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    UPDATE: Boil advisory for Fort Wayne has been lifted

    Saturday, April 22 2017 5:15 PM EDT2017-04-22 21:15:19 GMT

    A boil advisory has been issued for the majority of Fort Wayne. The city officials said the advisory was issued after a power outage at the American Electric Power/I&M substation near Lawton Park.

    A boil advisory has been issued for the majority of Fort Wayne. The city officials said the advisory was issued after a power outage at the American Electric Power/I&M substation near Lawton Park.

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Boil water advisory lifted after tests show no contamination

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) - A precautionary boil water advisory that was issued on Friday for much of Fort Wayne was lifted Saturday afternoon after tests showed no evidence of contamination. Utility officials announced the results about 4 p.m. The advisory was issued after a power outage caused pressure to drop below industry standards -- something that, in some cases, could allow for bacteria to reach the water supply. The results show that did not happen. Businesses and private ... More>>

Name change approved for Fort Wayne campus

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IPFW will have a new name come next July. The Purdue University Board of Trustees approved the new name for the Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne campus. 

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Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, 1 Critically Wounded

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One person has been killed, and another critically wounded in a shooting on the Southeast side of Fort Wayne.  It happened just after 1 A.M. on Mount Vernon Park Drive. A caller told police that he and his friend were in a car and they had both been shot.  The caller told police he thought his friend was dead. Police and paramedics got arrived at the scene, and confirmed that one man was dead and the other in critical condition. So far, no arrests have been repo...

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Veterans angry about plans to uproot memorial trees Video included

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Veterans are shocked at a proposal to destroy part of a memorial in a city park.

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Opioid seminar to take place in Fort Wayne Saturday Video included

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Fort Wayne Police and the Department of Health is holding an opioid seminar Saturday.

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Emotions rise at Rep. Banks Town Hall Video included

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It was a packed house Friday in Decatur as Congressman Jim Banks hosted another town hall. Although the hope was to open a dialogue, not everyone, like Fort Wayne resident Maria Omar, felt their message was heard. 

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Documentary Film Lays Out Plight of Working Poor Video included

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Unemployment numbers are headed in a good direction in Indiana, but many members of Fort Wayne's working class are far from satisfied with their jobs or the lifestyle they provide, and that comes through in a new documentary film being shown for the first time to the public this week-end.  "We're just a forgotten part of Fort Wayne."

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SLIDESHOW: Fort Wayne Children's Zoo ushers in 2017 season

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A couple of little devils are among the additions as the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo is ready to welcome hundreds of thousands of visitors in its 2017 season. 

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Three arrested after narcotics investigation in Fort Wayne

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Three people face preliminary charges after two narcotic searches Friday.

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CONSUMER ALERT: "Grandparent scam" becoming more common

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Indiana's senior citizens are being warned to be on the lookout for the "grandparent scam".

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Groundbreaking held on pedestrian bridge over Coliseum Boulevard

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A groundbreaking on Friday marks the start of a project to connect IPFW and Ivy Tech Community College Northeast by a new pedestrian bridge. The $4.5 million structure will span one of the busiest roads in the city to link the campuses. 

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Gala on Saturday to help local low-income Hispanic students pay for college Video included

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This Saturday marks the Noche de Gala, the annual fundraiser for the Hispanic Leadership Coalition of Northeast Indiana. The goal of the group, and this fundraiser, is to help local, underprivileged Latino students afford higher education - students like Nikko Rivera. 

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Deadline approaching to sign up for dust control applications

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Allen County residents wanting to apply dust control to their stone and gravel roads this Spring are running out of time.

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A Neighborhood Mainstay on South Calhoun Street

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Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1944..the Allies are winning the war in Europe, the city’s economy is booming and Richard Hollman opens City Glass on South Calhoun Street.

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Paris police shot on Champs-Elysees; IS group claims attack Video included

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Paris police are warning people to avoid the area around the French capital's grand Champs-Elysees. More>>

Cassaday Found Guilty of Murder

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An Allen County jury has found Andrew Cassady guilty of murder Thursday night, for the fatal shooting of 28-year-old Jeffery Lute last summer. 

His sentencing is set for May.

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Those for and against SB 309 await Governor Holcomb's decision Video included

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Senate Bill 309 is sitting on Governor Eric Holcomb's desk waiting for him to pass or veto the bill. Folks who go green can currently sell excess energy back to utility companies at market value. SB 309 reduces that to wholesale rate. Anyone who already uses solar energy will be grandfathered in for the next 30 years. Anyone who goes green in the next five years is grandfathered in for the next 15. That has left people like Pastor Brian Flory from the Beacon Heights Church of the B... More>>

TIPSTER CALL: Listen to the phone call that led police to Rock County manhunt suspect Video included

Retired psychologist Jeff Gorn called police after a conversation with a man on his property

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FWPD investigating woman's stabbing death Video included

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Fort Wayne detectives are investigating how, why, and when a woman was stabbed in her north side apartment.

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Banks hopeful Obamacare still headed for chopping block Video included

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The second time could be the charm. The man who represents northeast Indiana in Congress is hopeful that an effort to repeal and replace a big part of Obamacare will happen in a second try.

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CIB to Spend up to $70k on new Events Center Study Video included

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Digging deeper into the "financials" to see if a downtown arena in Fort Wayne is feasible. The Capital Improvement Board Thursday approved spending money on another study.

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Woman dies following stabbing in Fort Wayne's north side

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A woman is dead after a stabbing at a Fort Wayne apartment complex Thursday morning.

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Protesters greet DeVos on visit to Van Wert

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Protesters gathered in advance of the arrival of U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, who will spend much of the day touring schools in this northwest Ohio community.

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World Class Recycling Video included

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Beulah and Jimmie Allman of Churubusco, Indiana are in their 90’s, married 67 years and raised in a different time, when things weren’t tossed away but used and reused...Beulah still sews on her antique Singer sewing machine.

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10 Things to Know for Today

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Among 10 Things to Know: AP Exclusive: Pesticide maker Dow Chemical tries to kill risk study; Questions abound in aftermath of NFL star Aaron Hernandez's death; Experts say Bill O'Reilly's influence on cable TV punditry will endure. More>>

Fort Wayne man arrested after police chase in Huntington

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A Fort Wayne faces preliminary charges after leading police on a chase Wednesday morning. 

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Heading home or on a new job: Fresno victims shot at random

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The victims of a Fresno, California gunman were having a seemingly ordinary day before they were gunned down by a man who had set out to shoot as many white people as possible. More>>

Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez hangs himself in his prison cell

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Massachusetts prison officials say former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has hanged himself in his cell and pronounced dead at a hospital. More>>

'Community Unity' events kick off in hopes of bridging the gap between community and law enforcement Video included

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The first 'Community Unity' event took place Wednesday at Weisser Youth Center on the city's south side. It's an event put on by Fort Wayne United, The Parks and Recreation Department, and the police department. The goal is to create healthy conversations between police an citizens in order to help reduce crime. "Any time we can get out in the community and educate people on the police and what we do, I think that's a positive thing," said Deputy Chief Derrick Westfield, ... More>>

U.S. Paralympian visits Summit City with inspiring message Video included

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A woman who lost her leg in the Iraq war turned her disability into a series of triumphs. The Army veteran visited the Summit City Wednesday to inspire others.

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