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, January 25.
There is a 90 percent chance of rain on Friday night and Saturday morning, with Valley rainfall totals around a quarter of an inch.
RELEASE TIME LAWSUIT
The Goldwater Institute is suing the City of Phoenix and the Phoenix Law Enforcement Association over police officers being released from their regular positions to perform union work on city time. 9 a.m., Maricopa County Superior Court, Phoenix.
ECHO CANYON TRAIL
Camelback Mountain's popular Echo Canyon trail and parking lot will close Monday to improve hiking conditions and add parking spaces. The project will take several months. Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department staff will hold a media briefing Friday about the project. 1:30 p.m., Echo Canyon Recreation Area, Phoenix.
Focused on improving athletic safety, the National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment holds its annual meeting in the Valley. Friday-Saturday, Royal Palms Hotel, Phoenix.
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Presidents and prime ministers, celebrities and royals joined tens of thousands of South Africans to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela on Tuesday.
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President Barack Obama has shaken hands with Cuban President Raul Castro at a memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela.
A Mesa man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison and lifetime probation in a child pornography case.
Authorities in Pinal County have agreed to create a citizens' commission to make recommendations on open space, trails and parks.
Singapore defense officials visiting an Air Force Base in Arizona will get a look at a type of U.S.-built fighters that the Asian nation may purchase.