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Suspect arrested, charged with murder of April Tinsley

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More than 30 years after the killing, a Grabill man was taken into custody and charged with the murder of 8-year-old April Tinsley. The Allen County Prosecutor's Office announced the major development Sunday afternoon -- hours before the premiere of an Investigation Discovery examination of the region's most haunting unsolved case. 

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Three Rivers Festival Chalk Walk: get to know a local artist Video included

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA 21) - Color us impressed, we'll chalk this up for a good time. Several folks made their way to Main Street in Downtown Fort Wayne for the Chalk Walk event. ABC 21 spoke with several artists at the event and one in particular who say he looks forward to this event every year. From drawn ideas to blank canvases, bringing their artwork to the pavement. "It's super, super awesome for all stages of artists," said local artist Jake Knoke. From the chalk ...

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Indiana among states affected by cereal salmonella outbreak

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a popular Kellogg’s cereal has been linked to a salmonella outbreak that has infected 100 people in 33 states, including Indiana.

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Three Rivers Festival officially opens

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Officials with the Three Rivers Festival cut the ribbon Friday, officially kicking off the 50th year of the event. 

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One injured after early morning shooting in Fort Wayne

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One person was taken to the hospital in serious condition following a shooting early Friday morning.

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8-year-old's lemonade stand proceeds to go to good cause Video included

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We'd like to introduce you to a young entrepreneur with what his mother calls "a servant's heart." It's a classic sign of summer: a lemonade stand on the side of the road, run by a young salesperson eager to entice new customers. Eight and a half year old Ian Ludwig is trying his best.

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Woman details sexual misconduct allegations against former Taylor U. prof. Video included

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A respected Taylor University professor leaves his job under allegations of serious misconduct. One of his former students believes it is an outcome that was delayed too long, putting more women in peril.

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12 Russians indicted in Mueller investigation

The Justice Department announced indictments in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election against 12 Russian nationals

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Purdue tracking down 26K student applicants amid data breach

Purdue University is tracking down more than 26,000 prospective students to alert them that their names, birthdays, and Social Security numbers were inadvertently sent to the parent of one student applicant.

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Two injured after motorcycle crash in Defiance County

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Two people were seriously injured when the motorcycle they were on went off the road Thursday night.

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Four arrested after drug bust at LaGrange home

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Four people face preliminary charges after police searched a LaGrange home early Monday morning.

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McDonald's pulls salads from some Indiana restaurants after illness outbreak

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McDonald's is stopping the sale of salads at 3,000 restaurants after people became sick from a parasite causing intestinal illness.

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New "parklet" in Kendallville turning heads Video included

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Leaders in Kendallville are planning to host more events and festivals along the town's Main Street, where a new space there is attracting quite a bit of attention.

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Henry Underwood charged with the murder of Terrance Miles

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Prosecutors have charged a suspect connected to the death of a North Side High School assistant football coach.  Henry Underwood, 24, was arrested Thursday afternoon during a traffic stop and faces murder, felony murder, and attempted robbery.  Police found Miles shot to death in the 900 block of Francis Street after reports of shots being fired in the area. Miles, 36, was a North Side assistant football coach and an administrative assistant at Forest Park Elementary ...

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A Downtown Escape Video included

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We all know of the three rivers running through the heart of the city, but you may not be aware of all the summer activities they provide. The waterways are just waiting to be explored, as are the trails that line their shores. Not everyone has a canoe lying around in their garage though, but no worries. That's where Fort Wayne Outfitters come in. "We offer kayak rentals, canoe rentals, stand-up paddle board rentals, and we offer them here at our location and you can go out, exp...

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Silver Alert canceled for missing Bluffton man

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A Silver Alert has been issued after a Bluffton man went missing Wednesday evening.

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Child found in pool succumbs to injuries

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A 2-year-old girl who was found unconscious in an above ground pool has died. 

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Tennessee shelter offers statement on euthanization of 'Jax' and calls for end to threats, harassment

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A Tennessee animal shelter says it has received threats since word spread that it euthanized a one-time northeast Indiana dog that had been surrendered by its owners. 

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