Fort Wayne Police highlight next steps toward needed reform and racial justice

As a way to bring the community together and work toward a better understanding of the issues, Mayor Tom Henry created the Fort Wayne Commission on Police Reform and Racial Justice in June 2020. [...]

Biden supporters in Fort Wayne celebrate the transfer of power to new president

Pastor Karen Staton and Cookye Rutledge, a pair of African American women in the city who are in leadership roles, sat down and watched the swearing-in ceremony and then Vice-President Kamala [...]

Trump supporters, upset about election outcome, chant, ‘Stop the Steal’ at downtown gathering

Pastor Karen Staton with Faith in Indiana, an organization that has championed racial justice issues, is looking forward to the transition of power. "14 days (President Trump) will be out, he's [...]

Not yet clear what policies might exist to direct review of FWPD body cam footage

Reverend Karen Staton with Faith in Indiana, a faith organization working for racial and economic equity in the Hoosier state, thinks body cams are important, but her group wants suspensions [...]

Group pushing for minor offenders to be released from prison amid COVID-19 concerns

One local group is pushing for lawmakers to release some inmates to slow the spread of coronavirus. Faith in Indiana held a virtual prayer vigil Tuesday in response to Gov. Eric Holcomb saying he [...]