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Fatal House Fire Claims One Life in Shawneetown - 44News | Evansville, IN

A house fire in Shawneetown, Illinois has claimed the life of one individual.The Shawneetown Fire Department responded to a house fire in Old Shawneetown at 1:49AM.Officials say a female was found inside the home at 960 Walnut Street. The Gallatin County Coroner was called to the scene.The cause for

WEVV.COM - 2018-08-15 15:32:31

Former Evansville Resident Pleads Guilty to Massive Fraud Scheme - 44News | Evansville, IN

Kent Cutchin pleaded guilty to possessing forged securities, money laundering, and filing tax returns. He was sentenced to 46 months imprisonment by a U.S. District Court Judge.

WEVV.COM - 2018-08-15 18:28:43

Sheriff investigating 'suspicious' death of man whose body was found at West Frankfort mine

According to a news release from Franklin County Sheriff Don Jones, the death of a man whose body was found "badly decomposed" over the weekend is “suspicious."The release said an autopsy was conducted Monday and that no cause of death has yet been determined. The body was found at the Old Ben No. 9

THE SOUTHERN - 2018-08-14 15:47:00

Evansville Taco Tierra location to close; others to remain open

MOUNT CARMEL – Taco Tierra owner Walt Blake confirms that the east-side Evansville location of the local franchise will close.The South Green River Road restaurant is the only one shutting its doors, Blake said. All three of the other locations, in Mount Carmel and Fairfield, Illinois and Princeton

PRINCETON DAILY CLARION - 2018-08-14 19:01:52

Medical marijuana expected to be in Louisiana pharmacies by November, at earliest

GB Sciences, the marijuana grower for the LSU AgCenter, had hoped to provide product to Louisiana's nine licensed medical marijuana pharmacies by September. But the companytells The News-Starthe earliest harvest likely will be in November.

NOLA.COM - 2018-08-15 06:40:00

Movement to legalize medical marijuana gains momentum after town hall

"I want to decriminalize cannabis in the state of Indiana," said Lucas. "That's my ultimate goal. I'll just come out and say it. Medically, recreationally, there's no reason that Hoosier adults can't be trusted to enjoy something responsibly that dozens of other states are doing across the nation an


Rock ‘n’ roll with Covered Bridge Harmony

Guest nights starting Monday, Aug. 20 at the Greencastle Middle School at 7 p.m. Come learn a 50s song to sing with us at our Fall Cabaret Show on Sept. 29 and see what the Women’s Barbershop Chorus, Covered Bridge Harmony is all about. Attend four out of six Monday night practices and learn the 50s

THEHOOSIERTOPICS.COM - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

Old French Towne will get updates

VHA executive director Linda Fredrick said Old French Towne Apartments, an 81-unit complex at 600 Nicholas St. built in 1964, will soon get a fresh coat of interior paint, and the roof will get a much-needed repair and rubber re-coating as well.

VINCENNES SUN COMMERCIAL - 2018-08-15 05:00:00

Accident at 15th and Hart sends 5 to GSH on Monday

Police say about 1:30 p.m. a female motorist traveling west on Hart Street and approaching its intersection with 15th Street suffered a medical emergency, ran a red light, went left of center and struck a stopped, east-facing vehicle.

VINCENNES SUN COMMERCIAL - 2018-08-15 05:00:00

Woman may serve 10 years after defrauding program designed to keep patients out of nursing homes

Betsy Gutowski, 45, of Eldorado, IL, admitted that she submitted false and fraudulent bills to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for personal assistant services under its Home Services Program, authorities said. That program is meant to let patients stay in their place of residence, rathe

MCKNIGHT'S - 2018-08-14 00:00:00

Harrisburg police looking for two men in connection to shooting

HARRISBURG, IL — Police in Harrisburg, Illinois are looking for two men in connection to an early Monday morning shooting.

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2018-08-14 11:04:06

Feed the Family will be Aug. 18

The next Feed the Family at the Hope Center will be Saturday August 18. Set up will begin at 8 a.m. with Friedens United Church of Christ in Bellmont working side by side with New Beginnings Church from Fairfield. Program will start around 9 a.m. maybe sooner, rain or shine. The HC is located at 23


VA town hall designed to solicit feedback from stakeholders

During confirmation hearings, Wilkie said he will "shake up complacency" at VA, which has struggled with long waits in providing medical treatment to veterans.

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-08-14 09:39:35

Harrisburg Police search for two armed suspects

Officers from Harrisburg and Eldorado responded and found RaMonte Scott, 25, with multiple gunshot wounds.


OCU baseball announces 15 signees

Mighty Oaks returnees include pitcher, designated hitter and first baseman Dillon "Tobe" Whitten, who pitched the World Series championship game's first inning, stayed in the game as designated hitter and singled twice. "I expect Tobe to be our team leader as a senior next spring. After relieving th

PRINCETON DAILY CLARION - 2018-08-13 23:15:43


HARRISBURG, Ill. - One of the gang of thugs in the city of Harrisburg has been the latest victim of a shooting, and authorities are looking for two males involved.


Illinois woman charged in fatal hit and run crash

DUQUOIN, Ill – A woman has been arrested in connection to a fatal hit-and-run crash on I-64 near Nashville, Illinois. Illinois State Police say that Caitlin R. Happach, 26, of Woodlawn, Illinois is charged with two felony counts of failure to report an accident and one count of reckless homicide.


Mayor Yochum gives Vincennes state of the city address

VINCENNES, Ind. (WTHI) - Mayor Joe Yochum made the address following the city council meeting Monday night. Yochum reported a positive 2017 fiscal year.In 2017, the city set up five-year bonds with the police and street departments. Those bonds helped both departments purchase new vehicles and equip

WTHI - 2018-08-14 17:57:00

Woodlawn woman charged in fatal I-64 hit-and-run

DU QUOIN -- Illinois State Police announced Wednesday the arrest of Caitlin R. Happach, 26, of Woodlawn. The arrest stems from a fatal crash that occurred on I-64 near Nashville on Jan. 5, 2018.On that day, a Toyota Avalon was traveling east on the interstate in the right lane. A black 2007 Cadillac


Decomposed body found at old mine near West Frankfort

Franklin County Sheriff Don Jones confirmed Monday a badly decomposed body was found Saturday near the entrance of the old No. 9 mine, east of West Frankfort. The identity of the deceased is not known.Jones said a private individual found the body and contacted authorities.Franklin County Sheriff’s