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2 men linked to death of Henderson man arrested in Arizona

Officers in Phoenix on Wednesday arrested two men linked to the suspicious death of a Nevada man found dead last week in his Henderson home, Henderson police said Thursday. The Henderson and Phoenix police departments arrested Victor Denogean, 21, and Jose Ortiz-Casillas, 20, each on one charge of m


It Soon Will Be Illegal to Text and Drive in Arizona

The Arizona House of Representatives on Thursday passed two bills that would prohibit forms of distracted driving. One of the approved bills, sponsored by Republican State Representative Noel Campbell, targets people who use their cellphones while driving. The other bill, sponsored by State Senator


Traffic changes set for I-40 near Winslow

The crossover is required for crews to complete a bridge improvement project that includes removing and replacing the existing bridge decks and reconstructing the roadway bridge approaches.


Arizona police release graphic video of deadly officer-involved shooting

Arizona police released a video Wednesday that showed a man throwing a wrench at deputies before they shot him to death while responding to a call from family members concerned for the man’s mental health on Friday.


Navajo County Sheriff's Office find 30,000 fentanyl pills in traffic stop

NAVAJO COUNTY (3TV/CBS 5) -- Deputies with the Navajo County Sheriff's Office found a slew of heroin and fentanyl pills in a car during a traffic stop along I-40. According to NCSO, when deputies were speaking to the driver, they noticed inconsistencies in his statements.


Arizona lawmakers pass cellphone driving ban, sends bill to Ducey

PHOENIX — Editor's note: In the above video, the father-in-law of police Officer Clayton Townsend makes his plea for passing a statewide distracted driving law. Townsend was killed when he was struck by a car operated by a man texting.


Wildlife officials say 2019's first known Southeast Arizona bear sighting was April 2

Wildlife officials thought they had a video, with a timestamp showing April 6, of Southeast Arizona's first confirmed bear sighting of 2019, but they've since obtained an earlier photo.


Veterans hopeful new Arizona law will save lives

PHOENIX — Valley Veterans are optimistic our state's new veteran suicide tracking law will lead to better programs to save lives. Gov. Doug Ducey signed the veteran suicide tracking bill into law Wednesday. It requires the Department of Health Services to follow the number of active duty military an


Report released: UAPD officers failed to get names of 'Arizona 3', classes disrupted during March 19 incident

University of Arizona Police Department officers failed to get the names of protesters during the now-infamous altercation between three UA students and Border Patrol agents on March 19, according to the recently released report detailing the interaction.


Let's Go Places in Arizona: Saguaro National Park and Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

We stopped in two places near Tucson where you can experience the desert of the American Southwest. The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is not your typical museum. It’s part zoo, botanical garden, art gallery, and natural history museum.


Southern Arizona will be hoppin' with Easter egg hunts this weekend

Tucson community organizations are gearing up for the Easter holiday with activities for the whole family. Saturday egg hunts will prepare little ones for what’s in store on Easter Sunday, and music and activities will get you in the spring mood.


Local Prescription Drug Take Back April 27

Clean out your medicine cabinet, gathering any expired, unused or unwanted prescription drugs and over the counter (OTC) medicines. On April 27, nationwide US Drug Enforcement Agency public take back events offer the opportunity to return these dangerous items for proper destruction.


NCSO busts couple with fentanyl, heroin

HOLBROOK — Navajo County deputies conducted a traffic stop April 9, near milepost 256 of Interstate 40. As the officer spoke to the driver and passenger of the vehicle, he noticed some inconsistencies. This prompted the deputies to use Zolton, the K-9 drug detection dog that alerted to the presence


Closure of NGS Means Budget Issues in Navajo County

A budget crisis is imminent for Navajo County. The upcoming closure of the Navajo Generating Station and Kayenta Mine will cost millions in tax dollars. Heads of county departments like the Sheriff’s office are talking about layoffs and reduced services. Bryan Layton oversees budget and finance for


Flagstaff History: Two locomotives derail, crush truck

1894: Babbitt Bros. shipped a car load of potatoes to Gallup on Tuesday. New ties are being laid by the Central Arizona Railroad from Flagstaff to Mill No. 2, a distance of 16 miles.