first_imgBurglary Suspect On The LooseSEPTEMBER 26TH, 2016 GRIFFIN GLASSCOCK EVANSVILLEThe Evansville Police Department is searching for a burglary suspect after a woman claims she was thrown to the ground in her home.The incident happened in the 700 block of E. Columbia street Saturday night.A woman says she was in the bedroom and heard the back door open. She walked into the kitchen and claims the suspect pushed her to the floor. She hit him in the head with a flashlight, but the suspect kept saying he needed his tool bag.The offender took off with a phone and bike.Police are still investigating.Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure 2016SEPTEMBER 26TH, 2016 GRIFFIN GLASSCOCK EVANSVILLE The largest and most successful educational fundraiser is raising awareness to end breast cancer.Fighters, survivors, and battle buddies took their message to the street for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Evansville.The event raises money and awareness for the breast cancer movement. It also celebrates survivorship and honors those who have lost their battle with the disease.7,600 people participated this year, raising more than $500,000.Sheila Seiler said, “Of course we’d like to increase that. The more money we raise, the more money that can stay here for the people that we know and love. But also, the more money we cans end to research because we’ve got to find a cure for this disease.”100% of the net proceeds go towards the mission. 75% of the net income stays in the community to help fund local programs offering breast health education and breast cancer screening and treatment. The remaining 25% supports the Susan G. Komen Grants program.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailShare Voting Center Assessments ContinueSEPTEMBER 25TH, 2016 HEATHER GOOD EVANSVILLE, INDIANA Officials continue to assess voting centers in Vanderburgh County.Monday, county election board officials will evaluate Caze Elementary School.They will begin the assessment at 1pm.Back in June, the Vanderburgh County Election Board held a special meeting addressing the issues concerning the accessibility of certain voting centers to people with disabilities. For the past few months they have been assessing several voting centers across the county.last_img

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