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  • Evansville News featured Health Dept. says West Nile found in Evansville

    Health Dept. says West Nile found in Evansville

    The Vanderburgh County Health Department says West Nile has been found in Evansville. Health officials say two sample pools of mosquitoes collected within the City of Evansville have tested positive for the virus. So far this summer there have been 13 counties in Indiana with positive sample pools. The Vanderburgh County Health Department will be performing focused adult mosquito control in the area where West Nile activity has been found. The spraying will be within an area bound by Harriet […]

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  • Evansville News featured Registered Sex Offender Arrested for Impersonating a Police Officer

    Registered Sex Offender Arrested for Impersonating a Police Officer

    The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a registered sex offender following an incident in which the man posed as a police officer. On July 21, 2014 at approximately 1942 hrs, Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the Angel Mounds State Historic Site at 8215 Pollack Avenue in reference to an individual who had identified himself as a police officer to several people as they were walking near the site on the levee. This individual, later identified as Michael […]

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  • Evansville News featured 4th of July fireworks displays in the Tri-State

    4th of July fireworks displays in the Tri-State

    Here is a list of fireworks displays across the Tri-State for the 4th of July. Evansville  Thunder and Lightning Fireworks show on the riverfront. Vendors open at 6:00 p.m. Fireworks begin at 9:10 p.m. Newburgh 4th of July Fireworks Evening in the Park at Old Lock and Dam Park. Events from 6:00 – 9:30 p.m. Fireworks begin at 9:00 p.m. Gibson County Gibson County Fairgrounds. Gates open at 6:00 p.m. Fireworks at dusk (approx 8:45 p.m.) Holiday World Fireworks at […]

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  • featured Indiana implements ‘bill of rights’ for athletes

    Indiana implements ‘bill of rights’ for athletes

    As the debate over athletes’ rights and the NCAA’s amateurism model burns hot across college athletes, Indiana is preparing to introduce sweeping reforms. The Indiana University athletic department will immediately begin implementing a 10-point student-athlete bill of rights, athletics director Fred Glass told The Indianapolis Star this week. Among the benefits, Indiana will now guarantee multiyear scholarships to full-scholarship athletes, offer significant financial support to former athletes who wish to return to IU to finish their degrees, increase its healthcare commitments to […]

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  • featured Update: Missing Boonville girl found

    Update: Missing Boonville girl found

    Just hours ago in Warrick County volunteers found 11-year-old Eve Kemp safe and sound. Law enforcement, volunteers, friends, family, and even some canines teamed up to search for Eve Kemp. After hours of effort they got the happy ending they were hoping for. A long-awaited reunion took place on Friday night for John Kemp and his daughter Eve. Thanks to the joint effort of almost 200 people. John says, “I’m just glad to have her home and I’m just so […]

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  • featured Two Evansville women arrested Friday evening on meth charges

    Two Evansville women arrested Friday evening on meth charges

    Two Evansville women were arrested Friday evening for conspiracy to deal methamphetamine. According to a police report, detectives with the Joint Narcotics Task Force were conducting a narcotics investigation at around 6 p.m. at the Homelife Studio motel on South Green River Road, a known high narcotics trafficking area. Bonniekay Sue Ann Wangler, 36, and Tara Yvette Luck, 29, were stopped after detectives watched them pull into the Washington Avenue Mini-Storage after leaving the motel. Detectives and officers conducted searches […]

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  • featured Two under arrest in murder for hire case in Evansville

    Two under arrest in murder for hire case in Evansville

    Evansville Police are investigating a murder for hire case. Officers went to 105 E. Riverside Drive around 9:30 Thursday night to check on 68-year-old Gilbert Dossett.  Family members hadn’t been able to reach him for several days and were worried. When police arrived, they found Gilbert had been shot in the head.  No gun was found. Following an investigation,  Gilbert’s estranged wife, 47-year-old Brenda, and 19-year-old Mason Hughes were arrested for murder. Police say Hughes had recently moved to Evansville […]

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  • featured Fmr. Castle HS teacher involved in criminal investigation

    Fmr. Castle HS teacher involved in criminal investigation

    Former Castle High School teacher and former women’s basketball coach Beau Hobson is now involved in a criminal investigation. As we first reported in April, Hobson resigned from his job at Castle after school officials uncovered what they described as “inappropriate and unprofessional behavior.” Hobson has recently accepted the men’s basketball head coaching position at Gibson Southern. We’re told he also resigned from that position. The Warrick County Sheriff’s Office confirms the investigation is in it’s early stages and right now […]

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