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Man dies after shooting in Fort Wayne Video included

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One person is in critical condition after a shooting Tuesday morning.

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UPDATE: Sheriff speaks for first time on deadly accident involving 'Bachelor' Chris Soules Video included

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Soules, who's from Arlington, is well known for starring in the show "The Bachelor."

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Driving instructor urges drivers to use caution around motorcycles Video included

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With summertime rolling in, that always means more motorcycles are out on the streets. That also means there's potential for serious accidents that both drivers and riders need to be aware of. “There’s not much protection for that motorcycle driver and it wouldn’t take much for you to bump them and really put them, badly, in injury. So, we try our best to make sure they understand this is very,very important," said driving instructor at Safeway Driving Sc... More>>

After many delays, murder trial scheduled to begin Video included

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A Fort Wayne man's murder trial is on track to begin next month, and it's a killing you might remember. It's a case with an unusual twist that delayed his trial once before.

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Southern Indiana charter school lawsuit connected to Grace College

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A downstate charter school, connected to a college in Northeast Indiana, is now facing a lawsuit. Seven Oaks, an authorized charter school of Grace College, is now being sued by the Indiana Coalition of Public Education-Monroe County. 

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19-year-old facing charges after argument turns into shooting

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A 19-year-old Ohio man is in custody after an overnight shooting in Middle Point.  It all started around 9 p.m. when dispatch got word of a possible drive-by shooting across from the baseball diamonds.  When Van Wert County Sheriff's Deputies got on scene, they found one male in the street with gunshot wounds.  That victim was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  After speaking with witnesses at the scene and talking with the victim, o... More>>

GOP drops US-Mexico wall demands as spending talks advance

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Bipartisan bargainers are making progress toward a budget deal to prevent a federal shutdown this weekend. More>>

ROAD RAGE: Street race ends with critical injuries Video included

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) - Police say road rage is to blame for a motorcycle crash Tuesday night.

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Raising your income taxes to pay for riverfront development?

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"We're probably looking at $100 million over 10 years to really make it first class," City Councilman John Crawford says.

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Road closure planned for demolition of Bowser Building

The 60,000 square foot office building was built in 1917 and was the corporate headquarters of the S.F. Bowser Company until 1961. It was used for the Fort Wayne Police Department from 1995 to 2012. The 60,000 square foot office building was built in 1917 and was the corporate headquarters of the S.F. Bowser Company until 1961. It was used for the Fort Wayne Police Department from 1995 to 2012.
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A section of Creighton Avenue will be closed for the demolition of the Bowser building.

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Fort Wayne man pleads guilty in connection with deadly hit-and-run

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An admission of guilt from a Fort Wayne man involved in a deadly hit and run crash back in November.

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Local professor, city residents sound off on showdown with N. Korea Video included

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President Trump is inviting all 100 U.S. Senators to the White House for a briefing on the unsettled situation in North Korea. An IPFW professor and Fort Wayne residents weighed in on the growing tensions and whether there is concern that the conflict is getting out of control. 

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Spencer woman seriously injured in motorcycle crash

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A Spencer woman was injured after her motorcycle skid out of control while trying to avoid a collision. 

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Suspect in 2015 murder to appear for pre-trial conference

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A Fort Wayne man accused of murder will be in court Wednesday.

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One injured after three-vehicle crash in DeKalb County

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A three-vehicle collision left one person injured Monday afternoon.

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Indiana governor facing decisions after legislative session

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb is set to discuss the decisions he faces following this year's state legislative session that wrapped up in the early morning hours of Saturday.

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10 Things to Know for Today

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Among 10 Things to Know: US government shutdown, health bill rescue at stake in Congress; Arkansas executes 2 inmates on the same gurney, hours apart; Seoul: North Korea holding drill to mark military anniversary. More>>

Two injured after motorcycle crash Monday afternoon

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One person is in critical condition after a motorcycle vs pickup truck crash in DeKalb County.

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Indiana court rules wounded officer can't sue gun seller

The Indiana Supreme Court has ruled that a wounded police officer can't sue a sporting goods store that sold a handgun later used to wound him. More>>

Governor Holcomb vetoes bill charging for public records requests

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Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb has vetoed a piece of legislation that would charge residents for certain public records requests.

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Lafontaine man dies after falling into well Video included

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Conservation officers are investigating after a man fell into a well at his residence.

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FWPD officer on one-year anniversary of crash Video included

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A Fort Wayne police officer is celebrating a milestone -- surviving a terrible crash in her squad car one year ago.

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Allen County wanted persons for the week of 4/24

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Allen County Crime Stoppers is looking for help finding these wanted persons.

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