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Fort Wayne releases leaf pickup schedule

Crews will begin leaf collection on October 19 and as in years past, they’ll move between three sections of the city from then until early December.

Photos from the scene of a fatal crash on I-69 Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015.

Drivers killed in I-69 crash ID’d

Jacob W. Fish, 27, of Fort Wayne, and 43-year-old Na Gar N. Myint of Fort Wayne were each killed in a two-vehicle crash at the interstate’s 294 milemarker Wednesday.

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October marks the start of flu season

Flu season occurs annually, typically starting around October and continuing through May. Seasonal flu viruses can vary from year to year, so medical experts recommend getting a flu vaccine every year.

This undated photo from a MySpace page that appeared to belong to Chris Harper Mercer shows him holding a rifle. Authorities identified Mercer as the gunman who went on a deadly shooting rampage at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore., on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015. (MySpace via AP Photo)

Oregon gunman was Army dropout who studied mass shooters

The weapons used in the attack had all been purchased legally over the past three years, some by the shooter, others by relatives, said Celinez Nunez, assistant field agent for the Seattle division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.

Cars head toward the railroad underpass in Spartanburg, S.C., where 56-year-old Sylvia Arteaga was killed on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, when flood waters inundated her car as she was driving home from work. The underpass is not wide enough to accommodate two cars, so motorists must alternate going under it. (AP Photo/Skip Foreman)

East Coast braces for more heavy rain, approaching hurricane

With already-saturated soils and flooded roads, East Coast states were bracing for another day of dreary and possibly dangerous weather Friday as forecasters predicted more downpours and a possible added punch from powerful Hurricane Joaquin.