Wednesday, May 22 2013 5:16 AM EDT2013-05-22 09:16:17 GMT
Nearly 60-thousand "Lea" panel, loft and bunk beds in various sizes are being recalled. It turns out the side mattress support rails can break, posing a fall hazard. The rails are on 34 different LeaMore >>
Nearly 60-thousand "Lea" panel, loft and bunk beds in various sizes are being recalled.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 11:45 PM EDT2013-05-23 03:45:43 GMT
Law enforcement from Indiana and Kentucky were in the 14 News Interactive Center answering your calls and taking any tips to help catch those most wanted. Some of the cases we've featured have ended withMore >>
law enforcement from Indiana and Kentucky were in the 14 News Interactive Center Tuesday night answering your calls and taking any tips to help catch those most wanted. Some of the cases we've featured have ended with suspects in custody.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 10:54 PM EDT2013-05-23 02:54:14 GMT
Those who knew the victim of a deadly shooting in Princeton speak out to 14 News about the struggles they say she had with the suspect. Authorities tells 14 News the suspect, Jason Perry is in the GibsonMore >>
Those who knew the victim of a deadly shooting in Princeton speak out to 14 News about the struggles they say she had with the suspect.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 9:56 PM EDT2013-05-23 01:56:47 GMT
Tiger Woods says the "fried chicken" comment from Sergio Garcia was hurtful and inappropriate. Two weeks after they verbally sparred at The Players Championship, Woods say it's time to move on. GarciaMore >>
The world's No. 1 player also said their flap is two weeks old and that "it's long past time to move on and talk about golf."More >>
HOPKINS CO., KY (WFIE) -
A year after the Kentucky Board of Education called Hopkins County Central High "persistently low achieving", the school has shown drastic improvements in their most recent state test scores.
Last year, Central ranked in the bottom five percent of schools in the state, but now school officials say they're among the best in the region.
Being in the bottom five percent of state test scores was something senior Katherine Browning wanted to change.
"It's a completely different atmosphere," Browning said.
Central is now in the 62nd percentile for state testing scores, a ranking that is among the highest in Hopkins County and the region.
"It would have been easy to quit, but they didn't quit. They changed it and it motivated everybody, so you go to give it all to the kids," Principal Tommy Burrough said.
Curriculum Specialist Cheri Brown says the school's composite ACT score jumped a whole point and a half, and that trend trickled down to underclassmen.
"Then the sophomores blew the PLAN out of the water this year, our highest score in five years," Brown said.
School officials say tracking the progress of students from test to test has been beneficial to make sure they're improving or if they need additional help.
"It was a lot of hard work and our classes were a little bit harder. We did have a lot more work, but it paid off and so I think our work ethic has just escalated," Browning said.
With the new accountability model, Central scored about two points short of "proficient", but the school says this is a big step in the right direction.
"Students did their part and teachers did their part. It has been very stressful. They are so overworked, but it is so exciting to see that the work has paid off," Brown said.
Central will no longer be labeled as a "priority school" once they score proficient two years in a row.
Wednesday, May 22 2013 6:00 PM EDT2013-05-22 22:00:02 GMT
An Evansville Police Officer was injured while trying to arrest a fleeing drug dealer on Tuesday afternoon. Police stopped an SUV after the driver committed several traffic violations. Officers pulledMore >>
Police stop an SUV on the north side of Bayard Park. The result: an officer injured, a chase with a suspect, and three men arrested on a variety of charges.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 3:29 PM EDT2013-05-21 19:29:04 GMT
For months, concerns had been raised about the welfare of Lucas Webb. Born Jan. 3, 2008, Lucas knew much pain and suffering in his four short years. More >>
State records released Monday show how Missouri social workers failed to adequately pursue allegations of abuse involving a preschooler. Lucas Webb, 4, would die five days after the state closed the abuse investigation.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 6:21 PM EDT2013-05-22 22:21:12 GMT
(RNN) - British officials are saying one man is dead and two others were injured in a possible terrorist attack in London on Wednesday.According to BBC News, eyewitnesses said man was attacked in a streetMore >>
One man is dead after two men attacked him in broad daylight with knives and meat cleavers. More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 9:06 PM EDT2013-05-23 01:06:34 GMT
Gibson Co. dispatch confirms a report of shots fired in the area of Los Aztecas on W. Broadway in Princeton. According to our media partner, the Princeton Daily Clarion, shooting suspect fled the sceneMore >>
Princeton Police Chief W.W. George tells 14 News the suspect, believed to be her boyfriend, shot the woman as she and her 13-year-old son were walking in the Los Aztecas parking lotMore >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 2:46 PM EDT2013-05-21 18:46:43 GMT
We are excited to announce you'll now be able to watch all of our newscasts, and severe and breaking news on your iPhone or iPad (It may work on some Android phones, too, but you may need to wait for anMore >>
We should be on the air (minus commercials) from 4:30-7:00 AM; from 11:00-12:00 AM; from 4-5:30 PM; from 6:00-6:30 PM; and from 10:00-10:30 PM. Plus anytime we are on the air for breaking news or weather, we'll be broadcasting live on your phoneMore >>