Friday, May 17 2013 7:01 AM EDT2013-05-17 11:01:29 GMT
The medical aid group Doctors Without Borders says one of its medical facilities located in a rural but violent region of South Sudan has been ransacked and destroyed. The group said Friday the attackMore >>
The medical aid group Doctors Without Borders says one of its medical facilities located in a rural but violent region of South Sudan has been ransacked and destroyed.More >>
Thursday, May 16 2013 7:35 AM EDT2013-05-16 11:35:35 GMT
Around 1:30 Thursday morning, the Owensboro Police Department responded to an armed robbery call at the Hampton Inn, located at 615 Salem Drive.Responding units spoke with the desk clerk, who advised thatMore >>
Responding units spoke with the desk clerk, who advised that a male subject entered the business armed with a rifle, and demanded money.More >>
Thursday, May 16 2013 6:53 AM EDT2013-05-16 10:53:21 GMT
Police say a 7-year-old boy is critically injured, after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Indianapolis. The boy was hit about 9:15 p.m. Wednesday on the city's south side. A police spokesman saysMore >>
Officers were told that the boy was trying to cross the busy two-lane street when he was hit.More >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 6:48 PM EDT2013-05-19 22:48:48 GMT
Henderson police confirm a student at Bend Gate Elementary School brought a weapon inside the building last week. Police say they can't give many details about what happened because the student involvedMore >>
Henderson police confirm a student at Bend Gate Elementary School brought a weapon inside the building last week.More >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 6:37 PM EDT2013-05-19 22:37:31 GMT
The stretch of Fulton Avenue between Maryland and Diamond is back open after the Evansville Streets Alive event. The street was closed Sunday afternoon for activities like biking, rollerblading and dancing. VendorsMore >>
The stretch of Fulton Avenue between Maryland and Diamond is back open after the Evansville Streets Alive event.More >>
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -
A new gal is nearby and Nikita can definitely smell the change in the air.
Berlin, the Kansas City Zoo's new polar bear, arrived safe and sound Tuesday night.
"Berlin is eating and responding to zookeepers very well," zoo spokeswoman Julie Neemeyer said. "She has her own pool and outdoor area where she is completely enjoying the KC snow!"
Zookeepers are slowly introducing her to the zoo's star, 6-year-old Nikita. The two have yet to meet face to face but they are aware of each other in separate stalls in the holding area behind the polar bear exhibit.
"Nikita knows something is going on," Neemeyer said. "There is activity and it hasn't been all about him."
Berlin is 23 years old. The hope is she and Nikita will bond enough to produce a cub.
You can watch Nikita on KCTV5's Sonic polar bear cam at www.kctv5.com/nikita.
Nikita has spent much of Friday afternoon pacing back and forth between that back area and a rock overlooking his pool. He's not ventured into some of his more favored parts of his exhibit. Instead, he has actually stood on the rock and let loose a roar or two.
"Nikita was very excited and obviously very interested," Sean Putney, a zoo official, told the Kansas City Star, KCTV5's reporting partner. "You can hear him smelling through the doorway. He doesn't really vocalize that much, but for the last couple of days he has been. He knows there's a female in there."
Berlin will likely make her debut on the polar bear cam in late January or early February. In the meantime, she has her own behind-the-scenes outdoor area with a pool.
Kansas City this week joins just one of another dozen or so zoos with a possible breeding pair of polar bears, which are considered a threatened species.
Nikita came to Kansas City in 2010.
The zoo in Minnesota sent Berlin with her favorite toys. But Mother Nature brought her something special on Thursday to welcome her to Kansas City.
Sunday, May 19 2013 1:58 PM EDT2013-05-19 17:58:35 GMT
There's a problem with the paint that was used when the Twin Bridges were repainted in 2007 and now the bridges will have to be painted again.Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials tell 14 News theMore >>
The bottom line, KTC officials say, is that the Twin Bridges will have to be painted again at some point in the future, much sooner than expected.More >>
It's all about the odds, and one lone ticket in Florida has beaten them all by matching each of the numbers drawn for the highest Powerball jackpot in history at an estimated $590.5 million, lottery officials...More >>
Some lucky person walked into a Publix supermarket in suburban Florida over the past few days and bought a ticket now worth an estimated $590.5 million - the highest Powerball jackpot in history.More >>
A senior White House adviser insists President Barack Obama learned the Internal Revenue Service had been targeting tea party groups "when it came out in the news."More >>
A top White House adviser insisted Sunday that President Barack Obama learned the Internal Revenue Service had targeted tea party groups only "when it came out in the news" while Republicans continued to press the...More >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 6:27 PM EDT2013-05-19 22:27:30 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – One person has died after a traffic crash on Interstate 64. The accident happened around 1:30 p.m. in the westbound lanes just east of the Watterson Expressway (I-264) interchange. TheMore >>
The accident happened around 1:30 p.m. in the westbound lanes of Interstate 64 just east of the Watterson Expressway (I-264) interchange.More >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 4:24 AM EDT2013-05-19 08:24:11 GMT
DES MOINES, IOWA (KCCI/CNN) - A reunion between a special dog and a special man happened in Iowa Friday. Sgt. Ross Gundlach, a U.S. Marine, has a surprise reunion with Casey, a yellow Labrador that helpedMore >>
A reunion between a special dog and a special man happened in Iowa Friday.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 9:54 AM EDT2013-05-18 13:54:39 GMT
Evansville police made a large drug bust Fir day night. It happened at a home in the 600 block of Jefferson Avenue near Garvin Street. Police say officers were in the area and could smell a strong odorMore >>
Officers got a search warrant, and once inside the home, found what they call a substantial amount of marijuana.More >>
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