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  IN senators treat local first responders

Indiana Senators took time to treat law enforcement in Evansville.

Officials: Crash on US 41 leaves several injured

Vanderburgh Co. passes 2K COVID-19 cases, state cases up 870

HUD awards thousands to local housing authorities to help keep residents housed

  Perry Central schools head back to class with detailed safety plan in place

  Mater Dei cancels scrimmage against Reitz

Evansville receives $550K to help businesses

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EWSU changes water disinfectant

  Mesker Park Zoo’s budget is tight due to COVID-19

  All options available for local schools’ upcoming fall semester

  Habitat for Humanity breaks ground at Saint Theresa Place

  6,000 masks donated to Evansville and Warrick schools

  Drive-up meet and greet held for teachers and students

  SR 57 back open after crash

State Road 57 is currently closed due to a crash.

Man sentenced to 30 years in Posey Co. drug dealing case

30-year-old Tiyo Lewis was found guilty of Dealing in Methamphetamine and admitted to being a habitual offender, which enhanced his sentence.

South Gibson School employee tests positive for COVID-19

The Superintendent of South Gibson Schools, Dr. Stacey Humbaugh, says a staff member who works at Haubstadt Community Schools tested positive for COVID-19.

  34 new cases of COVID-19 in Vanderburgh Co., state cases up 664

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

  Police: Man shot twice on Evansville’s south side

  Academy Sports + Outdoors donates $1K back-to-school shopping spree to Hangers

Posey Co. cancels National Night Out event

  North Posey students head back to class Monday

  UE postponing 2020 commencement ceremony again

  EFD responds to house fire on Herbert Ave Sat.

  Police: Jasper woman strikes male with whiskey bottle

A woman is in jail on a battery charge after a Sunday morning incident.

41 new cases in Vanderburgh Co.; State cases up 1,048

The Indiana State Department of Health releases its Sunday update.

  Pearson’s Rivertown Butcher Shop closing in Sept.

The owner of Pearson’s Rivertown Butcher Shop in Newburgh says he will be closing the business on September 19.

  New bookstore opens near UE campus

A new bookstore across the street from the University of Evansville held its grand opening on Saturday.

  Tri-State stores try to meet demand for back to school shoppers

Shopping for school supplies is a no brainer for many Tri-State families this time of year, but what they’re buying, and how much they’re buying is definitely different.

  Mount Vernon police officers recognized for saving woman’s life

According to the Mount Vernon Police Department, Officers Candace Rueger and Brandon Woodley responded to a report of an unconscious woman back on August 3. Officials say the two officers jumped into action to help save the woman’s life.

  Coroner releases identity of woman killed at Green Plains Plant

Sheriff Latham says woman who works there was killed when a train car rolled over on her.

  Sheriff’s Office: K-9 team tracks 3 felons overnight

Four men have been arrested after two police pursuits overnight.

34 new cases in Vanderburgh Co.; state map shows 1,036 new cases

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

  Vandal tags several spots in Evansville’s arts district

The Haynie’s Corner Arts District in Evansville has been hit by an unwelcome vandal. At least half a dozen different areas are now marked by graffiti.

  Vectren sends employees to assist with power restoration following Hurricane Isaias

10 employees traveled to Long Island on Friday to aid the Public Service Electric and Gas Company as utility officials reconnect power after Hurricane Isaias.

  IN eclipses highest daily total of COVID-19 cases

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

  IHSAA gives new guidance for fans at fall sports

As teams across the state inch closer to the start of the regular season, schools are receiving new guidance from the Indiana High School Athletic Association on allowing fans in the stands.

  First look inside EVSC classrooms ahead of 2020-2021 school year

The summer months have given EVSC officials time to properly plan for this new year. Class sizes will be smaller and students will have their own assigned seats facing the same direction.

  Salvation Army hosting ‘Stuff the Bus’ campaign in Evansville this weekend

Donations are being collected for the Salvation Army’s “Stuff the Bus” campaign in Evansville starting on Friday.

  Diesel fuel released into White River in Pike Co.

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is reporting that diesel fuel entered the White River sometime on Thursday night.

  Mt. Vernon holds 1st day of school with changes in place to keep everyone safe

Students in Mt. Vernon will be heading back to their first day of school Friday morning.

  CMOE opens new outdoor sandbox exhibit for kids

The exhibit is located just outside the museum in downtown Evansville. The exhibit includes a sandbox to search for hidden treasure, a garden filled with musical instruments, as well as a giant beach umbrella to relax under.

EPD investigating baby death

They say a woman told the she fell asleep with her one and a half month old child in her bed.

  Sheriff’s Office: Wanted man arrested after getting stuck in chimney

A wanted man was arrested after getting stuck in a chimney while trying to hide from law enforcement.

Traffic Alert: Part of 1st Street closed in Huntingburg due to water main break

The City of Huntingburg has closed First Street between Washing and Van Buren Streets due to a water main break.

IL Gov. Pritzker announces new rules, signs bill for frontline worker protections

IL Gov. JB Pritzker joined industry leaders to announce new guidelines to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

  CountryMark donates $10K worth of masks to North Posey, Mt. Vernon schools

Posey County students will be a little safe as they head back to class.

Police: At least 30 rounds fired during overnight shooting

Evansville police say at least 30 rounds went off during a shooting overnight.

  EPD searching for man accused of stealing car, using victim’s credit card

According to the Evansville Police Department, the man stole a red Chevy Impala from Owensboro, before attempting to use the victim’s credit card to pay for gas.

  EVSC prepares for opening day

Inside the classrooms, social distancing guidelines will be in place along with fewer students in those rooms and extended lunch periods.

  Evansville Gun Club member responds to NRA lawsuit

News broke on Thursday regarding New York Attorney General Letitia James, who filed a lawsuit against the National Rifle Association and four individuals, accusing leaders of exploiting the organization for personal gain.

  More schools within the Evansville Catholic Diocese return to class

More schools within the Evansville Catholic Diocese return to class Thursday morning.

  Construction complete inside Princeton Community Primary School

Students in the North Gibson School Corporation head back to school Friday, and some primary students will be returning to a brand new classroom in a brand new building.

  Dubois Co. Schools install bus stop arm cameras

School bus stop arm violations happen every year in Dubois County, and officials say they aren’t always successful in catching the people who commit these violations - until now.

42 new COVID-19 cases in Vanderburgh Co., state cases up 1,040

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

Traffic Alert: SB 41 lanes closed between Virigina and the Lloyd

The Evansville Sewer Department has two southbound lanes of Highway 41 South between Virginia St and the Lloyd Expressay closed for sewer repairs.

ISP: Mother arrested for impaired driving while transporting 2 children

An Illinois mother is in jail after troopers say she was driving under the influence with her two children in the car.

Town of Chrisney receives $700K for water supply, distribution improvements

The Town of Chrisney in Spencer County was awarded $700,000 from the state for water supply and distribution improvements.

  Jasper Elementary hosts Parade of Families before start of school year

Jasper Elementary School hosted the Parade of Families Wednesday night.

  Reopen Evansville Task Force launches Rent & Utility Assistance Portal

The Reopen Evansville Task Force announced Wednesday the launch of the Rent & Utility Assistance Portal.

  Chandler church hosts grab & go backpack giveaway

The giveaway was held at the Chandler CP Church on Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.

  Evansville Rescue Mission resident tests positive for COVID-19

The Evansville Rescue Mission is working with the health department on contact tracing.

  Hoosiers applying for rental assistance as eviction date nears, state COVID-19 cases up 740

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

  Deaconess doctor urges residents to frequently clean face masks

If you typically wear cloth masks, it could be hard to come home every day and do a load of laundry to keep them clean, but according to officials at Deaconess Hospital, keeping them washed could help you avoid health concerns.

  NCAA Division II cancels fall championships

USI and Evansville Sports Corporation were slated to host the NCAA II Cross Country Midwest Regional November 7 and the NCAA II Cross Country Championships November 21 at Angel Mounds in Evansville.

  Warrick Co. schools release guideline for students who contract COVID-19

The Warrick County School Corporation is providing a closer look at an important question - What happens if a student or staff member tests positive for COVID-19?

  Class begins for some Evansville Catholic Diocese schools

Schools within the Evansville Catholic Diocese return to class Wednesday morning for the first time in months.

  Signature School students return to class

Signature School in downtown Evansville will be welcoming back students for the fall semester Wednesday morning.

  Goodwill Industries celebrates 85th anniversary

The president and CEO at Evansville Goodwill Industries says this had been her most challenging year with the organization in nearly 30 years.

  Social workers provide mental health success tips for students, parents

As the school year begins, many children could be experiencing more anxiety than they ever have before.

  Franklin St. Dairy Queen closing

The Dairy Queen on West Franklin Street is closing Aug. 14.

Gibson Co. man gets 30 years in meth case

The Gibson County Prosecutor says Clay Boyer pled guilty Wednesday to Conspiracy to Deal in Methamphetamine and Dealing in Methamphetamine in an amount greater than 10 grams.

  Fire officials: Large business fire started by piece of equipment

The Evansville Fire Department says E. Virginia Street between Highway 41 and Kentucky Avenue was closed Tuesday afternoon because of a large fire.

  Police: Man shot in leg after fight in Evansville

Police say a fight led to a shooting early Wednesday morning in Evansville.

  Short chase in Evansville ends in a crash

Evansville police are investigating an early morning chase that ended in a crash.

  Police: Woman arrested after hit & run involving a moped

Officers say a man was hurt in a crash between a car and a moped Tuesday night in Evansville.

  Sharon Elem. hosts back to school informational sessions for parents, providers

Many students at Sharon Elementary in Newburgh will return to school one week from Wednesday.

  Medical expert Dr. James Porter discusses back to school

Catholic schools start back Wednesday and Thursday across the Evansville Diocese, and soon, EVSC and other school districts will return to in-person learning.

  Kids learn about 3D printing at Ivy Tech Stem Camp

As a part of the school's Distance Learning Summer STEM Camp, children at Caldwell Community Center learned about 3D printing via a zoom call.

  3rd plea agreement reached in Evansville murder case

Gary Anderson, along with Joan and Angela Paul, were all accused of murder in November of last year after a body was found buried under concrete in a garage where the Pauls used to live.

  Warrick Schools administrator tests positive for COVID-19

We are learning that an administrator at Castle High School has tested positive for COVID-19, and two others are in quarantine.

  Wind turbine discussions continue in Posey Co.

In Posey County, an analysis from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration was presented to commissioners Tuesday, regarding a study on the logistics of wind turbines.