Tag: homicide

Arrest made in Big Al’s robbery, homicide

Arrest made in Big Al’s robbery, homicide

| April 15, 2015 | Reply

FORT WAYNE—Police officials recently announced that they have made an arrest in a high profile murder case that occurred late last year outside a local business. On April 10, Fort Wayne police officials issued a statement saying that FWPD homicide detectives, with the assistance from the department’s Gang and Violent Crime Unit, have arrested 26 […]

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Same old problem, same old response

Same old problem, same old response

| December 10, 2014

By Lauren Victoria Burke NNPA Columnist In 1983, it was Michael Stewart, 25. He was a graffiti artist who was beaten to death in police custody in New York.  No one paid a price for his death. On the day of Stewart’s arrest, the Committee Against Racially Motivated Police Violence was holding a news conference. […]

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Three steps to reduce Fort Wayne crime

Three steps to reduce Fort Wayne crime

| January 14, 2014

Mike Loomis says we can lower the number of Fort Wayne crimes by being not only “tough on crime,” but by being “smart on crime.” Solve more cases, and do it more quickly.

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Abusive language: A prelude to physical abuse, murder

| October 17, 2013

FORT WAYNE—Most often, people, including neighbors, friends and family, express shock and surprise when someone in the community is killed in a domestic violence incident. But warning signs leading up to such violence—and even death—usually are plentiful.

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Recent Fort Wayne homicide rates for women different

| October 15, 2013

FORT WAYNE—While, nationally, black women fall prey to homicide at three times the rate as their white counterparts (click here to read the full story), locally, statistics show a different trend in the Summit City. According to data supplied by Richard Wurm, analyst for the Fort Wayne Police Department, more than half of the women […]

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