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Police seek help to ID burglary suspect

Fort Wayne Police are looking for a man in connection with an Aug. 24 burglary in the early morning hours in the 1100 block of DeGroff Street. The suspect entered the house while the victims were home, stealing the victims' purse/wallet. The suspect(s) then used the victims credit cards at ...

Man will be deported after serving drug sentence

Carlos Prado, 40, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, has been sentenced to 70 months in prison by U.S. District Court Judge Holly A. Brady after pleading guilty to distribution of methamphetamine. He will be deported upon the completion of his sentence. According to documents in the case, in July ...

Cooking equipment firm plans $4.5 million expansion in New Haven

A commercial cooking equipment company's $4.5 million expansion will bring a 38,500-square-foot facility and three new jobs to a blighted area just east of New Haven. Accutemp, which makes steamers, griddles, skillets and other items for the food-service industry, is seeking a tax abatement ...

FWCS schedules meetings to explain district’s REPAIR program

Fort Wayne Community Schools will host four meetings this month to share plans for the third phase in the district’s REPAIR program. The FWCS Board of School Trustees is considering a referendum on the May 5, 2020, ballot for a $130 million bond program to make improvements at 33 school ...

Foellinger Foundation president and CEO to step down

Cheryl K. Taylor, Foellinger Foundation president and CEO, will step down from her position on May 31, 2020. Taylor has served the foundation since 1990 and as president and CEO since 2001. Created in 1958, the foundation supports nonprofit organizations in Allen County that serve children and ...

Police seeking man who dragged officer

The Fort Wayne Police Department is looking for a man wanted for resisting law enforcement with injury (he dragged an officer who had responded to a man-down call), possession of a stolen vehicle and felony fleeing in a vehicle. The man should be considered armed and dangerous, and no one ...