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Police and fire

  • 1 held in cemetery slaying
    Police have arrested a Fort Wayne man on a murder charge in connection with the death of a woman whose body was found Monday in an undeveloped portion of Catholic Cemetery.
  • Police arrest suspect in school break-in
    A 30-year-old South Bend man has been arrested in connection with Monday morning's break-in at Tippecanoe Valley Middle School, thanks to numerous tips, the Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department said today.
  • Body found near graves
    Fort Wayne police were investigating the suspicious death of a woman found at an undeveloped part of a northeast-side cemetery Monday afternoon.

Neighbors report house on fire

FORT WAYNE – A house on the city’s southwest side was struck by fire Tuesday evening.

The Fort Wayne Fire Department said neighbors called 911 shortly after 7:15 p.m. When firefighters arrived at 450 W. Fleming Ave., they found a small fire inside the first floor.

No one was in the home at the time of the fire and damage was limited, the department said.