Friday, October 30, 2020

Indiana News

Holcomb extends emergency declaration to December

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb today extended the state's public health emergency through December 1st. In the full order, which you can read here,...

Area manufacturers to receive readiness grants

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Some area manufacturers will receive grants for work positioning Hoosier operations, and the sector overall, for future growth and prosperity. The...

Fort Wayne man acquitted of 2016 murder

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): An Allen County jury acquitted a Fort Wayne man of a 2016 fatal shooting yesterday. According to the Journal Gazette, it...

Murder trial delayed due to COVID exposure

HUNTINGTON, Ind. (WOWO): A murder trial in Huntington County has been delayed due to the coronavirus. The trial of 40-year-old Robert Harman II was rescheduled...

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...

Area remains in moderate drought, despite recent rainfall

NORTHERN INDIANA (WOWO): Despite some much-needed rainfall this week, the latest data from the U.S. Drought Monitor shows many Indiana counties are still in...

FWCS forbids fans from sporting events due to COVID spread

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Due to a recent spike in area COVID-19 cases, Fort Wayne Community Schools high school sports will continue as planned,...

Fort Wayne Weekend Events for 10/30-11/1/20

Here's the latest rundown of weekend events and activities in and around Fort Wayne, provided by Visit Fort Wayne: Fort Wayne Ballet Presents: Dracula Thursday, October...

State, county report record daily number of COVID-19 cases

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): The Indiana Department of Health reported 3,649 new positive cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, setting a new daily record. The department says this...

Box: “COVID Fatigue” leading to spike in cases

INDIANAPOLIS (Network Indiana): Indiana is seeing record numbers of coronavirus cases and hospitalizations, and health officials say an increasing factor is COVID fatigue. There's been...

Fish recall issued for Trader Joe’s brand

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A brand of frozen fish sold at Trader Joe's locations nationwide, including Indiana, is under recall due to allergen concerns. The...

Murder defendant makes bid to suppress evidence

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A Fort Wayne man wants evidence collected against him for his murder trial to be tossed out. 20-year-old Ronnie Miles is...

Indiana expecting COVID-19 vaccine by late November

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): The first COVID-19 vaccine shipments are expected to be in Indiana by late November and early December. That was announced yesterday by Indiana...

Fremont plant to close

FREMONT, Ind. (Network Indiana): An auto parts maker in northeastern Indiana is shutting down, leaving more than 60 people without jobs. Metaldyne BSM LLC has...

53 Indiana counties labeled higher-risk for COVID-19 spread

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): The Indiana State Department of Health on Wednesday again increased the number of counties designated as higher-risk locations for coronavirus spread. Fifty-three of...

National Guard to deploy at Long-Term Healthcare Facilities

INDIANAPOLIS (Inside Indiana Business): At the direction of Governor Eric Holcomb, the Indiana National Guard will mobilize teams of guardsmen on Monday to 133...

CHS head to step down

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The head of the parent company of Fort Wayne-based Lutheran Health Network is stepping down. According to the Nashville Business Journal,...

Indiana receives 10-year extension of Healthy Indiana Plan

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): The state has received federal approval to continue for 10 more years its Healthy Indiana Plan medical savings account that enrolls more...

Indiana governor won’t back mandatory COVID-19 vaccine

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb said Tuesday night that he would not support requiring residents to receive a COVID-19 vaccine once such immunizations...

Allen County GOP head tests positive for COVID

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The head of the Allen County Republican Party has tested positive for COVID-19. Chairman Steve Shine told the Journal Gazette he...

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