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  • Vail School District crossing guard wins top award

    Vail School District crossing guard wins top award

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:27 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:27:20 GMT
    Desert Willow Elementary School crossing guard, Petra Wilcox wins 2014 Pima County Crossing Guard of the Year award.
    Desert Willow Elementary School crossing guard, Petra Wilcox wins 2014 Pima County Crossing Guard of the Year award.
  • Tucson police check out package at federal courthouse

    Tucson police check out package at federal courthouse

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:22 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:22:06 GMT
    (Source: KOLD-TV)(Source: KOLD-TV)
    Tucson police closed Congress Street and Granada Avenue on Wednesday morning to investigate a suspicious package left in front of the Evo A. DeConcini U.S. Courthouse.
    Tucson police closed Congress Street and Granada Avenue on Wednesday morning to investigate a suspicious package left in front of the Evo A. DeConcini U.S. Courthouse.
  • Dine Out for Safety fundraiser for SACASA

    Dine Out for Safety fundraiser for SACASA

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:21:19 GMT
    Dine Out for Safety is a unique and fun community-wide event that encourages the community to support survivors of sexual abuse and assault.
    Dine Out for Safety is a unique and fun community-wide event that encourages the community to support survivors of sexual abuse and assault.
  • Suspicious package reported downtown near the Federal Courthouse

    Suspicious package reported downtown near the Federal Courthouse

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:19 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:19:02 GMT
    Congress is closed from I-10 to Church Ave. while Granada is closed from Alameda to Cushing St. for at least the next hour pending what EOD finds.
    Congress is closed from I-10 to Church Ave. while Granada is closed from Alameda to Cushing St. for at least the next hour pending what EOD finds.
  • ACLU launches website against Gov. Brewer and SB1070

    ACLU launches website against Gov. Brewer and SB1070

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:18 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:18:23 GMT
    The group has just launched a webpage, where people can email the governor asking her to back away from the controversial immigration law. 
    The group has just launched a webpage, where people can email the governor asking her to back away from the controversial immigration law. 
  • Woman settles with TSA over harassment at Sky Harbor

    Woman settles with TSA over harassment at Sky Harbor

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:05 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:05:14 GMT
    Stacey Armato was traveling from Phoenix to Los Angeles with bottles of pumped breast milk for her 7-month-old son, which turned into a nightmare at the Sky Harbor security checkpoint.
    Stacey Armato was traveling from Phoenix to Los Angeles with bottles of pumped breast milk for her 7-month-old son, which turned into a nightmare at the Sky Harbor security checkpoint.
  • Discounts, deals for those who 'Pedal the Pueblo'

    Discounts, deals for those who 'Pedal the Pueblo'

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:22 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:22:04 GMT
    Bike Fest organizers have some great discounts and incentives for those who use their bicycle to get around.
    Bike Fest organizers have some great discounts and incentives for those who use their bicycle to get around.
  • Join the Mayor in riding a bike to work

    Join the Mayor in riding a bike to work

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:43 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:43:40 GMT
    Ditch the car and hop on the bike, today is 'Bike to Work Day' and it is part of a month of events designed to encourage people to get out and about on two wheels.
    Ditch the car and hop on the bike, today is 'Bike to Work Day' and it is part of a month of events designed to encourage people to get out and about on two wheels.
  • UPDATE

    Arizona Gov. Brewer vetoes 2 gun bills

    Arizona Gov. Brewer vetoes 2 gun bills

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:19 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:19:05 GMT
    Dozen's of bills passed by Arizona lawmakers are piling up on Governor Jan Brewer's desk. Brewer is using Tuesday afternoon reviewing those bills behind closed door with her staffers.
    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has vetoed two major pro-gun bills that would have allowed concealed-carry permit holders to take guns into government buildings and would have punished municipalities that enact gun ordinances stricter than state laws.
  • Westside fire under investigation

    Westside fire under investigation

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:50 AM EDT2014-04-23 12:50:07 GMT
    Right now Northwest firefighters are battling a structure fire on the Westside. Northwest Fire Department PIO Adam Goldberg says it's an abandoned building located at 2660
    Northwest Fire Department PIO Adam Goldberg says it's an abandoned building located at 2660 West Ruthrauff Road.
  • Workers recovering from 3rd-degree burns after explosion, fire

    Workers recovering from 3rd-degree burns after explosion, fire

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:42 AM EDT2014-04-23 11:42:46 GMT
    Surrounding the industrial area where a massive fire broke out Tuesday morning are a number of motels that were full of guests. "We just heard a knock on the door and there was this lady. She was like
    Two workers at the company that recycles used motor oil, "... were offloading some used motor oil into a semi truck when they had a spontaneous combustion. Something set a fire," Santillan explained.
  • Crowd calls for survivors to speak up about sexual assault

    Crowd calls for survivors to speak up about sexual assault

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:48 AM EDT2014-04-23 04:48:19 GMT
    An intimate issue like sexual assault can only be combated by an open effort of prevention and support for survivors, according to organizers of Tuesday's Take Back the Night event at the University of
    An intimate issue like sexual assault can only be combated by an open effort of prevention and support for survivors, according to organizers of Tuesday's Take Back the Night event at the University of Arizona.
  • Parents upset kids moving supplies during school hours

    Parents upset kids moving supplies during school hours

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:09 AM EDT2014-04-23 04:09:04 GMT
    Kids moving supplies during school hoursKids moving supplies during school hours
    Kids at a school in Scottsdale have been moving boxes and supplies during school hours, and some parents are sounding off about it.
    Kids at a school in Scottsdale have been moving boxes and supplies during school hours, and some parents are sounding off about it.
  • TPD report details Main Gate Square riot

    TPD report details Main Gate Square riot

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:59 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:59:34 GMT
    The Tucson Police Department released a report on Tuesday detailing the riot on University Blvd. and how officers handled the crowds.Approximately 556 pages detail arrests and what has been observed in
    15 arrests were made and nine were University of Arizona students. The reports detail how some were peaceful and others were not.
  • UPDATE

    AZ court finds pot compound not subject to DUI law

    AZ court finds pot compound not subject to DUI law

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:54:01 GMT
    © CBS 5 News© CBS 5 News
    The state Supreme Court has ruled that the presence of non-impairing marijuana compounds detected in a person's body does not give authorities the right to prosecute under Arizona's driving under the influence laws.
    The state Supreme Court has ruled that the presence of non-impairing marijuana compounds detected in a person's body does not give authorities the right to prosecute under Arizona's driving under the influence laws.
  • Next level Cougars

    Next level Cougars

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:36 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:36:57 GMT
    Tucson, AZ (KOLD) - On Monday 20 Sahuaro student athletes from 5 different sports signed their LOI's as they will take their game to the next level. The headliner of the group was Alex Verdugo who not
    The Sahuaro Cougars host signing day as 20 different student athletes are headed for a higher education and competitive stage.
  • UPDATE

    Illness that sickened seniors probed at Sun City West facility

    Illness that sickened seniors probed at Sun City West facility

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:28 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:28:24 GMT
     Illness hits The Madison in Sun City West Illness hits The Madison in Sun City West
    Maricopa County health investigators are trying to determine what sickened a number of seniors at Sun City West independent living community. Spokesman Brian Fox of The Madison wouldn't say how many fell
    Spokesman Brian Fox of The Madison wouldn't say how many fell ill but indicated "a very small percentage" of the community's 200 residents were hospitalized.
  • Brewer vetoes 2 pro-gun bills

    Brewer vetoes 2 pro-gun bills

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:10:24 GMT
    PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has vetoed two major pro-gun bills that would have allowed concealed-carry permit holders to take their guns into government buildings and would have punished
    Governor Jan Brewer blocked a push to expand gun rights in Arizona and gave Tucson and Pima County more power to make their own gun laws.
  • Pima County Fair continues record-breaking ride

    Pima County Fair continues record-breaking ride

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:27 PM EDT2014-04-23 02:27:32 GMT
    As the Pima County Fair enters its first full week, fair organizers are already celebrating success. They say attendance is up again this year. Pima County Fair officials say, while most state and county
    As the Pima County Fair enters its first full week, fair organizers are already celebrating success. They say attendance is up again this year.
  • Opponents of SB 1070 celebrate another victory

    Opponents of SB 1070 celebrate another victory

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:15 PM EDT2014-04-23 01:15:53 GMT
    It's another blow to supporters of SB 1070, Arizona's controversial immigration enforcement law. The U-S Supreme Court has refused to hear arguments on another key piece of the legislation - which means
    It's another blow to supporters of SB 1070, Arizona's controversial immigration enforcement law.
  • TPD officers talk their way to victory

    TPD officers talk their way to victory

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:01 PM EDT2014-04-23 01:01:51 GMT
    Hostage negotiation isn't a game, but the Tucson Police is coming out as one of the winners when putting life-saving skills to the test in a competition. TPD took third place at the second annual Arizona
    Hostage negotiation isn't a game, but the Tucson Police is coming out as one of the winners when putting life-saving skills to the test in a competition.
  • Rescue underway for man who fell into Lake Roosevelt

    Rescue underway for man who fell into Lake Roosevelt

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 8:38 PM EDT2014-04-23 00:38:44 GMT
    Lake Roosevelt rescueLake Roosevelt rescue
    A rescue operation is underway to reach a man who fell into the Saloma Cove area at Roosevelt Lake, about 80 miles east of Phoenix. The Gila County Sheriff's Office said it got a 911 call from a man who
    The Arizona Department of Public Safety launched its helicopter to do a long-line rescue.
  • UPDATE

    Jury mulls penalty in hammer-killing trial

    Jury mulls penalty in hammer-killing trial

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 8:16 PM EDT2014-04-23 00:16:15 GMT
    Lawyers are scheduled to make arguments before a jury Tuesday over whether an Arizona woman should get life in prison or be sentenced to death for fatally bludgeoning her husband with a hammer.
    The decision whether an Arizona woman should get life in prison or be sentenced to death for fatally bludgeoning her husband with a hammer is now in the hands of a jury.
  • CBS 5 Advocate

    Consumers generally not responsible for 'zombie' debts

    Consumers generally not responsible for 'zombie' debts

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 8:12 PM EDT2014-04-23 00:12:37 GMT
    Consumers need to beware of zombie attacks. Not the walking dead but dead debt that comes back to life. Most times you don't owe a cent, even if the debt is real. What do you do when a rogue debt collector
    Consumers need to beware of zombie attacks. Not the walking dead but dead debt that comes back to life. Most times you don't owe a cent, even if the debt is real.
  • Man pulled over for speeding faces drug charges

    Man pulled over for speeding faces drug charges

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:40 PM EDT2014-04-22 23:40:12 GMT
    A Sierra Vista man just released from jail faces multiple drug charges a second time following a traffic stop. John Thomas Jordan, 32, was released from jail in March on a $500,000 bond, according to Sierra
    John Thomas Jordan, 32, was released from jail in March on a $500,000 bond, according to Sierra Vista police. They said he was pulled over for speeding on April 16 and officers discovered methamphetamine and heroin in the car.
  • Red is not for the weak or lazy

    Red is not for the weak or lazy

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:30 PM EDT2014-04-22 23:30:19 GMT
    Red is a friendly, fun-loving ball of energy and not for the weak or lazy. He needs someone willing to go on active adventures with him.
    Red is a friendly, fun-loving ball of energy and not for the weak or lazy. He needs someone willing to go on active adventures with him.
  • Fire consumes mobile home in Sun City West

    Fire consumes mobile home in Sun City West

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:17 PM EDT2014-04-22 23:17:59 GMT
    Sun City West house fireSun City West house fire
    Firefighters battled a blaze at a Sun City West home Tuesday afternoon. When firefighters arrived, the home, near 163rd Avenue and Jomax, was engulfed by flames and smoke. News helicopter footage showed
    When firefighters arrived, the home, near 163rd Avenue and Jomax, was engulfed by flames and smoke.
  • Ed Asner leads Freedom Seder

    Ed Asner leads Freedom Seder

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:09 PM EDT2014-04-22 23:09:21 GMT
    Political leaders and people from different faiths gathered to eat the traditional meal that symbolizes freedom and its responsibilities.
    Political leaders and people from different faiths gathered to eat the traditional meal that symbolizes freedom and its responsibilities.
  • Timeline: Arizona's controversial SB 1070

    Timeline: Arizona's controversial SB 1070

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:47:15 GMT
    © CBS 5 News© CBS 5 News
    April 23, 2010. SB 1070 signed into law. The law's most controversial provision authorizes law enforcement to question the immigration status of anyone stopped if an officer has a "reasonable suspicion"
    On Wednesday, it will be four years since Gov. Jan Brewer signed one of the most controversial immigration laws in the country. Here's the timeline of SB 1070, Arizona's controversial immigration enforcement law.
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