HCS: Weapon found inside student's backpack at high school

School officials say a student was taken into custody Friday after a weapon was found in their backpack.

  Airmen killed in Oklahoma Air Force base crash identified

Two U.S. Air Force airmen killed in a training jet crash at Vance Air Force Base in northwestern Oklahoma have been identified as an instructor and a student pilot.
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  CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Car explodes going down road, man pulls driver to safety

A man was driving down a Connecticut road when his vehicle erupted in a ball of fire.

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  Man sentenced to 45 years for 2018 stabbing at Evansville gas station

  Vanderburgh Co. GOP chairman files for recount in city council election between Mosby, Rascher

  EPD: man wanted in connection to arson investigation in custody

No ‘significant injuries’ after crash involving EVSC bus

  Daviess Co. student to march in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade

One Daviess County High School teen is taking his talents to New York City to march in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade.
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US officials: Don’t eat romaine grown in Salinas, California

U.S. health officials on Friday told people to avoid romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, California, because of another food poisoning outbreak.

  Christmas tree drought still impacting Dubois Co. farm

  Loge Elementary celebrates being named a Blue Ribbon School

  Daviess Co. official talks about proposed law to help LGBTQ community

  New Beginnings in Owensboro gets expansion

  United Way, Substance Abuse Task Force launch new tool to help fight addiction

  Busy time of year, big events draws crowds to downtown Evansville

  KSP, HFD continue investigating after Simple Rewards Inn fire

  Concerns growing after stoplight removed from intersection

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  Jerry Sandusky resentenced to 30 to 60 years, same as before

A judge dashed the hopes of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky for a shorter prison term Friday, resentencing him to the same 30 to 60 years imposed against him in 2012 for sexually abusing children.

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  Watch Live at 7: Memorial vs Mt. Vernon in 4A Semi-State Championship

  USI Women’s Soccer returns to NCAA tourney for first time since ’98

USI is coming in on a roll, having shut out all three opponents on their way to the GLVC Championship.

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  Tell City railroad spur reaches completion

  Evansville man in jail after police chase

  Posey Co. residents for, against proposed wind farm attend latest meeting

  Vehicle lands on side after crash

  Big step for future of Deaconess Aquatic Center

The Evansville Parks board took a big step in getting the ball rolling on what will be the Deaconess Aquatic Center.
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  Trump denigrates US diplomats, pushes conspiracy theories

In a 57-minute, animated phone interview on "Fox & Friends," President Trump said he did not expect to be impeached. But he added that if the House did vote to impeach him, he would welcome a trial in the Republican-led Senate.

  Grim Reapers Motorcycle Club President indicted on gun charges

  State to buy Highland Elementary land

  Fairfield Memorial Hosp. breaks ground on $19m project

  Police chase crossed from Evansville to Henderson