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MPD: Person hit by train killed

Madisonville Police confirm a person was hit by a train.

  Methodist Hospital announces affiliation with Deaconess

Methodist Hospital held a press conference to announce an affiliation deal with Deaconess Hospital has been finalized.

Weather reporting station will be able to track severe weather

A new weather reporting station in Webster County will help relay important information to the National Weather Service.

Allegations surface over prank causing allergic reaction in Hancock Co. student

A Hancock County teenager is recovering after an allergic reaction and his mother said it was no accident.

Owensboro Police looking for 3rd robbery suspect, 2 others arrested

The robbery happened late Thursday morning at the Family Dollar on West 2nd Street.

City commissioners vote in favor of tax increase in Owensboro

The Owensboro City Commission voted 3-2 in favor of a 4% property increase.

Ribbon cutting on new affordable housing property in Owensboro

A new leaf has turned for century-old MPD Inc. warehouse in Owensboro.

Owensboro shooting suspect now charged with murder

Todd Raley, 52, was shot several times on Sept. 10 in the 3200 block of West 2nd Street.

Kentucky Supreme Court to consider if sex offender can be alone with own kids

The Kentucky Supreme Court has been asked to decide whether a convicted sex offender can spend time alone with his own children.

Cause of fire at old Daviess Co., KY motel under investigation

Fire crews were on scene at the old Whitey’s Motel on n Highway 60 W. for several hours overnight to get those flames out.

KSP: Owensboro man killed in officer-involved shooting

There is new information on an officer-involved shooting in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.

  Henderson Fire Dept. works to put “Stop the Bleed” Kits in schools

A person can die of blood loss from an injury in a matter of minutes.

KWC students still living in dorms

KWC students assigned to live at Peeples Hall are still living in hotels and will have to move to other hotels before moving into their dorm next month.

Owensboro commissioners to re-vote on property tax

Tuesday night's vote to increase property taxes in Owensboro failed on a technicality, but the city commission already has plans in the works to get it passed.

Historic Henderson business to be auctioned off

When Henderson businessman Herman Alles died this summer, he left his entire estate to Holy Name Catholic Church.The family's furniture store, Alles Brothers, remained open for 119 years. Now, many of their personal items are set to be auctioned off this weekend at the school's Fall Festival.

Officials give preview of planned renovations at Apollo HS

We got to take a look at the planned renovations for Apollo High School in Daviess County.

Suspect accused of cutting man with knife during fight in Madisonville

Police say 40-year-old Steve Stewart pulled a knife and cut the victim several times.

Police identify suspect killed by resident in Henderson home invasion

A deadly home invasion is under investigation in Henderson.

Property tax will not pass after Owensboro Commission meeting

A big vote at the Owensboro Commissioners meeting on a possible property tax increase.

Brookport Bridge open following death investigation

McCracken County deputies recovered a body in the Ohio River on Tuesday afternoon, September 18.

Field work continues ahead of I-69 preferred alternative selection

After the DEIS is published, it’ll be made available in several locations including online.

  Neighborhood Watch: OPD investigating robbery; Safety in our Schools program

Happening Tuesday in Posey County, a mother, who lost her child in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, will be the guest speaker at a public program focusing on Safety in our Schools.

Road closed after semi overturns on Hwy-136

Highway 136 is currently blocked after a semi overturned.

KY-69 blocked after semi overturns

A traffic alert for drivers going through Hancock County.

New splash pad under construction

Horse Fork Creek Park in Daviess County is now getting a new splash pad.

Kentucky health officials announce flu prevention campaign

The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky has announced a statewide flu prevention campaign.

Gun goes off during Owensboro robbery

Police say they were called Monday to the 2100 block of Tamarack Road to check out a call about a gun going off.

Owensboro Air Show brings in record attendance

Owensboro air show brings record breaking crowd of 70,000 people.

Oldham Co. High principal arrested for DUI

La Grange police say Angela Newcomb’s car was stopped at 2:37 a.m. Sept. 16 after an officer saw the vehicle driving erratically on S. 1st Street.

Owensboro shooting suspect turns himself in

Travon Anthony, the suspect in an Owensboro shooting from last week has turned himself him.

OPD make arrest after weekend stabbing

Owensboro Police have made an arrest after a man was stabbed Sunday at a bar.

Body of missing Rowan County boy found

The body of a 9-year-old boy who was swept away a week ago in a flooded storm drain has been found in an Eastern Kentucky creek.

Diversity parade marches through Henderson

The third annual Diversity Parade marched through the downtown streets of Henderson on Saturday.

Blue Angels entertain crowds in Owensboro

Thousands of people came out to the Owensboro riverfront today and all eyes were on the sky. You would have thought the entire city of Owensboro was on the riverfront and for good reason. Today’s main attraction was the Blue Angels.

10 people taken to hospital after Twin Bridges crash

According to the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office, the accident occurred shortly after 6 p.m. Friday in the left lane of the north bound Twin Bridge.

Salvation Army captain to assist with Florence relief

Captain Rebekah Abram at the Salvation Army was asked to head down to the Carolinas to help those getting hit the hardest by Florence.

No boats allowed for Owensboro Air Show

No boats allowed on the Ohio River for Owensboro Air Show because of rising water levels.

Thousands of Kenergy customers lose power Friday morning

According to the utility’s Twitter, the Big Rivers plant had issues with several substations and nearly 10,000 customers were out at one point.

Deputies: Owensboro man threatens to set himself, factory on fire

According to the Daviess Co. Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called just after midnight Friday morning to the 9300 block of Hwy 60 W. for a welfare check for a man who looked like he was drunk or on drugs.

Kentucky’s Chief Justice visits Henderson

Minton is serving his second eight-year term on the Supreme Court of Kentucky and his third four-year term as Chief Justice.

Big Rivers extends bargaining agreement with IBEW 1701

We are told the agreement was supposed to expire Friday at midnight, but they have reached a tentative agreement and extended it until Tuesday night at midnight.