You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Local

  • Road restrictions for Oct. 1
    WEBSTER STREETClosed between Washington and Jefferson boulevards through Oct. 20. AMBER ROAD Closed from Branning Road to Redding Drive through Oct. 3.
  • Legacy panel mulls 1st proposal action
    A proposal to use Legacy Fund money to build a World Baseball Academy facility could move forward in November.
  • Relationships hold key to mentoring ‘littles’
    The president of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America came to Fort Wayne on Tuesday, not to give the local chapter a pep talk but to look for ideas on how it does things and learn what the national organization can do to help.
Advertisement
Chris Meyers| The Journal Gazette
Police say a driver led them on a chase, then crashed Wednesday on Airport Expressway. The driver died later at the hospital.

5 things of interest to area readers - Thursday, July 31

A look at some things Fort Wayne area readers will want to know.

1. FYI

Kawasaki is recalling off-road vehicles and Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata. Click here to learn about this and other recalls.

* If you want to know what makes today special, click here for Today in History.

Let’s celebrate:

* National Mutt Day

* National Chili Dog Day

* National Raspberry Cake Day

2. TODAY’S WEATHER

Expect a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. and patchy fog before 9 a.m. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Click here for more details and an extended forecast.

3. LOCAL STORIES YOU’LL WANT TO READ

* Young Leaders' riverfront poll wants nightlife

* Driver killed in crash after police pursuit

* Ivy Tech now offers training for computer numerical control machine operators (CNC)

* Parents delaying kindergarten

* Downtown banking to grow

4. ROADWORK & ROAD RESTRICTIONS

Wayne Trace is closed on the bridge over Interstate 469 through Aug. 1. Click here to learn of other area road projects and restrictions.

5. A QUICK LOOK AT LOCAL SPORTS

* Roller hockey teams from US, Canada competing at Icehouse

* TinCaps stay hot, shut down Loons 4-0

Advertisement