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Fort Wayne man wows crowd with Italian opera performance at karaoke night Video included

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Twenty-eight-year-old Orion McCormack works as a regional manager for Cricket Wireless. But it’s not what he does at his day job that caught our attention. It’s what he can do after hours – and where he does it – that will likely catch you a little off guard.

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Two charged in attack that shattered Auburn woman's jaw

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Police have charged two people in connection with the assault that left an Auburn woman with her jaw wired shut. 

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'Fire Ball' a popular ride in Indiana, where inspectors work to ensure safe operation

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The ride that malfunctioned killing one person and injuring seven more at the Ohio State Fair is a common sight at fairs and festivals in Indiana.

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Socket wrench attack shatters young mother’s jaw Video included

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An Auburn woman who survived a horrific attack is talking, publicly, for the first time. She spoke to Corinne Rose about what happened and what she wants to ask her attacker.

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Deputy involved in K9 hot car death suspended without pay

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The deputy who was involved in the hot car death of a school resource canine will no longer be a canine handler. 

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One dead after three vehicle crash Friday morning

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A man is dead and two others are injured after a three-vehicle crash Friday morning.

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Illinois man arrested on alcohol, drug and weapon charges in Columbia City

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An Illinois man was arrested after a roadside assist Wednesday evening.

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UPDATE: Police capture non-compliant registered sex offender

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UPDATE: Police have captured the wanted non-compliant registered sex offender.

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Smokers stolen from Fort Wayne BBQ restaurant Video included

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ABC 21) -- A Fort Wayne business is hoping the community can once again step up and find some stolen property with the help of social media.  The owner of RedRok BBQ & Bourbon Saloon off Jefferson Boulevard says someone took the restaurant's smokers at some point this past Sunday evening.  "They don't understand how much it effects. You know, for them it was probably just another thing to get," said owner Santino Zurzolo They put out a plea... More>>

Allen County Fair's "Freak Out" ride allowed to reopen

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The State Fire Marshal ruled that the featured ride at the Allen County Fair may reopen to riders after a fatal malfunction of a similar ride at the Ohio State Fair that killed one and severely injured seven other riders.

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I & M, customers speak out about proposed 19.7% rate hike for electric service Video included

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We rely on electricity to turn on lights and appliances and to keep our homes cool in summer. But if Indiana-Michigan Power gets its way, the cost of your power will soon go up close to 20 percent.

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New Indy to Cancun flights set to take off next spring

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Your Mexican beach vacation just got a bit closer -- or, at least, more convenient. Southwest Airlines says it will begin nonstop service from Indianapolis to Cancun in the spring. 

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How often are people hurt on carnival rides? Not very, records show

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The injury and fatality rate for amusement attractions -- including fair rides -- is low. Very low. That's according to federal records, which show a much higher incidence of serious injury or death from seemingly innocuous activities than from rides at a carnival. 

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Police release surveillance video from Burger King attempted robbery turned shooting Video included

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Police are asking for your help identifying the person involved in Tuesday morning's shooting at the Jefferson Boulevard Burger King.

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I&M asking for review of base rates, looking to raise rates

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Electric bills may get more expensive under a proposal by Indiana Michigan Power.

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Emmanuel Lutheran Church celebrates its 150th birthday Video included

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ABC 21) -- On July 26, 1867, members of the St. Paul's Lutheran Church voted to establish a new congregation on what was the western edge of the city at that time. That made Wednesday the Emmanuel Lutheran Church's 150th birthday. They soon began construction on the church located at the corner of West Jefferson and Union Street. "It's hard to imagine that just a couple of years after the end of the Civil War,  this congregation began to meet and shortly ... More>>

Criss-crossing traffic at busy interchange could be simplified under planned road change Video included

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The skill of multi-tasking can come in handy when you're navigating certain complicated highway interchanges. We feature a road layout in Fort Wayne that fits that description, in our special report, "Confusing Crossings." 

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Environmental group notes presence of contaminants found in Fort Wayne's drinking water Video included

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A handful of potentially harmful contaminants-- linked to certain diseases-- have been flagged in the testing of the city of Fort Wayne's drinking water supply -- according to a new database released by a public health advocacy group. To be clear, the city's drinking water meets all EPA guidelines, but some scientists claim those guidelines are outdated and that levels of certain contaminants are still a cause for concern. 

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Whitley County man arrested after investigation into alleged crimes against children

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A Whitley County man faces preliminary charges after an almost four month long investigation into various crimes against children allegations.

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Third meeting on Noble County flooding takes place Wednesday afternoon

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The third in a series of meetings addressing flooding in Noble County takes place Wednesday afternoon. 

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Police looking for help identifying persons of interest in theft investigation

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Warsaw police are looking for your help identifying persons of interest in a recent theft.

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Rep. Luke Messer declares candidacy for U.S. Senate seat

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With a tweet just before the lunch hour, Rep. Luke Messer declared his candidacy for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Joe Donnelly. 

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In-school registration set for Friday, Monday for Fort Wayne Community Schools

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The new school year is almost here and it is time to register your children. 

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Fort Wayne man charged with murder of father

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The Fort Wayne man accused of brutally attacking his parents has been formally charged.

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Slowdowns, ramp closures planned on I-69 Sunday

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Motorists should be on the lookout for rolling slow downs and ramp closures on I-69 over the weekend.

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Technology expert says microchipping is not GPS for humans Video included

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Rick Raber is the Chief Technology Officer at Northern Apex Corporation in Fort Wayne.  He says a Wisconsin company's decision to offer microchip implants to its workers is about convenience, not intrusion.  "The desire of the consumer to be able to have a convenient transaction, is really the motivation that's driven this for a long time," said Raber.  

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Family Video employees say they feel safe, but still play it safe working the late shift Video included

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ABC 21) --  The unfortunate truth about a would-be robber shooting a Burger King employee as she was leaving after her shift early Tuesday morning is that it could happen anywhere. Another store in town that is open late, Family Video on Goshen Ave., tries to protect their employees from robbers and suspicious people. "When you're hired, they teach you how to deal with situations like that - not to panic, stay calm," said store employee, Kira Ei... More>>

Police: Attack on restaurant workers was 'crime of opportunity' Video included

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Police have identified the woman who was shot in the face during a botched robbery outside a fast food restaurant early Tuesday morning.

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Gearing up for school to begin Video included

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Are you ready to send your kids back to school? State troopers are making sure Fort Wayne Community School buses are ready to take thousands of students to class soon.

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Two vehicle crash with injury closes down Coldwater Road

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Coldwater Road shut down at Shoaff Road after a two vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon.

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SLIDESHOW: 4-H photos and winners

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If you love animals, the annual Allen County 4-H Fair is the place to be to make furry friends. Whether you want to mingle with farm animals or enter to compete, there is a lot to do around the fair.

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