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14lbs of synthetic marijuana seized in Evansville

Indiana State Police have seized 14 pounds of synthetic marijuana. On Wednesday, the All Crimes Policing Squad was assisting parole agents with serving several warrants. While tracking down one of the suspects, troopers found a stolen handgun inside a north side home.

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Police Confiscate 10 Guns From Evansville Man Using Red Flag Law

Evansville police avoid a potentially dangerous situation this week by using Indiana’s Red Flag law. Police say that without this law things could have ended much worse for an Evansville man.


Vectren replacing light poles along Lloyd Expressway

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - Vectren is replacing some street lights along the Lloyd Expressway. They have a lane restriction that runs eastbound from Main Street to Green River Road.


ISP: 14 lbs. of synthetic pot found inside Evansville home

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - A big drug bust in Evansville. According to Indiana State Police, 14 pounds of synthetic pot was found inside a south side home Wednesday. State police say they have identified the suspect and the investigation is ongoing.


Alleged gunman in Sunday's shooting to make initial court appearance

The alleged gunman in Sunday's shooting at an Evansville bar is set to make his initial court appearance on Thursday. John Perteet is accused of shooting five people outside of Sidetrack Tavern on E. Illinois Street around 4:00 Sunday morning.


Former aide at Evansville nursing home accused of drugging residents with own meds

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - Two employees have been fired after reports of an incident at an Evansville nursing home. Gloria Welborn was booked into jail Tuesday afternoon on neglect and other charges. She has been released on a $500 bond.


Suspect in custody following pursuit involving stolen vehicle in Evansville

One person is in custody following a pursuit in Evansville, involving a stolen vehicle. Dispatch says the call came in around 5 p.m., regarding a stolen vehicle at Shoe Carnival on Green River Road.


Rep. Bucshon holding Evansville office hours today

Indiana 8th District Representative Larry Bucshon will be meeting with local constituents on Thursday. The congressman will hold office hours in Evansville from 3 until 4:30 on Thursday afternoon.


Carjacking Suspect Arrested After Leading Police on Chase

One person is in jail after a car chase on Evansville’s east side Wednesday. Police say they were called to the Shoe Carnival on Green River Road for vehicle theft. When they arrived, the victim said a man threatened her 15-year-old son with a gun and stole her vehicle. The suspect was identified as


ISP make drug possession arrest on Indiana Toll Road

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. (WNDU) - A Merrillville man was arrested on several drug charges following a traffic stop Tuesday night on the Indiana Toll Road. Police stopped a silver 2005 Saturn for several traffic violations about 3 miles west of the South Bend exit, near Mile Marker 69.


Police chase ends after pursuit through Evansville east side

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - One person is in custody following a police chase on the east side of Evansville. According to dispatch, the chase started at Shoe Carnival when police responded to a stolen vehicle in progress report. The suspect then went to southbound US-41.


Indiana couple charged with neglect after child's autopsy reveals high levels of meth

CASSOPOLIS, Ind. — An Indiana couple was charged on multiple counts of neglect following the June death of a 10-year-old girl. Prosecutors in Elkhart, Indiana, filed the criminal charges Feb. 6, against 30-year-old Erica Reschke and 34-year-old Brandon Hobbs, both of Cassopolis, Indiana.


MUGSHOTS: Indiana's Most Wanted Sex Offenders

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Mother Nature forces weekend changes for USI Baseball

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) -Mother Nature has forced changes to the University of Southern Indiana Baseball’s Dunn Hospitality Classic scheduled for this weekend. The classic schedule has been changed to Friday, Sunday, and Monday due to the forecast of heavy rains on Saturday.


EPD: 10 firearms removed from home after man arrested

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - Police Sgt. Jason Cullum will be holding a press conference on Wednesday, talking about the use of the Red Flag Law in a recent arrest. What is the Red Flag Law in Indiana? According to the State of Indiana website, “this law addresses circumstances where it would be appropri


ICYMI: Details, 911 calls released after Sidetrack shooting incident

Details and the 911 calls were released Sunday after five people were shot outside of an Evansville bar. Evansville Police arrested John Perteet, who they say was the shooter, along with two other men.


2nd person pleads guilty to Murder in connection to New Year’s Day shooting

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - The second person involved in a New Year’s Day 2018 shooting has pleaded guilty. According to the Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office Facebook page, Mykel Blair, 19-years-old, plead guilty to Murder early Wednesday.


EPD: Man propositions officer in attempt to avoid going to jail

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - An Evansville man is facing a bribery charge after police say tried to proposition and officer. Police say they were called to an E. Franklin Street home because Daniel Bellm called 911 several times throughout the day. They say he was upset over some court papers.


Child predator who used social media to lure young Indiana girls sentenced to prison

CORYDON, Ind. (WDRB) -- A child predator who used social media to find young victims in southern Indiana is headed to prison. Christopher Broy was sentenced to 19 years in prison on Thursday. The 41-year-old took a plea deal in Harrison County in January and pleaded guilty to sexual misconduct with


Evansville Otters Seeking Host Families for 2019 Season

The Evansville Otters need host families for the 2019 season. The Host Family Program is vital to the success of the team and offers players a home during the 2019 season by matching them with local families.