Car fire closes two lanes of I-69

Crews were called around 5 p.m. to the 307.8 milemarker of the interstate, just south of the US 30/Goshen Road interchange near the Hillegas Road overpass.

Pickup, grain truck collide; 1 killed

Police and medics were called just after 12:30 p.m. to the intersection of County Road 700 North and County Road 200 East, east of Leesburg, on a report of a vehicle crash there.

Apple warns against scams involving iTunes cards

Authorities have previously warned about similar scams involving pre-paid debit cards. But in recent months, the IRS and the Federal Trade Commission have said criminals are using the popular Apple gift cards as an easy, and difficult-to-trace, method of transferring cash.

Urban League run/walk set

The Fort Wayne Urban League will hold its Mad Ants Urban Run/Walk on Saturday, Sept. 17. Proceeds will support the league’s academic and educational activities.

Plane makes 2 emergency landings at FWA

Delta flight operated by SkyWest bound for Minneapolis from Fort Wayne International with about 50 passengers appeared to have an issue with its landing gear.

Study details sugar industry attempt to shape science

The analysis published Monday is based on correspondence between a sugar trade group and researchers at Harvard University, and is the latest example showing how food and beverage makers attempt to shape public understanding of nutrition.

Butler blanks Fort Wayne 4-0

Fort Wayne (2-6-0) will be back in action on Friday (Sept. 16) at 7 p.m. as the Mastodons host the Bowling Green Falcons.

Bears come up short in season opener to Texans

Chicago’s Jay Cutler threw for 216 yards with a touchdown and an interception, but was also sacked five times and hurried several others on a day when linebackers Whitney Mercilus and 2014 top overall pick Jadeveon Clowney led the pass rush.

Prater’s late field goal spoils Colts season opener

Detroit Lions kicker Matt Prater just wanted a second chance Sunday. Matthew Stafford ensured he got it — and Prater delivered with a 43-yard field goal that gave the Lions a wild 39-35 victory at Indianapolis.