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Spotlight on Foxy Wear and the men behind it

Spotlight on Foxy Wear and the men behind it

| December 28, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville  What’s up, babies? Christmas is right around the corner and I wish that all of you get exactly what you desire but most of all, remember the reason for the season and don’t leave GOD and Jesus out because they love feeling special too.  On that note, just in time for Christmas, […]

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Spotlight on Dr. Calvin Harris who believed he could fly and does

Spotlight on Dr. Calvin Harris who believed he could fly and does

| December 28, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? For this week’s spotlight, I especially wanted to bring all of you someone or something very special for your Christmas present. I even prayed about it for about two weeks but nothing came to mind.  Then I received an email from someone that really stood out to me because […]

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Man arrested on Evard Road for alleged heroin sales

Man arrested on Evard Road for alleged heroin sales

| December 21, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:11 a.m., Dec. 20, members of the Fort Wayne Police Department Vice & Narcotics Division, along with members of the FWPD Emergency Services Team served a search warrant at 5428 Evard Road.  Detectives had received information that someone at this address had been dealing heroin, conducted an investigation into heroin dealing and […]

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Obituaries: December 21-27, 2-16 Edition

Obituaries: December 21-27, 2-16 Edition

| December 21, 2016

William Easterly IV, 73, departed this life at home with family at his side on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016.

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I Am Garvey to host banquet, present Black Wall Street plan Dec. 26 at Lacy’s

I Am Garvey to host banquet, present Black Wall Street plan Dec. 26 at Lacy’s

| December 19, 2016

FORT WAYNE—I Am Garvey Inc., is scheduled to host its I Am Garvey Umoja an Economic Development Banquet and I Am Garvey Black Wall Street Initiative forum from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Dec. 26 at Lacy’s Bar and Grill, 2650 Coliseum Blvd. South. Scheduled guest speakers for the event which is designed to celebrate […]

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Man apprehended after armed standoff on Columbia Avenue

Man apprehended after armed standoff on Columbia Avenue

| December 16, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:43 p.m., Dec. 15, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a house in the 1100 block of Columbia Avenue on a reported disturbance. A woman called 911 requesting assistance from police. As officers arrived, the womsn exited the house and an adult male began yelling at police. The man […]

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Beloved musician Thomas O. Brigham passes away at 63

Beloved musician Thomas O. Brigham passes away at 63

| December 13, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The sounds of silence sadly have replaced the voice of one of the community’s beloved musicians. Thomas O. Brigham, 63, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, at Parkview Regional Medical Center. A native of Indianapolis, Brigham retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad but continued to serve the community as an employee of Audiences Unlimited for […]

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Suicidal man safely brought out of home

Suicidal man safely brought out of home

| December 13, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:10 a.m., Dec. 9, Fort Wayne police responded to 4922 Stony Run Court on the report of a male subject threatening suicide. Officers arrived and were met by family members who indicated that the subject was in the home threatening to commit suicide by unknown means. Officers attempted to establish contact with […]

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One dead, one serious after shooting

One dead, one serious after shooting

| December 13, 2016

FORT WAYNE—On Sunday Dec. 11, at approximately 5:30 a.m. officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the area of the 3200 block of Diplomat Drive in reference to a shooting investigation. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they located two male victims outside in the parking lot suffering from an apparent […]

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Battle of the Badges of underway

Battle of the Badges of underway

| December 13, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The 22nd annual Battle of the Badges competition returns to Fort Wayne this December and the community is invited to help save lives in honor of local police, fire and EMS personnel by giving blood with the American Red Cross. Battle of the Badges is the longest-running local blood donation competition in Fort Wayne, […]

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