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  Man uses narcan kit to revive unconscious stranger

John Pritchett of Evansville was at a meeting Wednesday evening when someone came running inside the building, frantically asking for help.What Pritchett chose to do in the next minute may be the reason why the person he helped has a second chance at life.

  Salvation Army growing fresh veggies in community garden

  Organizations team up to bring awareness to child sexual abuse in southwest Indiana

  14 News Exclusive: U.S. Army Special Forces react to Lindh release

  EMS appreciation week highlights Stat Flight

  EPD investigating violent assault on south side

  Neighborhood Watch: Suspects wanted by OPD; Memorial Day weekend sobriety checkpoint

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  New downtown boutique officially open

  Chandler library hosts special animal filled story time

  3rd person sentenced in connection to New Year’s Day murder

Indianapolis 500 officials to offer measles vaccine at race

  Police say man’s BAC was twice legal limit after Evansville crash

  Suspect identified after school goes on lockdown during police chase near school

  Official says HydroFest will not happen this year after $70k deficit in ’18

This event was scheduled to take place from August 16-18 down on the Evansville riverfront.

  Francisco residents voice concerns on proposed sidewalk project

Construction would run just west of the Norfolk Southern Railroad crossing and would continue on east past the elementary school, ending on the eastern town limits of Francisco.

  Sheriff’s office identifies suspect in Thurs. night police chase

A driver is in custody after a chase ended in a crash on Evansville’s west side.

  Officials exploring options for Dubois Co. jail

After a feasibility test was conducted by an architect, the commissioners have discussed the what they believe could best solve that problem.

  Gibson Co. Clerk turns himself in after arrest warrant issued

  Green River Rd. back open after waterline break

2 dead after small jet crashes in Hancock Co., IN

  McGary Middle School student makes family history

  Boonville City Council candidate files election contest petition

  Easterseals hands out “diplomas” to preschool students

  Evansville Councilwoman Connie Robinson resigns from Democratic Party

Video from Monday’s City Council Meeting shows Robinson walking out during a vote to appoint Rev. William Payne to the Commission on Social Status of African American Males.

  Morgan Ave. reopened after power pole hit by truck

Part of Morgan Avenue is closed after a power pole fell across the roadway.

  Deer takes run through downtown Evansville

It was around 7:10 a.m. on 4th Street between Walnut and Locust.

  Woman dead after car slams into semi stopped at red light

It happened around 11:30 Tuesday night at 41 and Covert.

  Evansville man facing attempted murder charges

In April, deputies arrested 37-year-old Jacob Roderick for being a fugitive from Illinois and Indiana.

  Several motorcycle riders injured during ‘Run for the Wall’

Tuesday night several motorcycle riders, part of the massive group that stopped in Gibson County earlier Tuesday, were hurt in a crash.

  All Dressbarn stores to close

The closure is just another sign of hard times for the nation’s retailers, which are folding at a record pace this year.

  Dubois Co. man charged with child molestation and sexual battery

Officers tell us they received information that Hensley had inappropriately touched young girls in the past.

  Tuesday evening drug arrest in Evansville

They told 14 News the joint task force served a warrant at a house on the street, and that two people have been arrested.

  Special Report: CASA notes community is good at reporting abuse

Vanderburgh County CASA is made up of volunteers who represent children of child abuse in court. Despite each volunteer handling 20 to 25 cases at once, there are still nearly 400 children on the waitlist.

Increase in natural gas caused deadly Jeffersonville explosion

Investigators have released the cause of the deadly explosion that rocked a Jeffersonville neighborhood over the weekend.

  Evansville woman faces charges after morning crash

Troopers say she ran a stoplight on 41 at Bellemeade and collided with an SUV.

  Musical playground installed in Daviess Co.

The Kiwanis Club of Owensboro installed a musical sensory playground at the Daviess County public library over the weekend.

  New sculpture downtown has special meaning

The 13′ semi-colon was made possible by the family of Casey Settle, who took his own life last April.

  IN survey shows 2k stop arm violations on 1 day

That is with only about half of the school corporations adding to the count. At that rate, the number equates to 455,400 in a school year.

  ‘Run for the Wall’ motorcyclists stop in Evansville

Hundreds of motorcyclists will be making their way through the Tri-State as part of the “Run for the Wall” event.

Mt. Vernon first responders fund raise for Thrive

The Mount Vernon police and fire departments are joining forces to wash cars and raise funds to benefit Thrive, an after school program for elementary and junior high students in Mount Vernon.

  Traffic Alert: Oak Hill Rd lanes closed by sinkhole, now back open

The sinkhole was in the northbound land, near Oak Hill Cemetery.

  North has 63rd graduation commencement

This was the 63rd commencement for the school with over 20 thousand alumni.

  Graduation night for 2 EVSC high schools

Monday was graduation night for two EVSC high schools, North and Central.

  Local leaders initiate project to upgrade JFK Pool

The city surveyed a thousand people and asked them what needed attention here in tell city, and more than half mentioned the city pool.

  Negotiations continue between Alcoa and United Steelworkers

Alcoa’s contract with United Steelworkers has been extended indefinitely. But leadership on both sides are still working to come up with a new, agreeable contract.

  Evansville, Owensboro pools opening this weekend

For those staying in town this upcoming weekend, city pools open in Owensboro and Evansville.

  Crews nearing end of work on Diamond Bridge

You will notice a tarp is now covering the bridge so crews can paint the structure.

  Jury returns with verdict in Dubois Co. murder trial

The 27-year-old suspect accused of murder has been found guilty by the jury.

ISP: Impaired driver, passenger arrested with drugs and toddler in car

Inside the car, troopers say they found meth, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.

  Traffic Alert: WB lanes of Lincoln Ave to close starting Monday

These closings will start Monday, May 20 at 7: 00 a.m. and will continue for five weeks.

Theft suspects lead Posey Co. authorities on high-speed chase

Someone led authorities on a high-speed chase in Posey County early Monday morning.

  EWSU customers may notice change in taste, odor of water

Beginning May 20 and continuing through June 24, 2019, the Evansville Water and Sewer Utility will temporarily change the disinfectant used in the water treatment process.

  Local churches unite for foster care awareness month

May is Foster Care Awareness month and several churches around Evansville collaborated to not only raise awareness but also to try and recruit foster families.

  Warrick Co. house a ‘total loss’ after early morning fire

Ohio Township Fire Department responded to a car on fire around 6:00 a.m. Sunday morning in the 10000 block of Midway Drive.

Evansville man arrested on drunk driving charges

They also saw the driver go into the westbound lanes will still driving east, before over-correcting and nearly striking a mailbox.

  Students return from Disney World

Cops Connecting with Kids returned from their fifth year of taking children to Disney World.

  Evansville war memorials receive facelift

The Vanderburgh County Veteran’s Council hosted a dedication to celebrate and honor fallen soldiers.

  Church leaders discuss safety, security experts give advice

Church leaders throughout the area attended this event. They discussed what kind of security measures and what kind of policies can be put into places of worship.

Affidavit: Man arrested after grabbing woman’s hair, dragging her in motel parking lot

Officers were dispatched to Esquire Motel in reference to a domestic violence situation.

14 News Job Fair Saturday at Eastland Mall

14 News is hosting a job fair Saturday at Eastland Mall from noon to 3:00 p.m.

Evansville man accused of leading police on foot chase

Officers with the Evansville Police Department arrested 34-year-old Zachary Scroggins of Evansville after a foot chase that resulted in Scroggins being tased.

  One flown to hospital after Spencer Co. crash

It happened just before 7:30 p.m. on Highway 66 near Reo.

NBA bans Pacers’ Evans for violating league anti-drug policy

The NBA has banned Indiana Pacers guard Tyreke Evans at least two years for violating the league's anti-drug policy.

  Warrick Co. sheriff’s office looking for suspected car thieves

The duo was last seen in a white truck.

Firefighter finishes mowing patient’s lawn after medical emergency call

The department says it’s one less thing the patient will have to worry about when they get home.

  Mesker Park Zoo, Botanic Garden opens new bird exhibit

A new exhibit is now open at Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden. There was a ribbon cutting this morning, followed by the opportunity to feed hundreds of birds.

  Warrick Co. Sheriff’s Office will release Kristy Kelley files

The Warrick Co. Sheriff’s Office had until Friday to appeal the decision to release the files in the Kristy Kelley death investigation.

  Child molesting case dismissed because early trial date deadline was not met

Patrick Adams has been in jail since his January arrest, but he was released Friday.

  Ride Safe IN program looks to lower number of motorcycle related deaths

According to Indiana State Police Sgt. Todd Ringle, 112 motorcyclists were killed in 2018, which is down compared to the 147 deaths in 2017.

  UE announces sale of WUEV broadcast frequency; call letters stay with university

After an almost two-year review, the University of Evansville has announced the sale of its radio broadcast frequency 91.5 to WAY-FM.

Southridge baseball standout signs letter of intent to play at IU

The Southridge Raider standout will continue his playing career next season in Bloomington.

Bald eagle spotted perched above Chandler road

A 14 News viewer spotted a bald eagle sitting above a roadway in Chandler on Thursday.

  Local reaction to Alabama’s new abortion law

The Alabama legislature on Tuesday gave final approval to the nation’s most restrictive abortion law, a measure that makes performing abortion a felony at any stage of pregnancy with almost no exceptions.

  Transmission trip triggers power surges in Evansville

Vectren tell us it happened around 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

  Perry County News editor retires after 22 years

Vince has been the editor of the Perry County News for two decades, and this week Vince says goodbye.

  New China tariffs impacting Tri-State

The U.S. wants to raise tariffs on billions of dollars worth of Chinese goods, and China is firing right back. The back-and-forth over tariffs is already causing some trouble for local farmers and businesses, and it could start to cost you.

  Special Report: Hometown Hero Alex Stein

Alex led the University of Southern Indiana to a Final Four, played in his hometown of Evansville. But to truly understand the magnificence of this moment, you must go way back.

  Plans to revitalize parts of downtown Cannelton progressing

St. Michael’s school, Downtown Cannelton on Ind. landmarks endangered list

  Posey Co. woman begging INDOT to cut down tree on her property

Vivian has lived off Highway 66 in Wadesville for 30-years. Over the last few years, she has noticed a tree rotting. Her concern is that the tree would fall and potentially cause a deadly wreck.

  Proposed bill could help with truck driver shortage

Senate Bill 569 or the DRIVE Safe Act was introduced to Congress in February by Senator Todd Young from Indiana.

  UE students planting milkweed in attempt to save monarch butterflies

Milkweed is essential for young monarch caterpillars to survive.