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Lafayette man charged, accused of leaving son in hot car for over an hour

(Provided Booking photo shows Cedrick Lewis) WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - A Lafayette father has been charged after prosecutors say he left his son in a hot car for more than an hour and a half. 27-year-old Cedrick Lewis allegedly locked his four year old alone in a car with no air conditioning a

WISH-TV - 2017-09-20 01:58:23

Police: Lafayette man dies after being attacked

LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A Lafayette man was found unresponsive early Saturday and died two days later after an apparent attack, Sgt. Matt Gard said Monday. At roughly 2 a.m. Saturday, officers received a report of a male found unresponsive behind a residence in the 2900 block of Remington Drive, Gard said

LAFAYETTE JOURNAL AND COURIER - 2017-09-18 13:01:43

Lafayette land trust takes snarky approach to littering

A sign used as part of an anti-littering campaign by NICHES Land Trust. (Provided Photo/WLFI) TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) - Lafayette-based NICHES Land Trust is working to combat a littering problem plaguing some of its properties. And it's taking a snarky approach, gathering attention from tho

WISH-TV - 2017-09-19 02:23:29

Letter: Donations help West Lafayette High School photographers

I would like to express my great appreciation to the staff and customers of Camera Outfitters. Through Camera Outfitters, several community members have donated used film cameras and camera equipment to the Art Department at West Lafayette High School. It is because of your generosity we are able to

LAFAYETTE JOURNAL AND COURIER - 2017-09-18 15:37:02

Greater Lafayette College Fair coming Sept. 27

LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Greater Lafayette Area College Fair will be held this year at Lafayette Jefferson High School. The fair will be held September 27 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The fair is open to all students in the surrounding area. College and university representatives from Indiana schools will

LAFAYETTE JOURNAL AND COURIER - 2017-09-18 19:46:29

Greater Lafayette 'Honor Flight' to welcome home Veterans tonight

The organizers of the Greater Lafayette Honor Flight would like to welcome the community to come out and welcome back our United States Veterans, as they return home tonight, from the 17th flight of its kind, through the local organization. The welcome home rally will be held for some 85 Vietnam War

NEWSBUG.INFO - 2017-09-17 22:36:00

Drake Bell headlines free concert at Jefferson High School

LAFAYETTE, Ind. - For a few hours, Jefferson High School's marching band practice field on Tuesday was transformed into a music and arts festival. Students rocked out to performances by nationally touring artists, broke it down in mini dance competitions, and jammed out on electric guitars, pianos a

LAFAYETTE JOURNAL AND COURIER - 2017-09-19 20:07:09

Bangert: Faculty fight against 'fascists' gets start at Purdue

After a group then called American Vanguard littered Purdue University with fliers one night in November 2016, there was more than a sense it wasn't a matter of if, but of when the group's white nationalist group's propaganda or something similar would turn up on campus again. The Purdue students an

LAFAYETTE JOURNAL AND COURIER - 2017-09-19 21:02:06

Man charged with leaving 4-year-old son in hot car while in plasma center

A 27-year-old Lafayette man has been charged with neglect of a dependent after police say he left his 4-year-old son locked in a hot car for more than 90 minutes. Police were called to CSL Plasma on Brown Street in West Lafayette in May, where they found a boy crying locked in a car with no food or

EXPONENT - 2017-09-19 22:03:00

Father accused of locking his 4-year-old son in hot car for 90 minutes

LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Twenty-seven-year-old Cedrick Lewis locked his 4-year-old son inside his hot car May 25 while he was in CSL Plasma in West Lafayette, according to police. Prosecutors on Tuesday charged Lewis with neglect of a dependent. Another motorists parked in the lot on Brown Street noticed t

LAFAYETTE JOURNAL AND COURIER - 2017-09-19 18:19:54

Power line falls onto I-65, halting traffic in NW Indiana

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - Duke Energy says a power line fell onto Interstate 65 after an excavator snagged the line while working in northwestern Indiana. Traffic along I-65 was brought to a standstill Monday afternoon near the Indiana 26 exit in Lafayette until it was deemed safe for utility crews to

COURIER-TIMES - 2017-09-19 16:06:00

22-year-old wife accused of slashing husband during fight

LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Twenty-two-year-old Cameo Mercedes Young hit her husband with a pan before she slashed him with a knife during an Aug. 15 fight in their West Lafayette apartment, according to police. While police searched her apartment in the 2500 block of Soldiers Home Road, she admitted cutting

LAFAYETTE JOURNAL AND COURIER - 2017-09-18 19:07:01

Convicted burglar caught in Arkansas after she skips home detention with her daughter

LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Twenty-five-year-old Taylor Roden grabbed her 4-year-old daughter Friday and skipped town, never mind her home detention, according to Tippecanoe County Community Corrections. Roden does not have custody of her daughter, according to police. Arkansas police near the Texas border c

LAFAYETTE JOURNAL AND COURIER - 2017-09-18 18:31:57

Purdue alerts campus of an attempted assault involving a weapon

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University police are investigating a reported attempted assault involving a weapon early Sunday morning. At 12:30 a.m. Sunday, police received a report of an attempted assault that involved a deadly weapon at the 500-block of North Martin Jischke Drive. The suspect is

LAFAYETTE JOURNAL AND COURIER - 2017-09-18 18:41:03

White supremacist group boasts about poster campaign at Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A white supremacist group is taking responsibility for posting promotional fliers around the Purdue University campus on Sunday. The group, Identity Evropa, on Monday tweeted photos of posters bearing its name plastered across campus. The fliers were put up Sunday afternoon an

LAFAYETTE JOURNAL AND COURIER - 2017-09-18 21:01:15

Howard County developer to construct 8 townhomes near corner of Mulberry, Apperson

KOKOMO - City officials and a local developer announced on Monday the planned construction of eight detached townhomes in Kokomo's near east side neighborhood. The $1.6 million private development, called The Grove on Mulberry, will be constructed by a firm headed by Howard County developer Kaleb Ho

KOKOMO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 20:33:00

Brookston Prairie Township Fire Department unveils new tanker in honor of fallen chief, Mike Payne

On November 8, 2016, Brookston Prairie Township Fire Chief Mike Payne, 58, and other members of the Brookston Prairie Township Fire Department responded to a truck fire on I-65, just north of Lafayette shortly after midnight. After the fire was extinguished, Payne collapsed from an apparent heart at

NEWSBUG.INFO - 2017-09-19 00:55:00

Thousands fill the streets of Brookston for the 39th annual Apple Popcorn Festival

Pictured (front and center) are the Prince and Princess for the 2017 Prince and Princess Contest at the 29th annual Apple Popcorn Festival in Brookston, Madeline Myers (right) and Carter Meadors (left). Also pictured are (left to right) Danielle Stevenson (Miss White County 2017, first runner-up), C

NEWSBUG.INFO - 2017-09-17 22:31:00

Purdue Boilermaker Special coming to Linden depot

LINDEN - The Purdue Boilermaker Special will make its annual visit to the Linden Depot Museum 1-4 p.m. Sept. 24. "This annual event has become the most popular event of the regular season, and one which generates lots of fun and goodwill for Linden, for the museum, and for Purdue," said Gary Vierk,

JOURNAL REVIEW - 2017-09-18 13:29:00

Verizon Wireless tells some Delphi, Logansport customers: You can't hear us now

DELPHI, Ind. - Verizon Wireless is dropping customers in rural stretches of Greater Lafayette because they are using too much data on a partner's network, all despite being on the carrier's highly touted unlimited-data plans. The dropped customers include some who live in Delphi, Logansport and sur

LAFAYETTE JOURNAL AND COURIER - 2017-09-18 05:26:13