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Fatal motor vehicle accident17-year-old killed in single car accident

Fatal motor vehicle accident17-year-old killed in single car accident

| November 28, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:30 p.m., Nov. 22, Fort Wayne police officers responded to the 3000 block of E. Washington Blvd. on the report single motor vehicle accident. On arrival firefighters and police officers found a passenger car in the parking lot of the Crown Battery Systems business resting on its top. Pinned underneath the vehicle […]

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Man shot in parking lot outside north end night club

Man shot in parking lot outside north end night club

| November 28, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:11 a.m., Nov. 24, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the pub (old Pierre’s nightclub) located at 5629 St. Joe Road in reference to gunshots fired outside in the parking lot. Officers working security at the pub located an adult male in the parking lot suffering from apparent gunshot […]

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Man found dead after stolen car recovered

Man found dead after stolen car recovered

| November 28, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:26 p.m., Nov. 24, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a residence located in the 3900 block of Lillie Street in reference to recovery of a stolen vehicle. As officers arrived on the scene, they spoke with the registered owner of the vehicle who said that she had located her stolen […]

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Dead woman found wrapped in carpet

Dead woman found wrapped in carpet

| November 28, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:50 a.m., Nov. 26, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to an alley located in the 3300 block of Wayne Trace in reference to a body that was lying in an alley. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they discovered what appeared to be a deceased female lying […]

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Eight arrested in gang unit raid

Eight arrested in gang unit raid

| November 28, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:17 p.m., Nov. 26, detectives with the Gang & Violent Crimes Unit of the Fort Wayne Police Department were conducting active surveillance on 6016 Guild Drive after receiving tips that this was an active gang house for the “150” gang. While conducting this surveillance, Detectives observed a lot of foot and vehicle […]

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Obituaries: November 23-29, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: November 23-29, 2016 Edition

| November 23, 2016

David A. Carnes was honored with a memorial service Thursday, Nov. 17 at Carmichael Funeral Service Inc. Mary M. Gaston, she answered the Lord’s call on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. Born Sept. 21, 1931, in Clarks dale, Miss., she was the only child of the late Lewis and Sarah Williams. She was a homemaker for many […]

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Noted educator, education advocate Dr. Ernest K. Starks transitions at 57

Noted educator, education advocate Dr. Ernest K. Starks transitions at 57

| November 23, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The nation lost a revered educator and community figure when Fort Wayne native son Dr. Ernest Kent Starks made his transition on Nov. 4. He was 57. Affectionately known as “Ernie,” was a loving son, devoted father, brother, realize and friend. Born Jan. 1, 1959, Starks made his mark on the history books early […]

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The 2016 Urban League’s Gala Extravaganza was a gallant affair

The 2016 Urban League’s Gala Extravaganza was a gallant affair

| November 17, 2016

By Madeline Marcelia Garvin In this fast paced, busy world, so few of us stop to smell the roses, and even the coffee for that matter. However, Saturday, November 12th, the Fort Wayne Urban League held its annual fundraising Gala at the Fort Wayne Convention and Conference Center, and what an affair it was! Approximately […]

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Obituaries: November 16-22, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: November 16-22, 2016 Edition

| November 16, 2016

Suzanne Marie Aden, 51, was called home to be with the Lord on Friday, Nov. 4, 2016. Born in Fulton, Missouri, on Feb. 28, 1965, she was later adopted by the Carr family. Adopted again at the age of 10, sometime after the deaths of the Carr’s, Suzanne came to live in the home of […]

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Emily Guerrero to present stor of six generations

Emily Guerrero to present stor of six generations

| November 14, 2016

Courtesy of IIWWMS FORT WAYNE—It Is Well With My Soul is scheduled to host F.U.N. gathering with phenomenal storyteller extraordinaire, Emily J. Guerrero, B.A., Latina Arts, LLC, on an enlightening and informative ancestral journey of six generations of womyn of beauty and courage,  Muncie for Monarchs and Matriarchs: Herstory of Love and Transformation from 7 […]

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