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Attorney denies Jodi Arias filed suit against Arpaio, Grace Video included

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Jodi Arias claims in court papers she contracted hepatitis C after receiving a tuberculosis shot from an infected needle. More>>

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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>>

Owner turned WWE 'Warrior's' gym into restaurant

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Tuesday evening, while walking with his wife out of Scottsdale's Gainey Suites Hotel, the "Ultimate Warrior" passed out. He later died at the hospital. His sudden death came just after his induction into the WWE Hall of Fame just two nights ago in New Orleans. More>>

Foot fetish predator targets AZ real estate agents

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Valley realtor Hope Salas was contacted recently by a prospective home buyer with no real interest in the size of a backyard, kitchen or living room. More>>

Ex-Scottsdale choir teacher nets Grammy educator award

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Katherine Kouns was nominated for a Grammy Music Educator Award last year and was chosen as a Top 10 finalist. More>>

3 displaced by Chandler house fire

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Two adults and a child were unharmed but looking for a place to live after a fire badly damaged their Chandler home Monday night. 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>>

  • Missing Person ReportsMore>>

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    AZ man with dementia missing for 2 weeks

    AZ man with dementia missing for 2 weeks

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:42 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:42:48 GMT
    Roger JacobsonRoger Jacobson
    Authorities in northwest Arizona are trying to locate a 77-year-old man who hasn't been seen or heard from since March 31. Roger Jacobson, who suffers dementia, was last seen leaving his home in the 1500More >
    Roger Jacobson, who suffers from dementia, was seen leaving his home in the 1500 block of East Devlin Court in a dark green 2001 Ford Windstar van.More >
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    Missing Cottonwood boy, 8, found safe

    Missing Cottonwood boy, 8, found safe

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 9:49 PM EDT2014-04-10 01:49:51 GMT
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    An 8-year-old Cottonwood boy apparently walked away from home after fighting with his mother Wednesday afternoon, police said. Cottonwood Police is asking for the public's help in finding him. He wasMore >
    Mykel Filkens was located three hours later as he emerged from a pile of debris in the backyard of the home from which he had disappeared, police said.More >
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    Police: Missing Apache Junction woman is found

    Police: Missing Apache Junction woman is found

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 2:23 PM EDT2014-04-08 18:23:38 GMT
    Shannon BuchananShannon Buchanan
    Police are alerting residents about an Apache Junction woman who is missing and considered endangered. Shannon Marie Buchanan, 49, was last heard from on Sunday at around 3:15 p.m. when she spoke to herMore >
    Shannon Marie Buchanan, 49, was last heard from on Sunday at about 3:15 p.m. when she spoke to her husband, officers said.More >
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