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APRI invites high school seniors to apply for scholarship

APRI invites high school seniors to apply for scholarship

| March 14, 2017

FORT WAYNE—In keeping with its mission to support the scholastic endeavors of young people, the Fort Wayne Chapter of the A. Philip Randolph Institute (APRI) will award up to $1,500 in scholarships to high school seniors who plan on pursuing a college or university education this year. “For APRI, we see education as a means […]

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Standoff resolved after multi-county vehicle pursuit

Standoff resolved after multi-county vehicle pursuit

| March 14, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:28 p.m., Fort Wayne/Allen County communications was notified of a vehicle pursuit that was eastbound on U.S. 30 approaching Allen County. Syracuse, Indiana police officers, Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department deputies, and Whitley County deputies were in pursuit of a stolen vehicle.  A Syracuse police officer tried to pull the vehicle over in […]

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Police investigate ‘suspicious’ death on Wiebke Street

Police investigate ‘suspicious’ death on Wiebke Street

| March 14, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:19 a.m., March 11, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a home in the 400 block of Wiebke Street to assist paramedics with an unconscious person. Upon arrival, police and medics located a deceased adult male inside this home. Initial information indicates a resident came downstairs, and located the […]

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Sister Dana Ellis shows the way to be ‘Still Standing’

Sister Dana Ellis shows the way to be ‘Still Standing’

| March 8, 2017

Faith Celebration, book signing set for March 11 FORT WAYNE—Ever feel like the trials of life have knocked you down? Every feel like you can’t get up even when you are down? It is said that faith is the key accessing the power to lift you up after you have fallen to the ground spiritually, […]

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Obituaries: March 8-14, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: March 8-14, 2017 Edition

| March 8, 2017

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the fire this time. . . .

the fire this time. . . .

| March 7, 2017

tell me how long the train’s been gone rootfolks poets press ©omowale-ketu oladuwa the american negro has the great advantage of having never believed the collection of myths to which white americans cling: that their ancestors were all freedom-loving heroes, that they were born in the greatest country the world has ever seen, or that […]

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Metro Youth Sports no longer at Paul Harding

Metro Youth Sports no longer at Paul Harding

| March 7, 2017

Metro Youth Sports football program will not use Paul Harding’s football field for the year 2017.  Hopefully, EACS system will provide a place where our children can get in action and have fun in their community in after school programs in the near future.  We need drum majors and advocates who can communicate to organization […]

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Fort Wayne Police Department opens online application process

Fort Wayne Police Department opens online application process

| March 7, 2017

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Police Department has opened the “online” application process accepting those individuals that are presently full time commissioned police officers looking to lateral to the Fort Wayne Police Department and for those individuals that are looking to apply “online” for our basic recruit class. The “online” application process will close Monday, May […]

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Son suspected in stabbing of father

Son suspected in stabbing of father

| March 7, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 5:30 p.m., Feb. 27, Fort Wayne police responded to the report of a stabbing which took place inside a home located at 622 Putnam St. Once on scene, officers found the victim outside of the residence suffering from an apparent stab wound to his neck. At the same time, officers were approached […]

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Pedestrian killed on Reed Road

Pedestrian killed on Reed Road

| March 7, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 6:30 a.m., March 2, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the report of a pedestrian accident on Reed Road at Heatherwind Drive. Once on scene they found an unresponsive adult male down in the middle of the roadway. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was […]

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