THIS DAY IN HISTORY: May 15 in photos

Local News 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.

LEGACIES OF WWII: Gordon Smith –Army /Europe

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After disembarking at LeHavre, France in 1944, the 103rd Head Quarters Battalion of the U.S. Army traveled to Innsbruck, Austria. Private Gordon Smith of Warren, IN served guard duty at night in the mountains around the volatile Brenner Pass between Italy and Austria. His orders were to shout ...

Fort Wayne Police seek Leon N. Washington

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Fort Wayne police detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in helping them locate a man. Police spokesman Michael Joyner would only say that Leon Nathan Washington, 43, is sought for questioning in an ongoing investigation. Washington is described as black; 5-foot, 7 inches tall; ...