Monday, May 10, 2021

Ford to recall 661,000 Explorer SUVs

NATIONWIDE (WOWO): Heads up, if you drive a Ford Explorer. Ford is recalling 661,000 of them, between the 2016 and 2019 model years, because of...

Holcomb to review future of pandemic-related unemployment benefits

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): The Governor’s Office has received several requests regarding the future of the pandemic-related unemployment insurance programs. Governor Eric Holcomb offered the following...

Lack of workers prompts Warsaw restaurant to close

WARSAW, Ind. (WOWO): Richards Restaurant in Warsaw is planning on closing due to a lack of workers. According to the Warsaw Times-Union, the closure will...

Union leaders decry Indiana’s high rate of worker deaths

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana labor union leaders are calling for improved workplace safety enforcement with the state’s rate of deaths while working about one-third higher...

US hiring sharply misses expectations in April

WASHINGTON (Fox News): The U.S. economy added 266,000 jobs in April, sharply missing economists' expectations. The unemployment rate unexpectedly rose to 6.1% — well below...

Lunch on the Square returns for 2021

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A popular Fort Wayne summertime tradition returns this year. The Lunch on the Square event in downtown Fort Wayne will return...

FWPD working on recruitment app

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Fort Wayne Police have set up a new recruitment team to try and attract more police candidates. Captain Sofia Rosales-Scatena tells...

Man and woman injured in Fort Wayne shooting

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Two people were hospitalized after a shooting that happened on the south side of Fort Wayne last night. According to the...

Former Greater Fort Wayne CEO running for governor

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Former Greater Fort Wayne CEO Eric Doden announced Thursday that he is seeking to run for governor of Indiana in...

Republican lawmakers release video backing COVID-19 vaccines

NATIONWIDE (WOWO): Republican lawmakers, including one from Indiana, appear in a new public service announcement encouraging you to get a COVID-19 vaccine. The advertisement features...

Allen County population grows to 382K

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Allen County saw a nearly 8% bump in population over the past ten years. That's according to U.S. Census data, reporting...

Legislators to vote on override of veto of emergency-order hurdles

INDIANAPOLIS (Network Indiana): – Legislators plan a vote Monday on whether to override Governor Holcomb’s veto of a bill limiting local health orders. The bill...

CVS to offer walk-in appointments for COVID vaccines

INDIANAPOLIS (Network Indiana): Walk-in and same-day coronavirus shots are now available at Indiana CVS stores. No appointment is necessary, but same-day scheduling — including appointments...

Henry open to potential fifth term as Mayor

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry might be looking at running for a fifth term as mayor. Henry's campaign office told our...

UPDATED: Man found dead in Fort Wayne apartment

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Fort Wayne police are investigating after a man's body was found inside his apartment early this morning. Officers were called to...

Indiana reaches 2M vaccinated but new shots rate sluggish

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s rate of COVID-19 vaccination shots has remained sluggish in recent weeks while coronavirus-related hospitalizations have slowly climbed to their highest...

Masks could be optional for EACS next school year

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): East Allen County Schools will leave the door open for face masks to be optional next school year. The school board...

Jay County woman gets 55 years in slaying of child’s father

PORTLAND, Ind. (AP): A judge sentenced an eastern Indiana woman to 55 years in prison Tuesday after a jury convicted her of murder in...

Indiana governor vetoes bill limiting local health orders

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana’s governor vetoed a bill on Tuesday that would limit the authority of county or city health departments by allowing local elected officials...

Hyundai recalls 390k vehicles in the US and Canada

NATIONWIDE (WOWO): Hyundai is recalling more than 390,000 vehicles in the U.S. and Canada because of a problem that can cause engine fires. The largest...

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