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 5:51 PM EST2013-12-11 22:51:38 GMT
The Evansville Metropolitan Planning Organization is holding an open house Wednesday night in Henderson for the Metropolitan Transportation Plan 2040. The public hearing is being held at the HendersonMore >>
The Evansville Metropolitan Planning Organization is holding an open house Wednesday night in Henderson for the Metropolitan Transportation Plan 2040.More >>
HARRISON COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -
Two East Texas women have been arrested for plotting to kill a police officer.
According to Harrison County Sheriff's Office, Amanda Smith and Sydney Brook Sides were arrested and charged with solicitation to commit capital murder of a peace officer.
Court documents show that a Hallsville police officer contacted the Texas Rangers after learning that his co-worker's estranged and soon-to-be ex-wife, 24-year-old Amanda Smith, had met with a confidential informant and requested that he kill her husband. Official records show Sydney Sides, a friend of Amanda's was present during the planning meetings for the murder.
The documents go on to say that Amanda Smith provided detailed information about her husband, his position at the Hallsville Police Department, the vehicles he drove and where he was living with his new girlfriend. According to an affidavit, Amanda provided the confidential informant with $150.00 cash "to purchase supplies for the CI to commit the criminal homicide." The affidavit goes on to say that Amanda told the confidential informant that they would receive $5,000 for completing the capital murder when Amanda received her "expected life insurance proceeds."
According to the affidavit, on Monday, May 6, the confidential informant contacted the Hallsville Police Department about Smith and Sides' plans. That same day, the Hallsville Police Department contacted Texas Ranger Brent Davis.
The affidavit goes on to say, on Wednesday, May 8, Ranger Davis arranged a meeting between the confidential informant, an undercover Department of Public Safety Criminal Investigation Agent, Amanda Smith and Sydney Sides. During the meeting, Smith told the undercover agent that she needed her husband killed before the divorce was finalized on May 14, 2013. The affidavit says, "[Amanda stated] that it should take approximately 30 days for her to receive the insurance money proceeds," and would give the undercover agent $5,000 for having her husband killed.
The affidavit says Amanda Smith and Sydney Sides took the undercover agent and the confidential informant on a drive and showed them the approximate location of her husband's new residence in Hallsville.
On May 9, Smith provided the agent and confidential informant a photograph of her husband. "Amanda Smith stated she did not want to pawn any items with the fear that law enforcement would tie her to the murder." According to the affidavit, the undercover agent gave Amanda the opportunity to back out of the plan to have the capital murder of her husband carried out but, she "stated that she wanted to continue with the plan."
According to court records, Amanda's husband filed for divorce in March. The divorce was finalized on in a Gregg County courtroom on the morning of May 14. According to the original divorce petition, the couple married in November 2010 and separated in January 2013.
Bonds for Smith and Sides have been set at $200,000 each.
Saturday, December 7 2013 10:12 PM EST2013-12-08 03:12:35 GMT
The East Texas man competing in the national Salvation Army bell ringing contest is officially a winner. Andre Thompson and the two other remaining contestants decided to end the competition in a tie afterMore >>
The East Texas man competing in the national Salvation Army bell ringing contest is officially a winner.More >>
Saturday, December 7 2013 9:21 AM EST2013-12-07 14:21:36 GMT
From the Tyler Police Department: On December 6, 2013, at about 6:00 P.M., Tyler Police received a 911 call from 914 W. Front, Atlas Credit Union, stating that a robbery had occurred. Employees saidMore >>
Masked man robs Atlas Credit Union on West Front Street. More >>
Wednesday, December 4 2013 10:15 PM EST2013-12-05 03:15:17 GMT
Wesley McDade (Photo courtesy Smith County Sheriff's Office)
From the Smith County Sheriff's Office: SMITH COUNTY, TX --On December 2, the Smith County Sheriff's Office asked for the public's assistance with locating Wesley Brian McDade, age 36, of Smith County.More >>
Man was featured on KLTV 7 Crimefighters earlier in the week.More >>
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.