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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: July 11 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.

Fort Wayne taking applications for new neighborhood grant program

Applications are now being accepted for the city's new Neighborhood Improvement Grant, which is designed to support projects that beautify public spaces and strengthen community involvement. Applications and information are available at www.FortWayneNeighborhoods.org by clicking on the ...

16th annual Waynedale Community Picnic will be Aug. 25

The 16th annual Waynedale Community Picnic will be Aug. 25 at Waynedale Park. The free event attracts 2,000 guests each year, and various sponsorship levels are available to companies wishing to participate: overall sponsor ($750 or more); title sponsor ($250 or more); signage sponsor ($50 or ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: July 10 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.

LEGACIES OF THE KOREAN WAR: Walter ‘Bud’ Mendenhall

“We were scared all of the time,” said Walter ‘Bud’ Mendenhall of Fort Wayne. During the Korean War, Mendenhall served as a gunner with the U.S. Navy, assigned to a destroyer minesweeper called the USS Carmick (DMS 33). “Many of our ships were hit by the enemy. We prayed a ...

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill says groping allegations are false

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill defiantly rejected calls to resign today, saying his name has been "dragged through the gutter," following allegations that he inappropriately touched a lawmaker and several female legislative staffers during a party. The Republican said ...

Recycling at Lima Road Sam’s Club now to be suspended starting July 23

The parking lot at Sam’s Club on Lima Road will be resurfaced for two or three weeks starting Monday, July 23, affecting the Allen County Department of Environmental Management’s community recycling drop-off site. Residents who usually recycle at this site should take their items to an ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: July 9 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.

Man critically injured in Maxine Drive shooting

Fort Wayne Police detectives are trying to find out what led to a man being shot Sunday morning on Maxine Drive after someone fired a gun in a home. At 2:37 a.m. officers responded to a report of a person shot in the 1100 block of Maxine, according to Chris Felton, police spokesman. While ...

Mishawaka man killed by train in Kosciusko County

The Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of a Mishawaka man whose pickup went into the path of a train Saturday. The motor vehicle traffic crash occurred at 2:20 p.m. Saturday at the train crossing on Kilmer Drive just south of Milford, according to a sheriff's ...

2 women arrive at Fort Wayne hospitals with stab wounds

Two women are recovering from stab wounds that may have been from the same incident, according to Fort Wayne Police. Police officers arrived at 4 a.m. Saturday to the Economy Inn, 3340 Coliseum Blvd. W., on a call to an unknown problem. Officers and paramedics arrived and found a woman ...