Elberfeld, IN

EPD arrests suspect that attacked Circle K clerk

UPDATE – EPD have arrested 46-year-old James F. Payne for battery with a deadly weapon. Police say the victim was the clerk of Circle K. Officers say that Payne came behind the counter at the Circle K and asked where the knives were at. The victim said he did not know how to answer according […]

EPD responds to call of public disturbance

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – Evansville Police Department (EPD) says they received a call about a person with a gun at the intersection of Alvord Lane and Ravenswood Drive. EPD says officers arrived on the scene about 7:20 p.m. on May 20 and located the person with a gun and the caller. The person with the […]

Afternoon storms tear through the Tri-State

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) — While the eastern edge of the Tri-State had to endure the strongest of Saturday’s storms, the winds passing through Vanderburgh County were strong enough to damage trees — in some cases, snapping them in half. One Evansville man had both of his vehicles buried after part of a tree fell, but […]

EF-2 Tornado Confirmed in Southeast Illinois

A tornado that produced winds of up to 115 mph (185 kilometers per hour) swept through two southeastern Illinois communities on Thursday, causing damage but no injuries before dissipating in Indiana, the National Weather Service has confirmed. Weather service staffers who surveyed storm damage Friday determined that an EF-2 tornado...

Evansville storms knock over trees, damage property

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - One man is trying to find a way to move forward after a fallen tree hit two of his cars. On Saturday afternoon, people on Linwood Avenue in Evansville were hit with a sudden storm that some thought may have been some sort of miniature tornado.

Storms leave many CenterPoint customers without power

UPDATE (4:40 P.M.): CenterPoint Energy says their crews are working quickly and safety to restore service. They say power has been restored for several hundred customers, bringing the number of customers without power down to around 1,090. “Restoration time will vary as crews make visual inspections to assess the extent of storm damages and needed […]

Montana man arrested by HPD for theft identity

HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT) – Henderson Police (HPD) say they arrested a man for theft identity around 9 p.m. on May 20. Police identified the man as 39-year-old Thomas Cates of Libby, Montana. HPD say they pulled over Cates at the intersection of Powell and South Green Street for a license plate not being displayed properly […]

EPD finds person passed out in bar’s parking lot

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – Evansville Police Department (EPD) were called out to the parking lot of Sportsmans Billiards for a possible drug overdose. Officers say they arrived on the scene and found the offender unresponsive in the parking lot on the ground. EPD says officers administered narcan until the Evansville Fire Department and AMR could […]

Dispatch: Crews called to apartment fire on Cross St.

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Central Dispatch confirms crews are responding to an apartment fire in the 600 block of Cross Street. Dispatch says that call came in around 11 a.m. Saturday morning. The Evansville Fire Department says a main power line was damaged by a tree limb and caused the...

Preparations underway for Food Truck Fest in Evansville

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) — Preparations are now underway for the 5th Annual Food Truck Fest in Evansville. Before Saturday’s inclement weather struck, tickets were on sale at the Forge on Main Tailgate. The festival has become an annual event that’s held every Memorial Day Weekend and the last Sunday in May inside historic Bosse Field. […]

EPD investigating report of son shooting dad in stomach

The Evansville Police Department is investigating a report of a son shooting his dad in the stomach Saturday night. A Sgt. tells 44News the two got into a physical argument, that ended with the son shooting his dad. The shooting took place on Carolina Ave, on the city's west side...

Cleanup continues in Mt. Carmel after tornado

The National Weather Service determined Friday that it was an E-F2 tornado that swept through Keensburg and Mt. Carmel before dissipating in Indiana. The storm lasted roughly 26 miles, uprooting numerous trees, snapping dozens of power poles, and damaging several unsuspecting homes. Some residents in Wabash County had just enough...

Reward offered for information on stolen wire

MOUNT CARMEL, Ill. (WEHT) – A $1,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of someone who stole wire from utility crews. Utility crews were making repairs after storms swept through Southeastern Illinois. Mount Carmel police say someone stole the wire after crews left it on the ground yesterday while connecting powerlines […]