Carissa Planalp, azfamily 3TV CBS 5

Carissa Planalp

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Phoenix, AZ, United States

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Past articles by Carissa:

Murdered Phoenix teen’s family says suspect and friends are tormenting them

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - A Phoenix mom says she can hardly grieve the loss of her son because her family has been tormented by the accused killer and his associates. → Read More

"The community needs more" Gov. Ducey tours Gila Bend flood damage

During his visit Friday, Ducey said the community needs more money to recover from the flood that destroyed homes. → Read More

Domestic violence calls in Phoenix area down but shelters are filling up

Shelters around the Valley have been filling up, despite a drop in the number of domestic violence calls. → Read More

Flagstaff floods prompt city, county to declare states of emergency

“Water was pouring in the front door, and all we could do is try to block the door and keep more water from coming in." → Read More

More Phoenix-area advocacy centers for crime victims could put strain on nurses

As nurses travel to more sites, it could take longer for them to reach the patients who need them. → Read More

For second time in a week, Phoenix police rescue child trapped in a hot car

Both Phoenix incidents happened last week when Maricopa County was under an excessive heat warning. → Read More

Tempe program has saved dozens from opioid overdose, provided path to sobriety

In the last 15 months, Tempe Police officers used Narcan to save nearly 120 lives. → Read More

Some Arizonans struggle to find work as federal benefits end, seniors face additional challenges

On average, seniors spend more than 43 weeks unemployed. → Read More

Hospitality jobs make a comeback in AZ, but some businesses struggle with hiring

"There's always a manager on duty that's ready and willing to hire." → Read More

Arizona non-profit helping twice as many domestic violence survivors during the pandemic

The non-profit says March was their second-worst month, with 183 crime victims served and 111 of them being victims of domestic violence. → Read More

Changes to Arizona police academy training increase focus on de-escalation

The department says it hopes to push out the new training later this year. → Read More

Tempe proposals would improve rape kit testing, more resources for sex assault survivors

The department is seeking $764,000 in the next city budget to partner with Mesa's crime lab to process DNA submissions, including rape kits. → Read More

Outbursts at Litchfield school board meeting after board member flashes sign

Cynthia Schwartz was commenting on the district's new equity statement when she says board member Kimberly Moran held up a sign that read "not true." → Read More

Family remembers Phoenix business owner killed in armed robbery

Relatives say AZ Metro Towing is a family business Weeks built from the ground up. → Read More

Mesa Police Dept. makes a pledge to increase women recruits

The 30x30 initiative is a coalition of police leaders and researchers aimed at boosting female representation in policing. → Read More

Researchers study whether COVID-19 is seasonal, requires regular vaccination

The research team in Illinois suggests after the vaccine controls the first waves of COVID-19, the disease may appear seasonal. → Read More

Glendale X-ray tech among dozens of AZ healthcare workers who died from COVID-19

New numbers show more than 50 Arizonans working in healthcare settings died as a result of contracting the virus. → Read More

Phoenix area doctor reflects on one year of battling COVID-19

In reflecting on the past year of the pandemic, Johnston recalls seeing patients last March experiencing complicated symptoms. → Read More

Maricopa County hosts events to encourage Arizonans to get tested for COVID-19

Arizona’s Family has crunched the numbers and found more than 320,000 fewer people got tested in February compared to January. → Read More

Texas to ditch mask mandate, researchers watch for impact in Arizona

As more people travel, so does coronavirus. → Read More