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Man wrestles stun gun from officer, shocks his face

Indiana State News

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Police say a southwestern Indiana man allegedly grabbed an officer's stun gun during a struggle and shocked the officer in the face. Twenty-two-year-old Logan Stidham was arrested Wednesday after the officer suffered facial injuries in the attack. The Evansville man ...

Campaign seeks to promote civility

Local News

AVOW (Advancing Voices of Women) invites the public to participate in a "Campaign for Civility" ahead of the Nov. 6 election. Designed to encourage awareness and support of the basic rules of civility in public discourse, the campaign features stickers that state "I voted 4 civility." and will ...

City’s golf closes begin closing for the season

Local News

Fort Wayne's three municipal golf courses are in the process of closing for the season. Shoaff Park closed on Wednesday, Oct. 31; McMillen Park will close on Tuesday, Nov. 6; and Foster Park will remain open through Sunday, Nov. 11. On that day, veterans and military personnel (with valid ...

City creates web page to assist victims of violence

Local News

In an effort to empower and address the needs of crime victims impacted by violence and abuse, Mayor Tom Henry’s Commission on Domestic Violence, Rape and Sexual Assault has launched a new website: www.endtheviolencefortwayne.org. The website includes a "Get Help Now" button with information ...

Donnelly voted against pro-family, pro-growth tax reform

Local News

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 was the first major overhaul of America’s tax code since President Ronald Reagan more than 30 years ago. It has been hailed as the greatest policy achievement of President Donald Trump’s presidency. And it is something Republican Senate candidate Mike ...

Allen County property tax bills due Nov. 13; many payment options

Local News

Allen County fall property tax bills will be due Tuesday, Nov. 13, with payments in the County Treasurer's office or postmarked by that date to avoid penalty. The Treasurer's office will be closed on Monday, Nov. 12 for Veteran’s day. The fall tax bill was mailed earlier this year along ...

Tom Henry to host ‘Mayor’s Night In’ Monday

Local News

Mayor Tom Henry will host a Mayor’s Night In from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 5 on the fourth floor of Citizens Square, 200 E. Berry St. Residents are invited to schedule an appointment to meet with Henry for an open dialogue about any concerns, comments, feedback or suggestions ...

Washington Center Road to reopen Thursday

Local News

Washington Center Road between Cross Creek Boulevard and Country Forest Drive will open on Thursday with a new bridge, new sidewalks and a new traffic signal. The new bridge includes additional travel lanes in each direction, a trail, a sidewalk, and new lighting. A new signal is now ...

DNR water funding includes grants to remove 2 lowhead dams

Indiana State News

CORYDON, Ind. (AP) — State officials have awarded $1.2 million for improvements along Indiana's lakes and rivers, including funding to remove two lowhead dams. The funding for 27 lake and river enhancement projects announced Monday by Indiana's Department of Natural Resources will mostly go ...

3 Indiana children struck, killed by truck at bus stop

Indiana State News

ROCHESTER, Ind. (AP) — State Police say three children were struck and killed by a pickup truck in northern Indiana as they were about to board a school bus. Sgt. Tony Slocum says four children were preparing to board a Tippecanoe Valley School Corp. bus about 7 a.m. Tuesday when they were ...

High court won’t hear suit alleging coerced confessions

Indiana State News

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A lawsuit involving three teenagers who accuse Evansville police of violating their constitutional rights, is headed to trial after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the case. The high court refused Monday to review a January ruling by the 7th U.S. Circuit ...

President Trump to visit Fort Wayne day before Nov. 6 election

Local News

President Donald Trump is planning a rally in Fort Wayne the day before the crucial Nov. 6 mid-term election. Allen County Republican Chairman Steve Shine said the visit has been confirmed by the Trump staff, and although details are still in flux Shine said he believes the event will be the ...