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 >>
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 >>
A Minnesota National Guardsman and Iraq War veteran charged with fraud for allegedly stealing personal information of roughly 400 members of his former Army unit had worked in intelligence, where he likely was...More >>
A Minnesota National Guardsman and Iraq War veteran charged with fraud for allegedly stealing personal information of roughly 400 members of his former Army unit had worked in intelligence, where he likely was responsible...More >>
CAROLINA FOREST, SC (WMBF) - Lunch between friends is now turning into a legal issue. The issue being where they had lunch - on a school campus without permission.
In a report from the Horry County Police Department, officers explain that on Thursday, August 29, parents called saying someone was on school property that shouldn't be.
Police found out they were talking about 17-year-old Logan Santos, a former student. However, his friends tell police Santos is now homeless and living out of a friend's car.
Santos was staying in that car while his friend went to class. During the lunch period, his friend returned to the car. They ate lunch together, walking around the campus until the lunch period ended.
Santos then went back to the car, waiting for his friend to get out of class.
The teen's family said it is his choice to not live at home.
"I'm more hurt that people are looking at us like we're just throwing him out on the street. That's not the case at all," explained Alfred Souza, Santos' step father.
Souza said the family has tried to help the teen.
"We've given him a beautiful house to live in. He chooses not to live here. He took off a week ago Wednesday and we haven't see him since," Souza said.
On that Wednesday, one day before Santos was on the school's campus for lunch, Souza explained he tried disciplining his step son by taking the door off of the teen's bedroom.
"I have rules in my house, just like any other parent," he said.
He still isn't giving up on his step son, and said he would still welcome him home.
"So many times, we've asked him to join the family, join the family. He doesn't want any part of the family," Souza expressed.
Logan Santos did reach out to us through Facebook, saying his friends are looking out for him now. That he isn't a bad person, he was just hungry and wanted something to eat. He worries about not being able to afford the trouble he is getting into for eating lunch at Carolina Forest High School.
Officials with Carolina Forest High School are not comfortable discussing this case specifically but explain they strive to make school a safe environment. Part of that is knowing exactly who is on the campus and why.
"If someone is here, that we are not aware should be, that could create a problem. They could be places they're not supposed to be," explained Principal Gaye Driggers with Carolina Forest High School.
Principal Driggers says the school does have a program in place to help students facing particular problems, like being homeless. They can help get supplies, food, or even clothing. However, Logan Santos is not currently a student enrolled at the high school.
According to the police report the student was suspended for bringing Santos on campus and not telling anyone.
As for Logan Santos, a warrant has been issued for his arrest. He was booked into J. Reuben Long Detention Center on Tuesday, September 10 and charged with disturbing schools. He was given a $500 bond and remained incarcerated Thursday afternoon.
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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