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Boil water advisory lifted for residents in Elberfeld

Water officials say the results of the samples collected showed no evidence of contamination.

Crews to close 1 lane of traffic on Hwy 41 in Gibson Co.

  Evansville streets left flooded due to heavy rain

EFD: Garage is total loss after fire on Oak Hill Rd.

  Man in jail on multiple OWI charges after crash in Spencer Co.

Affidavit: Man charged with sexual battery after incident at Evansville business

Ind. reports new COVID-19 death, 20 more cases in Vanderburgh Co.

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Police investigating reported stolen trailer from Evansville business

EPD investigating after man shows up to hospital with a cut on his neck

  USI men’s basketball withdraws from GLVC postseason due to COVID-19 cases

  Groups organize another protest challenging UE realignment plan

  USI softball players involved in Owensboro crash released from hospital

  OVC releases safety protocols ahead of conference basketball tournaments

  Dancers raising money for Houston families after winter storm

The Children’s Center for Dance Education held its “turn-athon” on Saturday afternoon to raise money for the families affected by this month's winter storm in Houston, Texas.

  ECHO Housing employee accused of manufacturing methamphetamine

An Evansville man is in jail and is accused of manufacturing methamphetamine.

Affidavit: ‘Registered sexual violent predator’ in jail on a sexual battery charge

An Evansville man is in jail on a sexual battery charge.

Evansville couple wins $50K on Powerball

An Evansville couple hit the Powerball jackpot and won $50,000.

Diamond Ave. is back open after a head-on crash

Ind. reports 33 new coronavirus cases in Vanderburgh Co.

Police: Crash sends passenger to hospital with serious injuries, driver arrested

  2 years since Evansville firefighter was fatally shot at his home

  Company plans 2nd solar project in Gibson Co.

  Princeton police investigating fire on E. Water St.

  COVID-19 UK variant spreads in Tri-State

The UK variant of the COVID-19 virus, which is more contagious, has been identified in five patients at Deaconess.

  Evansville Christian boys basketball receives special send-off ahead of ICSAA final four

Evansville Christian is one of four teams to advance to the finals of the ICSAA state tournament.

  Perry Co. Port Authority gets $4.5 million grant for infrastructure projects

The county received more than $4.5 million to replace two railroad bridges, a project officials at the Port Authority say has been years in the making.

Evansville Catholic schools report 3 new positive COVID-19 cases

The Diocese is giving daily updates.

EPD investigating after victim’s credit card is charged over $1K at Best Buy

The Evansville Police Department is asking the public for help in finding the man who they say used someone else’s credit card on Tuesday.

  Mesker Park Zoo welcomes new giraffe

Kijana was moved to Mesker Park in November. Friday’s announcement comes now that she is settled into her new home.

Ind. reports 3 new COVID-19 deaths in Warrick Co.

Friday, the Indiana State Department of Health reported 963 new coronavirus cases and 33 more deaths.

  United Way conducting survey to determine needs caused by pandemic

United Way of Southwestern Indiana, along with Indiana United Ways and the COVID-19 Crisis Response Fund of Greater Evansville, wants to know how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected you and your family.

  COVID-19 Crisis Response Fund announces 13th round of allocations

This round granted nearly $300,000 to all eight nonprofit applicants who applied.

  Police: Shots fired into Evansville apartment with people inside

They say the victim’s children were in the apartment at the time, sleeping upstairs.

  ISP: Alcohol believed to be factor in Spencer Co. crash

Indiana State Police say alcohol seems to be a factor in a crash that happened near Dale in Spencer County.

  Boonville Fire Department unveils Safe Haven Baby Box

Those boxes offer mothers in crisis a safe, anonymous place to surrender their baby if they feel they cannot keep it.

  Part of Kansas Rd. closed to all traffic beginning Tues.

The closure is expected to last through the end of August.

  Woman hospitalized after Evansville house fire

The woman suffered second-degree and third-degree burns to her legs and was taken to Deaconess Hospital for treatment.

  Tri-State celebrates FFA Week with farm-themed school days

The Future Farmers of America (FFA) program teaches students leadership skills and encourages them to help out in their community.

  Evansville board approves $150k agreement towards affordable housing project

The $150,000 agreement will go towards pre-development expenses for the Memorial Villas project, which is 10 single-family homes set to be built on the 200 block of Waggoner Street.

  Parishioners gather as 117-year-old church building is demolished

St. Mary's Catholic Church began being demolished on Thursday after standing for 117 years.

  Ivy Tech announces new financial aid eligible CDL+ program

The program is a semester-long that includes on-the-road driving training and academic instructions.

  Gracie’s Chinese Cuisine temporarily closed; search warrant served by Homeland Security

Homeland Security Investigations says they conducted federal search warrants as part of an ongoing criminal investigation.

  EPD: Officers find 2 asleep in galaxy-painted Corvette with engine running

The caller described the car as “looking like a galaxy.”

Traffic Alert: Lane restrictions in downtown Evansville

According to Evansville Water Sewer Utility, lane restrictions will be in effect on Sycamore Street between Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and 9th Street.

ISP seeking recruits for 81st Recruit Academy

Indiana State Police is now accepting applications for the 81st Recruit Academy.

  Warrick Co. deputies investigating after man shows up to hospital with neck wound

They say the victim, a 50-year-old man from Boonville, was then taken to an Evansville hospital due to the severity of his injury.

No deaths, all local Ind. counties but Vanderburgh show single digit COVID-19 case increase

Thursday, the Indiana State Department of Health reported 1,109 new coronavirus cases and 26 more deaths.

ISP: Troopers find guns reported stolen from Evansville following traffic stop near Vincennes

Indiana State Police troopers say they found stolen handguns from Evansville following a traffic stop in Knox County.

  EPD plans to undergo implicit bias training for officers

EPD Chief Billy Bolin says the goals are to help officers better understand implicit bias, as well as examine it through the lens of voice, neutrality and respect.

  Evansville teachers wear black to send message to state lawmakers

Evansville Teachers Association President Michael Rust says #Blackout4Ed is a grassroots movement for Indiana teachers to take a stance.

  Dog thefts massively increasing, Henderson Animal Control reports

A warning is issued by a Tri-State animal control officer in regard to protecting your pets.

  Evansville officials establishing COVID-19 testing site prior to OVC Tournament

Ohio Valley Conference and Evansville Sports Corporation officials are being cautious due to COVID-19, setting up a testing site at the Old National Events Plaza for tournament officials, teams and workers.

  EPD, FBI share new information in Dawnita Wilkerson case

The mother of six has been missing since Father’s Day weekend, which was eight months ago.

  Gov. Holcomb to extend order for county-level coronavirus restrictions

On Wednesday, the Indiana State Department of Health reported 1,019 new coronavirus cases and 14 more deaths.

EPD: Man arrested on parole warrant

According to dispatch, the incident occurred near the intersection of Fickas Road and Promise Street.

  Driver in custody after chase, grass underneath truck ignites into flames

Indiana State Police say a man has been arrested after a chase that ended on I-64 near the Poseyville exit.

  EPD: 2 arrested after short chase in stolen car

Evansville Police say an officer tried to pull over a stolen maroon Saturn at Division and Norman Wednesday morning.

Traffic Alert: Crews restricting northbound lane on Twin Bridge

Crews will be removing a small section of metal that has been pushed above the surface of the roadway.

ISP: S.C. man arrested in Gibson Co. after failing to pull over

A South Carolina man was arrested early Wednesday morning after troopers say he failed to pull over.

  Teen hurt in Evansville shooting

A 15-year-old was sent to the hospital after being shot in Evansville overnight.

  Search for wanted Perry Co. man called off

According to the Perry County Sheriff’s Office, deputies along with Indiana State Police are looking for a white man that ran away from a deputy near Scout Road.

  Students will move to E-learning day after fire at Central High School

The Vanderburgh County Dispatch confirms fire crews were called to a working fire at Central High School.

  Crews respond to 2 separate water rescues for dogs

Firefighters and those assisting were able to rescue all three dogs that fallen into water.

  Evansville private schools show support for House Bill 1005

Private schools are supporting a bill that would provide grant money for private school tuition.

  USI to hold the Spring 2021 commencement in-person with limited capacity

Officials say the ceremonies will take place from May 7 through May 9.

  American Red Cross to host blood drives this week

Officials say last week’s winter storms forced the cancelation of hundreds of blood drives in over 30 states.

Driver taken to hospital after rollover crash on I-64

Lanes are back open after a crash in the westbound lanes of I-64 near the 47 mile marker in Warrick County.

  Local McDonald’s owners donate more than 32K McRibs to Tri-State Food Bank

The Tri-State Food Bank serves 33 counties in Indiana, Kentucky and Illinois.

  Tell City gets $954K for new sidewalks

The mayor says the money will be used to develop and install new sidewalks from the Eastside of SR66 from Washington Street to William Tell Blvd.

  Driver escapes with minor injuries after car hit train

Fire crews closed Franklin Street at the Pigeon Creek Bridge after a crash involving a car and a train.

  No students on board in Dubois Co. school bus crash

It happened on County Road 400 South, East of Pine Ridge Road.

  Evansville police investigating after man shot in the knee

Evansville police are investigating a shooting after a man suffered a gunshot wound to his knee cap.

  Hoosiers 60 and older now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

ISDH announced Tuesday morning that Hoosiers 60 and older are now eligible to receive a free COVID-19 vaccine.

  EVSC, Teachers Association objecting Indiana House Bill 1005

The Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation’s stance is unwavering on a proposed bill that would put public dollars in the private school sector.

Mt. Vernon Redevelopment Commission increases business grants

The Mt. Vernon Redevelopment Commission is increasing the amount it’s offering to downtown businesses.

  Warrick Co. schools to offer virtual learning option next school year

Warrick County school leaders are reaching out to parents to gauge interest in virtual learning next year.

  Program allows free education for AmeriQual employees through Ivy Tech

Ivy Tech Community College Evansville and AmeriQual have teamed up to offer the opportunity for team members to obtain a college education.

  EPD releases video in officer involved shooting

The Evansville Police Department will be releasing body cam and dash cam video of the officer involved shooting that happened last Thursday.

Evansville police investigating attempted ATM theft

When officers arrived, they say they found the ATM still in the parking lot.

  Warrick Co. School Corp. removes substitute teacher in social media video

The video, which had thousands of comments, shows a man mocking special education.

  See a pothole in Evansville? You can report it

You can report potholes by calling 812-435-6000 or using #evvpotholes on social media posts. Please include approximate street address or nearest intersection.