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Police and fire

  • 1 held in cemetery slaying
    Police have arrested a Fort Wayne man on a murder charge in connection with the death of a woman whose body was found Monday in an undeveloped portion of Catholic Cemetery.
  • Police arrest suspect in school break-in
    A 30-year-old South Bend man has been arrested in connection with Monday morning's break-in at Tippecanoe Valley Middle School, thanks to numerous tips, the Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department said today.
  • Body found near graves
    Fort Wayne police were investigating the suspicious death of a woman found at an undeveloped part of a northeast-side cemetery Monday afternoon.

Crash closes southbound I-69 at I-469

As of 9:44 a.m. Tuesday Interstate 69 was closed at the Interstate 469 south junction (296 mile-marker) for an injury accident, according to a notice issue by the Indiana State Police.

It said a tractor-trailer rig was on its side.

As of 10:45 a.m., the southbound right lane and exit ramp were expected to open soon, the state police said in a second statement.

It said the left (passing) lane “will have an extended closure” as crews off load the trailer and then right the overturned trailer and cab.