More stories by Kelly Roberts

Addiction recovery experts applaud DOC’s MAT program

More inmates are getting the chance to start addiction recovery while in prison. Over the last few months, the Indiana Department of Corrections has been working to make medical-assisted treatment available to more inmates.

South Dakota lawmaker, brother-in-law drown in Cook Islands

A South Dakota state representative and his brother-in-law drowned in an apparent kayaking accident in the Cook Islands in the South Pacific, where they were attending a wedding for the lawmaker’s daughter, officials said Thursday.

Fort Wayne ball drop ‘bigger than ever’ to ring in 2018

After last year’s innaugural New Year’s Eve ball drop in Downtown Fort Wayne organizers heard one thing– there needs to be a real ball. This year the event will feature a real ball drop and is expanding to a new venue.

Raisman embraces role as ‘Fierce’ advocate for abuse victims

The people come forward to Aly Raisman almost daily now. Random strangers. Men and women of various ages, races and backgrounds. They see the six-time Olympic medal-winning gymnast out in public and approach with a hug to give and a story to tell.

North River purchase agreement no closer to being approved

Fort Wayne City Council has been concerned about the purchase agreement between the city and the sellers of the North River property. Last week they wondered why they couldn’t see the results of an environmental study, and why the seller doesn’t want to be liable for land remediation. This week they got some answers, but not all minds were changed.

Writer brings extraordinary story of ‘Monuments Men’ to Fort Wayne

Some of the world’s most famous pieces of art still sit in European museums, and will for generations. But have you ever wondered how did it survive the most destructive war in history– World War II? Robert Edsel asked that same question. It’s an extradoridnay tale, and Edsel was in Fort Wayne on Tuesday to tell it.

Garth Brooks wins entertainer of the year at CMA Awards

Winners at the show included Miranda Lambert (female vocalist of the year), Brothers Osborne (vocal duo of the year) and Jon Pardi (new artist of the year). Campbell and Willie Nelson won musical event of the year for “Funny How Time Slips Away.”

Community Health Systems releases Q3 report, might sell more hospitals

Community Health Systems, which owns Lutheran Health Network, reported more losses in the third quarter. The company saw a 16-percent decrease in revenue compared to this time last year. In a statement outlining the report, it appears CHS is also looking to sell more hospitals.