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Fort Wayne motorcycle clubs, walkers remember April Tinsley

Angela Swinford remembers being in middle school and walking home from school with her sister Stacy and Stacy's friend April Tinsley. "We lived a block away from her," said Swinford, who handed out candles Sunday evening outside Fairfield Elementary, where Tinsley attended. After ...

Man shot to death outside Fort Wayne American Legion post is identified

A man shot early Sunday morning in the parking lot of the American Legion, 705 E. Lewis St., has been identified. Michael Ternell Carter, 40, of Fort Wayne died from a gunshot wound or wounds, according to the Allen County Coroner's Office. His death has been declared the 28th homicide in ...

Shooting on Hamilton Avenue is fifth fatal or critical injury of weekend

Fort Wayne Police are investigating the shooting a man on Hamilton Avenue that left him in critical condition, the fifth victim to be critically injured or killed in the city since Saturday morning. At about 4:42 p.m. officers were dispatched to the 800 block of Hamilton Avenue on a report of ...

Catholic Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend remembers Blessed Solanus Casey

Blessed Solanus Casey will be remembered and honored today in the Catholic Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, a place where he spent most of the last 10 years of his life in retirement at the former St. Felix Friary in Huntington. Diocesan Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades asked the Vatican for ...

Auburn resident returns home to find burglary suspect inside, police say

A man was arrested after an Auburn resident returned home to find someone inside, according to police. The Auburn Police Department responded at 5:27 a.m. Monday to the 200 block of Greenhurst Court. The homeowner had returned home, noticed several things out of place and heard what he ...

Fort Wayne man sentenced to 15 years in child pornography case

A federal judge sentenced a Fort Wayne man to 15 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to receiving child pornography. U.S. District Court Judge Theresa L. Springmann on Monday sentenced Darin Kaufman, 37. Kaufman had pleaded guilty in May 2016 to one count of receipt of material depicting ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: July 30 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: July 29 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.

Car fire damages two houses in Fort Wayne

A car fire that spread to two houses caused moderate damage early Saturday morning, according to the Fort Wayne fire department. Fort Wayne firefighters were called at 12:35 a.m. to 4514 Werling Drive. A car fire in the driveway reached the two houses, according to a news release. Firefighters ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: July 28 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: July 27 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.

FBI releases ‘wanted’ poster of shirtless Wolcottville bank robber

The FBI has released photos of a shirtless man seen robbing a Wolcottville bank Thursday afternoon before fleeing in a car with a getaway driver. At around 2:52 p.m. the man entered the bank, displayed a black handgun and demanded money, according to the FBI. The man then fled on foot, and ...