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Credit union robbed Thursday

Local News

The Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a reported hold up at the Three Rivers Federal Credit Union on YMCA Park Drive just after 4:30 p.m. Thursday. Officers were advised while en route that the suspect had left. Officers were told a white man in his 50-60s with red hair and ...

Banks to host job fair at Purdue Fort Wayne Aug. 15

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U.S. Rep. Jim Banks, R-3rd, in conjunction with Purdue University Fort Wayne and WorkOne Northeast, will host a job fair from noon to 3 p.m. on Thursday, August 15, in the university’s Walb Union International Ballroom. Seventy-nine companies and organizations with a total of 2,072 job ...

Indiana State Police seek recruits for 80th Recruit Academy

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The Indiana State Police are accepting applications for the 80th Recruit Academy. Interested individuals must apply online at http://www.in.gov/isp/2368.htm. This website will provide a detailed synopsis of the application process as well as information on additional career opportunities ...

Downtown alleys are getting a makeover

Local News

Several downtown alleys are being transformed into welcoming spaces as part of the city's Alley Activation project. The project, funded primarily by an $83,000 grant from the Knight Foundation/Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne, will build on the Art this Way alley mural program by ...

Work begins on ‘Five Points’ roundabout

Local News

Goshen Avenue has a long history that's seen many changes over the years. In 1913, the road was part of the Lincoln Highway and was outside of the city limits. In the mid-20s, it became U.S. 33 until that route moved over to follow the Coliseum Boulevard bypass. Today, it's an urban street with ...

Fundraising begins to restore historic Foster Park pavilion

Local News

Editor's note: This story has been updated to provide a correct mailing address for donations. Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation and Friends of the Parks of Allen County have launched a fundraising campaign for the restoration of Foster Park Pavilion No. 3. The is intended to fully and ...

Allen County likely to provide paid parental leave for employees

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The Allen County Board of Commissioners on Friday will consider adopting a new parental leave policy for eligible county employees that will provide up to three weeks of paid parental leave during the six months immediately following the birth or adoption of a child. The new policy, which ...

Huntertown Heritage Days Aug. 8-10

Local News

Huntertown Heritage Days will be Aug. 8, 9 and 10 at the Huntertown Park, Corner of Old Lima Road and Woods Road. This is the 20th anniversary of the event. Parade starts at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10. Carnival, food, games and rides will be available along with craft vendors, Sweet ...

Dispose of hazardous household materials this Saturday

Local News

The city’s Solid Waste Department and the Allen County Department of Environmental Management will conduct a Tox-Away Day this Saturday, Aug. 3, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the County’s household hazardous waste facility at 2260 Carroll Road. The event offers residents to safely dispose of ...

Man arrested following Tuesday night stabbing

Local News

One man was arrested and another left with serious injuries following a stabbing Tuesday night at a senior apartment complex. Around 10:28 p.m., Fort Wayne Police responded to a report of a stabbing at the Lamplight Inn at 300 E. Washington Blvd. Officers arrived and located an adult male ...

Black Pine Sanctuary adds three animals

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Black Pine Animal Sanctuary has added three animals. Momma & Caesar, Vervet monkeys, were surrendered to Black Pine earlier this summer due to a death in the family of the original owner. Luna, a Nelson’s Milk Snake, has also taken up residence at Black Pine. Used for animal education ...

Body of 1930s gangster John Dillinger to be exhumed

Indiana State News

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The body of notorious 1930s gangster John Dillinger is expected to be exhumed in September from a concrete-encased grave at an Indianapolis cemetery more than 85 years after he was killed by FBI agents outside a Chicago theater. The upcoming exhumation could put to rest ...

Fire Department places two engines in service

Local News

Mayor Tom Henry and Fire Chief Eric Lahey Tuesday placed new Engine 17 into service. A traditional “wet down” and “push in” service was conducted at Fire Station 17, 1910 Getz Road, for one of the newest pieces of equipment for the Fire Department. A similar ceremony also took place ...