Things you should know today: 5/24/18


Feds: Uber self-driving SUV saw pedestrian; did not brake

FILE- This file image made from video March 18, 2018, of a mounted camera provided by the Tempe Police Department shows an interior view moments before an Uber SUV hit a woman in Tempe, Ariz. In a preliminary report on the crash released Thursday, May 24, federal investigators said the autonomous Uber SUV that struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March spotted the woman about six seconds before hitting her, but didn’t stop automatically because emergency braking was disabled. (Tempe Police Department via AP, File)

A 49-year-old Arizona woman was struck and killed by an autonomous Uber SUV that didn’t slow down because the emergency braking system was not enabled. National Transportation Safety Board said the system was disabled “to reduce the potential for erratic vehicle behavior.” The woman driving in the SUV began steering less than a second before impact, but didn’t brake until less than a second after impact.

London couple convicted of murdering nanny, burning her body

This undated Metropolitan Police photo shows Ouissem Medouni. A jury at London’s Central Criminal Court convicted 40-year-old Ouissem Medouni and 35-year-old Sabrina Kouider on Thursday May 24, 2018 after six days of deliberation. The couple were found guilty of murdering their French nanny and burning her body on a bonfire in their London backyard. (Metropolitan Police via AP)

Sabrina Kouider, 35, and Ouissem Medouni, 40, were convicted of murdering 21-year-old nanny Sophie Lionnet and burning her body in a bonfire in their backyard. The couple starved and tortured Lionnet over their delusional fixation on Lionnet having an affair with Kouider’s ex-boyfriend Mark Walton, a founding member of Irish boy band Boyzone. Lionnet and Walton had never met. Aisling Hosein of the Crown Prosecution Service said “only Kouider and Medouni know exactly how they killed Sophie but the prosecution was able to prove that she died as a result of purposeful and sustained violence, and not by accident.”

Milwaukee chief apologizes for arrest of Bucks guard Brown

This Jan. 26, 2018 police body-camera footage released by Milwaukee Police Department shows NBA Bucks guard Sterling Brown talks to arresting police officers after being shot by a stun gun in a Walgreens parking lot in Milwaukee. The release comes as city officials who’ve viewed the videos have expressed concern about how officers conducted themselves. Even leaders of the police department have hinted the video may make them look bad. (Milwaukee Police Department via AP)

Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown was unrightfully tased and arrested after what started with a parking violation. Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales apologized to Brown and the public for the officers’ inappropriate behavior. He added that the officers have been disciplined and said “I am sorry this incident escalated to this level.”

The remains of missing Provo woman Elizabeth Salgado have been identified in Hobble Creek Canyon. Salgado went missing three years ago in April 2015, and her missing persons case is now being investigated as a homicide.

A bad lip reading of the Royal Wedding has gone viral on YouTube. The video is #8 on Trending and has collected over 5.6 million views since Tuesday.

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