Thursday, February 25, 2021

Council Republicans oppose food and beverage tax hike plan

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The Fort Wayne City Council last night issued a rebuke to one of Mayor Tom Henry's recent food and beverage...

Senate passes emergency declaration limit

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): The Indiana Senate has passed a bill that would limit emergency declarations issued by the Governor. On a 38-8 vote yesterday, lawmakers passed...

Passing stopped Indiana school buses could get pricier

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana drivers could find themselves facing more frequent and pricier tickets for illegally passing stopped school buses under a bill the state...

Child porn sting nabs Ohio man with Fort Wayne ties

LIMA, Ohio (WOWO): An Ohio man with ties to Fort Wayne has been arrested as part of a child pornography bust. 51-year-old Jeffrey Armstrong of...

Indiana COVID vaccine eligibility opened to ages 60+

INDIANA (WOWO): Indiana has lowered the age requirement to get a COVID-19 vaccine to those ages 60 and older. The change was made quietly on...

Group asks for investigation into possible racial bias in triple shooting

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Was a fatal shooting in Fort Wayne last week a hate crime? Two 19-year-olds were killed and a third victim seriously...

Doctors exploring cases of “COVID Psychosis”

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): As if having COVID-19 wasn't bad enough, now there are reports of a disturbing kind of side-effect called COVID Psychosis. Lee...

Indiana House backs ending gun permits, tighter abortion law

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Republicans pushed bills through the Indiana House on Monday that would repeal the state’s permit requirement for carrying a handgun in public...

Indiana House approves budget

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): The Indiana House gave the OK to the state's next budget Monday. Republicans supported a $36.3-billion budget that includes $378-million more for schools,...

Bill would give legislature control over election date, location, method

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): Lawmakers would have more control over elections under a bill making its way through the Indiana Senate. According to the Journal Gazette, Senate...

Ivy Tech scholarship benefits 20 South Side grads

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A number of South Side High School graduates are getting a free ride through college. Ivy Tech Community College in Fort...

Kroger: Some pharmacy customer data impacted in vendor hack

BOSTON (AP): Kroger Co. says personal data including Social Security numbers of some of its pharmacy and clinic customers may have been stolen in...

Local COVID-19 case rate continues to drop

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Daily COVID-19 case numbers in Allen County continue to stay under three digits. For the 11th straight day yesterday, there were...

One injured in South Anthony Blvd. shooting

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Fort Wayne police are investigating a shooting that happened on the southeast side of town Saturday evening. Police were called to...

Komets ring in 69th home opener with a win

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): For the first time in almost a year, it was hockey night in Fort Wayne tonight... and for the Fort...

Talk Tank with Bill O’Reilly canceled

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): WOWO's Talk Tank event with Bill O’Reilly is the latest casualty of COVID-19. The event, which was part of O'Reilly's "Who...

LHN owner profitable again

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): After years of hemorrhaging billions of dollars, the company that owns the Fort Wayne-based Lutheran Health Network is profitable again. Tennessee-based...

Black Indiana lawmakers face boos during debate

INDIANAPOLIS (AP/WOWO): Tempers flared among Indiana legislators during a debate Thursday when Black lawmakers were shouted down and booed by some Republicans and two...

Winter storm delays Indiana COVID-19 vaccine expansion plans

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): A winter storm that coated Indiana with heavy snow has disrupted thousands of coronavirus vaccine appointments and delayed the state’s timeline for...

Indiana lawmakers force through ban on local rental rules

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana cities will be largely blocked from regulating rental properties after state lawmakers voted Wednesday to override the governor’s veto of the...

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