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Federal investigators say pilot error caused a small plane to crash into a home in 2016 near a western Indiana airport, fatally injuring one person and badly injuring another

Indiana State News

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Federal investigators say pilot error caused a small plane to crash into a home in 2016 near a western Indiana airport, fatally injuring one person and badly injuring another. The (Terre Haute) Tribune-Star reports that the National Transportation Safety Board ...

Holcomb orders flags to half-staff to honor Barbara Bush

Indiana State News

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb has directed flags across Indiana to be flown at half-staff to honor former first lady Barbara Bush. His office said Wednesday that flags should be flown at half-staff until sunset on the day of her burial, Saturday. Holcomb also asks ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: April 19 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.

Kenneth Scheibenberger, former Allen Superior Court judge, dies

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Kenneth Scheibenberger, who served as a judge in Allen Superior Court from 1991 until 2010, has died. The cause of his death was not immediately known. Scheibenberger, 69, an attorney who was appointed to the bench by Gov. Evan Bayh in 1991, who defeated in his non-partisan bid for ...

Superloads will try again Friday to pass through Fort Wayne area

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Call it the revenge of the Superload. Yes, a slow-moving superload was supposed to pass through Adams, Allen and DeKalb counties last Friday. Permit problems prevented the load from rolling off on its 15 mph crawl from Indianapolis to Ohio, said Nichole Hacha-Thomas, media relations director ...

Patrick Zaharako named Fort Wayne’s city engineer

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Patrick Zaharako has been appointed city engineer after serving as assistant city engineer and flood control manager since 2013. Prior to joining the c Zaharako was a project manager for Commonwealth Engineers Inc. from 1993 to 2013. While at Commonwealth, Zaharako led projects in more than 20 ...

Woman, puppies rescued in weekend fires

Indiana State News

ANDERSON — One woman suffered minor burns and smoke inhalation, eight puppies were rescued, and an abandoned house was destroyed in weekend blazes, Anderson Fire Chief David Cravens said Monday. Investigators are still working to determine the cause of a fire in the 4000 block of Dr. Martin ...

Rokita backtracks on threat to boycott GOP primary debate

Indiana State News

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Senate candidate Todd Rokita says he will participate in a Republican primary debate that he previously vowed to boycott. The GOP congressman's campaign announced Tuesday that has agreed to face off on April 30 with fellow candidates U.S. Rep. Luke Messer and ...

Purdue trustees back contract extension, raise for Daniels

Indiana State News

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue University's trustees have approved extending the contract for President Mitch Daniels beyond 2020 in a deal that will pay him up to $930,000 a year. Purdue board chairman Mike Berghoff says the former Indiana governor is enhancing the university's ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: April 18 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.

Teen shot by 14-year-old in Fort Wayne has died

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A boy shot Sunday morning by a 14-year-old boy has died and his death ruled a homicide. Darius Marcel Boone, also 14, died Monday, according to the Allen County Coroner’s Office. Boone and another boy were struck with the same bullet in a home at around 6:52 a.m. Sunday in the 2700 block ...