Local News

So much for early spring

Mar 13, 2018

The Evansville area had to deal with ice and snow just over a week before the start of spring. 

The National Weather Service says Evansville received 2 inches of wet snow Sunday, setting a record for the date.

The old record for March 11th was just a half inch set in 1960.

The snow that fell Sunday afternoon froze early Monday morning, leaving a layer on ice on roads, bridges, sidewalks, and parking lots – just in time for morning rush hour.

Red Blue Hoops Season 4: Episode 9

Mar 8, 2018

In the last episode of RBH Season 4, Evan took responsibility for UK's and IU's loss, Kim and Wayne kept their calling streak, and Chad's grandma shared a hilarious story. 

You can connect with the show on Twitter by following @redbluehoops. More information and previous shows can be found on the Red Blue Hoops page.

Red Cross to boost flood cleanup

Mar 8, 2018
John Gibson

The Ohio River is finally falling below flood stage at Evansville, and the Red Cross is mounting a major  cleanup. 







The Southern Indiana chapter says it will provide area residents with free cleanup kits, rakes, shovels, trash bags, water, and other supplies. 


In a news release, the Red Cross said four box trucks will drive along the Ohio River On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, providing supplies in five counties – Vanderburgh, Posey, Spencer, Perry, and Crawford. 


¿QPM? 13: Searching for Identidad.

Mar 7, 2018
Amy Gastelum

After an abusive childhood in Mexico, Amy's grandfather started telling people he was Italian. He says, “nothing good comes out of Mexico. Nothing."

His identity is his business, but Amy knows she's not Italian. As a mixed race Latina with no cultural connection to Mexico, she struggles to express her racial and ethnic identity. 

Evansville shooting suspect captured in KY

Mar 7, 2018

The suspect in a fatal shooting on Evansville’s West Side has been captured in Kentucky.

Nicolas Belcher was shot and killed in the 1300 block of Mesker Park Dr. at about 10:30 Tuesday night. 

In a news release, the EPD said officers were able to identify the suspect as 19 year old Caleb Kirk Singer.

Officers went to Singer’s address on Shiloh Square and reportedly saw him leaving in a vehicle.

Police said Singer drove east on Covert Ave at a high rate of speed, and officers were unable to catch up.