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Juveniles arrested in Owensboro auto theft investigation
Two juveniles have been arrested in Owensboro connected to stolen vehicles. Owensboro Police said two juveniles were initially reported missing Tuesday night. Wednesday morning, authorities said at least two cars had been stolen overnight. Police also reported that multiple other vehicles around Dav
Panhandling signs may go up soon
After years of wrestling with the issue of panhandlers, signs soon may be posted around Owensboro to educate the public about street solicitors. Panhandlers hold up cardboard signs, begging for money at some of the city's busiest intersections and businesses. The Homeless Council of the Ohio Valley
OPD searching for theft suspect
Owensboro police are investigating a theft they say involves a female suspect. If you have any information on the suspect show in the photos, call 270-687-8888 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 270-687-8484.
O’Charley’s restaurant receives follow-up health inspection
When a photo of the recent health inspection at the Owensboro location of O’Charley’s surfaced on Facebook Tuesday, it caused a flurry of comments and shares. The photo displayed an overall score of 93 percent along with a “C” rating, with several infractions circled. However, the infraction that ca
St. Vincent De Paul helps single mother of 10 with Christmas
A familiar thrift store at 200 E 18th street has much more to offer than great bargains this holiday season. St. Vincent De Paul Thrift has been of service to the city of Owensboro for decades. In addition to the merchandise offered in their store, the society of St. Vincent De Paul works tirelessly
New Owensboro Juvenile Justice Center opens
OWENSBORO, KY (WFIE) - Owensboro and Daviess county are celebrating the opening of their brand new juvenile justice center. Educators hope the new building will be a refreshing place for struggling children.
Juveniles charged in car thefts
According to the Owensboro Police Department, on Dec. 12 at about 8:20 a.m. the Owensboro Police Department and Daviess County Sheriff’s Office located two juveniles in a stolen vehicle in the area of the 2900 Block of Baybrook Street.
Juveniles charged in Tuesday crime spree
Two juveniles were in the juvenile detention center in Bowling Green on Wednesday after being charged with multiple counts of thefts from vehicles, theft of vehicles and a burglary.
New Fetta owners plan to keep legacy of pizzeria’s founders
When Tim Turner and Mike Baker opened Fetta Specialty Pizza and Spirits in September 2013, they set out to create a hometown pizzeria. Five years later, Fetta remains a downtown fixture as other restaurants nearby have come and gone.
63-room Best Western Plus now open
Tammy Devore and Baldeep Hayer, whose T & B LLC has developed Best Western hotels in the Nashville area and in Arkansas, came to Owensboro in 2016 to visit. "We liked the city," Devore said last week. "We noticed that all the hotels were busy. We were looking for a location for a new hotel. So we de
Lack of parking stalls plans for newest downtown hotel
Construction on the newest downtown hotel will have to wait until a parking issue for the future hotel has been resolved. As for now, city officials and Gulfstream Development are working to come up with a solution for the parking issues that precede development for the new hotel.
Owensboro’s Holiday Stroll Video Shows Awesomeness of Downtown
Owensboro, KY is growing and getting better every day!! The downtown offers something for every season and there is still time to shop for Christmas. #shoplocal #visitowensboro.
Porch Pirate Steals Families Package In Owensboro
Police say porch pirates are usually on the prowl around the holiday season as more people are shopping and having packages delivered. An Owensboro family is annoyed someone stole a package from their porch.
NWS stumped by 50-mile long stream on radar
The National Weather Service in Paducah sent out this Tweet at 8:52 p.m. tonight:. “We are still trying to figure out exactly what is showing up on radar tonight. Been going strong for 5 hrs now. If anyone in the Owensboro or Madisonville areas notices anything overhead or falling into their yards w
Owensboro Woman Warns Community of Package Theft Around The Holidays
While it is not uncommon for a package to be stolen off someones front porch we would all like to think it doesn't happen right here in Owensboro. This isn't the case unfortunately and one woman is warning others!
Daviess County authorities searching for missing teen
The Daviess County Sheriff's Office is working to find a missing teen deputies say is a runaway. 17-year-old Kiana Robbins was last seen on Monday in Owensboro. She's described as a white female, 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing around 170 pounds.
Tattoo parlor to relocate downtown after initially denied by planning commission
Legendary Tattoo Company owner Jeremy Higdon has had plans to move his business, currently located on south Frederica, to downtown Owensboro for months. He found a location in the McAtee building between Byron & Barclay and The Sturdy Hinge and signed a lease over six weeks ago.
Owensboro’s ‘dancing man’ works on future plan
Tayvis Alphan, Owensboro’s “dancing man,” was spotted near a coffee shop on Frederica Street Saturday. As he stood in line to order, he was approached by several people telling him how much they enjoyed his dancing. As he exited the store into the parking lot, people continued to shower him with com
Tech resale franchise opens Owensboro location
Device Pitstop, a national tech resale franchise, owned by NTY Franchise Company headquartered in Minnetonka, Minnesota, is celebrating their expansion with a newly opened store in Owensboro, at 2928 Heartland Crossing Suite C. The Owensboro location is the second in Kentucky for the franchise.
What are this year's Top 10 stories?
It brought a lot of good times -- and bad -- to the region. The first five stores in Gateway Commons opened. Towne Square Mall was sold. The Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum opened.