WEDNESDAY: 5 stories to watch in Arizona 12/11/13

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 Wednesday, December 11.

TEMPE MURDERS RE-TRIAL
Alex Garcia may take the stand Wednesday in the second re-trial of Johnathan Doody, accused of killing nine people at a Buddhist temple in 1991. Garcia, serving life in prison, pleaded guilty to his involvement in the murders and will testify against Doody. 10:30 a.m., Maricopa County Superior Court, Phoenix.

MURDER FOR HIRE POSSIBLE PLEA CHANGE
Fred Knadler, charged with conspiracy to commit murder, is scheduled to be in court for a possible change of plea hearing. 8:30 a.m., Maricopa County Superior Court, Phoenix.

FORMER OFFICER ARRAIGNMENT
Jessica Dever-Jakusz, a former Tempe Police Officer charged with hindering prosecution and public official conflict of interest, is scheduled to be arraigned. 8:30 a.m., Maricopa County Superior Court, Phoenix.

CHAMPAGNE ROOM SENTENCING
Margaret Pahssen and Tiphany Finklea, who pleaded guilty to facilitation to commit illegal control of an enterprise in connection with an accused prostitution operation at the Champagne Room, are scheduled to be sentenced. 8:30 a.m., Maricopa County Superior Court, Phoenix.

MILITARY VETERAN INMATES
In order to provide inmates who are military veterans with extra assistance and services, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio will house approximately 150 of them together in a segregated section of one of the county jail facilities. 2 p.m., Towers Jail, Phoenix.

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