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Obituaries: July 27-August 13, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: July 27-August 13, 2016 Edition

| July 27, 2016

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Dallas tragedy debunks every anti-gun control myth

Dallas tragedy debunks every anti-gun control myth

| July 26, 2016

By Marc Morial (President and CEO of the National Urban League) “We can’t tolerate this anymore. These tragedies must end. And to end them, we must change. We will be told that the causes of such violence are complex, and that is true. No single law—no set of laws can eliminate evil from the world, […]

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This year’s Three Rivers Festival arrest among lowest on record

This year’s Three Rivers Festival arrest among lowest on record

| July 26, 2016

FORT WAYNE—This year’s Three Rivers Festival  resulted in a total of five of arrests during the entire event—among the lowest numbers ever recorded for the event. This year’s arrest included: • Two for possession of controlled substances; • Two for trespassing, and • On on a warrant. Since it began in 1994, the Three Rivers […]

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Man found dead in truck; foul play not suspected

Man found dead in truck; foul play not suspected

| July 26, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 2:23 A.M., July 23, officers with the Fort Wayne Police department received a call for service regarding an unresponsive adult male, not breathing, in a blue Dodge pickup truck in the 800 block of Walnut St. The man was located in the cab area of the pickup truck laying across the seats. […]

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Man arrested after traffic stop, warrant search on home

Man arrested after traffic stop, warrant search on home

| July 26, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Shortly after 8 a.m., July 21,the Fort Wayne Police Department Emergency Services Team and Detectives of the Vice and Narcotics Division served a search warrant for narcotics in the 600 block of Third Street.  The target of the warrant, 39-year-old Marlon Cole, was taken into custody in a traffic stop, after he left the […]

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Man killed in motorcycle crash

Man killed in motorcycle crash

| July 26, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the report of a motorcycle accident in the intersection of Hessen Cassel and Homedale Drive at approximately 5:15 p.m. , July 18. Once on scene they found an unresponsive man down in the intersection. He was pronounced dead by fire and medic personnel upon their […]

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Spotlight on Renaissance Pointe YMCA Second Annual Block Party

Spotlight on Renaissance Pointe YMCA Second Annual Block Party

| July 20, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As we continue traveling on our journey of love, to get to know one another better, I have some fantastic news to share with you.  This Saturday, July 23, Renaissance Pointe YMCA is having their second annual block party and it’s guaranteed to be a fun and exciting afternoon […]

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Ending community violence requires long-term solutions

Ending community violence requires long-term solutions

| July 20, 2016

By Jonathan Ray Special to Frost Illustrated The recent shootings in Fort Wayne raises complex and confounding questions and in response many people have attempted to define the problem narrowly focused on symptoms rather than solution that cause community change. Focusing on changes that are solely focused on symptoms is like the story of the […]

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Bloom Project to host ‘Kings Feat’ for young men, ages 12 through 18

Bloom Project to host ‘Kings Feat’ for young men, ages 12 through 18

| July 20, 2016

National motivational speaker, author Robert Jackson keynote speaker FORT WAYNE—Bloom Project Inc. in partnership with Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) is scheduled to present national motivational speaker, mentor and author of “No More Excuses: Black Men Stand Up,” Robert Jackson to Kings Feast 2k16, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., July 23, at IPFW’s Classic […]

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Political pioneer, community servant Gertrude M. Smith transistions at 86

Political pioneer, community servant Gertrude M. Smith transistions at 86

| July 20, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The city lost one its pionering political figures recently. Family reported that the Lord called called well-known political activist Gertrude M. Smith home on Friday, July 1, 2016 surrounded by her family. On Oct. 21, 1929, Sarah Jane Mitchell was born to Martha Page Campbell and Willie Mitchell in Marion, Alabama. Her name later […]

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