FRIDAY: 5 stories to watch in Arizona 4/19/13

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, April 19.

OFFICERS SHOT SENTENCING
Michael Alvarez, found guilty of attempted murder, aggravated assault, and other charges in connection with shooting two Phoenix police officers, is scheduled to be sentenced. One officer was grazed in the head, while the other was shot in the arm. 8:30 a.m. Maricopa County Superior Court, Phoenix.

SOUTH PHOENIX RAPES SENTENCING
DeJuan Donaldson, who pleaded guilty to a number of charges in connection with a South Phoenix serial rapist case, is scheduled to be sentenced. 1:30 p.m., Maricopa County Superior Court, Phoenix.

LUNG TRANSPLANT RECIPIENT MEETS DONOR FAMILY
A retired firefighter who received a lung transplant will thank the hospital transplant team and his donor's family. Friday is National Wear Blue and Green Day for Donate Life Awareness. 10:30 a.m., Fire Station 9, Phoenix.

IMMIGRATION REFORM PANEL
Former Senator Jon Kyl will moderate a panel on immigration reform and border issues, which will include Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery, Mesa Mayor Scott Smith, and civil rights attorney Daniel Ortega among others. 11:30 a.m., Eight Arizona PBS, Phoenix.

CARDINALS TWEET UP
Sports Illustrated NFL writer Peter King will headlining a tweet up fundraising event to benefit the Pat Tillman Foundation the day before Pat's Run. A number of Cardinals front office staff and players will also attend. 5 p.m.-7 p.m., Tom's Tavern, Phoenix.

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