Wednesday, December 4 2013 4:08 PM EST2013-12-04 21:08:10 GMT
EVANSVILLE (WFIE) -Evansville Police are on the scene of a barricaded gunman. According to the department's Facebook page, it happened Wednesday morning in the 1500 block of South Alvord Boulevard. DispatchersMore >>
Several streets near Covert Avenue and South Alvord Boulevard were closed Wednesday morning as police responded to a man who barricaded himself inside his home. More >>
Tuesday, December 3 2013 11:01 PM EST2013-12-04 04:01:42 GMT
EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) – Police and emergency crews are on the scene of an accident on I-164 near mile marker 11. According to dispatch, a dump truck ran off the road and down an embankment. No other carsMore >>
I-164 is back open on Tuesday night after a semi carrying a load of coal ran off the roadway. More >>
Sunday, December 8 2013 10:23 AM EST2013-12-08 15:23:18 GMT
A small town came together Friday night to do something that a special little girl will likely never forget. Outside Oak Grove, MO's city hall, the signs of Christmas are up with lights and wreaths everywhere.More >>
A small town came together Friday night to do something that a special little girl will likely never forget.More >>
BARDSTOWN, KY (WAVE) – People who live in Nelson County are gripped in fear after the ambush murder of Bardstown Police Officer Jason Ellis early Saturday morning.
Ellis was shot multiple times with a 12-gauge shotgun from a hilltop after he stopped to remove debris from the ramp at exit 34 off the Bluegrass Parkway leading to Highway 55, according to the coroner's office. The shooting happened just before 3 a.m. Saturday.
Kentucky State Police, which is handling the investigation, calls the shooting "premeditated."
"Someone planned this," said Kentucky State Police Trooper Norman Chaffins. "Someone planned to shoot somebody at that location at that time."
Chaffins said no one knows whether Ellis, police in general or anyone taking exit 34 was targeted.
"You hear about things like that in bigger cities," said resident Catherine Leake, "not in smaller towns like this, so it's a scary thought."
One woman said she used to leave her doors unlocked, but she used her deadbolt Saturday night. She said she no longer feels safe in her own neighborhood. "I'm scared to walk now at night by myself because you never know," said the woman, who wanted to remain anonymous.
Flags in Bardstown are at half-staff, and Officer Ellis' police cruiser has turned into a memorial outside Bardstown Police headquarters. Numerous baseballs have been left there. Officer Ellis coached little league, and before he became a Bardstown police officer, he played professional baseball with the Cincinnati Reds' farm teams in Sarasota, FL and Billings, MT.
The memorial also includes notes scribbled on the windows of the car, candles, and dozens of flowers.
K-9 trainer Jerry Hardin says even Ellis' dog can sense the loss. Ellis was Bardstown's only K-9 officer. "He's usually high-strung and wants to bounce around and play a lot," Hardin said of Figo. "He's not doing that today. He just he knows something is wrong because he knows Jason is always with them, and now Jason is not with him."
KSP announced on Saturday that a $6,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of Officer Ellis' killer or killers. Chaffins said investigators are entertaining the possibility that more than one person is responsible for the killing.
So far, police do not have any suspects in mind. Anyone with information can text a tip to KSP's text messaging number 67283. Put "KSPTIP" in the message field, then a space, and then enter the tip.
Friday, December 6 2013 4:46 PM EST2013-12-06 21:46:36 GMT
A woman has been arrested after police say she used her small child to enter her neighbor's home though a doggie door to steal.Rockdale County Sheriff's deputies arrested Cheryl Keele, 25, at her homeMore >>
A woman has been arrested after police say she used her small child to enter her neighbor's home though a doggie door to steal.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 2:48 PM EDT2013-05-21 18:48:17 GMT
14 News, the Tri-State's News and Weather Leader is proud to announce a full featured weather app for Apple and Android devices. Our new weather app has an interactive radar, 10 day and hourly forecastsMore >>
14 News has a new weather app in the iTunes store and Android market. It has interactive radar, hourly forecasts and targeted weather alerts.More >>
A storm system that spread snow, sleet and freezing rain widely across the nation's midsection is headed toward the densely populated Eastern seaboard promising more of the same.More >>
A powerful storm system that spread hazardous snow, sleet and freezing rain widely across the nation's midsection rumbled toward the densely populated Eastern seaboard on Sunday, promising more of the same.More >>
Friday, December 6 2013 1:28 AM EST2013-12-06 06:28:26 GMT
A second case of disturbing animal abuse has been discovered involving a puppy's mouth tied shut. A man found a puppy in a box with filthy blankets in Kane Park in Gresham at 8 p.m. Wednesday. The puppyMore >>
A second case of disturbing animal abuse has been discovered involving a puppy's mouth being tied shut.More >>
Saturday, December 7 2013 2:54 AM EST2013-12-07 07:54:07 GMT
PIXLEY, CA (KMPH/CNN) – A mom in California is searching for answers after she says a teacher locked her 5-year-old daughter in a dark classroom. The mother, Hilda Salazar, says it happened on TuesdayMore >>
Mom searching for answers after she says teacher locked her 5-year-old daughter in a dark classroom.More >>
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