Monday, December 9 2013 6:37 PM EST2013-12-09 23:37:59 GMT
The IU School of Medicine has released the official request for proposal for,"the development of a multi-institutional academic health, science and research center in Evansville, Indiana."The RFP includesMore >>
The IU School of Medicine has released the official request for proposal for,"the development of a multi-institutional academic health, science and research center in Evansville, Indiana."More >>
Monday, December 9 2013 5:34 PM EST2013-12-09 22:34:19 GMT
EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) – Police are reporting a flatbed lumber semi-truck has overturned on NB I-164 between Lynch & Morgan. Police are reporting the driver is out of the truck, and seems to be okay. PoliceMore >>
A flatbed lumber semi-truck that overturned on NB I-164 between Lynch & Morgan has now been up righted. More >>
Wednesday, December 11 2013 8:20 AM EST2013-12-11 13:20:56 GMT
Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi told NBC's TODAY that "the Holy Father is not looking to become famous or to receive honors." More >>
Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi told NBC's TODAY that "the Holy Father is not looking to become famous or to receive honors. But if the choice of Person of Year helps spread the message of the gospel — a message of God's love for everyone — he will certainly be happy about that."More >>
SPENCER COUNTY, IN (WFIE) -
There's a plea for help Tuesday night to make an intersection safer, after the death of a Tri-State student.
A petition has now been started to put a stop light at the intersection of Highway 66 and Orchard Road in Spencer County, where 18-year-old Jacob Hamilton died in a traffic accident Tuesday around noon.
They want to get something done now. That petition is posted online. Hundreds of people have already signed it, all demanding change so no other lives will be lost there.
The accident that killed Hamilton right outside of his school Tuesday afternoon is Natasha Boyer's worst nightmare.
"I have a daughter that will be getting her drivers permit this summer," Boyer said.
That's why it worries her.
She says a traffic signal that hangs over the intersection now just isn't doing the job of slowing vehicles down. After Tuesday's accident, she's demanding something that will.
"Why not just take the bull by the horn and do it myself," Boyer said.
That she did with the help of Facebook. She created a online petition and posted it on her page, and within minutes, it blew up.
"Actually my battery did not last I had so many responses," Boyer said.
"I think it's pretty dangerous," student Noah Epley said.
Like most South Spencer students, Epley drives through the intersection to and from school everyday.
"Pulling out you can't really see one way because you have cars on the other side of you and you can't really see, so you kind of have to guesstimate when to go," Epley said.
Authorities are still investigating if that's why Hamilton pulled out in front of a semi on his way home from school around noon. Students say Hamilton did not have afternoon classes and would leave the school after lunch.
They say the school was placed on lockdown after the accident. It was near the end of the day that the announcement was made that one of their own had lost his life.
As a mother, Boyer hopes her petition will lead to some sort of change at the intersection, so no more of those announcements will have to be made.
"Everybody can get involved and maybe we can make something happen," Boyer said.
14 News is told state officials say the traffic count isn't high enough to warrant a stop light there.
As for Wednesday, Hamilton's friends at South Spencer are asking all students to wear blue -- in memory of their friend.
Tuesday, December 10 2013 3:59 PM EST2013-12-10 20:59:50 GMT
On Monday December 9, 2013 at 12:20 pm the North Canton Police Department responded to 1161 North Main Street Lot 16, to investigate a report of the possibility of infant skeletal remains found in aMore >>
An investigation is underway after the skeletal remains of two infants were found in a North Canton mobile home.
Cops were called to the mobile home on North Main Street just before 12:30 p.m. on Monday.
Tuesday, December 10 2013 9:08 PM EST2013-12-11 02:08:16 GMT
An Evansville mother is facing several child neglect charges. Police say a tip lead them to 29-year-old Jessica Pate's home on Jackson Avenue. Officers say during a search of her home they found threeMore >>
An Evansville mother is facing several child neglect charges.More >>
Monday, December 9 2013 8:17 PM EST2013-12-10 01:17:55 GMT
The country music star who set the standard for live concert production in the 1990s is back. Garth Brooks is ready to tour the world again, and he's taking his whole band with him. Brooks remains theMore >>
The country music star who set the standard for live concert production in the 1990s is back. Garth Brooks is ready to tour the world, and he's taking his whole band with him.More >>
Tuesday, December 10 2013 9:35 PM EST2013-12-11 02:35:35 GMT
Voting is almost over in a special election in Western Kentucky. The election is to fill the 7th House District seat vacated when Representative John Arnold stepped down. The district covers all of UnionMore >>
The polls closed at 6 Tuesday night, and results show a winner in the election for the 7th District House seat. More >>
Tuesday, December 10 2013 8:21 PM EST2013-12-11 01:21:35 GMT
Top-selling frozen pizza brand DiGiorno and its cheese supplier are cutting ties with a Wisconsin dairy farm after an animal rights group released video showing workers beating, kicking, stabbing andMore >>
Top-selling frozen pizza brand DiGiorno and its cheese supplier are cutting ties with a Wisconsin dairy farm after an animal rights group released video showing workers beating, kicking, stabbing and whipping sick and injured cows.
Tuesday, December 10 2013 5:22 PM EST2013-12-10 22:22:57 GMT
HENDERSON, KY (WFIE) – Two students at Henderson High School is facing expulsion after the school says "serious horseplay" occurred on other students. According to Henderson School District Public InformationMore >>
Two students at Henderson High School are facing expulsion after the school says "serious horseplay" occurred on other students.More >>
Tuesday, December 10 2013 9:51 PM EST2013-12-11 02:51:15 GMT
Officials with the EVSC say schools will operate on a two-hour delay on Wednesday. When on a two-hour delay, all schools and programs will begin two hours later than their normal time, with the followingMore >>
When on a two-hour delay, all schools and programs will begin two hours later than their normal time, with the following exceptions:More >>
Tuesday, December 10 2013 11:38 PM EST2013-12-11 04:38:05 GMT
The Indiana State Board of Education is hearing from EVSC officials Tuesday night on why Glenwood Leadership Academy should stay open and under the school corporation's control. EVSC Superintendent DavidMore >>
A sixth consecutive 'F' grade could be facing Evansville's Glenwood Leadership Academy and that could force the state to take drastic action. More >>
Tuesday, December 10 2013 11:54 PM EST2013-12-11 04:54:32 GMT
(RNN) - Gil Brandt of NFL.com and ESPN radio host Paul Finebaum are reporting that Alabama's Nick Saban is in contract negotiations with the university for a contract extension that would pay him $7 millionMore >>
Reports are swirling that Alabama football coach Nick Saban has a contract extension on his desk from Alabama. Meanwhile, conflicting reports coming from Texas say that coach Mack Brown may be on his way out this week. More >>
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