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 Tuesday, August 27.
PHOENIX COUNCIL ELECTIONS
Four Phoenix City Council seats are up for election Tuesday. The highest profile of the races is in District 6, where the campaign between incumbent Sal DiCiccio and challenger Karlene Keogh Parks has become heated. Runoffs are likely in District 4 and District 8 due to the number of candidates vying for each seat.
PRESCOTT MAYOR ELECTION
Prescott Mayor Marlin Kuykendall is facing former city Councilwoman Lindsay Bell in his bid for re-election. The issue of survivor benefits for the families of the fallen Granite Mountain Hotshots may play a role in Tuesday’s vote.
OFFICER CHRISMAN TRIAL
The defense continues its case in the second-degree murder trial of Phoenix Police Officer Richard Chrisman. Chrisman is expected to be called to the stand either this week or next. 10:30 a.m., Maricopa County Superior Court, Phoenix.
YOUNG ATHLETE CONCUSSIONS
Barrow Neurological Institute, the Arizona Interscholastic Association, and the Arizona Cardinals will announce a partnership to lead the nation in concussion education. 10 a.m., St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix.
NATIONAL GUARD HOMECOMING
Nearly 40 Arizona Army National Guard members will return home from deployment to Afghanistan. 11 a.m., Arizona Army National Guard Western Aviation Training Site, Marana.
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