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  Students caught trying to sell pills at Webster Co. HS, detectives say

The Webster County Sheriff’s office, supported by Kentucky State police, escorted two students out in handcuffs Thursday afternoon.

  No school in McLean Co. Friday

KSP: Man wrecks truck while driving drunk, two small children hurt

Investigation underway after man found dead inside vehicle

2 people sentenced in Henderson animal cruelty case

Juveniles charged after bomb threat at Madisonville school

Design plans released on Henderson’s new Jefferson Elementary

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  Government shutdown affects students trip to DC

Henderson Co. schools celebrates 150 years

Neighborhood Watch: Departments search for info; Wanted Wednesday

Former Daviess Co. Sheriff’s Deputy appears in court

KYTC Supt. posts tutorial to help drivers avoid long times at lights

'Instant karma’: Front yard Frosty with tree trunk base teaches KY driver a valuable lesson

  Henderson chase ends after deputy uses stun gun on suspect

A man was arrested in Henderson after authorities say he tried to run away from them.

Sen. Rand Paul responds to criticism of trip to Canada for surgery

Paul said he sought help from the Canadian facility because of its strong reputation for good care.

  Henderson traffic alert for Wednesday

A traffic alert in Henderson. You’ll run into a work zone if your route takes you past US-60 and North Green Street Wednesday.

Hanson Elementary tops Hopkins Co. schools prioritized projects list

A committee is pushing for major upgrades across the Hopkins County School District.

  More charges for former Sheriff’s Deputy

Henderson getting new storm siren

Neighborhood Watch: Hopkins Co. Sheriff’s Office has new app, Evansville detective in hospital after being attacked

KSP Angel Initiative program helps people fight their drug addiction

Glenmore Distillery worker identified; cause of death released

Police: UPS driver stole packages, sold luxury items on eBay

  Former Daviess Co. Deputy facing two new charges for making threats while in jail

A Former Daviess County Deputy, Troy Calvert, is facing two new felony charges for threatening his ex-wife while in jail.

KY legislative group scraps past, sets to work toward fresh pension fix

The $38 billion public pension crisis remains one of the most divisive issues Kentuckians face.It’s led to accusations of questionable political moves, lawsuits and large protests, but now legislators said they are making an effort to scrap the past and forge a new solution.

SUV stolen from Owensboro home not once, but twice

Last week, a couple’s SUV was stolen from their home. They were surprised to see it returned.But now, it’s gone again.

‘Operations are suspended’ at Glenmore Distillery after employee death

Preske tells 14 News operations are suspended until further notice.

New bank opening in Henderson

They hope to be open sometime this year.

RiverPark Center shuts down partnership with Spectra

RiverPark Center still searching for new Executive Director

  Suspect in custody, another still on the loose after Madisonville police chase

Madisonville police are looking for a man who ran from them during a chase.

Madisonville house fire under investigation

According to a press release from the police department, someone called 911 around 5:45 p.m. Friday to report a fire at 139 South Harrig Street.

Utility pole struck in Henderson, resulting in downed power-lines

Around 7:00 a.m. Sunday, officers responded to an accident where a driver struck a utility pole that resulted in downed power-lines.

Sheriff: Woman spent around $18,000 on stolen credit card, arrested in Mayfield

They say Brown was found in Mayfield, Kentucky and was arrested on warrants by Graves County Sheriff Department.

Henderson man arrested on felony kidnapping warrant

Michael Yates, 31-years-old, was arrest in the 10 block of Maple Street for kidnapping, assault and terroristic threatening.

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.

Brown Road closed in Hopkins Co.

KY 254/Brown Road is closed in Hopkins Co. Kentucky due to a water main break.

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.

Victim, suspect in Owensboro stabbing identified

This is an ongoing investigation and OPD is asking anyone with information to call, 270-687-8888.

Claims of Indian burial site contested as I-69 Crossing team studies

A Henderson County man claims his ancient Indian ancestors are buried where the new I-69 bridge may be built.

Dispatch confirms accident involving ambulance

Dispatch also tells us injuries are being reported from this accident.

NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: EPD arrest driver after chase, KY man accused of growing pot

Randy Moore has your Neighborhood Watch

Rejected absentee ballot debate continues

A new debate is now taking over the conversation: If 17 unanimously rejected absentee ballots were handled incorrectly.

Andy Beshear attends Owensboro potluck

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear was in Owensboro on Thursday for a pot-luck dinner to meet and speak with voters as he hopes to become the next governor of Kentucky.

Two SROs added to Henderson Co. Schools

Two additional School Resource Officers have been placed in a couple more Henderson County Schools. It’s a story we first told you about in November.

Ambulance woes in Daviess Co.

Yellow Ambulance notifies officials December 30 it no longer will serve Owensboro and Daviess County starting in June. But that's not stopping the fiscal court from applying for ambulance service grants.

  New home for Gateway HS

After several moves, Gateway High School students will now have their own place to call home. They're moving to the old Owensboro central office starting in August.

Car drives into Madisonville business

It happened a little before 2 p.m. at the Thrifty Home Medical store.

Owensboro man dies after crash

Police say it happened just after 8:00 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of J.R. Miller Blvd. and East 9th St.

Henderson woman arrested after child kidnapped

Police say the child was returned to the proper custodians.

Driver flown to hospital after car crashes through Madisonville business

A Madisonville business will be closed through the weekend after a car ran through the building.

Woman shares scary experience after tree falls on her moving SUV

A Tuesday afternoon drive home took a scary turn for one Henderson County woman.

Hopkins Co. authorities searching for missing teen

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies are asking for anyone with information on 17-year-old Alex Larkins to call them.

Future of Owensboro park

The softball complex was built more than 30 years ago and is out of date and has trouble draining.

Teen arrested in connection to shooting of 18-yr-old

Police have made an arrest in connection to the shooting that happened over the weekend.

Neighborhood Watch: ‘Wanted Wednesday’ in Henderson; Gibson Co. Sheriff’s Office searching for suspect

Neighborhood Watch: ‘Wanted Wednesday’ in Henderson; Gibson Co. Sheriff’s Office searching for suspect

Plans progressing for new apartment complex

14 News reporter Katie Kapusta spoke with officials on Wednesday to discuss a new apartment complex in Owensboro.

Kentucky lawmakers push bipartisan medical marijuana bill

A bipartisan group of Kentucky lawmakers have introduced a bill to legalize medical marijuana.

Southern Cherokee Nation Chief says new I-69 bridge would disrupt grave sites

The oldest Native American entity in Kentucky is standing their ground as the plans for the new I-69 Ohio River crossing bridge roll on.

New Orthopedic unit coming to Methodist Hospital in Henderson

There’s a new orthopedic unit coming to Henderson.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Part of Green St. to be closed Wednesday

Traffic alert for drivers in Henderson on Wednesday.

Update on Malco Theater in Owensboro

An update on a movie theater under construction in Owensboro.

Investigation leads to arrest, discovery of 50lbs of marijuana

After making the arrest, detectives continued the investigation and found an additional 50 pounds of marijuana and other drug paraphernalia.

Neighborhood Watch: EPD looking for missing woman, OPD searching for woman in connection with a theft

EPD looking for a missing woman. OPD looking for a woman in connection with a theft. Man arrested for trespassing.

Several topics to be discussed at Owensboro City Commission meeting

It’s the first meeting of the new commission that was sworn in last week.

New bill could be incentive for dispatchers

A new bill in the agenda for the KY general assembly would give dispatchers an extra $4,000 annually for staying up to date on training.

Tree falls on moving van in Henderson Co.

It happened around 1:00 p.m. Tuesday on U.S. 60 West near A.B. Chandler School.

Search is on for new police chief in Providence

Providence is taking applications for a new police chief.

Need to smile? Watch this Kentucky boy’s reaction to ‘Happy Birthday’

One video posted by a Bowling Green mom is so cute, it’s been shared more than one million times. Yeah, million.

Lane restriction planned Tuesday for southbound Twin Bridge

The southbound Twin Bridge will be down to one lane for a few hours Tuesday.

Possibility of tolling remaining US 41 Twin Bridge isn’t popular with residents

Many people accept the idea of paying tolls on a new bridge, but adding a toll to the remaining twin bridge, which is currently free? Not a popular idea.

Cab driver assaulted with Wild Turkey bottle, crashes into home

Exclusive video shows the moment of a brutal assault against a Louisville taxi cab driver.

Father speaks up on son’s exhumed body

The father of the boy's exhumed body from Macon, Georgia claims he never knew his ex-wife would need to sign off on it.

Neighborhood Watch: Henderson man arrested after running from police, Boonville woman arrested after high speed chase

Henderson man arrested after running from cops. Boonville woman arrested after 23 mile high speed case.

New KY driver’s licenses to be issued in March

The new licenses will be available on a county-by-county basis.

Hwy-56 in Daviess Co. reopened after crash

Highway 56 is now back open after a crash earlier in the day forced the closure.

2 Morgantown women arrested after investigation into exploitation of elderly man

Two women are now in the county jail after an investigation into the possible exploitation of an elderly person.

Meetings to highlight plans for a new I-69 bridge

Officials from the I-69 Ohio River Crossing team will host two public hearings on January 7 and 8th to gather community input on plans for a new I-69 bridge.

18-yr-old named as Owensboro shooting victim

It happened just before 6:30 p.m. Saturday in the 1800 block of West 7th Street.

6 people, including a family of 5, killed in wrong-way crash in Kentucky

Six people, including a family of five heading home from vacation, were killed in a wrong-way accident on I-75 Sunday.

Vehicle crashed into Post Office in Owensboro

A vehicle crashed into the Post Office on 4th Street in Owensboro Saturday around 11:15 a.m.

KY Democratic Party holds potluck dinner to meet governor candidates

It seems like we just wrapped up those midterm elections. Now another big election is less than a year away. On Friday night the public had the opportunity to meet one of the candidates for Kentucky Governor.