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Police: Arrest of women associated with acquitted murder suspect coincidence

LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Acquitted murder suspect Darius Printup walked out of Victoria Ezra's house late Monday morning, got into Mykaila Johnson's car and drove away. Within minutes, he was arrested. Fifteen and a half hours later, Ezra and Johnson are jailed and accused of felony drug charges. Coinciden


Frankfort woman sentenced for involvement in fatal crash

20 year-old Makayla Wood pleaded guilty to killing 69 year-old Kathy Camp while driving intoxicated. Two statements were given at the sentencing, one from Kathy Camp's sister and the other, from her best friend since 1st grade. Both women addressed Makayla Wood directly and let her know while t

WLFI.COM - 2018-03-22 00:39:00

Lafayette Police arrest three after drug tip

Upon responding to the We-Tip community tip hotline on Monday night, Lafayette Police arrested three individuals and confiscated a large amount of illegal substances. According to the press release, Lafayette police entered an apartment on 935 S 4th Street and arrested Michael Brooks, 28, Steven Fis

EXPONENT - 2018-03-20 16:34:00

Romney man charged after police standoff

Edrie Hunt was charged with intimidation and resisting law enforcement. On March 14th in Romney, prosecutors say deputies tried to serve arrest warrants on Hunt at a home on County Road 1300 South. They say Hunt pulled a handgun and threatened to kill himself. Officers negotiated with Hunt over

WLFI.COM - 2018-03-22 01:03:00

Police renew call for information on missing Lafayette man

On March 15, 2016, David Kallenberger was riding his motorcycle from Lafayette to Florida when he broke down south of Indianapolis. A trooper pulled over to help him, but Kallenberger said he already had a ride on the way. That was the last anyone saw of him. Police are now putting out a renewed

WLFI.COM - 2018-03-20 11:50:00

All lanes SB I-65 near SR 28 closed in Clinton County near Colfax due to crash

CLINTON COUNTY, Ind. - All southbound lanes of I-65 are closed in Clinton County due to a semi rollover crash. The crash occurred shortly before 2 p.m. near It is unclear at this time whether there were any injuries. INDOT expects I-65 to remain closed for the next two hours. We will update this sto

CBS4INDY.COM - 2018-03-20 18:38:15

Traffic flow around West Lafayette will soon be improved

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - City engineers are working to improve the flow of traffic around State Street in West Lafayette. The plan is to do this within the next two months. Scroll for more content... During the State Street Redevelopment Project around 20 new street signals went up. Two of t

WLFI.COM - 2018-03-21 15:32:00

Tips lead to 3 arrests on drug-related charges

LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Turns out the tipsters were right, according to police. People complained on We Tip Hotline about drug use at 925 S. Fourth St., so police showed up there about 11 p.m. Monday, according to police. With the help of a police dog, officers found 55 grams of meth, 18 grams of pot, syr


Construction underway for Lafayette's million-dollar softball complex

The Crosser Sports Complex is being built off Powderhouse Lane near Elston Road and will have four softball fields. It will serve almost 300 members of the Lafayette Girls Softball League. Parks Superintendent Claudine Laufman said although crews have run into some road blocks, she still expect

WLFI.COM - 2018-03-20 23:26:00

Acquitted murder suspect arrested again on preliminary drug and weapons charges

LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Since Darius Printup was acquitted of murder eight months ago, he's been arrested four times - most recently Monday afternoon. He was booked into the Tippecanoe County Jail at 1:18 p.m. Monday on charges of carrying a handgun without a permit, dealing synthetic marijuana, possessio


Woman continues to accumulate charges

The woman accused of nearly bankrupting a Thorntown convenience store last spring now faces new criminal cases involving theft and fraud. Charlotte K. Wethington, 45, Indianapolis, is being held in the Boone County Jail in lieu of $1,665 bond. Her sister and supposed partner in an illegal shopping s


Bangert: 1841 map of Lafayette surfaces in a rare find

A rare find of an 1841 map offers a 177-year-old view into Lafayette's earliest days LAFAYETTE, Ind. - In February 1842, Ezekiel Timmons placed an advertisement in a Lafayette newspaper telling the people of the town, merely 17 years old at the time, of a delivery of "a handsome edition of maps, ele


Tippecanoe Mall is now a designated 'safe place'

"We are a very common place for children to gather," said Tippecanoe Mall Marketing Director Danielle Parker. "Tippecanoe County Youth Services wants to limit the number of runaways." That's why it chose the Tippecanoe Mall as a designated Safe Place for kids in crisis. "We're talking like 13-1

WLFI.COM - 2018-03-21 00:52:00

11-year-olds fight; one goes to juvenile jail

LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Name calling Friday afternoon escalated into a fight between an 11-year-old boy and an 11-year-old girl at Sunnyside Middle School. This, in turn, escalated to the boy being arrested, according to police. Lafayette police arrested the boy on allegations of battery about 3:20 p.m. F


Indiana mother who killed her 2 kids to be sentenced Monday

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ind. -- A Darlington, Indiana woman who pleaded guilty to killing her two children in January will be sentenced Monday afternoon. Brandi Worley was charged in Nov. 2016 with the murders of 7-year-old Tyler and 3-year-old Charlee. Police were called to the family's home on South M


LPD investigating shots fired; 18 bullet holes found in home

Around 3:45 Friday morning, police were called to 7th and Oregon Streets near downtown for a report of shots fired. According to police, nothing was located at that time. Police said the same morning around 10:30, a caller reported gunshots found in the back of a home in the 100 block of S. 7th S


Central Indiana woman gets 120 years for killing 2 children

CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. (AP) - A judge has sentenced a central Indiana woman to 120 years in prison for fatally stabbing her young children hours after her husband filed for divorce. Thirty-one-year-old Brandi Worley learned her sentence Monday after she pleaded guilty in January to two counts of murde


1 dead, 1 in critical after near east side shooting

One person died and another was hospitalized in critical condition after a shooting on the city's near east side on March 17, 2018. INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - One person died and another was hospitalized in critical condition after a shooting on the city's near east side. Police were called to the 1400


Former White Co. addiction counselor pleads guilty

The former White County Community Corrections addiction counselor pleaded guilty on Monday to charges of drunken driving and pointing a gun at three people last April in Monticello. Steven Howard Stone, 61, submitted a plea agreement in Cass Superior Court 2 on March 19 to three charges of pointing


Indiana man gets 39 years in the death of his infant son

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - A Lafayette man has been sentenced to 39 years in prison for his infant son's death. Thirty-one-year-old Gabriel Elijah Hallman was sentenced Friday by a Tippecanoe County judge for the October 2015 death of his 6-month-old son, Zachary. The Journal & Courier reports a jury co