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Man killed on north side of town in apparent domestic dispute

Man killed on north side of town in apparent domestic dispute

| April 20, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:07 p.m., April 12,  the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the Ramada Inn located at 305 Washington Center Road Room 117 in reference to a shooting investigation. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they located a male adult victim inside the hotel room suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. […]

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Woman critical after I-69 crash

Woman critical after I-69 crash

| April 20, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:30 p.m., April 10, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a vehicle crash on Interstate I-69 at the 314 mile marker. Witnesses reported a guardrail on the interstate had been struck and was causing a traffic hazard in the roadway. Officers arrived on scene and located a vehicle down […]

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Nine year old struck on ATV

Nine year old struck on ATV

| April 20, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 6:42 p.m., April 9, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 2500 block of Shady Oak Drive in reference to a personal injury accident involving a child who was struck by a vehicle. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they located the nine-year-old child victim. Paramedics provided […]

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Man killed at Fort Wayne strip club

Man killed at Fort Wayne strip club

| April 20, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:52 a.m., April 9,, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to 9439 Lima Road, the Bleu Diamond Showclub, in reference to a shooting. Dispatch received several 911 calls reporting gunshots were fired inside the club. Callers indicated there was at least one shooting victim inside. Officers arrived on scene and […]

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Motorcylist critical after on ramp accident

Motorcylist critical after on ramp accident

| April 20, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:46 p.m., April 7, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to Goshen Road and US 30 Ramp 128B in reference to a personal injury accident involving a motorcyclist. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they located an adult victim unresponsive. Paramedics provided medical attention to the victim before […]

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Renewable energy poised for growth as solar bill moves forward

Renewable energy poised for growth as solar bill moves forward

| April 20, 2017

Now that committees in both the Indiana House and Senate have had a chance to hold public hearings on proposed changes to Indiana’s renewable energy policies, the Indiana Energy Association of investor-owned utilities will support the legislation – even though it has changed substantially from what was first introduced. Many of the criticisms about this […]

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Obituaries: April 19-25, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: April 19-25, 2017 Edition

| April 19, 2017

Jerry Jerome Barbre, 28, was called Home on Monday, April 10, 2017. Born in San Antonio, Texas, Jerry worked bridge construction for Primco in Fort Wayne. He was a family man, who kept everyone laughing and smiling. Surviving are his children, Jaidyn, Julian, Carter, and Camille (Loni); mother, Laurie; sisters, Megan (Jermaine), Nicole, and Alexis; […]

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Spotlight on the second If I Could Sing Lip-Sync Battle

Spotlight on the second If I Could Sing Lip-Sync Battle

| April 18, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville    What’s up, babies? Check this out, the owner of Optimistic’s Enterprise full service Beauty and Barber Salon is entertaining the city again with a fantastic family fun night. If you missed the first one, you don’t want to miss this one because it’s back due to popular demand—mark your calendars.  So […]

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Boys & Girls Club Launches Blue Bucket Brigade

Boys & Girls Club Launches Blue Bucket Brigade

| April 18, 2017

Submitted by Jeanie Summerville Courtesy of the Boys & Girls Club A new initiative, which Sgt. Mitch McKinney of the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) calls a “movement,” was launched on Monday, March 20 with a morning press conference in the office of the Mayor Tom Henry. The movement, called the Blue Bucket Brigade, is […]

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Boys and Girls Clubs announces staff changes

Boys and Girls Clubs announces staff changes

| April 18, 2017

FORT WAYNE—The Boys and Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne announced the following changes: • Becky Vandall was named  lead ataff at the Felllowship Unit, and

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