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Suspect in bank robbery sought

Local News

The Fort Wayne Police are seeking the public's help in locating suspects connected to a Jan. 11 robbery at the Flagstar Bank in the 900 block of West State Boulevard. Initial information indicated a male black subject had produced a note and handed it to the teller, then had fled out of the ...

Suspect’s death closes book on 2003 homicide

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The Fort Wayne Police Departmengt and Allen County Prosecutors office have closed the 2003 homicide case of Joshua Salyer, which occurred on Nov. 24 of that year. The suspect in this case, Lawton Carter Jr, died in 2017 before he could be charged in the murder. Detectives received new ...

Fort Wayne Police K9 Bullet dies

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Fort Wayne Police officer Gary Griffith's retired K9 partner Bullet has died. Born July 3, 2006, she joined the K9 Unit May 4, 2009 and retired Feb. 1, 2017 after spending her entire career with Griffith. "She was a fantastic police work dog and a loyal partner to Gary," Sgt. Bob Theurer of ...

Governor proposes small funding boost for Indiana schools

Indiana State News

By TOM DAVIES, Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb is proposing a modest increase in school funding that is unlikely to provide much of an immediate boost for teacher pay. The Republican governor and GOP legislative leaders have stressed the importance of ...

Police seek help in Indiana woman’s unsolved 1997 killing

Indiana State News

SHELBYVILLE, Ind. (AP) — State police are seeking the public's help in solving the 1997 murder of a central Indiana woman. Shelbyville police officers investigating a call about a house with an open door found 50-year-old Sandra Gahimer's body inside her home on Jan. 12, 1997. An autopsy ...

Fire department that lost trucks, gear in fire gets help

Indiana State News

ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — A central Indiana fire department has donated a firetruck to a southern Indiana department that lost three trucks and other equipment in a fire at its station. Anderson Fire Department Deputy Chief Todd Cawthorn tells The Herald Bulletin that when he learned of the Dec. ...

Residents helping to plan future phases of riverfront development

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Area residents gathered at the Grand Wayne Center Thursday evening to offer their ideas for the next phases of Riverfront Fort Wayne. During the meeting, residents learned about the progress being made to design Riverfront Fort Wayne beyond Promenade Park. The next steps include creation ...

City honors Bud, Jean Mendenhall for decades of service

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Thursday was "Bud and Jean Mendenhall Day" in Fort Wayne in honor of the couple that have been neighborhood leaders and community advocates for more than 30 years and recently announced their retirement from leadership with the Bloomingdale Neighborhood Association. “Bud and Jean are ...

Fort Wayne Metals to lease space in electric works

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Fort Wayne Metals has signed a letter of intent to lease space at Electric Works, with initial plans calling for materials research and development space on the former General Electric West Campus. “As we continue to be innovative leaders of life-saving, high-quality material solutions, we ...

Traffic alert issued for Coliseum area Tuesday night

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The Allen County War Memorial Coliseum has issued a traffic advisory for Coliseum Boulevard, Parnell Avenue and other roadways surrounding the complex on Tuesday, Jan. 15 in connection with the sold-out concert by Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band. The show is scheduled to begin at 7:30 ...

3 dead in Michigan City double homicide-suicide

Indiana State News

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — Police on northwestern Indiana say three people have died in what they're calling a double homicide-suicide. Michigan City Police Sgt. Chris Yagelski says police were called to a home just before 2 p.m. Monday, after a distraught relative called 911. Yagelski says ...

South Bend car theft with toddler inside ends moments later

Indiana State News

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — South Bend Police say a car that was stolen with a toddler inside was abandoned moments later, and the child has been returned to his mother. Police say the theft occurred about 1 p.m. Monday, when the car was left running and unlocked outside a McDonald's restaurant ...

Truck damages 135-year old southwest Indiana covered bridge

Indiana State News

BLOOMFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a box truck has damaged a 135-year-old covered bridge in southwestern Indiana. The Greene County sheriff's office says in a news release Monday that the 52-year-old truck driver went through the Richland-Plummer Creek Bridge on Friday and knew that the ...

Business, community groups backing Indiana hate crimes law

Indiana State News

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Business and community group leaders will be gathering at the Indiana Statehouse as part of their push for adoption of a state hate crimes law. The group Indiana Forward says Tuesday's event will launch a lobbying campaign for the law that is being backed by hundreds of ...

45th annual ‘March for Life’ will be Jan. 26

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Allen County Right to Life will host the 45th annual March for Life in downtown Fort Wayne on Saturday, Jan. 26. Organizers expect nearly 2,000 people to peacefully protest the 1973 Supreme Court Roe vs. Wade decision that legalized abortion across the country through all nine months of ...