Safety and weather news

Purdue police investigate armed robbery

Purdue University police are investigating an armed robbery that was reported around 4 a.m. Monday (Sept. 26) outside Hawkins Hall, 430 W. Wood St.


Sept. 27 event to focus campus community on safety awareness

In conjunction with September’s National Preparedness Month, Purdue University will host an event Tuesday (Sept. 27) to promote safety awareness on campus.


Man charged after vehicle break-in, theft at park near Purdue campus

A Lafayette man was arrested on Thursday (Aug. 25) morning after Purdue police Capt. Keene Red Elk, who was in the area of the Tapawingo Park, saw the man break a window and remove contents from a vehicle.


Purdue to activate alert system, including all-hazards outdoor sirens, conduct evacuation drills during BGR

Purdue University will conduct evacuation drills and test its all-hazards outdoor emergency warning sirens this week during Boiler Gold Rush, the orientation program for new students.


Police provide road information, urge caution as Purdue move-in days arrive

Students and parents arriving for Purdue move-in days should be alert to road closures and street changes, as various road and building projects have affected routes and parts of campus.


Purdue police welcome newest K-9 to force

With help from Purdue University Residences and the Tippecanoe County Prosecutor’s Office, Purdue’s police department has added a King to its force. King is a 2-year-old Dutch shepherd trained in narcotics detection and apprehension.


Construction projects to create traffic, pedestrian disruptions in area of Russell and Third streets

The intersection of Russell and Third streets on Purdue University's campus will be closed to all forms of traffic through Aug. 12 due to multiple projects in the area.


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