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 Thursday, May 2.
JODI ARIAS TRIAL
Closing arguments are expected to commence in the murder trial of Jodi Arias. 9am, Maricopa County Superior Court, Phoenix.
PRESIDENT IN MEXICO
President Barack Obama is headed to Central America, scheduled to visit Mexico on Thursday before continuing on to Costa Rica. While the trip is supposed to focus on economic issues, border security will likely be a topic of discussion as well.
WILDFIRE SEASON PREP
Governor Brewer and state emergency personnel will talk about preparations for the upcoming wildfire season. 8:30am, Arizona Division of Emergency Management, Phoenix.
MESA SMOKE ALARM WALK
Mesa firefighters will distribute smoke alarms in a neighborhood where a fatal fire occurred last year. 10:30am, near Main & Val Vista, Mesa.
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A quick moving storm system is going to bring light rainfall to the Valley, mountain snow and chilly temperatures Saturday through Sunday.
He served his country in Vietnam and now the community is serving him. A Mesa man says his dog is recovering from a hit-and-run last month and a Valley non-profit is stepping in to help.
City officials recommend that people traveling to Tempe arrival early and use park-and-ride lots and take light rail.
Multiple events, including the Pac-12 game, are expected to draw major crowds in Tempe.
While investigators search for clues to a Thanksgiving murder, a woman and her two sons are trying to find the courage to carry on without him.