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MLK Day of Service: ‘What are you doing for others?

MLK Day of Service: ‘What are you doing for others?

| November 25, 2015

By Sheila Curry-Campbell FORT WAYNE—Councilman Glynn Hines is seeking nominations for the “Just Say YES Awards” which is scheduled to be presented during the second Annual Youth Empowerment Seminar, MLK Day celebration at the McMillen Park Community Center on Jan. 16, 2016. The awards are presented annually to youth/teens who, in the spirit of King’s […]

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Private School basketball teams Cornerstone Prep versus Horizon

Private School basketball teams Cornerstone Prep versus Horizon

| November 24, 2015

Christian teams, players demonstrate true meaning of sportsmanship Story & Photos by Larry Whitt FORT WAYNE—A well kept secret in Fort Wayne is that two of our Christian high schools have boys and girls basketball programs. I attended a match-up last week between Cornerstone Christian College Prep and Horizon Christian Academy. Horizon Christian Academy won […]

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Local university gives voice to students on issues such as race, religion, immigration

Local university gives voice to students on issues such as race, religion, immigration

| November 24, 2015

FORT WAYNE—In the wake of the Paris terrorist attack tragedy, couched in the already heated rhetoric of the U.S. presidential debates and a variety of critical issues in the U.S. consciousness, many are tense and unsure, perhaps even frightened. And, when people are that uncertain about the future, it’s important for them to be heard. […]

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Man attacked outside bar

Man attacked outside bar

| November 24, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne police detectives need the public’s help in identifying the suspect captured in surveillance photographs. The suspect has a unique tattoo on the right side of his neck that might help spark someone’s knowledge of whom this might be. His physical description is included the accompanying incident report. At approximately 12:27 a.m., Sept. […]

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Potential robbery witnesses sought

Potential robbery witnesses sought

| November 24, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The three individuals captured in these surveillance photographs are potential “witnesses” to robbery that had taken place recently. The Fort Wayne Police Department needs the public’s help in identifying them. Anyone with information that can lead to their identities is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (260) 436-STOP (436-7867).

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Man found shot to death in Central Drive area

Man found shot to death in Central Drive area

| November 24, 2015

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 6:34 p.m., Nov. 21, Fort Wayne police officers responded to the area of 3200 Central Drive in reference to shots fired. Upon arrival, officers searched the area and located a silver passenger car that had multiple bullets holes in it.  After further inspection, an adult male was located inside the vehicle suffering […]

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Subject sent in for psychological evaluation after barricade incident

Subject sent in for psychological evaluation after barricade incident

| November 24, 2015

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:09 p.m., Nov. 22, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 5400 block of Webster Street in regards to a suicidal subject making threats to harm himself. The person who called in the threat and the mother of the subject called police with concerns about statements the subject was […]

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Watch Larry Lee’s tribute to the Rev. Carlton Lynch

Watch Larry Lee’s tribute to the Rev. Carlton Lynch

| September 29, 2015

Video by Eric Hackley

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Watch the Rev. Al Sharpton’s Fort Wayne news conference

Watch the Rev. Al Sharpton’s Fort Wayne news conference

| September 22, 2015

The Rev. Al Sharpton visited Come As You Are Community Church, 7910 S Anthony Blvd., Sept. 21 and answered questions about his work in civil rights.

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The Woods family honors their legacy of love

The Woods family honors their legacy of love

| September 22, 2015

By Chief Condra Ridley Smiles, hugs, laughter and happy conversations were overflowing all day as the Woods family joyfully united for their first “Meet and Greet” at McMillen Park in Fort Wayne.  This special occasion was originally conceived by Pat Woods Causey, her youngest sibling, Cassandra Woods and a few other family members who shared […]

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