Special Coverage

Special Report: Jeff’s Winter Outlook

2020 has been a year of surprises and unprecedented weather events, from a record number of hurricanes to historical fires in the west to record warmth and rainfall right here in the Tri-State.

  Special Report: Addressing violence at American Legion

  Special Report: Daviess Co. officials work to ‘attack addiction’

  Special Report: The grip of addiction in Vanderburgh Co.

  Special Report: Why Am I So Tired?

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

  Special Report: Fatal Farming

Continued Coverage

  Special Report: Stop-arm Violators

  Web Exclusive: Randy Moore interviews KY Governor Matt Bevin

  Special Report: Overcoming The Odds

  Fake Filters? Companies falsely claim to have prestigious water safety certification

  Special Report: Reviving Robin

  14 News Special Report: Out of Bounds

  Watching Your Wallet: Make the most of your summer vacation

A frequent traveler and financial expert give their tips for saving money when booking flights and hotels.

  Special Report: CASA notes community is good at reporting abuse

Vanderburgh County CASA is made up of volunteers who represent children of child abuse in court. Despite each volunteer handling 20 to 25 cases at once, there are still nearly 400 children on the waitlist.

  Special Report: Hometown Hero Alex Stein

Alex led the University of Southern Indiana to a Final Four, played in his hometown of Evansville. But to truly understand the magnificence of this moment, you must go way back.

Watching Your Wallet: Spring housing market secrets revealed

Want to get top dollar for your home this spring? Or are you looking to buy your first home? NerdWallet gives tips for those on both sides of the equation.

  Special Report: Punishing Pets for Pills

  DNA Detectives: Scientists combining forensics with genealogy break ‘unsolvable’ cases

  Special Report: Digital Disorder

  Children abused, families move

  Failed and Forgotten

  14 News Special Report: Weather the Storm

  14 News Special Report: New Beginnings

It’s been more than a year since #MeToo spread across the internet putting a voice to the stories of many sexual assault and harassment survivors. You might think the movement’s dying down, but a group in Owensboro is still seeing the “Me Too” effects. They’re doing something about it.

Watching Your Wallet: Experts give advice on reining in your tax refund

Rather than taking a tax refund check and splurging on a quick shopping spree, NerdWallet advises people make smart spending – or saving - plans.

  14 News Special Report: Waiting to Live

No job, no home, no hope. An Evansville man faces his new normal, surviving on the streets, and the broken road that led him there.

  Special Report: Boxing Boost

A new boxing gym off N. First Avenue is giving kids a chance to learn how to fight in the ring and in life.

  Watching Your Wallet: Thousands of consumer complaints hidden in federal watchdog database

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau provides information about financial institutions, including complaints. But NerdWallet and InvestigateTV have found examples of complaints that don't show up in the database.

  Special Report: Evansville vacant home sweep

Vacant homes are a problem the City of Evansville has faced for years. City officials say they reduce property values and bring crime to the area, but now there are so many people coming together to fix the issue.

  Southern Indiana WWII soldier to return home

Bringing home our missing soldiers is an effort our country works to achieve every year. Many cases have been solved with modernized forensic technology, and now a Perry County family has their answers.

  Hate Crimes: A community conversation

14 News investigated and found hate crimes are happening, but the state doesn’t even have record of some of them.

  Special Report: Richard Mourdock

Even after retirement, Richard Mourdock still stays busy.

  Watching Your Wallet: Experts explain the new tax code in simple terms

With sweeping tax code changes affecting this year's filings, experts from NerdWallet help explain how the changes will work for different people.

  Untested water: 99.9 percent of foreign fish goes without testing for unsafe drugs

According to government reports, there is evidence that the main oversight agency for seafood, the Food and Drug Administration, has failed to meet new mandates to increase inspections at foreign food facilities.

  Special Report: Family Ties

A brand new crime-solving tool is helping crack cold cases. It’s “Genetic genealogy," and it’s an exciting breakthrough for investigators.

  Trail Of Hope - The Struggle To Vote

The Fifteenth Amendment to the Constitution declares “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.”

  Trail Of Hope - The Struggle For Equality

At the dawn of the 20th century, America is a racially divided country.

  Trail Of Hope - The Journey To Equality

The journey toward civil rights for all Americans winds its way through rural courthouses and bus stations, southern schools and jail cells, and churches that organized a courageous movement that ended segregation.

  Special Report: Don’t let your car become a target

Your vehicle can be broken into at any time of the year, but during the holidays, you don’t want to make it any easier for car thieves, especially if you have holiday gifts inside your vehicle.

  Special Report: Winter Outlook

Jeff’s full winter outlook

  Neighborhood Watch Special Report: Security expert assesses

had Bennett owns 5 Star Security Systems LLC. It’s his job 24/7 to keep his customers' homes safe. But we asked him to do a 360-degree evaluation of his house and right at the front door, we found our first issue.

  Special Report: Workers Wanted

Skilled workers are in short supply, and they’re getting harder to find. It’s a national trend that’s hitting the Tri-State particularly hard.

Watching Your Wallet: Company offering to help lower student debt under investigation

A company offering to help people reduce their student loan debt is now under investigation. One St. Louis woman says her debt actually increased after trying to work with the company.

  Mice. Mold. Messes.

Hundreds of Americans live in deplorable rental properties and their landlord is the federal government. The properties need $50 billion in repairs. Uncle Sam now is hoping that private investors will save public housing.

  Special Report: Shrinking Police Pool

Police departments around the Tri-State and the nation have seen a decrease in officers on the streets and applicants for the job.

  SPECIAL REPORT: The voice on the other end of the radio

A look inside dispatch with the people handling your emergencies

14 News teams up with Vanderburgh Co. Sheriff, Prosecutor, EPD for prescription disposal

In conjunction with the Licensed to Pill special, 14 News is teaming up with the Vanderburgh County Sheriff, Prosecutor, and Evansville Police Department to hold a prescription pill disposal event.

  Special Report: Crystal Comeback

Meth used to be the main drug of choice in the Tri-State.

  Special Report: What will it take to stop the opioid epidemic?

What will it take to stop the opioid epidemic? It is a question many of us across the Tri-State are thinking, and we are searching for answers.

  Special Report: Tri-State's Most Wanted

You hear about the most wanted criminals, but what about the stuff criminals want most? We found it's anything that can be stolen quickly and easily, then converted to cash.

Special Report: 100 questions to graduation

We asked dozens of people on the street some of the questions from the civics test, many adults got tripped up.

Special Report: Costly Clutter

Do you seem to have a lot of stuff you don't use or need piling up in your house? You're not alone.

Special Report: Medicaid mess

Thousands of Medicaid users are being left in the dark unable to get to doctor's appointments. 14 News received an email from a woman who said a new Medicaid transportation program has caused her to miss her last five appointments.

  14 News Special Report: Spying Phone

Do you ever get the feeling someone is listening? You're talking to a friend, then random but matching ads pop up on your screens.

Stefanie Silvey Investigates...Owensboro Mystery

In her latest investigation, Stefanie Silvey talks about the unsolved mystery surrounding three young people who disappeared in Owensboro in 1986, including an interview with the man police considered a potential suspect.

Feedback Forum #2

Thank you for registering and your responses to our first Feedback Forum. Welcome to the second edition. Feel free to comment anytime about the important issues in your life. On Friday, October 27

"Hurry Home" Messages from Iraq

Don't miss "Hurry Home": A rare look at everyday life in Iraq for our hometown troops, airing Saturday night at 7:00 PM on 14 WFIE. And get your sneak preview of "Hurry Home" - right here, right now, on 14wfie.com!

Amish, Mennonite Communities Hit Hard by Storms

From the air you can see the path of this twister...hell bent on destruction. There's damage throughout this tight-knit Mennonite community.

Tuesday Road Closings


Tuesday Emergency Information

There is no information specific to the Tuesday weather event at this time.

Kentucky Tornado an F-4

Storm Team chief meteorologist Jeff Lyons says the maximum wind speed was 210 mph. He says the tornado cut a path 15 miles long, and a third of a mile wide.

Indiana Homeland Security Update on Tornadoes

Here is the Wednesday afternoon update from IDHS on damage from Tuesday's storms.

National Donation, Other Katrina Links

Here is a complete list as of Sept. 6, 2005 for Katrina relief donations, survivor boards etc.

14wfie.com Offering Live Festival Coverage

It doesn't matter if you're stuck at your desk. We'll bring the 2005 Evansville Freedom Festival to you -
 SEE and HEAR the thrill of Thunder on 14wfie.com!

Festival Info on Restricted Items and Law Enforcement Activities

Be sure to check out this section and find out what to leave at home in order to avoid problems at the Freedom Festival.

Commentary: Hollywood Meets...the Air Show

Before the show starts Friday, here's a little tongue in cheek humor in honor of the performers and volunteers for the 2005 Freedom Festival.