Tuesday Sunrise Headlines

The Vanderburgh County Health Department is cracking down on businesses.

EVSC approves contract with T-Mobile for new hot spot devices

  Officials in Newburgh cancel 2 holiday events due to COVID-19

  Heritage Christian School among 9 religious schools in support of lawsuit against KY Gov. Beshear

Wabash Co. Health Depart. warns public of COVID-19 exposure at wedding

  Vanderburgh Co. Health Dept. to receive inspection assistance

  Authorities continue investigating deadly officer-involved shooting

Continued Coverage

14UA National Softball Championship set for 2022 in Evansville

3 more students at Evansville Catholic schools test positive for COVID-19

$2.2 million Hoosier Lotto jackpot hit in Santa Claus

Gov. Pritzker eases certification requirements for unemployment

89 restaurants in Vanderburgh Co. receive cease and desist letters for COVID-19 violations

  4 local meat processors awarded money to help offset coronavirus impact

  UE offering fan cutouts for purchase ahead of upcoming basketball season

Officials tell us all the proceeds from the cutouts will go directly to UE athletics.

Lilly King breaks swimming records in Budapest

The Reitz grad and Olympian set four American records and one world record in a two-day stretch to close out the series.

Gov. Beshear reports highest Monday on record

The Green River District Health Department reported two more COVID-19 related deaths and 131 additional cases.

Indiana passes 300K coronavirus cases; 210 new cases in Vanderburgh Co.

The Indiana State Department of Health reported 5,606 new coronavirus cases and 27 new deaths Monday.

  EFD urging public to cook with caution this Thanksgiving holiday

  DNR: Evansville man arrested for timber theft

  Owensboro police investigating after home hit with bullet

  27th annual Ritzy’s Fantasy of Lights opening Thanksgiving

  UE offering rapid-result COVID-19 testing to students returning home

  Different COVID-19 testing options & the best ways to get your results

  Toyota announces $500K in grants to VU, OCU

Toyota Indiana is donating $500,000 in grants to two area colleges in celebration of National STEM/STEAM Day.

  Ohio Co. schools bus drivers to start food deliveries with move to virtual learning

Officials say their busses will travel their normal routes to deliver food.

  Evansville Rescue Mission holding Gobbler Gathering Tuesday

This week is the annual Gobbler Gathering in Evansville.

  Traffic Alert: Closures planned on Lincoln and Burkhardt

As part of the ongoing sanitary sewer upgrades related to the Bonnieview and Oak Lift Station Improvements Project, officials will close part of Burkhardt Road and part of Lincoln Ave.

  High school students in Warrick Co. going all virtual

The Warrick Co. School Corporation has announced all high schools students will moved to virtual learning starting Nov. 30.

  Kentucky schools move to virtual learning Monday

Schools all across the Commonwealth are moving to virtual learning Monday.

  Monday Sunrise Headlines

Kentucky students will be hitting the books online Monday.

  VCSO warning community on possible increase in porch pirates

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office is warning local residents about possible “porch pirates” this year.

  Deputies seeking identity of home theft suspects in Spencer Co.

The Spencer County Sheriff’s Office is reaching out to the community for help with identifying a couple of theft suspects.

  Coronavirus spike instigates new wave of panic-buying shoppers

The coronavirus supply shortage is happening yet again.

  Passengers flying despite CDC warning against Thanksgiving holiday travel

Despite the CDC’s recommendation against traveling for Thanksgiving, airports throughout the country have been busy this weekend, including Evansville Regional Airport.

  2 Evansville homes struck by bullets over the weekend

Evansville police respond to two separate shots fired runs over the weekend.

  KY shatters weekly record for COVID-19 cases as Thanksgiving holiday draws closer

Kentucky is reporting that 158,100 residents have tested positive since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The positivity rate currently stands at 9.19% statewide.

  Tri-State stores prepare for holiday shopping surge

With Thanksgiving just a few days away, stores across the Tri-State prepare for a holiday shopping surge.

  Daviess Co. Sheriff’s Office searching for man involved in theft case

The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help to identify a man involved with a recent theft complaint.

Traffic Alert: Car crash with injuries near St. Joseph Ave. and Franklin St.

According to Evansville Central Dispatch, a car crash with injuries occurred near St. Joseph Avenue and Franklin Street in Evansville on Sunday afternoon.

State map shows 48 new COVID-19 deaths, 3 reported in our area

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 6,255 new coronavirus cases and 48 new deaths.

Man in jail on several charges after traffic stop

An Evansville man is in jail on multiple charges after a traffic stop.

EPD responds to reported robbery Sat.

Officers responded to the 1700 block of Stevens Avenue in reference to a holdup report. That’s where police met with the victim.

  Police: 2 dead after early morning shooting in Jasper

The Jasper Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting that happened at the Maple Grove Trailer Park early Saturday morning.

  Evansville man and woman arrested on several dealing charges

An Evansville man and woman are in jail on several drug-related charges after a traffic stop early Saturday morning.

  Gov. Beshear urging Kentuckians to follow new COVID-19 restrictions

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear voiced concern about reaching a point where not enough doctors and nurses will be available to care for the rising number of Kentuckians falling ill to COVID-19.

Crews respond to overnight garage fire in Evansville

According to the Evansville Fire Department, firefighters were dispatched to the 3300 block of Austin Avenue around 3:32 a.m. on Saturday.

State map shows 40 new COVID-19 deaths; 146 new cases in Vanderburgh Co.

The Indiana State Department of Health is reporting 6,983 new coronavirus cases and 40 new deaths on Saturday.

Indiana woman finds creative punishment for son with social media help

Linda Hublard was shocked when her son Gavin, 14, was charged with vandalism in November. Now she's making him pay his own fees.

  Volunteers make beds for family in need

An Owensboro a family received three new beds thanks to a nonprofit called Sleep in Heavenly Peace.

  New restaurant brings worldly flavors to downtown Evansville

What was first a Nabisco Factory, then home to the National Biscuit Company, has once again been given new life.

  Officials: High rate of failing grades among OPS students attributed to pandemic

Owensboro Public Schools officials are working to get students back on track. That’s as the district said they’re seeing an up tick of students with failing grades across their district.

  Donations needed for ‘Totes of Hope’

The American Red Cross, along with Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program, is once again launching the Totes of Hope, to help give back to low-income and homeless veterans in the Evansville area.

KY confirms another daily record in COVID-19 cases, new restrictions take effect

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear confirmed that Friday’s COVID-19 report broke the state’s record for the highest ever number of new daily cases.

  Retirement parade held for Henderson superintendent

A retirement parade was held to honor Henderson County Schools Superintendent Marganna Stanley on Friday.

  New restrictions begin in Illinois with no indoor service for bars, restaurants

New restrictions went into place Friday in Illinois, causing restaurants to close their doors to indoor dining.

  Settlement reached between Walter McCarty and First Federal Savings Bank

In September, the bank alleged McCarty owed them $45,000 plus interest for money borrowed in October of 2018.

  ’Landon’s Hope’ feeding those in need this Thanksgiving in Sebree

A Sebree woman is making sure nobody goes hungry this Thanksgiving, and she’s getting help from the community.

Illinois teen charged in protest slayings posts $2M bail

Kyle Rittenhouse posted a $2 million cash bond in Kenosha on Friday. Prosecutors accuse Rittenhouse of fatally shooting two people and wounding a third during an Aug. 25 protest against police racism and brutality in Kenosha.

  EPD: Man shot to death, woman claiming to do it shot in the foot

Officers were called to the 1300 block of N. Fulton for a report of shots fired.

Illinois reports 49 new COVID-19 cases in our area

On Friday, Illinois health officials reported 13,012 new coronavirus cases and 126 new deaths.

  Coroner: Cause of death released for suspect in alleged Loft Cove break-in

The suspect in a weekend break-in reported in the 100 block of Loft Cove has died.

2 more COVID-19 deaths, 184 new cases reported in Vanderburgh Co.

The Indiana State Department of Health reported 6,912 new positive cases and 63 new COVID-19 related deaths Friday.

  Daviess Co. Public Library to reduce open hours

They say because of this reduction in staff, the library will temporally reduce open hours.

  Sheriff’s office warning about porch pirates ahead of holiday season

As the holiday season nears, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of porch pirates.

  Henderson Community College to move courses online in response to COVID-19 pandemic

Henderson Community College (HCC) will be moving to virtual learning starting on Monday.

  Community One dedicates newly renovated home in Evansville

Friday in Evansville, community leaders dedicated a new home in the Glenwood neighborhood.

  New COVID-19 restrictions to take effect in Illinois on Friday

On Friday, new restrictions will be in place in Illinois to help slow the spread of the coronavirus.

  Owensboro Catholic Schools to reluctantly comply with Gov. Beshear’s orders

Owensboro Catholic Schools plans to move to virtual learning Monday, school officials announced on Thursday.

  KY Gov. Beshear recommends virtual services for houses of worship

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear issued a new recommendation for houses of worship, requesting them to hold virtual services starting Friday.

  Friday Sunrise Headlines

New restrictions will go into place across the Commonwealth later tonight.

  Schwinghamer chosen as next mayor in Huntingburg

Huntingburg mayoral candidate Steve Schwinghammer was voted by a caucus on Thursday evening to replace current Mayor Denny Spinner.

  COVID-19 hospitalizations currently low in Ohio Co.

For the time being, COVID-19 hospitalizations are down in Ohio County.

  Evansville brothers find a forever home

Inside a courtroom on Thursday morning, David and Kayla Delong made it official, becoming the proud parents of two little boys.

  Tri-State mayors, hospital officials urge people not to get together for Thanksgiving

Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke was joined by Henderson Mayor Steve Austin, Mount Vernon Mayor Bill Curtis, Princeton Mayor Greg Wright, and Boonville Mayor Charlie Wyatt for a press conference on Wednesday.

  Job fair for the homeless held in Owensboro

The event was organized by the Owensboro Youth Empowerment Summit after President DeMarcus Curry noticed an uptick in the local homeless population.

  Substitute teachers needed in Evansville as classroom demands continue to grow

School officials are seeing more and more teachers consider early retirement, or even resigning because of recent demands.

  Evansville Police officer honored for distinguished service

Only 23 law enforcement officers across the country received this honor.

Evansville holds virtual Christmas tree lighting ceremony

Evansville’s annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony was online this year.

3 arrested after police chase that started in Muhlenberg Co.

Kentucky State Police say a chase started Wednesday night after a Trooper tried to make a traffic stop on KY 175 in Graham.

WiFi hotspots added at 7 volunteer fire stations across Daviess Co.

Fiscal Court officials say the hotspots are to help students and adults working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Berry Global reports record 4th quarter & fiscal year 2020 results

Berry Global released its fourth-quarter results on Thursday.