Funeral arrangements set for Steve McElvene

A public viewing will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 20 at Abundant Life Church, 3301 E. Coliseum Blvd. in Fort Wayne with the funeral service on Saturday at 11 a.m.

Pet of the Week: 5/17/16

Annie is a 1 year old unaltered female, white and black Netherland dwarf rabbit. She has been at the shelter since April 8, 2016.… More »

Feds: Amtrak engineer went ‘from distraction to disaster’

The engineer of an Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia last year, killing eight people, was focused on radio traffic about a commuter train that had been hit by a rock just prior to the crash, federal investigators said Tuesday.

Tax measure could cause financial jolt to California smokers

A campaign to raise California’s cigarette tax by $2 a pack said Monday it has collected enough signatures to qualify the proposal for the Nov. 8 ballot and raise the prospect of a pocketbook jolt for smokers in the nation’s most populous state.