West Lafayette - Indiana

Two Purdue students hospitalized after being shot by pellet rifle

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LAFAYETTE (WTHR) - Two Purdue students are recovering Thursday night after someone shot them with a high-powered pellet gun on campus Tuesday morning....Read more

Blough throws for 300 yards, 2 TDs; Purdue tops Nevada 24-14

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David Blough threw for 300 yards and two touchdowns, Markell Jones had a go-ahead score in the third quarter and Purdue rallied past Nevada 24-14 on Saturday.Read more

Purdue faculty to study if GPAs up due to grade inflation

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A faculty committee at Purdue University is trying to determine whether grade inflation has become an issue on campus.Read more


Early takeaways spring Purdue over Eastern Kentucky 45-24

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Leroy Clark and Gelen Robinson's first-quarter interceptions helped Purdue build an early 21-0 lead, and the Boilermakers outlasted Football Championship Subdivision...Read more

Teen girl arrested for arson in West Lafayette house fire

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A 13-year-old girl is under arrest for arson in a fire at a West Lafayette home.Read more

State fire marshal investigating blaze that destroyed five buses at charter company

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The state fire marshal is investigating and a $5000 reward is offered for help in solving the arson case at Lafayette Limo.Read more

West Lafayette teen fundraising for ADA swings

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Sixteen-year-old Lauren Kish is hoping to bring 20 accessible swings to kids with disabilities in Tippecanoe County.Read more

West Lafayette PD K-9 dies because of medical condition

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A K-9 officer with the West Lafayette Police Department has unexpectedly died.Read more

Drug bust nets 88 pounds of marijuana, cash and guns

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Officers ended up seizing 88 pounds of marijuana, $15,094 in cash and four guns.Read more


Purdue student denied medication from CVS, questioned on his immigration status

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Jose Guzman Payano was trying to purchase over-the-counter cold medication when a CVS Pharmacy employee denied his Puerto Rican ID.Read more

Man wearing fake beard robs West Lafayette bank

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Police are looking for a bank robber who used a fake beard to disguise his identity.Read more