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 >>
Monday, December 2 2013 10:50 PM EST2013-12-03 03:50:58 GMT
A jury has cleared a Webster County man accused of running over a man at a soccer field. The defendant, 76-year-old Jimmy Frederick, is the husband of the Mayor of Dixon. His trial started on Monday andMore >>
A jury has cleared a Webster County man accused of running over a man at a soccer field.More >>
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -
Dozens of wounded veterans and their families are getting a taste of the high roller's life in Las Vegas.
For the next several days, they'll stay at the Venetian and Palazzo resorts for free as a thanks for their service.
Venetian owner Sheldon Adelson and his wife actually loaned the airplane to fly the vets in from Washington, DC.
Arriving to the cheers of their hosts, more than 30 wounded warriors and their friends and families walked a red carpet at the Palazzo Waterfall, Atrium and Gardens.
"Wasn't expecting that, so that was a definite eye-opener… great!" said U.S. Army veteran Robert Laux.
Laux served three tours in Iraq.
"A small IED just got my dominate arm," he said. "I don't really have a lot of grip strength. I can't really move my fingers all that well."
Like Laux, many of the vets are still on the road to recovery.
"Part of that road to recovery is not only physical recovery but mental recovery," said Andy Abboud with the Las Vegas Sands Corp.
"We can't say anything but thank you. Because we happen to be in the entertainment business, this is our way of saying thank you," Adelson said.
The vets are getting tours of the Las Vegas Strip, spa services and fine dining, all free of charge. They'll even be treated to a karaoke party at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas.
An event such as this is something Vietnam veterans never dreamed of, and the vets assembled in Las Vegas acknowledged that.
"We have to credit the Vietnam Era.They got spat on and they got ignored, discriminated against. They made a pact, and I know this because I know several of them, that that would never happen again," said retired Army Capt. Mark Little.
Many of the veterans said they're most looking forward to the opening of Soul2Soul starring Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. Each of them received tickets.
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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 >>
Mickey Mouse Club star Annette Funicello, Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, and American film critic Roger Ebert died within the last few days. Here is a list of all the notable deathsMore >>
Here is a list of all the notable deaths of 2013.More >>
Saturday, December 7 2013 8:38 AM EST2013-12-07 13:38:56 GMT
BITHLO, FL (Central Florida News 13/CNN) - A central Florida man made quite a discovery inside an old Christmas tree box that was filled with $50,000 in bonds. Anthony Garafalo, a single father, foundMore >>
Anthony Garafalo, a single father, found the tree a few years ago while looking for scrap metal to sell and finally opened it this year for his son. More >>
Friday, December 6 2013 12:35 PM EST2013-12-06 17:35:35 GMT
Tri-Staters will wake up to snow and ice Friday morning. 14 News meteorologists predict ice accumulations will range up to 1/4" in parts of the Tri-State. They say 3-5" of snow is possible along and northMore >>
Driving conditions on Friday will be hazards so officials are reminding everyone to take it slow.More >>
Saturday, December 7 2013 2:09 PM EST2013-12-07 19:09:16 GMT
Multiple crews were called to the scene a several slide-offs Saturday morning on the Natcher Parkway in Daviess County. Kentucky State Police say the fire department was responding to a minor wreck nearMore >>
Multiple crews were called to the scene a several slide-offs Saturday morning on the Natcher Parkway in Daviess County.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 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 >>
Friday, December 6 2013 5:27 PM EST2013-12-06 22:27:45 GMT
The Tri-State area is seeing a lot of snow and ice resulting in dangerous conditions. Perry County officials have declared a snow and ice emergency. Due to the amount of snow and ice, road crews areMore >>
The Tri-State area is seeing a lot of snow and ice resulting in dangerous conditions.More >>
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