File Photo: Van Buren Street Bridge

Weight limit placed on Van Buren St. Bridge

A maximum load limit of 17-tons has been put into place for trucks using the Van Buren Street Bridge over the St. Mary’s River in Fort Wayne as a safety precaution.


Walking Home

Nine agencies that serve the homeless in our area and local community supporters will gather at Headwaters Park Sunday for the annual Walking Home … More »

FILE - In this April 20, 2006 file photo, a McDonald's restaurant logo and golden arch is lit on Chicago's near North Side.  After turning in another quarter of sliding sales and profit, McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook said the company will unveil initial details on a plan to turn around its fortunes on May 4, 2015.  Among the challenges the fast-food chain is facing are intensifying competition and an image for serving junk food that it just can’t seem to shake. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

What could McDonald’s do to fix its business?

Already this year, McDonald’s has given a nod to the “clean label” trend with a simplified grilled chicken recipe, and announced plans to curb the use of antibiotics in raising chickens. In March, it also hosted a “Turnaround Summit” for franchisees in the U.S.


Hostage deaths a reminder of risk of ‘deadly mistakes’

Two years ago, President Barack Obama stood before a military audience and spoke of the “heartbreaking tragedy” of accidental civilian deaths caused by U.S. military strikes in the fight against terrorism in places like Pakistan and Afghanistan.