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Many taxpayers finding they owe money thanks to new tax law

NATIONWIDE (CBS) -- Millions of people are getting a surprise this tax season: smaller refunds or no refund at all. Under the new tax law, 80 percent of Americans are expected to pay less in taxes overall. But a CBS News poll finds nearly three out of four people say the new law increased their tax


Artists wanted for Surprise monument project

The Surprise Arts and Cultural Advisory Commission is seeking qualified artists to propose artwork for a gateway entry monument to the under-construction Public Works Operations Facility, Wastewater Treatment Facility and the Surprise-Gateway Training Center.


Arizona's Family surprises couple with wedding venue

GILBERT, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- When 3TV anchor Tess Rafols approached three women at a Gilbert Fry’s Food Store, they were happy to answer her questions about moms for an upcoming Mother’s Day story.


Arizona fire season ignites in Wittmann; Despite record rainfall, state remains at high risk for wildfires

One of the wettest winters on record won’t make for an easier fire season in Arizona this year — in fact, record rain and snowfall could make the spring and summer wild fire risk even worse this year.


SCW Library adapting to modern uses

Jane Kauzlaric, the Sun City West librarian, updated the Recreation Centers of Sun City West governing board about the facility’s current operations and status at the board’s monthly workshop meeting.


Proposed Interstate 11 corridor Arizona impact study is ready for public eyes

PHOENIX – After three years of study, an environmental impact report on the long-discussed Interstate 11 that would cut through metro Phoenix on its way to Reno, Nevada, is ready for public review.


Dream Band to headline Sun City West Summer Series stop

Kate and the Dream Band will bring their tunes, cover songs ranging from Van Morrison to Patsy Cline, to the Sun City West Summer Series. Kate and the Dream Band are a recently formed band of experienced and professional musicians performing a repertoire of music with broad appeal. They play a wide


Case of tuberculosis confirmed at Surprise charter school

SURPRISE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- Officials said there has been a confirmed case of tuberculosis at a charter school in Surprise. According to the Maricopa County Department of Public Health, there is one case at Imagine Prep, near Greenway and Reems roads.


Fr. Matt Feit: (1923-2019)

Fr. Matthias (Matt) Feit, founding pastor of St. James the Greater Parish in Glendale, and retired pastor of two other parishes, died March 31. He was 95. Fr. Feit was born Sept. 8, 1923 in Chicago to Matthias J. Feit and Mary Susan (Treinan) Feit. After serving his country in World War II, he was o


Richard Pryor Jr. Brings IN A PRYOR LIFE To Los Angeles

Richard Pryor, Jr visits Los Angeles with IN A PRYOR LIFE as part of multi-city tour. The book released on April 8th has already sold out its first printing and into its second.


A pilot had to divert a red-eye flight because a passenger tried -- twice -- to light a cigarette

An Alaska Airlines flight from San Francisco to Philadelphia was forced to divert, all thanks to a belligerent passenger who tried twice to light up inside the cabin. Passengers boarding Alaska Airlines' red-eye flight 1138 in San Francisco were in for quite a surprise. Over halfway through the flig


Peoria’s Candeo sends 2 teams to Odyssey world finals

Candeo Schools has two teams qualified to compete in the Odyssey of the Mind (OM) World Finals Competition, where approximately 850 teams from around the world will represent their schools in the largest creative problem-solving program in the world.


Glendale police, fire hold mock crash drills at Mountain Ridge, Cactus high schools

The Glendale Police Department and Glendale Fire Department each performed a mock drunk driving crash drill at different Glendale high schools Friday, ahead of each school’s prom Saturday night.


Ed Sheeran Makes a Surprise Appearance on BTS' 'Map of the Soul: Persona'

Even Ed Sheeran has been swept up into the BTS phenomenon. The "Shape Of You" singer pops up with a surprise writing credit on Map of the Soul: Persona, the new album from the K-pop group released on Friday.


WGMS to offer $3,000 to graduates

The Wickenburg Gem and Mineral Society will be offering a $3,000 scholarship to a graduating high school student in the Wickenburg area. The graduate must plan to further their studies in the field of earth science. Applications are available at area high schools, (Christian Academy, Bagdad, Salome


Longtime band Western Fusion coming to Surprise

Western Fusion has been on the local scene for almost 20 years, playing various venues throughout the state. They’ve opened for Blake Shelton and Charlie Daniels, and will take the stage 7 p.m. Thursday, April 18 at The Brookside II Sports Bar and Grille, 15170 W. Bell Road, Suite 115.


Valley fisherman has run-in with rattlesnake on boat

PHOENIX (FOX 10) - When thinking about boat safety, the first thing that comes to mind is probably not anything regarding snakes. Well, after seeing this next story, you might want to double check your boat before heading out on the water.


West Valley Rotarians host annual ‘Prom Closet’

Thanks to the efforts of several West Valley Rotary Clubs, young boys and girls throughout the area will be able to attend their high school prom this spring without having to spend a single penny on purchasing needed attire.


Two killed in clashes in coca eradication operation in Peru

Two farmers were killed in clashes in Peru on Friday after authorities launched a surprise operation to eradicate coca plants - used to make cocaine - in a region near the border with Bolivia, a local mayor said.