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  • Rock removal to temporarily close parts of Interstate 17 near Black Canyon City

    Rock removal to temporarily close parts of Interstate 17 near Black Canyon City

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:51 AM EST2018-02-20 14:51:12 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 10:27 AM EST2018-02-20 15:27:03 GMT
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    ADOT is recommending drivers to either delay their travel or use an alternate route during the temporary closures.

    ADOT is recommending drivers to either delay their travel or use an alternate route during the temporary closures.

  • Silver Apple

    CJ Jorgensen librarian receives Silver Apple Award

    CJ Jorgensen librarian receives Silver Apple Award

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:21 AM EST2018-02-20 12:21:19 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 10:15 AM EST2018-02-20 15:15:08 GMT
    Mrs. Veronica Soria has been the librarian there for 14 years. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Mrs. Veronica Soria has been the librarian there for 14 years. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    The Silver Apple crew did not head to a classroom for the February award. Instead, the library at CJ Jorgensen Elementary School is where they found Mrs. Veronica Soria, who has been the librarian there for 14 years.

    The Silver Apple crew did not head to a classroom for the February award. Instead, the library at CJ Jorgensen Elementary School is where they found Mrs. Veronica Soria, who has been the librarian there for 14 years.

  • Tucson Red Cross volunteer to help victims in Florida

    Tucson Red Cross volunteer to help victims in Florida

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 10:01 AM EST2018-02-20 15:01:01 GMT

    Bob Porter is scheduled to spend 10 days in Florida providing support to shooting victims and their families.

    Bob Porter is scheduled to spend 10 days in Florida providing support to shooting victims and their families.

  • Special election for Arizona's Congressional District 8

    Special election for Arizona's Congressional District 8

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 9:19 PM EST2018-02-08 02:19:39 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 10:00 AM EST2018-02-20 15:00:20 GMT

    Arizona is divided into nine congressional districts. One of those seats in the House -- the one for CD 8 -- has been vacant since Trent Franks resigned in early December amid allegations of sexual harassment. 

    Arizona is divided into nine congressional districts. One of those seats in the House -- the one for CD 8 -- has been vacant since Trent Franks resigned in early December amid allegations of sexual harassment. 

  • Cavalia horse show returns to Scottsdale

    Cavalia horse show returns to Scottsdale

    Wednesday, November 29 2017 7:06 PM EST2017-11-30 00:06:09 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:48 AM EST2018-02-20 14:48:55 GMT
    (Source: Cavalia.com)(Source: Cavalia.com)

    Cavalia: Odysseo, one of the most critically acclaimed performances in the world, is galloping back to Scottsdale this winter. 

    Cavalia: Odysseo, one of the most critically acclaimed performances in the world, is galloping back to Scottsdale this winter. 

  • Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi in Phoenix for tax town hall

    Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi in Phoenix for tax town hall

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:14 AM EST2018-02-20 10:14:15 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:27 AM EST2018-02-20 14:27:02 GMT
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during a town hall-style meeting, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, at the Cambridge Public Library, in Cambridge, Mass.(AP Photo/Steven Senne)House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during a town hall-style meeting, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, at the Cambridge Public Library, in Cambridge, Mass.(AP Photo/Steven Senne)

    U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi is headed to Phoenix to highlight what the House Democratic leader says are the "disastrous" effects of the Republican tax proposal on the state's working families. 

    U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi is headed to Phoenix to highlight what the House Democratic leader says are the "disastrous" effects of the Republican tax proposal on the state's working families. 

  • Eastbound I-10 off-ramp at 67th Avenue to close for six weeks starting Feb. 21

    Eastbound I-10 off-ramp at 67th Avenue to close for six weeks starting Feb. 21

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:55 AM EST2018-02-20 13:55:29 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:01 AM EST2018-02-20 14:01:19 GMT
    Map of closures on Interstate 10. (Source: Arizona Department of Transportation)Map of closures on Interstate 10. (Source: Arizona Department of Transportation)

    As work progresses on reconstructing Interstate 10 ramps between 51st and 67th avenues for construction on the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway, the eastbound I-10 off-ramp at 67th Avenue will close beginning Wednesday, Feb. 21.

    As work progresses on reconstructing Interstate 10 ramps between 51st and 67th avenues for construction on the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway, the eastbound I-10 off-ramp at 67th Avenue will close beginning Wednesday, Feb. 21.

  • REACh program gives Tucson elementary students day of rodeo fun

    REACh program gives Tucson elementary students day of rodeo fun

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:50 AM EST2018-02-20 13:50:04 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    REACh, which stands for Rodeo Education and Children, is an educational program that teaches elementary students about the sport of rodeo and the spirit of the American West.

    REACh, which stands for Rodeo Education and Children, is an educational program that teaches elementary students about the sport of rodeo and the spirit of the American West.

  • ASU professor calls for school shutdowns until new gun laws passed

    ASU professor calls for school shutdowns until new gun laws passed

    Monday, February 19 2018 11:28 PM EST2018-02-20 04:28:45 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:47 AM EST2018-02-20 13:47:30 GMT
    The call for gun control laws grows after the latest school shooting. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 News)The call for gun control laws grows after the latest school shooting. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 News)

    After the recent shooting in Florida there has been ground swell of support for stricter gun laws. This time around its being led by teenagers, students were witnessed the horrific shooting in Parkland that took the lives of 17 people.

    After the recent shooting in Florida there has been ground swell of support for stricter gun laws. This time around its being led by teenagers, students were witnessed the horrific shooting in Parkland that took the lives of 17 people.

  • Prescott Valley PD: Impaired driver injures DPS trooper in crash on SR 69

    Prescott Valley PD: Impaired driver injures DPS trooper in crash on SR 69

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 3:59 AM EST2018-02-20 08:59:55 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:47 AM EST2018-02-20 13:47:23 GMT
    A DPS trooper was injured after a crash with an impaired driver on S.R. 69. (Source: Prescott Valley PD)A DPS trooper was injured after a crash with an impaired driver on S.R. 69. (Source: Prescott Valley PD)

    An impaired driver faces several felony charges after injuring an Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper in a crash on State Route 69 while under the influence of illicit drugs, according to a news release from the Prescott Valley Police Department.

    An impaired driver faces several felony charges after injuring an Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper in a crash on State Route 69 while under the influence of illicit drugs, according to a news release from the Prescott Valley Police Department.

  • PD: Husband, father of 4-year-old, shot and killed in Glendale

    PD: Husband, father of 4-year-old, shot and killed in Glendale

    Monday, February 19 2018 3:43 AM EST2018-02-19 08:43:56 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:47 AM EST2018-02-20 13:47:13 GMT
    Allen Saka was a husband and a father of a 4-year-old. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Allen Saka was a husband and a father of a 4-year-old. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    According to the Phoenix Police Department, a husband and father of a 4-year-old child was shot and killed in Glendale late Sunday night.

    According to the Phoenix Police Department, a husband and father of a 4-year-old child was shot and killed in Glendale late Sunday night.

  • Fry's to donate canned goods to St. Mary's Food Bank in Phoenix

    Fry's to donate canned goods to St. Mary's Food Bank in Phoenix

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:30 AM EST2018-02-20 12:30:07 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:28 AM EST2018-02-20 13:28:52 GMT
    File Photo (Source: Instagram)File Photo (Source: Instagram)

    In the past few weeks, St. Mary officials said they were low on canned vegetables and one-pound packages of pasta.

    In the past few weeks, St. Mary officials said they were low on canned vegetables and one-pound packages of pasta.

  • 'Last Slinger Standing': Winner announced in Phoenix bartending competition

    'Last Slinger Standing': Winner announced in Phoenix bartending competition

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:10 AM EST2018-02-20 13:10:58 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:28 AM EST2018-02-20 13:28:01 GMT
    Dozens of people were shaking it up and pouring it out in a Phoenix-area bartending competition Monday. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Dozens of people were shaking it up and pouring it out in a Phoenix-area bartending competition Monday. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Dozens of people were shaking it up and pouring it out in a Phoenix-area bartending competition Monday.

    Dozens of people were shaking it up and pouring it out in a Phoenix-area bartending competition Monday.

  • Pima County road closures

    Pima County road closures

    Monday, September 15 2014 6:33 PM EDT2014-09-15 22:33:20 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:15 AM EST2018-02-20 12:15:19 GMT
    (Source: Twitter)(Source: Twitter)

    Pima County road conditions as of 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19.

    Pima County road conditions as of 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19.

  • Northern Arizona school districts delay Tuesday start due to weather

    Northern Arizona school districts delay Tuesday start due to weather

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:25 AM EST2018-02-20 06:25:35 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:03 AM EST2018-02-20 12:03:14 GMT
    (Source: brusd.org/fusd1.org)(Source: brusd.org/fusd1.org)

    The winter storm that has hit the Grand Canyon State has forced at least two northern Arizona school districts to delay their Tuesday start.

    The winter storm that has hit the Grand Canyon State has forced at least two northern Arizona school districts to delay their Tuesday start.

  • Sen. McCain spends weekend with daughter in Arizona, honored in Germany

    Sen. McCain spends weekend with daughter in Arizona, honored in Germany

    Monday, February 19 2018 10:34 AM EST2018-02-19 15:34:57 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:07 AM EST2018-02-20 10:07:47 GMT
    (Source: Meghan McCain/Twitter)(Source: Meghan McCain/Twitter)

    Meghan McCain was visiting Arizona for the weekend and tweeted a photo of the pair getting coffee.

    Meghan McCain was visiting Arizona for the weekend and tweeted a photo of the pair getting coffee.

  • CD 8 special election: Get to know Debbie Lesko

    CD 8 special election: Get to know Debbie Lesko

    Monday, February 19 2018 5:27 PM EST2018-02-19 22:27:02 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 4:44 AM EST2018-02-20 09:44:48 GMT
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    "I've just learned through the years that you need to work with everyone because you're not going to agree on every issue," according to CD 8 candidate Debbie Lesko.

    "I've just learned through the years that you need to work with everyone because you're not going to agree on every issue," according to CD 8 candidate Debbie Lesko.

  • Phoenix couple turns alley into art gallery, saying it helps cut down on crime

    Phoenix couple turns alley into art gallery, saying it helps cut down on crime

    Monday, February 19 2018 8:47 PM EST2018-02-20 01:47:12 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 4:43 AM EST2018-02-20 09:43:31 GMT
    Scott Borchardt and his wife Anita Puntney have turned their once-neglected alley into an art gallery. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Scott Borchardt and his wife Anita Puntney have turned their once-neglected alley into an art gallery. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Dark and dirty, sometimes crime-ridden, alleyways have gotten a bad reputation. Some Phoenix residents are working to change that.

    Dark and dirty, sometimes crime-ridden, alleyways have gotten a bad reputation. Some Phoenix residents are working to change that.

  • Dog reunited with owner after Peoria house fire

    Dog reunited with owner after Peoria house fire

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 4:25 AM EST2018-02-20 09:25:31 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 4:40 AM EST2018-02-20 09:40:52 GMT
    A Peoria firefighter helped reunite a dog with its owner after a late night house fire on Monday. (Source: Peoria Fire and Medical Department)A Peoria firefighter helped reunite a dog with its owner after a late night house fire on Monday. (Source: Peoria Fire and Medical Department)

    A Peoria firefighter helped reunite a dog with its owner after a late night house fire on Monday.

    A Peoria firefighter helped reunite a dog with its owner after a late night house fire on Monday.

  • Old West shooting competition returns to Phoenix

    Old West shooting competition returns to Phoenix

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:01 AM EST2018-02-20 05:01:45 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:53 AM EST2018-02-20 06:53:43 GMT
    More than 1,000 cowboy action shooting participants from around the world put their marksmanship skills to the test. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)More than 1,000 cowboy action shooting participants from around the world put their marksmanship skills to the test. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    They only use guns that were used in the Old West, like single-action revolvers, lever-action rifles and period shotguns.

    They only use guns that were used in the Old West, like single-action revolvers, lever-action rifles and period shotguns.

  • Cubs first baseman, Anthony Rizzo, reflects on massacre at former school from spring training in Mesa

    Cubs first baseman, Anthony Rizzo, reflects on massacre at former school from spring training in Mesa

    Monday, February 19 2018 12:00 PM EST2018-02-19 17:00:36 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:13 AM EST2018-02-20 05:13:45 GMT
    Cubs first baseman, Anthony Rizzo, discussing the deadly shooting at the Florida high school. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5).Cubs first baseman, Anthony Rizzo, discussing the deadly shooting at the Florida high school. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5).

    Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo graduated from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida in 2007. Rizzo is in Mesa for spring training and on Monday he talked to reporters about the shooting massacre that occurred at the school on Feb. 14.

    Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo graduated from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida in 2007. Rizzo is in Mesa for spring training and on Monday he talked to reporters about the shooting massacre that occurred at the school on Feb. 14.

  • Family fights for Tucson doctor to lose his license

    Family fights for Tucson doctor to lose his license

    Monday, February 19 2018 11:34 PM EST2018-02-20 04:34:10 GMT
    White paper covers this placard at a medical office building in Tucson. (Source: Tucson News Now)White paper covers this placard at a medical office building in Tucson. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    Verna Carrillo died only days after starting a new pain management prescription in March of 2016. Doctor Gregory J. Porter is scheduled for a hearing Wednesday, February 21, before an administrative law judge for his treatment of her as a patient. 

    Verna Carrillo died only days after starting a new pain management prescription in March of 2016. Doctor Gregory J. Porter is scheduled for a hearing Wednesday, February 21, before an administrative law judge for his treatment of her as a patient. 

  • High winds force Arizona Snowbowl to close Monday

    High winds force Arizona Snowbowl to close Monday

    Monday, February 19 2018 2:32 PM EST2018-02-19 19:32:51 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 10:52 PM EST2018-02-20 03:52:13 GMT
    Empty lifts swing in the wind at Arizona Snowbowl. (Source: Snowbowl.ski)Empty lifts swing in the wind at Arizona Snowbowl. (Source: Snowbowl.ski)

    People hoping to spend the Presidents Day holiday on the slopes at Arizona Snowbowl were sorely disappointed Monday when they were turned away. 

    People hoping to spend the Presidents Day holiday on the slopes at Arizona Snowbowl were sorely disappointed Monday when they were turned away. 

  • Pet of the week -- Raphael

    Pet of the week -- Raphael

    Monday, February 19 2018 3:34 PM EST2018-02-19 20:34:30 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 10:16 PM EST2018-02-20 03:16:33 GMT
    Raphael (Source: Arizona Humane Society)Raphael (Source: Arizona Humane Society)

    Whether you love him because you’re a fan of Renaissance art or because you’re a fan of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the fact remains that there is a lot to love about Raphael.

    Whether you love him because you’re a fan of Renaissance art or because you’re a fan of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the fact remains that there is a lot to love about Raphael.

  • Controversy over proposed hi-rise housing complex on 4th Avenue

    Controversy over proposed hi-rise housing complex on 4th Avenue

    Monday, February 19 2018 9:57 PM EST2018-02-20 02:57:18 GMT

    A proposal to build a 7-story housing complex at 4th and 6th along Fourth Avenue has created a concern and controversy as to whether it will change the iconic nature of the Tucson tourist attraction. 

    A proposal to build a 7-story housing complex at 4th and 6th along Fourth Avenue has created a concern and controversy as to whether it will change the iconic nature of the Tucson tourist attraction. 

  • LEGOLAND Discovery Center honors Phoenix boy who died

    LEGOLAND Discovery Center honors Phoenix boy who died

    Monday, February 19 2018 6:16 AM EST2018-02-19 11:16:05 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 9:56 PM EST2018-02-20 02:56:45 GMT
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Around this time last year, 6-year-old Alex got a welcome break from hospitals, surgeries and chemotherapy treatments when HopeKids, a nonprofit that arranges special activities for kids battling life-threatening illnesses. 

    Around this time last year, 6-year-old Alex got a welcome break from hospitals, surgeries and chemotherapy treatments when HopeKids, a nonprofit that arranges special activities for kids battling life-threatening illnesses. 

  • Johnson Utilities to hear input about rate increase

    Johnson Utilities to hear input about rate increase

    Monday, February 19 2018 8:21 PM EST2018-02-20 01:21:06 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 9:20 PM EST2018-02-20 02:20:14 GMT
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    The San Tan Valley-based utility company wants to increase the rate for wastewater, distributing water and increase other fees.

    The San Tan Valley-based utility company wants to increase the rate for wastewater, distributing water and increase other fees.

  • Call for resignation of Murphy board president comes amid district's money woes

    Call for resignation of Murphy board president comes amid district's money woes

    Monday, February 19 2018 7:58 PM EST2018-02-20 00:58:11 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 9:18 PM EST2018-02-20 02:18:27 GMT
    Richard Polanco, president of the Murphy School District Governing Board (Source: MSDAZ.org)Richard Polanco, president of the Murphy School District Governing Board (Source: MSDAZ.org)

    The Murphy Elementary School District is more than $2 million over budget and a community group believes governing board president Richard Polanco is part of the reason.

    The Murphy Elementary School District is more than $2 million over budget and a community group believes governing board president Richard Polanco is part of the reason.

  • D-Backs' expectations, enthusiasm high as team holds first full squad workout

    D-Backs' expectations, enthusiasm high as team holds first full squad workout

    Monday, February 19 2018 8:59 PM EST2018-02-20 01:59:40 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 8:59 PM EST2018-02-20 01:59:40 GMT
    Full squad workouts began today at the Dbacks camp. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 News)Full squad workouts began today at the Dbacks camp. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 News)

    Arizona Diamondbacks Manager Torey Lovullo and General Manager Mike Hazen have raised expectations in the desert. No one gave the team a chance in 2017.  Playing with a chip on it's shoulder all season, the squad won 93 games and made the playoffs. 

    Arizona Diamondbacks Manager Torey Lovullo and General Manager Mike Hazen have raised expectations in the desert. No one gave the team a chance in 2017.  Playing with a chip on it's shoulder all season, the squad won 93 games and made the playoffs. 

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