GOP says it can pass short-term spending without Democrats

Democrats have threatened to oppose the temporary spending bill if there wasn’t a bipartisan deal on a $1 trillion measure financing the government through September. Final agreement on some loose ends in that massive measure has remained elusive.

US economy likely slowed last quarter, but rebound expected

A variety of factors are cited for the expected slowdown, ranging from warmer-than-usual weather that held back utility production to an IRS delay in distributing tax refunds, which possibly dampened consumer spending at the start of 2017.

Arkansas executes killer for 4th lethal injection in 8 days

An Associated Press reporter who witnessed the execution said Williams lurched and convulsed several times during the execution.

Dispose of unwanted meds Friday

Residents can dispose of unwanted medications at 14 Fort Wayne Walgreen’s stores and four other locations on Friday, April 28, 2017.

Court Docs: Man stabs pregnant girlfriend, cat, self

A Fort Wayne man is charged with eight counts including domestic battery and animal cruelty following an argument between he and his girlfriend on Monday. Court documents said 21-year-old Christopher Harris chased his pregnant girlfriend with a knife while their young son was in the home.