6 burglaries in northeast WL in 2 days
The West Lafayette neighborhood around Klondike Middle School saw a series of burglaries this week. On Wednesday, two men reportedly broke into and stole items from a car parked at 2487 Easton Lane, police say. At 9 a.m. Thursday, burglary and theft were reported at 3337 McCormick Road, only a...
The top 10 places people in Montgomery County are looking to buy homes
Stacker compiled statistics about where people in Montgomery County are looking to buy homes using cross-market demand and monthly inventory data from Realtor.com.
Victim Identified in Pedestrian Crash
Star City News (WPBI/WPBY) in Lafayette, Indiana is your source for local and national news.Watch Star City News on FOX, ABC, and NBC every Monday through Friday in the greater Lafayette area. #ThisIsHome. Connect with us:. Website: http://starcitybroadcasting.com/. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WPBYabc. Twitter: https://twitter.com/StarCityOnline. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/starcitybroadcasting/?hl=en. Want to share something with our...
Saturday Roundtable - 2023-2024 Purdue Basketball Expectations
If it’s Saturday, it must be the roundtable. Where I ask the staff a question and share the results with you. I don’t think today’s topic should surprise anyone. With Edey officially back, what are your way too early expectations for next season? Let’s hear them on the record!
Alumnus gifts $10 million to Purdue business school
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. − Purdue alumnus Gerald Lyles and his wife Nanette have donated $10 million to the Mitchell E. Daniels Jr. School of Business. The Lyles family is familiar with giving to Purdue with their $15 million gift they provided in 2014 to name the Lyles School of Civil Engineering. The family also helped establish the Lyles Family Ideas to Innovation Learning Laboratory, the William M. Lyles Computational Laboratory and Lyles-Porter Hall, among other contributions, according to a release.
55 years later, Frankfort baseball wins regional championship
LAFAYETTE − For 55 long years, Frankfort’s baseball team hasn’t experienced regional championship success. On Saturday, that changed. With an 11-7 Class 3A regional championship victory over Mishawaka Marian at Leming Field, the Hot Dogs added the program's second regional title and first since 1968. None of...
Free Summer Concerts Every Friday At Purdue Memorial Union
West Lafayette, Ind. (WLFI)-- Friday June 2nd Purdue kicked off its annual summer concert series. Every Friday June 2nd-July 28th a different musician will be performing on the East Terrace of the PMU. The Grace Scott band were first on the schedule for the summer of concerts. The Northwest Indiana...
Delphi offense carries Oracles to regional baseball title
LAFAYETTE − As of late, Delphi’s baseball team has become something of a Swiss Army Knife. In the case of Saturday’s Class 2A regional championship, a game they won handily by way of a 10-2 final over an 11-15 Bremen team, the Oracles rode a run scoring spree that began in the third and never stopped.
Woman killed on Sagamore Parkway identified
A woman hit by a car on Sagamore Parkway on Wednesday morning has been identified as 25-year-old Megan Johnson, a resident of Veedersburg, Indiana. Johnson was reportedly running naked across the four-lane highway from the north when a car struck and killed her about 4:40 a.m. She had reportedly left her car at Pay Less gas pumps earlier in the morning.
Momentum takes Central Catholic baseball back to semistate
LAFAYETTE − Saturday's word of the day was momentum. Rossville coach Brad Scott used it in a postgame interview. So did Central Catholic coach Tim Bordenet, CC senior Evan Dienhart and sophomore catcher Jackson Cain. Unfortunately for Scott and his Hornets baseball team, momentum was shortlived and once it...
Family to hold remembrance celebration on two-year anniversary of Zent family murders
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) - The family of the 26-year-old woman and her three children who were tragically killed in 2021 are marking the two-year anniversary of their deaths on Friday. Sarah Zent, 5-year-old Carter Zent, 3-year-old Ashton Zent, and 2-year-old Aubree Zent were killed in their home on June...
91 Days to Purdue Football: Ben Buechel
Ben Buechel - Junior (RS) Bew Berlin, WI (Eisenhower HS) Buechel is not a scholarship player, at least so far. He is a preferred walk-on from New Berlin, Wisconsin that joined the program in 2020. He redshirted that season, then saw limited action the next year against Michigan State and Minnesota. He was headed to Air Force before changing his mind and walking on at Purdue.
Attica Man Purchases and Preserves Lafayette Barn Before Its Destruction
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI)--Robert Criswell is currently taking apart an out of commission barn piece by piece and plans to relocate it to his farm in Attica. The 9 million dollar Tippecanoe county road reconstruction project is underway. Working on making intersections on CR 450 S and CR 500 E safer for drivers, the county has to destroy old barns no longer in use.
Barometric Pressure Report: Tippecanoe County Fibro, Arthritis, and Chronic Pain Sufferers
Looks like we are going to be staying on the trend of a roller coaster ride of barometric pressures in the upcoming days. Saturday we will be at the border of feeling good, and not so good. Then, starting Monday, we hit over 30.0inHg and dips in the evening to below that magical sweet spot. Since humidity will be relatively low most of the week....make sure to do most activities in the morning and early afternoon, to remain as comfortable as possible.
Leaving an Athenian Legacy
Every athlete wants their senior season to be their best and go out on top. For Crawfordsville ace Cale Coursey, it’s safe to say he was able to do just that. After suffering a season-ending injury last season, Coursey was forced to watch from the dugout as his Athenians missed the presence of one of their top players. From the moment he was cleared last summer until now, Coursey has been using last season as added motivation and drive. It resulted in a special senior season, that while ended sooner than most Athenian fans wanted, was still one to remember.
Important Details for the Boys' Baseball Regional Games at Loeb Stadium
The boys' baseball team will play Game 1 against Bremen at Lafayette's Loeb Stadium at 11:00am. Game 2 is between Harrison and Hamilton Southeastern at 3:00pm. No parking at Arni's or Frozen Custard, use provided map for parking.
Green Expo coming to Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds in June
LAFAYETTE, Ind. − The Greater Lafayette Climate Action Plan will host a Green Expo from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 25, in the West Wing of the Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds. "The committee is recruiting businesses or organizations that have information or services relating to electrification, renewable energy,...
Meet Julia Gossett: Star softball player headed to Purdue University
As a senior at Jackson High School and part of the girls’ softball team, Julia Gossett was fortunate enough to receive some recognition as the 8th ranked player in Ohio. “It’s quite an honor because there are many good quality players in the state," said Gossett, who played pitcher and first base before graduating.
Evonik Breaks Ground on $220M Lipid Innovation Center
Evonik, one of the world’s leading providers of drug delivery technologies, broke ground on its $220 million global-scale production facility for pharmaceutical lipids in Lafayette, Indiana. Representatives of the federal government, the state government as well as local officials joined Evonik’s CEO Christian Kullmann and members of the company’s Executive and Supervisory Boards for the groundbreaking ceremony at Evonik’s Tippecanoe Laboratories.
Linden woman receives Sagamore of the Wabash award
LINDEN, Ind. (WLFI) — A longtime volunteer and practicing physical therapist has received a Sagamore of the Wabash Award. Therese Eutsler practices at Franciscan Health Crawfordsville. She recently marked 35 consecutive years as a volunteer with the 500 Festival. In 2020, Governor Eric Holcomb appointed her to the newly...
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