File photo.

Pharmacists prepared to handle community health crisis

Pharmacists across the area are aware of the increased possibility of a robbery now that 5,000 pain patients are without a doctor.

FILE - In this March 12, 2009 file photo Apple iPod Shuffles are posed for a photo at an Apple store in Palo Alto, Calif. A billion-dollar class-action lawsuit over Apple’s iPod music players heads to trial in a California federal court Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, in an antitrust case where the legal wrangling has lasted far longer than the technology that sparked the complaint. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

Apple wins class-action iPod lawsuit

A California jury found in favor of Apple on Tuesday in a billion-dollar class-action lawsuit over the price of its iPod music players.

FILE - In this Jan. 15, 1993 file photo, Michelle Kosilek, sits in Bristol County Superior Court, in New Bedford, Mass. A federal appeals court on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, overturned a 2012 ruling ordering Massachusetts prison officials to provide taxpayer-funded sex-reassignment surgery for the inmate born as Robert Kosilek, who had been convicted of murdering his wife in 1990. (AP Photo/Lisa Bul, File)

Appeals court overturns sex-change for inmate

A federal appeals court has overturned a ruling ordering Massachusetts prison officials to provide taxpayer-funded sex-reassignment surgery for an inmate convicted of murder.

Amanda Banks was sworn in as a state senator on December 16, 2014.

Wife sworn in to fill husband’s senate seat

Senator-elect Amanda Banks took the oath of office Tuesday morning to temporarily fill the Senate seat held by her husband while he’s deployed to Afghanistan with the U.S. Navy.

Funding for DID and its alignment with Greater Fort Wayne are the topics for discussion.

City funding threat shadows downtown proposal

At issue is whether the Downtown Improvement District, which gets some funding from the City of Fort Wayne, should formally align itself Greater Fort Wayne Inc., or risk losing the funding.