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  Warrick Co. community center seeking food donations to help local families

The Studio Bee Youth Community Center in Boonville is currently seeking food donations and volunteers to help in its cause to provide meals for children and their families during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Schnucks asking 1 shopper per household to limit number of customers

  Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra announces new music director

Deputies: K-9 captures driver of stolen mini-van

14 additional COVID-19 deaths in IN; 4 more local cases reported

  New residency program to launch in Southwest Indiana

  Prom plans put on hold due to statewide school closures

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  Evansville’s COVID-19 Response Fund now accepting applications from regional nonprofits

  New data reveals details on COVID-19 in Vanderburgh Co.

IN deaths pass 100 mark; Local COVID-19 cases up by 14

  Nearly 10 million Americans file for unemployment in last 2 weeks

  Local businesses apply to meet payroll through Paycheck Protection Program

  InkWorks making shirts to help Franklin St. restaurant, bar employees

  Sports gambling industry caught in standstill amid COVID-19 pandemic

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has brought the sports world to a standstill, so that means sports betting is also currently off the books.

  Senior year experiences cut short for area students

Students, especially seniors across Indiana, are still processing the announcement they won’t be back in the traditional classroom this school year.

  Crews fight fire at Evansville home

Crews were called to the scene of a fire on 5th Avenue, near Fountain Avenue Friday morning.

  IHSAA cancels spring sports

The Indiana High School Athletic Association announces on Thursday afternoon that all spring sports have been canceled for the remainder of the school year.

  IN K-12 schools closed remainder of school year

  Local restaurant handing out free meals to employees, first responders

  Families show support for healthcare workers at 2 Tri-State health facilities

  Deaconess now offers same day results for COVID-19 tests

  Local animal rescue group searching for homes to foster dogs

  As unemployment skyrockets, offices are flooded with calls

  Mad Batter Bakery closes in Jasper due to COVID-19

Local businesses across America are struggling to make ends meet as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. In Jasper, this hits home for one start-up bakery shop.

  Evansville Water & Sewer Utility reaches $1M settlement with McCurdy

Evansville Water and Sewer Utility filed a lawsuit against the previous owners of the McCurdy Buiding back in July 2018 for outstanding sewer charges.

  Posey Co. families make positive messages on doors for essential workers

Homeowners in Posey County are finding a unique way to show support to essential workers.

UE employee tests positive for COVID-19

The University of Evansville has been notified that an employee who works in Olmsted Administration Hall has tested positive for COVID-19.

Temporary resident at self-isolation center passes away, cause of death is being investigated

A temporary resident at the Evansville Independent Self-Isolation Center has passed away.

Posey Co. business amping up despite COVID-19 pandemic

Big factories in Posey County like SABIC and AstraZeneca are increasing production efforts despite the coronavirus (COVID-19).

  Keusch Glass Inc. creates intubation boxes for medical personnel

Keusch Glass Inc. is now helping keep medical professionals safe as they care for COVID-19 patients.

  Sisters of Saint Benedict ring church bells to pray for people affected by COVID-19

The Sisters of Saint Benedict in Ferdinand found a unique way to pray for those affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

  Dubois Co. sees increase in 911 calls related to social distancing issues

As people follow social distancing rules, some are now calling law enforcement in Dubois County, reporting people who aren’t.

  Dispatchers screen 911 calls to help first responders

First responders from across the Tri-State are taking extra precautions during the pandemic.

  Local agencies need help in reporting child abuse amid COVID-19 outbreak

Organizations like Court Appointed Special Advocates (or “CASA”) and Holly’s House are asking for local communities in Evansville to help keep an eye on children during coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

  Rental property owners, landlords helping tenants as much as possible

Rental property tenants are worried about how the COVID-19 Pandemic will affect their ability to pay rent.

  New shelter in place for homeless to battle COVID-19

A partnership between the Catholic Diocese of Evansville and several Evansville agencies is providing a safe place for the homeless during COVID-19.

  Police standoff ends after more than 8 hours in Spencer Co.

Troopers tell us they were called around 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday by the Spencer County Sheriff’s Office about a man refusing to come out of his home.

  600 Berry Global employees temporarily out of work

The global pandemic is causing the temporary loss of more jobs.

IN COVID-19 deaths jump by 16, 2 new cases in Vanderburgh, first Spencer Co. case

The Indiana Department of Health has updated COVID-19 numbers Wednesday.

  EPD: ‘Don’t Stand So Close’

Evansville Police created a video in order to spread the importance of social distancing.

  Mike Blake inducted into Indiana Sports Hall of Fame

14 News’s very own Mike Blake is among the first 100 to be inducted into the Indiana Sports Hall of Fame.

IN COVID-19 cases up by 373, new cases in Posey and Vanderburgh Counties

The Indiana Health Department has released Tuesday COVID-19 numbers.

  Health officials work together to map who each positive case came into contact with

Health officials are working long hours to make sure you are staying safe and aware as more COVID-19 tests come back positive.

  Gibson General Hosiptal has COVID-19 drive-through testing

Hospital officials say, so far, no one who’s gone through the drive-through has tested positive for COVID-19.

  Hotel and travel industry is taking a hit due to COVID-19

A WARN notice filed with the state of Indiana says 76 employees at the Double Tree Hotel in downtown Evansville have lost their jobs.

  Newburgh family moves into family-owned business after tornado

In Henderson and Newburgh, they’re still working to clean up damage from the weekend tornadoes.

  Local food banks struggling to keep their doors open, shelves stocked

With the Coronavirus stopping most normal business in the Tri-State, food banks are struggling to provide meals for their clients.

Kimball International pauses operations in 6 manufacturing facilities

Kimball International announces important shifts in business operations to prioritize the demand for healthcare products.

  Berry Global to produce thousands of face shields

Vanderburgh County Commissioners approved Berry Global’s production of face shields.

Local Mcdonald’s restaurants team up to feed healthcare workers

Ten different restaurants delivered 800 meals to St. Vincent employees Tuesday.

Evansville County Commissioners feed hardworking highway department

Evansville County Commissioners brought out Jason Munoz Catering to the highway department.

  VIDEO: Evansville Christian School reminding others ‘We don’t touch this’

Mike Allen, Head of School at Evansville Christian School, recently made a video about the importance of... well... not touching things.

Woman grazed by bullet, Evansville Police looking for suspect

It happened shortly after 4 p.m. Monday in the 1400 block of Dresden Street.

Dubois Co. firefighter killed in ORV crash

Indiana Conservation Officers say they are investigating a deadly off-road vehicle crash.

  Semi crashes into home

Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to the scene of a semi that crashed into a home on Pendleton Avenue.

  COVID-19 Crisis Response Fund surpasses $2 million

A fund created last week to serve the greater Evansville community through the relief and recovery of the coronavirus continues to grow.

  Evansville city officials make social distancing a priority in meetings

Evansville City Council moved it's meeting to the Old National Events plaza to help keep separation.

  Residents still cleaning up after Newburgh tornado

An EF2 tornado ripped through Newburgh Saturday night, tearing off roofs, uprooting trees and taking power lines down.

  Health officials urge people to obey social distancing guidelines

Health officials do not think everyone is taking social distancing seriously.

  Anchor Industries employees make masks to donate to community

Many businesses around the Tri-State are trying to lend a helping hand to the people on the front-lines of the pandemic.

EPD investigating reported shooting

We’re told the incident happened at North Sixth Avenue and Dresden Street.

  Vulnerable Citizens Relief Fund set up to help those who need it most

SWIRCA and the Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office has created the Vulnerable Citizens Relief Fund.

  Evansville City Council approves more than $2M in precautionary cuts

The Evansville City Council unanimously approved more than $2 million in precautionary cuts to the 2020 budget because of COVID-19.

  Newburgh’s Rivertown Trail closed, building permits waived due to tornado damage

The town announced the Rivertown Trail, along with all other town owner parks, has been closed until further notice.

  River Pointe Health employee tests positive for coronavirus

Officials with River Pointe Health, a senior living facility in Evansville, say an employee has tested positive for COVID-19.

Evansville Goodwill asks public to hold donations

The Evansville Goodwill is asking the public to hold onto donations while the donation centers are temporarily closed due to coronavirus.

IN reports 3 new COVID-19 deaths, Dubois Co. reports 3rd positive case

The Indiana Department of Health reports Monday 1,786 Hoosiers have tested positive for COVID-19, and 35 have died.

  Newburgh residents deal with storm aftermath

Some who live near the riverfront say the storm that blew through the Tri-State on Saturday night was one they will never forget.

  Weather service officials survey tornado damage in Newburgh, Henderson

Henderson County and Newburgh residents suffered through a long and unsettling night as severe storms blew through the area on Saturday.

New confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Tri-State

There are new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Vanderburgh, Warrick and Posey County.

  Warrick Co. Bear Hunt starts Sun.

Organizers say this is a great way to practice social distancing.

  EPD detective tests positive for COVID-19

An Evansville Police Department detective has notified the city that they have tested positive for COVID-19.

Police searching for overnight vandals in Pike Co.

The Petersburg Police Department is reaching out to the public with hopes of catching those who committed numerous overnight acts of vandalism in Pike County.

  Tri-State families enjoy nice weather to relieve COVID-19 stress

With many people currently out of the job and children staying home with no school, many families across the Tri-State are trying to avoid cabin fever as they continue to isolate themselves from others.

Donut Bank employees receive pay increase

Donut Bank employees are receiving a $2 per hour increase in hourly pay.

InkWorks Studio, FSEA team up to raise money for bartenders, waiting staff

Brent Hargett from InkWorks Studio says he will donate $500 of his own money to cover the costs of shirts to maximize their donations.

Vanderburgh Co., Gibson Co., Warrick Co. announce more confirmed cases of COVID-19

According to the website, there are over 1,200 positive cases in Indiana and more than 30 deaths due to COVID-19.

Dubois Co. announces second confirmed case of COVID-19

According to the news release, the patient was tested through a lab in Evansville and is currently in isolation.

  Islamic Center of Evansville to distribute food on Fri.

The Islamic Center of Evansville will be handing out food through a mobile food pantry on Friday from two different locations.

  Weekly Wrap: Tri-State COVID-19 cases, unemployment claims surge

The number of coronavirus cases have surged in the Tri-State.

  Local grocery store attempts to restock high demand items

The reduced number of customers at McKim's IGA on Friday allowed the store's employees and its supply chains some much needed time to catch up with customer demand.