Woman accused of hiding drugs in her groin area from EPD officers
An Evansville woman is behind bars after Evansville Police say she hid multiple drugs from officers in her groin area.
Little Free Library launched in Henderson
This Little Free Library is located right across from Thomason's BBQ, near South Heights Elementary School.
EPD: Gun pulled during argument outside Corner Pocket Bar
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - A man and woman were arrested early Sunday morning after an argument broke out in the Corner Pocket Bar parking lot. Shortly before 3 a.m., off-duty Evansville Police officers reported that a gun might have been fired and a large crowd was causing issues outside the bar.
Evansville woman arrested for alleged theft of over $750 worth of merchandise
EVANSVILLE In. (WEVV) — An Evansville woman was taken into custody after police alleged she stole merchandise valued at over $750 from Dick’s Sporting Goods. Around 4:50 p.m., Evansville Police Department officers responded to a call about an ongoing theft at the store. The assistant manager, speaking to...
Garage destroyed in Henderson after fiery crash, officials confirm
HENDERSON, Ky. (WFIE) - Emergency crews were called to the 1400 block of Loeb Street after they say a vehicle crashed into a garage. According to the Henderson Fire Department, that happened around 8:45 a.m. They say a truck caught on fire while it was being driven. The driver, slowed...
KSP welcomes Henderson County graduate as newest telecommunicator
HENDERSON, Ky. (WFIE) - A face familiar to many Henderson County High School graduates is now a telecommunicator with the Kentucky State Police. KSP announced ten telecommunicators that graduated their academy have been assigned to seven posts across the state. Henderson County graduate Sara Conway is one of those telecommunicators...
How major road construction will impact traffic in Henderson
HENDERSON, Ky. (WFIE) - Drivers in Henderson will soon come across long-term lane closures and lane shifts thanks to construction happening as part of the Ohio River Crossing project. Officials say the construction will impact part of Highway 41, the Audubon Parkway East and the intersection of KY 351 and...
Calling all True Crime Fans – Don’t Miss This CSI: Evansville Event
True crime TV specials and podcasts are extremely popular right now. So, the Evansville Police Foundation has a pretty cool event coming up that will give you the inside look at solving a real crime. CSI: Evansville, Past and Present. This annual fundraiser, hosted by the Evansville Police Foundation, is...
$22 Million to be Invested in Internet and Infrastructure for Henderson
$22 Million to be Invested in Internet and Infrastructure for Henderson.
Holiday World to put finishing touches on new rollercoaster
HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT)- Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari says it is putting the finishing touches on its new ‘Good Gravy’ rollercoaster. The theme park posted pictures on Facebook today, asking if anyone has ever ridden a rollercoaster through a cranberry can. According to the post, the park says the could probably hold 278,442 servings. If […]
Documents reveal reason for OPD officer’s termination
HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT) – Documents provided to Eyewitness News by a Freedom of Information Act request have revealed details about an Owensboro Police officer who was terminated due to alleged misconduct. According to authorities, Aleph Zavala was accused of choking a homeless woman and having unwanted sexual contact following a call to a storage facility […]
Celebrity guests make appearances at Horror Con in Evansville
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - If you saw Freddy Krueger walking around downtown Evansville Saturday, he was just on his way to Horror Con. The event returns to Old National Events Plaza this weekend. Horror Con features celebrity guests, such as, Bam Margera from “Jackass” and Sean Whalen from movies like...
Evansville teen diagnosed with rare genetic disorder
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Since she was a baby, Aly Edmondson dealt with a myriad of health problems, ranging from esophageal inflammation to cataracts, mouth sores, and hair loss. Doctors also discovered that the Mitochondria in Aly’s cells weren’t functioning properly, meaning she was constantly fatigued. “It was...
Illegal Dumping Is Getting Out Of Hand In Henderson
Henderson County officials want to stop illegal dumping with the help of cameras. Judge Executive Brad Schneider says it’s mostly happening near the city dump in the northern part of the county. A lot of the dumps are from people coming from outside the community such as contractors. Schneider...
Behind the Stars: Understanding CMS Nursing Home Scores
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Choosing a nursing home is not an easy task. More and more, people are turning to the star rating system from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services to judge the quality of care at a home. Nursing homes are judges based on three categories: health...
Gov. Beshear visits Henderson County
Governor Beshear was visiting schools in Henderson County on Friday.
Henderson Police Chief McKinney to Resign and Serve as School Resource Officer
Chief Sean McKinney from the Henderson Police Department in Kentucky will resign on February 27, 2024. This decision is due to family health issues, requiring McKinney to take a leave of absence. Although he is stepping down as Chief, McKinney will stay with the Henderson Police Department as a Police Officer.
Lyon County Shuts Out Henderson in Opening Scrimmage
Four Lyon County pitchers combined to shut out defending 2nd Region champion Henderson County 5-0 in scrimmage baseball action Saturday afternoon at Jim Boyd Field in Eddyville. Eli Baker, John Bingham, Austin Spears and Korben Lucas struck out nine and walked three in the contest while allowing just three base...
Local Lincoln School Launches Reading Raiders Program for Pre-K to 8th Grade Students
March begins a month-long reading event at Lincoln school. The students learned about the program in an assembly, where they were introduced to book characters. The younger students, from pre-kindergarten to second grade, received reading backpacks and logs to monitor their progress and win prizes.
Henderson's Latest Foreclosure Sale on February 28 Seeks to Recover Unpaid Taxes and Encourage Redevelopment
Henderson, Kentucky, plans to sell four properties on February 28, 2024, as part of a foreclosure process. The sale will be held at the Henderson County Judicial Center. The properties include a vacant lot and houses on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, Madison Street, Cumnock Street, and Atkinson Street. This is the fourth foreclosure process in six years to recover unpaid taxes and fines.