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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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Truck bursts into flames on the WK Parkway

The Leitchfield Fire Department responded to a truck fire Monday on the Western Kentucky Parkway. Firefighters were dispatched Monday night at approximately 7:35 to the near the 101-mile marker of the westbound parkway after a 2012 Chevrolet Silverado truck burst into flames. Upon LFD personnel arriving on scene, the truck...
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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.

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 […]

Owensboro church planning free fireworks show for area families to enjoy

A night of fireworks is coming to the skies of Owensboro, Kentucky this Friday evening. As many Tri-State communities cancel plans for patriotic displays this summer, Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Owensboro is inviting residents for a family and fireworks night. Admission is free with the festivities beginning at 7:30...

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...

Pleasant Grove Baptist Church planning fireworks show

The free event at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church is welcoming visitors out for a night of fellowship and fireworks. Owensboro church planning free fireworks show for area families to enjoy. Inflatables, food trucks, and a family-friendly fireworks show will be the highlights of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Fourth of...

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, […]

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.

Section of West Parrish in Owensboro closing

OWENSBORO, Ky. (WFIE) - West Parrish in Owensboro will be closed while crews install new pipes under the road. This is near Owensboro Catholic High school. A detour will be marked from Frederica to West Ninth to Bosley Road then back onto Parrish. That’s expected to be closed for about...