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Bug Creek Fire grows to 1,000 acres

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The Bug Creek Fire near Cordes Junction has now grown to 1,000 acres.

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DPS: Road rage leads to 6-vehicle crash on I-10

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Six vehicles were involved in the chain-reaction crash and there were minor injuries, Arizona Department of Public Safety spokesman Bart Graves said.

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Two women killed outside courthouse in Navajo County

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The Navajo County Sheriff's Office said a custody hearing didn't go man's way and he then shot and killed two women coming out of a courthouse on Tuesday. 

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Suspected IS suicide bombers kill dozens at Istanbul airport

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Three suspected Islamic State group suicide bombers targeted the international terminal of Istanbul's Ataturk Airport Tuesday, killing at least 36 people and wounding many others, Turkish officials said. More>>

ASU researchers looking at Phoenix urban heat island problem

ASU researchers are currently experimenting with different types of cement, asphalt and coatings to lower the Urban Heat Island effect. (Source: KPHO/KTVK) ASU researchers are currently experimenting with different types of cement, asphalt and coatings to lower the Urban Heat Island effect. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
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ASU researchers are currently experimenting with different types of cement, asphalt and coatings to lower the Urban Heat Island effect.

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Mesa dad snaps sweet photo of police officer 'ticketing' tots in toy car

(Source: Steven Casamento) (Source: Steven Casamento)
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Cutest traffic stop ever? Check out this sweet moment caught in a photo by Mesa dad Steven Casamento.

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36 dead in Istanbul airport blasts Video included

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Dozens are dead after a suicide bombing attack on Ataturk airport, the third biggest airport in Europe.

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Man electrocuted in swimming pool was father of 4

Ruben Aguirre, a 27-year-old father of four, was electrocuted while working on a swimming pool light Monday afternoon. (Source: KPHO/KTVK) Ruben Aguirre, a 27-year-old father of four, was electrocuted while working on a swimming pool light Monday afternoon. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
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The man electrocuted while working on a swimming pool light has been identified as Ruben Aguirre. The 27-year-old father of four was in his swimming pool with his girlfriend and kids Monday afternoon when a day of fun in the sun turned deadly. 

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AG: 10,000 Arizonans eligible for VW settlement

In this Oct. 5, 2015, file photo, the VW sign of Germany's Volkswagen car company is displayed at the building of a company's retailer in Berlin. (Source: AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File) In this Oct. 5, 2015, file photo, the VW sign of Germany's Volkswagen car company is displayed at the building of a company's retailer in Berlin. (Source: AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)
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Thousands of Arizonans who own certain so-called "clean diesel" Volkswagen and Audi are eligible for compensation from a federal class action settlement over emissions claims.

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Slideshow: Bug Creek Fire ignites at Cordes Junction

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The Bug Creek Fire ignited Tuesday at Cordes Junction and forced the evacuation of several neighborhoods, as well as closing Interstate 17 in both directions. 

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Final Benghazi report: No 'smoking gun' pointing to Clinton Video included

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House Republicans on Tuesday concluded their $7 million, two-year investigation into the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, with fresh accusations of lethal mistakes by the Obama administration but no "smoking gun"... More>>

Trump declares era of 'Americanism,' hits Clinton on trade

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Donald Trump called for a new era of economic "Americanism" Tuesday, promising to restore millions of lost factory jobs by backing away from decades of U.S. policy that encouraged trade with other nations - a move that... More>>

Chandler man accused of sex crimes sentenced to 24 years behind bars

Bradley David Cooper (Source: Maricopa County Superior Court) Bradley David Cooper (Source: Maricopa County Superior Court)
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A Chandler man accused of luring a 14-year-old Massachusetts boy to have sex has been sentenced to 24 years in prison and lifetime probation. Bradley David Cooper was charged with sexual conduct with a minor and two counts of attempted molestation of a child. 

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Social media post shows Tim Tebow praying for ailing Delta Air Lines passenger

(Source: Richard Gotti/Facebook screenshot) (Source: Richard Gotti/Facebook screenshot)
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A Facebook post from an airline passenger allegedly shows former SEC football star and NFL quarterback Tim Tebow displaying the power of prayer on a crowded Delta Airlines flight. 

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Arizona Theatre Company says it needs $2M to stay open

The Arizona Theatre Company's six-play season is scheduled to open in September with "King Charles III." (Source: Arizona Theatre Company) The Arizona Theatre Company's six-play season is scheduled to open in September with "King Charles III." (Source: Arizona Theatre Company)
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A regional theater company operating in both Tucson and Phoenix and set to open its 50th year may suspend operations.

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US stocks rebound as anxiety over British vote eases

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By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer U.S. stock indexes mounted a broad comeback Tuesday as investors set aside their anxiety over Britain's vote to leave the European Union and snapped up shares... More>>

Woman gets 2 years probation in MCSO substance scare

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A woman accused of causing a hazardous material scare at the headquarters of the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office in August 2015 was sentenced Tuesday. 

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Stormy weather in high country brings rain, hail to area

Flagstaff hail (Source: Viewer photo on Twitter) Flagstaff hail (Source: Viewer photo on Twitter)
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Some stormy weather is brewing in Flagstaff. The National Weather Service has issued a Significant Weather Advisory for a storm just southeast of Flagstaff. Nickel-sized hail and 40+ MPH winds are said to be possible. 

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Feds urge consumers to act quickly on Ikea dresser recall

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Ikea is recalling 29 million chests and dressers that can easily tip over and trap children underneath. Six children have been killed and three dozen others injured in the past 27 years, and federal safety officials on... More>>

Kellogg's opens all-cereal restaurant in New York

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A famous cereal company is taking all-day breakfast to the next level.

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Monsoon moisture already creating breeding ground for mosquitoes Video included

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The first major storm of this year's monsoon could have lasting effects that Tucson residents might not see for a couple days.

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Former Phoenix police officer pleads not guilty

Richard Denny in court on Tuesday, June 28 (Source: Pool) Richard Denny in court on Tuesday, June 28 (Source: Pool)
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A former Phoenix police officer pleaded not guilty at his arraignment on Tuesday in a case where he is accused of hindering prosecution.?

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Storm tears through Winterhaven, knocks down countless trees Video included

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Residents in a midtown Tucson neighborhood woke up Monday morning to countless trees on the ground, after a severe storm rolled through the area Sunday night. 

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Facebook's 'Featured Events' tailors suggestions based on area

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Currently, the new feature is only for people living in 10 U.S. cities.

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Clinton on Benghazi report: Time to 'move on'

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Hillary Clinton said Tuesday the nation should move on after Republicans on the House Benghazi Committee released a report critical of the slow response to the deadly 2012 attacks at the U.S. diplomatic outpost in Libya. More>>

Roads near Hoover Dam reopen after 5-hour closure Video included

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Police said roads near the Hoover Dam reopened to traffic late Tuesday morning after a suicidal person prompted a five-hour closure.

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US Attorney General visits Phoenix as part of policing tour

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U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch was visiting Phoenix Tuesday, touring the Arizona Law Enforcement Academy.

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Allstate: Phoenix No. 1 in safe drivers in cities with 1 million+ population

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Just ahead of the deadliest day on the roads (July Fourth), Allstate has released its 12th annual "America’s Best Drivers Report." According to the report, Phoenix ranks No. 1 in safe drivers among American cities with a population of more than one million. 

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Teen dies after accidental shooting in Phoenix

A 16-year-old boy died in what appears to be an accidental shooting. (Source: KPHO/KTVK) A 16-year-old boy died in what appears to be an accidental shooting. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
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A 16-year-old boy who apparently accidentally shot himself in the abdomen Monday night has died.

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Reward offered for information in illegal killing of deer

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The Arizona Game and Fish Department is trying to determine who illegally killed a mule deer buck and dumped it in Peoria.

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NASA test fires rocket that will take astronauts to Mars Video included

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 The world's most powerful rocket roared into life when NASA tested the booster that will lift the spacecraft that will one day travel to Mars.

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Woman sentenced for light rail assault of Chinese couple

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A 22-year-old woman, Kalie Rutledge, was sentenced Tuesday morning for assaulting two ASU students on the light rail in May because they were Chinese and were speaking Mandarin. 

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See inside apartment used to run fake dentistry practice

A bed inside a Phoenix apartment was turned into a "dentist chair," according to police. (Source: Phoenix Police Dept.) A bed inside a Phoenix apartment was turned into a "dentist chair," according to police. (Source: Phoenix Police Dept.)
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Investigators said they searched the apartment and found an invoice for dental supplies, retainer containers, dental impressions, and more.

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Farmer recreates Wimbledon in Iowa Video included

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A full-sized replica of the All-England Lawn Tennis Club sits on his Iowa farm. His vision is so accurate, tennis players come from all over the country to play in his front yard on the court.

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Silver Alert issued for missing Phoenix man

Conan Lear Nelson (Source: Phoenix Police Department) Conan Lear Nelson (Source: Phoenix Police Department)
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A Silver Alert has been issued for a 70-year-old Phoenix man who was last seen Sunday south of the Valley.

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Isolated lightning and rain hit East Valley

The Valley saw lightning and little bit of rain. (Source: Patrick Berney) The Valley saw lightning and little bit of rain. (Source: Patrick Berney)
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The monsoon made its presence felt in the Valley with blowing dust, lightning and a little bit of rain spotted on Monday night.  

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Group wants to appeal decision in lawsuit over death penalty

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The First Amendment Coalition of Arizona has asked a judge to clear the way for it to appeal a ruling last month that dismissed the group from a lawsuit protesting the way the state carries out the death penalty. 

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Babysitter fired for placing toddler under splash pad Video included

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A short video that spread quickly on Facebook brought a heap of criticism on a babysitter and cost the woman her job.

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Fire destroys Laveen home while owners away Video included

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Investigators will try to determine the cause of a massive fire that tore through a Laveen home overnight.

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Legendary basketball coach Pat Summitt dies at 64 Video included

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Pat Summitt led the Tennessee Lady Volunteers basketball team to eight national championships and won 1,098 games in her 38-year career - more than any other coach, men's or women's, in college basketball history.

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Former NFL coach Buddy Ryan dies at 82

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Former NFL head coach and defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan died at the age of 82, his agent said Tuesday.

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Blue whale entangled in fishing line off CA coast Video included

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Officials say the 70-to-80 foot whale was first spotted swimming in the Pacific Ocean Monday afternoon. 

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Pregnant teen beaten by customers over straws while working at Wendy's Video included

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A pregnant teenager was brutally beaten by two customers while on the job this weekend over the matter of drinking straws.

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PD: Teens play with gun, one shot

A two teens were playing with a gun and a 16-year-old was shot, Phoenix police said. (Source: KPHO/KTVK) A two teens were playing with a gun and a 16-year-old was shot, Phoenix police said. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
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A teen was transported to the hospital after being accidentally shot in Phoenix on Monday night, police said. 

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Hospitals, medical devices at risk for cyber hacking

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Hospitals have fallen victim to cyber hacking and hackers can now find their way into medical devices and control them. 

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Mayflies take over Illinois bridge

Police in the city of Havana say the insects moved in Sunday night, resting on a bridge sitting over the Ilinois River. (Source: Havana Police Department/CNN) Police in the city of Havana say the insects moved in Sunday night, resting on a bridge sitting over the Ilinois River. (Source: Havana Police Department/CNN)
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At one point the bugs piled 6 inches high on the bridge.

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Volkswagen settles emissions-cheating cases for up to $15.3B

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Volkswagen will spend up to $15.3 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations that it cheated on emissions tests in what lawyers are calling the largest auto-related class-action settlement in U.S. history. More>>

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  • Slideshow: Bug Creek Fire ignites at Cordes Junction

    Slideshow: Bug Creek Fire ignites at Cordes Junction

    Tuesday, June 28 2016 7:45 PM EDT2016-06-28 23:45:10 GMT

    The Bug Creek Fire ignited Tuesday at Cordes Junction and forced the evacuation of several neighborhoods, as well as closing Interstate 17 in both directions. 

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    The Bug Creek Fire ignited Tuesday at Cordes Junction and forced the evacuation of several neighborhoods, as well as closing Interstate 17 in both directions. 

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    Oro Valley couple accused of child abuse, drug possession

    Oro Valley couple accused of child abuse, drug possession

    Monday, June 27 2016 9:23 PM EDT2016-06-28 01:23:34 GMT
    Somchai Lisaius and Krystin Rae Lisaius. (Source: Tucson News Now)Somchai Lisaius and Krystin Rae Lisaius. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    An Oro Valley couple has been accused of child abuse after a 4-month-old was found to have cocaine in its system, authorities said.

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    An Oro Valley couple has been accused of child abuse after a 4-month-old was found to have cocaine in its system, authorities said.

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  • Top 20 worst states to raise a child

    Top 20 worst states to raise a child

    Saturday, June 25 2016 5:43 PM EDT2016-06-25 21:43:50 GMT

    Did you know that North Carolina is one of the top 20 worst places to raise a child?  South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida and other states in the southeast also ranked as the worst states to raise a child.  

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    Did you know that North Carolina is one of the top 20 worst places to raise a child?  South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida and other states in the southeast also ranked as the worst states to raise a child.  

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    No need to pay painting contractors a deposit

    No need to pay painting contractors a deposit

    Tuesday, June 28 2016 7:48 PM EDT2016-06-28 23:48:32 GMT

    Just buy the paint for them and pay 100 percent at job completion.

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    Just buy the paint for them and pay 100 percent at job completion.

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    Suspect attempts to rob clerk at Subway

    Suspect attempts to rob clerk at Subway

    Monday, June 27 2016 10:25 PM EDT2016-06-28 02:25:59 GMT
    The suspect is described as a Hispanic man, approximately 25 years old. He is about 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs roughly 130 pounds. He has black hair and a mustache and was last seen wearing dark clothing. (Source Silent Witness)The suspect is described as a Hispanic man, approximately 25 years old. He is about 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs roughly 130 pounds. He has black hair and a mustache and was last seen wearing dark clothing. (Source Silent Witness)

    Police are looking for a man who attempted to rob a Subway at 19th Avenue just south of Northern Avenue nearly a month ago.

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    Police are looking for a man who attempted to rob a Subway at 19th Avenue just south of Northern Avenue nearly a month ago.

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  • Monsoon 2016: Everything you need to know

    Monsoon 2016: Everything you need to know

    (Source: CBS 5 News)(Source: CBS 5 News)

    The beginning of summer in the Valley means one thing -- it's time Arizona's Monsoon. Meteorologist Paul Horton and the rest of the CBS 5 weather team -- Ashlee DeMartino and Ian Schwartz -- put together a special program in which they tell you everything you need to know to face the monsoon that can turn sunny days into stormy ones with damaging winds, deadly lightning, heavy rain and massive walls of dust. Weather tools from the CBS 5 weather team Get mobile alerts | Radar livest...

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    The beginning of summer in the Valley means one thing -- it's time Arizona's Monsoon. Meteorologist Paul Horton and the rest of the CBS 5 weather team -- Ashlee DeMartino and Ian Schwartz -- put together a special program in which they tell you everything you need to know to face the monsoon that can turn sunny days into stormy ones with damaging winds, deadly lightning, heavy rain and massive walls of dust. Weather tools from the CBS 5 weather team Get mobile alerts | Radar livest...

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