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Man escapes from burning car after crash in DeKalb County

A passerby was able to help Taylor J. Radcliffe from his burning car after the 21-year-old man ran off a roadway and hit a tree stump early Saturday morning. Radcliffe was traveling westbound on the 4700 block of County Road 68 in DeKalb County when the accident occurred. The vehicle caught ...

One killed in Kosciusko County single-car crash

One man was killed and another critically injured in a single-vehicle crash in Kosciusko County last Friday. According to the Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department, a 2008 Suzuki driven by Jeremy A. Hartzell of Nappanee was traveling northbound on 900 West near 700 North when Hartzell lost ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: March 5 in photos

News-Sentinel.com takes a daily look back at some of the historical people and events from our archives for this day of the calendar year through the years. We hope you enjoy our gallery.

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: March 4 in photos

News-Sentinel.com takes a daily look back at some of the historical people and events from our archives for this day of the calendar year through the years. We hope you enjoy our gallery.

Two Fort Wayne young women named 500 Festival princesses

Two Fort Wayne young women have been selected as 500 Festival princesses. They are: • Rachel Curry is a graduate of South Side High School and is a junior at IUPUI majoring in radiology. • Amanda Holland is a graduate of Carroll High School and is a junior at IPFW majoring in ...

UPDATED: Fort Wayne Police search for endangered teen

EDITOR'S NOTE: The teen has been found safe and returned home. The Fort Wayne Police Department is searching for a teen who is considered endangered and is attracted to water. Grant Powell, a 15-year-old white boy, was last seen wearing a blue sweater with a blue hood, blue jeans, ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: March 3 in photos

News-Sentinel.com takes a daily look back at some of the historical people and events from our archives for this day of the calendar year through the years. We hope you enjoy our gallery.

Fort Wayne Community Schools board decides to continue honors classes

Fort Wayne Community Schools will continue offering honors courses. The FWCS board of school trustees announced the decision about 2:40 p.m. Friday. The decision follows a lengthy school board meeting Monday night filled with to standing-room capacity by parents concerned about a possible plan ...

Crimestoppers for the week of Feb. 26

Call the Crime Stoppers tip line at 436-STOP (436-7867) or 1-800-237-7867. All sources of information are kept confidential. Crime Stoppers pays as much as $1,000 in rewards for information that leads to the arrest of felons or the capture of fugitives. Crime Stoppers is a nonprofit ...

Fort Wayne, Allen County, on verge of a bridge-inspection deal

When Mayor Tom Henry announced last September the city would assume responsibility for maintaining, repairing and building its own bridges, officials knew they'd have to find somebody to do the job previously handled by the Allen County Highway Department. And now it appears they have found ...

Fort Wayne plays key role in weather satellite that could save lives

America's latest weather satellite launched from Cape Canaveral, Fla., Thursday night — and a piece of Fort Wayne was on board. Harris Corp.’s second Advanced Baseline Imager, built for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, was the main payload on the Geostationary ...

Fort Wayne to host four rain garden workshops and plant sale

Residents will have four opportunities to take advantage of free rain garden workshops this spring. Rain gardens are landscaped areas that help manage and control rain water runoff by containing it where it falls and giving the water an opportunity to soak into the ground, rather than enter a ...

Fort Wayne seeking volunteers for April 21 cleanup

The city is seeking volunteers of all ages to participate in the annual Great American Cleanup™ April 21. Residents, families, churches, youth organizations or schools can register at www.cityoffortwayne.org/greatamericancleanup or by calling 427-1345, no later than Friday, March 30. ...

Rep. Jim Banks staff to visit Huntington

U.S. Rep. Jim Banks (IN-03) Friday announced that a member of his staff will visit Huntington on Thursday to meet with local residents and help Hoosiers who are experiencing problems with a federal agency. His staff members will visit 9:30 a.m.-noon Thursday in the Courthouse Annex, 1350 S. ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: March 2 in photos

News-Sentinel.com takes a daily look back at some of the historical people and events from our archives for this day of the calendar year through the years. We hope you enjoy our gallery.

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: Sweet Lou’s Pizza

When it comes to dining out, there are a myriad of options in Fort Wayne and the surrounding area, with new establishments opening their doors all the time. We know your money and time is precious. Who possibly has the time and energy to try every brand-new eatery? We do of course. Every ...