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Part of Promenade Park closed for upgrades through February

Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation will be closing the Parkview Tree Canopy Trail in Promenade Park Wednesday to complete scheduled upgrades to the structure, including new handrails. The trail is scheduled to remain closed through the end of February 2020 as the work is completed. To ensure ...

Men sentenced on child molesting, theft and confinement

Two men are facing prison terms: one for child molesting and the other for theft and criminal confinement. Curtis L. Williams was sentenced Tuesday to a total of 114.5 years for multiple counts of Child Molesting. A jury convicted Williams after an October trial for repeatedly molesting a ...

Arrest made in July 4 shooting

Fort Wayne Police Department Gang Unit and Narcotic Units arrested Carlos Avila on outstanding warrants that included attempted murder. He was arrested in a home at 5500 Kimberly Drive Monday around 5 p.m. Avila was wanted for the July 4, shooting of Javis Asher at 1900 Hobson Road. The ...