Wednesday, July 17 2013 3:49 PM EDT2013-07-17 19:49:48 GMT
One person has died in a crash near Harrisonville, MO, Thursday evening. The crash happened on Missouri Highway 7 and Walker Road. It involved a car and a tractor-trailer. Harrisonville is in Cass County.More >>
Savannah Nash celebrated her 16th birthday last week. She died Thursday when her car slammed into a semi while she was texting during her first time driving by herself.More >>
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 >>
Democrats are ready to propel another one of President Barack Obama's court picks through the Senate, now that outnumbered Republicans have less power to block the president's nominees than they used to.More >>
The Senate began an around-the-clock talkathon Wednesday over some of President Barack Obama's nominees as embittered and outnumbered Republicans refused to let the Senate take a break.More >>
Wednesday, December 11 2013 10:54 PM EST2013-12-12 03:54:43 GMT
The cold weather didn't stop hundreds of people from going to a concert on Wednesday that honored late Evansville Police Detective Nathan Schroer. The show went will into the night at the old North HighMore >>
The cold weather didn't stop hundreds of people from going to a concert on Wednesday that honored late Evansville Police Detective Nathan Schroer.More >>
Wednesday, December 11 2013 10:27 PM EST2013-12-12 03:27:56 GMT
Habitat for Humanity celebrated the completion of its latest house just in time for Christmas. There was a dedication ceremony and open house on Wednesday afternoon at the home in the 200 block of SouthMore >>
There was a dedication ceremony and open house on Wednesday afternoon at the home in the 200 block of South Grand Avenue.More >>
JOHNSON COUNTY, KS (KCTV) -
A 25-year-old Gardner woman is dead following a single-vehicle rollover accident. Authorities are investigating whether texting was a factor.
Tamiqua S. Kendricks also was not wearing a seat belt.
The wreck happened about 8:45 a.m. Wednesday on southbound Interstate 35 just south of 167th Street near the New Century Airport. The roadway reopened about 11:50 a.m.
The Kansas Highway Patrol said it appears she was texting just minutes before the crash, but they will do a more thorough investigation to determine if texting is to blame.
"She apparently was in a conversation, and very well might have been distracted," said Trooper Howard Dickinson. "She has been texting prior to the crash, within a few minutes. There will be a lot more investigation, but she was doing it just prior to the crash."
The driver lost control of her 2002 Ford Explorer veered off the highway and over-corrected. The SUV then traveled across both lanes of traffic and went off the right side of the road. The Explorer rolled and landed in the embankment, troopers said.
When troopers arrived on the scene, they immediately located Kendricks, who had been ejected. Because she had a child car seat, officers were afraid that her child may have also been thrown during the crash.
Authorities quickly searched the area, and even brought out a helicopter to help look for possibly an injured child that may have wandered away in the fields nearby, or been ejected during the crash.
But once officers were able to contact the woman's family, they learned that her 5-year-old son was not traveling with her at the time of the accident, and he was located safely somewhere else.
Troopers said the mother was not wearing a seatbelt, and they want to remind drivers it is the No. 1 killer of drivers in Kansas and Missouri.
They also said if people are belted in, they have a 65 percent chance of surviving the powerful impact of a rollover accident.
"Just imagine how much force you are going at 70 mph and spin it. That will increase amount of force when you hit the ground. Our bodies are just not made to survive that kind of impact," Dickinson said.
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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 >>
Wednesday, December 11 2013 11:27 PM EST2013-12-12 04:27:21 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 4:35 PM EST2013-12-10 21:35:30 GMT
(RNN/CNN) - Funeral: the ceremonies honoring a dead person, typically involving burial or cremation. Selife: a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcamMore >>
Funeral Selfies are a new trend taking over the internet, especially social media, leaving many at a loss…no pun intended.More >>
Wednesday, December 11 2013 10:03 PM EST2013-12-12 03:03:05 GMT
Fire crews in Owensboro responded to a vacant house fire on Wednesday evening. Officials say they fire broke out in vacant home in the 1900 block of Leitchfield Road just after 6:00 p.m. No one was inMore >>
Fire crews in Owensboro responded to a vacant house fire on Wednesday evening.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 7:25 PM EST2013-12-12 00:25:43 GMT
Once again, classes were disrupted in Daviess County, Kentucky due to a bomb threat. A suspicious note was found at Owensboro High School and police say enough is enough. Owensboro police say that anytimeMore >>
Once again, classes were disrupted in Daviess County, Kentucky due to a bomb threat. A suspicious note was found at Owensboro High School and police say enough is enough.More >>
Wednesday, December 11 2013 8:32 PM EST2013-12-12 01:32:09 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A new year may bring a new owner for Lynn's Paradise Café. The restaurant closed mid-January, but the lights are still on and the quirky gift shop is stocked. As the anniversaryMore >>
A new year may bring a new owner for Lynn's Paradise Café. The restaurant closed mid-January, but the lights are still on and the quirky gift shop is stocked. As the anniversary of its sudden closing nears, there are buyers want to purchase and reopen Lynn's. So what's the hold up?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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