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Sweetwater to expand, add 285 jobs

Sweetwater Sound Inc. is once again humming the sweet tune of expansion.


Judge sides with Brady, NFL promises 'Deflategate' appeal

A federal judge erased New England quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for a controversy the NFL claimed threat ...


Stingray Bay opens today at zoo

The Fort Wayne Children's Zoo's Stingray Bay opens today.


Father of drowned Syrian boys: Overloaded boat flipped

The father of a 3-year-old boy photographed lying dead on a Turkish beach has described how their overloaded boat flippe ...

Police Fire

FBI mum on Maumee activity

What theyre looking for is unknown. How long theyll be there is also unknown.


Husband gets 70 years in wife's stabbing

MUNCIE -- A Muncie man accused of trying to kill his wife by stabbing her with a butcher knife has been sentenced to 70 ...


Indiana Beach amusement park sold

MONTICELLO, Ind. -- The Indiana Beach amusement park has a new owner for just the second time in its nearly 90-year hist ...


Lanes closed on Columbia City street

The westbound lanes of North Street in Columbia City, between Main and Line streets, are closed today, the community has ...


Triple Crown winner will race again; BC Classic is goal

Triple Crown winner American Pharaoh will get another chance to race before being retired, with the goal the $5 million ...


Part of Mississippi River closes; 2 boats collide, spill oil

The U.S. Coast Guard says part of the Mississippi River has been closed as crews investigate and clean up an oil spill c ...

Heroin 'scourge' alarms officials

Gov. Mike Pence flew into Fort Wayne on Wednesday, fresh off the announcement a day earlier about a special drug task force he created, surrounded by staffers and assistants and ready with lots of tal ...

Obama gets win on Iran treaty

WASHINGTON – Overcoming ferocious opposition, President Barack Obama secured a legacy-defining foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats clinched the necessary votes to ensure the Ira ...

Engineering his musical dream

Last week marked the anniversary of Fort Wayne native Tyler Scott’s move to Los Angeles two years ago. It was Aug. 24. He remembers it because it was “nuts,” he explains. He was fres ...

Positive report boosts Vera Bradley

Earnings are down but expectations are up for Vera Bradley Inc. The Fort Wayne handbags and accessories maker on Wednesday reported second fiscal quarter earnings of $5.7 million, or 15 cents per dilu ...

SNAP judgment

Just as winter begins to set in, some of Indiana’s poorest residents will be dealt another cruel blow with elimination of food-stamp benefits. The state earlier this year notified about 47,000 o ...