• Alexis Buchanan, 25 (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

    Toddler found abandoned after mom arrested for prostitution in Glendale

    An 18-month-old toddler was found left alone in an apartment after the mother was arrested for prostitution in Glendale on Wednesday.

  • (Source: Family of Oralia Parra)

    Peoria PD: Elderly woman dies of apparent heat exhaustion

    An elderly woman with Alzheimer's died Thursday afternoon after she left a care facility in Peoria, police said.

  • (Source: AAWL)

    Animal shelter down to its last few cans of kitten food

    A Phoenix animal shelter is asking the public for donations of canned kitten food. 

  • An Anthem man said he was sucker punched by another man claiming to be a salesman. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Anthem man punched by door-to-door salesman

    The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after an Anthem man reported being punched in the face by a door-to-door salesman.

  • Charles Shannon Madaras, 38 (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

    PD: Mesa man found with live pipe bomb said he wanted to sell it

    Police say Charles Shannon Madaras told them he found the pipe bomb in a tunnel under the Loop 202 and was planning "to try to sell it for money because he and his girlfriend are homeless."

  • Heat wave boosts burns in Phoenix as pavement, cars scald

    The main burn center in Phoenix has seen its emergency department visits double during the heat wave that is scorching the Southwest U.S., including people burning their bare feet on the scalding pavement.

  • Dr. Danite Haller is one of the many providers across the U.S. that is looking to move patients away from surgery and pills. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Eating fruits and vegetables to cure chronic illnesses

    natural health

    "We work from the philosophy of stimulating health with in a person to achieve healing," said Dr. Danite Haller of Arizona Natural Health Center. Haller is one of the many providers across the U.S. that is looking to move patients away from surgery and pills.

  • Chandler fire crews help kids keep cool (Source: Facebook)

    Old school cool down! Chandler firefighters give kids summer heat relief

    It was an old school cool down Friday, as Chandler firefighters took hoses in hand to cool off some hot kiddos. Members of Chandler Fire, Medical and Rescue's E288 helped cool off the kids and staff at Chandler ICAN Friday afternoon.  

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Pint-sized pals: a kindergarten 'love' story

    Kindergarten is everyone's very first official school year. And for some of us, it's the first time we experience our "first love." That was the case for a Chandler boy named Gabe Trezza.

  • More parents opting for "delayed cord clamping"

    The umbilical cord is usually cut within moments of birth, but some parents are choosing to leave it on longer. 

  • (Source: Yavapai County Sheriff's Office)

    3 men arrested after underage prostitution sting

    Three men were arrested for allegedly seeking sex from underage prostitutes in Yavapai County, according to a news release.

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    Glendale father grieves baby daughter allegedly smothered by mother

    The father of a 6-month-old Glendale baby who police believe died at the hands of her mother said he knew his fiancé suffered from depression and other issues, but never believed it could lead to the death of one of their children. 

  • Dirty Dining June 23rd: Valley restaurants hit with 5 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." 

  • Suns introduce top pick Jackson

    Josh Jackson told reporters on draft night that teams who passed him up would “one day be sorry.” Jackson gave fans a glimpse of his notorious edge as barely cracked a smile while awaiting his first news conference as a member of the Phoenix Suns. 

  • (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

    Mother, son arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle meth

    A mother and son were arrested after they were allegedly caught trying to smuggle methamphetamine at the Port of San Luis. 

  • Streets of New York owner Lorrie Glaeser said Prop 206 makes their future uncertain. (23 June 2017) [Source: 3TV/CBS 5]

    Prop 206 has business scrambling to pay for it

    Big changes for business owners on the way as prop 206 goes into effect July 1. The new law putting more money in the pockets of employees but some say it could force some businesses to close their doors. 

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio to face day of reckoning in court

    The political career of Joe Arpaio ended last year. Now, the 85-year-old who called himself America's toughest sheriff will face his day of reckoning in court for defying a judge's order to stop traffic patrols that targeted immigrants.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Stage production portrays Arizona's 2010 immigration law

    A play about Arizona's 2010 immigration law has hit a theater in Phoenix.

  • (Source: Google)

    Group of thieves targets Apple store at Scottsdale Quarter

    A snatch-and-grab robbery has employees at a Scottsdale Apple store on alert. On Friday at about 2 p.m., thieves stole multiple devices from the store at the Scottsdale Quarter. 

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Judge approves settlement in Arizona prisoner death

    A federal judge has approved a settlement between the state and a group of condemned prisoners who sued over how Arizona conducts executions.

  • (Source: ACSO)

    Baxley Police identify 2 suspects after restaurant assault

    Police are still struggling for words to describe the attack that took place in Baxley Thursday afternoon after a mother and her daughter were assaulted at their family-owned restaurant. 

  • Fire fighters battle an attic fire in Scottsdale Friday afternoon. (23 June 2017) [Source: Scottsdale Fire Dept.]

    Fire crews battling house fire near Hayden and Indian Bend

    A house fire in Scottsdale has fire fighters from multiple cities battling the blaze in the mid day heat. 

  • ASU unveils new suite level at Sun Devil Stadium

    Sun Devil football fans can now watch the game in a whole new way.

  • Doug Ducey

    Ducey declares state of emergency because of wildfires

    breaking

    The state of emergency authorizes $200,000 of emergency funds and requests the State Emergency Council provide additional resources as needed to the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management.

  • Consumer reports: Best lotion sunscreen

    Slather on some SPF! Consumer Reports lists top picks for sunscreen

    When it's this hot outside, sunscreen is a must. But are all sunscreens created equal? According to Consumer Reports, they're not. 

  • President Donald Trump talks with Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin before signing the "Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017" on Friday, June 23. (Source: AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    Trump signs law to make VA more accountable for vets' care

    President Donald Trump signed a bill into law Friday that will make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire employees, part of a push to overhaul an agency that is struggling to serve millions of military vets.

  • VIDEO: Motorcyclist's road rage kick causes explosive crash

    On Wednesday morning a bad case of road rage hit the freeways of California. A incident between an motorcyclist and a 19 year-old driver in a Nissan Sedan on the Southbound 14 Freeway in Santa Clarita, California turned sour. 

  • Monday @ 7 p.m. on CBS 5: CBS 5 Investigates The Phantom Killer

    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 right now. Morgan Loew has the story from the beginning -- Monday at 7 p.m. on CBS 5.

  • Is my car on fire? No, just summer in Arizona

    Your car is baking in the heat; here's how to help

    Some of these you may know, but here are a few easy things you can to do try and keep that car as cool as possible while we bake for the next few months.

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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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    Save money by cleaning your mattress

    Save money by cleaning your mattress

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 8:52 PM EDT2017-06-22 00:52:45 GMT

    In order to protect your investment, you should give your mattress a good cleaning

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    In order to protect your investment, you should give your mattress a good cleaning

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  • Redhill performs tonight at Mesa Arts Center

    Redhill performs tonight at Mesa Arts Center

    Strings, fresh compositions and beautiful vocals. Spencer Jones' Redhill just completed a London tour and is back here in the Valley performing new music at the Mesa Arts Center. Visit MesaArtsCenter.com for more info.

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    Strings, fresh compositions and beautiful vocals. Spencer Jones' Redhill just completed a London tour and is back here in the Valley performing new music at the Mesa Arts Center. Visit MesaArtsCenter.com for more info.

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  • Comedian Bret Ernst performs at Stand Up Live

    Comedian Bret Ernst performs at Stand Up Live

    His "Comedy Central Presents" special was voted one of the Top 5 specials of 2011 and he was most recently seen on the Kevin Hart series "One Mic Stand" on BET. He's performing in Phoenix Friday and Saturday nights. Get your tickets at StandUpLive.com.

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    His "Comedy Central Presents" special was voted one of the Top 5 specials of 2011 and he was most recently seen on the Kevin Hart series "One Mic Stand" on BET. He's performing in Phoenix Friday and Saturday nights. Get your tickets at StandUpLive.com.

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  • "Safe Football" being practiced at more Valley high schools (part 2)

    "Safe Football" being practiced at more Valley high schools (part 2)

    As high school football teams brave the summer sun and head into summer practice, now, more high schools will be offering "safe football." Higley Unified School District is the latest to adopt this program, thanks in part to McCarthy Building Companies, who stepped in financially to bring the district the "Safe Football Coaches Clinic." For more info: SafeFootball.org  
     

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    As high school football teams brave the summer sun and head into summer practice, now, more high schools will be offering "safe football." Higley Unified School District is the latest to adopt this program, thanks in part to McCarthy Building Companies, who stepped in financially to bring the district the "Safe Football Coaches Clinic." For more info: SafeFootball.org  
     

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    Best monsoon photo of 2017 will win $500 Visa gift card!

    Best monsoon photo of 2017 will win $500 Visa gift card!

    Thursday, June 22 2017 5:54 PM EDT2017-06-22 21:54:20 GMT
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Not only do we want to share some of the best monsoon photos with Arizona’s Family, we’ve teamed up with Flood Control District of Maricopa County to offer a prize for the most amazing monsoon 2017 photo – a $500 Visa gift card.

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    Not only do we want to share some of the best monsoon photos with Arizona’s Family, we’ve teamed up with Flood Control District of Maricopa County to offer a prize for the most amazing monsoon 2017 photo – a $500 Visa gift card.

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  • Photos: Worst Arizona wildfires

    Photos: Worst Arizona wildfires

    Thursday, May 18 2017 1:39 PM EDT2017-05-18 17:39:19 GMT
    Arizona has seen its fair share of devastating wildfires. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Arizona has seen its fair share of devastating wildfires. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Wildfires in Arizona have destroyed thousands of homes, claimed dozens of lives and ravaged millions of acres of beautiful landscape through the years.

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    Wildfires in Arizona have destroyed thousands of homes, claimed dozens of lives and ravaged millions of acres of beautiful landscape through the years.

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