Submitted by WIKY News on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 9:04am
Evansville Police have identified a suspect in the Harlan Ave. stabbing. He is Edward J. Ivy, 34. 6"03', 265 lbs. Police say he held a witness at gunpoint during assault. Police are still trying to ID second stabbing suspect, thought to be the one who stabbed the victim.
Submitted by WIKY News on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 8:27am
President Obama repeatedly assured Americans that after the Affordable Care Act became law, people who liked their health insurance would be able to keep it. But millions of Americans are getting or are about to get cancellation letters for their health insurance under Obamacare, say experts, and according to a report fromn NBC News, the Obama administration has known that for at least three years.
Submitted by WIKY News on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 9:22pm
Roberts Park may still be built, but not as soon as supporters had hoped. The Evansville City Council voted 7-to-2, to remove $1.5 million in funds from next year's budget, for initial work. Mayor Winnecke's Chief of Staff Steve Schaefer told the Council that a final plan for Roberts Park is just weeks away, and the first phase has to be completed before a number of groups interested in helping to fund and build the park can participate.
Submitted by WIKY News on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 9:21pm
This isn't playing well at Toyota plants. Consumer Reports has dropped three Toyota models from its recommended list, due to their performance in crash tests. The Camry, RAV-4 and Prius-V were all dropped from the recommended list after receiving a "poor" rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. None of the three is built in Princeton.
Submitted by WIKY News on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 2:15pm
Evansville Police have talked a man out of a house in the 400 block of Covert Avenue. Sgt. Jason Cullum says negotiators spoke with him by phone before he game himself up. Earlier, Cullum identifed the man as 29-year old Ronnie Fenwick and said he's the suspect in shots being fired near Cedar Hall School. A woman who had been in a house near 5th Avenue and Keller Street was able to get out of the home, but Fenwick, who's on parole for robbery, reportedly fled in a car.
Submitted by WIKY News on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 2:11pm
For seven high school bands from southern Indiana, this is Finals Week...
They'll be fine-tuning and maybe even adding a some final dramatic flourishes to their 10 minute routines that they've earned the right to present at Lucas Oil Stadium Saturday.
Bands that advanced to the finals over the past weekend include Castle in the largest class -- Class A. Jasper in Class B. Vincennes Lincoln and Mount Vernon in Class C. And in Class D, Mater Dei, South Spencer and Forest Park.
Submitted by WIKY News on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 2:09pm
Congressman Larry Bucshon will hold a town hall event in Evansville this Thursday at 6:30 in the evening. The town hall event will be open to any constituents of Indiana's 8th Congressional District. It will be held at the Southern Indiana Career and Technical Center on Lynch Road.
Submitted by WIKY News on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 2:07pm
The Gibson County Sheriff's Department continues to investigate a bus accident involving a country star. It happened at about 1:30 this morning on Highway 41 at Old Highway 41, north of Vincennes. A bus carrying country music star Jason Aldean struck and killed Albert Kennedy of Vincennes. Aldean and the bus driver - the only two who were on the bus - were not hurt. Aldean's publicist issued a statement by Aldean offering condolences to Kennedy's family and saying, "nothing prepares you for something like this to happen."
Submitted by WIKY News on Fri, 10/25/2013 - 4:25pm
State School Superintendent Glenda Ritz says she is open to talks to settle her dispute with the State Board of Education, but also says she will not drop her lawsuit against board members. Ritz filed a lawsuit accusing the board of violating Indiana‘s Open Door law. Attorney General Greg Zoeller filed a motion to block the lawsuit, saying the Attorney General is the only person who can file lawsuits on behalf of state agencies and officials. Ritz's lawsuit claims that board members held a secret meeting without her to put together a letter to state lawmakers.
Submitted by WIKY News on Fri, 10/25/2013 - 4:23pm
There's evidence the I-69 extension is accomplishing one of its major goals - economic development. Officials is Daviess County says its working for them. The economic officials say 12 major projects have taken place so far in 2013, resulting in $38-million in new investment.