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VIDEO: Man found dead with multiple gunshot wounds in Fort Wayne alley

The Fort Wayne Police Department is investigating the death of a man whose body was found in an alley Wednesday afternoon and whether it's connected to reports of gunshots fired in the area earlier in the day and Tuesday night. Police officers were called on a "man down" report at 2:50 p.m. ...

As bullying intensifies, plenty of organizations offer help

Every day there's a new report or news story emphasizing the impact of bullying on children. It seems unending, but that doesn't mean there are more people and resources focused on fighting it. Locally, every school corporation has specific programs, web pages and constant awareness to react ...

2 men show up at Fort Wayne fire station with gunshot wounds

Two men arrived in a window-shattered SUV at a Fort Wayne fire station Sunday morning to say they had been shot and one allegedly hid a handgun under a pickup. At about 5:09 a.m. Fort Wayne Police officers responded to Fort Wayne Fire Department Station No. 11, 405 E. Rudisill Blvd., and said ...

Suspect in Fort Wayne Meijer clerk’s killing has trial date set

A man facing a murder charge in the Thanksgiving night shooting death of a gas station clerk has had his trial date set in Allen Superior Court. Victor Rivera, 21, of the 5800 block of Kelso Lane, will be tried May 1-4 on two counts of murder; one count of robbery resulting in serious ...

Fort Wayne man facing charge in toddler’s death to have May murder trial

A murder trial has been scheduled for a man charged in connection with the death of a 2-year-old boy who he took unresponsive to a Fort Wayne fire station. Mitchell Vanryn, 27, faces charges of murder; aggravated battery, a Level 1 felony; and domestic battery death, a Level 2 felony. The ...

‘The Voice’ runner-up Addison Agen returns home tonight to Fort Wayne

"The Voice" runner-up Addison Agen of Fort Wayne is scheduled to arrive about 10:30 p.m. today at Fort Wayne International Airport with her mother, Kristine, who has stayed with Addison in Los Angeles for the past few weeks during the show's live competitions. Students of Concordia Lutheran ...

New study provides snapshot of people who live, work in downtown Fort Wayne

Much has been written about efforts to bring new jobs, activities and residents to downtown Fort Wayne, but little has been known about the people who actually live and work there. Until now, that is. A new 44-page analysis conducted for the Downtown Improvement District by the Community ...

Indiana Tech commits to lease space in Fort Wayne’s Electric Works project

Indiana Tech has signed a letter of intent to become the first announced tenant at Electric Works, the mixed-use innovation district being developed at the former General Electric site in downtown Fort Wayne. Indiana Tech intends to lease 10,000 square feet of space in Building 19 on the west ...

Fort Wayne man involved in domestic dies; 2 other fatal crash victims ID’d

A man who grabbed onto a moving car during a possible domestic dispute has died, according to the Allen County Coroner’s Office, which also released information about a man and woman killed in separate vehicle crashes. Jason Tavassol, 37, of Fort Wayne, died Thursday. Fort Wayne Police ...

Fort Wayne Mastodons knock off IU…again

BLOOMINGTON – For the second straight year, the Fort Wayne men’s basketball squad came into its game with heavily-favored Indiana and played with a lack of fear. In last season’s 71-68 overtime win at the Coliseum, the Mastodons used a lot of toughness to shock the then-No. 3-ranked ...

Addison Agen, ‘The Voice’ Final Four dominate iTunes Top 10 after show

Addison Agen and each of the other "The Voice" Final Four dominated the iTunes Top 200 Songs chart within 45 minutes of the end of Monday night's live finals competition. As of 10:45 p.m., here's how they ranked: 1. Red Marlow, "I Pray" 2. Chloe Kohanski, "Wish I Didn't Love You" 3. ...