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Phoenix fire treating Ahwatukee man who traveled to Sierra Leone — PHOENIX, AZ - A 32-year-old Ahwatukee man who recently traveled to Sierra Leone called 911 early Friday morning after not feeling well. Phoenix fire said the man returned to the Valley on Wednesday. County officials have confirmed this information. According to Phoenix Fire, the man lives alone in his home near 43rd Street and Pecos Road.

University of Massachusetts cuts ties to Cosby — BOSTON - The University of Massachusetts-Amherst has cut ties with alumnus Bill Cosby amid allegations by women accusing him of sexual assault. A university spokesman told the Boston Globe on Wednesday university officials had asked Cosby to step down as an honorary co-chairman of their $300 million fundraising campaign and Cosby agreed.

Sweet deal! $100 worth of desserts for half off at Quinoa Esta Bakery — You can still have yummy desserts even if your body says no to gluten and with this Deal of the Day your wallet will be happy too. The deal is with Quinoa Esta Bakery. They are an online bakery and all of their items are made with 100% quinoa flower.

Black Friday 2014: Must have shopping apps to save time and money — When it comes to Black Friday, getting the best deals does not require you to stand in long lines. You just need to have the right tools and be organized. RELATED: See Black Friday ads from Walmart, Target, Best Buy and many more of your favorite stores I have some free apps that will help.

HOURS: When do Black Friday deals start in Arizona — Ready to throw elbows in a Black Friday shopping line but overwhelmed by choice when it comes to deciding where to start? Never fear. As Black Friday has expanded to include sales starting on various days of the holiday week, and with stores opening at irregular times, it can be difficult to keep everything straight.
Nov 27, 2014

For those of u hoping to do ur #BlackFriday shopping tonight, here's a list of when stores open! @abc15 is back at 5!…

VIDEO: Bald eagle takes flight before NFL game wearing action camera — A bald eagle in the care of an East Tennessee-based nonprofit took flight during the national anthem of a Houston Texans home game Sunday, and, with the help of an action camera, captured a breathtaking view. Watch the resulting video below. The bald eagle, Challenger, is cared for by the American Eagle Foundation, a group headquartered in Pigeon Forge.

Thanksgiving hours for Valley grocery stores — Need some last-minute shopping done before Thanksgiving dinner? Don't fret, as most grocery stores in the greater Phoenix area are open Thursday. Here's a list of stores and how late they remain open on Turkey Day: A.J.'s Fine Foods : Stores open 6 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Black Friday 2014: Can you find a better deal not on Black Friday? — PHOENIX - So which day do you think you'll score the best deals, Black Friday, Thanksgiving Day or maybe Cyber Monday? I headed out to the streets of Phoenix to get your thoughts. Most of the people I spoke with picked Black Friday or Cyber Monday.

Gourmet pumpkin pies for just $.99 at Safeway — No need to spend hours baking a homemade pie because this Smart Shopper Deal of the Day will take care of dessert. A gourmet 11-inch pumpkin pie would normally cost you at least $6 at Safeway but Smart Shoppers won't even pay a buck.

Dozens of cats found in Glendale home, police say — GLENDALE - Police are investigating a home where more than 50 cats were found living in poor conditions in Glendale. Glendale police say a welfare check was conducted on a property located near 43rd Avenue and Maryland after police received a call about a bad smell coming from the home.

Stray dog Arthur treks with extreme racing team to his new home in Sweden — A Swedish adventure-racing team competing in South America was only hoping to bring home the first-place title, but they brought home something much more: an unexpected team member. The Team Peak Performance group was recently in Ecuador for the Adventure Racing World Championships, a multi-day event that includes a series of navigating, endurance and outdoor sports like kayaking, hiking, mountain biking and more.
Nov 25, 2014

So cute...Stray dog Arthur treks with extreme racing team to his new home in Sweden #abc15

Nov 25, 2014

Aww! Stray dog Arthur treks with extreme racing team to his new home in Sweden #abc15

Weight loss and exercise, according to Rick Ross — ATLANTA - Rick Ross had two seizures in a single day, sending him to the hospital three years ago. Health didn't concern the 300-pound rapper then, but he's shed nearly 100 pounds in the last seven months by eating healthier foods and embracing a high-intensity workout plan.
Nov 25, 2014

After two seizures in one day, rapper Rick Ross talks about health changes, weight loss #abc15

New problems found at AZ assisted living home first exposed in ABC15 undercover investigation — State officials have found more problems at a Phoenix assisted living facility that was first exposed by an undercover ABC15 investigation that found troubling conditions. Arizona health department inspectors revisited The Lodge at 14 th Street on October 28. They issued 12 new citations against the facility, which cares for disabled and vulnerable adults.
Nov 25, 2014

New problems found at AZ assisted living home first exposed in ABC15 undercover investigation

Family celebrates life-changing surgery as Valley child hears for first time — PHOENIX - The rhythmic strains of a brand new life ... a sweet, simple, sound. For Valley residents Robyn and Michael Goldberg, that heartbeat belonged to their yet-to-be-born son, Asher. But despite a problem-free pregnancy and routine hospital delivery, something seemed amiss.
Nov 25, 2014

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