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  • Thursday , Feb 1 , 2018

Know your rights when car wash damages your vehicle

Your car is dirty, you decide to take it to a car wash, but it comes out looking a lot different than you expect. It's damaged. What do you do?

The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office wants to let the community know of a scam impacting people in the county.

Salt River Project customers have been targeted by phone scammers who fraudulently demanded money for an electricity payment.

The Mesa Police Department is reminding people to check their cash when conducting transactions.

In a new PSA, Attorney General Brnovich is warning consumers to protect their personal information and be aware that hackers are using “pirate websites” to illegally distribute copyrighted content and infect computers. Dangerous malware can lead to identity theft and financial harm.

Now that school is back in session, here are some safety tips to help keep everyone safe. Working together we can keep San Tan Valley safe.

No one expects it to happen on a sunny Saturday during a family bar-b-q or gathering. However, August is among a few short months when Arizona sees a tragic increase in backyard drownings and near drownings.

Heavy rain, strong winds, and microbursts from monsoon storms can wreak havoc on homes and yards during this time of year. Attorney General Mark Brnovich is warning Arizonans to be wary of unsolicited contractors coming to homes and offering help with repairs or cleanup related to monsoon storms.

Record-breaking summer heat. "When it starts to get hot, that's when trees start to explode with new growth," said Clayton Sherwood, an arborist with Phoenix Trim-a-Tree.

Scams cost consumers roughly $50 billion each year. The most frequently reported scams are delivered by phone. But here we have an in-depth look at one scam using the world's most popular social network.

The summer months are no joke in Arizona, which is why we've compiled a list of summer life hacks that will keep you safe and cool during those scorching days.

A break in the summer sun and soaring temperatures give way to monsoon clouds on around the valley. Beginning in the middle of June and stretching into September, Arizona’s monsoon season can bring wild changes in the weather. What begins as a nice warm day in the morning can turn into dangerous blowing dust, lighting and flash flooding.

You can see the heat waves rising off the asphalt, you can feel the heat from it as you cross the parking lot. Now imagine that as a dog, stray in the oppressive summer heat, you have to move barefoot through that parking lot to search for food, water or just some shade. At a surface temperature of 140 degrees, which is not uncommon, a dog’s feet will burn, blister and bleed in a few dozen steps.

An afternoon spent at a swimming pool is a great way to enjoy time with the family, especially for energetic children.

Rural Metro Fire reminds everyone that it’s critical to stay hydrated while working, playing or exercising – especially in warm weather.

With extreme heat in the forecast, it’s especially important for drivers to plan before taking to state highways, starting with having a fully charged cellphone as well as extra drinking water for all passengers, including pets.

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