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 1.
SEQUESTER CUTS DEADLINE
Sequestration goes into effect at 11:59 p.m. EST if the President and Congressional leaders can't reach an agreement.
NAKED CARJACKER SENTENCING
John Brigham, accused of being naked during an alleged carjacking, is scheduled to be sentenced. He pleaded guilty to robbery, theft of means of transportation, aggravated assault, and endangerment. 1:30 p.m., Maricopa County Superior Court, Phoenix.
LIVING WITH CORPSE SENTENCING
Erik Grumpelt, accused of living with the decomposing corpse of his girlfriend, is scheduled to be sentenced. He pleaded guilty to manslaughter. 1:30 p.m., Maricopa County Superior Court, Phoenix.
NASCAR AT PIR
A weekend of NASCAR racing at Phoenix International Raceway kicks off with Friday's Mexico Toyota Series 75 Race.
ASU DISNEY ANNOUNCEMENT?
Arizona State University is planning what they call a major announcement, and although the news release is vague, it does contain an image of Mickey Mouse's hand sporting a "Go Devils" finger configuration. 2 p.m., Memorial Union, Arizona State University, Tempe.
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RIGHT NOW: Top Stories
Two men were arrested on suspicion of endangering an aircraft Friday after a U.K. fighter jet was scrambled to divert their plane as it traveled from Pakistan to Britain, officials said.
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As jurors in Jodi Arias' murder trial filed one by one from the courtroom after a dramatic five months of gut-wrenching testimony and gruesome photographs, three women on the panel cried and one looked to the victim's family, mouthing the word, "Sorry."
A truck hauling a too-tall load hit an overhead girder of a bridge on the major thoroughfare between Seattle and Canada, sending a section of the span and two vehicles into the Skagit River below, though all three occupants suffered only minor injuries.
Crews survey the scene of a bridge collapse on Interstate 5 on May 23, 2013 near Mt. Vernon, Washington. I-5 connects Seattle, Washington to Vancouver B.C., Canada.