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Police and fire

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    An early morning robber threatened to shoot a Lassus Handy Dandy clerk, saying “I gotta feed my babies,” according to a statement issued by the Warsaw Police Department.
  • Longtime 911 worker named call center top exec
    William Bassett will take the helm as the new executive director for the joint Fort Wayne-Allen County 911 call center, after members of the Consolidated Communications Partnership unanimously approved the appointment
  • Longer sentence sought in shooting
    Prosecutors will seek more prison time for a man accused of killing a local tobacco shop owner because a gun was used in the crime.In addition to formal charges of murder, felony murder and robbery against Jamel C.
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Sobriety checkpoint set in Whitley County

The Fort Wayne District of the Indiana State Police announced Wednesday that it will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint in Whitley County late Friday and into the early morning hours on Saturday.

It did not pinpoint the location, but said it will be “in an area identified” as having a high number of alcohol-related crashes.

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