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Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry says he has late-stage stomach cancer

Feb. 27, 2024 11:54 AM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry said Monday he has been diagnosed with late-stage stomach cancer and will begin chemotherapy treatments next week. The five-term mayor of Indiana's second most populous city announced the diagnosis during a news briefing outside...

Indiana freelance reporter charged after threatening to kill pro-Israel U.S. officials

Feb. 19, 2024 16:31 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A freelance reporter based in Fort Wayne, Indiana is facing up to five years in federal prison after allegedly threatening to “kill every Jew” in the city and "shoot every pro-Israel U.S. government official,” according to a federal affidavit filed in court last...

Pregnant woman found dead in Indiana in 1992 identified through forensic genealogy

Feb. 15, 2024 15:35 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A pregnant woman who was found dead in 1992 in a northeastern Indiana basement has been identified through forensic genetic genealogy and DNA provided by her father, authorities said Thursday. The woman was identified as Tabetha Ann Murlin of Fort Wayne, who...

Volkswagen-backed Scout Motors, in nod to past, toasts start of construction of electric SUV plant

Feb. 15, 2024 14:12 PM EST

BLYTHEWOOD, S.C. (AP) — Scout Motors celebrated the start of construction on its $2 billion electric SUV plant in South Carolina on Thursday not with a line of people in suits with shovels but with a nod to the company's gasoline-powered past. A fleet of old Scout vehicles drove a...

Franklin Electric: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 13, 2024 08:22 AM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Franklin Electric Co. (FELE) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $38.5 million. The Fort Wayne, Indiana-based company said it had net income of 82 cents per share. The results fell short of Wall Street...

Steel Dynamics: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Jan. 23, 2024 17:03 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Steel Dynamics Inc. (STLD) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $424.3 million. On a per-share basis, the Fort Wayne, Indiana-based company said it had net income of $2.61. The results missed Wall Street...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Jan. 23, 2024 07:22 AM EST

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette. January 19, 2024. Editorial: State senator proposes new barrier to voting For the past two years, Fort Wayne’s Citilink public transportation system has partnered with AARP Indiana to offer free fares on Election Day to help voting-age...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Jan. 02, 2024 07:16 AM EST

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette. December 28, 2023. Editorial: BMV continues to collect millions selling drivers’ information A data privacy law, proposed by state Sen. Liz Brown, R-Fort Wayne, and signed by Gov. Eric Holcomb in the 2023 legislative session, made Indiana...

Guillermo Diaz Graham scores 13 points to lead Pitt over Purdue Fort Wayne 62-48

Dec. 20, 2023 21:18 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Guillermo Diaz Graham scored 13 points to lead three in double-figure scoring and Pittsburgh cruised past Purdue Fort Wayne 62-48 on Wednesday night. Diaz Graham shot 5 of 8 from the floor, 3 of 6 from the free-throw line and added eight rebounds. Carlton...

Jackson scores 17 to lead Purdue Fort Wayne past Bethune-Cookman 86-63

Dec. 16, 2023 21:47 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Jalen Jackson's 17 points helped Purdue Fort Wayne defeat Bethune-Cookman 86-63 on Saturday night. Jackson was 6 of 11 shooting, including 2 for 4 from 3-point range, and went 3 for 5 from the line for the Mastodons (11-1). Anthony Roberts scored 15 points...