Saturday, April 17, 2021

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Allen County issues emergency alert for missing person

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Allen County Police are looking for a missing person. According to an emergency alert sent to area mobile devices, Hayleigh Mix...

Fort Wayne Pet Food Pantry to receive 40,000-pound donation

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A combined effort from Hill's Pet Nutrition, the Humane Society of the United States, and Community Harvest Food Bank will...

FBI says it interviewed FedEx mass shooter last year

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — FBI agents last year interviewed the gunman who fatally shot eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, the bureau said...

Police ID killer in FedEx shooting as 19-year-old man

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities have identified the suspect in a shooting at an Indianapolis FedEx facility as 19-year-old Brandon Scott Hole of Indiana. Two law...

Former Fort Wayne resident is 1st suspect to plead guilty in Capitol riot

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Fort Wayne resident and member of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group and heavy metal guitarist on Friday became...

Local car dealer donates $20,000 to Charly Butcher Scholarship Fund

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Bob Rohrman Subaru of Fort Wayne made a big donation to a scholarship fund set up in honor of a...

IU Names First Female President

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (Inside Indiana Business) - The Indiana University Board of Trustees has selected Pamela Whitten as the university's 19th president. Whitten, who most recently...

Indiana to transition to new high school equivalency test

INDIANA (WOWO/Inside Indiana Business): Indiana will switch to a new high school equivalency test on July 1st. The state Department of Workforce Development says HiSET,...

Police: 8 dead in shooting at FedEx facility in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS (AP/WOWO): Eight people were shot and killed in a late-night shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, and the shooter has also killed...

Better Indiana outlook brings calls for bigger schools boost

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana educators called Thursday for a bigger school funding boost to help improve the state’s lagging teacher pay, as new projections showed...

HUD awards Indiana $97M to address homelessness

INDIANAPOLIS (Inside Indiana Business): The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded nearly $97 million to more than a dozen Indiana communities...

Fort Wayne Weekend Events for 4/16-4/18/21

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Gardening and landscaping exhibits, fresh produce, and a new event on the St. Joe River are among the highlights in...

Indiana lawmakers override governor’s emergency powers veto

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana legislators stepped toward a possible court fight with Gov. Eric Holcomb Thursday by voting to override his veto and give...

Lawton Park considered as solution to festival crowding concerns

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Fort Wayne officials might turn to an additional downtown park to make sure this year's festival season can happen as...

Fort Wayne FC delays Women’s team, launches ticket sales for Men’s team

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A pro soccer team looking to start play in Fort Wayne this year says the women's version of the team...

Sweetwater vaccinating staff

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Inside INdiana Business): Fort Wayne-based Sweetwater is now a mass vaccination site for its employees. The music instrument and audio gear retailer...

Fort Wayne Councilman questions decision to cancel TRF parade

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A Fort Wayne City Council member is questioning the decision to cancel the Three Rivers Festival Parade. The festival board made...

Indiana lawmakers send abortion ‘reversal’ bill to governor

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana lawmakers on Wednesday approved a bill that would require doctors to tell women undergoing drug-induced abortions about a scientifically dubious option...

Indiana Debt Collector ordered to pay more than $300k, fined over $1-million for fraud

MUNSTER, Ind. (WOWO/Network Indiana): A debt collection agency in Munster accused of fraud has been ordered to pay $1.3 million to the Office of...

Alumni give $1-million to Manchester University

NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. (WOWO): Some Manchester University Alumni gave the local college a massive financial boost this week. According to the Journal Gazette, Marvin and...

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