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, October 12.
After showers Thursday night, there will be a slight chance of rain early Friday morning.
GODDESS TEMPLE SENTENCING
Wayne Clayton, who pleaded guilty to facilitation to commit illegal control of an enterprise in connection with the "Goddess Temple" case, is scheduled to be sentenced. 10 a.m., Maricopa County Superior Court, Phoenix.
COLD CASE MURDER
The family of 2008 murder victim Irving Shuman will hold a news conference to renew awareness of the unsolved homicide. 3 p.m., 7th Avenue & Camelback, Phoenix.
LIGHT RAIL EXPANSION
Federal officials, including U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, will be in the Valley to announce funding for light rail system growth. 1 p.m., Mesa Arts Center.
SUNS PRESEASON HOME OPENER
The Phoenix Suns play Portland in their preseason home opening game. 7pm, US Airways Center, Phoenix.
ARIZONA STATE FAIR
The Arizona State Fair starts Friday and runs through November 4. Arizona State Fairgrounds, Phoenix.
US AIRWAYS JET PULL
US Airways CEO Doug Parker, City of Phoenix Aviation Department officials, and hundreds of employees will take part in a jet pull to benefit Valley of the Sun United Way. The goal of each team is to get the best time pulling an Airbus A319 15 feet. 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., US Airways Hangar, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
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The shooting happened around 2 a.m. at an apartment complex near the Loop 101 and University Drive, said Sgt. Michael Pooley of the Tempe Police Department.
Fire crews have contained and isolated a room at a Scottsdale hospital after there was a reported chemical spill Sunday morning.
Chicago Bulls dancer Ariana Rosado was part of a marriage proposal routine that she wasn't prepared for -- her own.
Tyler Gaffney ran for 133 yards and scored three touchdowns in a dominating first half, leading No. 7 Stanford back to the Rose Bowl with a 38-14 victory over No. 11 Arizona State.
A man traveling to visit his sister in California woke up to find himself locked inside a dark, empty plane.
The U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for American Airlines and US Airways to merge into the world's largest airline company.
A South Carolina sheriff is refusing to lower the American flag in tribute to Nelson Mandela, saying the honor should be reserved for American citizens.
The Cardinals enter Sunday's game against St. Louis on an eight-game losing streak against teams in their division.
As the holidays keep creeping forward and the temperatures drop, it's important to keep your loveable pets warm as well.
As the rain and snow taper off today we're in store for more cool days and some frigid nights to kick off the week.