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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Scottsdale woman records man harassing her while out for a jog

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (KSAZ) - Unfortunately, it's a familiar scene. "This guy is following me!" McKenzie Smalley said. Twenty-four-year-old McKenzie Smalley, a personal trainer, was out on a run in Old Town Scottsdale when she heard a man yelling out the window of his car. "You hear it in the video," s

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2018-03-19 19:27:00

The Cardinals asked new quarterback Sam Bradford to stop skiing

There's no questioning the talent of new Arizona Cardinals quarterback Sam Bradford, who signed a two-year contract with the team Friday. There are questions, however, about the durability of the former Heisman Trophy winner, as injuries have caused him to miss significant playing time throughout Br

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-03-19 22:03:50

Phoenix homeowner shoots armed man who refused to leave front door, police say

The man has non-life threatening injuries, police say. PHOENIX - A Phoenix homeowner shot an armed man who refused to leave his property Tuesday night, police said. According to the Phoenix Police Department, the homeowner was confronted by an unknown man with a weapon at his front door. When the

12NEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 03:18:00

Family blames MCSO for woman's deadly golf cart crash

SUN CITY WEST, AZ - Golf cart seat belts designed to keep drivers safe are now being recalled by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office. The office started installing them for people years ago, at the request of the Sun City West Homeowner's association. Then, tragedy struck. 71-year-old Sandra Ayers

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-03-20 04:23:00

Police: Uber self-driving vehicle struck, killed pedestrian in Tempe

TEMPE, Ariz. - The Tempe Police Department says a woman is dead after being hit by a Uber self-driving vehicle overnight. According to police, the Uber vehicle was traveling northbound just south of Curry Road in autonomous mode with an operator in the driver's seat. The woman attempted to cross the

12NEWS.COM - 2018-03-19 16:39:00

Free Cone Day: Dairy Queen marks first day of spring with free small ice cream cone

PHOENIX - How does a free ice cream cone sound? To mark the first day of spring -- Tuesday, March 20 -- Dairy Queen is giving away free small vanilla cones all day at stores across the country. The company is also raising money for the Children's Miracle Network hospitals, which includes Phoenix Chi

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-03-20 17:14:25

Phoenix Woman Tries To Fight Off Half-Naked Intruder With A Bat

A half-naked man allegedly high on meth got whacked with a baseball bat after attempting to break into a Phoenix, Arizona woman's apartment. Timothy Valdez, 29, was allegedly wearing no pants when he allegedly attempted to break into Simone Parker's home. She said he demanded money and clothing and

OXYGEN.COM - 2018-03-20 16:14:42

Transient suspected in Phoenix homicide arrested at bus stop

(Flickr/Keith Allison) PHOENIX - A transient suspected in a Phoenix homicide has been arrested after police found him at a bus stop trying to leave town. Police said 39-year-old Joshua Leonard was jailed on suspicion of first-degree murder. A $500,000 bond was set Monday at Leonard's initial court

KTAR.COM - 2018-03-20 11:15:52

Tempe Police: Son shoots, kills father before turning gun on himself at 'hoarder home'

Police are investigating after two people were found dead in a 'hoarder house' in Tempe on Saturday. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. TEMPE, AZ - Police in Tempe say a death investigation at a "hoarder


2 people found dead in Tempe home

TEMPE, Ariz. - Tempe police found two bodies inside a home near Apache Boulevard and Price Road during a welfare check. Police said a neighbor reported not seeing anybody from the home for a couple of days. Neighbors told 12 News an elderly couple lived in the home with their middle-aged son. They


Do you recognize them? 3 suspects wanted for Cricket store robbery in Phoenix

PHOENIX - Authorities are searching for three suspects involved in the armed robbery of a cell phone store in Phoenix. On Nov. 29, 2017, police officers responded to a Cricket Wireless store near Interstate 17 and Dunlap Road after receiving reports of a robbery. According to officials, a woman and


Phoenix Fire: Man killed in west Phoenix crash near 91st Ave/Indian School

PHOENIX - Officials investigating a crash in west Phoenix that has left one man dead and another injured. Phoenix Fire was called to the area of 91st Avenue and Indian School Road around 8 a.m. Saturday after receiving reports of a serious two-car crash. According to a Phoenix Fire spokesperson, a


11-year-old Goodyear boy wins cooking contest with his recipe 'Purple Explosion'

Gabe Bandera, 11, of Goodyear entered and won the 13th Annual Walk On Kids' Cooking Challenge with his recipe called Purple Explosion. The challenge is put on by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona and its aim is to teach fourth and fifth grade students about making healthy choices. Gabe says he enter

AZFAMILY - 2018-03-18 19:05:00

DPS: Wrong way driver stopped on freeway in Phoenix, no injuries reported

PHOENIX - The Department of Public Safety says a wrong way driver was stopped in Phoenix early Sunday morning, just one day after a wrong way driver caused a crash on a freeway in Tempe. According to a DPS spokesperson, troopers initially spotted the car heading the wrong direction on highway camera


Valley firefighters free injured hiker from Skyline Park

Technical Rescue Teams from the cities of Buckeye, Avondale and Phoenix fire departments responded to reports of a hiker with an ankle injury at Skyline Park's Turnbuckle Trail in Buckeye at 7:58 p.m. Thursday, March 8. Upon response, the teams discovered the patient was feeling ill and nauseous. Th


Mountain snow, cooler temps move into Arizona Sunday

Snow showers, clouds, breezy winds and cooler temperatures are moving into Arizona Sunday with the passage of a winter storm. This trough is dragging a cold front through the state from west to east, but precipitation should be wrapped up by this afternoon. Snow levels Sunday morning ranged from 40

AZFAMILY - 2018-03-18 20:05:00

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


33-year-old arrested, accused of fatally beating 63-year-old man

GILBERT, Ariz. (KSAZ) - A Glendale man behind bars for a home invasion in Gilbert that left a 63-year-old man badly beaten inside his home. The man, identified as Donald Beckemeyer, did not survive, and three months after the incident, the suspect, identified as 33-year-old Joshua Walker, has been a


Interstate 17 closes in Phoenix as police talk down suicidal man

(Screenshot) PHOENIX - A man threatening to hurt himself stopped traffic in both directions on a Phoenix freeway early Thursday morning before police talked him down. The unidentified man was standing on the pedestrian bridge that crosses Interstate 17 at Maryland Avenue. Authorities closed the fre


Police search for suspect who threw metal object into a bicyclist's spokes, killing him

Scottsdale Police are investigating a bizarre homicide that happened in February, and they say the vehicle seen in surveillance images may be key to solving the case. According to a statement released by Kevin Watts of Scottsdale Police, Bryan Blair, 58, was riding a bike north at around the 1200 bl