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The World Baseball Academy was dedicated in October and will begin hosting games this year. (Courtesy image)

Fort Wayne City Council OKs $600,000 for youth baseball lighting

It appears a local youth baseball facility will be getting some cash from the city's Legacy fund after all — if not as much as originally hoped. By a 7-1 vote, City Council gave preliminary approval Tuesday to the World Baseball Academy's $600,000 request, which will be used to install ...

Huntertown

Huge housing and commercial project planned for Huntertown area

A massive housing and commercial project has been proposed for the fast-growing Huntertown area. According to Ric Zehr of the North Eastern Group, Copper Creek will cover nearly one square mile in an area bounded by Lima, Hathaway, Dunton and Gump roads and will feature 677 single family ...

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Allen County Democrats to meet Saturday at new time

The Allen County Democrats' monthly breakfast will be held at a new time Saturday. Coffee and doughnuts will be served at 9:30 a.m. with the meeting at 10 a.m. at Allen County Democratic Party headquarters, 7301 Decatur Road, Fort Wayne. This month's speakers will be Valparaiso attorney Jim ...

Lindsay Miller plans a painting and sweets event for Saturday at her Abigail’s Confections. (Photo by Louisa Danielson)

Looking for unique Valentine’s Day ideas? Celebrate with Brush and Bakery

What better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than with desserts and painting? Lindsay Miller, who runs Abigail’s Confections, believes that this is a great way to have a party. “I love to throw parties – anniversaries, cookouts, (anything)…” she explained. Although she has held ...

Fort Wayne Police say this man robbed a Goshen Road floral shop on Monday morning. (Photo courtesy of the Fort Wayne Police Department)

Man who robbed International Design florist sought by Fort Wayne Police

The Fort Wayne Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a robbery suspect seen in surveillance photographs that the department released Tuesday. At around 11:30 a.m. Monday, the man, who appears to have a red scarf over his face, walked into International Design, ...

Two dead in vehicle crash into Hoagland pond

A vehicle crashed into a Hoagland pond on Monday night, with two people found deceased inside. The Allen County Coroner's Office was notified of the crash at 9 p.m. on Monday. A single vehicle was removed from a pond at the 6600 block of Hoagland Road. Inside were found two deceased ...

An unmanned vehicle caught fire on I-69 south early this morning. (Courtesy photo)

Vehicle fire put out on I-69 southbound near Auburn

A man is facing charges of leaving the scene of an accident after the DeKalb County Sherriff's Department was dispatched to the scene of a vehicle fire on I-69 South at the 236-mile marker (County Road 11A) three miles south of the Auburn exit. Deputies arrived on scene around 4:28 a.m., and ...

This expired temporary license plate  on Mayor Tom Henry's city-owned car resulted in a $100 fine Monday. (File photo by Kevin Leininger of The News-Sentinel.com)

Mayor Tom Henry gets $100 ticket for expired license plate

Mayor Tom Henry got his permanent license plate Monday, but not before his city-owned Buick was ticketed — two days after The News-Sentinel reported he had been driving with a temporary license plate that expired Dec. 24. City Clerk Lana Keesling confirmed that Henry's 2018 LaCrosse was ...

A Fort Wayne firefighter comes out of a Huestis Avenue home on Friday where two people were found  dead during a blaze. (Photo by Lisa M. Esquivel Long of News-Sentinel.com)

ID of one Fort Wayne fire victim delayed for DNA testing

One victim of a fatal fire Friday on Huestis Avenue has been identified and the identification of a second must await DNA testing, according to the Allen County Coroner's Office. Two people were found dead by Fort Wayne firefighters who responded to a blaze at 5:19 a.m. Friday at 1211 Huestis ...

DeKalb

DeKalb County Central Schools mourns Waterloo student killed in crash

DeKalb Central Schools' superintendent said the district will provide resources to students after a high school student was killed and another injured Sunday night on an icy road. Lilliana Morrow, 16, was a front-seat passenger in a 2005 Dodge Ram being driven by Spencer Whan, 17, of Fort ...