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 >>
South Africans flocked to houses of worship for a national day of prayer and reflection to honor former President Nelson Mandela, starting planned events to commemorate the liberation struggle icon that will...More >>
South Africans flocked to houses of worship for a national day of prayer and reflection to honor former President Nelson Mandela, starting planned events that will culminate in what is expected to be one of the biggest...More >>
MULDRAUGH, KY (WAVE) – The Red Cross Shelter at Muldraugh Elementary is currently housing more than 60 people from West Point.
Ask any adult or child inside the shelter Wednesday night and they will tell you this is not how they expected to spend their Halloween.
"It's kind of cool, but scary at the same time because the train derailed about a half mile from our house," said Mikey Baker, West Point evacuee.
After Monday's train derailment, most people thought at the end of the day, there was nothing to worry about, but that all changed by Wednesday afternoon.
"You think you'll all clear, you think you're going to be fine and then you have fireman and police knocking on your door, telling you that have to leave your home, give you five minutes to get your stuff together," said Wendi Baker, West Point evacuee.
Around 4:00 p.m. hundreds of homes were evacuated in the West Point area, they are all a little more than a mile or less from the crash.
Red Cross was ready to help those in need, providing meals and shelter.
"We will have them a place to sleep and a place to stay warm and hopefully out of the way of the fumes from the box car," said Bobby Thompson, Red Cross volunteer.
Even though, they have been kicked out of their home for an undetermined amount of time, people like Stephen Wyatt can't help but think of others.
"The people on the East Coast are dealing with a lot worse things than we are here and I feel sorry for the people actually hurt in the explosion, those are the families we need to be concerned about and praying for," said Wyatt.
They are making the best of situation, one could never plan for. "Why bad things happen to good people, we don't know, but this is a really good group out of West Point," said Thompson.
Muldraugh Elementary is no longer a working school, so Red Cross officials said they are prepared to keep evacuees as long as necessary until the all clear is given.
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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