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 10:54 PM EST2013-12-12 03:54:43 GMT
The cold weather didn't stop hundreds of people from going to a concert on Wednesday that honored late Evansville Police Detective Nathan Schroer. The show went will into the night at the old North HighMore >>
The cold weather didn't stop hundreds of people from going to a concert on Wednesday that honored late Evansville Police Detective Nathan Schroer.More >>
LAKE CHARLES, LA (WAFB) -
Veteran television news reporter Allen Tumey, well known for his series "Tumey's Travels", has died.
Tumey was found in his home in Lake Charles Monday afternoon. He was 70 years old.
Services for Allen Tumey will be held this Thursday, March 28, 2013 in Lake Charles, LA at Hixon Funeral Home at 3001 Ryan Street.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. A memorial service will begin at 7 p.m.
Tumey retired from WAFB-TV in 2011 after eleven years at the station where his primary focus was feature reporting across Louisiana. His regular segment on WAFB-TV was known as "Tumey's Travels".
Tumey previously worked for stations in Lake Charles and Evansville, Indiana.
Raycom Regional News Director Vicki Zimmerman hired Tumey when she was News Director at WAFB-TV. The two had worked together years before in Lake Charles. "When looking for a good feature reporter, I turned to the best feature reporter I had ever worked with," Zimmerman said. "He had a knack for not getting in the way of a story but letting the pictures and the people tell the story."
"I always had the feeling that Allen would do his job for free," said WAFB anchor Donna Britt. "There was such joy in his heart, and in his reporting. He had the unique ability to mine every situation for its charm, humor and beauty."
Britt remembers the gentle side of Tumey. "As extroverted as he was on TV, he was always rather quiet in the newsroom," she said. "He'd take brief breaks from our newsroom clatter to smoke his pipe outside where the birds, the sky and the people were."
Allen was also known for his sense of humor. "He'd tease me occasionally," Britt said. "When my son was born, he knew full well his name was Louis. Allen would ask "How's Baby Leroy?""
Tumey received numerous awards over the course of his career, both on the national and state level. Among the honors he received was the coveted Iris Award from the National Association of Television Program Executives.
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Wednesday, December 11 2013 8:41 AM EST2013-12-11 13:41:37 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 9:08 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 >>
Wednesday, December 11 2013 9:22 AM EST2013-12-11 14:22:48 GMT
The hype of the Auburn Tiger's SEC win has not died down and one Auburn fan is celebrating the big win in a unique way.In Fayetteville GA, Robert Fulton is celebrating the Tiger's big SEC win by displayingMore >>
The hype of the Auburn Tigers' SEC win hasn't died down and one Auburn fan is celebrating the big win in a unique way.More >>
Tuesday, December 10 2013 11:24 PM EST2013-12-11 04:24:49 GMT
CBS 5 News
This time of year if you haven't come down with a cold consider yourself lucky. "Most of them come from your hands. You touch surfaces, you scratch your nose, the virus gets in," said Dr. Don BucklinMore >>
This time of year if you haven't come down with a cold consider yourself lucky. More >>
Wednesday, December 11 2013 9:39 AM EST2013-12-11 14:39:39 GMT
CHEYNNE, WY (KGWN/CNN) - For the second year in a row, the Grinch is on patrol in Cheyenne, WY. With his trusty dog max and his radar gun in hand, he took to the streets Tuesday morning to remind driversMore >>
For the second year in a row, the Grinch is on patrol in Cheyenne, WY.More >>
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 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.