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 Monday, July 2.
TEMPE MAYOR SWEAR-IN
Mark Mitchell will be sworn in as the new Mayor of Tempe. 7:30pm, Tempe City Council Chambers.
ADULT ABUSE ARRAIGNMENT
Tara Ann Von Rothlisberg, charged with one count of vulnerable adult abuse in connection with the care of her Sun City West uncle, is scheduled to be arraigned. 8:30am, Maricopa County Superior Court, Phoenix.
The Arizona Diamondbacks and the City of Phoenix will discuss the upcoming Military Appreciation Night and Welcome Back event to be held on July 4th. 10:30am, Phoenix City Hall.
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A judge on Thursday could determine whether or not a re-trial of the sentencing phase in the Jodi Arias case will be postponed until January 2014.
Kaibab National Forest officials say the fire began Wednesday afternoon and its cause is under investigation.
Gusty winds not helping firefighters as they battle the Doce Fire near Prescott. Find out how long it will be before we see lighter winds. Plus, how hot we're staying as we head toward the first official day of Summer.
Authorities say convicted Valley serial shooter, Dale Hausner, was found unresponsive in his cell Wednesday afternoon.
Officials said Wednesday they have been able to secure the west flank of the Doce Fire, but the wind-fueled blaze is still posing a containment problem.
James Gandolfini, known for his role as Tony Soprano on "The Sopranos," reportedly died from a possible heart attack while in Italy.
Phoenix police said Christopher Simcox, co-founder of the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps, has been accused of molesting three young girls.
A man is dead after being shot by his brother Wednesday night.
An evidentiary hearing is scheduled Wednesday, June 19 for a man who allegedly shot at four individuals with potentially racist intentions.
Coping with the health effects of wildfire smoke requires both community cooperation and some individual judgment and ingenuity, experts say.