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Annual tax sale nets more than $429,000 for Allen County governments

Allen County's annual sale of tax-delinquent properties was held Wednesday and resulted in the sale of 222 properties and recovery of $429,283.57 in taxes, which will now be distributed to local units of government including cities, schools, library, and so on. Bidders from cities all over the ...

Funeral details released for Fort Wayne Police Officer David Tinsley

Funeral details have been announced for Fort Wayne Police Officer David Tinsley, who died of natural causes in the line of duty this week at age 50. Viewing will be Sunday, Sept. 16, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 917 W. Jefferson Blvd. The funeral will be Monday at the ...

Four east Allen County projects get $3.3 million from Capital Improvement Board

It wasn't the $4.25 million the New Allen Alliance requested last month and, in a sense, was even less than $2.5 million the group originally sought last year. Even so, the $3.3 million awarded to the Alliance Wednesday by the Fort Wayne-Allen County Capital Improvement Board will help fund ...

Autopsy: Fort Wayne Police officer died from heart attack

A Fort Wayne Police officer died in the line of duty after suffering a heart attack, according to the Allen County Coroner's office. David A. Tinsley, 50, a 16-year police veteran, died following pursuit of a man suspected of vehicle theft. According to police, around 11:15 p.m. Monday ...

UPDATED: Fort Wayne Police Officer David Tinsley dies in the line of duty

A 16-year veteran of the Fort Wayne Police Department has died following pursuit of a man suspected of vehicle theft. On Monday at approximately 11:15 p.m., officers were engaged in a pursuit that began near Southcrest and Kent roads after the vehicle had been reported stolen in New Haven. The ...

Fort Wayne NAACP preparing for elections on Nov. 17

NAACP Branch 3049 of Fort Wayne and Allen County will begin the process of electing officers and at-large members of its executive committee at general membership meetings this month and in October, with elections taking place Nov. 17. Fort Wayne and Allen County residents interested in running ...

Electric Works boosting entrepreneurs during ‘Tech Tour’ Oct. 17-19

Consistent with its goal of becoming a hub of innovation and urban and economic renewal, Electric Works will bring noted venture capitalist Paul Singh and the Results Junkies to Fort Wayne for Tech Tour 2018, October 17-19. Tech Tour is a collaborative event with Start Fort Wayne for the ...

REO Speedwagon at Foellinger Theatre Sept. 26

REO SPEEDWAGON, known for such hits as "Keep on Loving You," "Take It on the Run" and "Can’t Fight This Feeling," will perform at the Foellinger Theatre on Sept. 26. Tickets are on sale now. Fans should check http://reospeedwagon.com/,and www.facebook.com/REOSpeedwagonOfficial for more ...

State seeking public comment about Fort Wayne’s proposed water rate increase

People who would like to comment on the city of Fort Wayne’s proposed water rate increase can send written comments to the Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor (OUCC) by Oct. 23 and/or speak at the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission’s (IURC’s) public field hearing in Fort Wayne ...

Next ‘Honor Flight’ will be Sept. 19

Honor Flight Northeast Indiana (HFNEI) will celebrate its 29th flight to Washington D.C. on Wednesday, Sept. 19. Janet Geib, a retired Ivy Tech professor, donated $80,000 to fund the entire flight. "I shudder to think what this country would be if it weren't for those veterans who have gone ...

Media School at Indiana University gets $6M, plans investigative center

BLOOMINGTON (AP) — The Media School at Indiana University plans to launch an independent investigative journalism center in 2019 after getting a $6 million gift. The university announced Thursday that the Michael I. Arnolt Center for Investigative Journalism will focus on the production and ...

Indiana State Parks to offer free admission September 22

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Admission to most Indiana's State Parks and State Forest recreation areas where entrance fees otherwise are charged will be free on Sept. 22 in recognition of National Public Lands Day. Spring Mill State Park will offer the free admission on Sept. 23. National Public ...