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 >>
PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -
A Portland native narrowly missed being hit by a bullet when police in Massachusetts opened fire on the first suspect from the Boston Marathon bombings.
Kristian Tuinzing was inside a closet at his home in Watertown early this morning when he heard several explosions and hundreds of gunshots outside his window, his father told FOX 12. One of the bullets came through a football calendar that was hanging on his wall.
Kristian's father, Reinier, was in California on a business trip when he got the call from his son at around 10:30 p.m. Pacific time on Thursday night. Reinier told FOX 12 outside of his Portland home that when he saw his son calling at that time of the night, he instantly knew something was wrong.
"That was like 1:30 a.m. his time," Reinier Tuinzing said. "This was not going to be a good call."
Chaos was unfolding outside Kristian Tuinzing's window in Watertown. The massive search for one of the suspects from Monday's deadly marathon bombings was now centered on his street.
All Kristian Tuinzing could do was listen and describe the terror.
"He said he was in his closet, hunkered down, and there was a lot of shooting going out on the street," Reinier Tuinzing said. "That's a frightening thing to hear from a child."
Kristian Tuinzing tweeted that he heard about 500 gunshots in a matter of minutes.
During the shootout, something hit Kristian Tuinzing's window, his father said. A picture posted on Twitter shows where a bullet came through a calendar on his wall, hit a chair that he had been sitting in moments before, then landed on his floor.
"He literally dodged a bullet. And that was very frightening for me to hear that it was that close," Reinier Tuinzing said.
That close call came less than four days after Kristian took the day off from work to watch his cousin run the Boston Marathon. Luckily, she finished about 30 to 45 minutes before the blasts near the finish line, Reinier Tuinzing said.
"He's really tired," Reinier Tuinzing said. "Tired sleep-wise and tired mentally, but obviously it's very stressful."
Reinier Tuinzing now worries about how his son will cope in the days ahead. But knowing he wasn't physically hurt is a huge relief.
"He was just very much 'Dad, I love you.' Very appreciative of being alive and recognizing how important it is and how quick it can change," Reinier Tuinzing said.
Kristian Tuinzing moved to Massachusetts for college after graduating from Jesuit High School in 2006, his father said. He now works for an IT consulting firm.
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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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