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 Jon Schaffer, right, who grew up in Fort Wayne, pleaded guilty to federal charges for his role in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.

Ex-city resident pleads guilty in attack on Capitol

WASHINGTON – A heavy metal guitarist who grew up in Fort Wayne and is also a member of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group...

April 17, 2021 1:00 am

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NASA astronaut Megan McArthur waves as she leaves a news conference at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Friday as SpaceX Crew 2 prepares for a mission to the International Space Station that begins April 22.

California woman admits drowning kids

LOS ANGELES – A California woman admitted killing her three children, saying she hugged, kissed and apologized as she drowned her...

April 17, 2021 1:00 am

Capitol Breach Security FILE - In this Jan. 6. 2021, file photo, people storm the Capitol in Washington. A blistering internal report by the U.S. Capitol Police describes a multitude of missteps that left the force unprepared for the Jan. 6 insurrection ‚€

Guitarist formerly of Fort Wayne first to plead guilty in Capitol riot

WASHINGTON -- A heavy metal guitarist who grew up in Fort Wayne on Friday became the first defendant to plead guilty to federal charges in...

April 16, 2021 1:50 pm

Liberty University Falwell FILE - In this March 24, 2020 file photo, a sign marks the entrance to Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. Liberty University has filed a civil lawsuit against its former leader, Jerry Falwell Jr., seeking millions in damages after the two parted ways acrimoniously last year. The Associated Press obtained the complaint, which was filed Thursday, April 15, 2021 in Lynchburg Circuit Court. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File) (Steve Helber
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Liberty sues Jerry Falwell Jr., seeking millions in damages

RICHMOND, Va. -- Liberty University has filed a civil lawsuit against its former leader, Jerry Falwell Jr., seeking tens of millions in...

April 16, 2021 4:50 pm

Virus Outbreak India Kashmir Kashmiris wait in queue to register themselves to test for COVID-19 in Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir, Thursday, April 15, 2021. India's two largest cities imposed stringent restrictions on movement and one planned to use hotels and banquet halls to treat coronavirus patients amid a devastating surge that is straining a fragile health system. (AP Photo/ Dar Yasin) (Dar Yasin
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FreeMichigan extends pandemic order amid high cases

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan on Friday extended by five weeks a pandemic order that requires masks in public, limits capacity inside...

April 16, 2021 4:20 pm