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Photos: John Chapman Kiwanis Club holds sweet fundraiser at Turnstone

John Chapman Kiwanis Club held its fourth annual ChocolateFest fundraiser Friday night at Turnstone Center for Children and Adults with Disabilities. The event - dinner with desserts and a chocolate fountain by Walnut Hill Catering & Events, a silent auction and classic songs performed ...

3 escape Fort Wayne fire; 2 dogs die

Three people got out of a burning home but two dogs died in the blaze Friday night, the Fort Wayne Fire Department reported. Firefighters were called at 9:27 p.m. to a reported structure fire at 1921 St. Louis Ave., according to a news release. The first crew arrived in 5 minutes to find heavy ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: February 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.

Crimestoppers for the week of Feb. 5

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 nonprofit ...

Blazes kept Fort Wayne Fire Department busy in cold temperatures

Fort Wayne Fire Department firefighters had to battle several fires Thursday in below-freezing temperatures. Firefighters responded to these reports, with the causes of all of the incidents under investigation, according to news releases: RELATED STORY: Several Canterbury apartments damaged ...

Passed out at the pump: Lafayette man faces OWI, meth charge

A 24-year-old Lafayette man is facing some sobering drug and alcohol charges after he had the misfortune of passing out in a running car at a Noble County gas station. Eshon Lee Anthony Curry-Grogg is charged with operating while intoxicated with a prior conviction, operating while intoxicated ...

New Haven Police search for credit card theft suspect

The New Haven Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in a fraudulent credit card investigation. On Jan. 27 a man is seen entering Kroger in the 200 block of East Pettit Avenue and buying several gift cards by using fraudulent credit cards, according to ...

Marquavious Jones, suspect in 2016 Fort Wayne homicide, found in Michigan

U.S. Marshals on Thursday found a suspect who was charged six months ago in a November 2016 Fort Wayne homicide. Marquavious Jones, 28, of Fort Wayne, a suspect in the shooting death of Sha Rif, was found by the U.S. Marshals Service in Saginaw, Mich., according to Deputy Chief Garry Hamilton ...

Candidate filings for May primary produce yawns, some drama

Friday's noon filing deadline for candidates in the May primaries produced its share of surprises, especially in the Republican primary. Although incumbent Republican 2nd District Allen County Commissioner Therese Brown is unopposed and no Democrat filed, the 3rd District Commissioner race ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: February 8 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 Parks and Recreation Department leader Al Moll to retire March 30

Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department Director Al Moll will retire effective March 30, he announced during the board of park commissioners meeting Thursday at Citizens Square. Moll, clearly emotional, paused, heaved a loud sigh and then said, "Give me a second," before telling the board ...

Several Canterbury apartments damaged by fire

Multiple Canterbury Green Apartments units were damaged by heavy fire Thursday morning. The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded at 7:58 a.m. to a report of an apartment fire at 5209 Stonehedge Blvd., according to a news release. The first crews arrived in 4 minutes and found heavy smoke ...