The City of Fort Wayne is conducting a survey asking residents for input on which phrases from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech on June 5, 1963 should be put on the Pillars of Hope and Justice monument.
The Indiana Senate is dropping a contentious Republican-backed bill that supporters said was aimed at increasing parental input over classroom instruction after the proposal drew national attention and widespread opposition.
Communities competing for new economic development projects and good paying jobs know they need to provide employers with access to a strong workforce. One thing Fort Wayne officials are counting on to deliver that workforce here is boosting the inventory of desirable places to live, including plenty of housing options downtown.
A state representative from Goshen believes health providers should not discourage use of the drug ivermectin to treat coronavirus patients, and he is pushing a bill in the Indiana General Assembly to get that done. The FDA, however, does not think use of the drug for COVID-19 is a good idea.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb touted a strong economy, new commitments to education and an ongoing investment in transportation infrastructure in a 2022 “State of the State” Address delivered on the backdrop of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the governor’s clashes with fellow Republicans in the General Assembly.
Black police commander Mitch McKinney’s long run in public safety has exclusively been as a city police officer. Now, he’s asking voters to elect him the next sheriff of Allen County. Tuesday afternoon, with supporters on hand, McKinney filed paperwork with the county election board, making his sheriff bid official.
City officials believe someone is making calls to residents, claiming -- fraudulently -- that he represents the Fort Wayne 311 call center and is contacting them regarding “garbage collection concerns.”