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Man suffers critical injuries in hit-and-run

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Fort Wayne police are investigating an early morning "hit-skip" crash that left a man with critical injuries. Officers were called to...

16th annual Christmas on Broadway set for November 20

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): COVID-19 won't keep Christmas away if the organizers of the annual Christmas on Broadway event have anything to say about...

Habitat for Humanity teams up with with Fort Wayne Metals in new home

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Habitat for Humanity of Greater Fort Wayne teamed up with Fort Wayne Metals in building panels this morning that will...

Former missionary sentenced in child molestation case

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A former missionary who was convicted last month of molesting a teenage girl was sentenced to 36 years in prison...

FWPD sets Halloween trick-or-treat hours

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The Fort Wayne Police Department announced Halloween trick-or-treat hours on Friday. The official hours for the city will be from 5:30...

Man arrested and charged with murder in 2019 fatal shooting

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A Fort Wayne man has been charged with murder in a 2019 shooting death. Demetre Payton, 27, was arrested and served...

Man sentenced to 60 years for Christmas Eve double stabbing

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A Fort Wayne man was sentenced to 60 years in prison Friday in the fatal stabbings of two brothers at...

Sweetwater thriving during pandemic

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO/Inside INdiana Business): At least one Fort Wayne company has actually prospered during the COVID-19 pandemic. Demand for musical instruments, supplies, and...

Parkview ranked country’s second-most expensive healthcare provider

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A new study says a Fort Wayne-based healthcare system is almost the most expensive in the nation. The Rand Corporation's 2020...

Indiana unemployment drops to 6.4%

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): Indiana's unemployment rate has dropped more than a percentage point from last month's numbers. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the...

Roadway safety encouraged during harvest season

INDIANA (WOWO): Harvest season is almost here, and the Indiana Department of Agriculture is asking Hoosier drivers to be on the lookout for farm...

One dead after police pursuit leads to crash

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A police chase led to a fatal crash that shut down a busy Fort Wayne roadway early this morning. The Fort...

2020 “Zombie Walk” canceled

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Halloween time will be a little less spooky in downtown Fort Wayne this year. The Downtown Improvement District has decided to...

Fort Wayne Weekend Events for 9/18-9/20

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): This weekend is all about artistic expressions and culinary delights in and around downtown Fort Wayne. Here are a few...

Missing person case from Garrett ends in a death investigation

PIERCETON, Ind. (WOWO): The Kosciusko County Sheriff and first responders were called just after 10-AM to reports of an unresponsive person in a vehicle...

Southwest Fire District responds to mid-morning commercial fire

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Southwest Fire District in Allen County responded just after 10:30 this morning to a fire alarm in the 2900 block...

Mayor submits 2021 budget proposal

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry presented the 2021 city budget proposal on Thursday. The proposed balanced budget includes $27.7 million for...

Allen County Council to pay $55,000 to settle lawsuit against Sheriff

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The Allen County Council will use taxpayer money to settle a lawsuit filed against Allen County Sheriff David Gladieux. Last month...

Amber Alert issued for 5-month-old (UPDATE: Child found safe)

*UPDATE: Police have found the vehicle and the child, who is safe and unharmed. Original story follows below.* PLAINFIELD, Ind. (WOWO): An Amber Alert has...

I-69 closed for hours by multi-vehicle fatal crash

AUBURN, Ind. (WOWO): A multi-vehicle crash north of Auburn on Interstate 69 left three people dead yesterday. A semi speeding in a work zone, according...

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