Saturday, January 25, 2020

UPDATE: FWPD looking for person of interest in Friday evening stabbing

UPDATE: 01/25/2020, 9:00 p.m. - Officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department have located and arrested 52-year-old Michael Foster. Foster went into the police station...

Friday evening stabbing leaves one man dead

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) - A man has died as a result of a stabbing on the evening of Friday, January 24, 2020. It started...

Fort Wayne Quality of Life Initiative directly confronts opioid crisis

FORT WAYNE, In (WOWO): Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry was joined by representatives from the Lutheran Foundation, the Fort Wayne Police Department and the...

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...

Capital Improvement Board to finalize acquisition of “Fast Food Block”

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The "fast food block" in downtown Fort Wayne is about to have new ownership. The Journal Gazette reports the Allen County...

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...

FWPD arrests four in pair of drug raids

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Fort Wayne police made several arrests Thursday in a pair of drug raids that officers say are connected. The first raid...

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...

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)...

21-year-old shot on Fox Avenue

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A Fort Wayne man is in critical condition at an area hospital after being shot last night. The Fort Wayne Police...

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...

Prosecutors want murder charge dropped

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Prosecutors have asked a judge to drop the felony murder charge against Devyn Yancey. Yancey, 20, is accused of a robbery...

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...

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