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  Showplace Cinemas announces reopening plan for all movie theater locations

Showplace Cinemas announced Wednesday that a reopening plan is officially in place.

  Bike shops witness rise in sales, repairs during pandemic

  Evansville family shelter seeking donations to accommodate more residents

  Local restaurants using mobile technology to keep customers safe amid pandemic

  Former Tin Man building turning into new restaurant

  Senator Todd Young stops in Evansville to discuss ‘RESTART Act’

  No charges will be filed in Pike Co. deputy involved shooting

Continued Coverage

Independence Day Fireworks called off in Mt. Vernon

YMCA of Southwestern IN hosting Summer Day Camp

  EPD: Evansville man arrested in connection to Fri. night shooting

Red Cross in need of blood donations as non-urgent, elective procedures resume

Crews respond to Tues. morning storage unit fire in Evansville

  Deadly shooting investigation continues in Evansville, no arrests made

  Campers back at Scales Lake

Tuesday was the first day campers were welcomed back for the season.

  Local restaurant hiring for busy summer season

While some businesses are still shut down because of the pandemic, others are re-open and hoping for a profitable summer season.

  Early voting begins in Vanderburgh County with social distancing

Early voting started on Tuesday in Vanderburgh County. And despite the pandemic, people were allowed inside polling locations.

  Posey County Fair canceled

The Posey County Fair Association’s Board of Directors announced the decision on Facebook Tuesday.

  EVSC announces commencement dates

Kentucky and Indiana theme and water parks preparing to reopen

  Tri-State Food Bank receives donation from local company

  Evansville Civic Center partially reopened

  United Way of Southwestern Indiana hosting virtual K-Camp

  Mayor Winnecke addresses different mental health resources

  10 Mt. Vernon residents facing drug charges in Posey County

10 Mount Vernon residents are facing drug-related charges as a result of an undercover investigation.

  Coroner identifies man killed in east side Evansville crash

One person is dead after a crash in Evansville Monday.

Few new COVID-19 cases reported locally, Indiana deaths up by 18

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

Traffic Alert: Barton Rd closed Tues. for pipe repair

Barton Road in Vanderburgh County will be closed Tuesday between Schroeder Road and the Vanderburgh County line for pipe repair.

  Scales Lake Park in Boonville reopening Tuesday

Scales Lake in Boonville will open Tuesday for the season.

  Vanderburgh Co. courts to begin reopening Tuesday

Judge Les Shively announced in a press conference Thursday that Superior Court will reopen May 26.

  Indiana DNR urges boating safety as unofficial start to summer passes

With the unofficial start to summer, many boats will soon be out on the waters and conservation officers want to make sure you're safe.

  Evansville’s Inflatable Fun Factory sees decline in customers despite reopening

Although the Factory specializes in “bounce parties,” it’s not the entertainment some parents are seeking in the times of a pandemic due to the high-contact nature of the bouncing.

  Burdette Park reopens in time for Memorial Day

As Memorial Day began, many Burdette Park visitors found themselves running from the sun and having picnics under the trees.

Traffic Alert: Sinkhole forms in Mt. Vernon intersection

Mt. Vernon Police say drivers should avoid the area of East Water and Locust Streets.

  Jasper Municipal Swimming Pool open for the summer

Jasper Park officials say due to COVID-19 precautionary measures, capacity has been cut in half.

  Kruckemeyer & Cohn hosts Memorial Day ceremony

Monday’s Memorial Day services looked a little different for everyone. That’s why Kruckemeyer & Cohn Jewelers on Evansville’s east side decided to host a ceremony of their own.

  USI basketball player arrested on drunk driving charge

A USI basketball player was arrested early Sunday morning after police say he fell asleep behind the wheel sitting at an intersection.

  Sunset Cemetery holds Memorial Day service

Some who attended the service told us that regardless of a pandemic, there always needs to be a way to recognize the day.

New local Indiana COVID-19 cases reported, state deaths up by 8

The state now shows 31,715 total confirmed positive cases and 1,832 deaths.

EPD: Woman facing drug charges after traffic accident

A 22-year-old Evansville woman was arrested Sunday on drug and driving under the influence charges after police say she crashed her car.

  Phase 4 of Indiana’s reopening plan starts June 14

Phase four of Governor Eric Holcomb’s Back on Track Indiana Plan starts June 14.

  Downtown YMCA reopens

Gyms were allowed to re-open on Friday, but the Downtown YMCA decided to wait until Sunday.

  Little Leagues Return to Practice in Indiana

Little Leagues Return to Practice in Indiana

  Catholic Diocese has First In-Person Services, since March

Catholic Diocese has First In-Person Services, since March

‘Baby’ Ivie turning 16

She was born with a condition that left most of her intestines outside of her body.

  2 more residents at Hamilton Pointe die from COVID-19, Gibson Co. reports another death

Warrick County Coroner Sarah Seaton says an 83-year-old male and a 92-year-old female at Hamilton Pointe have died Saturday.

Police: Saturday fight lands man in jail

A Jasper man is facing several charges after a fight on Saturday.

  South Spencer honors graduates with parade

South Spencer Honors Graduates with Parade

  Air travel increasing out of EVV

Officials say passenger traffic is lower this weekend compared to last year’s Memorial Day, but they are starting to see more people hop on flights in general.

  EPD looking for shooting suspect

They say they were called to the 600 block of Sweetser Avenue shortly before 9 p.m. Friday because someone had been shot.

  Evansville Police investigating stabbing

Evansville Police say a stabbing landed a man in the hospital with a collapsed lung.

IN reports 21 new COVID-19 deaths

The coronavirus map shows new cases in Vanderburgh, Posey and Warrick County. The Dubois County Health Department reports an additional case.

  Senior Send-Off: Emily Fortune

The North Posey senior graduates as one of the schools' Valedictorians.

  Senior Send-Off: Colin Long

The Reitz senior plans to attend Southeastern Illinois College on a baseball scholarship.

  Bob’s Gym provides members with sneak peek into reopening plans

Members of Bob’s Gym were back at its West side location in Evansville on Friday to get a sneak peek of Sunday’s reopening.

  Youth sports leagues adapt to COVID-19 era

Newburgh Youth Soccer League is taking extra precautions to make sure their players and families are safe.

  Warrick Co. man handed 40-year prison sentence in baby death case

Earlier this year, Rice was found guilty in the 2017 death of 10-month-old Jaxson Wheeler.

  Evansville CRNA returns home after battling COVID-19 in New York

We introduced back in April the story of Mary Nguyen, an Evansville native and certified registered nurse anesthetist that flew to New York to help fight against COVID-19. While in New York, she witnessed some sad goodbyes, as well as some miraculous recoveries.

  Aces legend Jerry Sloan, long-time Utah Jazz coach dead at 78

University of Evansville basketball legend and long-time Utah Jazz coach has died at 78.

  CVS Pharmacy opens COVID-19 testing site in Evansville

rom Friday until the end of May, the CVS Pharmacy on Saint Joseph Avenue is now offering COVID-19 testing swabs.

Over 4,600 people lose power between U.S. 41 and North St. Joseph Ave.

The first outage was reported in Evansville just after 7:00 p.m. on Friday night.

  Newburgh butcher shop owner breaks down reasoning behind increased meat prices

“I’ve had loyal customers here for 20 years and they know that it’s not something that I’m doing - it’s something that is happening that I have to react to," Rivertown Butcher Shop owner Randy Pearson said when explaining the recent spike in meat prices nationwide.

  Hamilton Pointe resident celebrates COVID-19 recovery

Hamilton Pointe resident Helen Miller's loved ones celebrated from a distance on Friday afternoon after the 90-year-old learned that she has fully recovered from COVID-19.

  Tri-State authorities expecting record-low Memorial Day travel weekend

This year, AAA expects fewer travelers because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and authorities say that’s a good thing.

  Tens of thousands file unemployment insurance claims in southwest IN

The unemployment rate for Indiana increased by more than 13% from March to April, according to state data.

New cases in our Indiana counties; state deaths up 27

Indiana State Department of Health reported 493 more Hoosiers have tested positive for COVID-19 and 27 more have passed away.

Traffic Alert: State Road 64 West of Princeton to close in June

ate Road 64 in Princeton will be closed, starting June 1 for a pavement rehabilitation project.

EPD: Sebree man arrested after running from police in stolen car

The victims told officers that during an argument, the suspect pulled out a revolver and pointed it at the victims, including one of the victim’s six-year-old son.

  Jasper’s Strassenfest canceled, organizers say you can still help nonprofits

Jasper’s Strassenfest is canceled this year, but organizers say there’s one way you can keep the festival’s spirit alive.

  Evansville playgrounds remain closed as statewide reopening plans move forward

Playgrounds were originally supposed to open in Stage 3 of Indiana’s reopening plan, but Gov. Holcomb made it official this week and stated their reopening plans will have to wait.

  Senior Send-Off: Conner Gentry

The Princeton Community senior hopes to attend USI in the fall.

  Senior Send-Off: Sabrina Henderson

The Mater Dei senior plans to attend Hanover College to play both soccer and softball.

  Senior Send-Off: Clay Moore

The Tecumseh senior plans to attend Oakland City University to run cross country and study environmental science.

  Tri-State high school seniors awarded as 2020 US Presidential Scholars

Another class of high school students were named U.S. Presidential Scholars on Thursday. Out of the 161 winners, two of them attend school in our part of Indiana.

  Evansville Sig School holds end-of-year parade for students

Students had the opportunity to drive into the downtown campus to pick up their things as summer break officially began.

  Local apartment complexes plan to reopen pools with rigid social distancing measures

Complexes like Bradford Pointe Apartments want to open their pools for their residents to give them a sense of normalcy again. However, most apartment buildings that spoke with 14 News said the rules are going to be a little different this year.

  BJ’s Home Accents closes after 41 years of business

After 41 years of business, BJ’s Home Accents in Newburgh is closing for good.

  More than 300 absentee applications rejected in Vanderburgh Co.

Vanderburgh County Clerk of Courts Carla Hayden says applications mailed out by Jan Reed already had the Democratic Party box checked off.

MasterBrand reports 3 employees test positive with COVID-19

Dubois County Health Department officials tell us they have six new cases on as of Thursday.

  Dubois Co. Health Department provides COVID-19 update

At a press conference, health officials reported 169 people have tested positive for COVID-19, including 6 new cases announced on Thursday morning.

  IN campgrounds prepping for statewide reopening this weekend

Earlier this week, Gov. Eric Holcomb announced that Stage 3 of Indiana’s “Back on Track" plan will begin for most Hoosiers on Friday, which means campgrounds across the state can reopen this weekend.

  Local family who created foundation in son’s honor to give away scholarships this weekend

A local family has created a foundation in honor of their son, who passed away just over two years ago from binge drinking.