Package thefts on rise; police offer tips

Fort Wayne Police records show from Nov. 1 through Dec. 10, 10 delivered packages have been reported stolen from homes. All told, 41 packages have been reported stolen in 2017.

King’s Barbershop Community Outreach is Positively Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne barber Lewis King gives a lot more than a shave and a haircut at his shop at 502-A East Pontiac Street. He and a team of volunteers load up baskets with food and other necessities to spread holiday cheer to those in need.

Indiana addresses potential water crisis

A 2016 survey found that Indiana utilities have an immediate need for $2.26 billion to replace water meters, hydrants, water mains, treatment plants, wells and other physical infrastructure.

New evacuations as huge Southern California fire flares up

Crews with help from a fleet water-dropping planes and helicopters saved homes as unpredictable gusts sent the blaze deeper into residential foothill areas northwest of Los Angeles that haven’t burned in decades.