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Authorities responded to a shooting in daviess county around 8 this morning in the 79 hundred block of highway ??5.
Officials tell us an intruder forced his way into the home?
By kicking in the door.
The homeowner convinced the intruder to leav?
But later came back armed with an a?15.
That when the homeowner took the matter into his own hands?
Shooting the intruder twice the the chest.
The intruder was inside the home when he was shot.
He is now undergoing surgery.
Stay with 44news o?air and online for updates.
An evansville man?
Already behind bars for allegedly sexually abusing a teenager earlier this year?
Is now charged with taking explicit photos of*another underage girl.... kristopher conner is facing charges of child exploitation?
And possession of child pornography..
While they were investigating the rape accusations against conner?
They discovered pictures of another teenager getting dressed and undressed.... conner is scheduled to appear in court june 13th?
For those new charges.... a dubois county ma?
Guilty of murder?
Could be facing even*more time in prison?
As a repeat offender.
Kyle schneider was found guilty of stabbing and killing 2?
Year old chloie lubb?
At a home near saint anthony, indiana?
Back in january..... chloie was taken to the hospital?
Where she later died.... indiana state police say?
Schneider admitted to stabbing her?
But never said why.... he's facing up to 6?years in prison?
But habitual offender status could add 2?years to that sentence.... schneider is set to learn his fate?
June 12th.... the gibson county clerk is now facing criminal charges.
James morrow faces two counts of criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon and one count of pointing a firearm.*two gibson county judges have recused themselves?
And a special judge will be assigned to the case.
Please stay with 44news on air and online as this story develops.
Kentucky is midway into today's primary?
But there's still plenty of time to make your voice heard.
44news reporter erran huber has been in daviess county to see how voting is coming along.
He joins us from owensboro.
Historically primary turnout has been low for the governor's race?
Only about 12% of voters have participated.
Election officials are hoping some new technology will help at the ballot box.
Going from paper to plastic.
These epollbooks are designed to speed up checking in replacing the traditional binders used to verify registration.
Voters scan their drivers' license?and it ensures they are in the correct location and registered with a party.
As for voters showing up to see the new tool?
The daviess county clerk is anticipating 15 percent turnout this year there's still plenty of time to cast your votes polls will close at 6 pm today.
Erran huber 44news we will have full coverage of the results from the governor's rac?and the other statewide office?
Continuing throughout the evening.
The new traffic signal at the costco entrance has been switched to full operation around 9 this morning.
Costco will open in evansville at 8 friday morning?
The warehouse will be located at ?201 cross pointe place in the promenade off ?69.
A new billboard is now alongside state road ?61 in reo indian?but its not an advertisemen t.
The family of donald westfall has taken the next step in their continued search by putting up billboards.
Westfall went missing last june and almost a year later?
His whereabouts are still unknown.
Westfall was reportedly last seen in boonville?
Spencer county sheriff's deputies found his van on the side of the road in chrisney?
One day after he went missing.
His family hopes the billboard will finally help them get answers.
"i'm praying that it brings in tips.
I don't care if its one tip a day or a hundred tips a day.
I just pray that it brings in information to lead us to donnie or the recovery of donnie."
Another billboard will be put up in warrick county today.
Indiana state police say this is still an open investigation and anyone with information about the case is asked to contact them immediately.
First it was tornadoes?
Now the big concern is flooding?
After a major storm system tore through the southern plains.
Courtney zubowski is in oklahoma city where emergency crews are making water rescues today.
(package script) (track 1)rescue crews helped an elderly woman and her family evacuate their home near el reno, oklahoma following torrential downpours monday and overnight tuesday.
Crews also helped a child to safety.massiv e flooding prompted water rescues in oklahoma city as well.
Rising rivers overflowed their banks, washing out roadways and stranding cars.
(track 2)the storm system uprooted trees in dale oklahoma& (sot sherrie dykes/resident) trees all came down around me.
I couldn go anywhere, i couldn see anything.
I couldn tell direction and i couldn find my husband.
He was on the tree that fell between us.
(track 3)&and sent a tw?by four through this mobile home owned by conner blackstock.
(sot conner blackstock/ resident) woke up heard screaming her and the baby got up got our stuff and left (track 4)it the same storm system that spawned more than a dozen tornadoes across the southern plains monday.
(nats stormtracker) tornado is getting larger.
It moving fast (bridge courtney zubowski/cbs news, oklahoma city, ok)here in oklahoma city, rivers are still high, but theye starting to recede.
(track 5) tulsa has heavy damage from storms that toppled a tree onto a house injuring a man inside.
And there was a confirmed tornado this morning near the tulsa international airport.
Fortunately no one at the airport was hurt.
Courtney zubowski, cbs news, oklahoma city.
This is the same storm system set to hit the tr?
State through out the day today and into the overnight hours.
The threat for severe weather is minor.
Lets send things over to anthony for more on what we can expect.
President trump may issue pardons to several americans?
Convicted or accused of committing war crimes.... the pardons could include matthew golsteyn?
A former army green beret?
Charged with killing an unarmed afghan?
A former blackwater security contractor?
Accused of killing unarmed civilians in 2007.... the cases are now under review?
And have not yet gone to trial?
Which means the president would be rendering a judgment?
Before all the facts have been introduced as evidence.... another flash point in the back and forth fight between congress and the trump administration?
Over special counsel robert mueller's report.
Former white house counsel don mcgahn ignored a congressiona l subpoena?
And democrats say they'll go to court to hear his testimony if necessary.
Nikole killion reports from capitol hill.
(track1)forme r white house counsel donald mcghan was a "no show" at a hearing by the house judiciary committee hearing.
Chairman jerry nadler says mcghan isn't protected by executive privilege.
(sot jerry nadler 10:27:27)when this committee issues subpoena even to a senior presidential advisor the witness must show up.
Our subpoenas are not optional.
(track2)mcgah n, who was advised by the white house not to testify, is a critical witness to the committee's investigation about whether president trump obstructed justice.mcgha n told special counsel prosecutors that the president asked him several times to shut down robert mueller's probe (sot doug collins ?
Ga)10:20:25 we've asked since april when is mister mueller coming but everytime we seem to get closer, mueller get pushed on a little bit.
(track3)mcgah n's isn't the first trump official to ignore a subpoena.att orney general william barr was held in contempt earlier this month after he refused to hand over an unredacted version of special counsel robert mueller's report.
Bridge: democrats accused the trump administratio n of stonewalling.
Some are putting more pressure on house speaker nancy pelosi to begin impeachment hearings... (track4)at least one republican agrees.
Michigan republican justin amash tweeted(gfx in)contrary to barr's portrayal, mueller's report reveals that president trump engaged in specific actions and a pattern of behavior that meet the threshold for impeachment.
(gfx out) house speaker nancy pelosi says amash's tweet speaks volumes.(sot rep.
Nancy pelosi, ?ca speaker of the house)it just one person speaking out when so many republican have remained silent not honoring their oath of office to protect and defend the united states."
Jim jordan ?oh)i totally disagree with justin's assessment.
(pipe 4 9:41:38) (track5)a democratic aide tells cbs news speaker pelosi will hold a meeting wednesday to update lawmakers on oversight and investigations .nikole killion, cbs news, capitol hill.
Doug collins says it's time to move on.
He says nadler wants "the fight and the drama."
Two federal lawmakers introduce a bill to*better protect children?
When getting on and off the school bus.
It's called the "stop for school buses act of 2?19"?
And it was introduced by indiana senator todd young?
And senator gary peters of michigan.... the bill would require the national highway traffic safety administration to review illegal passing laws and penalties in each state.... the agency would bring those reports to congress?
And make necessary changes.... lawmakers say quote?*something needs to be done?
Because we've seen a rise in stop arm violations and crashes in recent years.... just last year?
A driver hit and killed three young siblings?
Getting on a bus in rochester, indiana.... "?9" cinemas in plano, texas is letting you bring your dog to the movie theater with you.... the theater was designed by eric lankford and his dog "bear".... they let dog lovers relax and watch a movie?
Just like at home with their pet.... the theater for pets has three rules.... clean up after your pet?
Have papers showing your dog is up to date on its vaccines?
And only two dogs per human.... ?9 cinemas shows older movies as opposed to new releases.... so?
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Right now let's send things over to anthony.
The centers for disease control is now reporting 8 hundred 80 cases of measles in 24 states.... that's an increase of 41 cases from the previous week.... and this is highest number of cases in 25 years.... the virus is highly contagious and can be contracted by breathing in the same air as an infected person.... the disease can linger in the air for up to two hours.... a canadian study shows statin use modestly reduced the risk of dementia in older patients diagnosed with a concussion.... to test this?
Researchers compared patients who received a statin prescription in three months after a concussion?
With those who did not receive the cholesterol lowering drug.... and american airlines is suing two unions representing its mechanics... the allegations the company is making... week with a slew of retailers reporting quarterly results.
And home depot is out with its numbers showing?
Customers spent more despite a damp start to the year.
The nation's biggest home improvement chain says profit topped 2 and a half billion dollars on sales of more than 26 billion dollars.
Customers spent a little more than 67 bucks on average per visit.
American airlines is suing two unions representing its mechanics.
It's an effort to end an alleged work slowdown the airline said could worsen delays and cancellations during the coming summer travel season.
American alleges unions are coordinating action to slow repair work to gain leverage in contract talks.
The president of the transport workers denies that workers are engaging in a slowdown.
Whole foods joins the wave of companies ditching plastic straws.
The natural foods grocer says it will be no longer offer plastic straws at any of its stores in the us?
Uk and canada beginning in july.
Instead it will switch to paper straws.
Hey, jane, listen to this.
"beshear joins fight to preserve healthcare in kentucky."
Jane: andy's been such a good attorney general because he really cares about people, fighting to save their healthcare, their pensions.
That's why he'll be a great governor, too.
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