Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Indiana News

City releases plan to improve downtown public spaces

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The City of Fort Wayne has publicly released its recently-finalized plan for utilizing and improving public spaces downtown. The Downtown Fort...

Murder trial over 2-year-old’s death begins today

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The trial of a Fort Wayne man accused of murdering his girlfriend's 2-year-old son starts today. Today is the first day...

Locally owned plating company announces expansion in Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) - Franke Plating Works has announced that it plans to invest $1.1 million to upgrade and expand its production facility...

Indiana among states most “federally dependent”

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): While so-called "Red States" tend to vote for political candidates who push for smaller government, they also seem to be...

Purdue shifting to paper straws supplied by Fort Wayne company

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Purdue University is getting rid of plastic straws, and a Fort Wayne company will reap the benefits. The West Lafayette-based school...

Howe Military Academy announces it is closing

LAGRANGE COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO) - Howe Military Academy is closing its doors according to 95.3 MNC.  The annoucement was made through a letter that...

Health officials say it is not too late to get the flu shot

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) - With spring approaching it is easy to forget about the flu season.  Health officials say that the amount of...

WIC nutrition plates recalled due to fire hazard

INDIANA (WOWO): WIC nutrition plates are under a recall because they pose a fire hazard. The Brush Art plates are incorrectly labeled as microwave-safe, even...

Mosque holds interfaith service to pray for New Zealand victims

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Leaders of a local mosque led an interfaith service Sunday night to pray for the victims of mass shootings at...

Blood pressure medication recalled, may cause cancer

NATIONWIDE, (WOWO) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a recall for several lots of blood pressure medication, as it may cause...

City asking for volunteers to clean up Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) - The City is currently searching for volunteers to help clean up Fort Wayne and prepare for spring activities. After a...

Fort Wayne golf courses set to open for season

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) - Spring is in the air as city golf courses set to open for the season. Our partners in news at...

Body of missing man found in Kendallville

KENDALLVILLE, Ind. (WOWO): The body of man reported missing last month was discovered Thursday. John W. Slone, 42, was reported missing on February 14. He...

UPDATED: AMBER Alert issued for missing 5 year-old Fort Wayne girl cancelled

UPDATED: The AMBER Alert has been cancelled. Leanna was found safe in indianapolis. Zyair is now in custody. EARLIER: The Fort Wayne Police Department has...

Lutheran Hospital is inactivating its heart transplant program

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) - A statement issued Friday morning by Lutheran Hospital says they will be inactivating their heart transplant program. The inactivation comes...

Illinois man arrested in Wells County for fraud

WELLS COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO) - The Indiana State Police arrested an Illinois man in wells county on Wednesday evening on two preliminary fraud related...

DCS caseworkers accused of faking home visits

ADAMS COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO): Two Child Services caseworkers in Adams County have been accused of faking home visit reports to obstruct child abuse investigations. That's...

Murder suspect requests case dismissal

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A man accused of fatally shooting a Fort Wayne football coach wants his case dismissed. 25-year-old Henry Underwood filed a handwritten...

What you need to know about identity theft and taxes

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WOWO) - The Indiana Department of Revenue wants to warn Hoosiers to be careful when handling their personal and financial information during...

One man is dead after three vehicle crash on toll road

STEUBEN COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO) - One man is dead and one is injured in a three vehicle crash on the Indiana Toll Road. According to...

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