Indiana News

  New equipment designed to find missing people with cognitive disabilities

The program uses high tech equipment that helps police locate people with cognitive disabilities when they go missing.

  2 Gibson Co. sites added to Underground Railroad Network to Freedom

  Woman sentenced in deadly Boonville crash

  Proposed bill would ban drivers from using handheld phones

  Harsha Autism Center’s Facebook post announces closure

  Missing dog found in GA after 2-yrs reunited with IN owner

  Angel Mounds could be highlighted on Lewis & Clark trail expansion

Continued Coverage

  Evansville’s African American Museum adds new displays

  Construction on Holiday World’s Cheetah Chase continues

  Mesker Park Zoo’s 19-year-old giraffe dies unexpectedly Tues. morning

  Evansville woman sentenced for W. Morton Ave. murder

  Jasper working on project to improve pedestrian safety

  Justice for Kids March planned for next month

  Former trooper accused of setting house on fire appears in court

Former Indiana State Trooper Jeremy Galloway made his first court appearance Wednesday afternoon, and he pleaded not guilty.

  Former soccer coach pleads guilty to child seduction

Jeremy Michael Tudela was arrested in August after state police say he had sexual contact with one of his female soccer students.

New school speed zone put in place at Cynthia Heights

Drivers will now see new school speed zone signs on State Road 65 in Vanderburgh County.

  Elderly Union Co. couple killed in overnight fire

Officials say 86-year-old Joseph Sheffer and his wife, 81-year-old Joann Sheffer were killed.

  West Side Nut Club making another round of donations

  State superintendent holds forum in Jasper

  Community reacts after Waupaca’s Foundry Plant accident sent 4 to hospital

  EPD looking for suspect after armed robbery at Family Dollar on Vann Ave.

  Boy Scouts of America files bankruptcy, will not affect Evansville location

  Western Bypass phase one approved in Posey Co.

  Evansville announces plans to create new city flag

Mayor Lloyd Winnecke announced on Tuesday plans to create a new city flag.

Dog found with wire around muzzle couldn’t be saved, vet team says

A chocolate lab named Valentine is fighting for her life.

  Adopt a Block program coming to downtown Evansville businesses

Downtown businesses can now use the adopt a block program by the Economic Improvement District, or EID, for $500 a year.

  High Score Player Two coming to Evansville west side

Owners of a popular bar and arcade in Evansville say they’re planning to open a family-friendly arcade soon.

  Traffic Alert: Part of Mt. Pleasant Rd. closed

A section of Mt. Pleasant Road is closed for washout repairs.

  Posey Co. Commissioners vote no to rezoning

Tuesday morning, commissioners voted no to the rezoning of an area off Schroeder Lane.

  Parks foundation created in Warrick Co.

Organizers say their mission is to make Warrick County’s parks, trails, and public spaces a generational treasure.

Tanker fire out on I-64 near Warrick/Spencer line

Around 7:15 a.m. Warrick Co. dispatchers told us there were reports of a tanker truck on fire in the westbound lanes near the 50 mile marker.

  Man arrested after shots fired call in Evansville

Evansville Police were called to the 1900 block of Washington Ave.

  Man arrested after short police chase in Evansville

Police say early Monday morning, 25-year-old Leonte Pace-Overton was stopped for speeding in the area of Riverside and Governor.

  Jennifer’s Hallmark Shop to close after 44 years

Jennifer’s Hallmark Shop along South Green River Road is closing its doors for good.

  Posey Co. residents concerned about proposed zoning change

People in one area of Posey County are concerned about a proposed zoning change near their homes.

  Local couple celebrates 76th wedding anniversary

A local couple just celebrated their 76th wedding anniversary.

  Western Ribeye and Ribs for sale in Evansville

Western Ribeye and Ribs on Boeke has been open since 1975.

  Veterans Food Bank of America in Gibson Co. looks to expand

The Veterans Food Bank of America is looking to expand the Tri-State.

  Sheriff: 4 people hurt at Waupaca in Perry Co.

The Perry County Sheriff says there has been an accident at the Waupaca Plant.

  Neighborhood Watch: OPD looking for theft suspect; man arrested on trespassing charge

OPD looking for theft suspect. Gibson Co. man arrested for trespassing. Police Citizen’s Academy applications are now being accepted in Henderson.

  Deputies: Alcohol may have been factor in serious injury crash in Dubois Co.

They say it happened around 10 p.m. Saturday near the Celestine Fire Department.

  Traffic Alert: Oversized load will close I-64 in Posey Co.

A truck carrying a “super load” is scheduled to cross over the median in the Griffin area of I-64 and use the EB lanes to move the load westbound in order to clear an overpass safely.

  Edgewater Grille closed to get ready for new owners

Jackie Schen, the current owners says they served their last meals at the restaurant on Sunday, closing their doors at 5 p.m.

  Dozens participate in President’s Day 5k at Deaconess Sports Park

Dozens participated in the first President’s Day 5k Race in Evansville on Sunday.

  Fifth Third Bank’s tips to protect your personal information

Here are some helpful tips to make sure you don’t fall victim to any scams.

  Franklin St. Event Association hosts Gumbo Cook-Off

This was the seventh year that the Franklin Street Event Association has put on the event.

  Vanderburgh Humane Society sells Cuddlegrams for Valentine’s Day

For the third, the Vanderburgh Human Society sold Cuddlegrams for Valentine’s Day.

  Valentine’s Day comes to an end

Valentine’s Day is one of the busiest days of the year, and a lot goes into preparing for it.

  Area residents share thoughts about Boonville-New Harmony Rd. widening project

There was some concern about the intersection of Boonville-New Harmony and Old Petersburgh Road.

  It Takes a Village holds kissing booth for Valentine’s Day

It Takes a Village held a kissing booth to raise money for Kissca who recently had heartworms and the donation are going toward her vet bills.

  Dispatch: Eastbound Lloyd at St. Joe back open after person hit by vehicle

Crews are on the scene of a crash on St. Joe Avenue near the Lloyd Expressway.

  Indiana’s Lt. Governor Crouch visits Evansville

Indiana’s Lieutenant Governor Susan Crouch visited the Iron Compass at the Evansville Regional Airport Friday afternoon.

  Jasper’s State of the City addresses substance abuse

Jasper’s new mayor presented his first state of the city address on Friday. Mayor Dean Vonderheide said he is encouraged by how the city is doing and is hopeful for improvements to come.

Tri-State dog wins top ‘All American Dog’ at Westminster Dog Show

Moses, who is a 10-year-old border collie mix, won the top All American Dog in the Masters Agility Championship.

  Neighborhood Watch: EPD looking for hit and run suspect, DCSO looking for 2 missing people

The Evansville Police Department is asking for your help identifying a man involved in a hit and run accident.

  Evansville man facing 6 child molesting counts

Charles Henry, 33, was booked into the Vanderburgh County Jail Thursday.

Federal case over, murder suspect now in Vanderburgh Co. jail

Justin Brewer has been in federal custody on other charges stemming from the same case.

  Meeting held for Boonville-New Harmony Rd. widening project

Residents along Boonville-New Harmony Road brought their concerns to the Lochmueller group on Vogel Road.

  Special dinner offers chance to reminisce on true love

From first loves to first dances and marriage, the conversations this night were filled with joy and sorrow.

  Act of kindness helps Dubois & Pike Co. students

Teachers and students at Jasper High School are spreading an act of kindness for teenagers in need.

  Former Evansville teacher on sex offender registry now a contestant on ‘The Voice of Holland’

According to the sex offender registry, 32-year-old Jordan Lee McGuire is listed as “unknown location.”

  Evansville flower shop ready for ‘hectic day’ on Valentine’s

You still have time to get that box of chocolate or flower arrangement for your sweetheart.

  VCSO deputies helping keep USI students, staff safe

Some USI students say the presence of Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Deputies is making a positive impact.

  Tri-State postal worker honored for decades of service

One Tri-State postal worker is celebrating half a century of service.

  Officials unanimously approve bridge project for US 41, Washington Ave.

Mayor Lloyd Winnecke says a major factor in getting this bridge project underway were visits from the governor and other state leaders last year.

  Rising Ohio River levels to cause road closures, hazards

It happens every year, but thanks to lots of recent rainfall, The Ohio River is on the rise and that will force some road closures and cause potential road hazards.

  Juvenile taken into custody after reports of fire in Evansville

Dispatchers say it in the 2200 block of Kathleen Ave.

  Local mom helps Chinese orphanage on lockdown because of coronavirus

A local mother is collecting masks for an orphanage that is on lockdown in China due to the coronavirus.

  Police: Newburgh standoff ensues after report of person with gun

Police say they got a report of a person with a gun who was not letting someone leave an apartment near Cypress Street and Sharon Road.

  Dispatch: Crews called to moped, car wreck on Green River Rd.

Crews are being called to the scene of a crash involving a moped and a car.

  Weather slowing renovation progress of Princeton Public Library

Construction is underway on an expansion project at the Princeton Public Library, but the recent weather is presenting some problems.

  Several Vanderburgh Co. roads closed due to high water

The highway department expects the closures to continue through the weekend as Ohio River levels rise.

  Local candy shop preps for Valentine’s Day rush

We are just two days away from Valentine’s Day, which to no surprise is one of the busiest days of the year for candy stores.

  Experts discuss impact of coronavirus on local exports

The impact from the Coronavirus is being felt by many across the world, including farmers here in Posey County.

  Safe Haven Baby Boxes to be installed in Evansville

Right to Life of Southwest Indiana (RTLSWIN) and the City of Evansville are partnering to install two Safe Haven Baby Boxes.

  Sold! Chandler Speedway has a new owner

The auctioneer says the winning bid was $376,200.

  SW IN communities get part of $120 million in federal funding

The Indiana Department of Transportation announced 52 Indiana town, cities, and counties are getting $120.8 million in federal funding. Four of them are in our area.

  Driver hurt in crash on Highway 41 at Riverside Dr.

Dispatchers say it was reported in the southbound lanes at Riverside Dr.

Mom facing drug and neglect charges

Police say 34-year-old Gena Bergonia admitted to using meth and told detectives she failed a drug test she took for the Department of Child Services.

  Posey Co. drug dealer sentenced to 10 years

According to a release from the prosecutor, Dwayne Delaney was sentenced to ten years in prison.

  Town council approves funds for Poseyville Police Department for new software

The new system will also allow all reports to go into the national database allowing everyone to have access to files.