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ARCH seeking nominations for historic preservation recognition

Local News

ARCH Inc., the historic preservation organization serving Allen County and Northeast Indiana, invites everyone who knows of a historic building that has been successfully preserved in the past two years to nominate it for a 2020 ARCHie Award. ARCH is accepting nominations for its annual award ...

Woman charged in Green Street stabbing death

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An arrest has been made in connection with the stabbing death of Stacy Jennings on Green Street Wednesday morning. Kennishewa Whitley, 24, was arrested on preliminary charges of aggravated battery, battery resulting in serious bodily injury and criminal recklessness. She was booked into Allen ...

UPDATED: Green Street stabbing victim identified

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The victim of a fatal stabbing in the 1300 block of Green Street Wednesday, Dec. 11 at approximately 3:04 a.m. has been identified by the Allen County Coroner's office. Stacy Jennings, 39, of Fort Wayne, died from multiple stab wounds and was the 25th homicide in Allen County for 2019. Fort ...

WOWO to host Penny Pitch ‘radiothon’ Thursday and Friday

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The 72nd installment of News Talk 1190 WOWO’s annual charity fundraiser, Penny Pitch, will hit its final phase with the radio station’s annual radiothon, set for December 12 and 13. All donations will go to this year’s recipient, Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana (CSNI). From 5 ...

Rescue Mission to provide gift-wrapping service at Glenbrook

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Between Friday, Dec. 13 and Monday, Dec. 23, the Rescue Mission will provide gift wrapping services at Glenbrook Square, across from the elevator on the second floor near Carson’s. While the service is free, donations are encouraged. All proceeds will help support The Rescue Mission’s ...

NIPSCO warns customers to beware of scammers

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NIPSCO is warning customers to beware of scammers posing as NIPSCO employees. Recent reports from NIPSCO residential and business customers state that they have received calls and texts from people claiming to be NIPSCO employees demanding payment to avoid their service being disconnected. ...

Indiana governor backs ban on drivers using handheld phones

Indiana State News

NDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s governor on Tuesday threw his support behind a statewide ban on drivers using handheld cellphones as well as a plan to raise the minimum age for smoking and vaping to 21. Announcing his agenda for the 2020 legislative session, Gov. Eric Holcomb also endorsed ...

Celadon, major Indiana-based trucker, files for bankruptcy

Indiana State News

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana trucking company with nearly 4,000 employees said Monday it filed for bankruptcy and will shut down all operations, just days after two former officials were charged in a fraud scheme. Celadon Group has faced significant costs related to a federal investigation ...

Electricity provider planning more Indiana solar farms

Indiana State News

PERU, Ind. (AP) — A company that provides electricity to dozens of Indiana communities has been working to add at least 17 solar farms to its system, officials said. The Indiana Municipal Power Agency said it now has 21 solar farms generating electricity around the state and is building more ...

City Council considers changes to business tax incentives

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Fort Wayne companies seeking tax breaks on new buildings and equipment could soon experience higher application fees. An ordinance to be introduced at Tuesday's City Council meeting would essentially double fees, restoring them to the level that existed before cuts were implemented several ...

Weight limit imposed on Bluffton Road Bridge until further notice

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Concerns raised by a recent inspection have resulted in a 12-ton maximum weight limit for the Bluffton Road Bridge until further notice. During an annual inspection, city engineers found maintenance concerns and hired an outside bridge inspector to take a closer look. The findings determined ...