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Drug suspect dies in custody after being taken in for questioning

| June 26, 2015
Drug suspect dies in custody after being taken in for questioning

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne Police and Indiana State Police are presently involved in a joint investigation that deals with the death of a subject that was transported from police headquarters to a local hospital where he later died. At approximately 10:43 a.m. June 25, detectives with the Fort Wayne Vice and Narcotics unit along with the […]

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‘Known’ gang member arrested after police siege

| June 26, 2015
‘Known’ gang member arrested after police siege

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:10 p.m., June 23, detectives with the Fort Wayne Police Gang and Violent Crimes unit received information that Ku-La Lwin, 21, a known gang member, was inside of a house in the 3200 block of Warsaw Street. Detectives knew that Ku-La had an active warrant, was known to be armed, was on parole, and had […]

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Five arrested in Leo meth raid

| June 26, 2015
Five arrested in Leo meth raid

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 5:53 a.m., June 23, members of the Fort Wayne Police Department Methamphetamine Suppression Unit, along with members of the Allen County SWAT Team served a search warrant at 10501 Main Street, in Leo.  Detectives had received information that someone at this address had been manufacturing methamphetamines, and received a search warrant to […]

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Support grows for taking down Confederate flag

| June 26, 2015
Support grows for taking down Confederate flag

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON (NNPA)–In what is quickly and unexpectedly gaining ground as a fitting memorial to the nine African Americans killed by a white supremacist at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., some of the most ardent defenders of the confederate flag are reversing course and saying for the first time […]

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Millions of whites feel Charleston church killer ‘could be my son’

| June 26, 2015
Millions of whites feel Charleston church killer ‘could be my son’

By Matthew C. Whitaker NNPA Guest Columnist On Wednesday, June 17, Dylann Roof, a 21-year-old white supremacist, massacred nine black worshipers in the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C. Among those slain at close range with a .45 caliber semi-automatic weapon, were an 87-year-old woman and Emanuel’s pastor, the Rev. Clementa Pinckney, […]

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White woman snubbed Charleston shooter for a black man

| June 26, 2015
White woman snubbed Charleston shooter for a black man

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON (NNPA)–We may never know what ignited the explosion inside of white supremacist Dylann Roof that prompted him to kill nine African Americans attending Bible study at a black church in Charleston, S.C., but his hatred of blacks apparently deepened two years ago after a white female he was […]

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‘No greater pain’ than burying your murdered child

| June 26, 2015
‘No greater pain’ than burying your murdered child

By Zenobia Jeffries Special to the NNPA “Most women say there is no greater pain than to bear a child, I say there is no greater pain than to bury one.”—Andrea Clark, founder, Mothers of Murdered Children DETROIT–Three Detroit youth were shot in one incident last month. One died. Two were critically wounded. Their ages […]

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AME church sponsors Indy trip to see award-winning Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra

| June 25, 2015
AME church sponsors Indy trip to see award-winning Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra

 FORT WAYNE—Turner Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church is sponsoring a bus trip to Indianapolis to see the acclaimed Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra in concert at 7 p.m., July 18 at the J.W. Marriott Ballroom in Indianapolis. As the renowned arts ensemble’s website explains, “Based in Philadelphia, the Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra (BPCO) was formed […]

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6th Annual South Side Fest to celebrate positive changes on the city’s south side

| June 25, 2015
6th Annual South Side Fest to celebrate positive changes on the city’s south side

FORT WAYNE–On June 27, The Rescue Mission is scheduled to partner with area businesses and organizations to participate in Fort Wayne’s 6th Annual South Side Fest. Last year, The Rescue Mission launched its “Real Change, Not Spare Change” initiative at South Side Fest. The campaign is designed to help the community find ways to help […]

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All God’s Children: A unique daycare facility

| June 25, 2015
All God’s Children: A unique daycare facility

Andrenette Montgomery is the owner of All God’s Children Day Care Center that’s located at 2811 McCormick Ave.  Her hours are 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and she can be reached via phone at (260) 426-0204 or by email at aleekids@gmail.com.  1.)  What is your profession and how long have you been in this profession? I’m […]

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