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Teen prostitution case reaches conclusion; man sentenced

Subscribed, but don't have a login? HENDERSON - It took nearly two years, but a case involving teen prostitution concluded this week in Henderson Circuit Court with the sentencing of the adult who participated. Evansville resident Devin J. Moore, 20, pleaded guilty and was sentenced to five years in

GLEANER - 2018-03-21 18:31:25

EPD: Children in home with drugs and guns, parents arrested

Two people are in jail after Evansville Police say they found drugs and guns in a home with children. Police say they were called late Tuesday afternoon to a home on W. Florida Street because of an assault in progress. When officers got there, they say they could smell marijuana. They say Emily Joh

14NEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 17:57:42

Some Henderson school students may switch schools

Letters are going out next week to Henderson parents and you'll get one if you're impacted by new school boundary line changes. We have learned kindergarten through fifth grade students at East Heights, Spottsville, and Bend Gate Elementary schools may be switching schools as early as next year. Sup

14NEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 02:22:31

Accident on Twin Bridge Results in Injury

HENDERSON, Ky. (3/21/18) - A two-vehicle accident caused early morning traffic delays along U.S. 41 on the northbound twin bridge. Just before 4 a.m. this morning, Henderson County Sheriff's Office responded the incident that involved injuries. Once on scene, deputies reported this was a rear-end ty

SURFKY.COM - 2018-03-21 14:35:47

Man killed by in incident with KSP trooper identified

The man who was fatally shot by a Kentucky State Police trooper Monday evening on farmland in Utica has been identified. Rueben T. Ruffin Jr., 24, of Frankfort, was shot by KSP Trooper Blake Owens shortly before 5 p.m. Monday on a farm in the 300 block of Hill Bridge Road. The incident is under inve


Man dies after being shot by KSP trooper in Daviess County

There were more questions than answers Monday night after a unusual incident that concluded with a man being fatally shot by a Kentucky State Police trooper on a farm on Hill Bridge Road in Utica. The man was pronounced dead Monday evening at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, said Trooper Corey Ki


Evansville man dies after fall from balcony

EVANSVILLE (WEHT) - Authorities say an Evansville man fell several stories to his death early Tuesday morning. The Vanderburgh County Coroner's Office along with the Evansville Police Department responded to 717 Cherry Street just before 1:30 a.m. to investigate a man falling from a balcony. The cor

WTVW - 2018-03-20 17:03:10

Evansville man falls 6 stories to his death

Police believe the death of an Evansville man was an accident. The coroner says 23-year-old Wesley Walden was killed just before 1:30 a.m. Tuesday when he fell. Police say he fell six stories off a balcony at Buckner Towers on Cherry Street. There's no word yet on what caused Walden to fall, but po

14NEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 16:45:07

Man dies weeks after fight; Owensboro man facing manslaughter charge

An Owensboro man is facing a manslaughter charge after the man he was involved in a fight with died. According to OPD, early in the morning on March 4 officers went to check out a report in the 3300 block of Wandering Lane about a man bleeding from his head. Police say the man, identified as 59-year

14NEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 16:15:06

Suspect on the loose after Evansville chase

A shots fired call led to a chain of events for Evansville police. Around midnight, police were called to the southeast side of Evansville, near Covert Avenue, to check out a shots fired call. Police tell us they were looking for a car that left the scene and spotted it speeding down Riverside Dri


HPD: Conversation about case turns into drug arrest

HENDERSON - Police officers responding to a home on South Green Street to talk with a man about another case ended up making an arrest after drugs and a gun were found. According to a news release from the Henderson Police Department, on Saturday at about 8:30 a.m., "officers responded to 1759 S. Gr


HPD: Walmart customer help brings shoplifter to justice

HENDERSON - A customer at Henderson's Walmart stepped in to help catch someone making off with a cart full of loot, according to police. According to a Henderson Police Department press release, on Sunday, Jason Hall, 43, of 8101 Old U.S. 60 in Henderson County, left the store with a cart full of me

EVANSVILLE COURIER-PRESS - 2018-03-20 15:58:33

Evansville crash suspect charged in court

Courtesy: Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office The man accused of running from a scene after crashing his truck into an Evansville house now faces criminal charges. Erick Latham was booked into the Vanderburgh County Jail Monday afternoon. He's facing charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated,

WTVW - 2018-03-20 15:25:07

Evansville City Council shoots down term limits for themselves

EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- Ask a kid to give themselves a bed time and they'd probably say no. Likewise, City Council voted to not impose term limits on themselves. The idea to limit Evansville elected official terms narrowly failed 5-4 at Monday's meeting. City council, the mayor and city clerk would be r


HPD: Local man charged after robbing alleged drug dealer

HENDERSON - A Henderson resident has been arrested for allegedly robbing his neighbor, who is facing charges related to drug dealing. City police charged Darryl A. McCray Jr., 26, Lawndale Apartments, with the first-degree robbery and being a felon in possession of a handgun after he allegedly held


Evansville man facing child molesting charges

And Evansville man has been booked into the Vanderburgh County Jail on two counts of child molesting. According to an affidavit, 26-year-old Jason Peasley is accused of molesting a young girl. The victim was interviewed at Holly's House. Police say Peasley denied the allegations, but then said he s


Evansville teen pleads guilty to armed robbery

EVANSVILLE, Ind. - An Evansville teenager accused of shooting a friend in the leg and then stealing another friend's X-Box pled guilty Monday to three felonies in the case. Marlon McLaurin, 16, pled guilty to two charges of robbery while armed with a deadly weapon and one charge of robbery resulting


Child seduction charges sought against Evansville man accused of abusing teen

EVANSVILLE, Ind. - Evansville Police are seeking multiple child seduction charges against an Evansville man who allegedly sexually abused a teenager he knew. Timothy Smith, 33, was arrested Friday night on four preliminary charges of child seduction and one preliminary charge of attempted child sedu


Dispatch: Dead body found inside Evansville home

Dispatch confirms a dead body was found inside an Evansville home. The body was found at 1618 West Missouri Street. There's no word how the person died. We have a crew heading to the scene. Anyone with information should call the police. Follow us online at 14NEWS.com and on Twitter. Click here to


2 more arrested, charged in East End anti-drug effort

HENDERSON - Two more people have been arrested and charged in connection with an ongoing drug interdiction effort in Henderson's East End. A press release from the Henderson County Sheriff's Office and the Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force said that officials arrested two women on warrants for alleged