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  • Evansville News featured Indiana News Neighbors say Indiana serial killer was `just an average guy`

    Neighbors say Indiana serial killer was `just an average guy`

    Suspected serial killer Darren Vann was charged with murder Monday in connection with the deaths of seven women found in Indiana over the weekend and sources tell WGN the case may go beyond the jurisdiction of Lake County Indiana. 43-year-old Vann has told investigators that there may be dozens of more victims; in Indiana, across the state line into Illinois and as far away as Texas and Mexico. Late Monday night, investigators searched the home on East 50th court on […]

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  • Evansville News featured Evansville man accused of 71 counts of child molestation out on bond

    Evansville man accused of 71 counts of child molestation out on bond

    An Evansville man is officially charged with 71 child molestation charges, and is out of jail on bond. As we told you last week, 36-year old, Austin Underhill was arrested. Jail officials tell us he paid a $15,000 bond two days later. Police say he is accused of sexually abusing two girls.

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  • featured Lauren Spierer’s parents appeal negligence suit in daughter’s disappearance

    Lauren Spierer’s parents appeal negligence suit in daughter’s disappearance

    The parents of missing Indiana University student Lauren Spierer have appealed a federal judge’s decision to dismiss a civil negligence lawsuit that they filed against the men who were last seen with their daughter the night she disappeared three years ago. The appeal was filed Friday in the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, three days after the judge ruled in favor of defendants Corey Rossman and Jason Rosenbaum.

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  • featured Missing Evansville People Sheriff confirms Kristy Kelley’s body found inside submerged vehicle

    Sheriff confirms Kristy Kelley’s body found inside submerged vehicle

    The Warrick County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that the body of Kristy Kelley was found inside of a submerged vehicle Tuesday afternoon. Sheriff Brett Kruse says an independent sonar search and recovery group located Kristy’s vehicle submerged in a lake at the intersection of Mt. Gilead Rd. and Yankeetown Rd. around 4:15 p.m. Tuesday. Indiana Conservation Divers located the vehicle on the bottom of the lake. Through license plate information obtained by the divers, it was confirmed it was the […]

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  • Evansville News featured Tri-state man convicted of child molestation sentenced to 28 years

    Tri-state man convicted of child molestation sentenced to 28 years

    A Tri-state man convicted of child molesting has been sentenced to 28 years in prison. A jury in Vanderburgh County deliberated for about an hour and half last month before finding 67-year-old Jerry Wayne Thomas guilty. The prosecutor’s office says, due to the nature of the charges, Thomas will be in jail for 85% of his sentence. He was arrested in October of 2012. Court officials tell us Thomas plans to appeal.  

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  • Evansville News featured Missing Evansville People Update on Joelle Lockwood, Found Alive

    Update on Joelle Lockwood, Found Alive

    Joelle Lockwood, 30, has been found alive after disappearing two months ago  The mother was kept as a prisoner by Ricky Roy House Jr. and 44-year-old Kendra Tooley Lockwood was kept inside a wooden cage in the couple’s Indiana trailer Rescued by Tooley’s ex-husband, Ron Higgs, who freed her from captivity  He initially thought that Lockwood had agreed to the bizarre slavery set-up    An Indiana woman missing for two months and apparently held as a slave in a cage has […]

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  • featured Missing Evansville woman found in mobile home after 2 months

    Missing Evansville woman found in mobile home after 2 months

    An Evansville woman who had been missing for almost two months was found alive Saturday night in Posey County, near the Illinois border. Joelle Lockwood had been held against her will in a mobile home, where she spent time locked in a wooden cage, Posey County Sheriff Gregory Oeth said. Lockwood was rescued by a man who had been invited to the trailer by one of its occupants. Officers from the Posey County Sheriff’s Office and the Evansville Police Department’s […]

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  • Evansville News featured Missing Evansville People Indiana woman missing since July reunited with family, two suspects arrested

    Indiana woman missing since July reunited with family, two suspects arrested

    Police in Indiana arrested two people believed to have held a woman against her will since her disappearance in July. Joelle Lockwood was reunited with her family on Saturday after undergoing a medical examination at a local hospital, Posey County Sheriff Greg Oeth told ABC News. She was last seen on July 6. According to Evansville police, a man who visited the suspects was able to get Lockwood, 30, out of the home where police believe she was held captive. […]

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