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Some want AZ law specifically addressing kids in hot cars

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Here in Arizona, do we offer more protection for our pets than for our children? When it comes to leaving them unattended in a car, at first glance, that's how it looks.



 
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Friend recognizes Valley icon always giving back Video included

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An Arizona man is the first to admit he's lived a charmed life, full of chance meetings with the world's top celebrities, but his good fortune only inspired Valley icon Al Fielder's desire to give back to his community. More>>

Woman drowns in pool in Mesa

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Mesa police are investigating the death of a woman found in a pool in Mesa on Thursday night. More>>

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Gilbert police report drop in crime

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The Gilbert Police Department said they've had success using Data Driven Approaches to Crime and Traffic Safety (DDACTS) to identify areas with higher crime activity. More>>

PD: 911 dispatchers save lives of 3 people who overdosed

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The quick actions of 911 call center dispatchers saved the lives of three people who overdosed, Scottsdale police said.
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Dirty Dining July 31: Worst offender has 6 health code violations Video included

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Every week CBS 5 News is sent a list of restaurants that have been recently inspected by Maricopa County's Environmental Services Department.
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ASU's new football tailgating restrictions: No kegs Video included

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ASU and ASU Athletics announced the new tailgating restrictions and requirements they said would enhance public safety before and during Sun Devil Football games for students and fans. More>>

ASU PD: 3 women sought in theft, assault

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The suspects approached the victim at 900 S. McAllister Ave. about 9 p.m. Tuesday and asked to use the victim's cell phone, according to the ASU Police Department. More>>

Congress sends VA overhaul to White House

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Congress passed a landmark bill Thursday to help veterans avoid long waits for health care and fix other problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs. More>>

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Children caught in crossfire in convenience store armed robbery Video included

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An off-duty Buckeye police officer was robbed at gunpoint while managing a south Phoenix convenience store, according to Phoenix police. More>>

Plane diverted to Sky Harbor for lavatory issue

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American Airlines officials say a flight bound for Los Angelas was diverted to Phoenix because of an issue with the bathroom. More>>

Suspect in border agent's death extradited to US

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A suspect in the 2010 killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent has been extradited from Mexico and is scheduled to be arraigned Friday in Tucson. More>>

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Bryan Hulsey facing death penalty in Glendale officer's murder Video included

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Jurors have determined that a man convicted of murder in the 2007 shooting of a Glendale police officer qualifies for the death penalty. More>>

ASU part of new Mars Rover launch in 2020

Jim Bell, a professor in ASU’s School of Earth and Space Exploration, stands in front of a model of Mars Science Laboratory (Photo by: Andy DeLisle) Jim Bell, a professor in ASU’s School of Earth and Space Exploration, stands in front of a model of Mars Science Laboratory (Photo by: Andy DeLisle)
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Arizona State University is building one of the instruments for the Mars Rover, a Mastcam-Z, which is an advanced camera system. More>>

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GM owner has 'secret' to quicker repair on ignition recall Video included

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Millions of GM car owners have been waiting on the repair for the now infamous ignition recall but a Mesa woman says she found one way to speed up the process. More>>

Historic church in downtown Phoenix to be auctioned off

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A commercial kitchen and the original blue prints for the 9,000-square-foot church were included in the auction sale. More>>

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Brewer signs 'Silver Alert' for missing seniors Video included

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Silver Alert was used for the first time Thursday after a Tucson man climbed out of a window in his group home and walked away. More>>

Arizona tax agency stops more fraudulent refunds

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The Arizona Department of Revenue says it's seeing and stopping more and more fraudulent income tax returns seeking refunds.  Assistant Director Anthony Forschino (four-SHEE'-no) says the department stopped over $74 million in fraudulent refunds from being sent out in the last fiscal year. More>>

ASU school newspaper issues final print edition

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Arizona State University has turned the final page on print editions of its campus newspapers.  The State Press put together its final print issue Wednesday before switching to an all-digital format. More>>

Tucson tries luring Tesla with $3 billion permit

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Tucson officials are hoping a $3 billion building permit will help woo electric car company Tesla to the southern Arizona city.  Mayor Jonathan Rothschild said Thursday that Tesla Motors did not apply for the permit. More>>

Foster care non-profit feels pressure of increasing demand Video included

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Local charities are overwhelmed by the demand that the number of children in foster care has created. One has seen a 600 percent increase year to year in the number of beds they're giving out to families. More>>

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NTSB: Plane that crashed in Arizona was flying low

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Newly licensed pilot, 19-year-old Daulton Whatcott, and 16-year-old Jaxon Whatcott, were headed to a basketball tournament in Nevada when the single-engine Cessna crashed near the Arizona-Utah border on July 20. More>>

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Hikers find body near trail on Mount Lemmon

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Pima County authorities say hikers have found a decomposed body near a trail on Mount Lemmon. More>>

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Pima Co. Sheriff: Missing elderly man found safe

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The Pima County Sheriff's Office said Herbert Michaelson, 87, was located Thursday and is in good condition. More>>

Jodi Arias back in court wearing prison jumpsuit

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The re-sentencing phase of the Jodi Arias trial is ramping up again. The convicted killer and her lawyers were back in court Wednesday morning. More>>

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Maricopa ME leaves behind scalp, adds to family's anguish Video included

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After technicians take away a man's body for an autopsy, his friend and family discover that technicians had left his detached scalp where his body was found - in the back of a friend's van. More>>

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Phoenix park abuzz after monsoon rips open beehive Video included

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It's hidden in one of the only clusters of trees at Sand Lily Park near 25th Avenue and Cactus in north Phoenix.
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Brewer signs Arizona's Blue Alert Law Video included

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A Blue Alert in Arizona would provide information on televisions, highway signs and cell phones about suspects who injure or kill law enforcement officers. More>>

AAA: Arizona gas prices fall by another 2 cents

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Arizona gas prices continued a downward trend this week with the price of a gallon of gas falling nearly 2 cents to $3.543, according to AAA Arizona. More>>

Compromise VA bill includes new clinic in Phoenix

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A new walk-in clinic in Phoenix is among new Veterans Affairs medical facilities that would be opened under a House-Senate compromise bill to shorten delays in treating veterans. More>>

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