Science Sunday Jan. 8

Science Sunday: Light

Using diffraction grating, a thin piece of plastic and a flashlight, along with feathers and a candle, Science Central’s Martin Fisher created a rainbow effect.

Indiana rifle shooters competed Saturday January 7, 2017 at the Junior Olympics qualifying competition in Fort Wayne.

Teens aim for Junior Olympics

The first gold medal given at the 2016 Olympics in Rio was to an American in the women’s air rifle event. A group of teenagers is looking to follow in those footsteps by qualifying for the Junior Olympics in precision rifle.

Edmonia Brooks celebrated her 108th birthday with family and friends on Saturday, January 7.

Fort Wayne woman turns 108

The 108-year-old woman has outlived all of her siblings, and even outlived two of her children, her oldest and youngest sons.

One of the winners of the bridal show raffle. Courtney Aldrige was able to pick whatever dress she wanted at the Bridal Spectacular and Beyond at the Memorial Coliseum.

Spectacular bridal event returns to Coliseum

The event features over 100 vendors, including DJ’s, formal wear designers, venue options, photographers, florists, invitation designers, travel agents and cakes.

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Defense attorney explains death penalty cases

Defense Attorney, Michelle Kraus, explains what is involved in a death penalty trial. Kraus represented Simon Rios who faced the death penalty in Allen County more than a decade ago.

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Adams County Jail almost open for business

Construction on the 57,000 square foot facility was started in the summer of 2015 to help solve inmate overcrowding issues. The old jail was only able to hold 60 inmates at a time, whereas the new jail will hold 189 inmates.

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Watford hitting stride with Mad Ants

An uptick in minutes has meant and uptick in production recently for former Indiana University standout Christian Watford of the Fort Wayne Mad Ants.

FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2010 file photo, a Cleveland police officer looks over bags of heroin at a news conference in Cleveland. As state officials in Ohio look to tackle the issue of prescription drug abuse, the number of opiate overdose deaths in Ohio's largest county in one year mirrors the total statewide a decade ago.  The Plain Dealer in Cleveland reports most Cuyahoga County communities have been affected by deaths from prescription painkillers or the street drug heroin. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta, File)

Coroners could see new protocols and the state would pay

The 2017 Indiana General Assembly is already addressing the opiate epidemic that’s taken over the state. Legislators want the state Department of Health to get a better idea as to how bad the problem is.