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 2020-07-10 03:51 

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[ Evansville ]

Mask Mandate Movements Spark Pushback...

The back-and-forth battle over masks isn't just in the Bluegrass, but across the Tri-State. In Evansville, city council members are proposing a measure to require them in public. But before they've even met to discuss it, people in the River City ...

 2020-07-10 03:13 

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A Tri-State on Fire (Not Literally)...

Eight. Mark it, eight straight days of 90 temperatures across the Tri-State; our longest streak of such since September 1st through 8th, 2015. In addition to the heat, the humidity is further exacerbating the problem, making those highs in the mid to low ...

 2020-07-09 23:57 

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[ Evansville ]

44news Exclusive Interview: Kentucky Governor Beshear Mandates Masks...

Kentuckians are now required to wear a mask in most public situations. Gov. Andy Beshear signing an executive order on Thursday mandating mask-wearing. Starting Friday, July 10th at 5 pm anyone not wearing a mask or face covering in required public settin...

 2020-07-09 21:43 

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[ Evansville ]

Deputies Handing Out Care Packages to Children...

A program that normally gives special care packages to foster children needing extra comfort on their first few days in a new home, is now expanding — giving gifts to all children feeling the pandemic blues in a new program called "in this toget...

 2020-07-09 18:19 

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West Side Azzip Pizza Temporarily Closes After Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19...

The Azzip Pizza restaurant on Evansville's west side is temporarily closed after an employee there tested positive for COVID-19, the company announced on Thursday. According to a Facebook post by Azzip Pizza, the company learned on the morning of July...

 2020-07-09 17:51 

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[ Evansville ]

Heat & Humidity Soaring Thursday; Afternoon Pop-Up Storms Expected...

The Tri-State kicked off the day with lows in the 60s and 70s; Evansville dropped down to 72 for a low. While it was a bit cooler than Wednesday's lows, we are going to quickly rebound into the 90s later today (marking the 8th straight day in a row in...

 2020-07-09 17:09 

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12 New Positive COVID-19 Cases in Henderson County; 14 New Cases in Daviess County...

In Kentucky on Thursday, Henderson County reported 12 new positive cases of COVID-19, while Daviess County reported 14 new positive cases. The new positive cases are reported to the Green River District Health Department, a Kentucky health department that...

 2020-07-09 16:01 

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[ Evansville ]

Vanderburgh County Reports 42 New Positive Cases of COVID-19...

42 new positive cases of COVID-19 were reported in Vanderburgh County on Thursday, July 9, in the Indiana State Department of Health's (ISDH) daily COVID-19 update. ISDH shows this as Vanderburgh County's highest single-day increase in new positiv...

 2020-07-09 15:21 

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[ Evansville ]

Athletic Workouts at Fairfield Community High School Suspended Due to COVID-19 Concerns...

Fairfield Community High School in Fairfield, Illinois, has announced the cancelation of all athletic workouts due to a "potential COVID-19 cross-contamination situation." The high school made the announcement on Thursday on its Facebook page. Acc...

 2020-07-09 15:10 

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[ Evansville ]

COVID-19 Saliva Testing Begins at University of Illinois...

Students and staff at the University of Illinois are now being tested for COVID-19 by means of a mouth swab. The test requires participants to provide a saliva sample, meaning there's no longer the need for an invasive nasal swab. Additionally, the re...

 2020-07-09 14:42 

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[ Evansville ]

Dubois County Reports Two New Positive Cases of COVID-19...

Dubois County health officials reported two new cases of COVID-19 within the county on Thursday, July 9. According to the Dubois County Health Department, that brings the number of identified positive COVID-19 cases in the county to 290 total. So far, 249...

 2020-07-09 13:36 

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[ Evansville ]

One Dead After Head-on Collision in Henderson...

One person was killed in a head-on collision that happened in Henderson on Wednesday, July 8. Kentucky State Police Post 16 Henderson received a call about a two-vehicle crash on Wednesday around 2:50 p.m. Collision reconstruction revealed 60-year-old Dav...

 2020-07-09 12:45 

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[ Evansville ]

Better Business Bureau Warns of Fake "Mask Exemption" Cards...

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is now warning consumers of a card claiming to exempt its holder from having to wear a face mask in areas/places where one may be mandatory. The fraudulent card states that the cardholder is exempt from "any ordinance ...

 2020-07-09 12:31 

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[ Evansville ]

West Side Schnucks Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19...

An employee of the Schnucks store on Evansville's west side has tested positive for COVID-19. The employee was last at the store on Monday, July 6, and is now in quarantine after testing positive for the virus. Store officials say an extensive deep-cl...

 2020-07-09 11:50 

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[ Evansville ]

Mandatory Face Masks in Effect in Marion County...

As of Monday, July 9, everyone over the age of 2-years-old in Indiana's Marion County will be required to wear a face mask while in public. Mayor Joe Hogsett says this new initiative is aimed at stopping the spread of the coronavirus. Anyone who is in...

 2020-07-09 11:26 

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[ Evansville ]

Mandatory Masks Proposed in Evansville by City Council...

Members of the Evansville City Council are pushing to mandate masks across the River City as double-digit daily increases in Vanderburgh County's COVID-19 cases have been reported for over a week straight. Evansville City Council members Zachary Heron...

 2020-07-09 04:01 

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[ Evansville ]

COVID-19 Mandates Under Discussion Across Tri-State...

The rapid spread of COVID-19 has states, cities, and countiesone by oneimplementing mask mandates. The strict safety measure is putting added pressure on local leaders to follow suit. Right now in the Tri-State only Illinois' governor has made the man...

 2020-07-09 03:00 

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[ Evansville ]

Florida Heat Without the Beach...

Another day in the 90s (Today's High: 91) brings our streak of 90 temperatures to 7 straight days! That is the longest streak of such in Evansville since August 31st through September 6th of 2018! Believe it or not, it doesn't look as though the h...

 2020-07-09 01:01 

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[ Evansville ]

One Person Struck by Lightning...

Evansville Dispatch tells 44news one person was injured after a lightning strike. Paramedics were called to Kentucky Avenue a Berry Global owned property around 4:09 pm. There, they found one person on the roof who was presumed to have been struck by ligh...

 2020-07-08 23:28 

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[ Evansville ]

Peaceful Rally Organizer Arrested...

An Evansville man is behind bars tonight, after making several threats against Evansville police officers and the mayor of Evansville. Police say 25-year-old Ebon Ellis posted to Facebook early this morning a video threatening to shoot Police Officer Phil...

 2020-07-08 23:02 

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[ Evansville ]

Fall Festival Cancellation Costing Local Non-Profits...

The 99th annual Evansville Fall Festival was schedule to take place from October 5th-10th, but after discussions amongst board members of the West Side Nut Club and local health officials, the river city will stay festival free until 2021. "The reason...

 2020-07-08 21:22 

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[ Evansville ]

44News Exclusive One-on-One With Amy McGrath...

A week after winning the democratic primary for U.S. Senate in Kentucky, Amy McGrath talked with 44News about her win against Charles Booker. McGrath, raised tens of millions of dollars for the Senate race and held a big fundraising advantage over Booker,...

 2020-07-08 21:19 

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[ Evansville ]

YMCA Holding Summer Child Care Program for Working Parents...

In the last week, the Tri-State has seen three daycares shutter their doors as more local Covid-19 cases arise. This comes as the YMCA opens a new childcare program for working parents — kicking off Tuesday, July 6th. "It's so unfortunate fo...

 2020-07-08 17:11 

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[ Evansville ]

Identity of Robbery Suspects Sought by Evansville Police...

The Evansville Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying the people captured in these pictures. Accord to EPD, these individuals are believed to have been involved in a robbery that occurred on June 14 around 2:45 p.m. in the 17...

 2020-07-08 16:58 

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[ Evansville ]

Four New Positive COVID-19 Cases Reported in Daviess County, Kentucky...

Four new positive cases of COVID-19 were reported in Daviess County, Kentucky, on Wednesday, July 8. Other local Kentucky counties with new positive cases of COVID-19 were Hancock County, which had one new positive case on Wednesday, and Henderson County,...

 2020-07-08 16:26 

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[ Evansville ]

18 New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Vanderburgh Co; 455 New Cases Statewide...

New COVID-19 information was released by the Indiana State Department of Health on Wednesday, July 8. Locally, Vanderburgh County reported 18 new positive cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, which brought the number of identified cases in the county to 587 to...

 2020-07-08 15:24 

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[ Evansville ]

Brutal Heat and Humidity Wednesday; Afternoon Rain Chances Continue...

Today, we are expected to hit our seventh straight day of 90 temperatures across the Tri-State; heat indices are expected to soar into the triple digits this afternoon. We dipped down to 73 this morning, but temperatures quickly jumped into the 80s before...

 2020-07-08 14:58 

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[ Evansville ]

West Side Nut Club Cancels 2020 Fall Festival...

The 99th annual West Side Nut Club Fall Festival which was planned to be held in October 2020 has been canceled. A statement released on Wednesday by 2020 West Side Nut Club President James Raben and 2020 Festival Chairman Ed Dietz confirmed the cancellat...

 2020-07-08 13:15 

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[ Evansville ]

Evansville Man Speaks Out After Testing Positive for COVID-19...

As positive COVID-19 tests continue to surface at local bars and restaurants in the Evansville area, one man is now speaking out after testing positive for the virus. "I was at a birthday party for my nephew on Friday," explained Cameron Cox of Ev...

 2020-07-08 11:00 

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[ Evansville ]

'If It Comes to That, It Comes to That': Evansville's Mayor on Mask Mandate...

Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke on Tuesday shared his stance on the state of COVID-19 in the River City and the possibility of mandatory masks. While a number of local restaurants and bars such as Peephole Bar & Grill, Sauced, KC's Marina Pointe, and ...

 2020-07-08 04:41 

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[ Evansville ]

Deaconess Doctor Weighs in on Vanderburgh Co. COVID-19 Spike...

Vanderburgh County saw another high report of new cases on Tuesday, July 7th. The county reported 26 new cases, this follows a week of similar reports. When compared to the beginning of June, it is nearly double the daily count. Adding to the recent uptic...

 2020-07-08 03:41 

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[ Evansville ]

We're Going Streaking, Meteorologically Speaking...

Today marked our sixth straight day of 90 temperatures across the Tri-State; we reached 93 with heat indices near the triple digits throughout the afternoon. It's looks as though tomorrow may be even more brutal. After dipping to 73 early Wednesday, t...

 2020-07-08 00:38 

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[ Evansville ]

Retailers Request Governors Mandate Masks...

The back-and-forth over the economy reopening and shutting back down across the nation is prompting prominent retailers across Americaand here in the Tri-Stateto make an new request. A diverse group of businesses, from Macy's to Dollar General, Costco...

 2020-07-07 17:46 

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[ Evansville ]

Dubois County Reports 15 New Positive Cases of COVID-19...

15 new positive cases of COVID-19 were reported in Dubois County on Tuesday, July 7, by the Dubois County Health Department. Tuesday's report brought the total number of identified positive COVID-19 cases in Dubois County to 288. So far, 246 Dubois Co...

 2020-07-07 16:31 

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[ Evansville ]

Vanderburgh Co. Reports 26 New Positive Cases of COVID-19; 570 Total Positive Cases...

26 new positive cases of COVID-19 were announced in Vanderburgh County on Tuesday, July 7, bringing the county's number of positive cases to 570 total. A total of 14,165 Vanderburgh County residents have now been tested for the virus. The new Vanderbu...

 2020-07-07 15:01 

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[ Evansville ]

Richland County Dairy Queen Temporarily Closes After Teen Tests Positive for Coronavirus...

A Richland County Dairy Queen restaurant is temporarily shutting down after a teen employee there tested positive for COVID-19. According to the Olney, Illinois Dairy Queen Facebook page, an employee at the restaurant received a positive test result on Mo...

 2020-07-07 14:47 

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[ Evansville ]

Oppressive Heat and Humidity Tuesday; Afternoon Rain Chances Continue...

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 2020-07-07 14:34 

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[ Evansville ]

Hopkins County Boy Reported Missing...

The community has been asked to help in locating a missing/runaway Hopkins County boy. According to the Hopkins County Sheriff's Office, 15-year-old Dalton C Westby is missing after leaving his residence in Nortonville, Kentucky, around 2:00 a.m. on T...

 2020-07-07 11:58 

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[ Evansville ]

Juvenile Victim Identified in Fatal Evansville Shooting...

The juvenile victim of a fatal shooting incident that took place in Evansville on Sunday, July 5, has been identified. Vanderburgh County Coroner Steve Lockyear identified the victim of the fatal shooting on Powell Ave Sunday as 16-year-old Rylan Conway. ...

 2020-07-07 11:31 

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[ Evansville ]

Juvenile Injured in Hopkins County ATV Accident...

A juvenile was taken to the hospital by helicopter after being involved in an ATV accident in Hopkins County on Monday. According to the Hopkins County Sheriff's Office, a juvenile operating an ATV on Monday around 8:00 p.m. entered the roadway on Mou...

 2020-07-07 04:35 

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[ Evansville ]

Free Testing for Evansville Residents Living in 47714 Zip Code...

Evansville residents in the zip code 47714 can get a free COVID-19 test on Thursday. The effort by the Vanderburgh County Resource & Awareness Task Force and the health department will offer tests on first-come, first-serve bases from 3 pm to 7 pm on July...

 2020-07-06 22:18 

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[ Evansville ]

Two More Bars Closed After COVID-19 Cases...

The owner of K.C's Marina Point and Buds Rockin Country Bar and Grill announced recently on Facebook that they will be temporarily closing down, because an employee tested positive for Covid-19. They will now be implementing extra sanitary operations ...

 2020-07-06 20:35 

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[ Evansville ]

Possible COVID-19 Exposure at Public Pool in Richland Co....

The Richland County Public Health Office is reporting possible exposure to the coronavirus at a public pool in the county. According to a statement released on Monday, the office was notified of a known COVID-19 exposure related to the Musgrove Aquatic Ce...

 2020-07-06 19:22 

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[ Evansville ]

Summer Lovers Rejoice!...

The dog days of summer are here. Upper-80s and lower-90s will be taking over the region for the unforeseen future, well at least for the next 7 days. But hey, it's July and these conditions are expected for this time of the year. However, when it come...

 2020-07-06 18:51 

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[ Evansville ]

New Testing Sites Open This Week in Western Kentucky...

There will be several opportunities for folks thoughtout western Kentucky to be tested for the coronavirus. Starting July 7th 9th, Kroger Health will operate a COVID-19 drive-thru testing site in Madisonville. The location will be the parking lot of Madis...

 2020-07-06 16:33 

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[ Evansville ]

Evansville's Sauced Closes Temporarily Due to COVID-19 Exposure...

Sauced, an American-Italian restaurant in the Haynie's Corner Arts District in downtown Evansville, has temporarily closed due to a recent COVID-19 exposure at the restaurant. According to a statement posted on Monday on the Sauced Facebook page, the ...

 2020-07-06 14:57 

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[ Evansville ]

Evansville Police Look to Identify Wallet Thieves...

The Evansville Police Department is looking to identify two suspects that they say committed theft of a wallet before fraudulently using the credit cards inside of it. Police say the victim whose wallet was stolen was shopping at Target on Evansville'...

 2020-07-06 14:31 

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[ Evansville ]

USI Campus Reopens July 6 Under the "Safe Return to Campus" Plan...

University of Southern Indiana's (USI) campus is reopening on Monday, July 6, with most faculty and staff returning on that date as well. USI Trails and recreational fishing-on-campus lakes will also reopen to public access on Monday, July 6. The Univ...

 2020-07-06 13:19 

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[ Evansville ]

Early Morning Shooting in Owensboro Injures a Juvenile...

Owensboro Police investigate an early morning shooting that injures a 16-year-old. The shooting took place in the 2400 block of West 10th Street where the teen believed that they had been shot with a firework. Upon further examination, it was determined t...

 2020-07-06 12:15 

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[ Evansville ]

Evansville Police Respond to Over 100 Calls on Fourth of July Holiday...

Police in Evansville responded to over 100 calls on the Fourth of July holiday. From Saturday, July 4, into Sunday morning, Evansville Police Department officers responded to around 111 calls for service. Over 30 of those calls were made for fireworks com...

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