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City ordinance regulates wildlife

Fort Wayne wildlife is still regulated locally by a city ordinance, the Fort Wayne Animal Care Control said today.

Police Fire

Victim disarms would-be robber

An attempted robbery led to a shot out windshield Wednesday morning.


County releases updated list of closed roads

The Allen County Highway department has released an updated list of road closures because of high water.

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 ...