Submitted by WIKY News on Fri, 10/18/2013 - 4:52pm
Closing arguments will begin Monday in the murder trial of former State Trooper David Camm. He's accused of killing his wife and two young children inside the family's southern Indiana home in 2000. Prosecution and defense experts testified Wednesday on whether blood from Camm's wife ended up on his T-shirt from gunshot spatter, or when he reached over her body in the family's SUV to pull out their son. This is Camm's third trial. His two previous convictions were thrown out on appeal.
Submitted by WIKY News on Thu, 10/17/2013 - 1:53pm
It's that time again. Vectren Energy Delivery is suggesting to its customers that they get their furnace serviced. President Brad Ellsworth says it's important that a qualified heating contractor perform a regular maintenance check in order to ensure it is working properly. Ellsworth also says an annual tune-up can extend the life of your unit and save 3 to 10 percent on heating costs. U.S.
Submitted by WIKY News on Thu, 10/17/2013 - 1:52pm
A couple accused of filling an Indianapolis house with natural gas and setting off an explosion that killed a Henderson, Kentucky native and his wife, will be tried separately. A judge granted requests by homeowner Monserrate Shirley and boyfriend Mark Leonard for seperate trials. The two and Leonard's half brother Robert are charged with murder, arson and insurance fraud in connection with the blast that damaged or destroyed dozens of homes and caused more than $4 million damage.
Submitted by WIKY News on Thu, 10/17/2013 - 1:50pm
There was practicing, without a whole lot of shakin' going on, during the Great Central States Shake-Out Thursday morning. Earthquake drills were held at the Civic Center and at many EVSC schools. Students were told to "Drop, Cover and Hold" and then evacuate. Indiana Homeland Security Spokesman John Erickson says the state is no stranger to quakes. Last November some of us in southern Indiana and southern Illinois felt a 3.6 magnitude quake.
Submitted by WIKY News on Thu, 10/17/2013 - 1:47pm
One of the men involved in a bar fight in Jasper has died at St. Mary's Medical Center. 41-year old Timothy Ray had been under treatment at St. Mary's since he found injured early Saturday morning. Jasper Police say he was involved in a fight with 23-year old Leslie Osborn Jr. and 22-year old Zachary Parks of Petersburg. at J-R's. Officers are deciding whether or not to recommend charges.
Submitted by WIKY News on Wed, 10/16/2013 - 3:53pm
Former public official and businessman Robert "Bob" Davies has died following a lingering illness. Davies operated a lumber and hardware company before retiring. The Republican was a former member of both the Vanderburgh County Commission and the Evansville City Council in the 1970s and '80s. Friends say he died Tuesday night, and funeral arrangements are pending.
Submitted by WIKY News on Wed, 10/16/2013 - 2:50pm
Republican voices with different messages are heard as the clock winds-down on the nation going into default on its financial commitments. Senate leaders announced a compromise that they'll vote on tonight. And House Speaker John Boehner said his side "fought the good fight - we just didn't win." Boehner says the House will not block the Senate deal. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce - representing business interests - is calling on the House and Senate to pass the deal and avoid defaulting - and said the government partial shutdown must end.
Submitted by WIKY News on Wed, 10/16/2013 - 2:46pm
A group that has provided a home and food for the needy elderly for more than 130 years is saying goodbye to Evansville. The Little Sisters of the Poor say they've sold St. John's Home in Evansville to Ides Management Company, an Indiana-based healthcare provider. They expect to withdraw from St. John's Home on Oct.