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Verbatim: Combined sewer overflow

When it rains, the 100-year-old combined sewers in older parts of Fort Wayne can overflow, resulting in the discharge of a combination of stormwater (rain or snowmelt) and untreate ...

October 31, 2018 8:04 am


Verbatim: $1 million gift establishes scholarship fund at Trine

Trine University has received a $1 million gift from alumnus and Board of Trustees member Larry Reiners and his wife Judy, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, to establish the Larry & Judy Reiners Endowed Scholarship Fund.

October 30, 2018 11:46 am


Verbatim: Gov. Holcomb Statement on Children Killed at Bus Stop

Gov. Eric J. Holcomb offered the following statement on the three children struck and killed at a school bus stop in Fulton County. A fourth child was airlifted to a hospital.

October 30, 2018 12:53 pm


Verbatim: Combined sewer overflow warning

When it rains, the 100-year-old combined sewers in Fort Wayne can overflow resulting in the discharge of an untreated combination of stormwater (rain or snowmelt) and sewage into our waterways.

October 28, 2018 10:41 am


Verbatim: Fort Wayne man gets 11-plus years for bank robbery attempt

The U.S. Attorney's Office of the Northern District of Indiana issued the following news release today: FORT WAYNE – Rasheed Stukes, age 27, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sent ...

October 26, 2018 8:20 am


Verbatim: Latta Statement on Attempted Attacks

The following was released on Wed., Oct. 24, 2018 from the Office of Congressman Robert Latta, Fifth District of Ohio: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Latta released the foll ...

October 24, 2018 1:20 pm


Verbatim: Paul Spoelhof named planning & policy director

The city of Fort Wayne issued the following news release Monday: Fort Wayne, Ind. – Paul Spoelhof is the City of Fort Wayne’s new Planning & Policy Director. Spoel ...

October 23, 2018 6:54 am


Responses to Curtis Hill decision

These responses to the decision not to criminally charge Attorney General Curtis Hill have been received in The Journal Gazette's newsroom:

October 23, 2018 11:17 am


Verbatim: I&M not asking for Social Security numbers during power restoration

Indiana Michigan Power issued this news release this afternoon:

October 22, 2018 12:38 pm


FlushmateŽ recalls Flushmate II 501-B pressure-assisted flushing systems

FlushmateŽ recalls Flushmate II 501-B pressure-assisted flushing systems due to the system can burst at or near the vessel weld seam releasing stored pressure.

October 21, 2018 9:42 am


Verbatim: Mega Millions $1.6 billion and Powerball $620 million

Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot increases to an estimated $1.6 billion. Powerball is an estimated $620 million and Hoosier Lotto is an estimated $19 million.

October 21, 2018 1:36 pm


Verbatim: Caito Foods, LLC recalls salad and bowl products made with chicken due to possible salmonella and listeria monocytogenes contamination in corn

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2018 – Caito Foods, LLC, an Indianapolis, Ind. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,532 pounds of ready-to-eat salad and bowl products made with c ...

October 19, 2018 9:10 pm


City gets grant for lead paint remediation in homes

Fort Wayne's Office of Housing and Neighborhood Services has received a $680,000 state grant for lead paint removal.

October 18, 2018 10:57 am


Verbatim: Memorial Coliseum named "Prime Site" – again

Allen County War Memorial Coliseum officials issued the following news release today: FORT WAYNE, Ind. (October 17, 2018) – The Allen County War Memorial Coliseum has been n ...

October 17, 2018 8:28 am


Verbatim: Purdue Fort Wayne Faculty Member Awarded $369,000 Grant for Mental Health Awareness and Training Program

Jeannie DiClementi, associate professor of psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded a three-year grant valued at $368,664 by the US Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

October 17, 2018 9:41 am