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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...

FWCS bus crashes off road, four injured

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): There were minor injuries after a Fort Wayne Community Schools bus went off the road this morning. Fort Wayne Dispatch told...

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...

Meager turnout for public hearing on Fort Wayne water rate hike

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): There's apparent apathy toward a proposed water rate increase for Fort Wayne. The City announced back in June that they would...

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...

Body found in Freimann Square fountain identified

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A body found in the Freimann Square fountain last week has been identified. Zachary David Foster, 40 from Fort Wayne, was...

Police name suspect in restaurant shooting

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The Fort Wayne Police Department has released a photo of the suspect in a Friday morning shooting that left two...

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...

UPDATE: New Haven man admits to agruing with his wife before she was killed

NEW HAVEN, Ind. (WOWO):   Wiley Brown III was in an argument with his wife, Courtney, when he started to cry, according to the Journal...

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...

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...

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