Kentucky News

Officials to cover severe weather preparation as part of Severe Weather Awareness Week in Ky.

It’s Severe Weather Awareness week, and Kentucky state officials want to make sure everyone knows what to do in case of a bad storm.

  Some Western Ky. students return to in-person learning this week

  Owensboro Burger Week kicks off Tuesday

  Kentucky set to begin COVID-19 vaccinations for people in Phase 1C on Mon.

  Evansville streets left flooded due to heavy rain

  Deputies: Pedestrian hit & killed in Owensboro Sat. night

  Family, friends welcome home Owensboro toddler who suffered burn injuries

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  USI softball players involved in Owensboro crash released from hospital

Green River District reports 2 more COVID-19 deaths, 29 new cases

Fraudulent unemployment insurance claims on the rise in Ky.

4 new COVID-19 deaths, 42 new cases reported in Green River District

  Madisonville woman’s charges upgraded to murder after shooting victim dies

  Owensboro revitalization project to start this summer

Morganfield City Council approves hiring school resource officer

The Morganfield City Council has approved the hiring of a school resource officer for the Morganfield Police Department.

  Ohio Co. schools will move to in-person learning late March

Ohio County schools plan to transition from the Hybrid schedule to in-person learning in late March.

  Kroger vaccine clinics opening in Owensboro, Madisonville

A couple of Kroger vaccine clinics opened Friday in Western Kentucky.

  ‘It was a miracle’: Baby boy comes back to life after being pronounced dead

He has not even had his first birthday yet, and Kingston Lane is showing everybody how brave he is.

  Owensboro, Daviess Co. Public School Boards approve 5-day schedule for in-person learning

  Man crashes car into Daviess Co. home

  Ky. colleges get $269 million for coronavirus help

  Ky. Gov. Beshear announces 119 new COVID-19 vaccine locations statewide

  Hopkins Co. students return to in-person learning 4-days a week

  Hitch breaks on truck hauling mobile home on Henderson exit ramp

  Dog thefts massively increasing, Henderson Animal Control reports

A warning is issued by a Tri-State animal control officer in regard to protecting your pets.

  Henderson Co. Schools plan for return to 4-day in-person schedule on March 22

During Wednesday’s meeting, school officials announced their intention for all students to return to in-person classes four days per week, starting on March 22.

  Hundreds of Owensboro Health patients have received antibody treatment

The health system says its antibody treatment numbers are staggering and the therapy can prevent serious symptoms or hospitalizations.

  DCPS, OPS reveal proposed plans to return to 5-day schedule

The Daviess County and Owensboro Public School districts held joint press conference Wednesday afternoon to discuss proposed plans on returning to in-person learning five-days a week.

  Greenville Fire Department looking for new volunteer firefighters

Officials say they are looking for more assistance due to an increase in calls.

  Daviess Co. Fiscal Court discusses KY vaccine rollout

Judge-Executive Al Mattingly spoke with KYTC Secretary Jim Gray about the commonwealth’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout.

Ky. surpasses 400k total COVID-19 cases, 4,500 deaths

Kentucky is reporting that 400,307 residents have tested positive since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The positivity rate currently stands at 5.9% statewide.

City of Henderson issues warning about pothole season

For those who want to report a pothole on a city street, people can do so on the city’s website.

Crews battle fire at Henderson business

The Henderson Fire Department was called to the top of one of the tanks at International Paper Wednesday.

Traffic Alert: Crews restricting northbound lane on Twin Bridge

Crews will be removing a small section of metal that has been pushed above the surface of the roadway.

  Union Co. couple released on bond after being arrested in connection to Capitol riot

According to the FBI, the Union County woman that 14 News interviewed after the Capitol riots, along with her husband, have been arrested.

  Big River Electric Corp. presents purchase proposal for HMP&L

Big River Electric Corporation is once again in front of city leaders with a purchase proposal for Henderson Municipal Power & Light including $90 million for its assets.

Webster Co. Schools returning to in person classes

K-3rd will start March 1, 4th-8th will start March 8, and 9th-12th will return March 15.

  Dawson Springs Independent Schools vote to return to in-person learning 4 days a week

A Dawson Springs Independent School System Board meeting is set for Tuesday night at 6 p.m.

  Madisonville woman accused of trafficking ‘large amounts’ of meth

Detectives with the Madisonville-Hopkins County Vice/Narcotics Unit say they, along with other agencies, have been investigating a drug trafficking operation.

  Gov. Beshear issues new executive order on Ky. schools

The Green River District Health Department reported one new COVID-19 related death and 31 additional cases.

  Kentucky Senate votes to make to-go alcohol sales permanent

Kentucky lawmakers have advanced legislation allowing to-go alcohol sales to become a permanent fixture for restaurants as a pick-me-up to help offset coronavirus-related losses.

  Man dies in Madisonville house fire

Police say a man was found dead after an overnight house fire in Madisonville.

  Former professional baseball player speaks at Brescia University

Former professional baseball player Chris Singleton spoke at Brescia University Monday night as the school celebrates Black History Month.

  State cancels Owensboro pharmacy’s vaccine order

Owensboro Family Pharmacy tells 14 News they were set to administer COVID-19 vaccines, but the state canceled their order.

  Gov. Beshear reads to students in Owensboro

Monday in Owensboro, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear made a surprise visit with Hager pre-school students via zoom.

Gov. Beshear announces Ky. to start vaccinating people in Phase 1C in March

The Green River District Health Department reported 76 new COVID-19 cases but no new deaths.

  Police: Owensboro man arrested after attempting to rob business

An Owensboro man was arrested on Sunday after police say he tried to rob a local business.

  Search for 2 suspects in Henderson continues after Sat. morning incident

The Henderson Police Department is investigating an incident that happened early Saturday.

  Owensboro native, USI art student creates snow sculpture of SpongeBob SquarePants

The artist says his family was able to construct the six-foot-tall replica of the iconic cartoon character in more than 24 hours.

  Madisonville police investigating attempted ATM theft, stolen vehicle

The Madisonville Police Department is investigating an attempted theft of an ATM Sunday morning.

  HPD investigating home burglary on 1st St.

Police responded to a report of a burglary at a home on the 1100 block of 1st Street in Henderson on Friday.

  Indoor visitation resumes at some long-term care facilities in Ky.

New COVID-19 guidance that could impact thousands of state residents and their loved ones went into effect this weekend.

Green River District reports 1 more COVID-19 death, 51 new cases

Saturday, the Green River District reported one new death and 51 additional coronavirus cases.

  Deaconess Henderson, Union Co. allowing Kentuckians 60 and older to get COVID-19 vaccine

Kentuckians 60 and older can now get the COVID-19 vaccine at Deaconess Henderson and Deaconess Union County Hospital.

  Owensboro & Madisonville Kroger open COVID-19 vaccination spots

Community leaders tell 14 News this is another step in the right direction to increase the vaccination options in Owensboro.

  Green River District reports 54 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths

The Green River District Health Department reported 54 new COVID-19 cases.

  Woman warns others after windshield shattered by sheet of ice on Kentucky interstate

“I had shards of glass go in my mouth, all over me, hair, clothes, everything... It was very scary,” Debralee Rodriguez said.

  Man hospitalized after shot multiple times in Owensboro

Once police arrived on scene, officers say they found a 31-year-old man with gunshot wounds to his torso, arm and leg.

Crews respond to 2 separate accidents with injuries in Henderson

Crews with the Henderson Fire Department are responding to two separate crashes with injuries.

  Owensboro restaurant gives away free lunches to road workers, first responders

The Chicken Salad Chick restaurant in Owensboro offered road workers and first responders a free lunch on Thursday.

  Early morning fire destroys home in Henderson

Crews are on scene of a house fire in the 900 block of Trail Drive in Henderson.

  OPS hosts meal pick-ups as students learn virtually due to snow

School leaders say they have multiple meal pick-up locations set up for Friday.

  Road conditions improving after 2nd wave of snow in Daviess Co.

Main roads in Owensboro like Parrish Avenue and Frederica Street are mostly clear, while some side streets are still coated in snow.

  Morganfield community holds sledding event in Legion Park

On Thursday, sledding was turned into a community-wide event in Union County.

  KSP locates truck believed to have hit pedestrian in Nortonville

On Friday, KSP officials revealed that after receiving several tips, state troopers were able to locate the vehicle.

  Owensboro Health opens COVID-19 vaccinations to ages 60-69

People in this age category can now schedule an appointment at an OH vaccination clinic through the system’s website or by calling the hospital’s appointment line, 270-685-7100.

Ky. Gov. Beshear unveils new COVID-19 vaccination sites in Madisonville, Owensboro

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear revealed the next round of vaccination locations, which includes two Kroger-based sites in Madisonville and Owensboro.

Man arrested for Jan. armed robbery in Madisonville

Police say 44-year-old Earl Cook Sr., who was a fugitive, came into the store with a gun, assaulted the employee, restrained her, and stole items.

McLean Co. Schools plan to go in-person 4 days a week in early March

Officials with McLean County Schools say they plan to have all students back to in-person learning four days a week by March 8.

  Road conditions hazardous in western Kentucky after 2nd snowfall

Conditions are expected to be a bit more hazardous Thursday in western Kentucky.

  Henderson Fire Department practice ice rescues on frozen lake

The Henderson Fire Department is using the recent winter weather to its advantage.

1 new COVID death in Green River District; 85 new cases out of local Ky. counties

The Green River District Health Department reported one new COVID-19 related death and 51 additional cases.

  Roads clearing up in Kentucky

Roadways in Kentucky are clearing off and main roads are passable.

  Green River Correctional Complex officer arrested

Troopers say they were contacted by the Kentucky Department of Corrections (DOC) that they suspected correctional officer Nickolas Rogers had been bringing illegal drugs into the prison.

  1 person dead following rollover crash in Hopkins Co.

One person is dead after a rollover crash on I-69 in Hopkins County.

  Tri-State shoppers get extra groceries ahead of more measurable snow

A Tri-State grocery store manager says at least one shipment was delayed several hours because of difficult interstate conditions.

  Crews continue plowing roads in Ky.

14 News continues to monitor city and county roads in Kentucky.

  Neighborhood Watch: Juvenile facing 15 charges in connection to park theft; Police investigating hit & run

When neighbors look out for neighbors, it can be easy to solve crime. Evansville police are trying to find the suspect in a hit and run from overnight Sunday.

  14 News reporters have some winter weather struggles

The 14 News Team has been battling the elements to keep you updated on the weather conditions, and well, sometimes the weather wins.

  Gov. Beshear reports 27 more COVID-19 deaths

The Green River District Health Department reported four new COVID-19 related deaths and 90 additional cases.

W. KY Parkway back open after two crashes

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says there was a multi-vehicle crash on the Western Kentucky Parkway and another incident with a semi.

HART resumes service for Tuesday

The Henderson Area Rapid Transit (HART) is resuming its routes for Tuesday.