LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana woman has been convicted in the death of her 3-year-old son, who died last year after her boyfriend allegedly punched the boy repeatedly.
A Tippecanoe County jury on Thursday convicted Crystal Cox of murder, neglect of a dependent resulting in death, aggravated battery resulting in death and battery resulting in death of a person younger than 14 years old.
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana (AP) — An attorney arguing for 24 states urged a federal judge Friday to block Biden administration plans to lift pandemic-related restrictions on migrants requesting asylum, saying the decision was made without sufficient consideration on the effects the move could have on public health and law enforcement.
EUNICE, La. (AP) — A hospital in Louisiana’s largest system is giving Louisiana State University at Eunice $698,000 to expand allied health programs.
Ochsner Lafayette General says it wants to boost the nursing and surgical technology programs at the college, news agencies report.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) _ Waitr Holdings Inc. (WTRH) on Monday reported a loss of $77.2 million in its first quarter.
The Lafayette, Louisiana-based company said it had a loss of 50 cents per share.
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — A man convicted of trying to shoot at least two northwestern Indiana police officer s during a 2020 foot chase has been sentenced to 57 years in prison.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) _ LHC Group Inc. (LHCG) on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $19.5 million.
The Lafayette, Louisiana-based company said it had net income of 64 cents per share.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue University and Duke Energy plan to jointly explore the feasibility of using advanced nuclear energy to meet the campus's long-term energy needs and reduce its carbon footprint, they announced Wednesday.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Lafayette’s old City Hall building will be renamed in honor of Phil Lank, co-founder of the Festival International de Louisiane.
The Lafayette City Council unanimously approved the move to recognize Lank, who was instrumental in the creation of what has since become the city's signature annual event, The Advertiser reported.
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) _ Wabash National Corp. (WNC) on Wednesday reported profit of $12.1 million in its first quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Lafayette, Indiana-based company said it had net income of 24 cents.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) _ Home Bancorp Inc. (HBCP) on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit of $4.4 million.
The Lafayette, Louisiana-based bank said it had earnings of 53 cents per share.
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Two men were killed and four people injured Sunday during a shooting at a block party in Indiana, authorities said.
Lafayette Police said officers were called about 4:20 a.m.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue center Zach Edey won’t enter the NBA draft and plans to return to Purdue for his junior season.
Edey announced his decision Friday on social media.
The 7-foot-4 center from Toronto averaged 14.4 points, 7.7 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 1.2 blocks this past season while playing just 19 minutes per game.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A civil service board in Louisiana has upheld a decision to fire a fire department captain for insubordination after he repeatedly refused orders to wear a COVID-19 mask at a training session last year.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue's board of trustees announced Friday it has approved $6.7 million in renovations for Mackey Arena, work funded entirely by private donations and expected to begin after next season.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue's Trevion Williams has announced he will sign with an agent and enter the NBA draft.
Williams could have played for the Boilermakers next season with the NCAA's pandemic eligibility exemption.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue's Jaden Ivey has entered his name in the NBA draft, forfeiting his final two seasons of college eligibility.
“This has been a lifelong dream of mine and I am beyond excited for this journey,” Ivey posted on his social media accounts Thursday.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue University plans to welcome to its campus up to 20 Ukrainian scholars who have been displaced by Russia's invasion of their country.
The university announced Friday that its Ukraine Scholars Initiative would accept Ukrainian scholars “directly impacted by the war" which began Feb.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Notre Dame coach Niele Ivey figured out how to balance basketball and motherhood decades ago.
The challenge this season was splitting her time adequately between keeping the Fighting Irish's resurgent season on track and playing the role of proud mother for son Jaden, a star guard for Purdue.
TOLEDO BEND RESERVOIR, La. (AP) — Two men have died in a boating accident that investigators believe may have been weather-related, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said Tuesday.
The bodies of George Diboll, of Oakdale, and Marvin Parsons, of Lafayette, both 62, were found at Toledo Bend Reservoir — the South's largest manmade lake at about 280 square miles (730 square kilometers).
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) _ Waitr Holdings Inc. (WTRH) on Friday reported a loss of $8.1 million in its fourth quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Lafayette, Louisiana-based company said it had a loss of 6 cents.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A federal judge in Louisiana has ordered an Alabama boat captain to serve 160 years in prison for exploiting a girl to make child pornography, and to pay the girl more than $200,000.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — The Italian owners of a Switzerland-based helicopter company have backed out of plans to build a new model in south Louisiana, and the state is again looking for a new tenant.
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Greg Williams Jr. had 16 points as Louisiana-Lafayette topped Troy 66-57 in the semifinals of the Sun Belt Conference Tourney on Sunday.
Theo Akwuba had 15 points and eight rebounds for Louisiana-Lafayette (16-14).
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — A Purdue University researcher has landed a $1 million grant to boost his work on a rapid test for detecting African swine fever.
The funding for Mohit Verma, an assistant professor of agricultural and biological engineering, was included in the U.S.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue’s seniors celebrated one final time on their home court Saturday.
It was the next best thing to a Big Ten regular-season title — a victory over archrival Indiana.
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Jordan Brown had a career-high 31 points as Louisiana-Lafayette got past Texas State 79-72 in the Sun Belt Conference Tourney quarterfinals on Saturday.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is now offering a graduate nursing concentration in psychiatric mental health, starting in fall 2022.
Licensed registered nurses can apply for a master’s program that will qualify them to take a national certification exam, the university’s College of Nursing & Health Sciences said in a news release.
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Jalen Dalcourt had 16 points as Louisiana-Lafayette narrowly beat Texas-Arlington 67-64 in the first round of the Sun Belt Conference Tourney on Thursday.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Four Northwest Indiana teens have been arrested in connection with the beating of a fifth youth inside a school restroom, authorities said.
The three 15-year-old boys and a 14-year-old boy were processed into a juvenile detention center Tuesday on suspicion of what would be felony battery if the boys were adults, the Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office said.
ATLANTA (AP) — Jalen Thomas posted 16 points as Georgia State stretched its winning streak to seven games, defeating Louisiana-Lafayette 65-58 on Friday night.
Kane Williams had 14 points for Georgia State (15-10, 9-5 Sun Belt Conference).
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A federal hate crime trial was delayed Thursday for a suspect accused of trying to kill and dismember a gay man he met using social media and a dating app.
Chase Seneca had been scheduled for trial March 14 in connection with the bloody 2020 attack at a Lafayette home.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A judge has declared that a man facing charges in the fatal 2017 shooting of a Louisiana police officer is not competent to stand trial.
State district Judge Valerie Gotch Garrett ruled that suspect Ian Howard, is unable to help in his own defense, news outlets reported.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Theo Akwuba had a season-high 21 points plus 10 rebounds as Louisiana-Lafayette beat Georgia Southern 82-69 on Wednesday night.
Kobe Julien had 18 points and seven rebounds for ULL (13-13, 8-8 Sun Belt Conference).
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) _ LHC Group Inc. (LHCG) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $15.7 million.
The Lafayette, Louisiana-based company said it had profit of 50 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were $1.26 per share.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — For Purdue coach Matt Painter, Jaden Ivey's ability to break down the defense was the difference.
Ivey scored 25 points, Zach Edey added 15 points and No. 5 Purdue beat Rutgers 84-72 on Sunday, ending the Scarlet Knights' recent run of success against ranked teams.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Kobe Julien had a career-high 26 points plus 10 rebounds as Louisiana-Lafayette narrowly beat Louisiana-Monroe 79-74 on Saturday night.
MONROE, La. (AP) — Kobe Julien hit the first of two free throws with two seconds left to lift Louisiana-Lafayette to a 78-77 win over Louisiana-Monroe on Thursday night.
Jordan Brown had 26 points and Jalen Dalcourt added 16 points for Louisiana-Lafayette (11-13, 6-8 Sun Belt Conference).
MONTICELLO, Ind. (AP) — Two people were found dead early Thursday after a fire swept through a house in northern Indiana, police said.
Monticello police and several fire departments responded to the fire about 2 a.m.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Beginning Friday, Purdue University will make face masks optional in many indoor settings on its main campus in the West Lafayette, the school announced Wednesday.
The new policy does not apply to instructional, research and health care settings or where contractually required, the university said.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Trevion Williams blocked a layup try in the final seconds and No. 3 Purdue, boosted by Jaden Ivey’s go-ahead three-point play, held off Maryland 62-61 on Sunday.
Maryland’s Donta Scott drove hard to the basket from the right baseline, but Williams rejected the shot with 5 seconds left.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Zydeco musician Chris Ardoin says it has taken time to recover his creativity after being shot last summer.
The 40-year-old Lake Charles native was hit July 30 when at least one unknown shooter opened fire at the Zydeco Bike Fest, an outdoor event in Colfax.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — A Purdue University police officer received death threats and is on leave until further notice, the university said, after he was caught on video using his elbow to pin a Black student to the ground by the neck as the student yelled “You're choking me."
A Black Purdue University student said Thursday that an argument with his girlfriend led to a white campus police officer punching him and using his elbow to pin him down by the neck on the snowy ground.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Jaden Ivey and Eric Hunter Jr. provided the second-half muscle for No. 3 Purdue on Tuesday night.
They didn't even need much help from their big guys.
Hunter scored all nine of his points during a game-changing run to start the second half and Ivey scored 26 points, 22 coming after he got angry, to help the Boilermakers run away from No.