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  O.Z. Tyler opening new John Wayne bourbon-inspired tasting room

The room will serve a new bourbon-inspired by the Duke himself, John Wayne.

  Details, renderings for new Daviess Co. Middle School released

  Madisonville selected as regional hub for KY Real ID

  Lewisport, KY couple engaged after flyover proposal

  Cape Air adding flights between Owensboro and Nashville

  Crews battle blaze at Henderson hotel

  Henderson Boys and Girls Club receives over $41K from Tri-State Medical Alliance

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Solar ordinance passed at special board of commissioners meeting in Henderson

  Owensboro fire chief to retire after 11 years as chief

  New CSX railroad crossing coming to Madisonville

  Owensboro looks to create more options for downtown living

  Webster Co. Schools dismissing early due to water line break, boil advisory issued

  Henderson police investigating burglary at Mr. D’s

  A busy weekend is spurring an economic boost in Owensboro

Local businesses and hotels profited from 2 big events.

  Story walk unveiled at Moreland Park

This is the first story walk in Owensboro and the third in Kentucky.

  Artists add Christmas flair to windows in Owensboro

Frosty, Rudolph and Santa are filling empty window space thanks to a new project this year.

  Police looking for suspects in Owensboro home invasion

Police say shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday four men force their way into a home in the 800 block of Walnut Street.

4 students charged in bathroom attack on Kentucky schoolmate

Kentucky coroner identifies 11-year-old as house fire victim

  Name released of man who died after tree fell on him in Daviess Co. Ky.

  Police investigating burglary at Henderson auto dealership

  More than 600 Tri-State miners affected by WARN notices since August

  Bourbon Celebration: O.Z. Tyler’s rickhouse cleanup complete

  Sheriff’s Office: Students facing charges after ‘vaping overdose’ at Daviess Co. High School

The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office says a student was taken to the hospital after an alleged “vaping overdose.”

  Neighborhood Watch: man rescued thanks crews for saving him

A man and his wife got the chance to thank the firefighters who helped save his life.

  KYTC gears up for winter weather

The chief district engineer tells us they have more than 200 employees trained and ready to dispatch when snow and ice come our way.

  Home damaged by fire in Henderson Co.

It happened around 11:30 a.m. Friday on Gibson Street.

Beshear says transition team is ‘energetic, talented’

Governor-elect Andy Beshear will be joined by Lt. Governor-elect Jacqueline Coleman and transition chair J. Michael Brown as he makes an announcement about his transition team.

  Leapfrog Group releases rating for Tri-State hospitals

New health ratings are out for Tri-State Hospitals.

Bevin concedes: ‘We’re going to have a change in the governorship’

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin announced Thursday that he won’t contest the results of the recanvass that took place today, nine days after a nailbiting election night that ended with Democratic challenger ahead by approximately 5,000 votes.

  Owensboro, Daviess Co. officials take part in FEMA exercise

Every few years FEMA hosts teleconference exercises that local governments can take part in.

  Fire Chief: Concerns growing as vacant home fires increase

Police and the Owensboro Fire Department have responded to multiple fires in vacant homes.

‘I’m not going to contest these results,’ Gov. Bevin says amid recanvass results, wishes Beshear ‘well'

Current Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin conceded the governor’s race Thursday one week and two days after results showed him losing to Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear.

  Juvenile turns himself in after losing shoes running from officers, HPD says

Two juveniles were taken into custody after a police chase in Henderson.

  Charges against suspect in death of Owensboro man upgraded to murder

The man arrested in connection with the death of a man in Owensboro is now facing a murder charge.

  Voting results unchanged in Daviess, Henderson Co. after recanvass for KY governor’s race

The voting results for Kentucky’s race for governor remained unchanged in Henderson and Daveiss County after Thursday’s recanvass.

  Two men behinds bars after Henderson robbery

It happened Wednesday afternoon, shortly after 2, at 41 North Express Liquor in the 2700 block of Hwy 41 North.

Recent fires in Owensboro possibly started by people trying to stay warm, police say

Due to the recent cold weather, police say the fires may have been caused by people trying to stay warm.

US court rules Kentucky man can get ‘IM GOD’ license plate

A federal court is allowing a Kentucky man to personalize a license plate with the phrase "IM GOD” after a three-year legal battle over the custom engraving.

  More court resources to help victims coming to Henderson Co.

A state grant will allow the county to hire a full-time crime victims advocate.

  Deadline to submit Gabe’s Tower proposals nears

City officials tell us only one developer has submitted a proposal so far.

  Henderson Co. Schools highlight innovation, development in latest address

Innovation and new development were major highlights from the Henderson County Schools State of the District address.

  Philpot man facing marijuana charges after fire destroys his home

A Philpot man is facing drug charges after a fire at his home was destroyed by fire.

  Owensboro, Daviess Co. officials look for ways to tackle meth problem

Owensboro and Daviess County officials want to tackle what they call a “meth scourge.”

  Henderson Municipal Power and Light plans to rebuild facility

They plan to tear down the current buildings on their roughly 3 1/2 acres of land, and rebuild new facilities, Heimgartner told 14 News.

  Weekend events bring economic boost to Owensboro

The city is hosting a national conference and summit; bringing hundreds to town.

  Authorities in western Ky. searching for escaped inmate

Kentucky State Police tell us that 29-year-old William Casto escaped from the Webster County Jail.

Kentucky State Police offer tips for winter driving

Kentucky State Police are reminding motorists to make sure they’re prepared for travel.

  Snow Coverage: Check for list of closings

We are having our first taste of winter in the Tri-State and we continue to be on a winter weather advisory through midnight.

  Military family is given newly renovated home on Veteran’s Day

The Hawk’s plan to be moved into their new home next week, just ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.

  Owensboro prepares for winter weather

Owensboro Street Department officials say they have drivers on call to put brine one the roads if necessary.

  Neighborhood Watch: Two arrested, accused of armed robbery; OPD looking for theft suspect

Two men are in the Vanderburgh County Jail after what police say was a holdup Sunday night.

  Man tried to take trooper’s gun, KSP says

KSP says the chase happened Sunday morning on West Main Street in Earlington.

  HPD investigating armed robbery

Deputies with the Henderson Sheriff’s Department are investigating a reported armed robbery.

KYTC issues tips for motorists to prepare for winter driving

With wintry weather in Monday’s forecast, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet issued some tips to help drivers prepare for winter conditions.

  Sheriff’s Office: 1 person dead after fatal collision in Hopkins Co.

One person has died following a fatal vehicle collision in Hopkins County.

  Hancock County prepares for alcohol sales after voting to go wet

A vote in Tuesday’s election flipped the county from dry to wet.

Man accused of deceiving people to sell concert tickets in court Fri.

A man accused of lying to sell concert tickets is now paying back people he’s accused of deceiving.

  New McLean County Judge-Executive takes office

According to our numbers, Dame won with 56 percent of the vote.

  Business damaged by fire in Henderson

Fire investigators are working to determine what sparked that fire.

  Authorities: around $3k worth of crystal meth found after traffic stop

Detectives with the Pennyrile Drug Task Force say they found about $3,000 worth of Crystal Meth, a drug ledger and digital scales.

Traffic Alert: Allow for extra time if you take the Twin Bridges

Traffic seems to be slowing at the construction site, and is impacting both northbound and southbound drivers

Louisville man charged after dog found dead, 5 others starved, dehydrated

A Louisville man has been charged after a dog was found dead and five others were found starving and dehydrated in his backyard.

  Young Owensboro girl’s wish comes true with trip to Disney World

3-year-old Emma Hayden and her family are heading to Disney World thanks to Make-A-Wish.

  Firefighters put out house fire in Henderson

Firefighters have put out a house fire in Henderson.

  HPD: around 60 possible marijuana plants found inside home

Police say officers found around 60 possible marijuana plants inside of a home on November 1.

  Jeff’s Winter Weather Outlook: colder, more snowfall than normal

Chief Meteorologist Jeff Lyons thinks this year will bring a colder than average winter with above-average snowfall.

  Henderson Co. Jail program helps hospice patients

It's happening inside the Henderson County jail.

  Owensboro YMCA closing at start of Dec.

The Athenian YMCA branch is closing its doors.

  OPD investigating after home shot at

According to officers, the home was hit twice by gunfire.

  Daviess Co. preparing for recanvass after Gov. Bevin’s request

Counties are now preparing for a recanvass after Governor Mike Bevin’s request on Wednesday.

Lawmaker: Bevin should show significant fraud or move on

Following Wednesday’s news conference at which Bevin outlined a few of what he said were irregularities, several lawmakers told WAVE 3 News that when a race is as close as the Kentucky governor’s race was, asking for a recanvass to double check the vote totals makes sense.

  Looking back on deadly November ’05 tornado

Nov. 6, 2005, is a day that will live in the memories of many people in the area forever.

  Neighborhood Watch: Tell City PD phone scam

Tell City Central Dispatch has received several calls on Wednesday in regard to a telephone scam.

  Weaverton Apartment fire ruled ‘unintentional and undetermined’

It broke out just before 1 a.m. on Oct. 26 at the Weaverton Apartments on Atkinson street.

  Residents, county officials react to Governor-elect Beshear’s victory

With so much of Beshear’s campaign message focused on teachers, 14 News talked with the president of the local Kentucky Education Association on how this could affect teachers.

Gov. Bevin requests recanvass

Secretary of State Alison Grimes says Governor Bevin requested a recanvass.

  Coroner: Henderson woman died of carbon monoxide poisoning

Firefighters detected high levels of carbon monoxide inside of a home after a woman was found dead and two children were in “serious condition.”

  It’s Election Day in the Tri-State

Polls are open Tuesday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Indiana and Kentucky. They are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Illinois.

  Owensboro man accused of hitting two people with car

The search for an Owensboro man is over.

President Trump holds rally in Lexington

President Donald Trump is holding a rally in Lexington Monday evening.