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Cancer Services in need of shower chairs, other personal care items

Cancer Services in need of shower chairs, other personal care items

| February 14, 2017

FORT WAYNE—Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana is reaching out and asking the public for donations of plastic shower chairs and other personal care items. These items are essential in helping people with cancer bathe safely at home. Cancer Services served 2,965 families in 2016 by providing emotional support and practical assistance. This assistance included loaning […]

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‘Let’s Talk’ debut on Frost TV

‘Let’s Talk’ debut on Frost TV

| February 13, 2017

Local talk show off and running FORT WAYNE—For those of you that have been following Oh Def Network and Frost Illustrated’s collaboration, as of Jan. 31, Oh Def Network has launched it’s new talk show airing on Fort Wayne CW at noon, Let’s Talk…With Guest Host Lisa Love. “Let’s Talk…,” is currently in production. It […]

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Obituaries: Feb. 8-14, 2017 edition

Obituaries: Feb. 8-14, 2017 edition

| February 8, 2017

LeVard D. Walker, 39, of Fort Wayne, departed this life on Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. Calvin G. Jones, 66, passed away Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, at Lutheran Hospital. He retired from Dana Corp. after 30 years of service. Surviving are his daughters, Marretta Geans, Alberta (Billy) Young and Courtney Jones; siblings, Marine (Arthur Jr.) Ware, […]

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Honoring local history: Willie McVea pioneering entrepreneur, activist

Honoring local history: Willie McVea pioneering entrepreneur, activist

| February 8, 2017

“‘Is this not the carpenter’s son? Is not His mother called Mary? And His brothers James, Joses, Simon, and Judas? And His sisters, are they not all with us? Where then did this Man get all these things?’ So they were offended at Him. “But Yahshua (Jesus) said to them, ‘A prophet is not without […]

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Spotlight on Pastor Karen Staton sharing love

Spotlight on Pastor Karen Staton sharing love

| February 8, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? You know that Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and it’s supposedly a day to show, reveal and shower your loved one’s heart with love and I hope that all of you are pleased with your day and enjoy it immensely.  On that note, a church here in […]

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Jennings lauded by Commission for Social Status of Black Males

Jennings lauded by Commission for Social Status of Black Males

| February 6, 2017

Courtesy of Anita Dortch A power angel on assignment FORT WAYNE—Albert “Al” Jennings III, 24, recently was awarded and recognized for “his leadership in the Fort Wayne area and for setting high standards of achievement” from Glynn Hines, of the Fort Wayne Commission for Social Status of African American Males. Jennings was recognized for his […]

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Two injured in north side shooting

Two injured in north side shooting

| February 6, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 6 p.m., Feb. 1, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the area of Burgess Street and Sherman Boulevard in reference to a shooting investigation. As officers and paramedics arrived, they located  two adult male victims suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Paramedics provided medical treatment to the victims before transporting them […]

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One critically injured in collision with tree

One critically injured in collision with tree

| February 6, 2017

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne police responded to the report of a single motor vehicle accident in the 200 block of S. Hadley Road at approximately 9:55 a.m., Jan. 31. Once on scene, officers found a cargo van that had rammed head on into a large tree in the front yard of a home on the east […]

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Two arrested in Hanna Street drug raid

Two arrested in Hanna Street drug raid

| February 6, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:11 a.m., Jan. 31, detectives of the Vice & Narcotics Division, along with members of the FWPD Emergency Services Team served two search warrants at two separate locations.  These search warrants were in reference to a dealing narcotics case, which involved drugs and guns. The first location, 2532 South Hanna Street, was […]

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Police seek ‘older’ bank robber

Police seek ‘older’ bank robber

| February 6, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:40 a.m., Jan. 31, the PNC Bank located at 3901 E. Street was robbed. The suspect entered the bank, approached the teller and demanded cash. He was given an undisclosed amount of cash before leaving the area on foot. No weapon was displayed during the robbery. A K9 track was attempted but […]

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