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Police and fire

  • Fire burns two apartments
    A fire in two apartments Wednesday afternoon forced the residents to find somewhere else to stay this Thanksgiving.The Fort Wayne Fire Department was called about 4:10 p.m.
  • 7 women arrested in prostitution sweep
    A Fort Wayne woman has been arrested on a felony charge of promoting prostitution, and six other women were arrested on misdemeanor prostitution charges, in a Web sweep conducted this week, city police said today.
  • Cause unclear as fire guts home
    A two story home went up in flames this morning and it took firefighters 18 minutes to get the fire under control, said Fort Wayne Fire Department Public Information Officer Stacy Fleming.

Young raccoons shot in trash can

FORT WAYNE – Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control is asking for the public's help in identifying two people who were seen shooting into a trash container with young raccoons inside about 2:20 p.m. Saturday afternoon in the 2300 block of Abbey Drive at Canterbury Green Apartments.

Two young animals trapped inside were severely injured, the city agency said.

The shooters were described as being in their late teens or early 20s.

Anyone with information about the shootings is asked to call 427-1244, menu option one.