WEDNESDAY: 6 stories to watch in Arizona 10/31/12

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, October 31.

SUPERSTORM SANDY
As cleanup begins on the East Coast from Superstorm Sandy, President Obama is scheduled to tour the devastation in New Jersey after declaring a major disaster for areas of that state and New York.

PHOENIX SUNS OPENING GAME
The Phoenix Suns will host the Golden State Warriors to open the 2012-2013 season. The big question surrounding the team is how they will perform without former star Steve Nash. 7 p.m., US Airways Center, Phoenix.

BURN HERO SPEAKS
Boyd Smith will address the media, five months after saving his family from their burning Black Canyon City home. Smith is a championship rodeo rider born without arms and only one leg. He suffered third-degree burns over more than 90 percent of his body. 1 p.m., Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix.

DOCTOR HIT-RUN ARRAIGNMENT
Nicholas Linsk, charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident that killed a local neurologist who was riding a bicycle in Fountain Hills, is scheduled to be arraigned. 8:30 a.m., Maricopa County Superior Court, Phoenix.

EX-WIFE BOYFRIEND MURDER ARRAIGNMENT
David Gerald Walker, charged with first-degree murder for allegedly killing his ex-wife's boyfriend while he was sleeping in her home, is scheduled to be arraigned. 8:30 a.m., Maricopa County Superior Court, Phoenix.

HALLOWEEN
With parents rushing to get home and trick-or-treaters roaming the streets, the Arizona Department of Transportation is urging drivers to plan extra travel time and to drive more cautiously in neighborhoods.

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