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Mt. Vernon child dies after fireworks incident

MT. VERNON, Ind. (WEHT) — A child in Mt. Vernon has died after a fireworks incident. The Mt. Vernon Police Department tells Eyewitness News says the incident happened shortly before 10 p.m. Sunday night in the city limits. Mt. Vernon Police and the Indiana State Police Department is investigating...
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11-year-old boy dies in fireworks accident in southern Indiana

POSEY COUNTY, Ind. — A child died in a fireworks related incident Sunday night in southern Indiana. Indiana State Police said it happened shortly before 9:45 p.m. at 932 N. Canal St. in Mount Vernon. Posey County dispatch received a 911 call about the boy being seriously injured in...
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Boy dies in Mount Vernon fireworks incident

MOUNT VERNON, Ind. – An 11-year-old boy died in an incident involving fireworks in southwestern Indiana. According to the Mount Vernon Police Department, the incident took place Sunday night at 932 N. Canal St., which is within the city limits. Dispatchers received a 911 call at 9:42 p.m. about a child who’d been seriously injured […]

Child dies in incident involving fireworks in Posey County

Officials in Mt. Vernon, Indiana, say a child has died as a result of a fireworks incident. The Mt. Vernon Police Department shared the news of the child's death early Monday morning around 12:30 a.m. The police department says that the incident took place within the city limits of Mt....

Massive fire breaks out at old lumber yard in Carmi

CARMI, Ill. (WFIE) - City leaders in Carmi, Illinois, say a large section of town was without power for several hours Saturday. They told residents it was because of a massive fire at the old lumber yard property near the water tower. It broke out in the early morning hours.

EPD: Impaired driver crashes with 3-year-old daughter in car

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) — An Evansville father could be facing jail time after police say he crashed his car while driving impaired with his child. Police state the arrest was made shortly after midnight Sunday morning. According to Evansville police, officers stopped to help after spotting two cars that had crashed in the area of […]

EPD: One hospitalized after rollover crash on Big Cynthiana Rd.

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - A man was taken to the hospital after a rollover crash Sunday afternoon around 12:50 p.m. The Evansville Police Department responded to the crash on Big Cynthiana Road. EPD says a witness tells them the driver involved ran off the road a little and appeared to...

EPD: Man molests child during truth or dare game

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) — An Evansville man was arrested for child molesting after a child told authorities he was assaulted during a game of truth or dare. Police said Gage Reisinger, 27, was arrested Friday. According to a police report, a 6-year-old child told investigators that he was alone with Reisinger for about an hour […]

Car hits house in Evansville

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - A car ran into house in Evansville. It happened in the 4700 block of Kratzville Rd. around 12:45 a.m. Monday. That’s near West Mill Road. Police say the car caused damage to the house, and crews are waiting on building inspector to check it out.

Sex offender charged with kidnapping child

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) — Police said a registered sex offender has been charged with kidnapping after he was found with a 7-year-old boy in Evansville. According to an arrest affidavit, the mother told police that Willie Henderson Jr. came by her house Saturday morning and her children let him in. The mother said Henderson used […]

Take a Look Around This Now Abandoned Indiana Brick Factory

We're all familiar with the saying "they don't make 'em like they used to." That is true about a lot of things, including bricks. Have you ever wondered where bricks come from? I don't know if I've ever really stopped to think about it - I mean, they have to come from somewhere, right? Nowadays I would imagine most bricks are mass-produced in big factories around the country. But that wasn't always the case. Back in the day, some brick factories looked more like this.

Madison Regatta wraps up after final day of races on Ohio River

MADISON, Ind. (WDRB) -- Boats glided on the water as thousands celebrated an annual tradition in southern Indiana. The Madison Regatta wrapped up on Sunday after three days of hydroplane boat races on the Ohio River. Jimmy Shane, the hometown favorite, drove Miss HomeStreet for Miss Madison Racing. He won...

Evansville dad accused of driving impaired with 3-year-old daughter

An Evansville man was arrested after driving impaired with his 3-year-old daughter in the car, according to police. Evansville Police say 25-year-old Joshua Henry Hernandez was involved in a crash while trying to pull into the McDonald's parking lot in order to get out of traffic. When police spoke with...

Nunn Milling Company Launches Butcher’s Best Signature Menu Recipes

(PRESS RELEASE) EVANSVILLE, IN — All new Butcher’s Best Signature Menu recipes feature two Whole Grain options and two Sensitive Skin and Stomach options. High-quality meat proteins and carefully selected whole grains provide excellent taste, health and nutrition. These antioxidant-rich recipes are made with no corn, wheat, or soy.

Evansville man charged for molesting child

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - An Evansville man is facing child molesting charges after police say he assaulted a child during a game of truth or dare. According to the Evansville Police Department, 27-year-old Gage Reisinger was arrested on Friday. The affidavit states that officers responded to a home on the...