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Crews battle serious house fire in downtown Huntington Video included

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Firefighters worked a major house fire at a two-story duplex on Guilford Street, between East Tipton Street and East Park Drive in Huntington. 

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DIGGING DEEPER: Owners of lake retreats embroiled in battle over sewer bills Video included

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Owners of several lakeside properties in the Barbee Chain of Lakes area say they've been hit with unfair utility bills while another owner -- a former regulatory board member -- got a far better deal.

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Severe weather sweeps through Northeastern Indiana

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5:00 UPDATE: All severe warnings have expired as of 4:48 pm. 

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Shooting leaves man in critical condition

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A shooting in southwestern Fort Wayne left a man in critical condition Thursday evening. The shooting happened shortly after 5 pm in the 4000 block of Hoagland Avenue.

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Man found shot dead in parking lot at Walgreens on North Coliseum Blvd.

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA 21) -- Police say they found a man shot dead inside a car in the parking lot of the Walgreen on North Coliseum Blvd. early Saturday morning.  Police say a Walgreens employee called them just after midnight Saturday to alert them about an unconscious man inside the car as they were closing up the store. When paramedics arrived, they pronounced the man dead. Police say he was suffering from at least one bullet wound. In a statement, Officer Chris Felt...

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1 hurt after shooting near downtown Fort Wayne bar

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA 21) -- One person was seriously hurt during a shooting near the intersection of West Columbia Street and South Harrison Street in downtown Fort Wayne early Saturday morning. The call came in at about 2:50 a.m. The shooting took place near Columbia Street West, but there haven't been any indications that the parties involved were ever inside the bar. Check back later for updates.

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Co-worker of accused Tinsley killer: "He hated children" Video included

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A colleague of the accused April Tinsley killer talks about what it was like to work alongside John D. Miller for more than a dozen years. She says, "He hated children."

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Area school systems weigh pluses, minuses in offer of free handheld metal detectors Video included

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Two of four public school districts in Allen County have asked the governor for hand-held metal detectors, to boost school safety. We looked at which ones applied, which ones didn't, and why that might not be the final chapter of the story.

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Shopper recounts "creepy" experience with suspect in April Tinsley case Video included

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Sometimes you look at an old photo and realize how chilling it actually is. That is the case in a three-year-old Instagram photo taken by a man showing the suspect in April Tinsley's brutal rape and murder.

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Salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey

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Health officials are investigating a multi-state salmonella outbreak.

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Speeding ticket turns to selfie for retiring ISP Master Trooper Video included

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A speeding coach met the sensitive side of a retiring state trooper earlier this week.

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Tinsley family sees accused killer of 8-year-old April in court Video included

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John Dale Miller of Grabill, accused of brutally raping and killing young April Tinsley in 1988-- one of Fort Wayne's most known cold cases--appeared Thursday before a judge and the victim's family. The encounter happened in Allen Superior Court Judge John Surbeck's courtroom, as the prosecution of Miller got out of the starting gates.

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Firefighters save iguana from tree Video included

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Tuesday, an iguana was rescued after being stuck in a tree for two days.

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SACS, EACS in, NACS, FWCS out, as school systems decide whether to accept state-funded metal detectors

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Indiana school corporations had until the end of Thursday afternoon to submit a request for state-funded handheld metal detectors -- and the four systems in Allen County have split on the question of participation at this time.

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Two kids critically hurt after being rescued from house fire Video included

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Two kids were hospitalized in critical condition Thursday morning after a fire on Smith St. in Fort Wayne.

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The Better Life is Not Just in Indiana Video included

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I was here in February shooting a special report for our spring weather feature, but i didn't get a chance to see much of the town of Van Wert. On this trip, I did a bit more exploring. My travels first took me to the Wassenberg Art Center, housed in what used to be a National Guard armory. Director Hope Wallace told me the story of its restoration. "The art center was looking for a place to move to, and at that time, the building was slated for demolition, and in the last...

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A Touch of Class Video included

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It is truly a world class treasure, thousands of books, manuscripts, documents and photographs about Abraham Lincoln and his presidency. It's called the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection and it lives right here in 21 Country. “These are things that people have considered important,” says Allen County Public Library genealogist Curt Witcher, “married to just cool things that we thought people may not know about and might want to see.” If you don't know a... More>>

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