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New name, big gift for health sciences center

May 4, 2018

The new health sciences center taking shape in downtown Evansville has a new name, thanks to a gift from a pair of Evansville natives.

The announcement was made Friday that the facility will now be called the Stone Family Center for Health Sciences, thanks to a $15 million dollar gift from Bill and Mary Stone.

The health sciences center is a collaboration of the University of Evansville, the University of Southern Indiana and Indiana University. The grand opening is set for August.

Welborn Foundation exec to retire

May 3, 2018
Welborn Baptist Foundation

The Chief Executive Office and Executive Director of the Welborn Baptist Foundation is retiring. Kevin Bain says his last day will be January 4th.

The announcement came Thursday afternoon in a news release. In the release,  the Foundation praised Bain’s leadership over the past ten years, saying that the Welborn Baptist Foundaton has undergone a major transformation that includes more focused grant-making and an emphasis on sustainability for non-profits in the area.

Two Main Street- Linda Bennett

May 2, 2018
Steve Burger

David talked with retiring USI President Dr. Linda Bennett about the transition, her successor and her support of the Cincinnati Reds.

Sheriff: Man abandoned child, fled officers

May 2, 2018

An Evansville man is accused of abandoning his child and leading police on a two-state chase. 

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office says in a news release that 27-year-old Tevin Woodruff was wanted for a parole violation when officers spotted him in a car near Maryland St. and Second Ave. Tuesday afternoon.

A Sheriff’s deputy tried to stop the vehicle, but police said Woodruff sped across Columbia Street and turned onto Maryland, where the vehicle came to an abrupt stop.

The sheriff’s office said Woodruff got out of the car, and a deputy told him to surrender.

Hearing set for psychologist's license

May 1, 2018
A.J. Casey / WNIN

There’s an update in a case WNIN News has been following for the past year and a half. 

More than forty-four years after it was issued, Bloomington psychologist Albert Fink’s license to practice psychology in Indiana could be revoked at a hearing later this month.

Following his felony conviction last year for falsifying a mental evaluation in a Vanderburgh County criminal case, the Indiana Attorney General has now filed an administrative complaint with the Indiana Psychology Board. The complaint asks for punishment that could cost Fink his license.

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