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Two Injured, Suspect In Custody After Shooting At Noblesville Middle School

Authorities say two people are injured and a suspect is in custody after an active shooting at Noblesville West Middle School Friday morning.

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Small Indiana City Feels Aftermath Of Hurricane Maria

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PFW Seniors Blazing A Trail With Full Package Trail App

Thanks to the city's partnership with PFW's Senior Capstone Course, a full package Trail App for the Fort Wayne area's more than one hundred mile network has been developed, and is ready for beta testing.

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Another Cause of Doctor Burnout? Being Forced To Give Immigrants Unequal Care

One patient's death changed the course of Dr. Lilia Cervantes' career. The patient, Cervantes says, was a woman from Mexico with kidney failure who repeatedly visited the emergency room for more than three years. In that time, her heart had stopped more than once, and her ribs were fractured from CPR. The woman finally decided to stop treatment because the stress was too much for her and her two young children. Cervantes says she died soon after. Kidney failure, or end-stage renal disease, is...

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Andy Laverghetta

WBOI Jazz Host Unwinds For The Weekend With Friday Vibe

To volunteer show host, Bill Forsythe , unwinding for the weekend means serving up a freeform mix of jazz-driven music, which he does, every other Friday night, on WBOI's "Friday Vibe."

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Thanks to the city's partnership with PFW's Senior Capstone Course, a full package Trail App for the Fort Wayne area's more than one hundred mile network has been developed, and is ready for beta testing.

Araceli Gomez-Aldana

In an effort to create more opportunity for dialogue between different members of the community, Trinity English Lutheran Church hosted a “Dialogue on Race Series.” The 10-week series ended in late May. 


Two Injured, Suspect In Custody After Shooting At Noblesville Middle School

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Authorities say two people are injured and a suspect is in custody after an active shooting at Noblesville West Middle School Friday morning.

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Mayor Tom Henry announced the City of Fort Wayne’s New Market Revitalization Fund would make a $55 million investment to be spread across six projects.

IMPD Starts Mandatory Implicit Bias Training For Recruits

May 24, 2018

Active IMPD officers are in charge of teaching the implicit bias curriculum to recruits. (Photo: Drew Daudelin/WFYI)

Implicit bias training started Thursday for incoming officers in the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department. It’s the first time the training is mandatory for recruits.

IMPD announced mandatory implicit bias training after the shooting of Aaron Bailey last year created tension between police and the community.

Araceli Gomez-Aldana / WBOI, Northeast Indiana Public Radio

In the months since hurricane Maria hit the island of Puerto Rico, a small Northeast Indiana city is feeling its aftermath in a unique way. The hurricane has caused a number of Puerto Ricans to relocate to Indiana.


Indy Suburbs Fastest Growing Cities, Towns In Indiana

May 24, 2018

Indiana outpaces the Midwest for population growth. But a new Indiana Business Research Center study finds the suburbs around Indianapolis take the spotlight.

Suburban counties around Indianapolis are growing rapidly, while other metropolitan areas in the state like Gary and Evansville are losing population.

Indiana Business Research Center senior analyst Matt Kinghorn says that’s part of a larger trend for the state. While Indiana isn’t growing as fast as southern or western states, but Kinghorn says Indiana is still standing out. 

Design Collaborative

Fort Wayne’s Legacy Committee approved a request for the Community Development Office to develop a funding plan for the Electric Works proposal, resulting in a 7-2 vote.

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On Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the school year, two first grade classes from Adams Elementary met with vocal artists from Heartland Sings to learn about opera while fulfilling English Language Arts requirements.

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If you're looking for some mid-week musical fun in downtown Fort Wayne, the Embassy Theatre's Summer Nights series begins tonight in its historical ballroom and rooftop patio, and promises something for everyone.

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