Mugshot of Freddie Alcantar courtesy the Allen County Sheriff's Department.

Jury reaches verdict in mother-in-law murder trial

The jury took two hours Friday to find Freddie Alcantar Jr. guilty of the August 2013 murder of 59-year-old Deb Jones who was found dead in the bathroom of her Fort Wayne home.

Fort Wayne police found two people who appeared to be shot to death inside the blue SUV pictured in this photo taken Friday, Oct. 23, 2015.

FWPD: 2 shot to death inside SUV

Police found a man and woman dead after 911 calls about gunshots in the 900 block of East Wayne Street Friday morning.


Defense rests case in Alcantar Jr. trial

Freddie Alcantar Junior faces a murder charge in the stabbing death of his mother-in-law, Deb Jones. The homicide happened more than two years ago, and the five-day trial is almost over.

The Fort Wayne Police Department has asked for the public's assistance in identifying a theft suspect captured in a surveillance photograph. This suspect and an accomplice are responsible for the theft of thousands of dollars worth of clothing items from Macy's department store in Glenbrook Mall over the last several months, police said. (Photo courtesy the Fort Wayne Police Department)

Six-time theft suspect sought by police

Police said the suspect and an accomplice allegedly stole more than $5,600 worth of clothing from the Macy’s store at Glenbrook Mall over six different visits.

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Chase, home break-in lead to arrest

Just before midnight Monday, Kendallville police tried to pulled over a vehicle near South State and South Oak streets when it sped off.