INDOT: Road and Ramp Reconstruction Scheduled for US Hwy 41 Over Pigeon Creek In Evansville

VANDERBURGH COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces lane restrictions for U.S. 41 in Evansville for a complete road and ramp reconstruction project Beginning on or around Monday, June 21, contractors will close the northbound driving lane of U.S. 41 from State Road 62 (Morgan Avenue) to Lynch Road as workers begin reconstruction […]

INDOT: Lane Restrictions Scheduled for SR 66 in Evansville

VANDERBURGH COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces lane restrictions for State Road 66 for a bridge overlay project. Beginning on or around Monday, March 22, contractors will begin milling and paving inside and outside shoulders on S.R. 66 between North St. Joseph Road and West Mill Road, about 1.6 miles west of […]

IN DNR: Body Recovered from Ohio River (Warrick County)

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Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating after a body was discovered in the Ohio River near the Newburgh Dam.  At approximately 1;20 p.m., a tugboat operator called to report what they believed to be a body in the water.  The Newburgh Fire Department responded by boat and were able to locate and recover the victim.  Identity […]

Shots Fired Into Evansville Residence Overnight

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According to EPD, at approximately 2:35am on Thursday morning, officers were dispatched to the 1300 block of Shanklin Ave in reference to shots fired. Once on scene, officers spoke with victims who stated they heard gun shots from outside the residence as bullets came through their front window. Multiple rounds were fired into the residence […]

ISP: Indiana State Police Will Be Conducting a “Full Court Press” in March

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Indiana State Police will be conducting ‘full-court press’ in March to combat impaired and dangerous driving. Motorists are encouraged to drive sober during St. Patrick’s Day and the NCAA Tournament. Evansville — Indiana State Police Evansville District today announced that troopers will be cracking down on dangerous and impaired driving in March, as part of […]

Anyone With Information Regarding An Overnight Shooting is Asked to Call EPD

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From EPD: On February 23 at approximately 4:15am, a male called 9-1-1 and stated that he was at Thornton’s on Green River/Bellmeade and had been shot. Officers with the Evansville Police Department (E.P.D.) met with the victim, who had a non-life threatening gunshot injury to his knee cap. Officers located multiple bullet holes in the […]

VCSO: High Speed Crash on North Side Hospitalizes Four

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DATE: Wednesday, February 17, 2021SUBJECT: High Speed Crash on North Side Hospitalizes FourRELEASE NUMBER: 2021-NR-007CONTACT: Sheriff Dave WeddingAUTHORITY: Sheriff Dave Wedding A motor vehicle accident in northeastern Vanderburgh County sends four to the hospital with injuries, including one with critical injuries. On Wednesday, February 17th, 2021 at 5:13pm, Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Deputies and Indiana State Troopers, along with the McCutchanville […]

VCSO: Fleeing Suspect Flips Vehicle then Fights with Deputies

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DATE: Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021SUBJECT: Fleeing Suspect Flips Vehicle then Fights with DeputiesRELEASE NUMBER: 2021-NR-005CONTACT: Sheriff Dave Wedding or Major Mark RasureAUTHORITY: Sheriff Dave Wedding Shortly before 11 PM yesterday evening a Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s deputy attempted to stop a silver Nissan Altima in the area of Diamond Avenue and Saint Joseph Avenue because the driver had run off the […]

VCSO: Wanted Felon in Custody after West Side Pursuit Resulting in Crash

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DATE: Wednesday, January 20, 2021SUBJECT: Wanted Felon in Custody after West Side Pursuit Resulting in CrashRELEASE NUMBER: 2021-NR-003CONTACT: Col. Noah Robinson / Sgt. Thad ZuberAUTHORITY: Sheriff Dave Wedding   A Branchville, Indiana man wanted on a state parole warrant is in custody this morning after fleeing a crash on N. Saint Joseph Avenue. On Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 8:00PM […]

VCSO: Driver Using Cell Phone Causes School Bus Crash.

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DATE: Friday, January, 15, 2021SUBJECT: Driver Using Cell Phone Causes School Bus CrashRELEASE NUMBER: 2021-NR-002CONTACT: Col. Noah Robinson / Sgt. Brandon HarrisonAUTHORITY: Sheriff Dave Wedding  A driver distracted by a cell phone caused a collision with an Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation bus on Diamond Avenue. On Friday, January 15, 2021 at approximately 07:33 AM, the Sheriff’s Office responded to a […]