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Man shot in parking lot outside north end night club

Man shot in parking lot outside north end night club

| November 28, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:11 a.m., Nov. 24, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the pub (old Pierre’s nightclub) located at 5629 St. Joe Road in reference to gunshots fired outside in the parking lot. Officers working security at the pub located an adult male in the parking lot suffering from apparent gunshot […]

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Man found dead after stolen car recovered

Man found dead after stolen car recovered

| November 28, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:26 p.m., Nov. 24, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a residence located in the 3900 block of Lillie Street in reference to recovery of a stolen vehicle. As officers arrived on the scene, they spoke with the registered owner of the vehicle who said that she had located her stolen […]

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Dead woman found wrapped in carpet

Dead woman found wrapped in carpet

| November 28, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:50 a.m., Nov. 26, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to an alley located in the 3300 block of Wayne Trace in reference to a body that was lying in an alley. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they discovered what appeared to be a deceased female lying […]

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Eight arrested in gang unit raid

Eight arrested in gang unit raid

| November 28, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:17 p.m., Nov. 26, detectives with the Gang & Violent Crimes Unit of the Fort Wayne Police Department were conducting active surveillance on 6016 Guild Drive after receiving tips that this was an active gang house for the “150” gang. While conducting this surveillance, Detectives observed a lot of foot and vehicle […]

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Obituaries: November 23-29, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: November 23-29, 2016 Edition

| November 23, 2016

David A. Carnes was honored with a memorial service Thursday, Nov. 17 at Carmichael Funeral Service Inc. Mary M. Gaston, she answered the Lord’s call on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. Born Sept. 21, 1931, in Clarks dale, Miss., she was the only child of the late Lewis and Sarah Williams. She was a homemaker for many […]

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Noted educator, education advocate Dr. Ernest K. Starks transitions at 57

Noted educator, education advocate Dr. Ernest K. Starks transitions at 57

| November 23, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The nation lost a revered educator and community figure when Fort Wayne native son Dr. Ernest Kent Starks made his transition on Nov. 4. He was 57. Affectionately known as “Ernie,” was a loving son, devoted father, brother, realize and friend. Born Jan. 1, 1959, Starks made his mark on the history books early […]

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What you need to know about the NAACP’s war on charter schools

What you need to know about the NAACP’s war on charter schools

| November 22, 2016

By James Clingman (NNPA Newswire Columnist) The call for a moratorium on charter schools by the NAACP is a case of “Throwing the baby out with the bath water.” While most black folks are concentrating on Hillary and Donald, the largest and oldest “Colored” organization approved an internal resolution calling for a halt to the […]

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Spiritually Speaking: If you woke up this morning, you need to read this

Spiritually Speaking: If you woke up this morning, you need to read this

| November 22, 2016

By James Washington (The Dallas Weekly, NNPA Member) The closest person in the world is responsible for this one. It’s all about praying and meditating in the morning. I have watched a personal transformation right before my very eyes. I’ve watched as the quest for the habitual has become the reality of ritual, so much […]

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Dream deferred: Despite incomes, black families still denied access to home loans

Dream deferred: Despite incomes, black families still denied access to home loans

| November 22, 2016

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) In recent weeks, a spate of news coverage has referred to America’s “inner cities.” Some may even interpret it as a new code word for minorities, usually referring to African Americans and Latinos. Yet today, according to Richard Rothstein, a research associate with the Economic Policy Institute, the inner […]

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Film review: ‘Moonlight’

Film review: ‘Moonlight’

| November 22, 2016

By Dwight Brown (NNPA Newswire Film Critic) In just his second feature film, ‘Moonlight,’ writer/director Barry Jenkins tells a compelling story about sexual repression and ambiguity through the eyes of a vulnerable and confused little boy, who grows up to question his sexual identity as a teen and then finds a thin measure of serenity […]

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