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Michael Flynn scheduled to plead guilty to lying to FBI

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former national security adviser Michael Flynn is to plead guilty Friday to making false statements to the FBI, becoming the fourth person charged in a wide-ranging investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller and his team of prosecutors. Court documents show Flynn, ...

Crimestoppers for week of Nov. 27

If you can help Call the Crime Stoppers tip line at 436-STOP (436-7867) or 1-800-237-7867. All sources of information are kept confidential. Crime Stoppers pays as much as $1,000 in rewards for information that leads to the arrest of felons or the capture of fugitives. Crime Stoppers is a ...

Fort Wayne man faces charges in 2-year-old’s death

Detectives with the Fort Wayne Police Department have arrested a man in connection with the death of a 2- year-old boy Wednesday. Mitchell Vanryn, 27, has been arrested on preliminary charges of Level 1 felony aggravated battery and Level 2 felony domestic battery, according to police ...

TRF Parade to celebrate festival’s 50th anniversary

The Three Rivers Festival will commemorate its 50th anniversary with a "Golden Celebration: 50 Years of Fun!" theme for the 2018 Lutheran Health Network Three Rivers Festival Parade, the festival office announced Friday. The event, which will be held July 13-21 next year, is Fort Wayne's ...

Fort Wayne woman dies week after State Boulevard crash

A Fort Wayne woman has died after being hospitalized since a Nov. 24 crash. The Allen County Coroner’s Office was notified of the death of Heather Marie Dudley, 34, according to a news release Friday afternoon. Dudley was involved in a single-vehicle crash at 7:15 a.m. Nov. 24 on West State ...

Fort Wayne’s New Year’s Eve Ball Drop returns with real ball, new location

Fort Wayne will have a real New Year's Eve ball drop this year. Organizers of last year's first downtown New Year's Eve party, countdown and ball drop used a digital image of a ball projected on the side of the Verizon building at Berry and Barr streets to mimic the ball dropping at Times ...

Memorial Coliseum to remember Pearl Harbor at Dec. 7 ceremony

The Army Navy Union No. 57, the Allen County Council of Veterans and the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum will host a Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance Ceremony in the Coliseum's Memorial Hall on Thursday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. to mark the 76th anniversary of the attack that plunged the United States ...

Fort Wayne Police release photos of plaid-clad Subway robber

The Fort Wayne Police Department has released surveillance photos of a suspect in the Saturday robbery of a Subway. The male, who appears to be wearing a black knit hat with a small logo on the front, a red jogging-style jacket with three black stripes on each sleeve and black-and-white ...

UPDATED: Boy’s death being investigated by Fort Wayne Police

Editor's note: This story has been updated with a statement from police. The death of a 2-year-old who was brought to a Fort Wayne Fire Department station for medical help is being investigated by police. The Allen County Coroner’s Office has identified the boy as Malakai Michael Garrett ...

Another baby giraffe joins herd at Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo

The Fort Wayne Children's Zoo welcomed another reticulated giraffe calf last week, raising the prospects for fun viewing for visitors when the zoo opens for the season next spring. “I am thrilled to have two calves in the barn, and will be so excited to see them running and playing together ...

Grabby Grinches stealing packages off Fort Wayne porches, police say

With Christmas coming up shoppers are looking for steals - and so are some thieves who've swiped packages off at least five Fort Wayne porches, according to police. That prompted Fort Wayne Police spokesman Michael Joyner to pass along these safety tips: AT HOME • Be extra cautious to make ...

Person of interest in New Haven woman’s killing to be released from custody

Domestic violence charges have been dismissed against a man whom New Haven Police say they found in a home with his mother's body Saturday afternoon. Chad A. Ingram was to be released from the Allen County Jail after a hearing Thursday before Allen Superior Magistrate Jason C. Custer in which ...

Kendallville driver injured in DeKalb County crash

A Kendallville woman suffered a broken back in a crash after she lost consciousness and the pickup she was driving Tuesday morning crossed Indiana 3 and came to rest in a wooded area in LaOtto, according to the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department. Witnesses told police they saw the driver, ...