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Mayor throws support behind Legacy Fund backing of 'Electric Works'

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Mayor Tom Henry on Wednesday urged the Legacy Joint Funding Committee to approve the application for funds submitted by the group seeking to redevelop the former General Electric campus into a multi-use facility. 

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Grandparents of strangled 2-year-old seek justice

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA 21) - It's been one month since police charged Shane Patton in the death of a 2-year-old girl. That's one month the grandparents of the toddler say is too long for Patton to be on the loose.  "My sweet little girl. She was so lovable, such a lovable little beauty." A little beauty who the toddler's grandparents say was a life cut far too short.  Police say 2-year-old Jocelyn Belcher was strangled in her home on East Butler Stree... More>>

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As one of the largest systems in the state of Indiana, Fort Wayne Community Schools frequently cites budget issues for many of its problems. Alexis Shear investigates how many FWCS administrators make more than $100,000.

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Manhunt continues for suspect in child's death Video included

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In the first part of the year, several Fort Wayne children were beaten, shaken, or choked to death. 2-year-old Jocelyn Belcher was one of them.

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Local companies get creative to fill openings in tough job market Video included

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Ready for an eye popping statistic about the job force-- every day for the next dozen years, roughly 10,000 Americans will turn 65 on their way to retirement. It is one of the factors contributing to a critical shortage of workers for many industries.

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Fort Wayne's Famous Coney Island makes People Magazine appearance

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A coney dog restaurant off Main Street in Fort Wayne was recently featured in a national magazine.

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Hot weather reminders for pet owners

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- With this being one of the hottest weeks so far this summer, it's time to be extra cautious of the heat when it comes our four legged friends.Fort Wayne Animal Care and

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Indiana gas stations teach staff to report human trafficking

Indiana gas station owners are training staff to recognize and report patrons they believe are human trafficking victims.

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Man arrested in connection with hotel death appears in court Video included

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A man arrested after police found a woman dead inside a hotel room has been formally charged with murder.

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Missing 14-foot-long pet python sought in Indianapolis-area Video included

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Indianapolis-area police are warning people to be on the lookout for a 14-foot-long (4-meter-long) pet Burmese python that's on the loose.

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85 veterans participate in 28th Honor Flight

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Veterans from four wars are visiting the memorials dedicated to their service as the next Honor Flight took off Wednesday morning.

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Judge decides 30-year-old man must leave parents' home in Central NY

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A 30-year-old man from Central New York is getting the boot from his parents' home.

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Defense in child neglect case points towards social media group for change of venire request Video included

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A group of people who say they're fighting for justice in the death of a 2-year-old is now the focus in the case itself. 

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Fort Wayne's splash pads opening for Memorial Day weekend

Splash pads around Fort Wayne will be turned on for the season this weekend.

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Indiana health officials advise of summer swimming safety

Indiana health officials are urging swimmers to use caution now that warmer weather is here.

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Former New Haven Youth Baseball League president sentenced Video included

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A New Haven man who pleaded guilty to clearing out the bank accounts of a youth baseball league learned his sentence Tuesday.

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Electric Works funding to appear in front of Legacy Joint Funding Committee Video included

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The Electric Works project has seen a fair share of hurdles and is now facing a couple of critical days.

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Fort Wayne Falcon chicks named Video included

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Three falcon chicks have been nesting on the top of the Indiana Michigan Power Center received identification bands along with their new names Wednesday.

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Facebook chief faces EU grilling over his 'digital monster'

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces senior European Union lawmakers later Tuesday to answer questions about a scandal over the alleged misuse of the data of millions of Facebook users. More>>

Fort Wayne Children's Zoo unveils new zoo train look Video included

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All aboard at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo!

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One critically injured in late night shooting Video included

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Police are investigating a shooting that left one person in critical condition late Monday night.

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Police looking for help identifying people in ongoing investigation

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Police in Noble County are looking for your help identifying people of interest in an ongoing investigation.

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