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Police and fire

  • 7 women arrested in prostitution sweep
    A Fort Wayne woman has been arrested on a felony charge of promoting prostitution, and six other women were arrested on misdemeanor prostitution charges, in a Web sweep conducted this week, city police said today.
  • Cause unclear as fire guts home
    A two story home went up in flames this morning and it took firefighters 18 minutes to get the fire under control, said Fort Wayne Fire Department Public Information Officer Stacy Fleming.
  • Excise police looking for police impersonator
    Someone in Goshen is impersonating a police officer according to theIndiana State Excise Police.

New Haven train victim died accidentally, coroner rules

A 66-year-old New Haven man has been identified as the victim of a pedestrian-train crash in New Haven on Sunday night, the Allen County coroner's office said today.

Paul Jude Larson died accidentally from blunt force trauma, the coroner's office ruled after an autopsy.

Larson was struck by the train about 10:30 p.m. at Main and West streets, New Haven police have said.

The incident remains under investigation by the coroner's office and New Haven police.