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Nine year old struck on ATV

| April 20, 2017
Nine year old struck on ATV

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 6:42 p.m., April 9, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 2500 block of Shady Oak Drive in reference to a personal injury accident involving a child who was struck by a vehicle. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they located the nine-year-old child victim. Paramedics provided […]

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Man killed at Fort Wayne strip club

| April 20, 2017
Man killed at Fort Wayne strip club

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:52 a.m., April 9,, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to 9439 Lima Road, the Bleu Diamond Showclub, in reference to a shooting. Dispatch received several 911 calls reporting gunshots were fired inside the club. Callers indicated there was at least one shooting victim inside. Officers arrived on scene and […]

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Motorcylist critical after on ramp accident

| April 20, 2017
Motorcylist critical after on ramp accident

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:46 p.m., April 7, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to Goshen Road and US 30 Ramp 128B in reference to a personal injury accident involving a motorcyclist. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they located an adult victim unresponsive. Paramedics provided medical attention to the victim before […]

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Renewable energy poised for growth as solar bill moves forward

| April 20, 2017
Renewable energy poised for growth as solar bill moves forward

Now that committees in both the Indiana House and Senate have had a chance to hold public hearings on proposed changes to Indiana’s renewable energy policies, the Indiana Energy Association of investor-owned utilities will support the legislation – even though it has changed substantially from what was first introduced. Many of the criticisms about this […]

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HB 1001 and reducing Indiana’s tobacco use burden

| April 20, 2017
HB 1001 and reducing Indiana’s tobacco use burden

By Nancy Cripe Tobacco Free Allen County To thrive, Allen County needs to attract new, 21st century businesses and one of the key things prospective business owners look for is a vibrant, healthy workforce. Do they find that in Allen County where 23 percent (over one in five) adults still smoke? In the rest of […]

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France pays ‘debt of blood’ to surviving African WWII vets

| April 20, 2017
France pays ‘debt of blood’ to surviving African WWII vets

(GIN)—Fifty years after more than a million Africans fought and thousands died for France during the ferocious battles against Nazis in World War II, French President Francois Hollande has given citizenship and full pensions to African survivors of that war and other conflicts. In a ceremony at the Elysee Palace in Paris on April 18, […]

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Tipoff leads anti-graft SWAT team to upscale Lagos pad, bundles of U.S. cash

| April 20, 2017
Tipoff leads anti-graft SWAT team to upscale Lagos pad, bundles of U.S. cash

(GIN)—Neatly-bound bundles of fresh U.S. dollars, Nigerian naira and British pounds totaling more than $50 million were recovered by an anti-graft “SWAT team” in a raid at the Osborne Towers, a luxury building in an upscale section of Lagos. The raid was orchestrated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) acting on a new […]

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Nigerian, Namibian papers scoop highest prize in explanatory journalism

| April 20, 2017
Nigerian, Namibian papers scoop highest prize in explanatory journalism

(GIN)—Way to go African media! The prestigious Pulitzer Prize which honors excellence in journalism has named two media outlets in Africa—working with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ)—as distinguished 2017 winners for their groundbreaking reporting on the Panama Papers. This historic, global investigation uncovered offshore hideaways tied to mega-banks, corporate bribery scandals, drug kingpins, […]

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Get tech ready for summer

| April 20, 2017
Get tech ready for summer

By Jay Curry, Solutions Specialist, Verizon Wireless The days are getting longer and the weather is getting warmer. That can only mean one thing—summer is almost here. But do you have the tech you need to make the most of it? Check out these selections to make sure you are well-prepared for the season. Samsung […]

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Obituaries: April 19-25, 2017 Edition

| April 19, 2017
Obituaries: April 19-25, 2017 Edition

Jerry Jerome Barbre, 28, was called Home on Monday, April 10, 2017. Born in San Antonio, Texas, Jerry worked bridge construction for Primco in Fort Wayne. He was a family man, who kept everyone laughing and smiling. Surviving are his children, Jaidyn, Julian, Carter, and Camille (Loni); mother, Laurie; sisters, Megan (Jermaine), Nicole, and Alexis; […]

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