Friday, October 30, 2020

Nearly 700 workers laid off in Noble and Steuben Counties

NORTHEAST INDIANA (WOWO): Two big area employers have temporarily closed their doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to filings with the Indiana Department of...

Fort Wayne to receive 20K face masks from Chinese sister city

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The city of Fort Wayne has received its first two shipments of surgical masks from sister city Taizhou, China. A total...

Allen County nursing homes to decide when or if to announce COVID-19 cases

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): If the coronavirus is found at an Allen County nursing home or assisted living facility, you may never know. Health officials...

IUPUI to launch coronavirus testing initiative

INDIANAPOLIS (Network Indiana): IUPUI is launching a statewide study to pinpoint how the coronavirus has spread in Indiana. 18 percent of the tests done so...

Menards to require customer face masks, bans children from stores

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): As Indiana prepares to begin the slow process of re-opening as concerns persist over COVID-19, hardware store chain Menards will...

Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo to reopen on July 4

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The Fort Wayne Children's Zoo will reopen to the public on Independence Day. That's according to a Zoo press release, citing...

Postponed Indy 500 puts short-track drivers in spotlight

GAS CITY, Ind. (AP): The roaring engines and flying dirt pellets briefly brought Gas City I-69 Speedway back to life Sunday. It wasn’t the same. The...

Over 1.87M Americans filed for unemployment last week as states ease coronavirus restrictions

WASHINGTON, D.C. (FOX News): Another 1.87 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, but with all 50 states gradually reopening their economies, the job losses triggered...

Science Central to reopen June 17th

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A Fort Wayne attraction that's especially popular with kids will reopen this week. Science Central released a YouTube video Monday morning...

State reports 510 new positive cases of COVID-19 and 9 additional deaths

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): The Indiana State Department of Health reported 510 new positive cases of COVID-19 and nine additional deaths on Friday. The 510 new positive...

NACS to let parents decide on remote or in-person learning

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Northwest Allen County Schools will let parents decide whether their children attend school in person or remotely. Our Partners in News...

Catherine’s, Justice stores to close Fort Wayne locations

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) - Two national clothing chains will be closing their Fort Wayne locations due to bankruptcy. Ascena Retail Group filed bankruptcy papers...

State reports 884 new positive COVID-19 cases and 25 additional deaths

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): The Indiana State Department of Health reported 884 new positive cases of COVID-19 and 25 additional deaths on Tuesday. The deaths, which occurred...

Jobless claims fall to 881,000 but layoffs remain elevated

WASHINGTON (AP): The number of laid-off Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to roughly 880,000 last week, a sign of possible improvement but evidence...

ECHL announces split-season format, Komets resume play in January

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The ECHL will be starting their next season on December 11th, but Fort Wayne Komets fans will have a bit...

Local trick-or-treat times

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Halloween weekend is here, and that means little superheroes, ghosts, witches, and princesses will be out and about to gather...

Lee Kelso on Coronavirus, Rotator Cuffs and Rush

https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3730400/3730400_2020-02-06-212200.128.mp3 Lee Kelso, host of WOWO's Health Call Live Saturdays from 9-10 a.m., joins in studio to discuss the latest on coronavirus, rotator cuffs and...

All IU campuses suspend in-person classes for two weeks after spring break

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Face-to-face teaching in classrooms has been suspended at all Indiana University campuses, including IUSB and the IU Health Sciences campus...

Wells County reporting a presumptive positive test for COVID-19

FORT WAYNE, Ind (WOWO): Officials in Wells County have announced a presumptive positive for coronavirus infection. According to our Partners in News at ABC-21 all...

GM Fort Wayne Truck Assembly idling to protect more than 4000 workers

(UPDATE, 3/19/20 at 10:39am: An employee of the Fort Wayne GM plant tells WOWO News the local plant will be suspending operations at the...

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