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Lafayette man robbed by three people on bikes

After the three threw Hanauer to the ground, they took off with his backpack, which contained his money and some food he'd just purchased, according to police.


Greater Lafayette and surrounding area hotels sell out for Purdue vs. Ohio State

LAFAYETTE, Ind.— If you waited until now to try to find local hotel space for this weekend, you're out of luck.


Message in a bottle travels Wabash from West Lafayette to New Harmony

NEW HARMONY, Ind. (WEVV/WLFI) —A message in a bottle from a West Lafayette girl made its way 250 miles down the Wabash River to New Harmony, Indiana. Now, the person who found it needs your help to find Abbey Bradford.WLFI was contacted by our CBS affiliate in Evansville Thursday. According to aFace

WLFI.COM - 2018-10-18 12:45:00

Local Weather History (Two Weekly Top 10 Lists)

Top 10 Coldest Temperatures In October.1. 9October 21, 18692. 14October 18753. 16October 30, 18954. 18October 24, 18955. 19October 25, 18876. 20October 11, 1906; October 20, 1880; October 26, 19627. 21October 13, 1988; October 21, 1895; October 22, 1887; October 27, 1887; October 31, 19088.

WLFI.COM - 2018-10-19 16:06:00

Logansport man arrested after high-speed chase

Joseph J. Lopez Reyes, 22, of the 1100 block of 11th Street in Logansport, is charged with Level 6 felony resisting law enforcement and Class B misdemeanor possession of marijuana.

NEWSBUG.INFO - 2018-10-19 23:06:00

Lafayette police looking for missing 15-year-old

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Lafayette police are looking for a missing 15-year-old male last seen on August 29. Donald Gritton III is 6 foot 2 inches tall, 250 lbs, with sandy brown hair and brown eyes. Donald is believed to be staying in the Lafayette area with various friends.


Lafayette Jiffy Lube enters the art scene

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — On the corner of South Street and Earl Avenue business is blooming. Jiffy Lube of Indiana President Steve Sanner thinks a mural of flowers painted on the building could be the reason."Amanda is the manager and she said, I think it's the mural," said Sanner.

WLFI.COM - 2018-10-19 18:43:00

Two men robbed at West Lafayette apartment complex

WEST LAFAYETTE — Eighteen-year-old Coby Alan Moore rolled out the welcome mat for two acquaintances from the Louisville area, then he robbed them early Tuesday, according to West Lafayette police.


Still no intruder, meth arrest instead

Police still didn’t find intruders at Steven Huckleberry’s house, but they did arrest him after finding methamphetamine in his pocket when he came out to tell police where an intruder hid Wednesday, according to court records.Wednesday was the fourth time since July that Huckleberry, 51, called poli

LEBANON REPORTER - 2018-10-18 21:06:52

Update: Purdue student from Merrillville arrested after police say he threatened to harm ex-girlfriend

WEST LAFAYETTE — A Purdue student from Merrillville has been suspended from the university and arrested with a felony charge for threatening his ex-girlfriend, according to a school official.Shawn Michael Streck, a wrestler at Purdue with ties to the Region, was booked at the Tippecanoe County Jail

JOURNAL REVIEW - 2018-10-18 16:00:00

Man Charged with Dealing Meth

The Parke County Sheriff's Office says the suspect, George Kisor, discarded the motorcycle and fled into the woods on foot.

MYWABASHVALLEY.COM - 2018-10-18 15:57:10

Body ID'd as missing Flora woman

She was last seen leaving her Flora home, which she shared with her boyfriend, and driving away in her boyfriend's minivan, police said last week.


Across The Field: Q&A with Purdue Beat Writer Mike Carmin As Boilermakers Prepare to Welcome Ohio State to West Lafayette

As the Buckeyes prepare to travel to West Lafayette, Indiana to play Purdue on Saturday, we caught up withMike Carmin, who covers Purdue for theLafayette Journal & Courier, to get his perspective on the Boilermakers.

ELEVEN WARRIORS - 2018-10-18 21:15:00

Man arrested for kidnapping, rape that started in Lafayette

PERU, Ind. (WISH) -- A Northern Indiana man was arrested in North Carolina in connection to the August kidnapping and rape of a woman in Tippecanoe County, Indiana State Police said on Monday.Officers with the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation and a local sheriff's office served an arrest


Lafayette Fire receives two new vehicles

"The first thing you should do is put a tight lid over it," said Alkire. "That will smother the fire. It will contain the oxygen, burn out the oxygen. You don't want to try to pick up the pot or pan and move it to the sink and you definitely don't want to throw water on it. Those two items will get


Kyra Boehning suicide? Missing Flora woman cause of death mystery

‘She has never had any connection to this. She doesn’t have any friends from here. We don’t understand how she could have been in such a remote, desolated place,’he said.

SCALLYWAGANDVAGABOND.COM - 2018-10-18 03:27:13

Greater Lafayette Christmas Parade entry submissions open

LAFAYETTE, Ind.— Although Halloween hasn't happened yet, planning for the annual Greater Lafayette Christmas Parade is already underway.


Purdue standout wrestler suspended, suspected of threatening ex-girlfriend

Streck, 1117 Anthrop Drive, West Lafayette, remained incarcerated Wednesday in lieu of a $500 surety bond and $50 cash bond, according to online jail records.


Body recovered near rural area where missing woman's vehicle was found

BOYLESTON, Ind. (WISH) -- A body was recovered Tuesday afternoon in the area where a vehicle driven by a missing Flora woman had been found, police said.


Police release identity of body found in Clinton County

CLINTON COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — According to Indiana State Police, the body found in Clinton County Tuesday is missing Flora woman Kyra Boehning. Police say the investigation has been completed and no foul play is suspected.Her body was found on County Road 500 East just north of State Road 28 in Clin