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 18.
Before Saturday's opening of the Crossroads of the West Gun Show, the owner of Crossroads will hold a news conference to address the recent national gun control debate. 10:30 a.m., Arizona State Fairgrounds, Phoenix.
The Director of the Governor's Office of Strategic Planning and Budgeting will brief media on Governor Brewer's proposed Fiscal Year 2014 budget. 12:30 p.m., Executive Tower, Arizona State Capitol, Phoenix.
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE V ARPAIO
A scheduling conference will be held in the federal civil rights case against the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office. 3:30pm, Sandra Day O'Connor U.S. Courthouse, Phoenix.
MLK TORCH RUN
Elementary school students will kick off the City of Phoenix Martin Luther King Jr. festivities with a "Flame of Hope" Torch Run through downtown Phoenix, ending up at the city's MLK Awards Breakfast. 6 a.m. start at Phoenix City Hall, west to the State Capitol, east to US Airways Center, then north to 7a.m. end at Sheraton Downtown Hotel, Phoenix.