• Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill that would allow Arizona's three universities to borrow up to $1 billion. (Source: azgovernor.gov)

    Ducey signs $1B university loan plan, considers other bills

    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Monday signed legislation that allows the state's three public universities to borrow up to $1 billion and puts the state on the hook for $27 million a year to help cover the payments. 

  • More raids in Manchester; Soldiers protecting key UK sites

    The government Tuesday night raised the threat to "critical", its highest level, following an emergency Cabinet session.

  • (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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Suspect caught after attempted burglary of Circle K

    A suspect was apprehended by Phoenix police after trying to break into a Circle K near 16th Street and McDowell Road.

  • Kinton Bruce, 27 (Source: Chandler Police Department)

    Suspect in Chandler fatal DUI crash this weekend pleads not guilty

    A man accused in a fatal DUI-involved crash in Chandler this weekend has pleaded not guilty.

  • Mount St. Helens in 1980 when it erupted. (Source: CBS News)

    Mount St. Helens is still active

    It has been 37 years since Mount St. Helens erupted and it still is recharging. 

  • Alan Donato Feliciano, 37. (Source: Silent Witness)

    Silent Witness: Sex offender wanted for probation violation

    Police are searching for 37-year-old Alan Donato Feliciano for violating his probation and Silent Witness is asking the public for help locating this suspect.

  • Aerial view of the Sawmill Fire (Source: Albert Linch)

    New report details how southern Arizona wildfire started

    A new report details how a southern Arizona wildfire started and quickly spread after an off-duty Border Patrol agent went target shooting with an explosive powder.  

  • Gilbert High School is celebrating its 100th graduating class. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Gilbert High School graduates 100th class

    Gilbert High School's first graduating class was in 1918, now they are celebrating their 100th graduating class.

  • 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. 

  • A Valley homeowner is speaking out after someone took aim at his home. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Phoenix man seeking public's help to find drive-by shooter

    A Valley homeowner is speaking out after someone took aim at his house near 21st Avenue and Thunderbird Road Monday night.

  • Pinnacle High School’s Spencer Rattler is a serious combination of strength and speed. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    A name to remember: Pinnacle QB attracting national attention

    A high schooler in Phoenix has got a name that sounds like one of Arizona's great quarterbacks and the arm to back it up.  

  • 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.

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

    Valley man finally gets tax refund

    3 on your side

    A viewer in tonight's 3 On Your Side says he should have received his Arizona tax refund back in mid-March, that was two months ago. And he says when he calls the department of revenue, he gets nowhere.

  • Bruce has been treated for burned paws (Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    Protect your dog's paws in extreme heat

    We wouldn't walk around outside barefoot when the temps hit the triple digits. Yet some folks expect their dogs to be able to tolerate hot pavement or hiking trails. While your dog's paw pads may be tough, they are still sensitive. 

  • 6 people were hurt in a crash in Chandler. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    6 people hurt in 3-vehicle crash in Chandler

    Six people were hurt after three drivers got into a crash in Chandler on Tuesday night. 

  • Ruling: Crime areas, others' actions don't justify frisks

    The Arizona Supreme Court says police can't frisk people just because they're in a high-crime neighborhood and with somebody else who runs off when police approach.

  • Union represented by Arizona teachers slammed Gov. Doug Ducey for vetoing bill to change evaluation process. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Ducey veto of teacher evaluation bill slammed by union

    The union representing Arizona teachers on Tuesday slammed Gov. Doug Ducey for vetoing what they called a sensible change to the evaluation process for classroom instructors and principals.

  • The ACLU is questioning why the City of Mesa awarded CoreCivic the deal five years after submitting its original proposal. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    ACLU raises questions over private jail deal in Mesa

    A local civil liberties group is raising concerns over a $15 million contract Mesa inked this week to privatize its jail system. 

  • Lead foot? Justice of the peace got 5 speeding tickets in 6 years

    A Maricopa County Justice of the Peace seems to have a lead foot. We have uncovered five speeding tickets that have been issued to Judge Cody Williams since 2011. Williams in the Justice of the Peace for the South Mountain Precinct. 

  • A shuttle service was proposed for the Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial Park last week. (Source: Arizona State Parks)

    Shuttle proposed to solve Arizona state park's parking woes

    Arizona residents want to see a shuttle service come to a state park with an overfilled parking lot.

  • Fire personnel are managing a wildfire above Mogollon Rim. (Source: MGN Online)

    Lightning-caused wildfire above Mogollon Rim helping to clean forest

    Fire personnel are managing a recent lightning-caused fire above Mogollon Rim according to the U.S. Forest Service.

  • Kayon Williams, 16, was found shot to death inside a car. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Vigil held for murdered McClintock High student

    A solemn gathering at McClintock High School Monday evening as friends and family of Kayon Williams said their goodbyes and paid their respects to the slain teen.

  • (SOURCE: 3TV/ CBS 5)

    2 lanes reopen on SB I-17 following motorcycle crash

    A motorcycle crash blocked the number four and five lanes of southbound I-17, south of McDowell Rd. early Tuesday morning. 

  • Emergency services personnel speak to people outside Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester. (AP Photo)

    Britain PM: another attack 'may be imminent'

    Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain's threat level from terrorism has been raised to critical — meaning an attack may be imminent. s...

  • Bee calls on the rise across the Valley

    Bees are buzzing across the Valley, and they're making life miserable for some unhappy homeowners. The number of bee related calls is on the rise in the Phoenix area.

  • How to protect online privacy from nosy marketers

    It seems nothing is private online, from where you shop to what you search, but you don't have to stand for it. CBS 5 Advocate Dave Cherry has how consumers can protect their online privacy today. (Tuesday, May 23, 2017)

  • The Phoenix Fire Department has seen 3.5 more rescues in 2017 compared to this time last year. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Phoenix hiker rescue numbers 3.5 times higher than this time last year

    Up until this point, we've been blessed with a relatively mild spring.  With steady triple digits in the forecast, rescue crews are ready for what that means. They responded to two overheated hikers Tuesday, both before 9:30 in the morning. 

  • 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.

  • Police said Mesa Councilman Ryan Winkle had a BAC of 0.22 when he was pulled over on May. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    PD: Councilman Winkle had a BAC of .220 during DUI arrest

    The Tempe Police Department announced the blood results on Mesa Councilman Ryan Winkle who was arrested for suspected DUI earlier this month. 

  • (Source: Facebook)

    Drone gives us birds-eye view of huge Memorial Day flag display

    flags planted on the grounds of the University of Phoenix offer a special Memorial Day message to those who have sacrificed in service to our country. Since the best view is from the air, a drone was enlisted to give the best perspective.

  • Deputies are searching for suspects related to a burglary in Prescott. (Source: Yavapai County Sheriff's Office)

    Sheriff's Office seeking burglary suspect(s) caught on camera in Prescott

    Deputies are seeking unknown suspect(s) who allegedly burglarized a camper located off Copper Basin Road in the Prescott National Forest according to Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office.

  • The Glendale Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred Tuesday morning. (SOURCE: 3TV/ CBS 5)

    Suspect killed in officer-involved shooting at 43rd Avenue

    Glendale Police Department are investigating a shooting that occurred Tuesday morning. The incident took place at 43rd Avenue and Northern Avenue. 

  • Source: Facebook

    Free compression-only CPR training

    With the holiday weekend just a few days away, many of us will spend lots of time outside swimming and grilling. If you don't know how to perform hands-only CPR, now's your chance to learn.  

  • Source: Google

    Teen arrested for making threat to 'shoot up' Queen Creek HS

    A teenage boy has been arrested for allegedly making a threat against Queen Creek High School. On Friday, May 19, the 16-year-old Queen Creek High School student was booked into the Maricopa County Southeast Juvenile Facility. 

  • Arizona to receive $313,000 in Target data breach settlement

    Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich says the state will receive nearly $313,000 from an $18.5 million settlement with Target Corp. The settlement announced Tuesday resolves a multi-state probe into the discounter's pre-Christmas data breach in 2013. 

  • In this May 19, 2017 photo, the Route 66 Diner, once a gas station is shown in Albuquerque, N.M. Route 66, the American Mother Road that once connected motorists from Illinois to California, may lose its place in a National Park Service's preservation pro

    Expiring law could leave Route 66 towns without key funding

    Route 66, the historic American roadway that linked Chicago to the West Coast, soon may be dropped from a National Park Service preservation program.  

  • Video shows man mocking, punching man with cerebral palsy

    A man is accused of sucker punching another man outside a convenience store after making fun of him because he showed symptoms of cerebral palsy. 

  • Roger Moore had prouder achievements than playing James Bond

    Roger Moore, the longest-serving movie star to play iconic British spy James Bond in the famed film series, has died in Switzerland after a brief bout with cancer.
  • Glendale Police say the driver of this car hit a sign and a fire hydrant before leaving the scene. (SOURCE: 3TV and CBS 5)

    Glendale PD investigating rollover crash

    The Glendale Police Department is investigating a rollover crash that occurred Tuesday morning. 

  • Man dies following crash at 67th Avenue

    Phoenix police say a man has died following a crash at 67th Avenue and Buckeye Road Tuesday morning.

  • Firefighter, civilian hurt in Scottsdale house fire

    Scottsdale firefighters are responding to a working fire call in the 11800 block of East Dreyfus Avenue. 

  • 10,000 flags to honor fallen service members

    Volunteers started placing 10,000 flags on the lawn of the University Of Phoenix Riverpoint campus in honor of these fallen heroes. 

  • Wayward humpback whale stuck in California harbor

    Wayward humpback whale swims into Southern California harbor and gets stuck there, prompting rescue effort.

  • Gia Spicer. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

    Woman suspected in 6 Phoenix business robberies is arrested

    Authorities say a woman suspected of robbing at least six Phoenix businesses this month has been arrested. 

  • A first-of-its-kind mobile treatment plant will begin purifying wastewater next month to help create beer. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    First look: The mobile plant that will purify wastewater for beer

    A first-of-its-kind mobile treatment plant will begin purifying wastewater next month for a more delicious purpose: beer. It's all to showcase advances in wastewater treatment technology.

  • Gov. Ducey acted on 33 remaining bills on Monday. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    A glance at bills signed Monday by Gov. Doug Ducey

    Gov. Doug Ducey on Monday finished up work on the 2017 legislative session by acting on 33 remaining bills, including signing legislation creating a $1 billion university loan program and 26 other bills.

  • 'Christmas Santa' petitioned for allowing a Christmas tree being up at Camelback Mountain. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Committee says no to holiday tree on Camelback Mountain

    camelback holiday tree

    Last December trees were going up and down the mountain for days. A group calling itself 'Christmas Santa’s' lugged at 15-foot Christmas tree up Camelback Mountain the day after Thanksgiving but 24 hours later it was gone. And the Grinch mystery began.

  • An appeals court in Washington, D.C. struck down a Federal Aviation Administration rule that required hobbyists to register their drones. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Federal court rejects FAA requirement to register drones

    An appeals court in Washington, D.C. struck down a Federal Aviation Administration rule that required hobbyists to register their drones.  

  • Mesa will become the first city in Arizona to privatize its jails for misdemeanor inmates. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Mesa city council votes to privatize jails

    Mesa will become the first city in Arizona to privatize its jails for misdemeanor inmates after the city council voted to approve a $15 million contract Monday with a private prison company.

  • There are a couple of programs that provide grants to help buyers pay for down payments and closing costs. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Programs provide free cash for home buyers

    Rents are rising quickly in all corners of the Valley, prompting more people to look into home ownership. Programs like "Home Plus" and "Home in Five" provide grants to help buyers pay for down payments and closing costs. 

  • Tyesha Brown thought she scored a deal on a new place to rent. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Consumer Alert: Rent scam dupes Mesa woman

    3 on your side

    Rental scams are alive and well right now. A Mesa woman found out the hard way.

  • A semi-truck crash closed Interstate 10 north of Tucson Monday evening. (22 May 2017) [Source: KOLD]

    I-10 re-opened near Casa Grande after semi-truck crash

    Arizona Department of Public Safety officials say they have re-opened Interstate 10 after crash involving two semi trucks had closed the eastbound lanes of the freeway near Tucson.

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  • Mount St. Helens is still active

    Mount St. Helens is still active

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    Mount St. Helens in 1980 when it erupted. (Source: CBS News)Mount St. Helens in 1980 when it erupted. (Source: CBS News)

    It has been 37 years since Mount St. Helens erupted and it still is recharging. 

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    It has been 37 years since Mount St. Helens erupted and it still is recharging. 

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  • Chase Field goes green

    Chase Field goes green

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 9:32 AM EDT2017-05-24 13:32:21 GMT
    (Source: Kim Quintero/3TV/CBS 5) Pittsburgh Pirates against the Diamondbacks at Chase Field on Thursday, May 11(Source: Kim Quintero/3TV/CBS 5) Pittsburgh Pirates against the Diamondbacks at Chase Field on Thursday, May 11

    I love a good baseball game. Over the past 4 years of living in Arizona, I've made a point to check out our Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field several times a season. 

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    I love a good baseball game. Over the past 4 years of living in Arizona, I've made a point to check out our Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field several times a season. 

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  • Without the Salt River, we wouldn’t be here

    Without the Salt River, we wouldn’t be here

    Monday, May 22 2017 9:54 PM EDT2017-05-23 01:54:35 GMT
    The Salt River near Mesa is often pretty dry nowadays. (Source: Rio Salado Project)The Salt River near Mesa is often pretty dry nowadays. (Source: Rio Salado Project)

    The Salt River used to flow full time through the Salt River Valley. It was the basis of life in this area.

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    The Salt River used to flow full time through the Salt River Valley. It was the basis of life in this area.

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