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The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, began readiness plans to operate the Birds Point-New Madrid (BP-NM) Floodway Monday. That means the Corps of Engineers is preparing to artificially open the floodway. The Corps will make a decision as to whether or not to do that on Tuesday at 1 p.m.More >> Ken Kerley, Pulaski Co. Emergency Director, says the levees in Pulaski County are holding and there are no problems with them.More >> Gov. Jay Nixon activated the Missouri National Guard Monday to help with response efforts in parts of the state impacted by flooding and threats to levees after receiving significant rain, particularly in southern and southeast Missouri.More >> Residents in East Cape and McClure can go to the fire stations in town to get water for drinking and cooking.More >> Heavy rains from recent storms has caused flooding across the Heartland and more concern for additional flooding as more rain is in the forecast.More >> Williamson County Sheriff Bennie Vick and Highway Engineer Greg Smothers are warning residents south of Marion that several "Road Closed" signs have been stolen from intersections with flooded roads.More >>
The Evansville Police Department is reporting that a pedestrian was ran over during a purse theft.More >> The Evansville Police Department is reporting that a pedestrian was ran over during a purse theft.More >> Multiple accidents are being reported on the Natcher Parkway.More >> Multiple accidents are being reported on the Natcher Parkway.More >> EVANSVILLE (WFIE) -Evansville Police are on the scene of a barricaded gunman. According to the department's Facebook page, it happened Wednesday morning in the 1500 block of South Alvord Boulevard. DispatchersMore >> Several streets near Covert Avenue and South Alvord Boulevard were closed Wednesday morning as police responded to a man who barricaded himself inside his home.
EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) – Police and emergency crews are on the scene of an accident on I-164 near mile marker 11. According to dispatch, a dump truck ran off the road and down an embankment. No other carsMore >> I-164 is back open on Tuesday night after a semi carrying a load of coal ran off the roadway.
Thailand's prime minister announced Monday she will dissolve the lower house of Parliament and call early elections in an attempt to calm the country's deepening political crisis.More >> Desperate to defuse Thailand's deepening political crisis, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra dissolved the lower house of Parliament on Monday and called for early elections. But the moves did nothing to stem a...More >>
MIAMI (WPLG/WSVN/CNN) – Wildlife officials at Florida's Everglades National Park say they had just about given up hope of helping a pod of whaled trapped in shallow waters. But after attempts to lureMore >> Whales stranded in shallow water in Florida mysteriously free themselves.More >> (WBIR/NBC) - Foster children Eva and Jasmine shared the same Christmas wish. During Vacation Bible School at their East Tennessee church this summer, the girls, ages 7 and 8, sent up their written prayerMore >> Sometimes wishes do come true.More >> Waitress receives $500 tip due to man's will that left money to food servers.More >> Waitress receives $500 tip due to man's will that left money to food servers.
The St. Jude's Marathon in Memphis was cancelled on Saturday because of the weather, but one Evansville man still managed to cross the finish line. Bryant Mosbey and his family rearranged their plans.More >> The St. Jude's Marathon in Memphis was cancelled on Saturday because of the weather, but one Evansville man still managed to cross the finish line.More >> Images of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's uncle have been removed from an official state TV documentary, a disappearing act that appears to lend credence to Seoul's claim that Pyongyang's second most...More >> North Korea announced Monday that it has purged leader Kim Jong Un's uncle, considered the country's second most powerful official, accusing him of corruption, drug use, gambling, womanizing and generally leading a...More >> A blown fuse is to blame for hundreds of Vectren customers being without power in Evansville overnight. It started around 1:00 a.m. Monday. The area was mainly the southeast side. The utility's websiteMore >> The utility's website reported 1,060 without electricity at the height of the outage.More >> By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer As college football prepares for the final Bowl Championship Series, featuring a Florida State-Auburn championship game, it's easy to see why the...More >> By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer As college football prepares for the final Bowl Championship Series, featuring a Florida State-Auburn championship game, it's easy to see why the coming...More >> While some Tri-Staters were out making snow men and snow angels on Saturday, one Gibson County woman had a snowball fight for the first time in more than 50 years.More >> While some Tri-Staters were out making snow men and snow angels on Saturday, one Gibson County woman had a snowball fight for the first time in more than 50 years.More >> A woman trying on bras says she caught a man taking pictures of her in the store dressing room, and she ran topless through the store to help catch him.More >> A woman trying on bras says she caught a man taking pictures of her in the store dressing room, and she ran topless through the store to help catch him.
The Obama administration said Friday it will allow some companies to kill or injure bald and golden eagles for up to 30 years without penalty, an effort to spur development and investment in green energy while...More >> Under pressure from the wind-power industry, the Obama administration said Friday it will allow companies to kill or injure eagles without the fear of prosecution for up to three decades.More >>