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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

Tempe police chief says Uber "preliminarily...would likely not be at fault" for fatal crash

The chief of police in Tempe, Arizona, where an Uber self-driving car just hit and killed a pedestrian, has told the San Francisco Chronicle that "I suspect preliminarily it appears that the Uber would likely not be at fault in this accident." Chief Sylvia Moir explained after viewing the car's own

TECHCRUNCH - 2018-03-20 01:49:13

The Latest: Self-driving tests halted after pedestrian dies

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - The Latest on the pedestrian death involving a self-driving vehicle in Tempe (all times local): 10:35 a.m. Uber says it has suspended all of its self-driving testing following what is believed to be the first fatal pedestrian accident involving the vehicles. The self-driving test

TOWNHALL - 2018-03-19 17:48:09

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

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

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

Tempe police: Deaths at 'hoarder house' likely were murder-suicide

A father and son found dead in a "hoarding house" in Tempe on Saturday likely died in a murder-suicide, police said Sunday. The two males were found dead in a home near Lemon Street and Rural Road during a welfare check Saturday afternoon, officials said. Two bodies were inside the home, which offic

AZCENTRAL - 2018-03-18 14:54:59

White Sox' James Shields gets knocked around, says 'definitely not a concern'

MESA, Ariz. - James Shields was back on the mound Sunday, his first game action in 10 days and only his second appearance of the spring. The word "disaster" comes to mind. How much is too much to make of a bad day at the office for a pitcher - especially a veteran starter - in March? In a 14-0 defea

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-18 22:39:00

Self-driving Uber car fatally runs over pedestrian in Tempe

(AP Photo) PHOENIX - A woman walking a Tempe street Sunday evening was struck and killed by a self-driving Uber car, police said. The company said it has halted further tests of those vehicles. An Uber employee was sitting in the driver's seat but the car was operating in autonomous mode near Mill

KTAR.COM - 2018-03-19 18:02:02

White Sox hotshot Michael Kopech serves up a granny in bad-to-worse appearance

MESA, Ariz. - Notes from the White Sox' 14-0 loss at the Athletics on Sunday: That wasn't very fun The Sox were hoping to stretch out Michael Kopech before he starts the season opener for Class AAA Charlotte, but some outings just don't go as planned. Instead, the big right-hander caught the busines

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-18 23:21:00

5 Free Things to Do in Phoenix This Week

So you don't have cash? You can still dabble in the occult at Cafe Tarot, mix brunch with DJ Kim E Fresh, or check out a student art show at the Heard Museum. Best part? It costs zero dollars. For more things to do, visit Phoenix New Times' calendar. Cafe Tarot Even if you've never had or performe

PHOENIX NEW TIMES - 2018-03-19 13:00:00

Big day for White Sox pitcher Carson Fulmer, with spot in rotation on the line

GLENDALE, Ariz. - Embattled White Sox pitcher Carson Fulmer will make his fifth start of the spring on Monday. None of the first four has gone well. To put it another way: Fulmer's spring ERA is 18.90. Actually, it's hard to say which is worst: the ERA, the 18 hits allowed (in 6 2/3 innings), the 10

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-03-19 15:59:00

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

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-03-18 15:03:33

Woman killed after after being hit by self-driving Uber vehicle in Arizona

TEMPE, Ariz. - A woman was killed after being hit by a self-driving vehicle operated by Uber, the Tempe, Arizona, Police Department said. The vehicle was reportedly driving early Monday when it hit the woman as she was walking outside of a crosswalk. The woman was taken to a hospital where she later

KDVR.COM - 2018-03-19 17:12:14

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


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


Community supports Tempe mosque after arrest of two women in anti-Muslim video

TEMPE, Ariz. (KSAZ) - About two weeks ago, two women showered the courtyard of the Temple Islamic Community Center with anti-Muslim rhetoric. The video was posted on Facebook showed the two women with three children walking around the mosque, saying anti-Islam vitriol and taking flyers and posters f


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 #


Man shot twice in South Phoenix in critical condition

PHOENIX - A man is in critical but stable condition after he was shot twice near Broadway Road and 24th Street Saturday, according to firefighters. Police said two men were arguing when one pulled out a gun, shot the other and took off. There is no suspect description at this time, police said.