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(Source: CBS 5 News) U.S. home prices jumped 12.2 percent in May compared with a year ago, the biggest annual gain since March 2006. The increase shows the housing recovery is strengthening. The Standard & Poor's/Case-ShillerMore > Prices jumped 24.5 percent in San Francisco in May from a year earlier, the largest increase. Las Vegas reported the next biggest gain at 23.3 percent, followed by Phoenix at 20.6 percent. All three remain well below their peak prices.More > © CBS 5 While the prices are starting to rise here, they are still a lot lower than years ago, which is attracting a lot of buyers to the Valley.More > Things are looking better for the housing market in the Phoenix area.More > CBS 5 Low-income renters in Arizona aren't likely to find an apartment they can afford, according to a newly-published report. There are only 18 rental homes affordable and available for every 100 extremelyMore > There are only 18 rental homes affordable and available for every 100 extremely low-income renters in Arizona, the report stated.More > © Phoenix home sales The supply of houses for sale in Phoenix was down 42 percent in February compared to the year before, according to a new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.More > There's good news in the housing market, according to a Valley expert with the Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service, INC. Chris Heagerty said ARMLS takes the data about homes from across the ValleyMore > There's good news in the housing market, according to a Valley expert with the Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc.More > There's a resource real estate agents have been using for years, but recent technology means you can use it too. "We keep track of all the properties in Maricopa and Pinal Counties," said NetValueCentralMore > Have you ever wondered who lives in your neighborhood? Turns out you can find out all kinds of info with just the click of a mouse.More >
GRAPHIC PICTURES: CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - It was one of the most gruesome sights in Cleveland crime history.More >
Andrew Gajkowski (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office) A traffic stop led to the discovery a drug manufacturing operation near the Arizona State University campus Wednesday evening.More > Detectives obtained search warrants for Andrew Gajkowski's home in Goodyear and for his apartment near Apache and Rural roads in Tempe, according to DPS authorities. Four other people have been arrested in connection with the case.More > Robert Chesters A Lebanon father of three is accused of drugging one of his children in order to have sex with her young friend, according to court documents. Robert Chesters, 42, was arrested after having a relationshipMore > A Lebanon father of three is accused of drugging one of his children in order to have sex with her young friend, according to court documents.More >
Skydivers killed over Eloy Two skydivers are dead and a third was injured after colliding midair during a jump over a southern Arizona community, the FAA said.More > The victims were from the United Kingdom (pictured on the right) and Germany (seen on the left). Both skydivers had open parachutes when they collided about 200 to 300 feet above the ground near Eloy and their canopies collapsed.More >
(Source: The Daily Courier) Four people, including two children, were rushed to the hospital after their vehicle went off a cliff in Yavapai County, authorities said.
A car slid off a slushy Arizona mountain highway and went 230 feet down a steep slope, but the four occupants were able to climb back up and flag down another driver to summon help.More > Copyright 2013 KPTV-KPDX Broadcasting Corporation. All rights reserved.More > A woman who uses the Twitter name @ScanCouver tweeted that the victim was her husband and had been feeling ill when he left work.More >
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© CBS 5 News Candace Blair has been such an inspiration to those around her that when she fell a little short on money needed for high school graduation there was not shortage of people who wanted to help.More > Candace Blair has been such an inspiration to those around her that when she fell a little short on money needed for high school graduation there was not shortage of people who wanted to help.More > © superiorcourt.maricopa.gov A county judge is in trouble after admitting to making inappropriate and political remarks from the bench.
A county judge is in trouble after admitting to making inappropriate and political remarks from the bench. But some are calling his punishment too light.More >
© CBS 5 News Mesa detectives say they're questioning three men in a Halloween murder that took place on the 300 block of Harmony Street in Mesa.Mesa Police say three men in Tennessee, who have been in jail on unrelatedMore > The victim, 36-year-old Brian Weathers, was found bleeding in a driveway on Harmony Street in Mesa. Neighbors say it appears he stumbled there from an alley.More >
The Mega Millions game was redesigned on Oct. 22 to have bigger starting jackpots, a $1 million second prize and better overall odds of winning any prize, while still remaining $1 per ticket.More > The Mega Millions game was redesigned on Oct. 22 to have bigger starting jackpots, a $1 million second prize and better overall odds of winning any prize, while still remaining $1 per ticket.More >