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Crime & Safety Report: May 28-June 3 Edition

Crime & Safety Report: May 28-June 3 Edition

| May 25, 2014

Woman stabbed, man arrested FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:45 p.m., May 20, Fort Wayne police responded to 7911 Decatur Road  on a reported stabbing. Officers arrived to find an adult female suffering from multiple stab wounds. She was transported from the scene in serious condition but once at the hospital her condition was downgraded to critical. […]

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Legal Notice: Ryan Road/Bruick Road reconstruction

| May 24, 2014

NOTICE OF PLANNED IMPROVEMENT DES. #: 1173324 & 1383353 The Allen County Redevelopment Commission is developing plans for the reconstruction of Ryan Road/Bruick Road from approximately 75 feet south of intersection with Dawkins Road to approximately 800 feet south of the intersection of Bruick Road and the new US 24. The project is located in sections 4, […]

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Do you believe in giving to panhandlers?

Do you believe in giving to panhandlers?

| May 22, 2014

Roosevelt Norfleet: Yes and no. Yes, I do believe there are people out there who have a need but those people who are trying to scammers makes the whole concept bad for the folks truly in need. Ivan Rangel: Yes. Even though they may live a different lifestyle than myself, I feel it is important to […]

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Obituaries: May 21-27 Edition

Obituaries: May 21-27 Edition

| May 21, 2014

Nell R. Anderson. 77, passed away Sunday, May 11, 2014 at St. Joseph Hospital. She born Sept. 1, 1936 in Shreveport, La., and moved to Fort Wayne in 1965.  She retired from Fort Wayne State Developmental Center in 1995 after 30 years of service. Surviving are her children, Alfred III (Denise) Anderson of Campton, Ill., Louise Freeman, […]

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Woman learns to be careful opening her door

Woman learns to be careful opening her door

| May 20, 2014

By Chasiti Falls In 2014, you will not find too many people anymore who trust family members enough to allow them to live with them, let alone an acquaintance. There is a small population of people who put their faith in forces other than the hearts of man. Tamica Lincoln, originally of Fort Worth, Texas, […]

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Rev. Stewart Speaks! Fearless or fearful?

Rev. Stewart Speaks! Fearless or fearful?

| May 14, 2014

By the Rev. Dr. Lakeya Stewart, M.Div., D.Min., ABD Have you ever been afraid of approaching your leader about a new idea or about something important to you? If so, have you ever wondered why you were afraid? Is being fearful wrong? I used to believe that being fearful of the leader was probably a […]

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Crime & Safety Report: May 14-20 Edition

Crime & Safety Report: May 14-20 Edition

| May 14, 2014

Man arrested on felony charges after standoff FORT WAYNE—At approximately 4:24 p.m., May 4, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 4000 block of Oliver Street in reference to a disturbance involving a subject armed with a firearm. Initial reports indicate a male and female inside the residence were involved in a physical […]

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Obituaries: May 14-20 Edition

Obituaries: May 14-20 Edition

| May 14, 2014

Joseph “Phine” Banks Jr. was born Feb. 1, 1939,  the eldest of ten children born to Joseph Banks and Cora (Brooks) Banks in Uniontown, Ala.  He departed this life on Monday, May 5, 2014. Joe, as he was called by many, moved to Fort Wayne in 1957.  He was previously employed by Mike’s Car Wash, Reliable Cleaning […]

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Malcolm X celebration set for May 19

Malcolm X celebration set for May 19

| May 13, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The community is invited to an Annual Birthday Tribute to Malcolm X through spoken word, reflections and the music at 6 p.m., May 19 at Weisser Park Center, 802 Eckart St. The celebration is scheduled to feature the music of Curtis Mayfield performed by the super band Last Call; poetry by Brother Ketu Oladuwa, […]

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Rev. Stewart Speaks! Church hostage

Rev. Stewart Speaks! Church hostage

| May 8, 2014

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart “Oh sister, you can’t move… we need your help at the church!” Have you ever heard this or something similar come from a beloved pastor or church leader? Unfortunately, I have.  We live in a time when some leaders aren’t as concerned about church members reaching their full potential in […]

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