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LPD warning about spice after almost 100 drug overdoses at Connecticut park
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Lafayette police are using the drug overdoses in New Haven, Connecticut as a teaching moment for the community.Police in Connecticut now said around 100 people have gotten sick from synthetic marijuana overdoses. The story first made headlines on Wednesday. More than 70 peop
Fugitive search: Heather Nichole Wales
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Lafayette police are asking for the public's help to find a suspect.38-year-old Heather Nichole Wales is five foot five inches and 125 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes.In July of this year, Tippecanoe County Superior Court 4 issued an arrest warrant for Wales for possess
Crawfordsville erupts for nine goals to beat Delphi
Addie Laskowski scored five goals in the Athenians’ 9-1 home victory over Delphi on Thursday, bouncing back from a loss earlier this week to Faith Christian.“Our communication was way better in today’s game,” head coach Laurie Vellner said after the win. “We were able to get a whole lot more ball mo
79-year-old babysitter charged with four counts of child molesting
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WFLI) — Prosecutors have charged a 79-year-old Lafayette man with four counts of child molesting after two boys under 14 came forward with the allegations.On July 23, the two boys told police they had been molested on multiple occasions by Donald Weatherman, according to prosecutors
Bangert: More tales of the long, lost haunts near Purdue
Is it the fumes of move-in week at Purdue? Memories keep flowing about places long gone, but etched on Purdue alum hearts and minds.
Police: 79-year-old man admits to molesting children
When police confronted Weatherman, he admitted to the allegations and asked a family member to take care of his affairs because he was going to jail, according to the affidavit.
Resumption of West Lafayette-Lafayette Jeff football rivalry worth the wait
The Red Devils proved themselves with a 38-29 victory at Straley Field. The Bronchos won too, even if they didn't realize as they walked off the field Friday night.Buy Photo(Photo: John Terhune/Journal & Courier, )
Police: Thieves prey on unsuspecting women, lifting wallets from purses
LAFAYETTE — Two thieves were in town Friday, preying on unsuspecting woman by taking their wallets from their purses and spending thousands, police said.
Police looking for suspicious man accused of attempting to pick up two young girls in Johnson County
JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. -- The Johnson County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspicious man they say attempted to pick up two young girls who were walking home from school on Friday. Deputies spoke to a father who says his 12-year-old daughter and her friend were approached by an unknown man on St
Attempted robbery, police chase leads to charges against Illinois man
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — An Illinois man is in the Tippecanoe County Jail after he allegedly tried to break into Lafayette businesses, and then lead police on a chase. Calvin Lowe is charged with three counts of attempted burglary and one count of resisting law enforcement.On Aug. 10, Lafayette poli
Three charged in Delphi van heist
Three weeks ago, on July 22 or 23, a 2003 Chevrolet van was stolen from JW Rentals in Delphi during the late night/early morning hours. The vehicle was found later the same day in the Wabash-Erie Canal near the Blue Bridge at the edge of Delphi behind Pizza Hut. The vehicle was partially submerged i
Man facing prison time on federal child porn charges
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — A Lafayette man will spend six and a half years in prison on federal child pornography possession charges.David L. Adams, 62, was sentenced to 78 months, followed by five years of supervised release.
Family, friends, strangers plan Harry Potter-themed funeral for Kokomo 11-year-old
KOKOMO, Ind. (WTHR) - She was an 11-year-old girl who loved life and Harry Potter, which gave her grieving parents an idea on how they should say goodbye - but they needed help.
FBI on scene of aluminum facility in Lafayette
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI)— The FBI is on scene at the Nanshan America Advanced Aluminum Technologies plant in Lafayette, according to assistant HR manager Nicki Huerta.
State Police K-9 assigned Lafayette post receives protective gear
Since the organization started in 2009, it has provided over 3,000 protective vests to K-9 officers in 50 states.
Chapel Gallery opens in Delphi
The Chapel Gallery located at 321 W. Main St. in Delphi opened to the public during the Old Settlers celebration last week. The Carroll County Area Artists Guild currently occupies the former church, displaying various artwork as a sample of what is to come. The guild exists to encourage area artist
Old Settlers fun in Delphi
The Carroll County Old Settlers celebration last week brought special events, live entertainment, rides, amusements and more to downtown Delphi. Friday night was bracelet night on the midway and the screams and laughter of kids enjoying the rides could be heard.
Kokomo homeowner holds burglary suspect at gunpoint until police arrive
A Kokomo resident sits in jail on a felony burglary charge after police say a husband and wife caught the man in the middle of a home invasion, chased him down and held the suspect at gunpoint until officers arrived.Marcus Woolever, 27, is being held at the Howard County Jail on a $20,000 bond follo
Almost Home raising money for dog with deformed legs
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) -- Almost Home Humane Society is holding a fundraiser to help a dog walk for the first time.The one-to-two-year-old pit bull named 'Wonka' is in need of a wheeled cart to help her walk.She was found abandoned in an apartment with her front legs deformed from a birth defect.Alm
18-month anniversary of Delphi double homicide
DELPHI, Ind. (WLFI) — Monday marks 18 months since Abigail Williams and Liberty German were killed on one of Delphi's historic trails.Investigators want people to remember that although they may not hear something new about the case everyday, it doesn't mean police aren't working on it all the time.