TUESDAY: 6 stories to watch in Arizona 4/2/13

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 Tuesday, April 2.

HOTEL FIRE SUSPECT RELEASE
Louis Taylor will walk out of a state prison in Tucson a free man Tuesday after spending 42 years behind bars maintaining his innocence. He was convicted of starting a hotel fire in 1970 that killed 29 people. By pleading no contest in an agreement, his conviction will be set aside and he will be credited for time already served. 10 a.m. hearing, Pima County Superior Court, Tucson.

JODI ARIAS TRIAL
The murder trial of Jodi Arias resumes Tuesday, with the domestic violence expert still on the witness stand for the defense. The judge may also rule on a motion to dismiss a juror for alleged misconduct. 9:15 a.m, Maricopa County Superior Court, Phoenix.

AZ IMMIGRATION CASE HEARING
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments on a provision of SB1070 related to harboring and transporting illegal immigrants. The court will then take the issue under advisement and issue its decision in a few months. 11 a.m. PST, James R. Browning Courthouse, San Francisco.

COCKFIGHTING CASES
Phoenix Police and the Arizona Humane Society will address a string of recent cockfighting cases. 8 a.m., Arizona Humane Society Sunnyslope Facility, Phoenix.

PREGNANT MAN DIVORCE
"Pregnant man" Thomas Beatie and his lawyer will talk about the recent divorce ruling. Beatie is a transgender man who gave birth to three children while undergoing a sex change. 10 a.m., Cantor Law Group, Phoenix.

DIVING LADY
After being knocked down in a storm more than two years ago, the 50-year-old neon "Diving Lady" has been restored and will be re-lit. 6:30 p.m., Starlite Motel, Mesa.

 

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