• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • '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)

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    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.

  • A racial profiling case involving former Sheriff Joe Arpaio is about to get more expensive. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Costs rise in suit over immigration patrols in metro Phoenix

    A racial profiling case involving former Sheriff Joe Arpaio that has already cost taxpayers in metropolitan Phoenix nearly $66 million over the last nine years is about to get more expensive. .

  • According to Phoenix Police the suspect and victim knew each other. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Officer involved in Hance Park shooting identified

    The Phoenix police officer involved in the Hance Park shooting on May 15th was identified on Monday. 

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Two former Mountain Ridge wrestlers indicted on sexual assault charges

    Two former Mountain Ridge High School wrestlers have been charged with sex crimes related to an incident during a team trip to Holbrook last year. 

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Serious injuries reported in rollover crash on U.S. 60

    At least one person has serious injuries in a rollover crash at westbound US-60 at mile marker 142, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

  • Survivors of 2011 Tuscon mass shooting plan to build a memorial. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Survivors of 2011 Tucson mass shooting plan to build memorial

    Survivors, victims’ families, first responders and civilians involved in the 2011 Tucson mass shooting gathered Monday to discuss plans to build ‘Tucson’s January 8th Memorial’.

  • The shooting was happened near the 5500 block of N. 63rd Avenue. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Suspect, officer involved in 63rd Avenue shooting identified

    The Glendale Police Department identified the suspect and the officer involved in a shooting Friday afternoon at North 63rd Avenue.

  • An organization in Chandler is helping babies as young as 6 months survive in the water. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Babies learn survival skills in unexpected encounter with water

    Child drownings or near drownings make headlines during the summer in the Valley. But an organization in Chandler is teaching babies as young as 6 months water survival skills.

  • (Source: Juan Magana 3TV/CBS 5) Large police presence in response to stabbing in Tempe

    Police identify man who stabbed a woman at Tempe light rail station

    Police have identified the man who stabbed a woman at a light rail platform in Tempe Saturday.

  • Valley doctors blame "selfies" for the increase in head lice cases. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Valley doctors blame 'selfies' for jump in head lice cases

    Teenagers take a lot of selfies on their cell phones, just to be silly and have fun. The last thing Pinnacle High School senior C.C. Cook and her friends worry about is catching head lice.

  • David Jay Juarez was shot during a pursuit in northwestern Arizona. (Source: azdps.gov)

    Texas man fatally shot during pursuit in Arizona identified

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  • 'Click It or Ticket' campaign runs from May 22 to June 4. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    ‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign running till June 4

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration “Click It or Ticket” campaign began Monday and runs through June 4. During this time, police will be stepping up and issuing tickets for motorists not wearing seat belts.

  • The Salt River near Mesa is often pretty dry nowadays. (Source: Rio Salado Project)

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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.

  • (Source: Maplewood Police Department)

    Used clothing store gets surprise donation of marijuana

    Someone apparently inadvertently donated more than 100 grams of marijuana when they dropped off some used children's clothes at a suburban Minneapolis shop. 

  • Smart money moves to make after losing a job

    If you just got let go at work, after you get over the shock, the next step is to get your finances organized. CBS 5 Advocate Dave Cherry has the smart money moves to make after losing a job.

  • Wayward humpback whale stuck in California harbor

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

  • (SOURCE: 3TV/ CBS 5)

    Phoenix Wells Fargo back open after suspicious material forces evacuation

    A Phoenix Wells Fargo location near I-17 is back to normal after being evacuated due to a suspicious substance found Monday, according to the Phoenix Fire Department.  

  • Phoenix police say 35-year-old Gilbert Cordova died after being shot Sunday morning. (22 May 2017) [Source: 3TV/CBS 5]

    PD: Man dies after shooting early Sunday morning

    Phoenix police said officers were called to the neighborhood near 40th Street and Southern early Sunday morning where officers found Gilbert Cordova, 35, shot in the street near 43rd Street and Lynn Lane. He later died from his injuries.

  • 8 cats rescued from Phoenix house fire

    Phoenix Fire Department crews were able to control a fire in the attic of a small house at 18th Street and Coronado Road early Monday morning. 

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS-5)

    Queen of Clean: Removing BBQ stains and more

    It's that time of year for picnics and BBQ's and summertime, outdoor fun. But removing some of those stains you can get from your family outing, can be difficult. BBQ stains and other sauces, including mustard and ketchup, and even beer can be the worst. Here are a few tips to the rescue, that'll be sure to save your summertime blues:

  • 19 Granite Mountain hotshots died June 30, 2013, trying to save Yarnell from an erratic wildfire. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    Officials to mull sale of fallen firefighters' buggies

    Officials in Prescott on Tuesday will consider whether to approve the sale of two buggies that transported the fallen Granite Mountain Hotshots to their firefighting assignments.

  • Crash involving train and 2 cars closes Bethany Home Road

    A crash involving two cars and a train closed down Bethany Home Road and Grand Avenue Monday morning.

  • (SOURCE: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Perry High School student arrested following social media threat

    The Gilbert Police Department is investigating a social media threat against Perry High School over the weekend.

  • (Source: Chandler Police Dept.)

    Mosque burglary suspects may have struck in multiple states

    Investigators believe the same man committed a series of burglaries at mosques across the country in February and March. 

  • One patient airlifted following crash at I-10

    At least one person was airlifted following a crash involving a car and a semi truck at the I-10 Monday morning, according to Arizona Department of Public Safety.  

  • Hooded suspect in armed robbery of a Metro PCS (Source: Phoenix Police Department)

    Phoenix police looking for suspect in Metro PCS armed robbery

    Phoenix police are looking for a suspect who held up employees at gunpoint inside a Metro PCS cell phone store.

  • By Catherine Holland

    Ex-Arizona social services head joins Trump administration

    The former head of Arizona's social services agency had landed a job with the Trump administration. 

  • Gov. Doug Ducey (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 file photo)

    Ducey considering final 33 bills of 2017 legislative session

    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey faces a deadline to sign or veto the final 33 bills from this year's legislative session. 

  • Four men were injured Sunday night during a shooting in Mesa. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Mesa PD: 4 men injured during shooting in parking lot

    Four men were injured during a shooting that happened in a parking lot Sunday night in Mesa, police said.

  • A Scottsdale woman's cat named Butter is enjoying newfound fame on Instagram. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Scottsdale cat enjoys Insta-fame

    A Scottsdale woman and her cat are getting used to life as viral sensations.

  • The Pinal Fire was started by lightning earlier this month. (Source: U.S. Forest Service)

    Pinal Fire near Globe grows to 2,800+ acres

    A wildfire burning near the City of Globe has grown to more than 2,800, crews said on Sunday. 

  • Sixto Paz has been in the country illegally for 32 years. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Phoenix man facing deportation featured on '60 Minutes'

    As long as immigration has been controversial in Arizona, there has been churches who have stepped forward to give "sanctuary" to illegal immigrants facing deportation. On Sunday night, 60 Minutes profiled a man that has taken refuge at a church in Phoenix.

  • 'Tom's Tavern' in downtown Phoenix closes doors, auctions items

    An iconic downtown Phoenix restaurant is closing its doors after 88 years in business. But you can take home a piece of history with you. 

  • WSU researchers want to pay people to smoke marijuana for a study. (Source: ststoev / 123RF Stock Photo)

    WSU researchers want volunteers to smoke marijuana for study

    Washington State University researchers are looking for people to smoke marijuana for a study, and yes, they're serious.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Firefighters put out brush fire near Black Canyon City

    Firefighters put out a brush fire Sunday evening near Black Canyon City, fire officials said.

  • Authorities were searching for a man who allegedly stole an elderly woman's purse outside of a Wal-Mart in Tucson. (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Office)

    Authorities: Man stole elderly woman's purse outside Wal-Mart

    Authorities were searching for a man who allegedly stole an elderly woman's purse at a Walmart in Tucson.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Arizona receives additional funds to help conserve water

    The Arizona Department of Water Resources has received an infusion of money in the state budget.

  • (Source: Sky Harbor International Airport)

    Study: Phoenix Sky Harbor has economic impact of $38 billion

    A new study indicates Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport's economic impact has increased 35 percent since 2011.

  • The D-backs are offering a sweet summer deal for fans. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    D-backs offering summer pass

    The Arizona Diamondbacks are hoping to hit a home run with fans with their latest deal.

  • (Source: MGN/Tony Magpantay)

    More overnight closures on southbound I-17 this week

    Drivers on the Interstate 17 will see more closures overnight during the week. 

  • (Source: 3TV/ CBS 5)

    Search party uses psychic info in looking for missing Valley mother

    It's now been 11 days since Valley mother, Christine Mustafa went missing, and this morning a search party was back in the desert looking for answers.

  • Two men allegedly stole a security system and a speaker from a Costco in Phoenix. (Source: Silent Witness)

    Silent Witness: 2 men steal security system, speaker from Costco

    Police were searching for two men who allegedly stole a security system and a speaker from a Costco in Phoenix.

  • The Great Phoenix Job Fair will feature more than 40 companies that are hiring. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    40+ companies hiring at job fair in Phoenix on Monday

    A big job fair is happening in the Valley on Monday. The Great Phoenix Job Fair will feature more than 40 companies that are hiring.

  • (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Public hearing to be held on Camelback Christmas tree

    A public hearing will be held Monday to determine if the Camelback Christmas tree will be able to return to the mountain. 

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