Crime & Safety

School officials in Texas waste real money looking for fake cash

School officials in Texas waste real money looking for fake cash

| May 28, 2016

By Jeffrey L. Boney (Houston Forward Times, NNPA Member) Two separate counterfeit bill cases have gained national attention after the Fort Bend Independent School District (FBISD) Police Department and the Fort Bend County District Attorney’s office opened investigations involving two young, African American students. The first incident involved 13-year-old Danesiah Neal, an eighth grade African […]

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Woman critical after collision

Woman critical after collision

| May 27, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne police responded to the intersection of Creighton Avenue and Anthony Boulevard after receiving multiple 911 calls reporting a two-vehicle accident with several injuries. On arrival officers observed two motor vehicles, a Mercury Tracer and a Pontiac van that were involved in the crash. The Mercury Tracer contained six and possibly seven occupants. […]

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Teen shot to death inside vehicle

Teen shot to death inside vehicle

| May 26, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:16 p.m., May 18, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 9100 block of Brickshire Parkway reference a shooting. A resident in the area heard gunshots and called the police. Officers arrived on scene and located a vehicle parked on the street in the area. Inside the vehicle officers […]

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Father, family remembers three lost little boys, seek answers in tragic deaths

Father, family remembers three lost little boys, seek answers in tragic deaths

| May 26, 2016

Photos by William Bryant Rozier Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—There’s an old saying that time heals all wounds. Truth is, that is not always the case, especially when it comes to the loss of a loved one. But, when it comes to the tragic loss of three children at the same time it’s hard […]

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Credit union robbed on W. Jefferson

Credit union robbed on W. Jefferson

| May 18, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:15 a.m., May 18, Fort Wayne police responded to the Partners 1st Credit Union located at 6210 W. Jefferson Boulevard on the holdup alarm. While still responding to the scene it was confirmed that there was an actual robbery. A female employee reported that she had just arrived and was entering the bank […]

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Police investigate shooting at local inn

Police investigate shooting at local inn

| May 15, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:10 p.m., May 7, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to 3730 East Washington Blvd., the site of Hallmark Inn, in reference to a shooting. A woman reportedly called dispatch and advised that  her boyfriend had been shot.  The woman hung up and did not provide any additional information. Officers […]

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Shooting victim dropped off at St. Joseph Hospital

Shooting victim dropped off at St. Joseph Hospital

| May 15, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 2:55 a.m., May 13, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a call from St. Joseph Hospital at 700 Broadway St., in reference to a shooting victim who had arrived at the emergency room. The adult male victim appeared to be suffering from a gunshot wound to his neck. A […]

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Man found shot to death before making it to trial on drug charges

Man found shot to death before making it to trial on drug charges

| May 15, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:51 a.m., May 8, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 3700 block of Maywood Avenue in reference to an unknown problem.  A woman reportedly called dispatch and was crying hysterically, provided the address and hung up. Officers arrived on scene and made entry into the residence where they […]

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Moped operator critically injured

Moped operator critically injured

| May 15, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:29 p.m., May 11, On May 11, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the intersection of Oxford Street and Lindbergh Boulevard on a report of a traffic accident involving injuries. Officers arrived and found an adult male, who had been operating a moped, to be in critical condition. Medics […]

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Man killed in car crash

Man killed in car crash

| May 8, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 2:45 a.m., May 2, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the intersection of E. Coliseum Boulevard and Parnell Avenue on a report of a traffic crash with a party pinned in a vehicle. Officers arrived and located an adult male in the driver’s seat of a black car. The […]

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