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  • Man Killed in Police Action Shooting

    Man Killed in Police Action Shooting

    A man is dead after being shot by police following a pursuit and standoff near the Owen-Morgan County line. A multi-agency narcotics investigation began in Lawrence county Wednesday night and finally ended near the Morgan County-County line this morning. Police said the suspect pointed a gun at his head during the standoff... Continue Reading...

  • Woman Gets 60-Years in Murder-for-Hire Scheme

    Woman Gets 60-Years in Murder-for-Hire Scheme

    An Evansville woman will spend 60 years in prison for hiring her daughter‘s boyfriend to kill her estranged husband. The “Courier & Press” reports 47-year old Brenda Dossett pleaded guilty and has agreed to testify against 19-year old Mason James Hughes, who is accused of shooting Gilbert Dossett as he slept. Court documents indicate Brenda Dossett expected a $42,000 life insurance payout from her husband‘s death and told Hughes she would buy him a car for $10,000 if he killed her husband. Continue Reading...

  • Solsberry Man Sentenced to 111-Years in Prison for Murder/Rape

    Solsberry Man Sentenced to 111-Years in Prison for Murder/Rape

    A Greene County Superior Court Judge Sentenced a Solsberry man to 111-years in prison Wednesday for the July 19th murder of David Lamm and the rape of Lamm’s wife at their home near Newark. 35-year-old Jason Lee Caldwell received 63-years on the murder charge and 38-years on the rape charge. As part of a negotiated plea agreement, Caldwell, who has an extensive criminal record, admitted to being a habitual felony offender which added 10-years to his sentence... Continue Reading...

  • Louisiana Man Receives 25-Year Sentence for Shooting Death of Vincennes Man

    Louisiana Man Receives 25-Year Sentence for Shooting Death of Vincennes Man

    A Gibson Superior Court Judge sentenced a Louisianna man to 25-years in prison Wednesday for the shooting death of 21-year-old Raheim Bright of Vincennes back in June. The Princeton Daily Clarion reports 53-year-old Claude Arender of Coushatta, Louisiana was also placed on ten-year’s probation. Continue Reading...

  • Washington Man Arrested for Being Habitual Traffic Offender

    Washington Man Arrested for Being Habitual Traffic Offender

    Vincennes Police arrested a Washington man Wednesday for Operating as a Habitual Traffic Offender following a personal injury accident at 4th and Perry Streets. Police say the at-fault driver, 37-year-old Tracy Yarbrough of Washington, fled the scene prior to their arrival. After identifying Yarbrough, officers contacted him and he returned to the scene... Continue Reading...

  • Man Killed in Police Action Shooting

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    A man is dead after being shot by police following a pursuit and standoff near the Owen-Morgan County line. A multi-agency narcotics investigation began in Lawrence county Wednesday night and finally ended near the Morgan County-County line this morning. Police said the suspect pointed a gun at his head during the standoff…

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  • Woman Gets 60-Years in Murder-for-Hire Scheme

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    An Evansville woman will spend 60 years in prison for hiring her daughter‘s boyfriend to kill her estranged husband. The “Courier & Press” reports 47-year old Brenda Dossett pleaded guilty and has agreed to testify against 19-year old Mason James Hughes, who is accused of shooting Gilbert Dossett as he slept. Court documents indicate Brenda […]

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  • Solsberry Man Sentenced to 111-Years in Prison for Murder/Rape

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    A Greene County Superior Court Judge Sentenced a Solsberry man to 111-years in prison Wednesday for the July 19th murder of David Lamm and the rape of Lamm’s wife at their home near Newark. 35-year-old Jason Lee Caldwell received 63-years on the murder charge and 38-years on the rape charge. As part of a negotiated […]

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  • Louisiana Man Receives 25-Year Sentence for Shooting Death of Vincennes Man

    A Gibson Superior Court Judge sentenced a Louisianna man to 25-years in prison Wednesday for the shooting death of 21-year-old Raheim Bright of Vincennes back in June. The Princeton Daily Clarion reports 53-year-old Claude Arender of Coushatta, Louisiana was also placed on ten-year’s probation.

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  • Washington Man Arrested for Being Habitual Traffic Offender

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    Vincennes Police arrested a Washington man Wednesday for Operating as a Habitual Traffic Offender following a personal injury accident at 4th and Perry Streets. Police say the at-fault driver, 37-year-old Tracy Yarbrough of Washington, fled the scene prior to their arrival. After identifying Yarbrough, officers contacted him and he returned to the scene…

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  • Vincennes Man Arrested on Vanderburgh Co. Warrant

    Vincennes Police arrested a Vincennes man Wednesday on an outstanding warrant after finding him drunk, walking on CSX Railroad property. 29-year-old Travis Andrew Thacker was arrested on an outstanding Vanderburgh County warrant for Failure to Appear in Court on Theft and Fraud charges. He was also arrested for Public Intoxication.

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