Crime & Safety

Two shot on Lillie Street

Two shot on Lillie Street

| September 26, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne police are investigating the shooting which took place in front of 4033 Lillie Street at approximately 12:40 p.m., Sept. 20. Upon reviving at the scene, officers found two males down near the sidewalk both suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Both victims were transported to a local hospital where they were determined to […]

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Woman shot, drives self to hospital

Woman shot, drives self to hospital

| September 26, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:11 a.m., Sept. 18, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 3000 block of Plaza Drive in reference to a shooting. The original caller informed dispatch that a woman arrived at his residence and told him that she had been shot in the abdomen.  He told police personnel that […]

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Remembering Bobby Moore

Remembering Bobby Moore

| September 22, 2016

We started to write a news story about the tragic death of Bobby Moore. Truth is, like everyone who has died—including those taken by senseless street violence like Bobby was—it is more than a news story. We could recount the the story of when and how he died but not here. This isn’t the news […]

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Obituaries: September 21-27, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: September 21-27, 2016 Edition

| September 21, 2016

Timothy Lee Carter, passed away on Monday, Sept. 5, 2016. Jesse Dunning, 60, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016 at Parkview Regional Medical Center surrounded by loved ones.

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Man arrested, charged in quadruple homicide

Man arrested, charged in quadruple homicide

| September 15, 2016

FORT WAYNE—An arrest has been been made in a quadruple homicide that occurred in a Summit City home early this week. Fort Wayne police officials report that on Sept. 11, they arrested 20-year-old Marcus Dansby on three counts of murder and one count of attempted murder in an incident that occurred in the early hours […]

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Fort Wayne fugitive caught in Alabama

Fort Wayne fugitive caught in Alabama

| September 15, 2016

Wanted for killing man sitting in car with shooter’s ex girlfriend HUNTSVILLE, Alabama—Christopher Figgs, 28, of Fort Wayne was located arrested today by the US Marshals Service’s Task Force in Huntsville Alabama without incident. Figgs had been charged with murder in the July 6 shooting death of 28-year-old Edward Kiel, who was shot while he […]

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Three killed in shooting at Sports and Spirits Bar

Three killed in shooting at Sports and Spirits Bar

| September 15, 2016

Bar closed in wake of latest violent incident there FORT WAYNE—At approximately 2:20 a.m., Sept. 13, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the Sports and Spirits Bar located at 1723 E Wayne Str. in reference to a shooting investigation. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they located three male victims […]

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Trick-or-Treat hours set for Oct. 31

Trick-or-Treat hours set for Oct. 31

| September 14, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The official hours for Trick-or-Treat 2016 have been established for the “City” of Fort Wayne. Trick-or-Treat will be observed in the “City” of Fort Wayne from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31. Trick-or-Treaters should only visit those homes with an illuminated exterior front light (or porch light) indicating that trick-or-treaters are […]

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BB gun used to shoot out car windows in southwest side of city

BB gun used to shoot out car windows in southwest side of city

| September 12, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Officials from the Fort Wayne Police Department are asking the public’s assistance in attempting locate suspects in a rash of vandalism. Recently in the southwestern part of Fort Wayne, several parked vehicle have had their windows shot out with a BB gun resulting thousands of dollars in damage. Fort Wayne police asking the public’s […]

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GWE solicitors banned in city

GWE solicitors banned in city

| September 12, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Police Department has banned  GWE LLC of 2110 Wall Street in Garland, Texas  from going door to door soliciting the sale of entertainment magazines, music, books and clothing items in Fort Wayne. According to police, the company’s sales permit has been revoked, even though representatives from the firm continue to show […]

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