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Lastest news as of January 29, 2015, 12:05 pm
The White House says President Barack Obama's budget will propose spending $74 billion more than current spending caps. That would be an increase of about 7 percent. Source: Headline News - WFIE
Prosecutors have charged a fourth person in an Indianapolis house explosion that killed two people and damaged dozens of homes. Source: Headline News - WFIE
Kentucky's 173 public school districts have approved policies that increase the dropout age to 18 from 16. Source: Headline News - WFIE
.Grimes declined to endorse Conway on Monday, when she announced she would seek re-election.  Source: Headline News - WFIE
Indiana State Police say a trooper potentially saved a Vincennes man's life Wednesday night after he was attacked by three men. Source: Headline News - WFIE
The Republican-controlled Senate moved Thursday toward passage of a bipartisan bill approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline, defying a presidential veto threat and setting up the first of many expected battles with the... Source: Headline News - WFIE
A powerful gas tank truck explosion shattered a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City on Thursday, killing at least two people and injuring dozens. Source: Headline News - WFIE
Opening statements are delayed in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez while the judge sorts out some last-minute jury issues. Source: Headline News - WFIE

According to the Jasper Police Department, they got a call Thursday morning, around 5, about a stationary vehicle in the intersection of US 231 and 12th Ave. 

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An Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people in a shooting rampage at a Texas Army base is set to appear in court. Source: Headline News - WFIE
Officials say 32-year-old Robert Mead pleaded guilty to escape and manufacturing meth. Source: Headline News - WFIE
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: Source: Headline News - WFIE

The loss of the Malaysian plane has been declared an accident, though authorities emphasized the search will continue.

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Attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch faces more grilling Thursday as she moves closer to an expected confirmation, following a daylong hearing in which she testified to her independence from President Barack Obama and... Source: Headline News - WFIE
A disgruntled, former Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist promised to build 40 nuclear weapons for Venezuela in 10 years and design a bomb targeted for New York City in exchange for "money and power," according to... Source: Headline News - WFIE
Japan was studying the latest message purportedly from the Islamic State group, which extends the deadline for Jordan's release of an Iraqi prisoner, while officials worked feverishly Thursday to try to free a Japanese... Source: Headline News - WFIE
The University of Evansville baseball team was selected fifth in the annual Missouri Valley Conference Preseason Poll and outfielder Kevin Kaczmarski was named to the Preseason-All-MVC Team, as announced by the league office Wednesday afternoon.Evansville returns 19 letterwinners and seven position starters from last year's team that won the MVC regular season championship with a 34-21 overall record. Source: Headline News - WFIE
Kobe Bryant is officially done for the season after having surgery to repair his torn right rotator cuff Wednesday. Source: Headline News - WFIE
Yolanda Costner made the allegations in a nine-page court document filed Monday in Franklin County Circuit Court. Costner is trying to get Bell added as a defendant to an ongoing sexual harassment lawsuit stemming from a 2013 scandal. Source: Headline News - WFIE
The Evansville IceMen could not contain Cam Reid and the Reading Royals, who came away with a 7-2 win at the Ford Center. Reid recorded a hat trick to send Evansville's record to 11-25-4-2 (28 points) as the IceMen remain 11 points out of a playoff position. The Royals found the net first. Source: Headline News - WFIE
The daughter of an Evansville woman murdered more than a year ago is desperate for help because she wants to give her mom a proper resting place.? Angie Dixon was shot and killed during an attempted robbery in June 2013.  Source: Headline News - WFIE
The superintendent of the North Posey School District says his schools are operating with less funding now than in 2009.  Source: Headline News - WFIE
Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke confirms to 14NEWS that the city is in the final stages of negotiations and is right now competing against a city in Tennessee for a new business that would create 400 manufacturing jobs. Source: Headline News - WFIE
Oakland City Mayor Hugh Wirth says he expects Shamrock Engineering to move into the old medical clinic in June.  Source: Headline News - WFIE
In a match of player-of-the-year candidates, Jerian Grant made more clutch plays for eighth-ranked Notre Dame than Jahlil Okafor did for fourth-ranked Duke. Source: Headline News - WFIE
A firefighter staged an elaborate marriage proposal during a school program this week. Source: Headline News - WFIE
Gov. Mike Pence says U.S. Rep. John Myers will be missed. Source: Headline News - WFIE
Henderson County residents met with members of the Henderson Sports Park Exploratory Committee on Wednesday to voice their opinions on the planning process. Source: Headline News - WFIE
Charles H. Townes, the Nobel Prize-winning physicist who helped create the laser that would revolutionize everything from medicine to manufacturing, has died. He was 99. Source: Headline News - WFIE
North Elementary and Farmersville Elementary are competing to be a Blue Ribbon School. Source: Headline News - WFIE
Indiana residents are a step closer to being able to buy wine directly from a winery without first having to make an in-person visit. Source: Headline News - WFIE
A huge road improvement project in Henderson County is about to get underway, and it could save lives.  Source: Headline News - WFIE
It's double trouble and it runs in the family. Source: Headline News - WFIE
When Animal Control found Missy, she weighed less than 30 pounds.  She is now recovering at Highland Veterinary Clinic in Evansville. Source: Headline News - WFIE
Organizers of Evansville's unique pedal bar asked the board of public safety for a second route in addition to their Franklin Street one. Source: Headline News - WFIE


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