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Man injured after being hit by train

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — A man is injured after being struck by a train earlier Wednesday evening. At approximately 5:45 p.m., Lafayette fire and police were called near the intersection of North 9th Street and Canal Road. According to police, the man was standing on CSX tracks where he...
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The B’s get an A+ at 9th Indiana Bacon Festival

Interesting food options are all around with the various Indiana fairs and festivals, and after the Indiana State Fair concludes, you have the option of the Indiana Bacon Festival in Delphi, located in Carroll County, not far from Lafayette. Coordinator of this 9th annual event, Julia Leahy, says it’s a...
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‘UnPHILtered’: Purdue University garnering national attention

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Purdue University is getting nationwide recognition. According to business intelligence company Morning Consult, Purdue is the fourth-most trusted public university in the nation. U.S. News and World Report ranks the university in West Lafayette among the top 10 most innovative schools nationwide. Ethan Braden, executive vice...

Suspect search leads to Lafayette road closure

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — The Lafayette Police Department were assisting the White County Sheriff's Office to locate a suspect wanted in a stolen gun investigation. SWAT team members with tactical gear, assault-style rifles and armored vehicles surrounded a home on North 15th Street at about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.
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S.R. 218 to close for culvert replacement

MIAMI COUNTY, IN – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces the closure of State Road 218 between Bunker Hill and Walton. Crews will replace a culvert between Warhawk Avenue and W 600 S. Work is scheduled to begin on or after August 23, with work expected to wrap up by the end of September. All work is weather-dependent and schedules are subject to change.

INDOT extends Prophets Rock Road closure

BATTLE GROUND, Ind. (WLFI) — The Indiana Department of Transportation is extending a closure on Prophets Rock Road. It's because work on an Interstate 65 bridge is taking longer than expected. INDOT closed the road in April where it crosses under I-65. Crews are building the substructure for a...

Ouibache Music Festival taking place next weekend

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — The 2022 Ouibache Music Festival is only 10 days away. This year's festival will take place at the Columbian Park Amphitheater, and will be happening on Saturday, August 27, starting at 5 p.m. The event is free and everyone is welcomed to attend, and this...

Farmer's market vendors continue to feel effects of inflation

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI)— Although everyone has been feeling the effects for inflation for a while, local vendors have been hit especially hard. As summer comes to a close, there is no relief in sight for them. Even though gas and diesel prices have dropped slightly, cutting transportation costs, other costs remain high.

BraunAbility Invites Community to Golden Anniversary Bash

BraunAbility is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and the community is invited!. The celebration is scheduled for Saturday, September 10 at the Winamac facility. BraunAbility employees and immediate family members will attend from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. with RSVPs required. The party will open to community members from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. ET with no RSVP required.

Opening soon, Malibu Jack's Theme Park is hiring

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - A new indoor theme park is coming to Lafayette next month!. Malibu Jack's Indoor Theme Park will be opening next month at the Tippecanoe Mall. The attraction is currently hiring for many position. According to a press release from the company, Malibu Jack's is a massive...

Subaru of Indiana Automotive produces its 5,000,000th car

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA) recently produced its 5-millionth Subaru vehicle, a 2022 Outback Wilderness in Geyer Blue. According to a recent release, this landmark event comes during SIA's 35th anniversary year. “Reaching our 35th anniversary and 5 million Subaru vehicles in the same year provides...

Hearing aids to be available over the counter

TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — The FDA is establishing a new category of over-the-counter hearing aids. CBS News finds the devices will be available for purchase without a medical exam or a prescription, and they could be in stores by mid-October. David Johnson is a hearing care practitioner at...

Pulaski County Emergency Management Agency Schedules Disaster Exercise

The Pulaski County Commissioners heard from Pulaski County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director Sheri Gaillard about an upcoming disaster exercise. Gaillard said on Saturday, September 17 between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. ET, a full-scale disaster exercise is scheduled. The exercise will occur at U.S. 35 and 225 South and will be on the south side of River Bridge.

Indiana man gets 120 years for fatally shooting girlfriend and their 3-year-old daughter

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (TCD) -- A 28-year-old man will spend the rest of his life behind bars for killing his 22-year-old girlfriend and their 3-year-old daughter in 2021. According to the Lafayette Journal & Courier, a Tippecanoe Circuit Court judge sentenced Devonta Roberts to 120 years in connection with the deaths of Victoria Moore and their little girl, Datoria Roberts. He reportedly received credit for good behavior, but Roberts will still be required to spend 90 years in prison.

Blue Vista Purchases Indiana Student Housing

The property's apartments will be available to Purdue University students, faculty and local area professionals. Blue Vista Capital Management has acquired a 206-unit property in West Lafayette, Ind., for an undisclosed sales price. The asset will house Purdue University students and faculty, as well as local professionals. The previous owner was Sheehan Development, according to Yardi Matrix data. The Wabash Landing Apartments will be managed by Blue Vista’s affiliate student housing management company, PeakMade Real Estate.