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  • DEA, local law enforcement arrest nearly a dozen people November 30, 2021
    VANDERBURGH CO., Ind (WEHT) Following an investigation several months in the making, the Drug Enforcement Agency, as well as law enforcement in Evansville and Indianapolis, carried out a drug raid Tuesday morning. We're told authorities were searching for nearly a dozen people. One of them is still at large. All those arrested were people accused […]
  • Madisonville highway construction to continue into early December November 30, 2021
    MADISONVILLE, Ky. (WEHT) Efforts to pave the intersection of North Main and Nebo Road are expected to continue at least through Friday. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet ask that motorists stay aware of this ongoing development. With the work expected to be completed by the end of this week, traffic delays are expected and flaggers will […]
  • Deputy Bryan Hicks making progress, says sheriff November 30, 2021
    POSEY CO, Ind (WEHT) – Sheriff Tom Latham says Deputy Bryan Hicks is working hard at rehab after he was shot back in September while conducting a welfare check at a home in New Harmony. In the minutes of a recent meeting, Sheriff Latham says as part of his rehabilitation, Deputy Hicks is using a […]
  • Wendell Foster holding Giving Tuesday campaign November 30, 2021
    OWENSBORO, Ky (WEHT) - Wendell Foster invites you to participate in their Giving Tuesday campaign. Their goal is to raise $35,000 to help empower people with disabilities to realize their dreams. You can donate by clicking here, or text WFGIVES to 243725.
  • Father of two-year-old shot in Henderson speaks out November 30, 2021
    Henderson, Ky. (WEHT) - Jon Lindsey has experienced something no parent ever dreams of dealing with: their own child being shot. That was the unfortunate case for his two year old daughter Phoenix, who was struck by a bullet while riding in the car with her mother and aunt. "From first glance, she seemed fine," […]
  • Prayer vigil held for babies killed in Evansville car crash November 30, 2021
    EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) -- Community members held a prayer vigil Monday to remember two Evansville children killed in a car crash four years ago. 2-year-old Princess Carter and 7-month-old Prince Carter died in 2017. A man fleeing police sped through a stop sign and crashed into a car driven by Janae Carter, the mother of […]
  • Owensboro Police investigating shooting on Elm Street November 30, 2021
    OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT) -- On Monday, Nov. 29 around 5:43 p.m., the Owensboro Police Department say they responded to the 700 Block of Elm Street on a report of a shooting. According to police reports, a male adult was found with a single gunshot wound and taken to the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital by ambulance. […]
  • Shop Owensboro aims to celebrate the small business community November 30, 2021
    OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT) -- The weekend kicked off the Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce's "Shop Owensboro " event, which runs through the entire week. A spokesperson with the Chamber says the event was created to elevate the well-known "Shop Small Saturday" concept, a nationally recognized shopping day occurring each year on the Saturday following Thanksgiving. Shop Owensboro has […]
  • Refugees from Afghanistan adjust to Tri-State after long journey November 30, 2021
    As refugees from Afghanistan continue arriving in the Tri-State, two of them share their stories about what they went through in their home country, and here in the U.S.
  • McCutchanville Fire Department warns of Christmas light dangers November 30, 2021
    EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) -- The McCutchanville Fire Department posted a warning on social media in hopes to spread awareness for holiday light safety. The post reminds the public of the "do's and don'ts" of setting up Christmas lights for indoor and outdoor use. Some of the advice given includes things such as turning off lights […]
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