Local stories that people are talking about today:
- "You don't seem like a tough guy." Homicide victim's mother speaks at sentencing
- Fort Wayne doc heads to Mars – sort of Dr. Ron Williams, at age 60, will spend four months on the lava fields of a volcano in Hawaii.
- Turnstone Center seeks $14.1 million Turnstone Center for Children and Adults with Disabilities hopes to raise money for a fieldhouse that would allow sporting and related activities.
- Family of 4 found dead in Defiance County Two grandparents, their daughter and granddaughter are dead, and the initial investigation indicates this could be a triple-murder and suicide, police say.
- Biomet hip implant payout tops $50 million The Warsaw-based company has agreed to pay a base rate of $200,000 each to patients who received a specific hip model and had to have it replaced, according to court documents.