School principal arrested in gun incident

Feb 8, 2016

A Henderson County elementary school principal has been arrested for allegedly pointing a gun at her husband and pulling the trigger.

Investigators say the gun didn’t fire because the safety was on.

The Henderson County Sheriff's Office says 47-year-old Buffy House was taken into custody after the incident early Monday at her home on U.S. 60-East.

A report from the sheriff’s office indicates House denies the incident took place.

House is principal at Cairo Elementary School, where she’s been placed on administrative leave.

Ingredients To A Healthy Living

Feb 8, 2016
Alison Petrash

Already given up on your New Years Resolution? In the show, we're discussing ways to make healthy changes in food, exercise and mental health. These changes could help you redefine your goal and create a new resolution. Find out what's trending in the Tri-State here on WNIN.

RBH-Season 2, Episode 5

Feb 5, 2016


Online retailer expanding in Evansville

Feb 4, 2016

An Evansville-based e-commerce company is growing. WNIN’s John Gibson has the story… was founded in 2009 by a Marine Corp veteran in his garage. But Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke says the company has grown a lot since then.

He announced that the company is moving its manufacturing operation from Martin, Tennessee to Evansville…

(AUDIO: eLuxury Winnecke…:13…oq: Evansville economy)

Founder Paul Saunders told a news conference at the company’s facility on Kotter Avenue that eLuxury will blend manufacturing and e-commerce…

Sierra Club targets Rockport plant

Feb 3, 2016

An environmental group is targeting a power plant near Rockport, saying it’s the second most toxic power plant in Indiana. 

The Sierra Club says the EPA's latest toxic pollution report underscores why the group is targeting the Indiana Michigan power plant in its effort to close aging coal-burning facilities.

The EPA's Toxic Release Inventory report shows the Rockport plant released nearly six-million pounds of toxic pollution in 2014.

WNIN- Bourbon and the American Dream

Feb 2, 2016

Downtown Master Plan focuses on 4th and Main park

Feb 2, 2016

A new Master Plan for Downtown Evansville includes the renovation of a Main Street park, establishing more downtown districts, and improvements to the riverfront. WNIN's John Gibson has details...

Brad Segal of Progressive Urban Management Associates delivered a progress report on the master plan to the Evansville Redevelopment Commission.

He tells WNIN that the plan calls for transforming the so-called “Astroturf” park at 4th and Main streets to a town square, with real grass. 

Severe storms possible Tuesday

Feb 1, 2016

Strong thunderstorms are expected in the Tri-State today. WNIN’s John Gibson reports…

Forecasters are watching an approaching system that may produce severe storms Tuesday.  

The National Weather Service Office in Paducah says storms are expected to develop at about noon and quickly spread across southern Illinois, western Kentucky, and southwest Indiana between noon and 7 p.m. 

Forecasters say the storms may produce damaging wind gusts, and a few storms may strengthen enough to produce brief tornadoes.

Red Blue Hoops Season 2: Episode 4

Jan 29, 2016

WNIN- 2015 Overall Excellence

Jan 28, 2016

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