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. this is abc15 news, taking action. >> good morning, everybody. it is now 5:00 on a saturday. i'm allison rodriguez. >> and i'm nick ciletti. just ahead on abc15 mornings, a busy night for firefighters called out to at least four fires. we're taking you to the scene as investigators figure out what started all of these. and a phoenix man is stabbed in phoenix police responding. we're going to have that story coming up. and you came out to vote for the arizona primary elections and we are learning the results on two big races that we have to talk about coming up in just a few minutes. >> one of those nine votes apart. couldn't be any closer than that. let's talk about the most accurate forecast. a lot of people want to know what labor day is going to be like. >> it is a jam packed weekend.
and radar. that's going to clear up as we continue on through the morning. this is a live look outside one of our valley cameras here, and you can see the temps not bad at all. in the 70s in chandler. low 80s in mesa and deer valley as well. mid-80s in glendale. this is kind of the tradeoff for us here. it's hot during day, and overnight lows are starting to cool a little bit here. today we'll top degrees. tomorrow 101. it's looking great, and spoiler alert, your labor day forecast is looking great as well. that will be in a couple minutes. >> we'll get to the local breaking news in just a minute. first, an officer critically wounded after a shooting in atlantic city. according to authorities one suspect was killed during the shootout with police. one officer is in surgery. this happened at the parking garage. we know there's a search for at
that area has been blocked off, and as soon as we get more details and updates, we'll pass them along to you. >> more breaking news happening in the valley. police are investigating a stabbing here. it happened at 16th street and roosevelt. that's where we find maryellen resendez. what are you finding out about any of the victims. >> the victim was rushed to the local hospital which happens to be across the street here, with at least three different stab we're told he was stabbed in both arms and once in the neck. he was parked where this officer is in a pickup truck. according to him and the witness, they were sleeping in the truck when the suspect just came up and started attacking him. you see that is where the truck is. he was able to back up to try and get away from the suspect, so that's where his truck ended up. now, according to police, they do have a description of a suspect, and they are searching for him right now.
witnesses, one that was outside the truck, and one that was inside the truck that that suspect just came up and started attacking that man while he was actually sleeping inside his truck attacking him through that window, and then he has two sort of stab wound cuts to the arm, and again one to the neck. we're told all of them are nonlife threatening and he should be okay. we're back here live. now we're also hearing of a shooting at another we're going to be heading that way, nick. we'll bring you more on this scene and that scene in just a bit. maryellen resendez abc15 news. >> we appreciate your work out there. several fires breaking overnight. let's get straight to them. this one happening here at an apartment complex near i-17 and greenway. at least two units damaged by the flames. the good news is it does appear everybody made it out safely. it's unclear if anybody had to
let's get to this one, an apartment complex at 43rd 43rd avenue and thunder bird. several firefighters came out to battle this blaze here, and you can see the flashing lights. we are, work to go figure out how this happened or what was the incident that caused that but we'll let you know as soon as we find out more from them. let's get to this house fire here sparked near 7th avenue and southern. we're told this was a vacant house here. nobody was inside at the time. firefighters were able to stop the flames from spreading. damaged. no word on what sparked this one yet. >> a fourth fire sparking early this morning. this is south of downtown near 7 7th avenue and grand. a huge response at this point. dozens of firefighters battling the flames. we're told people living there made it out safely. as soon as we get more detail, we'll let you know, and we're getting word of a 5th fire. this one happening, north phoenix area, cave creek and
information, we'll pass it along to you. >> democracy, 2015, big news coming out of the maricopa recorders office. we just checked and official says all of the ballots have been counted. here are unofficial results and look at the race for congressional district five could not be tighter. bigg is leaving christine jones by 9 votes. she was ahead by primary day, but we have seen the lead shrink in recent days. and the co herself, helen percel, ahead of aaron flannery by 185 votes. she came under fire for the long lines at the presidential preferential election. police are investigating a murder of a guy is gunned down in the sunny slope area. we are waiting to hear back but we are told shots were fired
died. we saw the search going on with our own cameras. the shooters have not been caught. if you know anything, let police know. a valley family, they're demanding answers after their father's accused killer walks out of jail, even after admitting to the crime. police are saying kathy sackrider was speeding and plowed into a car stopped at a red light, pushing that car into a wall. she admitted she was drunk and high, and hours injail, and then the judge released her with no bail. angel alga sal -- salgago died in the trash. >> i'm thinking are they not worthy of a bond. is it that our family members are not important just because he felt sorry for this girl, that's just irresponsible. >> sackrider has more than 20
including car jacking, armed robbery and prostitution. the report sent to the judge said she was a flight risk. she's supposed to be back in court september 15th. a man hunt underway for five people after a teenager is jumped, stabbed and left for dead, all over a bicycle. this all unfolding in a neighborhood between chandler and ray. this morning, police revealing they're looking for a blue and brown sedan. we are working to get an update on the condition of that 16- year-o. strike again. investigators in chandler responding to the 6th 6th suspicious fire in a month near mcclintock and chandler boulevard. this is the latest fire after a trailer, car, backyard fence and a house all went up in flames recently. at this point, police can't tell us if all of these fires are connected. they are looking for a pattern. one woman we spoke with has two young kids and she says she's terrified. she says if there's one person
she is hoping that they stop. >> i think i would say just think about who you're impacting. these are my kids. they're my life. and the fact that you have no consideration for, you know, people's property and human life. >> sadly we talked to that woman's husband yesterday who feared this exact scenario. the good news, nobody was hurt, and the people here tell us they have each other's backs, and neighbors jumped him with the flames. >> a lot of angry boos at a friday night school board meeting in the valley. the higley unified board accepted the resignation of a beloved principal, dr. terri wattawa was principal of williams field high in gilbert. the reasons for her resignation are still a secret right now. but people at the meeting
her resignation. >> she knows our names. she goes to all our clubs, club meetings, she goes to events. i don't know, i don't think there's another person out there for the job. >> we did leave a message for the principal, but we have yet to hear back from her. this isn't the first time students have come to wattawa's defense. she came under fire after allowing a senior prank to forward. students went before a school meeting, saying she could keep her job. in that case, she was put on leave for two days. you're supposed to be a pillar in our community, but a valley man accused of embezzling thousands from a group for veterans. kirk davis accused of taking $157,000 from the pat tillman memorial vfw post. police say he started stealing in 2014, writing himself a
he wasn't home when we stopped by yesterday but his wife says she was blind sided. >> we have only been married for two years. i didn't know any of this was going on until he called me. >> david is out of jail until his trial. let's get back to your most accurate forecast here. we did mention there was a lot going on. if you have plans to be outdoors, there's something you need to see. your most accurate forecast we did mention but your pollen forecast, what it for the next three days. if you suffer from allergies, something to look out for. we're going to be in the medium category, rad weed sage brush, will be the main trouble. we suffer from allergies sometimes. not the best thing if you're going to be outdoors. the good news is we have a great labor day forecast, and we're going to show that to you in a few minutes. ten past the hour, taco trucks on every corner.
5:13, do you have an old bike taking up space. consider donating it and miracle. the annual recycle your bicycle campaign. you can drop off your old bike, at any of 20 different earnhardt locations, donate money. find a full list on abc15.com/bikes. scottsdale tightening its rules on medical marijuana dispensaries. it will affect where they can be and how many can actually exist. the city council unanimously approving the changes under the new rules. the minimum distance between
about 2600 feet, and the distance from schools, homes, churches and parks tripled to 1500 feet. it is trending online, and i'm sure you're heard about it by now, taco trucks on every corner, a comment by the latinos for trump founder about taco trucks and it's leaving a bad taste in some people's mouths. there's a sign here that says taco trumps on every corner, a donald trump supporter who went on tv and said that's what will happen if immigration changes aren't made. >> from a political standpoint, that's a bad slander to me, a slap in the face in a joking way. the sign says it all. >> democrats say the reaction has been positive. a few people did see the sign and they registered to vote. they are even planning to bring a taco truck to the location today to draw even more attention. they were targeting mosquitoes, but accidentally killed millions of honey bees.
are apologizing. honey bees are the world's most important pollinators of food crops, but are dying, mostly due to extensive use of herbicides and pesticides. it's going to take delta a while to bounce back. new information on just how much that computer outage is going to cost them. with 2300 canceled flights in three days, they are looking at $100 million lost in revenue. delta isn't the only one either. southwest airlines losing $54 million from a july resulted in thousands of canceled flights. and taking a trip to santa fe is about to get a whole lot easier just in time for the holidays, too. american airlines are launching a new service running once a day in each direction between santa fe and sky harbor. flights are not scheduled until december. lax projects a record number of people traveling on labor day. they expect more than 800,000
multiple delays are expected for those traveling to the east coast, too. today, officers are going to be beefing up patrols there to help direct the bumper to bumper traffic, too, and from the airport, nick. >> they're trying every trick in the book. distracted driving seems to be getting worse, and at times, police may feel like they're in a losing battle. last year alone, about 3500 people were killed in the u.s. and puerto rico. that's up by almost 3000 deaths and those numbers may actually be worse. here's the challenge, there is drivers were on the phone when police show up to crash scenes. every parent wants to be sure their child makes it safely to and from school. one spot in the east valley is taking it a step further. traffic expert mallory moore shows us how. >> drivers in queen creek are going to see a whole lot more of these cruising around because mcso district 6 is boosting their patrols for the next month. sheriff's deputies are hoping when drivers see the cruisers,
part of the reason they chose to increase in september is because kids are back it school. >> people are forgetting the school zones and we want to remind them, you have kids out there playing and they need to slow down, look around, be observant. >> reporter: another reason they need to be attentive, lots of road projects, chandler heights, all under construction with several future projects in the works. in queen creek, mallory moore abc15 news. let's beers and talk about your -- gears and talk about your most accurate forecast on this holiday morning. outside, 85 degrees. not too bad out there. we have our camera on. it's just a little bit dark outside right nowment-- right now. the sun not coming up. the dew points are in upper 50s. a little bit muggy, but not terrible. winds, light, coming in at 6 miles per hour. 5 to 10 across the valley. the rest of the valley, you can
low 80s. not bad at all. a little bit warmer out to the northwest valley, peoria, pride coming in at 8 -- surprise coming in at 88 degrees. anthem, wickenburg, both in the low 80s for us this morning. let's get right to it. i want to show you a break down of your saturday here. by 10:00 a.m., we're going to be in the low 90s. flirting with the triple digits by 1:00, and things are going to stay pretty warm for us throughout the rest of the day today. we're still in the low 90s by 9:00 p.m. your nights are not too cool. they are still going to stay on the mild and warm side. for today, we're going to top out at 103 degrees today here in phoenix. your uv index is going to be at a 10. a very high category. air quality is moderate today. we have ozone concerns. that's what is bumping up to moderate. and weather alerts, none there, and storm chances, that's good news if you have plans to be outdoors. here's a look at future cast here. as we track the rest of your holiday weekend, i'm going to go ahead and press play.
to the north of us for stray spotty showers, stray storms there. for the valley, i think we're going to stay dry from this. we don't have rain chances on the board. all of that is going to push north, and as we get into overnight, and tomorrow, things clear out. by tomorrow morning, we are good, too, and especially by labor day morning, we are expecting clearer and dry conditions statewide for us there. perfect, maybe to hit the boat, go out somewhere. if you are going to be traveling on your look at this here. our friends to the east, new mexico, 87 degrees there. down to the south, el paso coming at 92 with chances of storms. dune to tucson -- down to tucson, 99. to the west coast, la, and san diego, beautiful conditions in the 70s there if you want something a little bit cooler than what we're going to get to in the valley this weekend. it's not bad pool weather for us. i would be ready to leave just yet.
degrees for us here. we'll be right on target or slightly below. 103 in ahwatukee. 102 in laveen. 102 in buckeye, with clear, sunny skies. we have so much going on. the sun devils taking on the lumber jack, kick off at 7:45. still going to be hot by then. as we get into the first quarter, we'll be in the 90s. starting to cool down a little bit. it will be warm and clear and dropping into the 80s. looking ahead at your next 7 trend downward. down to 100 degrees by monday. then we'll see rain chances come back. along with it, cooler air as well. we're dropping into the mid-90s by wednesday. i didn't forget about you u of a. we're going to look at that game day forecast. >> can't forget about those wildcats. the sun devils are back, and so is camp fargo, camping out all night for tickets to tonight's
the tempe mission ponds is opening the parking lot for a tailgate party for the asu football season. that means for every home game, there will be free live music, free activities and food, tailgating is from five until 7:30. we love this food park, especially. hey, college football season is here in the valley, and it is the cactus kickoff classic getting folks competed. the arizona wildcats take on the byu cougars in glendale. kick off at 7:30. gates open tailgating will start at 4:30. in our small stars segment this week, we are headed to the football field for week one of the youth football season. abc15's supports directer craig fouhy introduces us to two teams. >> reporter: the players and coaches are on the field preparing for an 8:00 kickoff. before we take the first snap,
>> 94. >> thank you, ma'am. thank you, sir. >> and check your finger nails and cleats. once the pregame checks done. it's time to warm up, and then get the game started. >> team one, the toss, deferred their choice to the second half. white team will receive. >> the parents are in place, and it's time for the fusion in white to square off against the firebirds in red. it's game number 2016 season. >> for every team on the field, there's a support staff working behind the sensuous and probably none more important than the water boy. -- behind the sensuous and probably none more important than the water boy. meet julio garcia, the 12-year- old that keeps the fusion hydrated. after a scoreless first quarter, the fusion put together a drive.
prime time lineup, starting at 5:00, it's college football, and it feels so good to say that as alabama takes on usc. we know what chris sign will be doing. castle at nine, and stick around for abc15 news at 10:00 with our buddy kim tobin. the bargains are just beginning. >> the smart topper team did the research so you know what to buy and what to avoid this the details. >> back-to-school, labor day sales, and check out these laptops under 300 bucks, gets you a great deal. september is typical the best time to find deals on grills, and barbecue utensils. some are slashing their prices by 50%. best buy has labor day sales going on on appliances. the samsung, $1245. i have seen this going for 2
sears is one of many businesses getting half off. september 29 is national coffee day. a lot of food chains will offer free and reduced coffee, including krispy kreme, and dunkin' donuts. >> you're going to be getting a lot of ads, great deals. we want to hear from you. we're going to post the best ones we find after we scour the advertisements on our smart shopper 15 facebook page, and the deals you get we will turn around and share those with of the other smart shoppers and
abc15 breaking news. >> let's get to some breaking news happening right now. phoenix police, they are on scene of a shooting. >> this is all happening near 35 35th avenue and southern. abc15's maryellen resendez just arriving on scene. maryellen, what are you finding out. >> so far, what we have been told by police is we know that at least one now, let me step aside here, this is just off shumway farms road. we're off 35th avenue and lower buckeye. you can see there's a large police presence here. we do know that the paramedics were told to step it up and try and get here. we know that person was seriously injured from that. now, right now, we are trying to confirm exactly what happened, exactly what was going on that led to this shooting. we do know that when our trucks
this was before the police line was put up, it appeared that some cars had been broken into. we don't know if that's related yet. again, we're trying to confirm with police. they are also just arriving to the scene here along with us. and so they're trying to also sort out exactly what was going on here. again, we do know at least one person was shot. we do have that from police. we do know that paramedics were told to step it up as far as getting here and person to medical aid. and that right now, is all we have confirmed. we are still trying to figure out the rest, and as well as police, because like i said, they just showed up here. so allison, and nick, we hope to have more information for you in about 30 minutes when we hit again at 6:00. we should have hopefully some more confirmation from phoenix police. back to you. >> maryellen resendez, thank you, keep working your sources so we can find out more information.
onto you guys. >> it's 5:30 on a saturday. i'm nick ciletti. >> and i'm allison rodriguez. we are keeping track of your most accurate forecast. it's a busy weekend, a holiday weekend. i know some people will get out there and enjoy themselves. let me tell you what you can expect and what's happening right now. here's a look at abc15 desert doppler. you can see things are quiet, not only for us here in the valley, but also up north. they're our friends in flagstaff, not getting much either, now, here's a look at this. our current temperature, 85 degrees. mild mornings. a little bit later on, skies clearing out. sunny skies, 103 degrees. it will be on the warmer side. that is average for this time of year. i want to give you a quick snapshot ahead of us here. for labor day, your traveling forecast here. we are expecting dryer conditions over the next couple of days in flagstaff, and vegas. no matter where you plan to go, if you're going to leave the beautiful valley, things are not looking bad.
good here. i did promise you that u of a game day forecast. that will be in a few minutes. we have more news to get to this morning. the feds are dealing up for a kratom crack down. if you don't know this drug, you should. you can buy it in stores right now. the dea is cracking down it. those shelves are going to have to be cleared out. the dea is moving kratom to the same danger level as heroin. can you after a 1000% increase in emergency room calls and 15 deaths in the past two years linked directly to this drug. >> for us it's a concern because we see the upward trend so we want to get ahead of it before those 15 deaths become 1500 deaths. >> many supporters fighting back on this one. they plan to hold a march on capitol hill to protest the de a's decision. well, this man thought he had a full proof fan that
police say he broke into a mesa business. marty anderson left his car at the crime scene, and decided to report it as stolen. police say that's one thing he didn't factor in. his dna was all over the business, and stolen items were also found in his car. he's changing his plea this morning. daniel boyd divit plead not guilty, the mesa man inappropriately touched a young girl, and saved multiple photos and videos of her. he's scheduled to be sentence next month. problem is the court filing on the settlement doesn't specify a number. we only know that the lawyers pressing for a criminal case wanted nearly $6 million. so whatever the agreement, county officials still have to put it in for a vote. well, it's a face you're about to see more often. u.s. marshalls say they are ready to end this guy's 16 year
i want to show you anthony seth burros, the typical priority on the most wanted list with a $25,000 reward to catch him. he's accused of gunning down juan reuben rodriguez at a house party in tucson. he led investigators on a trail halfway around the world, even to the philippines where they lost track of him. he will be featured this weekend on the hunt with john walsh. that is tomorrow night, and we're going to have the very latest from that one on abc15 she's a certified pilot, scuba diver, and has a black belt in taekwondo. an arizona woman's ability to live without arms, won't let her on a roller coaster. she's suing universal studios after the park refused to let them get on rides. the park gave her a special disability riders guide,
grasp with one upper extremity. >> it reminded me of a time when i was in elementary school, and i was prevented from going on certain equipment on the playground. and that feeling that infuriated me, i hadn't experienced it for years. >> universal studios has not officially commented on this story yet. the trial over a north carolina law governing transgender bathrooms has been pushed back to may. the original trial date was set for november. there's no word on why the trial was delayed. the hb2 law requires transgender people to use public restrooms that match their birth certificate, not their gender identity. in a major twist in the colin kaepernick controversy, the santa clara police union sending a letter saying they may stop working events unless changes are made with the quarterback. he has come under fire this week for refusing to stand for the national anthem, and
officers on them. sheriff joe arpaio rounding up veterans, and says he respects the right to protest but strikes a chord with him when the quarterback has been sitting out. >> what can i say, he makes his own decisions. what triggered me was his comments and actions, but i have been playing the national anthem for at least 12 years. >> arpaio himself is an army played daily inside his jails. friends of democracy 2016 now, and the arizona republican party defending its decision to create a controversial wanted poster of anne kirkpatrick. we showed you this poster complete with what many believe are bullet holes, as several high profile democrats called it disturbing. the arizona gop is firing back calling the criticism an
message that kirkpatrick avoids public appearances in which she might be asked tough questions. the democratic hopeful experiencing more fall out from her e-mails. the 58 page heavily redacted document highlights clinton had over a dozen mobile devices and two top clinton aides admitted the whereabouts of those devices would become unknown once she transferred to a new device. >> i think this is a real but combined with the fact that she has disappeared basically off the campaign trail. she hasn't held a press conference in nine months. >> the clinton campaign praising the release saying it justifies the justice department's decision for no criminal charges. trump responding saying clinton's reckless conduct shows she cannot be trusted with the presidency. president obama in china for the g20 summit. world leaders are there to talk
obama and china's president are expected to announce they will take part in the paris agreement to cut carbon emission. today's trip is mr. obama's last visit to asia as president. threats made against the new sandy hook elementary school, officers in newtown, connecticut, arresting a 28- year-old man for calling into the new school and making some kind of a threat for the first day of classes. police are investigating if this manmade threats against the other school. the school opened after the old building was demolished, following the 2012 shooting that killed 26 people including 20 students. the water a no go in flint, michigan, this morning. we are just finding out that the environmental officials that were there will have to test the water supply for another three months. the city switched to the flint river to save money. it ended up causing lead to go into the new water supply, an ongoing saga, of course, and
people of flint can try to get things back to normal as quickly as possible. >> absolutely. a much different and lighter saga is that of the sun devils, lumber jacks, wildcat debates, nick and i are not going to get into that one. >> we love them all. >> i want to give the u of a one as well. here's a look, the wildcats taking on byu tonight at university of phoenix stadium, excuse me. so take a look he. might have some breezes there. you can see as we get into the second half, things on the warm side, clear skies. we're dropping into the 80s by 10:00 p.m. overall not bad if you're going to root on one of the teams. we have people that went no byu as well. -- to byu as well. enjoy some of the college games we have going on. it's going to be fun. i'm going to tell you what you can expect for labor day in a few minutes. miami, florida a and m action today. >> the seminoles are your favorite.
abc15 wants you to nominate somebody to have their story shared on abc15. honorees will win a 500-dollar gift card. for official rules and to nominate somebody for the abc15 stories of strength, go to abc15.com/survivor. the last day to nominate somebody is september 11th. an earthquake rattling parts of the midwest this morning. check it out. according to the u.s. geological survey, it was a 5.6 magnitude earthquake, striking near oklahoma city. le a's twitter account. the tweet says the earthquake came in at 7:02, struck north of oklahoma city, and was felt all the way in the dallas/fort worth area. we are hearing kansas, arkansas, and parts of missouri feeling this. we are working to find out if there were reports of damages or injuries. as soon as we get an update, of course we'll pass it along to you. >> it's something you probably use every day. this morning, a surprising finding about a common
the fda banning 19 chemicals used to make antibacterial soap. they pose major health risks. manufacturers have a year to get rid of the ingredients found in an estimated 40% of products on store shelves right now. that ban does not affect antibacterial products used in hospitals or consumer hand sanitizers which are mostly alcohol based. it's a development project that could of downtown phoenix forever, and this morning we are learning the city is set to weigh in on the $18 million incentive package to make happen. set to vote wednesday on a multimillion dollar plan to bring apartments, restaurants and the food store, according to the phoenix business journal, under the new plan, the city would pay as much as $18.3 million in tax rebates. a consumer alert on the job front for you this morning.
cutting 7000 jobs. the cuts are being made as wal- mart introduces a new modernized system for store book keeping and inventory tracking. no word on which locations will be affected. we're told all the job cuts will happen over the next few months. don't freak out when you hear about this one. it's four months until christmas. i can't believe it. and wal-mart, they are starting their lay away program today. the store is also the first this year to come out with its list of the toys it says will be on your kids or grand kids wish list. wal-mart got recommendations for kids from the 25 hottest toys. star wars themed toys, and an electronic r2d2 on the list. other top toys include the dock mcstuns hospital care cart and a teenage mutant ninja turtles play set. they expect spending to increase over the rest of the year. sales are expected to grow
year. good morning, joe ducey here, if you live in a condo, you're affected by what your neighbors do around you. they could be loud or take out a wall that sinks your floor. that's what this man says happened. >> this is a structural wall that spans across here. >> it's a feature greg sims says the unit directly below him also had. until one day last fall he says the lower unit owner hired a contractor to remodel, taking out the wall to open up the floor plan. >> it is sinking down. >> he says the condo hasn't been floor to the ceiling. >> all of this did not exist. >> and places in between. >> counter tops and black splash. >> a structural beam was removed without the support to hold the floor. he wants his condo fixed. he found the contractor didn't pull a permit. didn't have the city evaluate the plans beforehand, and thought that would get him help. but he he says his hoa, biltmore gardens wanted nothing to do it. the contractor said they did nothing wrong and pulled the
started. >> that's when i contacted the city of phoenix. >> city inspectors agreed the project did not have the permits for a structural remodel before the work, and issued a notice of violation. that led nowhere, since a permit was pulled later. the beam was replaced but that didn't fix greg's floor. a spokesperson tells me they would have no role in ascertaining or verifying if any damage occurred as a result of new construction. so greg filed a complaint with the registrar of contractors. >> they seemed to want to attribute this to settling of a building. >> in a statement, the roc says the investigator was not able to determine whether the settling was due to the work performed by the contractor or due to the previous issues the residents experienced with settling. agency says by the time it inspected the job, more three months after its completion, the permits were in place. no violations, no fines, no help. >> i was flabbergasted. >> greg says he's filing a complaint with his insurer. i'm investigator joe ducey.
a problem, let me know. >> just about 5:49. if you're going to be doing shopping over the holiday weekend, people were taking action. expect deep discounts on gas grills and appliances at home depot. i saw a stainless steel fridge for 500 bucks. that's a really good deal. lowe's is slashing prices on patio furnish chandler. everything -- furniture. and wal-mart has and garden items on clearance, as well as back-to-school items. getting ready to head out of town for the holiday weekend this morning. millions of americans are hitting the roads and gas prices are up. the national average is 2.22 a gallon. as you make your labor day weekend plans, don't forget to plan for a designated driver. law enforcement across the state will be looking out for drunk drivers. there's plenty of ways to get home safe, too.
taxi. you need help finding a ride home. triple a is offering to do it for free on monday. they are willing to tow you and your car up to ten miles. call 1-800-aaa-help. the deal is good monday evening to tuesday morning at 6:00 a.m. speaking of labor day, we have to get talking about your forecast here, and just a hint, it's going to be really nice. at least i think a lot of you staying in town, a staycation, if you will. here's a live look outside of our mayo clinic valley cam. i thought this shot was beautiful as the sun slowly is starting to make its way up here, not just yet, but we are a little bit past that dawn time. here's a look at abc15 clouds and radar, a live look at what's happening outside right now, and you can see overnight the clouds building up just a little bit here. they are going to start to break down. we're going to wake up with clear skies as we continue on through this morning. and we'll keep them like that throughout the day.
40%. your winds, not too bad, just coming in about 6 miles per hour. 85 degrees currently here at phoenix sky harbor. today, across the phoenix area, we'll get to 103 degrees today. we'll continue our drying out process. we had rain chances the last couple of days. just slight ones but we're going to dry out here, and winds won't be too bad. impacting you 5 to 10 miles per hour. your hourly planner for today, whatever you have going on saturday, 10:00 a.m. 92 degrees. a little bit points will spike and go back down. by lunchtime, 97 degrees, sunny conditions, hot outside, we're at 5:00 at 102 degrees. you can see sunny skies for us all day. here's a look at future cast, let's press play. we're keeping rain chances up to the north of us. you see right along the rim, too, that little slanted shot there. by 10:00 a.m., we'll see the best chances by that. up north to the four corners area, the valley, as you can
for the rest of today, to the evening, 7:00, slight chances to the north there, but honestly, the rest of the state is going to continue to dry out as we get into tomorrow as well. by your sunday morning, things looking great, too. and you'll get a bonus day off on monday. that's good news, and we're expecting things to be nice and dry there as well. so you can see that with your valley rain chances, too, none for today, tomorrow, even monday. even on tuesday as well. but as you continue on on wednesday, we'll start to bumper those up get some moisture back into the valley here. we'll kick it up to 20% thursday and friday. we'll can be keeping an eye on that. if we get any indications of rain then, or breezy conditions, we'll bring that right to your phone. here's a look at labor day statistic. our forecast for labor day is going to be 100 degrees. normal is 103. i think things will be comfortable out there. the record, though, 113.
across the state today, if you have plans to head up north, 74 in flagstaff. 87 in sedona. 83 in prescott today. 79 in the grand canyon. warmer in kingman. and low triple digits to the west of us. for us in the valley, we're going to be right on target or slightly below average which is 103 for this time of year. let me show you your 7-day forecast quickly here. you can see the next three days looking really really nice. te we get the rain chances. mid-90s by wednesday. i know we did go over the u of a forecast.
happening this weekend, a unique movie tribute is in the works. >> today through thursd will be showing gene wilder's most famous movies, including willie wonka, blazing saddles. all proceeds will benefit alzheimer's research. it's the oasis of the valley that so many are looking forward to. the odysea aquarium is opening. if you thought bringing the ocean to the desert was easy, you would be wrong.
million-gallons of salt water to fill the tanks. buy your tickets online in advance and come early to find a parking spot. coming up, phoenix police on the scene of a shooting. we're told at least one homeowner was shot. we're going to have that story coming up. also coming up, a busy night for firefighters, called out to at least four separate fires. we're taking you to the scenes here as investigators work to figure out what exactly started them. another full hour of is coming your way. don't go anywhere. score big at casino arizona and talking stick resort during the $500,000 guaranteed cash giveaway. the cash will be flying every weekday starting september 5th. join the half million club with $500,000 guaranteed...
i'm maryellen resendez live in south phoenix. phoenix police investigating exactly what happened between a homeowner and two suspects that led to a shooting. that story in moments. a busy night for firefighters as they work to keep the flames from spreading we're going to outline what we know about each of them. it went down to the final votes and the political futures of several candidates changes in races that were too close to call on primary night. we say good morning to you. 6:00 on a saturday. i'm nick ciletti. >> and i'm allison rodriguez. thanks so much for waking up with us on this holiday weekend, labor day weekend. any plans going on? >> nothing too crazy. trying to hopefully cool off a little bit with the weather. i'm crossing my fingers here, we all want to know.
if you have plans to be outdoors, i think things will be perfect. look at your current conditions. abc15 clouds and radar, and we have some clouds overnight, and really i'm looking outside our valley camera, things are clear this morning. really really nice out there, and here's another live look as well, as we look at the current temperatures right now. 80 in mesa, glendale and deer valley. chandler in the 70s right now, i'll have to double check the number, that's one reading we're getting there. not too bad, and the next few be dropping into the 70s. it's going to continue to be really nice overnight. here's a break down of the most accurate forecast. we're not going to see any rain for us today. clouds, not so much going to be a factor for us, but the temperatures take a look at that, as you can see by 2:00, 100 degrees. i'm going to show you where we are going to top out today, and give you a look at the labor day forecast. we have so much going on, asu, u of a games going on today. let's get to the breaking
a shooting at 36th avenue and southern. abc15's maryellen resendez is on the scene. mare ellen, you have been out there for about a half hour, what are you finding out from police. >> reporter: well, police are confirming that at least one person was shot. they just told us that it was actually a homeowner. let me step aside so you can see the scene out here. of course everything is still kind of revolving out here. according to phoenix police, the homeowner was leaving for work when for some reason he was confronted by two they got into some type of altercation. he was shot in the chest. we are told he is in extreme critical condition. he was rushed to a local hospital. now phoenix police still not sure exactly what that altercation was over. one of the things that they are investigating is that there were several or there were a few open doors, two cars in the area. it's still too early to say whether or not those vehicles were being broken into or not. all they know is it's very suspicious to come into a
doors to cars in the neighborhood, and again, that man, leaving for work as he was confronted by those two suspects and shot in the chest. we're going to be out here live, and we'll bring you more information. we're still trying to figure out exactly what house that homeowner came from. we'll go back to you, nick. >> i'm going to take it from here. thank you so much for your workout. we appreciate it. several fires breaking overnight. this one actually happening at an apartment complex near i-17 and greenway. at least two by those flames. it does appear that everybody made it out safely. that's good news here. we don't know if anybody was taken to the hospital. we'll keep working to learn more about that one. let's get to this fire here, this was at an apartment complex near 43rd and thunder bird. urostyle working to -- we're still working to go learn how that got started or if firefighters have an indication how that got started. this fire started near 7th 7th avenue and southern.
nobody was inside at the time, that's good news, firefighters were able to stop the flames from spreading. we're told that kitchen area was damaged but there's no word on what sparked it. and a fourth fire sparking early this morning. this home going up in flames south of downtown near 7th 7th avenue and grant. a huge response at this one. dozens of firefighters battling the flames. we're told people living here all made it out safely thankfully. as soon as we get an update on what exactly happened, count on us to pass it along to you. >> find a killer after a man was gunned down in the sunny slope area near 2nd street and alice. you may be familiar. the bullets began to fly after some sort of fight. if you know anything, police are urging you to give them a call. chandler where a man hunt is underway for at least five people after a teenager is jumped and stabbed and left for dead all over a bicycle. this unfolding in a neighborhood between chandler and ray. police believe that they are
sedan while we wait for an update on the condition of the 16-year-old boy. in phoenix now, a man hunt underway to find this accused bank robber. he made no attempt to hide his face while knocking on the chase bank on north valley parkway. this was off of carefree highway, and this happened friday morning. the fbi is now hoping somebody's going to recognize those unique tattoos. you see them as a close up shot, and they can help bring him to justice. suspending this morning in the tight primary races. all votes are counted right now, and it looks like andy biggs has come from behind to win congressional district five in the east valley. the unofficial election results have biggs beating christine jones by nine votes. the other big race that we have been keeping an eye on, helen percel. she's taking the lead from
we want to reiterate these are you are -- all unofficial results. all of the early ball lots have been counted. it's -- ballots have been counted. it's trending online, taco trucks on every corner, it's leaving a bad taste in some voters mouths. it's a sign in central phoenix, we want to show you this here, and it says taco trucks on corner, poking fun at a donald trump supporter who that said that's what is going to happen if immigration changes aren't made. >> from a political, professional standpoint, that's a bad slander to me. it's a slap in the face, in a joking way. >> state democrats say the reaction has been positive. a few people saw the sign and registered to vote. they are planning on bringing a taco truck to the location today to draw more attention. this morning the arizona republican party defending its decision to create a
democratic senate candidate anne kirkpatrick. we showed you the poster complete with what many believe are bullet holes. the arizona gop firing back this morning calling the criticism an attempt to distract from the posters message that kirkpatrick avoids public appearances in which she might be asked tough questions. it's an abc15 exclusive, a valley family demanding answers after their father's accused killer walks after admitting to the crime. >> police say kathy sack rider was speeding and plowed into a car stopped at a red light pushing it into a wall. sackrider admitted she was drunk and high and spent less than 24 hours in jail. the judge released her with no bail. angel salgado died in the crash. their families want justice. >> are they not worthy, i'm
a bond. are our family members not important just because he felt sorry for this girl. that's just irresponsible. >> sackrider has more than 20 prior arrests in florida, including carjacking, armed robbery, and prostitution. the report sent to the judge even said she was a flight risk. sackrider is back in court september 15th. did a serial arsonist strike again. investigators in chandler are on scene responding to the 6th 6th suspicious fire in a near mcclintock and chandler boulevard. after a trailer, a car, backyard fence and a house all went up in flames. at this point, police can't tell us if all the fires are connected. they are looking for a pattern. one woman we spoke with who has two boys, two and four years old says she's terrified. if there's one person responsible, she's pleading with them to stop. >> i think i would say that just think about who you're impacting. these are my kids.
and the fact that you have no consideration for, you know, people's property and human life. >> sadly, we construction talked to that woman's husband -- we just talked to that woman's husband. the people say each day they are helping each other, they have each other's backs and in one instance, neighbors jumped in with garden hoses to put out the fire. some angry boos at a friday night school valley. the board accepting the resignation of a beloved principal there. >> dr. terri wattawa was a secret for now, people at meeting wanted the board not to accept her resignation. >> she knows our name. she goes to all our club meetings. she goes to events.
there's another person out there for the job. >> we left a message for wattawa, and we have not heard back, but this isn't the first time students have come to her defense. last year she came under fire accused of allowing a senior prank that left classrooms trashed to go forward. a group of students went in front of a school governing meeting, and in this case she was put on leave for two days. the east coast isn't out of the woods, as tropical storm hermine has a chance to regain hurricane strength as it passes atlantic ocean. hermine continues to generate intense rain. 50 miles per hour winds and storm surges. a homeless man in florida died when a tree fell on him. in that state, 325,000 people are still without power, and more than 107,000 in neighboring georgia. and of course the timing couldn't come at a worse time because it's labor day weekend. a lot of people trying to squeeze in one last beach
>> if you are planning to head over there, maybe a change of plans, and head close to here or stay in town. i think the valley is going to be nice. statewide it's going to be nice. i wanted to show you your original travel forecast. flagstaff is going to be beautiful as well. maybe you want to head down to tucson, not looking bad there. maybe vegas, see some shows. take a look at that. on the warmer side. we'll be in the 90s there. not too bad. la, beautiful, a little bit in the 70s under mostly clear skies. that's a look, and we're going to stay dry here in the state, actually statewide we're going to be drying out. coming up, i'm going to break down saturday hour by hour, and give you a look at game day forecasts, u of a, asu, and nau, all playing in the valley here today. we're going to look at those forecasts in just a minute. he has been on the run for the last 16 years. the feds say this has to stop now. the new push to stop this
phoenix is losing one of its major health insurance optionings in the federal marketplace. phoenix -- options in the federal marketplace. phoenix health plans is backing out meaning signa only insurer to offer affordable care act in maricopa county. this year several health insurance corporations pulling out saying they have just lost too much money since the exchange opened in 2013. the drop is leading to a dramatic price increase in many states. 6:14. it's something you probably use every day, but this morning, a surprising find about a common household item. the fda banning 19 chemicals
soaps. the feds claim not only are they no more effective, they may do harm posing major health concerns. manufacturers have a year to get rid of the ingredients found in an estimated 40% of products on store shelves right now. the ban does not affect antibacterial products used in hospitals or consumer hand sanitizers which are alcohol based. we're getting new information about the obesity epidemic, pouring over data about what the figures say. >> arizonians are packing more pounds than many other americans. that latest report out from trust for america's health, and it ranks arizona as the 34th 34th highest state for obesity in the u.s. more than one quarter of people in our state are considered obese, putting them at increased risk for a range of chronic diseases. >> we're not alone. the only states for obesity rates down were minnesota, montana, new york and ohio. every parent wants to be sure their child makes it safely to and from school.
taking things a step further. traffic expert mallory moore shows us how. >> drivers in queen creek are going to see a whole lot more of these cruising around. that's because mcso district 6 is boosting their patrols for the next month. sheriffs deputies are hoping when driver see there's cruisers, they'll slow down and obey the laws of the road. >> people are forgetting the school zones and we want to remind them you've got kids out there playing and they need to go in and slow down, look around, be observant. >> reporter: another reason drivers need to be more attentive. lots of road projects happening around the southeast valley, chandler heights, else worth, rig -- ellsworth, all under construction with more in the works. mallory moore abc15 news. we appreciate it. a look from the roads to the skies today talking about your most accurate forecast. i think that's a live look
the sun starting to come up, and you can see under clear skies in the mountains and the background. >> you can't beat the sunrises and sunsets here. >> if you're going to do a staycation in the valley, it's not bad for the holiday weekend. we're going to be cooling down a little bit. we're going to be less hot. let's go with less hot than cooling, because the cool down will come, but just not exactly yet. so here's a look right now. 83 degrees currently at phoenix sky harbor. this is a different look outside right now as we look at downtown phoenix there. your dew points have dropped a little your humidity at 41%. those winds not bad at all right now. here's a look at the rest of the valley and what our current temperatures are right now. most of us coming in the 80s, registering in the mid- to mid- to low 80s. lower 80s in apache junction, gilbert, 80 many maricopa, a little bit warmer in spots like laveen, peoria and surprise. we're all at 88 degrees right now. here's a look at the temperature break down. 92 degrees by 10:00 a.m.
here, we are flirting with triple digits by 1:00. by three, we're expecting to hit 102. that's not where we'll top out today. still pretty warm, expecting to be in the low 90s by 9:00 p.m. overnight and evenings, they are staying mild. 103 degrees. your uv index is at a 10. very high today. air quality in the moderate category for ozone concerns. this is just good to know both of these if you're going to be outdoors today. no other weather alert to you about, so that's good news, and no other storm chances for us here. now, where we do have storm chances is up north, and as i press play on future cast, you start to see the band for our chances here, late morning, but the valley staying dry and clear from all of that, and even as we take this into the evening and overnight, we continue the drying out trend, and we'll continue to stay clear tomorrow in through monday morning on your labor day. things looking really good there. here's a quick snapshot of your labor day weekend, by today,
plenty of sunshine tomorrow, as we top out at 101. monday, on your labor day, 100 degrees, not bad. that's below average for this time of year. i think it's going to be nice here for us. here's a look at your forecast highs across the state. 85 in peyton. 93 in globe. 101 in casa grande. and our highs are going to be right on target or slightly below erage, 103 degrees. 101 in fountain hills, as well as peoria and surprise, and 101 in goodyear. the sun devils taking on the lumber jacks, kick off at 7:45. i think it's going to be nice out there. as we get into the game you see we'll be into the 90s. by the second half, i think we'll cool into the upper to mid-80s. as everybody is pouring out of sun devil stadium, i think things are going to be nice out there, and mild conditions in the 80s. overall not bad. as we look at the next 7 days, look at the overnight temperatures, first we drop
as we get rain chances working back in by this upcoming week, temperatures will take a dip. down to the mid-90s by wednesday. let's get to our small stars segment this week. we're headed to the football field of week one. abc15's sports director craig fouhy introduces us to two teams really excited and pumped to start off this next season. >> it's just after seven on a typical saturday morning and the players and coaches are already on the field, preparing before we take the first snap, you have to get weighed in. >> 94. >> thank you, ma'am, thank you, sir. >> and check your finger nails and cleats. once the pregame checks are done, it's time to warm and then get the game started. >> deferred their choice to the second half. white team will receive. >> the parents are in place.
time for the fusion in white to square off against the firebirds in red. it's game number one of the 2016 season. for every team on the field, there's a support staff working behind the scenes. and probably none more important than the water boy. >> that's what i call high quality h2o. >> meet julio garcia, the 12- year-old that keeps hydrated. after a scoreless first quarter, the fusion put together a drive. number 22, jones, takes it in around the left side. the pat is good, and the fusion are up 8-0. but on the next drive, the fusion run off tackle right, but jack dickerson steals the ball and returns it for a touchdown. in fact, he does it twice in one game. congratulations fusion and
vote wednesday on the multimillion dollar plan for apartments, restaurants and a food store to the long vacant area between city scape and the collier center. the city would pay as much as $18.3 billion in tax rebates. world of beer is already calling it quits in arizona. the company announces its closing the locations in tucson, tempe and gilbert as part of the plan to focus more on food. no word yet on when the closures will take effect but we're hearing another beer centric concept could eventually take over those spaces. summer is coming to an end. the bargains are just beginning. our smart shopper team it the research so you know what to buy and to avoid this month. abc15 mornings dan spindle has all the deals. >> it's september, a great time for great deals, back-to-school labor day deals. check out these laptops, under 300 bucks gets you a great deal. >> september is the best time
some stores are slashing prices by more than 50%. >> best buy already has all their labor day sales going on right now, and all of these appliances. the samsung $1249, i'll see this one going for two grand. >> you'll find great deals on patio furniture. sears is one of many businesses offering up to half off. september 29th is national coffee day, and a lot of food chains will offer free and discounted coffee, including krispy kreme, mcdonald's and dunkin' donuts. >> labor day is a few days away. you'll be getting a lot of ads, great deals, we want to hear from you. we'll post the best ones we find on our smart shopper, facebook page, and the deals you get, we'll turn around and share those with smart shoppers and help them get a great deal. >> i'm maryellen resendez, live at south phoenix, a homeowner shot as he's leaving to work.
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heroin, what you need to know. a man sleeping in his car is attacked and stabbed several times. the man police are looking for right now. and a homeowner shot as he's leaving to work. he confronts two suspects. police are on the scene. we're going to have that story coming up. also we're keeping a close eye on the most accurate forecast for the holiday weekend. allison, you're saying still hot but not as bad as we have been seeing it. >> we're going to continue to get less hot er couple of days. by labor day things are going to be really really nice. let's take a look at abc15 desert doppler. not picking up a lot. the scans are going out there but there's not a lot happening this morning. mild statewide. that doesn't mean we're completely in the clear, and without rain chances. we are going to keep some up north, which we'll track with future cast. here's your most accurate forecast today. across the valley, most of us starting out in the 80s here. mid- to upper 90s by lunchtime, and then in the afternoon,
how hot are we going to go. we're going to go over that. and the asu forecast, we have to go over the u of a forecast in glendale. after confronting two guys outside of his neighborhood. that's all happening near 35th 35th avenue and southern. abc15's maryellen resendez has been talking with police this morning. maryellen what updates are you getting. >> right now, we know that th homeowner is in critical condition. that was the last update we got. let me show you the house he was coming out of. he was coming out of the green colored house, and leaving work, according to police who were at the scene, when he was confronted or somehow or another got into an altercation with two suspects out on the street, one of the suspects pulled a gun and shot him in the chest. phoenix police are out here investigating.
say is suspicious is they are a few cars out here that actually had their doors open. now, they have not said whether those cars were being broken into or not because they're still investigating on whether exactly what was happening with those cars, and again, the only witness to this right now is that man who is in critical condition, and in the hospital. that homeowner that was leaving for work. we know there was a 911 call, from someone inside the who called police once they heard that gunshot. we are out here live, we're going to stay out here live and get updated information. as soon as we know more we'll get that to you. live in south phoenix, maryellen resendez, abc15 news. maryellen, thank you very much. breaking overnight, one man is in the hospital after being stabbed multiple times. this happened at a circle k near 16th street and roosevelt. witnesses say the victim was asleep in the vehicle when the suspect approached him and started attacking him. one of those stab wounds was to the neck.
but police have not said yet what led to the attack. the suspect being described now as a hispanic man in his 20s with light colored clothing. the feds are gearing up for a kratom crack down. don't know the drug, well, you should. you can actually buy it in stores right now. abc15's kim tobin has more on the debate, and on the dangers with this drug. >> reporter: it comes in pill, powder, and liquid, and in one month, the dea is ordering kratom off all putting it on the same level as heroin. >> high potential for abuse. >> reporter: supporters say the herbal medicine relieves pain, and claim it can be a cure for opiate addiction. the fda doesn't have enough studies to prove it. and the dea says emergency room visits increased 1000% over the last ten years, and in the last two years, 15 deaths have been tied to the drug. >> for us it's a concern.
we want to get ahead of it before those 15 deaths become 1500 deaths. >> reporter: once the time is up, agents will bust user and businesses. >> -- users and businesses. >> possessing it, using it, distributing it, same consequences if you were using heroin. >> reporter: organizers are fighting back, call energy supporters to march on capitol hill to fight the de a's decision. kim tobin, abc15. if you have the drug in your house, and you want to get rid of it, you surrender it to the dea. >> this guy thought he had a full proof plan that wouldn't get him caught after police say he broke into a mesa business. marty anderson left his car at the crime scene and decided to report it as stolen. police say there's one thing he didn't factor in, his dna was all over the scene and stolen items were also found inside that car. this guy, he's changing his
molestation. now he's saying no contact. prosecutors say the mesa man inappropriately touched a young girl and saved multiple photos and videos of her. he's scheduled to be sentenced next month. a terrorist convicted of plotting to attack the super bowl in glendale wants a new trial. abdul kareem's lawyer claims false evidence was presented the first time around. he's only the second man ever to be convicted by the u.s. on terror charges tied to isis. it's a sight you're about to see more ready to end this guy's 16 years on the run. we want to show you anthony anthony seth burroughs. a $25 million reward to catch him. caused of gunning down 19-year- old juan good residence. he led investigator -- rodriguez. he led investigators on a trail to the philippines where they lost track of him. he will be featured this weekend on the hunt with john walsh.
great series, and we'll bring you the latest on our newscast at 10:00 following that. this morning we are hearing from the passengers on board a delta flight forced to abort takeoff in tucson after hitting a flock of birds. >> the plane was starting to lift and then all of a sudden just slammed on the brakes, hard, and he instantly knew something was wrong, but it seemed like it was under control the whole time. you knew something was going on. didn't know what. >> did make it to their destinations safely. developing right now, colin kaepernick now putting his money where his mouth is with the national anthem protest, promising to donate the first $1 million he earns this season to community organizations, but not saying which ones yet. kaepernick and one of his teammates kneeled down during the anthem last night instead of standing. he says he's protesting racial inequality. sheriff joe arpaio rounding up dozens of veteran inmates for
at tent city. he respects kaepernick's right to protest but it strikes a chord with him he says when the quarterback is sitting out. >> what can i say, he makes his own decisions. what triggered me was his comments and actions, but i've been playing the national anthem for at least 12 years. >> arpaio himself is an army veteran. he says the anthem is play daily inside his jails and tent city. you can take action for veterans and fallen heroes in honor of 9/11. >> that's right, the tempe 9/11 heroes run kicks off at tempe beach park. lieutenant manon was killed in iraq while helping wounded comrades. for more information head to travismanon.org. a new odyssey aquarium opens in scottsdale. the facility is 200,000 square feet and holds more than 2
aquariums in the nation. odysea is located off ventura. $35 for adults and 25 bucks for kids ages 3 and up. to see more behind the scenes footage, head to abc15.com. a unique movie tribute going on this weekend. the theater near tempe are honoring the late gene wilder. they're going to be showing some of the most famous movies, including willie wonka, blazing saddles, young frankenstein, and stir crazy. wilder died this week from complications of the disease. such a classic. >> if you want to do paradise, simply look around and do it, right. >> so good. just in time for the busy labor day weekend, headache havasu debuting a brand new boat launch. it's a second option within the state park, hoping to take pressure off the main launch site and alleviate some of the
drivers. >> a lot of people out there heading all which ways from the valley. let's go ahead and look at this. here's something else a lot of people will be doing is heading out to glendale for the wildcats and cougars game going on tonight. all of the u of a fans, take a look at this, by 7:00 p.m., breezy conditions. we'll be in the 90s for the first half of the game. by the second half, i think things are going to cool into the 80s there. by the time everything is phoenix stadium. things are going to be nice, mid- to low 80s there hoping for a win for all of our home teams today. i know unfortunately between asu and nau, only one can win. it's going to be really nice. we are going to give you a look at the travel forecast, plus we'll tell you about a return of rain chances on the 7-day. 6:39. a dream vacation turned into the ultimate humiliation, why this arizona woman is suing a popular theme park. and we are taking action to find homeless pets a forever home.
the average age of a homeless person is 9 years old. my dream is to help kids living on the streets with education. charles what's up man? -whoa! how can we help? -ah man! wait, is that a basketball player? yes! -wow! my heart's about to jump out my chest man. charles you ought to be proud man. i'm just extremely grateful they were here giving them some encouragement- that's something that these kids are going to remember for a lifetime. did you see his big old feet? look.
welcome back, everybody. it is 6:42. 83 degrees right now. that is a beautiful shot of downtown phoenix there. you can see clear skies. mild day today. i think today is going to be the warmest day out of your whole labor day weekend. we're going to break down the forecast, and tell you when rain chances are coming back in
she's a scuba diver and has her black belt in taekwondo but an arizona woman's ability to overcome living without her arms is not enough to earn her a seat on any roller coaster at a florida theme park. jessica cox is suing universal studio after the park refused to let her get on any rides. the park gave her a special disability riders guide which states riders must continuously grasp with at least one upper extremity. >> it reminded when i was in elementary school and i was prevented from going on certain equipment on the playground. and that feeling that infuriated me. i mean, i hadn't experienced it for years. >> universal studios has not officially commented yet on this story here. 6:43 right now. we are taking action for you in studio a, along with halo, the
and this is amy a german shepherd, 3 years old. she is available right now, if you would like to take her home. she is so sweet. this is tray our friend from halo. what can you tell us about amy. >> she has been with us for a month now. unfortunately she has been returned a couple of times due to different reasons. she's not very good with cats. and she does have a little bit of separation anxiety. we're ideally looking for a family who's active and doesn't invest a whole lot of time into like work and stuff. they can put her through service dog training so she's with them quite often. >> there she goes, she's howling this morning. and that doesn't mean she's a bad dog by any means. it means you have to be in the right setting. >> exactly. >> she's so sweet. aren't you so sweet, amy. she's a german shepherd, obviously she's going to need a lot of activity, maybe a little bit of a backyard to run around in. >> yes, absolutely. she probably would be good, like we were saying a service
animal. she'll need to spend time with whoever she goes home with. she's social with me. she likes my dogs at home. >> what kind of dogs do you have. >> an american pit bull terrier, and a queensland. >> we're going to get you home baby girl. that's good to know she did well with other dogs. there might be people at home saying, hey, i have a dog already. i would like to get a second one. >> yeah, she's not too good with small dogs because she likes to chase, but, yeah, she's pretty good with the big dogs. >> we know. you've got a lot to say this morning. let me ask you this, tray, is she going to be available at the main shelter. >> yeah, at the durango shelter today if anyone is interested in swinging by and doing a meet and greet, and encourage you to bring furry friends with you. >> you're always willing to do meet and greets with everyone. and i think it looks like amy wants to do meet and greets, you want to meet people, maybe get a new home. if amy is not available, if she
she will very soon, and you have so many other cats and dogs and so many other furry friends that need to get forever homes. >> we have a lot of pets right now. >> are you a little sleepy this morning. the info is on the screen. amy is going to take a quick snooze so we're going to send it over to allison rodriguez in the main studio right now looking at the most accurate forecast. i'm going to lie down with amy. it looked good. she's peaking me sleepy. this is making me we take a live look outside our mayo clinic valley cam. the sun coming up. beautiful shot here, let you know ready to get the day started, let's go ahead and look at where we're currently sitting. 83 degrees at sky harbor. dew points in the 50s. it's a little bit moist out there. not terrible. here's a look at the rest of the valley currents. look at this. wow, we have dropped just a couple of degrees down into the 70s in kay creek, as well as anthem, and down to the south in ahwatukee and maricopa as well.
degree or two this morning. so hitting those overnight lows here. today we're going to top out at 103 degrees, drying out for us here. those winds are going to stay about 5 to 10 miles per hour. i don't think they're going to be terrible. if you plan on maybe having a picnic or something like that, i think it's going to be good. here's a look at your hourly planner as we break down the day hour by hour. things will start to dry off. sunny conditions by lunchtime when we are hitting 97 degrees. by 3:00, we'll be at it is going to be hot and we'll keep things hot in the early evening hours to late morning. here's a look at your pollen forecast. if you plan to be outside, we are going to be in the medium category. wishing it could be low but looks like the rest of the holiday weekend we'll stay there. take a look at future cast, as we go ahead and press play on this. i did mention that we don't necessarily have rain chances in the valley, but the northern parts of the state still do. right there along the rim, you
as we continue on. we'll keep a chance up north but that is going to dry off here after we get into overnight. we are staying clear in the valley tonight into overnight, and tomorrow morning as well. even as we get into tomorrow, and the rest of the day, into your monday. things are still going to stay really dry. i think that's some great news if you have plans to be on the boat or something this weekend, look at the rain. when we start to see a return, at least slightly on wednesday, we'll bump thursday and friday. make sure you have the mobile app with you, we'll continue to track as we get into the next couple of days. your labor day statistics, monday we are topping out at 100 degrees. that's kind of cool for perspective. average is 103. we'll be slightly below. we'll be comfortable out there, again, dry, and the record 113 set back in 1945. we won't get anywhere near that monomonday -- on monday.
the 70s. not bad there. vegas, upper 90s there. flagstaff is going to be nice in the 70s. if you're planning to head to our friends to the east, and new mexico there, 87 degrees, but in texas, 92 degrees in el paso. 85 in payson today. 87 in sedona, and 74 in flagstaff. i think it's going to be nice if you want to head up north. in the meantime, a closer look in the valley. they are topping out average, where we should be, overall not 102 degrees in apache junction, and glendale. 103 in ahwatukee. and 101 in goodyear, under sunny conditions. now coming up, i'm going to give you that 7-day forecast. well asu football fans, the
college football is back and a lot of people excited about that one. catch catch is kicking it off to start with three -- abc15 is kicking it off to start with three games. lsu versus wisconsin and 5:00, alabama versus usc, that will be a good one. sun devil football is also back, and so is camp fargo. asu students camping out overnight for tickets, against the nau lumber jacks. you can see the tents with the stadium renovation, there are a few changes we need to let you
getting into the stadium could take a little bit more time. all fans will have to enter from the main concourse level. there's a temporary change to deal with the upcoming renovationings that are going on. kickoff classic getting underway with the arizona wildcat, byu at university stadiums, in glendale. kickoff at 7:30. gates open at 6:00. all starting at 4:30. it is going to be a party today in the valley, i feel like, right. nau here, asu here, u of a here, everybody. >> that's right. the asu sun devils are kicking things off for the season opener against nau at sun devil stadium, and maybe food options you want to consider before you head out. >> food a big one. that's like a main thing, right. joining us here from the restaurant, we appreciate you being here this morning. >> thank you. >> all of this looks so so good, so what kind of response have you been getting from
location, which is awesome. congratulations, by the way. >> thank you so much. we're super excited about it. we were fortunate enough to be asked last year to bring our food into the stadium, so we had one location last year, and then we were really excited to not only be asked back but to be asked back to do two locations in the stadium. we'll have one on the east end and the west end, the brand new side of the stadium. it's beautiful. we're very excited about it. >> location, location, location. what i love about you is it's family business. you have been up and running since 86. trent one of our photographers here is panning across all your food. tell us what some of your specialties are. allison and i are chomping at the bit right now, literally. >> slum. these are some -- absolutely. these are some of the things we're doing to be selling at the football game. we have or bean and cheese burros, our staple. >> grandma's recipe.
and then we're going to be havingture rowings, if -- churro. if they come to buy a burro before kickoff, they get a free churro. the menu is simple at the stadium locations but we're hoping to sell a lot of burros. >> i think you are. are you anticipating anybody to come by. have you heard any feed back? oh, absolutely. people are so excited to have us back. the great thing for us is we have been a part of the community for 30 year know, my brother and myself and my dad used to go to games since i was a little kid, so this is just something really special for us to not just, you know, be there with the fans and everything, but to be selling our food that's been around for 30 years, and so we're super excited about it. >> absolutely. absolutely. >> that's awesome. >>ou're saying that you can also order online, all of this good has got me loopy today. you can order online, right.
the restaurants. we have six locations right now. we're going to be opening our 7 7th in queen creek in the early spring, and yes we have online ordering. that makes it easy. >> that's really nice. put your order on the computer, and show up and pick it up. and take all the work out of it, too. >> that's right. >> thank you. >> amy, thank you so much. congratulations to you, and the rest of your family. we're so happy to support local businesses. good job, thank you. >> we appreciate it. thank you so much. go >> and nau. >> that's what i said. i did promise you that 7-day forecast. here it is. i want to show it to you. 103 today. really nice, 101 by sunday. by labor day, we're down to 100 degrees. we are going to see a return of rain chances coming up this week and you can see that's also going to bring some slightly cooler air, we're talking 95 degrees by wednesday. i think not too bad there, and rain chances bump up thursday
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