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Young high school hoops star Peytin India Chamble passes away at 17

| November 30, 2016
Young high school hoops star Peytin India Chamble passes away at 17

FORT WAYNE—The Summit City is mourning the loss of one of its youth bright lights with the passing of a local high school basketball star, Peytin India Chamble. Peytin India Chamble, was born on January 29, 1999 in Des Moines, Iowa to Rodney  and Tyjuana  Chamble.  She was a senior at Snider High School in […]

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Man shot on Fay Drive

| November 28, 2016
Man shot on Fay Drive

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:50 p.m., Nov. 18, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a residence located in the 1300 Fay Drive in reference to a shooting. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they located an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Paramedics provided medical treatment to the victim […]

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Two injured in Lima Road crash

| November 28, 2016
Two injured in Lima Road crash

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 12:35 p.m., Nov. 22, Fort Wayne police responded to the report of a personal injury motor vehicle accident on Lima Road just south of Northbrook Boulevard at approximately 12:35 p.m. this afternoon. On arrival, officers observed three vehicles that were involved. A pickup truck which was overturned and sitting on its top […]

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Fatal motor vehicle accident17-year-old killed in single car accident

| November 28, 2016
Fatal motor vehicle accident17-year-old killed in single car accident

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:30 p.m., Nov. 22, Fort Wayne police officers responded to the 3000 block of E. Washington Blvd. on the report single motor vehicle accident. On arrival firefighters and police officers found a passenger car in the parking lot of the Crown Battery Systems business resting on its top. Pinned underneath the vehicle […]

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Man shot in parking lot outside north end night club

| November 28, 2016
Man shot in parking lot outside north end night club

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:11 a.m., Nov. 24, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the pub (old Pierre’s nightclub) located at 5629 St. Joe Road in reference to gunshots fired outside in the parking lot. Officers working security at the pub located an adult male in the parking lot suffering from apparent gunshot […]

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Man found dead after stolen car recovered

| November 28, 2016
Man found dead after stolen car recovered

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:26 p.m., Nov. 24, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a residence located in the 3900 block of Lillie Street in reference to recovery of a stolen vehicle. As officers arrived on the scene, they spoke with the registered owner of the vehicle who said that she had located her stolen […]

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Dead woman found wrapped in carpet

| November 28, 2016
Dead woman found wrapped in carpet

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:50 a.m., Nov. 26, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to an alley located in the 3300 block of Wayne Trace in reference to a body that was lying in an alley. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they discovered what appeared to be a deceased female lying […]

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Eight arrested in gang unit raid

| November 28, 2016
Eight arrested in gang unit raid

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:17 p.m., Nov. 26, detectives with the Gang & Violent Crimes Unit of the Fort Wayne Police Department were conducting active surveillance on 6016 Guild Drive after receiving tips that this was an active gang house for the “150” gang. While conducting this surveillance, Detectives observed a lot of foot and vehicle […]

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Obituaries: November 23-29, 2016 Edition

| November 23, 2016
Obituaries: November 23-29, 2016 Edition

David A. Carnes was honored with a memorial service Thursday, Nov. 17 at Carmichael Funeral Service Inc. Mary M. Gaston, she answered the Lord’s call on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. Born Sept. 21, 1931, in Clarks dale, Miss., she was the only child of the late Lewis and Sarah Williams. She was a homemaker for many […]

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Noted educator, education advocate Dr. Ernest K. Starks transitions at 57

| November 23, 2016
Noted educator, education advocate Dr. Ernest K. Starks transitions at 57

FORT WAYNE—The nation lost a revered educator and community figure when Fort Wayne native son Dr. Ernest Kent Starks made his transition on Nov. 4. He was 57. Affectionately known as “Ernie,” was a loving son, devoted father, brother, realize and friend. Born Jan. 1, 1959, Starks made his mark on the history books early […]

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