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Eatery shooting brings 56 years

A judge denies a man's request to take back his guilty plea and sentenced him to 56 years.

August 23, 2019 1:00 am


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Man sentenced to 56 years for shootings

A judge denied a man's request to take back his guilty plea and sentenced him to 56 years in prison.

August 22, 2019 10:30 am


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Number of jailed children falling

Many juvenile courts locally and nationally have shifted priorities to ensure fewer juvenile offenders are kept behind jail walls.

August 18, 2019 1:00 am


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New court advocates sworn in

Nine people take an oath to advocate for children in Allen County court cases.

August 17, 2019 1:00 am


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Guilty plea entered for 3 rapes

A man tied to three rapes years after they happened has admitted to the crimes.

August 16, 2019 1:00 am


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Boy's injuries lead to charge of battery

A Fort Wayne woman is charged with felony battery of a child after a boy told police he was strangled, spanked, pushed to the ground and...

August 16, 2019 1:00 am


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Jury convicts man, 28, of murder

Jurors needed more than six hours Thursday to convict a Fort Wayne man of murder in the shooting death of a friend who was staying at...

August 16, 2019 1:00 am


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Guilty verdict in South Harrison Street shooting

An Allen Superior Court jury found Antoine Kelley Jr. guilty today of murder in the April 1 shooting death of Darius McMorris.

August 15, 2019 5:54 pm


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Local man admits to raping 3 women

A man tied to three rapes years after they happened by DNA evidence admitted to the crimes today.

August 15, 2019 3:30 pm


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Accused killer likely to learn his fate today

Jurors today likely will decide the fate of a Fort Wayne man accused of shooting to death a Chicago man in April.

August 15, 2019 1:00 am


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Steuben man faces rape, battery counts

A Steuben County man is charged with two counts of rape and four other charges after a woman told police he beat and raped her at a Fort...

August 15, 2019 1:00 am


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Bid to reinstate bond in neglect case denied

A judge has declined to reinstate bond for a man who pleaded guilty in July to neglecting a 2-year-old girl who died.

August 14, 2019 1:00 am


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Mastermind of BAE scheme gets year in prison

The Fort Wayne man who masterminded a scheme that prosecutors said defrauded a defense contractor of more than $800,000 was ordered Tuesday...

August 14, 2019 1:00 am


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Attorney: Client shot visitor to defend self

Antoine Kelley Jr. did not murder a Chicago man who was staying with him in April, his lawyer said Tuesday. 

August 14, 2019 1:00 am


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Mastermind behind tuition assistance scheme gets 1 year in prison

The Fort Wayne man who masterminded a scheme that prosecutors said defrauded a defense contractor of more than $800,000 was ordered...

August 13, 2019 5:30 pm