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Crimestoppers for the week of July 8

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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 ...

Overnight lane restrictions on I-69 to start Monday

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The Indiana Department of Transportation announces that Interstate 69 in Allen, Huntington and Wells counties is scheduled to be resurfaced on or after Monday, July 16, weather permitting. The resurface work will take place during overnight hours between mile marker 285 in Huntington County and ...

City of Fort Wayne launches web site to help contractors

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The city's Board of Public Works has launched a web page that will allow contractors to purchase and download bid specifications from the convenience of their office or home. The board is partnering with Quest Construction Data Network to operate a secure site that will process payments and ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: July 13 in photos

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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.

Section of southbound Lima Road blocked by crash at Kroemer Road

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Allen County medics and police are responding to a crash with a driver trapped inside a vehicle that's blocking southbound Lima Road at Kroemer Road at 2:45 p.m. Thursday. The left-turn lane on Lima is open at this time. The two drivers appeared to be in good condition, and emergency workers ...

Giraffe dies at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo

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Zahra, one of the reticulated giraffes at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, has died. The zoo posted the information recently on its Facebook page. Zahra, who gave birth to daughter Kita last August, died July 5, the zoo's post said. The 8-year-old Zahra, who was born at the Fort Wayne zoo in ...

UPDATE: Silver Alert for Bluffton man canceled

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Editor's note: The Bluffton Police Department reports the man has been found. A statewide Silver Alert has been declared for a Bluffton man. The Bluffton Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Danny Clint Byerly, 65, according to an Indiana State Police news release. He is ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: July 12 in photos

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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.

Fire battled at northwest Fort Wayne area club on Lima Road

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The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a blaze at 12:54 p.m. Wednesday at Club Royal, 9439 Lima Road. A passing driver called in the fire, and crews arrived in 3 minutes, according to a fire department news release. Marty Bender, a Fort Wayne Police Department deputy chief who was at ...

To Super Shot nurse, immunizations are personal crusade

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Seconds after delivering the second injection and trying to preempt the toddler's cry of rage, Michelle Heck reaches over and rubs the baby's leg and says, "We're all done. I know it hurts, but it's all over." The toddler still screams and stares daggers at her, squirming on his mother's ...