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Sweet Aviation has acquired a Cirrus Vision SF50 jet for its fleet. (Photo courtesy of Sweet Aviation)

Chuck Surack’s Sweet Aviation acquires Cirrus Vision SF50, one of 25 made

Sweet Aviation, owned by Chuck Surack, founder of Sweetwater, has acquired a rare jet that it hopes eventually to use for charters. The Cirrus Vision SF50 is one of 25 made and will be used by Sweet Aviation for training and rentals. Once the Smith Field-based flight training, aircraft ...

The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department doesn't want to be responsible for ice skating on the Lakeside Park pond. City officials are studying whether a neighborhood group can assume responsibility - and liability - if it wants to offer skating on the pond. (News-Sentinel.com file photo)

Fort Wayne Parks department wants no part of ice skating on Lakeside Park pond

A neighborhood group lobbying for ice skating on the main pond at Lakeside Park would have to assume all responsibility and liability for the skating under an idea being studied by the city of Fort Wayne. Molly Papier, a leader of the local Friends of Lakeside Park Pond Skating (FLPPS) group, ...

Fort Wayne Police find man slashed but no one talking

A man whom Fort Wayne Police found with several deep cuts said he didn't see who attacked him early Tuesday morning. Police were called at around 2:20 a.m. to the 1100 block of Glasgow Avenue to a report of a possible cutting. One officer saw a young woman close to the scene but who ignored ...

Eddrell Duane Scott faces armed robbery and resisting law enforcement charges. (Photo by Allen County Sheriff's Department)

Belmont Beverage armed robbery suspect arrested

A man who was the subject of a police search in downtown Fort Wayne on Wednesday afternoon has been arrested in connection with a Belmont Beverage armed robbery. Eddrell Duane Scott, 31, of Fort Wayne is charged with armed robbery, a Level 3 felony, and resisting law enforcement - ...

Addison Agen of Fort Wayne was honored this morning at the Indiana House of Representatives for her runner-up finish on "The Voice." Addison also sang the national anthem in the House chambers. (Courtesy of Indiana House GOP)

Fort Wayne’s Addison Agen honored at Indiana House of Representatives

Addison Agen of Fort Wayne was honored at the Indiana House of Representatives on Thursday and also sang the national anthem, a statehouse news release said. Addison, 16, was honored with a concurrent resolution by Rep. Martin Carbaugh, R-Fort Wayne, which congratulated her for her runner-up ...

Jan. 16 event will focus on improvements to New Haven

New Haven City Council President and Chamber of Commerce Chairman Steve McMichael will host an open house called “I Love New Haven” starting at 6 p.m. Jan. 16 at the New Haven Community Center, 7500 Indiana 930 E. (behind McDonald’s). McMichael is seeking residents' input about possible ...

Allen County Neighborhoods group will meet Jan. 25

The Allen County Neighborhoods Association's quarterly meeting will be Jan. 25 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Omni Room of Citizens Square, 200 E. Berry St. Attorney Joshua Neal will answer questions about homeowners associations; Diana Chambers with Commercial Signs will answer questions ...

Fort Wayne, Allen County offices to close Monday for MLK Day

Due to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday, all Allen County and city of Fort Wayne government offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 15. The offices will resume normal operations on Jan. 16, and city garbage and recycling collection will not be affected by the closure.

Dog dies, second revived after fire leaves Fort Wayne family homeless

A home with two dogs in it was destroyed by fire Tuesday night. A neighbor saw smoke and fire coming from the home in the 4500 block of Anthony Wayne Drive at 10:49 p.m. and called 911, according to a news release from the Fort Wayne Fire Department. When Fort Wayne firefighters arrived 4 ...

The "Welcome" statue outside Angel Corps, 528 W. Washington Blvd., found it a bit nippy Tuesday morning. Temperatures will be warming up but the statue, a bike rack that was part of the citywide IPFW Sculpture with a Purpose project, might need a parka this weekend when temperatures dip below freezing again. (Photo by Lisa M. Esquivel Long of News-Sentinel.com)

Freezing rain ends in a number of Fort Wayne crashes

The warmup from the frigid temperatures melted snow that then turned roads slick with freezing rain in some areas of the county. The Fort Wayne Police Department responded to these crashes 5-9 a.m. Wednesday: Accidents with personal injury: 3 Property-damage-only accidents: 45 The National ...

Indiana State Police are searching for this pickup that was involved in a vehicle theft in Columbia City on Sunday. (Image courtesy of the Indiana State Police)

Police look for truck stolen from Bart’s Car Store in Columbia City

The Indiana State Police is asking for the public’s help in finding those involved in stealing a used pickup Sunday from a used-car dealership in Columbia City. According to detective Andrew Mills, at around 10:20 p.m. Sunday, a Dodge Dakota pickup pulled into the lot of Bart’s Car ...