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  • Queen Creek teen named Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year

    Queen Creek teen named Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:45 PM EDT2018-05-23 03:45:13 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:42 AM EDT2018-05-23 06:42:19 GMT
    Tyler Ruoff won the honor of the Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year. (Source: Tyler Ruoff)Tyler Ruoff won the honor of the Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year. (Source: Tyler Ruoff)

    Graduating in the top 5 percent of his class, he credits his parents for motivating him.

    Graduating in the top 5 percent of his class, he credits his parents for motivating him.

  • Win and they're in: GCU opens WAC Tournament as #1 seed

    Win and they're in: GCU opens WAC Tournament as #1 seed

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:26 PM EDT2018-05-23 02:26:53 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:23 AM EDT2018-05-23 06:23:16 GMT
    GCU Coach Andy Stankiewicz has lead the Lopes to the No. 1 seed at the WAC Tournament staring Thursday. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)GCU Coach Andy Stankiewicz has lead the Lopes to the No. 1 seed at the WAC Tournament staring Thursday. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    GCU Coach Andy Stankiewicz has lead the Lopes to the #1 seed at the WAC Tournament staring Thursday.GCU Coach Andy Stankiewicz has lead the Lopes to the #1 seed at the WAC Tournament staring Thursday.

    GCU had to go through a four-year probationary period with the NCAA to move up to Division I. A WAC Tournament title would mark the completion of a bold vision.

    GCU had to go through a four-year probationary period with the NCAA to move up to Division I. A WAC Tournament title would mark the completion of a bold vision.

  • 3 hotshot crews deployed in AZ from other states to help with wildfires

    3 hotshot crews deployed in AZ from other states to help with wildfires

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:44 PM EDT2018-05-23 03:44:23 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:10 AM EDT2018-05-23 06:10:24 GMT
    There are three hotshot crews deployed here; one in southern Arizona, one in the central part of the state and one up north. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)There are three hotshot crews deployed here; one in southern Arizona, one in the central part of the state and one up north. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    There are three hotshot crews deployed here; one in southern Arizona, one in the central part of the state and one up north. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)There are three hotshot crews deployed here; one in southern Arizona, one in the central part of the state and one up north. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Out-of-town hotshot crews are already staged in Arizona, ready to jump on the fire line. There are three hotshot crews deployed here; one in southern Arizona, one in the central part of the state and one up north.

    Out-of-town hotshot crews are already staged in Arizona, ready to jump on the fire line. There are three hotshot crews deployed here; one in southern Arizona, one in the central part of the state and one up north.

  • Phoenix kids help save mom burned in grilling accident

    Phoenix kids help save mom burned in grilling accident

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:39 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:39:19 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:13 AM EDT2018-05-23 05:13:25 GMT
    Alethia Nosek suffered second-degree burns after a grilling accident but it could have been a lot worse if it wasn't for her kids. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Alethia Nosek suffered second-degree burns after a grilling accident but it could have been a lot worse if it wasn't for her kids. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    Alethia Nosek suffered second-degree burns after a grilling accident but it could have been a lot worse if it wasn't for her kids. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Alethia Nosek suffered second-degree burns after a grilling accident but it could have been a lot worse if it wasn't for her kids. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Moms like to brag about their kids, but one Phoenix parent is extra proud of hers.  

    Moms like to brag about their kids, but one Phoenix parent is extra proud of hers.  

  • Mesa woman and relative looking for vacation refund after serious accident

    Mesa woman and relative looking for vacation refund after serious accident

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:21:08 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:30:11 GMT
    Anna Bliss said she bought travel insurance and when she canceled her trip, she was expecting a full refund but hasn't gotten it. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Anna Bliss said she bought travel insurance and when she canceled her trip, she was expecting a full refund but hasn't gotten it. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    Anna Bliss said she bought travel insurance and when she canceled her trip, she was expecting a full refund but hasn't gotten it. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Anna Bliss said she bought travel insurance and when she canceled her trip, she was expecting a full refund but hasn't gotten it. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    The woman says she has travel insurance and believes she should get a full refund.

    The woman says she has travel insurance and believes she should get a full refund.

  • Trashed cellphones sparking fires; ASU team working to make lithium batteries safer

    Trashed cellphones sparking fires; ASU team working to make lithium batteries safer

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:55 PM EDT2018-05-23 03:55:08 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:17 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:17:42 GMT
    Lithium-ion batteries shouldn't be thrown in the trash or put in normal recycling. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Lithium-ion batteries shouldn't be thrown in the trash or put in normal recycling. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Don’t throw out that busted cell phone or laptop. Don’t put it in the normal recycling bin either. That’s the message from city planners across the country after a growing number of fires in garbage trucks and at waste facilities linked to rechargeable lithium-ion batteries.

    Don’t throw out that busted cell phone or laptop. Don’t put it in the normal recycling bin either. That’s the message from city planners across the country after a growing number of fires in garbage trucks and at waste facilities linked to rechargeable lithium-ion batteries.

  • Senate hopeful Joe Arpaio mum on details of Trump policies

    Senate hopeful Joe Arpaio mum on details of Trump policies

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:49 PM EDT2018-05-22 23:49:10 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:31 PM EDT2018-05-23 02:31:16 GMT
    Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio arrives Tuesday at the Arizona Secretary of State’s office in Phoenix to turn in petition signatures in his bid to appear on the ballot in the race to succeed retiring U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York)Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio arrives Tuesday at the Arizona Secretary of State’s office in Phoenix to turn in petition signatures in his bid to appear on the ballot in the race to succeed retiring U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake. (Source: AP Photo/Matt York)

    In his 24 years as metro Phoenix’s sheriff, Arpaio wasn’t known for immersing himself in the policies and inner workings of his office and often prided himself on farming out those details to his underlings.

    In his 24 years as metro Phoenix’s sheriff, Arpaio wasn’t known for immersing himself in the policies and inner workings of his office and often prided himself on farming out those details to his underlings.

  • VIDEO: Rare snow tiger quintuplets!

    VIDEO: Rare snow tiger quintuplets!

    A wildlife animal park in China is showing off its newest additions: FIVE snow tigers born last month. Take a look!
     

    A wildlife animal park in China is showing off its newest additions: FIVE snow tigers born last month. Take a look!
     

  • VIDEO: Perfect attendance wins Mesa student a car

    VIDEO: Perfect attendance wins Mesa student a car

    On Monday, six students who didn't miss a day of school each chose a cup, but only one had the keys to a 2002 Lexus ES300. Jared McEwen-Roberts, 17, was the lucky winner. Full story at https://goo.gl/vxjNpT.

    On Monday, six students who didn't miss a day of school each chose a cup, but only one had the keys to a 2002 Lexus ES300. Jared McEwen-Roberts, 17, was the lucky winner. Full story at https://goo.gl/vxjNpT.

  • Flagstaff dad making bulletproof desks to keep students safe at school

    Flagstaff dad making bulletproof desks to keep students safe at school

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:03 PM EDT2018-05-23 00:03:32 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:06 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:06:35 GMT
    John Birdsell came up with the idea to build a bulletproof desk through his company School Security Solutions. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)John Birdsell came up with the idea to build a bulletproof desk through his company School Security Solutions. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    John Birdsell came up with the idea to build a bulletproof desk through his company School Security Solutions. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)John Birdsell came up with the idea to build a bulletproof desk through his company School Security Solutions. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    The desks weigh about 200 pounds and can stop multiple rounds of an AR-15 or AK-47.

    The desks weigh about 200 pounds and can stop multiple rounds of an AR-15 or AK-47.

  • Wednesday @ 9 p.m. on 3TV: 3 On Your Side and the $20,000 home show debacle

    Wednesday @ 9 p.m. on 3TV: 3 On Your Side and the $20,000 home show debacle

    A Scottsdale woman hired someone she met a home show to do some work at her home. She spent $20,000 for work that ended up being shoddy and not up to code. See what happens when 3 On Your Side gets involved -- Wednesday night at 9 on 3TV.

    A Scottsdale woman hired someone she met a home show to do some work at her home. She spent $20,000 for work that ended up being shoddy and not up to code. See what happens when 3 On Your Side gets involved -- Wednesday night at 9 on 3TV.

  • Wednesday @ 10 p.m. on CBS 5: Uber rule for children ignored

    Wednesday @ 10 p.m. on CBS 5: Uber rule for children ignored

    Valley parents use Uber to get their children from place to place, so why is the one rule designed for keeping children safe constantly ignored by parents and drivers? CBS 5 Investigates -- Wednesday night at 10 on CBS 5.

    Valley parents use Uber to get their children from place to place, so why is the one rule designed for keeping children safe constantly ignored by parents and drivers? CBS 5 Investigates -- Wednesday night at 10 on CBS 5.

  • Dozens of cats removed from hoarding situation in Wittmann

    Dozens of cats removed from hoarding situation in Wittmann

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:21:48 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:56 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:56:22 GMT
    Cat hoarding investigation in Wittmann, AZ (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Cat hoarding investigation in Wittmann, AZ (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    Cat hoarding investigation in Wittmann, AZ (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Cat hoarding investigation in Wittmann, AZ (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is investigating a cat hoarding situation in Wittmann, Arizona. 

    The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is investigating a cat hoarding situation in Wittmann, Arizona. 

  • VIDEO: 'I get my name in the paper ... when I go to the toilet,' Arpaio said before filing signatures for Senate run

    VIDEO: 'I get my name in the paper ... when I go to the toilet,' Arpaio said before filing signatures for Senate run

    "I know that there's been a lot of word out there -- subtly or not -- that I'm not going to run; I'm just doing this to get my name in the paper. Which is kind of stupid. I get my name in the paper around this country when I go to the toilet," former Maricopa County sheriff and current Senate hopeful Joe Arpaio said Tuesday ahead of filing the signatures required to get him on the ballot.

    "I know that there's been a lot of word out there -- subtly or not -- that I'm not going to run; I'm just doing this to get my name in the paper. Which is kind of stupid. I get my name in the paper around this country when I go to the toilet," former Maricopa County sheriff and current Senate hopeful Joe Arpaio said Tuesday ahead of filing the signatures required to get him on the ballot.

  • VIDEO: Airsoft pellets hit 4 in Ahwatukee drive-by shooting

    VIDEO: Airsoft pellets hit 4 in Ahwatukee drive-by shooting

    A 12-year-old boy was at an ice cream shop in Ahwatukee over the weekend when he was hit in the head with an airsoft BB pellet. Full story at https://goo.gl/M8Mnxm.

    A 12-year-old boy was at an ice cream shop in Ahwatukee over the weekend when he was hit in the head with an airsoft BB pellet. Full story at https://goo.gl/M8Mnxm.

  • Dozens gather at AZ Capitol for candlelight vigil for Texas school shooting victims

    Dozens gather at AZ Capitol for candlelight vigil for Texas school shooting victims

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:37 AM EDT2018-05-22 05:37:56 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:03:39 GMT
    Dozens gathered on Monday night in front of the Arizona Capitol to mourn the loss of 10 students and teachers killed in Texas, Friday. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Dozens gathered on Monday night in front of the Arizona Capitol to mourn the loss of 10 students and teachers killed in Texas, Friday. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    Dozens gathered on Monday night in front of the Arizona Capitol to mourn the loss of 10 students and teachers killed in Texas, Friday. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Dozens gathered on Monday night in front of the Arizona Capitol to mourn the loss of 10 students and teachers killed in Texas, Friday. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Organizers hope the vigil reminds lawmakers they're still seeking changes to our state gun laws.

    Organizers hope the vigil reminds lawmakers they're still seeking changes to our state gun laws.

  • Phoenix-area woman scammed out of $2,100 in 'Pet Scam'

    Phoenix-area woman scammed out of $2,100 in 'Pet Scam'

    Monday, May 21 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:24:11 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:03:17 GMT
    Mackenzie Umpleby went online to look for a new dog and got scammed. (Source: 3TV)Mackenzie Umpleby went online to look for a new dog and got scammed. (Source: 3TV)
    Mackenzie Umpleby went online to look for a new dog and got scammed. (Source: 3TV)Mackenzie Umpleby went online to look for a new dog and got scammed. (Source: 3TV)

    A woman thought she was buying a German shepherd puppy but ended up getting scammed.

    A woman thought she was buying a German shepherd puppy but ended up getting scammed.

  • Wild Salt River horse, filly saved from canal near Mesa

    Wild Salt River horse, filly saved from canal near Mesa

    Monday, May 21 2018 6:28 AM EDT2018-05-21 10:28:10 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:01 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:01:25 GMT
    A Salt River wild horse and her baby were rescued from a canal near Mesa by firefighters Sunday night. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)A Salt River wild horse and her baby were rescued from a canal near Mesa by firefighters Sunday night. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    A Salt River wild horse and her baby were rescued from a canal near Mesa by firefighters Sunday night. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)A Salt River wild horse and her baby were rescued from a canal near Mesa by firefighters Sunday night. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    A couple of Salt River horses are alive thanks to the tireless effort of Mesa firefighters and the Salt River Wild Horse Management Group.

    A couple of Salt River horses are alive thanks to the tireless effort of Mesa firefighters and the Salt River Wild Horse Management Group.

  • Toxic clouds over Hawaii as more eruptions continue

    Toxic clouds over Hawaii as more eruptions continue

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:15:48 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:03 AM EDT2018-05-22 06:03:30 GMT
    Within the last 24 hours, lava has started flowing into the ocean, creating a plume of laze. (Source: CNN)Within the last 24 hours, lava has started flowing into the ocean, creating a plume of laze. (Source: CNN)
    Within the last 24 hours, lava has started flowing into the ocean, creating a plume of laze. (Source: CNN)Within the last 24 hours, lava has started flowing into the ocean, creating a plume of laze. (Source: CNN)

    The clouds as they combined with the water droplets in the air are creating sulfur dioxide. And with all that sulfur dioxide in the air, another toxic problem has developed.

    The clouds as they combined with the water droplets in the air are creating sulfur dioxide. And with all that sulfur dioxide in the air, another toxic problem has developed.

  • Alert postal carrier and neighbor rescue elderly woman on floor for days

    Alert postal carrier and neighbor rescue elderly woman on floor for days

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:13 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:13:33 GMT

    Imagine lying helplessly on the floor in your home for days, waiting and hoping that someone will find you before it's too late. It happened to 80 year old Maggie Arcement who will never forget the ones who came to her rescue. Arcement sits on the side of the bed a few minutes after waking up in the morning. "Saying my prayers and my meditation and then I stand up and go on my way.  I do this so I don't get dizzy," she explains.  But last Monday her le...

    Imagine lying helplessly on the floor in your home for days, waiting and hoping that someone will find you before it's too late. It happened to 80 year old Maggie Arcement who will never forget the ones who came to her rescue. Arcement sits on the side of the bed a few minutes after waking up in the morning. "Saying my prayers and my meditation and then I stand up and go on my way.  I do this so I don't get dizzy," she explains.  But last Monday her le...

  • Studies show pen and paper beats laptop for retaining info in class

    Studies show pen and paper beats laptop for retaining info in class

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:03 AM EDT2018-05-21 15:03:44 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 10:50 PM EDT2018-05-22 02:50:13 GMT
    Some college professors are saying "no more laptops or tablets" and going old-school, forcing note taking on paper only. (KCTV5)Some college professors are saying "no more laptops or tablets" and going old-school, forcing note taking on paper only. (KCTV5)

    Even though technology allows us to do more in less time, it does not always foster learning. That's why some college professors are going old-school and forcing note taking on paper only.

    Even though technology allows us to do more in less time, it does not always foster learning. That's why some college professors are going old-school and forcing note taking on paper only.

  • VIDEO: Post office introduces first scratch-and-sniff stamps

    VIDEO: Post office introduces first scratch-and-sniff stamps

    The U.S. Postal Service is cooling down this summer with some new stamps. Here’s a look at its first-ever scratch-and-sniff collection!

    The U.S. Postal Service is cooling down this summer with some new stamps. Here’s a look at its first-ever scratch-and-sniff collection!

  • VIDEO: Majority works while on vacation, study says

    VIDEO: Majority works while on vacation, study says

    Smartphones have made our lives easier in many ways.  But they also make it increasingly hard to unplug, even on vacation. Accountemps surveyed workers to find out if they’ll really be getting away from the office during their summer “vacations.”

    Smartphones have made our lives easier in many ways.  But they also make it increasingly hard to unplug, even on vacation. Accountemps surveyed workers to find out if they’ll really be getting away from the office during their summer “vacations.”

  • VIDEO: Nannies in England learn about counter-terrorism for their jobs

    VIDEO: Nannies in England learn about counter-terrorism for their jobs

    Norland College in Bath, England focuses solely on educating professional nannies. In a sign of the times, students aren't just learning about childcare.  Their curriculum now includes classes on counter-terrorism and high-risk situations.

    Norland College in Bath, England focuses solely on educating professional nannies. In a sign of the times, students aren't just learning about childcare.  Their curriculum now includes classes on counter-terrorism and high-risk situations.

  • VIDEO: New threat from Kilauea - volcanic toxic haze

    VIDEO: New threat from Kilauea - volcanic toxic haze

    A new threat emerged Sunday from the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii. Here’s a look at the harmful chemicals threatening air quality.
     

    A new threat emerged Sunday from the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii. Here’s a look at the harmful chemicals threatening air quality.
     

  • VIDEO: Amazing fire rescue in China

    VIDEO: Amazing fire rescue in China

    A firefighter in China risked his life on Sunday when a liquid gas cylinder caught fire. Take a look at what he did to extinguish the threat.

    A firefighter in China risked his life on Sunday when a liquid gas cylinder caught fire. Take a look at what he did to extinguish the threat.

  • VIDEO: Firefighters offer 'friendly ride down' to Chandler man stuck in tree

    VIDEO: Firefighters offer 'friendly ride down' to Chandler man stuck in tree

    A Chandler man was just trying to tackle some household chores and ended up stuck in a tree. He was up so high that first responders had to come rescue him. Full story at https://goo.gl/F4Y9Ln.

    A Chandler man was just trying to tackle some household chores and ended up stuck in a tree. He was up so high that first responders had to come rescue him. Full story at https://goo.gl/F4Y9Ln.

  • VIDEO: Dramatic lava fountain

    VIDEO: Dramatic lava fountain

    The Kilauea volcano is causing a chain of volcanic activity on Hawaii's Big Island. WATCH: Lava shot up high into the air from the fissure 20 complex outside Lanipuna Gardens on Monday.  

    The Kilauea volcano is causing a chain of volcanic activity on Hawaii's Big Island. WATCH: Lava shot up high into the air from the fissure 20 complex outside Lanipuna Gardens on Monday.  

  • Family who lost everything in Viewpoint Fire gets two big surprises

    Family who lost everything in Viewpoint Fire gets two big surprises

    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:30 PM EDT2018-05-21 02:30:23 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 12:15 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:15:37 GMT
    A brand new RV now stands on their property of Ken and Jessica Holgate. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)A brand new RV now stands on their property of Ken and Jessica Holgate. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    A brand new RV now stands on their property of Ken and Jessica Holgate. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)A brand new RV now stands on their property of Ken and Jessica Holgate. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    “There’s (sic) just no words to describe the happiness this is making all of our family,” said Jessica Holgate. 

    “There’s (sic) just no words to describe the happiness this is making all of our family,” said Jessica Holgate. 
     

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  • Experts: more kids drown in open bodies of water

    Experts: more kids drown in open bodies of water

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:03 PM EDT2018-05-23 03:03:44 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:37 PM EDT2018-05-23 03:37:22 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    More kids drown in open bodies of water than swimming pools, according to experts.

    More kids drown in open bodies of water than swimming pools, according to experts.

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    Day wins Craighead County Judge race

    Day wins Craighead County Judge race

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:27 PM EDT2018-05-23 02:27:46 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:18 PM EDT2018-05-23 03:18:18 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Republican Marvin Day of Jonesboro has won the Craighead County Judge's race against opponent Jeff Presley. 

    Republican Marvin Day of Jonesboro has won the Craighead County Judge's race against opponent Jeff Presley. 

  • Arkansas Primary Voter Guide

    Arkansas Primary Voter Guide

    Sunday, May 6 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-05-06 19:02:56 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:17 PM EDT2018-05-23 02:17:41 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Voters will head to the polls May 22 to decide a variety of federal, state and local races, not to mention a pair of sales tax proposals.

    Voters will head to the polls May 22 to decide a variety of federal, state and local races, not to mention a pair of sales tax proposals.

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