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Man reports to Fort Wayne Police that he was chased with whip

A man upset with a maintenance worker being near his hotel room chased the victim with some sort of "black whip like item," Fort Wayne Police Department was told. The incident was reported to police at 11 a.m. Wednesday as a man chasing another around the parking lot of a hotel in the 2900 ...

4 from Fort Wayne on Indiana governor-appointed groups

Indiana Gov. Eric J. Holcomb announced several appointments Friday. These local residents are among them: • Kayevonne Dailey of Fort Wayne, executive director of Women’s Health Link, will continue her service on the Indiana Commission for Women. Her new term expires Dec. 31, ...

Woman cleared in Fort Wayne home invasion-robbery

A woman seen in a surveillance photograph that was recently released by the Fort Wayne Police Department has been identified, interviewed and cleared of any involvement in a recent home invasion robbery and kidnapping incident. Police are still trying to identify a man seen leaving a store. ...

Pettit Avenue now open to traffic

East Pettit Avenue between South Calhoun and Lafayette streets has reopened to traffic after completion of repairs to a 16-inch water main that broke Wednesday, according to Fort Wayne City Utilities.

Detroit homicide suspects arrested in Fort Wayne

U.S. Marshals on Wednesday night arrested the second of two men in Fort Wayne who were wanted in connection with an October homicide in Detroit. Quantry Brown, 18, was arrested after marshals received information that he had family in the Fort Wayne area, according to a news release. U.S. ...

2 weekend Fort Wayne homicide victims identified

Two men's deaths in separate shootings early Saturday morning have been ruled homicides by the Allen County coroner's office. Delonte Corvon Walker-Ross, 18, from Fort Wayne, has been identified as the man found suffering from gunshot wounds early Saturday morning inside a home in the 1500 ...

Snider girls basketball coach suspended 1 day, back at FWCS job

The coach of Snider's girls basketball team served a one-day suspension and is now back on the job after a player alleged he battered her, according to a Fort Wayne Community Schools spokeswoman. Coach Greg Friend served the one-day suspension Wednesday, according to FWCS spokeswoman Krista ...

Here are cold-weather tips to keep your pipes safe

City Utilities reminds residents to protect their water pipes as temperatures dip to the zero mark and below because frozen pipes can cause thousands of dollars in damage. Here are some tips to protect your home pipes: • Leave a small stream of water running (size of pencil lead) to keep ...

Fort Wayne government offices closed Jan. 1

The city of Fort Wayne’s offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, in recognition of New Year’s Day. There will be no residential garbage and recycling that day, and collection will be one day later for that entire week.

Motorists asked to avoid portion of East Pettit

Motorists should avoid East Pettit Avenue between South Calhoun and Lafayette streets Wednesday. The street is closed while City Utilities crews repair a 16-inch water main. Access to Southgate Plaza remains available from South Calhoun.

Fort Wayne Police seek duo in connection with kidnapping/robbery

Detectives with the Fort Wayne Police Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man and woman seen in the two surveillance photographs who are wanted in connection with a home invasion and kidnapping last week. They used a credit card at a local retail store that was ...

‘The Voice’s’ Addison Agen to perform at Fort Wayne’s Embassy

Fort Wayne native and Concordia junior Addison Agen, 16, who recently finished as runner-up on this season of "The Voice," will perform at 4:30 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Embassy Theatre. Tickets for the Welcome Home Addison Agen Concert will cost $10 and $25. They'll go on sale at 10 a.m. Thursday at ...

Better Business Bureau warns: Beware of bar-to-bar solicitation

The owner of Spiece Fitness called to alert the Better Business Bureau Serving Northern Indiana that someone is using its name and says they are selling candy bars for charity, the BBB says. The individual is saying he or she is with Spiece Fieldhouse, a team representative of Spiece Fitness, ...