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Indiana police chief arrested for battery and misconduct

LOUISVILLE, Ky., (WDRB) – A Knox County, Indiana police chief was arrested Tuesday on charges of batter and misconduct after getting into an altercation over evidence with a investigator from the local prosecutor's office.


Vectren South’s proposed generation plant denied by commission

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - A state regulatory commission has unanimously denied a certificate of public convenience and necessity for Vectren South to build a combined cycle gas turbine.


Multi-state E. coli outbreak expands to include Indiana

(WPTA21) — Health investigators are investigating an E. coli outbreak spanning 10 states that may be linked to ground beef. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 156 people have been infected with the outbreak strain. 20 of these people have been hospitalized, but no deaths have been r


$50,000 lottery ticket sold in Evansville expires

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – A $50,000 Powerball ticket sold in Evansville last year is no longer worth the paper it was printed on. The Hoosier Lottery said the ticket was sold at the Chuckles on South Green River Rd., for the drawing on October 24.


Police searching for missing Indiana woman

COLUMBUS, Ind. — A Silver Alert was declared for 36-year-old Stephanie Ann Hudak of Columbus, Indiana. Hudak is 5'8", 150 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen Tuesday, April 23, wearing a t-shirt and sweatpants. Police said Hudak could be in a red, older model Dodge Durango with


BBB: Wait to donate to Notre Dame construction efforts

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) - The Better Business Bureau encourages people in the Tri-State to ‘wait to donate’ to reconstruction efforts for the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.


Man accused of killing two in Evansville on trial

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - A man accused of killing two people in Evansville is now on trial. [PREVIOUS: Deshay Hackner murder trial moved to Lafayette, IN]. Deshay Hackner’s murder trial started Tuesday in Lafayette, Indiana.


Evansville Police involved in brief early morning pursuit

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) Evansville Police were involved in a brief pursuit early Tuesday morning. The chase began around 1:30, at Tekoppel and Broadway, when officers attempted to pull over a car with no headlights.


Otters to host Mayor, Traveling City Hall meeting at Bosse Field

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) The Evansville Otters will be hosting the April Traveling City Hall meeting on Wednesday, at Bosse Field from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The public will have the opportunity to meet members of the Evansville Otters baseball team and the coaching staff at the meeting.


U.S. Marshals arrest Indiana man wanted for Beloit bar shooting

BELOIT, Wis. (WMTV)---- An Indianapolis man has been arrested in connection to a shooting at Rooney’s Pub in Beloit. The City of Beloit Police Department posted on their Facebook page on Wednesday morning that 26-year-old Daniel T. Blackshear has been arrested on a charge of attempted first-degree i


EPD Officer Recipient of Indiana SWAT Award

An Evansville officer is being recognized for his service at a ceremony in Indianapolis. Officer Kyle Thiry is the recipient of the 2018 Officer of the Year award for his actions during an active shooter event that happened on May 5th, 2018.


Soldier Dogs for Independence “Paws for a Vet” Fundraiser in Evansville

The 6th Annual Soldier Dogs for Independence Fundraiser is happening this Saturday and it's going to be so much FUN! Just look at everything that's being planned. Cost for the event is a $5 donation and all military veterans and children (13 & under) will get in for free. Fundraiser is from 1pm-7pm


Bicyclist hit by car in Evansville

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - A woman riding a bicycle was hit by a car overnight in Evansville. It happened around two Tuesday morning. The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office says she was riding down St. Joe Avenue near Mill Road when she was hit. They say she was wearing dark clothing and she was very


HCSO: Search for missing person underway after truck found

HENDERSON CO., KY (WFIE) - Authorities are searching for a missing person after a truck was found in the Henderson wetlands. According to the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office, a truck was found in the wetlands area across from a landfill on Wathen Lane. The sheriff’s office says the person is a man


Holocaust survivor shares story in Evansville

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - Fred Gross fled with his family from Belgium as a child. He has a book called “One Step ahead of Hitler: A Jewish Child’s Journey Through France.” In it, he talks about his family’s flight from the German invasion of Belgium, to France during its defeat and collaboration with


Two arrested after Gibson Co. chase

GIBSON CO., IN (WFIE) - Two people are facing charges after a chase early Wednesday morning. The Gibson County Sheriff’s Office says a deputy tried to pull over a car for a traffic violation around 3:20 a.m.


Coroner on scene of Henderson plane crash

HENDERSON CO., KY (WFIE) - Crews are on scene of a plane crash in Henderson County. Dispatch says the plane crashed sometime overnight near the Henderson City-County Airport on Hwy 136.


Driver dead after Henderson chase, police say

HENDERSON, KY (WFIE) - A man is dead after a police chase in Henderson. Officers say they tried to pull over a car around two Wednesday morning for traffic violations at the intersection of 10th and N. Adams. That’s when the driver took off and led them on a low-speed chase.


Indiana regulators reject Vectren plan for gas power plant

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana regulators have rejected a proposal by one of the state’s largest electric utilities to build a natural gas-fueled power plant to replace aging coal-fired power units.


Feast On A Treasure Trove Of Seafood At This Beach-Themed Restaurant In Indiana

If you love fresh seafood, there’s a beach restaurant in Evansville, Indiana you’ve got to try. From the decor to the amazing eats, this place will make you think you’ve taken a trip to the ocean.