Wednesday, December 4 2013 4:08 PM EST2013-12-04 21:08:10 GMT
EVANSVILLE (WFIE) -Evansville Police are on the scene of a barricaded gunman. According to the department's Facebook page, it happened Wednesday morning in the 1500 block of South Alvord Boulevard. DispatchersMore >>
Several streets near Covert Avenue and South Alvord Boulevard were closed Wednesday morning as police responded to a man who barricaded himself inside his home. More >>
Tuesday, December 3 2013 11:01 PM EST2013-12-04 04:01:42 GMT
EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) – Police and emergency crews are on the scene of an accident on I-164 near mile marker 11. According to dispatch, a dump truck ran off the road and down an embankment. No other carsMore >>
I-164 is back open on Tuesday night after a semi carrying a load of coal ran off the roadway. More >>
Monday, December 2 2013 10:50 PM EST2013-12-03 03:50:58 GMT
A jury has cleared a Webster County man accused of running over a man at a soccer field. The defendant, 76-year-old Jimmy Frederick, is the husband of the Mayor of Dixon. His trial started on Monday andMore >>
A jury has cleared a Webster County man accused of running over a man at a soccer field.More >>
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Louisville Metro Police have the last piece of a puzzle into a burglary spree. A man on the run for weeks is now behind bars thanks to U.S. Marshals.
Brandon Cheatham is accused of hitting dozens of homes in Kentuckiana as well as impersonating an officer. Marshals found Cheatham in Henry County where he was staying with his grandmother. What's interesting is that police say Cheatham was just released from an Indiana prison in November and was breaking into homes within days of his release.
"We made a significant hit in our burglary ring," said LMPD Sgt. Jamey Schwab.
Cheatham dodged our camera as he was brought over to Metro Corrections Wednesday morning. He's accused of breaking into dozens of homes in the Highlands, northeast Louisville, and Jeffersontown. Cheatham was also wanted by the Oldham County police in connection with stolen property from North Oldham High School.
Police say Cheatham wasn't in it by himself. His cousin, Jennifer Cheatham, and her boyfriend, James David McGuffin, have already been arrested and are also linked to these cases.
"They almost considered themselves as Robin Hood but, they were not paying the poor but, keeping the money for themselves," said Sgt. Schwab.
The trio is accused of taking just about everything from homeowners who may have left their guard down.
"Mr. Cheatham liked jewelry he liked stuff that he could take rather easily stuff that could take in pockets pillow cases blankets," said Sgt. Schwab. "When we did make initial arrest we of James McGoffin and Jennifer Cheatham we recovered a lot of that property."
When police asked Cheatham why he was breaking into homes, he didn't hide his arrogance.
"We asked him why he was doing this and his reasoning was, if you live in a million dollar home and don't set your burglar alarm you deserved it to be broken into," said Sgt. Schwab
Jennifer Cheatham has bonded out of jail and James David McGuffin is still at Metro Corrections. Brandon Cheatham is likely to face additional charges.
LMPD meets with neighbors after more than a dozen burglaries in the HighlandsPolice believe Highlands burglar is fake cop$20K+ worth of equipment stolen from high schoolMan charged in high school theft
Thursday, December 5 2013 9:37 PM EST2013-12-06 02:37:44 GMT
ELIZABETHTOWN, KY (WAVE) - It's a crime most of us can't comprehend: an Elizabethtown mother is accused of trying to sell her baby not once, but twice. Police and prosecutors in Hardin County were baffledMore >>
It's a crime most of us can't comprehend: an Elizabethtown mother is accused of trying to sell her baby not once, but twice.More >>
Mickey Mouse Club star Annette Funicello, Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, and American film critic Roger Ebert died within the last few days. Here is a list of all the notable deathsMore >>
Here is a list of all the notable deaths of 2013.More >>
Friday, December 6 2013 12:35 PM EST2013-12-06 17:35:35 GMT
Tri-Staters will wake up to snow and ice Friday morning. 14 News meteorologists predict ice accumulations will range up to 1/4" in parts of the Tri-State. They say 3-5" of snow is possible along and northMore >>
Driving conditions on Friday will be hazards so officials are reminding everyone to take it slow.More >>
Wednesday, December 4 2013 12:42 AM EST2013-12-04 05:42:35 GMT
MADISON COUNTY, KY (WAVE) – A mother is facing charges after she allegedly left her children in a bedroom with drugs and a corpse. According to Richmond police, around 8:30 a.m. on November 30 officersMore >>
According to Richmond police, around 8:30 a.m. on November 30 officers responded to a home in Dixie Plaza on a report a 24-year-old man had overdosed.More >>
Friday, December 6 2013 5:27 PM EST2013-12-06 22:27:45 GMT
The Tri-State area is seeing a lot of snow and ice resulting in dangerous conditions. Perry County officials have declared a snow and ice emergency. Due to the amount of snow and ice, road crews areMore >>
The Tri-State area is seeing a lot of snow and ice resulting in dangerous conditions.More >>