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Woman injured after rear collision forces her car under semi

| September 12, 2016
Woman injured after rear collision forces her car under semi

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:10 p.m., Sept. 8, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the report of a multi vehicle accident involving a semi-tractor trailer and two passenger cars on US 30 at Goshen Road. When they arrived on scene officers observed a passenger car partially underneath the rear trailer of the semi. […]

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 Man shot to death on Stardale Drive

| September 12, 2016
 Man shot to death on Stardale Drive

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:14 p.m., Aug. 29, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a shooting at the 2900 block of Stardale. Upon arrival Officers found an adult male victim lying on the ground in front of a residence on Stardale in the driveway.  The victim, later identified as 24-year-old Nelson Antonio Lemus-Munoz, was […]

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Man killed on Greene Street; arrest made following day

| September 12, 2016
Man killed on Greene Street; arrest made following day

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:45 p.m., Sept. 2, Fort Wayne police responded to a report of a shooting in the parking lot of 1422 Greene St. On arrival officers found the victim down and unresponsive in the parking lot of building 2B. Medics and fire personnel pronounced the victim, later identified as 24-year-old Jamal R. Anderson, dead […]

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Pastor offers thanks to special people for support

| September 12, 2016
Pastor offers thanks to special people for support

A special “thank you” to all those who have supported me in this journey into my role as senior pastor of Isaiah 61 Ministries Inc. First of all, I give thanks to my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ because it is in Him that I live and move and have my being. To my parents, […]

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President Obama commemorates lives of those lost in 9/11 terrorist attacks

| September 12, 2016
President Obama commemorates lives of those lost in 9/11 terrorist attacks

ARLINGTON, Virgina—At 9:43 a.m., Sept. 11, 2016, President Barack Obama issued the following statement during a public at the Pentagon to commerated those whose lives were lost during the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon: Good morning.  Scripture tells us, “Let not steadfast love and […]

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Black unemployment rate falls to 8.1 percent in August

| September 12, 2016
Black unemployment rate falls to 8.1 percent in August

By Freddie Allen (NNPA Newswire Managing Editor) The unemployment rate for black workers improved from 8.4 percent in July to 8.1 percent in August, according to the latest jobs report from the Labor Department. Even though the black jobless rate has decreased more than a percentage point since last year (9.4 percent in August 2015), […]

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Three dead, one critical after incident at Holton Avenue house

| September 11, 2016
Three dead, one critical after incident at Holton Avenue house

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:55 a.m., Sept. 11, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a home in the 3000 block of Holton Avenue on a report of an unknown problem. Officers arrived and located four victims inside the residence: two women and one man who were pronounced deceased on the scene; and one […]

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Arrest made in Lewis Street triple homicide

| September 11, 2016
Arrest made in Lewis Street triple homicide

Two teens held as murder suspects FORT WAYNE—Local police officials have arrested two suspects in a triple-murder case that rocked the city and made national headlines earlier this year. On Sept. 10, officials from the Fort Wayne Police Department announced that they had arrested two 19-year-old men in connection with the murders of three members […]

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Film Review: ‘Hell or High Water’

| September 9, 2016
Film Review: ‘Hell or High Water’

By Dwight Brown (NNPA Newswire Film Critic) “I been poor my whole life. It’s like a disease.” And with that thought in mind, two brothers, Toby (Chris Pine, Star Trek’s Captain Kirk) a divorced dad and Tanner Howard (Ben Foster, “Lone Survivor”) an ex-con, go on a bank-robbing spree in rural, arid West Texas where […]

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Dr. Mary Wilger joins Visiting Nurse

| September 9, 2016
Dr. Mary Wilger joins Visiting Nurse

FORT WAYNE—Visiting Nurse recently announced that Dr. Mary Wilger has joined the medical team of Visiting Nurse, 5910 Homestead Road in Fort Wayne. Dr. Wilger, a Milwaukee native, has been hired as the associate medical director of the 128-year-old hospice. She is an emergency medicine physician and has been practicing in Fort Wayne since 1999. […]

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