Crime & Safety

Woman dead in stabbing incident

Woman dead in stabbing incident

| April 26, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:05 a.m., April 20, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to 214 Northeast Drive after being dispatched on a stabbing call. On the scene, officers found an adult female down inside an apartment. The woman, later identified as 42 year old Courtney Renee Lincoln, was transported from the scene in critical […]

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Elders: ‘Let’s rehabilitate our brothers’

Elders: ‘Let’s rehabilitate our brothers’

| April 26, 2017

FORT WAYNE—Brother Foundation sits in a chair with all ears tuned to him as he reads from a series of newspaper articles. One article, two articles, three articles, on and on. Each one has a common theme: the results of a trial convicting a young man of a violent crime in the city. Each one […]

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CFPB investigations shuts down Experian credit score scam

CFPB investigations shuts down Experian credit score scam

| April 22, 2017

By Kelsey Clayton, Indiana Assets & Opportunity Network Manager INDIANAPOLIS—Thanks to complaints from 43,000 consumers around the country—including over 450 from Indiana consumers—the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) investigated and shut down a nationwide credit score scam that tricked Americans out of their hard-earned dollars by marketing and selling credit scores that they claimed were […]

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Cyclist critically injured by semi

Cyclist critically injured by semi

| April 20, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:11 p.m., March 27, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a report of an injury accident involving a bicycle and a semi-truck at the intersection of N. Clinton Street and E. State Boulevard. Officers arrived and located an adult male bicyclist who was in serious condition. The male was taken to […]

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Man killed on north side of town in apparent domestic dispute

Man killed on north side of town in apparent domestic dispute

| April 20, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:07 p.m., April 12,  the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the Ramada Inn located at 305 Washington Center Road Room 117 in reference to a shooting investigation. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they located a male adult victim inside the hotel room suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. […]

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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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