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Peoria woman found dead; son shot, killed by Chicago police
CHICAGO - Authorities in suburban Chicago say the man who was shot and killed by police after he struck the officer and another person with a vehicle was the son of a woman who was found stabbed to death inside the man's apartment.
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.
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.
Man jumps from car with suspected drunk driver at the wheel, police say
A woman faces a DUI charge after her passenger jumped out of the car while they were driving from a bar in Peoria, police say. Police said they responded to a fight involving a man and a woman near Interstate 17 and Peoria Avenue on Wednesday. The man told police he had been drinking alcoholic bever
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 $
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
Arizona Couple Drives 900 Miles With Kids in Trunk, Dogs in Back Seat
An Arizona couple has received jail time after they decided to put two kids in the trunk of their car while traveling 900 miles in order for their dogs to sit in the back seat.
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.
Phoenix mom, 5-year-old son killed in SR-51 crash
A 31-year-old mother and her 5-year-old son were killed in a four-vehicle crash on State Route 51 Monday evening, the Arizona Department of Public Safety said. Jennifer Vegtel and her son, Logan, suffered fatal injuries in the crash, DPS said.
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.
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
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.
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.
Dive team pulls small plane wreckage out of Lake Pleasant
PEORIA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - It was a crash landing a Scottsdale pilot, and his nephew will never forget. Mahmood Tehrani's was forced to make an emergency landing into Lake Pleasant last month.
2 Peoria girls honored for saving grandfather's life
PEORIA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5)--The Peoria Fire-Medical Department honored two young girls who may have saved their grandfather's and their own lives. The ceremony occurred at the Peoria Fire-Medical headquarters Saturday morning.
PD: Man charged with creating child porn at Phoenix home
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- An Albuquerque real estate agent has been charged with more than a dozen counts of sexual exploitation of a minor here in Arizona. Arizona’s Family has obtained the direct complaint the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office filed against Pascal Pierre Nemmar in Superior Court on D
REPORT: Lakers in talks with Suns to acquire Trevor Ariza
According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Los Angeles Lakers are in talks with the Phoenix Suns to acquire Trevor Ariza. The teams have been working to reach an agreement with a third team that would take on Lakers guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope as part of a potentially larger deal, league sources
New initiative focuses on building resilience in Maricopa County communities
– When the recession hit in 2008, it manifested itself in the housing collapse in the Valley that tested the resilience of nearly every community. “Upside down” in their mortgages, neighbors left over night. Houses were abandoned. Communities faced holes in them that took years to fill. The collapse
Top tamale spots in the Phoenix area for the holidays
PHOENIX, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - The holidays are here and for many people that means some great food with family. While that’s usually turkey and ham for most of the U.S., in the Southwest, tamales are a staple of holiday traditions. They can be a little tough to make so below are some of the top spots ar
Phoenix gas station employee punched, run over by shoplifting suspect
PHOENIX — A gas station clerk is recovering after being attacked and run over by a suspected shoplifter this weekend. It happened over the weekend at the Shell station located off 32nd Street and Thomas Road on Saturday night.