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Truvarus Giddens county’s 39th homicide of 2018

Local News

Allen County's 39th homicide of 2018 has been identified as Truvarus L. Giddens Jr. Giddens, 22, was found suffering from gunshot wound(s) in the 2500 block of Barr Street Monday afternoon. Giddens was transported from the scene to a local hospital, where he died. The incident remains under ...

New ap can help those in need, fight food waste in Allen County

Local News

The Allen County Department of Environmental Management is partnering with Food Rescue US, the Connecticut-based food rescue organization, to rescue and deliver meals to those in need and prevent food waste in Allen County. One in seven Hoosiers faces food insecurity, including 300,000 ...

Police offer tips for safe shopping on ‘Black Friday’

Local News

The Fort Wayne Police Department has issued tips for safe shopping on "Black Friday": Preplan your outing. Let someone know where you will be shopping, your intended route and your return time. Also make sure they know the make, model, color and license plate number your vehicle. Know the ...

Open house today on future of Franke Park

Local News

Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation will host the first public open house regarding the Franke Park Master Plan today, Nov. 8, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Franke Park Pavilion No. 1, 3411 Sherman Blvd. This project, in partnership with the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, will result in a comprehensive ...

Blast hits NW Indiana steel mill complex, injuring worker

Indiana State News

BURNS HARBOR, Ind. (AP) — An explosion at a northwestern Indiana steel mill injured a worker and sparked a fire that sent smoke billowing from the industrial complex along Lake Michigan. East Chicago Fire Chief Anthony Serna says the worker suffered burns in Monday afternoon's blast at ...

Evansville soldier killed in training accident

Indiana State News

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Officials say a soldier died Sunday in a training area of Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state. The News Tribune reports 23-year-old Spc. Drew Watters of Evansville, Indiana, was killed during a training accident, according to the 7th Infantry Division. The ...

Indiana man convicted as teen to enter home detention next

Indiana State News

WARSAW, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana judge is allowing a man, who was 15 when he was sentenced to 25 years in prison for the fatal shooting of his stepfather, to enter home detention earlier than expected. Kosciusko County Judge David Cates in October heard 23-year-old Colt Lundy's request ...

Voters OK more funds for security after school shooting

Indiana State News

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Voters have agreed to fund improved security at a suburban Indianapolis school district where a 13-year-old girl and a teacher were shot in May. Unofficial results show about 58 percent backed the measure Tuesday to collect an additional $50 million over eight years ...

Sculpture latest example of public art in downtown Fort Wayne

Local News

Mayor Tom Henry, local artists and others cut the ribbon on downtown Fort Wayne's latest piece of artwork: the sculpture and mural located in the 400 block of East Columbia Street. The sculpture was created by Cary Shafer and includes large, metal three-dimensional blocks painted to complement ...