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Will SB-1062 fiasco prompt legislators to focus on budget, CPS?

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Both state senators and representatives were busy debating and moving 66 bills Thursday about issues ranging from flood control districts to scrap metal sellers to surprise inspections at abortion clinics. More>>

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Workers recovering from 3rd-degree burns after explosion, fire Video included

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Two workers at the company that recycles used motor oil, "... were offloading some used motor oil into a semi truck when they had a spontaneous combustion. Something set a fire," Santillan explained. More>>

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PA inmate emerges as possibility in faux Arias lawsuit Video included

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Jonathan Riches has filed hundreds of fake lawsuits, including ones involving entertainers and sports personalities. More>>

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$63K raised for jockey paralyzed in tragic accident

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Jockey Anne Von Rosen, 42, was paralyzed below the waist on March 11 at Turk Paradise when the horse she was riding fell on the backstretch following the race. More>>

New Yuma federal courthouse to be dedicated

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A new federal courthouse in downtown Yuma named after the judge who was killed in the Tucson shooting rampage will officially be dedicated. More>>

Parents bring old child seats to Tempe for recycling

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A lot more valley children are safer tonight thanks to their parents recycling their old car seats. More>>

Flagstaff man critical after shooting

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A Flagstaff man was in critical condition and another man was in custody after a shooting Thursday night. More>>

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'Explosion' at Palo Verde nuclear plant not reported for 5 months Video included

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APS officials say there was a leak in a hydraulic fluid tank that's about the size of a file cabinet. When a worker opened the tank to inspect it, there was an explosion by rapid decompression. More>>

Veterans hold rally to get answer in VA center controversy

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There were a number of infuriated veterans at the rally hoping to get answers to what's described as massive mismanagement in care and scheduling at the Phoenix VA. More>>

Services dear to citizens on the 'chopping block' Video included

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Once a month, Rep. Kate Brophy McGee (District-28), Sunnyslope students and their advisors are better known as the "Sunnyslope Graffiti Fighters." More>>

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Viewers make CBS 5 Shred-a-thon a huge success Video included

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Identity theft is a big problem in Arizona and across the nation, so CBS 5 News viewers took a big step in protecting their identities at the CBS 5 Shred-a-thon Monday. More>>

Nominations sought for Cox conservation heroes

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Cox Communications, in partnership with the The Trust for Public Land, will begin accepting nominations for the Arizona Cox Conserves Heroes awards program on Monday. More>>

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Scottsdale PD: Assault suspect hits mother with glass carafe

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A 24-year-old man was in custody after a morning-long series of events that included an assault on his mother, a stolen vehicle and a short chase in a Scottsdale apartment complex. More>>

Top things to do this weekend in the Valley

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Here are just some thing events going on around the Valley this weekend. More>>

CBP officers seize more than $300,000 in meth at border

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Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of Nogales said they prevented more than 100 pounds of methamphetamine from being smuggled into the country over the weekend. More>>

Chance of another measles case in Valley 'highly likely'

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County public health officials tell CBS 5, since Wednesday, they have received a number of calls from health professionals inquiring about the confirmed case. More>>

Phoenix HS students tackle underage drinking in powerful PSAs

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Students started back in November writing, shooting, and editing their own interpretations of how to send a powerful message about underage drinking and driving. Prize money totaled $21,000. More>>

Find a grave: Mesa cemetery offers walking tours

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The tour includes the story behind the Miranda Rights, the grave of a country music superstar and the story of when Mesa had its own "printed money." More>>

Marana mother killed in crash on rural road

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A Marana woman was killed and her 5-year-old son injured after their SUV collided with a flat-bed truck on a rural road in unincorporated Red Rock on Friday. More>>

Federal gov't says AZ lacking on workplace safety Video included

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OSHA told the Industrial Commission of Arizona you're out of compliance when it comes to residential home construction safety. More>>

  • ImmigrationMore>>

  • Court rejects Arizona's appeal in immigration case

    Court rejects Arizona's appeal in immigration case

    Monday, April 21 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-04-21 21:14:42 GMT
    The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from the state of Arizona over a ruling that blocked enforcement of part of Arizona's 2010 immigration law.More >
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an appeal of a blocked provision of Arizona's 2010 immigration enforcement law, dealing another blow to Gov. Jan Brewer in her effort to defend the law.More >
  • Cantor blasts Obama for immigration attack on GOP

    Cantor blasts Obama for immigration attack on GOP

    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is criticizing President Barack Obama for attacking the same lawmakers he's supposed to be working with on immigration.More >
    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is criticizing President Barack Obama for attacking the same lawmakers he's supposed to be working with on immigration.More >
  • Immigration activists urge Obama to act boldly

    Immigration activists urge Obama to act boldly

    Latinos and immigration activists are warning of political peril for President Barack Obama and Democrats in the fall election unless the president acts to curb deportations and allow more immigrants to remain...More >
    Latinos and immigration activists are warning of political peril for President Barack Obama and Democrats in the fall election unless the president acts boldly and soon to curb deportations and allow more immigrants to...More >
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