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Phoenix sex offender convicted 3 times back behind bars

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A registered sex offender with three prior convictions was arrested Wednesday night after allegedly exposing himself in front of an 8-year-old school girl, police said. More>>

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AZ mom raises awareness as her sons battle rare disease Video included

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When Janelle Syverson isn't taking care of the boys, she advocates for a simple screening for ALD at birth that could save other children from this fate and save families from similar heartbreak. More>>

STA Mane Event: 4 years-60 feet of hair and growing Video included

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For something that takes years to grow, it was gone in seconds.
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Storms roll as AZ monsoon delivers another punch Video included

Storms roll as monsoon delivers another punch Storms roll as monsoon delivers another punch
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A large swath of rain held together Thursday night as it moved in from the west and covered the Valley from Surprise to Ahwatukee. A Buckeye viewer posted this picture to our Facebook page.  More>>

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Phoenix PD to accept applications Friday Video included

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On Friday the Phoenix Police Department will start accepting applications so they can finally hire some new officers. Even though they plan to hire 300 officers over the next three years, we won't see the additional boots for some time. More>>

Dirty Dining Aug. 21: Worst offender has 7 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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U.S. Geological Survey calls Tuesday flood a 'flow' Video included

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Leenhouts said the water that washed over Dove Valley Rd. east of the I-17 got way outside of the boundaries of its original culvert. Surveyors doing measurements on Thursday told CBS 5 News the width of the water was at least 400 feet wide. More>>

10 new rescue beacons roll out in southern AZ desert

10 new rescue beacons roll out in southern AZ desert 10 new rescue beacons roll out in southern AZ desert
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All of the rescue beacons were recently retrofitted with new signage, mirrors to reflect sunlight, and a high intensity blue light visible for up to 10 miles away during night hours. More>>

ASU researchers encouraged by Ebola virus patients recovery Video included

An ambulance transporting an American missionary stricken with Ebola, arrives at Emory University Hospital, in Atlanta, Ga., Aug. 5, 2014. (Source: David Goldman/AP) An ambulance transporting an American missionary stricken with Ebola, arrives at Emory University Hospital, in Atlanta, Ga., Aug. 5, 2014. (Source: David Goldman/AP)
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Dr. Qiang Chen of ASU's Biodesign Institute is part of the research team that helped develop the experimental treatment that was used on the two Americans infected with the deadly Ebola virus. More>>

Police seek suspect in Apache Junction hit-and-run

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Police are looking for a suspect and vehicle involved in a hit-and-run in Apache Junction during the early morning hours of July 11. More>>

PD: Fake licensed contractor defrauds 10 homeowners

PD: Fake licensed contractor defrauds 10 homeowners PD: Fake licensed contractor defrauds 10 homeowners
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The case against Stewart Rooker, 42, began in March 2013 when several residents contacted Phoenix police to complain about the man's work. More>>

AJ police: Man found dead still not ID'd 11 months later

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The man's body was found on Sept. 15 in the area of Lost Dutchman Boulevard and Ironwood. More>>

After shooting, renewed interest in Taser body camera Video included

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The shooting in Missouri of an unarmed black teenager has meant a boom in business for one Arizona-based company. More>>

Amy Van Dyken-Rouen marks recovery milestone Video included

Amy Van Dyken-Rouen marks recovery milestone Amy Van Dyken-Rouen marks recovery milestone
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Thursday was the first time 41-year-old Amy Van Dyken-Rouen stood upright since the June 6 accident. More>>

Luke: Cracks found in 38 of our F-16D fighter jets

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The U.S. Air Force ordered an inspection of all F-16D Fighting Falcon jets at the end of July after it began finding cracks between the front and rear pilot seats on the planes during routine post-flight inspections. More>>

Surprise PD needs help solving bank card theft

Surprise PD needs help solving bank card theft Surprise PD needs help solving bank card theft
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The suspect removed a shopper's purse left in a cart at a grocery store on July 19 and rummaged through it, Surprise police Sgt. Mike Donovan said. More>>

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DUI suspected as car T-bones van, kills 1 in Laveen Video included

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A woman riding in the minivan going north on 51st Avenue was ejected and killed when the van landed on top of her. More>>

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Goodyear mother to 911: 'I just drowned my baby' Video included

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Detectives said Phoeteama Janiece Neal learned earlier Monday morning that her child was to be relinquished to the baby's father at the end of the month. More>>

Judge orders state to boost school funding now

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A Maricopa County Superior Court judge has ordered the state to immediately increase funding to public schools this budget year by nearly $317 million. More>>

ASU reaches record enrollment

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ASU announced Thursday they anticipate an enrollment of more than 82,000 undergraduate and graduate students - a new record and nearly 8 percent higher than last year. More>>

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MCSO identifies body found in Peoria canal Video included

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The victim is 35-year-old Rolland Lee Tockey. Deputies said his death was a homicide. More>>

Arizona congressional races hard-fought battles

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Democrats are trying to clinch a Phoenix-area seat, while Republicans are vying for a chance to unseat Democratic incumbents. More>>

AZ Lottery sets 7th straight sales record

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Lottery officials said they closed out fiscal year 2014 with $724 million in sales, a 4.5 percent increase over the previous year and the highest amount in the state's 33-year Lottery history. More>>

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