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Hit-and-run driver sends one to hospital, damages 5 cars and a garage

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A driver of a black Chevy Tahoe went on a hit-and-run spree Wednesday before driving through a garage and into a ditch, Lafayette police said. After police sorted through three crash scenes, they arrested Neil Tribbett, 35, of Lafayette, on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. He was released on his own recognizance,...
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LPD hosts block party at Cambridge Estates

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Lafayette police helped Cambridge Estates residents enjoy some fun and games Wednesday afternoon. Officers of the Lafayette Police Department hosted a block party to interact with the neighborhood. Activities included a cookout, a food truck, music and dancing. LPD also interacted with the kids by...

America stage is set up and ready to go for Thursday's concert

LAFAYETTE Ind. (WLFI) - Crews spent Tuesday and Wednesday setting up the stage and rigging for the upcoming America concert. Parks staff are learning what it takes to put on an outdoor concert on a turf field. Protective flooring was trucked in Tuesday and laid out to keep the heavy stage and vehicles from harming the field surface.
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Franciscan Health Lafayette to break ground on cancer center

Franciscan Health will Thursday break ground for the new Franciscan Health Cancer Center Lafayette. The health system says the new three-story, 68,000-square-foot cancer center will consolidate its existing services into one location on the Franciscan Health Lafayette East campus. The new center will serve cancer patients in Tippecanoe County and...

Protest draws largest Lafayette crowd since overturning of Roe v. Wade

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Wednesday evening saw the largest gathering of protesters in front of the Tippecanoe County Courthouse since the overturning of Roe v. Wade last Friday. Around 400 people showed up to demonstrate against the Supreme Court’s decision. Some 150 people gathered on the night of June 24, when the ruling was announced. ...

6/29/22 Lafayette crowd protests abortion decision

At least 300 people gathered Wednesday at the Tippecanoe County Courthouse to protest the overturning of Roe v. Wade. While people cheered and chanted, emotions were high. Some protestors shed tears describing how they felt when they heard about the Supreme Court's decision last week.

B1G 2022 // Purdue Defense Preview

So... I definitely didn’t leave myself enough time to write up the defense as I’m also packing to head out of town after work Thursday. Which is a shame because without the defensive improvements of last season, Purdue isn’t a 9 win team. They may not have been a 6 win team. But I’ll try to hit the highlights and get to everyone as I go thru this quickly.

Purdue target Phillip Daniels comments on recent official visit with Boilermakers

Phillip Daniels made an official visit to West Lafayette on June 24. It looks like he really enjoyed his time at Purdue based on a recent article per Mick Walker of 247Sports. Daniels is a 3-star star IOL recruit per the 247Sports Composite. He has already visited Boston College, Pittsburgh, and Minnesota as well. He’ll be committing to one of these schools on July 2nd, and his decision just got a lot harder with Purdue being close to home.

Purdue gains 6 football commitments

Purdue has moved up to No. 21 in the class of 2023 recruiting rankings after six new recruits have committed. Jaron Tibbs, a three-star wide receiver, according to the 24/7 composite rankings, from Cathedral High School, committed Tuesday. Tibbs also had a scholarship offer from Iowa. Keyjuan Brown is rated...

Canal Days returns this Saturday

DELPHI, Ind. (WLFI) — One of Carroll County's biggest events of the year is back this weekend. Canal Days is this Saturday at Canal Park in Delphi. This year's event is special because there will be no COVID mandates. You can check out the canal boat and take a...

Canal Days is back this year in Delphi

DELPHI, Ind. (WLFI) — One of Carroll Counties biggest events of the year is back this weekend. Canal Days is this Saturday, July 2 at Canal Park in Delphi. This year's event is special because there will be no COVID mandates. Attendees can check out a canal boat and take a ride down the scenic path.

Fireworks going up in price across Greater Lafayette

TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — With inflation driving prices up for many products, fireworks aren't immune to the price hikes. Fireworks vendors all across the Greater Lafayette Area are saying the same thing, they're having to raise prices due to higher wholesale costs. Most fireworks are made in China...