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TANYA CAYLOR: Cross country skiing a fun way to burn calories

While many Allen County residents were complaining about the arctic weather of early January, Ron Zartman was thrilled. It had been awhile since the park manager at Fox Island had been able to go cross-country skiing on the trails there. But this year, he said, “I skied every day between ...

‘Electric Works’ names its first managing director of innovation

Electric Works, the project to redevelop Fort Wayne's former General Electric campus, has named Crystal Vann Wallstrom as its managing director of innovation to lead its innovation and entrepreneurial space. Vann Wallstrom, who most recently served as the director of the Center for Creative ...

Fort Wayne plows head into neighborhoods after 4 inches of snow

City of Fort Wayne street crews continue to plow streets from the latest snowstorm, the city announced Monday afternoon. "A continuous heavy and wet snowfall recovered streets throughout the day, and crews spent most of the day on our primary roads," according to Frank Suarez, spokesman for ...

Learning, community service among MLK Day activities in Fort Wayne

Some people used the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Day national holiday as a day off, but others turned it into a day of learning or service in honor of the late civil rights leader. A few inches of morning snow didn't deter people from gathering for the local MLK Club's events at the Grand ...

The Fort Report: Downtown living

Guests are Downtown Improvement District President Bill Brown and IPFW Community Research Director Rachel Blakeman, who discuss the results and meaning of a recent study on the people who live and work in and near downtown. All episodes of The Fort Report premiere at 5:30 p.m. Saturday on ...

1 dead, 2 injured in shooting at Fort Wayne gas station

Fort Wayne Police are investigating what led to a shooting early Sunday morning at a Hanna Street gas station that left a woman dead and two others in serious condition. Police were called at 12:52 a.m. to a gas station at 4200 S. Hanna St. and found a girl inside the store, a woman in a ...

Winter weather advisory for most of Indiana through Monday

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A storm system is expected to bring more snow to most of Indiana as it pushes across the state ahead of another blast of frigid air. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory from late Sunday through Monday afternoon for all but Indiana's far ...

North Webster man killed in one-vehicle crash

A North Webster man died after he lost control of his car Friday night and was ejected when it rolled over several times. Kosciusko County officials are investigating the crash, which occurred at 9:08 p.m. Friday on County Road 800 North at 600 East near North Webster. Driver Zeth A. Begley, ...

No charges in ‘road rage’ case involving deputy Fort Wayne police chief

A deputy police chief will not face charges in connection with an apparent road-rage incident The News-Sentinel first reported Nov. 10. "I can't prove a crime was committed there were too many discrepancies in testimony. Everybody's story was different," Allen County Prosecutor Karen ...

Man reports being robbed of car at gunpoint in Colony Bay Apartments

About an hour after three gunmen reportedly fired into a Colony Bay Apartments unit and a juvenile showed up at a hospital with a bullet wound, a man reported his car was stolen at gunpoint in the same apartment complex. Fort Wayne Police responded at 10:53 p.m. to the 6400 block of Covington ...

VIDEO: Things to do this weekend

Savor Fort Wayne: Through Jan. 21 At participating Fort Wayne Restaurants — Enjoy 12 delicious days of menu deals during Savor Fort Wayne! Discover special three-course deals no more than $30 per person at 47 participating restaurants. Nordic Landscapes: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. ...

Crimestoppers for week of January 7

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 ...