Adam Hersker was just 14 years old when he started the fire at the home of his aunt and uncle in Floyds Knobs, where he lived with his two siblings. Hersker has been charged and convicted as an adult in the case.
The Novaparke Innovation & Technology Campus will be a 60-acre business park that will bring 400 new jobs in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields to Southern Indiana over the next decade.
Adam Hersker, 14, was charged earlier this month with a level 2 felony for arson causing bodily harm after he told police he purposely poured gasoline on the carpet in his home and set it on fire on June 19, following an argument.
When storms kick up and children are still in school, there are protocols in place to make sure students are as safe as possible. But in some cases, high wind or tornadoes can still cause significant damages to the building, putting safety at risk.
Superintendent for Middle Schools Dr. Steve Griffin spent a few minutes with WAVE 3 News on Friday. He said while it seems unusual to be going back to school in July, the amount of time off is balanced.
A crash led to a vehicle catching fire just before 5 p.m. on Sunday, closing westbound I-64 just before I-264 heading toward New Albany.Around 5:30 p.m., the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said the lanes would remain closed for up to four hours for a death investigation.