Owensboro Burger Week kicks off Tuesday

The event is sure to satisfy a craving all while helping small businesses.

Evansville couple wins $50K on Powerball

  Evansville Christian boys basketball receives special send-off ahead of ICSAA final four

  COVID-19 Crisis Response Fund announces 13th round of allocations

  Tri-State celebrates FFA Week with farm-themed school days

  Parishioners gather as 117-year-old church building is demolished

  Evansville teachers wear black to send message to state lawmakers

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  Dog thefts massively increasing, Henderson Animal Control reports

  Local McDonald’s owners donate more than 32K McRibs to Tri-State Food Bank

  Red Cross in need of donations after winter storms

  UE students construct 10-foot-tall snowman named ‘Big E’

  Owensboro native, USI art student creates snow sculpture of SpongeBob SquarePants

  Nearly 1,400 pounds of garbage picked up at Reitz Hill

  Officials looking for artist to paint gas meters in downtown Evansville

The Economic Improvement District is looking for artists to paint gas meters in Downtown Evansville.

  Tri-State economic agencies merge in southwest Ind.

Growth Alliance for Greater Evansville, the Southwest Indiana Chamber and Economic Development Coalition of Southwest Indiana will now join forces, and their goal is to grow in the region.

  Owensboro restaurant gives away free lunches to road workers, first responders

The Chicken Salad Chick restaurant in Owensboro offered road workers and first responders a free lunch on Thursday.

  OPS hosts meal pick-ups as students learn virtually due to snow

School leaders say they have multiple meal pick-up locations set up for Friday.

  Morganfield community holds sledding event in Legion Park

  14 News photographer assists driver, pushes stranded car from snow

  Sledders leaving litter behind at Reitz Hill, neighbors react

  Woman that worked 45 years at Evansville McDonald’s passes away

  Evansville church holds drive-thru service for Ash Wednesday

  Lyles Station Historic School celebrates Black History Month

  UE students shovel driveways, donate proceeds to local nonprofit

University of Evansville students were out clearing driveways Tuesday from sunrise to sunset.

  Neighborhood Watch: Juvenile facing 15 charges in connection to park theft; Police investigating hit & run

When neighbors look out for neighbors, it can be easy to solve crime. Evansville police are trying to find the suspect in a hit and run from overnight Sunday.

  Evansville Rescue Mission sets up heated tent to shelter people from cold

The Evansville Rescue Mission is providing a new “Winter Warming Shelter,” which is open only on White Flag days, when the air temperature or wind chill is below 32 degrees.

Feed Evansville moves food distribution event to Fri. due to weather

Feed Evansville is moving their food distribution event to Friday due to the weather.

  Owensboro nursing home couple married 76 years give Valentine’s Day advice

James Wimsatt is 102 years old, and his wife Gertrude is 99 years old. Both from Owensboro, their love story began in 1938.

  Annual Polar Plunge raises over $21K for Special Olympics

The plungers were able to raise more than $21,000 this year.

  NAACP Evansville organizes virtual town hall to educate public on pandemic, vaccine rollout

The president of the NAACP chapter in Evansville says these town halls are meant to speak to the facts of the coronavirus pandemic and squash any fears the community may have.

  C.K. Newsome Center opens for white flag weekend

As the temperature gets colder over the weekend, resources are available in Evansville to help people get out of the frigid temperatures, but there are changes because of the coronavirus.

  USI joins initiative to help nursing homes during pandemic

USI is part of the statewide network that seeks to improve COVID-19 preparedness, safety and infection control.

  Evansville leaders working to combat skepticism, lack of COVID vaccine access in Black communities

Local leaders with the NAACP are working to combat skepticism for the coronavirus vaccine among the Black community.

Owensboro holds February Rooster Booster

This month’s event will feature Kentucky native Ambassador Kelly Craft, a U.S. Representative to the United Nations.

  Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center receiving new ‘bloodmobile’ following donations

This money will help pay for a new bloodmobile bus to help hold more blood drives.

  AmeriCorps volunteers team with Habitat for Humanity to build homes for low-income families

Habitat for Humanity specializes in providing low income housing, and with the help of AmeriCorps, 14 families will get homes.

  New non-profit helping young adults as they age out of foster care

Foster Care in the U.S. will be the first permanent, specific housing for ages 18 to 24 years old.

  Evansville restaurant donates lunches to local businesses

Fool Moon Grill and Bar on Evansville’s west side is providing free lunches for businesses and first responders in the community.

  Citizens propose the idea of a pool in new sports complex in Henderson

Henderson city leaders hosted a public meeting on plans for a new sports complex.

  COVID-19 Crisis Response Fund makes final push to reach goal

COVID-19 Crisis Response Fund of the Greater Evansville Region is asking the community for help with providing crucial assistance.

  W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival slated for summer 2021

A large number of people from across the region, country and world join locals for the W.C. Handy Blues and Barbecue Festival in Henderson. With the COVID-19 pandemic still a threat, safety concerns continue to be present.

  City of Evansville conducts annual survey of homeless community

Efforts began Wednesday evening in the gymnasium of the CK Newsome Center, which serves as an emergency shelter during freezing weather.

  Feed Evansville hosts free food drive Wed.

Since Feed Evansville has not received boxes from U.S. Department of Agriculture, organization officials say the food came from private donations.

  Family claims retired fire department badge found with metal detector

After our story aired, Tony Montgomery reached out to 14 News to tell us he has found someone to claim it.

  COVID-19 Crisis Response Fund announces 12th round of allocations

COVID-19 Crisis Response Fund of the Greater Evansville Region awards 12th round of allocations.

  ‘Fighting Aces’ group organizes gathering to protest UE realignment plan

Dozens of protesters lined up outside the University of Evansville on Sunday afternoon, voicing their opinions regarding the University’s realignment plan.

  Community arts center opens in Jasper

Officials say three galleries full of artwork, from local artists and artists abroad, are open for the public to view right now.

  Owensboro daycare builds new sensory playground

The Miracle Museum is designed to stimulate sensory activity for those who have a harder time expressing needs and emotions.

  Young girls inspired as Kamala Harris takes historic oath as vice president

History was made on Inauguration Day 2021.

  Evansville women excited to see first female US vice president

As Kamala Harris becomes the first woman to hold office as the nation's vice president, Tri-State women were thrilled to see what the future holds.

  City of Owensboro looking to raise police department’s budget

Owensboro Mayor Tom Watson says he believes the more police presence in the community, the better it will be to assist the fight against local drug trafficking.

  Evansville neighborhood lights COVID luminary for pandemic victims

A couple in Evansville lit lanterns spanning their entire street to commemorate those who died during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  Tri-State celebrating MLK Day Events differently due to pandemic

Throughout the upcoming week, several communities will be remembering the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

  Evansville business, organization hand out free food Monday to those in need

A local business and organization teamed up to serve those in need on Monday.

  Families, organizations give back to support foster kids

Families, church groups, office teams and other Tri-State organizations are helping to pack 3,000 “Bags of Hope” so they can be given directly to children as they enter foster care.

  Family surprises Tri-State veteran with restored pickup truck

A special surprise for one Evansville veteran this weekend as his family gifted him with a newly restored pickup truck.

  White County Senior Citizen Center faces financial struggles

Senior centers are struggling to pay their bills with the financial restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  SWIRCA assisting elderly to sign up for COVID-19 vaccine

The Indiana State Department of Health announced Wednesday that Hoosiers over the age of 70 are now eligible to get a coronavirus vaccine. A local organization is helping this population with the process.

  Easterseals kicks off 75th year of service, celebrating ‘diamond anniversary’

Holding a virtual kickoff event on Wednesday evening, Easterseals officials highlighted the organization’s history and hinted on plans ahead for the “diamond anniversary” year.

  Lottery frenzy ensues as Powerball and Mega Millions approach record jackpots

As Wednesday’s Powerball jackpot currently peaks at an estimated $550 million, the Mega Millions on Friday is worth approximately $750 million.

  Henderson parents find doll clothes to fit their baby born nearly 3 months early

Two parents had a hard time finding clothes to fit their 30-week-old baby and found some in an unexpected place - the toy section.

  Newburgh woman contracts COVID-19 after making thousands of masks for community

A Newburgh woman took to her sewing machine and made around 3,000 masks for the community since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  Feed Evansville holds first food share event of the year

Organizers say the food that was distributed today came directly from Feed Evansville through grants and private sponsorships.

  Conversation starts after mural vandalized in Owensboro

Owensboro community members came together Saturday to talk about the steps to move forward after a new mural that was just dedicated has been vandalized.

  Ritzy’s Fantasy of Lights raises record amount this year

The holidays are over, which means so is the 27th annual Ritzy’s Fantasy of Lights display in Garvin Park. On Saturday, volunteers helped tear down the displays to put them in storage.

  Owensboro woman organizes ‘Hugs for the Holidays’ across Kentucky

After seeing an advocacy group in Tennessee put pink ribbons around their town, honoring those isolated in long-term care facilities, one woman thought she could do the same in Owensboro.

  Owensboro man wins $100K on lottery scratch-off

An Owensboro man, who wishes to remain anonymous, had a Christmas to remember after winning $100,000 on a Kentucky Lottery scratch-off ticket.

  Boonville teen’s podcast thrives during pandemic

The theater student started the podcast during the pandemic, and is now interviewing broadway greats from his bedroom.

  City and County leaders give updates at Owensboro Rooster Booster

Mayor Tom Watson and Judge-Executive Al Mattingly addressed the State of the City and County Thursday morning.

  Mesker Park Zoo’s penguin exhibit set to open this summer

Zoo representatives say progress is right on schedule with the Penguins at Patagonia exhibit.

Ritzy’s Fantasy of Lights removing displays this weekend

Ritzy’s Fantasy of Lights is officially wrapped up, and the lights will be coming down this weekend.

  Newburgh family finds money inside baby formula at Walmart

Shelbey Banks of Newburgh says that she and her husband have been living paycheck to paycheck for some weeks because of the coronavirus pandemic. When their last paycheck went completely to their rent, a random act of kindness made her day.

  Evansville couple ties the knot in drive-thru wedding

Despite COVID-19 related hindrances, Saturday was still special for William Brokus and Ashley Wright, who both described their special day as “perfect.”

  Church organizes coat giveaway in Evansville

New Hope Missionary Baptist Church organized the event for the sixth consecutive year to help people that are homeless and out in the cold.

  Evansville couple to host drive-in wedding ceremony

The couple plans to have a drive-in wedding ceremony at Burdette Park on Saturday.

  Evansville YMCA gets New Year’s rush after remodel

The Ascension St. Vincent YMCA opened up its newly renovated pool just in time for the rush of New Year's resolution gym-goers.

  Siciliano Subs announcing reopening date soon; thanks community

The owners say menu favorites will return, as well as some new items.

The Isaiah 1:17 Project needs help packing 3,000 bags for ‘Day of Hope’

The Isaiah 1:17 Project provides Bags of Hope to children in transition to foster care across eight Southwestern Indiana counties.

  Owensboro group painting mural dedicated to African history

A new mural being painted on a historic wall in Owensboro has its first coat on it.

  Rental assistance programs strained in Daviess County

Rental assistant programs have more people requesting help than ever before.

  Health officials encourage community to keep up holiday lights for healthcare heroes

Baptist Health Madisonville is asking Western Kentucky to keep holiday lights on display through January 31 as a way to encourage and inspire healthcare workers and first responders who continue fighting on the front lines of the pandemic.