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  1. Purdue University to offer grant program for local studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 23 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Starting next year, Purdue University will be covering tuition needs for Indiana families making up to $70,000 annually.


  2. Storms packing weak tornado, gusty winds rake IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    A weak tornado touched down briefly near Lafayette when storms packing winds as strong as 85 mph lashed the state. The National Weather Service says the EF-0 tornado with peak estimated winds of 75 mph touched down for about a minute Saturday morning near the Tippecanoe County town of Dayton.


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

    Nov 10, 2017 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    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.


  4. Board rejects proposed limestone quarry along Wabash RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    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.


  5. Three semis crash in construction zone on I-65Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    LAFAYETTE, Ind. A semi driver jackknifed his rig as he approached divided lanes in a construction zone in Tippecanoe County early Tuesday morning, causing two more semis to crash according to Indiana State Police.


  6. Needle exchange to start at Lafayette site opposed by mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    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.


  7. Silver Alert issued for Indiana teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    The Clinton County Sheriff's Office is investigating the disappearance of a 19-year-old woman from Rossville, Indiana. Rossville is located approximately 57 miles north of Indianapolis.


  8. Site search delays Indiana county's needle-exchange programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    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.


  9. Indiana man chases home invasion suspects, exchanges gunfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    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.


  10. WANE says goodbye and good luck to Holly CampbellRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    Holly has joined the city of Fort Wayne's Animal Care & Control as its Community Relations and Education Specialist. She signed off for the final time at WANE on Friday, June 2. Holly joined WANE in spring 2015 after reporting for three years at WANE's sister station, WLFI in Lafayette, Indiana.


  11. ISP Motor Carrier officer injured in crash involving cement truckRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    WOLCOTT, Ind. An Indiana State Police Motor Carrier officer was injured when her squad car was broadsided by a cement mixer Monday afternoon in northwest Indiana.


  12. Parts of Indiana see flooding; Lake Michigan warnings issuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    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.


  13. Police: Man fatally shot after multi-county Indiana chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    Indiana State Police say a man was fatally shot by officers after he took his daughter from a northwestern Indiana home and led several law enforcement agencies on a chase. Sgt. Kim Riley says Peter J. Doffin of Lafayette dragged his daughter from a home in Warren County early Tuesday.


  14. West Lafayette car crash kills 3 peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    The incident is being investigated in collaboration with the Tippecanoe County coroner, the West Lafayette Fire Department and the Tippecanoe County Emergency Management Agency.


  15. Larger headquarters for Indiana girls' deaths investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    Investigators have moved to a larger headquarters as they work on finding who killed two teenage girls near a northern Indiana hiking trail. Carroll County Sheriff Tobe Leazenby says investigators relocated Saturday from Delphi's municipal building to the Carroll County REMC building.


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