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Police release photo of Dollar General robbery suspects

Police release photo of Dollar General robbery suspects

| March 20, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the two suspects captured in a recently released surveillance photo during a robbery earlier this year According to a police report, and officer responded at approximately 8:18 a.m., Jan. 11 to a report of an armed robbery at Dollar General located at […]

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Woman robbed outside gas station after marijuana purchase; robber apologizes for ‘hard times’

Woman robbed outside gas station after marijuana purchase; robber apologizes for ‘hard times’

| March 20, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects captured in surveillance photographs in regard to a robbery that took place at approximately 1:25 a.m., Feb. 11 outside the Marathon gas station on Spring Street. According to a police report, the victim said she went to the Marathon […]

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Man shot outside Piere’s dies; another injured

Man shot outside Piere’s dies; another injured

| March 20, 2015

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:03 a.m., March 15, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department were working security outside of Pierre’s nightclub and had just finished clearing out a small fight in the parking lot as the club closed. Moments later, officers heard numerous gunshots erupt in the crowd, and made their way through hundreds of people, […]

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Missing Alzheimer’s sufferer sought

Missing Alzheimer’s sufferer sought

| March 19, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Police Department is asking the public’s assistance in  locating Dwayne Trim, an Alzheimer’s sufferer who, who was reported missing from the 9400 block of Camerwell Drive since 6:40 p.m., March 19. Mr. Trim is described as a white male, age 71. Officials said with falling temperatures coming, he is considered to […]

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Colorism: A Conversation for Our Community

Colorism: A Conversation for Our Community

| March 18, 2015

Story & Photos by Denise Jordan—The Colorism event allowed me to put to rest some of the angst I had been dealing with and it opened the door for others to do the same.

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Spotlight on the beauty within the heart of Pastor Carlton Lynch (part two)

Spotlight on the beauty within the heart of Pastor Carlton Lynch (part two)

| March 18, 2015

What’s up, babies? Last week, we met Pastor Carlton Lynch, who told how he entered the ministry and how he has endured and risen from various trials. This week, we follow up with part two of his story so that you may know, feel and understand the different things that he’s done to prove his loyalty to the community, […]

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Business Profile: Jerrell’s Barber Shop and Strutables Hair and Nail Salon

Business Profile: Jerrell’s Barber Shop and Strutables Hair and Nail Salon

| March 18, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville Jerrell Davenport is the owner of Jerrell’s Barber Shop and Strutables Hair and Nail Salon, located  at 2104 S. Clinton St., in Fort Wayne, Ind.  The phone number is (260) 456-8994 and they’re opened  9 a. m. to 6 p.m., Tuesdays through Fridays ,  and 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Saturdays.   […]

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Obituaries: March 18-24 Edition

Obituaries: March 18-24 Edition

| March 18, 2015

Hilery David Ferguson, 97, departed this life on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. He was born on March 30, 1917. Hilery was preceded in death by his wife, Jackie Porter Ferguson. Service was Saturday, March 14 at Concordia Lutheran Church. Bessie M. Jackson, of Chicago, Ill., formerly of Fort Wayne, answered the call of our Lord […]

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Crime and Safety Report: March 18-24 Edition

Crime and Safety Report: March 18-24 Edition

| March 18, 2015

Six arrested in separate meth lab raids FORT WAYNE—Shortly after 3 p.m., March 5, officers of the FWPD Vice and Narcotics Division were called to a meth lab at the Quality Inn at 1734 W. Washington Center Road. The meth lab was neutralized by the FWPD Meth Suppression Unit. The following people were arrested in […]

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Local UNCF group to hold college fair

| March 17, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The UNCF (United Negro College Fund) Fort  Wayne Leadership  Council is scheduled to present a college fair, featuring representatives from historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., March 21 at Renaissance Pointe YMCA, 2323 Bowser Ave. Free pizza will be served from 3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Among the HBCUs […]

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