Sen. Tom Wyss: Fort Wayne Republican honored with Distinguished Public Service Award by the Indiana American Legion. He authored a law this year to make it easier for service members to apply military skills to an Emergency Medical Services license.
Andrea R. Trevino: Fort Wayne attorney is named Allen County Circuit Court magistrate.
Nathan Woessner: Illinois 6-year-old is rescued after hours buried in collapsed sand dune at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
Richard Cordray: Ohio Democrat is finally confirmed as first director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Goldman Sachs: Wall Street firm is in the news again as former trader Fabrice Tourre goes to court, accused of fraud in a mortgage bond deal that cost investors $1 billion. But Goldman Sachs has recovered nicely itself, announcing a net profit of $1.86 billion in the second quarter.
Rolling Stone: Magazine’s cover featuring accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev draws angry response and retailer boycotts, but the furor is likely to sell even more copies.
Bradley Manning: Military judge denies request to dismiss aid-to-enemy charge against Army private responsible for leak of classified government material.
Paul Nieter: Fort Wayne attorney served the community as board member and counsel for United Way and as president of Lutheran Social Services. He died at 89.
Austin Goodrich: Spy for the CIA posed as a reporter for, among others, CBS and the Paris edition of the New York Herald Tribune. He died last month of Alzheimer’s.
Nelson Mandela: Anti-apartheid leader turns 95 in a South African hospital, steadily improving from a lung infection.
Twinkies: They’re back! Sugary confection returns to the grocery shelves in smaller form, with fewer calories and a longer expiration date.