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Black Wednesday: Stats show party-goers becoming victims of rape

Most people don’t think of the holidays as a time when there’s a spike in sexual assault, but on one of the biggest party nights of the year, forensic nurse examiners at the Fort Wayne Sexual Assault Treatment Center say they see more people becoming victims of rape.

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Man gets 11 years for stealing $1M in copper wire

A northern Indiana man has been sentenced to 11 years in prison after he admitted to stealing $1 million worth of copper wire from a recreational vehicle plant where he worked.

Police investigate a shooting in an alley in the 2500 block of Barr Street Tuesday night.

Woman hurt in shooting was in her 80s

A neighbor said her home had been hit by several bullets in the last week, prompting her to make her children sleep on the floor.

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Man pleads guilty to murder in SW Indiana attack

Officials say a woman who was found naked and bound with rope and duct tape told police Caldwell raped her at gunpoint after the shooting about 15 miles west of Bloomington.

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Teens punished for prank on autistic classmate

The autistic teen thought he was participating in the ice bucket challenge for charity when the boys dumped the bucket of urine, tobacco and spit on him in August.

Demonstrators block a busy intersection while marching through the streets to protest the August shooting of Michael Brown, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in St. Louis. Ferguson and the St. Louis region are on edge in anticipation of the announcement by a grand jury whether to criminally charge officer Darren Wilson in the killing of 18-year-old Brown. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Photos: Ferguson on edge

Ferguson and the St. Louis region are on edge in anticipation of the announcement by a grand jury whether to criminally charge officer Darren Wilson in Michael Brown’s killing.