Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

The deal helps Disney further control TV shows and movies from start to finish - from creating the programs to distributing them though television channels, movie theaters and streaming services.

  No injuries reported after Vibrocoustics paint room fire

  3rd suspect in jail in connection Madisonville murder

IN starts $2b Next Level Roads project for 2019

  2 people arrested, charged with drug trafficking after Morganfield home searched

  Gibson Co. Schools adding cameras to bus stop-arms

  Spencer Co. Sheriff working to fill nearly a dozen openings

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  Old New Harmony School sold

  Hundreds sign petition demanding for safer intersection

  Owensboro downtown business closing

  Ja Morant, Murray State depart from Evansville en route to first round game

  Record crowd packs convention center for annual Athena Awards

  Neighborhood Watch: Webster Co. drug bust; OPD hand out money; Madisonville scam

  UE students join movement to spread word on cigarette, e-cigarette effects

The UE group has activities for the students and also encouraged a pledge to be tobacco free.

  Jury seated in Evansville teen’s murder trial

Testimony is underway in the trial of an Evansville teenager accused of murder.

Patriots owner Robert Kraft offered a plea deal in prostitution case - with a catch

Prosecutors offered Kraft, along with others a plea deal, but they must concede they would've been found guilty.

Mother accused of allowing man to sexually assault 5-year-old for $400

Authorities arrested a 36-year-old Texas woman who has been accused of permitting a 62-year-old man to sexually assault her 5-year-old daughter for $400.

Wednesday is your last chance to see a full supermoon in 2019

$666 in cash, thousands worth of marijuana found during Webster Co. drug bust

Trout, Angels close to record $432M, 12-year deal, AP source says

  ‘Toy Story 4’ full trailer is out and teaching us about friendship all over again

  School board approves random drug testing policy for some students

  City Council passes special ordinance for apartment complex renovations

  Man admits to accidentally shooting himself after claiming he was robbed

A man is in the Union County jail, accused of lying to police about a shooting.

  Machete-wielding clerk fends off knife-wielding suspect at AL gas station

A robbery turned into a knife fight, inside and outside a Huntsville gas station.

  Statewide tornado drills scheduled for early Tuesday

If last weeks’ tornadoes didn’t get you ready, there’s a statewide tornado drill set for Tuesday in Indiana.

  Highland baseball champions honored at Statehouse

The team from Evansville won the Little League Challenger Division World Series last year.

  League Stadium damaged during Thursday storms

Parks Department is working and quickly to repair the roof over League Stadium after it last week’s high winds blew off part of it.

  Friends share memories of woman found dead in Henderson Co. woods

Her body was found in the woods near the river in Henderson County just more than a week ago.

  Owensboro Fire Department getting body armor as part of rescue task force

The OFD will get body armor to respond to hostile situations.

  95 yr old WWII vet raising money, awareness for LST 325 with cross country trip

He started the coast to coast run this weekend.

  Spencer Co. murder suspect pleads not guilty

His next hearing has been set for next month.

  WARNING: 911 call released in shooting of Evansville Firefighter

Doerr was shot and killed outside his Oakley Street home last month.

  Neighborhood Watch: Madisonville man threatens postal workers; New OPD officers

Neighborhood Watch: Madisonville man threatens postal workers; New OPD officers

  New Himalayan restaurant coming to east side

They are hoping to open up in May.

  Man pleads not guilty after being arrested on child molestation charges

He was arrested last week.

  Old National bank evacuated briefly Monday

Old National Bank in downtown had to be evacuated for a short while on Monday.

  More evacuations in Midwest as floodwaters breach levees

Levees are breaking in Nebraska and Iowa - and it's not even the wet season when river levels are high.

  I-69 reopened in Hopkins Co. after crash

It's near the I-69/WK Parkway/Pennyrile Parkway Interchange.

Azzip Pizza opening new Owensboro location

This summer, you’ll be able to get Azzip Pizza in Owensboro.

  Watching Your Wallet: Thousands of consumer complaints hidden in federal watchdog database

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau provides information about financial institutions, including complaints. But NerdWallet and InvestigateTV have found examples of complaints that don't show up in the database.

  Evansville home damaged by fire

Crews were called to the 400 block of Lewis Ave.

Sales of Kentucky hemp products surged in 2018

Hemp processors spent $23.4 million in capital improvements and employed a total of 459 people in 2018.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Section of Riverside Dr. closing for at least a week in April

A section of Riverside Drive will be closing for at least a week in April.

  Woman taken to hospital after Monday morning crash

It happened around 7:30 Monday morning at the intersection of Baseline Road and Old State Road.

Unvaccinated Kentucky student sues over being benched during outbreak

News outlets report 18-year-old student is accusing the Northern Kentucky Health Department of violating his First Amendment rights.

  Woman turns 100 on St. Patrick’s Day

Virginia Hurt knows exactly what it’s like to share a birthday with a holiday. In fact, she’s done that 100 times now. On Sunday, she hit the century mark.

Memphis man says he was brutally beaten by security guard in case of mistaken identity

A Memphis man says it was a case of mistaken identity that led to him being brutally beaten and struck in the head with a gun by a security guard.

  Students help Keep Evansville Beautiful at Bayard Park

Many of the kids are part of the Green Teen Council, the junior association for Keep Evansville Beautiful.

  World-renowned fiddler shares story

Michael Cleveland a blind and partially deaf fiddler now has a documentary to share his story.

Harrison High School teacher arrested on neglect of a dependent charge

When the officer arrived he found the boy laying face down on the ground. The officer tried to get the boy to identify himself but he was not able to speak coherently, and when he spoke there was a strong smell of alcohol on his breath.

Evansville man accused of child molesting, rape

Kristopher Connor, 36, is in jail and facing a child molesting and rape charges.

  CSX plans rail crossing closures in Muhlenber Co.

CSX Railroad plans rail crossing closures on county and city streets in Muhlenberg County this week, including a crossing on US 431 between Central City and Drakesboro.

  Madisonville man arrested on terroristic threatening charge

Around 5:00 p.m. Saturday, Madisonville Police Department officers responded to a report of a man with a gun.

  Families of Christchurch dead in agonizing wait for burials

Families of the 50 people killed in the Christchurch mosque shootings are enduring an increasingly agonizing wait for the bodies of victims to be released as New Zealand reels from the unprecedented tragedy.

  Missing 2-year-old found dead in Minnesota; father in custody

An off-duty public works employee found what is believed to be the toddler's body inside a blanket off the shoulder of the highway.

  Tragedy in New Zealand hits close to home for Muslim community

Islamic Society of Evansville President Bashar Mourad says places like the mosque in Newburgh, should be a safe haven for it’s visitors. They have a good relationship with the nearby community, but tragedies like the one in New Zealand are a harsh reminder of reality

  Juvenile charged in Owensboro shooting; Victim identified

Around 9:30 Friday night Owensboro Police Department responded to the 2100 block of Carpenter Drive on a report of a burglary with shots fired.

  Watch: Teenager smashes egg on Australian senator, who blamed NZ massacre on immigration policies

The senator was speaking at an event Melbourne when video shows the boy raised his phone, clearly recording video, then smashed an egg on the back of Anning’s head.

300-lb Florida woman gets life in prison after sitting on girl, resulting in her death

Veronica Posey was sentenced Friday in the death of 9-year-old Dericka Lindsay. Posey weighs about 300 pounds.

  OPD investigating robbery at Quality Quick

Around 3:20 Saturday morning, the Owensboro Police Department responded to the “Quality Quick” at 1211 Breckenridge Street on a report of an armed robbery.

Drakesboro man arrested on drug trafficking charges

On March 14, a Muhlenberg County detective charged 39-year-old John Reid with trafficking meth and fentanyl.

  Evansville Thunderbolts sign 7-year-old fan

Braxton Wiley of Evansville is only seven, but he’s endured more brain surgeries than the years he’s lived.

  Teacher shortage impacting Southern Illinois Schools

Wabash Community Unit Schools Superintendent Chuck Bleyer has to fill around four or five positions every school year. He says they are lucky if three people apply for a position, but sometimes, they may only have one.

  Crisis Care Center update

The one-of-its-kind facility will bring much needed substance abuse and mental health resources to downtown Evansville.

  1 SB I-69 lane reopened after wreck

A section of I-69 is being reopened after a wreck.

  No arrests made from Tuesday’s murder in Owensboro

Still no arrests in a murder that happened Tuesday.

  Fifth Third Bank shows off redesign with cutting-edge technology

They are promoting wellness at the workplace.

  Trump issues his first veto on Congress’ resolution blocking emergency order to build border wall

Donald Trump vetoed the Congressional resolution that blocked his national emergency declaration at the U.S. border with Mexico.

  Over 6,000 students connect music with science

The “Young People’s Concert" is a way to connect students between music, science, and technology.

  Man facing burglary charge after being shot by homeowner in Webster Co.

A grand jury will decide if charges will be filed against Collins.

  Stoplight City Playground re-design renders released

Organizers say the re-design cut the equipment costs by almost half.

  Consuming three or more eggs per day increases risk of heart disease, study says

The study followed 30,000 people for more than 30 years.

  Madisonville nurse indicted on abuse, neglect charges

Officials say Ashley Maypray slapped and pinched a patient she was caring for at a nursing home.

  Ethiopian Airlines crash analysis begins; Trump calls PM

The report cited "a person who reviewed air traffic communications" from Sunday's flight saying controllers noticed the plane was moving up and down by hundreds of feet. An airline spokesman has said the pilot was given permission to return. But the plane crashed, killing all 157 on board.

  NWS: Tornado paths found in Henderson, Union Counties

The National Weather Service survey team found preliminary tornado damage on Friday.

  Human remains identified by county coroner

The remains discovered in earlier this week has been identified by the county coroner.

  Law enforcement on alert for drunk drivers on St. Patrick’s Day weekend

The holiday also means law enforcement is going to be on alert for drunk drivers.

  19-yr-old sentenced after pleading guilty in New Year’s Day murder

The second person, who has pleaded guilty to Murder in connection to a 2018 shooting, has been sentenced.

Proposed bill would require MO residents to own an AR-15

A bill introduced to the Missouri House of Representatives would require every resident between 18 and 34 years old to own at least one AR-15.

Indiana House OKs bill allowing more providers to deny abortion care

House members voted 69-25 Thursday in favor of the legislation.