Expansions at three Fort Wayne companies to create 59 jobs.

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Expansions at three Fort Wayne firms will produce a total of 59 jobs and about $27 million in investments. According to applications for tax incentives to be considered Tuesday by City Council, Vita Nonwovens LLC will add 22 jobs through a $19 million project at 9403 Avionics Drive, Alconex ...

Fort Wayne’s peregrine falcon chicks banded and named

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It's two boys and a girl for Moxie and Jamie, the peregrine falcon parents nesting on top of the Indiana Michigan Power Center building in downtown Fort Wayne. Retired Indiana Department of Natural Resources bird biologist John Castrale, who has done peregrine falcon chick banding for years, ...

Illinois man held in probe of shooting that injured 2 cops

Indiana State News

CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — Indiana authorities are holding an Illinois man as they investigate a weekend shooting that wounded two off-duty police officers. The 25-year-old hasn't been charged in Saturday's shooting in Highland, Indiana, but he remained in custody Monday at the Lake County ...

Indiana residents urged to comment on US Steel settlement

Indiana State News

PORTAGE, Ind. (AP) — Environmental groups are urging northwest Indiana residents to comment on a proposed federal settlement over a U.S. Steel plant's discharging of a potentially carcinogenic chemical that entered a Lake Michigan tributary. The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports that the ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: May 22 in photos

Local News 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.

Demolitions and lead dust: Is there a problem?

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The excavator bucket reaches up to an older home and pulls down a portion of the wall. Later, it will be scooping up the debris and dropping it into a dumpster or dump truck for disposal. As the excavator works, dust can float into the air and drift toward nearby homes. That could be a ...