Submitted by WIKY News on Thu, 10/24/2013 - 9:24am
The state reverses a decision, and clears the way for a new, Liquor Locker to open at Riverside and Bedford, close to the Glenwood Leadership Academy. The Indiana Alcohol & Tobacco Commission approved the transfer of a license, that would allow a replacement for what had been an Apollo Liquors store that recently closed. The Vanderburgh County Alcohol Board voted last month to deny the transfer, after hearing from area residents, who said the old store attracted problems that included underage drinking, prostitution, panhandling, and burglary.
Submitted by WIKY News on Wed, 10/23/2013 - 4:32pm
Local universities are telling IU officials how much space they'll need on the planned new IU Medical School Campus. That's what Dr. Steven Becker told about 60 persons at a public meeting Wednesday at Deaconess Gateway. The director and associate dean of the IU School of Medicine-Evansville was one of the speakers at the first public forum regarding the campus. They delivered a few other new nuggets of information and answered questions. The presentation came just blocks from a proposed site for the campus, across the Lloyd Expressway along I-164.
Submitted by WIKY News on Wed, 10/23/2013 - 4:31pm
Neither the state nor the defense objects when a jury asks to take a closer look at the t-shirt that David Camm was wearing the day his wife and two young children were killed. The shirt is a key piece of evidence in Camm's third murder trial. The state says it was splattered with blood when he killed his family in their southern Indiana garage. The defense disputes the claim. The judge granted the jury's request to study the shirt and more than 20 other pieces of evidence. The case went to the jury Tuesday night. The jury requested the new look at evidence today.
Submitted by WIKY News on Wed, 10/23/2013 - 4:30pm
An Evansville woman is accused of attacking her husband with a knife and a baseball bat in their home in the 3000 block of Crossbow Lane. 35-year old Stephanie Cruce is being held on charges of battery with a knife and domestic violence in the presence of a child. Her husband 39-year old Benjamin Cruce is being treated at St. Mary's Medical Center for multiple stab wounds. Deputies say he was found at the end of a large trail of blood in their house. They say she told them she was only defending herself when she swang the knife at her husband and didn't mean to slash him.
Submitted by WIKY News on Tue, 10/22/2013 - 4:29pm
And now it's up to a third jury.
Deliberations in David Camm's third murder trial went to the panel in Lebanon this afternoon following closing arguments that included graphic photos of Kim Camm and her two dead children. Family members on both sides cried as they saw pictures of the bloody victims.
Submitted by WIKY News on Tue, 10/22/2013 - 3:51pm
More shots on the southeast side. A caller tells Central Dispatch that they were fired from a green car in the area of Culver and Cass at about 4:45 Tuesday afternoon. Police immediately reported finding several casings from different caliber bullets in front of 210 Cass. It happened less than 24 hours after a meeting of residents in the area. Angelo Hawes lives in vicinity. He says bullets have struck his house a couple of times.
Submitted by WIKY News on Tue, 10/22/2013 - 3:01pm
Warrick County officials say they're offering a great site for the IU Medical School expansion. Head of Warrick Economic Development Larry Taylor tells WIKY News the area northeast of Deaconess Gateway Hospital is shovel ready, and there's lots of room.
Submitted by WIKY News on Tue, 10/22/2013 - 2:58pm
Move over silver. After more than a decade as the world's favorite car color, silver is falling in popularity to white. PPG, the leading supplier of automotive paints says 25 percent of the vehicles it supplied in the 2013 model year were white. Silver and black tied for second. PPG says automakers are scouting colors for the 2016 and 2017 model years, and the company predicts jewel-like colors such as rich greens and deep purples will be popular. Grays and browns are also gaining.
Submitted by WIKY News on Tue, 10/22/2013 - 2:56pm
An Evansville man is arrested for allegedly making threatening phone calls. Police say one of them from 42-year old Brady French was directed at an officer who had recently arrested his son. Investigators say a voicemail on one of the phone lines at Mayor Winnecke's office includes a death threat.
Submitted by WIKY News on Tue, 10/22/2013 - 2:54pm
More fallout from former State School Supt. Tony's Bennett's A-to-F school ratings system. The State's Superintendent of Public Instruction, Glenda Ritz, is suing the state board of education. Her suit filed in Marion Circuit Court names all 10 members of the board. It accuses them of violating the state’s public meeting laws when they bypassed her last week to get data for A-to-F school ratings. Ritz says the board members failed to publish a public meeting notice as required by the law.