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 2020-06-12 04:20 

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Tearful Tri-State Families Reunite With Returning National Guard Soldiers...

After almost a year away from loved ones, helping in the fight against ISIS in the Middle East, members of the Kentucky National Guard are back home in the Bluegrass State tonight. All 170 members returned home safely, touching down in Owensboro. They'...

 2020-06-12 03:11 

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Western Kentucky Blood Center Experiencing Blood Shortage:...

Every June the Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center in Owensboro hosts a blood drive called Save Our Summer "We get teams from out in the community. Each of them is committed to bringing us 25 donors, and usually it's over a 3 day period but wit...

 2020-06-12 03:02 

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City Playgrounds Prepare to Reopen:...

Evansville Parks and Recreation Department Executive Director Brian Holts says the Parks Department has spent the last week cleaning ans sanitizing playground equipment. "Those playgrounds have been disinfected and sanitized using the guidance from th...

 2020-06-12 02:48 

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Holiday World Opens June 17 at 50% Capacity...

After six weeks of delaying opening up park operations for 2020, Holiday World is finally welcoming guests back next week at 50 percent capacity. And there are new safety regulations in place from requiring employees to wear masks, to ground markings to e...

 2020-06-11 23:54 

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Three New Cases Reported in Muhlenberg County...

The Muhlenberg County Health Department reported three new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the county case total to 502. The health department says they are working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Kentucky Department fo...

 2020-06-11 23:44 

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Louisville Metro Council Bans No-Knock Warrants in Jefferson County...

Louisville Metro Council on Thursday unanimously voted to pass "Breonna's Law" which completely bans LMPD from using no-knock warrants in Jefferson County. This comes after Louisville police officers executed a search warrant, used a battering...

 2020-06-11 22:45 

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ISP Release Identity of Human Remains Found in Gallatin County...

Authorities in Illinois have identified human remains found in rural Gallatin County. According to the autopsy result, the individual is 32-year-old Chase Mitchell of Eldorado, Illinois. Mitchell was reported missing to the Eldorado Police Department by h...

 2020-06-11 21:13 

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Low Number of Coronavirus Cases and Deaths Reported in Kentucky...

Kentucky is reporting 11,883 statewide coronavirus cases and 493 statewide deaths. On Thursday, the Kentucky Department for Public Health reported 62 new cases and nine deaths. A large portion of Kentucky's positive cases is listed in Jefferson County...

 2020-06-11 20:38 

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Illinois Reports 766 New COVID-19 Cases, 91 Additional Deaths...

An additional 766 Illinoisans have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the Illinois Department of Public Health reported Thursday. Thursday's update includes 91 additional confirmed deaths. IDPH is reporting a total of 130,603 statewide cases and 6,185 stat...

 2020-06-11 20:07 

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Evansville Man Arrested in Connection With Infant's Death...

An Evansville man is behind bars in connection with the death of a three-month-old baby. Rashid Caruthers, 23, is facing charges of neglect of a dependent causing death. According to Evansville Police, they received a call Wednesday night for a medical em...

 2020-06-11 19:29 

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Henderson County Library Director Placed on Administrative Leave...

The Henderson Public Library announced Thursday it voted 5-0 to not to renew library director Caleb May's contract in August. This comes after May poted several controversial Facebook posts questioning the motives of the Black Lives Matter Movement. M...

 2020-06-11 18:50 

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BRIDGE Hosting 'Moment to Movement' Event in Honor of George Floyd...

Building Respect and Integrity in Diverse Great Evansville is inviting community members to partake in the 'Moment to Movement' in honor of George Floyd, the unarmed Black man killed while in Minneapolis police custody. The event will be held at t...

 2020-06-11 17:40 

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Over 400 New Cases of Coronavirus Diagnosed in Indiana...

Throughout Indiana, 449 new positive cases of coronavirus were announced on Thursday by state health officials, bringing the Hoosier State's total number of identified COVID-19 cases to 38,748 following corrections to the previous day's totals. CO...

 2020-06-11 17:36 

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Crash Claims Life of Man in Ohio County...

Authorities say a man from Leitchfield, Kentucky has died from a motorcycle crash. According to the Ohio County Sheriff's Office, the incident happened Thursday around 9 a.m. in the 800 block of Mine Fork Road. They say a vehicle driven by 43-year-old...

 2020-06-11 17:21 

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18-Year-Old Shot in Evansville, Police Seek Suspect...

Police in Evansville are investigating a shooting that happened on Wednesday night. Officers were called to N 7th Ave near Cedar Trace Apartments on Wednesday after 9 p.m. in reference to a shots-fired call. When they arrived at the scene, officers locate...

 2020-06-11 16:13 

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Four New Cases of Coronavirus Identified in Henderson County, Kentucky...

Four new cases of coronavirus were reported in Henderson County, Kentucky, by the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) on Thursday. In addition to the four new cases reported in Henderson County, GRDHD reported two new cases in Ohio County, and ...

 2020-06-11 15:53 

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Two More Dubois County Residents Positive for COVID-19...

Two new cases of coronavirus were identified in Dubois County on Thursday, June 11, by county health officials. With those two new cases, a total of 233 positive coronavirus cases have been identified in Dubois County to date, the Dubois County Health Dep...

 2020-06-11 15:35 

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Knox County Resident Tests Positive for Coronavirus...

Another resident in Knox County has tested positive for the coronavirus, county health officials announced on Thursday. This brings the total number of identified cases of COVID-19 in Knox County to 34. County health officials say the newly-positive patie...

 2020-06-11 15:21 

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Panther Creek Bridge Deemed Repairable, Expected to Reopen in Fall...

The Panther Creek Bridge in Madisonville, Kentucky, has been deemed repairable by Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) engineers, meaning the bridge can be reopened as opposed to being replaced. KYTC says a plan is being finalized and hopes contractors ...

 2020-06-11 14:38 

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Indiana Playgrounds Reopen; State Health Commissioner Advises Precautions...

Playgrounds around the Tri-State have been void of the sounds of laughter and playing since mid-March when they were closed down due to the coronavirus pandemic. In Evansville, the yellow caution tape could come down as soon as Friday. However, with the r...

 2020-06-11 14:02 

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[ Evansville ]

206th Engineer Battalion Returns to Owensboro From One-Year Deployment...

Thursday, June 11, marks the return of 170 members of the 206th Engineer Battalion of the Kentucky National Guard, based in Owensboro, Kentucky. They'll be returning from Operation Inherent Resolve a military intervention against ISIS in Iraq and Syri...

 2020-06-11 13:17 

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[ Evansville ]

A Chilly Start to Thursday; but We're Kicking Off a Stretch of Dry and Quiet Weather...

It was a chilly start to our Thursday morning across the Tri-State. Temperatures were 20 degrees cooler than Wednesday morning in some locations, with most of us waking up in the high 50s and low 60s. Today, we are expected to see highs reach the low to m...

 2020-06-11 12:59 

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Some Illinois Residents Still Struggling as State Continues to Reopen...

Illinois is now in Phase 3 of Governor JB Pritzker's staged reopening plan, meaning many individuals could come off of unemployment and head back to work. However, thousands of Illinoisans are still struggling to make ends meet or get help due to unem...

 2020-06-11 12:04 

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[ Evansville ]

Evansville's Showplace Cinemas East to Reopen Early...

Showplace Cinemas has announced the early reopening of Showplace East, following the announcement made by Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb that the state of Indiana will move into Stage 4 of reopening under the "Back on Track Indiana" plan two days e...

 2020-06-11 11:34 

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Owensboro NAACP Pushes for Removal of Confederate Statue...

Standing outside of the Daviess County Courthouse in Owensboro, Kentucky, is a Confederate statue that was created 120 years ago, depicting a Confederate soldier holding a rifle. The Confederate monument bears the inscription "To Our Confederate Heroe...

 2020-06-11 03:36 

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[ Evansville ]

Community Takes 90th Birthday Party to the Streets...

Thursday saw a heart-warming celebration, with hope to spread cheer to more than the guest of honor. "It's great to see so many people want to be here for those who are going through a challenging time, such as social distancing," said Hilleri...

 2020-06-11 01:00 

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High Ticket Demand Causes Louisville Zoo Webstore to Crash...

The Louisville Zoo's webstore is currently down after crashing due to a high demand of ticket purchases. The organization says the webstore will be down until 10 a.m. Thursday. The technical issues were caused by a system overload from an influx of Zo...

 2020-06-11 00:19 

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[ Evansville ]

Cave-in-Rock Ferry Resuming Services After Closing Due to Weather...

The Cave-In-Rock is back open after it closed earlier Wednesday due to the weather. The ferry had to halt operations at 10 a.m. today when 20 miles per hour winds out of the west created hazardous conditions on the Ohio River. Winds have dropped sufficien...

 2020-06-10 23:41 

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Kentucky Museums Reopening...

Museums in Kentucky are finally able to open back up this week after months of being closed. And John James Audubon Museum in Henderson is going ahead with the greenlight, reopening on Monday, June 8th with new safety guidelines in place and capacity rest...

 2020-06-10 23:27 

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[ Evansville ]

New Drive-Through Testing Sites Opening in Kentucky...

As part of Kentucky's ongoing partnership with Kroger, new COVID-19 drive-through testing sites will open next week in several locations across the state. Next week's testing will include: Louisville (Jefferson County) from June 15 to June 19 at L...

 2020-06-10 23:19 

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[ Evansville ]

Less Humid Air Finally Reaches the Tri-State...

If you woke up early enough and ventured out before 8 o'clock or so, then you felt it; air you could wear. That tropical humidity lingering across the Tri-State actually drove heat indices up to 87 at times early this morning! Fortunately, a passing c...

 2020-06-10 22:53 

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[ Evansville ]

Spreading Kindness at Wednesday's Market on Main...

One local vendor is spreading kindness one pink button at a time. "Everyone can use a little more love and kindness in their lives," says Amy Lutzell, wellness director at Ivy Tech Community College. People walking up Main Street on Wednesdays wil...

 2020-06-10 22:06 

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[ Evansville ]

Kentucky Sees Decline in Coronavirus Cases and Deaths...

Kentucky is reporting 11,883 statewide coronavirus cases and 484 statewide deaths. On Wednesday, the Kentucky Department for Public Health reported 175 new cases and seven deaths. A large portion of Kentucky's positive cases is listed in Jefferson Cou...

 2020-06-10 20:26 

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[ Evansville ]

COVID-19 Deaths in Illinois Surpass 6K, Positivity Rate Trickles Down...

A low number of coronavirus cases and deaths were reported by the Illinois Department of Public Health Wednesday. Today's update includes 625 new positive cases and 78 additional deaths. IDPH is reporting a total of 129,837 statewide cases and 6,095 s...

 2020-06-10 19:42 

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[ Evansville ]

'Pray for Our Police' Prayer Vigil Set for Friday in Evansville...

Watch Out Evansville announced Wednesday a prayer vigil this Friday for local law enforcement. The vigil, called Pray for our Police, will be held at the Evansville Civic Center on Friday from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Community members are encouraged to attend t...

 2020-06-10 19:20 

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[ Evansville ]

Indiana Moves to Stage 4 Earlier Than Expected...

Starting Friday, Indiana will move to Stage 4 of reopening two days ahead of schedule, Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Wednesday. Under Stage 4, facial coverings are still recommended, as are social distancing protocols. Working at home is also recommended if...

 2020-06-10 17:25 

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[ Evansville ]

Up to $5,000 Offered for Info on Henderson Dog Cruelty Case...

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction on animal cruelty charges of the person(s) responsible for burning a small dog in the men's restroom at the He...

 2020-06-10 17:02 

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[ Evansville ]

Indiana Coronavirus Cases Up by Over 300 With 15 New Deaths...

On Wednesday, June 10, Indiana's number of total identified coronavirus cases increased by 339 with the state health department's daily update, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases in the state to 38,337. An additional 15 statewide deaths w...

 2020-06-10 16:11 

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[ Evansville ]

Hopkins County Fair Canceled Due to Coronavirus Concerns...

Hopkins County officials gathered on Wednesday, June 10, to update the Hopkins County community on the status of the coronavirus and its effect on the Hopkins County Fair this year. Bruce Jones, President of the Hopkins County Fair Board, said that due to...

 2020-06-10 15:44 

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[ Evansville ]

Muhlenberg County Has New COVID-19 Testing Site...

Muhlenberg County residents will soon have access to a new COVID-19 testing site, the Muhlenberg County Health Department's Public Health Director announced on Wednesday, June 10. Pooles Pharmacy Care will be conducting d in a parking lot across from ...

 2020-06-10 14:40 

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[ Evansville ]

Free Food Boxes Available in Evansville Throughout June...

Thousands of free, fresh food boxes will be available throughout the month of June in Evansville, Indiana. The Feed Evansville Task Force will distribute the food boxes, in partnership with the Evansville Rescue Mission, Gleaner Food Bank of Indiana, and ...

 2020-06-10 14:08 

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[ Evansville ]

Deaconess Strategic in Testing Patients for COVID-19 Prior to Procedures...

Although some testing sites around Indiana are beginning to close, testing is increasing at some local hospitals such as Deaconess where they've expanded supplies to ensure patients coming in for non-coronavirus procedures remain healthy. "We'...

 2020-06-10 13:53 

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[ Evansville ]

Tracking a Cold Front This Wednesday; Cooler & Sunny Conditions Headed to the Tri-State...

A cloudy and breezy start to our Wednesday morning across the Tri-State. Temperatures are hovering around the 80 degree mark, and with the humidity hanging around it is feeling a couple of degrees warmer. Temperatures won't go far from where we starte...

 2020-06-10 13:08 

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[ Evansville ]

Henderson Community College Announces Campus Reopening Plans...

Henderson Community College (HCC) has announced reopening plans for its summer and fall terms. Staged resumption of on-campus operations began on Monday, June 1, after the majority of the college's faculty and staff had been working remotely since mid...

 2020-06-10 12:17 

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[ Evansville ]

20,000 Face Masks Available for Daviess County Businesses as Kentucky Reopens...

In Kentucky, the final phase of Daviess County's mask distribution program is beginning on Wednesday, June 10, as the Bluegrass State continues to reopen. Around 20,000 face masks will be available free-of-charge to small Daviess County businesses tha...

 2020-06-10 10:55 

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[ Evansville ]

EPD Body Cam Footage Released of Chase Where Man Shot at Officers...

The Evansville Police Department has released body-cam footage from an arrest that took place on May 30, where a Henderson, Kentucky man allegedly fired a revolver at officers after being chased outside of an apartment complex in Evansville, Indiana. Afte...

 2020-06-10 03:51 

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[ Evansville ]

Controversial Comments Spark Community Discussion...

National conversations about race have continued in the Tri-State with peaceful protests. But in Henderson, comments on the personal social media page of a local library's executive director fired off controversy on social media. The library Board of ...

 2020-06-10 02:07 

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[ Evansville ]

Community Helps Shelters During Pandemic...

Like many of us trying to get through this pandemic, shelters in the River City are doing the same and they're getting help from some members of the community. "We've always been a very giving, a very caring community and when unforeseen circu...

 2020-06-10 02:02 

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[ Evansville ]

Suicide Rate Spikes for Some Tri-State Counties Amid COVID-19...

Social workers say they're expecting the suicide rate to spike in the coming weeks as more people are still without jobs and money. "What we've seen is kinda of a up-tick in suicide rates in the Tri-State and really that goes along with a nati...

 2020-06-10 00:41 

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[ Evansville ]

Funeral Arrangements Set for David McAtee...

Funeral arrangements have been set for a Lousiville man killed by law enforcement. David McAtee will be laid to rest on Friday with public visitation from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Stephen Church on S. 15th street in downtown Louisville. McAtee was killed a...

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