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Bill advances to pause Indiana coal power plant closings

Indiana State News

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A proposal aimed at making it more difficult for Indiana electric companies to close additional coal-fired power plants faces objections from consumer and environmental groups who argue it could stifle growth in renewable energy such as wind and solar power. The Indiana ...

Police seeking man, 59, missing since Jan. 18

Local News

Fort Wayne police are seeking a 59-year-old man who has been missing since Jan 18. Roger Lee Henry was last seen at his home in the 3300 block of Diplomat Drive. There has been no contact with anyone since that date. He has health issues and his family is concerned because this is not a ...

Monday shooting victim identified

Local News

Fort Wayne's latest homicide victim has been identified by the Allen County Coroner's office. Than Kahn Khai, 49, of Fort Wayne, was found in a home in the 3400 block of Senate Avenue early Monday. Cause of death was gunshot wound, making him the third homicide victim in Allen County for ...

Former county Coroner Jon Brandenberger wants to return to the job

Local News

Jon Brandenberger, a Fort Wayne physician and former two-term Allen County coroner, wants to return to the office he held until 2013. Brandenberger, a Deputy Allen County coroner and family medicine physician with Parkview Health, PPG Family Medicine, filed his candidacy for the Republican ...

Sam’s Club recycling site to be closed and relocated

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Starting Saturday, Feb. 1, Allen County residents will no longer be able to recycle at Sam’s Club located at 6736 Lima Road. The community recycling drop-off site will need to relocate due to a decision made by the corporate division of Sam’s Club. The Allen County Department of ...

Indiana governor not yet backing attorney general challenger

Indiana State News

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb isn’t yet throwing his support behind a top official of his administration in challenging the state attorney general who is awaiting the outcome from an investigation into allegations of drunkenly groping four women. Holcomb filed paperwork ...

Indiana panel backs longer time limit on sex abuse charges

Indiana State News

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana authorities would have more time to press criminal charges in child sexual abuse cases under a bill endorsed by a legislative committee. The Senate criminal law committee voted unanimously in support of the bill Tuesday after rolling back its original provisions ...

Man killed in Monday morning shooting on Senate

Local News

A man was shot and killed on Senate Avenue early Monday. At approximately 12:07 a.m. officers responded to a report of a shooting at 3411 Senate and found a man believed to be in his late 40s suffering from gunshot wounds. Medical personnel arrived on scene and declared the man dead. ...

Indiana’s infant mortality rate at its lowest in 6 years

Indiana State News

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana saw the biggest decrease in its infant mortality rate in six years, officials said. In 2018, 7.3 out of every 1,000 babies born in Indiana died in their first year of life, one of the highest rates in the nation. Last year, the rate dipped to 6.8 per 1,000, ...

Indiana mulls law aiming to limit Lake Michigan beach access

Indiana State News

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana lawmakers are considering a bill that would undo a landmark Indiana Supreme Court ruling that affirmed that the shoreline of Lake Michigan is unquestionably owned by the state and held in trust for use by all residents. The legislation, sponsored by state Rep. ...