• (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Sheriff gives tour of soon-to-be dismantled Tent City

    It's the end of an era for Tent City. On Wednesday afternoon, crews started taking down tarps, dismantling tent frames and taking apart beds. Hundreds of inmates from Tent City have already been relocated.

  • Firefighters battled a blaze that started in an RV and spread to a house in Mesa. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Firefighters battle RV fire that spread to house in Mesa

    Firefighters were battling a fire Wednesday evening that began in an RV home and spread to a neighboring house in Mesa, fire officials said.

  • (Source: Google)

    Threatening message found in bathroom of Basha High School.

    A threatening note has been found in the bathroom of Basha High School. 

  • Police said a man was exposing himself to a girl in Avondale before a neighbor intervened. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Neighbor saves young girl from flasher in Avondale

    Avondale police are warning the community about a man who exposed himself to a young girl until a neighbor intervened.

  • Mesa Council looks at removing/disciplining an elected official

    The Mesa City Council will seek legal advice Thursday morning on disciplining or possibly removing an elected official from office. The planned discussion comes after Councilman Ryan Winkle's blood alcohol content was nearly three times the legal limit when police arrested him this month on suspicion of drunk driving. 

  • Anni Lacasse, left, got in trouble for vandalism so her mother, Jeanene Lacasse, right, asked Facebook for help on how to punish her. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Ahwatukee mom asks Facebook community to help punish her daughter

    An Ahwatukee mother is appealing to neighbors on Facebook to help teach her daughter a lesson.

  • Valley researchers say progress is being made in the fight against Alzheimer's

    When it comes to curing Alzheimer's disease, the research is constant, but the progress is slow. However, some of the top researchers in the world are right here in the Valley, and they say we're just a few years away from possibly slowing down the disease.

  • Albuquerque dad, step-mom arrested after 5-year-old shows up drunk at hospital

    Police: Parents force 5-year-old to drink mouthwash because he was thirsty

    A 5-year-old boy showed up at a New Mexico hospital with a .2 blood alcohol level, after his parents allegedly forced him to drink mouthwash.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Glendale father uses new safety device that's easier than pepper spray

    A Glendale father has found a new safety device for his family and it's easier and safer to use than pepper spray.

  • (Source: Phoenix Police Department)

    Police searching for suspects in 'unique' burglary

    Phoenix police are searching for the unknown suspect or suspects responsible for a unique burglary.

  • (Source: 3TV/ CBS 5)

    Documents reveal disturbing details in valley woman's disappearance

    Court documents reveal disturbing details in the case of a missing valley woman. Christine Mustafa vanished two weeks ago from her home in north Phoenix. Since then, friends, family and neighbors have conducted a number of searches in the desert areas just outside the home she shared with her boyfriend.

  • 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)

  • Phoenix Rising FC's chances of becoming part of the MLS have gotten a boost. (Source: phxrisingfc.com)

    MLS expansion update: Phoenix boost and St. Louis setback

    Phoenix Rising FC's chances of becoming part of the MLS have gotten a boost. 

  • Jayden M. Santee is wanted for questioning in reference to several vehicle burglaries. (Source: Surprise Police Department)

    Surprise police seek assistance locating burglary suspect

    The Surprise Police Department are seeking the public's help in locating burglary suspect Jayden M. Santee.

  • The warmer weather in the Valley has brought out the bees. (Source: Rupert Trischberger via 123RF)

    Glendale firefighters: Heat wave means bee activity on the rise

    Glendale Fire Department warned the public about an increase in bee activity as temperatures continue to heat up throughout the state.

  • 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.

  • There will be a military exercise at the state capitol sometime on Thursday morning. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Training exercise at Arizona Capitol planned for Thursday

    Military members will swarming around the state Capitol on Thursday morning, but don't worry, it will be part of a training exercise. 

  • Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill adding SCID testing to Arizona. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Gov. Ducey signs bill that will add SCID testing to newborn screening panel

    Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation this week that will allow the Arizona Department of Health Services’ Public Health Laboratory to test for severe combined immunodeficiency or SCID.

  • Ex-Douglas police Sgt. Theodore Kulkens (Source: State of Arizona Attorney General's Office)

    Ex-Douglas policeman gets prison for transporting marijuana

    A former police officer has been sentenced to five years in prison for transporting more than 200 pounds of marijuana from Douglas to Tucson last December.

  • Michael Trailor. (Source: LinkedIn)

    New director appointed for embattled state agency

    Gov. Doug Ducey has chosen a new head of the embattled Department of Economic Security and his name is Michael Trailor.  

  • Interstate 10 (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Study to examine environmental aspects of proposed corridor

    State and federal agencies are launching a study into possible environmental implications of possible routes for a proposed new connection between Interstates 10 and 19 on Tucson's south side.

  • David Pagniano, 55, was arrested in connection with the disappearance of his wife. (Source: Yavapai County Sheriff's Office)

    Prescott-area man has been arrested in wife's disappearance

    A Prescott-area man has been arrested in connection with the disappearance of his wife who authorities believe may be dead.

  • Christopher Perkins, left, and Michael Perkins, right. (Source: Yavapai County Sheriff's Office)

    Father & son arrested in connection to Yarnell church donation box theft attempt

    A father and son were arrested after the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office said they tried to steal cash from a church donation box in Yarnell.  

  • (Source: Facebook)

    Jaime's Local Love: Sphinx Date Farm

    Sphinx Date Ranch has been an Arizona institution for over 60 years.  Roy Franklin discovered a Black Sphinx seedling in a Phoenix neighborhood in 1928, and he interested Ellen Amelia Goodbody Brophy, a prominent Old West landowner and philanthropist, in the idea.  

  • Velocity VR exclusively debuts inside Scottsdale's Octane Raceway

    This is only the fourth one in the U.S. and the only one in Arizona; we're talking about Velocity VR, a virtual reality game, where you're not wired to a console and your body becomes the controller. This 3,500-square-foot space, which will open to the public on Memorial Day weekend, will become a separate attraction inside Octane Raceway of north Scottsdale. For more info: VelocityVR.com

  • Agents rappelled down to capture the nine smugglers with more than 429 pounds of marijuana in their backpacks. (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

    Over 429 pounds of marijuana seized after 9 smugglers captured near Tucson

    Cooperation between the Tucson Air and Marine Operations Branch (AMO) and Tucson Sector United States Border Patrol (USBP) ended with more than 429 pounds seized and nine smugglers arrested near Three Points Tuesday morning.

  • Arizona's Route 66 license plate was introduced in December,. (Source: The Automobile License Plate Collectors Association)

    Arizona's Route 66 license plate named best in U.S.

    Arizona’s specialty license plate paying homage to the “Mother Road” is the third plate from the Grand Canyon state to win a national award – Best Plate of 2016. 

  • UK broadcaster Sky News on Wednesday aired two screengrabs of security camera footage, reporting that British police believed they showed Manchester bomber Salman Abedi walking in Manchester's Arndale shopping centre late on Friday. (Photo: AP)

    Video: Ariana Grande concert bomber caught on camera

    UK broadcaster Sky News on Wednesday aired two screengrabs of security camera footage, reporting that British police believed they showed Manchester bomber Salman Abedi walking in Manchester's Arndale shopping centre late on Friday.

  • Adrian Heredia (top right), 54 and Ivette Calvo, 45 (Source: Navajo County Sheriff's Office)

    2 arrested after 18 pounds of meth found in car in Holbrook

    Navajo County Sheriff's officials say a man and woman have been arrested after 18 pounds of methamphetamine was found hidden in their vehicle. 

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    Valley man finally gets tax refund

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    Erasmo Ysasi was supposed to get his tax refund in mid-March. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Erasmo Ysasi was supposed to get his tax refund in mid-March. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

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    Consumer Alert: Rent scam dupes Mesa woman

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    Tuesday, May 23 2017 12:30 AM EDT2017-05-23 04:30:09 GMT
    Tyesha Brown thought she scored a deal on a new place to rent. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Tyesha Brown thought she scored a deal on a new place to rent. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

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    Some websites help consumers find products that were actually made in the USA, as claimed. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Some websites help consumers find products that were actually made in the USA, as claimed. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    When you make a purchase, do you look to see if an item was “Made in the USA?” Buying American-made merchandise seems patriotic and helps the economy, but what do those claims really mean? 

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