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  • Public hearing to discuss Evansville water rate hike rescheduled July 27, 2021
    (WEHT) - State regulators have rescheduled a public hearing to discuss Evansville's latest water rate hike request.
  • Blood donors to be entered to win Bonnaroo tickets, incentive aimed to end blood shortage July 27, 2021
    GREENVILLE, Ky (WEHT) — The American Red Cross still has an emergency need for blood amid the ongoing severe blood shortage. Blood and platelet donations continue to be critical to meet the demands of hospitals. To alleviate the need, the public is urged to make an appointment to donate blood. The Red Cross has been […]
  • Daviess County school districts encourage families to get vaccinated as COVID cases rise July 27, 2021
    DAVIESS CO, Ky (WEHT)-- Every school district in Daviess County came together recently and announced their mask and COVID-19 back to school policy for the year a little more than a week ago. Each superintendent is now encouraging eligible families to get vaccinated. "The only way to prevent disruptions to the upcoming school year is […]
  • LIVE at 12:30 p.m.: Daviess Co. officials discuss rising COVID cases in the region July 27, 2021
    DAVIESS CO, Ky (WEHT) - Representatives from Daviess County Fiscal Court, The City of Owensboro, Green River District Health Department, and Owensboro Health, will speak about concerning rising COVID-19 infections in the region at a Facebook Live event on Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. A joint statement on vaccinations can be read here. You can watch […]
  • Evansville couple arrested after baby found with third degree burns and a fractured arm July 27, 2021
    (WEHT)-- 25-year-old Khauyl Hunter and his girlfriend, 19-year-old Aisha Kinyanjui are facing neglect charges after a baby was seen with burns on its face and body.
  • Princeton couple arrested on child neglect charges July 27, 2021
    GIBSON CO, Ind (WEHT) – A Princeton couple is facing child neglect charges after officers from the Gibson County Sheriff’s Office and Princeton Police Department attempted to serve a felony warrant. Officers arrived at the home in the 400 block of West State Street just before 8 a.m. Monday. According to police, officers tried to […]
  • Police: Suspect still at large after chase ends in crash July 27, 2021
    VANDERBURGH CO, Ind (WEHT) – Police are searching for a suspect after an overnight pursuit in Vanderburgh County ends in a crash. According to the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office, a deputy tried to pull over a speeding driver near Morgan Ave and Hwy 41 around 1 a.m. The driver sped away, and the deputy chased […]
  • Evansville Police attempt to serve warrant after report of child abuse July 27, 2021
    EVANSVILLE, Ind (WEHT) - Evansville Police are attempting to serve a search warrant at a unit in the Abbey Court Apartments after a report of child abuse late on Monday afternoon. Sgt. Anna Gray tells Eyewitness News that a child around one-year-old, was taken to a hospital with serious, but not life threatening injuries. Officers […]
  • Where Are They On That Project: Forge on Main July 27, 2021
    (WEHT) - A large construction project to provide affordable housing is underway on North Main Street in Evansville. The project is moving into the old Buehler’s IGA that closed its doors in December of 2017.
  • Vincennes native becomes the 39th commander of Camp Atterbury July 27, 2021
    (WEHT) - Indiana National Guard Col. Michael Grundman assumed command of Camp Atterbury during a change-of-command ceremony held Friday.
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