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Attitude, donations matter in cancer fight

Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette The 10 months since Traci Yingling was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer have been a tough time.

Mother sentenced to life in baby's death

TOLEDO, Ohio – A Toledo woman convicted of killing her 6-month-old son has been sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 15 years.

Bicyclist killed when hit by bus

INDIANAPOLIS – Police say a school bus hit and killed a man riding a bicycle on an Indianapolis city street.

Apartment fire near Purdue kills 1

AP WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Authorities say one person was found dead after a fire that badly burned an apartment building where many Purdue University students live near the campus.

Indiana man tries to take assault weapon, 70 rounds on plane

NEWARK, N.J. - Police say an Indiana man tried to board a flight for Chicago with an assault weapon at New Jersey's Newark airport.

Ohio releases coin investment scandal report

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio's watchdog released his much-anticipated investigative report Thursday on the investment scandal that engulfed the state in 2005, concluding the bureau where it started has become significantly more professional and accountable.

Want your Indiana tax refund? Take this quiz

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Some Indiana taxpayers are being asked to take an online quiz to prove their identities before the Department of Revenue issues their state tax returns as part of an effort to combat the growing problem of criminals trying to steal tax returns.

Ewing Street lanes to be restricted

Southbound traffic is scheduled to be reduced to one lane on the Ewing Street bridge over the St. Marys River for a week.

Early morning armed robbery reported in Warsaw

An early morning robber threatened to shoot a Lassus Handy Dandy clerk, saying “I gotta feed my babies,” according to a statement given to police by the clerk.

Youth worker admits child exploitation

  Respectfully and calmly, Nathan Hasty admitted in open court to encouraging juvenile boys to send him sexually explicit photos.

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.

Cat missing 5 years found via microchip

Animal Care & Control Virginia Fryback was heartbroken when her beloved cat, Charlie, disappeared from her Fort Wayne home five years ago. She searched for Charlie, but he seemed to have vanished into thin air, and Fryback finally gave up all hope that he would ever be found.

2 moped riders badly hurt in crash

Two women were badly hurt late Wednesday when the moped they were riding collided with a vehicle at Jefferson Boulevard and Getz road, police said.

5 local things of interest to area readers - Thursday, April 24, 2014

JG photo A look at some things Fort Wayne area readers will want to know.

Aqua Indiana deal wins board OK

Fort Wayne officials on Wednesday took another step toward completing the city's purchase of Aqua Indiana's southwest water system.

Two face off in GOP race for county's 1st District

  The race to represent Allen County Council's 1st District pits a challenger against a first-term incumbent in the May 6 Republican primary. Incumbent Kevin Howell, 59, is being challenged by Joe (Fluoride Man) Renner, 39. Sharon Tucker is unopposed in the Democratic primary.

Loggins show to end GOP gathering

  Two days after releasing details on its June 6-7 state convention in Fort Wayne, the Indiana Republican Party confirmed Wednesday that singer-songwriter Kenny Loggins will perform for delegates and their guests.

Road restrictions for April 24

PION ROAD Closed between Coldwater and Pulver roads from April 28 to May 1.

City awarded for health, wellness

The National League of Cities has recognized Mayor Tom Henry and the city of Fort Wayne for completing the key health and wellness goals for Let's Move! Cities, Towns and Counties.

Apartment group donates to Mission

The Rescue Mission received a check for $5,000 from the Apartment Association of Fort Wayne-NE Indiana at its recent Summit Celebration.

Indianapolis man faces charges in new robbery

An Indianapolis man with an armed robbery conviction was charged again Wednesday with robbery after a loss-prevention employee at a local department store told police the man stole clothing and pointed a gun at him when confronted last year.

Traffic stop yields meth, 2 arrests

What started as a traffic stop for speeding Tuesday night turned into meth-related charges against two Garrett men. Brandon K. Garrett, 24, faces charges of manufacturing meth, possession of precursors and meth possession.

Ethics panel reviews Turner's defense

  The House Ethics Committee on Wednesday reviewed written testimony from House Speaker Pro Tem Eric Turner that could clear him of any official wrongdoing regarding a nursing home moratorium that could have cost him millions. The committee will issue its ruling April 30.

Son remembers slain officer as amazing'

An Indianapolis police officer slain by her ex-husband, a fellow officer who then killed himself, was eulogized by her son as the "most amazing person" at her funeral Wednesday.

Disability advocates set candidate forum

The Northeast Indiana Disability Advocacy Coalition will host a free public forum tonight for the candidates seeking the Republican nomination in the 15th District state Senate primary.

Science Central’s Sphere honored

Science Central's newest permanent exhibit, Science on a Sphere, took home an award in the Building Contractors Association of Northeast Indiana 2014 Project Awards.

2 moped riders badly hurt in crash

Two women were badly hurt late Wednesday when the moped they were riding collided with a vehicle at Jefferson Boulevard and Getz road, police said.

Judge hears guilty plea in Internet porn solicitations

JG photo Nathan Hasty on Wednesday admitted in open court to encouraging juvenile boys to send him sexually explicit photos.

Baker Street lane to remain closed downtown

The Fort Wayne Traffic Engineering Department announced Wednesday that Baker Street will continue to have a westbound lane closure between Harrison and Ewing streets until May 2. It said adjacent streets will remain open around Parkview Field.

Ethics panel to rule April 30 on Eric Turner

INDIANAPOLIS - The House Ethics Committee on Wednesday reviewed written testimony from Rep. Eric Turner that could clear him of any official wrongdoing regarding a nursing home moratorium that could have cost him millions.

Water main repairs underway at Lima, Production roads

FORT WAYNE - The Indiana Department of Transportation announce Wednesday afternoon that there are lane restrictions at Lima Road (U.S. 27) and Production Road. It said that Fort Wayne Utilities Department is working to repair a water man at the intersection.

Suspect in Purdue fatal shooting tries to drop lawyer

AP | File LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A judge has turned down a request from the Warsaw man charged with killing a fellow Purdue University student during a classroom attack that he be allowed to fire his defense attorney and represent himself in court.

Pion Road section to close for pipe replacement

Pion Road is to close next week between Coldwater and Pulver roads for cross pipe replacement, the Allen County Highway Department said today.

Kenny Loggins to perform at state GOP convention

Loggins will have a free concert for delegates at Embassy Theatre on the evening of June 7.

Ohio state parks to be modernized

COLUMBUS, Ohio - State officials are preparing to invest $88.5 million to upgrade and modernize trails, campgrounds and recreational facilities in Ohio's state parks over the next two years.

Paulding Road closure scheduled

Paulding Road is scheduled to close between Hessen Cassel Road and Wayne Trace.

Bremer Road closure set

Bremer Road is scheduled to close between Bruick and Berthaud roads.

Police follow trail of Easter morning stabbing to Ohio

  A missing woman, a bloodstained apartment and a frantic 911 call from someone who said she was stabbed and held captive in a car.

4 area counties get storm aid

Parts of northeast Indiana - but not Allen County - will receive federal assistance to cover damage from winter storms in early January.

Zoo reimagining Australian exhibit

Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette For more than a quarter of a century, a little slice of the Outback has been nestled within the city where kangaroos and dingoes found a home.

City Council OKs 5 street projects

Fort Wayne City Council members fast-tracked approval for five projects that will kick-start a record construction season all over the city.

5 local things of interest to area readers - Wed., April 23, 2014

Chad Ryan The Journal Gazette A look at some things Fort Wayne area readers will want to know.

Adams Center Road section to close

Adams Center Road is scheduled to close between Tillman and Paulding roads.

US 24 to be named for former Rep. Phyllis Pond

A portion of Indiana's U.S. 24 will be named after the longest-serving female representative in state history.

Traffic stop yields meth bust

DeKalb County Police Department A DeKalb County deputy arrested two Garrett men Tuesday evening after they were pulled over for speeding, according to a DeKalb County news release.

Local man gets 80 years on molest charges

A 55-year-old man was sentenced Tuesday to 80 years in prison on child molesting charges. John Newman, of the 800 block of Wilt Street, was accused of molesting two girls who were known to him.

Ex-AWS worker admits abuse

A 54-year-old former staff member at Anthony Wayne Services pleaded guilty Tuesday to a felony, admitting to neglecting a patient.

Winona Lake resident held in sexual assault of girl, 17

JG photo A Winona Lake man was arrested Tuesday on a rape charge after a teenager told police he sexually assaulted her this month.

Raid yields drugs, guns, one arrest

A Fort Wayne man faces several felony charges after police said they raided a home and found cocaine, heroin and guns.

Parking changes made at Fort Wayne airport

Due to construction expected to last through the summer, visitors to Fort Wayne International Airport will encounter changes in parking lot accommodations.

Is Drug Testing For Welfare Fair?

Florida Gov. Rick Scott's plan to drug test state workers and welfare recipients ran into trouble in the courts. Law professor Pauline Kim and reporter Curt Anderson discuss the drug testing battle.

Obama: Japan's Administration Of Disputed Islands Shouldn't Change

A standoff over sovereignty of an island chain that Japan calls Senkaku and China calls Diaoyu has been a source of deep tension between the two countries in recent years.

Bob Dole Returns To Kansas For Gratitude Tour

The 90-year-old former GOP senator says it's an opportunity to meet with friends and thank voters who supported him during his decades-long career in state and national politics.

Pennsylvania Congresswoman Goes All In For Obamacare

Does Rep. Allyson Schwartz's pro-Affordable Care Act television ad signal a new thinking among Democrats running in statewide races?

Georgia Law OKs Guns In Schools, Churches

The Safe Carry Protection Act, known to critics as the "guns everywhere bill," was signed into law by Gov. Nathan Deal. It is considered among the most permissive such measures in the country.

Obama Assures Japan Of U.S. Security Commitment

The president is on the first stop in an eight-day trip to Asia that also will see him visit Malaysia, the Philippines and South Korea.

A Path Out Of Prison For Low-Level, Nonviolent Drug Offenders

The Obama administration announced Wednesday that federal inmates serving long sentences for drug offenses will be eligible to apply for clemency if they meet six major criteria.

Kansas Residents To First Lady: Stay Out

Guest restrictions and increased security measures are looming as Michelle Obama plans to appear at a Kansas high school graduation next month. Thousands have petitioned to revoke her invitation.

Proponents Of Affirmative Action Losing The Battle?

The Supreme Court upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in public university admissions. Tell Me More looks at the internal debate within the affirmative action movement.

U.S. Clears Egypt For Some Military Assistance

The Obama administration said Tuesday it has certified that Egypt is upholding its 35-year-old peace treaty with Israel and therefore qualifies for some military and counterterrorism assistance.

Green GOP Group Caught Between 'Rock And A Hard Place'

On Earth Day 2014, it wasn't easy being an environmental organization in the Republican Party. The big donors who write checks aren't much interested in the environment.

One Month From Mudslide, Wash. Governor Takes Stock Of Damage

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee offers an update on the deadly mudslides near the town of Oso in March. President Obama is visiting Oso on Tuesday.

Longtime D.C. Lawyer Is White House's Next Top Counsel

The White House named Neil Eggleston its new top lawyer. He'll have to muster his legal and political skills to deal with a divided Congress and multiple investigations of the Obama's administration.

Out Of Clout: Some States Brace For Washington Power Outage

A handful of states are about to lose decades of clout and seniority in Congress. Which one will be hardest hit of all?

In TV Ad, GOP Senate Candidate Mocks 'War On Women' Rhetoric

Terri Lynn Land, a Republican running for Senate in Michigan, says she knows more about being a woman than the male Democratic congressman who's attacking her.

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