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  Deadly crash victim’s parents want traffic change at Spencer Co. intersection

A family who lost their teenage daughter in a crash is pushing for the state to change the intersection where it happened.

  Gibson Co. Schools adding cameras to bus stop-arms

  Spencer Co. Sheriff working to fill nearly a dozen openings

  Old New Harmony School sold

  Hundreds sign petition demanding for safer intersection

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

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

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

  Jury seated in Evansville teen’s murder trial

  School board approves random drug testing policy for some students

  City Council passes special ordinance for apartment complex renovations

  Statewide tornado drills scheduled for early Tuesday

  Highland baseball champions honored at Statehouse

  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.

  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

  New Himalayan restaurant coming to east side

  Man pleads not guilty after being arrested on child molestation charges

  Old National bank evacuated briefly Monday

  Evansville home damaged by fire

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Section of Riverside Dr. 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.

  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.

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.

  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

  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.

  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.

  Fifth Third Bank shows off redesign with cutting-edge technology

They are promoting wellness at the workplace.

  Over 6,000 students connect music with science

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

  Stoplight City Playground re-design renders released

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

  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.

  Firebirds season opener pushed back; NGL announces reduced schedule

When the league was first announced, the plan was to have eight home games for each team and start the season on April 12.

  Several groups protest Center Pointe Vectren’s new gas plant

Vectren wants to build an 850-megawatt gas plant at the A.B. Brown Facility near Mount Vernon.

  Library board meet over recent Drag Queen Story Hour

The Evansville Public Library Board held their first meeting Thursday since the last event took place.

  Board of Public Works approves downtown Evansville traffic study

The Board of Public Works approved the agreement on Thursday.

  Storms cause Evansville street to flood again

Rapid rain led to roads filling with water. Iroquois Drive is an area known for flooding. The middle of the 1800 block is the lowest elevation.

  Sinkholes, downed power lines, shattered traffic lights left behind by storms

Some residents are left to clean up storm damage after Thursday’s system moved through the area.

No one hurt after cable line fall on EVSC bus

Vectren crews on the scene say the lines were not charges.

  Pauly Shore takes cover inside Evansville Starbucks during tornado warning

Shore is performing a show Thursday night at the EconoLodge on Highway 41.

  Man arrested after syringes, meth, heroin found inside vehicle with child

Wood is facing drug possession and child neglect charges.

  Storms move through Tri-State; NWS confirms Morganfield tornado

We are tracking severe weather moving through the Tri-State.

Sen. Birch Bayh of Indiana, author of Title IX law, dies at age 91

Bayh's family released a statement saying he died early Thursday surrounded by his family at his home in Easton, Maryland.

  EVSC honors inductees at Hall of Fame gala

Some very familiar names are going into the hall including Former Vanderburgh Co. Sheriff and U.S. Congressman Brad Ellsworth and University of Evansville basketball coach Walter McCarty.

  Special Report: Evansville vacant home sweep

Vacant homes are a problem the City of Evansville has faced for years. City officials say they reduce property values and bring crime to the area, but now there are so many people coming together to fix the issue.

  Kidnapping hoax hits Indiana

We’re learning there have been several cases in Indiana recently. Authorities are calling it a virtual phone kidnapping hoax.

  Nitrate levels down in Posey Co. water; alert remains active

Things seem to be going in the right direction for the county nitrate levels.

  Local college counselor shares thoughts on federal bribing case

At least 50 people are charged, and federal agents say more arrests could be coming in a nationwide bribing investigation.

  Horse Rescue South set to close

Horse Rescue South owner Jo Sodrel has been rescuing horses in Cannelton for 25 years. But now, she says they cannot afford to keep it going.

  Evansville’s newest Panera Bread now open

Westside diners now have another option on their plate.

  Neighborhood Watch: Man arrested on child molesting charge; OPS warn of scam

Neighborhood Watch: Man arrested on child molesting charge; OPS warn of scam

  County leaders continue to look for solution as they await jail study results

County leaders are trying to find solutions and waiting for the results of a new study.

  Posey Co. teen hospitalized after crash with semi

It happened just before 8 a.m at the intersection of Blackford Road and William Keck Bypass.

  HomeGoods opening date set

A new home decor store will be opening soon in Evansville.

  Diamond Ave. Save-A-Lot set to close

Save-A-Lot grocery store in Evansville is set to close.

  Semi hauling Ragu tomato sauce catches fire causing I-64 section to close

Eastbound portion of I-64 shutdown for a few hours after a semi caught fire.

ND, Louisville meet in ACC tourney

Notre Dame (14-18, 4-15) vs. No. 7 seed Louisville (19-12, 10-8)

  Jury reaches verdict in Bebout case

The jury has reached a verdict in the case of Roy Bebout, the man accused of trying to kidnap a girl, is now in the hands of the jury.

  Various opinions expressed during Walnut Street Improvement Project hearing

That meeting runs from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the C.K. Newsome Center.

  USI Multicultural Center hosted the 2019 ‘Phenomenal Women of USI’

Several women in the Tri-State were recognized Tuesday night at the 2019 Phenomenal Women of USI.

  Raben Tire is moving its east side location

Raben Tire is moving its east side store, and it’s practically right across the street.

  Southern Indiana WWII soldier to return home

Bringing home our missing soldiers is an effort our country works to achieve every year. Many cases have been solved with modernized forensic technology, and now a Perry County family has their answers.

  Testimony concludes in trial of man accused of kidnapping teenage girl

Testimony has wrapped up in the trial of a Mount Vernon man accused of kidnapping a teenage girl in Evansville in October.

  UPDATE: EFD says Monday house fire ruled as ‘arson’

New information Tuesday about a house fire in Evansville.

  Neighborhood Watch: EPD trying to find woman accused of theft; 3 people face drug and neglect charges in Evansville

EPD looking for a woman they believe stole a phone from Eastland Mall. 3 people facing drug and neglect charges in Evansville. EPD working a hit and run involving a school bus.

  Multiple people arrested on drug, neglect charges after police called to apartment

Police say they were called to an apartment on Southeast Tenth Street late Monday after getting a complaint about drugs.

  Merkley issues recall for pork product due to unlisted ingredient

The product was sold in Crawford, Dubois, Gibson, Harrison, Perry, Spencer, Warrick, and Vanderburgh counties.

Resurfacing project scheduled for SR 165 in Gibson, Posey Co.

The Indiana Department of Transportation has announced a paving project for State Road 165 between Owensville and Poseyville.

Indiana offers nonbinary gender option on licenses, IDs

The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles is now offering driver’s licenses and state identification cards with a nonbinary gender option for residents who don’t identify as male or female.

  Daughter of Evansville firefighter killed is selling t-shirts in his memory

Nearly two weeks since Robbie Doerr was shot and killed at his home, police are still working to track down persons of interest and a suspect.

  Hydrofest is coming back this summer with some big changes

Evansville Hydrofest is coming back this summer with some big changes, probably the biggest change is it’s going to be free.

  You can apply to live in new ‘smart apartments’ in Evansville

The applications are open for The Rathbone. The historic Rathbone building has been closed since 2017.

  Earl Martin jury trial will move to another venue

Earl Martin of Evansville will now face a jury in another state.

  New restaurant is open in Newburgh

Prime Time Pub and Grill is now open and it's looking to fill some open jobs.

  Testimony underway in Bebout trial

Testimony is underway in the trial of an Evansville man accused of trying to kidnap and rape a teenager. A jury has been seated and witnesses are testifying in the trial of 46-year-old Roy Bebout.

  VCSO held first official meeting about new jail plans

Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office held their first official meeting about plans for a new jail.

  New arcade bar coming to downtown Evansville

A new arcade bar is planned for downtown Evansville. It’ll have craft beer on tap and old school arcade games,