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Support the sojourn through a true history

Support the sojourn through a true history

| September 13, 2016

By Eric D. Hackley I was recently asked what fueled my interest in American history, Black history, and my Hackley genealogy? I became intrigued by genealogy in 1977 during my junior year at Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana. This is when Alex Haley’s “ROOTS” first aired on television. For the next almost 40 […]

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BB gun used to shoot out car windows in southwest side of city

BB gun used to shoot out car windows in southwest side of city

| September 12, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Officials from the Fort Wayne Police Department are asking the public’s assistance in attempting locate suspects in a rash of vandalism. Recently in the southwestern part of Fort Wayne, several parked vehicle have had their windows shot out with a BB gun resulting thousands of dollars in damage. Fort Wayne police asking the public’s […]

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GWE solicitors banned in city

GWE solicitors banned in city

| September 12, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Police Department has banned  GWE LLC of 2110 Wall Street in Garland, Texas  from going door to door soliciting the sale of entertainment magazines, music, books and clothing items in Fort Wayne. According to police, the company’s sales permit has been revoked, even though representatives from the firm continue to show […]

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Woman injured after rear collision forces her car under semi

Woman injured after rear collision forces her car under semi

| September 12, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:10 p.m., Sept. 8, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the report of a multi vehicle accident involving a semi-tractor trailer and two passenger cars on US 30 at Goshen Road. When they arrived on scene officers observed a passenger car partially underneath the rear trailer of the semi. […]

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 Man shot to death on Stardale Drive

 Man shot to death on Stardale Drive

| September 12, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:14 p.m., Aug. 29, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a shooting at the 2900 block of Stardale. Upon arrival Officers found an adult male victim lying on the ground in front of a residence on Stardale in the driveway.  The victim, later identified as 24-year-old Nelson Antonio Lemus-Munoz, was […]

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Man killed on Greene Street; arrest made following day

Man killed on Greene Street; arrest made following day

| September 12, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:45 p.m., Sept. 2, Fort Wayne police responded to a report of a shooting in the parking lot of 1422 Greene St. On arrival officers found the victim down and unresponsive in the parking lot of building 2B. Medics and fire personnel pronounced the victim, later identified as 24-year-old Jamal R. Anderson, dead […]

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Pastor offers thanks to special people for support

Pastor offers thanks to special people for support

| September 12, 2016

A special “thank you” to all those who have supported me in this journey into my role as senior pastor of Isaiah 61 Ministries Inc. First of all, I give thanks to my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ because it is in Him that I live and move and have my being. To my parents, […]

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Three dead, one critical after incident at Holton Avenue house

Three dead, one critical after incident at Holton Avenue house

| September 11, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:55 a.m., Sept. 11, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a home in the 3000 block of Holton Avenue on a report of an unknown problem. Officers arrived and located four victims inside the residence: two women and one man who were pronounced deceased on the scene; and one […]

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Arrest made in Lewis Street triple homicide

Arrest made in Lewis Street triple homicide

| September 11, 2016

Two teens held as murder suspects FORT WAYNE—Local police officials have arrested two suspects in a triple-murder case that rocked the city and made national headlines earlier this year. On Sept. 10, officials from the Fort Wayne Police Department announced that they had arrested two 19-year-old men in connection with the murders of three members […]

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Dr. Mary Wilger joins Visiting Nurse

Dr. Mary Wilger joins Visiting Nurse

| September 9, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Visiting Nurse recently announced that Dr. Mary Wilger has joined the medical team of Visiting Nurse, 5910 Homestead Road in Fort Wayne. Dr. Wilger, a Milwaukee native, has been hired as the associate medical director of the 128-year-old hospice. She is an emergency medicine physician and has been practicing in Fort Wayne since 1999. […]

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