Zoo preps to unveil new male lion, Tasmanian devils

Also new at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo in 2017 are a new male Sitatunga, a critically endangered radiated tortoise and new several new exhibits. The zoo opens for its 52nd season Saturday.

8 hurt in head-on crash with inmate van

A PT Cruiser crossed the centerline into the eastbound lane for an unknown reason and struck a van carrying Miami Correctional Facility inmates.

Pet of the Week: 4/18/17

Daffodil is a 6 month old spayed female, gray tabby Domestic Shorthair kitten.  This pet has been at the shelter since April 15, 2017.… More »

Marijuana-growing operation found during Indiana house fire

Officers found 39 marijuana plants in a second-floor bedroom, along with marijuana in jars in another bedroom. The growing operation included lighting on timers and irrigation and ventilation systems, but wasn’t the fire’s cause.

Sessions plans crackdown on violent gangs

Sessions on Tuesday singled out one organization in particular, the MS-13 street gang. Its members are suspected in the killings of four people last week in Long Island.