Crime & Safety

Judge tosses defamation suit against Bill Cosby

Judge tosses defamation suit against Bill Cosby

| March 7, 2017

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) A federal judge in Massachusetts recently struck down a defamation suit against Bill Cosby in a ruling that the legendary comedian’s attorneys said reaffirms the fundamental right for him or anyone else to defend against public accusations. “This is another in a line of recent developments, vindicating Mr. Cosby’s […]

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Driver sought in fatal car accident

Driver sought in fatal car accident

| February 23, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:04 p.m., the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 1800 block of West Jefferson Boulevard in reference to a vehicle crash with injuries. Witnesses reported three vehicles were involved in the crash and one of the vehicles was on fire. The Fort Wayne Fire Department arrived on scene and […]

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Two women arrested for Salin Bank robbery

Two women arrested for Salin Bank robbery

| February 23, 2017

FORT WAYNE—Uniform officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department patrolling the area of the 4400 block of Bluffton Road at approximately 5 p.m., Feb. 21, observed a vehicle matching the description of the one used as the getaway car in the Salin Bank robbery on Lima Road that had occurred several hours earlier that day. […]

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Officer fires weapon—two armed suspects apprehended, one still at large

Officer fires weapon—two armed suspects apprehended, one still at large

| February 23, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:05 p.m., Feb. 22, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a 911 call reporting three armed individuals with handguns in the 3000 block of Alexander Street. As officers were coming into the area they were being updated to the reported location of the three armed suspects. A uniformed officer […]

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Caretaker sought in battery against man

Caretaker sought in battery against man

| February 21, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:34 a.m., Feb. 4, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to an apartment in the 6300 block of Nina Drive regarding a battery in progress. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male inside an apartment suffering from head wounds. He was determined to be in serious condition and taken to […]

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Man arrested for battering woman in parking lot

Man arrested for battering woman in parking lot

| February 21, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:22 a.m., Feb. 15, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the area of 1500 West Main Street in reference to a disturbance.  A citizen called the police to report he could hear a female screaming for help in the area. Officers arrived on scene and located a male and […]

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Woman allegedly stabs girlfriend, girlfriend’s child

Woman allegedly stabs girlfriend, girlfriend’s child

| February 21, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 12:22 p.m., Feb. 10, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a report of a stabbing at a home in the 2600 block of Oxford Street. Officers arrived and located an adult female and infant male who were both suffering from stab wounds. Both were taken to a local hospital, where the […]

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Man shot during alleged robbery; described perpetrator also shooting victim

Man shot during alleged robbery; described perpetrator also shooting victim

| February 21, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:25 p.m., Feb. 11, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department and the Indiana State Police responded to a shooting at 4700 Jason Drive. The complainant party called police and advised that he had been shot in the head and robbed.  Upon police arrival officers located black suffering from a gunshot wound […]

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Sixteen-year-old dead from gunshot

Sixteen-year-old dead from gunshot

| February 21, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 6:20 a.m, Feb. 9, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the area of Diplomat Drive and Wayne Trace Avenue on the report of a man down. Once on scene, officers found an adult male down along the curb line in the 3200 block of Diplomat Drive. The unresponsive male, […]

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Two injured in north side shooting

Two injured in north side shooting

| February 6, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 6 p.m., Feb. 1, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the area of Burgess Street and Sherman Boulevard in reference to a shooting investigation. As officers and paramedics arrived, they located  two adult male victims suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Paramedics provided medical treatment to the victims before transporting them […]

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