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  1. Tippecanoe County meal service revolutionizing dinnertimeRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Tribune

    Teresa Warner, who owns and operates Sheepdog Farms in West Lafayette with her family, has been doing the farmers market circuit for a while. You don't spend all that time talking to customers and observing buying habits without learning a few things, Warner said.


  2. Tippecanoe County approves needle exchanges for another yearRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2017 | The Tribune

    The Tippecanoe County commissioners have voted 2-1 to reauthorize the county health department's syringe exchange program for another year. The vote Monday in Lafayette follows recent decisions in Lawrence and Madison counties to end needle exchange programs there.


  3. Indiana woman gets 40 years in malnourished babya s deathRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2017 | The Tribune

    A western Indiana woman has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for the neglect death of her malnourished 8-month-old daughter, who weighed just 11 pounds when she died. Makenzie Shultz, 23, was also ordered to spend four years on supervised probation following her release from prison.


  4. Indiana woman gets 40 years in malnourished babya s deathRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2017 | The Tribune

    A western Indiana woman has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for the neglect death of her malnourished 8-month-old daughter, who weighed just 11 pounds when she died. A Tippecanoe County jury convicted the Lafayette woman in September on seven charges, including neglect resulting in death and failure to report a dead body.


  5. Board rejects proposed limestone quarry along Wabash RiverRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2017 | The Tribune

    A zoning board has rejected plans for a limestone quarry along the Wabash River near Lafayette that was first proposed seven years ago. The Tippecanoe County Board of Zoning Appeals voted 4-2 Wednesday against the proposal from Tennessee-based Rogers Group for the quarry on a 500-acre site near the community of Americus.


  6. New police dog training center opens in DaytonRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2017 | The Tribune

    The Journal & Courier in Lafayette reports that the Pearson Recovery Service has built behind the Dayton Police Department a K-9 obstacle course that includes walls, fences, windows and car doors for the dogs to climb and jump through. The course in the western Indiana community is welcome to police officers in the area, who say until the center opened the nearest course in Indiana was in Denver more than 60 miles away.


  7. Needle exchange to start at Lafayette site opposed by mayorRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2017 | The Tribune

    Tippecanoe County officials plan to start a needle-exchange program for intravenous drug users at a location near downtown Lafayette that's been opposed by the mayor and nearby residents. The county health department says the program will be open Fridays beginning this week at the agency's office.


  8. Officials struggle to identify body found in Lafayette ditchRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2017 | The Tribune

    A coroner says an anthropologist is being called in to examine a badly decomposed body that was found in a Lafayette drainage ditch. Tippecanoe County Coroner Donna Avolt says an autopsy wasn't able to determine the man's age or race and didn't determine a clear cause of death.


  9. Urban gardeners making room for vegetables in LafayetteRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2017 | The Tribune

    People are playing Tetris in backyards throughout Lafayette. They're playing with fruits and vegetables, however, instead of the traditional, brightly colored Tetris blocks.


  10. Ex-Indiana county staffer ordered to pay $900K over theftRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2017 | The Tribune

    A judge has ordered a former Indiana county employee to pay more than $900,000 in restitution and fines for stealing money while in that job. Kerri Smith of Lafayette was charged in January with stealing almost $325,000 between 2005 and 2014 while an employee of the Tippecanoe County clerk's office.


  11. Site search delays Indiana countya s needle-exchange programRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2017 | The Tribune

    An Indiana county has yet to start its needle-exchange program for intravenous drug users more than six months after local and state officials gave their approval. The Tippecanoe County Health Department has been trying to find a location for distributing the clean needles in an effort to curb the spread of diseases such as hepatitis C and HIV.


  12. Indiana man chases home invasion suspects, exchanges gunfireRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2017 | The Tribune

    Police say a northern Indiana man jumped into his car and chased three men after they entered his home in the middle of the night. Lafayette police say the man exchanged gunfire with the three suspects, who fled on foot after the stolen car they were driving blew a tire during that pursuit.


  13. New owner has plans for I-65 eyesore hotel near LafayetteRead the original story

    May 13, 2017 | The Tribune

    An investment group has bought a long-abandoned hotel that has been an eyesore along Interstate 65 near Lafayette, with plans to strip the building down to its concrete structure in hopes of finding a buyer. The four-story building that opened in 1972 as a Holiday Inn has been closed since 2003.


  14. Roofer dead following 20-foot fall in West LafayetteRead the original story

    May 11, 2017 | The Tribune

    Authorities say a 33-year-old roofer has died after falling 20 feet from atop a two-story apartment building. The Lafayette Journal & Courier reports Tippecanoe County Coroner Donna Avolt identified the man as Alberto Dominguez of Indianapolis.


  15. Prosecutor: 4 officers justified in fatal Pulaski shootingRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2017 | The Tribune

    A northern Indiana prosecutor says four law enforcement officers were justified in fatally shooting a man after he abducted his daughter from a home and led police on a multi-county chase. Pulaski County Prosecutor Daniel Murphy said this week no criminal charges will be filed in the March 28 shooting of Peter J. Doffin of Lafayette along U.S. 421 after stop sticks had flattened the tires on his SUV.


  16. Parts of Indiana see flooding; Lake Michigan warnings issuedRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2017 | The Tribune

    Flooding is reported in parts of Indiana as anticipated strong winds and big waves along Lake Michigan prompted officials to warn of possible problems along the lakeshore. Police in Lafayette and the sheriff's office in surrounding Tippecanoe County said that high water early Thursday forced some roads to be closed in the area.


  17. Judge says man accused of teachera s killing cana t move trialRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2017 | The Tribune

    A man accused of killing a Lafayette art teacher must stand trial for her murder in the northern Indiana city. A Tippecanoe County judge ruled Friday against Darius Javon Printup, who was seeking to have his trial moved to another county.


  18. Tippecanoe County may not see income tax from lottery winRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2017 | The Tribune

    Tippecanoe County may not see its share of a $435.3 million Powerball jackpot because the anonymous winner claimed his winnings under a limited liability company. The winner is from the county, but county Treasurer Jennifer Weston tells the Lafayette Journal & Courier that it's unlikely the county will see its 1.1 percent income tax because the winner formed an LLC. Purdue University economist Larry DeBoer says forming an LLC is a way to protect the winner and avoid income tax.


  19. Coroner releases names in West Lafayette triple fatalityRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2017 | The Tribune

    The Tippecanoe County coroner has released the names of the three people who died in a weekend crash in West Lafayette. County Coroner Donna Avolt said Monday he crash killed 27-year-old Brian Alan Story and Kaila Richelle Smith and Miranda Knots, both 21. All were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash that occurred around 4 a.m. Sunday near the Purdue University campus Police says that when they arrived on the scene, the car the three were riding was overturned and on fire.


  20. West Lafayette car crash kills 3 peopleRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2017 | The Tribune

    West Lafayette Police Sgt. Stason Wiete told the Lafayette Journal & Courier that the crash occurred around 4 a.m. Sunday.


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