Local News

State hospital worker drowned in lake

Apr 9, 2018

The Vanderburgh County Coroner has released the identity of the man who died on the Evansville State Hospital grounds. 

Authorities said 65-year-old Keith Lamb of Evansville was riding a large lawn mower when the vehicle slid into a lake last week.

Police said the mower overturned and pinned Lamb in several feet of water.

Investigators said lamb was underwater for some time before being discovered.

The coroner’s office said in an email that an autopsy determined that Lamb drowned.

Authorities said Lamb was an employee of the State Hospital.

Man killed in shooting, stabbing

Apr 4, 2018

One man is dead and two others are wounded following a shooting and stabbing in Evansville. 

It happened Tuesday evening in the 900 block of Independence Avenue.

The Vanderburgh County Coroner’s Office said in an email that one of the people involved in the attack, 62-year-old David James Chinn, died at St. Vincent Hospital.  

An autopsy was scheduled for Wednesday afternoon.

Evansville Police said in a tweet that two people were taken to a hospital with gunshot wounds and the third suffered stab wounds.

Winnecke delivers upbeat State of City

Apr 4, 2018
John Gibson

Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke focused on infrastructure, public safety, and business during his State of the City address. 

The Republican mayor cited what he called “positive momentum” in the city, including infrastructure improvements.

Winnecke noted the massive $729 million federally-mandated sewer improvement project. He said the city has met with federal officials to try to reduce the cost while still complying with the Clean Water Act…

¿QPM? 15: Fin de temporada, Recap and Next Season

Apr 3, 2018

It was a great season! Listen to our top five episodes and a sneak peek of next season in our last episodio. Share with us the topics you want us to cover next and recommend our podcast to a friend. 

Ohio County man indicted for alleged sex crimes

Mar 29, 2018

A western Kentucky man is in custody accused of sex crimes. 

Kentucky State Police arrested 33-year-old Cody Sailing of Centertown for what the agency calledvarious sex crimes.”

In a news release, the KSP said troopers started an investigation involving Sailing and a minor back in November 2017.

The case was presented to the Ohio County Grand Jury who opted to indict Sailing.

Police said he was arrested at his Centertown home without incident on Wednesday.