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Westville inmate claims 'corrupt officers' have mistreated Richard Allen

An inmate wrote a letter to "expose the assaults, abuse and mistreatment" at Westville Correctional Facility.


Grandparents race for glory at Washington horse track: Watch speedy seniors run 40-yard dash

A few contestants of the Emerald Downs "grandparents race" took a tumble on the race track, but no serious injuries were reported.


A 28-year-old chimpanzee was caged her entire life. Watch her see the sky for first time.

Vanilla, the 28-year-old chimpanzee who was caged her entire life, saw the open sky for the first time in her life. Watch the heartwarming video.


Woman wins $2M in lottery, plans to rebuild home lost in tornado: 'I fell into my chair'

Tammy Gordy's family home was lost in a Iowa tornado in 2001. The project was put on hold but now will be fast-tracked with her new lottery winnings.


National Football Foundation honors banquet

The NFF Joe Tiller Chapter banquet was at Purdue Memorial Union on Sunday, June 25, 2023.


Air quality map: Detroit, Chicago among Midwest cities impacted by Canadian wildfire smoke

Chicago and Detroit are among the cities in the Midwest impacted by smoke from the Canadian wildfires.


West Lafayette man suspected of leading police on high-speed chase

Nyrick D. Andrews found himself jailed after a high-speed police chase, a crash and a brief manhunt, according to the sheriff's office.


Dangerous heat forecast for Texas, south-central US; air-quality concerns in Midwest: Wednesday

Today's weather forecast includes a dangerous heat wave in Texas and the South and poor-air quality in the Midwest.


U.S. adoptees stolen as babies Chile find families, each other in growing support network

After decades apart, adults who were ripped from their mothers' arms as babies in Chile are being reunited with families they never knew.


Weekend event to cause multiple road closures in August

Road closures for special events and the high cost of sidewalks were topics at this week's West Lafayette Board of Public Works and Safety meeting.


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