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Dog dies, second revived after fire leaves Fort Wayne family homeless

A home with two dogs in it was destroyed by fire Tuesday night. A neighbor saw smoke and fire coming from the home in the 4500 block of Anthony Wayne Drive at 10:49 p.m. and called 911, according to a news release from the Fort Wayne Fire Department. When Fort Wayne firefighters arrived 4 ...

Freezing rain ends in a number of Fort Wayne crashes

The warmup from the frigid temperatures melted snow that then turned roads slick with freezing rain in some areas of the county. The Fort Wayne Police Department responded to these crashes 5-9 a.m. Wednesday: Accidents with personal injury: 3 Property-damage-only accidents: 45 The National ...

Police look for truck stolen from Bart’s Car Store in Columbia City

The Indiana State Police is asking for the public’s help in finding those involved in stealing a used pickup Sunday from a used-car dealership in Columbia City. According to detective Andrew Mills, at around 10:20 p.m. Sunday, a Dodge Dakota pickup pulled into the lot of Bart’s Car ...

Tip leads to Fort Wayne Police search for Belmont Beverage gunman

A tip Wednesday afternoon led the Fort Wayne Police Department's specialty team to an apartment near Parkview Field, but after a couple of hours police entered and found no one inside. At around 2:30 p.m. the Emergency Services Team, which had been training together at another location, ...

Indiana governor to deliver 2nd State of the State speech

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb will deliver his second State of the State speech Tuesday evening to a joint audience of the House and Senate. The Republican will outline his vision for the coming year during the speech. But it also offers a high-profile opportunity to address ...

Fort Wayne March for Life planned for Jan. 27

Allen County Right to Life expects thousands of attendees at its 44th annual March for Life in downtown Fort Wayne on Jan. 27. The event is a peaceful protest to the 1973 Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion. The March begins at noon with a rally at the University of Saint Francis ...

Purdue Fort Wayne School of Music to get support from Sweetwater

Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne Chancellor Ron Elsenbaumer, Sweetwater President and founder Chuck Surack, and Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry planned to speak at a news conference Wednesday about the campus's planned Purdue University Fort Wayne School of Music. Details about ...

Robber threatens to shoot mother and her two children, Fort Wayne Police told

A woman told Fort Wayne Police that a man threatened to shoot her and her children unless she turned over her valuables Monday afternoon. At around 3:18 p.m. police responded to the 400 block of Suttenfield Street in reference to an armed robbery. The woman said she was loading her two young ...

Fort Wayne Police respond to shootings Sunday

Fort Wayne Police are investigating rapid gunfire and separate shootings that occurred Sunday. At 4:10 a.m. an officer was parked in a police squad car in the 3500 block of Euclid Avenue when a few gunshots seemed to come from the east. The officer heard about five more, followed by several ...

Auburn Police search for masked robber

The Auburn Police Department is investigating a pizza restaurant robbery that occurred Sunday night. At 8:56 p.m. officers responded to a robbery call at Marco’s Pizza, 293 North Duesenberg Drive. Employees' statements and video show a man with a mask or some type of clothing covering his ...