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Vanderburgh Co. authorities asking for help finding person involved in deadly hit and run

The sheriff's office is now asking anyone who might have witnessed the hit and run to call its tip line at (812) 421-6297. Residents, business owners, and property managers are also being asked to review their security camera footage from 10:45 p.m. onward.

WTVW - 2018-06-23 20:12:37

Three Individuals Accused of Spending Counterfeit Money Arrested - 44News | Evansville, IN

Authorities say that a third suspect, Chelsea Hager, came inside to get the cash then took off with Uppencamp.

WEVV.COM - 2018-06-22 21:49:30

Domestic Dispute Leads to Deadly Shooting - 44News | Evansville, IN

June 21st, 2018Tyrone MorrisIndiana,Posey CountyOne person is dead following a shooting in Posey County.It happened on Wade Road outside of Wadesville.Authorities have blocked Wade Road and are asking drivers to avoid the area.Crews are on the scene gathering information.44News will have more inform

WEVV.COM - 2018-06-22 03:41:25

Murder Suspect's Request for Trial Dismissal Denied - 44News | Evansville, IN

Martin then allegedly put the body in trash bags, but before he could dispose of it entirely, he was arrested following an incident at Rick’s Sports Bar. During this incident he allegedly shot two men, killing one.

WEVV.COM - 2018-06-22 20:26:05

At least 9 fun things to do in Henderson

HENDERSON - Let's be honest, it's not pleasant outside. It's hot, humid and rainy. Even the Thursday Downtown Wind Down was canceled this week due to weather. But there still plenty of interesting things to do. Let's start with the kids ...


Homelessness count flat in Evansville and Vanderburgh; advocates say don't give to panhandlers

“It’s good news from the standpoint that we didn’t increase our numbers,” said Brian Kerney, executive director of Aurora, a homeless advocacy nonprofit. “I think it’s primarily flat because we still have a lack of affordable housing.”

EVANSVILLE COURIER-PRESS - 2018-06-22 23:12:00

God using this woman to preach, lead

Tomorrow the Asbury United Methodist Church will celebrate the second year of my having served as their pastor, as well as my re-assignment for a third year by Bishop Leonard Fairley the episcopal leader of the Kentucky Annual Conference United Methodist. There will be two worship services, 10:30 a.


Henderson school district gearing up to build new Jefferson Elementary at different site

The project, which is expected to cost between $13 million and $15 million, is in the very early planning stages. Monday evening, school board members and staff heard presentations from and interviewed three architectural firms which have expressed interest in designing the project.


Woman gets prison in fatal motel beating of boyfriend

The Evansville Courier & Press reports55-year-old Cheryl Rumsey was sentenced Thursday to 20 years, including five years of probation, after earlier pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter. She originally was charged with murder in the August 2017 death of 53-year-old Paul Phillips.

WTHR - 2018-06-22 15:44:50

Owensboro's Reece Calvert throws three-hitter in win over Henderson Flash

Calvert, a senior at Western Kentucky University, was perfect through 4 1/3 innings until he gave up a single down the right-field line to Aaron Euler.

GLEANER - 2018-06-23 04:56:00

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.


Highway 41 Yard Sale set for Friday and Saturday

Laura Harvey, The MessengerThe Highway 41 Yard Sale will take place Friday and Saturday along Hopkins County's main drag. While the majority of sales will be held strictly along U.S. 41, many members of the community gather at the Finders Keepers Outlet Mall parking lot to offer a variety of deals a


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.


Chiefs drop seventh of eight, 6-4 to Henderson

The Paducah Chiefs have lost seven of the last eight games, after falling 6-4 to the Henderson Flash on Thursday night. The Flash jumped out to a 5-0 lead and didn't look back, despite two-run innings in the bottom of the third and fourth for Joe Hall's squad. Peyton Sockwell (3-for-4), Blake Johnso

PADUCAH SUN - 2018-06-22 03:29:19

Man shot, killed by wife after domestic dispute in Posey County, police say

WADESVILLE, Ind. -- A man is dead after a fatal domestic shooting in Wadesville late Thursday evening, Posey County officials said.

EVANSVILLE COURIER-PRESS - 2018-06-22 04:54:00

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


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 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.


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.


Former Providence police officer convicted of wrongful arrest

A former Providence police officer was convicted of wrongful arrest by a jury last Friday after a five-day trial.The U.S. Justice Department said in a news release Monday that William Dukes Jr., a former sergeant with the Providence Police Department, was found guilty in federal court of willfully a