Tucson headlines: Big rig stuck; Man killed in fire ID'd; Death considered homicide; PCC LEA graduation

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- There was an unusual traffic incident Wednesday at Ina Road and Interstate 10.  A big rig, trying to drive underneath the I-10 overpass got stuck.  No one was killed.

Traffic got shut down going both directions on Ina however.


TUCSON, Ariz. -- The name of the 75-year-old man who died in a fire Tuesday at an assisted living center has been released.

Firefighters pulled Jerry Makrouer out of the burning building, but he died at the hospital.

About 50 residents in the three story building made it out alive and without injuries.

It took 10 units and 35 firefighters 27 minutes to put down the flames.


TUCSON, Ariz. -- The suspicious death on Tucson's west side Tuesday is now considered a homicide.

Police say they found a man dead in his home near Grant Road and Silverbell after his daughter who couldn't reach him asked police to check. No word yet on the man's name or his cause of death.

His pickup is missing.  It's a 2004 GMC Sierra 1500 with Arizona license plate 519-NSP and has a matching camper shell.

If you know anything or have seen this truck, call 911 or 88-CRIME.


TUCSON, Ariz. -- It's graduation time for law enforcement cadets at Pima Community College.

Over the last 10 months, 17 cadets went through rigorous police training certified by Arizona post.

This training was for people who couldn't attend a full-time academy because of work or family.

The cadets pay for their own training and hope to get hired by a local agency.