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  Gov. Holcomb announces new steps to slow COVID-19 spread in long-term care facilities

The Indiana State Department of Health reports Wednesday 1,766 new COVID-19 cases and 15 new COVID-19 related deaths.

  Mayor Winnecke, officials provide guidance on winter sporting events

  Breaking down COVID-19 county metrics maps

  Barge Town Market opens in downtown Evansville

1 additional Evansville Catholic Diocese student tests positive for COVID-19

  Parks department hosts ‘Walking Wednesdays’ in Evansville

  Evansville police investigating after gunshot victim shows up at hospital

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  ISP: Drug tip leads to 2 arrests, over 90 grams of synthetic drugs found

  COVID-19, school funding hot topics in 1st Indiana governor debate

  Warrick Co. Election Board approves travel voting, younger election workers

  Playing ‘Games for Good’ in October at Showplace Entertainment Center in Newburgh

  Family welcomes home newborn after three months in the NICU

  Dubois Co. man appeals murder conviction

  Early voters see big turnout in Warrick Co.

Warrick County is also seeing a big turnout from early voters.

Some Jasper Engines & Transmissions facilities temporarily shutdown

Jasper Engines & Transmissions had to shut down some of their facilities after their computer system was compromised.

  Coroner: Second driver in Hwy 41 crash has died, victims’ names released

Dispatch says crews are on the scene of a crash with extrication.

  14 more local Hoosiers die of COVID-19; 63 new cases in Vanderburgh Co.

The Indiana State Department of Health reports Tuesday 1,551 new COVID-19 cases and 48 new COVID-19 related deaths.

  Evansville to Host 2021 Men’s Volleyball Nations League

  Time capsule opened on 64th Anniversary of Holy Trinity cornerstone laying

  Police: Shots fired into Evansville apartment with man, children inside

  Posey Co. sets social gathering limit at 150 people

  More wind farm discussions to be held Tues. night in Posey Co.

  New report warns of possible third wave in long-term care facilities

  Police: Contractor involved in Friday shooting will not be charged

Evansville police say the contractor who shot a man Friday while inspecting a house will not be charged.

  Easterseals expands psychology and wellness services

A new partnership with the IU School of Medicine will see psychology students spend a rotation helping patients at Easterseals.

  Dubois Co. deputies warn of callers pretending to be from church

Deputies say these churches are not soliciting any donations over the phone involving gift cards.

  EVPL locations open for early voting

You’ll be able to cast your ballot at some Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library locations.

  Aurora working to stop evictions for households impacted by COVID-19

The City of Evansville and the State's IHCDA have allocated funds to Aurora Inc. to help those facing eviction.

4 more local Hoosiers die of COVID-19; Vanderburgh Co. has 53 new cases

The Indiana State Department of Health reports Monday 1,589 new COVID-19 cases and 23 new COVID-19 related deaths.

  Evansville Water & Sewer leaf pickup starts Monday

The Evansville Water and Sewer Utility will begin their annual fall leaf pickup Monday.

  Mayor Winnecke’s executive order is now in effect

Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke’s new executive order requires any gathering of more than 125 people to get pre-approval from the Vanderburgh County Health Department.

  Evansville police looking for debit card theft suspect

Officers say the victim filed a report on October 7 that her debit card had been stolen in Vincennes.

Indiana providing rental assistance during virus outbreak

The goal is to keep Hoosiers in stable housing so they may move through the coronavirus pandemic without further disruption.

  City of Evansville hosts 3rd annual NoCo Makers Market on Sun.

The NoCo Makers Market took place along Carpenter Street in Evansville on Sunday, mixing in a fair balance of fun and safety.

  Hit and run ends in crash along S.R. 66, driver airlifted to nearby hospital

According to officials, Warrick County Dispatch received a call around 2:20 p.m. about a reckless driver who was involved in a hit and run incident.

  EFD: Accidental stove fire ignites inside Evansville apartment

According to the Evansville Fire Department, crews were dispatched around 5:02 a.m. to Castlewood Apartments, which is located on the 4000 block of Spring Valley Road in Evansville.

Chief: Indiana police recruit fired for ties to neo-Nazis

A police recruit in Indiana was fired less than 24 hours after the department was notified that the officer was involved in a neo-Nazi online chat forum.

State map shows new COVID-19 related deaths in 3 area counties; 114 new cases in Vanderburgh Co.

The Indiana State Department of Health released its Sunday coronavirus update.

  WWII P-47 Thunderbolt safely lands in Evansville

The P-47 Thunderbolt’s arrival in Evansville has been delayed again by weather.

  Vanderburgh Co. Health Department holds drive-thru baby shower event

The drive-thru baby shower event on Saturday was hosted by the Vanderburgh County Health Department.

  Evansville woman in jail after leaving scene of injury crash

Officers responded to the intersection of Bellemeade Ave and Lodge Ave for a crash with injury just after 4 p.m.

  State map shows 6 COVID-19 related deaths in our IN counties; 140 new cases in Vanderburgh Co.

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

  ISP: Jasper woman killed in deadly crash while driving lawnmower

According to Indiana State Police, 60-year-old Ruth Meyer of Jasper was driving her lawnmower when she went onto the road. Troopers say she drove into the path of a car driven by Joann Voelkel.

  EVSC doesn’t plan to go to e-learning anytime soon

EVSC officials are squashing some rumors going around.

  Vanderburgh Co. Health Board votes for stricter COVID-19 restrictions

The Vanderburgh County Health Board has voted to recommend tough new restrictions to stop of the recent surge of COVID-19 cases.

  Red Cross in need of volunteers amid COVID-19 pandemic, natural disasters

COVID-19 and natural disasters are putting a major strain on Red Cross volunteers, causing a need for more people to help out and make a difference.

  Boonville native medical student saves life with CPR

Ian Parker is from Boonville and is a medical student at Ross University School of Medicine and is working in Miami.

  Christ Gospel Church’s food booth still successful despite no Fall Festival

Booths like Christ Gospel’s raise money to help their church community and local charities.

  Man shot during incident with contracted city employee

It happened in the 1700 block of S. Fares Ave.

  Evansville Protestant Home has COVID-19 outbreak, 3 deaths

Evansville Protestant Home President Paul Mayer confirmed they have 25 positive cases of COVID-19 among residents and 19 positive staff cases.

  2 more local Hoosiers die of COVID-19; Dubois Co. pleads with public

The Indiana State Department of Health reports Friday 2,328 new coronavirus cases and 22 new deaths.

  Authorities: Woman taken to hospital after getting hit by car Thurs. night

A woman was taken to the hospital Thursday night after getting hit by a car outside of Leroy’s Tavern.

  Local film set to premiere Friday

Logan Miller tells us the main goal of this film is to have conservations with people from different backgrounds about racism and social justice issues.

Red Cross looking for disaster volunteers to help with powerful hurricane season

The powerful hurricane season has impacted thousands across the south this year.

  Walmart holds drive-in movie Friday night at Evansville’s east side location

Organizers say these free events were created to help create a sense of normalcy again during tough times.

  Police: Investigation underway after driver runs from scene after hitting Evansville home

A truck hit a house on Oak Hill Road around 5 Friday morning.

  Boonville football back on the field after COVID-19 quarantine

The Pioneers were sidelined after a football player tested positive for COVID-19.

  Safe Haven Baby Box unveiled in Ferdinand

Baby boxes provide a safe way for mothers to surrender their healthy newborn without fear of criminal prosecution.

  Final day for 2020 Census response

Thursday is the final day to respond to the 2020 Census.

  EVV named ‘2020 Indiana Airport of the Year’

The Evansville Regional Airport (EVV) has been voted the best airport in Indiana.

  2020 strikes again: No pet pictures with Santa at VHS

This would have been Pet Pictures' 35th year.

  Popular giraffe at Mesker Park Zoo passes away

In a social media post on Wednesday, the Mesker Park Zoo announced that popular Giraffe “Kiah” has passed away.

  Jasper Chamber of Commerce holds ribbon-cutting ceremony for new business

The Jasper Chamber of Commerce welcomed a new business to the community on Thursday.

  Posey Co. Sheriff’s Office adopts sensory equipment kit for children

A CAMSE Kit comes equipped with a weighted animal, stickers, stacking blocks, and a fidget toy among other things. These tools can help deputies keep children with sensory challenges calm while working a scene.

  P-47 Thunderbolt not returning to Evansville Thurs. due to weather

Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke announced Monday that the world-famous P-47 Thunderbolt, Tarheel Hal, will arrive in Evansville Thursday.

  4 more local Hoosiers die of coronavirus

The Indiana State Department of Health reports Thursday 1,962 new coronavirus cases and 23 new deaths.

  Evansville man charged with sex crime involving a child

58-year-old Mark Jeffers is being held without bond.

  EPD: Box truck hits 5 vehicles on US 41, driver runs from scene

The Vanderburgh County Dispatch tells 14 News there are five vehicles involved in a crash.

  Court stops 10-day extension of Indiana absentee ballots

A federal appeals court says absentee ballots cast in Indiana must arrive by noon on Election Day to be counted.

Protests planned at USI Thursday in support of student

The university is facing backlash after officials say a student was asked to leave campus.

  IN State Health Commissioner has COVID-19, state still in stage 5

The Indiana State Department of Health reports Wednesday 1,172 new coronavirus cases and 14 new deaths.

  INDOT invests $100 million for Lloyd Expressway improvements

Transportation officials say work is starting on an effort known as “TheLloyd4U.”

  Diamond Galleria gives over $20k in charity summit

The Diamond Galleria hosted a charity summit to present checks to more than a dozen charities Wednesday afternoon.

  Groundbreaking held for new building at North Warrick Industrial Park

The Warrick County Redevelopment Commission, Success Warrick County and Woodward Commercial Realty announced Wednesday the construction of a 100,000 sq. ft. shell building in the North Warrick Industrial Park.

  UE faculty approves vote of no confidence

The University of Evansville faculty has approved a vote of no confidence in President Christopher Pietruszkiewicz.

  Former USI professor speaks out in response to student petition

A former adjunct professor at the University of Southern Indiana is speaking out, in response to an online petition created by USI students, supporting a fellow classmate after the student was asked to leave campus due to his Tourette Syndrome.

  Ritzy’s Fantasy of Lights aims to be safe, socially distanced event

Easterseals announced a couple of minor changes to their 27th annual Fantasy of Lights, which helps funds therapy for local adults and children.

  Evansville Parks & Rec postpones adult indoor sporting events due to rising COVID-19 cases

Officials say the postponement will be in place throughout the duration of Mayor Winnecke’s Executive order.

Grass fire snuffed out in Northern Vanderburgh Co.

Crews were called to Bender and West Baseline Road Wednesday afternoon for a grass fire.

  Evansville Police K-9 Axel has died

K9 Axel served the City of Evansville faithfully for eight years alongside his best friend and dad, Officer Zach Elfreich.

  Tri-State first responder departments presented with 25 AEDs

Eight Tri-State first responder groups will be presented with 25 automated external defibrillators Wednesday.