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Child found during drug raid on Hoagland Ave.

A woman faces drug charges after police serving a narcotics-related search warrant allegedly found drugs, a loaded gun and a child in the care of two non-relatives.Heather Mascho of the 2300 block of Hoagland Avenue is charged with four counts of felony dealing cocaine or narcotic drug and ...

Man found dead with gunshot wounds after vehicle hits tree

Fort Wayne Police officers responding to a car crash and reports of gunfire found a man in a vehicle dead with several gunshot wounds.Officers were called at 6:40 p.m. Thursday to a report of a vehicle that had crashed into a tree in the parking lot in the 400 block of Fairwick Lane, said ...

Super Shot seeking leader

The Super Shot board of directors has started the search for a successor after Executive Director Kelly Zachrich resigned effective July 27 because of a long-term illness, the nonprofit organization's board announced Thursday.Zachrich, whom board members praised for her work, first served as ...

Man found in wheelchair on E. Washington likely shot

A man who was found slumped over in a wheelchair this morning may have been shot to death, according to a police report.Fort Wayne Police responded to a call of a man who was slumped over in a wheelchair at 1:09 a.m. today in the 900 block of East Washington Boulevard.When officers arrived, ...

Seven who betrayed their constituents

I was devastated to see that seven Republicans had voted against defeating Obamacare, expecially when five of them had voted to defeat it in 2015. Based on that vote, they got re-elected. Do you suppose that is why they voted to defeat Obamacare because they knew very well that President ...

A major facelift The store will continue serving customers during the work

It wasn't difficult for staff at Zeigler's Window Coverings to make customers feel at home: The front portion of the business at 1829 Fairfield Ave. consists of three old homes and a shoe repair shop linked together and now mostly hidden behind a commercial facade.But that creative approach ...

TROY school focust on students turns problems into solutions

As a businessman in northeast Indiana, I want my friends and neighbors to know about TROY School, an alternative school bringing statewide recognition to this area. Why am I doing this? I answer that by saying nobody I know who has toured the innovative TROY School leaves without being ...

Man sentenced for July 2016 shooting death

A man received a 20-year sentence for the July 5, 2016, shooting death of Dominic Norton.Davon M. Burden was sentenced Wednesday morning by Allen Superior Court Judge John Surbeck.Burden, who had faced murder, criminal recklessness and firearm charges, pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of ...

Police picnic delayed for officer’s funeral

The Fort Wayne Police Department has rescheduled its annual picnic that was scheduled for Saturday because of the funeral services for officer Wil Smith being held the same day.The picnic has been rescheduled for noon-3 p.m. Oct. 1 at Franke Park's Pavilion No. 1. Tickets to the Fort Wayne ...