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Henderson Gas Station Worker Accused of Stealing Lottery Tickets to Pay for Rent

A gas station worker is facing charges after police say she stole lottery tickets and had other people cash them in to pay her rent in Henderson. 27-year-old Suzanna Conductor is charged with Theft by Unlawful Taking. Police say a store manager at a Chuckles on Highway 41 North noticed missing scrat

WEVV.COM - 2017-09-19 19:33:10

Public Records: Evansville hospital birth reports from Sept. 2 - Sept. 8

Luella Maday, Evansville, son, Iziah Daniel, Sep. 2. Madison and Franklin Rynkiewich, Evansville, son, Henry Franklin, Sep. 2. Marilyn Vallee, Evansville, son, Haydn Alexander, Sep. 2. Jessica and Mark Ballard Jr, Chandler, IN, son, Mark Jerome III, Sep. 2. Caitlin Chism and Devon Roy, Evansville, s

EVANSVILLE COURIER-PRESS - 2017-09-19 23:23:03

Crews Work to Fix Water Main Break in Evansville

A water main break forces part of Weinbach Avenue at Bellemeade to be shut down this evening. A one mile radius has been shut down. Drivers are being asked to avoid the area. City water crews have been called on the scene to repair the break. A water main break forces part of Weinbach Avenue at Bell

WEVV.COM - 2017-09-20 00:15:18

Economic Improvement District Close to Reality in Evansville

Downtown Evansville could be one step closer to becoming an Economic Development District, also known as an EID. Just a few more petitions are need for officials to take the next step. Evansville is one of the largest cities in the U.S. that does not have an EID. It's a private sector funding mechan

WEVV.COM - 2017-09-20 03:33:18

Evansville to Narrow Arts Tax District

Evansville City officials hope less is more when it comes to a special taxing district in the Historic Arts District. Tuesday morning, the Redevelopment Commission approved the contraction of the special taxing district around Haynie's Corner to apply to commercial properties. City officials believe

WTVW - 2017-09-19 22:33:17

President Trump to Visit Indiana to Discuss Tax Reform

The Indiana Republican Party says President Donald Trump will visit the state next week. The State GOP says Trump plans to visit Indiana next week, but they are not giving any other details. The planned visit comes as Trump is trying to persuade Democratic Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly to support a G

WEVV.COM - 2017-09-20 00:29:49

Harbor Freight Expanding into the Tri-State Area

Another company is opening up and expanding into the Tri-state. Discount tool company Harbor Freight has 800 stores around the country, and is now expanding into Dubois County. The store will open in the Germantown Shopping Center along Highway 231 on the north side of Jasper. The more than 16,000-s

WEVV.COM - 2017-09-19 21:48:27

Outline for Phase One of Franklin Street Parking Plan Released

The City of Evansville releases its outline for the first phase of the Franklin Street Parking Plan. The study finds there are 1,178 parking spaces along Franklin Street, and at peak times, only about 52% are being used. The problem is some businesses have more spots than others, and there are also

WEVV.COM - 2017-09-19 20:29:04

Verizon Plans to Cut Thousands of Rural Customers from its Network

Verizon Wireless plans to put an end to their relationship with some of their rural customers. The company says it plans to disconnect some 8,500 rural customers from its network due to roaming charges that the company is racking up. Customers across 13 states, including Indiana, Iowa, Idaho, and Al

WEVV.COM - 2017-09-19 20:32:19

Trial Date Set for Pony Club Murder Suspect

A jury trial is set for the man accused of killing Aaron Jennings outside of the Pony Gentlemen's Club in April. Miller is accused of firing into a crowd of people outside of the club. Aaron Jennings, of Sebree died at the scene, and a second victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatenin

WEVV.COM - 2017-09-19 21:45:21

2017's Most and Least Diverse States

America is known for its diversity. Our history tells several stories about people coming together from every walk of life to form a melting pot. However some states are more diverse than others. Indiana and Kentucky are some of the least diverse states, while Illinois ranks as one of the most diver

WEVV.COM - 2017-09-19 17:33:31

Mount Vernon's Jevin Redman Set to Call WKU Women's Basketball

In a few weeks, Mount Vernon native Jevin Redman will travel to Bowling Green to prepare for his new role with Western Kentucky Athletics. Redman, 23, will be the play-by-play broadcaster for WKU Women's Basketball this season. He graduated from USI earlier this year, and was a three-sport athlete

WEVV.COM - 2017-09-19 03:02:54

Indiana State Police Will Conduct Statewide Seatbelt Enforcement Blitz

Indiana State Police will be conducting a statewide seatbelt enforcement blitz. ISP Commercial Vehicle Officers and Motor Carrier Inspectors will focus on seatbelt enforcement and education, beginning on Sunday, September 24th and running through Saturday, September 30th. This blitz is designed to r

WEVV.COM - 2017-09-20 13:41:05

Inside the Community with Larry Caplan

For the past couple weeks, Master Gardner Larry Caplan has been sharing some harmful items that could be collecting dust in your basements or garages. He shares the history of some of these chemicals and toxic combinations. This is 44News This Morning's weekly segment, Inside the Community. For the

WEVV.COM - 2017-09-20 13:13:49

Dr. Dave Smith - September 20th, 2017

In this week's edition of What The Community Has To Say, Dr. Dave Smith, talks about developing a strong budget for your school corporation. When you are a school superintendent, two of your many priorities are developing a strong budget for your school corporation and working with the parents in yo

WEVV.COM - 2017-09-20 13:00:08

82 Kohl's Stores Accepting Amazon Returns

People wanting return an item to Amazon can now drop it off at your local Kohl's store. Kohl's is opening some in-store Amazon shops and says it will start accepting returns for the online retailer at locations in Los Angeles and Chicago starting next month. Kohl's will pack and ship eligible Amazon

WEVV.COM - 2017-09-20 00:57:29

FCC Chairman Tours Saline County Dispatch Center

The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission made a stop in the Tri-State Tuesday. Ajit Pai toured the Saline County communications center in Harrisburg. For a facility in a small city like Harrisburg, the Saline County dispatch center is a busy place. It takes an average of about 100,000 c

WEVV.COM - 2017-09-20 00:01:04

Ivy Tech Partners with Red Cross for Blood Drive

Medical students at Ivy Tech teamed up with the Red Cross Tuesday to help support those devastated by the hurricanes down south. Those disasters have left some parts of Texas and Florida without the blood they need. "With both the major hurricanes that recently happened blood is in high demand right

WEVV.COM - 2017-09-19 23:44:45

Downtown Becoming More Vibrant with Addition of Pocket Park

Downtown is becoming a little more vibrant with the addition of a pocket park on Main Street. The park is located in the 300 block of Main Street, and it adds a place to sit down and hang out downtown. The Southwest Indiana Association of Realtors received a $4,000 Placemaking grant from the Nationa

WEVV.COM - 2017-09-19 21:22:11

Completion Date Set for the North Main Street Project

A completion date is set for the North Main Street Project. The Evansville Redevelopment Commission approved increasing the size of a water line to help support the new Garfield Commons Housing Units going up nearby. The commission says this is one of the final steps when it comes to the work on Nor

WEVV.COM - 2017-09-19 17:40:32