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Fort Report: Kevin talks with Blake Sebring

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News-Sentinel.com's Kevin Leininger sits down with colleague and sports writer Blake Sebring who discusses his latest book, the Komets and other things. All episodes of The Fort Report premiere at 5:30 p.m. Saturday on Comcast Channel 57 and FiOS Channel 27 and later at www.news-sentinel.com.

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THE AMISH COOK: A ‘chili’ Winter’s day

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My husband, Daniel, is the type to always be looking for something to keep life interesting and find things to do off the beaten path. One aspect he has been a blessing for me in this area is that of food. He likes coming up with new ways to prepare food or simplify and shorten the time I need ...

Timothy Eugene Rottger (Photo courtesy of the Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department)

Syracuse man accused of raping unconscious house guest

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A Syracuse man is accused of raping a woman who was sleeping at his and his wife's home after drinking alcohol. Timothy Eugene Rottger, 43, was taken into custody without incident and booked into the Kosciusko County Jail on a charge of rape at 11:59 p.m. Thursday, according to the Kosciusko ...

Lantz (News-Sentinel.com file photo)

Retired IPFW chancellor Joanne Lantz dies

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Joanne Lantz, who served as Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne's chancellor, has died. She was 85. Lantz died Wednesday at Heritage Pointe of Fort Wayne surrounded by her family, according to her obituary from D.O. McComb & Sons. Visitation will take place 11 a.m.-1 p.m. ...

From left, Fort Wayne Police Officer Scott Wilson with Blaze, New Haven Police Sgt. Brent Bolinger and Cato, and Williams County (Ohio) Sheriff's Department Deputy Jason Randall and Django and Deputy Ken Jacobs with Ruin graduated from the fall basic K9 class Friday. (Photo by Lisa M. Esquivel Long of News-Sentinel.com)

Fort Wayne, New Haven, Ohio police welcome new K9s

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The newest graduates from the basic police K9 class are ready to get their paws on the street. Fort Wayne Police Officer Scott Wilson with Blaze, New Haven Police Sgt. Brent Bolinger and Cato, and Williams County Sheriff's Department Deputy Jason Randall and Django and Deputy Ken Jacobs ...

Abercrombie (Photo courtesy of the Allen County Sheriff's Department)

Fort Wayne Police halt armed robbery suspects’ getaway in taxi

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Fort Wayne Police stopped a taxi Thursday night carrying suspects they believed were related to a robbery scheme at a north-side motel, where the suspects allegedly tried to lure victims interested in a phone that was supposedly for sale. Police were called at 6:50 p.m. Thursday to a report of ...

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Are you prepared for weekend snow?

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While northwest Indiana will see a lake-effect snowstorm this weekend, the Fort Wayne area could get 1-3 inches. Between 10 p.m. Friday and Sunday morning Fort Wayne will see snowfall, according to the National Weather Service in Syracuse. Another system could bring more light snow and ...

Fort Wayne’s north side to get extension on leaf pick-up

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Because of late-falling leaves, additional pick-up days will be added in north side neighborhoods shortly after Dec. 15. The City’s northern neighborhoods had their second pick-up last week, but many leaves had still not fallen before that second collection. As a result, the Street ...