By Denise Porter-Ross Leathers—As we reminisce about how things were in the past, we must be willing to make some changes to take the steps necessary to build a prosperous future for the next generations.
Crime & Safety
Second chance for some FORT WAYNE—Indiana State Representative Jud McMillin (R-68th), the sponsor and one of the architects of the state’s Second Chance Law allowing for the expungement of certain types of criminal convictions presented details of the law, also known as House Bill 1482, at Turner Chapel AME Church on Oct. 10. Local attorneys […]
FORT WAYNE—While, nationally, black women fall prey to homicide at three times the rate as their white counterparts (click here to read the full story), locally, statistics show a different trend in the Summit City. According to data supplied by Richard Wurm, analyst for the Fort Wayne Police Department, more than half of the women […]
Fort Wayne—For 110 years, The Rescue Mission has served as a safe-haven for the hungry and homeless in the Fort Wayne area. With violence on the rise in our city, The Rescue Mission has also seen a wave of violence against homeless individuals. “Members of a gang have threatened some of our staff and physically […]
• Three injured in head-on crash • Police department institutes new downtown patrol • City police officer seriously injured in car crash • Woman sought in wallet, credit card theft • Woman arrested on cocaine-related charges; another busted for taking child to alleged public nuisance site