Crime & Safety

Shooting victim dropped off at St. Joseph Hospital

Shooting victim dropped off at St. Joseph Hospital

| May 15, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 2:55 a.m., May 13, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a call from St. Joseph Hospital at 700 Broadway St., in reference to a shooting victim who had arrived at the emergency room. The adult male victim appeared to be suffering from a gunshot wound to his neck. A […]

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Man found shot to death before making it to trial on drug charges

Man found shot to death before making it to trial on drug charges

| May 15, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:51 a.m., May 8, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 3700 block of Maywood Avenue in reference to an unknown problem.  A woman reportedly called dispatch and was crying hysterically, provided the address and hung up. Officers arrived on scene and made entry into the residence where they […]

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Moped operator critically injured

Moped operator critically injured

| May 15, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:29 p.m., May 11, On May 11, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the intersection of Oxford Street and Lindbergh Boulevard on a report of a traffic accident involving injuries. Officers arrived and found an adult male, who had been operating a moped, to be in critical condition. Medics […]

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Man killed in car crash

Man killed in car crash

| May 8, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 2:45 a.m., May 2, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the intersection of E. Coliseum Boulevard and Parnell Avenue on a report of a traffic crash with a party pinned in a vehicle. Officers arrived and located an adult male in the driver’s seat of a black car. The […]

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Woman found dead in apartment

Woman found dead in apartment

| May 8, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 7:57 p.m., May 1, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to Southbridge Apartments on a report of an unconscious woman found inside an apartment. Officers arrived with paramedics, who pronounced the woman, later identified as 49-year-old Robin R. Nevarez, dead. This death is being considered suspicious, so the investigation is ongoing. […]

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Man found shot in alley

Man found shot in alley

| May 8, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 4:48 p.m., May 1, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a report of a person shot in the 2800 block of Weisser Park Avenue. Officers arrived and located an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound). The male was found near the north/south alley between Weisser Park Avenue […]

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‘Click It or Ticket’ seeks to keep travellers safe

‘Click It or Ticket’ seeks to keep travellers safe

| May 8, 2016

By Lieutenant Tony Maze Fort Wayne Police Department Beginning on Friday, May 6, officers of the Allen County Traffic Safety Partnership (which is made up of the Fort Wayne, Allen County and New Haven Police Departments) began patrolling their respective jurisdictions looking for drivers and passengers who are in violation of the state’s Passenger and […]

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Woman, 33, found shot to death in Lillie Street home

Woman, 33, found shot to death in Lillie Street home

| April 29, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne police are presently investigating the death of a 33-year-old woman who was discovered by a friend down in the victim’s home on Lillie Street. At approximately 1:10 p.m., April 25, emergency officials were called to a home in the 3600 block of Lillie Street where they found 33 year old Ileea Davis, […]

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Project Kidsafe events set for Kelly dealerships

Project Kidsafe events set for Kelly dealerships

| April 28, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Operation Kidsafe is scheduled to host a free event in the Summit City from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., May 7 at Tom Kelley Buick GMC, 633 Avenue of Autos off of Illinois Road and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., May 14 at Kelley Chevrolet, 5220 Value Drive off of Lima Road. According to […]

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Stunning task force report hammers Chicago police for systematic bias

Stunning task force report hammers Chicago police for systematic bias

| April 28, 2016

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA News Wire Contributor) A police accountability task force set up by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to analyze the Chicago Police Department has released a blunt and damning assessment of the department’s dealing with African Americans. The report, entitled “Recommendations for Reform: Restoring Trust Between the Chicago Police and the Communities […]

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