Humane Fort Wayne’s Black Furday event promised to give those looking to adopt from an animal shelter, “fetching deals, for priceless pets”. Cats and kittens were offered as “name your own price”, senior dogs were only $1 dollar, and adult dogs were free.
A long-standing Thanksgiving Day tradition in Fort Wayne carried on, but the pandemic forced a change in how St. Mary’s Catholic Church downtown provided holiday meals. Normally, hundreds of people show up at the church, get served food, then enjoy a sit-down lunch.
On Tuesday, police arrested five people who police say may be associated with two rival gangs in Fort Wayne. The two adults arrest were, 22-year-old Aristotle King and 18-year-old Marcus Martin Jr. Their charges rang from criminal recklessness, obstruction of justice, and fleeing law enforcement. They also confiscated seven firearms during the investigation.
In several key metrics, 2021 has been a busy year for troopers with the Ohio State Highway Patrol. The numbers in two counties in the ABC21 viewing area are examples of a hectic period for the public safety agency.
The cause of the explosion Monday night remains under investigation. Authorities said Tuesday that the woman died at a hospital, and that fire crews and a police cadaver dog found the child in the rubble of her home.
City police are interested in getting tips from witnesses or anyone else who might know something about a shooting Monday evening where a teenager who answered a knock at the door was hit by gunfire. A 16-year old boy was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after the shooting at an apartment unit in the 5900 block of Bunt Drive.
President Joe Biden on Tuesday ordered 50 million barrels of oil released from the strategic reserve to help bring down energy costs, in coordination with other major energy consuming nations, including China, India, and the United Kingdom.
Numerous Indiana medical and business groups argued against a Republican proposal aimed at ending the statewide COVID-19 public health emergency and forcing broad exemptions from workplace vaccination requirements.
The mandate is a centerpiece of the administration’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 as concerns grow that the nation is on the cusp of another winter surge in virus cases and hospitalizations.
The Indiana State Department of Agriculture on Monday honored poultry producers at the 74th annual Indiana state poultry recognition event. Over the past year, the department says Hoosier poultry farmers have donated nearly 200,000 pounds of poultry products to Indiana residents in need.
Investigators are asking those living near the 3600 block of Turf Lane to review any security camera footage from Nov. 8 as they search for the answers regarding the shooting death of a 74-year-old man.