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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 > Ocelot pelt seized at AZ border Federal agriculture specialists at Arizona's Mariposa Port recently discovered the pelt of a endangered wild cat. Officials referred a motor home for further agricultural inspection after questioningMore > The cats have been listed as endangered since 1982 under the Federal Endangered Species Act.More >
Alvin McClellan (Source: Facebook) A Scottsdale middle school teacher's aide was arrested Wednesday after a search warrant turned up photos and videos of child pornography at his apartment, police said.
A court document stated investigators found hundreds of still images and videos on Alvin McClellan's computer hard drive depicting the sexual exploitation of children between the ages of 1 to 12.More > On a rainy Monday afternoon, the buzz of air-powered tools rattled through the garage at CSC Lifts, Liners, and Accessories. The experienced hands of Darrell Carmena applied just the right pressure toMore > A truck, the man of men, holds so many memories for a family. This fitting tribute is a chance to live on through the work, the sweat and the mud.More > Roger Byg A former Maricopa County sheriff's posse member was arrested Thursday after a computer repair company said they found hundreds of child porn images on his computer. Roger Byg, of Sun City, was bookedMore > Roger Byg, of Sun City, was booked into the Fourth Avenue Jail on ten counts of sexual exploitation of a minor after a computer repair technician alerted authorities.More > Benefit BBQ for officers involved in shootout Police officers, politicians and perfect strangers gathered in downtown Phoenix Thursday. It was an effort to show the family of late Det. John Hobbs and wounded Det. A.J. Casados that Arizona standsMore > As donations flooded in so did the food to feed the hundreds of people who stopped by the Phoenix Law Enforcement Association's garage.More >
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Painted and unpainted plaques at the National. Memorial Cemetery of AZ. A valley veteran believes other veterans, service members and their families deserve more than what they're getting at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona in Phoenix. Above-ground tombs at the cemeteryMore > In 2009, the Veterans Affairs Under Secretary for Memorial Affairs started using deep-cut engraving on the niche covers (where ashes are held) instead of painted inscriptions – in order to prevent paint erosion. The result: names and information on these plaques are very hard to read.More > Alison Miller A woman traveling across the country to carry out her husband's last wishes, loses her cell phone here in Arizona. You might have seen her driving around town in a pink SUV, with a pink tear-drop trailer. FiveMore > A woman traveling across the country to carry out her husband's last wishes, lost her cell phone here in Arizona and is on a mission to get it back.More >
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A Valley woman who goes by several names in several states is claiming to be a psychiatrist in Arizona.
A Valley woman who goes by several names in several states is claiming to be a psychiatrist in Arizona.More > In this busy, connected world, many people have forgotten to find a day to rest.More > In this busy, connected world, many people have forgotten to find a day to rest.More >