Friday, May 17 2013 7:01 AM EDT2013-05-17 11:01:29 GMT
The medical aid group Doctors Without Borders says one of its medical facilities located in a rural but violent region of South Sudan has been ransacked and destroyed. The group said Friday the attackMore >>
The medical aid group Doctors Without Borders says one of its medical facilities located in a rural but violent region of South Sudan has been ransacked and destroyed.More >>
Thursday, May 16 2013 7:35 AM EDT2013-05-16 11:35:35 GMT
Around 1:30 Thursday morning, the Owensboro Police Department responded to an armed robbery call at the Hampton Inn, located at 615 Salem Drive.Responding units spoke with the desk clerk, who advised thatMore >>
Responding units spoke with the desk clerk, who advised that a male subject entered the business armed with a rifle, and demanded money.More >>
Thursday, May 16 2013 6:53 AM EDT2013-05-16 10:53:21 GMT
Police say a 7-year-old boy is critically injured, after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Indianapolis. The boy was hit about 9:15 p.m. Wednesday on the city's south side. A police spokesman saysMore >>
Officers were told that the boy was trying to cross the busy two-lane street when he was hit.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 12:30 AM EDT2013-05-20 04:30:40 GMT
(RNN) - Tornadoes have touched down in Oklahoma and Kansas, leaving a trail of damage.There are no reports of fatalities or injuries, but homes and businesses are damaged in Witchita, KS and outside ofMore >>
A tornado outbreak in the Midwest caused heavy damage to homes and businesses and one death has been reported in Oklahoma. More >>
BAY ST. LOUIS, MS (WLOX) -
Some people in Bay St. Louis are not happy about thousands of new creepy crawly neighbors. Residents in Garden Isle say since Hurricane Isaac, the whole area has been infested with caterpillars. They said they've never had this problem in Garden Isle before, and they want to know how to get rid of the insects.
Whether with bleach, insecticide or the squish of shoe, Allison Rabalais said trying to kill the caterpillars that have invaded her yard seems futile.
"Somehow they managed to get in the downstairs rooms and it was just too many for us to count," Rabalais said. "We're talking in the thousands."
The thousands of caterpillars covering yards in Garden Isle make it look almost like the grass is moving. Residents worry this is just a pit stop before the insects get into their homes.
"We do know they do climb up the wood," said Rabalais. "They're climbing up the pilings. They're climbing up the posts the house is elevated on. So eventually they will make their way up there, and it's not a healthy situation for anybody. We just need to find a good pest control to get rid of them and end this issue because it's disgusting."
The caterpillars are also making themselves at home at the Anderson house. Travis Anderson said he'd seen this type of bug before in Hattiesburg.
"They go into cherry trees, pecan trees. They go up and build a big web," Anderson said. "They'll eat all the leaves in the area of the web and then they disappear. They come out in the fall. This time of the year they normally do it.
Some residents said the bug's sting is another worry.
"They do sting. My neighbor across the street got stung by one so whether or not it's going to leave a welt or not I'm not sure. But if you get stung by them enough it's not going to be a pretty picture," Rabalais said.
WLOX talked to an expert on insects from the USDA. Randy Pingel said he couldn't be sure without examining one of the caterpillars, but from the photos we showed him it appeared to be a type of Fall Armyworm. He told us they will eventually go away when there is a frost, but there are some insecticides that can help speed up the process.
Sunday, May 19 2013 1:58 PM EDT2013-05-19 17:58:35 GMT
There's a problem with the paint that was used when the Twin Bridges were repainted in 2007 and now the bridges will have to be painted again.Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials tell 14 News theMore >>
The bottom line, KTC officials say, is that the Twin Bridges will have to be painted again at some point in the future, much sooner than expected.More >>
It's all about the odds, and one lone ticket in Florida has beaten them all by matching each of the numbers drawn for the highest Powerball jackpot in history at an estimated $590.5 million, lottery officials...More >>
Some lucky person walked into a Publix supermarket in suburban Florida over the past few days and bought a ticket now worth an estimated $590.5 million - the highest Powerball jackpot in history.More >>
A senior White House adviser insists President Barack Obama learned the Internal Revenue Service had been targeting tea party groups "when it came out in the news."More >>
A top White House adviser insisted Sunday that President Barack Obama learned the Internal Revenue Service had targeted tea party groups only "when it came out in the news" while Republicans continued to press the...More >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 6:27 PM EDT2013-05-19 22:27:30 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – One person has died after a traffic crash on Interstate 64. The accident happened around 1:30 p.m. in the westbound lanes just east of the Watterson Expressway (I-264) interchange. TheMore >>
The accident happened around 1:30 p.m. in the westbound lanes of Interstate 64 just east of the Watterson Expressway (I-264) interchange.More >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 4:24 AM EDT2013-05-19 08:24:11 GMT
DES MOINES, IOWA (KCCI/CNN) - A reunion between a special dog and a special man happened in Iowa Friday. Sgt. Ross Gundlach, a U.S. Marine, has a surprise reunion with Casey, a yellow Labrador that helpedMore >>
A reunion between a special dog and a special man happened in Iowa Friday.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 9:54 AM EDT2013-05-18 13:54:39 GMT
Evansville police made a large drug bust Fir day night. It happened at a home in the 600 block of Jefferson Avenue near Garvin Street. Police say officers were in the area and could smell a strong odorMore >>
Officers got a search warrant, and once inside the home, found what they call a substantial amount of marijuana.More >>
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