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Fort Wayne police arrest suspect in 2018 killings of 3 men

Jan. 30, 2023 14:14 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Fort Wayne police have arrested a suspect in the fatal 2018 shootings of three men in the northeastern Indiana city. Jacquail Belcher, 29, was arrested Friday without incident on three counts of murder, the Fort Wayne Police Department said. His initial...

Billups' 26 lead Fort Wayne past IUPUI 81-75

Jan. 25, 2023 22:29 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Deonte Billups' 26 points helped Fort Wayne defeat IUPUI 81-75 on Wednesday night. Billups also added seven rebounds for the Mastodons (14-8, 6-5 Horizon League). Jarred Godfrey scored 22 points and added six rebounds. Anthony Roberts went 5 of 8 from the...

Large Indiana county for jury selection in slain teens trial

Jan. 24, 2023 15:54 PM EST

A jury for the trial of an Indiana man accused of killing two teenage girls nearly six years ago will be selected from a northern Indiana county of over 300,000 people, online court filings on Tuesday showed. Jurors will be picked out of Allen County, which includes the city of Fort...

Indiana jurors to be selected from north of murder location

Jan. 23, 2023 17:06 PM EST

Jurors for the trial of an Indiana man accused of killing two teenage girls will be brought from one of two counties north of the location where the murder occurred, attorneys in the case decided Friday. Lawyers for Richard Matthew Allen, 50, and a county prosecutor have agreed the...

Warrick's 18 lead Northern Kentucky over Fort Wayne 74-54

Jan. 21, 2023 21:03 PM EST

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Marques Warrick had 18 points in Northern Kentucky's 74-54 win against Purdue Fort Wayne on Saturday night. Warrick added five rebounds for the Norse (13-8, 8-2 Horizon League). Sam Vinson added 17 points while going 7 of 14 (3 for 9 from distance), and...

Milwaukee wins 74-70 over Purdue Fort Wayne

Jan. 07, 2023 18:39 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Kentrell Pullian's 19 points helped Milwaukee defeat Purdue Fort Wayne 74-70 on Saturday night. Pullian also added three steals for the Panthers (11-5, 5-1 Horizon). BJ Freeman added 15 points while shooting 5 for 13, including 3 for 6 from beyond the arc,...

Woman sentenced to 20 years for neglect in son's death

Jan. 06, 2023 19:57 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A Fort Wayne woman convicted of neglect in her 9-year-old son’s death was sentenced to 20 years in prison Friday. Thirty-seven-year-old Jenna M. Miller pleaded guilty to three neglect charges in November. Her wife and the boy's stepmother,...

Man charged in 2017 stabbing deaths of Fort Wayne couple

Jan. 02, 2023 14:58 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A cellphone analysis and partial fingerprint on a cellphone have led to the arrest of a Fort Wayne man on murder and other charges in the fatal stabbings of a couple in 2017. Dustin Neal, 35, was charged Friday with two counts each of murder, felony murder...

Fort Wayne Philharmonic musicians begin 1st-ever strike

Dec. 09, 2022 11:28 AM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Fort Wayne Philharmonic musicians have begun their first strike in the organization's history after performing for more than three months without a contract. The Fort Wayne Philharmonic Players’ Association began their work stoppage Thursday afternoon,...

Counselor: City violated law by withholding arrest records

Dec. 07, 2022 14:46 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Fort Wayne officials violated Indiana's public records laws by not releasing police body camera footage and other records related to the drunken driving arrest of the city's mayor, the state’s public access counselor says. Luke Britt said Tuesday in an...