• 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.

  • (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. 

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    Suspected flasher in Avondale arrested

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    A suspect has been arrested in the case of a man who exposed himself to girls in Avondale. 

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    Possible police impersonator on the loose

    A person allegedly impersonating a police officer pulled over a man in the area of 27th Avenue and Bethany Home Road, which is just west of Interstate 17, Wednesday night.

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    Woman, 19, shot at Phoenix graduation party

    A teenage girl is in the hospital with a gunshot wound after a graduation party early Thursday morning.

  • (Source; Corrections Corporation of America)

    4 inmates injured in fight at prison in Eloy; prison put on lockdown

    A privately operated state prison in southern Arizona was put on lockdown Thursday as authorities investigated the cause of a fight that left four inmates with injuries. 

  • (Source: Arizona Department of Transportation)

    Vehicle fire stops lanes on I-10 in Phoenix

    A vehicle fire stopped all lanes of traffic on Interstate 10 at 7th Avenue Thursday morning.

  • 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.

  • Dani Mathers, 30, was sentenced to three years' probation and ordered to complete 30 hours of graffiti removal service. (Source: KCAL via CNN)

    Ex-Playboy playmate sentenced in 'body-shaming' case

    A former Playboy playmate was sentenced to three years' probation and ordered to complete 30 hours of graffiti removal service after secretly taking a photo of a naked woman in a gym locker room and posting it to Snapchat. 

  • Appeals court deals blow to Trump administration travel ban

    A federal appeals court has dealt another blow to President Donald Trump's revised travel ban targeting six Muslim-majority countries.

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    Arpaio asks US Supreme Court for jury trial in contempt case

    Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio is asking 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. 

  • 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.

  • Memorial Day Deals: What you should buy this holiday weekend

    This is a big weekend for deals, but if you're going to spend big dollars, what's worth it and what's not? Our Deals Diva, Alicia Markham, joins us with the best and biggest ticket items to splurge on for the Memorial Day weekend. For more info: www.DealsinAZ.com

  • Two victims in a deadly accident last year were honored at their high school graduation. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Victims killed in car crash honored at high school graduation

    A special graduation was held at Betty Fairfax High School for two teens that lost their lives in a car crash last year.

  • (Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    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.  

  • A woman received $13,000 after police officers in Mesa lost her dog. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Mesa pays $13k after police officers lose woman's dog

    The City of Mesa paid Dawn Bennett $13,000 in January to avoid any lawsuits related to an incident at a motel where police officers lost her dog.

  • Avondale police were allegedly assaulted after attempting to arrest an arson suspect. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Arson suspect assaults Avondale police prior to arrest

    47-year-old Dominic Bernard allegedly fought and assaulted Avondale Police Officers after being detained for suspected arson according to police.

  • (Source: City of Phoenix, City of Buckeye)

    Phoenix, Buckeye stand tall in new US population estimates

    The bureau says Phoenix's increase of 32,113 from 2015 to 2016 was the largest one-year numerical population increase for U.S. cities with populations of 50,000 or more.

  • Google helps advertisers track spending in physical stores

    Google is keeping an eye on what you're buying offline in addition to monitoring your online shopping in its latest attempt to sell more digital advertising.
  • A man was shot in the chest after a drive-by shooting in Phoenix. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Man shot in chest after drive-by shooting in Phoenix

    A man was shot in the chest after a drive-by shooting in Phoenix early Thursday morning according to Phoenix police.

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    No one hurt after truck drives into house in Phoenix

    No one was injured after a truck hit a house in Phoenix early Thursday morning.

  • A man was taken to the hospital after he was pulled from the canal in the west Valley. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Man pulled from canal in west Valley, later dies

    A man was taken to the hospital with crews trying to get a heartbeat after he was pulled from a canal in the west Valley, officials said. 

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    Ransomware: Should you pay?

    Ransomware is one of the fastest growing cybercrimes because it’s one of the most profitable.  Unlike other malware that a hacker may or may not be able to monetize, ransomware is a direct path to getting paid through extortion.

  • Text-to-911 was unanimously approved in Maricopa County. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    ‘Text-to-911’ unanimously approved in Maricopa County

    Those who cannot safely call 9-1-1 due to the nature of their emergency, or because they have a speech or hearing disability, have a new service to reach police.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Phoenix police looking for suspect after stabbing

    A man is in the hospital with serious injuries after he was stabbed early Thursday morning.

  • The Desert Botanical Garden is set to unveil plans for a new Children and Family Garden. (Source: Desert Botanical Garden)

    Desert Botanical Garden set to expand with a future Children and Family Garden

    The Desert Botanical Garden is unveiling a master plan for a future Children and Family Garden Thursday evening at the Garden’s Annual Membership Meeting.

  • Jorge Alberto Fuentes, 21 (Source: Glendale Police Department)

    Glendale police identify robbery suspect killed by officers

    Glendale police have released the identity of an armed robbery suspect fatally shot by police during a confrontation on a street after a pursuit.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Victims of the bombing: Parents, children, police officer

    Teenager Olivia Campbell-Hardy, who went to school near Manchester, was at the Ariana Grande concert with a friend on Monday night.
  • The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) reported a $1.25 billion surplus, which they will use to help bring back some sidelined projects and jump-start some current projects in the regional transportation plan. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Billion dollar surplus means more construction projects Valley-wide

    A little more than $1 billion is about to help Arizona's families get around town easier.

  • 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.

  • Lawrence Sullivan was arrested and charged with carrying a concealed firearm. (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Department via AP)

    Tattooed 'Joker' lookalike accused of pointing gun at traffic

    Police in Florida have managed to arrest the Joker without Batman's help following reports of a green-haired man with tattoos on his face pointing a gun at traffic.

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    GOP candidate charged with misdemeanor assault of reporter

    Guardian reporter alleges Republican candidate for Montana's sole US House seat body-slammed him a day before the election.

  • (Source: The San Francisco Dungeon Theater)

    New rat cafe is charging people to dine with friendly rodents

    You've probably heard of cat cafes, where you can drink coffee and mingle with adorable kittens. Well, now there's something called a rat cafe featuring real-live rodents -- and it's opening this summer in California.

  • The W.P. Carey Professional Flex MBA program will introduce three robots in fall. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Robots replace students at ASU?

    Arizona State University has always shown pride in being innovative and beginning this fall some students will get a chance to send a robot to class in their place. 

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    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.

  • Eduprize's Queen Creek campus. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Computer virus blamed for porn on projector in 8th-grade class

    Eighth-grade students were exposed to pornographic materials last week at Eduprize's Queen Creek campus. The Pinal County Sheriff's Office said a computer virus was to blame.

  • 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 senior citizen stuck in 'free trial offer'

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

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Mesa PD: Fatal accidents involving pedestrians on the rise

    A rise in fatal accidents involving pedestrians has prompted the Mesa Police Department to increase its enforcement of traffic laws violated by pedestrians.

  • Edward Andersson, left, was shot and being attacked when Thomas Yoxall, right, came to his rescue. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Trooper who was shot, beaten on I-10 forms friendship with man who saved him

    More than four months after being shot and beaten along a pitch-black stretch of Interstate 10 near Tonopah, Arizona Department of Public Safety Trooper Edward Andersson has his sights set on doing whatever it takes to return to his job.  

  • (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.

  • 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.

  • 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: 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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    How food stamp cuts could ripple through the economy

    A proposal to curtail the nation's food stamp program would pinch families struggling to pay for groceries and ripple through other areas of the economy, including supermarkets and discounters, as people shuffle their budgets. 

  • 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.  

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    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.  

  • 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.

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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)

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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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    She is the secret sister of world-renown gold medal, 1996 Olympic gymnast Dominique Moceanu, who was born with no legs, and given up at birth. Brought up in a loving home of her adoptive Illiniois family, Jen Bricker has perservered to become a gymnast herself, an aerialist, motivational speaker and New York Times best-selling author. learn more about her amazing success story. #BeSomebody For more info: JenBricker.com

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