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  • "Pure madness" neighbors, law enforcement searching for answers after deputy, suspect shot in New Harmony September 20, 2021
    NEW HARMONY, Ind. (WEHT)- Bullet holes and boarded up windows now serve as a reminder of the chaotic scenes that unfolded in a quiet neighborhood in New Harmony Saturday evening. According to police, what started out as a welfare check on Short St. quickly escalated after a suspect, later identified as former New Harmony Town […]
  • Sheriff identifies deputy shot during welfare check in New Harmony September 19, 2021
    NEW HARMONY, Ind. (WEHT) - The Posey County Sheriff's Office has identified the deputy shot Saturday night in New Harmony as Deputy Bryan Hicks, 41. Hicks is still being treated at the hospital for a single gunshot wound to his head. He remains in the ICU. Authorities also identified the man who shot at those […]
  • Owensboro police investigating shooting near downtown September 19, 2021
    OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT) - Owensboro Police are investigating an early morning shooting near the city's downtown. Officers say they were originally called to the hospital around 12:30 a.m., after an adult male showed up with a gunshot wound. Police say the victim is believed to have non-life-threatening injuries. It was later determined the shooting occurred […]
  • ISP: Deputy officer shot in New Harmony September 19, 2021
    NEW HARMONY, Ind. (WEHT) - Indiana State Police and the Posey County Sheriff's Office said a deputy was shot in New Harmony Saturday evening. Troopers said Posey County Dispatch received a call around 6:45 p.m. for a welfare check in the 600 block of Short Street. Troopers said while deputies and the New Harmony Town […]
  • Recalls the Tri-State needs to know about September 18, 2021
    (WEHT) - Aldi Simply Nature Organic Poppy Seed Dressing is being recalled in several states. including Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois. According to the FDA's website, it's because of a processing issue that could have allowed for microbial growth. It was sold in stores between August 20th and September 10th. If you bought this dressing, stop […]
  • AMBER Alert cancelled for 7-year-old Gary, IN boy September 18, 2021
    GARY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) -- The Gary, Indiana Police Department issued an AMBER Alert for a 7-year-old boy last seen at 9:07 a.m. Saturday. The victim, Christopher Green, Jr., is described as being black male, 4 feet tall and weighing 95 pounds. he has black hair and brown eyes, and was last seen wearing a black […]
  • Evansville Civic Theatre performances return for first time since pandemic began September 18, 2021
    EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) - The house lights came down and the curtain pulled back. A sign of some normalcy returned to the River City on Friday night. It was a big night for the Civic Theatre in Evansville. The first in a series of shows was performed for the first time since January 2020. However, […]
  • West Side Nut Club releases 2021 Munchie Map September 18, 2021
    EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) - The West Side Nut Club released the Fall Festival 2021 Munchie Map. This year there are 137 food booths. Some Fall Festival favorites are making a return, like pronto pups, deep-fried Oreos and burgoo. You can also find snails, ostrich jerky, gumbo and deep-fried banana pudding. According to the Munchie Map, […]
  • Crash on Lloyd Expressway causes traffic light malfunction September 18, 2021
    EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) - A crash on the Lloyd Expressway Saturday morning caused some traffic lights to malfunction. Because of this, INDOT said the intersection of Fielding Road should operate as an all-way stop. INDOT officials said the damage is so bad that they cannot fix it themselves. Someone else will need to be hired […]
  • 37 inmates test positive for COVID-19 in Henderson County Detention Center September 17, 2021
    (WEHT) - Officials are reporting more cases of COVID-19 at the Henderson County Detention Center.
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