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Jennings Center awards scholarship to two students

Jennings Center awards scholarship to two students

| June 18, 2015

By Anita Dortch A Power Angel on Assignment Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—The Jennings Center, one of the city’s longest operating and renowned youth centers, recently selected two young school achievers to receive scholarships at the 57th Annual Teenage Sunday. This year’s scholarship recipients are: Jasmine White, senior at South Side High School is […]

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School Resource Officer (SRO) Program to receive national recognition

School Resource Officer (SRO) Program to receive national recognition

| June 18, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Police Department’s School Resource Officer program was recently selected to be the recipient of the 2015 NASRO Model Agency award. The department’s program was nominated by Fort Wayne Community School’s Director of Security Dottie Davis, in a nationwide competition where numerous nominations were submitted. Lt. Earl Roach, awards committee chair said, […]

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Hope in suffering

Hope in suffering

| June 18, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart Have you ever felt like you were suffering in silence? I mean, you felt like no one else could relate to or understand what you were going through. Maybe you confided in your best friend in hopes that they might offer a new perspective on your situation or with the […]

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The Rev. and Mrs. Otha Aden celebrate 50 years of holy matrimony

The Rev. and Mrs. Otha Aden celebrate 50 years of holy matrimony

| June 17, 2015

Information courtesy of the family FORT WAYNE—On June 6, 1965, Otha Lee Aden and Sylvia Kathleen Hines were wed at St. Matthew’s Baptist Church in Williamstown, N.J. On Saturday, June 6, 2015,  the Aden couple celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at Hall’s Guesthouse, surrounded by family and friends. Members of the wedding party were also […]

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Early morning crash proves fatal to pickup driver

Early morning crash proves fatal to pickup driver

| June 17, 2015

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 2:17 a.m., June 8, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the intersection of Washington Center Road and  Westcreek Boulevard in reference to a vehicle crash with injuries. Officers arrived on scene and observed that the crash involved a passenger car and a pickup truck.  Both vehicles had extensive front […]

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Georgia man’s bank account ripped off by suspect in Fort Wayne

Georgia man’s bank account ripped off by suspect in Fort Wayne

| June 17, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne police detectives need the public’s assistance in identifying the theft suspect captured in surveillance photographs from a Wells Fargo bank camera. On May 12, the suspect entered the Wells Fargo at 800 Northcrest Shopping Center and withdrew $6,800 from the victim’s account using two forms of ID. The victim lives in Atlanta […]

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CVS drug bandit sought

CVS drug bandit sought

| June 17, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Detectives with the Fort Wayne Police Department are asking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect seen in surveillance photos taken during a recent robbery at a local CVS store. According to a police report, at approximately 1:31 p.m., June 11, an officer  was dispatched to the CVS pharmacy located at 7330 Lima Road […]

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Facial tattoo helps lead police to robbery suspect

Facial tattoo helps lead police to robbery suspect

| June 17, 2015

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 2:50 p.m., June 9, officers and detectives with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to an armed robbery at Arby’s, 408 E. Rudisill Blvd. The victims reported to the police that the perpetrator partially displayed a handgun which was in his sweatshirt pocket.  They said he pointed it at them through his […]

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Two arrested after warrant served on Kinsmoor

Two arrested after warrant served on Kinsmoor

| June 17, 2015

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 7:39 a.m., June 12, the Fort Wayne Vice/Narcotics Division and the Fort Wayne Police Department Emergency Services Team served a narcotics search warrant at 711 Kinsmoor Ave. Detectives recovered large amounts of various illegal drugs, including: cocaine, Schedule II opiates, marijuana, synthetic drugs and three firearms resulting in criminal charges being leveled […]

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Armed man killed in police action shooting

Armed man killed in police action shooting

| June 17, 2015

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:46 p.m., June 13, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a residence located in the 2400 block of St. Mary’s Avenue in reference to a disturbance. As officers arrived on the scene, they received information that a male was at this residence in some type of disturbance prior to […]

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