Penalty phase in "ninja" murder trial – The penalty phase begins Friday for a man convicted of leading a team of masked men dressed as ninjas to ambush a family in a Florida home. Leonard Gonzalez Jr. was convicted Thursday evening for the murder plot. The penalty phase at 10 a.m. ET will determine whether he will get the death penalty. A jury in Escambia County determined that Gonzalez fatally shot Byrd and Melanie Billings in the couple's master bedroom as one of their nine special-needs children looked on.
Furious last-minute campaigning – Candidates are making their final pitches on the last weekend before Tuesday's midterm elections. Here's where some of our most prominent politicians will be Friday:
Metro terror plot – A detention hearing is scheduled Friday for Farooque Ahmed, who is accused of attempting to help men he believed to be militants plot bombings at subway systems in the Washington area. Some of the allegations against Ahmed were detailed in a search warrant and other documents released Thursday. The warrant included a sworn statement by an FBI agent who said Ahmed and "an associate" visited several Metrorail stations to record video he later handed over to undercover agents he thought were al Qaeda members.