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Second man arrested in connection to arson case

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A second man has been arrested in connection to a Fort Wayne arson case. Sebastian Xavier Smith, 19, was arrested Wednesday...

Man wanted in bank robbery arrested; in critical condition

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The suspect wanted in connection to a bank robbery last week in Fort Wayne was arrested in Ohio and is...

Study: Indiana among the most “unsafe” states for COVID

INDIANA (WOWO): A new nationwide study says you might want to avoid Indiana if you're worried about COVID-19. Financial website Wallethub compared the 50 states...

Komets facing lease negotiations after playoffs end

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The Fort Wayne Komets' Kelly Cup run comes right before some difficult discussions about their home in town. The Komets start...

Child pornography, several other charges filed against former teacher

ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO): A former Concord High School teacher faces multiple charges of possession of child pornography, as well as child solicitation, vicarious...

New lawsuit filed over police response to Fort Wayne protests

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A third lawsuit has now been filed over last year's clashes between police and protesters in downtown Fort Wayne. Jamison Chapman...

UPDATED: Woman arrested in Ohio facing murder charge in Fort Wayne shooting; victim identified

VAN WERT COUNTY, Ohio (WOWO): A woman arrested Monday in Van Wert County is now facing a murder charge in connection to a now...

Cap n’ Cork sold to Indianapolis-based Big Red Liquors

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Local liquor store chain Cap n' Cork is selling to Indianapolis-based Big Red Liquors. The move, which was announced Wednesday, comes...

Silver Alert issued for missing Ossian man

STATEWIDE (Press Release): The Decatur Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Jeffery Chesak, a 37 year old white male, 5 feet 9 inches...

Warsaw man critically injured in morning crash

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO): A Warsaw man suffered critical injuries in a Wednesday morning crash in Kosciusko County. Officials were called to the intersection of...

Gas prices expected to stay high through July 4 weekend

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Missions of Americans are planning to hit the road this Independence Day, and that increased demand is going to make...

Vaccine Passport resolution fails initial vote

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A Fort Wayne City Councilman's proposed resolution opposing so-called "vaccine passports" fell short last night. Councilman Jason Arp wanted his non-binding...

Ginder confirmed as SACS Superintendent

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Southwest Allen County Schools officially has a new Superintendent. Dr. Park Ginder's contract was approved by school board trustees last night,...

Barricaded suspect forces hour-long standoff with police

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A man was taken into police custody in southeast Fort Wayne yesterday after a tense standoff with police. It started at...

Komets clinch Western Conference title, head to first Kelly Cup Finals

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): In a season unlike any other, the Fort Wayne Komets continue to make magic. Coming from down 2-0, the Ks defeated...

Man charged in connection to arson case

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A 20-year-old man is charged with arson after fires were set Friday near a Fort Wayne brewery. Aaron Chason is also...

Investigators release update on Columbia City explosion investigation

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (WOWO): The Indiana State Fire Marshal's Office has ruled a fatal May explosion in Columbia City was caused by a gas...

Noble County EDC to launch new round of COVID relief grants

ALBION, Ind. (WOWO): Small businesses in Noble County could qualify for a new round of COVID-related recovery grants. According to the Noble County Economic Development...

Study declares Fort Wayne “3rd Best-Run” U.S. city

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Fort Wayne officials have one more thing to brag about after a new nationwide study ranked the Summit City the...

Sweetwater to open new music store today

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A new music store opening on the Sweetwater Sound campus in Fort Wayne today should be a sweet sound to...

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