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Gov. Holcomb closes campgrounds, advises retail restrictions to fight COVID-19

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): Governor Eric Holcomb made some expansions to his existing stay-at-home order today, which he also officially extended to 11:59pm on April 20th,...

Allen County sees increase in COVID-19, neighboring counties see firsts

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Allen County has gone up as more testing is done. The most recent data...

Whitley County confirms first coronavirus death

WHITLEY COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO): Whitley County has its first confirmed death due to COVID-19, or the coronavirus. The Whitley County Health Department released the update...

Fort Wayne SPCA clears shelter and refocuses to meet need during COVID-19 Pandemic

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): By the end of the day Sunday, April 5, the Allen County SPCA had adopted, or fostered out, every cat...

UPDATED: Man arrested after standoff

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A man was arrested Monday morning after a standoff on the city's south side. Police responded to a domestic situation report...

Indiana COVID-19 cases pass 4,900

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): As of 10am today, there are 4,944 cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Indiana, with 139 dead, according to the Indiana...

Atz Furniture to close

KENDALLVILLE, Ind. (WOWO): One of the oldest businesses in Kendallville is shutting down. Atz Furniture on West North Street announced it is going out of...

BP offering health workers big gas discount

NATIONAL (WOWO): Gas station chain BP is offering a discount to those on the front lines of the war against COVID-19. BP announced over the...

Fort Wayne man arrested after police chase leads to standoff

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A 26-year-old man is in custody after leading police on a high-speed chase, then engaging in a standoff with them,...

4th Allen County resident dies from COVID-19

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Press Release): Another Allen County resident has died from COVID-19 and nine have tested positive, bringing the total to 76 cases...

Nurse diagnosed with COVID-19 released from hospital

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A local nurse who has been fighting the novel coronavirus COVID-19 has recovered enough to go home from the hospital. 33-year-old...

COVID-19 pandemic forces job cuts at Fort Wayne, Roanoke companies

ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO): Two big local employers are both cutting jobs as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. According to our Partners in...

Allen County reports third COVID-19 death

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A third Allen County resident has died from the coronavirus, COVID-19, according to information released by the Allen County Health...

Trine University expanding programs and will offer no-cost textbooks

ANGOLA, Ind. (WOWO) A 2018 study by Inside Education Magazine revealed that 43 percent of college students nationwide had skipped meals in order to...

Allen County COVID-19 testing impacted by “barriers”

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Out of around 370,000 residents in Allen County, only about 471 people have been tested for the novel coronavirus COVID-19...

Indiana COVID-19 update: nearly 4,000 cases, 116 deaths

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): The number of Hoosiers who have received a positive diagnosis of COVID-19 is just shy of 4,000, according to numbers released this...

Food banks seek emergency funding

OHIO (AP): The Ohio Association of Foodbanks is asking for $25-million in emergency state assistance to respond to record-breaking requests for food distribution. Executive Director...

Seven escape injury from fire

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Seven adults all managed to escape injury from a fire that damaged an apartment building in Fort Wayne early this...

Fort Wayne IT firm listed among top 100 security providers

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A Fort Wayne company is among the top 100 in the technology security industry, according to a new nationwide ranking. According...

Indiana COVID-19 death toll passes 100

INDIANA (WOWO): The number of Hoosiers who have tested positive for COVID-19 now stands at 3,437, with 102 deaths statewide. That's up almost 400 cases...

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