Where to hike, bike, play in the Phoenix area

Adobe Dam was built in 1982 to dam the flow of the New River to Agua Fria. Carlos Chavez/Republic Benches are available at scenic spots on the Clay Mine Trail at Cave Creek Regional Park. Mare Chinar/Republic Tempe resident Hilary Wessenberg takes photos of native flowers near the nature center at Cave Creek Regional Park. […]

Thursday rain weather forecast for Phoenix, Flagstaff Arizona

There was a chance of rain again in the Valley during the morning commute and afternoon drive home. PHOENIX — Wednesday's sunny skies in metro Phoenix are expected to turn into showers and a chance of thunderstorms Thursday. The Valley may see some showers during the morning commute and afternoon drive home. When it rains, […]

Five Phoenix Residents Charged with Burglary After Failed Boxcar Heist

Five people are behind bars after a failed attempt to rob a boxcar in Navajo County, Arizona. Officers arrived at the scene near the Jack Rabbit Trading Post in Joseph City after responding to reports of suspicious activity near the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad and observed signs of forced entry into a boxcar, according […]

Grand jury indicts suspect in Phoenix, Surprise stabbings

independent news media A 26-year-old man wanted in New York City for allegedly stabbing two women in Phoenix and Surprise and in connection with the beating death of another woman has been indicted by a Maricopa County grand jury. Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell said Tuesday that Raad Noah Almansouri was charged with two counts […]

Fatal Phoenix hit-and-run still at large, MCSO says

PHOENIX — The driver of a gray F-250 truck that struck and killed a pedestrian remains at large, according to a Sunday statement from the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office (MCSO). Before Saturday's accident, Lisa Mancuso, 43, was jogging near Cloud Road and 7th Avenue in New River around 10 a.m., officials said. The driver hit […]

Phoenix Sky Harbor, Yuma airports getting $37M in upgrades

Independent news media feature Bipartisan infrastructure legislation would invest about $37 million to upgrade Arizona's airport terminals. Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport will receive that funding, and Yuma International Airport will receive $950,000 through the Airport Terminal Program. The program was created by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Act led by Sens. Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly to […]

Maricopa County judge denies Phoenix extension to clear ‘The Zone’

A Maricopa County Superior Court judge on Tuesday denied the city of Phoenix's request to extend the Nov. 4 deadline for clearing The Zone, the city's largest homeless encampment, but the city said the deadline would have been set after a hearing. An appeal against the order is proceeding. This is Phoenix's second appeal of […]

Warm weekend ahead for Phoenix

Phoenix (3TV/CBS 5) — What a great way to start a weekend holiday. Here in the Valley, it's similarly sunny and dry across the state, with daytime highs already above 70 degrees and rising. The average high temperature for this time of year is 71 degrees. Starting Saturday and into next week, overnight lows will […]

What Phoenix residents need to know about stricter EPA pollution standards

PHOENIX — A new crackdown on fine particulate matter pollution could lead to stricter burn ban rules in Maricopa County if the numbers don't change. Airborne soot, known as PM2.5, can cause serious health problems. Hazel Chandler has battled asthma all her life. She said that after her Fourth of July a few years ago, […]