FWFD investigate fire, neighbors identify victim

Neighbors said Joe Thomas was home when the basement of his home in the 6200 block of Penrose Drive caught fire. FWFD said a body was found in the basement crawlspace after the fire was put out.

Officers stopped the semi on I-69 N near Lima Road, from there they prepared to tow the vehicle following a slow-speed chase on Monday, December 5.

I-69 N re-opened after slow-speed semi chase

Allen County dispatchers confirmed that a semi was being towed on I-69 N near the Lima Road exit, at mile marker 311. It was confirmed the driver of the semi was driving recklessly, which prompted officers to begin chasing it down.

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Coverage You Counted On: Top 15 stories of 2016

It’s that time of year when we ask you to vote for the Top Story of 2016. Read the summaries, watch the videos and then make your pick in the poll at the bottom of the story.

FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2016 photo, former Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson during Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's roundtable meeting with the Republican Leadership Initiative in his offices at Trump Tower in New York. Trump has chosen former Campaign 2016 rival Ben Carson to become secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.  (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Trump taps former campaign rival Carson as housing secretary

In a statement, Trump said he was “thrilled to nominate” Carson, describing the retired neurosurgeon as having “a brilliant mind” and saying he “is passionate about strengthening communities and families within those communities.”

Indianapolis Colts tight end Dwayne Allen reacts after scoring on a pass from quarterback Andrew Luck, not pictured, during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Allen, Colts destroy Jets on Monday Night Football

Andrew Luck was nearly perfect in his return from a concussion, throwing for four touchdowns, three to Dwayne Allen, in the Indianapolis Colts’ 41-10 romp Monday night past the inept New York Jets.

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Man accused of threatening Muslim officer faces hate charge

The officer said she was off duty in her Brooklyn neighborhood Saturday when she encountered a man yelling and pushing her 16-year-old son. When she intervened, she said, the man referenced the Islamic State group and threatened to slit her throat.

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12/5 Inside The Zone – Season Awards Show

The high school football season has come to a close and to wrap up 2016 The News-Sentinel’s Justin Kenny and WANE-TV sports director Glenn Marini handed out their annual Inside The Zone “Season Awards” on Monday.