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  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.

CAUGHT: Man considered armed, dangerous taken into custody in Union Co., KY

Coroner: Missing Harrisburg, IL woman died of hypothermia

ISP: Missing Harrisburg woman’s body found

  Woman killed in Wabash Co. crash

  Controversial gun control bill draws hundreds to town hall meeting

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Study: Illinois’ legal marijuana demand would outpace supply

  Neighborhood Watch: Wanted Wednesday; IL man arrested on child porn charges

  IL man faces child porn and sex abuse charges in Wabash and Edwards Co.

  New Illinois minimum wage law to challenge small businesses

  Update on new, multi-million dollar project in Wabash Co., IL

Law enforcement searching for escaped inmate in Wayne Co.

  Azzip Pizza Hoops Live Player of the Week nominees

Four seniors lead the way for this week’s Player of the Week nominees.

  Hoops Live: Fairfield vs Edwards Co.

Fairfield vs Edwards County highlights.

Illinois Senate committee to consider $15 minimum wage

A Senate Democrat plans to push for a phased-in $15 minimum wage in Illinois.

Summer meal program sites needed in IL

The State Board of Education is looking for more places to have summer meal program sites.

  Neighborhood Watch: KY Police Departments searching for suspects

  Brutal wind chills punch Tri-State hard on Wednesday

  Cold weather car tips

  IL smoking age could go up

  Checking on elderly people can be critical during extreme cold weather

7 people hurt in Illinois crash

  Roadways are still slick around the Tri-State

The Tri-state may be out of the winter weather advisiory but some of the roads are still slick. And we cold temperatures the snow from Saturday isn't going anywhere for the time being.

Mount Carmel Public Library closed Saturday

The Mount Carmel Public Library will closed Saturday.

Saturday morning weather update

Temperatures have inched above freezing Saturday morning but for Evansville, Princeton, and Fairfield there is still a storm warning until 12:00 p.m. Saturday. There will still be a winter weather advisory across western Kentucky in Henderson, Owensboro and Madisonville.

  Winter storm impacting Tri-State area

The winter storm our 14 First Alert Weather team has been tracking all week is now knocking on our door and road crews all over the Tri-State are prepping for the worst.

Illinois officials urge vaccination after child dies of flu

Health officials stress that vaccination can help prevent the flu.

  Department of Education: Early Childhood Homelessness

A newly released study from the Department of Education is providing perspective, broken down by each state. In 2016, about a third of people who stayed in a shelter were families with children.

  Neighborhood Watch: Sheriff’s dept. request help; Counterfeit bills in Carmi

Neighborhood Watch: Sheriff’s dept. request help; Counterfeit bills in Carmi

  New Year’s Resolutions across the Tri-State

Research shows that of the 40 percent of Americans resolving to change their ways on January 1, only nine percent succeed.

  Carmi man spends NYE giving free, sober rides

hile many cab and ride sharing companies are helping get people home safely New Year’s Eve, one man is doing it on his own.

  Medical transportation becomes nightmare for Tri-State woman

We continue our coverage on an issue across the state with non-emergency medical transportation.

  Hustle, bustle of holiday shopping season continuous

The days following Christmas could be just as busy for stores as it is leading up to Christmas.

  Kwanzaa officially underway; African American Museum hosts annual celebration

Wednesday’s principle is unity.

Delaware man arrested after chase on I-64

A Delaware man, 39-year-old Victor Serrano, was arrested after chase on I-64 Friday night.

Tri-State athletes signing National Letters of Intent

Follow along throughout the signing period from December 19-21 and see where these players will be taking their talents.

  Crossville, IL home destroyed by fire

Officials at town hall tell us it broke out Wednesday morning at the corner of Potter Street and Route 1.

Del Monte canned corn recalled

Del Monte Inc. announced a recall of nearly 65,000 cases of fiesta corn seasoned with red and green peppers due to under-processing.

  More people getting sick this time of year

As the holiday season gets into high gear, so does your chances of getting sick.

  Neighborhood Watch: Porch pirates; car thieves caught

We have our first caught-on-camera porch pirate of the Christmas season.

  Head-on collision involving semi and school bus kills 2, injures several in IL

Authorities said the truck was driving the wrong way. The driver of the semi is among the two adults killed in the crash.

  Illinois law enforcement agencies take part in active shooter training

Multiple law enforcement agencies in Carmi, Illinois participated in active shooter training on Wednesday.

  Snow covering parts of Tri-State

It’s starting to snow in several areas across the Tri-State.

  Recall expands for potentially toxic dog food

Excess vitamin D in the diet can cause vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling and weight loss. Pet owners whose dogs have been eating the recalled brands and are showing these symptoms should contact their veterinarians.

  After more than 200 people fall ill, raw beef recall expands to 12 million pounds

More than 12 million pounds of raw beef products are under recall after investigators say 246 people from 26 states fell ill from what may be salmonella contamination.

High school basketball season underway across Tri-State

We'll be tracking 17 games from around the Tri-State area on Friday.

  The future of the Harmony Way Bridge

The future of Harmony Way Bridge, Pedestrian walk way or vehicle friendly?

  Enrollment open for TSA pre-check program

You can get signed up now through Friday at the Evansville airport.

  Neighborhood Watch: Thanksgiving holiday traffic safety

Deputy Administrator King says since 1975, 11,600 children ages 4 and under have been saved by child restraints, 325 children saved in 2017 alone.

  How Schools Make The Decision On Whether to Close, Delay, or Keep Schools Open

Jasper Superintendent Tracy Lorey says when making that decision, the focus is always student safety.

  Attention Drivers: Deer on the move; ISP says ‘do not swerve’

You may be starting to see more deer on or near the road. It’s mating and hunting season and deer are on the move especially during dawn & dusk. ISP Sgt. Todd Ringle says the most important thing to do is defy our instincts and do NOT swerve.

  99-Year Old Woman Makes Her Way to The Polls

99-Year Old Woman Makes Her Way to The Polls

  DECISION 2018: White County

Election day in White Co.

Find your polling place here

If you are heading to the polls tomorrow, you’ll need to know where to go.

  Autopsy on human remains complete, cause of death undetermined

The Wabash County Coroner’s Office confirms remains found earlier this week are human.

  Fairfield man killed in White Co. crash

A man was killed when the truck he was driving rolled over in White County, IL.

Dump truck gets wedged under IL overpass

A traffic alert for drivers in Wayne County, IL.

  Doctors say flu vaccines protect entire community, not just us

Doctors say flu vaccinations keep the entire community safe, especially those who are most susceptible to getting sick.

  Semi driver talks about White Co. crash

After waiting with other cars on IL-141 for a truck to turn he was hit when a car came slamming into the back of another causing a domino affect

  One seriously hurt after White Co. crash

There is new information on a four-vehicle crash involving a semi in White County, Illinois.

White Co. Jail escapee pleads guilty

State’s Attorney Denton Aud says Johnny Tipton, 61, will be sentenced on Dec. 3. He faces 3-7 years.

Man sentenced to 35 years in White Co. child porn case

Jedidiah Johnson, 25, pleaded guilty in May to five counts of child pornography.

Crash shuts down IL 141 near bridge to Indiana

It happened on the Illinois side, a few miles west of the bridge into Mt. Vernon, Indiana.

  Groups help residents on National Voter Registration Day

September 25, 2018 is National Registration day and students at the University of Southern Indiana and the Women League of Voters took advantage of the day.

Missing Mt. Carmel teen found

UPDATE: Police say the missing teen was found by authorities at a motel in the Washington, Indiana area.

  Neighborhood Watch: Free tour of downtown Evansville, Harvest time could mean farm equipment on the roads

It's harvest time. That means farmers will not only be moving through their fields, but they will also be out on the roads too.

  Man comes forward with sex abuse allegations against Catholic priest

An Illinois man has come forward to help survivors of sex abuse by priests in the Catholic church. He said he is a survivor himself of an incident that happened decades go when he was a teenager.

  Neighborhood Watch: Man arrested after reporting break-in

To protect yourself from neighborhood crime, lock your doors and take your keys. Be a hard target, not a sitting duck.

  Sunrise School Spirit is ready for Season 4

Sunrise School Spirit is back! 14 News kicked off Season 4 Friday morning at Tri-State Food Bank.

Neighborhood Watch: Youth suicide awareness; shots fired into Henderson Co. home

Let's talk about the safety of our kids in the neighborhood, safety from suicide.

Healthy tech habits for parents, kids

As the rest of the Tri-State students go back to school this week many schools are trading books for tablets.

Back to School: A look at first day dates across the Tri-State

The summer will soon be over for students across the Tri-State. Here's a list of first day of school dates for districts in Indiana, Kentucky and Illinois for the 2018-2019 Academic Year: