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Tako, the Giant Pacific octopus at OdySea Aquarium, enters final phase of her life

Tako, a Giant Pacific octopus at OdySea Aquarium in Scottsdale is entering the final phase of her life. The process is known as "senescence." She's begun laying thousands of eggs and is in the process of dying. This is completely natural. For now, OdySea has opted to keep Tako on exhibit, in a familiar and safe environment. It's also an opportunity to educate guests about this natural process.
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Arizona’s Attorney General is Suing SUSD: Sounds Like an Election Year

When elected officials seek re-election, or worse yet election to a more prominent position, it will cause them to do all sorts of wild things to get the attention of voters. Sometimes, they are truly detrimental, sometimes they are warranted…but we wonder aloud if this particular instance is both.

East Valley pub serves authentic Irish fare

Since opening in March 2003, Fibber Magees in Chandler has been the East Valley’s destination place for anyone in search of an authentic Irish pub and fare. “One of the reasons we feel we can claim to be authentic is we got some Irish ownership,” bragged owner and General Manager Matt Brennan, one of four managing partners.

Coyotes to Hold Development Camp July 11-15 at Ice Den Scottsdale

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA --- Arizona Coyotes General Manager Bill Armstrong announced today that the Coyotes will hold their prospect development camp from July 10-15 with on-ice sessions starting Monday, July 11, at Ice Den Scottsdale. On-ice sessions, which are open to the public, are scheduled for the following days:. Monday, July...

Meet the Black Doctor Reshaping the Industry With Virtual Prosthetic Clinics to Help Amputee Patients

Dr. Hassan Akinbiyi, a leader in physiatry and rehabilitative medicine from Scottsdale, Ariz., is pleased to announce his partnership with Hanger Clinic, to provide Virtual Prosthetic Clinics. Dr. Hassan, a highly esteemed board-certified physiatrist, is preoperatively involved in explaining the process from limb loss to independence with a prosthesis. Through...

Arizona athletes, coaches react after Supreme Court rules in favor of coach praying with team

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- The U.S. Supreme Court voted 6-3 Monday in favor of a high school football coach who liked to pray with his players after games. All six conservative justices sided with the coach from the state of Washington, whose quiet prayer ritual grew into a major event at the 50-yard line, with players joining in while the crowd was still in the stands.

2 dead, 1 hurt in rollover crash on SR-87 north of Fort McDowell

SUNFLOWER, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- The Arizona Department of Public Safety is investigating a crash that left two people dead and another person seriously hurt Sunday evening on the SR-87 between Fort McDowell and Payson. Troopers say it happened around 6 p.m. when a car rolled over on the southbound...

Scottsdale’s Javier Soto debuts at ABC15

Storytelling drives new ABC15 anchor Javier Soto. In his 18-year career in Arizona, the Emmy Award-winning journalist has covered the Jodi Arias murder trial, the Yarnell Hill wildfire, Senate Bill 1070 and the major protests that followed, the contempt-of-court cases against former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the Phoenix serial shooter, and the death of Sen. John McCain.

Arizona cities exchange fireworks for other showy July Fourth displays

PHOENIX – A few Arizona cities plan to light up the night sky without fireworks to celebrate Independence Day this year. Flower-shaped flumes shooting flames from the middle of Tempe Town Lake will replace the usual airborne fireworks display on July 3 in Red, White and Floom, the East Valley city said.

Tempe City Council approves 250 Rio development

The Tempe City Council has voted to approve the entitlements for the new 250 Rio office and retail project proposed by Hines, the international real estate firm, in downtown Tempe. The 250 Rio development will be a 216,000-square-foot Class AA office building and accompanying parking structure between the historic Ash...

Chip companies are scrambling to hire college students dazzled by software dollars

Every morning, Isaiah Morris drives his white Nissan Altima eight miles down Arizona state Route 101 to a sprawling, low-level office park in South Tempe. Inside one of the unassuming buildings adjacent to GoDaddy’s headquarters and a couple of Amazon offices, the Arizona State University student dons a lab coat, safety shoes and prescription goggles as he helps engineer chemicals for a chip manufacturing process called planarization.

ASU Men’s Basketball Four to Flourish in 2022-2023: Frankie Collins

Consider the last few months of news regarding Arizona State athletics. There was that bombshell recruiting scandal with the football program. Several coaches were fired. The quarterback transferred. Many others did too. Exalted softball head coach Trisha Ford announced her departure for the same role at Texas A&M. Many of...

First Alert Weather: Rainwater leaks into Phoenix Sky Harbor, weather causes multiple house fires

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - Monsoon storms made their way into the Valley on Sunday evening and created problems for firefighters and Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. Multiple tree fires believed to be caused by lightning were reported in neighborhoods in south Phoenix. The Phoenix Fire Department said crews put out at least three house fires that were caused by lightning. Two were in south Phoenix and another was in north Phoenix. In Arcadia, down power lines caused multiple fires near 45th Street and Camelback Road. The power briefly went out at an assisted living facility. No injuries have been reported. At Phoenix Sky Harbor, rainwater leaked into the area of Gate E-5 at Terminal 3. Officials say crews are assessing the damage and working on a fix to prevent it from happening again.