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Local Law Enforcement Receives Federal Assistance to Help Combat Violent Crime

Over the course of the last couple of years, there has been a concentrated effort by the United States Attorney’s Office along with some other federal organizations to form an Evansville-based grand jury, as well as a Violent Crime Initiative that would allow the use of federal resources to offer support to local authorities in prosecuting habitual, violent offenders

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Police Say Counterfeit Money is Circulating in the Tri-State

It is probably a good idea for area businesses to monitor their cash a little more closely -- authorities in Kentucky are reporting that counterfeit money is being circulated throughout the area.

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Vanderburgh County Health Officials Seek the Power to Fine Property Owners For Not Cleaning Up After Meth Incidents

In yet another effort to combat to combat the meth epidemic, the Vanderburgh County Health Department is working to implement an ordinance that will give them some recourse over property owners that do not clean up their properties after meth related occurrences

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New Survey Says 1 in 5 Hoosier Children Are Living in Poverty

In the wake of hard economic times for Hoosiers, a new survey has emerged revealing that one out of five Indiana children is living in poverty - What’s more is that figure is up nearly 30 percent since 2005

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Indiana State Police Are Handing Out Tickets for Cigarette Littering

Indiana State Police are fired up with those people who throw their cigarettes and other lit tobacco products out while driving - and they are combating the problem by handing out tickets.

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Evansville Police Give a Drunk Driver a 50,000 Volt Taser Chaser

There are a couple of things that can make a night of heavy drinking a less than desirable experience – hitting parked cars and being Tased by police officers is definitely high on the list.

Just ask Simon Johnson Jr

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Indiana Grandmother Sentenced to 30-Years for Murder

A New Albany, Indiana grandmother will likely spend the rest of her life in prison after receiving a 30-year sentence on Thursday for the murder of her son in law.

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Malware Kick You Offline – Here’s What To Do If You’ve Been Affected in Evansville or Surrounding Area

If you were a victim of the DNS Changer Malware and you find yourself without internet today (ironically you are reading this online...) call your internet service provider. Here's a list of some local providers. As always, have your account number, password, phone number, social security number, spouses information, blood type and first born ready to go if they need it.

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Your Guide to the 2012 Haubstadt Sommerfest

Unless you have been living under a rock since the dawn of time, you have heard of the Haubstadt Sommerfest. Chances are you’ve probably even been a few times or twenty throughout the years, and are planning to go again this year.

If this sounds like you, consider this your guide to the 2012

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Nationwide Tour Golf Tournament Comes to Victoria National

In case you haven't heard...professional golf is coming back to Victoria National Golf Club in Newburgh. The United Leasing Championship will take place from June 25th through July 1st. And there will be so much to see during this week-long event.

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