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Woman reports armed robbery in Fort Wayne apartment

An officer responded at 3:24 p.m. and met the woman in her apartment's leasing office, in the 2100 block of Eden Street, according to a police report. The woman appeared shaken and was crying. She told the officer the following, according to the report: About 10 minutes beforehand she was in her apa

NEWS-SENTINEL - 2017-10-17 07:00:00

Fort Wayne Metals to create hundreds of jobs with expansion

Fort Wayne Metals plans to invest $51 million and create as many as 337 new jobs over the next five years to keep up with growing demand for its products. Greater Fort Wayne Inc. announced today that the medical wire company announced it would build a two-story, 40,000 square-foot addition to its co

FWBUSINESS.COM - 2017-10-18 16:58:00

Restaurant Notes extra: Arby's says 'Hello, deer' in Fort Wayne, nationwide to venison sandwich lovers

The thick-cut Arby's venison steak will be topped with crunchy onions. (Courtesy of Arby's) Those hunting deer won't need to look any further than Arby's this weekend. The downtown Fort Wayne location is advertising that Arby's will sell venison sandwiches Saturday. Arby's rolled out the venison st

NEWS-SENTINEL - 2017-10-17 07:00:00

Ty Pennington will come to Fort Wayne SHE Expo as headliner

Ty Pennington, star of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" and "Trading Spaces," will be the headlining celebration Oct. 21 at the SHE expo at Memorial Coliseum. (Courtesy photo) When Ty Pennington shows up at the SHE Expo later this month, expect a rapid-fire ramble through a deep file of his life's e

NEWS-SENTINEL - 2017-10-18 07:00:00

Three downtown Fort Wayne alleys will become works of art

Three downtown alleys will be getting artistic makeovers thanks to a project designed to improve Fort Wayne's "walkability." The first sites to be beautified under the "Art This Way Alley Activation Program" include an exterior wall of the Midtowne Crossing condominiums at 112 W. Washington Blvd., t

NEWS-SENTINEL - 2017-10-17 07:00:00

KEVIN LEININGER: Mayor, council should be cheek-to-cheek in Fort Wayne's annual budget dance

City Councilmen Jason Arp, left, and John Crawford have proposed cuts to the city's 2018 budget but Arp wants council to be more involved from the start. You probably don't like to read budget stories any more than I like to write them. That many numbers are almost as perplexing as they are boring.

NEWS-SENTINEL - 2017-10-17 07:00:00

The five tallest buildings in Fort Wayne

No. 4. Allen County Courthouse, 238 feet. Built in 1902. Listed to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. Later recognized as a National Historic Landmark in 2003. No. 3. Lincoln Bank Tower, 312 feet. Built in 1930. At completion, was the tallest building in Indiana No. 2: PNC Center, 33

NEWS-SENTINEL - 2017-10-17 07:00:00

Proposed playground equipment for Botanical Conservatory showcase later would reappear in Fort Wayne's Johnny Appleseed Park

This is a front view of the fairy tale-themed playground equipment the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department hopes to first have installed in the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory's "Fairy Tales" exhibit Jan. 13-April 8, and then have it removed and installed in Johnny Appleseed Park.

NEWS-SENTINEL - 2017-10-17 07:00:00

Mitch Daniels talks political discourse in Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - Former Indiana Governor and current Purdue President Mitch Daniels was on hand for and announcement for a new Abraham Lincoln center in Fort Wayne. He was the featured speaker at the annual Rolland Lecture Series. The lecture typically focuses on Lincoln himself, but, befor

WANE-TV - 2017-10-18 03:44:09

Rolland family foundation gives $1 million toward creation of Lincoln research center at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne

A gift of $1 million from the foundation of the late Ian Rolland, pictured here, and his wife, Mimi, will go toward creation of the Rolland Center for Lincoln Research, which will be established at the downtown Allen County Public Library. (Courtesy photo) While the top executive at what is now Linc

NEWS-SENTINEL - 2017-10-17 07:00:00

Bluffton-based Pretzels Inc. celebrates Plymouth plant opening

Bluffton-based Pretzels Inc. scheduled is celebrating the addition of a plant in Plymouth that will to its production capabilities. The salty snack maker purchased a 45,000-square-foot facility about a year ago at 2910 Commerce St. to replace production capacity lost when a June 2016 fire destroyed

FWBUSINESS.COM - 2017-10-17 14:33:00

Confederate statues fall, but economic racism lingers

Cheers to New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, one of the first mayors to take Confederate statues down and to make the strong point that these statues represent nothing but oppression. You should check out the speech he delivered, in May, at MarketWatch.com. More cheers to Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pu

FROST ILLUSTRATED - 2017-10-17 14:58:15

Supreme court drops securities fraud case with accord near

The U.S. Supreme Court dropped a scheduled securities-fraud clash that involves the Indiana Public Retirement System after the two sides told the justices they are near a settlement. The high court was scheduled to hear arguments Nov. 6 in a case stemming from a New York City contract fraud and Leid

FWBUSINESS.COM - 2017-10-17 17:19:00

Acquisitions boost First Defiance income

irst Defiance Financial Corp. reported net income Monday of $9.4 million, or 92 cents per share, for the third quarter, compared with net income of $7 million or 78 cents per share for the same quarter in 2016. The third quarter 2017 figures include the results from the operations of Commercial Banc

FWBUSINESS.COM - 2017-10-17 20:06:00

Fort Wayne shooting victim identified; death ruled homicide

James Jarreau Williams, 31, of Fort Wayne and a woman were shot at around 3:01 a.m. outside Foster's Sports Pub, 4226 S. Clinton St., according to the coroner's office. Williams was taken in critical condition to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead soon after arrival. He died of a gunshot


N.E.W. Workshop is Positively Fort Wayne

Career workshop was held for sophomore girls in Fort Wayne Community Schools. Fort Wayne, Ind. (WANE) - A construction worker, an architect, a marine. These are just some of the career choices women have now that they didn't decades ago. Architect Megan Crites decided to bring a first of its kind


Clown-masked gunman robs Dollar General on Bluffton Road, Fort Wayne Police told

Police were called at about 9:21 p.m. to the store at 6443 Bluffton Road on a report of an armed robbery. Two employees told an officer that a man wearing a clown mask entered the store at around 8:50 p.m. and approached one of them at the front door. The man had a pink-blue-and-white-patterned book


Hosting foreign students has brought Fort Wayne-area family lasting joy

Pat Ehle stands next to the map in her basement "international room." Thumbtacks in the map represent the homes of some of the foreign exchange students and Lions Club members who have stayed with the family over the years. (By Kevin Kilbane of The News-Sentinel) Pat Ehle poses for a photo with Hiro


FWPD: One dead, another injured in shooting near Foster's

The Fort Wayne Police Department investigate a shooting Monday. FORT WAYNE, IND. (WANE) - Fort Wayne Police Officers were in the area of Lafayette Street and Mckinnie Avenue around 3 a.m. Monday when they heard gunshots coming from a parking lot. Police traced the activity to the parking lot of Fo


New IPFW Chancellor visits campus, greets students and staff

Photo of Ronald Elsenbaumer provided by Purdue University FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - IPFW's newly-appointed chancellor stopped in Fort Wayne to visit the campus and meet with students and staff, Tuesday. Ron Elsenbaumer, who will replace Vicky Carwein, begins his duties November 1. Elsenbaumer is f

WANE-TV - 2017-10-17 21:37:51