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No charges filed against officers involved with DeKalb County shooting

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The DeKalb County Prosecutor is not filing any charges against the two officers involved in an exchange of gunfire with a suspect in early April. 

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Ohio police warn residents of mail theft

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Police are warning people to be on the lookout after reports of mail theft around the area.

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Fort Wayne homicide suspect appears for initial hearing

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A man who was arrested after a cigarette with his DNA on it was found at a crime scene is claiming innocence.

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Sentencing moved for Fort Wayne man involved with 2016 shooting

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A Fort Wayne man who admitted he had a role in a 2016 shooting death is set to be sentenced Tuesday.

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Charges filed against person of interest in child death

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Detectives are looking for help locating a person of interest in the death of a 2-year-old.

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Indiana State Police to host drug take back day

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Police in Indiana are seeking to prevent prescription drug abuse and theft through the annual drug take back day.

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Healthcare career fair taking place at Ivy Tech

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People looking for a job in the healthcare field can attend a career fair Tuesday.

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Senate Republicans fire up debate in Fort Wayne

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Making a sales pitch to voters in northeast Indiana's hottest political race. Monday night, the three contenders trying to secure the Republican Party nomination for a U.S. Senate seat went toe-to-toe in a debate sponsored by ABC 21.

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Giraffe recaptured after escaping barn at Fort Wayne Children's Zoo Video included

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A giraffe escaped its enclosure at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo Monday.

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DNA testing nets homicide arrest in Fort Wayne

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A cigarette butt tossed from a van ended up being the evidence needed to arrest a man in connection with a 2017 homicide.

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Allen County Wanted Persons for the week of April 23

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Greater Fort Wayne Crime Stoppers is looking for your help finding these wanted persons.

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Councilman to run for Fort Wayne Mayor

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A Fort Wayne City Councilman who has been a fixture in the local political scene is set to announce his bid for Mayor.

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Opportunity Knocks: career fairs for Health Care, Industrial Technology fields Video included

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Are you looking for a job in the Health Care field or Industrial Technology? Ivy Tech Community College is hosting a couple of job fairs this week where you can learn more about job opportunities and careers in those fields. 

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Former Scott's grocery store to be demolished

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A former grocery store near the North Anthony neighborhoods is set to be demolished six years after closing.

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Police looking for help finding wanted man

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Police are looking for your help finding a man wanted on two Grant County warrants.

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How to vote for Fort Wayne's Christiana Danielle on The Voice

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Fort Wayne's Christiana Danielle will be competing for America's votes tonight on "The Voice."

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Deadline approaching for dust control applications for Allen County residents

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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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Hepatitis vaccines urged for travelers to Kentucky, Michigan

Indiana health officials are advising residents to get vaccinated for hepatitis A if their summer plans include visits to Kentucky or Michigan.

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Indiana governor planning trips to Israel, Europe in May

Indiana's governor is planning economic development trip to Israel and Europe that will include taking the first nonstop commercial flight from Paris to Indianapolis in May.

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Indiana gets another $11M to combat heroin, opioid abuse

A federal agency has awarded Indiana nearly $11 million for the second straight year to fight the state's opioid abuse crisis.

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'Real bad:' 18 dogs removed from Indiana home

Eighteen dogs have been surrendered by an owner in Madison County.

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Dozens of animals find their forever home at annual Pet Expo

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This year's Pet Expo at the War Memorial Coliseum has now come to a close. 

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Activist group covers downtown sidewalks with chalk, demanding justice for child homicide victims Video included

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In connection with activist group Flip this City, a dozen families in Fort Wayne spent Sunday afternoon decorating downtown sidewalks with messages written in chalk. Many of those messages were in memory of children who lost their lives to homicide, including little Malakai Garrett, and more recently, 2-year-old Jocelyn Belcher. The positioning of their chalk messages in front of the Allen County Courthouse is no accident, as Flip this City members hope the messages of rem... More>>

Aunt of 2-year-old homicide victim speaks out Video included

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA 21) - "How can you hurt this little girl who did absolutely nothing to you?" That's just one of the questions that Kimberly Gibbs hopes someday she'll get an answer to.  Police say her niece, 2-year-old Jocelyn Belcher was strangled at her home on Butler Street in January.  Gibbs still remembers the moment she heard the news. "My heart just stopped in the middle of a beat. At first, I thought it was just a joke.&q... More>>

Centennial celebration: War hero honored at Fort Wayne V.A. Video included

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It was no ordinary birthday celebration. A surprise party, organized by a team of doctors and medical staff, honored a World War II and Korean War veteran about to turn 100 years old. It took place at the Fort Wayne V.A. facility on Friday and was attended by Ralph Reighter's son, who said he waned to thank him father once again for his service to the country. 

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'Young Entrepreneur' of the month: Lyla Ward

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA 21) -- Each month, ABC 21 partners with Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana to showcase 'Young Entrepreneurs' in our area. For April, We introduced 10-year-old Lyla Ward and her business: Lyla's Fruit of The Spirit Bags. About a year ago, she started making bags with supplies like tooth brushes, socks and snacks for the homeless. The inspiration came from having to make similar bags at church. Lyla said handing those bags out has such a big impact on ... More>>

Students' cancer fundraiser hits close to home

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Kindergartners are practicing their moves to help stomp out cancer. It's something that hits close to home for them in the Northwest Allen County School district.

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Court documents show details in January child death

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More details have been learned in the case of a two-year-old who was strangled in late January.  

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Police looking for person of interest in child death investigation

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Detectives are looking for help locating a person of interest in the death of a 2-year-old.

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Six regions chosen as finalists for Stellar Communities Program

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Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch announced six regions as finalists for the 2018 Stellar Communities Program that gives grants for community and economic development. 

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January child death ruled homicide

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The Allen County Coroner has determined the cause of death for a child who died in January.

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Record stores host events to celebrate Record Store Day

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Small, independent record stores are getting some extra attention on National Record Store Day.

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Superloads to travel through Fort Wayne area

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People should be on the lookout for traffic restrictions as two slow-moving oversized vehicle moves through the area. 

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Demonstrations planned on anniversary of Columbine shooting.

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Students across Indiana and the country are preparing to rally once again on the topic of gun violence on the 19th anniversary of Columbine shooting. 

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GOP Statehouse leaders to detail special session plans

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Indiana Republican Statehouse leaders are set to announce their plans for an upcoming special session in May.

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Fort Wayne Children's Zoo prepares to open for 2018 season

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The wait is almost over. Saturday is the opening day for the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo. 

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Pet Expo to take over Allen County War Memorial Coliseum

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Pet lovers in the community get excited. The Northern Indiana Pet Expo starts Saturday.

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Body found in Steuben County recreation area identified as Michigan man

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Steuben County officials have identified the man found dead inside a Steuben County recreational area.

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ABC21 Digging Deeper: Man who died in Wednesday car fire had protective order filed against him

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Neighbors say they noticed a change recently in the man who killed himself by crashing his van into an apartment, and revving his engine until it exploded. 

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Carson's 'Going Out of Business Sale' begins immediately

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On Wednesday, the company officially learned its fate. On Thursday, it announced the immediate liquidation of its assets. And that means, starting Friday, the "Going Out of Business" sale begins at Carson's and all of its sister properties. 

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Did Congressman Messer keep DUI convictions secret in 2003 caucus for legislative seat?

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A story from the campaign trail is making waves in the contentious U.S. Senate race. The Indianapolis Star first reported that Congressman Luke Messer wasn't completely forthcoming in telling Republican officials about two DUI convictions-- those officials then picked him in a caucus to fill a seat at the statehouse.

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Suspicious package prompts bomb squad response to Fort Wayne business

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Owners of Fae's Cabinet in Fort Wayne arrived at the business around 7:45 a.m. Thursday only to discover a suspicious package sitting at the front door.

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2012 homicide suspect appears in court for initial hearing

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Six years after a drug deal gone wrong, a Fort Wayne man is making a court appearance. 

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Allen County Councilman running for State Senate

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One of Allen County's councilmen is throwing his hat in the ring for the State Senate race. 

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Lawyers for man charged in 4 killings end legal challenge

Attorneys for a Fort Wayne man charged in four killings have ended their challenge to a judge's removal of a defense attorney from the case.

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Protesters demonstrate at DePauw University after racial slurs discovered on campus

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DePauw University is dealing with the aftermath of racial slurs written across campus in the last two weeks.

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UPDATE: Investigators testing for accelerants after car crashes into building, bursts into flames Video included

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UPDATE: Fire investigators are investigating to determine if an accelerant was present in a vehicle that rammed into the side of a building Wednesday.

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Christiana Danielle saved for next round of The Voice

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Fort Wayne native and Huntington University Graduate Christiana Danielle is moving on in the voice. Danielle performed twice this week, competing for America's votes. On Monday Christiana sang a rendition of "hey, ya" to compete for your votes. She didn't advance that night and had to sing Tuesday. On Tuesday she performed the song "Take me to Church" but again failed to get enough votes to move on. However, Alicia Keys chose Christiana to "save" ... More>>

Arrested for a felony? You'll have to give DNA sample Video included

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Across the country, convicted felons must give a DNA sample to a national database, but a fairly new state law mandates anyone arrested for an alleged felony offense must give a sample, as well.

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Crawford says council has no part to play in Electric Works legal fees Video included

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Spending of cash for Electric Works again prompts disagreement between top public officials in Fort Wayne. This time, it's over city legal fees for the project. 

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Jury selection begins for Fort Wayne man facing multiple child molestation charges

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Jury selection has begun ahead of the trial for a man facing more than a dozen charges for allegedly sexually abusing a female relative for several years.

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Fort Wayne councilman calling on mayor to resolve legal fees

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A Fort Wayne city council member is calling on the mayor to take care of the Electric Works legal fees himself. 

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Fort Wayne man accused of raping disabled woman appears in court for initial hearing

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A Fort Wayne man accused of sexually assaulting handicapped woman appeared in an Allen County courtroom Wednesday.

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Opportunity Knocks: Wells County job and career fair slated for May Video included

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There's a job and career fair coming up May 10 in Bluffton, Indiana where dozens of employers will have information about openings in the manufacturing and health care fields. 

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Indiana charity weighs in on proposed SNAP changes

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An Indiana charity is showing concern as lawmakers look to impose stricter mandates on food stamps. 

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It's official; Bon-Ton stores, including Carson's, to be liquidated

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As expected, the Bon-Ton Stores, including Carson's, will soon be no more. Liquidators have won an auction to acquire the inventory of the retail chain, which had filed for bankruptcy but had hoped to remain in business. 

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No criminal charges in North Manchester police action shooting Video included

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The officer involved in a shooting during a traffic stop that resulted in the death of a North Manchester man has been cleared.

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APNewsBreak: Trump campaign rebukes Indiana candidate signs

A sign promoting the campaign of GOP Senate candidate Todd Rokita is shown along a state highway in Brownsburg, Ind., Tuesday, April 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) A sign promoting the campaign of GOP Senate candidate Todd Rokita is shown along a state highway in Brownsburg, Ind., Tuesday, April 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Donald Trump's re-election campaign is demanding that Rep. Todd Rokita take down yard signs giving the false impression the president endorsed the Indiana Republican's Senate bid.

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Christiana Danielle takes us to church on The Voice

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Fort Wayne native and Huntington University graduate Christiana Danielle sang for the second night in a row looking for America's votes. 

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Technical issues extend tax filing deadline

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Taxpayers are getting one extra day to file their 2017 returns. 

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Mother of boy charged in deadly accidental shooting: 'Oh God, I'm so sorry!' Video included

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The mother of a 14-year-old boy charged in the fatal shooting of another teen says both families are reeling from the tragedy. Police arrested Devon Weaver following a shooting incident in the 2700 block of Chestnut Street Sunday morning. 

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14-year-old involved in weekend shooting dies

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A 14-year-old shot when what is being called an accidental shooting over the weekend has died.

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Man wanted in connection with Paulding Co. murder in custody in Nevada

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The search for a wanted Paulding County man has ended in Nevada. Matthew Dempsey was taken into custody in Elko County Tuesday morning, officials said. 

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Carson's likely to close as parent company faces liquidation

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One of the anchor tenants at Glenbrook Square shopping mall appears likely to close as its parent company moves through a liquidation process, retail analysts said.

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Community members to appear at DeKalb County Schools board meeting to support show choir director

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The re-assignment of a longtime choir leader at DeKalb High School could be a big topic of discussion at Tuesday evening's school board meeting.

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State extends application period for low-income heating aid

The state is extending the application date for its 2017-18 Winter Assistance Program for low-income Hoosiers another two weeks to June 1.

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Tax filing deadline here for 2018 tax season

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People only hours left to get their taxes filed to be considered timely. 

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Date Announced for Stormy Daniels Fort Wayne Visit

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A date is set for a controversial adult film star to visit Fort Wayne. 

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YMCA to host free healthy kids day

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The YMCA is hoping to inspire children to keep their minds and bodies active. 

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Fort Wayne native performs powerful rendition of popular song on "The Voice"

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Fort Wayne's "Voice" is representing the Summit City on the small screen as Christiana Danielle sings on NBC's "The Voice". 

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Allen County Wanted Persons for the week of April 15

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Greater Fort Wayne Crime Stoppers is looking for your help finding these wanted persons.

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Gas station shooting suspect in court for pre-trial conference

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A man accused of shooting a man to death in the parking lot of a gas station is set to appear in an Allen County courtroom Tuesday.

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One dead after Sunday night shooting in Fort Wayne

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One person is dead after a shooting in Fort Wayne over the weekend.

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Shooting by mistake injures two children, prompts charges against other teen Video included

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A Fort Wayne teen is in trouble with the law, after a gun fired, badly hurting two other kids.   More on what is being called an accidental shooting, along with an urgent warning to parents.

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Ring, ring... wrong! T-Mobile admits it faked connecting calls

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One of the nation's largest phone companies has agreed to pay a $40 million fine and change its ways after admitting it provided customers with falsified ring tones on calls that never really got through to the other party. 

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Police looking for help finding homicide suspect

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Police in Paulding County are looking for your help after a homicide investigation over the weekend. 

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Comedian Jim Gaffigan to stop by Fort Wayne

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Additional tour dates for comedian Jim Gaffigan will bring his comedy to the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum this September. 

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Eggs distributed through Indiana company recalled due to salmonella concerns

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More than 200 million eggs are being recalled because they have the potential to be contaminated with a strain of salmonella.

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Police arrest teen in connection with Sunday double shooting

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A 14-year-old was arrested in connection with a shooting that left two other juveniles injured Sunday morning.

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Western Indiana church looks to collect guns, melt them down

A western Indiana church is seeking people willing to give up semi-automatic rifles, bump stocks or large-capacity ammunition clips.

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Potbelly Sandwich Shop dishing out tax day deal

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Even if you may not be getting much money back this tax season, Potbelly Sandwich Shop is trying to ease your pain by paying you back, in sandwiches. 

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Fort Wayne native competes for spot in final 12 on "The Voice"

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Another Fort Wayne native will be competing for a slot in the final 12 Monday night on "The Voice".

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DNR: Say no to ornamental pear trees while landscaping

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The DNR is telling people to avoid one popular decorative tree while planning their landscaping. 

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Hundreds face the rain and cold for annual charity 5-K

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Hundreds of runners made it out to the 10th annual Formula for Life 5k Sunday despite the wind and rain.

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Coroner's ruling opens homicide case tied to discovery of body in Steuben County

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A coroner's ruling of "homicide" on Sunday advanced a criminal investigation stemming from the discovery of a body in Steuben County on Friday. Indiana State Police said investigators were still working to determine the identity of the victim. They said that could take several weeks. The remains were found by workers at the Trine State Recreation Area off Feather Valley Road Friday morning. It was not known how long the body had been there. The investigation is being con... More>>

Juvenile critically hurt in double shooting

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Two juveniles were taken to the hospital Sunday after being shot in the 2700 block of Chestnut Street in Fort Wayne. 

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Burglary suspect surrenders peacefully after standoff with police

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA 21) -- A standoff with a burglary suspect ended peacefully early Saturday morning, according to the Fort Wayne Police Department. They say while investigating a burglary that happened early Friday evening, they learned that the suspect, 43-year-old Lovell Hamlet, was inside a home on the 500 block of Christopher Lane. Initially, Hamlet refused to leave the home. At about 10:45 Friday night, officers decided to request the services of the Emergency Response Tea... More>>

Homicide victim's family speaks out on suspect's plea deal

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ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (WPTA 21) -  A Fort Wayne man charged with murder pleaded down to a lesser charge Friday morning. During his change of plea hearing, Derek Ford plead guilty to voluntary manslaughter, a level 2 felony. The plea agreement was for 17.5 years imprisonment. Ford is one of three men accused in the 2016 shooting death of Robert Moore on Avondale Drive.  Moore's family says the courts took this case too lightly. "It's not enough time.&... More>>

Body found in Steuben County

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Workers at the Trine State Recreation Area in Steuben County on Friday discovered what is believed to be human remains.

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Officer shot in DeKalb County incident is a 9-year veteran

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Indiana State Police have identified two officers involved in an exchange of gunfire with a suspect earlier this week -- including the veteran deputy who was shot in both of his hands.

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Bikers escort Snider student to school to stand up against bullying Video included

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A special kind of community came together Friday to rally around a freshman at Snider High School.

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2nd Amendment rally happening in Fort Wayne Video included

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Local supporters of the Second Amendment are "locked and loaded" for another pro-gun demonstration. Gun rights advocates are planning a Saturday afternoon rally outside the Allen County Courthouse.

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Fort Wayne man involved with 2016 shooting pleads guilty to lesser charge

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A Fort Wayne man charged with murder is looking for a change of plea in court Friday.

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Indiana health agency urges residents to get tested for STDs

State health officials are urging Indiana residents to get tested for sexually transmitted diseases as the nation marks STD Awareness Month during April.

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Supporters of new elementary school hit the park to spread the word

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Officials and parents of Northwest Allen County Schools are campaigning to get the votes of district residents. 

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Road closure planned for Harrison Street

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People driving around downtown Fort Wayne should avoid Harrison Street starting Monday morning. 

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Rare corpse flower blooms in Fort Wayne

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Visitors at the Fort Wayne Botanical Conservatory can experience a unique-smelling flower in the coming weeks. 

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Decatur man returns to prison after violating probation

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The Decatur man who received no jail time for a fatal hit and run will spend the remainder of his sentence in prison after violating his parole.

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Local group to take part in National Pro-Second Amendment Rally

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Organizers in Fort Wayne will hold a local rally as part of the National Second Amendment campaign set to take place on Saturday. The local event is scheduled to begin at noon outside the Allen County Courthouse. 

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Allen County leaders contemplate kicking in more cash on Electric Works project Video included

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We've reported before Mayor Tom Henry's hesitation to extend city financial support for the Electric Works project beyond the $50-million level. Wednesday, he turned some heads when he laid out hopes that Allen County government might step up to cover a $12-million gap in local funding for the project.

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Executive Sessions scheduled for next DeKalb Central Schools board meeting

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The agenda for next week's DeKalb County Central United School District board meeting includes closed-door executive sessions before and after the main meeting -- sessions that will discuss personnel-related matters. 

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Last Loaves: Aunt Millie's shuts down downtown Fort Wayne bakery Video included

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The smell of freshly baked bread will no longer come from Aunt Millie's downtown bakery as it shuts down operations Thursday. 

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Fort Wayne man involved with fatal hit and run pleads guilty

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The Fort Wayne man who police say ran from the scene of an accident that killed a young couple has pleaded guilty. 

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Superload to travel through Fort Wayne area

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People should be on the lookout for traffic restrictions as a slow-moving oversized vehicle moves through the area.

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Current weekend events

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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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Future of several Indiana department stores on the line as Bon-Ton closures loom

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Workers at six Indiana department stores owned by the Bon-Ton Stores group have now received notices advising them of likely closure. The most recent notice was sent last week to employees at the Merrillville Carson's location, and it comes at a pivotal point for the parent company. 

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Police investigate another rash of vandalism

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Police in Marion are warning people to be on the lookout after a second rash of vandalism is sweeping through the area.

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Flood control wall inspection to cause traffic restriction

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People should be on the lookout for a road closure on Van Buren Street Thursday.

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Volunteer fair looks to give back to the community

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Allen County residents looking for a way to give back to the community can visit a volunteer fair in Fort Wayne Thursday afternoon. 

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Southern Indiana officials helping pay for school officers

A rural southern Indiana school district will be getting help from city and county government leaders in paying to have police officers at some schools.

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Some cable customers receive notice in error; ABC21 not coming off channel lineup

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A notice sent in error to some area cable television subscribers indicates ABC21 and its sister station, Fort Wayne's NBC, will be removed from their system at the end of May. 

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Deputy, suspect shoot at each other during traffic stop in Garrett Video included

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Police confirm a male officer has been shot in the hand in Garrett.

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Police looking for help finding wanted meth dealer

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Police are looking for your help finding a man wanted out of Noble County. 

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Thousands without power in New Haven area

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More than 3000 customers were without power after a substation caused a power outage in New Haven Wednesday.

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6-year-old battling cancer becomes honorary sheriff's deputy Video included

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Police officers from around Indiana gathered at an elementary school Tuesday to welcome a new recruit.

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Fallen firefighters honored in service, awarded posthumous 'keys to township'

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Two volunteer firefighters who lost their lives in an airport accident last week were remembered and honored Wednesday. Pipe Creek Township firefighters David Wittkamper and Kyle Hibst died when the plane they were on collided with another at the Marion Municipal Airport on April 2.

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DeKalb High School seeks 'new direction' for popular show choir, theatre programs

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In a move that appears to have caught many off guard, DeKalb High School's longtime show choir director has been removed from that position and reassigned to an elementary school teaching post.

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Fort Wayne mayor hopes to bridge funding gap with Electric Works project

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The G.E. Campus plan is currently at odds with both sides saying they want a path forward.

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One dead in head-on crash on US 20 in Steuben County

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One person is dead after an SUV vs semi-tractor trailer crash on US 20 Tuesday afternoon.

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Double funeral Wednesday for Pipe Creek firefighters

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A double funeral to honor two Pipe Creek volunteer firefighters will be held Wednesday. 

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Illinois Road rezoning voted down

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A small community banded together to keep a proposed bank out of their quiet neighborhood.

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Heartfelt reunion between woman and officer who saved her life Video included

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A Butler woman had a heartfelt reunion with a police officer who rescued her from a fire. 

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Neighbors opposed to proposed development along U.S.30 Video included

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Not in my backyard. That's what some residents are saying about a proposed business and industrial park that could be built behind their homes.

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Cost of living helps propel Fort Wayne in new 'Best Places' ranking

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Boosted by one of the nation's best "value" ratings, Fort Wayne is ranked 40th overall in a new report on the best places in America to call home. U.S. News compiled the annual list using an assessment of the quality of life in each community and the value residents receive.

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Contractors making progress on riverfront plans Video included

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Riverfront development in Fort Wayne-- it's no longer just a concept on a drawing board. Contractors are getting down to business, making real progress on "Promenade Park."

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FWPD sees crime fighting value from K9 unit

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Did you know the Greeks, Persians and Babylonians back in ancient times were among the first cultures to use dogs for policing?  In a special report titled, "To Protect and Serve", we focus on how the Fort Wayne Police Department "present day" is using the skills and talents of dogs to keep crime under control.

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Magistrate rejects motion to seal most evidence in lawsuit against Huntington County judge

A federal magistrate on Monday denied most of a motion seeking to seal evidence in a harassment lawsuit against a Huntington County judge. 

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By the numbers: Jay, Allen County hardest hit in Northeastern Indiana after Obamacare shakeup

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Two counties in Northeastern Indiana are expected to see a major hit after Thursday's health care shakeup.The Trump administration announced Thursday it would end cost-sharing reduction payments to insurers that operate on the federal health care m More>>

Science Central gears up for the Solar Eclipse

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A Fort Wayne organization is helping people prepare for the upcoming solar eclipse. 

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Pence returns to Indiana for official portrait unveiling

Vice President and former Indiana Governor Mike Pence traveled back to Indiana Friday to attend a luncheon and an unveiling of his official state portrait. 

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Cops Cycling for Survivors kicks off in Indianapolis

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Indiana police officers are riding to raise funds and awareness of the sacrifices made by Hoosier law enforcement families across Indiana.

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Local winery up for USA Today '10 Best' honor

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Huntington's "Two EE's Winery" is getting some national attention, with its tasting room ranking among USA Today's "10 Best." 

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Police arrest two people in connection with series of vehicle break-ins

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A Kendallville man and Albion woman face preliminary charges after a rash of break-ins in Northern Indiana. The Avilla Police Department said the arrest comes after police believe over 20 vehicles in three counties were broken into in a short span of time.

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ABC21 Investigation: Child Translators

Fort Wayne Police are up against a language barrier. Officers are responding to a growing number of calls where victims - and suspects - don’t speak English.  When it happens,  they’re supposed to use a professional translation service, but police reports obtained but ABC 21 show officers sometimes rely on children to do the translating instead, putting them in the middle of a tense investigation. 

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