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  1. 2nd man pleads guilty in Lafayette home invasion robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Tribune

    A Lafayette man has pleaded guilty to two counts of murder in connection with the slayings of two men in that city. Tippecanoe County Prosecutor Patrick Harrington says 34-year-old Matthew Oertel entered the pleas Thursday to those charges and one count of being a serious violent felon in possession of a firearm.


  2. Sword missing from Lafayette statue found in a houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | The Tribune

    A sword that went missing nearly two months ago from a statue that sits atop a fountain outside the Tippecanoe County Courthouse has been recovered. The Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office says the sword from the Marquis de Lafayette statue that went missing May 11 was found at a Lafayette home.


  3. Lafayette plans to replace 80-year-old baseball stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Tribune

    The city of Lafayette plans to demolish 80-year-old Loeb Stadium and build a multipurpose facility at the same location. The Journal & Courier reports that the city has signed an initial agreement to have American Structurepoint design the new stadium.


  4. Obama plan would send $19M to Indiana to fight opioid abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | The Tribune

    Indiana stands to receive $19 million to fight opioid abuse if Congress approves President Barack Obama's $1.1 billion program to address the problem nationwide. The Times reports that 450 Indiana residents died in 2014 from overdoses of opioids, which include heroin and prescription painkillers such as OxyContin and Fentanyl.


  5. Delphi man pleads guilty to 2 murder counts, auto theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | The Tribune

    A Delphi man has pleaded guilty to two counts of murder and one count of auto theft in connection with the slayings of two Lafayette men. Tippecanoe County Prosecutor Pat Harrington says Jacob Guffey faces 55-67 years in prison when he's sentenced Oct. 6. Guffey was arrested when police found him intoxicated in a car stolen near the scene.


  6. Police: Man intoxicated when truck driven onto tennis courtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | The Tribune

    Lafayette police say a man was intoxicated when he drove his pickup truck into tennis courts at Jefferson High School, barely missing members of a gym class. Police say 61-year-old Johnny Burt was arrested for operating while intoxicated on a controlled substance and possession of marijuana.


  7. Lafayette foster father accused of molesting 3 childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | The Tribune

    The 51-year-old man faces four counts of child molesting and one count of sexual misconduct with a minor under charges filed Wednesday. The Journal & Courier reports a probable cause affidavit says three victims who now are teenagers told investigators the man began molesting them when they were as young as 4. The affidavit says the man admitted molesting one victim, couldn't remember touching a second victim and denied touching the third.


  8. Woman sustains injury in fiery wreck on I-65Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | The Tribune

    A Tippecanoe County woman sustained a head injury in a fiery wreck Saturday involving a van carrying six people on Interstate 65 south of Seymour, police report. Xiu Rong Shi, 65, of West Lafayette was treated at the scene by Jackson County Emergency Medical Services personnel before being taken to Schneck Medical Center in Seymour, according to a report from Jackson County Officer Rick Meyer.


  9. 2 from Lafayette charged in 2015 baby death investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Tribune

    Authorities in northwest Indiana say two people have been charged following the 2015 death investigation of an eight-month-old baby. Twenty-six-year-old Chad A. Giroux Jr. and 21-year-old Makenzie D. Shultz, both from Lafayette, were arrested this week.


  10. Indiana residents remember victims from Florida nightclubRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Tribune

    Hundreds gathered at the Old National Center in downtown Indianapolis at a vigil sponsored by the LGBT group Indy Pride. President Jason Hinson-Nolen said the group wanted to spread a message of love, not hate.


  11. Daycare provider charged after child's suffocation deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | The Tribune

    Authorities say a Lafayette woman faces charges after a 1-year-old child suffocated in a broken crib at the unlicensed daycare she operated out of her home. Prosecutors charges Debra A. Keyes on Thursday with a felony count of reckless supervision by a child care provider and a misdemeanor charge of operating a child care home without a license.


  12. ACLU sues Indiana county on behalf of pro-marijuana groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | The Tribune

    A group that supports legalizing marijuana is suing a northwestern Indiana county over its rejection of their request to hold a rally outside the county's courthouse. The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana sued Tippecanoe County on Thursday on behalf of Higher Society of Indiana Inc. The suit says county commissioners rejected the group's request to rally outside the courthouse in Lafayette under a "closed forum" policy that allows them to decide who uses that space.


  13. 6 more mumps cases possible at Purdue; 26 confirmed so farRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | The Tribune

    The Journal and Courier reports that the Indiana State Department of Public Health says Purdue has had 26 confirmed cases of mumps so far this year. Those cases are part of a larger mumps outbreak of 115 cases as of May 27 at universities across Indiana.


  14. Franklin mayor considering shared area for business ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | The Tribune

    The mayor of Franklin wants more entrepreneurs and small, local business owners operating their business out of the downtown area near coffee shops and restaurants within walking distance of their office. But many of those professionals who are running their own business by themselves or with just a few others don't have a need for a full-time office and can work just as easily from home or at a coffee shop.


  15. 89-year-old finds his check mates with studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | The Tribune

    Desperate for a competitor, Bill Nangle posted a cardboard sign reading "Anybody want to play chess?" on the door to his nursing home room. Nangle, 89, had a long and successful history playing the game before he came to Creasy Springs Health Campus in Lafayette three years ago.


  16. Sword stolen from French general's statue in Indiana cityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | The Tribune

    A sword that long adorned a statue of the French general that the city of Lafayette is named after has been stolen. Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Lt.


  17. Frankfort assembles panel to discuss rise in drug overdosesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | The Tribune

    A small central Indiana city has convened a panel of local stakeholders who will meet next week to discuss an alarming rise in drug overdoses. Frankfort Police Chief Troy Bacon tells the Journal & Courier that the overdoses have reached epidemic proportions.


  18. Pipe bomb found in Lafayette apartment, evacuation orderedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | The Tribune

    Lafayette Sergeant B.T. Brown says police were responding to a domestic dispute Monday evening and found the bomb after obtaining a search warrant. Apartments in the surrounding area were evacuated.


  19. Indiana agency rejects bill for emergency I-65 bridge workRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | The Tribune

    Indiana highway officials have rejected a $1.4 million bill from a construction company for repairing an Interstate 65 bridge that faced a monthlong emergency closure last summer. Walsh Construction Co.


  20. Indiana school goes on lockdown after pipe bomb discoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | The Tribune

    Officials say a central Indiana school was put on lockdown after authorities discovered that a pipe bomb had exploded near the school's football field. Maj. Joe Mink of the Clinton County Sheriff's Office says deputies were investigating damage to a nearby residence Tuesday morning when they found remnants from a pipe bomb near the north edge of the football field at Clinton Central Junior/Senior High School in Michigantown.


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