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Police and fire

  • Fatal crash near State & Coliseum
    A motorcyclist was speeding and doing a wheelie when he collided with a left-turning pickup truck on State Street this afternoon, according to police.
  • Motorcyclist hurt in crash with car
    A male motorcyclist suffered serious head injuries and was taken to the hospital in critical condition Monday afternoon after his Suzuki collided with a Buick at a west-central intersection.
  • iAB Financial Bank in Grabill robbed
    A man robbed the iAB Financial Bank in Grabill this morning, making off with an undisclosed amount of money and fleeing in a two-door car driven by another man, Allen County police said today.
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3-hour standoff ends peacefully at mobile home

A three-hour standoff between Fort Wayne police and a person inside a mobile home ended peacefully Wednesday morning.

Officers responded to a 911 hang-up call shortly after 1 a.m. in the 3100 block of Wells Street, police said.

A person inside was making suicide threats and refused to come out. After about three hours, officers deployed tear gas in the mobile home and the person surrendered to police. That person was taken to a hospital for an evaluation, police said.

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