Monday, September 16, 2019

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Indiana health officials urge homeowners to maintain septic systems

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WOWO) - The Indiana State Department of Health is reminded residents to maintain their septic systems for SepticSmart Week. SepticSmart Week is designed...

National Public Lands Day brings free admission to DNR properties

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WOWO) - There will be free admission to Indiana's State Parks, State Forests, State Recreation Areas and Fish & Wildlife Areas (FWAs)...

Former North Side employee pleads guilty to child solicitation

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A former North Side High School special education assistant has pleaded guilty to child solicitation. Devin Gilliam, 28, pleaded guilty Monday...

UAW, GM resuming talks

DETROIT (AP/WOWO): A top United Auto Workers official is telling General Motors that if the company had made its latest offer earlier, the union...

Plans announced for 73rd annual WOWO Fire Drill

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Plans are moving forward for the 73rd annual WOWO Fire Drill. WOWO's Pat Miller will join the Fort Wayne Fire Department...

Firefighters union accuses Assistant Chief of faking certification

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): There's apparent tension between Fort Wayne's firefighters union and the department's administration. The Fort Wayne Professional Firefighters Union filed a formal...

Dwenger officials to pursue charges against vandals

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): School officials at both Bishop Dwenger and Homestead high schools are hoping to catch whoever vandalized the visitor bleachers at...

No Deal: Auto workers strike against GM in contract dispute

DETROIT (AP/WOWO): More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers union went on strike early Monday as contract talks with General Motors broke...

(UPDATE: Alert canceled) Silver Alert issued for Fort Wayne teen

UPDATE 9/16/19 at 9:43am: The alert has been canceled. She was found safe in New York by the Port Authority, according to FWPD. Original...

Autoworker strike to begin at midnight

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Thousands of area people who work at the Fort Wayne GM Assembly plant will hit the picket line. The United Autoworkers...

Steuben County suspect caught by LaGrange County police

LAGRANGE, Ind. (WOWO): A man who allegedly tried to run over a Steuben County deputy while fleeing police has been taken into custody. Police first...

United Way head makes surprise departure

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The president and CEO of the Allen County United Way suddenly resigned without explanation Thursday. David Nicole had led the organization...

Local GM workers prepare for possible strike

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The clock is ticking on a new labor agreement between automakers and workers, including those at the Fort Wayne GM...

UPDATE: Plane goes down in backyard of Allen County home

HOAGLAND, Ind. (WOWO) - 09/13/2019 - UPDATE: The small plane was on its way to South Bend from Virginia for the Notre Dame Football game...

Family of teen volunteer in incident with Sheriff files tort claim

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The family of the teen involved in an incident with Allen County Sheriff David Gladieux at Three Rivers Festival in...

Man dies in Wabash County crash

WABASH COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO) - A man died after crashing his motorcycle in Wabash County on Thursday afternoon. It started around 1:35 p.m. with officers...

Former Subway manager pleads guilty to sexual misconduct with a minor

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A former Subway manager has pleaded guilty to sexual misconduct with a minor. Nathan McNeal pleaded guilty to the one court...

Area school hosts “Paint with the Police”

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) - Washington Elementary invited the Fort Wayne Police Department to join the students in "Paint with the Police." "Paint with the...

Steuben County deputies searching for wanted man

STEUBEN COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO): Deputies in Steuben County are searching for a wanted man accused of trying to run over a deputy. Steuben County Sheriff's...

Ford recalling thousands of Explorer models

NATIONWIDE (AP): Ford is recalling more than 300,000 of its 2017 Ford Explorer vehicles because of a sharp seat frame edge. The automaker said Friday...

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