Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Indiana News

FWCS budget calls for tax increase

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Property taxes would go up under the next proposed budget for Fort Wayne Community Schools. The 2019 spending plan sits at...

Caucus set to replace Long

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Indiana Republicans are starting the process of replacing a longtime Fort Wayne lawmaker who's retiring soon. Senate President Pro Tem David Long...

FWCS employees clash with board over contract negotiations

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Members from the nation's biggest public worker union confronted the Fort Wayne Community school board last night. AFSCME represents 120 district...

State high court rules against Allen County on train fines

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): It turns out Allen County can't use a state law to fine a railway company for blocking public roads. That's according...

Trick-or-Treat hours set for Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) - The official hours for Trick-or-Treating 2018 have been set for Fort Wayne. Trick-or-Treating will be observed in the City from...

UPDATE: Body found in St. Mary’s River, person identified

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) - Fort Wayne Police are investigating after a body was found in the St. Mary's River Friday. Police were called to...

Indiana gender pay gap third worst in U.S.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Women in Allen County earn 70 cents for every dollar earned by men. That's according to a new national study on the...

Indiana child welfare agency responds to court’s criticism

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An appeals court’s scathing rebuke of Indiana’s embattled child welfare agency has prompted the top official at the Department of Child...

Trucker busts alleged child predator in Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A trucker is taking matters into his own hands to bust child sexual predators. Anthony Greene has been setting up stings...

As aid checks go out, farmers worry bailout won’t be enough

WASHINGTON (AP): Farmers across the United States will soon begin receiving checks from the federal government as part of a billion-dollar bailout to help those...

Haley Elementary named one of America’s Healthiest Schools

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) - Haley Elementary was recently recognized as one of America's Healthiest Schools. The school was recognized for increasing physical activity and...

Indiana Secretary of State warns of Hurricane Florence scams

INDIANA, (WOWO): In the wake of widespread damage caused by Hurricane Florence, Secretary of State Connie Lawson is reminding Hoosiers to watch out for...

Disciplinary charges filed against New Haven City Court Judge

NEW HAVEN, Ind. (WOWO) - Disciplinary charges have been filed against a New Haven City Court Judge. The Indiana Commission on Judicial Qualifications filed four...

Toddler killed by tractor in DeKalb County

DeKALB COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO): An 18-month-old was killed Thursday in Corunna after he was struck by a tractor. DeKalb County Police responded to the 1900...

Wells Fargo Bank robbed second time this week

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) - A Wells Fargo branch in Fort Wayne has been robbed for the second time this week. The Wells Fargo Bank,...

Grant County man sentenced to 160 years for child molestation

MARION, Ind. (WOWO): A Grant County man will spend the rest of his life behind bars after molesting and impregnating a 10-year-old girl. 34-year-old Nicholas Thrash...

Fort Wayne weekend events, September 21 – 23

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) - RV & Boat Super Sale - Friday, Sept. 21 through Sunday, Sept. 23 @ 7 a.m. - 11:55 p.m. Beat the...

Wrongful death suit to move forward

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A wrongful death lawsuit against the City of Fort Wayne will be allowed to proceed. A federal magistrate says the lawsuit...

Indiana trooper fired for alleged inappropriate relationship

VERSAILLES, Ind. (AP): An Indiana State trooper has been fired for allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with a teenage girl. Sgt. Matthew Simmons was fired...

Indiana Finance Authority OKs new Toll Road deal, rate hike

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Finance Authority has approved a new deal with the private contractor operating the Indiana Toll Road allowing 35 percent...

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