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 >>
Thursday, December 12 2013 10:41 PM EST2013-12-13 03:41:17 GMT
NBC's "Saturday Night Live" plans to add one and possibly two black female performers to its cast as soon as January. A representative for the show confirms reports that "SNL" is responding to complaintsMore >>
NBC's "Saturday Night Live" plans to add one and possibly two black female performers to its cast as soon as January.
North Korean state media say Kim Jong Un's uncle has been executed, calling the leader's former mentor "worse than a dog."More >>
North Korea said Friday that it had executed Kim Jong Un's uncle as a traitor for trying to seize supreme power, a stunning end for the leader's former mentor, long considered the country's No. 2.More >>
PHOENIX (CBS5) -
The sentencing phase in the Jodi Arias murder trial, due to get underway Thursday afternoon, was canceled until May 15.
No explanation for the delay was given.
Jurors were supposed to hear Thursday from witnesses for the prosecution and defense.
They began deliberating Arias' guilt Friday afternoon and read the verdict just before 2 p.m. Wednesday.
Once the proceeding gets underway next week, there is a lot on the table - not just a simple guilty or innocent verdict.
The state got what they were hoping for, a first-degree murder conviction, claiming that Arias meticulously planned the killing of her ex-boyfriend, Travis Alexander, carried it out and tried to cover it up.
The defense wanted the jury to acquit Arias and rule that she killed Alexander in self-defense because she feared for her life.
Based on the verdict, all 12 deliberating jurors were convinced beyond a reasonable doubt that Arias preplanned the killing to find her guilty of first-degree murder.
Arias now faces the death penalty, natural life in prison or a life sentence with a chance of release after 25 years.
Arias herself on Wednesday told KSAZ-TV in Phoenix that she preferred the death penalty over life imprisonment. She said death is the "ultimate freedom" and that she feared her family's history of longevity would come into play if she were sentenced to life in prison.
A second-degree murder conviction would have carried a sentence of 10 to 22 years.
Sentencing for a manslaughter verdict would have ranged between seven and 21 years.
Had the jurors been convinced it was self-defense, Arias would have been acquitted and walked free.
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Wednesday, December 11 2013 6:46 PM EST2013-12-11 23:46:29 GMT
For the first time in Muhlenberg County, a local case is being heard by the U.S. Supreme Court. Justices will consider whether to allow a new sentencing hearing for a man who confessed to killing 16-year-oldMore >>
Justices will consider whether to allow a new sentencing hearing for a man who confessed to killing 16-year-old Sarah Hansen in 1997.More >>
Thursday, December 12 2013 6:28 PM EST2013-12-12 23:28:03 GMT
Evansville Police are investigating a holdup at a gas station on the southeast side. It happened at Thorntons on S. Green River Rd. around 3:00 Thursday morning. Officers say a man came into the store,More >>
Officers say a man came into the store, showed a gun and demanded money from the clerk.More >>
The man accused of faking sign interpretation next to world leaders at Nelson Mandela's memorial told a local newspaper that he was hallucinating and hearing voices.More >>
The sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial says he suffers from schizophrenia and hallucinated and saw angels while gesturing incoherently just 3 feet away from President Barack Obama and other world...More >>
The national director of the Deaf Federation of South Africa says a man who provided sign language interpretation on stage for Nelson Mandela's memorial service, attended by scores of heads of state, was a...More >>
As one world leader after another paid homage to Nelson Mandela at a memorial service, the man standing at arm's length from them appeared to interpret their words in sign language. But advocates for the deaf say he...More >>
Wednesday, December 11 2013 6:57 PM EST2013-12-11 23:57:36 GMT
A Vanderburgh County jury has returned a guilty verdict in a violent home invasion. 23-year-old Giovanni Wickare was on trial for charges that he and three others entered a woman's home in October 2012More >>
A Vanderburgh County jury has returned a guilty verdict in a violent home invasion.More >>
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