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Cody Melin

Cody Melin joined WLFI in July of 2018.

Title: Reporter

Cody Melin joined WLFI in July of 2018 as a news producer. Cody was born and raised in Monticello, Indiana. He attended high school at Twin Lakes High School. After graduating, Cody moved to Huntington, Indiana where he attended Huntington University. While in Huntington, Cody worked as the FDN News Producer and Huntingtonian Arts and Entertainment Editor. He also worked as an international student mentor.
While in school he interned at Fort Wayne's CBS affiliate, WANE TV. He then moved to Sioux City, Iowa to work at the local ABC affiliate KCAU 9.
Cody moved back home to Indiana to work as the News 18 This Morning producer, while also making appearances as the "Weekend Planner Guy" on Fridays.
Cody loves exploring the community looking for hole-in-the-wall coffee shops. He also enjoys binge-watching reality television and listening to true crime podcasts.
If you want your event covered or have any coffee recommendations, reach out to Cody on social media and through email.

Recent Posts by Cody Melin

Weekend party could lead to the probation and expulsion of at least a dozen Purdue University students

Around 125 were reportedly packed into a 750-square-foot apartment unit.

Early morning fire destroys Tippecanoe County home; all residents safe

The Indiana State Fire Marshal is taking over the investigation as part of standard protocol.

Local theatre opens back up for guests

The theatre opens March 4 with an Early Premiere of "Raya and the Last Dragon."

Training program brings together dogs and beer.

The course involves a mix of online and in-person lessons.

Fundraiser honors Penelope Grace; helps local shelter

The fundraiser aims to raise at least $5,000 for Natalie's Second Chance.

Local dog shelter extends services to feed community pets in need

Natalie's Second Chance No-Kill Dog Shelter will now offer a pet food pantry starting in March.

Purdue alumnus Jim Gilligan to compete on 'Jeopardy!'

Jim Gilligan, Ph.D. '15 is set to compete on Alex Trebek's final Jeopardy episode.

Purdue University holds COVID-friendly events amid pandemic

A few "famous faces" will be reading holiday books hoping to spread some joy.

News 18 Weekend Planner from 12/04 - 12/06

The weekend is here. WLFI has you covered with a rundown of your News 18 This Morning Weekend Planner.

Lafayette Parks and Recreation takes fun approach to community outreach

Jon Bon Jovi has even had a hand in the team's account.

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Indiana Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 663511

Reported Deaths: 12633
CountyCasesDeaths
Marion908511647
Lake48510882
Allen35951638
Hamilton32138398
St. Joseph30096513
Elkhart25423417
Vanderburgh21283379
Tippecanoe20096203
Johnson16380360
Porter16009272
Hendricks15855300
Clark11999181
Madison11764319
Vigo11636230
Monroe10363163
Delaware9854179
LaPorte9790197
Howard9075198
Kosciusko8574111
Bartholomew7479147
Warrick7430151
Hancock7418132
Floyd7226170
Wayne6645192
Grant6437157
Boone610389
Morgan6103125
Dubois5923111
Dearborn549068
Cass545899
Marshall5432105
Henry542593
Noble510178
Jackson465167
Shelby461490
Lawrence4189113
Gibson401781
Harrison401064
Clinton396553
Montgomery388483
DeKalb386478
Miami357663
Knox357585
Whitley349837
Huntington346277
Steuben339255
Wabash332376
Putnam331159
Ripley327762
Adams323949
Jasper317043
White297452
Jefferson295474
Daviess285596
Fayette271956
Decatur271088
Greene261680
Posey261431
Wells258575
Scott251250
Clay241544
LaGrange241270
Randolph225576
Spencer218030
Jennings215744
Washington212127
Sullivan203639
Fountain201842
Starke188451
Owen182853
Fulton179337
Jay178328
Carroll176519
Perry173435
Orange171150
Rush165322
Vermillion160842
Franklin159535
Tipton146841
Parke139416
Pike127833
Blackford120727
Pulaski106744
Newton96632
Brown95139
Benton92213
Crawford91013
Martin80214
Warren75814
Switzerland7558
Union67310
Ohio53911
Unassigned0433

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