2 sea lion sisters die at Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Officials say two sea lion sisters have died after 17 years at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo.
The Journal Gazette reports Thursday Grits died March 30 while under...
ASHLAND, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have captured a prisoner who escaped at an interstate rest stop in Ohio while he was being moved by a private inmate transport company.
Woman gets 30 years for attacking ex-husband with hammer
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A judge has sentenced an Indiana woman to 30 years in prison for placing a plastic bag over her ex-husband's head and beating him with a hammer.
Survey: Indiana, Minnesota lead clean energy job growth
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A new survey says Indiana and Minnesota had the Midwest's biggest growth in clean energy jobs last year.
The fourth annual Clean Jobs Midwest survey found that...
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — The U.S. Senate has confirmed Fort Wayne attorney Holly Brady to serve as a federal judge for the Northern District of Indiana.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A private business college is closing its Fort Wayne campus after 130 years, citing declining enrollment in the northeastern Indiana city.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Todd Young is co-sponsoring legislation that would expand a federal program which rewards nurses who work in underserved areas.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — The percentage of Indiana high school graduates enrolling in college continues to drop, according to a report by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 200 years in prison for the fatal shootings of two women and the death of one's unborn fetus in northeastern Indiana.
Purdue Fort Wayne to lead new suicide prevention efforts
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue University Fort Wayne has won a $130,000 state contract to boost Indiana's suicide prevention and intervention initiatives.
Crew work for hours to extinguish Indiana landfill fire
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A landfill fire in northeastern Indiana created a glow that could be seen from several miles (kilometers) away.
WANE-TV reports fire departments from across Allen...
Flynn, Wisconsin-Oshkosh beat Swarthmore for D-III title
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Jack Flynn scored 21 of his career-high 33 points in the second half to help Wisconsin-Oshkosh beat Swarthmore 96-82 on Saturday night in the Division III title...
Indiana man gets 50 years for wife’s fatal shooting
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A northeastern Indiana man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for fatally shooting his wife while their two young daughters slept nearby.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — The Allen County Jail in Fort Wayne no longer will have face-to-face visits with inmates and instead is offering video chats.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Late columnist Matthew Tully of The Indianapolis Star heads a class of five inductees this year onto the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame.
2 men charged with killing 3rd man found dead in forest
WABASH, Ind. (AP) — State police say two men have been charged with murder in the slaying of another man whose body was left in a northern Indiana forest.
- The Journal GazetteVictim of St. Joe Center Road shooting ID'dApril 22, 2019
- The Journal GazetteFort Wayne gas prices fall 14.8 cents a gallon during weekApril 22, 2019
- The Journal GazetteFun's old-school at Game ClubApril 22, 2019
- The Journal GazetteKomets force Game 6April 21, 2019
- The Journal GazetteArt on Broadway brings people to artistsApril 21, 2019
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A northeastern Indiana woman accused of placing a plastic bag over her ex-husband's head and beating him with a hammer is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to...
Ft. Wayne meets Nebraska Omaha in Summit League semis
No. 3 seed Purdue Fort Wayne (18-14, 10-7) vs. No. 2 seed Nebraska Omaha (20-10, 14-3)
Summit League Conference Tourney Semifinals, Denny Sanford PREMIER Center, Sioux Falls, South Dakota;...
CONSTANTINE, Mich. (AP) — The water level of a canal in southern Michigan is expected to be lowered about 11 feet (3 meters) to allow a utility to perform routine inspections at one of its power...
SD meets Ft. Wayne in Summit League quarters
No. 6 seed South Dakota (13-16, 7-9) vs. No. 3 seed Purdue Fort Wayne (17-14, 9-7)
Summit League Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Denny Sanford PREMIER Center, Sioux Falls, South Dakota;...
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Fort Wayne police say two of its officers have suffered non-life-threatening injuries in an accidental shooting during a training exercise.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Vinnie Shahid launched a 3-pointer from the right sideline with 0.4 seconds on the clock and his buzzer beater lifted North Dakota State to a 69-66 victory over Purdue Fort...
Ft. Wayne looks to sweep NDSU
North Dakota State (14-15, 8-7) vs. Purdue Fort Wayne (17-13, 9-6)
Hilliard Gates Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana; Saturday, 5 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: North Dakota State seeks revenge on...
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Cortez Seales had a career-high 32 points as North Dakota got past Purdue Fort Wayne 88-82 on Thursday night.
John Konchar had 27 points and eight rebounds for the...
Fort Wayne man convicted of killing 2 women, fetus
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A jury needed less than two hours to convict a Fort Wayne man of three counts of murder in the fatal shootings of two women and the death of one's unborn...
- Globe NewswireVera Bradley to Present at Cowen and Company 5th Annual Future of the Consumer Conference in NYCMarch 19, 2019
- Globe NewswireVera Bradley Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2019 ResultsMarch 13, 2019
- Globe NewswireAlpine 4 Technologies, Ltd. (ALPP) subsidiary Morris Sheet Metal Corp. of Fort Wayne, Indiana announces several new projects that will generate $ 3.8 million dollars of new revenue in 2019February 19, 2019
- Business WireEnterprise Health and Airsweb Announce Strategic PartnershipFebruary 19, 2019
Man charged with killing fellow inmate at Indiana prison
PENDLETON, Ind. (AP) — An Indianapolis man serving a 60-year sentence for murder has been charged with killing a fellow inmate at a central Indiana prison.
Ft. Wayne looks to sweep N. Dakota
North Dakota (11-16, 5-9) vs. Purdue Fort Wayne (17-12, 9-5)
Hilliard Gates Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana; Thursday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: North Dakota seeks revenge on Purdue Fort...
Man found dead inside car that plunged into Fort Wayne river
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Fort Wayne police say a motorist is dead after his car left a roadway and plunged into a river in the northeastern Indiana city.
Man accused in 4 killings loses fight to avoid death penalty
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A northeastern Indiana judge has rejected efforts by a man awaiting trial in four slayings to avoid a possible death penalty in the case.
Police: 2 wounded in Indiana after children find loaded gun
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a weekend shooting that wounded a woman and a boy happened accidentally after children found a loaded gun at a northeastern Indiana home and it went off.
Franklin Electric: 4Q Earnings Snapshot
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) _ Franklin Electric Co. (FELE) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $24.2 million.
On a per-share basis, the Fort Wayne, Indiana-based company said it had profit of 51 cents. Earnings, adjusted for restructuring costs, were 52 cents per share.
The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 50 cents per share.
NE Indiana branding effort aims to attract young workers
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Northeastern Indiana business and civic leaders are hoping a new branding effort can help lure more young workers to the region.
The "Make It Your Own" marketing effort unveiled Thursday by the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership aims to attract people ages 21 to 45 to the 11-county region.
Woman, young boy shot, critically injured in Fort Wayne
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Fort Wayne police say a woman and a 5-year-old boy were shot and critically injured inside a home in the northeastern Indiana city.
Police said that officers who were called to the home about 11:15 a.m. Sunday about a shooting found the woman and the boy inside with single gunshot wounds.
HUD awards $1.2 million in grants to Indiana authorities
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded 14 grants totaling more than $1.2 million to local public housing authorities in Indiana to help client families achieve self-sufficiency.
Giant machine to bore sewage tunnel beneath Fort Wayne
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — The first piece of a mammoth machine has been lowered beneath Fort Wayne for its mission to bore a 5-mile tunnel that will capture sewage overflows.
The boring machine's 200-ton cutterhead was lowered more than 200 feet underground last week in Indiana's second-largest city.
Godfrey perfect for Mastodons who withstand triple-double
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Jarred Godfrey scored 17 points on a perfect shooting night and Purdue Fort Wayne defeated Western Illinois 79-64 on Thursday despite Brandon Gilbeck's triple-double that featured 10 blocks.
Gilbeck's triple-double for the Leathernecks (8-16, 3-8) was the first in the Summit League since Nov. 30, 1991 with his 10 blocks tying for the most in a Division I game this season. He scored 10 points with 16 rebounds.
Man who led officer on foot chase before collapse sentenced
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A suspect that led police on a foot chase that preceded a Fort Wayne officer's collapse and subsequent death has been sentenced to three years in prison.
Father sentenced to 25 years in death of Indiana infant
HUNTINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison in the shaking death of his 2-month-old daughter in northeastern Indiana.
Indiana man who withheld HIV status pleads guilty again
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana man has pleaded guilty in a third county to having sex with women and not telling them he was HIV-positive.
Purdue Fort Wayne rides Holba’s fast start past S Dakota
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Matt Holba scored 20 points making three 3-pointers in the first 6½ minutes of play and Purdue Fort Wayne throttled South Dakota 102-71 on Wednesday night.
Purdue Fort Wayne now has won back-to-back contests following a three-game skid.
Indiana man dies in industrial accident at avionics company
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A northeastern Indiana man has died in an industrial accident at an avionics company near the Fort Wayne International Airport.
The Allen County coroner's office says 57-year-old Kenyon Disbrow of Ossian was pronounced dead at the scene Tuesday from blunt force injuries.
The Allen County Sheriff's Department says his death occurred at Premier Avionics at the Fort Wayne Aero Center.
Second man arrested in deadly Thanksgiving home invasion
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Police in the northern Indiana city of Fort Wayne have arrested a second person in the fatal shooting of three people during an apparent home invasion on Thanksgiving night.
Police said Sunday that 22-year-old Gerald Pinkston was arrested without incident early Sunday at a home in the city. He's being held on three counts of murder and one count of criminal recklessness.
2 renominated for Indiana federal judge positions
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Nominations have been resubmitted by President Donald Trump for two federal judge positions in northern Indiana.
Holly Brady of Fort Wayne and Damon R. Leichty (LICK'-dee) of South Bend were nominated a second time this past week after the Senate didn't vote on them during the congressional session that ended in early January.
Holba scores 23 with 6 3s, Fort Wayne drops Denver 91-81
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Matt Holba scored a career-high 23 points on 6-of-7 shooting from 3-point range and 5-of-5 shooting from the foul line to lead Fort Wayne to a 91-81 win over Denver on Saturday night.
Kason Harrell added 16 points and John Konchar and Matt Weir had 15 apiece as the Mastodons (13-10, 5-3 Summit League) ended a three-game losing streak.
Ronnie Harrell Jr. had 24 points with four 3-pointers and 11 rebounds for the Pioneers (7-15, 2-6). Ade Murkey added 21 points.
Jackson sparks Omaha to OT win over Purdue Fort Wayne
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Zach Jackson scored eight of his 25 points in the final 2:46 of overtime and Omaha rallied from 17 down in the second half on Thursday to beat Purdue Fort Wayne 85-79 on a night when John Konchar became PFW's all-time leading scorer.
Plane taxiing at Indiana airport slides on ice; no injuries
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Officials say passengers had to get off a plane at Fort Wayne International Airport in northeastern Indiana after it slid on ice while taxiing for departure and stopped in a snowbank.
No one was injured Tuesday evening on SkyWest flight 3526, which was operating as Delta Connection to Atlanta.
Steel Dynamics: 4Q Earnings Snapshot
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) _ Steel Dynamics Inc. (STLD) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $270 million.
The Fort Wayne, Indiana-based company said it had net income of $1.17 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were $1.31 per share.
The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.25 per share.