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Pipkins leads Purdue Fort Wayne over Youngstown St. 82-71

Jan. 23, 2022 17:06 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Jalon Pipkins had 19 points as Purdue Fort Wayne got past Youngstown State 82-71 on Sunday. Damian Chong Qui had 18 points for Purdue Fort Wayne (11-8, 6-4 Horizon League). Jarred Godfrey added 13 points and six assists. Bobby Planutis had 11 points. ...

Chong Qui lifts Purdue Fort Wayne over Robert Morris 86-62

Jan. 21, 2022 21:35 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Damian Chong Qui had a season-high 20 points as Purdue Fort Wayne romped past Robert Morris 86-62 on Friday night. Deonte Billups had 16 points for Purdue Fort Wayne (10-8, 5-4 Horizon League). Jarred Godfrey added 15 points. Bobby Planutis had 10 points. ...

Indiana lawmakers waiting on Supreme Court abortion decision

Jan. 21, 2022 16:54 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana lawmakers are holding off on pursuing major anti-abortion action as they await a U.S. Supreme Court decision that could roll back abortion rights across the country. Republican legislators say they don’t want to take up new Indiana restrictions until...

Suspect in '88 Molotov cocktail triple fatal died from OD

Jan. 19, 2022 17:01 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — The Fort Wayne Police Department has closed the case of the 1988 Molotov cocktail deaths of three boys because the suspect in the case died of a drug overdose more than a year ago, police and the Allen County Prosecutor’s Office said Wednesday. Jarvis...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Jan. 18, 2022 18:08 PM EST

The (Fort Wayne) Journal Gazette. Jan. 18, 2022. Editorial: College credit During the first years of the Great Recession, college enrollment jumped by 16% between fall 2007 and fall 2010. It’s been the opposite during the pandemic, with colleges nationwide losing...

Purdue Fort Wayne routs Michigan-Dearborn 102-59

Jan. 17, 2022 21:06 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Jarvis Walker scored 18 points to carry Purdue Fort Wayne to a 102-59 win over Michigan-Dearborn on Monday night. Damian Chong Qui had 14 points for Purdue Fort Wayne (9-8). Jalon Pipkins and Deonte Billups each had 12 points. Purdue Fort...

Indiana county planning morgue with COVID-19 relief money

Jan. 16, 2022 09:48 AM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana county is looking to spend some of its federal COVID-19 relief money to open a county morgue. The St. Joseph County coroner’s office is now using a cooler at a local cemetery to store six or seven bodies at a time since it doesn’t have...

Moore sparks Oakland to 76-68 victory over Purdue Fort Wayne

Jan. 15, 2022 17:46 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Jalen Moore finished with 24 points, six rebounds, five assists and two steals to propel Oakland to a 76-68 victory over Purdue Fort Wayne in Horizon League action on Saturday. Jamal Cain pitched in with 18 points and six boards for the Golden Grizzlies...

Chong Qui carries Purdue Fort Wayne over Detroit 62-60

Jan. 13, 2022 22:15 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Damian Chong Qui had 10 points as Purdue Fort Wayne edged past Detroit 62-60 on Thursday night. Ra Kpedi had 10 rebounds for Purdue Fort Wayne (8-7, 4-3 Horizon League). Kpedi's three-point play with 3:23 left marked Purdue Fort Wayne's final...

Armed man shot by Fort Wayne police facing weapons charges

Jan. 10, 2022 14:57 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A man who was shot and wounded by Fort Wayne police last week after officers called to a home found him armed with a gun is facing weapons and intimidation charges. Thomas A. May, 36, was taken into custody Sunday when he was released from a hospital where...