Crime & Safety

Woman critical after I-69 crash

Woman critical after I-69 crash

| April 20, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:30 p.m., April 10, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a vehicle crash on Interstate I-69 at the 314 mile marker. Witnesses reported a guardrail on the interstate had been struck and was causing a traffic hazard in the roadway. Officers arrived on scene and located a vehicle down […]

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Nine year old struck on ATV

Nine year old struck on ATV

| April 20, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 6:42 p.m., April 9, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 2500 block of Shady Oak Drive in reference to a personal injury accident involving a child who was struck by a vehicle. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they located the nine-year-old child victim. Paramedics provided […]

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Man killed at Fort Wayne strip club

Man killed at Fort Wayne strip club

| April 20, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:52 a.m., April 9,, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to 9439 Lima Road, the Bleu Diamond Showclub, in reference to a shooting. Dispatch received several 911 calls reporting gunshots were fired inside the club. Callers indicated there was at least one shooting victim inside. Officers arrived on scene and […]

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Motorcylist critical after on ramp accident

Motorcylist critical after on ramp accident

| April 20, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:46 p.m., April 7, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to Goshen Road and US 30 Ramp 128B in reference to a personal injury accident involving a motorcyclist. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they located an adult victim unresponsive. Paramedics provided medical attention to the victim before […]

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Pedestrian killed on N. Coliseum Boulevard

Pedestrian killed on N. Coliseum Boulevard

| April 12, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At 11:34 p.m., April 1, the Fort Wayne Police Department received a report of an injury accident involving a pedestrian at the intersection of N. Coliseum Boulevard and Columbia Avenue. Officers arrived and found an adult male lying in the northbound lanes of N. Coliseum Boulevard, who appeared to have been struck by a […]

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Four-, five-year-old boys poisoned by drugs possibly found on Millbrook Drive

Four-, five-year-old boys poisoned by drugs possibly found on Millbrook Drive

| April 9, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 2:15 p.m., April 5, Fort Wayne police responded to a residence in the 5800 block of Bunt Drive to assist medics with what was being reported as a possible drug overdose involving a five-year-old boy. On scene, officers learned that medics were transporting a five-year-old to a local hospital on the suspicion […]

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Three dead in wake of double homicide, suicide

Three dead in wake of double homicide, suicide

| April 5, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:55 p.m., March 27, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a report of a shooting at the 900 block of Pemberton Drive.  Upon arrival, Officers located a green Ford Explorer with bullet holes on the drivers side of the vehicle, left in the middle of the roadway abandoned. Witnesses […]

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Mother in battle with housing complex over unfair treatment

Mother in battle with housing complex over unfair treatment

| March 28, 2017

Hamilton Pointe managers accused of neglect, harassment “Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.”—Kofi Annan FORT WAYNE—Education is the key to the promise of a better future. That’s a lesson local mother Alicia Royal has taken to heart. Acting on that, Royal uprooted her […]

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Man threatens suicide behind barricade

Man threatens suicide behind barricade

| March 23, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 7:27 a.m., March 18, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department  responded to a residence located in the 6800 block of Raintree Road in reference to a subject that had posted messages on social media threatening suicide. Officers on the scene attempted to make contact with the subject by telephone and knocking […]

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Two shot in Lafayette Street alley

Two shot in Lafayette Street alley

| March 22, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:10p.m., March 13, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a report of a shooting in the rear alley of the 2500 block of S. Lafayette Street. Officers arrived and located an adult male in the alley suffering from an apparent gunshot wound, who was determined to be in critical condition. While […]

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