Indianapolis Motor Speedway (WISH File Photo/Eric Halvorson)

Indy 500 gives teams second chance

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The new qualifying format for the Indianapolis 500 now allows any entry that has not made the field at the end of the first day a chance to make the last row of the grid on the second day.…
U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly made a stop at Purdue Monday to talk about military families.

US Sen. Donnelly stops by Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly is teaming up with Purdue on a defense bill that focuses on missile research.…
FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2012 file photo, United States' Michael Phelps displays his gold medal for the men's 100-meter butterfly swimming final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Bob Bowman, the swimmer's longtime coach, told The Associated Press on Monday, April 14, 2014, that Phelps is entered in three events — the 50- and 100-meter freestyles and the 100 butterfly at his first meet since the 2012 London Games at a meet in Mesa, Ariz., on April 24-26. (AP File Photo/Matt Slocum)

Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement

NEW YORK (AP) -- Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, lured back into the pool by the fun of it and the possibility of swimming at a fifth Olympics in Rio in 2016.…
Jan Fay, with Area IV Agency, stopped by News 18 at Noon to discuss upcoming events concerning Alzheimer's. (WLFI Photo)

Area IV offering Alzheimer’s education programs

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - With 5 million people affected in the United States, there is a growing need for assistance with patients diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's. One local agency is trying to raise community awareness on the rapidly growing condition.…
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Construction will close CR 600 East

TIPPECANOE CO., Ind. (WLFI) - The Tippecanoe County Highway Department announced there will be road work that will affect County Road 600 East for two days.…