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Family devastated after Chandler mother killed in I-10 crash

CHANDLER, AZ — Saturday was just like any other for the Sullivans, who were set to go see their middle child Kyle place a baseball game that evening. Stacey Sullivan had been wanting to reupholster patio chairs and had found the fabric she wanted at a store in the West Valley.


Judge rules Maricopa murder suspect's constitutional rights not violated

FLORENCE — A Pinal County judge has ruled that a Maricopa murder suspect’s rights were not violated when investigators listened in on a phone conversation she had with a coworker shortly after the crime.


Arizona firefighters rushed to hospitals after explosion at battery facility

Eight firefighters, from two separate agencies, were hospitalized Friday after an explosion at an Arizona Public Service facility in Surprise, where utility-sized lithium batteries used in the storage and distribution of solar energy are housed.


PD: Chandler man shot multiple times with rifle, pair arrested for murder

CHANDLER, AZ — Two men were arrested after firing 18 rifle shots, killing a man in Chandler early Wednesday morning. Police say an officer heard gunshots around Chandler Boulevard and Hamilton Street.


Chang 'on cloud nine' after becoming Maricopa High's first Flinn Scholar

MARICOPA — On a school bus driving through Maricopa on day in March, screams started filling the air, leaving most of the students wondering what was going on. It was nothing to worry about, though. Quite the contrary, in fact. One of their classmates had just made history.


Ranking Arizona: Top 10 Mexican restaurants for 2019

Here are the Top 10 Mexican restaurants in Arizona, based on public voting for the 2019 edition of Ranking Arizona, the state’s biggest and most comprehensive business opinion poll. Ranking Arizona is based purely on opinion and ranks companies based on how voters answer this simple question: with w


Maricopa-area man remembered as a 'legend'

MOBILE — Max Schrader and his large family didn't live like most families on the outskirts of Maricopa. The Schraders were almost like homesteaders when they relocated to Arizona from Indiana in the 1970s. Max built the family a new home on a desolate piece of desert land, far removed from modern lu


DEA arrests Arizona man for selling lethal fentanyl dose

PHOENIX (AP) - The Drug Enforcement Administration says it has arrested a man on federal charges tied to the sale of a lethal dose of fentanyl. DEA Special Agent in Charge Doug Coleman says Joshua Fassett, a 35-year old from Tempe, was taken into custody on Wednesday.


Pinal County to reexamine traffic patterns in Gold Canyon

Pinal County Public Works Department engineers will be performing a review of traffic patterns in the Gold Canyon area. “What we’ll be doing is a traffic impact analysis study,” Supervisor Todd House said in a release.


‘Shedding of blood' may be required to save US, author of an Arizona immigration law says

Russell Pearce, a former president of the Arizona state Senate who helped author a controversial immigration law in the state, appeared to advocate for violence for the U.S. to save itself in remarks delivered earlier this week.


What is the saddest, angriest city in Arizona? Your tweets may hold the answer

If Arizona cities could boast a collective mood based on their Twitter feeds alone, it seems that Gilbert's would be all smiles and Tucson, not so much. At least according to one company's new study.


80 nonprofits collect $180,000 in prize money from Arizona Gives Day

More than 80 nonprofits participating in Arizona Gives Day from around the state, including large and small organizations focused on animal welfare, the arts, child welfare, human rights and more, collected $180,000 in additional prize money during the 24-hour online fund-raising event hosted by The


Police: Two arrested in Chandler homicide

CHANDLER, AZ — Authorities say two people have been arrested in connection with a deadly shooting from last week. Chandler police say 31-year-old Luis Martinez was arrested on April 17, and 23-year-old Ivan Contreras was arrested April 18 for shooting and killing 33-year-old Darrell Rushing on April


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


Arizona Medical Marijuana Program Hits Record High Number Before 4/20

Here's a kind statistic to help light up your 4/20 celebrations: The Arizona medical marijuana program hit a milestone of more than 200,000 total participants for the first time last month, according to the latest report by the state.


Arizona man sentenced on over $4 million oil investment scam

PHOENIX — A man has been sentenced to five years in prison for stealing millions of dollars on an oil investment scam. For over two years, Robert Aguayo, 41, solicited investments from 48 individuals taking $4.75 million, the Attorney General’s Office said.


Parvo is bad in Arizona this spring. Here's how to keep dogs safe

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Cases of parvo are especially bad this spring, with Arizona being one of the states hit the hardest. Animal experts say parvo can kill your dog within three days of exposure.


Two members of MS-13 gang arrested by Border Patrol

TUCSON, Ariz. - Two members of the Mara-Salvatrucha, MS-13 street gang were apprehended in separate incidents after they illegally entered the United States this week. According to Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents, 30-year-old Joel Santos-Funes, a Honduran national was encountered on canyon west o


3-year-old unresponsive after being pulled from Queen Creek pool

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. — Firefighters said a 3-year-old girl was unresponsive after being pulled from a backyard pool in Queen Creek Friday night. It happened near Crismon and Queen Creek roads.


Things You Must Know About Retiring to Arizona

Much like Florida, Arizona's population swells in the winter months -- a 2002 study by the Arizona State University reported a boost of nearly 300,000 retirees who temporarily settled in Arizona for the winter. In Lake Havasu City, for instance, the year-round population of 57,000 nearly doubled to