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City reminder: 'wildlife should not be kept as pets'

Fort Wayne Animal Care Control is warning residents that city rules prohibit possession of wildlife.


Sex offenders file lawsuit

The state's new controversial religious freedom law has spawned its first lawsuit.

Frank Gray

Police department says goodbye to dedicated volunteer

For 21 years Hill has spent two days a week, staring at fingerprints under a magnifying glass.

50 candles lit on zoo's cake

The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is officially 50 years old. Children’s laughter filled the air Wednesday as more than 400 guests, along with zoo staff and city officials, gathered for the zo ...

SC church fire probed; such cases not unusual

GREELEYVILLE, S.C. – The Rev. John Taylor feared the worst when he learned his church was on fire, only days after a mass shooting at a black church in Charleston prompted Southern leaders to ca ...

Reading for the unable

Within the small studio, Mary Ann Oberholtzer, a retired school teacher, sits on the left side of a narrow, rectangular table where several recently clipped newspaper articles are stacked. Dave Ankenb ...

Hot auto sales in June buoyed by SUV demand

DETROIT – Americans again bought vehicles that sit up high and come loaded with features including back-up cameras and smartphone capabilities in June. Horsepower was also in; gas-sipping, not s ...

Drawing a line

If Monday’s Supreme Court ruling on election redistricting didn’t draw the same strident response as other recent rulings, it’s for good reason: Voters on both sides of the aisle won ...