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Henderson man charged with incest, rape

HENDERSON - A Henderson man is facing incest charges after an investigation by city detectives. Johnathan Long, 39, 900 block of Second Street, was arrested Wednesday night on four counts of incest, four counts of third-degree rape and one count of third-degree sodomy, according to Officer Jennifer

GLEANER - 2018-03-22 13:20:05

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

Henderson dealer caught half-naked is sentenced

HENDERSON - A Henderson drug dealer caught lying half-naked on his drugs while young children were home has been sentenced in Henderson Circuit Court. Maleik Tharp, 22, 300 block of South Alvasia Street, has been given three years in prison for trafficking in marijuana between 8 ounces and 5 pounds,

EVANSVILLE COURIER-PRESS - 2018-03-22 18:48:11

Drug Task Force meets with Indiana drug czar

Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke's Substance Abuse Task Force took a step forward on Wednesday in battling the opioid crisis. It sat down with someone who knows the opioid problem very well. The task force met with Indiana Drug Czar Jim McClelland. They discussed local drug prevention, treatment, an

WTVW - 2018-03-22 03:08:12

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

Henderson Man Accused of Incest

HENDERSON, Ky. (3/22/18) - A 39-year-old Henderson man faces incest, rape and sodomy charges. Henderson Police Department reported a female victim told detectives that Jonathan J. Long "engaged in sexual intercourse with her on four different occasions while living in Henderson." Long was located We

SURFKY.COM - 2018-03-22 16:36:16

Evansville dad arrested for keeping kids without food, power "to teach them a lesson"

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WTHR) - An Evansville father is facing child neglect charges for allegedly keeping his children in a home with no food or power. Police say Ryan Fletcher admitted there was no electricity in the home on purpose to "teach his children a lesson." He explained that his children have e

WTHR - 2018-03-22 05:07:49

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

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

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/21/18) - Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports today: Danny Thompson of Madisonville was charged March 20 with driving on a DUI-suspended license (third offense). Everette W. White of Hopkinsville was charged March 21 with public intoxication (excludes

SURFKY.COM - 2018-03-21 19:37:37

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


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


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 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


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: 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 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,


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


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


Coroner releases name of person found dead after mobile home fire in Buckskin

The Gibson County Coroner has released the name of the person found dead after a mobile home fire in Buckskin on Friday. We're told 62-year-old Samuel Keith Bethe, of Buckskin, was pronounced dead at 1:30 p.m. at the scene of the mobile home fire at 875 South 850 East. [PREVIOUS: Sheriff: One person