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ABC21 Digging Deeper: Parents Who Don’t Pay Video included

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Prosecutors and deputies spend a lot of money, time and resources - not on solving and preventing violent crimes - but on collecting child support. In fact, hundreds of millions of dollars in child support is owed to single parents just in northeast Indiana alone - money that law enforcement officials say you ultimately front some of the bill for. 

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Second Chances

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It’s harvest time at Catalpa Street, where harvest entails more than lettuce and tomatoes.

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Bicyclist critically injured after hit and run crash

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A man is in critical condition after a hit and run crash early Thursday morning.

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'Juice' will be loose: OJ Simpson granted parole in robbery

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O.J. Simpson will command the world's attention once more as he pleads for his freedom before parole board. More>>

Churubusco Board of Zoning Appeals approves proposed slaughterhouse Video included

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CHURUBUSCO, Ind. (ABC 21) -- With a vote of 4-0-1, the Churubusco Board of Zoning Appeals gave the approval of a use-variance to allow a slaughterhouse to operate in the 3600 block of N US-33. The vacant building, which used to be a lumber and hardware store, is located between a Dollar General and a residential area. Many neighbors voiced their displeasure at the meeting. "We don't really want it in our back yards. We don't really feel like it's appropriate for that area,...

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Interns print 3D hand for employee’s daughter Video included

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In Garrett, a locally-owned company is taking steps to change the way young people look at manufacturing as a career. It's also helping those young people change a child's life.

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Underwood brothers to be sentenced Friday

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Two brothers convicted of murdering a Fort Wayne man will learn their fate Friday.

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Volunteers spruce up FWCS buildings: major renovations going on district-wide

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Still about four weeks until classes start for students with Fort Wayne Community Schools. But on Thursday, a number of district buildings were hopping with activity anyway, featuring a different kind of school work in progress.

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Man injured after tractor runs him over

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A man was injured after being run over by an antique tractor Thursday morning.

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Safely sharing the road

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Whether it’s on the trail, or down the road, biking is a great way to get out and enjoy the weather. However, it doesn’t come without risk, especially when you add traffic to the equation. That doesn’t mean you can’t have fun and stay safe at the same time, but as with most things education is key according to Summit City Bicycle's Tim Wegner. 

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Distracted driving simulator rolls into Fort Wayne Video included

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Distracted driving has become one of the more common causes for accidents on the road.  Talking about it helps remind you to keep your eyes on the road.  But showing you just how dangerous it is really puts it into perspective. Allstate's distracted driving simulator out of Grand Rapids, Michigan is rolling through Fort Wayne to help drive home the all too important message. Fort Wayne Allstate agent Paul Michaylo says, "It's almost like a drunk driver where they're w...

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Fort Wayne asking people to keep their storm drains clear

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With the warmer weather, people are out doing yard work. There is one extra step City Utilities is asking people to do in their maintenance. 

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Best events this weekend 7/21-7/23

From Pride to pickles, there is plenty to do in town this weekend.

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Ashley man faces preliminary felony charges after traffic stop

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A man faces preliminary felony charges after an officer noticed the vehicle he was driving had false plates.

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Police looking for help after vehicle break-in

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Police are looking for your help after items were stolen from a vehicle in Southeastern Grant County.

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Indiana AG warns public about tech support computer scams

Indiana's attorney general is warning the public about online scams that seek to convince people that their personal computers are infected with viruses.

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James Hardy's mom speaks out after autopsy reveals he took his own life

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"He had the blues really bad," said Jeanie Summerville, the mother of former NFL wide receiver and Fort Wayne native James Hardy.  Hardy's body was discovered in the Maumee river near the Anthony Boulevard Bridge on June 7th. On Wednesday, the Allen County Coroner's Office ruled his death as a suicide by drowning. 

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Bicyclist seriously injured in Lima Road accident

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A bicyclist sustained serious injuries in a collision with a car on Lima Road near the SportONE Parkview Icehouse late Wednesday afternoon. 

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A look inside the arson-ravaged Eckhart Library in Auburn

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We got a first look at the devastation inside Auburn's historic Eckhart Library after an arson fire. It will likely take longer than expected to be able to open to the public.

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Fort Wayne Police Department investigating reports of shooting on Tennessee Ave.

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Fort Wayne police were on the scene of a reported shooting at an apartment complex in the 700 block of Tennessee Avenue late Wednesday afternoon. 

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