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Administrators don't know yet how long it will take to repair two schools near Lafayette that were badly damaged by severe storms last month.
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Twenty abused or neglected children now will have a specially trained adult to represent them in Tippecanoe County's juvenile court.
Despite the threat of shock or electrocution, metal scrappers are stealing live electrical wire from highway light poles and selling it for cash, according to the Indiana Department of Transportation.
Dec. 14: Wolf Park Christmas party. 1-4 p.m. Come out and visit Santa and enjoy watching the wolves as they receive treats.
Shortly after 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, all Tippecanoe County area schools were placed on lockdown after the Lafayette Crisis Center received a call from a man who claimed he was "near a school with a weapon, and going inside to harm persons there," Lafayette Police Capt.
In September, officials from IU Health Arnett and Franciscan Saint Elizabeth Health said MDWise would be the only provider with plans on the Affordable Care Act marketplace accepted at the hospitals.
Larry Cearing, 32, of Logansport received a nine-year prison sentence Friday for conspiracy to commit dealing in methamphetamine, a Class B felony, and possession of paraphernalia, a Class A misdemeanor, according to the prosecutor's office.
Darwin Benefield's raised voice, the shots he fired and the two men he assaulted at Cambridge Estates early Dec. 1 resulted from an argument over a woman, according to Tippecanoe County prosecutors, who accuse him of four felonies and eight misdemeanors.
Freezing drizzle continues to be an issue tonight, along with areas of freezing fog.
"This whole community looks tired." It's not exactly the kind of thing a roomful of community cheerleaders, waking up to Purdue Memorial Union pastries and paper cup coffee, wants to hear on a cold campus morning.
Tippecanoe County is poised to end the year with between $7.2 million and $7.5 million of uncommitted cash in the general fund, but Auditor Jennifer Weston and the county council aren't planning a spending spree.
To Marine Corps League Commandant Art Smith, it sometimes seems people no longer care about the sacrifices made by veterans, such as those present at the attack on Pearl Harbor decades ago.
When the switch is flipped, and the holiday lights turn on Saturday night, visitors will see 1,000 new LED bulbs glowing from the top of the Tippecanoe County courthouse in Lafayette.