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Holden leads Wright St. past Purdue Fort Wayne 86-73

Dec. 02, 2021 21:40 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Tanner Holden had 22 points as Wright State beat Purdue Fort Wayne 86-73 on Thursday night. The game was the Horizon League opener for both teams. Grant Basile had 19 points, eight rebounds and three blocks for Wright State...

4 relatives dead in Indiana home after report of shots fired

Nov. 30, 2021 16:08 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Four family members were found shot to death in a northeastern Indiana home, including the suspected gunman, authorities said Tuesday. An elderly woman hid in the bathroom of the Allen County home during the violence Monday night and alerted...

‘Rough and tumble girl’ enjoys being a police patrol officer

Nov. 28, 2021 00:13 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — It started with a need for structure. “I wanted to go into the military right after high school,” said Johannah Owusu, 23, a patrol officer with the Columbus Police Department. “I am a very structured person, and I function best where...

Godfrey powers Purdue-Fort Wayne past SE Louisiana 74-66

Nov. 26, 2021 20:19 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Jarred Godfrey scored 19 points as Purdue-Fort Wayne got past Southeastern Louisiana 74-66 on Friday. Ra Kpedi and Bobby Planutis added 16 points each for the Mastodons (3-1). Kpedi also had nine rebounds. Jalon Pipkins,...

Indiana officer shoots, wounds man while serving warrant

Nov. 24, 2021 16:31 PM EST

WABASH, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana sheriff's deputy shot and wounded a 51-year-old man who was holding what he mistakenly believed was a real gun while serving a search warrant at an apartment, police said Wednesday. The man was taken to a Fort Wayne hospital after...

Indiana woman allegedly sold her daughter, 13, to man, 27

Nov. 19, 2021 16:00 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana woman allegedly sold her 13-year-old daughter to a 27-year-old man before she and her husband forced her to marry him and then celebrated the wedding with a party, authorities said. The girl's mother was charged Thursday in Allen...

Kpedi lifts Purdue Fort Wayne over Austin Peay 65-60

Nov. 17, 2021 00:25 AM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Ra Kpedi had 17 points as Purdue Fort Wayne edged past Austin Peay 65-60 on Tuesday night. Jarred Godfrey had 15 points and six assists for Purdue Fort Wayne (2-0). Jalon Pipkins added 10 points and seven rebounds. Tariq...

Inmate charged in fatal 2017 Fort Wayne strip club shooting

Nov. 12, 2021 16:17 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana prison inmate has been charged in the 2017 shooting death of another man at a Fort Wayne strip club, authorities announced. The (Fort Wayne) Journal Gazette reported that 27-year-old James E. Starks III was...

Purdue Fort Wayne steamrolls Earlham 103-54 in season opener

Nov. 10, 2021 02:04 AM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Jalon Pipkins had 19 points to lead six Purdue Fort Wayne players in double figures as the Mastodons easily defeated Earlham 103-54 in a season opener on Tuesday night. Deonte Billups added 16 points for the Mastodons. Jarred Godfrey chipped in...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Nov. 09, 2021 14:21 PM EST

Columbus Republic. Nov. 4, 2021. Editorial: Eviction alternatives aid tenants and landlords Initiatives aimed at reducing evictions in Indiana are presenting tenants and landlords new opportunities to work together so that renters aren’t put out on...