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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...

Fort Wayne restaurant damaged in fire

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A fire forced the evacuation of a Fort Wayne restaurant Friday night. The Fort Wayne Fire Department says crews were called...

Man gets 51 years for beating man to death at a Walmart parking lot

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) - A man was sentenced to over 51 years after pleading guilty to beating a man to death in an...

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...

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,...

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...

I&M celebrates National Line Worker’s Day with showcase event

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): I&M will celebrate National Line Worker's day on Sunday. The day is set aside to honor the men and women...

Elkhart County may be going back to orange on Indiana’s COVID tracking map

ELKHART, Ind. (WOWO): On Tuesday Elkhart County reported its highest number of COVID-19 infections in a single day since mid-January, and the county’s positive...

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...

Police on scene of standoff on city’s south side

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The Indiana State Police and Fort Wayne Police are on the scene of a standoff on the city's south side. The...

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...

Paulding County Crash leaves one dead

PAULDING, Ohio (WOWO): A late Wednesday morning traffic crash on a major highway just north of the Village of Paulding in rural Paulding County...

PFW Schedules on-campus COVID vaccination clinics for students and staff

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Purdue University Fort Wayne has teamed up with Walmart to provide free COVID-19 vaccinations to students, faculty and staff as...

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