At approximately 1:40 a.m., Nov. 6, police received a report that two masked men entered the Walgreens store at 10412 Coldwater armed with handguns. The store employees were “man handled” and pushed to the floor before being forced to open the cash drawer.
For nearly two decades, Fort Wayne’s Martin Luther King Jr. Club has helped to fulfill Christmas hopes and dreams for many children in our community. And this, the 17th year, will be no exception when the club hosts its annual Santa on Tour and Trolley Ride, scheduled for 12 noon to 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 7, at the YMCA Renaissance Pointe, 2323 Bowser St.
(GIN)—In a stunning set-back to the equal rights movement, Kenyan male members of Parliament (MPs) voted to undo some of women’s hard-fought victories that provided financial support for women in case of divorce. In a late-night vote by parliament, revisions to the Matrimonial Property Bill by the male MPs were carried easily as only 34 women MPs were in the […]
(GIN)—For his defense of the environment in the oil-rich lands in Nigeria’s southern tip, Ogoni activist Ken Saro Wiwa paid the highest price on Nov. 10, 1995. Last week, Nigerians at home and abroad celebrated Saro Wiwa’s life and courage in leading the Ogoni people to oppose the polluting oil extraction activities of Shell oil […]
Frost Illustrated Staff Report Local rising teen pop singer, Haven Unique, lent a hand to the youth journalism program sponsored by Frost Illustrated on Nov. 11. The students conducted a press conference as a learning exercise in which they asked the young artist interview question. According to her website, www.havenunique.com, Haven Unique Burnett-King, born on […]
HOUSE CALLS Well, the sneeze and sore throat season is upon us with a vengeance. I don’t know about you, but even I have had an unexplained cough with a tickle in my throat. I could never understand why these symptoms are called “having a cold.” Generally, what you really have is an infection caused […]
(GIN)—A violent round-up of African and other foreign workers in Saudi Arabia whose visas are expired has struck fear into the immigrant community which was once welcomed in the Arab country to perform the low-level jobs Saudis did not want to do. Unemployment in Saudi Arabia has reportedly risen to 12 percent, putting pressure on […]