WEEKEND: 8 stories to watch in Arizona 8/17/13-8/19/13

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 Saturday, August 17, through Monday, August 19.

SATURDAY 8/17

CARDINALS PRESEASON HOME OPENER
The Arizona Cardinals host the Dallas Cowboys in the team's first preseason home game. 1:30 p.m., University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale.

TRAYVON MARTIN MOTHER
Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, will be a featured guest at a panel discussion on racial bias and profiling. 10:30 a.m., Memorial Hall, Steele Indian School Park, Phoenix.

ASU DORM MOVE-IN
Thousands of Arizona State University students will be moving into residence halls Saturday and Sunday in advance of the 2013-2014 academic year.

RATTLERS IN ARENA BOWL
The Arizona Rattlers play the Philadelphia Soul in ArenaBowl XXVI. 1 p.m. EDT, Amway Center, Orlando, FL.

ASU FOOTBALL SCRIMMAGE
The Arizona State University Sun Devil football team holds its annual scrimmage. 10am, Camp Tontozona, near Payson.

SUNS DANCER AUDITIONS
The Phoenix Suns will hold auditions to find members for its dance team Saturday and Sunday at the Phoenix Convention Center.

SUNDAY 8/18

DETENTION OFFICER MURDER FUNDRAISER
Family and friends will hold a car wash to raise funds for the family of murdered Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Detention Officer Jorge Vargas. The case remains unsolved. 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Jimbo's Restaurant, Glendale.

MONDAY 8/19

OFFICER CHRISMAN TRIAL
Testimony resumes Monday in the trial of Phoenix Police Officer Richard Chrisman, facing a second-degree murder charge. 10:30 a.m,, Maricopa County Superior Court, Phoenix.

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