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Secure at school

Secure at school

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Nationwide, schools reported 5,700 incidents of firearm or explosive device possession in the 2015-16 year. This map shows which Indiana schools were affected and how many incidents they experienced.

The information is from the 2015-16 Civil Rights Data Collection released by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights. Data was self-reported by 17,300 public school districts and 96,400 public schools and educational programs.

The government defines firearms and explosive devices as "any weapon that is designed to (or may readily be converted to) expel a projectile by the action of an explosive. This includes guns, bombs, grenades, mines, rockets, missiles, pipe bombs, or similar devices designed to explode and capable of causing bodily harm or property damage."

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Shootings near schools

Clicking a map point shows which schools were within 1/2 a mile, which were within 1/4 a mile, whether it happened while FWCS was in session and whether it happened between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Fort Wayne police verified whether each incident was a confirmed shooting and provided supplemental information about the incidents when necessary.

Business

Workers go on strike at Fort Wayne United Natural Foods

Nearly 160 workers from Teamsters Local 414 went on strike this morning at Fort Wayne United Natural Foods Inc.

December 12, 2019 12:50 pm


Local

Parks Board plans to add future park

The city will add to its parks inventory – but not right now.

December 12, 2019 11:24 am

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Police/Fire

Arrest made in deadly apartment stabbing

December 12, 2019 1:00 am

Indiana

Senate OKs Banks' bill on veteran suicides

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday unanimously approved bipartisan legislation pushed by Rep. Jim Banks, R-3rd, that aims to reduce...

December 12, 2019 1:00 am

Indiana

2 northwest Indiana men charged with killing 3rd in arson

FOWLER, Ind. -- Two northwest Indiana men have been charged with murder and arson in the death of a third man in a house fire, Indiana...

December 12, 2019 1:10 pm

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The Mad Ants' Ben Moore shoots over the Erie BayHawks' Andrew White in 2018. (Rachel Von | The Journal Gazette
Rachel Von | The Journal Gazette)

Mad Antics

Moore rejoins Mad Ants

December 12, 2019 12:50 pm

US

Recording devices found in downtown Minneapolis hotel rooms

Police are investigating after recording devices were found in guest rooms at the Hyatt Regency hotel in downtown Minneapolis.

December 12, 2019 12:00 pm