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 2020-06-15 22:16 

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COVID-19 Kentucky: 12,647 Statewide Cases, 505 Statewide Deaths...

Kentucky reported 12,647 statewide coronavirus cases and 505 statewide deaths. Monday's update includes 120 new cases and five new deaths. The deaths reported Monday include an 83-year-old woman from Fayette County; a 47-year-old man from Jefferson Co...

 2020-06-15 21:43 

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UE Moves Into Stage 3 of COVID-19 Reopening Plan...

Starting June 22, the University of Evansville announced Monday it is moving into Stage 3 of its COVID-19 Reopening Plan. This comes after receiving further guidance from the State of Indiana and the Governor's Roadmap to Reopen Indiana. The main diff...

 2020-06-15 21:00 

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[ Evansville ]

Second Body Pulled From Ohio River Following Weekend Accident...

Search teams have located the missing occupant of a boat carrying three people that capsized in the Ohio River on June 13. The identity of the recovered body is pending. Two other occupants were pulled from the water Saturday: One male who didn't requ...

 2020-06-15 20:36 

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Illinois Reports Less Than 500 New Coronavirus Cases, 19 Additonal Deaths...

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 473 new cases of COVID-19 and the 19 additional deaths. All reported deaths were in Cook County. Monday's update brings the statewide case total to 133,016 and the statewide death toll to 6,326. The ag...

 2020-06-15 19:55 

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Evansville Otters Virtually Celebrates Bosse Field's 105th Anniversary...

Bosse Field's 105th anniversary is around the corner, to celebrate this special occasion, the Evansville Otters are hosting a virtual celebration. The virtual celebration will be held June 17 at 6:15 p.m. CT on the Evansville Otters channel on Youtube...

 2020-06-15 18:51 

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[ Evansville ]

Funds Pay $368K to Nonprofits Amid Coronavirus Pandemic...

Several nonprofit agencies addressing community needs related to COVID-19 will be receiving funds from the COVID-19 Crisis Response Fund of the Greater Evansville Region. The funds will be awarded $368,228 in two rounds of allocations to 18 nonprofit agen...

 2020-06-15 17:57 

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Indiana Ranks No. 8 in Dependency on Federal Funds...

Indiana is America's eighth most federally dependent state, according to a study by the personal finance website Wallethub. Indiana landed on the list with a total score of 64.37. The Hoosier state placed eighth in 'State Residents' Dependency...

 2020-06-15 17:32 

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[ Evansville ]

Pritzker Announces $275M in Relief for Illinoisans Impacted by COVID-19...

On Monday, $275 million in funding for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) programs was announced by Illinois Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunit...

 2020-06-15 16:42 

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Union County Resident Tests Positive for COVID-19...

A new case of coronavirus was confirmed in a Union County, Kentucky resident on Monday by the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD). The newly identified Union County case brings the total number of reported COVID-19 cases in the GRDHD's seve...

 2020-06-15 16:10 

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[ Evansville ]

Indiana's Coronavirus Case Total Passes 40,000; Over 500 New Cases Reported...

Indiana's total number of identified coronavirus cases rose to 40,430 on Monday, June 15, with the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH)'s announcement of 533 new positive cases of the virus. ISDH also announced 11 new COVID-19 deaths on Monda...

 2020-06-15 15:19 

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Knox County's Coronavirus Cases Increase by Two...

Two more positive cases of COVID-19 were diagnosed in Knox County on Monday, June 15. With Monday's increase, there are now 37 total diagnosed cases of coronavirus in Knox County according to the Knox County Emergency Management Joint Information Cent...

 2020-06-15 14:08 

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[ Evansville ]

Cause of Evansville House Fire Likely to Remain Unknown...

The Evansville Fire Department (EFD) says the cause of an early morning house fire in Evansville will likely remain unknown. On Monday morning just after 5:00 a.m., EFD firefighters were dispatched to a house fire at 714 E. Iowa St. in Evansville, Indiana...

 2020-06-15 13:22 

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Man Arrested for Attempted Murder After Two Shot in Evansville Saturday...

After Evansville Police found two people shot on Covert Ave near Highway 41 on Saturday, in Evansville, Indiana, an arrest has now been made for attempted murder. The Evansville Police Department was originally called on a report of a car accident at the ...

 2020-06-15 13:07 

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[ Evansville ]

A Sunny and Pleasant Monday, but the Heat Will Return to the Tri-State...

We are beginning to get adjusted to below normal mornings across the Tri-State, but the windows staying open through the night won't last for much longer. We dropped down to 57 in Evansville, while some areas dipped into the low 50s. Today, we will st...

 2020-06-15 12:55 

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Malco Owensboro Cinema Grill Reopens With Coronavirus Precautions in Place...

The Malco Owensboro Cinema Grill is reopening on Monday, June 15, in Owensboro, Kentucky, after all Malco locations temporarily shut down in mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic. As the Malco Owensboro Cinema Grill reopens, a number of new safety pro...

 2020-06-15 11:48 

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[ Evansville ]

Tropicana Evansville Casino Reopens With New Safety Rules...

As the Hoosier State continues to reopen under Indiana Gover Eric Holcomb's "Back on Track Indiana" plan, the Tropicana Evansville casino is opening its doors once again on Monday, June 15. Visitors of the casino may notice a few differences w...

 2020-06-15 10:44 

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Autopsy Scheduled After Shooting in Evansville...

The Vanderburgh County Coroner's Office and the Evansville Police Department (EPD) are investigating the death of a man who was shot on Friday in Evansville. Evansville Police responded to the 1700 block of S. Bedford Ave. just before midnight on Frid...

 2020-06-14 18:28 

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[ Evansville ]

LST 325 Moves to Downtown Location:...

On Saturday Morning, the LST 325 departed Marina Point for its new home off Riverside Drive. "We have a good relationship with Tropicana and the city of Evansville. I'll tell you right now that I think this ship has really been good for Evansville...

 2020-06-14 17:19 

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GRDHD: 12 New COVID-19 Cases; Free Testing Available This Week...

The Green River District Health Department is reporting 12 new positive COVID-19 cases Sunday. Health officials say there are 3 new cases in Daviess County, 7 in Henderson County, 1 in Webster County, and 1 in Union County. GRDHD says there are currently ...

 2020-06-14 17:08 

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[ Evansville ]

5th COVID-19 Death Reported in Vanderburgh County; Several New Cases Reported...

The Indiana State Department of Health is releasing their latest numbers of COVID-19 cases across the state. Indiana State health officials say 407 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at ISDH. The total number of Indiana ...

 2020-06-14 14:12 

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[ Evansville ]

Fire Officials Investigate Muhlenberg County Fires as Arson...

In Muhlenberg County, fire officials are looking for information regarding several fires near Graham. Officials say over the last four days, the Graham Volunteer Fire Department has responded six times to the 1200-1400 blocks of Bardshill Road due to fire...

 2020-06-14 14:01 

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[ Evansville ]

Jasper Man Dies After Falling Into Lake...

Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating the death of a Jasper man who died after falling into a lake near Holland. Officials say according to witnesses, several people were swimming in a lake on private property when the victim fell from an elevat...

 2020-06-13 16:51 

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[ Evansville ]

EPD: Investigation Underway After Man Suffers Apparent Gunshot Wound to Head...

Evansville Police say an investigation is ongoing after a man suffered an apparent gunshot wound in the head just before midnight Friday night. Police say they responded to the 17 hundred block of South Bedford Avenue after multiple reports of shots fired...

 2020-06-13 16:35 

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[ Evansville ]

ISDH: New Positive Cases Reported in Tri-State Counties...

The Indiana State Department of Health is releasing their latest numbers of COVID-19 cases across the state. Indiana State health officials say 432 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at ISDH. The total number of Indiana ...

 2020-06-13 16:23 

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[ Evansville ]

GRDHD: 4 New Positive COVID-19 Cases Reported...

The Green River District Health Department is reporting four new COVID-19 cases Saturday. Health officials say there are 3 new cases in Daviess County and one in Hancock County. GRDHD says there are 753 confirmed cases in the district. There are no report...

 2020-06-13 02:13 

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[ Evansville ]

LST 325 Moving June 13...

For LST 325 Chief Cook Owen Chapman, the Navy is in his blood and he's returning to the water, volunteering on the World War II Ship. A staple of historical tours since 2005, the ship is moving from Marina Pointe after nine years, just down the Ohio R...

 2020-06-12 23:54 

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[ Evansville ]

A Moving Farewell for Retiring Caze Teacher...

It was a touching send-off for an Evansville teacher whose career spanned more than four decades. Students at Caze Elementary saying good-bye from a distance to a teacher who leaves behind a legacy of connecting with kids. Julie Lauer spent 41 years as a ...

 2020-06-12 22:35 

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[ Evansville ]

Kentucky Reports Spike in Coronavirus Cases...

Kentucky saw an incline of coronavirus cases compared to Thursday's update. The Kentucky Department for Public Health reported 331 new cases of COVID-19, including four new deaths. Friday's update brings the statewide case total to 12,166 and the ...

 2020-06-12 22:26 

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[ Evansville ]

Salvation Army Holding Food Drive:...

The Salvation Army is holding a food drive for the first time since April. Salvation Army Major Mark Turner spoke with 44News and told us that there was such a high demand for items at the last food drive and that there are even more items this time aroun...

 2020-06-12 21:18 

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[ Evansville ]

Owensboro Parks & Recreation Covid-19 Reopening Update...

The Owensboro Parks & Recreation is reopening to the general public in accordance with health guidelines set by state and local authorities. Under these guidelines, the City of Owensboro will be opening additional locations in its parks system for public ...

 2020-06-12 20:58 

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[ Evansville ]

Knox County Crash Victim Identified...

Authorities have identified the individual killed in a single-vehicle crash on Bicknell Road late Thursday night. The Knox County Sheriff's Ofice says 60-year-old James Staggs was traveling on Bicknell Rd. approximately mile east of Summers Road when ...

 2020-06-12 20:48 

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[ Evansville ]

Nearly 600 New Cases of COVID-19 Reported in Illinois...

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 595 new cases of COVID-19, including 77 additional confirmed deaths. Friday's update brings the statewide coronavirus total to 131,198 and the statewide death toll to 6,260. The age of cases ranges fro...

 2020-06-12 19:39 

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[ Evansville ]

State Coronavirus Testing Sites Open for Everyone...

Starting June 15, coronavirus testing sites throughout Indiana will begin allowing everyone to get tested, Dr. Kristian Box, Indiana State Health Commissioner said during Friday's live presser. Initially, individuals who had coronavirus-related condit...

 2020-06-12 19:05 

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[ Evansville ]

Third Suspect Arrested in Connection With 2019 Murder of Valarie Ruark...

The Warrick County Sheriff's Office says they have arrested 36-year-old Ivory Baumgartner of Wheatland, IN in connection with the 2019 murder of Valarie Ruark. According to the sheriff's office, detectives discovered information leading to probabl...

 2020-06-12 18:09 

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[ Evansville ]

Indiana State Representative Arrested on Multiple Charges...

An Indiana lawmaker has been arrested on multiple preliminary charges after deputies say he assaulted a public safety official. State Representative Daniel Forestal was arrested by the Marion County Sheriff's Office Thursday on preliminary charges inc...

 2020-06-12 17:45 

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[ Evansville ]

Andy Beshear Releases Statement on Vote to Remove Jefferson Davis Statue...

The Historic Properties Advisory Commission voted Friday to remove the Jefferson Davis statue from Capitol Rotunda. Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear responded to those votes commending the action, saying there's no room in the capitol for such a statue....

 2020-06-12 17:25 

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[ Evansville ]

Indiana Coronavirus Cases and Deaths Continue to Increase...

Across the Hoosier State, coronavirus cases and deaths are continuing to increase each day. On Friday, June 12, the number of positive cases in the state increased by 452. The number of statewide deaths also increased, by 16 total. The information comes f...

 2020-06-12 17:20 

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[ Evansville ]

Three Arrested in Connection With Body Found in Gallatin County...

Three people have been arrested in connection with the murder of Chase Edward Mitchell. Among the arrested are Toria Emerson, Richard Emerson, and Troy Gwaltney. Illinois State Police has yet to release specific charges filed. Mitchell was reported missin...

 2020-06-12 16:53 

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[ Evansville ]

Evansville Police Attempt to Identify Debit Card Thieves...

According to Evansville Police, the individuals seen below used a stolen debit card to make fraudulent purchases at two different convenience stores. Police are now attempting to identify the suspects and are asking for the public's help in doing so. ...

 2020-06-12 16:17 

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[ Evansville ]

11 New Coronavirus Cases Reported Throughout Six Local Kentucky Counties...

On Friday, June 12, 11 new positive cases of coronavirus were reported by the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) throughout several different Kentucky counties in the department's seven-county area. New cases reported on Friday by GRDHD: 1...

 2020-06-12 15:58 

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[ Evansville ]

Heat and Sunshine for Friday; a Cooler Weekend in Store for the Tri-State...

For the second morning in a row, we woke up to temperatures in the high 50s and low 60s. Even though it was chilly, the sun has continued shining bright through this Friday morning. Temperatures will quickly warm into the 80s by the afternoon, before topp...

 2020-06-12 15:34 

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[ Evansville ]

Drive-Through Food Distribution Event on June 12 in Evansville...

The Salvation Army will be hosting a drive-through food distribution event on Friday, June 12, in Evansville, Indiana. From 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at 1040 N. Fulton Ave in Evansville, Indiana, families that have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic a...

 2020-06-12 14:56 

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[ Evansville ]

Perry County Assisted Living Facility Reports Spike of COVID-19 Cases...

An assisted living facility in Tell City, Indiana, has reported a spike in COVID-19 cases in both residents and staff of the facility. Representatives of the Oakwood Health Campus assisted living facility in Tell City reported 21 new coronavirus cases ove...

 2020-06-12 14:23 

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[ Evansville ]

Resources Available for Tri-State Community Members in Need of Jobs...

With the unemployment benefits provided by the CARES Act set to expire at the end of July, millions of Americans are looking to return to work. While some businesses are seeking to fill empty roles by posting their openings online, others have turned to t...

 2020-06-12 13:50 

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[ Evansville ]

Heat and Sunshine for Friday; a Cooler Weekend in Store...

For the second morning in a row, we woke up to temperatures in the high 50s and low 60s. Even though it was chilly, the sun has continued shining bright through this Friday morning. Temperatures will quickly warm into the 80s by the afternoon, before topp...

 2020-06-12 13:22 

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[ Evansville ]

Gibson County Man Arrested on Charges of Robbery and Criminal Confinement...

A Gibson County man was arrested on a number of charges on Wednesday including criminal confinement and armed robbery. As Gibson County Sheriff's Office Sergeant John Fischer was in his patrol car in front of the Gibson County Jail, a vehicle drove by...

 2020-06-12 12:10 

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[ Evansville ]

Dubois County Museum Children's Area to Remain Closed...

On June 11, the Dubois County Museum board held a meeting where they decided that with the museum's reopening, the Children's Area/Little Pioneers area will remain closed due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus. "The decision was made for ...

 2020-06-12 11:29 

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[ Evansville ]

Holding Cellphones While Driving in Indiana Illegal as of July 1...

Holding a cellphone while driving will become a thing of the past in Indiana as of July 1, 2020, under Indiana House Bill 1070. The hands-free law will go into effect on July 1 in an effort to protect potential victims of drivers distracted by their cellp...

 2020-06-12 11:02 

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[ Evansville ]

Former University of Evansville Administrator Dies at 89...

Longtime University of Evansville administrator and member of the Evansville community Thornton Patberg has passed away at the age of 89-years-old, the University announced on Thursday. In June of 1957, Patberg began a 39-year career at the UE where he wa...

 2020-06-12 04:36 

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[ Evansville ]

Faithful Gather to Pray for Social Change...

Gatherings of all kinds continue in the Tri-State, amid discussions on America's social fabric. Thursday, the faithful in Owensboro added their voices in prayer. Across the city and county, a religious response during a time of increased tension with ...

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