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Names released in Owensboro baby death investigation

Authorities said there were inconsistencies with the baby’s injuries and the story they were given.

  Prayer vigil held Sun. for missing Owensboro man

  KYTC to close westbound lane on Western Kentucky Parkway Tues.

  OPD: Owensboro woman identified as victim of deadly crash

Kentucky mother feels daughter’s heartbeat in organ recipient

  HPD: Woman arrested after person running through US-41 traffic reported

  Henderson firefighters called to pair of structure fires Sat.

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OPD: Man arrested after barricading himself inside residence

Reward rises for information in case involving horses shot and killed in Eastern Kentucky

  DCSO: Teen hospitalized after vehicle rolls over several times

Senate Bill 8: Beshear to require schools to arm resource officers

  Green River Firefighters Association hosts annual conference in Owensboro

  Amy McGrath stops in Owensboro for campaign event

Report: Costco food court soon to be off limits for non-members

The rule will begin in March.

  Neighborhood Watch: BPD Officer retires; Muhlenberg Co. drug bust

Neighborhood Watch: BPD Officer retires; Muhlenberg Co. drug bust

  Mining group over Poplar Grove files Chapter 11 petitions

The announcement from Paringa Resources Limited says Harshorne Mining Group, LLC, their subsidiary over Poplar Grove, will continue mining operations during the bankruptcy process.

  Warrior Coal cited for September coal miner death

Jeremy Elder, 39, of Providence, was killed during an incident at Warrior Coal’s Cardinal Mine in September.

  Resident escapes Henderson house fire

  Daviess Co. Detention Center hopes for new tactical gear

  Owensboro-Daviess County Central Dispatch implements new technology

Kentucky House passes medical marijuana bill

  New commercial real estate expected in Henderson

KSP: 6 unrestrained kids in car with drugs, 3 women arrested

Police: Nearly $13K in drugs, guns found in Henderson

Police say they served a search warrant Wednesday at the First Street home of Leon Cole.

  Two people shot, man arrested in Henderson

They say one victim was shot once in the arm, and the other victim was shot twice in the shoulder.

  Henderson Co. man facing 26 child sexual exploitation charges

They say Raymond Richard White, Jr. was communicating with juveniles online, requesting them to produce nude images and videos.

  Horse killed, woman hurt in Hopkins Co. crash

A Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy tells us the woman was riding her horse down Highway 62 when a car hit her.

  Married, off-duty officers thwart armed robbery attempt during dinner date

Louisville Metro Police released video Tuesday of the moments after an armed man entered the Raising Cane’s restaurant on Bardstown Road and allegedly demanded cash from the register.

  Twin Bridge pier okay after barge hit

Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet say there were “no significant findings” during the inspection of a Twin Bridge pier Thursday.

  City, Owensboro Museum of Science & History staff look at building’s future

According to city officials, they believe the museum is struggling and that moving to a smaller location would help lower costs as well as open up a space for downtown living.

  Police offering new security program for homeowners soon

The police department is just a few days away from releasing a new security program that homeowners with video surveillance can opt into.

  Driver sent to hospital after rollover crash

The Greenville Fire Department says they were called to a crash just before 7 a.m. Wednesday.

Animal welfare activists push for progress through proposed Kentucky laws

"Kentucky was ranked last in the nation for animal welfare laws. 12 years in a row," Melissa Bowman, with Kentuckians Vote for Animals said.

  Owensboro to start new neighborhood revitalization project

Every five years, city officials present a five year plan.

  Mine layoffs will have trickle-down effect on local businesses, McLean Co. leadership says

14 News reached out to the mine on Tues. They told us they have no comment.

  Daviess Co. School District implements own police department

Public school officials in Daviess County tell us they’ll be launching their own police department.

  Neighborhood Watch: Shot fired into Owensboro house, HPD looking for prowler

Owensboro Police looking for whoever fired a shot into a house. Henderson Police looking for a prowler.

  Henderson funeral homes stop transporting bodies for coroner, safety among several concerns

One funeral directors, Leah Tomblinson of Tomblinson Funeral homes wanted to clarify the body transport discrepancies.

  Rehab works starts Tuesday on Western KY Parkway in Ohio Co.

In Ohio County, rehab work is set to start on the Western Kentucky Parkway at the Beaver Dam exit interchange.

  New traffic pattern starts at school campus in Dixon

School officials posted a map showing the directions parents should take.

  Experimental fence to control Asian carp in Kentucky

Millions of dollars are being pumped into western Kentucky waters to keep the Asian carp population under control at Kentucky Lake.

  Wendell Foster Aktion Club celebrates Random Act of Kindness Day

The Wendall Foster Aktion Club celebrated Random Act of Kindness Day Monday.

Hemp industry continues to grow in KY; Could medical marijuana be next?

The hemp and CBD industry in Kentucky continues to grow, and it could help bring medical marijuana to the state.

  Driver flown to hospital after crash in Union Co.

The driver was trapped and had to be cut out of the truck before being flown to the hospital by helicopter.

Attorney cleared of tampering charges in possible death penalty case

Last year, Angela Ellerman was placed under investigation after accusations that she’d hid shell casings related to the case for years.

  Neighborhood Watch: OPD looking for theft suspect; man arrested on trespassing charge

OPD looking for theft suspect. Gibson Co. man arrested for trespassing. Police Citizen’s Academy applications are now being accepted in Henderson.

KSP: Man arrested for trafficking in meth

KSP arrested a White Plains man after finding 2 ounces of suspected meth in a traffic stop.

  Employees laid off at Poplar Grove Mine in McLean Co.

Employees tell us several employees were let go Monday at the Poplar Grove Mine in McLean County.

  Teenager accidentally shot and killed in Muhlenberg Co.

Troopers tell us the 15-year-old was out target practicing with friends, when he was accidentally shot.

  Henderson Police looking for shooting suspect

Police say the victim told them he was walking on Shelby Street near Wright Street when a man came out of a house and fired a gun several times.

  Pep rally held for Union Co. wrestling team after 5th consecutive state title

Pep rally held for Union Co. wrestling team.

  No truth to Hopkins Co. coronavirus case rumor, health department says

The Hopkins County Health Department says there are no confirmed cases of the virus in the county.

Kentucky man awarded $150,000 after being denied ‘IM GOD’ license plate

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has been ordered to pay the attorney fees for a man that was denied a personalized license plate reading “IM GOD”.

  Deputies: Investigation underway after more than $2k in items stolen

Deputies are investigating after thousands of dollars worth of items were taken earlier this week.

  Crews respond to Henderson trailer fire

Fire crews responded to a structure fire just after 7 p.m. Saturday.

  Union Co. Wrestling Team wins 5th consecutive state title

It’s the 12th state title in program history, and it's their sixth in the last seven years.

  Daviess Co. kindergartner to undergo liver transplant

Students and staff at Sorgho Elementary are raising money to help Ruby's family with expenses.

  Local funeral homes to stop transporting deceased for Henderson Co. Coroner’s Office

Henderson County Coroner Bruce Farmer is facing a challenge that he hasn’t had to deal with in almost 25 years in office.

  Double groundbreaking for Habitat Homes in Henderson

It was a special Valentine’s Day for two families in Henderson.

  Regional Water Resource Agency looks to expand

Regional Water Resource Agency officials in Daviess County are looking at either expanding or building a new facility.

  Neighborhood Watch: EPD looking for hit and run suspect, DCSO looking for 2 missing people

The Evansville Police Department is asking for your help identifying a man involved in a hit and run accident.

  Traffic Alert: Wolf Hills Road in Henderson closed

Wolf Hill Road in Henderson is now closed to traffic due to rising Ohio River levels.

  Man wanted for murder arrested along I-64 in Vanderburgh Co.

Indiana State Police say he was wanted for murder out of Bullitt Co. Kentucky.

  3 people arrested on drug charges after authorities search home

According to the Madisonville Police Department, they worked with several other agencies to serve a search warrant.

  TX fugitive arrested Thurs. in Union Co.

An extradition hearing will be held after his Kentucky case is cleared.

  Union Co. Braves look to bring home another wrestling title

The Braves made history last year when they brought home the state title for the fourth consecutive year, which brings the schools total to 11.

  Possible extension to ‘The District’ coming soon

Owensboro officials are looking into extending the times alcoholic drinks are allowed on public property.

  KYTC to expand Daviess Co. field office for Real IDs

County residents will no longer have to worry about driving to Madisonville to get a Real ID.

  Neighborhood Watch: Stolen Chevy Tahoe; stolen tools

Neighborhood Watch: Stolen Chevy Tahoe; stolen tools

  Rising Ohio River levels to cause road closures, hazards

It happens every year, but thanks to lots of recent rainfall, The Ohio River is on the rise and that will force some road closures and cause potential road hazards.

Schools closed in Hopkins Co. due to flooding

Officials say school is out on Thursday, but students should still complete their SKILLS assignments for Day 7. It’s SKILLS Day 5 for Preschool.

  GRADD names new executive director

The Green River Area Development District (GRADD) has named a new executive director.

  Local pharmacy forced to close after declining revenue

After eight years of business, Sacramento Pharmacy will officially shut its doors at the beginning of March.

  OPD investigating death of 7-month-old baby

The Owensboro Police Department says detectives are investigating the death of an infant.

  Neighborhood Watch: Arson, burglary arrests; U.S. Marshals arrest sex offender

Neighborhood Watch: Arson, burglary arrests; U.S. Marshals arrest sex offender

SB I-69 down to one lane in Henderson Co. due to semi crash

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says a crash in Henderson County involving a tractor trailer has southbound traffic pushed down to one lane on I-69 at the KY 136 overpass (mile marker 144.2).

  Family of 6 displaced by Henderson fire

Fire officials say it broke out just before 2 a.m. Wednesday in the 1700 block of Roosevelt Street.

  Greenville Police Tase stalking suspect during arrest

Greenville officers say 44-year-old Tyrone Wilson has been following the woman at the Central City Convention Center.

  U.S. Marshals arrest sex offender in Henderson

Tuesday, the United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force and Henderson Police arrested Michael A. Turner for being a fugitive from another state.

  Police: Man working for plumbing company stole jewelry from Henderson home

Police say Ernest Sawyer had been working for a plumbing company and had recently been inside the victim’s home.

  Owensboro Downtown Livability Project update

Owensboro City Commission got an update on the downtown livability project on Tuesday.