Affidavit: man arrested for Child Molesting after confessing to detective

A 57-year-old man was arrested Friday for Child Molesting after police say he confessed to touching the young victim.

Sheriff’s Office: 1 lane of SB I-69 opened after morning wreck

  Special prosecutor named to look into Jussie Smollett case

  Touchdown Live week 1

  Tri-State Food Bank experiencing food surplus

  North Posey debuts stadium upgrades

  Daviess Co. FD creating new team to help fight fires

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  Gibson Co. EMA meets with the NWS to discuss possible impact of wind farms

  WorkOne Southwest expands to Gibson Co.

  NASA names Mars rock after the Rolling Stones

  AKC dog show in Owensboro

  Web Exclusive: Randy Moore interviews Andy Beshear

  Luncheon held to honor Women’s Equality Day

  Traffic Alert: Frederica Street milling starts Saturday in Owensboro

Crews will begin milling Frederica Street at Salem-Goetz Drive beginning at 5:00 a.m.

Police: Mom, high on drugs, leaves 5 kids home alone

Police say Ashley Richardson admitted to taking Suboxone earlier in the day and injecting meth within the last 24-72 hours.

  Holly’s House celebrates Think First & Stay Safe program milestone

Holly’s House celebrated reaching 50,000 elementary students through its “Think First & Stay Safe” program.

  Ellis Park cancels Friday races due to flooding

Ellis Park is still open for simulcast wagering and historical horse racing gaming.

  Police: Toddler taken to hospital drunk on schnapps, grandma arrested

More than 800 Vectren customers lose power in Mt. Vernon

  Two arrests made in IL oil field thefts and cemetery burglary

  Frog Follies revving up in Evansville

Deer virus confirmed in 1 Kentucky county

  Shaelie previews exciting new season of Sunrise School Spirit

  Voters choose new Spottsville bridge color

The people have spoken! A color has been chosen for the Spottsville Bridge.

  Police: investigation underway after teen shot outside Lodge School

Police say a juvenile suffered a gunshot wound late Thursday.

  Henderson Animal Control removes 150 animals from home

Authorities say there was so much feces in some of the dog kennels that the dogs couldn’t move.

  Academy Sports, EPD team up to help kids with back to school shopping

Kids in the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation have some new clothes to wear at the start of the school year.

  Princeton PD take measures to combat report of drug activity, speeding

The Princeton Police Chief Derek McGraw tells us that at Monday’s City Council meeting, a neighbor complained about drug activity and speeding.

  County, state leaders meet to discuss coal severance tax

Leaders from multiple counties met with state lawmakers about the distribution of the coal severance tax.

Fire under investigation after crews called to mobile home park in Henderson

Henderson dispatchers confirm crews were called to a working fire at Carriage Mobile Home Park.

  Diocese of Evansville Victim’s Assistance Unit files new child molestation report

The report states that the alleged incident occurred over 45-years ago on the 1700 block of Lodge Avenue.

  Neighborhood Watch: tip leads to meth arrest; camper stolen from cancer survivor

Neighborhood Watch: tip leads to meth arrest; camper stolen from cancer survivor

  Court advocate dog added to prosecutor’s team to help victims

Wallis is the first K-9 court advocate dog of its kind in the Tri-State and knows over 90 commands.

  Castle HS investigates after special needs student receives hateful messages

Castle High School has disciplined the students responsible for the messages, but the community is still wondering exactly what happened.

  School officials say new sensory path will promote social-emotional learning

School officials say the path promotes social emotional learning.

  Tri-State man’s WWII dog tags found in Italy

A dog tag lost for 75 years was returned to the rightful family.

3 protesters arrested at Kentucky State Fair ham breakfast

The executive director of the Fairness Campaign was among those placed into handcuffs by Kentucky State Police troopers.

  Handy Fest wins first place at KY State Fair

The City of Henderson says the W.C. Handy Blues and Barbecue Festival won first place festival in “Best in Kentucky” at the Kentucky State Fair.

Rockport man faces federal child porn charges

The U.S. District Court has charged Trent Walker with sexual exploitation of a child, and possession of child pornography.

  ISP: Fugative arrested in Poseyville, now facing drug dealing charges

Christy Smith was arrested along with Anthony Crawley.

Crash knocks out power to some Kenergy customers in Webster Co.

The crash knocked out power to about 270 customers.

  Fire Arm Training Simulation helps prepare Princeton PD

Princeton Police officers are ready for anything. This week, officers took part in simulated training. It puts them in everyday scenarios so they can practice how to react.

Repairs scheduled for I-69/SR 64 interchange in Oakland City

The Indiana Department of Transportation has announced lane restrictions for a pavement project at the interchange of I-69 and State Road 64 in Oakland City.

  Stoplights knocked down on Morgan Ave near I-69

Expect delays if you have to head that way.

  Two-car crash causes traffic backup on I-69

One person was taken to the hospital with minor cuts.

  Traffic Alert: lane restrictions for Twin Bridges Thurs.

A traffic alert for drivers on the Twin Bridges Thursday.

  Locked Down: Inside the prison where inmates set each other on fire and gangs have more power than guards

Widespread concern about understaffing in Mississippi's prisons has people calling for a change. They say inmates, correctional officers and surrounding communities are in danger.

  Union Co. HS graduate to be named commander of U.S. Navy ship

Family members tell us on Friday he will be named commander.

In Louisville, Trump signs order forgiving student-loan debt for disabled veterans

President Donald Trump closed his speech in Louisville on Wednesday by signing an order that will forgive all student-loan debt for many of America’s disabled veterans.

  Owensboro’s newest dog park now open

The dog park is open every day from 5 a.m. until 10 p.m.

  New Idea Home coming to Newburgh

The home will show off the latest design trends, home furnishings and more.

Taylor Swift says she plans to re-record her old songs

Swift said she plans to re-record her songs after her catalog was purchased by popular music manager Scooter Braun.

  New van to help Evansville Promise Zone residents get to grocery store

A new handicap-accessible van will soon be taking those shoppers to and from the grocery store.

  OCTC to help students in need of food

Administrators share that over 70 percent of students are low income, which showed there was a need for the pantry.

  Audit finds 4 mistakes with Henderson County Fiscal Court in 2017-18 year

Those key takeaways from the audit rang from accounts not properly reconciled to misstatements of outstanding debt balances.

  Man accused of killing 2 people Mon. night appears in court

The man accused of killing two people in Evansville made his first court appearance on Wednesday.

  Traffic Alert: crews working overnight on E. Parrish Ave.

The work is expected to take about a week.

  Grandview replacing ’60s era well to improve drinking water

More than 500 people rely on Grandview’s water wells for drinking water.

  2 people arrested after meth, syringes found inside car

Two people are in jail on drug charges after being pulled over early Wednesday.

‘Very fortunate’: LSU responds to false alarm security scare

LSU officials gave the all clear on campus just minutes before 5 p.m. after reports came in hours earlier of an armed intruder on campus at Coates Hall.

  Sign language interpreter steals show from rapper Twista

Amber Galloway Gallego has some lightning-fast moves to go along with the rapper’s high-speed lyrics.

  UE students head back to class

It’s time for a fresh school year at the University of Evansville.

  Town hall being held in Hopkins Co. about VA MISSION Act

The event will be held from 5-7 p.m. at the Western Kentucky Veterans Center at 926 Veterans Drive in Hanson.

  Man killed in Hopkins Co. crash

It happened Tuesday afternoon around 4 in the 1000 block of Sunset Rd. in Hanson.

  Tropicana Evansville partnering with William Hill for sports betting

Tropicana is partnering with William Hill for sports betting.

Democratic lawmakers to push for Kentucky minimum wage increase

Previous efforts to raise the minimum wage have died in the legislature.

  U.S. Fish and Wildlife propose Kentucky’s second national wildlife refuge to be in Henderson

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to establish Kentucky’s second national wildlife refuge.

  Local NAACP provides update on investigation into EVSC student’s arrest

NAACP Evansville President Reverend Gerald Arnold used Wednesday’s conference to update the public on their own investigation into the incident.

  Warrick Co. School Corporation taking new security measures

Warrick County School officials say they’ve spent more than $380,000 on new technology to make their buildings safer.

  Madisonville to purchase 6 electricity substations from Kentucky Utilities

This purchase comes after the city changed its electric service from Kentucky Utilities to Kentucky Municipal Electric Agency.

  Abandoned school building in Hopkins Co. to be demolished

At Monday’s Hopkins County Board of Education meeting, school officials approved a $32,000 contract for Hamby Construction to demolish the building.

  ‘Mayor’s Work Ethic Certificate’ program launched for EVSC 8th graders

Students will be able to receive the “Mayor’s Work Ethic Certificate” when completed.

Elton John slams media for criticizing Harry, Meghan over private jet use

Elton John took to social media to slam stories that suggested that Prince Harry and Meghan were hypocritical for accepting jet travel despite their devotion to eco-causes.

  Goebel Realty to manage McCurdy

Residents of the McCurdy building in downtown Evansville are getting emails from office management that say they are getting new owners and new management.

Crash closes Byers Ave. in Owensboro

Dispatchers say there was a report of a crash at Allen and West Byers shortly before 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

ALERT DAY: Tuesday storms down wires and trees

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  Neighborhood Watch: Henderson man facing robbery charges, MPD looking for suspects of car theft

A Henderson man is facing robbery charges stemming from an armed robbery that happened in Hopkins County back in July.

  Brescia University closed due to power outage

Brescia University sent a notice they are closed for the rest of Tuesday.

  Evansville man arrested, charged in double murder

Police were seen at a triplex on Plantation Court, just off of Weinbach.

Registered sex offender facing new child molesting charge

Travis Anderson, 28, was booked into jail Monday night.

  Infant headstones damaged after woman let child drive, police say

Officers say 48-year-old Jemie Robertson told them she let a 9-year-old girl sit in her lap and work the pedals and steering wheel.