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Michelle Davies - The Journal Gazette
A familiar Berry Street sight.

5 stories of interest to Fort Wayners, Tuesday Nov. 5

Here are a few of the local stories that will be talked about today.

1. 1 dead after robbery try

A would-be robber became the 40th homicide victim in Allen County on Monday morning while attempting to break into an apartment at the Black Bear Creek Apartments on the city’s northeast side.

2. Berry closed for next month

Berry Street closure will begin Tuesday and run through Dec. 4, according to a statement issued Monday by the Fort Wayne Traffic Engineering Department.

3. Collector sees history of Fort Wayne on postcards

Local collector Randy Harter has thousands of postcards related to the city.

4. Bank chief, civic leader Jack Lehman dies

Jack Lehman, a Berne native and former president of Fort Wayne National Bank who helped found the English, Bonter, Mitchell charity foundation and was involved in a lengthy list of charitable organizations, died Saturday.

5. City native Heins wins song award

Singer-songwriter and Fort Wayne native Courtney Leigh Heins won best country song of the year at the International Music and Entertainment Association Awards on Saturday