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Bluffton Road Walgreens pharmacy robbed

Bluffton Road Walgreens pharmacy robbed

| January 31, 2017

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne police officials are asking for the public’s assistance in helping us identify the robbery suspect whose image was captured in surveillance photographs during the robbery of a local pharmacy. At approximately 5:31 p.m., Jan. 10, a man entered the Walgreens located at 6730 Bluffton Road.  The man walked to the public restroom where […]

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Man sought as person of interest in homicide investigation

Man sought as person of interest in homicide investigation

| January 31, 2017

FORT WAYNE—Homicides detectives with the Fort Wayne Police Department are asking the public’s help in ascertaining the whereabouts of Marquavious M. Jones. The 27-year-old Fort Wayne man is is a person of interest wanted for questioning in a homicide investigation. Anyone that has information that can lead detectives to his whereabouts is asked to contact […]

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Allen County Right to Life March overlooked

Allen County Right to Life March overlooked

| January 31, 2017

By State Sen. Liz Brown (R-Fort Wayne) On Saturday, Jan. 21, I, too, participated in a march in Fort Wayne – the largest I have seen in Fort Wayne. People from all walks of life, different faiths, races and ethnicities gathered together to support human rights. We may have different ideas on how we can […]

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Spotlight on Dr. Ruby Cain and the beauty she brings to the table

Spotlight on Dr. Ruby Cain and the beauty she brings to the table

| January 28, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up babies? As always, I hope all is well with you and yours and that you’re still taking time out of your busy days to bring yourself some well deserved joy, beauty, happiness and some form of peace of mind as we travel on our journey of love together.  On that […]

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Spotlight on Shamell Wagstaff

Spotlight on Shamell Wagstaff

| January 27, 2017

A lesson on perseverance and the importance of family support By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? On New Year’s Day, did you start it off the way you wanted and were you with whom you wanted to be? I sure was and I loved it and actually, I didn’t want the beauty to end because […]

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Voices of Unity make ‘Another Breakthrough’

Voices of Unity make ‘Another Breakthrough’

| January 26, 2017

By K.A. Davis FORT WAYNE—The Voices of Unity (VOU) Youth Choir, led by Marshall White, presented a soul-stirring celebration of soulful sacred music on Sunday, Jan. 8 at IPFW’s Rhinehart Music Center. The VOU Praise Celebration, which carried the theme “Another Breakthrough,” provided uplifting moments and reflections of all the good work that has been […]

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Spotlight on MLK Club Clergy of The Year 2017 Prophet Cedric L. Walker Sr.

Spotlight on MLK Club Clergy of The Year 2017 Prophet Cedric L. Walker Sr.

| January 26, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? If you missed the Martin Luther King Jr. Club Ninth Annual Breakfast with the Clergy, you missed out on a lot of beauty, joy, happiness, fun and excitement because it was totally fantastic!  But, I’m not the kind of woman to rub it in, so don’t fret because Frost […]

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Obituaries: January 25-31, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: January 25-31, 2017 Edition

| January 25, 2017

Prince Craig, 71, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, at Visiting Nurse Hospice Home. Born Sept. 12, 1945, in Marion, Ala.., he was the youngest son of the late Jack and Peggy (Hawkins) Craig. Prince was employed with GE for over 33 years; from which he retired. He enjoyed hunting fishing […]

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Fifth Third Bank robbed on north side of town

Fifth Third Bank robbed on north side of town

| January 25, 2017

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne police are presently investigating a bank robbery that took place at the Fifth Third Bank located at 6026 Lima Road at approximately 8 a.m., Jan. 20. Investigators have learned that as a bank employee approached the doors to the bank she was ambushed by the two suspects. They forced their way […]

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Man found dead at local motel

Man found dead at local motel

| January 25, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 10:49 p.., Jan. 14, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to 5810 Challenger Parkway, the site of Extended Stay America, in reference to a gunshots being fired in the area.  Another caller reported a body was lying in the parking lot near the pool. Officers arrived on scene and located […]

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