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Man found shot to death in Oliver Street house

Man found shot to death in Oliver Street house

| September 9, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 12:10 a.m., Sept. 7, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a report of a person shot inside of a home in the 3000 block of Oliver Street. Officers arrived and located an adult male inside a house, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Officers determined the male to be in critical […]

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A troubled police department

A troubled police department

| April 26, 2017

Editor’s note: Frost Illustrated rarely publishes letters to the editor that do not indicate a source. But, given the public interest in the issue of police reform and police/community relations, we have made an exception here. We recently received this letter via a guarded email account that asks some interesting questions about local police recruitment […]

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Man sent for evaluation after battery, barricade incident

Man sent for evaluation after battery, barricade incident

| April 12, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:30 p.m., April 4, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the report of a domestic battery complaint in the 900 block of E. Berry Street. Once on scene, officers located an adult female who indicated that she was the victim of a battery perpetrated by a male acquaintance. The woman was […]

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Pedestrian killed on N. Coliseum Boulevard

Pedestrian killed on N. Coliseum Boulevard

| April 12, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At 11:34 p.m., April 1, the Fort Wayne Police Department received a report of an injury accident involving a pedestrian at the intersection of N. Coliseum Boulevard and Columbia Avenue. Officers arrived and found an adult male lying in the northbound lanes of N. Coliseum Boulevard, who appeared to have been struck by a […]

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Former FWPD Assistant Chief David Coleman passes on at 65

Former FWPD Assistant Chief David Coleman passes on at 65

| March 16, 2017

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina—A former Fort Wayne community advocate, who made his mark in the world of law enforcement, has made his transition. Former Fort Wayne Police Department Assistant Chief David Allen Coleman Sr. passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Born April 23, 1951, in Indianapolis, David Coleman was the eldest child […]

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Pedestrian killed on Reed Road

Pedestrian killed on Reed Road

| March 7, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 6:30 a.m., March 2, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the report of a pedestrian accident on Reed Road at Heatherwind Drive. Once on scene they found an unresponsive adult male down in the middle of the roadway. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was […]

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Man sought as person of interest in homicide investigation

Man sought as person of interest in homicide investigation

| January 31, 2017

FORT WAYNE—Homicides detectives with the Fort Wayne Police Department are asking the public’s help in ascertaining the whereabouts of Marquavious M. Jones. The 27-year-old Fort Wayne man is is a person of interest wanted for questioning in a homicide investigation. Anyone that has information that can lead detectives to his whereabouts is asked to contact […]

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Spotlight on Diane Rogers for being a pillar in the community

Spotlight on Diane Rogers for being a pillar in the community

| January 18, 2017

And for a job well done within the Fort Wayne Police Department By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? normally when people retire from their career positions they say, ‘that’s behind me now and I’m moving forward to do whatever I choose to do,” and I think that’s fantastic.  However, I can’t express it enough how […]

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One dead, one serious after shooting

One dead, one serious after shooting

| December 13, 2016

FORT WAYNE—On Sunday Dec. 11, at approximately 5:30 a.m. officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the area of the 3200 block of Diplomat Drive in reference to a shooting investigation. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they located two male victims outside in the parking lot suffering from an apparent […]

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Battle of the Badges of underway

Battle of the Badges of underway

| December 13, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The 22nd annual Battle of the Badges competition returns to Fort Wayne this December and the community is invited to help save lives in honor of local police, fire and EMS personnel by giving blood with the American Red Cross. Battle of the Badges is the longest-running local blood donation competition in Fort Wayne, […]

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