Remembrance Rally for the Lewis Street homicide victims at University of Minnesota

Student groups in U.S. & Canada host remembrance rallies for Lewis St. victims

The impact of the city’s first triple homicide in more than a decade is now spreading far past the borders of Fort Wayne.

Whitestown Police Department officer Reggie Thomas holds a body camera that he wears while on his shift, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015 in Whitestown, Ind. An urban versus rural divide emerged during an Indiana legislative committee discussion of possible restrictions on the use of body cameras by police agencies. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Senate approves police video bill

The legislation would force Indiana law enforcement to publicly release body-camera video if it showed officers using excessive force or violating someone’s civil rights.

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Indiana House passes resolution honoring late principal

House Speaker Brian Bosma said Amy Beverland Elementary School principal Susan Jordan, who was struck and killed by a school bus Jan. 27, “embodied everything we envision in a great educator.”


House committee advances contentious teacher pay bill

The House Education Committee voted 7-4 to advance the bill, which is opposed by teachers’ unions and some school administrators who say such benefits should be negotiated through collective bargaining.

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House passes 2 bills to curb meth

This comes after debate on how to stop Indiana’s meth problem as it tops the national list for meth lab seizures.

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FWPD on triple homicide: ‘It’s not a hate crime’

The Fort Wayne Police Department said Monday if the triple homicide on East Lewis Street on February 24, 2016 was a hate crime, it would be the first to say so.