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'Be careful out there'

They finally made it. After 20 grueling weeks, the most recent class of recruits for the Fort Wayne Police Department co ...

Police Fire

Motorcyclist dies in Van Wert County crash

A motorcyclist died early today after colliding with a deer on a rural Van Wert County road, the Ohio State Highway Patr ...

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Urban chickens are out of luck

Despite an impassioned case presented by supporters at a Fort Wayne City Council meeting in early March, city residents ...

Gay rights absent in summer study

INDIANAPOLIS – Lawmakers will study close to 40 topics this summer – but not civil rights protections for gay, lesbian and transgender Hoosiers. “There is not enough support to do it ...

Coffee with a Cop coming Saturday

There will be no speeches.  There will be no programs pushed, no agendas furthered or any lectures given.  What there will be: coffee, doughnuts and cops.  Saturday morning, local ...

Putin blasts US over FIFA

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States of meddling in the affairs of soccer’s governing body and hinted that its corruption investigation is part of an attemp ...

Gung-ho Kurds evicting Islamic State

BEIRUT – In contrast to the Iraqi army’s failures, Kurdish fighters in Syria are on the march against the Islamic State group, capturing towns and villages in an oil-rich swath of the coun ...

Here there be dragons

Before the Mayor’s Youth Engagement Council was assigned anything, Karen Richards, community liaison for the mayor’s office, met the high school students downtown for some sodas and a rive ...

Joblessness falls locally, so does workforce

Unemployment in the Fort Wayne metropolitan area was 4.2 percent last month, a full percentage point lower than in April 2014, but the labor force also substantially declined, according to figures rel ...

Legacy of support

City Council did more this week than vote to spend $6 million from the Legacy Fund on riverfront development. It signaled state economic leaders that northeast Indiana is ready to become the next hot ...