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Fort Wayne Police Department request assistance with rash of church burglaries

Fort Wayne Police Department request assistance with rash of church burglaries

| August 2, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in a string of church burglaries that date back seven months. Six church burglaries have been reported in the month of July, two in January and one in March. Items that have been taken include: • Computers • Audio equipment • Cash • […]

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South Side Session to present best in R&B, soul, blues

South Side Session to present best in R&B, soul, blues

| August 2, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Thanks to a grant from the Knight Foundation via the Community Foundation the Fort Wayne Urban League has partnered with the Allen County Pontiac Public Library to present: “SOUTH SIDE SESSIONS,” a series of free weekly concerts scheduled take place Thursdays on the campus of the Urban League during the summer. Music, fun and […]

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Hope House, a division of YWCA Northeast Indiana receives Lutheran Foundation grant

Hope House, a division of YWCA Northeast Indiana receives Lutheran Foundation grant

| August 2, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Hope House, a division of YWCA Northeast Indiana, has received a $37,000 grant from the Lutheran Foundation. This funding supports the Hope House program that provides a structed environment for homeless women battling substance abuse to manage their addictions and become self-sufficient. The primary goal of all the YWCA’s services is for families to […]

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Fort Wayne Citilink bus rider wins Dump the Pump Facebook contest

Fort Wayne Citilink bus rider wins Dump the Pump Facebook contest

| August 1, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Congratulations to Amber Wilson who won our “Why I Dump the Pump” contest on Facebook with the following response: “I’ve rode the bus since I was in eighth grade. I have found that in any situation I can count on the reliability of the Citilink bus routes. The cost is efficient for any income […]

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Healthy Food Access Town Hall meeting set

Healthy Food Access Town Hall meeting set

| July 28, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Indiana Minority Health coalition, in cooperation with HealthyVisions of Fort Wayne, local affiliates, is sponsoring a series of Healthy Food Access Town Hall Meetings across the state. The goals of these events will be to increase awareness about local conditions surrounding healthy food access, discuss potential policy solutions, identify community resources and best practices, […]

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Obituaries: July 27-August 13, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: July 27-August 13, 2016 Edition

| July 27, 2016

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Dallas tragedy debunks every anti-gun control myth

Dallas tragedy debunks every anti-gun control myth

| July 26, 2016

By Marc Morial (President and CEO of the National Urban League) “We can’t tolerate this anymore. These tragedies must end. And to end them, we must change. We will be told that the causes of such violence are complex, and that is true. No single law—no set of laws can eliminate evil from the world, […]

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This year’s Three Rivers Festival arrest among lowest on record

This year’s Three Rivers Festival arrest among lowest on record

| July 26, 2016

FORT WAYNE—This year’s Three Rivers Festival  resulted in a total of five of arrests during the entire event—among the lowest numbers ever recorded for the event. This year’s arrest included: • Two for possession of controlled substances; • Two for trespassing, and • On on a warrant. Since it began in 1994, the Three Rivers […]

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Man found dead in truck; foul play not suspected

Man found dead in truck; foul play not suspected

| July 26, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 2:23 A.M., July 23, officers with the Fort Wayne Police department received a call for service regarding an unresponsive adult male, not breathing, in a blue Dodge pickup truck in the 800 block of Walnut St. The man was located in the cab area of the pickup truck laying across the seats. […]

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Man arrested after traffic stop, warrant search on home

Man arrested after traffic stop, warrant search on home

| July 26, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Shortly after 8 a.m., July 21,the Fort Wayne Police Department Emergency Services Team and Detectives of the Vice and Narcotics Division served a search warrant for narcotics in the 600 block of Third Street.  The target of the warrant, 39-year-old Marlon Cole, was taken into custody in a traffic stop, after he left the […]

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