Submitted by WIKY News on Mon, 12/02/2013 - 2:20pm
A man is hospitalized after he was shot while walking down a street on Evansville's Southeast Side. It happened just before 2 a.m. as the man was walking with his girlfriend near South Morton and East Blackford Avenues. Police say the man's injuries are non- life-threatening. Police say two cars parked off Morton Avenue were damaged by gunfire, as well as a home near Morton and Washington Avenue and God's Way Church on Washington. Anyone with information on the shootings is being asked to call Evansville Police.
Submitted by WIKY News on Mon, 12/02/2013 - 2:16pm
Republican leaders of Indiana's General Assembly say they want to get rid of the Common Core education standards and have the state adopt its own guidelines. The Munster Times reports House Speaker Brian Bosma of Indianapolis and Senate President David Long of Fort Wayne say they'll direct the Republican-controlled Legislature to require the state to create its own set of reading and math standards separate from Common Core.
Submitted by WIKY News on Mon, 12/02/2013 - 2:14pm
The USI Campus Store is being honored nationwide by University Business magazine in its “Models of Efficiency” recognition program. USI’s Model of Efficiency has included becoming an Apple-licensed reseller on campus since late last year. Dell computers will soon be offered as well. The USI Campus Store had seen its sales fall an average of 10 percent per year in recent years. Fast-foward to 2013...and sales are up $400,000 over last year.
Submitted by WIKY News on Fri, 11/29/2013 - 4:09pm
A man enters Owensboro-Daviess County Regional Airport and asks about a flight to Baltimore. He used the restroom, and sheriff's deputies say that when he came out to the lobby, he waved a knife above his head, yelled "call the police," cut several chairs, turned over an ATM machine and a Christmas tree, and also shattered a glass door. Just before officers arrived, two airport employees tackled and subdued 47-year old Nicholas Rummage of Owensboro. He was arrested for criminal mischief, menacing, and alcohol intoxication.
Submitted by WIKY News on Fri, 11/29/2013 - 3:53pm
"200 Years of Holiday Magic" is the theme of Saturday evening's annual Snowflake Parade" in Gibson County. The lighted parade will feature floats and musical entries as well as the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus. It steps-off Pinkney Street and South Main Street, continues north up Main Street, west on State Street, then south on Hart Street. The parade route will end at the intersection of Hart and Broadway.
Submitted by WIKY News on Fri, 11/29/2013 - 3:49pm
It was a Black Friday that Teresa Julian of Evansville and other shoppers won't soon forget. Julian waiting for a traffic light in a left turn lane on the Lloyd when two cop cars came toward her on Pearl Drive, with lights flashing and sirens screaming. The vehicle that police were chasing at about 45 miles an hour came to a stop near the Walmart against the bumper of an Evansville police cruiser, without causing injuries.
Submitted by WIKY News on Fri, 11/29/2013 - 3:44pm
CBS news will update viewers about the past and present of former Indiana State Trooper David Camm. 48 Hours Reporter Richard Schlesinger interviewed Camm for the program, which airs Saturday night at 9 Evansville time. He says they reviewed the past 13-years of Camm's life, ever since the deaths of his family members.
Submitted by WIKY News on Fri, 11/29/2013 - 3:41pm
Huntingburg Police respond to a complaint of suspicious activity early Friday, and end up arresting the man who phoned it in. Officers say that 38-year old Troy Young's story about what had happened kept changing and didn't make sense. After Young told them he was originally from Henderson, they found out he was wanted for three felonies out of Kentucky, and Young was arrested for theft, posession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and selling a stolen firearm. He was also charged with criminal mischief.
Submitted by WIKY News on Fri, 11/29/2013 - 3:39pm
A Brown County sheriff‘s deputy shot and killed a man on Thanksgiving night. State Police say 44-year old Troy Harden of Nashville was pronounced dead after the shooting. Investigators have not released what led to the shooting, but said deputies had tried to serve a warrant for his arrest. State Police will release more information soon.