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Indiana Wi-Fi Hacking Story Reminds Us to Use a Wi-Fi Password

Back in 2012, an Evansville house was raided by a SWAT team. The team was responding to a police threat that was traced to a computer using Wi-Fi coming from a house on Powell Street that belonged to the Milan family.

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Drone Photography
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Using Drones to Photograph Weddings is Illegal

Hiring a photographer for your wedding is one of the most important decisions for your big day, but before you do, make sure how you want it photographed is legal. Wait....what? One of the hottest fads right now for wedding photography is the use of drones for spectacular overhead views.

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Night Out
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Evansville’s Night Out Against Crime Is Tonight At Wesselman Park

National Night out was created 31 years ago as a way to bond communities with local law enforcement to take a stand against crime together as one. It has become very much a celebration of unity in communities across the country and tonight will be Evansville's 18th National Night Out Against Crime celebration at Wesselman Park from 6 to 9pm.

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Distracted drivers
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States Where Talking On A Hand Held Cell Phone While Driving Is Illegal

Last night over dinner my wife Lisa asked me if I knew that it was now illegal to drive in Illinois while talking on a cell phone. I told her I was aware and that a hand held cell phone ban in Illinois went into effect on January 1st of this year.

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Animal cruelty
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Vanderburgh County To Get Tough On Animal Cruelty

We have seen way too many stories lately about about animals in the Tri-State area  that have been subjected to unspeakable cruelty and living in horrific conditions. As a result, the Vanderburgh County Prosecutor's office has formed a task force coalition to take a tougher stand on animal cruelty.

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Cell in the toilet
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How Far Would You Go to Retrieve Your Dropped Cell Phone Like A Toilet Or Porta-Potty?

If you think the title question will result in some sort of humorous blog about people dropping their cell phones, you would be wrong. This is a story about dropping a cell phone, but this story is very serious, in fact, deadly serious and is no laughing matter.

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Distracted driver
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Memorial Day Weekend Means Millions More of the Most Annoying Drivers

Memorial Day weekend is one of the busiest driving holidays of them all and that means annoying drivers....millions of them, more than 30 million to be exact. Triple-A says more than 30 million of us will be driving more than 50 miles this weekend and a new survey has ranked the most annoying drivers...and coming in at number one is..

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Weather Coverage
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Jon’s Pet Peeve This Week – People Who Complain About Weather Coverage Break-Ins During TV Shows

I was talking with a friend the other day who just happened to mention how much he hates when the local TV stations break into programming for weather or the threat of such. He was incensed when his favorite show was interrupted last Friday because of the weather.

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Tornado
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Security Camera Footage of a Tornado Taking Out a Playground Is Frightening

The last couple of years has seen the Midwest and parts of the South devastated by tornadoes....hundreds of them reeking havoc and destroying lives. While many have survived tornadoes, few of those were actually able to watch it from inside the funnel, which is something nobody ever wants to experience.

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The Victims of the Recent Weather Disasters Need Your Help – Give to the Red Cross

We spent the morning with the great people from Eyewitness News and the Evansville Courier Press, raising money for the Red Cross Disaster Relief. Fourteen states have been affected by recent devastation. The Red Cross is always first on the scene to help. But, right now they need YOUR help. Find out how!

 

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Child Safety
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Watch ‘One Decision’ – A Child Safety Film That Will Bring You to Your Knees

Warmer weather is coming and with that, a reminder about how traumatic and deadly vehicular heatstroke can be. In other words, leaving your child in a hot car. I was reminded of this the other day day when I rolled up on a situation in a parking lot involving a parent who left a child in a car and the bystanders who were going toe to toe with that parent.

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Killer Whales
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Killer Whale Shows Could be Going Away at Sea World

Imagine a world,  Sea World actually, without Shamu The Killer Whale. If one California lawmaker has his way, killer whale shows would end at Sea World in San Diego. A bill being introduced in the California State Assembly, bill AB2140, could prohibit Sea World from keeping killer whales in captivity.

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