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FWCS down nearly 45 teachers ahead of first day

More than 40 certified teacher roles are still open at Fort Wayne Community Schools, and kids head back to class on Monday. However, that number may be lower once Monday morning comes around.

A police officer hands a gun believed to have been stolen during a robbery to another officer standing on shore near the Tennessee Avenue bridge in Fort Wayne on August 12, 2016.

Stolen guns pulled from St. Joe River

Their investigation is apparently tied to a home invasion and robbery involving prostitution and Craigslist that took place in Bluffton earlier this month.

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Mother charged after son beats newborn sister to death

The 6-year-old boy told investigators the baby started fussing and he tried to calm her. But deputies said the boy later used a doll to show how he repeatedly slammed the infant’s head into a minivan’s ceiling,

United States' Michael Phelps competes in the final of the men's 200-meter individual medley during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Phelps leaves Lochte in his wake one last time at Olympics

Led by Phelps, it was quite a night for the powerful American team, which picked up two more golds when Ryan Murphy completed a sweep of the men’s backstroke events in the 200 and Simone Manuel tied 16-year-old Canadian for the top spot in the 100 freestyle, stunning world-record holder Cate Campbell of Australia.

Budtender Miles Claybourne sorts strains of marijuana for sale into glass containers at The Station, a retail and medical cannabis dispensary, in Boulder, Colo., Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016. The DEA announced Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016 that the Obama administration will keep marijuana on the list of the most dangerous drugs, despite growing popular support for legalization, but will allow more research into its possible medical benefits. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

US government won’t reclassify marijuana, allows research

While the DEA won’t reclassify marijuana, the agency did announce plans to make it easier for researchers to study pot’s possible medical benefits by expanding the number of entities that can legally grow marijuana for research purposes.