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  1. Daviess County teenager battles pneumoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | WEHT

    A Daviess County High School student is in a Louisville hospital, battling a form of pneumonia for more than a week. "Grant is a very healthy kid, an athletic kid.

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  2. Owensboro Diocese permanently suspends priest accused of sexual abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | WEHT

    "In 2016, Gerald Baker, a priest of the Diocese of Owensboro, was accused of sexual abuse by three minors. Law enforcement and the Diocesan Review Board both began their investigations.

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  3. Daviess Co. Sheriff's Office: Couple tied up and held at gun point during home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | WEHT

    Authorities said that two suspects, a male and a female, entered a home wearing ski masks and gloves, tied up, and held a couple at gun point -- demanding money and other items. The suspect fled from Hamilton Ferry Rd. towards Highway 1554 in either a white or gray passenger car, authorities said.

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  4. Owensboro man shot several times early Sunday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 23 | WEHT

    Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to call OPD at 270-687-8888 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 270-687-8484. 1 comment

  5. Ribbon cut on Owensboro Historic ResidencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | WEHT

    Owensboro celebrates the conversion of an old warehouse into new apartments. A ribbon cutting took place Thursday morning for the Owensboro Historic Residences on J.R. Miller Blvd. 28 apartments, which are all occupied, were built inside the old MPD Warehouse which was also a buggy factory at one time.

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  6. Property tax increase vote ends in a tieRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | WEHT

    City Commissioners voted 2-2 on the plan which would have raised property taxes by 4/10 of a cent for every $100 of a home's value. Commissioners Jay Velotta and Larry Conder voted against the plan, While Mayor Tom Watson and Commissioner Bob Glenn voted for it.

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  7. KY lawmakers, Catholic parishioners react to AG looking to investigate Catholic DiocesesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | WEHT

    After the Kentucky Attorney General plans to ask lawmakers for permission to call a statewide grand jury to investigate Catholic Dioceses across the Commonwealth, some legislators in Owensboro are left a little confused. Kentucky State Senator Joe Bowen says, "Typically would convene a grand jury in whatever county you know you had an issue in and so I think that the legislature would have a lot of questions as to his motivation and why he thinks this is necessary."

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  8. Owensboro Police investigating armed apartment robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | WEHT

    Officers said they responded to an apartment on Tamarack Road near the Highway 60 bypass Monday initially for a firearm discharge report. Once OPD began to investigate, officers said they discovered a gun was shot at least once during a robbery inside the apartment where the gun was taken.

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  9. OPD searching for suspect in shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | WEHT

    Police say a man was shot several times Monday at 7:40 p.m. at W. 2nd St. and Martin Way. Officers are searching for Travon Edward Anthony, 30, who is considered armed and dangerous.

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  10. A look at past presidential visits to the Tri-StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | WEHT

    Ahead of President Donald Trump's visit to the Tri-State on Thursday, Eyewitness News has compiled a list of visits to the area by eventual, current and past presidents. There may be some presidential visits which were omitted from this list.

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  11. Owensboro man stabbed multiple times during robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | WEHT

    Officers said they were called to a report of a robbery in the 1800 block of Breckenridge Street around 1:45 a.m. 25-year-old Deonte Holland told police that 3-5 people robbed and stabbed him. Holland was taken to Owensboro Health Regional Hospital for treatment of injuries that he is expected to survive.

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  12. Parts of Frederica Street in Owensboro Closed After Pedestrian HitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | WEHT

    OPD states a pedestrian has been hit by a vehicle, and a reconstructionist is being called to the scene.

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  13. OBKY Project ideas presented to city commissionersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | WEHT

    "We've finished the process. We're ready to start moving forward," said David Johnson of A+ Leadership, one of the project's consultants.

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  14. Owensboro men arrested for drugs after running from traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | WEHT

    Kentucky State Police say a trooper stopped a vehicle on Kentucky 144 and Reid Rd. in Daviess County around 10:30 a.m. on Friday for a seatbelt violation. During the stop, the trooper says the passenger ran from the vehicle.

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  15. Equipment catches fire at Owensboro businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | WEHT

    A piece of equipment catches fire at an Owensboro business on Friday. It happened just before 12 p.m. at Echo Lake Foods on 11th St. and Frederica St. Firefighters say it started in one of the ovens, and smoke was seen coming out of vents on the roof.

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  16. Mayor: Bluegrass Museum won't have a restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | WEHT

    The Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Owensboro is ready to open in 2 months, but there's still plenty of room at the table. A restaurant was supposed to open at the same time and now it's not.

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  17. OPD searching for woman in connection with theft investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | WEHT

    If you have information on the woman in this picture, call 270-687-8888 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 270-687-8484. Case #18-61260 The Owensboro Police Department is investigating a Theft case involving the female shown in the photo.

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  18. OPD searching for two missing juveniles; cases believed to be unrelatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | WEHT

    If you have any information, call 270-687-8888 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 270-687-8484. Neveah Wheatley, 15, has been missing since July 22. She left her foster home in Owensboro, taking some clothes with her, police said.

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  19. Part of Kentucky 81 to close for Panther Creek Bridge workRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | WEHT

    Drivers in Daviess County using a busy road between Owensboro and Calhoun will need to find a detour starting tomorrow. Kentucky transportation officials say nearly 5,200 vehicles a day, ranging from cars to farm equipment use this bridge.

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  20. OPD arrest one in robbery, searching for second suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | WEHT

    Officers were called to the 2200 block of E. 19th St. on Sunday, for shots fired which turned out to be a robbery. Two men ran away before police arrived.

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