Thursday, June 24, 2021

Indiana News

Study: Indiana among the most “unsafe” states for COVID

INDIANA (WOWO): A new nationwide study says you might want to avoid Indiana if you're worried about COVID-19. Financial website Wallethub compared the 50 states...

Komets facing lease negotiations after playoffs end

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The Fort Wayne Komets' Kelly Cup run comes right before some difficult discussions about their home in town. The Komets start...

Child pornography, several other charges filed against former teacher

ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO): A former Concord High School teacher faces multiple charges of possession of child pornography, as well as child solicitation, vicarious...

New lawsuit filed over police response to Fort Wayne protests

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A third lawsuit has now been filed over last year's clashes between police and protesters in downtown Fort Wayne. Jamison Chapman...

UPDATED: Woman arrested in Ohio facing murder charge in Fort Wayne shooting; victim identified

VAN WERT COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO): A woman arrested Monday in Van Wert County is now facing a murder charge in connection to a now...

Cap n’ Cork sold to Indianapolis-based Big Red Liquors

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Local liquor store chain Cap n' Cork is selling to Indianapolis-based Big Red Liquors. The move, which was announced Wednesday, comes...

Silver Alert issued for missing Ossian man

STATEWIDE (Press Release): The Decatur Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Jeffery Chesak, a 37 year old white male, 5 feet 9 inches...

Gas prices expected to stay high through July 4 weekend

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Missions of Americans are planning to hit the road this Independence Day, and that increased demand is going to make...

Indiana DNR probing songbird deaths, illnesses in 5 counties

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): State wildlife officials are investigating reports of dead and dying songbirds in five Indiana counties that suffered from ailments seen in birds...

Vaccine Passport resolution fails initial vote

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A Fort Wayne City Councilman's proposed resolution opposing so-called "vaccine passports" fell short last night. Councilman Jason Arp wanted his non-binding...

Barricaded suspect forces hour-long standoff with police

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A man was taken into police custody in southeast Fort Wayne yesterday after a tense standoff with police. It started at...

Komets clinch Western Conference title, head to first Kelly Cup Finals

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): In a season unlike any other, the Fort Wayne Komets continue to make magic. Coming from down 2-0, the Ks defeated...

Investigators release update on Columbia City explosion investigation

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (WOWO): The Indiana State Fire Marshal's Office has ruled a fatal May explosion in Columbia City was caused by a gas...

Noble County EDC to launch new round of COVID relief grants

ALBION, Ind. (WOWO): Small businesses in Noble County could qualify for a new round of COVID-related recovery grants. According to the Noble County Economic Development...

Sweetwater to open new music store today

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A new music store opening on the Sweetwater Sound campus in Fort Wayne today should be a sweet sound to...

Eight IU students sue over vaccine requirement

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Network Indiana/WOWO): Eight Indiana University students have sued the school over a mandate that requires students, faculty, and staff to get...

NWS confirms storm damage in Fremont was caused by tornado

FREMONT, Ind. (WOWO): The National Weather Service has confirmed two tornadoes touched down in northern Indiana early Monday morning. Just before 3am, an EF-1 tornado...

NFL Pro Darius Leonard to speak at BBBS dinner

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): This year's annual Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana gourmet dinner will feature an NFL three-time All-Pro and former...

Lawmakers’ scores in Indiana Chamber report improve

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): The Indiana Chamber of Commerce is quite a bit happier with state lawmakers this year. The Chamber's annual Legislative Vote Analysis, which grades...

“Delta” variant of COVID-19 increasing in Indiana

STATEWIDE (Network Indiana): The variant is here. Nearly 100 confirmed cases of the delta variant of COVID-19 have been reported statewide, according to the weekend...

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