FORT WAYNE—At approximately 10:23 p.m., May 29, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 5000 block of Wisteria Lane in reference a domestic battery in progress. Initial information indicated two family members were actively involved in a physical altercation. While officers were responding to the scene, dispatch advised police officials that one of the family members involved in the altercation obtained a firearm and shot the other family member.
FORT WAYNE—Critical healing can come in many forms through medicine, counseling, prayer—even a bicycle ride. That’s the message behind the Second Community Healing Bike Ride. The 20-mile ride is set to begin 10 a.m., June 8 at Unity Barbershop, 921 E. Pontiac St.
FORT WAYNE—At approximately 4:23 p.m., May 16, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 3200 block of Oliver Street in reference to a shooting investigation. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they located a male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Paramedics pronounced the victim, later identified as 20-year-old Shane Jamal Stephens, as deceased.
The Urban League and other community partners present the third in a series of community meetings to address the urgent problem of gun violence in our community at 6 p.m., April 26 at Fellowship Missionary Church, 2536 E. Tillman Road.
The Fort Wayne Branch of the NAACP is scheduled to host Stop the Violence Stop the Funerals, Pick Up a Book Not a Gun march and rally from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., April 27 starting at the Corner of Pontiac Street and S. Anthony Boulevard to McKinnie Avenue.
By Dr. Clifford F. Buttram | Recently, I attended the NAACP event that invited the Federal Bureau of Investigation to address the public about gang violence, crime statistics and civil rights procedures regarding police brutality…
On Wednesday, April 10, the Rev. Bill McGill, senior pastor of Imani Baptist Temple, began a 40-day water-only fast as his personal act of intervention to stop the rash of violence in our city. The fast is set to climax on May 19, which marks the Day of Pentecost in Christian tradition…
By Brother James Jones and Brother Eddie Townsend |May the blessing of healing come upon our community, by the mercy of the Most High. Confusion and fear grips our community as we watch in disbelief the mayhem and carnage on the evening news. This is the work of the demons.
By Mike Moses | Do you want to start having an immediate impact on the sad conditions of your neighborhood, your community, your work, school and home? Start today by having something positive to utter from your lips (or type from your finger tips).