Public safety command staff benefits to stay unchanged

An amendment to an ordinance that could have affected some firefighter and police officer pay failed at City Council Tuesday night. Councilman Jason Arp (R-District 4) proposed an amendment to the personnel ordinance.

City outlines sidewalks, alleyways eyed for improvement

The .13 percent adjustment in the local income tax will generate $8.7 million per year to add new sidewalks to address areas of Fort Wayne Community Schools that lack sidewalks for children, improve alleys and move forward with phases II and III of riverfront development.

149 killed as 7.1 magnitude quake fells buildings in Mexico

Dozens of buildings tumbled into mounds of rubble or were severely damaged in densely populated parts of Mexico City and nearby states. Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera said buildings fell at 44 places in the capital alone as high-rises across the city swayed sickeningly.

Dog with two limbs has full life ahead of her

When she showed up at a veterinary clinic in LaGrange her injuries were so bad, they thought they’d have to put her down. There was something about Lucy, a little dog, with a big heart, that led the vet to believe she could beat the odds and live.

Boy, 16, killed in crash

A GMC Jimmy veered off a rural Kosciusko County roadway, then overcorrected and flipped in a field.

Ohio State: Dismiss ex-player’s lawsuit over image use

At issue is an antitrust complaint filed by Spielman in July that targeted Ohio State marketing programs and contracts that promote the university using likenesses of athletes. One example is a Honda-sponsored program of 64 banners hung around Ohio Stadium featuring photos of former players.

Senate GOP tentatively agrees to $1.5T plan on tax cuts

The $1.5 trillion figure, confirmed by congressional officials familiar with the agreement, would allow deeper cuts to tax rates than would be allowed if Republicans followed through on earlier promises that their coming tax overhaul wouldn’t add to the deficit.