Miss Nevada USA Nia Sanchez is crowned Miss USA during the pageant in Baton Rouge, La., Sunday, June 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)

Miss Nevada crowned as 63rd Miss USA

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Newly crowned Miss USA Nia Sanchez is a fourth-degree black belt in taekwondo and says women should be able to defen…

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Local teen writes first book at age 15

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – As 16-year-old Jake Languell reflects on the time spent working on his first published book, he said it wasn't an e…

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Zoo hosts World Oceans Day

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – The Columbian Park Zoo joined hundreds of organizations across the planet to celebrate World Oceans Day on Sunday.