Fort Wayne

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What began as a peaceful protest early Friday evening on Fort Wayne’s Courthouse Green turned into tear gas and riot gear by 8 p.m.

Organized by Alisha Rauch to protest the killing of George Floyd in Minnesota on Memorial Day by police officers, the protest started around 5 p.m. with a few hundred gathering along both sides of Clinton Street. 

Once a major manufacturing plant in the state, Fort Wayne’s General Electric campus revitalization project took a major step forward Thursday when developers announced a new anchor tenant after months of delays.

More than 200 General Motors temporary workers were let go over the weekend at the Fort Wayne Assembly plant.

 

Many General Motors customers are feeling the effects of the United Auto Workers strike when it comes to getting their vehicles fixed. Options can be limited for some customers, depending on the parts they need to get their vehicles fixed.

UAW Workers Strike At Largest GM Facility In Indiana

Sep 17, 2019

With the United Automobile Workers strike against General Motors entering day two, the union says it’s focused on a new contract that would bring members back to work. However one Indiana union representative sees the strike as a bigger issue for American workers.

Planned Parenthood Clinic Opens In Fort Wayne, Again

Sep 7, 2019

The Fort Wayne Health Center operated by Planned Parenthood of Kentucky and Indiana INC. officially opened September 3, just over a year after it closed due to protests.

Partnership Provides Nurse Faculty In Fort Wayne

Jul 28, 2019

Like many states, Indiana faces a nursing shortage. One health system and college in the state have partnered to address the problem.

Indiana has one of the highest rates of evictions in the country – only six states are worse.

And many community advocates point to one issue as a major cause.

General Motors CEO Mary Barra announces the company's increased investment in the Fort Wayne Assembly Plant. (Samantha Horton/IPB News)
Samantha Horton

General Motors officials announced Thursday they plan to invest about $24 million into the company’s Fort Wayne assembly plant. The facility is benefitting from the company’s push to make and sell more trucks, while other locations across North America have been shut down.

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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions visited Fort Wayne Thursday afternoon to discuss the Trump administration’s immigration policies. During his remarks, Sessions strongly defended policies that separate undocumented children from their parents.

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