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Victim shot at during armed robbery in Evansville
EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - Evansville Police are investigating an armed robbery.It happened Saturday evening at the intersection of Kerth Avenue and Walnut Street.The victim told police the suspect stole money out of his car and then ran off.The victim tried to follow, but was shot at several times.The
Massac runs table winning Fairfield Tournament
Massac County defeated tournament hosts Fairfield 25-21, 25-11 and completed a 5-0 run in the Fairfield Tournament during the weekend.Bailey Duckworth had 27 assists against the hosts and set the school record in the process. Brooke Stepter recorded 17 digs, and Jessie Lewis had 15 kills.Massac impr
16 things to do in Evansville this weekend
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — From ghosts and goblins to Lego bricks to Mickey to theater, this weekend is packed full of events.
Teen flown to St. Louis hospital after DUI-related crash
Kayla Choate, 18, was flown to St. Louis after the single-vehicle crash on a rural Perry County road early Friday, according to a news release.
Man facing gun and cocaine dealing charges in Evansville
EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - An Evansville man is facing drug dealing charges after someone reported him slumped over in his car.Officers were called Friday evening to MLK Blvd, not far from EPD headquarters.The caller said there was a car, with the lights on, that was not fully in the parking spot, and
Several hour standoff ends in Boonville
Officials from Boonville Police, the Warrick County Sheriff’s Office, and the Indiana State Police SWAT team were involved.
City of Fairfield Council met September 25.
Also Present: Kyle Ellis, Wayne County Press; Ken Otey, WFIW Radio; Andrew Miller, Fire Chief; Keith Colclasure, Police Chief; Flo Simpson; and other citizens from the community.
Fall is in the air, so Italian food should be on your plate…!
JOHNSTON CITY, Ill. - Our resident foodie was on the road again today, this time not tooling far from Marion, her home base...and she traveled up to Johnston City, where delicious Italian food is on the buffet at Michael's Ristorante.
5 arrested in ongoing drug investigation in Perry Co., IL
Jeremy D. Jones of DuQuoin, IL - Delivery of Controlled Substance and Delivery of CannabisKorteney L.F. Prather of DuQuoin, IL - Delivery of MethamphetamineBryant J. Eaton of DuQuoin, IL - 2 counts of Delivery of CannabisRaven D. Elder of Pinckneyville, IL - Delivery of Controlled SubstanceEstella L
Woman arrested on drug charges
Investigators with the drug unit served the search warrant at the home of Paula S. Sayre, 56, at her residence in the 2900 block of Clay Street. She was arrested on charges of first-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana, and taken t
Local woman charged with theft, multiple drug charges
Lakiesha Hortenberry, 30, Salem, was arrested for theft and multiple drug charges after she and another man, Kyle Heatherly, were caught stealing markers from Walmart.
Evansville City Garage worker arrested on the job
Chavon Farmer, 36, was booked in the Vanderburgh County Jail Friday afternoon.
Two arrested after Vanderburgh Co. home invasion
VANDERBURGH CO, IN (WFIE) - Deputies say two Evansville men were arrested after a home invasion in Darmstadt Thursday night.It happened in the 1200 block of Wortman Road.The victims said a man they knew as Hunter Bennett and another man showed up and walked in uninvited.Deputies say the other man wa
Body found at old mine site in August still unidentified
BENTON, Ill. - Authorities are still trying to confirm the identity of a man whose body was found in August at an old coal mine in southern Illinois. The body of what officials say was a middle-aged white man was found Aug. 11 in an advance state of decay at the Old Ben No. 9 Mine site near West Fra
Indiana restaurant to close its doors after over 90 years of business
The Nashville House. (WISH Photo/Sarah Callon). NASHVILLE, Ind. (WISH) -- A staple in Nashville, Indiana will be closing its doors soon. The Nashville House announced on Tuesday that it will be ceasing operations on October 28. The restaurant that has been in operation for 91 years made the announce
Edwards County Community Unit School District 1 Board met September 17.
The meeting was called to order at 7:01 p.m. in the Edwards County K-12 Band Room by President, Dale Woods. The following members were present: Jayare Buerster, Lawrence Speir, Jr., Andrew Spray, Tod Goble, Jo Rector and Richard Wolfe. Also present were Superintendent, David Cowger and Principals, P
1 million doses of fentanyl found in suitcase at Nashville airport
Nearly 5 pounds of what was thought to be cocaine concealed in a suitcase flown into Nashville International Airport has been determined to be the conservative equivalent of 1 million lethal doses of fentanyl. Law enforcement was alerted by DEA agents in Phoenix that luggage checked by airline passe
2 injured in Carbondale, IL crash
CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - Two people were injured in a crash in Carbondale, Illinois on Thursday, October 18.According to Illinois State Police, it happened around 2:50 p.m. on East Walnut Street at Cedarview Street.Troopers say 50-year-old Jane Ann Winther of Anita, Iowa, was driving a 2018 Ford Focu
Still few details on decomposing body found in August outside of West Frankfort
BENTON — Authorities are still investigating a suspicious death after a body in an advanced state of decay was found in August at a West Frankfort mine.Franklin County Sheriff Don Jones said the body’s decay was so advanced they are having to rely on dental records and DNA analysis to get a positive
Bloody hotel room among details released in hearing over woman's murder
The 30-year-old resident of the Maryland/Washington, D.C. area, has been charged with the murder of his fiance Monika Roberts, 35, also from the D.C. area. While neither have significant ties to Henderson, city police said this is where the two had been staying -- moving from place to place -- when