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Fatal Family Dispute: Shooting On Wisteria Lane
Fort Wayne Police Department is investigating a domestic dispute that turned deadly Wednesday night in the southwest side of the city.
Around 10:30, authorities were called to the 5300 block of Wisteria Lane on reports of a domestic battery in progress. Initial information indicated two family members were actively involved in a physical altercation.
FWCS: Nearly 50 Full-Timers Cut To Part-Time
Officials from Fort Wayne Community Schools say they are cutting the hours of nearly 50 full-time staff members.
About half of those getting cut back to part-time status are librarians. Not only will the employees lose their full-time status, they will also lose benefits.
FBI Searching For Three Suspects In Ossian PNC Bank Robbery
The PNC Bank on North Jefferson Street in Ossian was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday at approximately 2:42 p.m. by three males.
Anyone with information regarding this bank robbery is asked to contact the Fort Wayne Office of the FBI at (260) 426-5331.
Breadwinner Moms: In 40% Of Households Primary Income Comes From Mom
Pew Research Center analyzed data from the U.S. Census Bureau and found that 40 percent of all households with children under age 18 include mothers who are the sole or primary breadwinner, up from 11 percent in 1960. The report, called Breadwinner Moms, also surveyed 1,003 adults by telephone about their views of female breadwinners. Among the survey respondents, 51 percent say children are better off if a mother is home and doesn't hold a job while only 8 percent say the same about a father.
Noble County Speller Out of National Bee
A Noble County student was eliminated Wednesday from the Scripps National Spelling Bee in the Nation's Capital.
Kaelyn Bender, 14, of Avilla, correctly spelled two words in the on-stage rounds, but did not have enough points in the preliminary written test to advance to the semi-finals.
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