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Western KY non-profit takes home generous gift

A western Kentucky non-profit took home a generous gift Wednesday afternoon.

  Year-long death investigation continues in Henderson Co.

Detectives solve burglary cases, one man arrested for seven burglaries

Man arrested in Madisonville for trying to sell drugs, near a school

Funding in place for Sturgis flood wall improvements

Sports betting bill advances in Kentucky legislature

No one hurt in overnight Henderson Co. fire

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First class graduates from new substance abuse program at Henderson Co. Jail

Owensboro to buy downtown property for parking

Neighborhood Watch: Henderson man facing rape charges, Jasper Police needs help locating 2 men wanted in string of Walmart thefts

Henderson man facing rape charge

Henderson attorney accused of burglary moved to new jail

Semi wreck blocks section of Ohio Co. road

  Allegiant to add more flights from Owensboro to Orlando

Allegiant marks their 10 year anniversary in Owensboro with the expansion of summer service to Florida.

Biggest, brightest supermoon of 2019 dazzles Tri-State

It’s the second in this year’s trio of back-to-back supermoons.

  Bond set for suspect in Owensboro triple murder case

Bond has been set for one of the suspects in a triple murder case in Owensboro.

Mysterious attack claims lives of 6 llamas near Kentucky zoo

At least two other llamas were injured.

Hwy-161 reopens after brief closure

Neighborhood Watch: Person banned from USI; Police warn of ongoing scams

Suspect in custody in connection with Hopkinsville officer shooting

Local businessman accused of bringing large quantity of drugs into WKY

Dump truck driver flown to hospital after Ohio County crash

Several hurt during game at Bull Bash event in Owensboro

  No one hurt in Owensboro house fire

When crews arrived on the scene, they found a large fire in the basement that spread throughout the house. They say the first floor caved into the basement.

Several Western KY roads closed due to high water

Several roads in western Kentucky are closed due to high water.

More than 100 deer gathered on Hwy 60 in Henderson Co.

You are asked to use caution when driving in the area.

KSP: Escaped Union Co. inmate found

Kentucky State Police say they have found the inmate who escaped from the Union County Detention Center in Morganfield.

Gov. Bevin talks pension, infrastructure, and tourism at community forum

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin opened the floor to field those questions in a community forum in Ohio County.

Neighborhood Watch: Escaped inmate, suspicious fire

This is your Neighborhood Watch.

  Crews pre-treating roads in Henderson

We caught up with them loading up on brine mixture on Friday afternoon.

Juvenile charged with reckless homicide in connection with Owensboro crash

A juvenile is now facing charges in connection with a November crash in Owensboro.

Some Tri-State schools dismissing early Friday due to weather

Henderson Co. and Webster Co. schools will be dismissing early Friday due to the winter weather heading into the Tri-State.

State police looking for escaped Union Co. inmate

State police say an inmate escaped from the Union County Detention Center in Morganfield.

Police investigating suspicious fire in Madisonville

The happened at a home on Graves Street around two Thursday afternoon.

Tri-State crews preparing for snow

You can expect to see snowplows out Friday morning.

Best friends match in tuxedos on Valentine’s day

Two second graders started a tradition of wearing tuxes every Valentine's day

Former resident recalls memories, times spent in home before fire

No one was living there, but the home holds a lot of memories for a local family.

Elementary school custodian gets special surprise

Lots of love on this Valentine’s Day for one school custodian.

Braves wrestling for a record-breaking 4th consecutive state title

The team will arrive in Lexington later Thursday and will begin the two-day state finals on Friday.

Union Co. Braves eyeing another championship

The Braves have won four of the last five Kentucky State wrestling championships, and three in a row.

Two people hurt in Masonville, KY crash

Two people were injured after their vehicle rolled over on Highway 231 Wednesday night.

Henderson police investigating house fire

Crews were called to the fire at 1232 Clay Street around 4:23 p.m. on Wednesday.

Northwest area of Owensboro to get facelift

Now that the Triplett Twist project is coming to an end, the northwest side will be the next area of Owensboro to be revitalized.

Water overtaking Henderson Co. roads

Flood water has closed a couple of roads and started to pile up on some backyards. In some areas, it’s enough to close a few roads.

OPD uses some creativity in hopes to boost recruiting

You may have seen this video on Facebook, which already has 35,00 views and is getting OPD attention all across the country.

Analysis says sports betting could generate $20M annually in Kentucky

An analysis by Commonwealth Economics said the proposal would generate $20.2 million each year.

Attorney accused of stealing guns from Henderson home

A Henderson attorney and another man are facing burglary charges.

Country music and Bourbon, new music festival coming to Louisville

Country music and Kentucky Bourbon are mashing together for a new music festival. Hometown Rising is now the third musical festival in Louisville to join Bourbon and Beyond, and Louder than Life.

Daviess Co. gearing up for more flooding

Daviess County offering free sand bags for homeownerSeveral volunteers at the Daviess County Public Works building are filling hundreds of these sandbags so home owners in the area can protect their homes.s during flooding.

Blue Bridge lighting to be discussed during City Commission meeting

City Commission is meeting Tuesday to discuss several city projects including lighting the blue bridge.

Daviess Co. offering sandbags to residents due to flooding concerns

Each household can get up to 50 sandbags.

Hoops Live Streaming Game of the Week: Owensboro Catholic at Castle

You can watch the game here live starting at 7 p.m.

Prosecutor seeking death penalty in Owensboro triple murder case

Daviess County Commonwealth Attorney Bruce Keugel says he seeking the death penalty for Arnett Baines.

Advocates, legislator say majority of Kentucky lawmakers support medical marijuana

Medical marijuana is now legal in dozens of states across the country, and some Kentuckians want in on the benefits they feel it could provide.

Azzip Pizza Hoops Live Player of the Week nominees

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

Meth and marijuana charges crowd Hopkins Co. indictments

A Hopkins County grand jury recently indicted 27 people. All but seven were accused of being in possession or trying to sell of one of two drugs, and some had both.

Owensboro woman appointed to Attorney General’s survivor council

An Owensboro woman will be meeting with 19 other survivors over the next two years to advocate for survivors of trauma all around Kentucky.

Mom indicted on child abuse charge, baby found to have broken bones

Angela Daugherty was arrested at the end of October.

Northbound traffic reopened along Henderson Strip after being closed due to a pothole

A major hole in the road is shutting down an entire lane of traffic on the Henderson strip.The Henderson Strip is a busy stretch of road, and now it’s down to only one lane in front of the Audobon State Park in Henderson.

Buzzer beater sends OMS Devils to the Elite 8 in the 8th grade state tourney

The boys’ 8th grade basketball team just became state champs over the weekend in Lexington.

Officials determine reported stabbing to be prank call

Police responded to a report of a stabbing on Chestnut Grove Road.

  Kentucky’s Real ID changes could cut organ donor registrations in half

Officials with the Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates are concerned that a longer period between renewing a driver’s license could cut the number of organ donor registrations in half.

No injuries reported after Comac Plant fire

Dispatch also advised on-scene departments did say smoke was coming from the plant.

Report: Kentucky school district broke election day law

The law is that a district must be closed on the election day if it's used as a polling place.

UPDATE: Twin Bridges reopened

Both of the Twin Bridges are currently shutdown due to icy conditions.

Recycling plant out of operations following explosion

No one was hurt in the explosion.

UPDATE: US 60/N. Green Street opened, site cleared

According to Henderson Emergency Management, N. Green Street is expected to be closed for the next three to four hours due to a vehicle accident that snapped a power pole.

Hoops Live: Apollo vs Daviess Co.

Apollo vs Daviess County highlights.

Hoops Live: Owensboro Catholic vs Owensboro

Owensboro Catholic vs Owensboro highlights.

DJ Johnson withdraws complaints, Glenn remains state rep for 13th district

DJ Johnson withdrew his complaints in the race of the 13th district after the recount came down to a tie.

Neighborhood Watch: Area law enforcement investigating several thefts

That's your Neighborhood Watch

KY toddler dies after being mauled by family dog

Police believe the dog may have been triggered by a thunderstorm.

Evansville man accused of pointing a gun at driver

Police say the incident happened on the southbound Twin Bridge around noon on Thursday.

Historic Audubon School to become senior housing

Henderson officials say two Indiana developers have received approval from the Kentucky Housing Corporation for the $8.2 million project.

Johnson withdraws challenge in race for Kentucky’s 13th district house seat

Republican DJ Johnson has withdrawn his challenge in the contentious race for Kentucky’s 13th district house seat.

Henderson’s Audubon Park set to receive much-needed repairs

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin announced plans for an additional $20 million in state park upgrades across the commonwealth.

Bevin spends little time on pensions in State of Commonwealth, focuses on achievements

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin made his case for re-election in his State of the Commonwealth address Thursday night.

Rain and ranging temperatures contribute to potholes popping up

Pot holes are popping up on roads across the Tri-State. If you’re not careful, hitting one of the holes could cost you.

Madisonville murder suspect makes first court appearance

Mar’Keil Foster, 20, was appointed a public defender and a not guilty plea was entered.

Businesses, homes prepping for possible flooding

As a precaution, sandbags were delivered to the businesses to place in front of their doors should they need it.

Madisonville police release surveillance images from armed robbery

Madisonville police are looking for someone who robbed a gas station.