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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

WLFI.COM - 2018-08-17 10:28:00

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.

LAFAYETTE JOURNAL AND COURIER - 2018-08-16 19:28:00

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

WLFI.COM - 2018-08-17 09:50:00

Lafayette mural project turning the wheels for community involvement

LAFAYETTE — Wabash Avenue has been undergoing a facelift over the last several years, but it is about to get a lot more colorful.The Tippecanoe Arts Federation will work with 10 artists to place murals on at least nine facades on and around Wabash Avenue, with a dedication ceremony planned at the Ju

LEBANON REPORTER - 2018-08-17 16:35:32

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.

LAFAYETTE JOURNAL AND COURIER - 2018-08-17 15:37:00

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.

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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.

WTHR - 2018-08-17 01:03:49

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

WLFI.COM - 2018-08-16 09:04:00

Why did the West Lafayette-Jeff rivalry die?

Crawley, a four-time state championship basketball coach who also coached three runner-up teams, also was a successful football coach, known for bringing the option offense to Jeff, something most in these parts hadn't seen before.

LAFAYETTE JOURNAL AND COURIER - 2018-08-17 00:21:00

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.

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FBI agents at Nanshan America plant in Lafayette

The Journal & Courier has been unable to contact anyone from Nanshan America or the FBI for comment.Nanshan American is a China-based aluminum extrusion manufacturer that opened a plant at U.S. 52 and Veterans Memorial Parkway in 2012.This story will be updated.

LAFAYETTE JOURNAL AND COURIER

Lafayette grandfather accused of assaulting grandson

A deputy stopped the grandfather — Paul Allen Bickett, 56, 2727 W. Tippecanoe County Road 450 South, Lafayette — a short time after the call and suspected Bickett was driving impaired.

LAFAYETTE JOURNAL AND COURIER

Nelly concert in downtown Lafayette cancelled

All tickets purchased for the Oct. 6 show or the originally scheduled June 14 show will be automatically refunded to purchasers through Ticketfly or Eventbrite, depending on the origin of the ticket purchased. Refunds will be processed within a week, the release said.

LAFAYETTE JOURNAL AND COURIER

West Lafayette commercial subdivision approved for near Navajo Street

The site is zoned for general business, except for a small portion jutting below just south of Navajo Street, which is apart of the collective property.

LAFAYETTE JOURNAL AND COURIER - 2018-08-16 03:27:00

Letter: Trump's admission on Donald Jr.'s meeting damning

As commentator Cass Sunstein, in Bloomberg.com, stated, soliciting Russia’s help to influence an election is “worse than a scandal. It is a betrayal.” For no candidate or campaign should even consider accepting a foreign power’s offer of dirt on an opponent. With a foreign power working to weaken, u

LAFAYETTE JOURNAL AND COURIER - 2018-08-16 15:40:00

One air lifted after I-65 three vehicle crash

CLINTON COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — Around 9:45 p.m. Monday evening a crash on I-65 involving three vehicles sent two people to the hospital. Preliminary investigation by Trooper Jeremy Piers states, on I-65 northbound near mile marker 159 (Just south of St Rd 28 Exit) a Mack dump truck was heading northb

WLFI.COM

Future continues to look bright for two major projects in West Lafayette

Of the 47 proposals, groups are bidding to design and engineer, complete the physical construction work and manage the projects.

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Live 765 Greater Lafayette arts & entertainment calendar for Aug. 16-Sept. 5

Season Launch Party —Fun, food, Singing Vendors and an unveiling of the Long Center’s season lineup. 5-7 p.m., Long Center for the Performing Arts, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Free. longpac.org

LAFAYETTE JOURNAL AND COURIER

Driver causes I-65 crash and doesn't stop

John H. Hall, the bus driver, noticed the crash three miles north of the Indiana 28 exit and stopped. He used his bus' fire extinguisher to put out a fire in Michael D. Bettner's car, then smashed the window to help Bettner get safely out of his wrecked car.

LAFAYETTE JOURNAL AND COURIER

Woman seeks to be bridge in substance use and disorder

I am also trying to get enough money to get to Indianapolis for a week-long adventure to learn more from an accredited mental health network. I have a ways to go to make those funds but, if you know me, you know I will keep talking to everyone I can about ways to meet the goal.

NEWSBUG.INFO - 2018-08-15 23:07:00