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Road rage homicide victim arrested in Bay Co. Florida Video included

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The man wanted in connection with a road rage homicide has been arrested in Florida.

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WOWO, WMEE colleagues honor Charly Butcher

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Fort Wayne radio icon Charly Butcher died unexpectedly Wednesday after spending more than three decades at the top of his game in morning radio.

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WOWO radio host Charly Butcher passes away

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A familiar and beloved voice in the Fort Wayne radio community died on Wednesday. WOWO radio announced the passing of Charly Butcher at age 61.

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UPDATE: Police say man shot by pellet gun not only victim in Fort Wayne Video included

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA 21) - We're following up on a story about a Fort Wayne man that was shot by a pellet gun while standing outside Henry's bar with friends Tuesday night.  But ABC 21 has learned he is not the only person in the area to be shot in the same manner. In an incident report from the Fort Wayne Police Department it states that on August 9th a woman was standing outside the Scan building, which is next to Henry's when she thought something fell from the buildi... More>>

Ball State changes course, decides remove Papa John's founder name from institute

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After experiencing an outcry from the campus community, the Ball State Board of Trustees approved to remove Papa John's founder’s name from a school of business program. 

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Family feels renewed hope for justice in 30-year old cold case murder Video included

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A woman fails to show up for work, family members come to check on her, and they make a discovery that haunts them for the next 30 years. We look at why a Fort Wayne family is clinging to new hope that the killer in a cold case homicide from the 1980's may someday actually pay for the crime. 

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Indiana makes record $306M in lottery proceeds

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The private company running most of Indiana's lottery operations has generated a record profit this past year, but still falls short of its initial goal.

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The weekend is the perfect time to get together and have some family-friendly fun here in town. 

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Teen injured in crash causing power outage

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A teen was injured after a stolen vehicle investigation ended with a crash early Wednesday morning.

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`Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin has died

Aretha Franklin, the long-reigning "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style died Thursday at age 76, said her representative, Gwendolyn Quinn.

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Prosecutors: Arrests made in Indiana synagogue vandalism

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Federal prosecutors say they've made arrests in connection with vandalism that left anti-Semitic graffiti spray-painted at a suburban Indianapolis synagogue.

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Full 2018 Middle Waves lineup announced

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From hip-hop to synth-pop, there will be something for many music lovers during the annual Middle Waves Festival. 

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Robbery, kidnapping suspect to appear for change of plea hearing

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A Fort Wayne man police say played a role in an armed robbery and a kidnapping is set to appear in court Thursday. 

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Lillie Street shooting suspect in court for pretrial conference

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A man police say killed two women and an unborn child is set to appear in court Thursday. 

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Locomotive history arrives in Fort Wayne

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A piece of locomotive history is in Fort Wayne and will be on the rails over the weekend. 

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School safety in discussion at federal commission

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As schools resume classes for the year in Indiana, lawmakers both here and around the country are talking about school safety. 

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Surveillance video shows car crashing into town water supply, St. Joe still under boil water advisory Video included

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DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. (WPTA 21) - A boil water advisory is in effect for St. Joe in DeKalb County, after a car crashed into the town's water supply. "I got a phone call from the DeKalb County dispatch a little after midnight on Friday night, that a car was half in and out of our well house," said Jeff Studebaker, the St. Joe Town Board President. Surveillance video shows a White Mazda barreling down the road and through a fence before striking the pump ho... More>>

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