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Wal-Mart shooting victim identified; person of interest sought

Local News

The man shot and killed early Sunday in the parking of the Wal-Mart at 5311 Coldwater Road has been identified by the Allen County Coroner's office, ad police are looking for a man in connection with the case. Andre Paris Leslie, 20, died of multiple gunshot wounds, making him the 12th ...

Lutheran Downtown, IU Health plan ground-breakings

Local News

Groundbreakings are planned for two major health-care facilities in Fort Wayne. Lutheran Health Network will host a groundbreaking ceremony for Lutheran Downtown Hospital on Wednesday, July 17, at 1 p.m. in the Van Buren Street parking lot directly west of St. Joseph Hospital. IU Health, ...

Man shot, killed Sunday at Coldwater Wal-Mart store

Local News

A man was shot and killed Sunday in the parking lot of the Wal-Mart in the 5300 block of Coldwater Road. Shortly after 6 p.m. Fort Wayne Police responded to a report of a possible shooting. Officers were advised that numerous calls were being received advising that a subject was on the ground ...

City, county to create first new comprehensive plan since 2007

Local News

The city of Fort Wayne and Allen County are issuing a request for proposals to create the community’s next comprehensive plan. The city and county are seeking a consulting team to develop a plan that will create a shared vision for future growth and development, encompass meaningful and ...

Police ask public’s help to ID Huntertown robbery suspects

Local News

The Allen County Sheriff's Department is seeking the public's help to help identify two suspects in an 11 a.m. burglary May 23 in Huntertown. The vehicle spotted fleeing the scene is believed to be a 2007 to 2011 GMC Sierra with aftermarket rims and tires. Both suspects appear to be male ...

New program aims to boost start-up companies

Local News

A new program is designed to boost start-up businesses in Allen County. Greater Fort Wayne Inc.'s Bridge Program helps established businesses support entrepreneurs, bridging the gap between startup and success. “When startups succeed, they create jobs, grow the local economy, and make our ...

Local VA to host benefits fair June 20

Local News

VA Northern Indiana Healthcare System will host a benefits fair at the Parkview Mirro Center for Research and Innovation June 20 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Benefits classes will be held at 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. during the fair. Groups from the Veterans Benefits Administration, ...

Butler University plans $100M science complex for campus

Indiana State News

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Butler University is planning a $100 million upgrade and expansion of its science facilities that will become the school’s largest-single investment to date. The private Indianapolis college announced Thursday that its trustees approved the three-phase project last ...

Ball State hikes tuition, cuts jobs to avoid shortfall

Indiana State News

MUNCIE (AP) — Ball State University says it was forced to eliminate 25 positions, curb travel and reduce supplies to avoid ending fiscal year 2019 with a budget shortfall. The Star Press reports the central Indiana school’s board of trustees was given the update on Wednesday before the ...

I&M plans solar facility near South Bend

Indiana State News

Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) plans to build and operate its largest solar generation facility. The proposed project would be located in St. Joseph County and have a capacity of 20 megawatts, which is enough energy to power 2,700 homes annually. “This large-scale solar project aligns with ...

Bridge maintenance on U.S. 30 scheduled for Saturday

Local News

The Indiana Department of Transportation has scheduled bridge maintenance for U.S. 30 over Flat Rock Creek in Allen County on or after Saturday, June 15, weather permitting. Beginning June 15, motorists may see temporary barrier wall being erected, with lane restrictions in both directions, ...

Henry re-election team ads staff, schedules June 17 open house

Local News

Mayor Tom Henry's re-election campaign will host an open house June 17 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at campaign headquarters, 840 S. Calhoun St. The event is free and open to the public. “It’s been an honor to serve as mayor of Fort Wayne since 2008,” Henry said in a statement. “But more so ...