Emily Herx outside federal court in Fort Wayne in January during a break in her discrimination lawsuit against the Fort Wayne-South Bend Diocese.

Judge rejects diocese’s bid to set aside in vitro verdict

Jurors found the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend violated Herx’s civil rights when it declined to renew her contract after she underwent in vitro fertilization in hopes of having a second child.

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Neighbor calls in porch fire

Fort Wayne fire crews responded to a porch fire around 1:30 p.m. Saturday on the northwest side of town.