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Stories with place: Evansville
  • Lottery losers change their fortunes on live show 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 9:41 am
  • FORT WAYNE, Indiana - Just after 6 p.m. Thursday, Glenn Gross could be found stuffing losing Hoosier Millionaire scratch-off lottery tickets into a barrel at Memorial Coliseum.

  • Habitat group plans multi-home push in Evansville 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 10:58 am
  • EVANSVILLE, Indiana - Habitat for Humanity of Evansville has set its sights on a multi-home building effort in the city's Jacobsville neighborhood, on property donated by Deaconess.

  • Printing plant in Evansville set for closure 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 7:52 am
  • EVANSVILLE, Indiana - The company that owns an Evansville printing plant says it will be shutting it down in June and eliminating nearly 60 jobs.

  • Evansville schools get physical fitness grant 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 4:01 am
  • INDIANAPOLIS - The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a $385,000 grant to an Indiana school corporation to get its students more active and eating better.

  • New Evansville fire truck honors former inspector 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 10:55 am
  • EVANSVILLE, Indiana - Minutes before climbing into the driver's seat of a new platform quint fire truck Tuesday afternoon, Donnie Mosby said working with the Evansville Fire Department was his late father's passion.

  • Indiana agencies approve deal for new I-69 section 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 12:41 pm
  • INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana officials have approved a deal with the private company that will finance and build the new section of Interstate 69 between Bloomington and Martinsville.

  • Correction: Boat Race-Guns story 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 11:01 am
  • JEFFERSONVILLE, Indiana - In a story April 11 about the Thunder Over Louisville event, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the event is a boat race. Thunder Over Louisville is an air show and fireworks display.

  • Downtown Evansville picked for new IU med school 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 6:07 pm
  • BLOOMINGTON, Indiana - Indiana University's new $70 million medical school campus will be built in downtown Evansville, IU trustees decided Friday.

  • Judge: Ind. must recognize 1 gay couple's marriage 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 5:04 pm
  • INDIANAPOLIS - A federal judge ordered Indiana on Thursday to recognize the out-of-state marriage of a gay couple before one of the women dies of cancer. The decision, specific to the couple, doesn't affect other lawsuits challenging Indiana's ban on same-sex marriages.

  • Large fire destroys Evansville apartment building 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 12:58 pm
  • EVANSVILLE, Indiana - Authorities say a woman told others she heard voices telling her to set the fire that destroyed a nine-unit apartment building in Evansville, leaving many people homeless.

  • Work starting on new Evansville sports complex 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 7:42 am
  • EVANSVILLE, Indiana - Construction is starting on a new $14 million sports complex in Evansville that officials say will help the city attract many youth baseball and softball tournaments.

  • Evansville boxing match to benefit charities 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 11:02 am
  • EVANSVILLE, Indiana - The 7th annual Guns and Hoses boxing match, in which Tri-State firefighters and law enforcement officers face head-on in the squared circle, is set for Saturday at the Ford Center in downtown Evansville.

  • Floodwaters recede in southwestern Indiana 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 6:48 pm
  • EVANSVILLE, Indiana - A section of Interstate 64 reopened and neighbors helped clean up a flooded food pantry Friday after storms that dumped more than 5 inches of rainfall on parts on southwestern Indiana.

  • Mardi Bras event gives artists creative outlet 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 12:15 pm
  • EVANSVILLE, Indiana - In one of Evansville's more risqué fundraisers, local artists' creations in the forms of bras and bustiers will make their way down a runway Saturday, all in the name of raising funds for AIDS Resource Group.

  • Evansville air show back on Blue Angels schedule 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 6:37 am
  • EVANSVILLE, Indiana - Planners of an Evansville air show are anticipating the return of the Navy's Blue Angels after last year's trip by the precision flying team was canceled.

  • Public-private plan for I-69 work proves divisive 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 7:40 pm
  • EVANSVILLE, Indiana - A plan to finance the cost of a section of the new Interstate 69 connection between Indianapolis and Evansville is drawing both praise and ire.

  • Central Missouri wins Division II title 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 7:09 pm
  • EVANSVILLE, Indiana - Central Missouri won the NCAA Division II championship game with defense,

  • ACLU to host riverfront crosses panel discussion 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 6:08 pm
  • EVANSVILLE, Indiana - The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana is hosting a discussion on the constitutional issues raised by its challenge to a church's plan to display dozens of crosses on Evansville's riverfront.

  • Fire forces about 50 from Evansville restaurant 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 6:11 am
  • EVANSVILLE, Indiana - A fire inside an Evansville restaurant forced more than 50 customers and employees to evacuate the building.

  • Mini-golf course atop former trash dump thrives 
    Updated: Mar-23-14 3:44 pm
  • EVANSVILLE, Indiana - For 37 years, Bob Walther has been building a popular and successful Evansville business in an unlikely place - on the city's former trash dump.

  • Evansville man enters not guilty plea in 3 deaths 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 4:44 pm
  • EVANSVILLE, Indiana - An Evansville man who police say admitted setting a deadly apartment fire pleaded not guilty Friday to murder and arson charges in the fire deaths of a woman, her young daughter and another adult.

  • Service agencies offer 1 stop for those in need 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 11:14 am
  • EVANSVILLE, Indiana - More than 60 service agencies gathered for Evansville's annual Homeless Connect on Thursday, creating a one-day, one-stop-shop for people in need.