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EPD recommends charges in murder case

Dec 28, 2017
Vanderburgh County Jail

A grisly picture of a dismembered murder victim and a juvenile giving authorities information on his father’s alleged crime is emerging in an Evansville murder case. 

Already charged in a carjacking and murder earlier this month, Evansville police say they now have enough evidence to also charge 38-year-old Earl Bernard Martin Jr. in the murder of his girlfriend.

The dismembered body of 41-year-old Erica Bradfield-Fox was found last week in trash bags in the backyard of a home at 906 Bellemeade Avenue, and next door at 910 Bellemeade.

This compilation outlines the WNIN-Side Effects Public Media investigation into the extensive impact of a single crime by a trusted expert.

Documentary recalls Aces plane crash

Dec 14, 2017

Forty years ago Wednesday, a plane carrying the University of Evansville men’s basketball team to a game in Tennessee crashed shortly after takeoff at Evansville Regional Airport, killing all 29 people on board.

A documentary about the tragedy, From the Ashes, aired at 8:00 p.m. Central Time Wednesday on WNIN Public Television.

WNIN’s John Gibson spoke with the film’s director, Joe Atkinson…

I-69 ORX updates progress

Dec 14, 2017

A group working toward an I-69 bridge connecting Evansville and Henderson says it’s making progress on a Draft Environmental Impact Statement. 

Mindy Peterson of I-69 Ohio River Crossing – or ORX – told reporters the group has gathered a tremendous amount of information and expects to deliver more during open houses in early February…

("We're talking about much more information regarding right-of-way, bridge configuration, cost, funding.")

A Scar on the System- the rest of the story

Dec 14, 2017
AJ Casey

An investigation that began with a bizarre crash and confession prompts action and change in the Indiana court system. In the next phase, a stonewalling bureaucracy and another potential pool of victims that numbers in the thousands.