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Guilty plea in quadruple murder

A Fort Wayne man pleaded guilty today to killing four people – one, his unborn child – and injuring another in 2016.

May 23, 2019 10:08 am


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Judge nixes bid to dismiss case

The attempted murder case against a Fort Wayne man charged in a March shooting will continue despite his attempts to have it thrown...

May 23, 2019 1:00 am


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Attempted murder case will continue

The attempted murder case against a Fort Wayne man charged in a March shooting will continue despite his attempts to have it thrown out.

May 22, 2019 3:16 pm


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117 years for killing of relative

Facing more than a century behind bars, Joshua Mackin didn't back down.

May 21, 2019 1:00 am


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Defendant gets 117 years in stepbrother's slaying

A Fort Wayne man who killed his stepbrother outside a motel last year was ordered today to spend more than a century behind bars.

May 20, 2019 11:16 am


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Meijer clerk's killer gets 65 years

Jacob Walerko was a doting brother who loved his family, his sister said Friday.

May 18, 2019 1:00 am


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Death penalty still option in slayings

The Indiana Supreme Court won't weigh in on whether an Allen County judge erred when she denied a request from lawyers for a man facing...

May 18, 2019 1:00 am


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Judge rejects high-court review of death-penalty pretrial motion

Allen Superior Judge Fran Gull has rejected a request by lawyers for a man facing the death penalty to ask the Indiana Supreme Court to...

May 17, 2019 12:52 pm


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Thanksgiving Day shooting death brings 65-year sentence

The man who shot a gas station clerk to death on Thanksgiving Day in 2017 was sentenced this morning to 65 years behind bars....

May 17, 2019 11:30 am


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Officer loses appeal to have lawsuit dismissed

An excessive force lawsuit against a Fort Wayne police officer who shot an unarmed robber in 2015 will go forward after a federal...

May 17, 2019 1:00 am


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August heists net 12-year sentence

A Fort Wayne woman was ordered Thursday to spend 12 years in prison for her role in two home invasion robberies last year.

May 17, 2019 1:00 am


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Appeals court allows lawsuit against police officer to proceed

A lawsuit against a Fort Wayne police officer who shot an unarmed robber in 2015 will go forward after a federal appeals court this week...

May 16, 2019 11:59 am


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Woman sentenced for role in 2 robberies

A Fort Wayne woman was ordered today to spend 12 years in prison for her role in two home invasion robberies last year.

May 16, 2019 10:49 am


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Toddler's death brings 40 years

“My son, my baby boy. Every day I wake up in pain and with some part of my soul missing.”

May 15, 2019 1:00 am


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Vanryn sentenced to 40 years in Malakai Garrett death

The man who beat 2-year-old Malakai Garrett to death in 2017 was ordered today to spend 40 years in prison.

May 14, 2019 3:14 pm