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The Wayne County community is raising money for a police officer who is in critical condition after a shooting.  Richmond Officer Seara Burton was shot during a traffic stop last Wednesday. She was airlifted to a hospital in Dayton, Ohio, where she remains in critical condition after undergoing surgery.  Numerous fundraising events have taken place […]

The suspect in the Richmond officer’s shooting has a lengthy criminal history, no cause yet for the Evansville house explosion and Allen County prosecutors drop felony charges against Magic Mike dancer, WICR’s Graham Scher has today’s information update.  

Beech Grove High School’s head basketball coach has been suspended from his coaching and teaching duties after he was arrested on suspicion of dealing drugs and driving while intoxicated.  Sheriff’s deputies pulled over Mike Renfro on I-70 East near New Castle early on Monday morning and booked him into the Henry County Jail.  Renfro struggled […]

Three people are dead, 39 houses are damaged after an Evansville house explosion, Indiana Governor and House Leader pay tribute to Jackie Walorski, Richmond police officer shot and airlifted to Dayton hospital, WICR’s Giselle Valentin has today’s information update.

A funeral was held today for the late Indiana Congresswoman Jackie Walorski. The 58-year-old was killed in a car crash last week along with two other staff employees on a highway in northern Indiana.  Many people paid respect to Walorski during her service at Granger Community Church.  Pastor Ted Bryant said Walorski was one of […]

Three people are dead after a house explosion in Evansville, Indiana.  It happened Wednesday afternoon around 1 p.m. on North Weinbach Avenue. Three people were killed—two inside the explosion-damaged house and one in a nearby house.  Fire Department Chief Mike Connelly said at a news conference on Wednesday that 39 homes had “severe to minor […]

Police investigating a deadly shooting on the east side of Indianapolis, taxpayer refund checks could reach Hoosiers as early as next week, and a $50,000 Powerball ticket purchased in Merrillville is set to expire Thursday, WICR’s Leticia Vaselli has today’s information update.

A winning Powerball ticket bought in Indiana will expire Thursday.  The Hoosier Lottery is asking people to check to see if anyone has the 50-thousand dollar ticket.  It matched four out of five numbers after being purchased at a Merrillville Speedway on February 12th. The winning ticket needs to be claimed by 4:30 p.m. Thursday […]

Some Indiana residents may receive their $200 rebate checks from the state as soon as next week, according to the state auditor’s office.  The refund is intended to help people who are struggling financially due to inflation. State Auditor Tera Klutz said they will print 50,000 checks per day and distribute them as soon as […]

One person was killed and three others were injured in a Sunday night shooting at a park in Beech Grove.  The shooting happened at Don Challis Park as people were gathered for a vigil for a person who had recently died. Police were contacted around 9:30 p.m, on reports of shots fired.  When officers arrived […]


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