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Twelve arrested as suspects in drug trafficking ring

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – A federal grand jury returned an indictment charging twelve individuals with conspiracies to distribute methamphetamine and cocaine. A release by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of Indiana stated three of the defendants are also charged with illegally possessing firearms as convicted felons.
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Dispatch: Crews respond to crash involving several vehicles in Henderson

HENDERSON, Ky. (WFIE) - Dispatch confirms that crews were sent in response to a report of an accident with unknown injuries in Henderson on Thursday afternoon. Officials say the multiple vehicle accident happened near the intersection of U.S. Highway 60 East and Killiecrankie Drive. According to the Henderson Fire Department,...

New Bistro Opening in Downtown Evansville

Downtown Evansville is growing all the time and is now welcoming a new bistro. One thing I love about downtown Evansville is the fact that it is always growing. There always seems to be something new coming to downtown, and over the last few years, our little downtown has really begun to flourish. I love seeing my hometown grow! A new establishment is opening it's doors downtown, and it'll be located right by Myriad Brewing Co.

Three southern Indiana walk-in clinics closed for good

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – Following an announcement from Ascension St. Vincent earlier in the week, three immediate care clinics across Vanderburgh and Warrick counties closed their doors for good on June 30. The three local locations include Evansville’s Westside Crossing and Northside Crossing clinics, as well as the Warrick Walk-in clinic in Boonville. Ascension officials […]

Railmark Holdings coming to Henderson

HENDERSON, Ky. (WFIE) - The historic Union Station in Henderson will soon serve a new purpose. Railmark Holdings Inc. announced Thursday that the historic Union Station will now serve as its corporate office. Company officials say plans are to combine both its 1045 and 1047 Fourth Street properties into one...

Hoosier Burger offers movie night for customers

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Hoosier Burger Corporation hosted a movie night at its location on Green River Road in Evansville. Many in the community gathered to see “Sonic the Hedgehog 2″ on Thursday night. The movie was shown in the joint parking lot of Hoosier Burger and Tools...

Henderson awards bid for road work into Pratt Paper site

HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT) – Kentucky Highway 425 is receiving turn lanes that will make life easier for future Pratt Paper employees. The Henderson Board of Commissioners awarded a bid for the project to JBI Construction Inc. of Evansville at a special meeting called on June 30. Turn lanes will be built on the Kentucky 425 bypass that […]

Indiana’s permitless handgun carry law goes into effect Friday

INDIANA (WFIE) - Hoosiers will soon no longer be required to have a permit to carry a handgun outside their home or business. A new permitless carry law is set to go into effect across Indiana on Friday. This comes after the “constitutional carry” law was signed by Governor Eric...

Abortion debate reaches fever pitch in Owensboro

OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT)- Almost a week after the Supreme Court overturned Roe V. Wade and the constitutional right to an abortion- a crowd of roughly 100 abortion rights advocates gathered near the Daviess County Courthouse to have their voices heard throughout downtown Owensboro. For some, like the Myers family, it...

Owensboro police reminds public about fireworks use

OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT) – The Owensboro Police Department (OPD) sent out a reminder about fireworks to the public on June 30. OPD encourages everyone to celebrate Independence Day in a safe and responsible manner but reminds everyone there are rules for using fireworks in Owensboro city limits. These rules include: Fireworks may only be used […]

USI athletics prepares for 'brave new world' in Division One

The University of Southern Indiana athletic program officially becomes a Division One program and a member of the Ohio Valley Conference on Friday. 44 Sports Director Joe Downs catches up with the Screaming Eagles men's basketball team as it gets set to take flight at a new altitude.

Fireworks on the Ohio scheduled for July 4

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – The Tri-State’s largest Independence Day celebration is happening on July 4 starting at 6 p.m. Fireworks on the Ohio will be the grand finale of the celebration around 9:15 p.m. Activities starting at 6 p.m. include food and sponsor booths and children’s activities. Booths will be open along Riverside Drive from […]

Pro-abortion rights activists gather outside Evansville Civic Center

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - It’s been nearly a week since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and handed control of abortion rights to state governments. Since then, people opposed to the decision have protested nearly every day in downtown Evansville. On Thursday afternoon, over two dozen protesters gathered...