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 Saturday, November 17, through Monday, November 19.
NATIONAL ADOPTION DAY
More than 300 children will officially become part of permanent homes at National Adoption Day. 9am-2pm, Maricopa County Juvenile Court, Phoenix.
BIG POWERBALL JACKPOT
The jackpot for Saturday's Powerball drawing is estimated at $214 million.
ANTHEM TREE LIGHTING
America's tallest Christmas tree, standing 110 feet tall, will be lit at a gala featuring performances by the most recent American Idol winner as well as a Disney Channel star. 5:30pm-8:30pm, Outlets at Anthem.
PHOENIX UNDY 5000
Raising funds for the Colon Cancer Alliance, people will join in a 5K run/walk in their underwear. 9am, State Capitol District, Phoenix.
ASU FOOTBALL VS WASHINGTON STATE
It's Military Appreciation Day at the stadium as Arizona State hosts Washington State. 1pm, Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe.
SILENT WITNESS MEMORIAL
Family and friends of Justin Ayala will hold a candlelight vigil to honor his memory. He was shot 11 years ago while driving, was instantly paralyzed, and died six months later from his injuries. The case remains unsolved. 5pm-7pm, 35th Avenue & Camelback Road, Phoenix.
Nearly 3,000 athletes will compete in the 2012 Ironman Arizona, which consists of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride, and a 26.2-mile run. 6:45am, Tempe Beach Park.
CARDINALS AT FALCONS
The Arizona Cardinals travel to play the Atlanta Falcons. 1pm EST, Georgia Dome, Atlanta.
PUBLIC SPACE UNVEILING
A vacant 15-acre lot is being transformed into a public space featuring urban community farming, outdoor educational opportunities, and large public art displays. 10:30am, Central & Indian School, Phoenix.
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The weather forecast is looking nice and cool as we start the work week. Warmer afternoon highs on the way by Wednesday.
The Peoria Police Department is using volunteers to help cut back on holiday crime by handing out report cards in busy parking lots.
So much for that sore right elbow. Carson Palmer didn't throw a pass in practice all last week, then completed practically every one he tried Sunday.
The Newlyweds are accused of luring the man through a "companionship" ad on Craigslist, and stabbing and strangling him to death.
Dozens of entries with hundreds of thousands of lights brightened the streets of Phoenix Saturday when the APS Fiesta of Light Electric Light Parade returned for the 27th straight year.
INSIDE: View our list of events happening this week around the Valley.
The shooting happened around 2 a.m. at an apartment complex near the Loop 101 and University Drive, said Sgt. Michael Pooley of the Tempe Police Department.
Police are still searching for a second suspect after a burglary at the Salvation Army in Glendale.
Eleven pilot whales were found dead Sunday in the lower Florida Keys, doubling the number of dead whales found in the past week.
Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed at a mobile home park in Phoenix Sunday afternoon.