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Teen shot by 14-year-old in Fort Wayne has died

A boy shot Sunday morning by a 14-year-old boy has died and his death ruled a homicide. Darius Marcel Boone, also 14, died Monday, according to the Allen County Coroner’s Office. Boone and another boy were struck with the same bullet in a home at around 6:52 a.m. Sunday in the 2700 block ...

Victim reports to Fort Wayne Police he was stabbed by wife at Hallmark Inn

A man with a wound to his left forearm said he was stabbed early Sunday morning by his wife at Hallmark Inn, according to Fort Wayne Police. Police were called at 6:51 a.m. to the Marathon Gas Station, 3217 E. Washington Blvd., where the victim and a woman who called police were in a vehicle ...

Right to Life to protest Fort Wayne’s Planned Parenthood April 28

An April 28 protest outside Fort Wayne's Planned Parenthood office — one of hundreds planned across the nation as part of the #ProtestPP coalition — is intended to draw attention to the organization's alleged involvement in the trafficking of aborted babies' body parts and to promote an ...

Fort Wayne seeking volunteers for new public art program

The city's Community Development Division is looking for volunteers to support Fort Wayne's new public art program. Volunteers are needed to fill a number of roles, including sitting on the Public Art Commission, a 13-member board that will oversee the program to review and select art to be ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: April 17 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.

UPDATED: 25-year-old man dead after shooting on Fruehauf Drive in Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne Police are investigating the death of a man found Sunday night in a home in the 2800 block of Fruehauf Drive. The man has been identified by the Allen County Coroner's Office as Ashton Shawn Bright, 25, of Fort Wayne. Bright died of multiple gunshot wounds and his death has been ...

AWARDS: Sterling Sentinel nominees for the 2017-18 school year

This year marks the 33rd year for the Sterling Sentinel program, which recognizes seniors nominated by their high schools for outstanding work in journalism. Our nominees this year include yearbook editors, along with both print and online student newspaper editors. The recipient of the ...

Road construction to affect entry to Buckner, Salomon Farm parks in Fort Wayne

Road construction projects scheduled to begin this month will affect how you can drive to Bucker and Salomon Farm Parks in Fort Wayne. * Beginning April 23, paving work on Bass Road will force all visitors to Buckner Park on Bass Road to enter from the east side of the park on Bass Road, the ...

Fort4Fitness names Satin Lemon as new executive director

Satin Lemon of Fort Wayne has been named the new Fort4Fitness executive director. Lemon, a lifelong resident of the Fort Wayne area, spent the last 16 years with First Federal Savings Bank. She most recently served as marketing director. She is active in a number of charities and is a past ...

Code of ethics to guide northeast Indiana economic development

Elected and economic development officials from 11 northeast Indiana counties are expected to sign a code of ethics Wednesday committing them to following "principles of behavior and standards of conduct to guide efforts in promoting the long-term economic health" of the region. Under the ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: April 16 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.