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Noble County woman busted for stealing more than $376,000 from employer

NOBLE COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO): A Noble County woman is under arrest after stealing more than $376,000 from her employer.Lorene Streb was arrested earlier this...

Indiana House passes Sunday alcohol sales bill a day after Senate, not a done...

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO/AP) — The Indiana House has passed a proposal that would allow the sale of alcohol on Sundays in Indiana.The House on Tuesday...

City Council President talks trash troubles in FW, says “there has been a problem”

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Fort Wayne City Council President Tom Freistroffer came on the Pat Miller Program Tuesday afternoon to discuss the city's new...

INDOT tackling potholes after extreme temperatures

ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO): The extreme fluctuation of temperatures dipping above and below freezing the past few weeks has created prime conditions for potholes...

Congressman Messer positive DACA deal will get done

Fort Wayne, Ind. (WOWO)-Monday night, the White House passed a bill to re-open the government for three more weeks.Although this does allow all government...

Intelenet Global Services hiring 500 new employees

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) - A local business outsourcing and solutions company is now hiring.Intelenet Global Services plans to hire 500 more workers at...

Steel Dynamics reports massive profit jump

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Things are going well for one Fort Wayne company, who saw its income more than double from 2016.Steel Dynamics Inc. is...

Health Commissioner: opioid crisis leading to more addictions

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The opioid crisis is starting to lead to more addictions.Allen County Health Commissioner Dr. Deborah McMahan told the Fort Wayne-Allen County...

Tickets for 2018 Vera Bradley Outlet Sale now available

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): One of the biggest visitor draws for Fort Wayne is coming up.Tickets have officially gone on sale for the annual Vera...

Public comment period extended for NIPSCO gas rate hike

MERRILLVILLE, Ind. (AP): Indiana residents have more time to sound off about a natural gas rate increase being sought by NIPSCO.The Indiana Office of...

Company scraps plan for Indiana immigrant detention center

ELKHART, Ind. (AP) - A private prison management company has withdrawn its application to build a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in...

Indiana Senate passes Sunday alcohol sales bill

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Senate has approved a measure that would repeal Indiana’s ban on Sunday carryout alcohol sales.The bill by Republican Sen....

Fort Wayne Police Department releases 2017 public safety data

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Monday Fort Wayne Police Department Chief Steve Reed and Mayor Tom Henry presented data from 2017.Notable numbers include overall crime...

Agen wows in weekend performances

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Five thousand people packed Fort Wayne all to show their support and appreciation for Addison Agen.Two sold out shows occupied...

Semi overturns in DeKalb County, pins driver inside cab

DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO) - One man is injured after his Freightliner overturned and pinned him inside.Police were called to the 4400 block of...

UPDATE: One arrested after weekend shooting

UPDATE: A man has been arrested and the names of the victims have been released. The story below has been edited to reflect those...

Indiana third least-affected state by government shutdown

INDIANA, (WOWO) - Indiana is the third least-affected state by the government shutdown, according to WalletHub.The company ranked each state by calculating:Each state's...

Indiana bill revamps struggling school district oversight

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Some Indiana school officials say a bill that would create a system to monitor school districts' financial health and punish struggling...

122nd Fighter Wing impacted by government shutdown

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The government shutdown that started Saturday had an impact on Fort Wayne's Air National Guardsmen.A drill for the 122nd Fighter Wing...

Man arrested after streak of gas station robberies

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A 23-year-old man has been arrested for robbing four Fort Wayne gas stations in a matter of hours.The Fort Wayne Police...

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