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City looking to boost start-up companies

Local News

The city of Fort Wayne’s Summit City Entrepreneur & Enterprise District (SEED) is partnering with a nationally ranked startup accelerator to launch a program for local emerging businesses. genera8tor is a national accelerator that offers a program called gBETA. gBETA will offer a free ...

Community invited to provide input on FWCS superintendent search

Local News

The public is invited to provide feedback that will be used as the Fort Wayne Community Schools Board begins its search superintendent to succeed the retiring Wendy Robinson. Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates, the firm hired to assist the Board in the search process, will host three ...

Indiana woman pleads guilty to aiding Islamic State group

Indiana State News

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana woman has pleaded guilty to providing financial support to the Islamic State group. Samantha Elhassani, 33, entered her plea Monday in a deal in which federal prosecutors agreed to drop more serious conspiracy charges against her and to request a more lenient ...

Three indicted on charges of bilking company of $3 million

Local News

Three people have been indicted on charges of defrauding a Fort Wayne company of more than $3 million. Brian Nordan, 42, of Auburn, Dustin Coleman, 42, of Cassopolis, Mich., and Angela Jasinski, 29, of Granger face 13 counts of wire fraud in U.S. District Court in Fort Wayne. Nordan was ...

County Commissioner Richard Beck appointed to state land-use council

Local News

Governor Eric Holcomb has appointed Allen County Commissioner Richard Beck to a four-year term on the Indiana Land Resources Council. The ILRC was created to assist local and state decision-makers with land use tools and policies. The council is composed of representatives from county and ...

Aunt Millie’s lighting party moves indoors Wednesday

Local News

Due to the threat of high winds, Aunt Millie’s will not have a tent in the parking lot tomorrow evening for the Holiday Fest Night of Lights. Its event will move indoors to the former Office Furniture showroom at 256 W. Main St., on the southeast corner of Main and Webster across Webster from ...

NAACP president Curry-Campbell appointed to County Council

Local News

The president of the Fort Wayne chapter of the NAACP will join Allen County Council Jan. 1, succeeding Sharon Tucker in the 1st District. Sheila Curry-Campbell was elected over two other candidates Friday by Democratic precinct officials. Also seeking the position were Stephanie Henry and ...

Victim in fatal buggy accident identified

Local News

The Allen County Coroner’s office has identified the victim of a Nov. 24 buggy accident. Suzanna Schmucker, 43, of St. Joe, Indiana, was a passenger in a horse-drawn-buggy that was struck by a motor vehicle in the 26000 block of Indiana 37 near Harlan Sunday afternoon. Schmucker was ...

Indiana lawmakers support raising legal age for tobacco use

Indiana State News

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana lawmakers are voicing support for raising the state’s legal age to buy tobacco and vaping products. Republican House Speaker Brian Bosma said Monday that he supports raising the age from 18 to 21, along with the majority of the House Republican caucus. Bosma ...

‘Fantasy of Lights’ returns to Franke Park Nov. 26

Local News

Larger displays, more interactivity and some special touches will greet visitors to Blue Jacket's Fantasy of Lights, which will be from Nov. 26 through New Year's Eve at Franke Park. This year's event is open from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and ...

Coliseum to host Pearl Harbor Day ceremony Dec. 7

Local News

The Army Navy Union No. 57, the Allen County Council of Veterans and the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum will host a Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance Ceremony in Memorial Hall on Saturday, Dec. 7, at 2 p.m. to mark the 78th anniversary of the attack on the Hawiian naval base. The public is ...