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Police arrest man who allegedly exposed self to child

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A Rockford man faces preliminary charges after he allegedly exposed himself to an elementary age girl. 

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Police investigate battery at Villages of Hanna Apartments

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Police are investigating after a woman was found bleeding and unconscious in the hallway of an apartment building.

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Prosecutors: Witnesses key to helping solve Fort Wayne murders

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Witnesses must come forward with what they know if Allen County prosecutors are to put a bigger dent in the unsolved homicide cases from 2017. That's the message from those taking those cases to court. 

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Police raid Fort Wayne home after heroin dealing investigation

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A Fort Wayne man faces preliminary charges after a narcotics raid Wednesday morning.

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Police looking for help finding man who exposed self to child

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Police are looking for your help after a man exposed himself to an elementary age girl.

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Nationwide human trafficking investigation nets 120 arrests

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The Federal Bureau was able to recover 84 minors and arrest 120 traffickers in a nationwide effort.

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LaGrange County traffic stop leads to narcotics arrest

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Two Wolcottville residents face preliminary charges after a traffic stop Sunday morning.

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Authorities: Man may be linked to 100 thefts, burglaries

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Authorities say a 26-year-old man charged in a northwestern Indiana burglary that was thwarted by a homeowner may be linked to roughly 100 thefts and burglaries in the area.

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Coroner identifies victim of Monday morning shooting Video included

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We now know the identity of the man who died in a shooting outside a Fort Wayne bar. 

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Three shootings in 24-hour time span leave one dead, five injured

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Police responded to three shooting in a 24-hour time period. In each shooting, there were two victims.

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Fort Wayne Police investigate fatal overnight shooting Video included

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Police are investigating a shooting that left one dead and another in serious condition.

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Prosecutor: Suspect in slayings of 4 may face death penalty

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A county prosecutor says he'll pursue the death penalty against the man charged in the slayings of three adults and a young boy in southern Ohio.

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UPDATE: Additional details released in armed robbery at Auburn gas station Video included

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UPDATE: More details are being released about Monday morning's armed robbery at an Auburn Speedway.

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Allen County schools issue brief lock out due to police activity Video included

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A manhunt in southwest Allen County resulted in several schools being placed on a lockout. 

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UPDATE: No evidence of foul play in Friday morning death investigation

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UPDATE: New Haven police say there is no evidence of foul play after a man was found dead outside a New Haven mobile home.

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Police arrest wanted man in Hicksville Ohio

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A man wanted on multiple warrants was apprehended in a Hicksville garage. 

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Fort Wayne Police investigate armed robbery at Burger King

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A Fort Wayne fast food restaurant was the target of an armed robbery Wednesday night.

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Fort Wayne man arrested for raping three women appears in court Video included

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The man police say raped three women at knife point was in court for an initial hearing.

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Woman who killed boyfriend in front of child sentenced

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The woman who admitted to fatally shooting her boyfriend in front of their 10-year-old son learned her sentence Wednesday.

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Ohio trucker involved in 2012 fatal crash appears in Allen County court for violating probation

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The Ohio trucker who was given probation time for a crash that killed a 4-year-old girl is back in court. G

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Allen County Wanted Persons for the week of October 9

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Greater Fort Wayne Crime Stoppers is looking for help finding these wanted persons. 

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Angola woman arrested after early morning shooting

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An Angola woman faces preliminary charges after an early morning shooting that seriously injured a Fremont man.

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Two face preliminary drug charges following Whitley County traffic stop

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Two people face preliminary charges after a traffic stop turned foot chase. 

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Allen County Wanted Persons for the week of August 21

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Greater Fort Wayne Crime Stoppers is looking for your help finding these wanted persons. 

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Police arrest two people in connection with series of vehicle break-ins

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A Kendallville man and Albion woman face preliminary charges after a rash of break-ins in Northern Indiana. The Avilla Police Department said the arrest comes after police believe over 20 vehicles in three counties were broken into in a short span of time.

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Warsaw man arrested after spree of robberies

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A man was arrested Tuesday after robbing several coin machines in local businesses.

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Police chase ends in shooting

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A juvenile is being treated for a gunshot would after a police chase Sunday night. 

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Alabama man arrested for allegedly raping southern Indiana woman he met on Tinder

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An Alabama man faces several sexual assault charges after he allegedly raped a woman he met on Tinder.

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