News Sentinel - Local http://www.news-sentinel.com/ The News-Sentinel, Allen County’s oldest continuously operating business, celebrated its 175th anniversary in 2008. en-US Copyright (c) February, 2017 American Press. All rights reserved <![CDATA[2 arrested after Fort Wayne Police officer fires weapon]]> http://www.news-sentinel.com/news/local/2-arrested-after-Fort-Wayne-Police-officer-fires-weapon By Lisa M. Esquivel Long, lesquivel@news-sentinel.com

A Fort Wayne Police officer fired his service weapon at a group of armed suspects running toward him in an alley Wednesday night, according to police. Two unharmed suspects were ta ...

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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 02:27:57 GMT 13664506 at http://www.americanpress.com
<![CDATA[Earlier action might have prevented messy public spat over county car]]> http://www.news-sentinel.com/news/local/Earlier-action-might-have-prevented-messy-public-spat-over-county-car By Kevin Leininger, kleininger@news-sentinel.com

In criminology, the "broken window theory" is the belief that failure to punish petty crimes like throwing a brick through a pane of glass encourages even more serious behavior. Th ...

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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:01:30 GMT 13662613 at http://www.americanpress.com
<![CDATA[Work begins on latest downtown improvement project]]> http://www.news-sentinel.com/news/local/Work-begins-on-latest-downtown-improvement-project By Kevin Leininger, kleininger@news-sentinel.com

Although the scope, type and appearance of the improvements are still undetermined, work to redevelop a dated eight-story downtown office building has begun.

"We're continuing to ...

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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:01:13 GMT 13662330 at http://www.americanpress.com
<![CDATA[New ACRES preserve expands protected land in Cedar Creek corridor]]> http://www.news-sentinel.com/news/local/New-ACRES-preserve-expands-protected-land-in-Cedar-Creek-corridor News-Sentinel staff reports

The Garman family treasured the blend of woods, wetland and farmland they owned in the Cedar Creek area in northeast Allen County. Now the property will be preserved for its wild p ...

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:34:53 GMT 13663083 at http://www.americanpress.com
<![CDATA[Eyewitness testimony, forensics focus of murder trial]]> http://www.news-sentinel.com/news/local/crime/Eyewitness-testimony--forensics-focus-of-murder-trial By Sheryl Krieg; skrieg@news-sentinel.com

Two eyewitnesses described the chaotic scene that took place during the early morning hours of July 6 in the 3400 and 3500 blocks of McKinnie Avenue, where Edward Kiel died.
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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:42:29 GMT 13662912 at http://www.americanpress.com
<![CDATA[Two arrested following Tuesday afternoon bank robbery]]> http://www.news-sentinel.com/news/local/crime/Two-arrested-following-Tuesday-afternoon-bank-robbery By Sheryl Krieg, skrieg@news-sentinel.com

Two women have been arrested following a bank robbery Tuesday afternoon, according to the Fort Wayne Police Department.

Lori J. Williams, 39, of Huntington, and Tiffany M. Whisman ...

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:07:57 GMT 13662463 at http://www.americanpress.com
<![CDATA[Two detained after Tuesday afternoon bank robbery]]> http://www.news-sentinel.com/news/local/crime/Two-detained-after-Tuesday-afternoon-bank-robbery By Sheryl Krieg; skrieg@news-sentinel.com

A man and a woman have been detained by police following a bank robbery Tuesday afternoon.

Fort Wayne Police responded to the robbery at 1:50 p.m. at Salin Bank, 9835 Lima Road, a ...

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:15:20 GMT 13661864 at http://www.americanpress.com
<![CDATA[Woman testifies about events leading up to July murder of friend]]> http://www.news-sentinel.com/news/local/crime/Woman-testifies-about-events-leading-up-to-July-murder-of-friend By Sheryl Krieg; skrieg@news-sentinel.com

The woman who last saw Edward Kiel alive testified she and Kiel were sitting in his car last July when her former boyfriend fired gunshots into the car.

Her former boyfriend &mdas ...

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:25:48 GMT 13660727 at http://www.americanpress.com
<![CDATA[Fort Wayne starting stabilization of St. Marys riverbank by Old Fort, Headwaters]]> http://www.news-sentinel.com/news/local/Fort-Wayne-starting-stabilization-of-St--Marys-riverbank-by-Old-Fort--Headwaters By Lisa M. Esquivel Long, lesquivel@news-sentinel.com

Three centuries ago soldiers carved out a bit of land from nature to build the first fort in what is now Fort Wayne. Now nature is taking it back, at a rate of 1 foot a year.

In th ...

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:34:15 GMT 13660655 at http://www.americanpress.com
<![CDATA[Accident victims' identification delayed]]> http://www.news-sentinel.com/news/local/Accident-victims--identification-delayed By Sheryl Krieg; skrieg@news-sentinel.com

Two fatalities of a motor vehicle accident Monday night in the 1800 block of West Jefferson Boulevard suffered "significant thermal damage," delaying their identification, accordin ...

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:55:49 GMT 13660536 at http://www.americanpress.com