Skip to content

The Journal Gazette

Locally owned since 1863

Top news

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 ...

Local

Animal control pioneer to retire after long career

A longtime local animal advocate has announced her upcoming retirement. Belinda Lewis will leave her post as director of ...

Local

Video touts effort to develop riverfront

The Leadership Fort Wayne class of 2015 on Thursday launched a public information campaign centered on the city’s ...

New Haven postpones giving firm tax breaks

Action on a tax break for a company investing in a manufacturing plant in New Haven will wait until September, at the earliest. New Haven City Council members want to get more information on Lippert C ...

POLICE – Indianapolis woman killed in Whitley crash

A fiery crash in rural Whitley County left a woman from Indianapolis dead. The crash occurred about 10 a.m. Thursday in the northwest part of the county when a car crashed into a tree and caught fire. ...

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 ...