Crime & Safety

Two critical after street racing, road rage incident

Two critical after street racing, road rage incident

| May 10, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 7:45 p.m., April 25, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a vehicle crash with injuries at the intersection of Maplecrest Road and Parrot Road. Officers arrived on scene and determined a passenger car and motorcycle were involved in the crash.  The male/adult driver of the motorcycle and female/adult passenger […]

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Man killed by accidental firearm discharge

Man killed by accidental firearm discharge

| May 10, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:50 a.m., April 25, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to 4033 Robinwood Drive on the reported shooting. Once on scene officers observed an adult male in the home suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim, later identified as 65-yar-old Frank Lax, was transported from the scene to a […]

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Man arrested after alleged child abduction

Man arrested after alleged child abduction

| May 4, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 7:50 a.m., April 23,the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 3500 block of Portage Boulevard the site of Wildwood Place Apartments, in reference to a disturbance involving a suspect armed with a firearm.  Officers arrived on scene and determined a woman who lives in the apartment complex has a […]

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Man stabbed at apartment complex

Man stabbed at apartment complex

| April 26, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:54 a.m., April 16, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to 7911 Decatur Road, Arbors of South Towne Square Apartments, reference a stabbing. Officers arrived on scene and located the male/adult victim inside an apartment. The victim appeared to be suffering from an apparent stab wound to the chest. Paramedics […]

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A troubled police department

A troubled police department

| April 26, 2017

Editor’s note: Frost Illustrated rarely publishes letters to the editor that do not indicate a source. But, given the public interest in the issue of police reform and police/community relations, we have made an exception here. We recently received this letter via a guarded email account that asks some interesting questions about local police recruitment […]

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Woman dead in stabbing incident

Woman dead in stabbing incident

| April 26, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:05 a.m., April 20, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to 214 Northeast Drive after being dispatched on a stabbing call. On the scene, officers found an adult female down inside an apartment. The woman, later identified as 42 year old Courtney Renee Lincoln, was transported from the scene in critical […]

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Elders: ‘Let’s rehabilitate our brothers’

Elders: ‘Let’s rehabilitate our brothers’

| April 26, 2017

FORT WAYNE—Brother Foundation sits in a chair with all ears tuned to him as he reads from a series of newspaper articles. One article, two articles, three articles, on and on. Each one has a common theme: the results of a trial convicting a young man of a violent crime in the city. Each one […]

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CFPB investigations shuts down Experian credit score scam

CFPB investigations shuts down Experian credit score scam

| April 22, 2017

By Kelsey Clayton, Indiana Assets & Opportunity Network Manager INDIANAPOLIS—Thanks to complaints from 43,000 consumers around the country—including over 450 from Indiana consumers—the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) investigated and shut down a nationwide credit score scam that tricked Americans out of their hard-earned dollars by marketing and selling credit scores that they claimed were […]

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Cyclist critically injured by semi

Cyclist critically injured by semi

| April 20, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:11 p.m., March 27, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a report of an injury accident involving a bicycle and a semi-truck at the intersection of N. Clinton Street and E. State Boulevard. Officers arrived and located an adult male bicyclist who was in serious condition. The male was taken to […]

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Man killed on north side of town in apparent domestic dispute

Man killed on north side of town in apparent domestic dispute

| April 20, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:07 p.m., April 12,  the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the Ramada Inn located at 305 Washington Center Road Room 117 in reference to a shooting investigation. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they located a male adult victim inside the hotel room suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. […]

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