Jake Thomas joined the 44News team in February 2020 as a reporter.
Jake Thomas joined the 44News team in February 2020 as a reporter. He joins the team after serving as a reporter and radio broadcaster in Fort Worth, Texas.
Originally from Owensboro, Kentucky, he is no stranger to the tri-state. His original interest in broadcasting was sparked at the age of 19 when he interned at a sport radio station in Louisville, Kentucky. After that, he decided to transfer to Texas Christian University (Go Frog’s!) where he Majored in sports broadcasting and minored in journalism. After graduating in the fall of 2019, Jake moved back home to Owensboro, Kentucky.
If you don’t see Jake out in the community covering a breaking story, then you can probably find him in the gym playing basketball or out on rough river with friends and family.
On average, it’s now taking 15-30 days longer to get parts in for body shops around the nation. Mechanics here in Evansville have heard a slew of reasons as to what’s behind this delay.
The Pie Pan Restaurant & Bakery in Evansville is temporarily closing due to a shortage of employees.
A special Facebook live meeting was held today as political and medical leaders in Owensboro spoke about the growing number of COVID-19 cases in their community.
Utility bills owed at the Woodland Park Apartment Complex remain outstanding, but city council members now plan to subpoena the owners of these buildings to face them in person.
Authorities in Morganfield confirm a building has collapsed in the downtown area due to a vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon.
Car lots across the country are empty and car prices are rising because of it, and we're seeing those struggles hit our tri-state car lots as well.
A massive search is underway tonight for a wanted Hopkins County man who is wanted for two different shootings in the South side of the county.
In the late 80s and early 90s, Corey Crowder ran the courts in Owensboro as a forward for KWC racking up more than 2,000 points and a national championship in his junior season.
Goldman's Pawn Shop has been a staple of downtown Evansville for more than 100 years.
After a year with no fans, Spectators will be back in the crowd at Victoria National for the tenth annual Korn Ferry Tour Championship