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Mount Carmel police arrest man for an alleged sexual assault

MOUNT CARMEL, Ill. (WEHT) – Mount Carmel police has arrested a Mount Carmel man for an alleged criminal sexual assault. Police arrested Michael W. Haase, 21, on June 30 in the area of Seventh and Poplar streets in Mount Carmel. The Wabash County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an incident alleging criminal sexual assault […]
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Illinois announces lanes reopening for July Fourth travel

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WEHT) – Tri-State highways in Illinois with lane closures due to road work will be reopened to allow Independence Day travel. The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) made the announcement on June 30. Non-emergency closures will be reopened starting at 3 p.m. on July 1 and will remain open until 11:59 p.m. on […]
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Open Line ON DEMAND – 50th Annual Wabash County Fair

In this episode of Open Line ON DEMAND, Jc sits down with Wabash County Fair Board president John Haase, Fair Director Nathan Glick, and University of Illinois Extension Program Coordinator Megan Pierson. They discuss the upcoming 50th annual Wabash County Fair and the kick off concert on July 9th featuring The Steel Woods, Perry Case, and The Bates Girls.
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Man Arrested in Gibson Co. After Police Chase

After an overnight chase, one man is in jail facing charges in two states. Officials with the Wabash County, Illinois, Sheriff’s Office say they tried to pull over a car around 11:30 pm Thursday for several traffic violations. They say the driver wouldn’t stop, and a chase began.
GIBSON COUNTY, IN
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Power outages and damage sustained from storm in Mt. Carmel

MOUNT CARMEL, Ill. (WEHT) – Only a month after a tornado ripped through Wabash County in Illinois, another storm tore through the town of Mount Carmel. Though this storm didn’t produce the damage of the tornado, many residents still felt the affects. From trees falling on houses to down power lines, many residents of Mount Carmel including James Thread were wondering when they would have their power back.
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Wabash County Having A Cookout To Help Tornado Victims

It’s been a week since an EF-2 tornado tore through Wabash County Illinois. A cookout is planned for today at 11:00. The location is at the City Park Shelter in Mt. Carmel. Hamburgers, pork burgers, pork tenderloin sandwiches and Boston butt are on the menu. All money raised will...
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Organization helping with Wabash County tornado damage

WABASH CO., Ill. (WEHT) – It seems like Wabash County is getting a helping hand of its own after tornado damage. According to the Wabash County Chamber of Commerce’s Facebook, Samaritan’s Purse has sent a team to Mt. Carmel to help residents of Mt. Carmel and Keensburg clean up from the tornado. The organization will be around for at least a week to ten days.
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Clean up continues after severe weather

Wabash County IL. (WEHT)– Mount Carmel and Keensburg are cleaning up debris after two waves of severe weather. The first came in Thursday night, the National Weather Service says an EF-2 tornado packed winds of up to 115 miles per hour. The second wave came in Saturday night and gave residents quite a scare. Steve […]
KEENSBURG, IL
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CONFIRMED WABASH COUNTY TWISTERS

(MT. CARMEL) The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado that produced winds of up to 115 miles-per-hour swept through two southeastern Illinois communities, causing damage, but no injuries before dissipating in Indiana. Weather service staffers who surveyed the storm damage determined that an EF-2 tornado with a 26 mile long path touched down last Thursday night in the Wabash County town of Keensburg, before sweeping across the south side of Mount Carmel. The tornado then moved into southwestern Indiana, where it repeatedly crossed the meandering path of the White River near the Gibson County/Knox County line before lifting into the clouds and dissolving.
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Air44 footage shows storm damage in Mt. Carmel, Illinois

Air 44 footage shows damage in Mt. Carmel, Illinois, caused by storms that hit the area on Thursday, May 19, 2022. Drone footage captured by Air44 shows the extent of the damage caused by Thursday's storms in the Wabash County, Illinois communities of Mt. Carmel and Keensburg.
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Watch: Air44 footage shows storm damage in Wabash County, Illinois

Aerial footage captured by Air44 shows the extent of the damage caused by Thursday's storms in the Wabash County, Illinois communities of Mt. Carmel and Keensburg. Video of Storm Damage in Keensburg, IL. Video of Storm Damage in Mt. Carmel, IL. Officials in Mt. Carmel believe a tornado may have...
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Residents in Keensburg left shaken by Thursday night’s storms

The hardest hit area in Thursday night’s storm was Wabash County. A village, suffering major damage. Keensburg, Illinois took a heavy hit Thursday night. Trees were uprooted all over town, knocking out power for residents for hours. One homeowner tells 44News they had no idea anything was headed their...
KEENSBURG, IL
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Shelter set up in Mt. Carmel following Thursday's storms

Wabash County Emergency Management has set up a shelter for those impacted by Thursday's storms. Parkview Christian Church, located 11467 North 1550 Blvd. in Mt. Carmel, Illinois, has power and shelter available. The shelter will allow people to recharge their cell phones and or anything they need following the storms...
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Photos: Thursday night's storms cause damage in Tri-State communities

Damaging storms moved through portions of the Tri-State on Thursday night. Snapped trees, damaged homes, and downed power lines were reported in several areas, including Mt. Carmel, Illinois in Wabash County, and Iona, Indiana, in Knox County. Several other southwest Indiana areas also saw hail and strong winds, including communities...
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