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Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio files defamation suit against several media outlets
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5)-- Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has filed a lawsuit against several media outlets for "false light and defamation." The lawsuit was filed on Monday.
Phoenix City Council set for 2 big votes Wednesday that could affect taxpayers
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) − Two big votes will come down from Phoenix City Hall today and both of those could affect how your tax dollar are spent. The Phoenix City Council is scheduled to vote on a water rate hike and a massive renovation that could happen at Talking Stick Resort Arena.
Wreck that dumped nails on Phoenix freeway snarls traffic
PHOENIX (AP) - Part of a Phoenix freeway was shut down for nearly two hours during the Wednesday morning commute after a wreck involving a SUV pulling a work trailer dumped nails and other debris on the roadway. Traffic backed up several miles whi.
New York Times article 'misrepresents' shootings, Phoenix police chief says
In some of her first comments to the community in recent months, Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams on Tuesday said a recent New York Times article and headline "misrepresents" what she and other leaders believe about this year's spike in police shootings.
Maricopa County deputy arrested for taking money from dead person
MESA, AZ - The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office says it has arrested one of its deputies for taking money while responding to a report of a dead body. In a news release sent Tuesday night, the sheriff's office said 39-year-old Gregory Johnson responded to a report of a dead body near Mesa on October
SR 87 northbound closed north of Mesa for crash
PHOENIX (ADOT) − Northbound State Route 87 is closed at Gilbert Road due to a crash, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. All northbound traffic must exit at Gilbert Road. Northbound Gilbert Road is also blocked due to the same crash.
Ducey tells balking lawmakers new $32 vehicle fee necessary part of state budget
PHOENIX — Gov. Doug Ducey signaled that state lawmakers should back off plans to repeal or reduce a new $32-a-vehicle registration fee to pay to operate the Highway Patrol. Ducey said Tuesday the $10.4 billion budget he signed for this fiscal year is built on the presumption the state will collect $
Michelle Obama will bring book tour to Arizona in 2019
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Michelle Obama will visit Arizona next year as part of her nationwide book tour. “Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama” is scheduled for Feb. 12 at Comerica Theatre in Phoenix.
Several crashes cause severe delays on I-17 during Wednesday morning commute
The Arizona Department of Transportation is advising drivers to avoid the I-17 northbound due to several crashes causing severe delays. On the I-17 northbound at Northern, a crash caused a trucks to spill nails onto the freeway, closing Northern entirely.
5-year-old boy, woman killed in crash on State Route 51 in Phoenix
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - Two people including a child are dead following a chain-reaction crash on a freeway in central Phoenix on Monday night. The crash involving four vehicles happened just before 6 p.m. on the southbound side of the State Route 51 near Highland Avenue.
The Best Free Things to Do in Phoenix This Week
With the holidays coming up, you may find yourself short on cash. Luckily, this week you can have fun for free. Find items on your shopping list at Crafeteria, celebrate creativity at Mesa Arts Festival, or enjoy traditional treats at Food City Original Tamale Festival. For more things to do, visit
Michelle Obama's Becoming Tour Coming to Phoenix
Want to have an "Intimate Conversation" with the former First Lady?. Well, with you and 5,000 or so other people. Michelle Obama's tour based on her best-selling book Becoming will make a stop in Phoenix at Comerica Theatre on February 12, Live Nation and Crown Publishing announced Tuesday morning.
VIDEO: Teen hit, killed by vehicle in south Phoenix
A teenage boy has died after being hit by a driver in Phoenix. The incident happened around 7 a.m. at Central and Southern avenues.
Former first lady Michelle Obama coming to Phoenix for book tour
PHOENIX (FOX 10) - Former first lady Michelle Obama is coming to Phoenix for the final leg of her book tour. "Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama" will be at Comerica Theatre on Tuesday, February 12, 2019.
Adoptable pets up for adoption from Arizona Humane and Maricopa County Animal Care (12/11)
Want to save the life of a shelter pet and bring a new best friend into your home? There are hundreds of adoptable cats and dogs awaiting a new home. Here are some of the pets waiting for a forever family at Maricopa County Animal Care and Control and Arizona Humane Society.
Lakers Trying To Acquire Trevor Ariza In A Possible Three-Team Trade
The Lakers are dangling reserve guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope to a potential third team that would be able to address Phoenix's wants. The Suns' desire is "to land a playmaking guard and a draft asset as the price of unloading Ariza".
Questions over legal competency to stand trial in Maricopa County can linger for years
No one in the legal system wants dangerous criminals suffering from serious mental illnesses let loose on the streets — not prosecutors, not judges, not defense attorneys. But they can't go to trial unless they are found to be mentally competent. Competence, in legal terms, means that the defendant
Phoenix Residents 'Not Happy' With Housing Density In Laveen Area
Some residents who live southwest of downtown Phoenix don’t like the way their community is changing. The Phoenix City Council recently approved plans by Meritage Homes for 180 single-family homes in Laveen. During a council meeting, Resident Jon Kimoto told city leaders lots that are 45-feet wide a
Phoenix area among most expensive commutes, report says
Valley drivers are dishing out a lot of dough driving to work. According to a report from EducatedDriver.org, Phoenix residents will spend roughly $162,883 on commuting to work over their careers making the Valley one of the most expensive commutes in the country.
PD: New Mexico man arrested for taking child porn photos in Albuquerque, Phoenix
PHOENIX - A New Mexico man was arrested last week after taking child porn photos in Phoenix and Albuquerque. On December 5, detectives from the Phoenix and Albuquerque police departments arrested 50-year-old Pascal Pierre Nemmar at his home in Albuquerque.