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  • featured Kentucky News Man threatened to burn down home with kids inside, deputies say

    Man threatened to burn down home with kids inside, deputies say

    A Spottsville man is arrested after deputies say he threatened to burn down his home while children were inside. The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office says 41- year-old Harold Brock was taken into custody at his home in the 6000 block of Hatchett Mill Road around 6 Monday night. Deputies say five people, three of them children, were home when Brock made those threats. Authorities say Brock is facing five counts of wanton endangerment.

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  • Evansville News featured Man killed by train in Evansville identified

    Man killed by train in Evansville identified

    Police have released the identity of the pedestrian killed while walking along railroad tracks in Evansville. Officials say two men were walking on the CSX tracks just north of the Maryland Street crossing just before 8:30 Monday night. Police say 55-year-old Spencer Evans fell on the tracks and was unable to get up on his own. The other man told police he tried help Evans, but was unable to get him out of the way before the train struck him. Evans died at the scene. Authorities say the other man […]

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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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