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  Owensboro Health puts new COVID-19 vaccination appointments on hold

This comes as residents in the Tri-State worry there will not be enough vaccine to get their first, or even second, dose.

  Baptist Health, Deaconess announce joint operation of Madisonville hospital

Gov. Beshear reports 27 additional COVID-19 deaths

  Feds announce largest drug seizure in Owensboro history

Henderson man arrested after reportedly impersonating a police officer

Power restored after large outage in Daviess Co.

Police: Henderson man arrested after allegedly pointing gun at another

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Tamarack Elementary closed to all in-person learning for rest of week

  One-on-one with KY Representative Brett Guthrie

  Power restored after vehicle hits utility pole in Owensboro

  OPD looking for man wanted in Walmart theft

  Firefighters battle brush fire in Union Co. Sunday morning

  Residents recall early morning apartment fire in Owensboro

  Police investigates vehicle hitting fence, several tombstones at Owensboro cemetery

Owensboro police are investigating a vehicle that hit several tombstones at a cemetery Saturday.

Green River District reports 2 new COVID deaths, 101 additional cases

The Green River District Health Department reported two COVID-19 related deaths and 101 additional cases.

  Tri-State celebrating MLK Day Events differently due to pandemic

Throughout the upcoming week, several communities will be remembering the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

  Police: 18-year-old arrested in connection with Sunday stabbing

Owensboro police made an arrest after a Sunday stabbing that sent one to the hospital.

  HPD: Traffic stop ends with suspects facing auto theft, drug charges

6 new COVID-19 cases, 1 additional death reported in Muhlenberg Co.

  Henderson Co. man charged with rape

Green River District reports 216 new COVID-19 cases

KY Gov. Beshear: Over 190k total COVID-19 vaccine doses administered so far

  Hopkins County begins vaccinating school workers

  Home destroyed by fire in Henderson

Dispatchers say it’s at 20865 Highway 416 East.

  Deputies: Missing Greenville man involved in a crash, flown to hospital in Nashville

A 29-year-old Greenville man that was missing after not returning home from work has been found but was in a crash.

  Half of Owensboro bars, restaurants apply for city relief funding

The program was launched at the beginning of last week, giving businesses about two weeks to apply.

  Daviess Co. extends deal with OMU for coal combustion residuals

The Daviess County Fiscal Court has extended its contract with Owensboro Municipal Utilities to take on coal combustion residuals for another year.

  OPS students return to in-person learning on hybrid schedule

Owensboro Public School officials have released their detailed plans for sending students back in-person.

  Nurse loses job after admitting of entering US Capitol building during riot

Lori Vinson says she was fired from Ascension St. Vincent last Friday as result of her actions of entering the U.S. Capitol building last week in Washington, D.C.

  Rep. Comer votes against Trump impeachment

Kentucky Congressman James Comer voted against impeaching President Donald Trump on Wednesday. 14 News Anchor Dan Katz spoke him about his decision.

  How to sign up for COVID-19 vaccine

As COVID-19 vaccinations continue across the Tri-State, it can be difficult to keep up with who is eligible to get a vaccine and how to sign up.

  KY announces Kroger partnership to assist with COVID-19 vaccinations

On Thursday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced a new partnership with Kroger to increase vaccinations in the coming months. He says high-volume vaccination centers will be established in regions across Kentucky.

  Bridge at Yellow Creek Park to close for several months

The iron truss structure spans a tributary of Yellow Creek and gives access to the Nature Center and hiking trails in the south end of the park.

  Police: 3 taken to hospital after early morning crash in Owensboro

They say three people from the overturned vehicle were taken to the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.

  Custodians in Henderson Co. sanitize schools ahead of Group 2′s return

Custodians in Henderson County are working hard to make sure students in Group 2 are safe when they head back to school Thursday.

  Some KY schools begin vaccination process, thousands of teachers await to receive doses

Law enforcement agencies are vaccinated, but thousands of teachers are awaiting a vaccination date from the state of Kentucky.

  Dawson Springs Schools delays return to in-person learning, new date set for Feb. 1

Students in the Dawson Springs Independent School System will not return to in-person classes until next month.

  Lottery frenzy ensues as Powerball and Mega Millions approach record jackpots

As Wednesday’s Powerball jackpot currently peaks at an estimated $550 million, the Mega Millions on Friday is worth approximately $750 million.

  Henderson parents find doll clothes to fit their baby born nearly 3 months early

Two parents had a hard time finding clothes to fit their 30-week-old baby and found some in an unexpected place - the toy section.

  KY reports 3rd highest daily total of COVID-19 deaths

Kentucky is reporting that 313,282 residents have tested positive since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The positivity rate currently stands at 12.29% statewide.

  Feds speeding up vaccine rollout after lag in Americans getting shots

If the CDC has its way, those 65 and older will soon be able to get in line for a COVID-19 vaccine.

  Union Co. teacher gets COVID-19 vaccine alongside 82-year-old mother

A Union County teacher rolled up her sleeve early for a vaccine.

  Hopkins Co. teachers, staff receive COVID-19 vaccine

In Kentucky, we’re learning the Hopkins County Health Department and school nurses are providing the first round of COVID-19 vaccinations for teachers and staff this week.

  Volunteer fire departs. funding increases in Henderson Co.

In Henderson County, the opt-out period for the Dues On Tax Bills program is open.

  2 men in jail after 30-mile police chase in Muhlenberg Co.

Two Muhlenberg County men are in jail after a 30-mile police chase.

Bus driver shortage delaying preschool return in Daviess Co.

Daviess Co. schools returned to in-person learning Monday at their elementary and middle schools, but the preschool students will have to wait until Tues. Jan. 19.

  Crews fight fire at Owensboro grain complex

Fire crews in Owensboro spent time Tuesday at a business along 7th Ave. and Moreland Avenue.

Gov. Beshear reports over 3K new COVID-19 cases

The Green River District Health Department is reporting two new COVID-19 related deaths and 247 additional cases Tuesday.

  Man arrested in Owensboro, accused of running from authorities, assaulting deputy

A man was arrested in Owensboro early Tuesday morning after being accused of running from authorities and assaulting a deputy.

  Head-on collision sends man to hospital in Madisonville

One person was injured after a head-on collision in Madisonville.

  K-8 students at Daviess Co. Schools head back to class on hybrid schedule

Some students at Daviess County Public Schools in Kentucky headed back for in-person classes Monday.

KY Gov. Beshear reports 21 additional COVID-19 deaths

The Green River District Health Department reported two COVID-19 related deaths and 164 additional cases.

  Muhlenberg Co. Schools extend virtual learning another week

Muhlenberg County Schools have decided to extend virtual learning.

25 new COVID deaths reported in KY Sunday

Sunday, Gov. Beshear announced 3,232 new COVID-19 cases in the commonwealth, and a 12.45% positivity rate.

Ky. fourth-grader sends heartwarming note, allowance to Gov. Beshear for those suffering during pandemic

A local fourth-grader sent a heartwarming letter and her allowance to Gov. Beshear hoping to help someone in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  Hopkins Co. Walmart to temporarily close for deep cleaning

A Hopkins County Walmart is temporarily closing its doors as part of a company-initiated program to allow cleaning crews time to thoroughly clean and sanitize the building.

Kentucky State Police mourns first female trooper Sandra Schoneker Taylor

Kentucky State Police is in mourning after an announcement that retired Trooper Sandra Schonecker Taylor, the first female trooper with KSP, died Saturday.

  Structure fire leaves 1 person with minor injuries in Henderson Sun. morning

Henderson firefighters say they’re on the scene of a structure fire in the 1900 block of Old Madisonville Road.

  Conversation starts after mural vandalized in Owensboro

Owensboro community members came together Saturday to talk about the steps to move forward after a new mural that was just dedicated has been vandalized.

  Green River District reports largest number of COVID-19 cases in a single day

The Green River District Health Department is reporting 399 additional COVID-19 cases Saturday.

One-time $1,000 payments set for unemployed Kentucky workers

Gov. Andy Beshear allocated $48 million in federal aid for unemployed workers, an announcement he made on Friday.

  Owensboro woman organizes ‘Hugs for the Holidays’ across Kentucky

After seeing an advocacy group in Tennessee put pink ribbons around their town, honoring those isolated in long-term care facilities, one woman thought she could do the same in Owensboro.

  Kentucky reports 3rd highest number of daily COVID-19 cases

The Green River District Health Department reported five more COVID-19 related deaths and 239 additional cases.

OPS moving to hybrid plan Thursday

Owensboro Public Schools will head back to the classroom Thursday with their A/B hybrid model.

Masonville voters to decide if alcohol can be sold

The petitioner for this Election is Pinakin Patel, owner of Masonville Food Center.

  Owensboro man wins $100K on lottery scratch-off

An Owensboro man, who wishes to remain anonymous, had a Christmas to remember after winning $100,000 on a Kentucky Lottery scratch-off ticket.

  COVID-19 vaccination sign-ups start in KY for those 70+

Those 70 and older can start signing up for their COVID-19 vaccine at Owensboro Health Friday morning.

  Officials find illegal dumping suspects in McLean Co.

The McLean County Sheriff’s Office says that deputies caught the people accused of illegally dumping, and made them clean up the mess.

  KY Gov. Beshear proposes new budget in State of the Commonwealth address

The "Better Kentucky Budget" prioritizes Kentuckians moving forward.

  Owensboro Pastor among protestors at Capitol Hill

Pastor Brian Gibson is the lead pastor at HIS Church on Frederica St. He tells us his mission was to be there to peacefully protest the election, and he was not among the people who stormed the Capitol.

7 more local COVID-19 deaths in KY; Green River District reports 267 more cases

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear is set to give the 2021 State of the Commonwealth Address at 6 p.m. CST on Thursday.

  City and County leaders give updates at Owensboro Rooster Booster

Mayor Tom Watson and Judge-Executive Al Mattingly addressed the State of the City and County Thursday morning.

  Baptist Health Madisonville starts 2nd round of COVID-19 vaccinations

Health officials say that over 100 healthcare workers were scheduled to get their second shot on Thursday.

  Tri-State leaders react to the swarming of the U.S. Capitol

The events that unfolded at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday sparked local and state leaders to react to the chaos.

  Sheriff’s Office: Shoplifting turns into high-speed chase in Owensboro, 2 arrested

An off-duty deputy caught a man and woman from Evansville allegedly shoplifting from an Owensboro business.

Police: Juvenile accused of assaulting Henderson officer

Officers say the juvenile irate and spit and punched an officer, and threatened to kill them.

  Henderson County Schools beginning hybrid learning on Mon.

School officials say that students in Group 1 will attend in-person classes on Monday and Tuesday, while those in Group 2 will head to school on Thursday and Friday.

  7 more deaths, 190 new cases in Green River District; Hopkins Co. adds 62 more cases

Leaders in Hopkins County are giving their weekly coronavirus update at 10:30 Wednesday morning.

  New mural in Owensboro vandalized with racist words and symbols

Members of the Northwest Neighborhood Alliance in Owensboro sent us photos of the damage, which include swastikas and racial slurs.

  Earlington man in jail, accused in road rage incident

Madisonville police say 22-year-old Devon Hall attempted to ram his girlfriend’s car with his while they were driving.

  2 teens charged after leading authorities on a chase in Daviess Co. last week

Two 16-year-olds led authorities in Daviess County on a chase last week, one of them in a stolen truck.