News Sentinel - Local The News-Sentinel, Allen County’s oldest continuously operating business, celebrated its 175th anniversary in 2008. en-US Copyright (c) January, 2017 American Press. All rights reserved <![CDATA[No one harmed in Saturday fire in southwest Fort Wayne]]> News-Sentinel staff report

No one was inside an office building on the southwest side of Fort Wayne Saturday afternoon when a fire was reported there.

Fort Wayne Fire Department crews brought the fire in th ...

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 02:00:32 GMT 13589692 at
<![CDATA[Man charged with cocaine possession]]> News-Sentinel staff report

An man has been charged with possession with intent to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine, according to the office of the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ind ...

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:34:18 GMT 13589553 at
<![CDATA[Bank on Lima Road robbed]]> News-Sentinel staff report

The Fort Wayne Police Department is seeking the public’s help with any information useful in solving a robbery reported about 8 a.m. Friday at the Fifth Third Bank branch at ...

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:31:24 GMT 13589508 at
<![CDATA[Marchers gather for 43rd annual Fort Wayne March for Life]]> News-Sentinel staff reports

Anti-abortion protesters took to the streets of Fort Wayne on Saturday for the 43rd annual Fort Wayne March for Life. 

Rally attendees gathered in the University of Saint Franc ...

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 22:53:06 GMT 13589005 at
<![CDATA[Woman charged after toddler hospitalized after apparently chewing on baggie of suspected cocaine]]> News-Sentinel staff report

Her 17-month-old daughter was found unconscious and unresponsive Jan. 14 after apparently chewing on a baggie of suspected cocaine at home.

On Friday, Sherea S. Hill, 25, of the 4 ...

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 00:09:53 GMT 13587461 at
<![CDATA[Coliseum ends 2016 in black, attracts 1 million for 26th straight year]]> By Kevin Leininger,

Despite a slight decrease in attendance, the Memorial Coliseum ended 2016 with an operating surplus of $44,044 — an increase of 22.7 percent over the previous year. And 2017 ...

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 00:01:28 GMT 13586998 at
<![CDATA[If America doesn't keep politics in perspective, it doesn't have a prayer]]> By Kevin Leininger,

If you're reading this, the nation has somehow survived its first day of leadership under our new president who, contrary to the scenario laid out by CNN, was not assassinated befo ...

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 00:01:06 GMT 13586439 at
<![CDATA[Avid birdwatcher James Haw made many contributions to area birding]]> By Kevin Kilbane,

He was known for his passion for birdwatching, his generosity in helping beginners and a very dry sense of humor.

James A. Haw, 71, of Fort Wayne, a longtime member of the local S ...

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:50:54 GMT 13586529 at
<![CDATA[Partnership will promote economy in eastern Allen County]]> By Kevin Leininger,

The Allen County Board of Commissioners will help pay for the hiring of a local firm that will work to provide community development services in cooperation with the NewAllen Allia ...

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:41:09 GMT 13586489 at
<![CDATA[County Commissioners honor Saint Francis football team]]> By Kevin Leininger,

The Allen County Board of Commissioners proclaimed Friday “University of Saint Francis Cougar Football National Championship Day” in honor of the school's victory in th ...

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:25:17 GMT 13586469 at