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Men serve up vigilante justice to avert attempted rape attempt; alleged perpetrator left battered

| July 26, 2015
Men serve up vigilante justice to avert attempted rape attempt; alleged perpetrator left battered

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:35 a.m., July 20, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the area of the 1400 block of Greene Street in reference to a possible attempted rape investigation. As officers and  paramedics arrived on the scene, they observed a male adult laying on the ground unresponsive. Paramedics provided medical attention to the […]

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Introducing Kids & Teens Highlight Corner

| July 26, 2015
Introducing Kids & Teens Highlight Corner

By Jeanie Summerville Terrence Caldwell-Marrero is 18 years old, the son of Elizabeth Marrero and a graduate of Wayne Tech High School, class of 2015. Introduction by Cathy Linsenmaer Terrance has been a member of the Boys and Girls Club for seven years and he’s well respected amongst his peers, as well as teachers and staff […]

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Local seamstress blankets area children with loving gifts

| July 26, 2015
Local seamstress blankets area children with loving gifts

Staff Report FORT WAYNE—Many folks are familiar with the iconic image of Linus carrying his “security blanket” in the Peanuts comic strip and television specials. While the image might give some a chuckle, one local woman said a lot of children in the area don’t have the security of a blanket they can call their […]

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Par Tee Golf Club announces results of July 11 outing

| July 26, 2015
Par Tee Golf Club announces results of July 11 outing

FORT WAYNE—The Par Tee Golf Club, considered by many to be the Summit City’s premiere golf club, held a golf outing July 11 at Willow Ridge Golf Club. The club reported the following results, including flight winners with each place winner’s Actual score, handicap and net score listed in that order: A Flight 1st Place—Glynn […]

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Man arrested shortly after armed robbery at north side gas station

| July 26, 2015
Man arrested shortly after armed robbery at north side gas station

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 7:42 a.m., July 21, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the Doc Ricker’s located in the 5800 block of Coldwater Road in reference to an armed robbery investigation. As officers arrived on the scene, they spoke with a woman victim and witnesses who reported that as the female came […]

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Two wounded in shooting incident

| July 26, 2015
Two wounded in shooting incident

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:10 a.m., July 24, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 3600 block of Trace Way in reference to a shooting investigation. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they located two victims suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Paramedics provided medical attention to the victims before transporting them […]

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Historic tombs have been restored in Timbuktu

| July 26, 2015
Historic tombs have been restored in Timbuktu

(GIN)—Fourteen Sufi mausoleums smashed by al-Qaeda-backed extremists have been reconstructed in Mali’s “city of 333 saints.” The director general of Unesco, Irina Bokova, called the reconstruction “an answer to all extremists whose echo can be heard well beyond the borders of Mali.” The tombs, treasures of Timbuktu, date back to the 13th century in some […]

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Pastor Moore, Give God An Opportunity Choir to hold fundraiser for woman’s kidney transplant

| July 26, 2015
Pastor Moore, Give God An Opportunity Choir to hold fundraiser for woman’s kidney transplant

FORT WAYNE—Pastor David Moore of Victory Worship Center and Give God An Opportunity Choir is scheduled to present A Life For Monique Washington Kidney Transplant Benefit at 5 p.m., at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 3408 Chestnut St., where the Rev. Gonzalee Martin is pastor. Robert Taylor, the visionary, founder and director of Give God An Opportunity […]

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Obituaries: July 22-28 Edition

| July 22, 2015
Obituaries: July 22-28 Edition

Janice Green, of Fort Wayne, died on Monday, June 29, 2015. Raymond Lee Moore, of Fort Wayne, died Friday, July 3 2015.

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Obama offers help to track billions in stolen Nigerian assets

| July 21, 2015
Obama offers help to track billions in stolen Nigerian assets

(GIN)—With a dangerous insurgency spreading within his borders, the visit to Washington this week by Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was certainly going to touch on increased military support against Boko Haram. But, it also encompassed a discussion of stolen assets—namely billions of dollars siphoned away by bankers, ministers and, in some cases, newly-minted millionaires. According […]

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