Tuesday, June 18 2013 8:30 AM EDT2013-06-18 12:30:38 GMT
It happened around 2:30 this morning at the kangaroo express on south kentucky. You can see a heavy police presence at the scene. Officers say a white male in his late 20's, early 30's walked into theMore >>
Officers say the suspect walked into the gas station, implied he a weapon and demanded cash.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 10:45 PM EDT2013-06-19 02:45:09 GMT
A traffic alert for drivers in Spencer County. Officials tells us that an overturned semi has traffic down to one lane on eastbound I-64 at the Dale, IN exit. There's no word as of now on injuries. CrewsMore >>
Around 4:00 p.m., an overturned semi caused traffic delays in the eastbound lanes that lasted for a few hours while crews cleared the site. More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 10:18 PM EDT2013-06-19 02:18:34 GMT
Pedro Alvarez singled home a pair of runs in the first inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates ended Mat Latos' streak of 21 regular-season starts without a loss, beating the Cincinnati Reds 4-0 on TuesdayMore >>
Pedro Alvarez singled home a pair of runs in the first inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates ended Mat Latos' streak of 21 regular-season starts without a loss, beating the Cincinnati Reds 4-0 on Tuesday night.
Tuesday, June 18 2013 10:05 PM EDT2013-06-19 02:05:39 GMT
Researchers have identified 45 genetic genetic variants in overweight newborns that are known to occur in obese adults and hope their findings could someday help combat the global obesity epidemic. "AllowingMore >>
Researchers have identified 45 genetic genetic variants in overweight newborns that are known to occur in obese adults and hope their findings could someday help combat the global obesity epidemic.More >>
WHITE CO, IL (WFIE) -
White County, Illinois held two fundraisers Saturday. One to benefit the victims of an oil tank explosion, the other to benefit the family of murder victim Jacob Wheeler.
Saturday's fundraisers in White County accumulated thousands of dollars, from people who say the community has been through a lot.
Steve Talley of Carmi's Pay It Forward Forever organization says White County has been through a lot over the past couple of years, but he says the community has a strong resolve.
"Everybody is either a cousin or brother or something to somebody," Talley said. "And when one goes down, we all just seem like, you know, we're there to help."
Saturday, PIFF held a car wash and bake sale to benefit the family of Jacob Wheeler, a young southern Illinois man who was murdered two weeks ago.
"This money here today is going to go to the funeral home to help pay the Wheeler boy's expenses," Talley noted.
Just down the road, multiple organizations came together for another fundraiser in Enfield, Illinois. This time, to benefit the victims of an oil tank explosion, that happened in July.
"Masonic Lodge here was asked to see what they would do for a fundraiser. So, we kind of started as a small pork chop dinner and then some other organizations to get involved. And it kind of exploded into what we're doing today," said event organizer Jim Bolin. "So, we had originally planned the biscuits and gravy in the morning, and then a boot brigade in the midday hours, and in the evening, we're going to do the pork chops."
Bolin, of Enfield, says their fundraiser was very successful, having raised about $8,000 just as the pork chop dinner got started. In Carmi, Talley says they raised over $2,500.
"This small community we're in, whenever there's a need, it's unbelievable what they'll do for you," said Bolin.
"If it wasn't for all the fundraisers and stuff, and everybody bringing stuff in, I mean, we'd be in a world of hurt," said Jacob Wheeler's father Harold. "You just can't say enough for White County."
In addition to Saturday's fundraisers, donation containers for Jessica Evans, Wheeler's girlfriend and the second victim in that murder case, have been placed at local businesses. And friends of the Evans family tell us a raffle will be held for the family's benefit, later this month during 'Dairy Days.'
Tuesday, June 18 2013 3:35 PM EDT2013-06-18 19:35:01 GMT
SAND CREEK TOWNSHIP, IN (WAVE) – A 12-year-old Jennings County boy was accidentally shot in the head by his 16-year-old brother late Monday night while handling firearms in their home, according to theMore >>
Investigators said the 16-year-old had been handling a .22 caliber rifle when it discharged while the rest of the family was asleep.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:44 PM EDT2013-06-18 16:44:56 GMT
SHELBYVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A teenage girl found dead in a Shelby County creek Monday morning has been identified.Deputy coroner Jeff Ivers said Jackleen Lane, 15, of Bagdad, KY drowned. She was last seenMore >>
How Jackleen Lane, 15, ended up in the creek has not been determined.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 8:37 PM EDT2013-06-19 00:37:46 GMT
Closing arguments were heard Tuesday morning in the case of State v Jeffrey Weisheit. Weisheit is accused of setting the fire that killed Alyssa and Caleb Lynch in their home two years ago. He is chargedMore >>
Closing arguments were heard Tuesday morning in the case of State v Jeffrey Weisheit. Weisheit is accused of setting the fire that killed Alyssa and Caleb Lynch in their home two years ago. More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 2:03 PM EDT2013-06-18 18:03:35 GMT
An Owensboro, Ky., man was indicted and arrested on June 17, charged with six counts of mail fraud in connection with defrauding more than $200,000 from an elderly Daviess Co., Ky., couple and allegedlyMore >>
An Owensboro man has been arrested and charged with six counts of mail fraud in connection with defrauding more than $200,000 from an elderly Daviess County couple.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 10:34 PM EDT2013-06-19 02:34:44 GMT
Four people have charged for holding a mother and her child captive for years. Jordie Callahan, Jessica Hunt, Daniel J. Brown and a fourth person are accused of engaging in human trafficking. AccordingMore >>
Four people have been arrested for holding a mother and her child captive for years in Ashland.
According to the charges, the suspects used beatings, threats of death and threats of attacks from pit bulls and large snakes to hold a woman and her child against their will for two years.More >>
Monday, June 17 2013 11:55 PM EDT2013-06-18 03:55:55 GMT
LINCOLN COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - A 92-year-old woman was allegedly beaten and sexually assaulted in her own home in Stanford. Neighbor Mabel Releford explained the woman had family over Friday night and momentsMore >>
Police said even though she was battered and bruised the 92-year-old victim managed to call 911, but she is going to have a long road to recovery.More >>
Monday, June 17 2013 6:39 PM EDT2013-06-17 22:39:20 GMT
A lawsuit claims billionaire hardware kingpin John Menard pressured the wife of a business partner to have sex with Menard and his wife and retaliated with firings and lawsuits when she turned him down. Menard'sMore >>
Menard's attorney says Menard categorically denies the claims by Tomisue Hilbert.More >>
Scientists say a wooden beam extending from the floor of northern Lake Michigan appears to have been there for centuries, an important finding as they try to determine whether it's part of the Griffin, the...More >>
A wooden beam embedded at the bottom of northern Lake Michigan appears to have been there for centuries, underwater archaeologists announced Tuesday, a crucial finding as crews dig toward what they hope is the carcass of a...More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 9:23 AM EDT2013-06-18 13:23:30 GMT
A 5-year-old girl set up a lemonade stand across the street from the Westboro Baptist Church compound, and now the group is targeting her. Jayden Sink raised nearly $200 on Friday while she sold lemonadeMore >>
A 5-year-old girl set up a lemonade stand across the street from the Westboro Baptist Church compound, and now the group is targeting her.More >>
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