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Meetings will seek input to guide public art in Fort Wayne

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The Fort Wayne Public Art Commission is inviting area residents to share their opinions about public art at one of five pop-up meetings in May. On Monday, May 13, two meetings are scheduled from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. One will take place at Bridge of Grace Church, 5100 Gaywood Dr. The other ...

‘Trek the Trails’ begins 10th season April 30

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The Trek the Trails community bike rides will begin their tenth year later this month. The rides offer way for residents to explore parts of the trail that they may not be familiar with and to create social opportunities for families and friends to venture in a guided tour. The free, ...

April 26 seminar for students will address opioid crisis

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Middle school and high school students and their parents/guardian are invited to attend a free opioid crisis seminar, “Say No to O’s.” The event will take place Friday, April 26, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Indiana Tech Andorfer Commons, 1600 E. Washington Blvd. Registration will ...

City seeing a reduction in many crimes: mayor, police chief

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Mayor Tom Henry and Police Chief Steve Reed Wednesday announced reductions in several areas of crime, including homicides, shootings, violent crimes, and property crimes as part of the Fort Wayne Police Department’s statistics for the first quarter of 2019 (January 1-March 31) as compared to ...

Narcotics Division searches yield two arrests

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Two people face charges after members of the Fort Wayne Police Department’s Vice and Narcotics Division and Emergency Services Team served a search warrant at 2019 Packard Ave. and 3418 Loraine Ave. Tuesday morning. Undercover detectives made previous purchases of oxycodone hydrochloride ...

Body found in field identified

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The man found dead in a field Saturday has been identified by the Allen County Coroner's office. Sukari A. Hogan, 40, from Indianapolis, was found near the 3300 block of Oakwood Drive. The cause and manner of death have not been determined, but foul play is not suspected. The incident remains ...

IU Health to expand operations in Fort Wayne

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Indiana University Health will expand its footprint in Fort Wayne with the construction of a 25,000 square foot medical office building in northeast Fort Wayne at the intersection of Stellhorn and Lahmeyer Road. This facility will include primary care, an outpatient imaging center, laboratory ...

City announces $100 million in neighborhood utility improvements

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Mayor Tom Henry joined residents of the Aboite Meadows Neighborhood Association, City Council and City Utilities staff Monday to announce $100 million in stormwater protection, sanitary sewer improvements and water pipe upgrades. Aboite Meadows is the site of a stormwater project to reduce ...

Victims of crash, fire identified

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The Allen County Coroner’s office has identified the victims of a fatal moped accident and fire earlier this month. Dabe P. Maloley, 66, of Fort Wayne, was the operator of a moped which was struck by a motor vehicle at the intersection of Hanna and Paulding roads on Monday, April 8. Maloley ...

City seeks public’s help after puppy found in trash bin

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Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control is asking for the public’s help after a four-month-old puppy was found in a trash bin. Animal Care & Control was notified on March 20 after a garbage truck driver found the puppy in a crate inside a trash bin in the 200 block of East Masterson ...

Victim of Monday traffic accident identified

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The Allen County Coroner’s office has identified the victim of a motor vehicle crash in the 20200 block of Campbell Road around 7:39 a.m. on Monday, April 15. Jamara Holley, 3, of Grabill, died of blunt force injury. She is the 15th traffic fatality for Fort Wayne and Allen County in 2019, ...

Two arrested following Monday morning police pursuit

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Two people were arrested by detectives with the Fort Wayne Police Department's Gang & Violent Crimes Unit following an attempted traffic stop and pursuit early Monday. Police were attempting to locate Damontre Burnett, who had two active felony warrants for kidnapping and robbery. ...

City Utilities lifts boil-water advisory

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The boil advisory for some City Utilities customers has been lifted after tests on drinking water show that the water is free from any contamination and is safe. All residents may now use water from the tap for drinking and cooking with no further need for precautions. As a precaution, City ...

City’s animal shelter gets $50,000 from Petco Foundation

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Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Petco Foundation to support its Paws for Progress campaign to remodel their medical center. The funds will help increase the efficiency of Animal Care & Control’s medical team and allow more animals to be ...

One arrested on murder charge, another for attempted murder

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One man has been arrested on a murder charge and a second on a charge of attempted murder, according to the Fort Wayne Police Department. Antoine Kelley was arrested in Chattanooga, Tenn., Friday on an outstanding murder warrant issued by Fort Wayne Police for the shooting death of Darius ...