MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — A ferry carrying 462 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea’s southern coast on Wednesday, leaving more than 280 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. At least four people were confirmed dead and 55 injured.
DETROIT (AP) — The city of Detroit reached tentative agreements to preserve pensions for retired police office and firefighters but cut monthly payments for other former employees, key deals that could accelerate the largest public bankruptcy in U.S. history, officials said Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Muslim groups and civil liberties advocates applauded the decision by New York Police Department officials to disband a controversial unit that tracked the daily lives of Muslims as part of efforts to detect terrorism threats, but they said there were concerns about whether other problematic practices remained in place.
GREENFIELD, Ind. (AP) — A central Indiana woman is avoiding prison after pleading guilty to driving under the influence of cocaine when she caused a crash that killed her husband.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – When children are nurtured, they can grow up to be happy and healthy adults, said a doctor with IU Health Arnett.
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – One man is in the hospital, and police are looking for the two people who reportedly attacked him on Lafayette’s south side.
MONTICELLO, Ind. (WLFI) – Monticello firefighters said a 4-year-old child who was playing with a lighter started a fire which made his family homeless Tuesday afternoon.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – Purdue students and faculty gather to honor fallen students Tuesday night.
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – There could be 1,800 new members at the YMCA, mostly nine or 10 year old children, and all for free.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (Purdue Sports) – Brandon Krieg delivered a game-winning single in the 10th inning to cap a 4-for-4 day as Purdue baseball posted its first walk-off win at Alexander Field, defeating Butler, 5-4, Tuesday afternoon.