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Fort Wayne Mastodons knock off IU…again

BLOOMINGTON – For the second straight year, the Fort Wayne men’s basketball squad came into its game with heavily-favored Indiana and played with a lack of fear. In last season’s 71-68 overtime win at the Coliseum, the Mastodons used a lot of toughness to shock the then-No. 3-ranked ...

Addison Agen, ‘The Voice’ Final Four dominate iTunes Top 10 after show

Addison Agen and each of the other "The Voice" Final Four dominated the iTunes Top 200 Songs chart within 45 minutes of the end of Monday night's live finals competition. As of 10:45 p.m., here's how they ranked: 1. Red Marlow, "I Pray" 2. Chloe Kohanski, "Wish I Didn't Love You" 3. ...

135 new jobs are still coming to Allen County, but not to New Haven

An industrial expansion originally planned for New Haven will instead occupy a sprawling warehouse in southern Allen County, creating 135 jobs. According to an application for tax incentives filed with the Allen County Department of Planning, Elkhart-based Lippert Components will invest ...

City of Fort Wayne suing opioids distributors

Mayor Tom Henry on Monday announced that the city of Fort Wayne will file a public nuisance lawsuit against three opioids distributors, which will bring money into the community to help with treatment for the highly addictive painkillers. Meanwhile, a group representing the distributors said ...

Power restored at and around IPFW after outage

Power has been restored to over 3,500 Fort Wayne residents after an outage on Monday morning. According to Indiana Michigan Power's web site, 3,600 people were without power in an area centering on Canterbury Green apartments and the campus of IPFW. The outage also stretched from St. Joe ...

ADVENTURES IN FOOD AND FITNESS: Shop local for healthy, last-minute gifts

It’s a week before Christmas, but there’s no reason to panic. For gifts that promote good health, shopping local is almost always your best option – and you’ll reduce holiday stress by eliminating worries about shipping time. As an added bonus, many of the places where you’ll find ...

Postal workers to be as busy as Santa this week; get your cards out by Tuesday

This week is expected to be the busiest week of the holiday mailing and shipping season for the U.S. Postal Service. The organization expects to process and deliver nearly 3 billion pieces of first-class mail, including greeting cards this week alone, according to a news release. The Postal ...

1 dead in Ferguson Road crash, Fort Wayne Police say

One person is dead after his car drove into the path of a pickup Monday afternoon, according to Fort Wayne Police. At around 12:15 p.m. police officers were dispatched to the intersection of Ferguson Road and Tenth Street on a two-vehicle accident involving injuries, according to police ...

Alcohol, speed blamed for Fort Wayne crash that left 2 in critical condition

Fort Wayne Police say alcohol and speed played a role in a crash that sent two to a hospital in critical condition early Sunday morning. At 3:08 a.m., police officers responded to the 2100 block of Broadway to a report of a vehicle crash with injuries, according to a news release from Officer ...

Fort Wayne man gets prison in sex trafficking case

A Fort Wayne man was sentenced to 74 months in prison for trying to sex traffic a 14-year-old runaway. Patrick J. Davis, 30, of the 5200 block of Winter Street was sentenced in federal court Friday on a charge of sex trafficking of children by Chief District Court Judge Theresa L. Springmann, ...