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Courts

Cornfield rape brings 90 years

Roger Carlson reserves the right to his bad attitude. He told a judge as much before he was sentenced to 90 years in pri ...

Schools

Johnson Academy makes leadership changes

Leadership changes have been made at Timothy L. Johnson Academy in an attempt to keep the school open into the new year.

Science & Tech

40% of repeat studies can't repeat results ¦ so more study needed

NEW YORK – A large group of researchers set out to repeat 100 experiments published by leading psychology journals ...

Stutzman district director exits

Rep. Marlin Stutzman, R-3rd, has named a new district director. Bill Davis, a former Republican state lawmaker who represented Jay County, will replace state Sen. Carlin Yoder, R-Middlebury, as Stutzm ...

On-air shooter threatened to make headlines one day

ROANOKE, Va. – On the day he was fired from a Virginia TV station, Vester Flanagan pressed a wooden cross into his boss’s hand as two police officers walked him to the door. “You&rsq ...

Dishing up creativity

Weather forecasts are sensitive subjects for organizers of the Taste of the Arts festival. The Fort Wayne Downtown Improvement District, which already canceled this summer’s BuskerFest after a s ...

Africa's penguins dying off

CAPE TOWN, South Africa – The cute, knee-high critters bray like donkeys and draw tourists near Cape Town. But African penguins – the continent’s only species of the flightless bird ...

Cooperative effort

Fort Wayne is one of more than 700 American cities whose sewer systems combine stormwater with wastewater. When storms cause those sewers to overflow, millions of gallons of effluent spew untreated in ...