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Man sought in alleged crossbow theft: Police seek tips on identity of man in photo

| March 13, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Police officers are seeking information regarding the identity of a man allegedly involved in a theft at a local pawn shop. According to the complaining party,  at approximately 5 p.m., Feb. 21, a male white, approximately 5’10”, wearing Carhart Camo/pants, appearing to be in his early 30s, came into Cash America Pawn, 944 N. […]

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“Obey them that have rule over you!”

| March 12, 2014

By Rev. Lakeya Stewart, M.Div. D.Min, ABD “Obey them that have rule over you!” Most people that use this phrase are really referring to scriptures like that found in Romans 13:1-4. Verse 1 of chapter 13 says, “Let every soul be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and […]

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‘Demetrius Giveaway’ a boon to Eden Green residents

| March 12, 2014

FORT WAYNE—There’s hope and people who care. That was the message folks in a central city got an opportunity to hear thanks to a caring brother and his family recently. On March 1, residents of Eden Green and others passing through got a chance to get some much-needed and appreciated clothing and food free of […]

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What can we do in our community to honor women?

| March 12, 2014

DaVanna Seifert: We need to let them know by recognizing them through calls and time spent with them on a regular basis. Honoring them does not have to be in a form of public display but in words, thoughts, deeds and prayer.   Jevon White: We can have mothers work with our children in school, give mothers […]

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Video: Eric Hackley interviews James Redmond

Video: Eric Hackley interviews James Redmond

| March 12, 2014

James Redmond expresses frustration with Fort Wayne, Indiana Black Pastors not showing forthright, non-apologetic Black Community leadership…

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Two arrested in meth lab bust

| March 10, 2014

  FORT WAYNE—On March 5, officers of the FWPD Methamphetamine Suppression Team conducted a raid at a trailer at 5719 Steele Blvd., after a four-month long investigation into the manufacturing of methamphetamine. The investigation was initiated by a tip on the Drug Hotline.  Detectives located several one-pot meth labs located inside a trailer located at […]

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A legacy of trailblazing and activist women in Fort Wayne

| March 8, 2014

  Editor’s note: Five years ago, local literacy advocate, champion of history, community activist and renowned storyteller Chief Condra Ridley graciously took time out of her busy schedule to prepare these biographies of just a few notable women in Fort Wayne’s history. Ridley said she wanted to express her thanks to the Fort Wayne African/African-American […]

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Fort Wayne Community Development Public Meeting Set for March 19

| March 7, 2014

The City of Fort Wayne Housing & Neighborhood Services department is inviting the public to learn about the department’s 2013 accomplishments in spending Federal housing and block grant dollars. The Annual Performance Evaluation meeting is set for 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at the Fort Wayne Urban League, 2135 S. Hanna St. Interested citizens […]

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Mayor Henry announces projects for record year of over $20 million in infrastructure enhancements

| March 7, 2014

From the City of Fort Wayne FORT WAYNE—Residents will see a record amount of neighborhood infrastructure enhancements in the City of Fort Wayne as part of the 2014 construction season. On March 6, Mayor Tom Henry formally announced the list of projects that will result in an investment of over $20 million. Mayor Henry visited […]

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An ‘open secret’: Catholic sexual abuse in black community

An ‘open secret’: Catholic sexual abuse in black community

| March 6, 2014

Files released by the Chicago Catholic Archdiocese show decades of systematic secrecy and protection of pedophile priests.

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