New Illinois minimum wage law to challenge small businesses

Illinois is the fifth state in the nation and first in the Midwest to pass a $15 minimum wage plan into law.

  Funding in place for Sturgis flood wall improvements

  Family video shows 12-year-old girl in final moments before fatal 2018 home explosion

The girl's family wants a Dallas-based natural gas company to improve safety after it was confirmed that a cracked gas pipe behind their home caused the deadly explosion.
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  Snow, ice expected to affect 90 million in US

Americans from the Plains to the Northeast are under a winter weather watch, warning or advisory.

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  EPD: 10 firearms, 240 rounds of ammo removed from home after man arrested

EPD: Man propositions officer in attempt to avoid going to jail

2nd person pleads guilty to Murder in connection to New Year’s Day shooting

Evansville man meets first responders who worked together to save his life

  ACLU part of lawsuit against Gibson Co. Jail

The suit claims the conditions lead to violence and danger and violate the Eight and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution.
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  Jussie Smollett charged with making false police report

Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi tweeted the news on Wednesday after Smollett's attorneys met with prosecutors and detectives.

  Former aide at Evansville nursing home accused of drugging residents with own meds

$12 million worth of meth seized in a shipment of frozen strawberries in TX

No one hurt in overnight Henderson Co. fire

EPD: More than 20 runs to Sidetrack Tavern in past year

  Community wants a say in bids for old new harmony school

Hazelton FD making dozens of trips to shuttle back fresh water after outage

Owensboro to buy downtown property for parking

Chandler Speedway up for auction after foreclosure

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Grand Canyon museum visitors exposed for years to radiation, safety manager says

Authorities said the uranium ore was stored next to a taxidermy exhibit. A nuclear expert said the uranium exposure was unlikely to be hazardous to visitors.

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Hill and Hall excel in road game at Loyola

USI Women’s Hoops ranked seventh in region

University of Southern Indiana Women's Basketball is ranked seventh in the opening edition of the NCAA Division II Midwest Region Rankings.

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  Resilient Evansville hosts event to discuss children, teenagers mental health

EVPL: Drag Queen Story Hour attendees must have kid there

Henderson man facing rape charge

Good boy: Dog caught on video chasing away would-be thief

  Oakland City church sign seems to oppose Drag Queen Story Hour

One city church sign is creating a lot of conversation.
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  Close Call: Trooper dodges suspected drunk driver

Trooper Whitmarsh was handing out a speeding ticket and almost didn’t see the car headed his way.

  Allegiant to add more flights from Owensboro to Orlando

Biggest, brightest supermoon of 2019 dazzles Tri-State

Bond set for suspect in Owensboro triple murder case

Indiana will distribute March food stamps in 2 payments