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  1. Crash on I 65 south of Southport RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2014 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Indiana State Police say they responded to more than 600 weather related calls because of the storm that dumped up to 8 inches of snow in some areas. State police say that includes about 250 crashes, more than 235 vehicles that slid off the road and more than 135 calls from motorists with traffic or weather related problems.

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  2. Amazon goes in on wind energy farm in rural IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    The cloud computing arm of Amazon.com is teaming up with an energy company to build more than 60 wind turbines northwest of Lafayette, Indiana. Amazon Web Services announced a 13-year deal with Pattern Energy Group to construct the wind farm in rural Benton County.

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  3. Lafayette Police arrests man carrying active meth lab in backpackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Lafayette Police arrested a man that was carrying an active meth lab in a backpack near downtown Lafayette on Wednesday morning. The man was walking near 14th St. and Greenbush St. at 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday when officers stopped him.

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  4. Tennessee company sues Indiana county to build quarryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    A company has filed a lawsuit against officials in Tippecanoe County claiming they didn't have the authority to pass an ordinance meant to block its quarry project. The Journal and Courier reports that Rogers Group Inc. filed the lawsuit Thursday against the county, its board of commissioners, zoning appeals officials and the county building commissioner.

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  5. Grants meant to curb farm runoff into Wabash RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    The Pharos-Tribune in Logansport reports that the Lafayette-based Wabash River Enhancement Corporation will award $150,000 to farmers to help pay for projects such as planting cover crops and filter strips near that could help keep livestock waste and crop-related chemicals from reaching the waterway.

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  6. GE Aviation starts hiring at new Lafayette plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    GE Aviation has started its initial hiring for the $100 million jet engine manufacturing plant that it's building in Lafayette. The company announced plans for the factory in March, with officials saying they anticipated the plant having more than 200 workers within five years.

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  7. Juvenile crashes jeep into Lafayette buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    A juvenile failed to stop for a State Trooper who saw him driving without any headlights and ended up crashing into a building early Saturday morning. Around 12:42 a.m. Saturday, Trooper Stephen Grayson was east bound on Greenbush Street at 14th Street in Lafayette in his fully marked state police car when he saw a 2005 Jeep west bound on Greenbush turn south onto 14th Street without any headlights on.

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  8. Lafayette Police seek identity of bus passengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    The Lafayette Police Department is asking for your help in identifying a man who arrived in Lafayette on December 18th, 2014. The man arrived in Lafayette at 5:30 pm via a Greyhound bus from Chicago, Illinois.

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  9. Company not backing down on quarry near LafayetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    A company is pushing ahead with plans for a limestone quarry along the Wabash River near Lafayette despite a new county ordinance meant to block the project. The Tennessee-based Rogers Group on Tuesday filed a completed land use request for the rural site near the Tippecanoe County community of Americus.

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  10. Mandatory spay/neuter proposal considered in Tippecanoe CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Pet owners in Tippecanoe County may be forced to spay and neuter their cats and dogs under a proposed ordinance. It would apply to all pets before the age of nine months old.

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  11. Lafayette man arrested for operating meth labRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    The Lafayette Police Department arrested a man Monday evening for manufacturing methamphetamine, possessing methamphetamine and for maintaining a common nuisance. 47-year-old William R. Brandenburg of Lafayette is being held in the Tippecanoe County Jail on a $10,000 surety and $1,000 cash bond.

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  12. Coroner warns of co-sleeping after infant's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    A northern Indiana coroner is warning parents not to sleep with their young children following the county's fifth death this year involving youngsters who suffocated while "co-sleeping." Tippecanoe County Coroner Donna Avolt says a Lafayette couple awoke Wednesday to discover their 4-month-old son's lifeless body beside them.

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  13. Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office seeks help locating missing 12-year-old boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    The Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office seeks your help in locating a missing child. Ethan Flynn is a 12-year-old white male.

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  14. Two rare urban coyote attacks on dogs in one dayRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    A Purdue Animal Hospital veterinarian says fatal coyote attacks on dogs in cities are uncommon but the clinic has recently seen two such cases. Veterinarian Steve Thompson says that two small dogs - one in Lafayette and another in Frankfort - were both attacked within a 24-hour period last week.

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  15. Lafayette police, residents still confused by unexplained boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    It rattled homes and the nerves of people living in Lafayette, but the questions about a late night boom linger long after it occurred. The buzz Monday at the Lafayette Brewing Company and all around the city was about what happened the night before.

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  16. Lafayette police make two arrests in two convenience store armed robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    The Lafayette Police Department arrested 19-year-old Tiffany Dawn Mounts and 26-year-old Miguel Garcia age for armed robbery of a Village Pantry at 601 Union St. Around 1:40 a.m. Wednesday. Garcia was also arrested Wednesday for the Nov. 1 armed robbery at the Speedway Gas Station on 1901 Elmwood Ave in Lafayette.

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  17. Detroit adds Indiana horse to police forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    The newest Detroit police recruit eats seven pounds of hay a day. Hoosier, a 7-year-old horse raised in Lafayette, Indiana, joined the Detroit mounted patrol Sunday after weeks of getting familiar with the big city.

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  18. A woman says her 10-year-old daughter was approached by a man on Kik.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    The mother of a 10-year-old girl is warning other parents about the dangers of some social media websites. Her warning comes after learning a man came real close to luring her daughter away from home after convincing her to send him photos.

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  19. Woman shot in PlainfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    After nearly blowing a 24-0 lead, the Colts are now 4-2 and sitting in first place in the AFC South. After nearly blowing a 24-0 lead, the Colts are now 4-2 and sitting in first place in the AFC South.

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  20. Murder suspect granted jail weddingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Kenneth Rackermann had been making the petition for months and a judge has now granted it. Rackerman and three others are charged in the quadruple murder from February.

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