Saturday, January 25, 2020

Indiana allowing wagers on Academy Award winners

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana is giving gamblers a chance to put down wagers on who’ll be winners in next month’s Academy Awards. That option for...

Indiana unemployment remains at 3.2% for December

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): The state of Indiana's unemployment rate for December didn't budge from November's 3.2%. According to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, the state's...

Judge denies attempt to withdraw murder confession

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): An Allen County judge has denied a Fort Wayne man's request to have his murder confession thrown out. 27-year-old Leon Lumpkin...

Weekend Events for 1/24-1/26/20

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): It may be cold, but there are a number of outdoor activities this weekend in Fort Wayne that should keep...

Fort Wayne man convicted on federal charges

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A Fort Wayne man was convicted this week in a three-day jury trial in U.S. District Court. 43-year-old Edwin Calligan was...

More than 32 pounds of marijuana seized in road rage incident

ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO): Allen County Sheriff's officers seized more than 32 pounds of marijuana in a possible road rage incident on Sunday. Officers were...

LaGrange factory closing; 197 to lose jobs

LaGRANGE, Ind. (WOWO): Dometic Corporation in LaGrange will be closing at the end of March, with all 197 employees to be laid off. The plant,...

Marion man accused of shooting at police during chase

MARION, Ind. (WOWO): A Marion man was arrested after police say he shot at them after a pursuit Wednesday night. Marion Police, Grant County Sheriff's...

Indiana lawmakers step back on ‘In God We Trust’ requirement

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana lawmakers have rolled back a proposal that aimed to require a poster with the national motto “In God We Trust” and...

Inmate sues over jail overcrowding

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): An inmate is suing Allen County over conditions at the County Jail. Vincent Morris filed his lawsuit in US District Court...

Third woman charged in Jay County man’s death

JAY COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO): The murder case of a Jay County man now involves a third woman. 18-year-old Hanna Knapke (nap-key) of Fort Recovery, Ohio,...

Massage therapist accused of rape

BUTLER, Ind. (WOWO): A massage therapist with a practice in Butler is facing a rape charge. 57-year-old Jim Whitman has been arrested on a felony...

Henry announces “260 Day”

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Northeast Indiana's area code is getting a special day. Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry yesterday announced that February 6, 2020 (2/6/20)...

Cyber Warfare in the Heartland – What you need to know

FORT WAYNE, In (WOWO): It's easy to put your smartphone in your pocket or bag and think nothing of it when heading out. Likewise,...

Recent rash of shootings in Fort Wayne are linked

FORT WAYNE, In (WOWO): Fort Wayne Police are saying that a rash of shootings into homes on the city's South-east side are all connected. Two...

FBI renews call for info on Waynedale bank robber

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The Federal Bureau of Investigation is asking for more help tracking down a man who robbed a Waynedale bank late...

Indiana lawmakers consider requiring youth bicycle helmets

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Safety advocates are pushing for an Indiana law requiring all youths to wear a helmet while riding a bicycle, skateboard or skates...

Some lawmakers balk at construction zone safety bill

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): Some Indiana lawmakers aren't sure about a bill that would use cameras to catch people who speed in construction zones. The Senate Veterans...

Indiana House backs tougher rules for tobacco retailers

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Stores across Indiana would face tougher penalties for selling tobacco products to anyone under 21 under a bill endorsed by the Indiana...

UPDATED: Man killed in early-morning shooting

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Fort Wayne police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened early this morning. The Fort Wayne Police Department tells WOWO News...

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