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 Wednesday, October 2.
As of this writing, Congress and the President still have not come to a budget agreement, so the federal government shutdown continues.
LUKE AFB UNION PROTEST
Federal employees furloughed because of the government shutdown will hold an informational picket. 9:30 a.m., Luke Air Force Base, Glendale.
GOVERNOR ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Governor Jan Brewer will kick off Manufacturing Month with a tour of a medical technology manufacturing company. 1 p.m., W.L. Gore & Associates, Flagstaff.
TEMPLE MURDERS RE-TRIAL VERDICT WATCH
The jury did not come to a verdict Tuesday in the re-trial of Johnathan Doody, charged with killing nine people at a Buddhist temple in the West Valley in 1991, so deliberations continue Wednesday. 10:30 a.m., Maricopa County Superior Court, Phoenix.
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The former Phoenix officer faced charges of second-degree murder and animal cruelty after he fatally shot a man and his dog during an October 2010 domestic violence call.
Officials are investigating a murder-suicide in Phoenix.
A construction worker arrested in the killing of a 14-year-old Mesa girl who was assaulted, strangled and dumped in a trash container is being held without bond.
Canadian airline WestJet surprised passengers with gifts from their Christmas wish list at the end of their flight.
Nearly 365,000 people have signed up for Obamacare in its first two months, but that's still a far cry from the 7 million projected to ultimately enroll for 2014.
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