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15 entrepreneurs selected for GFW’s Bridge Program

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Fifteen local entrepreneurs have been selected to participate in the first cohort of Greater Fort Wayne Inc.'s Bridge Program. The program, which connects established companies with startups, is designed to give entrepreneurs an extra boost, helping them bridge the gap between startup and ...

Hoosier farmers in all counties can seek disaster aid

Indiana State News

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Eric Holcomb says farmers in all 92 Indiana counties are eligible for disaster assistance from the federal government after excessive rain and flooding. The governor’s office says farmers can apply for low interest loans to restore or replace property, pay for ...

Labor group endorses Mayor Tom Henry for fourth term

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A leading labor group Thursday endorsed Mayor Tom Henry's quest for a fourth term. “We are proud to stand with our brothers and sisters in organized labor as we announce our endorsement of Mayor Tom Henry," Evan Schoof, executive vice president of Northeast Indiana AFL-CIO said in a ...

Fort Wayne man sentenced on drug, gun charges

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Joshua Ferguson, 34, of Fort Wayne, has been sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Holly Brady after pleading guilty to maintaining a drug-involved premises and possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. Ferguson was sentenced to 168 months in prison, followed by two ...

AWS Foundation announces $435,510 in grants

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The AWS Foundation recently awarded $435,510 in grants to 17 non-profit organizations that benefit individuals with intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities in northeast Indiana. These organizations include: Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum: $6,600 for disability inclusive ...

Fort Wayne woman sentenced to 156 months on drug, gun charges

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Bronte Milton, 27, of Fort Wayne, has been sentenced by U.S. District Court Chief Judge Theresa Springmann after pleading guilty to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, fentanyl and crack cocaine along with possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking ...

Fort Wayne Police officer under investigation

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A Fort Wayne Police officer is under investigation, the department has confirmed. In a statement the department said the investigation involving Andrew Beck is being conducted by the Allen County Sheriff’s Department with assistance from the Indiana State Police. Beck is currently on ...

Indiana just days away from legalized sports betting

Indiana State News

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sports betting is just days away from becoming legal in Indiana, and the state’s casinos are lining up to start collecting wagers. Indiana becomes the 12th state with sports betting when a state law adopted this spring takes effect Sunday. At least three Indiana ...

DeKalb County fugitive arrested in Huntington with FWPD’s help

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A DeKalb County fugitive, 37-year- old Justin Loren Crager of Garrett, is behind bars after holding police at bay during a five hour armed barricade in Huntington Tuesday morning. The incident started at approximately 7:30 a.m., when State Troopers from the Fort Wayne Post went to a ...

Illegal immigrant sentenced on drug, firearms charges

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Juan DeLaCruz,29, of Fort Wayne, was sentenced to 159 months in prison by U.S. District Court Judge Holly Brady after pleading guilty to possession with intent to distribute controlled substances and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. DeLaCruz has been in the ...

Appeals court upholds injunction on Indiana abortion law

Indiana State News

CHICAGO (AP) — An appeals court has upheld a lower-court decision to block part of a 2017 Indiana law that would make it tougher for underage girls to get an abortion without their parents’ knowledge. A 2-1 ruling posted Tuesday by the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Court of Appeals leaves a 2018 ...

Court keeps Indiana voter registration purge law on hold

Indiana State News

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal appeals court has sided with critics of an Indiana law who argue it would allow officials to illegally remove voters from the state’s election rolls. The Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Tuesday a federal judge’s ruling last year ...