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Morganfield officer injured during drug bust
MORGANFIELD, KY (WFIE) - One person is in jail and an officer was injured after a drug bust in Morganfield. Morganfield police searched Skyler Paul Williams vehicle after he tried to run away which led to an officer being injured. During the search, police say they found:
Jailers in Henderson County Find Inmate Deceased in Cell
An autopsy is underway for a Henderson County inmate that was found dead in his cell on December 17th. Jailers say the man, identified as Robert Elliot, was found unresponsive in his cell shortly after 5:00PM.
Lyon County defeats Union County 82-66
LYON -- Perry 26 11a, Blackbrn 20, Shoulders 14, Defew 11, Hawkins 7, Whalin 4. Field goals: 27/42. 3-pointers: 11/17 (Blackburn 6, Perry 4, Hawkins 1). Free throws: 17/23. Rebounds: 29. Record: 4-3.
Traffic Jam Result of Two Car Accident in Evansville
Evansville police are on scene at an accident at the intersection of Vann Avenue and the Lloyd Expressway that has caused traffic to come to a standstill. Police responded to the scene of the incident just before 11:00AM.
Home shot at with family inside
EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - “He saw a bullet hole in the front window, and then they found a bullet in the house,” says homeowner Edna Young. A home was shot at in Evansville. The family was inside when it happened.
Drew and Liz White of Union County named Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 2018 Outstanding Young Farm Family
Drew and Liz White of Union County were honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau’s “2018 Outstanding Young Farm Family” at the 99th KFB Annual Meeting in Louisville. The award, given annually, recognizes a couple or individual under 35 that demonstrates the strongest farm management skills, community and KFB
Henderson Mayor: Keep Twin Bridges free to local traffic
At least one local official has expressed concerns with plans for the new I-69 Ohio River Crossing. Last week, INDOT and KYTC identified the “Central Alternative” as the preferred route.
EPD Seeking Suspect Believed to Be Selling Stolen Merchandise
Investigators with the Evansville Police Department are asking for the public's assistance identifying and locating a man they believe has been selling items recently stolen from vehicles around the area.
Neighborhood Watch: Man stealing wallets, suspect selling items stolen from cars
EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - The Evansville Police Department’s financial crime units need your help identifying the suspect in several fraud cases. They said most of the cases involved the man seen here stealing wallets at local gyms and using the cards at various locations.
Spike in sickness closes one Henderson school Monday
HENDERSON, KY (WFIE) - A Henderson County School called off classes Monday because so many students and staff are sick. Crews spent what should have been class time disinfecting and cleaning Bend Gate elementary.
New troopers assigned to Gibson County
EVANSVILLE – Lieutenant Brian Bailey, commander of the Evansville District, of Indiana State Police, confirmed four new troopers are assigned to the district, including two assigned to patrol Gibson County.
Evansville Police seek identity of fraud suspect
Evansville Police are asking for your help to identify a man involved in multiple fraud cases. Most of the incidents involve the suspect stealing wallets at local gyms and using the victims' cards at various locations. If you can help, call police at 812-436-7959.
Body Recovered After Crash Into The Ohio River In Newburgh
Police in Newburgh is still investigating after a vehicle was pulled from the Ohio River around 8:30 Sunday morning. Police recovered a body from the river. The identity of the person has not been released.
Kentucky restricts transport of deer killed in Tennessee
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Wildlife officials have placed restrictions on the transport of deer from Tennessee into Kentucky in response to the detection of chronic wasting disease.
Former Kentucky high school basketball star denied bond reduction following rape charge
BURLINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) - A Kentucky judge has denied a request for a rape suspect to have his bond lowered, as his case is being sent to a grand jury. WKRC reports former Covington Catholic basketball star Jacob Walter, 18, of Burlington will remain in the Boone County Detention Center on a $250,000
Kentucky’s Pension Crisis: How we got here
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Kentucky’s pension shortfall has been decades in the making, but it’s taken center stage over the past two years. The issue was a major topic during the governor’s race in 2015, and when Republicans won supermajorities in both legislative chambers in 2016, a major overhaul of
Kentucky attorney general vows to appeal health care ruling
FRANKFORT, KY. (FOX19) - Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is fighting a federal court ruling striking down the Affordable Care Act. It could eliminate coverage for around 1.3 million Kentuckians -- and cost the state nearly $50 billion, he said Monday in a news release.
Another Dunkin' Donuts planned for Evansville
EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - Plans are underway for another Dunkin' Donuts in Evansville. The new one will be located at 850 North Green River Road in front of the Eastland Mall. Architects met at the site review meeting discussing their plans. They hope to break ground in the spring and would like to op
Henderson County honors teammate by playing hard despite season's first loss
HENDERSON, Ky. -- While saying goodbye to a teammate and friend this week, Henderson County played through two close hard-fought games just the way InDarius Walker would have wanted.
Christmas is coming to Union County: events and more
MORGANFIELD, KY - Christmas is almost here, and there are a ton of events happening in Union County leading up to the holiday. This Christmas season, check out one of the many events hosted by many different organizations and towns in the community. Here is a full list of everything happening this y