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 2020-07-06 11:59 

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Suspect in Hopkins County Shooting Turns Self In...

The suspect in a Hopkins County shooting is now in custody after turning himself in without incident Sunday night. Deputies say the suspect shot another man in the arm after a brief chase through the city of Earlington. According to Major Charles Young of...

 2020-07-06 11:06 

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[ Evansville ]

Juvenile Shot and Killed in Evansville; Police Investigate...

Evansville Police are investigating after a juvenile male died from a gunshot wound on Sunday. According to the Evansville Police Department, officers were called to a residence in the 1100 block of Powell Ave on Sunday around 7:30 pm. The caller told pol...

 2020-07-06 10:36 

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Peephole Bar & Grill Temporarily Closes After Two Test Positive for COVID-19...

The Peephole Bar & Grill in downtown Evansville, Indiana, is now temporarily closed after two individuals that were there on Tuesday later tested positive for COVID-19. According to a statement posted to the bar's Facebook page Sunday evening, a custo...

 2020-07-04 14:41 

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[ Evansville ]

Splashin' Safari Park Opens at 50 Percent Capacity...

The Splashin' Safari Park at Holiday World was all set to open at 100 percent capacity on July 4th before Governor Holcomb announced stage 4.5 of reopening. And while the water park is still opening — it's now at 50 percent capacity. The Spe...

 2020-07-03 20:22 

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Woman in Her 20's, Latest COVID-19 Case Out of White Co....

A young woman in her twenties is the latest COVID-19 patient in White Co, Illinois. According to the Egyptian Health Department, which covers the area, the woman is doing well and is in isolation. Health officials are working to contact trace the latest c...

 2020-07-03 17:04 

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[ Evansville ]

Henderson High Schoolers Need Negative COVID-19 Test to Return to Sports...

Henderson County High School (HCHS) students heading back for summer sports will need to provide negative COVID-19 test results before they're able to participate. That requirement and more are also in place for other extra-curricular activities at HC...

 2020-07-03 16:43 

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[ Evansville ]

Sweltering Heat Across the Tri-State Heading Into the Fourth of July...

We started our Friday morning off with mostly clear conditions, but some patchy fog affected some of our southern communities. Lows dipped down into the high 60s and low 70s. Evansville saw a low of 72. Hot and humid conditions are expected once again for...

 2020-07-03 16:01 

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[ Evansville ]

24 New Positive Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Vanderburgh Co...

Vanderburgh County's total number of identified coronavirus cases has now reached 480. That's after the Indiana State Department of Health (IDSH) reported 24 new positive cases in Vanderburgh County on Friday, July 3. So far, 12,676 total Vanderbu...

 2020-07-03 15:14 

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[ Evansville ]

Owensboro Police Investigate After Man Shot in Chest...

Police in Owensboro are investigating a shooting incident that happened overnight. Just after midnight on Friday, the Owensboro Police Department (OPD) responded to the 1800 block of W 7th St. on a report of a shooting incident. When officers got there, t...

 2020-07-03 15:02 

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[ Evansville ]

Vanderburgh Co. Sheriff's Deputies Seize 8 Lbs of Marijuana Edibles in Traffic Stop...

Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office (VCSO) Deputies seized around 8 Lbs of marijuana during a traffic stop on Thursday, July 2, after pulling a vehicle over for speeding. It was around 2:00 p.m. on Thursday that VCSO Deputies assigned to the Evansvill...

 2020-07-03 13:43 

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[ Evansville ]

Hopkins County Man Indicted on Two Counts of Murder...

35-year-old Jeremy Ray Wicks of Madisonville, Kentucky, appeared before a Hopkins County Grand Jury on Friday, where he was indicted on two counts of murder. Wicks is accused of shooting and killing Elvis Gipson and Joesph Gipson in April 2020. In additio...

 2020-07-03 12:37 

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[ Evansville ]

One Hospitalized After Overnight Evansville Shooting...

Evansville Police have confirmed an overnight shooting that took place around 2:00 a.m. on Friday in the 1200 block of Lodge Ave in Evansville. According to police, the shooting involved a male victim who was located at a residence in E Franklin St after ...

 2020-07-03 12:22 

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[ Evansville ]

Henderson County's Spottsville Bridge Reduced to One Lane July 8...

On Wednesday, July 8, U.S. 60 down to one lane at MP 19.4 on the Spottsville Bridge in Henderson County will be reduced to one lane. The lane that remains open will also be reduced to 9 feet. Temporary traffic signals will also be in place to control alte...

 2020-07-03 11:41 

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[ Evansville ]

Funding Approved for Repairs on Frisse Ave in Evansville...

The Evansville Board of Public Works has approved funding that totals more than $180,000 to repair sinkholes lining Frisse Ave, which is on the city's southeast side running between Boeke Rd and Weinbach ave. "Hopefully we're going to get the ...

 2020-07-03 10:43 

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[ Evansville ]

Owensboro Community and Technical College Student Tests Positive for Coronavirus...

A student at Owensboro Community and Technical College (OCTC) in Owensboro, Kentucky, has tested positive for COVID-19. College officials say that the college was made aware on Thursday, July 2, that a student received a positive result for a COVID-19 tes...

 2020-07-03 10:25 

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[ Evansville ]

Muhlenberg County Reports 4 New Positive Coronavirus Cases...

Four new positive cases of coronavirus were reported in Muhlenberg County on Thursday, July 2, by the county's health department. After Thursday evening's update from the Muhlenberg County Health Department, the total number of confirmed cases in ...

 2020-07-03 03:41 

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[ Evansville ]

EVSC Cancels Graduation Ceremonies for Class of 2020...

Late Thursday night, Parents of EVSC Class of 2020 Graduates were notified that ceremonies have been canceled. The delayed ceremonies were scheduled for mid-July. Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation officials say they made the decision following thi...

 2020-07-03 01:21 

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[ Evansville ]

Live Racing Season Kicks Off at Ellis Park...

The live racing season kicked off Thursday at Ellis Park. And with seven individuals testing positive for Covid-19 last weekend, the staff was already prepared for the virus. "Some of the people on the backside, which includes trainers, jockeys, hot w...

 2020-07-02 20:28 

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[ Evansville ]

Child Tests Positive for COVID-19 in Richland Co, IL...

A young boy has tested positive for COVID-19 in Richland County, Illinois. According to the health department, the child had "contact with and exposure to coronavirus infection during recent out-of-state travel." The child is now quarantining and ...

 2020-07-02 18:57 

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[ Evansville ]

Owensboro Man Arrested for Murder in Hanning Lane Shooting...

An Owensboro man has been arrested and charged with murder. Owensboro Police said that they have arrested 31-year-old Christopher Clements for the shooting death of 49-year-old Dustin Walker. According to police, on June 28th, Walker was found inside a ho...

 2020-07-02 18:48 

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[ Evansville ]

Confirmed COVID-19 Case at Downtown Evansville YMCA Location...

The YMCA of Southwestern Indiana has confirmed that an individual at the Ascension St. Vincent branch on Court Street has tested positive for COVID-19. According to a statement from the organization, the exposure of COVID took place offsite and that the i...

 2020-07-02 17:51 

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[ Evansville ]

Hot and Humid Thursday; Scorching Temps Continue Into the Weekend...

We started our Thursday off with foggy and cloudy conditions across the Tri-State. Some of our counties were under a Dense Fog Advisory for the majority of the morning. Lows dipped down into the high 60s and low 70s. Evansville saw a low of 72. Hot and hu...

 2020-07-02 17:51 

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[ Evansville ]

Brittlebank Pool Set to Reopen Friday Following Temporary Closure...

Brittlebank Pool is now set to reopen on Friday, July 3, at 11:00 a.m., following its temporary closure after an employee of the pool tested positive for COVID-19 on June 24. After an investigation was conducted, the Posey County Health Department determi...

 2020-07-02 17:10 

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[ Evansville ]

Increased Traffic Patrols in Evansville Extended Through July...

Evansville Police will continue additional patrol activities throughout the month of July through the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute (ICJI) Traffic Safety Grant Enforcement. The Evansville Police Department on Thursday, July 2, announced that the gran...

 2020-07-02 16:19 

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[ Evansville ]

Vanderburgh Co. Has 27 New Positive Cases of COVID-19, 457 Total Positive Cases: ISDH...

Vanderburgh County had 27 new positive cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, July 2, according to the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH). After 19 new cases were reported in Vanderburgh County on Wednesday and 27 new cases were reported on Thursday, the p...

 2020-07-02 15:44 

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[ Evansville ]

Crews in Henderson Reinstalling 2nd St Boat Dock for 4th of July Weekend...

City of Henderson Public Work Crews are planning to re-install the boat dock at the downtown 2nd St ramp to make it available for the 4th of July holiday weekend. The re-installation of the 2nd St ramp was made possible because of a revised forecast for t...

 2020-07-02 13:49 

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[ Evansville ]

Indiana Officials Encourage Hoosiers to Wear Masks in New Initiative...

A new initiative encouraging Hoosiers to wear masks was announced on Wednesday by Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb and Indiana State Department of Health Commissioner Kristina Box, M.D., FACOG. It's called the "#MaskUpHoosiers" initiative, and...

 2020-07-02 13:17 

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[ Evansville ]

"Operation Dry Water" Increases Boating Patrols July 3 5...

As Independence Day draws near, Indiana Conservation Officers will be on the waters making sure boaters aren't boating under the influence. It's called "Operation Dry Water," and it increases water patrols from July 3 July 5. "This wee...

 2020-07-02 12:37 

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[ Evansville ]

Four EVPL Locations Set to Reopen to Public on July 6...

The Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library (EVPL) is continuing its phased reopening plan by opening four of its locations and a computer lab on Monday, July 6. These EVPL locations will reopen to the public on July 6: EVPL McCollough EVPL North Park EVPL ...

 2020-07-02 11:37 

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[ Evansville ]

Mesker Park Zoo's Penguin Exhibit Expected to Be Completed by 2021...

Mesker Park Zoo Executive Director Erik Beck updated the public on the zoo's penguin project during a Board of Parks Commissioners meeting on Wednesday. According to Beck, work on the zoo's penguin exhibit is expected to be completed by summer 202...

 2020-07-02 10:42 

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[ Evansville ]

Owensboro Fireworks Location Changes Due to Proximity to Humane Society...

One of Owensboro's "Healthy at Home" Fireworks display locations will now be moved due to its proximity to the Owensboro Humane Society. Originally, the City of Owensboro planned to launch fireworks from eight different locations around the ci...

 2020-07-02 04:52 

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[ Evansville ]

Hidden Camera Reveals Servers and Bartenders Not Following Social Distancing Guidelines...

The Vanderburgh County Health Department (VCHD) received approval to hire two new Health and Safety Enforcement Officers. These new positions come as more and more patrons say restaurant staff aren't playing by the rules. Upset customers have called i...

 2020-07-02 03:02 

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[ Evansville ]

cMoe Reopens at 50 Percent Capacity...

For families looking to cool down, the Koch Family Children's Museum of Evansville is opening back up just in time for summer, with members able to enter Wednesday and everyone else welcome Sunday, July 5th. And cMoe's big priority with hosting ch...

 2020-07-01 23:09 

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[ Evansville ]

Governor Holcomb Announces Phase 4.5 in Indiana...

July 4th was supposed to mark the date that Indiana entered phase 5 of the state's reopen plan,however governor Eric Holcomb announced that there will be a pause on certain things opening while others are still okay to proceed. "Stage, 4.5 means t...

 2020-07-01 22:39 

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[ Evansville ]

Hometown Hero: Julius Maddox...

He's one of the strongest men in the world and the Tri-State Power-lifter is using his unique set of skills to give back. "I never seen myself as a dreamer or having anything like this," says Maddox. He's known for his strength. "I cur...

 2020-07-01 20:27 

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[ Evansville ]

Indiana Hands Free Law Now in Effect...

Starting July 1st, 2020 Hoosiers will no longer be able to hold a cell phone while driving. Indiana is joining more than twenty other states in becoming hands-free at the wheel. Indiana State Police encourages drivers to pair their phones with blue tooth ...

 2020-07-01 19:25 

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[ Evansville ]

Indiana to Enter Into 4.5 Stage of Reopening on July 4th...

The state of Indiana has put a temporary pause in some of the plans for their economic reopening this weekend. During this afternoon's presser, Governor Eric Holcomb has announced that has signed an Executive Order for the Hoosier State to enter into ...

 2020-07-01 16:57 

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[ Evansville ]

Hopkins Co. Daycare Under Quarantine After Child Tests Positive for COVID-19...

According to Denise Beach of the Hopkins County Health Department, a daycare facility in Hopkins County is now under quarantine after a child there tested positive for COVID-19. "Right now my team is quarantining a daycare," said Beach during the ...

 2020-07-01 16:12 

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[ Evansville ]

Vanderburgh Co. Has 19 New Positive Cases of COVID-19: ISDH...

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) announced 19 new positive cases of COVID-19 within Vanderburgh County on Wednesday, July 1, which brought Vanderburgh Co.'s number of identified cases to a total of 430. Statewide on Wednesday, ISDH report...

 2020-07-01 15:42 

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[ Evansville ]

Vanderburgh County Designated as High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area...

United States Attorney Josh J. Minkler and Indiana High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Director Chuck Porucznik on Wednesday held a press conference to designate Vanderburgh County a High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Area. Director Porucznik and US...

 2020-07-01 15:22 

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[ Evansville ]

Beshear: KY Faces $1.1B Shortfall Due to Pandemic Without More Federal Aid...

The state of Kentucky is facing a $1.1 billion shortfall in fiscal year 2021 without more federal stimulus funding according to Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear during his June 30 COVID-19 media briefing. Nearly five months after the World Health Organizati...

 2020-07-01 15:16 

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[ Evansville ]

Madisonville Assisted Living Facility Creates Hug Station...

Some Madisonville nursing homes and assisted living facilities have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. One nursing home even seeing over 60 of its residents contracting the coronavirus, leading to more than 20 deaths. And this caused assisted livi...

 2020-07-01 14:56 

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[ Evansville ]

Small Rain Chances for Wednesday; Dry and Heating Trend Begins Tomorrow...

We will hang on to the threat of showers and thunderstorms for most of Wednesday, but the majority of our communities should stay dry. Some of us woke up to foggy and misty conditions across the Tri-State. Lows dipped down into the high 60s and low 70s. E...

 2020-07-01 13:47 

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[ Evansville ]

Henderson Brewing Co. Reopens to Public at 50% Capacity...

Henderson Brewing Co. in Henderson, Kentucky, is now welcoming customers back to its taproom. The brewing company has reopened at 50% capacity under the following hours of operation: "I've missed everybody, I can't wait to see everybody," ...

 2020-07-01 13:01 

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[ Evansville ]

Registration for Reserved Hunts in Indiana Starts July 6...

Starting July 6, hunters in Indiana may apply for a reserved hunt online by visiting in.gov/reservedhunt. According to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, the online application method is the only way to apply. Applicants must possess a hunting l...

 2020-07-01 12:35 

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[ Evansville ]

New Deaconess Clinic Opens in Evansville...

The new Deaconess Clinic on S. Green River Rd in Evansville is set to open its doors to patients on Wednesday, July 1. Two family medicine physicians Doctor Brent Thomason and Doctor Kyle Lemond will begin their practices in the new clinic. The new clinic...

 2020-07-01 11:48 

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[ Evansville ]

Deadline for Kentucky's Pandemic EBT Program Extended...

Parents in Kentucky now have until the end of August to apply for the Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) program, which aims to keep Kentucky children healthy and properly fed. According to the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, P-EBT provides meal assist...

 2020-07-01 10:39 

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[ Evansville ]

Muhlenberg County Reports 3 New Positive Cases of Coronavirus...

Three new positive cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Muhlenberg County on Tuesday, June 30, by the Muhlenberg County Health Department (MCHD). The three new cases confirmed on Tuesday brought Muhlenberg County's total number of identified coronav...

 2020-07-01 04:41 

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[ Evansville ]

Daviess County Fiscal Court Delays Vote on Confederate Monument...

The Daviess County Fiscal Court has decided to delay its decision on the fate of a confederate statue which is currently located on the courthouse yard. At closer look the statue in questions is of a confederate soldier holding a rifle bearing the inscrip...

 2020-07-01 00:13 

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[ Evansville ]

Flooding Takes Toll on Tri-State Family...

Heavy rain and flooding is putting McLean county under a state of emergency. 44News reporter Kory Kempf shares the story of one family who lost everything: A powerful storm tore through McLean County, Kentucky, over the weekend, leaving destruction and de...

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