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  • Abdirahman will run strong in Boston

    Abdirahman will run strong in Boston

    Monday, April 21 2014 4:47 AM EDT2014-04-21 08:47:31 GMT
    The Black Cactus runs Boston Monday.Tucson High ('95) and Pima College and UA grad ('01) Abdi Abdirahman will run in his first Boston Marathon on Patriot's Day.The elite level competitors was scheduled
    Tucson High, Pima College and UA distance runner Abdi Abdirahman will run his first Boston Marathon on the anniversary of the deadly bombings that killed three people and ignite fear in the city.
  • 'Fresh Express' bus delivering fresh goods in 'food desert'

    'Fresh Express' bus delivering fresh goods in 'food desert'

    Monday, April 21 2014 12:56 AM EDT2014-04-21 04:56:53 GMT
    According to the USDA, almost 60 percent of people who live in Maricopa County do not have easy access to fresh and healthy foods.
    According to the USDA, almost 60 percent of people who live in Maricopa County do not have easy access to fresh and healthy foods.
  • GCU wins fourth WAC Series

    GCU wins fourth WAC Series

    Monday, April 21 2014 12:29 AM EDT2014-04-21 04:29:42 GMT
    © cbs 5© cbs 5
    The Grand Canyon University baseball team (21-17, 10-5 WAC) jumped out to an early lead and never looked back in a 14-3 Western Athletic Conference victory in the series finale against Northern Colorado


    The Grand Canyon University baseball team jumped out to an early lead and never looked back in a 14-3 Western Athletic Conference victory in the series finale against Northern Colorado.
  • GCU claims third at El Macero Classic

    GCU claims third at El Macero Classic

    Monday, April 21 2014 12:26 AM EDT2014-04-21 04:26:30 GMT
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    The Grand Canyon University men's golf team today completed action at the El Macero Classic at the El Macero Country Club in El Macero, Calif. The Antelopes finished third among the 12 teams with a 54-hole
    The Grand Canyon University men's golf team today completed action at the El Macero Classic at the El Macero Country Club in El Macero, California.
  • Limbhasut edges field at Winn Grips Heather Farr Classic

    Limbhasut edges field at Winn Grips Heather Farr Classic

    Monday, April 21 2014 12:21 AM EDT2014-04-21 04:21:24 GMT
    © CBS 5© CBS 5
    KK Limbhasut of Loma Linda, Calif., birdied No. 18 to capture the title at the Winn Grips Heather Farr Classic hosted by Longbow Golf Club with an 8-under-par 205. Stephanie Lau of Fullerton, Calif., carded
    KK Limbhasut of Loma Linda, Calif., birdied No. 18 to capture the title at the Winn Grips Heather Farr Classic hosted by Longbow Golf Club with an 8-under-par 205.
  • Feds approve Valley-developed powdered alcohol

    Feds approve Valley-developed powdered alcohol

    Monday, April 21 2014 12:08 AM EDT2014-04-21 04:08:47 GMT
    A new product approved by federal regulators makes booze more discreet and its developers say it's more effective than its liquid counterparts.
    A new product approved by federal regulators makes booze more discreet, and its developers say it's more effective than its liquid counterparts.
  • Hundreds attend Easter mass at San Xavier del Bac Mission

    Hundreds attend Easter mass at San Xavier del Bac Mission

    Sunday, April 20 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-04-21 03:30:14 GMT
    Hundreds of people flocked to Mission San Xavier del Bac for Easter Sunday mass. People packed the main chapel for late morning mass at 11 a.m., including several members of the Tohono O'Odham nation,
    Hundreds of people flocked to Mission San Xavier del Bac for Easter Sunday mass. People packed the main chapel for late morning mass at 11 a.m., including several members of the Tohono O'Odham nation.
  • UPDATE

    Wildfire in southern AZ fully contained

    Wildfire in southern AZ fully contained

    Sunday, April 20 2014 10:18 PM EDT2014-04-21 02:18:16 GMT
    © CBS 5 News© CBS 5 News
    Fire officials say a lightning-caused blaze hasn't threatened any structures but charred an estimated 600 acres on a large ranch in southeastern Arizona. Sonoita-Elgin Fire District Battalion Chief Kevin
    Cochise County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Carol Capas said crews mopped up the O'Donell Fire about three miles southeast of Elgin.
  • UPDATE

    Body of girl, 10, pulled from Saguaro Lake

    Body of girl, 10, pulled from Saguaro Lake

    Sunday, April 20 2014 9:02 PM EDT2014-04-21 01:02:41 GMT
    Girl, 10, drowns at Saguaro LakeGirl, 10, drowns at Saguaro Lake
    A recovery operation is underway at a popular beach in the Tonto National Forest, Rural Metro authorities said. First responders got a call about three possible drownings at around 1:30 p.m. Sunday at
    The girl's body was found by divers from the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office about 30 to 50 yards from shore at Butcher Jones Recreational Area in the Tonto National Forest.
  • Brown fire 90 percent contained

    Brown fire 90 percent contained

    Sunday, April 20 2014 8:47 PM EDT2014-04-21 00:47:14 GMT
    The Brown fire that started near Sierra Vista on Sunday, April 13 is now 90 percent contained, according to authorities. Investigators are working to discern the details regarding how the fire began,
    Investigators are working to discern the details regarding how the fire began, but they do know that the fire was human caused, according to information from the Incident Information System website.
  • Scottsdale woman starts nonprofit saving Ghana children from slavery

    Scottsdale woman starts nonprofit saving Ghana children from slavery

    Sunday, April 20 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-04-20 22:47:40 GMT
    AZ nonprofit started to save Ghana children from slavery AZ nonprofit started to save Ghana children from slavery
    When most people go on vacation, they want to just unwind. But one amazing Arizonan uses her time off to save lives, all while risking her own Leah Stenzel spends most of her days at her salon and
    When most people go on vacation, they want to just unwind. But one amazing Arizonan uses her time off to save lives, all while risking her own
  • House fire near Tangerine and Camino De Oeste

    House fire near Tangerine and Camino De Oeste

    Sunday, April 20 2014 6:35 PM EDT2014-04-20 22:35:49 GMT
    Source: Northwest Fire Department PIO Adam GoldbergSource: Northwest Fire Department PIO Adam Goldberg
    Northwest Fire Department is responded to a fire on the 12000 block on North Sunrise Shadow Drive late Sunday morning. There are no residents at the home, according to Northwest Fire Department PIO Adam
    The cause of the fire is believed to be a smoldering mattress.
  • O'Donnell Fire now 65 percent contained

    O'Donnell Fire now 65 percent contained

    Sunday, April 20 2014 4:57 PM EDT2014-04-20 20:57:13 GMT
    The O'Donnell Fire, started near Elgin Saturday, is now 65 percent contained. The fire was started by lightning striking dry grass, igniting several brush fires that merged, according to Sonoita-Elgin
    Stay with TNN for the latest updates on the fire.
  • UPDATE

    Family: Our murdered son was 'nice, hard-working'

    Family: Our murdered son was 'nice, hard-working'

    Sunday, April 20 2014 4:54 PM EDT2014-04-20 20:54:52 GMT
    Mark MeginleyMark Meginley
    The body of Mark Meginley, 51, was found under a sleeping bag on Tuthill Road near Elliott and Beloat roads Wednesday.
    Mark Meginley, 51, "had spent the last five years collecting aluminum on the highways and bi-ways of the Valley, going out nearly every day to do his 'job,' even in temperatures above 115 degrees," his parents tell CBS 5 News.
  • Jodi Arias slaps Sheriff Joe Arpaio with restraining order

    Jodi Arias slaps Sheriff Joe Arpaio with restraining order

    Sunday, April 20 2014 3:36 PM EDT2014-04-20 19:36:30 GMT
    Jodi AriasJodi Arias
    Convicted murderer Jodi Arias says her health is fading while inside the Lower Buckeye jail, and that it's Sheriff Joe Arpaio's fault. But Sheriff Joe not the only one that's the focus of that restraining
    Jodi Arias claims in court papers she contracted hepatitis C after receiving a tuberculosis shot from an infected needle.
  • Isabel Celis Disappearance: Two years later

    Isabel Celis Disappearance: Two years later

    Sunday, April 20 2014 1:30 PM EDT2014-04-20 17:30:21 GMT
    It has been nearly two years since the disappearance of 6-year-old Isabel Celis, but her parents have not given up hope for her safe return. Becky and Sergio Celis spent Saturday afternoon hosting a
    It has been nearly two years since the disappearance of 6-year-old Isabel Celis, but her parents have not given up hope for her safe return. Becky and Sergio Celis spent Saturday afternoon hosting a
  • Phoenix woman jailed in CA in hit-and-run crash

    Phoenix woman jailed in CA in hit-and-run crash

    Sunday, April 20 2014 10:40 AM EDT2014-04-20 14:40:53 GMT
    (Source: CBS 5 News)(Source: CBS 5 News)
    A Phoenix woman is behind bars in San Diego after being involved in a hit and run crash. Officers said the 42-year-old woman crashed into a taxi cab and then took off. She was later arrested on DUI charges. After
    A Phoenix woman is behind bars in San Diego after she allegedly ran into a taxi cab and took off.
  • 2 teens injured in Phoenix ATV crash

    2 teens injured in Phoenix ATV crash

    Sunday, April 20 2014 10:39 AM EDT2014-04-20 14:39:13 GMT
    Phoenix ATV crashPhoenix ATV crash
    Two teenage girls were injured, one of them critically, in a serious ATV crash Saturday night. The accident happened near 36th Avenue and Minnezona. Phoenix police said the girls, ages 12 and 16, were
    Phoenix police said the girls, ages 12 and 16, were on the ATV trying to take a picture when they crashed into a parked car.
  • Easter egg hunts, events across the Valley

    Easter egg hunts, events across the Valley

    Sunday, April 20 2014 10:08 AM EDT2014-04-20 14:08:54 GMT
    © CBS 5 News© CBS 5 News
    Dolly Sanchez Easter Egg Hunt This year's egg hunt will take place on Saturday, April 19 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Peoria Sports Complex, located at 16101 N. 83rd Ave. just south of Bell Road. New
    Check out events going on across the Valley this Easter weekend.
  • Presentation to be held on driving safety for teens

    Presentation to be held on driving safety for teens

    Sunday, April 20 2014 7:00 AM EDT2014-04-20 11:00:14 GMT
    The event will be led by the OVPD School Resource Officer Unit.The event will be led by the OVPD School Resource Officer Unit.
    Teen driving safety will be the topic of conversation at Canyon del Oro High School Monday night. School Resource Officers from the Oro Valley Police Department will hold the Impact Teen Drivers Program
    The teen safety driving program on Monday, April 21, will begin at 6 p.m. in the Cyber Café located at 25 W Calle Concordia. 
  • TENNIS: UA Women finish perfect at home

    TENNIS: UA Women finish perfect at home

    Sunday, April 20 2014 2:10 AM EDT2014-04-20 06:10:12 GMT
    Arizona women's tennis (17-4, 6-4) finished the 2014 regular season with an upset over No. 22 in-state rival Arizona State (18-7, 5-5) on senior day with a 4-2 win at the LaNelle Robson Tennis Center Saturday afternoon.
    Wildcats' seniors thrive on singles side to bring home Territorial Cup point.
  • Pima's Plouck getting some notice

    Pima's Plouck getting some notice

    Sunday, April 20 2014 1:02 AM EDT2014-04-20 05:02:10 GMT
    The Pima Community College baseball team (31-20, 20-13 in conference) split its conference doubleheader against Cochise College on Saturday at the West Campus. Cole Plouck (Empire HS) tossed a complete-game
    Pro scouts are keeping an eye on Aztecs lefty ace Cole Plouck.
  • 600 acres burned in lightning-caused fire near Elgin

    Lightning sparks fire near Elgin

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:34:14 GMT
    Firefighters are battling flames after a brief lightning storm near Elgin ignited several fires that combined into one on Saturday afternoon, according to Sonoita Fire Department PIO Katie Goodwin. Sonoita
    600 acres outside of Elgin have burned. Sonoita Fire Department is on the scene and more units are on their way.
  • New driving statistics on Arizona highway crashes

    New driving statistics on Arizona highway crashes

    Saturday, April 19 2014 9:37 PM EDT2014-04-20 01:37:55 GMT
    The Arizona Department of Public Safety has new information for you on driving statistics. Between November and April, there were more than ten thousand crashes on Arizona highways. DPS said more than
    Between November and April, there were more than ten thousand crashes on Arizona highways.
  • ADOT finds passenger rail input at county fair

    ADOT finds passenger rail input at county fair

    Saturday, April 19 2014 8:47 PM EDT2014-04-20 00:47:28 GMT
    The Pima County Fair attracted thousands of people in its first two days and some of those fair goers provided input for a proposed passenger rail from Tucson to Phoenix.  Mike Kies, with Arizona Department
    The department's study of this rail project started in 2011 including two previous public comment sessions, according to Kies. He said the hope is to have a final path chosen by the end of the year. There is no money currently identified for future studies or construction of the rail, which is estimated to cost billions of dollars.
  • Reboot Tucson shakes up downtown

    Reboot Tucson shakes up downtown

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:52 PM EDT2014-04-19 23:52:22 GMT
    Community members meet up at the Reboot Tucson event.Community members meet up at the Reboot Tucson event.
    Reboot Tucson was the focus in downtown Tucson Saturday with entrepreneurs, business leaders and students coming together to spark innovation in the area. It could mean big things for southern Arizona. As
    Participants created all sorts of ideas using 3D model technology including skyscrapers, shopping areas and even parks. Organizers say getting people to be a part of creating Tucson's future makes them care more.
  • 2 accidents close I-10 eastbound at Palo Verde

    2 accidents close I-10 eastbound at Palo Verde

    Saturday, April 19 2014 6:33 PM EDT2014-04-19 22:33:45 GMT
    Two separate collisions closed I-10 eastbound at the Palo Verde exit Saturday afternoon. One of the accidents involved a driver who's motorcycle crashed. The motorcyclist was transported to the hospital
    The road was closed at 2:27 p.m. and the time for reopening has not yet been given.
  • St. Demetrios Church observes Good Friday with evening procession

    St. Demetrios Church observes Good Friday with evening procession

    Saturday, April 19 2014 1:01 PM EDT2014-04-19 17:01:03 GMT
    A Tucson church is not letting a fire damage its hopes for the future, as members reflect on their church's own renewal. St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church held its first Good Friday service since a
    A Tucson church is not letting a fire damage its hopes for the future, as members reflect on their church's own renewal. St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church held its first Good Friday service since a
  • UAPD to host golf tournament for Special Olympics

    UAPD to host golf tournament for Special Olympics

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:00 AM EDT2014-04-19 11:00:19 GMT
    UAPD is going golfing for a good cause at its 6th Annual golf tournament to raise funds for Special Olympics Arizona. It will be held May 16th at the OMNI Resorts Tucson National at 2727 W. Club Drive.
    UAPD is going golfing for a good cause at its 6th Annual golf tournament to raise funds for Special Olympics Arizona.
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