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 11:48 PM EDT2013-05-23 03:48:10 GMT
Combat is something few Korean War Veterans want to remember. They suppress the memories. Army Veteran Bobby Todd served in the Korean War. He says he never talked about his experiences in the war untilMore >>
The fighting may be over, but the memories remain. Local Korean War veterans share their memories of fighting in the Korean War for a documentary. 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 >>
GIBSON CO., IN (WFIE) -
What should officials do with a long vacant schoolhouse in Gibson County?
Well, there appears to be progress in efforts to finally have the building torn down.
North Gibson School Corporation Superintendent Mike Harmon says the building isn't a hazard yet, but residents say they're happy that something is finally being done with the building and the valuable land it sits on.
The old Baldwin Heights Elementary School has been sitting empty in Bonnie Richardson's backyard for more than 15 years. Richardson says the empty building doesn't bother her, but it might be of interest to local kids.
"Yeah, I think occasionally they have a little problem with children, but I don't think it's been that bad of a situation for them really," Richardson said.
She says she's lived in the neighborhood for more than 50 years and she enjoyed living next to the school.
"I wish they could have kept it but if they can't, I know everything is changing these days so they'll have to do what they'll have to do." Richardson told 14 News.
Harmon expects the demolition bids to be well over $100,000.
"The savings generated from lowering our capital projects, expenditures for HVAC repairs, things like new roofs and things like that to deal with the older buildings that the school corporation still owns," Harmon said.
Officials say there was a plan to demolish the old Franklin School, which is currently leased by Gibson County, but for now that school is on the back burner.
"They had investigated it jointly even though they leased it for asbestos abatement and demolition as well at Franklin School, but they never followed through with it. I think that will be discussed at some point in the future. I'm not sure when," Harmon told 14 News.
Bids will be accepted until January 31, when the school board will take over and decide which company will be demolishing the building.
They say demolition could start as early as next month.
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 >>