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U.S. Marshals’ task force arrests man wanted for homicide

| July 19, 2016
U.S. Marshals’ task force arrests man wanted for homicide

FORT WAYNE—U.S. Marshals arrested Anfernee Brent, 21, who is wanted in Yazoo Co. Mississippi on first degree murder charges. Brent was apprehended this morning at a relative’s apartment on Harris Road.  The charges resulted from an alleged drug deal gone bad.  Brent was booked into the Allen Co. Jail and awaits the extradition process. The […]

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Trump, Republican Party confuse outreach efforts with pandering

| July 19, 2016
Trump, Republican Party confuse outreach efforts with pandering

By Raynard Jackson (NNPA News Wire Columnist) As long as the Republican Party continues to be dominated by the same ol’, same ol’ white male staffers, consultants and aides, they will continue to alienate the black community. As long as the Republican Party continues to “showcase” blacks who have absolutely no connection to the black […]

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Bishop Willie Bolden: Celebrating 40 years of ministry nationally, internationally

| July 19, 2016
Bishop Willie Bolden: Celebrating 40 years of ministry nationally, internationally

By Bishop Willie Bolden Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—It doesn’t seem possible that 40 years have passed since God brought a few of us together to start then, Calvary Chapel. Forty years ago, I received a call from a lady from Cleveland, she asked could she come to the Grand Opening of Calvary Chapel, […]

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Barricaded man with knife arrested without incident

| July 19, 2016
Barricaded man with knife arrested without incident

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:22 p.m., July 4, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a residence located in the 5300 block of Stony Run Lane in reference to a domestic battery that had just occurred. As officers arrived on the scene, they spoke with a woman who said a man that was inside […]

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Man dead after shooting, auto crash

| July 19, 2016
Man dead after shooting, auto crash

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:35 a.m., July 6, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 3400 block of Mckinnie Street in reference to a personal injury automobile accident. As officers arrived on the scene, they located a male adult inside the vehicle suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Paramedics arrived on the scene and […]

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Victim critically injured in possible accidental shooting

| July 19, 2016
Victim critically injured in possible accidental shooting

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 2:27 a.m., July 7, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a local hospital in reference to an individual who arrived suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The individual was transported to the hospital by private means and was initially listed in serious condition but was later downgraded to critical […]

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Man dead in suspicious fire

| July 19, 2016
Man dead in suspicious fire

nueAt approximately 2:10 a.m., personnel from the Fort Wayne Fire Department and Fort Wayne Police Department responded to what was originally called in as a trash can on fire in the alley in rear of the 1000 block of Kinsmoor Ave. The caller then notified dispatch that there was also a person on fire. The […]

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Renowned poet, writer, genealogist Gladys Ophelia Mitchell Wilson crosses over

| July 18, 2016
Renowned poet, writer, genealogist Gladys Ophelia Mitchell Wilson crosses over

FORT WAYNE—The Summit City is lost one of its most colorful voices with the passing of Gladys Ophelia Mitchell Wilson, July 13, at age 85. Wilson was born May 25, 1931 to Scott and Alberta (Fletcher) Mitchell in West Bend, Kentucky. Raised in the A.M.E. tradition, her earliest years were shaped by joining the Pine […]

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Police seek identity of robbery suspects

| July 18, 2016
Police seek identity of robbery suspects

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne Police Department officials are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects whose images were captured during an armed robbery at approximately 11:48 p.m., July 26 at the Sunoco station at 624 E. Lewis St. The suspects reportedly left the scene in a dark green Chevy Trailblazer. Anyone with information that could lead […]

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A prayer for those in law enforcement

| July 18, 2016
A prayer for those in law enforcement

A prayer offering from the Rev. Bill McGill: O god we come tonight because we are in desperate need of your might. We are here united in prayer because we care, and want our nation released from this violent snare. We know it is the enemy who has an assignment to kill, steal and destroy; […]

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