Photos of Makena Lytle provided by the LaGrange County Sheriff's Dept.

Police trying to find teen runaway

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a 17-year-old girl who was last seen Tuesday evening.

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Gas price analyst: Expect a jump at the pump

It may be time to fill up your gas tank as prices are expected to rise over the next week as supplies grow smaller as refineries shut down for maintenance or repairs according to

FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2014, file photo, supporters of Arkansas' law banning same sex marriage, top, hold a rally as a protestor waves a rainbow flag at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark. Americans are slightly more likely to favor than oppose allowing gay and lesbian couples to legally marry, a new Associated Press-GfK poll finds, but most believe wedding-related businesses should be allowed to deny service to same-sex couples for religious reasons. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)

Auburn council refuses LGBT protections

The council’s lone Democratic councilman motioned to include protections for LGBT people in the city’s nondiscrimination policy, but the Republican-heavy body offered no support.

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Allen County takes 1st step toward needle-exchange program

The Fort Wayne-Allen County Health Department unanimously approved a resolution Monday calling for a needle-exchange program to slow the spread of hepatitis C among intravenous drug users.


TOTW: Bellmont Braves Football

Last Friday the Braves downed 4A no. 10 New Haven 31-14, moving to 5-0 in NE8 play and earning Bellmont the FWO Team of the Week.

FILE - In this undated file photo released by a militant website, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, militants of the Islamic State group hold up their weapons and wave flags as they ride in a convoy, which includes multiple Toyota pickup trucks, through Raqqa city in Syria on a road leading to Iraq. Toyota is working with U.S. officials after questions were raised about the prominent use of its vehicles by militant organizations in Syria, Iraq and Libya. (Militant website via AP, File)

Why do extremists drive Toyotas?, asks US

Toyota trucks are conspicuous in extremist propaganda and are often what carry Islamic State group fighters into war with large caliber weapons affixed to truck beds.

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Free radon test kits available in Allen County

The Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health is urging residents to reduce their risk of lung cancer by having their homes tested for the naturally-occurring radioactive gas responsible for more than 2,000 lung cancer deaths each year in the United States.


Pet of the Week: 10/6/15

Chap is a 2 year old neutered male, black and white Terrier mix. He has been at the shelter since Sept. 16, 2015.

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Legislative panel focuses on e-cigarette regulation

Public health advocates told an Indiana legislative committee there’s no scientific consensus on whether electronic cigarettes pose any health risks even as a growing number of youths are trying them.

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Luers’ Mack Heading To Army All-American Bowl

Bishop Luers senior Austin Mack is getting to compete against the best high school football players in the country as the Ohio State recruit will play in the Army All-American Bowl.


Homestead Tops Concordia In Sectional Play

Homestead bested Columbia City 3-1 while Huntington North topped Columbia City 4-0 on Tuesday night setting up a Spartans-Vikings sectional title match in girls soccer Thursday night at Pat Teagarden Field.