Submitted by WIKY News on Fri, 11/29/2013 - 4:09pm
A man enters Owensboro-Daviess County Regional Airport and asks about a flight to Baltimore. He used the restroom, and sheriff's deputies say that when he came out to the lobby, he waved a knife above his head, yelled "call the police," cut several chairs, turned over an ATM machine and a Christmas tree, and also shattered a glass door. Just before officers arrived, two airport employees tackled and subdued 47-year old Nicholas Rummage of Owensboro. He was arrested for criminal mischief, menacing, and alcohol intoxication.
Submitted by WIKY News on Fri, 11/29/2013 - 3:53pm
"200 Years of Holiday Magic" is the theme of Saturday evening's annual Snowflake Parade" in Gibson County. The lighted parade will feature floats and musical entries as well as the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus. It steps-off Pinkney Street and South Main Street, continues north up Main Street, west on State Street, then south on Hart Street. The parade route will end at the intersection of Hart and Broadway.
Submitted by WIKY News on Fri, 11/29/2013 - 3:49pm
It was a Black Friday that Teresa Julian of Evansville and other shoppers won't soon forget. Julian waiting for a traffic light in a left turn lane on the Lloyd when two cop cars came toward her on Pearl Drive, with lights flashing and sirens screaming. The vehicle that police were chasing at about 45 miles an hour came to a stop near the Walmart against the bumper of an Evansville police cruiser, without causing injuries.
Submitted by WIKY News on Fri, 11/29/2013 - 3:44pm
CBS news will update viewers about the past and present of former Indiana State Trooper David Camm. 48 Hours Reporter Richard Schlesinger interviewed Camm for the program, which airs Saturday night at 9 Evansville time. He says they reviewed the past 13-years of Camm's life, ever since the deaths of his family members.
Submitted by WIKY News on Fri, 11/29/2013 - 3:41pm
Huntingburg Police respond to a complaint of suspicious activity early Friday, and end up arresting the man who phoned it in. Officers say that 38-year old Troy Young's story about what had happened kept changing and didn't make sense. After Young told them he was originally from Henderson, they found out he was wanted for three felonies out of Kentucky, and Young was arrested for theft, posession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and selling a stolen firearm. He was also charged with criminal mischief.
Submitted by WIKY News on Fri, 11/29/2013 - 3:39pm
A Brown County sheriff‘s deputy shot and killed a man on Thanksgiving night. State Police say 44-year old Troy Harden of Nashville was pronounced dead after the shooting. Investigators have not released what led to the shooting, but said deputies had tried to serve a warrant for his arrest. State Police will release more information soon.
Submitted by WIKY News on Thu, 11/28/2013 - 11:44am
It was quite a sight until it was knocked down. Flames were shooting well into the air above the Elks Lodge in Princeton. A fire that started early Thursday morning has extensively damaged parts of the lodge, in the downtown area of the Gibson County seat. Firefighters say the blaze started in or near the roof, where the furnace is located, and there were problems with water freezing in hoses and on streets. Salt and sand were spread to provide traction.
Submitted by WIKY News on Thu, 11/28/2013 - 11:43am
Nobody was hurt, and a family says they can move in with relatives for now, after their house was damaged by fire. The blaze in the 7100 block of Washington Avenue, on Evansville's far east side late Wednesday afternoon apparently began in the carport, where a car and pick-up truck were destroyed. It spread to the kitchen, living room and attic of the home before firefighters extinguished it. Fire Captain Mike Dickinson says the family was inside the home when the fire appeared, but they were able to safely get out.
Submitted by WIKY News on Thu, 11/28/2013 - 11:40am
A judge finds a Gibson County man competent to stand trial. It happened after a lengthy hearing in the case of Jason Perry Wednesday. Both of his defense lawyers attempted to withdraw from the case, but their motions were denied. Perry is accused of killing Jessica Tice outside the Los Aztecas Restaurant in Princeton last spring in front of their son. The murder trial is to take place in Posey County April 21.