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.
An Allen County judge ...
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.
Fort Wayne police say ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Thirty-nine-year-old Travis Spoor of Silver Lake pleaded guilty Monday in St. Joseph County to malicious mischief. The
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.
The Mastodons never ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Konchar hit two free throws with ...
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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 ...
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 ...
Man killed, student injured in shooting in Bloomington
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Police say a 21-year-old man was killed and a University of Indiana student was injured in a drug-related shooting at an off-campus apartment.
Bloomington police say two men went to the apartment to buy marijuana but decided to rob the victims Thursday night. The ...
Fort Wayne police stop using neck restraint for offenders
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Police in Indiana’s second-largest city have temporarily stopped using a type of neck restraint for subduing offenders, citing potential safety concerns.
The Fort Wayne Police Department announced Wednesday that it has suspended its officers’ use of the lateral ...
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — The Fort Wayne Museum of Art has received a $1 million grant that will be used to buy artwork and care for pieces in the museum’s collection.
The grant announced this week is from the June E. Enoch Foundation and will establish the June E. Enoch Collection Fund for ...
Indiana man gets 15 years for plotting to poison infant
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for plotting with his girlfriend to try to poison her infant niece by adding crushed painkillers to a bottle of breast milk.
An Allen County judge sentenced 23-year-old Sir Marshall S. Snyder III on Tuesday. ...
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Police say they’ve closed the investigation into a 2003 killing after determining that a man who died of a drug overdose in 2017 is believed to be the killer.
The body of 28-year-old Joshua Salyer was found wrapped in cardboard and plastic inside a recycling bin at ...
Man pleads guilty in chase that preceded officer’s death
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A man who led Fort Wayne police on a foot chase that preceded an officer’s death has pleaded guilty to resisting police and other charges.
Forty-nine-year-old Patrick A. Faiers will serve three years in prison under his plea agreement. He pleaded guilty Friday to ...
ALBION, Ind. (AP) — A northeastern Indiana man who fatally shot two people while trying to retrieve a Prada purse worth nearly $10,000 has been sentenced to 170 years in prison.
Thirty-six-year-old Michael Johnson of Fort ...
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Kason Harrell scored 22 points, John Konchar added 21 points with eight rebounds and Purdue Fort Wayne defeated Oral Roberts 94-69 in a matchup of undefeated Summit League teams on Thursday night.
Harrell added six assists and three rebounds for the Mastodons (12-7, ...
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Fort Wayne-based bagmaker Vera Bradley is teaming up with a supplier in Myanmar to build a new orphanage for 2,500 children in the south Asian nation’s capital of Yangon.
Vera Bradley spokeswoman Holly Ryan tells
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Kason Harrell and John Konchar scored 23 points apiece and Matt Holba added 20 points to lead Purdue Fort Wayne to a 104-88 victory over South Dakota State on Thursday night.
Purdue Fort Wayne’s first six baskets of the second half were 3-pointers — three of them ...
DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers union is accusing General Motors of violating a national contract by using temporary workers instead of employing full-timers who were laid off from its factories.
The union filed a federal lawsuit in Cleveland alleging that GM has temporary workers ...
Indiana man gets 80 years in prison for girl’s 1988 killing
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana man has been sentenced to 80 years in prison for the 1988 abduction, rape and killing of an 8-year-old girl.
An Allen County judge sentenced 59-year-old John D. Miller, of Grabill, on Friday. He had
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — John Konchar scored 20 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and dished seven assists while leading six players into double-figure scoring as Purdue Fort Wayne closed out its nonconference schedule by pummeling NAIA-member Siena Heights, 106-45 on Thursday night.
If the ...
QB_Bronson Yoder,5-11, 190, Sr., NorthWood
RB— Christopher Harness, 5-7, 175, Sr., Mishawaka
RB_Luke Conner, 6-0, 195, Sr., Boonville
WR_Craig Young, Sr., 6-5, 213, Fort Wayne Wayne
WR_Eli Pancol, 6-4, 190, Sr., Pendleton Heights
QB_Jayden George, 6-3, 190, Sr., Warren Central
RB_Romeir Elliott, 5-7, 185, Sr., Warren Central
RB_Carson Steele, 6-2, 225, So., Center Grove
WR_David Bell, 6-2, 210, Sr., Warren Central
WR_Bryce Kirtz, 6-1, 185, Sr., ...
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — John Konchar had 30 points, 10 rebounds and four assists to lead Purdue Fort Wayne to an 87-77 victory over IUPUI on Tuesday night.
Purdue Fort Wayne (7-7) rebounded from back-to-back losses while IUPUI (8-4) had its three-game win streak snapped.
It was ...
NE Indiana animal sanctuary mourns deaths of 2 animals
ALBION, Ind. (AP) — Staff members at a northeastern Indiana animal sanctuary are mourning the deaths of two of its longtime animal residents.
The Black Pine Animal Sanctuary says its 18-year-old female tiger, Jai, was found dead Friday at the ...
Indiana man convicted in 2 slayings linked to $10,000 purse
ALBION, Ind. (AP) — A man who told investigators he fatally shot two people in northern Indiana while trying to retrieve a Prada purse worth nearly $10,000 has been convicted of murder.
A jury on Thursday found 36-year-old ...
Fort Wayne man gets 50 years for killing wife with machete
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A Fort Wayne man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for killing his wife by cutting her neck with a machete.
Forty-seven-year-old Julio Rodriguez was sentenced Thursday. He had pleaded guilty to murder in November in 41-year-old Lucia Aviles Segura’s ...
Judge moves up Indiana man’s sentencing in girl’s killing
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A judge has moved up an Indiana man’s sentencing in the 1988 abduction, rape and killing of an 8-year-old Fort Wayne girl.
Fifty-nine-year-old John D. Miller’s sentencing had been set for Dec. 31 after the Grabill man
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana man has pleaded guilty to the 1988 abduction, rape and killing of an 8-year-old Fort Wayne girl.
John D. Miller, of Grabill, pleaded guilty Friday to murder and child molestation charges in long-unsolved killing of April Tinsley. Miller
Harrell, Konchar help Fort Wayne hold off Akron, 68-63
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Kason Harrell scored 24 points, John Konchar had 13 points and 11 rebounds and Fort Wayne held on for a 68-65 win over Akron on Wednesday night.
Konchar, who also had four assists and three steals, became the program’s career rebound leader with 966 and Harrell, a ...
UMKC takes control to beat Purdue Fort Wayne 90-73
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Rob Whitfield scored 23 points, distributed six assists with four rebounds and three steals and UMKC erupted after halftime for a 90-73 win against Purdue Fort Wayne on Saturday.
The Kangaroos (2-7) have won both their games when scoring 90 or more. UMKC has won two ...
Indianapolis, Fort Wayne residents can take aging surveys
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Residents of Indianapolis and Fort Wayne ages 45 and older have until Dec. 15 to complete an online survey designed to provide information to improve the quality of life for older citizens.
AARP Indiana is working with Purdue University’s Center for Regional ...
Murder charges filed in Thanksgiving attack that killed 3
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Prosecutors have filed three murder counts and other charges against a man in connection with a drug-related robbery that left three men dead and two others wounded at a Fort Wayne home.
Allen County prosecutors also filed two counts of attempted murder and one of ...
3 escape fatal fire that kills 2 in northeast Indiana
HUNTINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A woman and two children jumped from a second-story window to escape a house fire that killed two others in northeast Indiana.
The Fort Wayne Journal Gazette reports the blaze was sparked ...
Sharkey’s stat line leads Samford past Purdue Fort Wayne
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Josh Sharkey tied a career-high with 25 points, had seven steals with six rebounds and six assists and Samford beat Purdue Fort Wayne 74-66 on Friday night.
John Konchar’s 3-pointer with 2:48 to play brought the Mastodons within 68-66 but Purdue Fort Wayne missed it ...
Man arrested in Indiana Thanksgiving shooting that killed 3
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Three people were shot to death and another two were critically injured in a possible Thanksgiving home invasion, and a suspect has been arrested, police in northeastern Indiana said Friday.
Fort Wayne police said Kameron J. Joyner, 22, was arrested during a traffic ...
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting that killed three people in northeast Indiana (all times local):
Police have arrested a man in connection with a Thanksgiving shooting in northeastern Indiana that killed three people and left two others critically ...