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AKC dog show in town

The AKC dog show is expected to bring hundreds of thousands of dollars into Owensboro this weekend.

Deer virus confirmed in 1 Kentucky county

  Shaelie previews exciting new season of Sunrise School Spirit

  Voters choose new Spottsville bridge color

  Henderson Animal Control removes 150 animals from home

  County, state leaders meet to discuss coal severance tax

Fire under investigation after crews called to mobile home park in Henderson

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  Neighborhood Watch: tip leads to meth arrest; camper stolen from cancer survivor

  Tri-State man’s WWII dog tags found in Italy

3 protesters arrested at Kentucky State Fair ham breakfast

  Handy Fest wins first place at KY State Fair

Crash knocks out power to some Kenergy customers in Webster Co.

  Traffic Alert: lane restrictions for Twin Bridges Thurs.

  Union Co. HS graduate to be named commander of U.S. Navy ship

Family members tell us on Friday he will be named commander.

In Louisville, Trump signs order forgiving student-loan debt for disabled veterans

President Donald Trump closed his speech in Louisville on Wednesday by signing an order that will forgive all student-loan debt for many of America’s disabled veterans.

  Owensboro’s newest dog park now open

The dog park is open every day from 5 a.m. until 10 p.m.

  OCTC to help students in need of food

Administrators share that over 70 percent of students are low income, which showed there was a need for the pantry.

  Audit finds 4 mistakes with Henderson County Fiscal Court in 2017-18 year

  Traffic Alert: crews working overnight on E. Parrish Ave.

  Town hall being held in Hopkins Co. about VA MISSION Act

  Man killed in Hopkins Co. crash

Democratic lawmakers to push for Kentucky minimum wage increase

  U.S. Fish and Wildlife propose Kentucky’s second national wildlife refuge to be in Henderson

  Madisonville to purchase 6 electricity substations from Kentucky Utilities

This purchase comes after the city changed its electric service from Kentucky Utilities to Kentucky Municipal Electric Agency.

  Abandoned school building in Hopkins Co. to be demolished

At Monday’s Hopkins County Board of Education meeting, school officials approved a $32,000 contract for Hamby Construction to demolish the building.

Crash closes Byers Ave. in Owensboro

Dispatchers say there was a report of a crash at Allen and West Byers shortly before 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

  Neighborhood Watch: Henderson man facing robbery charges, MPD looking for suspects of car theft

A Henderson man is facing robbery charges stemming from an armed robbery that happened in Hopkins County back in July.

  Brescia University closed due to power outage

Brescia University sent a notice they are closed for the rest of Tuesday.

  Owensboro grocery store closed Tuesday after overnight fire

The fire department says police were called to the Price Less Foods on Scherm Road for a burglar alarm around 3:15 a.m.

  Andy Beshear opens field office in Henderson

Kentucky Governor candidate, Andy Beshear, has a new field office in Henderson.

  Dog illness concerns in Owensboro

That’s because there’s been an increase in cases of upper respiratory diseases in dogs in the community just over the last month.

  Therapy dog comforts students and staff

A therapy dog at iMiddle School helps calm students and staff.

  Local NAACP Chapter hosts gun violence panel

The Henderson chapter of the NAACP is hosting a panel with emergency responders and officials about gun violence Monday night.

Suspect claims she is a ‘good mom’ after newborn son found on floorboard of Kentucky minivan

An arrest report says a deputy pulled over the minivan on Old Richmond Road for traffic violations. The driver didn't stop until traveling another quarter mile.

  Daviess Co. Fiscal Court appoints new DCFD fire chief; OFD chief also announces retirement

Owensboro City officials posted Friday on Facebook that they are looking for a new chief.

Crews milling, paving section of KY 109 in Union Co.

Transportation officials say crews there will be milling, followed by paving, along a section of KY 109/Main Street in the Sturgis area of Union County starting today, August 19.

  Ky. 136 and Madison Street in Henderson set to open early Tuesday morning

A CSX crew found a sinkhole under the roadway near the railroad crossing.

  Daviess Co. authorities investigate 3 ‘suspicious’ fires

Three fires over the last week are considered suspicious by authorities in Daviess County.

  Country music star, Toby Keith, visits Ellis Park Sat.

Toby Keith was in town for his concert at the Ford Center, but he made a stop at Ellis to watch one of his horses run before his performance Sat. night.

Back-to-school illnesses parents need to watch for

School is now in session for germs, viruses and bacteria that cause illnesses that can make your child or you sick.

  Sheriff’s Office: mother arrested during investigation of assault of 2 Hopkins Co. kids

The Sheriff’s Office says they have arrested a second person in their investigation of two young kids.

  Officers to patrol Wolf Hills neighborhood more after calls of kids driving golf carts

Many of those who live in the Wolf Hills neighborhood say they have to be more watchful because of the number of golf carts and ATVs on the road, which are mostly driven by children.

  Owensboro Fire Chief announces retirement

After 37-years of service, Chief Stephen Mitchell says he will be retiring this year.

  Henderson FD helping in a new way

Some members of the Henderson Fire Department responded to a home to help in a different kind of way.

  iMiddle School students get first hands-on lesson

The first class of iMiddle School is already getting their first hands-on lesson.

  Case for man accused of assaulting 2 kids will go to grand jury

The judge kept Cobb’s bond at $500,000, saying he is a danger to the community.

  Neighborhood Watch: HPD looking for wanted man; drug trafficking arrest

Neighborhood Watch: HPD looking for wanted man; drug trafficking arrest

  Hopkins Co. awarded $1m in grants to help county homes

Good news for residents as the county was awarded money to help rehab homes.

  Henderson man arrested on drug trafficking charges

The man is charged with two counts of trafficking a controlled substance.

  Dotiki Mine to cease operations Fri.

Friday is the last day for hundreds of workers at Dotiki Mine.

Recall Alert: Powderly Kroger recalls some deli items sold Wednesday

The items were sold at the SR 62 location on Wednesday, Aug. 14, between 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

  Man accused of exposing himself to women at Ohio Co. Fair Grounds

The sheriff’s office says they’ve been working since the end of May to find the suspect.

  Motorcyclist seriously hurt in crash with deer in Ohio Co.

A motorcyclist was seriously hurt in a crash with a deer in Ohio County.

  Web Exclusive: Randy Moore interviews KY Governor Matt Bevin

14 News has invited all three candidates to join Randy Moore for a one-on-one interview at the 14 News Owensboro studio.

  Neighborhood Watch: bus driver arrested for indecent exposure; woman refuses to let deputies in home

Neighborhood Watch: bus driver arrested for indecent exposure; woman refuses to let deputies in home

  Owensboro Health continues to give back to community

On Thursday, Owensboro Health gave over $600,000 to community partners.

Henderson city bus driver accused of indecent exposure

Henderson police say a woman reported on July 17, that HART bus driver Timothy Givens exposed himself.

  Police: man fires gun in apartment, drives off intoxicated

Police say they were called to Duke Drive late Wednesday night because neighbors heard a gun shot, then saw someone run from an apartment and drive off.

Schools meet Kentucky ‘In God We Trust’ requirement with $1 bill

Parent Brittany Pike posted a message on Facebook saying she was pleased to see the back of the dollar bill framed at an elementary school last week and said her children "don't feel awkward or excluded for not believing in any God."

  Daviess Co. fire being investigated as arson

It happened just before nine Wednesday night in the Pleasant Ridge Community on Highway 764.

  Daviess Co. bridge closed after being damaged by truck

A truck hauling scrap metal damaged a bridge so badly Kentucky Transportation officials immediately closed it.

  Community leaders discuss ways to make KY healthier place to live

More than 100 community leaders in health in western Kentucky met Wednesday to discuss how to make the commonwealth a healthier place to live.

  Neighborhood Watch: Muhlenberg Co. thefts; HPD illegal dumping investigation

Neighborhood Watch: Muhlenberg Co. thefts; HPD illegal dumping investigation

  Evansville, Owensboro included on TIME magazine cover story

The cover of TIME magazine is catching the attention of the Tri-State.

  Owner charged with animal cruelty after 30 cats removed from home

Authorities say the owner, Phillip Gray, was charged with second degree cruelty to animals.

  Father: Children hurt in Hopkins Co. assault case out of hospital

The man accused of hurting them, 25-year-old Caleb Cobb, has a $500,000 bond.

Kentucky man arrested on child porn charges for second time

The Kentucky attorney general’s office told news outlets 40-year-old Arthur Eugene Butler had served five years in federal prison on his prior conviction and had less than a month left on parole.

  Update to be given on Countryview Subdivision Drain Project at Henderson Board of Commissioners meeting

This project has been ongoing for the last year.

  City council meeting concerning Henderson Municipal Golf Course

City Council is meeting Tuesday about a proposal to turn the old Henderson Municipal Golf Course into a running course for local schools.

  More blighted homes taken down thanks to increased budget

More than a dozen homes are being town down in Owensboro this year.

  Henderson passes first reading to add 911 fee to water bills

County officials say the final vote will be at their next meeting on Aug. 27.

  Sheriff’s office: Callers pose as deputies to take your money

Deputies say the caller claims there’s a warrant out for that person’s arrest and the resident must pay the caller through gift cards to get rid of it.

  Traffic Alert: Madisonville road work begin Tues. night

Crews will begin micro-surfacing work Tuesday night along a section of East Center Avenue from near the one way split near Park Avenue

  Union Co. awarded thousands for road improvements

The funds will go for resurfacing along sections of Dixon, Heavrin, Bunger and Shilo roads.

  Feds sentence former Webster Co. teacher, court date set for local charges

Officials with the U.S. Federal District Court in Owensboro say Lucia Jenkins was sentenced Tuesday to 60 months in federal prison.

  Webster Co. Schools improving security with renovations for new school year

The big project, renovating the front of the school entrance to promote safety and security.

President Trump to campaign for Bevin in Louisville

The president will headline a re-election campaign fundraiser.

  West Hopkins School PTO provides school supplies for entire student body

The supplies include everything from glue sticks and folders to pencils.

  Kentucky Wesleyan College hosts active shooter training

KWC hosted an active shooter training for staff and faculty before classes start.

  Couple asking for help finding motorcycle that honored murdered son

Police in Owensboro are looking for a special motorcycle that was stolen this weekend.

  Judge upholds suspect’s $500K bond in Hopkins Co. child abuse case

25-year-old Caleb Cobb appeared in front of a judge via video Monday morning.