Saturday, July 26 2014 2:20 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:20:32 GMT
According to AARP, here are the top 3 tips to protect yourself: Never give personal information to telemarketers who call you on the phone Shred sensitive information, for example credit card bills andFull Story >
According to AARP, here are the top 3 tips to protect yourself.Full Story >
Saturday, July 26 2014 2:09 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:09:07 GMT
A mysterious 'Woman in Black' has been spotted around the Tri-State in recent days, causing social media to erupt with questions about her identity. According to WATE in Tennessee, the Sullivan CountyFull Story >
A mysterious 'Woman in Black' has been spotted around the Tri-State in recent days, causing social media to erupt with questions about her identity.Full Story >
Saturday, July 26 2014 1:57 PM EDT2014-07-26 17:57:45 GMT
The family of two brothers killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is unhappy that the carrier has offered them no grief counseling in more than a week.Full Story >
The family of two brothers killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 called the carrier rigid and bureaucratic Saturday.Full Story >
YARNELL, AZ (CBS5) -
Camera phones clicked as Steve Keehner orchestrated a backhoe to dig into his property on Oak Way. His wife, Debi, stood to the side with a smile she hasn't felt in months.
"I just started taking pictures, and I'm actually going to have a house again," she said.
The Keehners were one of more than 100 families whose homes were destroyed in the deadly Yarnell Hill Fire over the summer. However, the Keehners' home was uninsured, and Debi Keehner feared they would never have the funds to rebuild.
"We knew the risk we lived with, not being able to get insurance, but this has been home," she says.
The Keehners were one of just 11 families without insurance, although several more homes that were underinsured were destroyed.
"Basically, we lost everything we had here," Steve Keehner said.
Donations poured in, and the Yarnell Hill Recovery Group set up funds to help families like the Keehners revive their homes from the ashes. Marco Cecala is overseeing the construction process for the nonprofit.
"Once we realized that we could have money to help out uninsured residents in the town, the next thing we had to do was make sure we were good stewards of the donors' money," Cecala said.
All of the uninsured homes that were destroyed by fire will be rebuilt with those funds. The Keehners' and a neighbor's home will be two of the first to see construction on Sept. 30.
"This community has pulled together, and we have an amazing community, and I'm very grateful for that," Debi Keehner said.
The homes will be rebuilt by volunteers and stocked with donated appliances and household items.
While there's no timeline on when the homes will be complete, the Keehners smiled and said they will keep working until it's done.
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Copyright 2013 CBS 5 (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Saturday, July 26 2014 9:57 AM EDT2014-07-26 13:57:22 GMT
Springdale police have issued an amber alert for 5-year-old Kelcie Hawkins. The amber alert was issued around 6:30 a.m. Saturday morning. Police are looking for her father, Kaelin Teron Hawkins, 34,Full Story >
A missing girl has been found after an amber alert was issued Saturday morning, but police are still looking for her father who took her.Full Story >
Saturday, July 26 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-07-26 14:53:57 GMT
Amidst allegations that the Ohio State University band director ignored a 'sexualized culture' within the band, a recording was released of the director berating students. The Columbus Dispatch obtainedFull Story >
Amidst allegations that the Ohio State University band director ignored a 'sexualized culture' within the band, a recording was released of the director berating students.Full Story >
Friday, July 25 2014 9:20 PM EDT2014-07-26 01:20:00 GMT
It seems like every time you check YouTube, you see a new viral cat video. This time the video features an adorable kitten trying to attack a ceramic cat stature. This kitten has moves you would expectFull Story >
It seems like every time you check YouTube, you see a new viral cat video. This time the video features an adorable kitten trying to attack a ceramic cat statue.Full Story >
Saturday, July 26 2014 8:48 AM EDT2014-07-26 12:48:58 GMT
The tastes, flavors and sounds are on display during the 2nd annual Taste of OTR at Washington Park. Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. restaurants including Kaze, Lucy Blue Pizza, Tom + Chee and Eli'sFull Story >
The tastes, flavors and sounds are on display during the 2nd annual Taste of OTR at Washington Park.Full Story >