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Fatal Evansville motel beating suspect sentenced in Vanderburgh County court

Cheryl Rumsey was sentenced to 20 years, including five years on probation, according to Circuit Court staff.

EVANSVILLE COURIER-PRESS - 2018-06-21 22:35:00

Evansville woman loses home, pet bird to fire

Firefighters had to evacuate some of the nearby homes, but with the help of German and Perry Township, crews were able to put out the fire in about 15 minutes.

WTVW - 2018-06-21 23:29:08

4 times prisoners broke out of jail in the Evansville area | Webb

That seems to be the case in Southern Illinois, since Zachary Shock, 25, and 61-year-old Johnny Tiptonbusted out of the White County jailafter reportedly grabbing a pipe and bashing a hole in the wall early Saturday morning.

EVANSVILLE COURIER-PRESS - 2018-06-21 12:08:00

Newburgh man arrested after giving teenaged son loaded handgun for Lyft ride

According to a news release from the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office, Adam Meece, 35, was supposed to bring his 14-year-old son home to his mother's West side home on Upper Mount Vernon Road Tuesday night. Instead, he had the teenager call for a Lyft driver, giving him a handgun and a knife for

EVANSVILLE COURIER-PRESS - 2018-06-21 01:41:00

Kids in the Tri-State can Build BioBots For Free - 44News | Evansville, IN

Toyota Indiana, Evansville Public Library, and Wesselman Nature Center teamed up to put on the BioBots Robot Program.

WEVV.COM - 2018-06-21 21:34:54

Evansville-based Old National makes big acquisition in Minnesota

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Old National Bank announced its pending acquisition of the largest privately held bank in Minnesota, a move that will take the Evansville-based company’s total assets close to $20 billion.

EVANSVILLE COURIER-PRESS - 2018-06-21 21:50:00

Dad gives teen a loaded gun for safety during Lyft ride

Vanderburgh County Sheriff Dave Wedding says the father, Adam Meece, has been charged with neglect and providing a gun to a child.

MYSANANTONIO - 2018-06-20 18:14:43

The Dust Bowl Is Back And Bringing The Community Together - 44News | Evansville, IN

“The games are really competitive. They get pretty heated at times. There’s a lot of arguing. Yesterday there were some technicals given out,” said basketball fan, Seth Pearson.

WEVV.COM - 2018-06-21 03:33:02

Reinforcement work beginning on Audubon Park Lake

HENDERSON - With sight preparation done, work is beginning in earnest to reinforce the dam for Audubon State Park's 25-acre main lake, which sits just off busy U.S. 41-North.

GLEANER - 2018-06-21 18:19:00

Corydon chase ends with drug arrest

According to the police report, "Deputies arrived in the area and initially were unable to locate Byrne who was said to be in an older model Chevy pickup. A deputy later saw in the distance a pickup matching the description given on Vayden Street and as the deputy approached, the vehicle took off to

GLEANER - 2018-06-20 22:16:00

Downtown Evansville Beautification Plan Moves Forward - 44News | Evansville, IN

The goal is to make areas better for people to have greater interaction with the environment around them. That could include adding more trees, cafes, and other necessities to make sure that Evansville is keeping up with the times.

WEVV.COM - 2018-06-20 19:02:09

Henderson Man Arrested After Police Pursuit - 44News | Evansville, IN

Bryne fled over a mile before reaching his sister’s residence where he entered the driveway, exited the car, and laid on the ground.


Teen charged with heinous crime accused in more, and allegedly left his wallet behind

Officers responding to the business said they found a glass display window broken and a wallet belonging to Christopher Duncan, 18, 2000 block of South Main Street, on the sidewalk near the store.


Comedian, former late-night host Craig Ferguson coming to Evansville

"What the world needs now more than ever is an aging, unhinged vagrant traveling from place to place ranting nonsense into a microphone," Ferguson said in a release about the show.


Review: My evening with Stormy Daniels in Evansville

All this attention was for Stormy Daniels. Daniels, a 39-year-old adult film star whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, performed at The Pony strip club in Evansville Tuesday evening.

EVANSVILLE COURIER-PRESS - 2018-06-20 06:00:00

Review Hearing for Man Accused in Ellis Park Murder - 44News | Evansville, IN

Leroy Hunter, another suspect in the murder, is set to go to trial December 3rd in Vanderburgh Superior Court.


Prosecutor seeks 22 felony charges against Held

PRINCETON — Gibson County Prosecutor Michael Cochren filed documents seeking 22 felony theft, forgery and fraud charges in Gibson Circuit Court Monday afternoon against Neely M. Held, 25, Vincennes.Held resigned from her advertising sales position with Paxton Media Group in April during an investiga


18 things to do in the Evansville-area this weekend

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Outdoor movies, cat yoga, some lizards, a dog or two, art, two local theater productions and a number of other events -- the Evansville-area sure won't disappoint when it comes to events this weekend.

EVANSVILLE COURIER-PRESS - 2018-06-20 20:33:00

Alleged golf course bandit accused of breaking into animal shelter

Charles Ivie Jr., 18, 700 block of Short Seventh Street, has been charged with third-degree burglary after allegedly breaking into New Hope Animal Rescue Shelter, 526 Atkinson St., late Sunday night/early Monday morning.


Traffic stop yields loaded gun, pot, pills and meth

HENDERSON - City police stopped a car on Second Street Friday night at 8:23, and when the passenger -- known to officers and wanted on warrants -- gave a false name and date of birth, a search was initiated that ultimately yielded a variety of drugs and a loaded firearm.