Tag: guns

Anger feeds prison, cemetery

Anger feeds prison, cemetery

| October 31, 2013

Having answers for anger we see in our three-year-olds is a start to helping to stop crimes “that happen” when they get older. Psychiatrists say anger—which leads to depression in children—is real. Recognizing the warning sign in our children early can help save lives.

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Homicide victim discovered on West Wildwood

Homicide victim discovered on West Wildwood

| October 29, 2013

Report courtesy of Mike Joyner, Public Information Officer, City of Fort Wayne Police Department FORT WAYNE—At approximately 12:10 p.m., Oct. 20, officers were dispatched to the 1200 block of West Wildwood in reference to a shooting investigation. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they located a male adult victim, later identified as 30-year-old […]

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Man shot dead on Lewis Street

| October 29, 2013

Report courtesy of Mike Joyner, Public Information Officer, City of Fort Wayne Police Department FORT WAYNE—At approximately 5:55 p.m., Oct. 19, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 800 block of E. Lewis Street on the report of a “man down” that was called in by a passing motorist. Officers arrived to find an […]

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Changing our community—one step at a time

Changing our community—one step at a time

| October 24, 2013

By Denise Porter-Ross Leathers—As we reminisce about how things were in the past, we must be willing to make some changes to take the steps necessary to build a prosperous future for the next generations.

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Aurora theater shooting survivor to speak at Community Forgiveness and Reconciliation Symposium

Aurora theater shooting survivor to speak at Community Forgiveness and Reconciliation Symposium

| October 16, 2013

FORT WAYNE—The Rescue Mission and the Fort Wayne Urban League are partnering together to host a Community Forgiveness and Reconciliation Symposium on October 16, 2013 at 6:00pm. The event will take place at the Urban League (2135 S Hanna St., Fort Wayne, IN 46803). “We find ourselves grieving the loss of 33 members of our great city.  The Urban League and The Rescue Mission are […]

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Crime & Safety Briefs: Oct. 16 edition

Crime & Safety Briefs: Oct. 16 edition

| October 15, 2013

• Man killed in Melita Street shooting
• Traffic stop ends in crash, injuries
• Shooting on Colerick Street

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Crime & Safety Briefs: Oct. 9 edition

Crime & Safety Briefs: Oct. 9 edition

| October 9, 2013

• Gunshots wound man on Oxford Street • Man fatally shot at Southbridge Apartments • Burglary suspect arrested • Canadian man critically injured in accident, leg amputated onsite

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Crime & Safety Briefs: Oct. 2 edition

| October 2, 2013

• Man dies after Sept. 21 shooting • Man critically injured in crash near day care center • Woman critically wounded in shooting

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Skeptical handcuffed son shot himself, grieving mother files suit

Skeptical handcuffed son shot himself, grieving mother files suit

| September 4, 2013

JONESBORO, Ark.—The mother of a young, black man fatally shot while handcuffed in the back seat of a police cruiser has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against two Jonesboro Arkansas police officers, their chief, and the city.

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Gun violence leading cause of death of black children and teens

Gun violence leading cause of death of black children and teens

| August 14, 2013

A report titled, “Protect Children, Not Guns 2013,” paints a grim picture of the national gun violence epidemic that is the second-leading cause of death among all children ages one through 19. Only car accidents claim the lives of more children and teenagers than guns.

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