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Man tells Fort Wayne Police he was robbed of two iPhones he was selling

A man told Fort Wayne Police that his life was worth more than a couple of iPhones, so he gave them to a man who gestured as if he had a gun Thursday evening. Police responded at 6:15 p.m. to a report of an armed robbery. An officer found a man at the intersection of South Hanna and Baxter ...

Fort Wayne would make a great location for Amazon.com's planned second headquarters, HQ2. (News-Sentinel.com photo illustration by Brad Saleik)

Amazon, Fort Wayne should be on the HQ2 short list, too

Hey, Amazon: Congratulations on coming up with a "short" list of 20 cities — including Indianapolis — in which you may locate HQ2, your second headquarters. Not to second-guess the business wizards that have gotten you where you are today, but we think there should be one other name on the ...

Tim Potts started Jan. 16 as the new chief of police at lndiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne. (Photo courtesy of lndiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne)

New IPFW police chief announced

Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne's new chief of police is Tim Potts. Potts, who began Tuesday, brings with him 27 years' experience in policing, including 18 years at the Purdue University Police Department with roles in community policing, patrol operations, and ...

New Haven Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Charlie Hatton listed ideas on a flip chart for upgrading the city’s 2018 Christmas decorations. Approximately 20 people at the meeting in the New Haven Community Center proposed ideas to finance the project. (By Rod King for The News-Sentinel)

New Haven makes plans to upgrade city’s holiday decorations

Ideas were flowing at New Haven Community Center Tuesday evening from citizens proposing ways to finance new Christmas decorations for the city’s main thoroughfare on Broadway. They had responded to a general invitation from city council president Steve McMichael to attend an open house event ...

A city of Fort Wayne facade grant helped St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store neighbor, Oyster Bar, pay for exterior improvements. (Photo by Lisa M. Esquivel Long of News-Sentinel.com)

Section of Fort Wayne’s South Calhoun Street continues to improve

A $200,000 renovation project currently going on at St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store is just one of many improvements to businesses in that area of South Calhoun Street over the last few years. To the south of the thrift store, 1600 S. Calhoun St., are Neighborhood Health Clinics and the ...

Crescent-Coliseum blocked by critical injury crash

An early-morning crash Thursday at Coliseum Boulevard and Cresent Avenue left one man in critical condition, and alcohol may have played a role, according to Fort Wayne Police. Officers responded at 4:02 a.m. to a report of a personal injury accident at the intersection. Emergency responders ...

McKinnie Street fire damages home

Fort Wayne Fire Department investigators are looking into the cause of a Thursday morning blaze. Firefighters responded to an alarm at 8:44 a.m. for a fire in the 1500 block of McKinnie Street, according to a news release. Crews arrived in 3 minutes and found smoke was coming from the ...

Gregory R. Huddleston (Photo courtesy of Allen County Sheriff's Department)

Two men face drug charges after Fort Wayne Police raid

A narcotics raid Thursday morning net heroin, crack cocaine, and felony charges against two men. Gregory R. Huddleston, aka City, 37, of the 4500 block of Woodway Drive is charged with dealing cocaine or narcotic drug (heroin), Level 5 felony; possession of cocaine, a Level 6 felony; ...