Tippecanoe County, IN

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Two men shot at West Lafayette apartment complex

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WISH) — Two men were shot in a West Lafayette apartment complex near Purdue University late Saturday night, the Tippecanoe County Sheriff’s Office says. Police say 10-15 gunshots were reported at The Cottages on Lindberg at approximately 11:11 p.m. Saturday. The Cottages are about two miles north...
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UPDATE: Two men shot at West Lafayette condo

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Two men were injured in a shooting at a condominium Saturday night in West Lafayette. Tippecanoe County Sheriff Bob Goldsmith said the shooting happened in the 2200 block of Lucia Lane in the Cottages on Lindberg, near U.S. 52 north of the Purdue University campus. The...
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West Lafayette shooting sends two to hospital

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Officers are working to learn more about a West Lafayette apartment complex shooting that left multiple people injured. News 18 was on the scene as the story was breaking. The Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office received shots fired calls just after 11:00 Saturday night. It happened...
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Multiple people injured in West Lafayette shooting

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Tippecanoe County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a shooting that occurred just after 11 p.m. Saturday evening, injuring 3 people. Tippecanoe County dispatch says officers were called to the 2200 block of Lucia Lane on report of 10 to 15 shots fired with a visible crowd of people fleeing the area. Shortly after the initial call, officers then began to receive anonymous calls of a person shot at this location.
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2 shot Saturday night at W.L. apartments

Two West Lafayette men were shot Saturday night at the Cottages, 2281 Lucia Lane in West Lafayette. Tippecanoe County said in a news release Sunday they received about 50 911 calls about 11 p.m. Saturday about shots fired at the apartment complex. Police found two men - Kahlil Christopher, 18,...
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Lafayette man convicted in twin sons’ 2014 house fire deaths

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — A Lafayette man has been convicted in his twin 3-year-old sons’ house fire deaths more than two years after a judge vacated his earlier guilty plea in their 2014 deaths. A Tippecanoe County jury on Thursday convicted Brandon Abbott on 13 counts, including two counts of...
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Tippecanoe reports 12 new COVID-19 cases

INDIANAPOLIS (WLFI) — The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) announced Thursday, June 10, 374 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19. According to the Indiana COVID-19 Vaccination Dashboard, 2,712,851 people have received the first dose of the vaccine. 2,638,326 including the single-dose vaccine, are fully vaccinated. locally, Tippecanoe County reports 85,231 have been fully vaccinated.
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New Tippecanoe fairgrounds ready for summer

After two years and $21 million, Tippecanoe County commissioner David Byers cut the ribbon Tuesday afternoon to open the new Tippecanoe County fairgrounds. The new building features three vast rooms that can be broken down into smaller spaces if necessary. The center of the building contains the coliseum, which can fit close to 1,000 people and has bleachers on both sides.
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The Tippecanoe County fairgrounds are officially open

TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) - After 12 years of planning and three years of construction the Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds are open for business. The county invested over 20 million dollars into the new facility. County officials say the old one was declining and considered moving the fairgrounds to a different part of the county. However, they wanted it to be in the center of the county. That way, people both from the urban part of the county and the rural areas could get to the grounds easily. Tippecanoe County Commissioner Dave Byers says the fairgrounds are located almost directly in the center of Tippecanoe County.
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Manufacturer leaving town amid tax abatement concerns

TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — Elected officials say Voestalpine Rotec, a manufacturer located at 3709 U.S. 52 in Lafayette, failed to uphold its end of a $4 million tax abatement deal. The manufacturer also recently announced plans to close its Lafayette plant and lay off its employees. Tippecanoe County Council...