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Police: Uber driver was streaming Hulu just before fatal self-driving car crash
Tempe, Arizona, police have released a massive report on the fatal Uber vehicle crash that killed pedestrian Elaine Herzberg in March. The report provides more evidence that driver Rafaela Vasquez was distracted in the seconds before the crash.
Realtors group leaves Mesa for new Chandler digs
The association, the largest in Arizona, this week opened its office headquarters and its Avion Center at 1733 E. Northrup Blvd., near the Loop 202 Santan Freeway and Cooper Road.
The Iowa Cafe in Mesa has closed after 33 years. But will it return?
Pam Ohsman, the last in the casual restaurant’s series of owners, decided to hang up her apron, having served the cafe’s last breaded pork tenderloin sandwich on June 5.
PD: Teen couple arrested in Tempe carjacking after freeway pursuit
Rose then allegedly punched her in the face, causing her to fall to the ground, the police report said. As Walker took her purse and keys, Rose reportedly struck her three more times in the face and head.
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.
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.
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
Tempe police release body cam footage, photos from deadly Uber crash
TEMPE, Ariz. (KSAZ)- Police have released body cam footage, photos, and a report from their investigation when a woman was hit and killed by a self-driving Uber car in Tempe earlier this year.
Report says Uber driver was watching TV show before fatal Tempe accident - KTAR.com
Elaine Herzberg, 49, died March 18 around 10 p.m. when the Volvo XC90, in autonomous mode with Vasquez behind the wheel, struck her in the intersection of Mill Avenue and Curry Road.
Parents of young boy killed by door at Scottsdale fire station seek $9M
PHOENIX — The family of a young boy killed when an automated door crushed him at a suburban Phoenix fire station is seeking $9 million in damages.Representatives of Daniel and Courtney Reissnotified Scottsdaleon Thursday they were submitting a notice of claim, the legal precursor to a lawsuit agains
New Mesa Police bodycam released amid excessive force allegations
MESA, Ariz. - The attorney for a man arrested after calling 911 to report a break-in revealed video of his client's arrest. Nick Ciletti has the story, but a warning to some viewers, some images may be disturbing.
Uber driver was watching video before fatal self-driving crash, police say
Police in Tempe, Ariz., said evidence showed the safety driver behind the wheel of a self-driving Uber was distracted and streaming a TV show on her phone until about the time of a fatal accident in March, deeming the crash "entirely avoidable." A 318-page report from the Tempe Police Department, re
Scottsdale police ID 24-year-old man killed in a hit-and-run
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PD: Family says Phoenix man left to sell truck, never returned home
He was last seen wearing a black T-shirt, black shorts, and black Puma sneakers. He is missing the top portion of his left index finger.
Uber driver streaming "The Voice" just before crash
TEMPE, Ariz.: 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.
Suspect in Mesa officer involved shooting identified
In a statement released Wednesday evening, police identified the suspect as 18-year-old Joseph Villafan. Villafan, who has been released from the hospital Wednesday, has been charged with a number of charges, including count of aggravated assault, possession of a weapon by a prohibited possessor, di
Report: Uber driver streaming "The Voice" just before crash
TEMPE, Ariz. - 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.
Phoenix woman arrested for child abuse after 4-month-old found malnourished
On April 28, police received reports of a child found not breathing, court documents said. When police arrived at the scene, they discovered Jassidy Arias, 20, performing CPR on the baby who was laying on a urine- and feces-stained mattress.
Records: Glendale woman faces murder charge in fatal Phoenix car crash
Erika Adriana Macias, 31, of Glendale, was driving with a blood-alcohol level of 0.175 percent, more than twice the legal limit, when she drove into another vehicle at the intersection of 43rd Avenue and McDowell Road about 2:30 a.m., court documents say. Both vehicles then veered into an irrigation
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.