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Purdue LB Jalen Graham injured in Tuesday practice, per reports

Purdue linebacker Jalen Graham left Tuesday’s Boilermakers practice with an injury. According to reports from those in West Lafayette, it’s a minor hamstring injury for Graham. He was unable to continue practicing, but did return to the field and walked around. Graham’s status is day-to-day, so hopefully, he’ll be back in action soon.

Body of West Lafayette man recovered from Tippecanoe River

MONTICELLO — A West Lafayette man's body was recovered after officials responded around 8:17 p.m. on Saturday to a report of a possible drowning that happened near the area of the 600 block of North 1225 West. When arriving, witnesses said that Jose Salvador Chihuaque-Amaro, 19, was swimming when...

Camp Frenzy: Frankfort

Camp Frenzy: The Frankfort Hotdogs look forward to seeing steady progress throughout the year. As we count down the days till high school football returns we are going to continue to look at how schools around our area are preparing. Up next on our Camp Frenzy tour we're going to take a look at the Frankfort Hot Dogs.

LPD investigating apartment shooting arrest 15-year-old on school property for firearm

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — A 15-year-old boy was arrested Saturday at Jeff as police were investigating a Friday shooting at Pheasant Run Apartments. According to the Lafayette Police Department, he faces charges of possession of a firearm on school property, domestic battery and juvenile possession of handgun. LPD stated...

15-year-old suspected of shooting a car at Pheasant Run Apartments

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A 15-year-old boy found himself under arrest Saturday for suspicion of shooting at a vehicle leaving the Pheasant Run Apartments on Lafayette's southside about 1:20 a.m. Friday, Lafayette police said Tuesday. Police arrested the boy Saturday at Jefferson High School, police said. Police believe the boy...

Ochsner Park Zoo in Baraboo finishes installing security cameras two months after break-in

BARABOO, Wis. — The Ochsner Park Zoo in Baraboo has finished installing security cameras more than two months after a man allegedly broke in and damaged locks on exhibits, allowing four animals to break free. The community’s parks department made the announcement Tuesday on Facebook. The post thanked community members for donating to the effort. Aaron Wayne Hovis, 34, of...

Purdue TE goes down with season-ending injury, per report

Purdue’s tight end group has taken a hit. According to a report from Tom Dienhart with, redshirt junior Garrett Miller went down with a season-ending knee injury in Monday’s practice. Dienhart reported it was a non-contact injury. According to Dienhart, Miller was slotted to serve as the...

Mitch Daniels reflects on career, legacy at Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Mitch Daniels is stepping down as Purdue's president at the end of 2022. Today, I spent an hour with Daniels to learn about his highlights as the "Boiler Boss" and his plans for the future. Daniels joked when I opened our conversation by asking why...

Batmobile Garage Raid Hearing Canceled, California DA Considers Dropping Case

Our friend, Mark Racop, who owns Fiberglass Freaks in Indiana, had his garage raided recently by a California Sheriff's Office thousands of miles from their jurisdiction. Racop, who is the only artist licensed to replicate the 1966 Batmobile, told ABC 7 that customer Sam Anagnostou ordered one of the $210,000 vehicles, but missed a $20,000 payment during the building process. He "disappeared on me for over eight months, almost nine months."

Studying to be a dentist, he spotted a sore on his tongue. It was aggressive mouth cancer

Eric Magallanes is the winner of the 2022 Tyler Trent Courage and Resilience Award announced Tuesday by Purdue. The scholarship is given to undergraduate students "who have encountered serious physical or similarly daunting adversity in their pursuit of higher education." It is named in honor of Trent, who gained national attention for his positive spirit and unrelenting passion for Purdue football as he fought bone cancer as a student at Purdue. Trent died in January 2019.

West Lafayette man drowns in Tippecanoe River

MONTICELLO, Ind. — An investigation was launched over the weekend into the drowning death of a West Lafayette man Saturday in the Tippecanoe River. Indiana Conservation Officers responded to the river around 8:15 p.m. after a 911 call said a possible drowning occurred near the 600 block of North 1225 West.