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 Friday, January 4.
LIVING WITH CORPSE SENTENCING
Erik Grumpelt, who was accused of living with the decomposing corpse of his girlfriend, is scheduled to be sentenced. He pleaded guilty to manslaughter. 8:30 a.m., Maricopa County Superior Court, Phoenix.
NATIONAL GUARD TO AFGHANISTAN
A military police unit of the Arizona Army National Guard will deploy to Afghanistan. 2 p.m., Valencia Armory, Tucson.