Toys R Us demise to have impact from toy makers to landlords

The 70-year-old retailer is headed toward shuttering its U.S. operations, jeopardizing the jobs of some 30,000 employees while spelling the end for a chain known to generations of children and parents for its sprawling stores and Geoffrey the giraffe mascot.

Man shot to death outside Broadway bar ID’d

Fort Wayne police said the shooting happened in the parking lot of Dan’s Broadway Grill. The victim then drove north on Van Buren Street before stopping in the middle of the road.

Trump picks camera-proven Kudlow as top economic aide

President Donald Trump has chosen Larry Kudlow to be his top economic aide, elevating the influence of a longtime fixture on the CNBC business news network who previously served in the Reagan administration and has emerged as a leading evangelist for tax cuts and a smaller government.

Mastodons fall to rival Ball State in five sets

Despite career-highs from Pelegrin Vargas in kills and digs, No. 15 Fort Wayne fell to No. 11 Ball State on Arnie Ball Court in five sets (21-25, 25-22, 21-25, 25-22, 15-10) on Pi Day.

Indiana legislative session descends into chaos on final day

Indiana’s annual legislative session descended into chaos in its closing minutes as bickering Republicans who control the House and the Senate blew past Wednesday’s midnight deadline and adjourned without taking up a number of key bills.

Pacers recall Poythress from Mad Ants

Alex Poythress scored 20 points to go along with eight rebounds and three assists in Tuesday’s 116-112 overtime loss at Grand Rapids.

IPFW’s Scott, Konchar honored by NABC

Senior Bryson Scott and junior John Konchar of the Fort Wayne men’s basketball program have been named to the 2018 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-District Second Team, the organization announced on Wednesday.

13 local players picked for IFCA North-South All-Star Game

Thirteen local players and three area coaches will represent the North squad in the Indiana Football Coaches Association annual North-South All-Star game on July 13 at North Central High School in Indianapolis at 7:30 p.m.

TOTW: Summit City Hockey Team

Summit City clinched the Class A state championship over the weekend and we are proud to honor them as the Optimum Performance Sports Team of the Week.