Some fidget spinners may contain dangerous amounts of lead

Some fidget spinners may contain dangerous amounts of lead

A warning for parents and fidget spinner users. They may contain high levels of lead.

Friday, November 10th 2017, 6:25 PM EST by WLFI Staff Reporters
Drug dealer may be charged in drug overdose death

Drug dealer may be charged in drug overdose death

A southeastern Indiana prosecutor is filing a murder charge against a drug dealer in connection with an overdose death.

Friday, November 10th 2017, 6:07 PM EST by WLFI Staff Reporters
Drug warrant leads to discovery of possible incest

Drug warrant leads to discovery of possible incest

Two people in LaPorte, Indiana face charges of incest and their child is now with Child Protective Services.

Thursday, November 9th 2017, 1:58 PM EST by WLFI Staff Reporters
North Carolina student found dead in dorm room

North Carolina student found dead in dorm room

Police are investigating the death of an East Carolina University student.

Thursday, November 9th 2017, 1:34 PM EST by WLFI Staff Reporters
Three inmates escape from Tennessee jail

Three inmates escape from Tennessee jail

The search is on for three inmates who escaped from a Tennessee jail.

Thursday, November 9th 2017, 12:58 PM EST by WLFI Staff Reporters
Pence arriving in Indiana Thursday afternoon

Pence arriving in Indiana Thursday afternoon

Vice President Mike Pence will touch down in Indiana this afternoon.

Thursday, November 9th 2017, 12:34 PM EST by WLFI Staff Reporters
Rokita leads opioid discussion at Capitol Hill

Rokita leads opioid discussion at Capitol Hill

Hoosier Congressman Todd Rokita is leading a joint subcommittee on the ongoing opioid crisis.

Wednesday, November 8th 2017, 3:37 PM EST by WLFI Staff Reporters
Subaru of Indiana exec named Business Leader of the Year

Subaru of Indiana exec named Business Leader of the Year

The Indiana Chamber of Commerce is naming Tom Easterday as Business Leader of the Year.

Wednesday, November 8th 2017, 1:14 PM EST by WLFI Staff Reporters
Gov. Holcomb to unveil agenda for 2018 legislative session

Gov. Holcomb to unveil agenda for 2018 legislative session

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb is scheduled to unveil his agenda for the coming legislative session.

Wednesday, November 8th 2017, 7:39 AM EST
Indiana prosecutors pushing against medical marijuana

Indiana prosecutors pushing against medical marijuana

Indiana's county prosecutors remain vehemently opposed to any form of marijuana legalization and insist the plant "is not medicine."

Wednesday, November 8th 2017, 5:20 AM EST
Carrier delays, reduces upcoming Indianapolis layoffs

Carrier delays, reduces upcoming Indianapolis layoffs

Carrier Corp. says it's delaying an upcoming round of layoffs at its Indianapolis gas furnace factory and reducing its size as it prepares to move some production to Mexico.

Wednesday, November 8th 2017, 5:19 AM EST
Notre Dame employees keeping free birth control coverage

Notre Dame employees keeping free birth control coverage

The University of Notre Dame is reversing itself and now telling employees they will continue to receive no-cost birth control coverage.

Wednesday, November 8th 2017, 5:18 AM EST
Several Indiana state parks to close 4 days for deer culls

Several Indiana state parks to close 4 days for deer culls

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says 16 state parks and associated properties will close for four days this month so hunters can reduce the size of their deer herds.

Wednesday, November 8th 2017, 5:16 AM EST
Ex-Colts linebacker Mathis charged with intoxicated driving

Ex-Colts linebacker Mathis charged with intoxicated driving

Former Indianapolis Colts defensive star and current assistant coach Robert Mathis has been charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated, endangering a person.

Wednesday, November 8th 2017, 5:15 AM EST
Man wanted on murder charges in Indiana and Texas arrested

Man wanted on murder charges in Indiana and Texas arrested

A man wanted on murder charges in Indiana and Texas has been arrested in Baltimore.

Tuesday, November 7th 2017, 5:15 AM EST by WLFI Staff Reporters
Jeff Sessions to meet with Indiana anti-violence group

Jeff Sessions to meet with Indiana anti-violence group

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is making a visit Indianapolis to meet with members of a group known for its campaigns to stem violence in crime-plagued neighborhoods.

Monday, November 6th 2017, 6:22 AM EST
Flora residents create cookbook to raise money for information about fire that killed 4 girls

Flora residents create cookbook to raise money for information about fire that killed 4 girls

A cookbook filled with more than 200 recipes from 11 churches in Flora was created in honor of four girls killed in a fire last year.

Friday, November 3rd 2017, 7:04 PM EDT
Multiple charges filed against woman in fatal Frankfort auto crash

Multiple charges filed against woman in fatal Frankfort auto crash

A driver involved a fatal crash pleaded not guilty in a Clinton County courtroom today.

Friday, November 3rd 2017, 6:35 PM EDT by WLFI Staff Reporters
White County couple opens microbrewery in Brookston

White County couple opens microbrewery in Brookston

Calling all craft beer lovers...

Friday, November 3rd 2017, 6:35 PM EDT
Four-county police chase ends in arrest

Four-county police chase ends in arrest

A man led Kentland police on a chase that lasted an hour and a half through four counties Wednesday.

Friday, November 3rd 2017, 1:58 PM EDT by WLFI Staff Reporters
Silver Alert declared for Vermillion County man

Silver Alert declared for Vermillion County man

A Silver Alert has been issued for a Vermillion County man who is believed to be in extreme danger.

Friday, November 3rd 2017, 6:40 AM EDT by WLFI Staff Reporters
Donnelly leads charge in fight against opioid crisis

Donnelly leads charge in fight against opioid crisis

"President Trump's administration recently declared the opioid epidemic, a "nationwide public health emergency." Now US Senator Joe Donnelly is leading the federal charge to fight the crisis.

Friday, November 3rd 2017, 6:23 AM EDT by Samantha Thieke
I-65 southbound access to State Road 26 and 38 closed early Saturday Morning

I-65 southbound access to State Road 26 and 38 closed early Saturday Morning

Southbound I-65 traffic will be restricted to the left lane between the 168 to the 173 mile marker early Saturday morning, Nov. 4 around 12:01 a.m. for approximately two hours.

Friday, November 3rd 2017, 6:17 AM EDT by WLFI Staff Reporters
Drivers weigh in on possible tolls along I-65

Drivers weigh in on possible tolls along I-65

Toll roads could someday be a normal sight on Indiana interstates.

Friday, November 3rd 2017, 5:39 AM EDT by Samantha Thieke
Colts' Andrew Luck goes on injured reserve

Colts' Andrew Luck goes on injured reserve

Andrew Luck will spend a second offseason recovering from shoulder surgery.

Thursday, November 2nd 2017, 6:47 PM EDT by Associated Press
Donnelly and Young make bid for Amazon headquarters

Donnelly and Young make bid for Amazon headquarters

U.S. Senators Joe Donnelly and Todd Young are fighting to bring Amazon's second headquarters to Indiana.

Thursday, November 2nd 2017, 6:37 PM EDT by Samantha Thieke
Three arrested in South Bend bust

Three arrested in South Bend bust

Three people have been arrested after an investigation in northern Indiana turned up guns and drugs.

Thursday, November 2nd 2017, 4:13 PM EDT by WLFI Staff Reporters
Jackson County auto collision claims life of Ohio man

Jackson County auto collision claims life of Ohio man

An Ohio man is dead after a head-on auto collision in Jackson County Wednesday evening.

Thursday, November 2nd 2017, 1:48 PM EDT by WLFI Staff Reporters
Charges filed against Wisconsin man who led police on multistate chase

Charges filed against Wisconsin man who led police on multistate chase

A man who led police on a multi-state chase last week has been charged with multiple felonies.

Wednesday, November 1st 2017, 11:51 PM EDT by WLFI Staff Reporters
Purdue's NewU: Breaking down questions in the Kaplan University acquisition

Purdue's NewU: Breaking down questions in the Kaplan University acquisition

Purdue is known for its prestigious education. Its agriculture, engineering and technology degrees, among others, are all highly regarded by employers across the world

Wednesday, November 1st 2017, 7:34 PM EDT by Trevor Peters
Arrest made in fatal Frankfort auto crash

Arrest made in fatal Frankfort auto crash

An arrest has been made by Frankfort Police after a fatal crash investigation.

Wednesday, November 1st 2017, 4:49 PM EDT by WLFI Staff Reporters
Frankfort police investigate shooting Tuesday evening

Frankfort police investigate shooting Tuesday evening

Frankfort police are investigating a shooting that occurred late Tuesday evening.

Wednesday, November 1st 2017, 3:36 PM EDT by WLFI Staff Reporters
Senator fighting to bring back cursive in schools

Senator fighting to bring back cursive in schools

A state legislator is bringing back the fight to teach cursive writing in schools.

Wednesday, November 1st 2017, 1:33 PM EDT
Closed Evansville casino riverboat heading for New Orleans

Closed Evansville casino riverboat heading for New Orleans

The recently closed Evansville casino riverboat has left its longtime Ohio River dock and will be making its way to New Orleans.

Wednesday, November 1st 2017, 6:02 AM EDT
Lawsuit targets rollback of birth-control rule

Lawsuit targets rollback of birth-control rule

The Latest on the fight over President Donald Trump's decision no-cost birth control for workers (all times local):

Wednesday, November 1st 2017, 5:53 AM EDT
Indiana energy bill assistance program taking applications

Indiana energy bill assistance program taking applications

Low-income Indiana residents can apply for a program that helps cover winter heating costs.

Wednesday, November 1st 2017, 4:49 AM EDT
Trick-or-Treat times

Trick-or-Treat times

It's that time of the year again when monsters and goblins roam the streets.

Tuesday, October 31st 2017, 4:41 PM EDT by WLFI Staff Reporters
Video: Kenneth Brown captured by police after multistate chase

Video: Kenneth Brown captured by police after multistate chase

On Oct. 18., 30-year-old Kenneth Brown of Milwaukee led police on a nearly one-hour chase through Wisconsin, Illinois, and Indiana in a stolen van after kidnapping a 2-year-old child. Police footage of his capture has been shared with News 18.

Monday, October 30th 2017, 5:28 PM EDT by WLFI Staff Reporters
Duke Energy and partners prep food packages to fight holiday hunger

Duke Energy and partners prep food packages to fight holiday hunger

With temperatures dropping and winter closing in, food security becomes an even more important concern for many. Duke Energy is lending a hand this year with a project aimed at helping hundreds of families.

Monday, October 30th 2017, 1:40 PM EDT by WLFI Staff Reporters
Driver in hospital with serious injuries after Boone County crash

Driver in hospital with serious injuries after Boone County crash

Toxicology results are pending in a crash in Boone County that left one person seriously hurt.

Monday, October 30th 2017, 12:00 PM EDT by WLFI Staff Reporters
Indiana panel could back eliminating state handgun licensing

Indiana panel could back eliminating state handgun licensing

An Indiana legislative panel could vote on whether to endorse a proposal to eliminate an Indiana law requiring a license to carry a handgun.

Monday, October 30th 2017, 6:01 AM EDT
Frankfort road renaming honors former mayor

Frankfort road renaming honors former mayor

A former Frankfort Mayor is being honored for his dedication to the city.

Friday, October 27th 2017, 6:40 PM EDT by Jamie Long
Carroll County Commissioners to hold special meeting Saturday

Carroll County Commissioners to hold special meeting Saturday

The Carroll County Commissioners will hold a special meeting Saturday morning.

Friday, October 27th 2017, 4:42 PM EDT
Prosecution on hold in Indiana boy's strangulation death

Prosecution on hold in Indiana boy's strangulation death

Prosecution of a southwestern Indiana man charged with fatally strangling his 5-year-old son is on hold while his defense attorney argues he shouldn't face a possible sentence of life in prison without parole.

Friday, October 27th 2017, 3:14 PM EDT by Associated Press
Crawfordsville Roadeo competition gets tighter

Crawfordsville Roadeo competition gets tighter

Crawfordsville City Department had their 8th Annual Snowplow Roadeo today. Twelve drivers were timed as they drove through a course designed to prepare them for the Crawfordsville streets.

Thursday, October 26th 2017, 9:51 PM EDT by Paul Zink
Gov. Holcomb appears in campaign ad for Illinois governor Bruce Rauner

Gov. Holcomb appears in campaign ad for Illinois governor Bruce Rauner

Governor Eric Holcomb is one of three Midwestern governors appearing in an ad for Illinois' Bruce Rauner.

Thursday, October 26th 2017, 8:35 PM EDT by WLFI Staff Reporters
Arrest made in infant death case

Arrest made in infant death case

Five months after the death of a baby in Tipton County, an arrest has finally been made.

Thursday, October 26th 2017, 11:28 AM EDT by WLFI Staff Reporters
Release of Kennedy papers Thursday could alter historical perspective

Release of Kennedy papers Thursday could alter historical perspective

President Trump says he won't block the thousands of government documents related to President John F. Kennedy's assassination. On Thursday those documents will be released.

Wednesday, October 25th 2017, 7:01 PM EDT by Demie Johnson
Organ donor, firefighters who tried to save him honored

Organ donor, firefighters who tried to save him honored

He was an amazing 4-year-old full of spirit, personality and charm.

Wednesday, October 25th 2017, 10:59 AM EDT by Associated Press
Students mourn 2 classmates after fatal western Indiana fire

Students mourn 2 classmates after fatal western Indiana fire

Educators in western Indiana are working to help schoolchildren cope following the deaths of two of their classmates in a weekend fire that also killed their grandmother.

Wednesday, October 25th 2017, 10:57 AM EDT by Associated Press
State, Education Superhighway, to provide high-speed internet to schools in need

State, Education Superhighway, to provide high-speed internet to schools in need

State School superintendent Jennifer McCormick and Governor Eric Holcomb announced plans to today improve high-speed internet in public schools across the state.

Tuesday, October 24th 2017, 6:39 PM EDT by Dakota Simon
Police investigating car crash in Frankfort

Police investigating car crash in Frankfort

Two cars collided on Morrison Street between Main and Columbia streets in Frankfort on Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 24th 2017, 5:47 PM EDT by WLFI Staff Reporters
Opponent of landfill wants Indiana county to pay legal fees

Opponent of landfill wants Indiana county to pay legal fees

A central Indiana man wants county officials to pay the legal bills opponents of a proposed landfill incurred in their decades-long battle against the project.

Tuesday, October 24th 2017, 10:06 AM EDT by Associated Press
Man sentenced to 55 years in triple slaying in Indiana

Man sentenced to 55 years in triple slaying in Indiana

A 25-year-old man has been sentenced to 55 years in prison after reaching a plea deal in the stabbing deaths of three people in northwestern Indiana.

Tuesday, October 24th 2017, 10:04 AM EDT by Associated Press
Romney residents meet to discuss controversial sewage system

Romney residents meet to discuss controversial sewage system

People in Romney now have some more answers about how to handle the town's transition to a new sewer system.

Monday, October 23rd 2017, 11:52 PM EDT by Alexis Moberger
Lilly moves ahead with Indianapolis project amid job cuts

Lilly moves ahead with Indianapolis project amid job cuts

Eli Lilly and Co. says it is going ahead with a $72 million project updating an insulin manufacturing facility in Indianapolis even as the drugmaker plans to cut about 3,500 jobs from its global workforce.

Monday, October 23rd 2017, 4:11 PM EDT by Associated Press
EPA looks at cleanup alternatives for Indiana site

EPA looks at cleanup alternatives for Indiana site

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is conducting a feasibility study to find alternatives for cleaning up a lead-contaminated northwest Indiana public housing complex once it's demolished.

Monday, October 23rd 2017, 4:04 PM EDT by Associated Press
Worker killed at southern Indiana auto parts factory

Worker killed at southern Indiana auto parts factory

The Clark County coroner and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating the death of a worker at a southern Indiana auto parts manufacturing plant.

Monday, October 23rd 2017, 4:02 PM EDT by Associated Press
Poll: Majority approve of 10-cent Indiana fuel tax increase

Poll: Majority approve of 10-cent Indiana fuel tax increase

A recent poll indicates most Indiana residents approve of a 10-cent fuel tax increase that went into effect in July.

Monday, October 23rd 2017, 4:01 PM EDT by Associated Press
Pharmacists cited for trying to see Prince's medical records

Pharmacists cited for trying to see Prince's medical records

Three Indiana pharmacists have been reprimanded by state regulators for trying to access Prince's medical records within days of the music superstar's death last year.

Monday, October 23rd 2017, 3:58 PM EDT by Associated Press
Deputies break up underage drinking party in Jasper County

Deputies break up underage drinking party in Jasper County

Twenty-three people were detained by the Jasper County Sheriff's Office after deputies discovered an underage drinking party taking place at a home near Remington.

Monday, October 23rd 2017, 3:56 PM EDT by WLFI Staff Reporters
Three family members die in early morning fire

Three family members die in early morning fire

Autopsies have been scheduled for the three victims of Saturday morning's fire in Sullivan County.

Monday, October 23rd 2017, 3:45 PM EDT
Meijer fresh vegetable recall

Meijer fresh vegetable recall

Midwest retailer Meijer Inc. says it's recalling some packaged produce items in six states due to potential listeria contamination.

Monday, October 23rd 2017, 2:52 PM EDT by Associated Press
New documentary on Indiana's federal courts now free online

New documentary on Indiana's federal courts now free online

A new documentary that traces the history of Indiana's federal court system is now available to the public free online.

Monday, October 23rd 2017, 10:03 AM EDT by Associated Press
Gun fires in pocket at Indiana State University; man hurt

Gun fires in pocket at Indiana State University; man hurt

Police and school officials say a man visiting Indiana State University's campus was wounded when a handgun being carried in his pocket accidentally discharged.

Monday, October 23rd 2017, 10:01 AM EDT by Associated Press
Meijer recalls some packaged produce due to listeria risk

Meijer recalls some packaged produce due to listeria risk

Midwest retailer Meijer Inc. says it's recalling some packaged produce items in six states due to potential listeria contamination.

Monday, October 23rd 2017, 9:59 AM EDT by Associated Press
Logansport man gets second chance at $1 million

Logansport man gets second chance at $1 million

A Logansport man has the opportunity of a lifetime this Sunday. Scott Army has a one in five chance to win $1 million through the Hoosier Lottery's Second Chance drawing.

Friday, October 20th 2017, 6:28 PM EDT by WLFI Staff Reporters
Indiana lawmakers look into expanding voter access

Indiana lawmakers look into expanding voter access

A panel of Indiana lawmakers says next year's Indiana General Assembly should consider offering Election Day voter registration and expanding mail voting options.

Friday, October 20th 2017, 4:43 PM EDT by Associated Press
South Bend business owner enters congressional race

South Bend business owner enters congressional race

A South Bend business owner is seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Rep. Jackie Walorski for a northern Indiana congressional seat.

Friday, October 20th 2017, 4:40 PM EDT by Associated Press
Woman sentenced in Vigo County neglect case

Woman sentenced in Vigo County neglect case

A Vigo County judge has sentenced 54-year-old Robin Kraemer to 36 years in prison for the death of 9-year-old Cameron Hoopingarner.

Friday, October 20th 2017, 2:57 PM EDT by WLFI Staff Reporters
Frankfort police looking into new phone scam

Frankfort police looking into new phone scam

Frankfort police are getting the word out about a possible phone scam in the area.

Friday, October 20th 2017, 11:12 AM EDT by WLFI Staff Reporters
3 Fort Wayne students hospitalized after taking unknown drug

3 Fort Wayne students hospitalized after taking unknown drug

Authorities say two students at a Fort Wayne high school had to be revived with an overdose antidote after they and a third student became ill at the school from taking an unknown medication.

Friday, October 20th 2017, 10:58 AM EDT by Associated Press
Police: Unpaid $7 Waffle House bill leads to ID theft ring

Police: Unpaid $7 Waffle House bill leads to ID theft ring

Police in Louisiana have uncovered a sophisticated, Los Angeles-based identity theft ring, thanks to two men — including one from Indiana — who skipped out on their $7 Waffle House bill, authorities said.

Friday, October 20th 2017, 10:16 AM EDT by Associated Press
Indiana city to pay $100K in medical information settlement

Indiana city to pay $100K in medical information settlement

A southern Indiana city has agreed to pay $100,000 as part of a settlement after a city police officer's personal medical information was disclosed at a public meeting.

Friday, October 20th 2017, 10:13 AM EDT by Associated Press
Autopsy: Man drowned after leaving assisted living center

Autopsy: Man drowned after leaving assisted living center

Autopsy results say a 94-year-old man found dead in a central Indiana lake one day after leaving an assisted living center drowned and also had a heart problem.

Friday, October 20th 2017, 10:13 AM EDT by Associated Press
Muncie police: Fatal shooting of man, 84, was an accident

Muncie police: Fatal shooting of man, 84, was an accident

Police say the fatal shooting of an 84-year-old man who was alone at a Muncie business with his son was an accident.

Friday, October 20th 2017, 10:11 AM EDT by Associated Press
Interstate 65 southbound exit ramp at SR 28 closed for weekend

Interstate 65 southbound exit ramp at SR 28 closed for weekend

A traffic alert for drivers heading to the Frankfort area. The Interstate 65 southbound exit ramp at State Road 28 will be shut down this weekend.

Thursday, October 19th 2017, 5:03 PM EDT by WLFI Staff Reporters
New eagle cam provides view of South Bend bald eagle nest

New eagle cam provides view of South Bend bald eagle nest

The University of Notre Dame has put in a new camera providing online viewing of a bald eagle nest in South Bend.

Thursday, October 19th 2017, 10:06 AM EDT by Associated Press
Congressman Messer pushes to get rid of illegal immigrant tax credits

Congressman Messer pushes to get rid of illegal immigrant tax credits

Congressman Luke Messer is pushing to get rid of tax credits for illegal immigrants by trying to put his bill inside President Donald Trump's tax package.

Wednesday, October 18th 2017, 5:59 PM EDT by Kayla Sullivan
Mike Pence's brother plans to run for Congress

Mike Pence's brother plans to run for Congress

Greg Pence, one of Mike Pence's older brothers, has filed a tax document indicating he will seek the eastern Indiana congressional seat that the vice president and former governor represented for 12 years.

Wednesday, October 18th 2017, 2:19 PM EDT by Associated Press
Medical device supplier plans Fort Wayne expansion

Medical device supplier plans Fort Wayne expansion

A company that makes precision wire and cables for the medical device industry is planning a $51 million expansion of its Fort Wayne facilities.

Wednesday, October 18th 2017, 2:18 PM EDT by Associated Press
Indiana man gets 55 years for home invasion that injured 2

Indiana man gets 55 years for home invasion that injured 2

A western Indiana man has been sentenced to 55 years in prison after pleading guilty in a home invasion that injured a couple in their 90s.

Wednesday, October 18th 2017, 9:35 AM EDT by Associated Press
Authorities: Man may be linked to 100 thefts, burglaries

Authorities: Man may be linked to 100 thefts, burglaries

Authorities say a 26-year-old man charged in a northwestern Indiana burglary that was thwarted by a homeowner may be linked to roughly 100 thefts and burglaries in the area.

Tuesday, October 17th 2017, 1:00 PM EDT by Associated Press
Indiana doctors mull safety options after physician death

Indiana doctors mull safety options after physician death

Pain specialists in northwest Indiana are considering how to protect themselves amid the nation’s growing opioid abuse epidemic following the July death of a doctor who was allegedly killed by a man after not prescribing opioids to the man’s wife.

Tuesday, October 17th 2017, 11:26 AM EDT by Associated Press
Governor directs flags lowered for former Indiana treasurer

Governor directs flags lowered for former Indiana treasurer

Indiana's governor is directing flags at the Statehouse be lowered in honor of former state Treasurer Julian Ridlen on the day of his funeral.

Tuesday, October 17th 2017, 11:19 AM EDT by Associated Press
New sidewalks in Brookston lead to potential hazards

New sidewalks in Brookston lead to potential hazards

New sidewalks in the town Brookston are leaving some people unhappy. The addition comes as part of the Indiana Department of Transportation's reconstruction of State Road 18 and it has caused some issues. But INDOT is planning to fix it.

Monday, October 16th 2017, 6:39 PM EDT
Police use drone to find wanted Wolcott man in cornfield

Police use drone to find wanted Wolcott man in cornfield

A wanted man tried to run from police Thursday by hiding in a cornfield.

Monday, October 16th 2017, 12:21 PM EDT by WLFI Staff Reporters
Twin Lakes School Corp. talks safety after a gun was brought to school

Twin Lakes School Corp. talks safety after a gun was brought to school

Twin Lakes School Corporation Superintendent Michael Galvin said new policies are being considered after a fifth-grader allegedly brought a gun to school on Thursday.

Friday, October 13th 2017, 6:43 PM EDT by Kayla Sullivan
Frankfort investigation into park funds leads to firing

Frankfort investigation into park funds leads to firing

Investigators are looking into possible monetary misappropriations within the Frankfort Parks Department.

Friday, October 13th 2017, 6:38 PM EDT
Lower levels ordered for Freeman and Shafer to protect mussels

Lower levels ordered for Freeman and Shafer to protect mussels

Those who frequent Lakes Freeman and Shafer may no longer have to worry about the water levels. This comes after a government agency ordered the lowering of lake levels to protect endangered mussels in the Tippecanoe River.

Thursday, October 12th 2017, 6:41 PM EDT by Samantha Thieke
Update: all lanes open after crash on I-65 forces closure

Update: all lanes open after crash on I-65 forces closure

A crash on Interstate 65 Thursday has one southbound lane closed.

Thursday, October 12th 2017, 6:35 PM EDT by WLFI Staff Reporters
Handgun and ammo found in student's backpack

Handgun and ammo found in student's backpack

A Monticello fifth-grader's backpack was found to contain a handgun and ammunition Thursday.

Thursday, October 12th 2017, 6:13 PM EDT by WLFI Staff Reporters
Donnelly raises $1.3M, likely outperforming GOP contenders

Donnelly raises $1.3M, likely outperforming GOP contenders

Indiana Sen. Joe Donnelly is adding to his campaign cash advantage over the Republicans who hope to oust him from office.

Thursday, October 12th 2017, 3:49 PM EDT by Associated Press
Police seek public's help after man, 87, dies after beating

Police seek public's help after man, 87, dies after beating

Police say an 87-year-old man found beaten last month in northwestern Indiana has died and they're appealing for help from the public in the investigation.

Thursday, October 12th 2017, 3:14 PM EDT by Associated Press
Woman sentenced for fatal shooting at Fort Wayne motel

Woman sentenced for fatal shooting at Fort Wayne motel

A woman has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for fatally shooting her boyfriend while inside a Fort Wayne motel room with their 10-year-old son.

Thursday, October 12th 2017, 3:12 PM EDT by Associated Press
The Latest: Trump signs health care order

The Latest: Trump signs health care order

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that aims to make lower-premium health care plans available to more Americans.

Thursday, October 12th 2017, 12:50 PM EDT by Associated Press
Why some do and others don't want a new sewage system in Romney

Why some do and others don't want a new sewage system in Romney

People in Romney are being forced to hook up to the town's future sewage system. This comes after some have had waste seeping into their yards from other homes.

Tuesday, October 10th 2017, 6:41 PM EDT by Kayla Sullivan
White County reaps the benefits of wind power

White County reaps the benefits of wind power

A Houston-based company is expanding its means to harvest wind energy in White County.

Tuesday, October 10th 2017, 5:18 PM EDT
New charges of trespassing, assault filed against person of interest in Delphi murders

New charges of trespassing, assault filed against person of interest in Delphi murders

New charges have been filed against the man who was arrested in Colorado and is now considered a “person of interest” in the murders of two Delphi teenagers.

Tuesday, October 10th 2017, 3:24 PM EDT
IU officials, Holcomb announce $50M opioid recovery effort

IU officials, Holcomb announce $50M opioid recovery effort

Indiana residents are more likely to die from a drug overdose than a car crash.

Tuesday, October 10th 2017, 2:38 PM EDT by Associated Press