court proceedings come after prosecutors a day earlier presented comments the former sheriff of Maricopa County made to the media bragging about his tough immigration enforcement.

  • Maria Calderon, 49. (Source: Phoenix PD)

    Missing 49-year-old woman found safe, Silver Alert cancelled

    A silver alert was issued for a missing 49-year-old woman, who was last seen near her home in the Phoenix-area.

  • Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, front right, leaves U.S. District Court on the first day of his contempt-of-court trial Monday, June 26, 2017, in Phoenix. (Source: AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Prosecutors use Joe Arpaio's immigration talk against him

    Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's criminal trial opened Monday over his defiance of the courts in traffic patrols that targeted immigrants, marking the most aggressive effort to hold the former lawman of metro Phoenix accountable for tactics that critics say racially profiled Latinos.

  • A woman claiming to be William Huff's sister emailed and said her brother is not a monster. (Source: CBS 5)

    Family of child killer says he is 'not a monster'

    William Huff served nearly 50 years in prison for murdering two young girls. He is out of prison, to the protests of his victims' families, but his own family describes him as a "humble, kind, peaceful man without any hatred or thoughts of hurting anyone."

  • Several fire crews responded to a first-alarm fire in Tempe. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Several fire crews respond to a Tempe commercial structure fire

    Several crews responded to a first-alarm fire at a Tempe commercial structure Tuesday morning.

  • (Source: CBS 5)

    CBS 5 Investigates The Phantom Killer

    special report

    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.

  • No one  was hurt in two hard landings in Cottonwood. (Source: Cottonwood Fire and Medical Department)

    2 plane crashes in Cottonwood, pilots walk away

    Two pilots in the Cottonwood area were able to walk away from their wrecked planes after two separate plane crashes at the local airport Monday. 

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    DPS pursuit ends after driver crashes with light rail

    Troopers with the Arizona Department of Transportation were involved in early morning pursuit that ended near 5th and Washington streets Tuesday.  

  • A woman was stabbing during a domestic fight in Buckeye. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Woman killed in domestic violence stabbing in Buckeye

    A suspect has been arrested after a woman was stabbed to death in Buckeye on Monday night. 

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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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    Car buying tips to help save you money

    Car buying tips to help save you money

    Friday, June 23 2017 9:34 PM EDT2017-06-24 01:34:35 GMT
    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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    Desert Hills homeowners targeted by 'handyman'

    Desert Hills homeowners targeted by 'handyman'

    Friday, June 23 2017 9:43 AM EDT2017-06-23 13:43:16 GMT
    After paying an unknown handyman $400, he never returned to start the job and that infuriated Linda and Mike Coleman. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)After paying an unknown handyman $400, he never returned to start the job and that infuriated Linda and Mike Coleman. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    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.

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    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.

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