Saturday, August 30 2014 4:13 PM EDT2014-08-30 20:13:14 GMT
Rescuers using long ladders tried to get food and water to freelance miners trapped in a Nicaraguan gold mine, as the effort to reach the 24 men entered its second day.Full Story >
Rescue workers and trapped miners alike frantically dug away at opposite sides of rock and mud that blocked a Nicaragua gold mine, finally succeeding in freeing at least 20 men. Efforts to reach five miners still missing...Full Story >
Saturday, August 30 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-08-30 19:40:37 GMT
The unmistakable signs of healing are beginning to dot Ferguson, even the small area of this St. Louis-area suburb that was the center of attention for three weeks. Full Story >
The unmistakable signs of healing are beginning to dot Ferguson, even the small area of this St. Louis-area suburb that was the center of attention for three weeks. But those in the community know they've got a long...Full Story >
Saturday, August 30 2014 3:21 PM EDT2014-08-30 19:21:19 GMT
Iraqi officials say a suicide car bomb attack on an army checkpoint has killed nine people, including four soldiers, south of Baghdad.Full Story >
The king of Saudi Arabia has warned that extremists could attack Europe and the U.S. if there is not a strong international response to terrorism after the Islamic State group seized a wide territory across Iraq and Syria.Full Story >
Saturday, August 30 2014 3:00 PM EDT2014-08-30 19:00:47 GMT
Ukrainian forces say one of their fighter jets has been shot down by a Russian missile in combat against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine.Full Story >
The European Union on Saturday warned that the apparent incursion of Russian troops on Ukrainian soil pushes the conflict closer to a point of no return, with new economic sanctions being drawn up to make Moscow reconsider...Full Story >
PHOENIX (CBS5) -
Don't be surprised if you see a few thousand people running around the state Capitol in their underwear Saturday.
It's all for a good cause.
The fifth annual Phoenix Undy 5000 5K Run/Walk to fight colon cancer will return to the State Capitol District with registration beginning at 7:30 a.m. and the race start set for 9 a.m.
"Last year, we had over 1,300 participants run, which included over 70 colon cancer survivors," said Todd Setter, National Undy 5000 event director. "We know this year will shatter last year's records, and we hope we have tons more survivors, since that's what this event is all about, after all - early detection and surviving!"
The fun event comes with a serious message. In Arizona alone, 970 people die every year from colon cancer. That's 19 Arizonans every week. More Arizonans die from colorectal cancer than in car crashes. (825 people died in traffic collisions in 2011-Source: ADOT)
Instead of the usual race T-shirt, all registered entrants receive underwear boxers to run/walk in as a tongue-in-cheek reference to the area affected by this deadly disease.
The Undy 5000 was created by the Colon Cancer Alliance back in 2008 and stresses the importance of timely colon cancer screenings, early detection and provides valuable information for those already affected by the disease. The proceeds from the event help fund the CCA's patient support and public awareness programs.
Saturday, August 30 2014 9:01 AM EDT2014-08-30 13:01:41 GMT
Five families have been displaced after a three-alarm fire in Walnut Hills Friday afternoon. Officials say the fire started around 3:30 p.m. Friday in the 2600 block of May Street. Firefighters respondedFull Story >
Five families have been displaced after a three-alarm fire in Walnut Hills Friday afternoon.Full Story >