‘Boy Meets World’ star visits Tri-State

A celebrity was caught at a bar in the Tri-State on Friday evening.

  Marching bands get moment to shine at EVSC Band Showcase

  3 hospitalized following crash on US 41

  Authorities: Inmate captured after briefly escaping Vanderburgh Co. Jail

  Saturday marks 6 months since 1st confirmed COVID-19 cases in Tri-State

Witnesses describe shooting reported Saturday at Jefferson Mall

KY confirms over 1k new COVID-19 cases on Sat.

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EVPL Oaklyn location closed after employee is exposed to COVID-19

State map shows new COVID-19 death in Vanderburgh Co.; State cases up 1,104

Wells police, Texas Rangers investigate missing 5-week-old baby

  Touchdown Live Game of the Week: Central vs Reitz

  Schools urge sports fans to wear masks so teams can keep playing

Gibson Co. Deputies: Driver caught with large amount of pot and cash

  Total of 49 residents and staff from Morganfield Nursing & Rehab test positive for COVID-19

The Green River District Health Department is reporting 62 new coronavirus cases Friday.

  United Way holds ‘Day of Sharing’

Due to the pandemic, United Way hosted an online “Day of Sharing” instead where they shared photos and videos from past Days of Caring.

  Bosse High School showcases newly completed renovations at Enlow Field

Fans will notice some major changes over Enlow Field ahead of Bosse’s game on Friday night.

  Vanderburgh Co. health officials discuss recent COVID-19 trends

The ISDH Coronavirus Dashboard shows an upward trajectory of positive cases in Vanderburgh County since Labor Day weekend.

  Patient at Woodmont Health in Boonville dies of COVID-19 complications

Wood Memorial starting hybrid schedule Monday

  Central Library offering job help

  Four Freedoms Veterans Parade canceled

1 additional Evansville Catholic Diocese student tests positive for COVID-19

  More Hopkins Co. businesses receive mask citations

Walmart raising wages for about 165,000 workers

Approximately 165,000 hourly workers at Walmart will be getting a pay raise ahead of schedule.

  West Side Nut Club shares more information on 2020 Fall Festival

We’re expected to get some information Friday morning on a very different 2020 West Side Nut Club Fall Festival.

New COVID-19 deaths reported in Vanderburgh, Warrick counties

The Indiana State Department of Health reports Friday 1,499 new COVID-19 cases and 17 new deaths.

  Evansville police investigating shooting that injured 1

Evansville police are investigating a shooting that sent one person to the hospital.

Owensboro police looking for person of interest in theft investigation

OPD looking for a person of interest in a theft investigation.

  Mayor Winnecke announces recipients of 2020 McGary Jones Visionary & Humanitarian Award

Mayor Lloyd Winnecke announced Lisa Vaughan and Alex Burton as recipients of the 2020 McGary Jones Visionary & Humanitarian Award.

  Christ Gospel Church setting up food booth to help with missing out on Fall Festival fundraising

This year’s Fall Festival is turning into a “Faux Festival” so people can still get the food they love while helping out those charities.

Several KY communities receive share of nearly $15M in CARES Act reimbursements

Several Tri-State communities are receiving a share of $14.9 million in CARES Act reimbursements from the State of Kentucky.

  Hancock Co. Schools approve A-B model for students to return week of Sept. 28

According to Hancock County Schools Superintendent Kyle Estes, students will head back to class the week of September 28.

  Ohio & Muhlenberg Co. schools to return to class Monday on hybrid schedule

On Monday, more students will be returning to class for the first time in months.

  Friday Sunrise Headlines

A big announcement is coming from the West Side Nut Club Friday.

  Several businesses cited for mask citations in Hopkins Co.

Kentucky is currently reporting that 59,370 residents have tested positive since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The positivity rate currently stands at 3.82% statewide.

  EPD releases body cam video after man accuses officers of causing shoulder injury, violating rights

A man is accusing Evansville police officers of injuring his shoulder and violating his rights during a situation last month.

  Thorntons on S. Green River Rd. temporarily closes after employee tests positive for COVID-19

The Thorntons gas station located on South Green River Road in Evansville temporarily closed after management says one of its employee tested positive for COVID-19.

  Evansville board approves grant money for numerous city organizations

The Evansville Board of Public Works approved contracts for annual grant block funding on Thursday afternoon. These grants come from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to help urban areas improve housing and expand economic opportunities.

Victim in horrific cross-state dismembering identified

LMPD found the torso of the victim around 2 p.m. on Wednesday in a park in Clifton Heights.

  Owensboro schools providing online hotspots, tech support for students

The Owensboro Public School District has required students to learn virtually until October 12. However, learning online comes with its own set of challenges.

  EVSC still awaiting guidance on ISDH coronavirus dashboard information

The Indiana State Department of Health’s coronavirus dashboard for schools is on the way, but some details still need to be ironed out.

  ‘Cheer’ star Jerry Harris arrested on child porn charges

Jerry Harris, the star of the Netflix documentary series “Cheer,” was arrested Thursday on felony charges of production of child pornography.

  Officials introduce new virtual platform that inspires community engagement amid pandemic

Leadership Everyone representatives tell us that this remote participation was developed to help people adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  University of Evansville launches new grant to help students with greatest financial need

The University of Evansville has launched the Aces Opportunity Grant to make its education accessible to students who have the greatest financial need.

  Health officials: United Healthcare letters had incorrect information

Ascension St. Vincent is reporting new letters are being sent patients regarding it’s United Healthcare network.

  Senator Braun cosponsors Animal Cruelty Enforcement Act

Animal Cruelty Enforcement Act would ensure that the federal government has a dedicated office for the enforcement of animal cruelty statutes.

School officials: Memorial-North volleyball game cancelled

School officials confirm the volleyball game scheduled between North and Memorial on Thursday evening has been canceled.

  Owensboro Public Schools returning to class Oct. 12 under hybrid plan

Owensboro Public Schools officials say they will return to in-person learning through the hybrid (A/B) model beginning Oct. 12.

  Kentucky court hears case challenging coronavirus orders

The case pits the Democratic governor against Republican Attorney General Daniel Cameron, who joined in challenging the orders.

  City Council member Ron Beane opposed to budget proposals

An Evansville City Council member held a late afternoon news conference Thursday to set the record straight on his stance on three amended budget proposals.

  Feds charge 7 with meth trafficking in Owensboro area

Officials say seven people have been charged by a federal Grand Jury for dealing methamphetamine in and around Owensboro.

  Gov. Holcomb: IN declared top state for adoptions

The state was awarded more than $4.7 million in funding to enhance Indiana’s child welfare system.

  COVID-19 antibody clinical trial underway in Evansville

For those who have recently tested positive for COVID-19, researchers in charge of a new clinical trial in the Evansville area is looking for volunteers to take part in the study.

  Baby found safe inside stolen truck in Indianapolis

Police say the truck was stolen with a six-month-old child inside.

Deadline for La. residents to claim IRS stimulus check is Oct. 15

Thousands of Louisiana residents are leaving money on the table, according to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

  W. KY Botanical Garden buys WeatherBerry Farmhouse

The property, located on 2nd Street, was purchased by the Western Kentucky Botanical Garden and will be used as a new welcome center.

  Salvation Army kicking off holiday campaign early to help those in need

The holidays are just around the corner, but this year it could look a lot different for families after COVID as impacted more than just health.

State shows new COVID-19 death, 47 new cases in Vanderburgh Co.

The Indiana State Department of Health reports Thursday 108,646 confirmed positive cases and 3,253 total deaths.

  Traffic Alert: Part of Red Bank Rd. closed due to railroad crossing repairs

Red Bank Road on the westside of Evansville will be closed between Hogue and Upper Mt. Vernon.

  School officials prepare for hybrid learning in Muhlenberg Co.

Students start hybrid learning on Monday in Muhlenberg County. Meanwhile, some students and staff are in quarantine.

  Families concerned over rising COVID-19 cases in long-term care facilities

The Warrick County Health Department says that Transcendent Healthcare in Boonville is a definite area of concern regarding COVID-19 cases.

  Thursday Sunrise Headlines

We’re a few months away from the holiday season, but the Salvation Army is getting started early this year.

  NCAA schedules return date for college basketball season on Nov. 25

The NCAA has scheduled November 25 as the start date for the 2020-21 college basketball season.

  St. Joseph Peace Mission shows off new area in Owensboro

St. Joseph Peace Mission is showing off the newly completed Nicky Hayden Commons Area.

  Evansville family vacationing on gulf coast survives, sings through Hurricane Sally

As Hurricane Sally made landfall on the gulf coast, we are learning a Tri-State family was just miles away from where the storm first hit.

  Evansville has new location for early voting

State law requires each county to establish an early voting place for residents.

  Big Ten changes course, aims for October start to football

The Big Ten plans to begin its season the weekend of Oct. 24 with an eight-game schedule for each team.

  KY exceeds 58k total COVID-19 cases

Kentucky is currently reporting that 58,764 residents have tested positive since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The positivity rate currently stands at 3.89% statewide.

  No sewer rate increase in 2021 in Evansville, customers to be billed differently

Starting in October, customers will be billed per 100 gallons instead of 1,000 gallons.

  Gov. Holcomb says mask mandate is working

The Indiana State Department of Health reports Wednesday 107,809 confirmed positive cases and 3,247 total deaths.

  EPD detective recalls battle with COVID-19

A detective on the Evansville Police Department is thankful to be back at work these days - more importantly, thankful to be healthy.

  MSD of North Posey reported 4 COVID-19 cases since classes started a month ago

It has been a month since North Posey schools opened, and they’ve put many plans in place to keep students and staff safe.

  Crash on South Garvin St. sends woman to hospital

The Vanderburgh County Dispatch says a crash with injuries happened at South Garvin and Olive St.

  Muppet cartoonist visits Comic Quest in Evansville

A world-renowned illustrator and comic artist is in Evansville.

  VIDEO: Virginia bus passenger robbed while having heart attack; suspect in custody

Video footage shows a man robbing an unresponsive GRTC bus passenger who was having a heart attack.

State reports new COVID-19 death in Wayne Co.

During Governor JB Pritzker’s COVID-19 update, his team announced 1,941 new COVID-19 cases in the state along with 35 new deaths.

  Skeletal remains found in 2018 in Wabash Co. identified

The Wabash County Coroner has identified the skeletal remains found in October of 2018 in a farm field north of Mt. Carmel.

  Evansville man arrested after allegedly crashing stolen motorcycle while running from deputies

An Evansville man is in jail after allegedly crashing a stolen motorcycle while running from sheriff’s deputies.

Oklahoma lawmaker planning legislation to classify attacks on police as hate crime

An Oklahoma state senator is planning to file legislation that would make attacks on police, first responders and military members a hate crime.

Breonna Taylor’s family settles with City of Louisville for $12 million, significant police reform

The family of Breonna Taylor and the City of Louisville have reached a $12 million settlement, WAVE 3 News Troubleshooters have learned.

  Ky. father finds out he has stage 4 cancer after getting tested for COVID-19

The father is determined to make memories to give his son something to hold on to when he’s gone.