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Coroner called to scene of crash near Henderson airport, dispatch says

HENDERSON CO., KY (WFIE) - Crews are on scene of a crash in Henderson County. It happened shortly before 7:30 Wednesday morning near the Henderson City-County Airport on Hwy 136.


Crews called to early Wed. fire at Henderson mobile home park

HENDERSON, KY (WFIE) - Firefighters were called to a mobile home park early Wednesday for a fire. It was reported just before 6:30 a.m. at the Carriage Mobile Home Park. We are told by officials a vacant mobile home caught fire.


Plane Crash at Henderson Airport

Emergency crews are responding to a plane crash near the airport in Henderson, Kentucky. Staff at the Henderson City-County Airport tell 44News an aircraft has been involved in an accident.


Kentucky rattled by Tennessee earthquake

BOGOTA, Tenn. (WKYT) - An earthquake in Tennessee early Wednesday morning could be felt in parts of Kentucky. The United States Geological Survey says a magnitude 3.6 earthquake was two miles south of Bogota, Tennessee, which is north of Dyersburg, Tennessee.


Driver dead after Henderson chase, police say

HENDERSON, KY (WFIE) - A man is dead after a police chase in Henderson. Officers say they tried to pull over a car around two Wednesday morning for traffic violations at the intersection of 10th and N. Adams. That’s when the driver took off and led them on a low-speed chase.


Governor race endorsements update (4/24)

Here’s a list of all the endorsements for the top three Democratic candidates for governor, as of Wednesday, April 24. Laborers’ Local 1445 (Catlettsburg) Tri-State Building Trades (Ashland)


HCSO: Search for missing person underway after truck found

HENDERSON CO., KY (WFIE) - Authorities are searching for a missing person after a truck was found in the Henderson wetlands. According to the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office, a truck was found in the wetlands area across from a landfill on Wathen Lane.


Two arrested after Gibson Co. chase

GIBSON CO., IN (WFIE) - Two people are facing charges after a chase early Wednesday morning. The Gibson County Sheriff’s Office says a deputy tried to pull over a car for a traffic violation around 3:20 a.m.


Missing Kentucky teen found in back of a U-Haul after being kidnapped

CORBIN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky sheriff says a missing teenage girl has been found in the back of a U-Haul truck and three people have been charged with human trafficking. News outlets report the Knox County Sheriff's Office said in a statement that the girl was reported missing Saturday and found the


Kentucky, Tennessee report most cases E. coli illnesses linked to ground beef

GALLATIN, Tenn.--The Gallatin Police Department is urging residents to be cautious of a phone scam where citizens are getting recorded messages claiming to be from the FBI. Gallatin Police say residents are receiving the recorded messages stating the resident's social security number was compromised


Southeast Kentucky inmate escapes from work release

An inmate from Knox County, Kentucky is on the run after escaping from a work-release program. Authorities say Kristopher Denham was last seen running in the area near Flat Lick School.


Work progresses for new Henderson Co. Jail building

HENDERSON CO., KY (WFIE) - Work is coming along on the new jail building. The frame is now up on a building belonging to the jail. This is where probation and parole will be housed, giving them a lot more room.


Kentucky State Police searching for escaped inmate

HOPKINSVILLE, KY (WSMV) - Kentucky State Police is searching for an inmate who escaped Tuesday night. Police say Calvin Merritt, Jr., 22, escaped from the Christian County Work Release Detention Program.


5 Things Everyone From Henderson Knows

Henderson, Kentucky lies right on the Indiana boarder. It's a pretty decent size city with 28,841 residents, and each of those residents knows these five things that involves the town!


Vectren South’s proposed generation plant denied by commission

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - A state regulatory commission has unanimously denied a certificate of public convenience and necessity for Vectren South to build a combined cycle gas turbine.


Why Bald Eagles Love Henderson, Kentucky

How rare and majestic it is to see a bald eagle in the wild! Eagles are selective about where they build their nests and raise their young, as any protective parent should be! While they retreat to low-noise and low-traffic areas, it doesn’t mean they are impossible to find. Henderson, Kentucky is a


Kentucky teen killed in car crash on Hwy. 27 in Oneida

ONEIDA, Tenn. — A Kentucky teenager was killed in a single-vehicle crash Monday evening in Oneida. According to the crash report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Ravyn Elizabeth Devin Clark, 17, of Pine Knot was driving north on Hwy 27 when the accident happened at 5:20 p.m.


EPD Officer Recipient of Indiana SWAT Award

An Evansville officer is being recognized for his service at a ceremony in Indianapolis. Officer Kyle Thiry is the recipient of the 2018 Officer of the Year award for his actions during an active shooter event that happened on May 5th, 2018.


Kentucky Justice Secretary to address 2019 RX Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit in Atlanta

Kentucky Justice Secretary John Tilley will join today with leaders and experts from across the country – including President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump – to discuss solutions to the nationwide opioid crisis at the 2019 RX Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit in Atlanta.


West Kentucky middle school student wins Kentucky secretary of state slogan contest

CALLOWAY COUNTY, KY — A west Kentucky middle school student has won the Kentucky Secretary of State’s Office’s annual slogan contest. Calloway County Middle School eighth-grader Ellie Whisman was recognized for her slogan “Vote Kentucky. Have Your Say…It’s the Kentucky Way,” Amy Turner with Calloway