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 >>
Wednesday, May 15 2013 6:53 AM EDT2013-05-15 10:53:05 GMT
European officials are investigating some of the world's biggest oil companies on suspicions of price manipulation over more than a decade. Shell, B-P and Statoil all say they're co-operating with theMore >>
The commission carried out unannounced inspections, because of concerns the companies may have worked together in reporting distorted prices.More >>
A Quinnipiac University professor explained why some people believe that the shooting at an elementary school never happened.
On Dec. 14, Adam Lanza, 20, shot and killed his mother as she slept in her bed. He then traveled the few miles to Sandy Hook Elementary School, where he proceeded to shoot out a security window, make his way into the building and kill 20 children and six adults.
"I think there is a curiosity by this and I think we live in a very cynical and skeptical age that is promoted in part by the various truthers, conspiracies," said Quinnipiac University Associate Professor Richard Hanley.
Since the shooting, videos have surfaced including one on Youtube that has more than 50,000 hits. The 30-minute video claims that the shooting was a conspiracy set up by the government.
"There has always been some sort of piece of our DNA that refuses to believe in reality and thinks that events are driven by conspiracies by the rich and powerful," Hanley said.
Some of the victims' families have started speaking out against the allegations. One of them is the family of Ana Marquez-Greene, who defended their child's love of God.
"Well I'm here to let you know that our 6-year-old loved God," Ana's mother Nelba Marquez-Greene wrote on her Facebook page. "So DOES my 8-year-old. So do I. So does my husband."
Nelba Marquez-Greene also answered people's desire for the "real" story.
"Here is the real story - Evil visited Newtown. Now it's our choice to respond. We choose good. We choose life. We choose hope," she said. "We choose that even though we're sad and we weren't perfect parents we got one thing right - we invested in eternal things."
On the day of the mass shooting, six of the kids had made it to Gene Rosen's house. He told Eyewitness News that he took care of the kids until their parents picked them up.
Rosen spoke to Eyewitness News and several news outlets following the shooting and described a student's reaction.
"He was crying uncontrollably and he started saying, 'We can't go back to the school,'" Rosen previously said. "'We don't have a teacher.'"
However, since those interviews, Rosen told Eyewitness News he's getting attacked by conspiracy theorists who say the mass shooting never happened.
On the internet, people have called Rosen a hired, paid crisis actor. He is hurt by the accusations.
"I can deal with this but, I'm thinking about the families of the perished and the families of the survivors," Rosen told Eyewitness News. "Their grief is so unimaginable and to put a layer on top of that, is just immoral."
When it comes to those videos, Hanley said unfortunately, it's freedom of speech.
"This sort of behavior, this sort of video is covered by First Amendment rights," he said. "And that it will be with us for this tragedy for years to come as well as other tragedies that await our future."
Hanley also mentioned these conspiracies also happened after Sept. 11 attacks. Many said the event didn't happen or it was staged.
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Thursday, May 16 2013 7:38 AM EDT2013-05-16 11:38:49 GMT
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - An Army wife who lost over 100 pounds while her husband was away in Afghanistan surprised the soldier Wednesday when he arrived at Wilmington International Airport. Misty Shaffer,More >>
A soldier from Wilmington returns from Afghanistan to a big surprise: a new wife, a new house and a different child.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 >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 10:35 AM EDT2013-05-18 14:35:07 GMT
(KRIS/NBC) - A dream came true for a Texas foster child who never had a permanent place to call home. That all changed thanks to one family who granted his wish, 24 hours before it was too late. DamienMore >>
A dream came true for a Texas foster child who never had a permanent place to call home.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 3:10 PM EDT2013-05-18 19:10:16 GMT
On Wednesday morning, the Evansville Museum will unveil the new home for the Vulcan Statue that, in July of 2012, was moved from the basement of the Old Courthouse. Since the moving of Vulcan, OaklandMore >>
On Wednesday morning, the Evansville Museum will unveil the new home for the Vulcan Statue that, in July of 2012, was moved from the basement of the Old Courthouse.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 9:53 AM EDT2013-05-18 13:53:17 GMT
One person was killed in an accident at a recycling center. in Muhlenberg County. It happened at the Greenville Recycling Center II, which is on Wickliffe Street. 28-year-old, Robert Adam Baxter of Greenville,More >>
One person was killed in an accident at a recycling center. in Muhlenberg County. It happened at the Greenville Recycling Center II, which is on Wickliffe Street. More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 7:16 PM EDT2013-05-17 23:16:53 GMT
One person has died in a crash near Harrisonville, MO, Thursday evening. The crash happened on Missouri Highway 7 and Walker Road. It involved a car and a tractor-trailer. Harrisonville is in Cass County.More >>
Savannah Nash celebrated her 16th birthday last week. She died Thursday when her car slammed into a semi while she was texting during her first time driving by herself.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 11:05 AM EDT2013-05-18 15:05:55 GMT
Spend your Saturday enjoying some wine, art and jazz on Newburgh's Riverfront. Historic Newburgh Wine, Art and Jazz Festival is set to go from noon until 9 p.m. on Saturday. Local wineries will be offeringMore >>
Historic Newburgh Wine, Art and Jazz Festival is set to go from noon until 9 p.m. on Saturday.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 10:21 PM EDT2013-05-18 02:21:45 GMT
NEW ALBANY, IN – New Albany police said Friday that a mother found dead along with her two young children in a creek in Binford Park in March drowned her two young children and then herself. New AlbanyMore >>
Investigators said Jaime Clutter, 35, suffered from mental illness -- possibly psychosis and postpartum depression -- when she walked her children to Binford Park March 13 and drowned them. More >>
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