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Woman dead after weekend house fire in Lafayette
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — A woman is dead and a duplex destroyed after a fire tore through a home in Lafayette Saturday, according to Lafayette police.
Taste of Tippecanoe comes to downtown Lafayette
DOWNTOWN LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Food and music lovers from the area gathered in Downtown Lafayette Saturday for the annual Taste of Tippecanoe Festival. Restaurants brought out their best tastes for everyone gathering downtown, while local musicians performed throughout the festival.
DOC inmates' mothers, Lafayette man, accused of trafficking drugs
Denise Kay Brightman, whose son is a DOC inmate, planned to pick up Suboxone from William Porter Starks Jr., and then deliver the drugs to a woman in Indianapolis whose son also is a DOC inmate.
West Lafayette mother starts babysitting service for special needs children
Ramsey, a speech and language pathologist, knew that at 18 months her daughter should have a larger vocabulary than she did. However, her husband, Jarred, agreed with their pediatrician to wait and see how Journee developed.
87-year-old woman found dead in duplex fire
LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Lafayette firefighters thought they were battling a typical house fire until they discovered 87-year-old Patricia Riehle dead in a bedroom, according to Lafayette police.
Meatless Mondays: Enjoy Lafayette Brewing Company's latest concoctions
May I just say: I’m no jackfruit virgin. I’ve had more than one affair with pre-packaged jackfruit of both the barbecued and curried variety, but I’ve never had jackfruit smoked quite as good as Lafayette Brew Co’s jackfruit. Even my non-vegan dining companion blurted out a muffled “Ohmygawd” as he
Restored clock tower dedicated at Montgomery County Courthouse
CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. (WTHR) - It took 21 years to finish, but the Montgomery County Courthouse finally has a working clock tower.
Heat advisory: Will feel like 105 degrees today
The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory through 8 p.m. Monday, as temperatures climb into the mid-90s, feel like temps at 100+ degrees.
Old Lafayette: Aviation grows in popularity post-World War I
Lafayette's citizens had seen their first airplane on June 13, 1911, at an air show at Purdue University. Then there was a seven-year wait — until the days of World War I — before they saw another.
Lafayette man guilty of attempted murder
They convicted him of aggravated battery, battery causing substantial bodily injury and battery with a deadly weapon. Jurors also convicted him of another count of criminal recklessness, carrying a handgun without a license and a felon carrying a handgun.
Journal & Courier Male Student/Athlete of the Year: West Lafayette's August Schott
Schott competed in football, basketball and baseball at West Lafayette. As a senior, he was a captain for all three teams, helping the football team win Hoosier Conference and sectional championships as an all-state center. As a sophomore, he helped the Red Devils reach the Class 3A state championsh
Man questions LPD protocol for needles found on street
This isn't the first time he's had to deal with an incident like this, it's actually the third time in the past year. But when he came home from work Wednesday afternoon, he noticed one of these right at his doorstep.
Police: Teen attacked inside car at gas station parking lot
"Hey! I don't want any trouble," the teen yelled back to the man, who abruptly ended the assault and left, according to police.
Dialysis helps Lafayette dad spend time with his baby girl
Lafayette — Recovery was not looking promising, or even possible, for Ryan Morris as he laid in a hospital bed at IU Health.
West Lafayette woman contemplates lawsuit over dog attack
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Darlene Walters would do anything for her dog, Sophie. Three weeks ago, Walters took on a Pitbull for Sophie. Walters said Sophie was laying in her backyard when she was attacked.
Man found guilty of attempted murder in a shooting near Columbian Park
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — A California man was found guilty Thursday afternoon of two counts of attempted murder along with other charges. Tippecanoe County Circuit Jury found Alain Powell Jr. guilty of two counts of attempted murder, aggravated battery, aggravated battery by mean of a deadly weapon,
More surveillance photos of bank robber released
The man in the photographs wears a bright red jacket that zips up and has bright white piping along the waist, the wrists and around the hood. It also has a thick, bright white draw string around the hood.
Lafayette's Duncan Hall opens doors to Secret Garden for photo contest
Tucked away between wings of the building on Ferry Street is a tiny courtyard, the Duncan Hall Secret Garden. As the garden celebrates its 20th anniversary, it is being feted with a week of celebrations, including a photo contest.
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Police release more photos of Horizon Bank robbery suspect
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — West Lafayette police released more photos Thursday of a bank robbery suspect. Around 1 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, a man walked into Horizon Bank showed a gun and robbed the bank.