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Woman critical after collision

Woman critical after collision

| May 27, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne police responded to the intersection of Creighton Avenue and Anthony Boulevard after receiving multiple 911 calls reporting a two-vehicle accident with several injuries. On arrival officers observed two motor vehicles, a Mercury Tracer and a Pontiac van that were involved in the crash. The Mercury Tracer contained six and possibly seven occupants. […]

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Make veterans’ needs focus of American Legion Post 148

Make veterans’ needs focus of American Legion Post 148

| May 27, 2016

American Legion Charles C. Anderson Post 148  is scheduled to hold an election of 2016-207 post officers from noon to 6 p.m., June 4. Post 148 is a hidden community resource, focused on veterans’ family and children needs. Our number one priority is veterans first, making sure their needs are met and supporting every effort […]

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Teen shot to death inside vehicle

Teen shot to death inside vehicle

| May 26, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:16 p.m., May 18, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 9100 block of Brickshire Parkway reference a shooting. A resident in the area heard gunshots and called the police. Officers arrived on scene and located a vehicle parked on the street in the area. Inside the vehicle officers […]

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Father, family remembers three lost little boys, seek answers in tragic deaths

Father, family remembers three lost little boys, seek answers in tragic deaths

| May 26, 2016

Photos by William Bryant Rozier Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—There’s an old saying that time heals all wounds. Truth is, that is not always the case, especially when it comes to the loss of a loved one. But, when it comes to the tragic loss of three children at the same time it’s hard […]

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Tray Brookshire, The Many: A hip-hop story

Tray Brookshire, The Many: A hip-hop story

| May 25, 2016

Editor’s note: William Bryant Rozier, on behalf of the African/African American Historical Society Museum (AAAHSM), is writing a series of articles about Fort Wayne hip-hop. The stories will lead to an all-ages hip-hop history event. Crowdfunding for the event, assisted by Arts United, ends May 31. To donate, visit: artsunited.org/amplify/. By William Bryant Rozier Special […]

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Spotlight on Blue Jacket and its beauty (part one of two)

Spotlight on Blue Jacket and its beauty (part one of two)

| May 25, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? It pleases me to bring to you this week’s spotlight because when I was invited to attend their second chances art gallery showcase at Artlink, I was intrigued and wanted  to know more about the beauty that Blue Jacket is bringing.  That beauty not only is apparent in the […]

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Family, community mourn loss, celebrate life of Steven McElvene

Family, community mourn loss, celebrate life of Steven McElvene

| May 25, 2016

FORT WAYNE—A Midwestern university lost a student, teammate and basketball star; New Haven lost a sports hero and mentor; people in Fort Wayne lost a son, grandson and friend. On May 12, the community received the shocking that former New Haven High School standout, University of Dayton hardcourt star and Fort Wayne native son Steven […]

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Obituaries: May 25-May 31, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: May 25-May 31, 2016 Edition

| May 25, 2016

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Kids and Teens Highlight Corner: Young men find their ‘Passport to Manhood’ at Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne

Kids and Teens Highlight Corner: Young men find their ‘Passport to Manhood’ at Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne

| May 24, 2016

Courtesy of the Boys & Girls Club and Frost Youth Page Editor Jeanie Summerville Being a man takes time, commented one of the young Passport to Manhood participants at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne.  If you’ve been around the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne, you’ve probably heard about the positive […]

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Credit union robbed on W. Jefferson

Credit union robbed on W. Jefferson

| May 18, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:15 a.m., May 18, Fort Wayne police responded to the Partners 1st Credit Union located at 6210 W. Jefferson Boulevard on the holdup alarm. While still responding to the scene it was confirmed that there was an actual robbery. A female employee reported that she had just arrived and was entering the bank […]

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