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Fire destroys home near Lions Park Video included

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Fire crews responded to an early morning house fire in Fort Wayne early Friday morning.

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16,000 ducks float down St. Joe River to benefit SCAN Video included

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Thousands of rubber ducks took a dip in the Saint Joe River Saturday for Fort Wayne's annual Duck Race. But the best part? It's all for a good cause.  The event benefits SCAN which stands for Stop Child Abuse and Neglect.

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Over 1,000 fans attend Potterfest Saturday at ACPL's main branch Video included

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It's been almost 20 years since Harry Potter, "the boy who lived," first arrived in American bookstores and libraries. That's something thousands of fans in Allen County celebrated Saturday afternoon.

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'Young Entrepreneur' of the month: Alan Lemus Video included

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA 21) --  Each month, ABC 21 partners with Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana to showcase 'Young Entrepreneurs' in our area. For June, We introduced 17-year-old Alan Lemus and his business: L'a Customs.  Back when he was 14, a YouTube video inspired Alan to try his hand at customizing and restoring sneakers. After a year and a half of perfecting his craft, his step dad told him he should try to make some money off of it. "He started real...

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How police negotiators do their jobs Video included

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A seven-hour standoff in Fremont, Indiana this week ended with the peaceful surrender of the suspect. Key to that surrender was a highly-trained police negotiator.

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Man who attempted suicide tells remarkable survival story at Fort Wayne conference Video included

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Allen County health officials say it's time to get serious about efforts to slow down a growing crisis-- an increase in suicides. Sometimes, you can find answers in amazing stories of survival.

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Police investigate Thursday night shooting in Fort Wayne

Updated: Jun 15, 2018 06:25 AM

Police are investigating a shooting that injured at least one person Thursday night.

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ALLEN COUNTY: 'alarming increase' in suicide rates

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Local public health officials said they are seeing an alarming increase in suicides in Allen County. 

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CDC releases detailed list of stores that may have sold contaminated melon

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One week after it issued a multi-state recall because of contamination concerns, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has published a list of all stores that are known to have stocked pre-cut melon products that may have carried the salmonella virus.

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Cereal recalled following reported illnesses

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Kellogg is recalling one of its cereals due to the potential presence of Salmonella.

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Police looking for help finding wanted person in LaGrange County

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Police are asking for the public's help finding a man wanted for leaving the scene of an accident that caused bodily injury.

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Four arrested following searches in neighboring apartments

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Four people face preliminary charges following two searches at apartments in the same building Thursday night.

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Electric Works public market survey deadline approaching

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The online survey will be available for resident input until June 17.

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Local Penny Pitch fundraiser receives national recognition

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One local fundraiser is being honored with a national award.

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Image is Everything Video included

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There was a lot to admire at the Garrett Museum of Art's recent exhibition honoring transportation..paintings, photographs and sculpture focusing on humans fixation with moving about. One piece in particular stood out, a fine watercolor immortalizing a treasured classic. “There are so many nice surprises with watercolor,” says Fort Wayne artist Anita Trick. “Especially these old cars, they're so beautifully made and so intimately made. With watercolor I want the det... More>>

House GOP unveils bill for young immigrants, $25B for border

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House Republicans unveil a draft immigration bill that gives young immigrants here illegally a path to citizenship, beefs up border security and ends longtime preference for family visas. More>>

Firefighters break windows of car blocking hydrant

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Firefighters had to break the windows and run a hose through a car that was blocking a fire hydrant in New Jersey.

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Riders plunge 34 feet, others hurt in roller coaster derail

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Authorities say two riders fell 34 feet (10 meters) to the ground when a roller coaster derailed and eight others had to be pulled to safety high above the Daytona Beach Boardwalk.

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Soarin' Hawk Releases Rehabbed Bald Eagle Video included

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Thursday afternoon, volunteers with Soarin' Hawk Raptor Rehabilitation released a bald eagle that recovered months after its injury.

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Justice watchdog faults Comey on Clinton email probe, says not politically motivated

The Justice Department's internal watchdog found that former FBI Director James Comey's actions in the Hillary Clinton email investigation deviated from the department's norms.

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