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Wanted Owensboro man finds himself behind bars

OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT) — After several days of refusing to turn himself in, a wanted Owensboro man has finally been arrested, police say. Jesse King, 38, was booked shortly after midnight Tuesday for his alleged crimes. Owensboro Police revealed during the previous week that they were looking for King after they say he was involved […]
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Minor injuries reported after Holiday World bus crash in Owensboro

OWENSBORO, Ky. (WFIE) - A Holiday World Transit bus was involved in a crash Tuesday morning in Owensboro. Fire officials say it happened at J.R. Miller and E. 5th Street. They say 17 kids were on the bus. Some of them were treated on scene, and two of them were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
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Chipotle brings “real flavor” past the Blue Bridge

OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT) — Chipotle has officially opened its first restaurant across the Blue Bridge in Owensboro! The new Mexican grill is located at Frederica Street and Southtown Boulevard. Food staff tells us the opening created 25 new jobs in the Tri-State. This Chipotle will also have a “Chipotlane”. It’s a drive-thru where customers can […]

The Rules for Setting Off Fireworks in Owensboro, KY

The 4th of July is right around the corner and fireworks stores here in the tristate are getting very busy. If you have plans to have your own fireworks show or celebration, here's what you need to know- especially if you live in the city limits of Owensboro. The city has a very specific fireworks ordinance and here's what it says.

Daniel Pitino Shelter asking for community donations

OWENSBORO, Ky. (WFIE) - Many businesses are working to catch up after losing money because of the pandemic. Directors at the Daniel Pitino Shelter in Owensboro are asking for the community’s support with their funding. The shelter is open 365 days a year, offering meals and programs to help...

Mental health resources increasingly available to tornado survivors

More than six months after the December tornado outbreak, many western Kentucky residents are looking for mental health resources to help them navigate the trauma caused by the disaster. A regional collaborative of counselors – Project Recovery – has already started a support group in Mayfield. They’ve also been endeavoring...

Miners Bury Hoppers 17-4 in Seven Innings (w/PHOTOS)

It was Country Christmas Night at Tiger Field on Tuesday, but the Madisonville Miners delivered a bag of coal with a 17-4 seven-inning victory over the host Hoptown Hoppers. The Hoppers slip to 10-13, 4th-place in the South Division, and will host Full Count Rhythm on Thursday. Hoptown took an...

Ground broken for first hospital in West Louisville in 100 years

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) – Goodwill Industries of Kentucky and Norton Healthcare broke ground Tuesday on the Norton Healthcare Goodwill Opportunity Campus at 28th Street and Broadway that will include the first Louisville hospital west of Ninth Street in more than 100 years. Together, both organizations are investing more than...

Transformation set in motion for Ellis Entertainment

OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT) — What was once known as the JCPenny’s in Town Square Mall will soon be completely revamped into a state-of-the-art gambling site. Ellis Entertainment Owensboro has been in the works for a long time, and now the ball is starting to roll. Contractors are getting ready to start clearing out the insides […]

Best places to stargaze this summer

Stargazing is one of the great, naturistic pastimes that you just can’t get in a city. One of the great things about Owensboro, however, is that there are tons of great places to watch the stars in the night sky, and only a couple miles away from the heart of the city.

Tennessee Pup Caught Slurping His Mom’s Slushy & His Reaction Is Hilarious

A Tennessee Golden Retriever got caught red-pawed or should we say blue-tongued by his owner after stealing her slushy and we can't stop laughing!. Miss Lily is a 7-month-old Golden Retriever Pup from Tennessee. To her family, she is Lil bug and the sweetest pup you'll ever meet A Facebook post of Lily recently went viral after her momma caught her stealing her Hawaiian ice. Here's how her momma, Rhonda, described what happened;

Worship service kicks off Pride Picnic in Owensboro

OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT) — With June coming to a close, pride month events continue throughout the Tri-State. In Owensboro, a church just held their seventh annual Pride Picnic over the weekend. Before the event, worshippers gathered together for a service at Unity Fellowship Church. Along with the worship service, Pride Picnic also featured a walk, […]

Todd County Grand Jury indicts Heltsley Road murder suspect

The Todd County Grand Jury recently indicted the Lewisburg man accused in the May 13 shooting death of 57-year old Deborah McGee outside her Helstley Road home near Clifty. The grand jury indicted 44-year old David Odeal Slagle for capital murder and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon.

Pharmacies see high demand in emergency contraception

Since Roe v. Wade was overturned last week some rushed to pharmacies to stock up on emergency contraception as the ruling prompted some to be proactive. Pharmacies like CVS, Rite Aid and Walgreens felt the impact as they placed a purchase limit on the morning after pill to three per customer.