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Uber driver found streaming show before self-driving car crash | The Express Tribune
FILE PHOTO: U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigators examine a self-driving Uber vehicle involved in a fatal accident in Tempe, Arizona, U.S., March 20, 2018. A woman was struck and killed by the vehicle on March 18, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS
2 robbery suspects wanted in Phoenix
PHOENIX - Investigators are on the lookout for two suspects who allegedly committed robberies at two separate Phoenix gas stations.“Once this guy comes into the store, he goes behind the counter and he punches the clerk right in the head,” said Sgt. Jamie Rothschild with Silent Witness.It happened a
Arizona Cop Beats Up Blind Man in Bathroom, Arrests Him, Because He Accidentally Ran Into Him
Phoenix, AZ – A blind man was arrested and charged with assaulting a police officer after the man says he accidentally bumped into the officer in a public restroom while trying to locate a urinal, and the officer responded by yelling and shoving him.
Police: Man wounded early Saturday morning in Phoenix, shooter still at large
Police: Man wounded early Saturday morning in Phoenix, shooter still at large(Photo: azcentral.com)Phoenix police found a man wounded in the leg when they responded to a shooting near 35th and Glendale avenues at about 3 a.m. Saturday.Phoenix Police Department spokesman Sgt. Tommy Thompson said “two
Vote expected Wednesday to allow Diamondbacks to move from Phoenix
The Arizona Diamondbacks and Maricopa County have reached an agreement in which the county will allow the Diamondbacks to look for a home elsewhere in exchange for the Diamondbacks dropping a lawsuit against the county. A public vote is scheduled for Wednesday, May 9.
Joey Reiss death: Family of toddler killed at fire station files claim against city
In February, the Reiss family--including 16-month-old Daniel, visited a relative at the Scottsdale fire station near Miller and McDowell roads. Danielwas caught between two panels of the closing bay door and diedfrom his injuries.
Vargas leads AZL Cubs 1 to 6-5 win over AZL Athletics
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Didier Vargas struck out 11 hitters over seven innings, leading the AZL Cubs 1 over the AZL Athletics in a 6-5 win on Sunday.
Homeowner fighting Gilbert HOA after crackdown on AirBnB rentals
GILBERT, AZ - A Gilbert homeowner is facing off with her HOA after it suddenly told residents they could not rent out sections of their homes, only their entire homes. The move was aimed at limiting homeowners' ability to rent using Airbnb or similar products.
Possible human remains found in Chandler
CHANDLER, Ariz.- The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is responding to reports of possible human remains found in Chandler, near Riggs and Arizona Avenue.
Exclusive: Jeffery Wellmaker Details Murder of White Girlfriend as Neo-Nazi Stands Trial
Pain and hurt have carved lines into Jeffery Wellmaker's face that cannot be erased. And his voice occasionally breaks when he talks about the love of his life, Kelley Ann Jaeger. Jaeger was shot down in the early morning hours of October 3, 2009, two days before her 40th birthday. Authorities say h
Emily Follett search: Missing girl returned home safely in Mesa
GLENDALE, AZ - Officials say a missing Glendale girl was located and is back home.Glendale police said 14-year-old Emily Follett was last seen with a youth church group near 62nd and Peoria avenues on Wednesday. On Friday night, Glendale police announced she returned home in Mesa.PHOTOS: See 138 mis
Woman wins $1 million jackpot at Vee Quiva casino on Father's Day
LAVEEN, AZ - A North Dakota woman visiting the Valley on Father's Day hit the jackpot, winning more than $1 million and honoring her late dad.
Police: Backup driver in fatal Uber crash was distracted
PHOENIX (AP) — The human backup driver in an autonomous Uber SUV was streaming the television show "The Voice" on her phone and looking downward just before fatally striking a pedestrian in suburban Phoenix, according to a police report.The 300-page report released Thursday night by police in Tempe
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Voter signature fraud allegations hit unprecedented levels in Arizona campaigns
Since that time, accusations of forgery have been leveled in at least two other campaigns, both of which used some of the same signature collectors who did work for Syms' campaign.
Self-driving Uber fatal crash: Experts say prosecution would be precedent setting
The Yavapai County Attorney's Officer still is attempting to determine whether the operator of a self-driving Uber car should face criminal charges for a fatal crash that killed a woman, but experts agree any decision would be precedent setting. A report released Thursday by the Tempe Police Depart
MCSO investigating discovery of human remains near Sun Lakes
SUN LAKES, Ariz. (AP) — The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is investigating the discovery of human remains in the Sun Lakes area.Deputies were on the scene Thursday near Riggs Road and Arizona Avenue.Sheriff's officials say the remains were confirmed to be human, but it's not known how long the re
UPDATE: Felon Uber driver streams ‘The Voice’ on phone while driving before she hits & kills pedestrian, report says
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The human backup driver in an autonomous Uber SUV was streaming the television show “The Voice” just before the vehicle struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March, according to a published report.
Mesa police on scene of another officer-involved shooting
PHOENIX — Mesa police were on the scene of an officer-involved shooting Tuesday afternoon, the second such incident in less than a week.According to the Mesa Police Department Twitter account, no officers were injured in the incident near Alma School Road and Rio Salado Parkway.We are currently on s
Gilbert’s soaring apartment rents highest in Valley
Rents across the metropolitan area have increased over the past year, but nowhere in the region are they higher overall than in Gilbert, a new report shows.