Whitley County Jail bookings

COLUMBIA CITY — The following individuals were arrested and booked into the Whitley County Jail: Arie Duff, 28, was arrested on Dec. 28 by the...

Plea deals play own role against drug crisis

Plea deals for charges relating to illegal drugs or substances are a common occurrence in the Whitley County Circuit Court. Whitley County Prosecutor D.J. Sigler...

Circuit Court hands down sentences for dealing, burglary

Judge Matthew Rentschler handed down sentences to two people and modified the sentence of a third person during proceedings of the Whitley County Circuit...

Indiana State Police promotes Jeremy Brice, 3 others

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana State Police Superintendent Douglas G. Carter has recently promoted a crime scene investigator and three troopers from the Fort Wayne Post...

Wilson claims innocence despite 22-year sentence, plans to appeal

COLUMBIA CITY — Bruce Wilson, 44, was sentenced to a total of 22 years in the Indiana Department of Corrections during a sentencing hearing...

Rapist sentenced to 24 years in Whitley Circuit Court

COLUMBIA CITY — Steven Slater, 64, was sentenced to 24 years in the Indiana Department of Corrections for rape during his sentencing hearing on...

The faces behind the phones: 911 dispatchers answer the call for duty

COLUMBIA CITY — Every day, we are cognizant and thankful for the brave men and women who have dedicated their lives to serving Whitely...

Michigan pot law leaves Indiana with burning questions

Election Day saw Indiana’s neighbor to the north, Michigan, legalizing recreational marijuana use, sparking discussions about what this could mean for Indiana. Proposal 1 was...

Whitley County sheriff’s department investigating fatal crash

CHURUBUSCO — Two people are dead following a car crash on Saturday, Nov. 17, according to the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department. According to a news...

County court helps veterans fight the war at home

COLUMBIA CITY — Judge Douglas Fahl took a seat at the bench in the Whitley County Superior Court on Thursday, Oct. 29, and greeted...
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