The Storm Prediction Center continues to place portions of the Tri-State under an enhanced risk for severe weather on Saturday. Additionally, a tornado watch has been issued for most of the Tri-State until 8pm. According to Chief Meteorologist Wayne Hart, the current timeframe for these severe storms is between 4-10pm. Large hail (2 inches in diameter), frequent lightning and heavy
Helicopter rescues are underway to get climbers stranded on Mt. Everest. The climbers got stuck after a deadly avalanche smashed into Everest's base camp Saturday. They can't head down due to aftershocks. Hundreds of climbers are believed to be stranded on Everest. 17 people have been killed from the Everest avalanche and that number may go up.
A new pet recall means dog owners will want to check the treat drawer. Nylabone dog chews sold in a puppy starter kit are being recalled for possible salmonella contamination. The Food and Drug Administration says there's a potential risk that dogs or humans handling the bone-shaped chews could be infected. The recall is voluntary and no illnesses have been
Opening statements are scheduled to begin Monday in the trial of suspected movie theater shooter, James Holmes. In 2012, 12 people were killed and 70 others were hurt in an Aurora, Colorado theater during a midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises." Holmes has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity, saying he was "in the throes of a psychotic
Joe Bird takes on Holiday World's new launched wing roller coaster, the Thunderbird. It is Holiday World's first major steel roller coaster. It has a 0-60 mph launch in 3.5 seconds followed by multiple inversions including a 14-story Immelmann loop, zero-g roll, barrel roll, and loop. Continuing Holiday World's tradition of sending roller coasters through thickly wooded and hilly terrain,
In Shreveport, Louisiana, Blue Bell workers spent part of their afternoon dumping thousands of gallons of ice cream into company dumpsters.
Indiana Landmarks announces its Top 10 Most Endangered Landmarks on Thursday, and one of the 10 sites listed statewide is Evansville's McCurdy Hotel building. Brad Byrd talks with Kelley Coures, the Executive Director of the Department of Metropolitan Development, to discuss what this means for the McCurdy Hotel and the latest on redeveloping the building.
On Tuesday, a Kentucky grand jury indicted nine people in a massive bourbon theft investigation dating back to 2013. 65 cases containing the rarest of all Kentucky bourbon were stolen from two distilleries in Frankfort. That included the heist of Pappy Van Winkle bourbon. Since authorities cannot guarantee the bourbon has not been tampered with, it will likely be destroyed