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, August 30.
ARPAIO COURT HEARING
After being found guilty of racial profiling in May, the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office will return to a federal courtroom Friday for a hearing to address remedies, including the possible appointment of an independent monitor of the agency. 9:30 a.m., Sandra Day O ‘Connor U.S. Courthouse, Phoenix.
DEBRA MILKE COURT
Debra Milke, facing re-trial after her death penalty conviction was overturned, is scheduled to be in court, with the issue of bond for her possibly being addressed. She is accused of conspiring to kill her son in 1989. 9 a.m., Maricopa County Superior Court, Phoenix.
CACTUS ROAD FATAL CRASH SENTENCING
Barry Jordan, found guilty except insane in connection with a fatal car crash that killed an 11-year-old dead, is scheduled to be sentenced. 2:30 p.m ., Maricopa County Superior Court, Phoenix.
OFFICER CHRISMAN TRIAL MOTIONS
Attorneys will argue motions in the murder case of Phoenix Police Officer Richard Chrisman. Chrisman may take the stand in his own defense as early as Tuesday. 3 p.m., Maricopa County Superior Court, Phoenix.
I-17 SAFETY CORRIDOR
Arizona Department of Public Safety officers will focus on the I-17 corridor between Black Canyon City and the State Route 69 interchange at Cordes Junction on Friday and Monday as part of the state’s Labor Day Traffic Safety Task Force. The safe-driving campaign will target this area because it is one of the busiest highways at the start and end of the holiday weekend. In addition, drivers can stop at the Outlets at Anthem or the Sunset Point Rest Area for bottled water and basic first aid.
The Phoenix Fire Department will be doing a demonstration for media on barbecue safety in advance of the upcoming holiday weekend. 10 a.m., Fire Training Academy, Phoenix.
Rural/Metro Fire Department, along with Southwest Ambulance and the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Lake Patrol, will promote the importance of safety around water, especially lakes and rivers, leading into the Labor Day weekend. 11:30 a.m., Salt River Recreation Area, near Mesa.
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