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Shooting victim dropped off at local hospital

Shooting victim dropped off at local hospital

| April 11, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:46 a.m., April 8, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to 2200 Randallia Drive, the site of Parkview Hospital, in reference to a shooting victim arriving at the emergency room. The victim reportedly walked into the emergency room and appeared to be suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. A physician […]

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Man surrenders on warrants after barricading himself in Holton home

Man surrenders on warrants after barricading himself in Holton home

| April 11, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:10 a.m., April 5, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department’s Gang and Violent Crimes Unit attempted to apprehend Emmanuel D. Freeman at his residence on Holton Avenue on two active warrants. Once on scene, officers learned that Freeman was in the residence but refused to come out. Others who were in […]

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Suspects sought in computer thefts at two Walmarts

Suspects sought in computer thefts at two Walmarts

| April 11, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne Police Detectives are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the two shoplifting suspect captured in a store surveillance photograph. The suspects are allegedly responsible for the theft of more than $2,600 worth of computer equipment from two different Wal-Mart Stores here locally. According to a report filed by an investigating Fort Wayne […]

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Sylvia Kathleen Aden, first lady of Southern Heights Baptist, crosses over at 76

Sylvia Kathleen Aden, first lady of Southern Heights Baptist, crosses over at 76

| April 8, 2016

Sylvia Kathleen Aden, 76, departed this life on Friday, April 1, 2016. She was born on July 9, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pa. She was a graduate of Glassboro High School, Glassboro, N.J. and from the Cooper Hospital School of Nursing as a Registered Nurse. A nurse and later teacher in F.W.C.S. (Fort Wayne Community Schools), […]

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Prayer the Heartbeat of Revival: Pilgrim Baptist Church

Prayer the Heartbeat of Revival: Pilgrim Baptist Church

| April 6, 2016

By Clarence L. Hicks, interim pastor of Pilgrim Baptist Church Special to Frost Illustrated Pilgrim Baptist Church is requesting your attendance during five days of spiritual uplifting. We will have two days of prayer, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., April 11 and April 12, and three days of revival April 12, April 14 and […]

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Profile: Renaissance Pointe Family Y instructors keep patrons safe, healthy in water

Profile: Renaissance Pointe Family Y instructors keep patrons safe, healthy in water

| April 6, 2016

Renaissance Pointe Family YMCA is a non-profit organization that’s located at 2323 Bowser Ave., and they are there for you and offers a wide variety of things for you and your family to get involved in while being confident, safe and having fun together while learning.  And, today you’re going to meet two of their […]

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Spotlight on mentors Joe and Michael Ayers

Spotlight on mentors Joe and Michael Ayers

| April 6, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville  What’s up, babies? We’re still keeping the beauty alive about mentors who are here for your babies and they’re coming to you to prove they care.  They don’t want your child to be put on the wayside and thinking they’re not important because they are and, by the grace of GOD, they’ll […]

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Obituaries: April 6-12 Edition

Obituaries: April 6-12 Edition

| April 6, 2016

Ozie Bell Dates, 94, departed this life on Friday, March 18, 2016, at St. Joseph Hospital. She was known to many as “Mama Bell.” She was born on June 11, 1921 in Troy, Ala. Mama Bell retired from Magnavox and was a lifelong member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness. Mama Bell moved to […]

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Sports legend, community champion Eugene Parker transitions at 60

Sports legend, community champion Eugene Parker transitions at 60

| April 5, 2016

Accomplishments of character stood even taller than business successes From various reports including Frost Illustrated staff reports FORT WAYNE—The shocking news came on a day that everyone hoped it was truly a bad joke or at the least, a misunderstand. On April 1, people in Fort Wayne awoke to the devastating news that one of […]

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Criminal justice reform snagged in campaign politics

Criminal justice reform snagged in campaign politics

| April 5, 2016

By Dee Hunter, Urban News Service Planned reforms to federal drug and sentencing laws that imprisoned many African-Americans have become locked up by election-year politics. “The cost of incarceration and a growing awareness of the problems with mandatory minimum sentences have created a diverse coalition calling for reforms,” said Kevin Ring, of Families Against Mandatory […]

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