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News 18 Investigates: Downtown Checkup

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Many people head to the doctor every year for an annual exam. But how do you determine the health of a city? Over …

"I get a lot of the clothing for my characters from thrift stores," Amanda Chapman said. "Depending upon the complexity of the character determines how long I spend on the makeup. Some take an hour, others have taken me 4-5 hours." (Photo Provided/Amanda Chapman)

Photos: 31 days of Halloween 2014

For the third year, Amanda Chapman shares her 31 different looks for Halloween this year. Whether it’s the makeup or the wig, it’s hard to b…

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Wolcott family fed up with vandals

WOLCOTT, Ind. (WLFI) – A Wolcott family claims their neighborhood has been the target of repeated vandalism since August, but they believe t…

Photo shows the mug shot of Coreena Byers. (Photo Provided/Miami County Sheriff's Office)

Former town clerk faces 22 felony charges

MIAMI COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — The former clerk for the Bunker Hill Town Court has been arrested for allegedly stealing more than $14,000 from…

FILE - This April 22, 2014, file photo shows an employment application form on a table during a job fair at Columbia-Greene Community College in Hudson, N.Y.  The Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week on Thursday, July 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

Factory in NE Indiana hiring at least 100

ALBION, Ind. (AP) — A company that makes heavy duty and recreational vehicle axles says it expects to add at least 100 jobs at a northeaster…

FILE - This undated photo shows the Ebola virus viewed through an electron microscope. (AP File Photo/Antwerp Institute of Tropical Medicine)

Rokita backs Ebola quarantines in US

WASHINGTON (WLFI) — Republican U.S. Rep. for District 4 Todd Rokita has signed on as a co-sponsor of a new act designed to protect American…