WEST LAFAYETTE — Purdue University police have referred possible charges against four men to the Tippecanoe County Prosecutor’s Office in connection with break-ins and thefts at a closed construction site on campus.
JASPER COUNTY — Two men were arrested Sunday morning after a high-speed pursuit that reached as high as 130 mph through three counties ended in a crash.
HAMMOND- Geoffrey Martin, 37, of Lafayette, Indiana, was charged in a criminal complaint with distribution of methamphetamine and with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of an elementary school, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch.
WEST LAFAYETTE — Officers with the Tippecanoe County Traffic Safety Partnership, which includes the Lafayette, West Lafayette and Purdue Police departments, Tippecanoe County Sheriff’s Department and Indiana State Police, will conduct a campus sobriety checkpoint on Thursday (Aug. 29) night …
LAFAYETTE — The Indiana State Police Lafayette Post is joining about 230 law-enforcement agencies across Indiana and thousands nationwide in the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over mobilization. From mid-August through Labor Day, police will be working overtime to arrest impaired drivers. Expect …
HAMMOND –Travis Barrett, 39, of Lafayette, Indiana was sentenced today by U.S. District Court Judge Joseph S. Van Bokkelen after pleading guilty to possession of child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch.
IDNR — Boaters preparing for the Independence Day holiday should be aware that Indiana Conservation Officers will be on high alert for violations of boating-under-the-influence laws as part of national Operation Dry Water.
CAMDEN — A Carroll County couple is being charged with nine counts of animal cruelty after authorities discovered multiple dogs, cats and chickens living in what they describe as “putrid” and “deplorable” living conditions.
HAMMOND –Kasey Ludberg, 27, of Lafayette, Indiana was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Philip P. Simon after pleading guilty to sexual exploitation of a child and receipt of child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch.
DELPHI — Law enforcement officials released a new sketch, as well as extended audio and video, of the suspect they believe killed two teen girls from Delphi in February 2017.
HAMMOND – Dennis A. Jones, 47 years old, of Lafayette, Indiana, was sentenced by District Court Judge Philip P. Simon on his plea of guilty to possession of child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch.
HAMMOND- Richard Seeger, Jr, 55 years old, of Lafayette, Indiana, was sentenced before District Court Senior Judge Joseph S. Van Bokkelen on his plea of guilty to receipt of child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch.
On February 8th at 6:52 pm officers from the Lafayette Police Department were sent to 3216 Crosspoint Ct North to check on the well being of a child stemming from a child custody dispute. When officers arrived they could smell a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside the residence.
In its continuing effort to support youth pursuing careers in agriculture, Ceres Solutions will offer $25,000 through scholarships to high school seniors and college students this spring. Students receiving the scholarships are selected based on their commitment to agricultural youth program…
Tippecanoe County-Monday at approximately 9:06 a.m. on US 231 southbound at the SR 26 intersection, a trooper spots a possible stolen vehicle and attempts to make a traffic stop. The vehicle failed to stop and attempted to ram the police vehicle before taking off southbound with the trooper …
HAMMOND – Rafael Roman Ramirez, 37 years old, of Lafayette, Indiana, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Philip P. Simon after pleading guilty to being an Illegal Alien in Possession of a Firearm and Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Heroin, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch.
HAMMOND – The United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, Thomas L. Kirsch II, announced an indictment against Qingyou Han, age 59 and Lu Shao, age 51, of West Lafayette, Indiana for engaging in a scheme to defraud the National Science Foundation (“NSF”).
On April 18th, 2018 at 6:30 pm the Lafayette Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery in progress at the Speedway, 1901 Elmwood Ave, Lafayette, IN. When police arrived they found an employee and a customer holding a suspect down on the ground in the parking lot.
CALUMET CITY — The latest entry in the south suburban casino sweepstakes aims to put a new gaming facility less than two miles from the Indiana border at the River Oaks shopping center in Calumet City.
State Rep. Mike Aylesworth, R-Hebron, whose House District 11 spans southern Lake and Porter counties, is hosting four town hall meetings Tuesday and Wednesday to speak with his constituents prior to the start of the 2020 legislative session.
Thirty years ago this month the first Hoosier Lottery tickets were sold in Indiana.
A Statehouse study committee declined to make a policy recommendation Friday to address a hospital payment issue triggered when Indiana children covered by Medicaid receive trauma or neonatal emergency care from health providers located in another state.
GARY — A major political shakeup in Gary and Lake County appears to be imminent due to the decision of state Sen. Eddie Melton, D-Gary, to run next year for Indiana governor, instead of seeking reelection in Senate District 3.
PHILADELPHIA - In 2015, Byron Wolfe helped a Pennsylvania State Police detective enhance 24-year-old photographs. The work took two hours, and Wolfe promptly forgot about the case, chalking it up as a simple favor, he recalled recently in his office on Temple University's campus. Last month, he was reading an article in the Philadelphia Inquirer about a major break in a cold-case murder that ...
LOS ANGELES - West Hollywood City Councilman John Duran said Ed Buck once hung an effigy of him in a park. Some municipal employees said they refused to meet alone with him, and he unnerved two political foes so much at council meetings that sheriff's deputies accompanied them to their cars afterward. Still, for years, Buck was a fixture in West Hollywood, where he donated to all but one of ...
SEOUL, South Korea - His video game habit started in middle school. His bedroom door was always locked, and when his grandmother stood on the veranda and peered through his window, he was invariably engrossed in an on-screen gunfight. He eventually began disappearing to play at internet cafes. Night after night, she would search for him, and he would try to evade her. Now he is 21 and ...
JUAREZ, Mexico - The 12-year-old identical twins entered Texas from Mexico days apart in the foothills of Mount Cristo Rey. One came with their father. The other arrived with their mother. It was June. The family's plan was to get caught by Border Patrol agents as quickly as possible, then claim asylum so they could stay in the U.S. legally while awaiting immigration court hearings. The ...