Tempe PD takes a ‘proactive’ approach to illegal street racing

Tempe police are ramping up their efforts to stop dangerous street racing in the city. On April 2 around 8:00 pm, Tempe police officers saw a crowd of 300 to 400 cars on the top floor of a parking lot on E. Cameron Way near Tempe Marketplace while patrolling the area. It was an unauthorized … Read more

Waymo self-driving experience: mostly peaceful and productive

PHOENIX — “A ghost drives the car.” That’s what my 5-year-old daughter said as I facetimed her recently from the backseat of a Waymo self-driving vehicle in the suburbs here. Passing motorists and pedestrians had a similar reaction. They pointed, stared and even gasped when they noticed no one was in the driver’s seat. It … Read more