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Thursday, January 3rd, 2013
Law enforcement captures Martin in Fort Wayne
By Margie Wuebker
Rockford resident Daniel C. Martin, wanted in connection with the Nov. 8 shooting death of his live-in girlfriend Melinda "Mindi" Shinn, is being held in the Allen County Jail in Fort Wayne, Ind., and faces an extradition hearing today.
The 40-year-old man was arrested in Fort Wayne shortly before noon Wednesday. Federal marshals stormed the residence where he had been staying and reportedly found him taking a shower. [More]
By Robb Hemmelgarn
While college football fans pay their final homage to the 2012 season on Monday night when Brian Kelly's top-ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish and Nick Saban's second-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide clash in the Discover BCS National Championship, former St. Marys Roughrider Mike Elston will join them from one of the best spots in the house - the Notre Dame sidelines. [More]
Obituaries on January 3rd, 2013
Dan R. Kirkendall, 71, Decatur, Ind., died at 2:40 p.m. Jan. 1, 2013, at his home. [More]
Helmut J. Schreima, 56, Wapakoneta and formerly of Sidney and Rockford, died at 4:53 a.m. Dec. 30, 2012, at St. Rita's Medical Center Emergency Room. [More]
Angelo Busacca, 68, Mendon, died Jan. 2, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Cherl Durie Russell, 65, St. Marys, died at 4:20 p.m. Jan. 1, 2013, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima, following a brief illness. [More]
Robert E. "Bob" Blew, 81, Celina, died at 6 a.m. Dec. 31, 2012, at the Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. [More]
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