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  • featured Gallup Lists Evansville as 10th Most Miserable City

    Gallup Lists Evansville as 10th Most Miserable City

    At 59.5, Huntington-Ashland, W.Va.-Ky.-Ohio, is the only community with a Well-Being Index score below 60. Huntington-Ashland also trailed all other metros in 2008, 2010, and 2011; its score of 58.1 in 2010 remains the lowest on record across five reporting periods spanning six years of data collection. Charleston, W.Va., has the second-lowest score of 60.0. Redding, Calif.; Spartanburg, S.C.; Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas; and Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, N.C.; round out the bottom six — with the last three communities tied with a score […]

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  • featured Missing Girl Found and Safe

    Missing Girl Found and Safe

    After a tense three hour search Monday evening, two young Evansville girls are reunited with their family. Two sisters, 6-year-old Aniyah Graves and 8-year-old Akwasha Graves, were reported missing after getting off their school bus in the area of the Vann Park Apartments on the south side. We’re told Aniyah and Akwasha’s father was supposed to pick them up from the bus stop, but he was arrested earlier in the day. The Sun is also told he didn’t inform police […]

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  • featured Evansville man accused of soliciting juveniles into prostitution, facing charges

    Evansville man accused of soliciting juveniles into prostitution, facing charges

    An Evansville man is in custody on two counts of human trafficking charges. 31-year-old Jathar Williams is being accused of taking two juvenile runaways from Evansville to Henderson. Officials say he solicited them for prostitution at a hotel. Henderson Police say Williams met the two juveniles online.

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  • Evansville Aces Evansville News featured The night it rained tears

    The night it rained tears

    March fuels college basketball teams. Fun, glory, buzzer-beater shots and storybook endings in the NCAA Tournament await there. The 1977-78 University of Evansville Purple Aces intended to experience March. Someday. It would take time, perhaps a season or two. Four games into their school’s first year at the intensely competitive Division I level, the young Aces were still learning the ropes. A longtime powerhouse in Division II, Evansville climbed to the NCAA’shighest plateau in the fall of ’77. After 31 years and five D2 national […]

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  • featured Sports News Auburn hires ex-Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl to lead downtrodden basketball program

    Auburn hires ex-Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl to lead downtrodden basketball program

    New Auburn coach Bruce Pearl wasted no time making an impression— and some bold promises. The former Tennessee coach sprung for pizza for several hundred students Tuesday a few hours after arriving in town, some of whom took selfies posing next to him. Then he told a couple thousand fans at Auburn Arena: “We will play for championships.” “We’re fixing to get Auburn into that position where we’ll be going to the NCAA tournament,” he said, adding that he wanted […]

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  • featured Indiana Pacers Stephenson scores 25 as Pacers hand 76ers their franchise-record 21st straight loss, 99-90

    Stephenson scores 25 as Pacers hand 76ers their franchise-record 21st straight loss, 99-90

    After Philadelphia’s latest loss gave the 76ers their longest skid in franchise history, coach Brett Brown insisted he doesn’t dwell on the streak. Lance Stephenson scored 25 points and the Indiana Pacers rallied from an early deficit to beat Philadelphia 99-90 on Monday night, handing the 76ers their 21st straight loss. “It’s hard because of a competitive thing, but in relation to worrying about a record, we don’t live in that world,” Brown said. “I don’t bring that to that locker room once. I […]

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  • featured Police: Suspect told authorities he set Evansville fire that killed young child, 2 adults

    Police: Suspect told authorities he set Evansville fire that killed young child, 2 adults

    A man charged in connection with an apartment building fire that killed a woman, her young daughter and a second adult told authorities he set the fire, police said in an affidavit released Tuesday. The probable cause affidavit said Christopher Compton said he set a jacket on fire in a hallway of the building Monday and a lighter was found in his possession. The affidavit did not reveal why he set the fire. Compton once had been in a relationship […]

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