O.Z. Tyler opening new John Wayne bourbon-inspired tasting room

The room will serve a new bourbon-inspired by the Duke himself, John Wayne.

  State to buy Highland Elementary land

  Fairfield Memorial Hosp. breaks ground on $19m project

  Police chase crossed from Evansville to Henderson

  VHS completes purchase of River Kitty Cat Cafe

  Neighborhood Watch: Academy Sports theft; Officer honored for service

  Details, renderings for new Daviess Co. Middle School released

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  IL Woman reunites with troopers who saved her from runaway box truck

  Madisonville selected as regional hub for KY Real ID

  Lewisport, KY couple engaged after flyover proposal

  Cape Air adding flights between Owensboro and Nashville

  Crews battle blaze at Henderson hotel

  Police investigating Tues. shooting in Evansville

  Packed Gibson Co. Commissioners meeting offers various opinions on proposed wind energy project

For months, we have heard reasons why many residents are pushing against the possible project including public safety issues.

  Henderson Boys and Girls Club receives over $41K from Tri-State Medical Alliance

The agency presented them with a check for $41,725.

Solar ordinance passed at special board of commissioners meeting in Henderson

On Tuesday night, city commissioners finalized an ordinance regulating solar energy systems in the city and county.

  WorkOne Southwest hosts job fair in Jasper

WorkOne Southwest is an organization that makes sure Hoosiers aren’t without work.

  EPD: Officer gives Narcan to intoxicated driver after crashing into 2 parked cars

  School presentations on empowering children to speak up lead to arrests

  Owensboro fire chief to retire after 11 years as chief

  2nd arrest made in fatal January shooting in Evansville, EPD says

  Tri-State teachers go Red for Ed at public education rally at the statehouse

  Grandview Tower elevator working again, management says

  New CSX railroad crossing coming to Madisonville

The city has approved an $800,000 reimbursement contract with the KYTC to help build new CSX railroad crossing on Midtown Boulevard.

N.C. man charged $2,300 for walking through ER doors for cat scratch

The man didn't even get the rabies vaccination that day, but if he did, the bill shows it would have been an extra $13,048 charged.

  Owensboro looks to create more options for downtown living

Mayor Tom Watson says he would like to see more people moving downtown.

  City to give $1.5M for North Main apartments project

Turning the old IGA building into apartments will cost $18.4 million, but taxpayers won’t be affected.

  Mt. Vernon teachers stage ‘Walk-In’ for Red for Ed

The statewide “Red for Ed” movement forced nearly half of all Indiana School corporations to close. Mt. Vernon schools took a different approach, opting for “Walk-Ins" instead.

Man accused in Vanderburgh Co. chase in custody in Kentucky

Jeremiah Keen was booked into the Allen County, Kentucky Jail just a few days after the chase, and he’s been there ever since, but a warrant for additional charges was just issued earlier this month.

  Evansville warehouse evacuated due to gas leak

It happened Tuesday morning at a warehouse on the corner of Tennessee and Harriet streets.

  Webster Co. Schools dismissing early due to water line break, boil advisory issued

There is no water at Providence Elementary due to a break in the line right in front of the school.

Evansville man charged with rape of child

Jerell Greer was booked into jail Monday evening. He’s being held without bond.

  Feds raid Grim Reapers Motorcycle Club in Evansville

We’re told agents with the FBI, ATF and DEA, along with Indiana State Police, executed a search warrant around 6 a.m. Tuesday at the motorcycle club located on Diamond Ave.

  Thousands of teachers gather for Indiana Statehouse protest

Teachers unions say about half of Indiana’s nearly 300 school districts will be closed while their teachers attend Tuesday’s rally on the same day legislators gather for 2020 session organization meetings.

  Henderson police investigating burglary at Mr. D’s

Shortly after midnight Tuesday morning, police responded to an alarm at Mr. D’s in the 1400 block of S. Green St.

  Residents: Elevators out all day at Grandview Towers, people stuck on high floors

Residents tell us the elevators have been out since late Monday morning, and management and maintenance workers left at normal time Monday evening.

  Vanderburgh Humane Society taking over River Kitty Cat Cafe

The cafe has helped get 400 cats adopted since 2017.

  A busy weekend is spurring an economic boost in Owensboro

Local businesses and hotels profited from 2 big events.

  Hundreds of Evansville teachers prepare for Red for Ed Action Day

Evansville Teachers Association president Michael Rust says more than 500 teachers from Evansville will descend upon Indianapolis Tuesday morning, joining thousands from around the state for Red for Ed Day.

  Crash on S.R. 66 in Newburgh sends 3 to hospital

It happened at the intersection of Grimm Road shortly before 6 p.m. Monday.

  Man convicted in 1996 Evansville murdered denied request to be in transition program

Jason Wentz was convicted of killing Donna Heseman at a then Bristol-Myers Squib parking lot.

  Story walk unveiled at Moreland Park

This is the first story walk in Owensboro and the third in Kentucky.

  Woman shot at west side party is a USI student, sheriff says

Deputies say the woman was shot in the hip and taken to the hospital. They say her injuries are not life threatening.

Man accused of setting his own apartment on fire

Fire crews were called late Monday afternoon to apartments in the 100 block of W. Michigan Street.

  Preying on patriotism: Sham veterans and first-responder charities ousted for deception, their professional fundraisers largely left unscathed

Sham veterans and first-responder charities have been put out of business for misusing donations but their third-party, for-profit fundraisers remain in business.

Cashing in on Charity: Donations meant to help sick children, wounded veterans, abused animals instead benefit for-profit fundraisers

Professional fundraisers are for-profit companies that contract with charities to solicit donations by telephone or through the mail. The industry is loosely regulated and can keep as much as 100% of donated dollars.

  Man arrested after chase ends in crash on Hogue Road

The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office says drivers should avoid the 5500 block of Hogue Road.

  Alcohol a factor in crash on N. Red Bank Road, deputies say

Deputies say a truck rolled over and snapped a utility pole.

Ford rolls out Mustang SUV

The Mach-E can go from zero to 60 miles an hour in about 3.5 seconds, about the same as a Porsche 911 GTS.

  Contractor frustrated by deadline set fire to Mt. Vernon home, prosecutor says

A man has been arrested in connection with a fire in Mt. Vernon over the summer.

  New UE program aims to increase number of teachers

The Early Start Education Program is a thirteen credit hour program that includes courses needed to receive an education major.

  Artists add Christmas flair to windows in Owensboro

Frosty, Rudolph and Santa are filling empty window space thanks to a new project this year.

  Camel, cow and donkey caught on the lam

The unlikely trio walked into the neighborhood east of Goddard, Kan., Sunday afternoon and immediately attracted a crowd.

  Police looking for suspects in Owensboro home invasion

Police say shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday four men force their way into a home in the 800 block of Walnut Street.

4 students charged in bathroom attack on Kentucky schoolmate

An 18-year-old Kentucky high schooler has pleaded not guilty to second-degree assault and criminal mischief in an assault on a reportedly autistic classmate.

FBI arrests Muncie mayor amid city investigation

A central Indiana mayor has been arrested by FBI agents amid an ongoing federal investigation that's resulted in the city's former building commissioner pleading guilty to money laundering and wire fraud.

  One person dead after Hwy 431 crash in Daviess Co., Ky.

The crash happened shortly after 5:30 a.m. on Hwy 431 at Hill Bridge Rd.

Kentucky coroner identifies 11-year-old as house fire victim

State Police haven’t said what might’ve caused the fire.

  Name released of man who died after tree fell on him in Daviess Co. Ky.

The sheriff’s office says a call came in around 12:30 p.m. Sunday about a tree falling on someone in the 8300 block of 144.

  Police investigating burglary at Henderson auto dealership

Police are looking for information into a burglary at Henderson Chevrolet.

  IU Day in Evansville was Sunday

A part of the celebration was the opening of a brand new exhibit at the Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science.

  Maryland teacher charged after fight with student

Cellphone video captured a fight Friday morning between a teacher and student at a Maryland high school.

Hong Kong police storm university held by protesters

Hong Kong police have stormed into a university campus held by protesters after an all-night standoff.

Cincinnati Zoo giraffe dies

The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden announced that one of their male giraffes passed away Sunday morning.

Man stabs wife before setting house on fire, police say

New York police say a man stabbed his wife and then set their house on fire.

  Woman accused of ramming car, pushing it across the street

Police say they were called to the Taco Bell on St. Joseph Avenue around 2:45 a.m. for a hit and run with injury.

  Dramatic Video: Box truck overturns, narrowly missing woman and 2 Illinois Troopers

Two troopers were changing the tire of a car pulled over on Interstate 64 near Wayne City, when they came inches from losing their lives.

Jasper Police: 2 arrested after $1K shoplifting attempt

Two people have been booked in the Dubois County Jail after a shoplifting attempt at the Jasper Walmart.

  Evansville home damaged by fire

Officials say fire damage was contained to the attic, but there is water damage to rest of the house.

Deputies: Drunk driver flips car into ditch, walks home

Deputies say they were called late Friday night to the area of Darmstadt Road and Dress Lane because a car was upside down in a ditch.

Man stabbed during domestic fight, woman arrested

Police say the victim had to have emergency surgery

Police: Drunk driver hits fence at Dress Plaza, found passed out

Evansville Police say a driver hit the fence at Dress Plaza Saturday, and he was more than five times the legal alcohol limit.

  Hawg N Sauce hosts give-back for Grant Johnson

Support continues to pour in for a West Side Nut Club member who was hurt in an accident at this year’s Fall Festival.

  Annual Tri-State’s Got Talent competition held Sat. at Eastland Mall

The annual Tri-State’s Got Talent competition brought out talents of all kinds, from singers, musicians, to hula-hoop acrobatics.

Oops: Nearly 2,000 ballots not counted in Indiana county

The council has until Dec. 31 to figure out how to break the tie.

  Man tries to steal martial artist’s wallet, gets kneed in the face

A robbery in Evansville ended in a lot of pain for the suspect.

  More than 600 Tri-State miners affected by WARN notices since August

We take a closer look at the Tri-State coal industry after yet another round of job loss.

Sheriff’s Office: Bicknell boy dies after being hit by vehicle while crossing roadway

An 8-year-old boy has died after he was hit by a vehicle while crossing the roadway in Knox County, according to the sheriff’s office.

  Bourbon Celebration: O.Z. Tyler’s rickhouse cleanup complete

O.Z. Tyler Distillery opened their doors free of charge Friday night.

  GOP Chairman: More votes found, unlikely to change results for 2nd Ward race

Republican Evansville City Council Candidate Natalie Rascher and the GOP party are considering asking for a recount in last week’s elections.

Potent opioid seized from Columbus couple enough to kill 1 million people, police say

A Columbus couple is facing high-level drug charges after the Hilliard Division of Police determined the couple was in possession of carfentanil, a synthetic opioid that’s 100 times more powerful than fentanyl.