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5 things to know for Tuesday

5 things to know for Tuesday

By Jordan Coughenour. CREATED May 14, 2013
TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - 9 On Your Side presents a daily digital curation of headlines that our news team recommends you follow to stay in-the-know with current events.

1.  WAFFLE. TACOS. (you're welcome, humanity)

On the 1st day, Taco Bell gave us the Doritos Locos taco. On the 2nd, they brought us the Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Taco. And today, the crowning blessing to humanity... waffle tacos. A Southern California twitter user posted a picture of the waffle taco. We're unofficially deeming it the "wafflaco."

Check out the taco spotting picture here.


2. ANGELINA JOLIE DOUBLE MASTECTOMY
   
Actress Angelina Jolie announced in a New York Times op-ed article that she underwent a preventive double mastectomy. Doctors told her she carries a mutation of the BRCA1 gene, which sharply increases her risk of developing breast cancer and ovarian cancer.

3.  TPD CHILD PORN CHARGES
 
9OYS obtained former TPD officer Martin Ward's personnel records. Ward's troubles started long before his arrest on child porn charges last Friday. Documents detail a 911 call from his girlfriend last summer. Pima County Sheriff's Deputies found him "extremely intoxicated". Ward had "taken pills" and was "bleeding from his knees and elbows".
 
Read the full story here.


4. OVERNIGHT FIRE LEAVES ONE MAN DEAD

 
Northwest Fire says one man is dead after a mobile home fire on the northwest side.

Capt. Adam Goldberg says the fire broke out a little after 1 a.m. in the 2000 block of west Gardner, near La Cholla and Wetmore.

Read the full story here.

 

5. HEZLITT CHARGES

He was a school bus driver who professed his love for a teen aged girl and went with her to Mexico.  Now she's back and he's going to prison.

Going to prison for six years---that the price for Todd Hezlitt. He asked for mercy and forgiveness. It doesn't look like he got either.

Read the full story here.