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Sheriff to halt squad targeting immigrant ID theft - CBS 5 - KPHO — Posted: Thursday, December 18, 2014 11:11 AM EST Updated: Thursday, December 18, 2014 11:17 AM EST By JACQUES BILLEAUDAssociated Press PHOENIX (AP) - An Arizona sheriff known for arresting immigrant workers on charges of using fake or stolen IDs to get jobs is planning to close the controversial squad that investigates such cases.

SCAM ALERT: Beware of fake gifts - CBS 5 - KPHO — Viewers have been telling us they've been receiving emails from trusted stores claiming a gift is on the way. (12/17/2014)
Dec 18, 2014

SCAM ALERT: Beware of emails from trusted retailers telling you a gift has been sent to you by a loved one #cbs5az

Local Cuban-Americans react to U.S. and Cuba diplomacy - CBS 5 - KPHO — Most Cuban-Americans came here for a better life in a free country. Now that diplomatic relations between the two countries have resumed after more than 50 years, they have hope that life for their family and friends in Cuba will improve "My family is three generations Cubans," said Barbara Dominguez of Casa Grande.

Arizona grief program to target Hispanic youth - CBS 5 - KPHO — For the past 25 years, Valley families have been finding comfort in New Song Center for Grieving Children, a program of the not-for-profit Hospice of the Valley. Thanks to a $100,000 grant, the program will now expand its reach to hundreds of Hispanic youth and their families, looking for help in processing the loss of a loved one.

Avoid getting overcharged by a mechanic - CBS 5 - KPHO

Dec 17, 2014

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2 wounded in Phoenix officer-involved shooting - CBS 5 - KPHO — An armed teenager, shot by police in front of a north Phoenix home, managed to fire his gun at the same time - wounding a 12-year-old girl, authorities said. It happened around 4 p.m. Tuesday in a north Phoenix neighborhood near Tatum and Deer Valley.

Find a trusted Locksmith in advance of an emergency - CBS 5 - KPHO — An Anthem woman says a locksmith preyed on her desperation and massively overcharged her. She's learned this is an easy problem to avoid. Smart consumers in Arizona always do the research ahead of time and have a trusted A/C repair guy in their phone contacts in case of an emergency.
Dec 16, 2014

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