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  • Evansville News featured Fight Breaks Out in Courtroom after Sentencing

    Fight Breaks Out in Courtroom after Sentencing

    A brawl breaks out after an Evansville man is sentenced for his role in a March 2014 shooting. Lanico Payne was sentenced to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to the attempted murder, robbery, and criminal confinement of Demetrious Fingers. Payne was credited with 436 days served. Fingers was shot seven times on E. Blackford Ave. last March. Court officials say a fight broke out on Friday in the courtroom and spilled into hallway after Payne’s sentence was read. […]

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  • Evansville News featured Details Released on Inland Marina Fire

    Details Released on Inland Marina Fire

    Newly released court documents show Brenda Harris allegedly started two fires on Marver’s 66 foot houseboat in Feburary. Indiana Conservation Officers showed us what’s left of that house boat. Investigators tell us Facebook messages about a possible plan to burn down the vessel started in late January between Harris and Marver. Harris allegedly told him she needed money to help cover the funeral costs of a family member who recently died. Officials say Harris was on the boat with her […]

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  • Evansville News featured Evansville Named One of Best Places in US to Start a Business

    Evansville Named One of Best Places in US to Start a Business

    Evansville ranks 4th best place in the U.S. to start a business. NerdWallet analyzed 183 metropolitan areas with 15,000 or more businesses and populations over 250,000. It considered location, population and overall economy. NerdWallet evaluated the median annual income, median annual housing cost and unemployment rate in each place to determine the business’ environments. In 183 markets, the company analyzed average revenue of businesses, the percentage of businesses with paid employees and the number of businesses per 100 people. NerdWallet […]

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  • EPD Reports Evansville News featured Accused Police Impersonator Arrested

    Accused Police Impersonator Arrested

    An Evansville man allegedly pretending to be a cop finds himself arrested by real cops. Some of what the suspect said when he was arrested also has police concerned. EPD arrested 26-year-old Derrick Thompson on charges of impersonating a police officer. Officers say Thompson repeatedly tried to interfere with an unrelated arrest He also claimed to be a “moofi officer” although police aren’t sure what that means. Sergeant Jason Cullum was one of the arresting officers. “Because of his insistence […]

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  • Evansville News featured Former Teacher Facing Child Seduction Charges Agrees to Plea Deal

    Former Teacher Facing Child Seduction Charges Agrees to Plea Deal

    A former teacher facing child seduction charges agrees to a plea deal. Beau Hobson, a former teacher and girls basketball coach at Castle High School, agrees to a plea deal. He will serve six months in jail and two years on electronic home monitoring. The Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s office tells us Hobson pled guilty to performance harmful to a minor, which is a D felony. Hobson will not have to register as a sex offender, but will lose his teaching […]

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  • Evansville News featured 100 Million Gallons of Sewage Spills In Ohio River

    100 Million Gallons of Sewage Spills In Ohio River

    One hundred million gallons of sewage have been diverted straight into the Ohio River. “Well you know, nobody wants to bring turds into their water system,” said Valley Watch President John Blair. It all started Wednesday. An electrical fire and power outage occurred at Morris Forman treatment plant in Louisville, causing sewage to seep into the waterway. By Saturday, it will be in Evansville. “Massive amount of water, also its traveling 180 miles. It’s expected to get here around 8 […]

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  • Evansville News featured Tri-State Man Accused of Child Solicitation

    Tri-State Man Accused of Child Solicitation

    A man from Chandler, Indiana is facing charges of child solicitation. The man, 44-year-old Bruce Powell, was arrested after a complaint that he solicited a child for sexual contact and allegedly exposed that child to pornographic material more than once at his home in Chandler. Sheriff’s department officials say the investigation is ongoing and additional charges may be filed.

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  • Evansville News featured NWS Confirms Tornado in Perry County Tuesday

    NWS Confirms Tornado in Perry County Tuesday

    The National Weather Service now says the system that ripped through the area Tuesday dropped at least four  tornadoes in the Tri-State area.The latest to be confirmed happened just north of Branchville in Perry County, Indiana. The National Weather Service says an EF-1 tornado cut a path of about 2.5 miles. Its maximum winds reached upwards of 90-95 mph. An estimated 100 trees were uprooted with snapped trunks. The Perry County tornado lifted just east of St. Croix Road.  

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