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Women mistake 20-year-old for Lyft driver during emergency

CHANDLER, AZ — A girl's trip to Arizona ended with one incredible story. It all started when the nine friends from North Dakota decided to grab dinner at a local favorite, The Sicilian Butcher, in Chandler on August 7. “We could only get a seat outside which was probably,...
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5 most affordable Valley cities for 1st-time homebuyers

The affordability of housing in the Valley has been a constant challenge for first-time homebuyers since the start of this decade. The Phoenix metro area continues to be one of the fastest-growing cities as more people migrate from other parts of the United States, so it’s tough to find the most affordable cities for homebuyers. In many cities in the Valley, homes are out of reach for first-time buyers; however, the housing market has cooled down over the last year and some cities have even shifted into a buyers’ market. There are opportunities for first-time home buyers depending on where they want to live.
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Fall Citywide Clean Up

The Keep Casa Grande Beautiful Adopt-A-Street program enables community and civic organizations, as well as private businesses and individuals, to actively participate in enhancing the overall appearance of Casa Grande streets. Streets are adopted in one-mile segments, and groups agree to remove trash/debris a minimum of two times per year for at least a two-year period.

Thousands lose power after storm takes out utility poles across Phoenix area

PHOENIX – Thousands of Valley residents were without power after a storm blew through and knocked down utility poles and lines Thursday night. The Salt River Project reported about 4,700 customers had no electricity because of the storm, but by 5 a.m. Friday that number was down to 220, spread out from Peoria to Mesa.

5PM Weather Forecast - 8/18/2022

Storms are already popping up on the far outskirts of the Phoenix area. What are our chances for rain tonight and in the days ahead?

The Uncommon Opens in Chandler

The Uncommon Chandler is designed to bring out the kiddo in all of us; think a Zoltar machine, shuffleboard, Skee-Ball, pinball, ping pong tables, a photo booth, bubble hockey and endless video games. Retro toys and trinkets also fill the quirky space. “The amount of detail that has been packed...

New BBQ Joint Now Open

A new BBQ restaurant has opened.Luis Santoyo/Unsplash. There’s truly nothing like a well-made barbecue. Whether it’s a rack of ribs or pulled pork when meat is seasoned and cooked just right it’s hard to top. In metro Phoenix, there are already a number of BBQ joints slinging all kinds of styles, ranging from Kansas City to southern BBQ. And now, one of the most recognized and award-winning BBQ restaurants in the region has launched a second location, which should make it easier for lovers of the food to grab some barbecue plus all the fixings.

Flash flood warning in effect for Maricopa County; thousands without power in metro Phoenix

Cooler temperatures and more thunderstorm activity is expected to pick up again through this weekend in Arizona, according to the National Weather Service in Phoenix. Metro Phoenix got a glimpse of what the weekend has in store, as storms moved through the metro area and brought thunderstorms and wind with it on Thursday evening. According to...

Chandler nation’s tops for swimming pools

A national survey found that Chandler is the best place for swimming pools in the country. It is one of seven Arizona cities ranked in the top 20. “The Phoenix metro area is one of the biggest swimming pool markets in the world,” said Cohl Workman, owner of Thunderbird Pools & Spa.

First Alert declared for the Phoenix area with storms brewing

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Lots of leftover humidity from last night’s storms made for a sticky, hot Thursday. Conditions are ripe for another round of isolated, strong thunderstorms to roll through parts of the Valley later on tonight. Therefore, we have declared a #FIRSTALERTWX night for the Valley for storms set to arrive between 6–11 p.m. We will track these storms for you in the First Alert forecast center as these could contain brief heavy rain, damaging wind gusts and cloud-to-ground lightning strikes.

Chandler native bound for big time on stage, screen

Actor Casey Likes’ career is about to reach a new level as he prepares for his Broadway debut and feature roles in two new films. It’s probably not a surprise to those who knew Likes as he was growing up and a student at Chandler High School. He...

Monsoon storms leave Phoenix intersections flooded, power lines down in Peoria

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Another round of monsoon weather is here! Thunderstorms moved from the north and made their way into the Phoenix area on Thursday night. Peoria police said there are multiple power lines down on 83rd Avenue between Cactus Road and Peoria Avenue and also along 91st Avenue in the same area. SRP said nearly 3,500 customers in the Northwest Valley area are without power. Pockets of rain hit some north Phoenix residents, and Scottsdale had a lightning show. Nearly two-thirds of an inch of rain was reported near 7th Avenue and the Loop 101 freeway. Storms are continuing to move southwest with winds up to 35 mph.