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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: April 8 in photos

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 REPORT: Funding for the Electric Works project

This week's show features a discussion of up to $65 million in public funding for the Electric Works project with Allen County Commissioner Therese Brown, City Councilman Russ Jehl and Capital Improvement Board member Don Steininger. RELATED: Fort Report panel: Electric Works developers have ...

University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne UNITED to host panel discussion

The University of Saint Francis will host Fort Wayne UNITED's L.I.V.E. (Listening to Input and Voices through Engagement) Forum 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the USF North Campus Auditorium, 2702 Spring St. A reception with a light dinner will be held from 5:30 to 6 p.m. The event is free and open ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: April 7 in photos

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.

Citilink gets $2.5 million federal grant for new buses, other improvements

Citilink, Fort Wayne's public bus service, has received a $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration. The grant is part of a $264 million project to improve the safety and reliability of America’s bus systems and enhance mobility and was ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: April 6 in photos

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.

Fulton County residence suffers significant damage in Friday blaze

AKRON – A terrible situation ultimately didn’t turn tragic late Friday afternoon in the Fulton County town of Akron. The residence of Esperanza Heredia and her family burst into flames shortly after 5 p.m. and suffered significant damage. However, the Heredia family was not home at the ...

30 years later in Fort Wayne: Where is April Marie Tinsley’s killer?

Every time the month of April rolls around, Janet Tinsley is in her "depression" mode. It will last until April 8, the day 30 years ago this year that a memorial service was held for her daughter, April Marie Tinsley. "No one call. No one text. I'm not answering the door," Janet Tinsley said ...

Trial dates set for Chad A. Ingram in beating death of his New Haven mother

A New Haven man allegedly found in a home with his mother's battered body will face a September murder trial. Chad A. Ingram, 43, is scheduled to be tried Sept. 11-14 in Allen Superior Court. Ingram appeared Thursday before Superior Court Judge Fran Gull. Gull also set a July 20 pretrial ...

24th indictment handed down in BAE fraud case; Brian Dunbar enters plea deal

The number of former BAE Systems employees charged in connection with a tuition-reimbursement scam continues to grow. Brian Dunbar this week became the 24th person indicted in U.S. District Court for allegedly billing the local aerospace firm for educational courses that were never taken. ...