Social media becoming critical tool for local law enforcement

Now more than ever, law enforcement agencies are using social networks as a crime fighting tool. Departments across the world are evolving their strategies online.

  Look up: Northern lights to dip into the Midwest

The aurora borealis should be visible across the northern tier of states, dipping as far as south as Iowa in the middle of the country and Washington and Maine on the coasts.
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  Parkland, FL, school shooting survivor takes own life

Sydney Aiello’s mother said her daughter felt survivor’s guilt and was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder after being on campus the day of the shooting last year.

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  Prosecutor’s Office: suspect in ’18 rape case pleads guilty to multiple charges

The suspect in a 2018 rape case pleaded guilty on Thursday to several felony charges.
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  Mueller finishes Russia investigation, submits report to Justice Department

Mueller is not recommending any more criminal charges for any more individuals as the investigation ends.

  Vectren says Newburgh gas leak is under control

  Evansville girl makes history crossing from Cub Scouts to BSA

  Midwest Fertilizer one step closer to coming to Posey County with jobs

Three brothers playing together for Vermont

  Homeless Connect serve hundreds

  Plans unveiled for new multi-million-dollar emergency department in Union Co.

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  3 people sentenced for 2016 Daviess Co. murder

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Spaceflight activates herpes virus in astronauts, study finds

The longer astronauts spend in space, the more likely they are to have the disease reactivated, NASA finds.

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NCAA Tournament: Big Blue blowout to tip off NCAA Tournament

King, Hoosiers qualify for NCAA Finals

Thunderbolts to host fun-filled final home game weekend

UT Martin defeats Aces in midweek contest

Three brothers playing together for Vermont

The madness has begun. Tri-State athletes are taking the national stage tonight in the NCAA Tournament.

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OMU Commission passes rate, bond defeasance ordinances; rates to stabilize

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  KSP: Evansville man arrested after alleged sexual abuse of minor

KSP says they began their investigation on March 4 after the allegations had been reported.
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Fentanyl-related overdose deaths up 1,000 percent, CDC says

In the five years from 2011 to 2016, the number of deaths linked to fentanyl grew from less than 1,700 to more than 18,000.

Baby cough syrup recalled due to bacteria contamination

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