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.
INDIANAPOLIS — Steuben County Commissioner Lynne Liechty, R-North District, was elected president of the Indiana Association of County Commissioners Northeast District during the annual conference last week. Her peers have selected her to represent them.
The proposed legislation would ban portable hoops if they impede traffic flow in the streets.
Bettors in Indiana wagered $147.3 million on professional and college sports in November, a 61% increase compared to October.
Gov. Eric Holcomb is calling on Indiana lawmakers to ban the use of mobile devices while driving, legalize speed enforcement cameras in work zones and raise the smoking age to 21.
The Lake County Council is crafting a plan for police to ticket and fine individuals caught with small amounts of marijuana, rather than arresting and hauling them off to jail.
San Diego ranked among the top five hotbeds for innovation nationally over a 12-year period, according to a new study that suggests tech clustering has contributed to a growing economic and political divide in the country. The Case for Growth Cities report from Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy Program and the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation calls for a massive federal ...
NEW YORK - Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's bail was doubled Wednesday from $1 million to $2 million amid allegations that the accused serial sex offender tampered with his electronic ankle monitor so he could disappear for hours at a time. Weinstein, accused in more than 90 accounts of sexual misconduct, used a walker to shuffle into a Manhattan courtroom for a bail hearing where he ...
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department's internal watchdog told Congress on Wednesday that the FBI botched its high-profile investigation of potential collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government efforts to tilt the 2016 election in Trump's favor. "The activities we found don't vindicate anyone who touched this," Inspector General Michael Horowitz said, describing the findings ...
The Green New Deal resolution now before Congress asserts that there can be no environmental justice without social and economic justice. Its proponents have promised to create quality jobs for low-income people, communities of color, and workers in fossil fuel industries. But the resolution left out one group that desperately needs a place in this new economy: people with criminal records. ...