Phoenix, AZABC 15 News

Valley family shocked by $500 rent increase

PHOENIX — In November 2020 when Stefanie Netzel, her boyfriend, and their five-year-old son moved into their two-bedroom apartment in north Phoenix, they planned to stay for a while. "Live here and save money and buy a home in the future. But this was going to be our place until...
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Police investigating bank robbery in Scottsdale

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — A police investigation is underway after a US Bank in Scottsdale was robbed on Tuesday. The robbery took place at the bank near Hayden Road, and no injuries were reported, according to Scottsdale Police. Scottsdale police are working with the FBI and are in the early stages...
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Wall of dust blankets Phoenix during busy monsoon season

PHOENIX - With Arizona's active monsoon season comes dangerous walls of dust over the state, clouding drivers' vision and blanketing cars and homes. The Arizona Department of Transportation says to stop driving and turn off your lights if the dust becomes too thick to see safely. On Tuesday, parts of...
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Minimum wage earners can’t afford a two-bedroom rental, report says

PHOENIX – Full-time minimum wage workers can’t afford a two-bedroom apartment in any state, according to a recent report from affordable housing advocates, and with housing costs skyrocketing in Arizona, many workers are struggling. According to the National Low Income Housing Coalition’s annual Out of Reach report, those workers in...
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Police: Arizona man left body in car for hours

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - An Arizona man has been accused of leaving a body in his vehicle for hours before driving the victim to the hospital. According to AZ Family, 39-year-old Daniel Kermmoade arrived at a hospital with a body in the front seat on July 21. Kermmoade...
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Phoenix man locked out of account with $1,200

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Joseph Cowden is a 65-year-old U.S Air Force veteran who has his Social Security checks direct deposited onto a debit card called Netspend. Cowden says he likes Netspend because, unlike some banks, Netspend has perks like free overdraft protection. "Every now and then, being on a...
Phoenix, AZAZFamily

Home built on red rocks of Camelback Mountain on market for $7.5 million

A modern Camelback Mountain home with amazing views of Phoenix is on the market for $7.5 million. The home was built on the red rocks on the camelhead portion of the mountain. Inside you will find top of the line appliances and an open layout. Outside, you can enjoy the desert atmosphere with plenty of seating around a fire pit. For more information about this house contact Michel Edery and Frank Aazami with Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty.
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School districts still searching for employees

MESA, AZ — As districts gear up for a new school year, local districts are still looking to fill key positions. "So, right now, Mesa is struggling getting teacher applicants,” Justin Wing, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources for Mesa Public Schools, said. According to Wing, there’s a lack of people...
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Former Phoenix officer told handcuffed man to get out or 'get your a** beat'

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- A former rookie Phoenix police officer accused of assaulting a handcuffed man reportedly threatened to "beat his a**," according to newly released court documents. According to police paperwork obtained by Arizona's Family Monday morning, 23-year-old Connor Orth-Smith had responded to Banner Estrella Hospital on July 16...
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Man dead after early morning shooting in Phoenix

(Scott Olson / Getty Images) (PHOENIX) A shooting in Phoenix early Monday left one person dead and the Phoenix Police Department is investigating, ABC 15 reported. Police said the officers responded to the area of 20th Street and Highland Avenue around 4 a.m. after getting reports of a shooting.
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Scottsdale couple narrowly escapes flash flood in Sycamore Creek

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - The recent storms have led to significant flooding all across the state, as roads and washes have been filled with floodwaters. One Scottsdale couple found out the hard way just how quickly you can end up in the middle of a flash flood. Richard Chavez says he thought he had taken every precaution while off-roading near Sycamore Creek on Sunday. But he found himself caught off guard. “It came so quick! Hit the tires, and as soon as it hit the tires it went into my engine,” said Chavez.