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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

Murder suspect used bolt cutters to kill Phoenix man, police say

Police said 39-year-old Joshua Leonard used a bolt cutter and a screwdriver to murder a Phoenix man in his home before attempting to flee the area by bus. Leonard is facing one count of first-degree murder in connection with the death of 66-year-old Gilbert Allard, according to the probable cause st

AZCENTRAL - 2018-03-19 18:03:30

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

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

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

DPS trooper assaulted by suspect in Phoenix

PHOENIX (KSAZ) - An Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper is recovering after he was assaulted by a suspect overnight in Phoenix. DPS says it happened at 1:30 a.m. near 27th Avenue and Thomas Road when the trooper was trying to take a suspect into custody after he pulled over a man and woman.

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2018-03-19 11:33:00

Woman uses baseball bat to fight off pantless intruder

PHOENIX, Ariz - An Arizona woman is safe after she used a baseball bat to fight off a half-naked man who broke into her home, according to KTVK. Timothy Valdez, 29, has been charged with burglary, armed robbery, kidnapping and aggravated assault after he allegedly broke into an apartment and attacke

KFOR - 2018-03-19 17:30:07

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


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


Police situation forces closure of Interstate 17 in Phoenix during rush hour

PHOENIX - A police situation closed a major Phoenix highway in the midst of rush hour on Friday. The Arizona Department of Transportation said the situation closed the Interstate 17 northbound at Indian School Road around 5 p.m. The freeway was partially reopened around 5:15 p.m., but the two righ


Man hit and killed while crossing street in a wheelchair in Phoenix

PHOENIX - A man was hit and killed while traveling in a wheelchair Friday night, according to Phoenix police. The crash happened near 19th Avenue and Cactus Road around 7:30 p.m. Police say a vehicle was traveling along 19th Avenue when it hit the man crossing the street in a wheelchair. The adult


DPS: Wrong way driver killed in crash on Loop 202/McClintock Drive Saturday

TEMPE, AZ - Authorities are investigating a deadly crash in Tempe involving a wrong way driver. Here's a look at the scene on the Loop 202 EB near McClintock as law enforcement officials are investigating a deadly wrong-way crash. I just got some updates from DPS and I'll bring them to you LIVE on #


Men accused of attempting to rob woman in Goodyear after meeting on OfferUp

GOODYEAR, AZ - Two men are facing multiple charges in connection with an armed robbery in Goodyear. Around 7 p.m. on Tuesday, police were called to the QuikTrip near Van Buren Street and Estrella Parkway after a woman and her friend reported an attempted armed robbery involving a person she met on t


FBI asking for public's help locating 'The Criss-Cross Bandits' in Arizona

PHOENIX - Authorities are hoping someone recognizes a man and woman who are accused of robbing eight banks in the Valley since 2016. Between Nov. 5, 2016 to Sept. 30, 2017, the suspects are believed to have robbed banks in Tempe, Glendale, Phoenix and Peoria, the FBI said. The pair has been dubbed


Phoenix rescue crews make multiple morning trips up Camelback Mountain

(Screenshot) PHOENIX - The rescue team for the Phoenix Fire Department spent Friday morning going up and down Camelback Mountain, helping hikers in four separate calls. The first save on a sunny, fair morning sent the firefighters to Echo Canyon Trail, to bring back a 17-year-old girl who had injur


PD: Man found murdered in Avondale

The Avondale Police Department is trying to figure out who killed a man just after midnight on Wednesday. The body was found near Lower Buckeye and Litchfield roads. Police said the victim was shot and killed. Detectives are looking for a white, four-door, newer body style passenger vehicle that wa


Body found in car in Phoenix neighborhood

PHOENIX (KSAZ) - Phoenix Police are at the scene of a death investigation Wednesday afternoon. According to officials, a body was found in a car near 85th Avenue and Encanto Boulevard. Police have released few other details, but the location is across the street from where two people were found shot


Man found shot dead in Avondale; police seek public's help

Avondale police are seeking the public's help after finding a man dead from an apparent shooting early Wednesday. Police responded to the 700 block of north Fourth Street in Avondale just before 12:15 a.m. Wednesday for reports of shots fired, Avondale police spokesman Sgt. Thomas Alt said. Officers


Valley couple credits Peoria police officers for replacing stolen baby gifts

PEORIA, Ariz. (KSAZ) - A young couple with a baby on the way and living in a one-bedroom apartment were emotional when they realized all of their unborn child's gifts were stolen from a storage unit. "This was right after Christmas, so all of the things that my boyfriend's parents got us was stolen