A person was found dead in a home along Fairfield Avenue after it caught fire Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016.

Person found dead after house fire

Police were conducting a wellness check at a home in the 4600 block of Fairfield Avenue and realized there had been a fire. An adult and cat were found dead.

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Downtown Fort Wayne ball drop set for New Year’s Eve

A first of its kind ball drop is set to take place in downtown Fort Wayne to usher in 2017. The event, announced on Tuesday, will feature music, fireworks and an LED tower to highlight the countdown to the New Year.

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Purdue’s Swanigan named Big Ten Co-Player of the Week

Swanigan helped Purdue to a 3-0 record last week by averaging 17.0 points, 11.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game while shooting 15-of-23 (.652) from the field and 18-of-20 (.900) from 3-point range.

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Komets add goaltender Garrett Bartus to roster

Bartus, 27, participated in the Komets’ 2016 training camp and appeared in the first half of a preseason game where he stopped all seven shots faced and took the win, 5-2, at Indy on Oct. 8.


Pet of the Week: 11/29/16

Wheezer is a 9 week old spayed female, gray and brown Domestic Shorthair kitten.  This pet has been at the shelter since November 25, … More »

This August 2016 image provided by TheLantern.com shows Abdul Razak Ali Artan in Columbus, Ohio. Authorities identified Abdul Razak Ali Artan as the Somali-born Ohio State University student who plowed his car into a group of pedestrians on campus and then got out and began stabbing people with a knife Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, before he was shot to death by an officer. (Kevin Stankiewicz/TheLantern.com via AP)

Official: Ohio attacker was angry about treatment of Muslims

The Somali-born student who went on a car-and-knife rampage at Ohio State University railed on Facebook against U.S. interference in Muslim lands and warned, “If you want us Muslims to stop carrying lone wolf attacks, then make peace” with the Islamic State group.

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Northern Indiana tribe to break ground on tribal village

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has approved plans for a $400 million development that calls for an 18-story hotel and casino on nearly 166 acres in South Bend that officially on Monday was placed in trust, ending a four-year review process.