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13 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

Tinsleys would like guest book returned

Twenty-six years after 8-year-old April Tinsley was abducted off a Fort Wayne street and later found murdered in DeKalb County, her father maintains a Facebook page where he regularly posts photographs and information about the case, and campaigns for harsher penalties for people who harm children.

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17 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

Pushing back on pills

Among those fighting back are Dr. Deborah McMahan, Allen County's health commissioner.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Medicine, Pain, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic)

21 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

Fading farms: Developments pushing family operations out

From left, Kerry Shank, Troy Shank, Lenny Shank, and Coltan Diller work their family farm in Huntertown.

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Related Topix: Huntertown, IN, Grabill, IN, Agriculture, Science, Farmland, IN, Fort Wayne, IN

21 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

Group knows journey to legalize pot is long

The 25-year-old founded northeast Indiana's NORML chapter during the two months he spent recovering from spinal surgery in February to remove a tumor on his first vertebra.

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22 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

Children's advocate retiring from the fray

Rex McFarren had planned to buy a bar before he applied for a job that led to directing the Court Appointed Special Advocate program in Allen County.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Fort Wayne, IN, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Indiana's NewsCenter

Police Investigate Death at Regency House Apartments

Fort Wayne Police Department responded to 2440 Fairfield Avenue, Regency House Apartments, of a report of a female that was found unresponsive inside an apartment.

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Journal Gazette

Grant extends juvenile initiative

The initial grant, which expired June 30, was extended for another year, and an additional $92,440 will go toward local programs and staffing, said Megan Horton, coordinator for the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Journalgazette.net

Verbatim: Meth lab found in St. Marys Avenue apartment

On the 10th of July 2014, The Fort Wayne Police Department Meth Suppression Unit closed a lengthy investigation of the production and use of Methamphetamine at 1036 ½ St. Marys Avenue in the North West quadrant of Fort Wayne.

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Journal Gazette

Verbatim: Police find 2nd St. Marys Ave. active meth lab

In the early hours of July 11, 2014 just after neutralizing the 28th active Meth Lab found in Allen County, the Fort Wayne Meth Suppression Unit found the 29th Meth Lab just 2 blocks away.

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Journal Gazette

Arts Update

For information, call 421-1210. Jim Gill will provide music at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. today on the Library Plaza.

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Journal Gazette

Driver in fatal crash allegedly smoked pot

Nikolas A. Williams, 22, of the 3300 block of New Haven Avenue, was charged Thursday with felony operating a vehicle with a controlled substance or remnants of a controlled substance in the blood causing death.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Journal Gazette

Body in car identified; foul play not suspected

The Allen County coroner's office has identified the man found dead Wednesday in a car in the 200 block of Edsall Avenue, but said foul play is not suspected.

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Journal Gazette

Victim of overnight motorcycle crash dies

The Fort Wayne man motorcyclist critically injured in a crash on Coldwater Road about 3 a.m. today has died at a local hospital, the Allen County coroner's office said.

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Indiana's NewsCenter

Section of Coldwater To Be Closed Beginning July 15

The Following release was sent out by Kyle Winling of the Fort Wayne Traffic Engineering Department regarding a closure on Coldwater Rd. : Please be advised that beginning Tuesday July 15, 2014 Coldwater Road will be closed to traffic north of Windrift Lane between Union Chapel Road and Dupont Road.

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Journalgazette.net

5 things of interest to area readers - Thursday, July 10

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.

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Journalgazette.net

Open houses set on sewer projects

Residents will have a chance to ask questions at the open houses. The city is under a federal court order to greatly reduce the frequency of combined sewer overflows spilling into the rivers and to reduce the sewage that backs up into homes.

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Journal Gazette

Program aims to manage feral cats without killing

City officials are teaming with nonprofits to reduce the free-roaming cat population without euthanasia.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Indiana's NewsCenter

Police Probe Death of Man Found In Car At Apartment Complex

A caller told authorities a man, who appeared to be dead, was in the car in the parking lot of McCormick Place Apartments, 2200 block of Edsall Ave. Paramedics later declared the man dead at the scene.

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Vietnamese Restaurant Saigon Closed Due to Unwanted Pests

Another Fort Wayne restaurant was shut down due to unwanted pests! Saigon, a Vietnamese restaurant located on South Calhoun Street was shut down by the Fort Wayne Allen County Health Department after the department found cockroaches during a routine health inspection.

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Journal Gazette

Christmas bar shooting trial begins

Zach Huddleston used to work 60-hour weeks, and among his jobs was standing on his young legs as a cook or a bartender at the Sports & Spirits Bar.

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