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Fort Wayne roundup: The News-Sentinel's top 7 stories from Thursday

Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 7:43 pm

Flood of the Century

This week marks the 100-year anniversary of the 1913 Flood that is still considered one of the worst floods in Fort Wayne history. Check out part two of The News-Sentinel's two-part multimedia presentation of the flood and how it changed Fort Wayne. READ MORE

Fort Wayne mayor, police chief plead for public's help

Mayor Tom Henry and Police Chief Rusty York at a news conference Thursday encouraged cooperation from the public to solve the crimes revolving around gangs, drugs and domestic violence. READ MORE

County Council to city: Lots more to cut before tax increase is justified

In its first public response to a task force's proposed reforms, members of the county's fiscal body made it clear Thursday they believe the city should do a lot more cutting before it increases taxes. READ MORE

Coroner's office identifies Fort Wayne driver killed in SUV crash

The Allen Coroner's Office has identified a woman who was killed Wednesday afternoon after she was ejected from her SUV in a rollover accident. READ MORE

Public meeting shows EACS' divisions

With the East Allen County Schools in the midst of a search for a new superintendent, the factions within the school district are beginning to show. The News-Sentinel education reporter Elbert Starks III examines in this column how those divisions could prevent the district from moving forward. READ MORE

Chaulk latest injury could be end of his playing career with Komets

Fort Wayne Komets veteran forward and assistant coach Colin Chaulk was placed on the 21-day injured reserved list. The move essentially ended Chaulk's season and quite possibly his career. READ MORE

Former Komets goalie Randall passes away at age 70

Former Komets goaltender Gerry Randall died this morning at age 70 after a bout with leukemia. A native of Gatchell, Ontario, Randall came to Fort Wayne in 1965 and led the Komets to the 1967 Turner Cup Finals. READ MORE