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3 hrs ago | Journal and Courier
Armed robber sentenced after third jury trial Malcolm Smith, 37, was sentenced Tuesday for robbing a Check Into Cash at gunpoint in 2012. Check out this story on jconline.com: http://on.jconline.com/1s5vaXE Malcolm Smith, 37, was sentenced Tuesday to 30 years for robbing a Check Into Cash at gunpoint nearly two years ago.
4 hrs ago | Journal and Courier
Judge sentences burglar, advises him to grow up Judge said 20-year-old burglar Randy Cheesman Jr. needs to change course. Check out this story on jconline.com: http://on.jconline.com/1s5bSlf A prison sentence imposed Monday by Tippecanoe Circuit Court Judge Don Daniel came with some sobering words of advice for a 20-year-old Lafayette man who pleaded guilty to Class B felony burglary.
8 hrs ago | WLFI-TV West Lafayette
Hear from Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta Rush at the YWCA's Network Luncheon. Guest speaker Rush will discuss the ways to maintaining a strong community, such as staying involved.
9 hrs ago | WLFI-TV West Lafayette
A Lafayette group will travel to Indianapolis to join community and faith groups in a nationwide campaign that has come to plant roots in the Hoosier state. Indiana Moral Mondays launches its statewide campaign to fight poverty and racism in Indiana this weekend.
9 hrs ago | WDRB-TV Louisville
Police say she told officers she was going to burn the steak house to the ground and kill everyone in the building. Days after a Jeffersonville woman is found murdered inside her home, we're hearing from friends of the family about what happened.
Tippecanoe County prosecutors filed five felony charges each on five Lafayette men Monday. They are Nicholas Cunningham, 30; Preston Maslin, 32; Anthony Owen, 41; Daniel Reid, 28; and Glen Schmick, 57. According to court documents, authorities first made contact with Cunningham almost a month earlier on June 12, buying drugs near the area of 11th and Main Streets.
Resident Lillian McCormick bows her head during a moment of silence in the 9-11 "A Day to Remember" program Thursday, September 11, 2014, at the Indiana Veterans' Home in West Lafayette. J&C Photos of the Week Sept 15 Resident Lillian McCormick bows her head during a moment of silence in the 9-11 "A Day to Remember" program Thursday, September 11, 2014, at the Indiana Veterans' Home in West Lafayette.
The Red Cross encourages families to have a emergency plan in place in order to be ready for an emergency or disaster. Officials said they can help get you started at their eighth annual Preparedness Fair.
Long road to conviction for Check Into Cash robbers Two armed robbers endured two mistrials before a third jury convicted them last month. Check out this story on jconline.com: http://on.jconline.com/1tT3tO3 It took three jury trials to convict Malcolm Smith and Landon Harbert of robbing a Check Into Cash at gunpoint in 2012.
Myers, Florida will celebrate their 60th anniversary on September 18, 2014 with family.
They were married at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Swedesboro, New Jersey on September 19th, 1964.
Editorial: For United Way, for the kids United Way is looking to raise $5 million. It's time to get on board.
Youth council injecting old mural with new life A coat of primer covers the scenes of historic local events from the Perrin Neighborhood. Check out this story on jconline.com: http://on.jconline.com/1tKa4dp Time has taken its toll on once-vibrant murals that greeted motorists and pedestrians who passed under the 18th Street bridge over Ferry Street.
Local woman aims to save pet lives with new cookbook Sharon Dull uses new cookbook to whip up funds and promote low-cost spay & neuter programs Check out this story on jconline.com: http://on.jconline.com/1tJjfLe Sharon Dull with her dogs Noodles, from left, Emma and Tucker. Dull, who is a volunteer with North Central Spay & Neuter, has organized a cookbook, featuring recipes from local public figures, to raise money to assist low cost spay and neuter surgeries for people who cannot afford conventional veterinarian prices.
The Lafayette Police Department is looking for a person of interest in a stabbing that took place earlier Friday afternoon. LPD said around 1:45 p.m. Thursday, officers were dispatched to Wabash Avenue and Ellsworth Street in reference to a stabbing.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 04:10 pm
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