So you can stay ahead of the news, here's a quick look at some of the stories ABC15 will be keeping an eye on Friday, March 8.
Expect rain in the Valley and snow in higher elevations on Friday. Heaviest rain will likely be Friday afternoon, with possible thunderstorms and hail.
OFFICERS SHOT SENTENCING
Michael Alvarez, found guilty of attempted murder, aggravated assault, and other charges in connection with shooting two Phoenix police officers. One officer was grazed in the head, while the other was shot in the arm. 10 a.m., Maricopa County Superior Court, Phoenix.
HOMELESS VETERAN STAND DOWN
Homeless veterans can get help with shelter, social services, and healthcare this weekend at the Arizona StandDown. Friday through Sunday, Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Arizona State Fairgrounds, Phoenix.
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In just over five years, the Ride for Reading program has delivered more than 110,000 books to kids in schools in needy communities, including a spot here in the Valley.
The Pinnacle Peak Pistoleros put on their Wild West Shows with family-friendly jokes and stunts performed by vaudeville-type characters like those popular at the turn of the century.