Wednesday, December 4 2013 4:08 PM EST2013-12-04 21:08:10 GMT
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. More >>
Tuesday, December 3 2013 11:01 PM EST2013-12-04 04:01:42 GMT
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. More >>
A storm system that spread snow, sleet and freezing rain widely across the nation's midsection is headed toward the densely populated Eastern seaboard promising more of the same.More >>
A powerful storm system that spread hazardous snow, sleet and freezing rain widely across the nation's midsection rumbled toward the densely populated Eastern seaboard on Sunday, promising more of the same.More >>
NEW FAIRFIELD, CT (WFSB) -
A New Fairfield man who fatally shot and killed his son Thursday morning learned of the tragic mistake from police after they peeled back the ski mask the teen was wearing.
Tyler Giuliano, 15, a popular New Fairfield High School student, was shot around 1 a.m. in front of a home located at 7 Meetinghouse Hill Cir.
State police said a woman called her brother, who lives next door, and told him that she believed someone was trying to break into her home. Jeffrey Giuliano then left his home armed with a handgun and confronted someone wearing a black ski mask and dressed in all black.
State police said Giuliano threatened his father with a knife, and that's when he opened fire, killing his son.
When state police arrived at the home, Jeffrey was sitting in the front lawn and his son, Tyler, still wearing the ski mask, was dead in the driveway.
It wasn't until after police arrived and they peeled back the ski mask that Jeffrey saw he shot and killed his own son.
"I can't believe it happened," said student Rob Cammarano. "We were in class when we found out. It was just sad."
State police spent all day Thursday and Friday gathering clues and interviewing witnesses.
It's unclear why Tyler, who was adopted from a broken home, was trying to break into his aunt's house.
Jeffrey Giuliano, who is a popular fifth-grade teacher in town, has not been charged with any crimes.
"Sounds like a big mistake," said former student Eric Mitchell. "I hope they're easy on him. He's a really nice guy."
According to students, Jeffrey Giuliano had Tyler in his fifth-grade class and after learning his grandmother was too ill to care for him, he adopted the child.
"He's a great student. He got straight 'As.' He barely did anything wrong in high school," said Patricia Short about her classmate Tyler Giuliano. "He was one of the nicest kids you would ever meet."
Superintendent of Schools Alicia Roy said an open house that was planned at the high school was canceled, and instead the media center was opened for anyone wishing to meet with grief counselors about what took place.
"Our principal came on and was telling everyone to support each other and be there for each other and that it was a really hard time," said classmate Joslynn Eskierski.
No charges have been filed, but state police said they were investigating whether or not the gun Jeffery was carrying was registered properly. The investigation is expected to last at least a week.
"I'm a dad. God forbid I hurt my own daughter," said Joe Nigri of New Fairfield. "I don't know. I wouldn't be able to live. I don't know how he's coping."
An autopsy performed Friday determined Tyler died of multiple gun shot wounds.
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Friday, December 6 2013 1:28 AM EST2013-12-06 06:28:26 GMT
A second case of disturbing animal abuse has been discovered involving a puppy's mouth tied shut. A man found a puppy in a box with filthy blankets in Kane Park in Gresham at 8 p.m. Wednesday. The puppyMore >>
A second case of disturbing animal abuse has been discovered involving a puppy's mouth being tied shut.More >>
Saturday, December 7 2013 9:39 AM EST2013-12-07 14:39:04 GMT
ALBURQUERQUE, NM (KRQE/CNN) - The GED is getting a major overhaul nationwide by going completely computerized and ramping up the cost, and test-takers and critics alike aren't happy with the changes. AlmostMore >>
Almost everything about the test is changing, and people are scrambling to find any seat available at a testing center to take it. The rush started months ago. More >>
Thursday, December 5 2013 9:37 PM EST2013-12-06 02:37:44 GMT
ELIZABETHTOWN, KY (WAVE) - It's a crime most of us can't comprehend: an Elizabethtown mother is accused of trying to sell her baby not once, but twice. Police and prosecutors in Hardin County were baffledMore >>
It's a crime most of us can't comprehend: an Elizabethtown mother is accused of trying to sell her baby not once, but twice.More >>
Wednesday, December 4 2013 12:42 AM EST2013-12-04 05:42:35 GMT
MADISON COUNTY, KY (WAVE) – A mother is facing charges after she allegedly left her children in a bedroom with drugs and a corpse. According to Richmond police, around 8:30 a.m. on November 30 officersMore >>
According to Richmond police, around 8:30 a.m. on November 30 officers responded to a home in Dixie Plaza on a report a 24-year-old man had overdosed.More >>
Saturday, December 7 2013 11:00 AM EST2013-12-07 16:00:09 GMT
(CNN) - Parenting a new baby is exciting but often confusing. How do you know if you're behavior is spoiling the baby or helping him thrive? New parents are often concerned that they may spoil their newborn.More >>
Parenting a new baby is exciting but often confusing. How do you know if your behavior is spoiling the baby or helping him thrive?More >>
Saturday, December 7 2013 1:38 PM EST2013-12-07 18:38:47 GMT
SEATTLE (KOMO/CNN) - On Friday Seattle officials gave pot smokers a spot to light up in honor of the first anniversary of the drug's legalization in Washington State. The deal the promoter made with theMore >>
Despite state law making marijuana OK for adults, possession of marijuana is still illegal in the eyes of the federal government, and this is happening right under the U.S. Attorney's nose.More >>
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