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Police and fire

  • 1 held in cemetery slaying
    Police have arrested a Fort Wayne man on a murder charge in connection with the death of a woman whose body was found Monday in an undeveloped portion of Catholic Cemetery.
  • Police arrest suspect in school break-in
    A 30-year-old South Bend man has been arrested in connection with Monday morning's break-in at Tippecanoe Valley Middle School, thanks to numerous tips, the Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department said today.
  • Body found near graves
    Fort Wayne police were investigating the suspicious death of a woman found at an undeveloped part of a northeast-side cemetery Monday afternoon.

Drivers escape serious injury in US 6 crash

Courtesy DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department
A Ford F-250 was totaled Friday in a crash on U.S. 6 but no one was seriously injured, according to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department. It said that the pickup was stopped east of Kendallville near County Road 3 about 9 a.m. and was turning left at the same time a semi attempted to pass. The impact sent both vehicles into a ditch. The sheriff’s department said the pickup driver was treated for bruises and that the semi driver was not hurt. The crash snarled traffic in the area for about two hours.