5 new cases of COVID-19 in Vanderburgh Co.; Indiana deaths up 21

The Indiana State Department of Health has updated the coronavirus map.

New ‘Hunger Games’ book sells more than 500,000 copies

  Evansville family shelter seeking donations to accommodate more residents

  OPD, DCSO records increase in overdoses on altered pills

  Local restaurants using mobile technology to keep customers safe amid pandemic

  Former Tin Man building turning into new restaurant

KY surpasses 9k total COVID-19 cases, 400 deaths

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  Senator Todd Young stops in Evansville to discuss ‘RESTART Act’

  No charges will be filed in Pike Co. deputy involved shooting

IL surpasses 5k total COVID-19 deaths

  Henderson Police looking for stabbing suspect

Independence Day Fireworks called off in Mt. Vernon

Showplace Cinemas announce reopening plan

YMCA of Southwestern IN hosting Summer Day Camp

The YMCA started its Summer Day Camp this week, providing educational child care at six different sites from 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

  EPD: Evansville man arrested in connection to Fri. night shooting

Evansville man arrested in connection to a Friday night shooting.

  Krispy Kreme is giving away free doughnuts for 5 days in June

Krispy Kreme is extending its free doughnut giveaway promotion to give customers more opportunities to swing by and pick up a sweet treat.

Solar facility to be built on 1,700 acres at Henderson/Webster Co. line

Officials with Big Rivers Electric Corporation say they have entered into agreements to purchase power from two solar developers who will build, own and operate their facilities in western Kentucky.

Red Cross in need of blood donations as non-urgent, elective procedures resume

Crews respond to Tues. morning storage unit fire in Evansville

  Deadly shooting investigation continues in Evansville, no arrests made

Daviess Co. Public Library to gift 5 seniors with college survival baskets

  Campers back at Scales Lake

  COVID-19 testing site open in Henderson

  Local restaurant hiring for busy summer season

While some businesses are still shut down because of the pandemic, others are re-open and hoping for a profitable summer season.

  New Daviess Co. Middle School to cost $6.5 million less than expected

Daviess Co. Public Schools Superintendent Matt Robbins has a positive update about the new Daviess County Middle School Construction project.

  Early voting begins in Vanderburgh County with social distancing

Early voting started on Tuesday in Vanderburgh County. And despite the pandemic, people were allowed inside polling locations.

  Posey County Fair canceled

The Posey County Fair Association’s Board of Directors announced the decision on Facebook Tuesday.

  Wednesday Sunrise Headlines

Police say 30-year-old Larry Meriweather Jr. was shot at a home on West Oregon Street.

Ky. State Fair board remains positive about potential festivities

The state fair is held at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville each year.

  Kentucky Wesleyan alum competes on ‘The Titan Games’

Bartley Weaver IV is a KY State Trooper, a professional eater and the Tennessee Titans' mascot

  EVSC announces commencement dates

EVSC has just announced commencement dates and times for the class of 2020.

  Gov. Beshear on effigy: ‘A celebration of assassination in front of where I raise my children'

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear took time Tuesday during his daily briefing to discuss the doll with his image that was hanged in effigy at the State Capitol.

Kentucky and Indiana theme and water parks preparing to reopen

Kentucky Kingdom and Holiday World are two area amusement parks getting ready to open.

  Hancock Co. High School hosts graduation parade

The class concluded the parade with students walking on stage accepting their diplomas.

  Green River District shares address of COVID-19 patients to help first responders

The Green River District Health Department is now sharing the addresses, but not the names of confirmed COVID-19 patients with first responders.

  Tri-State Food Bank receives donation from local company

The non-profit has been dealing with increased needs because of the pandemic.

  Muhlenberg Co. loses millions from TVA closing

Tennessee Valley Authority’s Paradise Fossil Power Plant shut down in February, and county officials say they’re now seeing a dip in their budget after losing millions of dollars in TVA funds.

  Panther Creek Bridge to remain closed

Kentucky Transportation officials say the bridge cannot be repaired and that it will remain closed to the public at this time.

  Evansville Civic Center partially reopened

Employees have now started coming back.

Company lays off 67 people in Hancock Co.

According to the Kentucky Division of Workforce and Employment Services, Dal-Tile is permanently closing.

  United Way of Southwestern Indiana hosting virtual K-Camp

The United Way of Southwestern Indiana is hosting its annual K-Camp this summer, but leaders have decided to host this program virtually.

  Mayor Winnecke addresses different mental health resources

All of the mental health professionals strongly encourage people to check up on their family, friends, and children to make sure that any trauma during the pandemic hasn’t affected their mental health.

IL surpasses 113K positive cases

Gov. Pritzker announces 113,195 total people have tested positive for COVID-19 along with 4,923 total deaths.

  Six Flags announces new safety measures for when parks reopen

If you are planning a trip to Six Flags this year, you will need to know about the new policies the company has put in place to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

KSP arrest Providence man on DUI, drug possession charges after traffic stop

A Providence, Kentucky man is in jail facing driving under the influence and drug possession charges.

  10 Mt. Vernon residents facing drug charges in Posey County

10 Mount Vernon residents are facing drug-related charges as a result of an undercover investigation.

  Coroner identifies man killed in east side Evansville crash

One person is dead after a crash in Evansville Monday.

Muhlenberg Co. Health Department reports 2 additional cases

No new cases reported in Green River District or Hopkins County.

Few new COVID-19 cases reported locally, Indiana deaths up by 18

The Indiana State Department of Health has updated the coronavirus map.

’Incomprehensible’: Police say World War I monument vandalized on Memorial Day in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh police are investigating after they discovered a World War I memorial vandalized on Memorial Day.

  OPD needs help identifying person of interest in theft investigation

The Owensboro Police Department needs help identifying is investigating a theft

Traffic Alert: Barton Rd closed Tues. for pipe repair

Barton Road in Vanderburgh County will be closed Tuesday between Schroeder Road and the Vanderburgh County line for pipe repair.

  Scales Lake Park in Boonville reopening Tuesday

Scales Lake in Boonville will open Tuesday for the season.

  Vanderburgh Co. courts to begin reopening Tuesday

Judge Les Shively announced in a press conference Thursday that Superior Court will reopen May 26.

  Tuesday Sunrise Headlines

One person was shot to death overnight in Evansville.

  Indiana DNR urges boating safety as unofficial start to summer passes

With the unofficial start to summer, many boats will soon be out on the waters and conservation officers want to make sure you're safe.

  Evansville’s Inflatable Fun Factory sees decline in customers despite reopening

Although the Factory specializes in “bounce parties,” it’s not the entertainment some parents are seeking in the times of a pandemic due to the high-contact nature of the bouncing.

  KSP release update on damaged Panther Creek Bridge

Kentucky State Police release an update as they continue to search for the truck they believe damaged the Panther Creek bridge last week.

  Henderson bagpiper honors veterans on Memorial Day

14 News Photojournalist Jake Embrey shows us the sights and sounds of one man who wanted to make sure there was a proper celebration for our fallen heroes.

  Burdette Park reopens in time for Memorial Day

As Memorial Day began, many Burdette Park visitors found themselves running from the sun and having picnics under the trees.

Gov. Beshear hanged in effigy at 2nd Amendment protest at Capitol

Protesters hung an effigy of Governor Andy Beshear Sunday. Some argued it was a peaceful protest.

  Owensboro-Daviess Co. Veterans Organization finds way to honor veterans amid pandemic

Local leaders read the names of veterans who have died since Memorial Day last year. But the Veterans Organization chairperson says things had to be different this year.

Traffic Alert: Sinkhole forms in Mt. Vernon intersection

Mt. Vernon Police say drivers should avoid the area of East Water and Locust Streets.

  Owensboro neighborhood hosts Memorial Day picnic

With the coronavirus still looming, the Christie Place neighborhood came up with an alternative way to celebrate.

  Owensboro tattoo shop ecstatic about reopening

Hooded Crow Tattoo and Permanent Cosmetics opened their doors for the first time since early March - which has put a strain on their business.

  Jasper Municipal Swimming Pool open for the summer

Jasper Park officials say due to COVID-19 precautionary measures, capacity has been cut in half.

  Kruckemeyer & Cohn hosts Memorial Day ceremony

Monday’s Memorial Day services looked a little different for everyone. That’s why Kruckemeyer & Cohn Jewelers on Evansville’s east side decided to host a ceremony of their own.

  Kentucky hair salons re-opening

Shear Attractions in Henderson is just one hair salon that is welcoming their clients back.

  USI basketball player arrested on drunk driving charge

A USI basketball player was arrested early Sunday morning after police say he fell asleep behind the wheel sitting at an intersection.

  Sunset Cemetery holds Memorial Day service

Some who attended the service told us that regardless of a pandemic, there always needs to be a way to recognize the day.

Green River District reports 2 new COVID-19 cases

The Green River District Health Department reported two additional COVID-19 cases on Monday.

New local Indiana COVID-19 cases reported, state deaths up by 8

The state now shows 31,715 total confirmed positive cases and 1,832 deaths.

EPD: Woman facing drug charges after traffic accident

A 22-year-old Evansville woman was arrested Sunday on drug and driving under the influence charges after police say she crashed her car.

  More Kentucky businesses reopen

Hair salons and barbershops can start seeing clients again, but only at 33 percent capacity.

  Phase 4 of Indiana’s reopening plan starts June 14

Phase four of Governor Eric Holcomb’s Back on Track Indiana Plan starts June 14.

  Downtown YMCA reopens

Gyms were allowed to re-open on Friday, but the Downtown YMCA decided to wait until Sunday.

  Monday Sunrise Headlines

More businesses in Kentucky will open for the first time in months Monday.

  Little Leagues Return to Practice in Indiana

Little Leagues Return to Practice in Indiana

Wabash Co., IL officials say second person has tested positive for COVID-19

Health officials say another person has tested positive for COVID-19 in Wabash County.

  Catholic Diocese has First In-Person Services, since March

Catholic Diocese has First In-Person Services, since March

‘Baby’ Ivie turning 16

She was born with a condition that left most of her intestines outside of her body.