Wear Red Day recognizes heart disease as number one cause of death

With the American Heart Association estimating that 80 percent of cardiac events, such as heart disease or stroke can be prevented, Parkview Health is taking action throughout the month of February to raise awareness about the number one cause of death in the country.

IPFW police respond to UC Berkeley protests

Protests against a scheduled speaker at UC Berkeley turned hostile and dangerous. Police eventually had to cancel the event. They said those who vandalized and created a dangerous environment were from an outside group. IPFW Chief of Police Steve Kimbrough thought campus police in California did a great job intervening when they had no choice.

US 27 through Fort Wayne set to be repaved

U.S. 27 will be resurfaced from Paulding Road to Edgewood Avenue in Fort Wayne. The project could be bid out in late 2017 and construction would begin in 2018 or later.

Allen Co. Health Department ramping up services at needle exchange program

Allen County Health officials said it’s been a slow start to the syringe services program. The program allows people to exchange dirty needles for new ones. However, the slow start has allowed them to ramp up the program in other areas.