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These senators will make or break the GOP's health care push Video included

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President Donald Trump's promise to repeal and replace 'Obamacare' depends on the votes of a key group of GOP senators with qualms about the legislation leadership is pushing to a vote this week. More>>

City Council holds public hearing for proposed tax increase Video included

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ABC 21) -- City Council held a public hearing Tuesday to hear from taxpayers about a proposed tax increase that would help pay for riverfront development as well as improved sidewalks and alleys. The tax, proposed by Councilman Dr. John Crawford, would increase Allen County's local income tax by .15% to 1.5%. The hearing filled the council chambers at Citizen's Square with those both for and against the tax. "If we don't invest in our community in terms of th... More>>

Fireworks recalled due to unexpected explosion hazard

TNT Red, White, & Blue smoke fireworks (Photo//CPSC) TNT Red, White, & Blue smoke fireworks (Photo//CPSC)
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Certain smoke fireworks are being recalled because they can explode unexpectedly after being lit, posing burn and injury hazards.

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There are no sharks in Lake Tippecanoe

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You may have seen a story about a Bull Shark in Lake Tippecanoe on your Facebook feed. This is not true.

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Two arrested after police chase in LaGrange County

Curt Glass and Autumn Morphew (Photo//LaGrange Marshals Office) Curt Glass and Autumn Morphew (Photo//LaGrange Marshals Office)
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Two people face preliminary charges after a traffic stop ended in a cross-county chase. 

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Teen breaks both arms in dirt bike crash

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A Whitley County teen is recovering after breaking both of his arms in an off-road vehicle accident.

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15 arrested in separate narcotics raids in same house

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Fifteen people were arrested after police served two search warrants inside the same house.

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New cyberattack wallops Europe; spreads more slowly in US

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Hackers have caused widespread disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard. More>>

86-year-old Fort Wayne woman tricked out of thousands of dollars Video included

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 A scammer tricked an 86-year-old Fort Wayne woman into giving him thousands of dollars. ABC21's Julian Teekaram sat down with the victim's daughters, who asked us not to show their faces on camera because their mother is still so embarrassed this could happen.  They say two weeks ago, a man came up to their mom and convinced her that her driveway needed to be fixed. 

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Hundreds of teens volunteer to help strangers Video included

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Hundreds of teens from across the Midwest are working in the small DeKalb county town of Butler this week to help people they've never met.

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Dead animal left on New Haven family's porch: investigated as racially motivated act Video included

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A New Haven family that believes it was the target of a hate crime is now claiming a new act of intimidation. It is causing them to think long and hard about packing up and moving out of their mobile home park.

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Street closures planned for Three Rivers Festival

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As the date for the Three Rivers Festival gets closer, it is time to plan how you are going to get through downtown Fort Wayne.

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Allen County SPCA breaks adoption records at Pet Expo

The Allen County SPCA set a new record at the Northern Indiana Pet Expo on June 24 and 25.

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Jake the Diamond Dog steals the show at Tincaps game

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The Fort Wayne Tincaps started their week off with a 5-1 win Monday, but it was a certain four-legged helper that got the attention online.

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Fort Wayne man faces numerous charges after narcotics raid

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A Fort Wayne man faces 8 preliminary charges after a narcotics raid Tuesday morning.

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Dog dies in Fort Wayne house fire

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Fort Wayne Police are investigating after a house caught on fire Tuesday morning.

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Auburn man arrested on preliminary charges of rape, sexual misconduct with a minor

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A DeKalb County man faces preliminary charges after an investigation into allegations he had sexual conduct with a girl under 16.

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Fort Wayne woman swindled by scammers using local business's name

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The Better Business Bureau is telling people to be on the lookout after a Fort Wayne woman was scammed out of almost $7,000.

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Building Commissioner says conditions at Country Hearth Inn put guests in danger Video included

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Unclean, unsafe and not up to code. That's how the Allen County Building Commissioner describes the current state of Country Hearth Inn on Goshen Road.

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Indiana health officials promote National HIV Testing Day

Indiana health officials are urging residents to get tested for the HIV virus on National HIV Testing Day on Tuesday.

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Chicks aplenty: DNR says Indiana peregrine falcons thriving

Wildlife officials say Indiana's peregrine falcon populations are thriving more than a quarter-century after the raptors were introduced to the state.

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Civic Theatre opens 90th Season with Beauty and the Beast

A long-time local theater is kicking off their 90th season by presenting Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. 

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Trump travel ban partly reinstated; fall court arguments set Video included

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The Supreme Court is letting the Trump administration enforce its 90-day ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries, overturning lower court orders that blocked it. More>>

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