EVSC administrator pleads guilty to DUI on school property

PUBLISHED: Aug. 31, 2017 BY: Shannon Hall, Courier & Press reporter An Evansville Vanderburgh School Corp. administrator pleaded guilty Monday to a drunken driving charge after her arrest last week on Harrison High School grounds. Emily J. Smith-McCormick’s blood-alcohol level was 0.287 percent when she was arrested Aug. 25, according to court documents. Smith-McCormick pleaded guilty […]

Police: Mother passes out while driving two sons

PUBLISHED: May 18, 2017 BY: Shannon Hall, Courier & Press reporter A woman was arrested Wednesday morning after police reported finding her passed out in a running, black Ford Explorer with two children in the vehicle. Tierra Maupins, 26, was arrested and preliminarily charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated with a child under 18 […]

Point Zero Eight

I’m currently working on a project called Point Zero Eight. In the Evansville area, there were five fatal drunk driving deaths in the fall of 2016. I’ve been tracking drunk driving arrests since Feb. 1 and following the cases through the court system.