Submitted by WIKY News on Mon, 01/27/2014 - 9:28pm
The Evansville City Council is unanimous in its support for the LST. All nine members voted unanimously for a resolution, that asks the Winnecke administration to do all it can to keep the ship from moving. The resolution notes the LST attracts about 10-thousand visitors annually. LST Board Member Chris Donahue says the board has been working with Mayor Winnecke for more than a year, and council support means a lot.
Submitted by WIKY News on Mon, 01/27/2014 - 3:14pm
St. Mary's cuts a ribbon at Epworth Crossing. Executive Vice President of St. Mary's Health Gwen Sandefur says it is a comprehensive outpatient facility, that is the new home of an expanded St. Mary's Breast Center. It also includes a Wellness Center, and both a medical equipment and retail store. It all opens Monday, Feb. 3. The building is located at the Lloyd and Epworth, behind Convenient Care East, which will almost double in size, and will be known as Urgent Care Epworth, when it opens Feb. 6.
Submitted by WIKY News on Mon, 01/27/2014 - 3:10pm
Newburgh area residents served by Indiana American Water may see another boost in their water rates. Indiana American has filed with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission to increase average residential rates by about $2.40 a month.
Submitted by WIKY News on Mon, 01/27/2014 - 3:09pm
Efforts to require a prescription for some over-the-counter cold remedies are dead for another year. Pseudoephedrine is a key ingredient in making Sudafed and other cold remedies - and in making methamphetamine. Justin Swanson with the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns says it cost local governments five million dollars last year to go after meth labs and clean up the toxic mess they leave behind. But Michael Brady with the Indiana State Medical Association said requiring prescriptions for Sudafed and similar products would drive patients‘ costs up.
Submitted by WIKY News on Mon, 01/27/2014 - 3:06pm
As the Indiana House prepares for a debate on whether to revise a constitutional ban on gay marriage, three conservative groups are urging legislators to keep the amendment as is. Several legislators have said they‘d like to see the second sentence of the amendment deleted. That‘s the line which bans civil unions as well as gay marriage. Indiana Family Institute president Curt Smith says that clause is essential to the legal argument that marriage deserves unique status under the law.
Submitted by WIKY News on Mon, 01/27/2014 - 7:43am
There are several boil advisories in effect Monday Jan 27
The entire town of Poseyville
Hartmetz Avenue from Addison to Lesli and Tunis south to dead end off Hartmetz
Riggs Avenue from Franklin Street to Igleheart Avenue
Austin Avenue from sonntag Avenue to Dreier Blvd.
Cass Avenue from South Weinbach east to North Alvord Blvd.
Keck Avenue from Heidelbach Avenue to
Submitted by WIKY News on Fri, 01/24/2014 - 7:16pm
A man who told investigators he was homeless has been charged with the Christmas Eve murder of an Evansville man. 24-year old John Jackson has been charged with murder, felony murder, and robbery in the death of 33-year-old Nicholas Mathew. His body was found in his apartment in the 1100 block of Hatfield Drive. That's near Washington and Vann Avenues. An autopsy showed Mathew died from blood loss caused by multiple stab wounds to the neck. Police say they found Mathews' credit cards on Jackson.
Submitted by WIKY News on Fri, 01/24/2014 - 7:15pm
State Police say Vanderburgh County again topped the state, for the number of meth labs discovered last year. Figures released Friday show 115 labs were seized. Warrick County had 15 labs found, Gibson County had 14 labs, and Posey County had a dozen. Muncie and Delaware County ranked second in Indiana for 2013. Those figures also show that most of those discovered were one-pot labs.
Submitted by WIKY News on Fri, 01/24/2014 - 7:13pm
An investigation is launched into the discovery of a gun in the boiler room of Thompkins Middle School. A supportive services employee discovered the 9 millimeter Beretta as he worked on the H-VAC system at Thompkins. School Corporation Spokesperson Marsha Jackson says the employee alerted his supervisor and the EVSC contacted the Evansville Police Department. The gun is registered to Jordan Stone. The second shift custodian has a Personal Protection Permit to carry the handgun.
Submitted by WIKY News on Fri, 01/24/2014 - 7:09pm
The Democrat leader in the Indiana House says he'll draft an amendment to delete the controversial civil unions ban from the proposed marriage amendment. Scott Pelath is also calling for the authors of the measure to "pull the plug" on the bill. Republican State Representative Wendy McNamara of Mount Vernon says the sentence restricting civil unions must go. She also says a companion bill Republican legislative leaders crafted to explain the purpose of the second sentence didn’t alleviate her concerns.