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Fort Wayne Police investigate two separate Sunday morning deaths

The Fort Wayne Police Department is asking for the public’s help after a man was found dead early Sunday morning on Abbott Street, hours before another man was found shot to death in a separate incident on Newport Avenue. Detectives are investigating the death of a man who was found down in ...

Thomas Rhett adds Fort Wayne stop to upcoming concert tour

Country-style music artist Thomas Rhett has Fort Wayne to his “Life Changes Tour” concert tour, which kicks off Thursday in Tulsa, Okla. Rhett and opening performers Brett Young and Midland will play at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5 at Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. ...

Allen County now taking orders for dust control on roads

Allen County residents have until April 30 to ask the County Highway Department to apply dust-control material to their stone and gravel roads this spring. Two options will be offered again this year: Dustay, an asphalt emulsion, or calcium chloride. The department will charge $2.10 per linear ...

Crime Stoppers for the week of April 2

Call the Crime Stoppers tip line at 436-STOP (436-7867) or 1-800-237-7867. All sources of information are kept confidential. Crime Stoppers pays as much as $1,000 in rewards for information that leads to the arrest of felons or the capture of fugitives. Crime Stoppers is a nonprofit ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: April 2 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 Wayne Police retired K9 Nemo dies

Nemo, a retired Fort Wayne Police Department K9 officer, died Friday, the police department reported. Nemo, a Belgian shepherd, died with his partner, Officer Dustin Engelman, by his side, according to Sgt. Bob Theurer, supervisor of the FWPD K9 unit. Nemo turned 14 on March 12. "Nemo’s ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: April 1 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.

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: March 31 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.

Spy Run Creek being returned to natural look in Franke Park

The section of Spy Run Creek in Franke Park appears barren now, with its banks cleared of trees and invasive honeysuckle bushes. It will look totally different by late summer as the creek meanders through a natural-looking setting of trees, plants and rock outcroppings. The Fort Wayne ...

Trails planning and development workshop planned in Wells County

People can help plan and develop the trails system in Wells County by participating in the Wells County Trails Workshop 11 a.m.-1 p.m. April 25 at the Wells County Chamber of Commerce, 211 Water St. in Bluffton. Beginning at 11 a.m., those attending will learn more about current trails plans ...

Images released of thieves who took Fort Wayne Outfitters bikes

Fort Wayne Police detectives are seeking the identity of three people seen March 18 stealing bicycles from the Fort Wayne Outfitters Bike Hub, 838 S. Harrison St. Detectives investigating the case are hopeful that someone will recognize the suspects seen in photographs. Anyone recognizing ...

Voter registration deadline in Allen County is April 9 for May primary

Anyone wishing to vote in the May 8 primary has until the close of business on Monday, April 9, to register or submit changes to their voter registration records. The Allen County Voter Registration office is open at One E. Main Street, Suite 176, in the Rousseau Centre (old City-County ...

State will begin repairs to I-469 beginning Monday

Road work is planned beginning Monday on I-469, and the Indiana Department of Transportation advises motorists be prepared for lane restrictions, lane shifts and workers in the construction zone. Contractors will begin working on the following: Bridge rehabilitation over Feighner Road, .54 ...