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Fort Wayne Police investigate two separate Sunday morning deaths

Local News

The Fort Wayne Police Department is asking for the public’s help after a man was found dead early Sunday morning on Abbott Street, hours before another man was found shot to death in a separate incident on Newport Avenue. Detectives are investigating the death of a man who was found down in ...

Thomas Rhett adds Fort Wayne stop to upcoming concert tour

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Country-style music artist Thomas Rhett has Fort Wayne to his “Life Changes Tour” concert tour, which kicks off Thursday in Tulsa, Okla. Rhett and opening performers Brett Young and Midland will play at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5 at Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. ...

Allen County now taking orders for dust control on roads

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Allen County residents have until April 30 to ask the County Highway Department to apply dust-control material to their stone and gravel roads this spring. Two options will be offered again this year: Dustay, an asphalt emulsion, or calcium chloride. The department will charge $2.10 per linear ...

Crime Stoppers for the week of April 2

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Call the Crime Stoppers tip line at 436-STOP (436-7867) or 1-800-237-7867. All sources of information are kept confidential. Crime Stoppers pays as much as $1,000 in rewards for information that leads to the arrest of felons or the capture of fugitives. Crime Stoppers is a nonprofit ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: April 2 in photos

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News-Sentinel.com 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.

Fort Wayne Police retired K9 Nemo dies

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Nemo, a retired Fort Wayne Police Department K9 officer, died Friday, the police department reported. Nemo, a Belgian shepherd, died with his partner, Officer Dustin Engelman, by his side, according to Sgt. Bob Theurer, supervisor of the FWPD K9 unit. Nemo turned 14 on March 12. "Nemo’s ...

911 emergency dispatch 1st came to Indiana 50 years ago

Indiana State News

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — "9-1-1. What is your emergency?" Whether car wreck, intruder, medical problem or some other emergency, 911 dispatchers are trained to stay calm and get the information they need and quickly send help. Anyone using a phone today in Indiana can dial 911 in an ...

Aerobics instructor dubbed ‘Richard Simmons of Kokomo’

Indiana State News

KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) — They call him the "Richard Simmons of Kokomo." Albeit, a noticeably toned down version of Simmons. There are no short-shorts or eclectic sweat headbands, but Robert "Bob" Abresch still has the right amount of energy to engage the group of seniors who frequent his class ...

Pacers seek naming-rights deal for Indianapolis fieldhouse

Indiana State News

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Pacers are searching for a new naming-rights sponsor for the team's downtown Indianapolis home. The parent company of Bankers Life, CNO Financial Group Inc., announced on March 13 that it doesn't intend to extend the naming-rights agreement for Bankers Life ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: April 1 in photos

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News-Sentinel.com 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.

Indiana teen turns to activism after Florida school shooting

Indiana State News

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — On March 24, Romy Candon stood in front of thousands of Hoosiers protesting gun violence to read a statement from her best friend, a survivor of the Parkland, Fla., school shooting. "We are angry," she repeated during the student-led March For Our Lives rally. But it has ...

Simulator helps officers, students prepare for real world

Indiana State News

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Max Gilliana lined up the sights on his gun to the circular targets with mountains looming in the background. Then the wind and rain came. "Make that stuff come down," Ralph Iler laughed. Gilliana was aiming at a screen set up in the Union Township Middle School ...

Indianapolis man gets 125 years for Bloomington rapes

Indiana State News

BLOOMINGTON — An Indianapolis man convicted of 14 felonies for raping and robbing two Indiana University students has been sentenced to 125½ years in prison. Monroe Circuit Judge Marc Kellams said 22-year-old Vaylan Glazebrook has shown no remorse for the crimes and found no mitigating ...