PERU – A woman who fled to Peru Wednesday told police her boyfriend had beat her earlier in the day and then threatened to kill her, her dog and her entire family before he was apprehended by a SWAT team in Lake County.

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PERU – Child services removed a baby from the home of a Peru woman who told police she shook her infant child as a joke to get the baby to throw up on a man she met on a dating website, according to police.

PERU – The Peru Police Department is mourning the loss of its longest-serving K9 officer, who passed away at around 4 p.m. Thursday.

PERU – Miami County officials say a switch to a new insurance provider in 2015 has saved taxpayers more than $4.1 million over the last three years and finally brought spending on employees’ health coverage under control.

Editor's note: This is the third feature in a weeklong series highlighting United Way of Howard County agencies.

PERU – A 12-year-old Peru girl was killed Tuesday morning in a three-vehicle crash after police say a semi driver ran a red light on U.S. 24 just north of Peru.

PERU -- Rick Brown, an Indiana State Police sergeant and Air Force veteran, has announced he is running for Miami County sheriff in the 2018 primary election on the Republican ticket.

BUNKER HILL – Bunker Hill is once again without a police department after the town council fired the marshal earlier this month for conduct unbecoming a police officer less than a year after he was hired.

PERU – The Miami County Planning and Building Commission Wednesday voted to create a study committee to review the county’s wind farm ordinance after local residents expressed concerns about a project that could bring 75 turbines to the northern part of the county.

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