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 >>
The Food and Drug Administration is taking new action to help phase out the use of antibiotics in meat.More >>
Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration moved Wednesday toward phasing out the use of some antibiotics in animals processed for meat.More >>
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Residents in Patoka are angry after they say a man shot and killed a family dog.
Neighbors have posted signs on their homes not only in memory of Jack, the McGrew family dog, but also to seek justice.
Residents said it's normal to see children and dogs running around the neighborhood.
And everyone watched Jack, a young pit bull, as he roamed the neighborhood.
"I didn't have any problem with him, the kids would run up to him, play with him, pet him," neighbor April Stevens said.
"Jack was just everybody's friend. He was so sweet and friendly and affectionate, you couldn't have found a sweeter dog," friend Stacey Allen said.
But last Thursday, authorities say Jack was shot when he wandered into the wrong yard.
Patoka Town Marshal, Darryl Chamberlain, lives directly across the street from the location of the incident. He was home when the shooting occurred.
"I spoke with the homeowner, he advised me the dog was in his yard, he did shoot at the dog, striking the dog. (The) dog wasn't being aggressive or anything, it was just in his yard," Chamberlain said.
Julie McGrew said she knows the stigma associated with pit bulls, but neighbors agree that Jack was gentle.
Some say so friendly he's called the "unofficial mayor" of the town.
"He was just the biggest baby. The town marshal even said the worst he would ever do to anybody is knock them over and lick them to death," McGrew said.
McGrew said she does take responsibility for Jack not being in his own yard, but said he's been roaming the neighborhood with the kids for the past several years.
Neighbors are at a loss for words over Jack's death and what they say was a disregard for the children's safety.
"I don't know what kind of mindset it would take for someone to think of seeing a dog in their yard and just say 'I'm just gonna go out and shoot it just because it's in my yard'," Allen said.
"I feel very insecure in my own neighborhood," Jennifer Lloyd said.
Lloyd's son was one of several children playing in the yard when Jack was shot. She says the ordeal has traumatized him.
"He's scared to sleep in his bed now, he hears fireworks and he says the guy is shooting animals again mommy. Go get them from him. I'm scared," Lloyd said.
The Gibson County Prosecutor's Office said charges are pending. The suspect could face felony criminal recklessness, mischief, and cruelty to animals.
Jack's family says ultimately they'd like to see justice in this case, but more importantly they're concerned for the safety of the children in this neighborhood.
"We're lucky that all three shots hit him, because there were seven kids in the yard. Had they not, would he have hit a kid? Would a bullet have ricocheted off of something and the town marshal was mowing his yard directly across the street?" McGrew said.
We tried to get a response from the suspect but he was not at home.
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
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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 >>
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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.