Crime & Safety

Bogus jury duty calls surface In Allen County

Bogus jury duty calls surface In Allen County

| June 12, 2016

Court does not make phone calls, demand payments for missed jury duty ALLEN COUNTY—A persistent scam involving phone calls claiming that the recipient has missed jury duty and owes a fine have surfaced again in Allen County. The calls have been reported this week and originate from a 260 area code telephone number. An individual […]

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Several injured, one critically, in Anthony crash

Several injured, one critically, in Anthony crash

| June 12, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 12 a.m., June 12, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 6900 block of South Anthony Boulevard in reference to a vehicle crash with injuries. Officers arrived on scene and observed the crash involved a two vehicle rollover crash.  A Ford Mustang and a Dodge Caliber were the vehicles […]

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Child killed when father backs up car

Child killed when father backs up car

| June 12, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:50 p.m., June 8, Fort Wayne police responded to the report of a child being struck in the 300 block of Darrow Avenue. Once on scene along with fire and medic personnel the victim was quickly determined to be in critical condition and was rushed to a local hospital where she was […]

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Juvenile shot in Winter Street area

Juvenile shot in Winter Street area

| June 12, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 10:54 p.m., June 4, officers with the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to multiple reports of gun shots in the area of 3200 Winter Street. Several callers reported hearing multiple gun shots, and then reported a vehicle had struck a house in the block. Officers arrived and located shell casings […]

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Killing Dylann Roof won’t kill white supremacy

Killing Dylann Roof won’t kill white supremacy

| June 12, 2016

By Julianne Malveaux (NNPA News Wire Columnist) Dylann Roof, the unrepentant racist who killed nine people at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C. is, without question, a monster. He prayed with people before reciting racist cants and annihilating people. After his heinous acts, it was discovered that he was a rabid racist who […]

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Former Detroit gang member now gang peacemaker

Former Detroit gang member now gang peacemaker

| June 12, 2016

By Michael H. Cottman, Urban News Service Ray Winans, once affectionately known as “Killer Ray,” is helping reduce gun violence in Detroit—one gang member at a time. The 37-year-old former gang member is an unconventional activist who mediates among gangs, police and federal prosecutors while encouraging young black men to end their lives of crime […]

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Four shot in post Memorial Day incident

Four shot in post Memorial Day incident

| June 7, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 12:30 a.m., May 31, officers with the  Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a residence located in the 6600 block of Pawawna Drive in reference to a shooting investigation. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they located two victims inside the residence suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Paramedics provided medical […]

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Ex-husband shoots former wife, kills her male companion, then self in Memorial Day shooting

Ex-husband shoots former wife, kills her male companion, then self in Memorial Day shooting

| June 7, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 10:30 p.m., May 30,  officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a residence located in the 2500 block of Brooklyn Avenue in reference to shots fired. As officers were arriving in the area, additional 911 calls came into dispatch advising of  a shooting. As officers arrived on the scene, they […]

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27-year-old slain on Spatz Avenue

27-year-old slain on Spatz Avenue

| June 7, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 12:30 p.m., May 22, Fort Wayne police responded to the 4400 block of Spatz Avenue on the report of a shooting. Once on scene officers found an unresponsive male down on the east side of Spatz Avenue. Medics and fire personnel pronounced the man, later identified as 27 year old Anquanh S. […]

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Motorcyclist critical injured in Main Street crash

Motorcyclist critical injured in Main Street crash

| June 7, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:17 p.m., May 19, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a call of a party injured motorcycle accident at 1200 W. Main Street. Upon arrival officers located an unresponsive adult male subject laying in the roadway.  The subject was transported to a local hospital by the Three Rivers Ambulance […]

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