Alabama executes man for ’94 killing of fast-food workers

State prosecutors said Robert Melson and another man who used to work at the restaurant, robbed a Popeye’s in Gadsden, 60 miles northeast of Birmingham. They said Melson opened fire on four employees in the restaurant’s freezer. Nathaniel Baker, Tamika Collins and Darrell Collier were killed.

TinCaps explode for six runs in fourth to crush Captains

The TinCaps used a six-run explosion to surge past the Lake County Captains (Cleveland Indians) in a 7-3 win Thursday night at Parkview Field in front of a sellout crowd of 7,429. Fort Wayne, which took the series, has won two in a row.

May’s UK election gamble backfires as Tories lose majority

With 636 of 650 seats in the House of Commons declared, the Conservatives had 310 to the Labour Party’s 258. Even if the Conservatives won all the remaining seats, the party would fall short of the 326 needed for an outright majority. Before the election the Conservatives had 330 seats and Labour 229.

Dwenger, Homestead, Carroll advance to state finals

The team leaderboard at Stonehenge Golf Club at Thursday’s regional meet had a lot of Fort Wayne flavor at the top as Bishop Dwenger, Homestead, and Carroll finished 1-2-3 and advances to the state finals.

Fort Wayne named ‘Ability City’

Fort Wayne was recognized for its commitment to supporting the employment of individuals with disabilities at the city’s employment centers.

Police search for woman in theft

A man said his wallet was stolen from the Jorgenson YMCA. A woman reportedly bought a TV, gas and other items with his credit card.

Police: Puppy survives semi crash

A puppy in the cab of a semi that rolled over in northwest Indiana early Thursday was not hurt, however the driver and co-driver did suffer injuries according to Indiana State Police.