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Murder trial date set for New Haven man accused of beating his mother to death

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – A New Haven man accused of beating his mother to death learned his trial date.  Jury selection will begin Sept. 11 for Chad Ingram’s murder trial.  Ingram, 43, is accused of beating his mother Heidi Colley to death at her New Haven home in …

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Father charged with battering infant daughter asks for speedy trial

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – The father accused of shaking his baby daughter until she was left in a coma requested a speedy trial.  Police say the infant was shaken last month by her father, 21-year-old Dakota Moran, who’s charged with level three felony battery. Moran’s trial was set …

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Murder charges filed in 2012 fatal shooting

FORT WAYNE, Ind, (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – Six years after a drug deal turned deadly, Fort Wayne Police believe they have the man responsible.  Moises Martinez, 41, is charged with murder and felony murder in the death of Emily Householder back in 2012.  She was shot in the head in …

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Two dead in separate Easter morning shootings

Police are investigating after a violent holiday weekend here in Fort Wayne with two different shootings that left two men dead. Officers responded to the first call on the 2200 block of Eckart Street around five Sunday morning. They found one person suffering from gunshot wounds. He died at the scene.  …

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Mercer County begins text to 9-1-1 service

Mercer County will become the latest Ohio county to let callers text emergencies to 9-1-1 dispatchers. Officials say its an alternative to calling emergency services either when someone physically can’t for health reasons or it’s unsafe to do so. Police gave the example of during a robbery or home invasion. …

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Father accused of beating baby to death to appear for initial hearing

The Huntington man accused of beating his 2-month old baby to death is set to appear in court Monday morning. 38-year old Kevin Tucker is scheduled to appear in court for his initial hearing. Fort Wayne’s NBC previously reported Tucker originally told police the child rolled off the bed and hit her head. …

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Burger King robbery, shooting suspect sentenced

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – A Fort Wayne man who admitted his role in a Burger King robbery learned his sentence in court Thursday.  Christopher Moore, 26, took a plea deal for felony robbery resulting in serious bodily injury and was sentenced to 20 years with 4 suspended as well as …

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Thursday morning shooting leaves two injured in Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — (Fort Wayne’s NBC) Two people were injured after a shooting near a Fort Wayne elementary school Thursday morning. Police dispatch said the shooting happened in the 1300 block of McKinnie Avenue around 6:10 a.m. The location is within a quarter of a mile from Abbett Elementary School The victims …

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Man accused of killing step-brother at extended stay hotel learns trial date

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – The man accused of killing his step-brother at a Fort Wayne extended stay hotel learned his trial date Wednesday.  Joshua Mackin, 33, is facing a murder charge, unlawful possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon, firearm used in the commission of an offense …

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Man robbed at gunpoint in home invasion, suspects use stolen card at Walmart

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – Police believe men captured in surveillance video may be responsible for a home invasion and robbery.  On March 19 just before 1:30 a.m., police were called to the 4700 block of South Park Drive.  The victim told police that he was asleep when he …

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