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  • Hooked: Shattering the Stigma

    Hooked: Shattering the Stigma

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --  A report, half a year in the making made public today.  The Lutheran Health Foundation and the IPFW Community Research Institute teaming up for the year long research on the opioid crisis in Fort Wayne and Allen County. Fort Wayne's NBC sat down with Lutheran Foundation CEO Marcia Haaff and Purdue University Fort Wayne Community Research Director Rachel Blakeman who helped us understand their findings and look ahead to possible soluti...
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --  A report, half a year in the making made public today.  The Lutheran Health Foundation and the IPFW Community Research Institute teaming up for the year long research on the opioid crisis in Fort Wayne and Allen County. Fort Wayne's NBC sat down with Lutheran Foundation CEO Marcia Haaff and Purdue University Fort Wayne Community Research Director Rachel Blakeman who helped us understand their findings and look ahead to possible soluti...
  • Grandparents of strangled 2-year-old seek justice

    Grandparents of strangled 2-year-old seek justice

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) - It's been one month since police charged Shane Patton in the death of a 2-year-old girl.  That's one month the grandparents of the toddler say is too long for Patton to be on the loose.  "My sweet little girl. She was so lovable, such a lovable little beauty." A little beauty who the toddler's grandparents say was a life cut far too short.  Police say 2-year-old Jocelyn Belcher was strangled in her home on Ea...
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) - It's been one month since police charged Shane Patton in the death of a 2-year-old girl.  That's one month the grandparents of the toddler say is too long for Patton to be on the loose.  "My sweet little girl. She was so lovable, such a lovable little beauty." A little beauty who the toddler's grandparents say was a life cut far too short.  Police say 2-year-old Jocelyn Belcher was strangled in her home on Ea...
  • Manhunt continues for suspect in child's death

    Manhunt continues for suspect in child's death

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-05-23 22:09:38 GMT

    In the first part of the year, several Fort Wayne children were beaten, shaken, or choked to death. 2-year-old Jocelyn Belcher was one of them.

    In the first part of the year, several Fort Wayne children were beaten, shaken, or choked to death. 2-year-old Jocelyn Belcher was one of them.

  • Bricks from Elmhurst High School up for grabs

    Bricks from Elmhurst High School up for grabs

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) - Brick by brick, Elmhurst high school is coming down.  Starting Wednesday, graduates, staff and community members are able to pick up a few bricks in the parking lot behind the school at 3829 Sand Point Road. The company behind the demolition of the school has asked folks to take no more than 5 bricks a person.  They are also selling items like lockers and pieces of the gym floors on their public Recycle Elmhurst High School Faceb...
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) - Brick by brick, Elmhurst high school is coming down.  Starting Wednesday, graduates, staff and community members are able to pick up a few bricks in the parking lot behind the school at 3829 Sand Point Road. The company behind the demolition of the school has asked folks to take no more than 5 bricks a person.  They are also selling items like lockers and pieces of the gym floors on their public Recycle Elmhurst High School Faceb...
  • Local companies get creative to fill openings in tough job market

    Local companies get creative to fill openings in tough job market

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- Ready for an eye popping statistic about the job force-- every day for the next dozen years, roughly 10,000 Americans will turn 65 on their way to retirement. It is one of the factors contributing to a critical shortage of workers for many industries. 

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- Ready for an eye popping statistic about the job force-- every day for the next dozen years, roughly 10,000 Americans will turn 65 on their way to retirement. It is one of the factors contributing to a critical shortage of workers for many industries. 

  • City of Fort Wayne launches website, social media channels for neighborhoods

    City of Fort Wayne launches website, social media channels for neighborhoods

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) - The City of Fort Wayne launched a new website and social media accounts to help connect Fort Wayne neighborhoods.  This new website offers a quick and easy-to-find approach to information about neighborhood meetings, contacts and City resources.  

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) - The City of Fort Wayne launched a new website and social media accounts to help connect Fort Wayne neighborhoods.  This new website offers a quick and easy-to-find approach to information about neighborhood meetings, contacts and City resources.  

  • Inspiring singer from America's Got Talent makes a stop in Fort Wayne for charity concert

    Inspiring singer from America's Got Talent makes a stop in Fort Wayne for charity concert

    Last summer, Mandy Harvey's life changed forever after her amazing performance on NBC's America's Got Talent. 

    Last summer, Mandy Harvey's life changed forever after her amazing performance on NBC's America's Got Talent. 

  • Names announced for Fort Wayne Falcon chicks

    Names announced for Fort Wayne Falcon chicks

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:00 AM EDT2018-05-23 11:00:07 GMT

    Three falcon chicks have been nesting on the top of the Indiana Michigan Power Center received identification bands along with their new names Wednesday.

    Three falcon chicks have been nesting on the top of the Indiana Michigan Power Center received identification bands along with their new names Wednesday.

  • Legacy Joint Funding Committee to hear Electric Works proposal

    Legacy Joint Funding Committee to hear Electric Works proposal

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:59 AM EDT2018-05-23 10:59:35 GMT

    About $13.5 million is on the line during a meeting Wednesday afternoon.

    About $13.5 million is on the line during a meeting Wednesday afternoon.

  • Social media could affect location of trial

    Social media could affect location of trial

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --Amber Garrett, the Fort Wayne mom accused of turning a blind eye to the abuse of her 2 year old son, faced a judge Tuesday morning for a change of venue hearing. Garrett is charged with neglect. Police say, her live-in boyfriend, Mitchell Vanryn, had been watching Malakai when he died. He faces murder in this case. Following a large public outcry on social media about the case, Garrett's defense presented their own case for a change of ...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --Amber Garrett, the Fort Wayne mom accused of turning a blind eye to the abuse of her 2 year old son, faced a judge Tuesday morning for a change of venue hearing. Garrett is charged with neglect. Police say, her live-in boyfriend, Mitchell Vanryn, had been watching Malakai when he died. He faces murder in this case. Following a large public outcry on social media about the case, Garrett's defense presented their own case for a change of ...

  • One man in critical condition after shooting Monday on Fort Wayne's south side

    One man in critical condition after shooting Monday on Fort Wayne's south side

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:18 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:18:57 GMT

    Police are investigating after a shooting on Fort Wayne's south side left one man in critical condition.

    Police are investigating after a shooting on Fort Wayne's south side left one man in critical condition.

  • Police say traffic crash on U.S. 27 is connected to domestic dispute

    Police say traffic crash on U.S. 27 is connected to domestic dispute

    ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- A traffic crash south of Fort Wayne leaves a woman seriously injured. But there's a twist-- police believe the crash was no accident.

    ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- A traffic crash south of Fort Wayne leaves a woman seriously injured. But there's a twist-- police believe the crash was no accident.

  • Fort Wayne Children's Zoo adds accessibility car

    Fort Wayne Children's Zoo adds accessibility car

    The Z.O.&O. train at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo has a new look and now everybody can take a ride.

    The Z.O.&O. train at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo has a new look and now everybody can take a ride.

  • IPFW changes web site to match new branding

    IPFW changes web site to match new branding

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --The official name change won't happen until July, but if you're trying to find the big public university here in Northeast Indiana online you better use the new name now.

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --The official name change won't happen until July, but if you're trying to find the big public university here in Northeast Indiana online you better use the new name now.

  • Fort Wayne Community Schools expands no-cost meal program

    Fort Wayne Community Schools expands no-cost meal program

    Fort Wayne Community Schools announced it's expanding its 'no cost meals' to all students.

    Fort Wayne Community Schools announced it's expanding its 'no cost meals' to all students.

  • Quincy Media to assume ownership, operation of WISE TV, pending approval

    Quincy Media to assume ownership, operation of WISE TV, pending approval

    The owner of WPTA TV has entered into a deal to acquire the license for WISE TV, the CW affiliate for northeast Indiana and part of northwest Ohio, station management announced Tuesday.

    The owner of WPTA TV has entered into a deal to acquire the license for WISE TV, the CW affiliate for northeast Indiana and part of northwest Ohio, station management announced Tuesday.

  • Protecting yourself from skin cancer, Fort Wayne dermatologist shares tips

    Protecting yourself from skin cancer, Fort Wayne dermatologist shares tips

    Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, but it's treatable and preventable.  Like with most cancers, the earlier it's caught, the better chance of survival.  Dr. Dara Spearman is a dermatologist with Parkview Physicians Group and says it's always better to be safe than sorry.  If you have a mole on your body and you're not sure if it's abnormal, come in and get it checked.  "I need patients to come in because I'm the one that has the ex...

    Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, but it's treatable and preventable.  Like with most cancers, the earlier it's caught, the better chance of survival.  Dr. Dara Spearman is a dermatologist with Parkview Physicians Group and says it's always better to be safe than sorry.  If you have a mole on your body and you're not sure if it's abnormal, come in and get it checked.  "I need patients to come in because I'm the one that has the ex...

  • NACS parents concerned about portable classroom safety

    NACS parents concerned about portable classroom safety

    Monday, May 21 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:55:44 GMT

    The recent deadly school shooting in Texas got us wondering just how safe temporary classrooms are, like the ones installed in the Northwest Allen County School district to handle the overflow of elementary students.

    The recent deadly school shooting in Texas got us wondering just how safe temporary classrooms are, like the ones installed in the Northwest Allen County School district to handle the overflow of elementary students.

  • Shots fired injure two: damage building housing police

    Shots fired injure two: damage building housing police

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) ---The Rousseau Centre in downtown Fort Wayne-- the facility that houses city police operations-- will be undergoing repairs after police say gunfire broke glass on the west side of the building. Shooting incidents from this week-end sent victims to the hospital. 

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) ---The Rousseau Centre in downtown Fort Wayne-- the facility that houses city police operations-- will be undergoing repairs after police say gunfire broke glass on the west side of the building. Shooting incidents from this week-end sent victims to the hospital. 

  • Parkview Regional plans expansion of medical campus

    Parkview Regional plans expansion of medical campus

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:56 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:56:03 GMT

    Parkview Regional is planning to expand its medical center with a new medical tower. 

    Parkview Regional is planning to expand its medical center with a new medical tower. 

  • Fort Wayne begins annual weed program

    Fort Wayne begins annual weed program

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:37 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:37:17 GMT

    Spring is here, make sure to get that lawn-mower working. 

    Spring is here, make sure to get that lawn-mower working. 

  • 28th Honor Flight to take off Wednesday

    28th Honor Flight to take off Wednesday

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:35 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:35:18 GMT

    Veterans from four wars will have the chance to visit the memorials dedicated to their service as the next Honor Flight takes off.

    Veterans from four wars will have the chance to visit the memorials dedicated to their service as the next Honor Flight takes off.

  • Coroner formally identifies woman found dead inside Fort Wayne hotel

    Coroner formally identifies woman found dead inside Fort Wayne hotel

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:01 AM EDT2018-05-21 15:01:47 GMT

    The Allen County Coroner formally identified the victim found inside a room at the Regency Inn.

    The Allen County Coroner formally identified the victim found inside a room at the Regency Inn.

  • Fort Wayne's NBC Follow up: Huntington toddler battling rare form of melanoma turns 3

    Fort Wayne's NBC Follow up: Huntington toddler battling rare form of melanoma turns 3

    FORT WAYNE/HUNTINGTON, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) May is 'Melanoma Awareness Month' and one Huntington girl has reached another milestone in her fight against a rare form of the disease - turning 3-years-old.  Fort Wayne's NBC first introduced you to Nora Hosier in 2016.  Nora was born with stage-4 Pigment Synthesizing Melanoma. Her case is so rare, doctors said she's one in a million if not a billion.  Nora and her family travel to the University of Michigan C.S. Mo...

    FORT WAYNE/HUNTINGTON, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) May is 'Melanoma Awareness Month' and one Huntington girl has reached another milestone in her fight against a rare form of the disease - turning 3-years-old.  Fort Wayne's NBC first introduced you to Nora Hosier in 2016.  Nora was born with stage-4 Pigment Synthesizing Melanoma. Her case is so rare, doctors said she's one in a million if not a billion.  Nora and her family travel to the University of Michigan C.S. Mo...

  • Huntington woman awarded nearly $2-mill in back child support

    Huntington woman awarded nearly $2-mill in back child support

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) -- It's a story that could be taken straight out of a television movie.  A Huntington woman is now being awarded nearly 2 million dollars in child support, stemming from a bizarre case that's lasted nearly 25 years.  Richard Hoagland disappeared in 1993 without a trace, leaving his two children and wife behind.  "The authorities are making him accountable," says Linda Iseler, Hoagland's ex-wife. "He's a par...
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) -- It's a story that could be taken straight out of a television movie.  A Huntington woman is now being awarded nearly 2 million dollars in child support, stemming from a bizarre case that's lasted nearly 25 years.  Richard Hoagland disappeared in 1993 without a trace, leaving his two children and wife behind.  "The authorities are making him accountable," says Linda Iseler, Hoagland's ex-wife. "He's a par...
  • Early morning shooting injures two in Fort Wayne

    Early morning shooting injures two in Fort Wayne

    Saturday, May 19 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-05-19 15:27:33 GMT

    Two people were injured after a shooting near the Fort Wayne police headquarters Saturday morning.

    Two people were injured after a shooting near the Fort Wayne police headquarters Saturday morning.

  • Outdoor downtown Farmers Market opens tomorrow

    Outdoor downtown Farmers Market opens tomorrow

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — Yet another season of the Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana (YLNI) Farmers Market is kicking off Saturday in downtown Fort Wayne.  

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — Yet another season of the Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana (YLNI) Farmers Market is kicking off Saturday in downtown Fort Wayne.  

  • Fort Wayne residents sound off about how to fix school violence crisis

    Fort Wayne residents sound off about how to fix school violence crisis

    NORTHEAST Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- A high school in Santa Fe Texas the most recent to be rocked by deadly violence. An attacker with a shotgun and handgun killed at least 10 people.

    NORTHEAST Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- A high school in Santa Fe Texas the most recent to be rocked by deadly violence. An attacker with a shotgun and handgun killed at least 10 people.

  • Fort Wayne Firefighters rescue drowning fawn from pool

    Fort Wayne Firefighters rescue drowning fawn from pool

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) - Fort Wayne Firefighters saved a baby deer from drowning in an area pool Thursday.  According to Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control, FWFD Station 13 was called out to help get a baby deer out of a pool.  As they were trying to get into the gated pool, the fawn went under water for about 15 seconds.  Crews were able to scoop the little one out and give it some oxygen. After a few minutes, she was reunited with her mother.  ...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) - Fort Wayne Firefighters saved a baby deer from drowning in an area pool Thursday.  According to Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control, FWFD Station 13 was called out to help get a baby deer out of a pool.  As they were trying to get into the gated pool, the fawn went under water for about 15 seconds.  Crews were able to scoop the little one out and give it some oxygen. After a few minutes, she was reunited with her mother.  ...

  • Third accomplice in fatal Avondale Drive shooting sentenced

    Third accomplice in fatal Avondale Drive shooting sentenced

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) - One of three men involved in a mistaken identity fatal shooting was sentenced for his role Friday.  Derek Ford, 20, was initially charged with murder but took a plea deal for a voluntary manslaughter charge.  He was sentenced to 17.5 years on Friday.  This all stems from a shooting in September 2016 on Avondale Drive that claimed the life of Robert Moore.  READ MORE: Third accomplice in fatal Avondale Drive shooti...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) - One of three men involved in a mistaken identity fatal shooting was sentenced for his role Friday.  Derek Ford, 20, was initially charged with murder but took a plea deal for a voluntary manslaughter charge.  He was sentenced to 17.5 years on Friday.  This all stems from a shooting in September 2016 on Avondale Drive that claimed the life of Robert Moore.  READ MORE: Third accomplice in fatal Avondale Drive shooti...

  • 122 YEARS: Sentencing complete for local man convicted of sexually abusing family member

    122 YEARS: Sentencing complete for local man convicted of sexually abusing family member

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — A Fort Wayne man sentenced 120 years for sexually abusing a family member has had an additional 2 1/2 years added on to his sentence.   

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — A Fort Wayne man sentenced 120 years for sexually abusing a family member has had an additional 2 1/2 years added on to his sentence.   

  • FWCS names Career Academy instructor Teacher of the Year

    FWCS names Career Academy instructor Teacher of the Year

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    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — An instructor at the FWCS Career Academy at Anthis has been named the 2018 Fort Wayne Community Schools Teacher of the Year.  

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — An instructor at the FWCS Career Academy at Anthis has been named the 2018 Fort Wayne Community Schools Teacher of the Year.  

  • Sportscaster and former Fort Wayne's NBC VP and General Manager to be inducted in Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame

    Sportscaster and former Fort Wayne's NBC VP and General Manager to be inducted in Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame

    Fort Wayne's NBC -- One of Fort Wayne's own will be memorialized in the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame this weekend. The late legendary sportscaster and Fort Wayne's NBC (formerly NBC33) Vice President and General Manager Hilliard Gates is set to be inducted into  Hall of Fame, Saturday.  Gates also spent decades providing play-by-play commentary for high schools across Indiana and Indiana University Basketball.  Gates was also named Indiana Sportscaster of the Year...

    Fort Wayne's NBC -- One of Fort Wayne's own will be memorialized in the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame this weekend. The late legendary sportscaster and Fort Wayne's NBC (formerly NBC33) Vice President and General Manager Hilliard Gates is set to be inducted into  Hall of Fame, Saturday.  Gates also spent decades providing play-by-play commentary for high schools across Indiana and Indiana University Basketball.  Gates was also named Indiana Sportscaster of the Year...

  • Girls on the Run hosts 5K event

    Girls on the Run hosts 5K event

    Friday, May 18 2018 8:00 AM EDT2018-05-18 12:00:12 GMT

    Growing up, girls often struggle to maintain a high self-confidence as they handle conflicting messages about how to act and who they should be. Girls on the Run inspires girls to recognize their inner strength and celebrate what makes them one of a kind.

    Growing up, girls often struggle to maintain a high self-confidence as they handle conflicting messages about how to act and who they should be. Girls on the Run inspires girls to recognize their inner strength and celebrate what makes them one of a kind.

  • Demolition work begins at former Scott's grocery store in Fort Wayne

    Demolition work begins at former Scott's grocery store in Fort Wayne

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:22 AM EDT2018-05-18 11:22:28 GMT

    Changes are in store for a former grocery store in the North Anthony Corridor. 

    Changes are in store for a former grocery store in the North Anthony Corridor. 

  • Forever Home Friday: Puppies need loving home

    Forever Home Friday: Puppies need loving home

    These two 8-week old puppies are up for adoption.  Ares and Astrea are brother and sister, they come to Fort Wayne from Mississippi.  

    These two 8-week old puppies are up for adoption.  Ares and Astrea are brother and sister, they come to Fort Wayne from Mississippi.  

  • Police investigate rash of violence hitting Fort Wayne streets

    Police investigate rash of violence hitting Fort Wayne streets

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- Call it the calm after a storm of violence. Fort Wayne police detectives are busy working on four important investigations, all tied to serious crimes from Wednesday. 

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- Call it the calm after a storm of violence. Fort Wayne police detectives are busy working on four important investigations, all tied to serious crimes from Wednesday. 

  • Fort Wayne students get rare opportunity in Washington, DC

    Fort Wayne students get rare opportunity in Washington, DC

    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:20 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:20:27 GMT

    Students from a Fort Wayne school got to experience Washington, DC in a unique way Wednesday.

    Students from a Fort Wayne school got to experience Washington, DC in a unique way Wednesday.

  • Last day to vote for local student's work in Doodle 4 Google contest

    Last day to vote for local student's work in Doodle 4 Google contest

    (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — A Fort Wayne student is getting recognized for her artwork in a national Google contest.  

    (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — A Fort Wayne student is getting recognized for her artwork in a national Google contest.  

  • Jimmy Fallon features Butler University graduation flub

    Jimmy Fallon features Butler University graduation flub

    BUTLER, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — During Butler University's graduation ceremony, an unfortunate mispronunciation of a name led to big laughs and a mention on Jimmy Fallon's show.  

    BUTLER, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — During Butler University's graduation ceremony, an unfortunate mispronunciation of a name led to big laughs and a mention on Jimmy Fallon's show.  

  • Fort Wayne girl to appear on Today Show to talk about Buddy Bench Project

    Fort Wayne girl to appear on Today Show to talk about Buddy Bench Project

    A Fort Wayne 3rd grader is making sure no one feels left out at her school.  9-year-old Sammie Vance started the "Buddy Bench Project." Sammie says everyone gets lonely sometimes, including herself.  She thought the benches would help create friendships.  Her principal loved the idea and Sammie was determined to make it a reality.  Her mom found a company that turned recycled caps and lids into benches.  400 pounds of caps were needed for one b...

    A Fort Wayne 3rd grader is making sure no one feels left out at her school.  9-year-old Sammie Vance started the "Buddy Bench Project." Sammie says everyone gets lonely sometimes, including herself.  She thought the benches would help create friendships.  Her principal loved the idea and Sammie was determined to make it a reality.  Her mom found a company that turned recycled caps and lids into benches.  400 pounds of caps were needed for one b...

  • 5 events happening in the Fort this weekend

    5 events happening in the Fort this weekend

    Salomon Farm Fiber Arts Celebration Friday, May 18 and Saturday, May 19 • Salomon Farm Park Celebrate fiber arts with hands-on fun including wool dyeing, spinning, weaving, and more! Visit sheep and alpaca, purchase fiber products, and grab a bite from the food vendors. Fort4Fitness Spring Cycle Saturday, May 19 • Downtown Arts Campus Cyclists begin at the Arts United Center, and set off on one of five tour distances. Don’t miss the Finish Line Celebration with the Ki...

    Salomon Farm Fiber Arts Celebration Friday, May 18 and Saturday, May 19 • Salomon Farm Park Celebrate fiber arts with hands-on fun including wool dyeing, spinning, weaving, and more! Visit sheep and alpaca, purchase fiber products, and grab a bite from the food vendors. Fort4Fitness Spring Cycle Saturday, May 19 • Downtown Arts Campus Cyclists begin at the Arts United Center, and set off on one of five tour distances. Don’t miss the Finish Line Celebration with the Ki...

  • Family claims boy with special needs was bullied, neglected at school

    Family claims boy with special needs was bullied, neglected at school

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:34 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:34:33 GMT

    A family claims a Fort Wayne Community Schools third grader with special needs has been bullied by students and neglected by educators.

    A family claims a Fort Wayne Community Schools third grader with special needs has been bullied by students and neglected by educators.

  • FWCS celebrates 3,100 years of service by 113 retirees

    FWCS celebrates 3,100 years of service by 113 retirees

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) - Fort Wayne Community Schools is saying goodbye to 113 teachers and other staff members with more than 3,100 combined years of services.  The district is hosting a retirement dinner Thursday, May 17 to celebrate.  Some retirees are leaving at the end of the year, while others are already several months into their retirements. The district wishes the best to the teachers, bus drivers, classroom assistants, secretaries, administrato...
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) - Fort Wayne Community Schools is saying goodbye to 113 teachers and other staff members with more than 3,100 combined years of services.  The district is hosting a retirement dinner Thursday, May 17 to celebrate.  Some retirees are leaving at the end of the year, while others are already several months into their retirements. The district wishes the best to the teachers, bus drivers, classroom assistants, secretaries, administrato...
  • Royal Wedding Week: How to achieve the perfect look

    Royal Wedding Week: How to achieve the perfect look

    Millions of people will watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle say their "I do's" this weekend.  The world is celebrating the grand occasion as are morning anchors Julian Teekaram and Pauleen Le.  This week, they're exploring everything from the latest wedding dress fashions to makeup.  They caught up with the folks at Merle Norman for tips on how to achieve the perfect look on your special day.  Click on the video to learn everything from filling ...

    Millions of people will watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle say their "I do's" this weekend.  The world is celebrating the grand occasion as are morning anchors Julian Teekaram and Pauleen Le.  This week, they're exploring everything from the latest wedding dress fashions to makeup.  They caught up with the folks at Merle Norman for tips on how to achieve the perfect look on your special day.  Click on the video to learn everything from filling ...

  • One woman serious, one man critical after double shooting on Fort Wayne's South side early Wednesday

    One woman serious, one man critical after double shooting on Fort Wayne's South side early Wednesday

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Police are investigating a double shooting early Wednesday on Fort Wayne's south side.  Police responded to the 2600 block of South Anthony Boulevard just after 2:40 a.m. Officials said one victim remains in serious condition, the other in critical. Both showed up at an area hospital on their own.  The case is still under investigation.  Fort Wayne's NBC will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.&...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Police are investigating a double shooting early Wednesday on Fort Wayne's south side.  Police responded to the 2600 block of South Anthony Boulevard just after 2:40 a.m. Officials said one victim remains in serious condition, the other in critical. Both showed up at an area hospital on their own.  The case is still under investigation.  Fort Wayne's NBC will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.&...

  • Fort Wayne nurse saves fellow runner's life

    Fort Wayne nurse saves fellow runner's life

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-05-15 21:53:11 GMT

    There are times in your life when you might think that someone has been in the right place at the right time. That certainly is true for a Fort Wayne nurse who ran in the Indy mini marathon.

    There are times in your life when you might think that someone has been in the right place at the right time. That certainly is true for a Fort Wayne nurse who ran in the Indy mini marathon.

  • 911 call lays out emotional Paulding County homicide scene

    911 call lays out emotional Paulding County homicide scene

    PAULDING CO. Ohio (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- A startling recording released of a 911 phone call in a Paulding County Ohio murder investigation. The suspect phones dispatchers, describing what happened when his wife's grandson refused to obey his orders to get out of the house. 

    PAULDING CO. Ohio (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- A startling recording released of a 911 phone call in a Paulding County Ohio murder investigation. The suspect phones dispatchers, describing what happened when his wife's grandson refused to obey his orders to get out of the house. 

  • September trial set for man accused of killing gas station clerk on Thanksgiving

    September trial set for man accused of killing gas station clerk on Thanksgiving

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — The trial date has been set for the man who is accused of killing a gas station clerk on Thanksgiving.  

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — The trial date has been set for the man who is accused of killing a gas station clerk on Thanksgiving.  

  • Mayoral candidate Crawford outlines campaign platform

    Mayoral candidate Crawford outlines campaign platform

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — Fort Wayne City Councilman has announced the issues he'll be focusing on during his mayoral campaign.  

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — Fort Wayne City Councilman has announced the issues he'll be focusing on during his mayoral campaign.  

  • Warrant service leads to six arrests in Fort Wayne

    Warrant service leads to six arrests in Fort Wayne

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    Six people, including two minors, were arrested after police served a search warrant on a Fort Wayne home Monday night.

    Six people, including two minors, were arrested after police served a search warrant on a Fort Wayne home Monday night.

  • A closer look at organ donation in Indiana

    A closer look at organ donation in Indiana

    Monday, May 14 2018 6:26 PM EDT2018-05-14 22:26:07 GMT

    Thousands of people have been following the news of 5-year-old Ziek Washington of Fort Wayne. He's fighting for his life in an Indianapolis hospital in desperate need of a kidney donation. But with his heart now functioning at just 16%, little Ziek now needs a heart transplant, as well.

    Thousands of people have been following the news of 5-year-old Ziek Washington of Fort Wayne. He's fighting for his life in an Indianapolis hospital in desperate need of a kidney donation. But with his heart now functioning at just 16%, little Ziek now needs a heart transplant, as well.

  • Glenbrook Mall uses food in fight to survive intense competition

    Glenbrook Mall uses food in fight to survive intense competition

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- Management at Fort Wayne's signature shopping mall is engaging in a different kind of "food fight" to try and expand the location's customer base. It involves the tactic of getting to shoppers' pocketbooks by catering to their taste buds.

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- Management at Fort Wayne's signature shopping mall is engaging in a different kind of "food fight" to try and expand the location's customer base. It involves the tactic of getting to shoppers' pocketbooks by catering to their taste buds.

  • Fort Wayne Urban League names new President

    Fort Wayne Urban League names new President

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — The Fort Wayne Urban League (FWUL) has announced their new President and Chief Executive Officer.   

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — The Fort Wayne Urban League (FWUL) has announced their new President and Chief Executive Officer.   

  • Allen County wanted persons for 5/14

    Allen County wanted persons for 5/14

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — Greater Fort Wayne Crime Stoppers is looking for help finding these wanted persons.  

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — Greater Fort Wayne Crime Stoppers is looking for help finding these wanted persons.  

  • String of overdoses due to synthetic drug 'Spice' in Indiana

    String of overdoses due to synthetic drug 'Spice' in Indiana

    (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — Police say over a dozen people in Indianapolis were treated after overdosing by smoking or ingesting a synthetic drug called Spice.   

    (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — Police say over a dozen people in Indianapolis were treated after overdosing by smoking or ingesting a synthetic drug called Spice.   

  • Royal Wedding Week: British protocol and etiquette

    Royal Wedding Week: British protocol and etiquette

    The Royal Wedding is this week and millions of people will tune in to watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle say their "I do's." In honor of the grand occasion, Fort Wayne's NBC Today anchors Julian Teekaram and Pauleen Le are exploring wedding traditions and British history.  Etiquette and Courtesy Consultant Karen Hickman gave the ladies an etiquette lesson.  Hickman says if you're an American attending the royal wedding, curtseying to The Queen is optional.&nbs...

    The Royal Wedding is this week and millions of people will tune in to watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle say their "I do's." In honor of the grand occasion, Fort Wayne's NBC Today anchors Julian Teekaram and Pauleen Le are exploring wedding traditions and British history.  Etiquette and Courtesy Consultant Karen Hickman gave the ladies an etiquette lesson.  Hickman says if you're an American attending the royal wedding, curtseying to The Queen is optional.&nbs...

  • Clyde Theatre readies to start new entertainment tradition in Quimby Village

    Clyde Theatre readies to start new entertainment tradition in Quimby Village

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- Fort Wayne music lovers starting Saturday will have a brand new venue to satisfy their hunger for food, drink and entertainment. It comes with the grand opening of the new improved Clyde Theatre.

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- Fort Wayne music lovers starting Saturday will have a brand new venue to satisfy their hunger for food, drink and entertainment. It comes with the grand opening of the new improved Clyde Theatre.

  • Fort Wayne taxi driver robbed at gunpoint

    Fort Wayne taxi driver robbed at gunpoint

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — Police are investigating after a taxi driver was robbed at gunpoint.   

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — Police are investigating after a taxi driver was robbed at gunpoint.   

  • Forever Home Friday: Babe and Bert up for adoption

    Forever Home Friday: Babe and Bert up for adoption

    Babe and Bert are looking to find their forever home! This pair comes together, you don't get one without the other! It's only $50 dollars to adopt both dogs.  These 13-year-olds need a lot of tender, love and care! If you're looking for two companions, contact the Allen County SPCA at 260-744-0454.  For more information on the adoption process, you can also head to their website, click here. 

    Babe and Bert are looking to find their forever home! This pair comes together, you don't get one without the other! It's only $50 dollars to adopt both dogs.  These 13-year-olds need a lot of tender, love and care! If you're looking for two companions, contact the Allen County SPCA at 260-744-0454.  For more information on the adoption process, you can also head to their website, click here. 

  • Stores in Dupont construction zone are losing business

    Stores in Dupont construction zone are losing business

    Thursday, May 10 2018 6:30 PM EDT2018-05-10 22:30:11 GMT

    If you typically use Dupont Road, you know what a mess it is right now, with all the construction projects going on. What you might not know is how badly the torn up road is hurting businesses along the construction route.

    If you typically use Dupont Road, you know what a mess it is right now, with all the construction projects going on. What you might not know is how badly the torn up road is hurting businesses along the construction route.

  • Commuter Alert May 10

    Commuter Alert May 10

    From 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, there will be a lane restriction on Fritz Road between Cook and Wallen. 

    From 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, there will be a lane restriction on Fritz Road between Cook and Wallen. 

  • November races to watch heat up after Primary Election results

    November races to watch heat up after Primary Election results

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Now that the 2018 Primary Election is in the books, the candidates are gearing up for some intense races in November.  IPFW Political Science Department chair Michael Wolf joined morning anchors Pauleen Le and Julian Teekaram live in the studio with how the races are shaping up for the general election.

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Now that the 2018 Primary Election is in the books, the candidates are gearing up for some intense races in November.  IPFW Political Science Department chair Michael Wolf joined morning anchors Pauleen Le and Julian Teekaram live in the studio with how the races are shaping up for the general election.

  • Former dance student shares impact Christiana Danielle made on her life

    Former dance student shares impact Christiana Danielle made on her life

    Fort Wayne's NBC -- Fort Wayne's own Christiana Danielle isn't just known for her singing talents on 'The Voice' stage, but also for her love of helping others.  Whether volunteering or mentoring at church, those who know her best say Christiana has made a difference in a lot of lives for the better. Christiana taught 14-year-old R'reanna Longmore how to dance at their local church, but Christiana's impact has stayed with R'reanna long after the lessons have ended.  She j...

    Fort Wayne's NBC -- Fort Wayne's own Christiana Danielle isn't just known for her singing talents on 'The Voice' stage, but also for her love of helping others.  Whether volunteering or mentoring at church, those who know her best say Christiana has made a difference in a lot of lives for the better. Christiana taught 14-year-old R'reanna Longmore how to dance at their local church, but Christiana's impact has stayed with R'reanna long after the lessons have ended.  She j...

  • Indiana Senate candidates last minute efforts to reach voters on Election Day

    Indiana Senate candidates last minute efforts to reach voters on Election Day

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) The polls are officially open for the 2018 May primary with a number of big races to watch.  Among them, the race for the Indiana Senate as Congressmen Luke Messer and Todd Rokita, and businessman Mike Braun face off for the GOP nomination. The winner of the primary will challenge incumbent Democratic Senator Joe Donnelly in November. Political professor Andy Downs from IPFW joined morning anchor Pauleen Le and Julian Teekaram l...
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) The polls are officially open for the 2018 May primary with a number of big races to watch.  Among them, the race for the Indiana Senate as Congressmen Luke Messer and Todd Rokita, and businessman Mike Braun face off for the GOP nomination. The winner of the primary will challenge incumbent Democratic Senator Joe Donnelly in November. Political professor Andy Downs from IPFW joined morning anchor Pauleen Le and Julian Teekaram l...
  • Crews respond to fire at Urban Assault Motor Sports early Tuesday morning

    Crews respond to fire at Urban Assault Motor Sports early Tuesday morning

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) A business on Fort Wayne's west side is damaged after an early morning fire, Tuesday.  Crews responded to Urban Assault Motor Sports on Sherman Boulevard at 1:25 a.m. Officials said the fire was on one side of the building and they were able to keep it from spreading.  The fire was put out quickly.  The cause of the fire is still under investigation.  Fort Wayne's NBC will update this story as more information becomes ava...
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) A business on Fort Wayne's west side is damaged after an early morning fire, Tuesday.  Crews responded to Urban Assault Motor Sports on Sherman Boulevard at 1:25 a.m. Officials said the fire was on one side of the building and they were able to keep it from spreading.  The fire was put out quickly.  The cause of the fire is still under investigation.  Fort Wayne's NBC will update this story as more information becomes ava...
  • Rescue Mission's Charis House shares excitement as Christiana Danielle advances on 'The Voice'

    Rescue Mission's Charis House shares excitement as Christiana Danielle advances on 'The Voice'

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Fort Wayne is celebrating Wednesday after Christiana Danielle learned she was advancing to the top 11 on The Voice.  Before her current rise to stardom, Christiana interned and later volunteered at the Rescue Mission's Charis House by singing and leading worship.  Toni Lovell, the Vice President of Programs and Stan Jordan, the Director of Vocational Development for the Rescue Mission and Charis House joined morning anchors Pauleen Le...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Fort Wayne is celebrating Wednesday after Christiana Danielle learned she was advancing to the top 11 on The Voice.  Before her current rise to stardom, Christiana interned and later volunteered at the Rescue Mission's Charis House by singing and leading worship.  Toni Lovell, the Vice President of Programs and Stan Jordan, the Director of Vocational Development for the Rescue Mission and Charis House joined morning anchors Pauleen Le...

  • Fort Wayne mom and son share struggle and triumph in drug addiction

    Fort Wayne mom and son share struggle and triumph in drug addiction

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Throughout the month of May, Fort Wayne's NBC is taking a closer look at the nationwide opioid epidemic and how it's hitting close to home.  May 7th marks a milestone for 24-year-old Jake Burgess a native of Fort Wayne as he celebrates one year of being clean from drugs. 

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Throughout the month of May, Fort Wayne's NBC is taking a closer look at the nationwide opioid epidemic and how it's hitting close to home.  May 7th marks a milestone for 24-year-old Jake Burgess a native of Fort Wayne as he celebrates one year of being clean from drugs. 

  • Christiana Danielle grooves to Bill Withers in Voice top 10 performance, Huntington U prepares another watch party

    Christiana Danielle grooves to Bill Withers in Voice top 10 performance, Huntington U prepares another watch party

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) The Voice is back on Fort Wayne's NBC with artists performing for a chance to advance to the top 8.  This week's songs will be focused on challenges the artists may have encountered on their journey in the show.  Fort Wayne's own Christiana Danielle will be performing 'Ain't No Sunshine' by Bill Withers Monday night.  Christiana's alma mater, Huntington University will once again be hosting another watch party and the community ...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) The Voice is back on Fort Wayne's NBC with artists performing for a chance to advance to the top 8.  This week's songs will be focused on challenges the artists may have encountered on their journey in the show.  Fort Wayne's own Christiana Danielle will be performing 'Ain't No Sunshine' by Bill Withers Monday night.  Christiana's alma mater, Huntington University will once again be hosting another watch party and the community ...

  • Overnight car fire totals SUV near Reed Street

    Overnight car fire totals SUV near Reed Street

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Fort Wayne fire crews and police officials responded to a car fire early Friday.  Crews arrived to the alley between 3100 Reed Street and 3200 Holten Avenue to an SUV that was fully engulfed in flames.  The fire was put out in minutes.  Officials have no said who the car belongs to or what started the fire. Fort Wayne's NBC will continue to update this story are more information becomes available.

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Fort Wayne fire crews and police officials responded to a car fire early Friday.  Crews arrived to the alley between 3100 Reed Street and 3200 Holten Avenue to an SUV that was fully engulfed in flames.  The fire was put out in minutes.  Officials have no said who the car belongs to or what started the fire. Fort Wayne's NBC will continue to update this story are more information becomes available.

  • Hooked: Treating the Pain - What area doctors are doing to combat the opioid epidemic

    Hooked: Treating the Pain - What area doctors are doing to combat the opioid epidemic

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) All month long, Fort Wayne's NBC is taking a closer look at the nationwide opioid epidemic and how it's affecting the Fort Wayne community. The reach of the opioid epidemic into Fort Wayne became clearer July 2017, when a Fort Wayne doctor and two pharmacists were indicted in the nation's largest health care fraud take down ever. Dr. James Ranochak and pharmacists Brent Losier and Charles Ringger faced nearly a dozen charges including ille...
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) All month long, Fort Wayne's NBC is taking a closer look at the nationwide opioid epidemic and how it's affecting the Fort Wayne community. The reach of the opioid epidemic into Fort Wayne became clearer July 2017, when a Fort Wayne doctor and two pharmacists were indicted in the nation's largest health care fraud take down ever. Dr. James Ranochak and pharmacists Brent Losier and Charles Ringger faced nearly a dozen charges including ille...
  • Christiana Danielle's Pastor shares excitement and insight on singer's journey through faith

    Christiana Danielle's Pastor shares excitement and insight on singer's journey through faith

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Fort Wayne's own Christiana Danielle has been very vocal about how she's relied on her faith during her journey on The Voice and her journey through life. Tuesday, her pastor Bishop Crystal Bush joined morning anchors Pauleen Le and Julian Teekaram live in the studio to share more details on her commitment to her faith. 

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Fort Wayne's own Christiana Danielle has been very vocal about how she's relied on her faith during her journey on The Voice and her journey through life. Tuesday, her pastor Bishop Crystal Bush joined morning anchors Pauleen Le and Julian Teekaram live in the studio to share more details on her commitment to her faith. 

  • Parkview Behavioral Health creates new department to address opioid epidemic

    Parkview Behavioral Health creates new department to address opioid epidemic

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) All month long Fort Wayne's NBC is taking a closer look at the opioid epidemic sweeping the nation and how it's impacting the Summit City.  Shawn Fingerle is the director of Opioid Treatment and Prevention Services at Parkview Behavioral Health - a department created a couple of week ago to address the epidemic.  He joined morning anchors Pauleen Le and Julian Teekaram in the studio Tuesday morning to share more about the department a...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) All month long Fort Wayne's NBC is taking a closer look at the opioid epidemic sweeping the nation and how it's impacting the Summit City.  Shawn Fingerle is the director of Opioid Treatment and Prevention Services at Parkview Behavioral Health - a department created a couple of week ago to address the epidemic.  He joined morning anchors Pauleen Le and Julian Teekaram in the studio Tuesday morning to share more about the department a...

  • Indiana Senate candidates face off one last time; what voters should listen for

    Indiana Senate candidates face off one last time; what voters should listen for

    Fort Wayne's NBC -- Indiana's May primary is about a week away and the candidates for Indiana's senate will face off one last time to try and sway voters before they cast their ballots.  The final debate will take place in Indianapolis and is coordinated by the Indiana Debate Commission.  It will air at 7 p.m. and Fort Wayne's NBC will carry the debate live.  IPFW political science professor Andy Downs joined morning anchors Pauleen Le and Julian Teekaram in the stud...

    Fort Wayne's NBC -- Indiana's May primary is about a week away and the candidates for Indiana's senate will face off one last time to try and sway voters before they cast their ballots.  The final debate will take place in Indianapolis and is coordinated by the Indiana Debate Commission.  It will air at 7 p.m. and Fort Wayne's NBC will carry the debate live.  IPFW political science professor Andy Downs joined morning anchors Pauleen Le and Julian Teekaram in the stud...

  • Christiana Danielle to channel Rihanna in top 11 performance on 'The Voice'

    Christiana Danielle to channel Rihanna in top 11 performance on 'The Voice'

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) This week is America's choice on 'The Voice' and fans have chosen a Rihanna hit for Christiana Danielle to sing Monday night.  Christiana will perform Rihanna's 2007 hit 'Umbrella' for a chance to advance to the top 10.  Her alma mater, Huntington University is once again holding a watch party to cheer her on.  It will take place at the Huntington Union Building on campus.  Doors open at 8 p.m. and it's open to the pu...
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) This week is America's choice on 'The Voice' and fans have chosen a Rihanna hit for Christiana Danielle to sing Monday night.  Christiana will perform Rihanna's 2007 hit 'Umbrella' for a chance to advance to the top 10.  Her alma mater, Huntington University is once again holding a watch party to cheer her on.  It will take place at the Huntington Union Building on campus.  Doors open at 8 p.m. and it's open to the pu...
  • Huntington-U supports local Voice contestant Christiana Danielle with T-shirts

    Huntington-U supports local Voice contestant Christiana Danielle with T-shirts

    HUNTINGTON, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Huntington University is making sure everyone can show their support for local Voice contestant Christiana Danielle with 'Team Christiana' t-shirts.  The shirts were designed by an alum and feature Christiana's actual sillhouette singing into a microphone.  The design is outlined in her favorite color - purple and glitter all around for some added pizzazz.  Her signature tops off the design with the letter 'T' in her n...

    HUNTINGTON, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Huntington University is making sure everyone can show their support for local Voice contestant Christiana Danielle with 'Team Christiana' t-shirts.  The shirts were designed by an alum and feature Christiana's actual sillhouette singing into a microphone.  The design is outlined in her favorite color - purple and glitter all around for some added pizzazz.  Her signature tops off the design with the letter 'T' in her n...

  • Annual candlelight vigil held Tuesday for victims and survivors of crime

    Annual candlelight vigil held Tuesday for victims and survivors of crime

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) This week is National Crime Victims' Rights Week and an annual candlelight vigil will take place Tuesday night in Fort Wayne to honor the victims and survivors of crime.  Events are taking place throughout the country to highlight the importance of services for victims involved in crimes and to continue to foster trust in the criminal justice system that will hopefully one day end the cycle of violence.  The Fort W...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) This week is National Crime Victims' Rights Week and an annual candlelight vigil will take place Tuesday night in Fort Wayne to honor the victims and survivors of crime.  Events are taking place throughout the country to highlight the importance of services for victims involved in crimes and to continue to foster trust in the criminal justice system that will hopefully one day end the cycle of violence.  The Fort W...

  • Local runners prepare for Boston Marathon

    Local runners prepare for Boston Marathon

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Thousands of runners will be taking off for the start of the 122 Boston Marathon one week from Monday and Fort Wayne will be well represented. Three friends Karen O'Connell, Janice Peters Mary Roberts have been training for the race.  Mary has run the Boston Marathon twice before and Janice three times before but this will be Karen's first time running the race.  Their passion for running has kept them going even on a 12-mile ru...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Thousands of runners will be taking off for the start of the 122 Boston Marathon one week from Monday and Fort Wayne will be well represented. Three friends Karen O'Connell, Janice Peters Mary Roberts have been training for the race.  Mary has run the Boston Marathon twice before and Janice three times before but this will be Karen's first time running the race.  Their passion for running has kept them going even on a 12-mile ru...

  • Huntington U's Campus Pastor shares excitement as Christiana Danielle advances to 'The Voice' live playoffs

    Huntington U's Campus Pastor shares excitement as Christiana Danielle advances to 'The Voice' live playoffs

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Fort Wayne can breath easy as Christiana Danielle advanced Tuesday night to 'The Voice' live playoff rounds! It's an exciting time for those who know her best including Rev. Arthur Wilson, the Dean of Spiritual Life and Campus Pastor at Huntington University - Christiana's alma mater.

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Fort Wayne can breath easy as Christiana Danielle advanced Tuesday night to 'The Voice' live playoff rounds! It's an exciting time for those who know her best including Rev. Arthur Wilson, the Dean of Spiritual Life and Campus Pastor at Huntington University - Christiana's alma mater.

  • Huntington University holding 'The Voice' watch party for alum Christiana Danielle

    Huntington University holding 'The Voice' watch party for alum Christiana Danielle

    Fort Wayne's NBC -- The Knockout Rounds continue on NBC's The Voice and Fort Wayne's own Christiana Danielle is set to take center stage Tuesday! Christiana will once again be competing against one of her teammates from Team Alicia for a chance to move onto the next round.  Singers will get to choose the song they sing for the Knockouts and while Christiana couldn't tell Fort Wayne's NBC what song she's singing, she did give us a hint. "The song is a popular one...

    Fort Wayne's NBC -- The Knockout Rounds continue on NBC's The Voice and Fort Wayne's own Christiana Danielle is set to take center stage Tuesday! Christiana will once again be competing against one of her teammates from Team Alicia for a chance to move onto the next round.  Singers will get to choose the song they sing for the Knockouts and while Christiana couldn't tell Fort Wayne's NBC what song she's singing, she did give us a hint. "The song is a popular one...

  • Rescue Mission readies for annual Easter Sunday Dinner

    Rescue Mission readies for annual Easter Sunday Dinner

    Fort Wayne's NBC -- The Rescue Mission of Fort Wayne is getting ready for a big weekend as its annual Easter Dinner will take place on Sunday. The shelter is expected to provide meals to more than 2,000 people in the community.  The event runs from noon - 3 p.m. More than 100 volunteers will helping on Sunday to make the event possible. Natalie Trout of the Rescue Mission joined morning anchor Pauleen Le live in the studio Friday with details on the final preparations.  ...

    Fort Wayne's NBC -- The Rescue Mission of Fort Wayne is getting ready for a big weekend as its annual Easter Dinner will take place on Sunday. The shelter is expected to provide meals to more than 2,000 people in the community.  The event runs from noon - 3 p.m. More than 100 volunteers will helping on Sunday to make the event possible. Natalie Trout of the Rescue Mission joined morning anchor Pauleen Le live in the studio Friday with details on the final preparations.  ...

  • Jersey Mike's to donate 100% of sales to National Kidney Foundation Wednesday

    Jersey Mike's to donate 100% of sales to National Kidney Foundation Wednesday

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Area Jersey Mike's will spend Wednesday helping out a national charity.  The sub shop is holding it's annual 'Day of Giving' and donating 100% of sales to the National Kidney Foundation.  It's part of the 8th annual Month of Giving Campaign.  All three Fort Wayne locations, Jefferson Boulevard, Lima Road and the Northcrest Shopping Center, are participating. Every store is open from 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. The event is part of a natio...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Area Jersey Mike's will spend Wednesday helping out a national charity.  The sub shop is holding it's annual 'Day of Giving' and donating 100% of sales to the National Kidney Foundation.  It's part of the 8th annual Month of Giving Campaign.  All three Fort Wayne locations, Jefferson Boulevard, Lima Road and the Northcrest Shopping Center, are participating. Every store is open from 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. The event is part of a natio...

  • Three Rivers Distilling Co. celebrates 2 years with public event Wednesday

    Three Rivers Distilling Co. celebrates 2 years with public event Wednesday

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Three Rivers Distilling Co. is celebrating a milestone and the public is invited! Wednesday, the business is holding a public event to celebrate its second anniversary of opening the first legal distillery in Fort Wayne since Prohibition. The celebration will take place at its location off E. Warren Street from 4 - 9 p.m. Guests will get the chance to enjoy some free cake and meet the distillers. Three Rivers' new pilot series single barr...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Three Rivers Distilling Co. is celebrating a milestone and the public is invited! Wednesday, the business is holding a public event to celebrate its second anniversary of opening the first legal distillery in Fort Wayne since Prohibition. The celebration will take place at its location off E. Warren Street from 4 - 9 p.m. Guests will get the chance to enjoy some free cake and meet the distillers. Three Rivers' new pilot series single barr...

  • Double shooting in Fort Wayne leaves two in serious condition over the weekend

    Double shooting in Fort Wayne leaves two in serious condition over the weekend

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Police officials are looking into what caused a double shooting over the weekend that left two people in serious condition.  It happened at around 5 a.m. Sunday. Officers said initial reports indicate it happened in the 4900 Lima Road. A man and a woman reportedly showed up to a hospital in serious condition. Police are still working on information about a possible suspect. Fort Wayne's NBC will continue to update this story as more inf...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Police officials are looking into what caused a double shooting over the weekend that left two people in serious condition.  It happened at around 5 a.m. Sunday. Officers said initial reports indicate it happened in the 4900 Lima Road. A man and a woman reportedly showed up to a hospital in serious condition. Police are still working on information about a possible suspect. Fort Wayne's NBC will continue to update this story as more inf...

  • Students prepare for local 'March for Our Lives' rally in Fort Wayne Saturday

    Students prepare for local 'March for Our Lives' rally in Fort Wayne Saturday

    Fort Wayne, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Roughly 500,000 people are set to descent on Washington D.C. for this weekend's 'March for Our Lives'. The event is in response to the mass shooting that took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Florida on Valentine's Day. 17 people were killed. Hundreds of other rallies are set to take place across the country including one in Fort Wayne.  Students from several area schools are set to gather on the Allen County Cour...

    Fort Wayne, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Roughly 500,000 people are set to descent on Washington D.C. for this weekend's 'March for Our Lives'. The event is in response to the mass shooting that took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Florida on Valentine's Day. 17 people were killed. Hundreds of other rallies are set to take place across the country including one in Fort Wayne.  Students from several area schools are set to gather on the Allen County Cour...

  • Crews battle fire at Crosby Excavating late Wednesday night

    Crews battle fire at Crosby Excavating late Wednesday night

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Fort Wayne fire crews were busy late Wednesday night battling a building fire just west of downtown.  Crews responded to the 1030 Osage Street at Crosby Excavating just before 11:30 p.m. to heavy smoke coming from the roof.  Officials said once they got inside, the roof started to collapse and everyone was evacuated. They were able to get the fire under control in just under an hour.  No injuries were reported and the...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Fort Wayne fire crews were busy late Wednesday night battling a building fire just west of downtown.  Crews responded to the 1030 Osage Street at Crosby Excavating just before 11:30 p.m. to heavy smoke coming from the roof.  Officials said once they got inside, the roof started to collapse and everyone was evacuated. They were able to get the fire under control in just under an hour.  No injuries were reported and the...

  • GiGi's Playhouse Fort Wayne to Host World Down Syndrome Day Celebration

    GiGi's Playhouse Fort Wayne to Host World Down Syndrome Day Celebration

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) March 21 is World Down Syndrome Day and Fort Wayne is celebrating! GiGi's PlayHouse Fort Wayne is partnering with DSANI to co-host a World Down Syndrome Day Celebration.  The event takes place tonight from 5-7 p.m. at GiGi's Playhouse on North Clinton Street.  Guests are invited to come as their favorite superhero, take their photo with superheros and more.  The event is a chance to connect with those who have Down Sy...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) March 21 is World Down Syndrome Day and Fort Wayne is celebrating! GiGi's PlayHouse Fort Wayne is partnering with DSANI to co-host a World Down Syndrome Day Celebration.  The event takes place tonight from 5-7 p.m. at GiGi's Playhouse on North Clinton Street.  Guests are invited to come as their favorite superhero, take their photo with superheros and more.  The event is a chance to connect with those who have Down Sy...

  • Christiana Danielle talks about journey on the Voice and what to expect for the Knockout Rounds

    Christiana Danielle talks about journey on the Voice and what to expect for the Knockout Rounds

    Fort Wayne, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Fort Wayne can breathe a sigh of relief as the Summit City's next singing star Christiana Danielle has advanced to the third round of the competition - the Knockouts.  She joined morning anchor Pauleen Le live in the studio to share what it's like to sing on a national stage, who her inspirations are and what we can expect in the Knockout rounds.  The Voice airs on Mondays and Tuesday on Fort Wayne's NBC at 8 p.m.

    Fort Wayne, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Fort Wayne can breathe a sigh of relief as the Summit City's next singing star Christiana Danielle has advanced to the third round of the competition - the Knockouts.  She joined morning anchor Pauleen Le live in the studio to share what it's like to sing on a national stage, who her inspirations are and what we can expect in the Knockout rounds.  The Voice airs on Mondays and Tuesday on Fort Wayne's NBC at 8 p.m.

  • George Clinton and Fitz and the Tantrums among first to perform at newly renovated Clyde Theatre

    George Clinton and Fitz and the Tantrums among first to perform at newly renovated Clyde Theatre

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Music fans can rejoice - the Clyde Theatre announced its first round of concerts for the newly renovated venue Tuesday morning.   The lineup includes:  May 16: Stone Sour with the Bronx, The 68 June 12: Fitz and the Tantrums with Mikky Ekko June 15: Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime June 16: Chase Rice June 23: Zoso - The Ultimate Led Zepplin Experience July 12: George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic Aug. 4: Who's Ba...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Music fans can rejoice - the Clyde Theatre announced its first round of concerts for the newly renovated venue Tuesday morning.   The lineup includes:  May 16: Stone Sour with the Bronx, The 68 June 12: Fitz and the Tantrums with Mikky Ekko June 15: Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime June 16: Chase Rice June 23: Zoso - The Ultimate Led Zepplin Experience July 12: George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic Aug. 4: Who's Ba...

  • Tickets on sale now for Addison Agen's performance at Three Rivers Festival

    Tickets on sale now for Addison Agen's performance at Three Rivers Festival

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) NBC's The Voice Season 13 runner up and Fort Wayne native Addison Agen will be performing at this year's Three River's Festival. Addison took to social media to make the announcement, Monday.  She will be performing on the STAR 88.3 stage Sunday, July 15. Tickets are on sale now and can be bought online, by clicking here,  or at Windows Doors & More off West Washington Center Road. VIP tickets available online only.

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) NBC's The Voice Season 13 runner up and Fort Wayne native Addison Agen will be performing at this year's Three River's Festival. Addison took to social media to make the announcement, Monday.  She will be performing on the STAR 88.3 stage Sunday, July 15. Tickets are on sale now and can be bought online, by clicking here,  or at Windows Doors & More off West Washington Center Road. VIP tickets available online only.

  • Tickets for 2018 TinCaps games officially on sale

    Tickets for 2018 TinCaps games officially on sale

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Spring is on the way and soon the Fort Wayne TinCaps will be back in action.  Single game tickets for the 2018 season officially went on sale at 8 a.m. Wednesday.  Many lined up at Parkview Field to get their tickets and take advantage of the free breakfast in the ballparks suite level lounge.  Tickets can be purchased online, at the Parkview Field ticket office or by phone.  For more information on TinCaps tickets, click ...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Spring is on the way and soon the Fort Wayne TinCaps will be back in action.  Single game tickets for the 2018 season officially went on sale at 8 a.m. Wednesday.  Many lined up at Parkview Field to get their tickets and take advantage of the free breakfast in the ballparks suite level lounge.  Tickets can be purchased online, at the Parkview Field ticket office or by phone.  For more information on TinCaps tickets, click ...

  • Fort Wayne firefighters rescue dog from basement during fire

    Fort Wayne firefighters rescue dog from basement during fire

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) -- Fort Wayne firefighters rescued a dog from the basement during a house fire Wednesday morning. 

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) -- Fort Wayne firefighters rescued a dog from the basement during a house fire Wednesday morning. 

  • Five local dogs to represent Northeast Indiana at 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

    Five local dogs to represent Northeast Indiana at 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) The 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog show gets underway next week and Northeast Indiana will be well-represented.  Linda Richter and Greg Wessel will be making the trip out to New York City for the event and joined morning anchor Pauleen Le live in the studio, Tuesday to share more about it. This will be Richter's first trip to the event. She will have her Lhasa Apso Grand Champion Scampezzy's Delorean Back to the Future na...
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) The 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog show gets underway next week and Northeast Indiana will be well-represented.  Linda Richter and Greg Wessel will be making the trip out to New York City for the event and joined morning anchor Pauleen Le live in the studio, Tuesday to share more about it. This will be Richter's first trip to the event. She will have her Lhasa Apso Grand Champion Scampezzy's Delorean Back to the Future na...
  • Kroger ready for a busy weekend ahead of Super Bowl LII

    Kroger ready for a busy weekend ahead of Super Bowl LII

    Fort Wayne, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Super Bowl LII is less than 72 hours away and area grocery stores are gearing up for the extra traffic.  Officials at Kroger said the Super Bowl is treated like a holiday as the grocery chain brings in extra staff, making sure the shelves are always stocked and even the parking lot traffic is running smoothly.  Morning anchors Pauleen Le and Krista Miller rocked the hairnets and ventured out to the Kroger on Dupont Road for ...

    Fort Wayne, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Super Bowl LII is less than 72 hours away and area grocery stores are gearing up for the extra traffic.  Officials at Kroger said the Super Bowl is treated like a holiday as the grocery chain brings in extra staff, making sure the shelves are always stocked and even the parking lot traffic is running smoothly.  Morning anchors Pauleen Le and Krista Miller rocked the hairnets and ventured out to the Kroger on Dupont Road for ...

  • Tracking the Super Blue Blood Moon from Fort Wayne

    Tracking the Super Blue Blood Moon from Fort Wayne

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Stargazers had a spectacular sight to look forward to Wednesday morning.  The 'Super Blue Blood Moon' was set to begin just before 6 a.m.  The NASA dubbed 'Lunar Trifecta' consisted of a 'blue moon' or the second full moon in the same month, a 'Super Moon' and a total lunar eclipse which turned the moon red in color.  The Fort Wayne Astronomical Society joined the Fort Wayne's NBC Today morning crew to track the event from Telev...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Stargazers had a spectacular sight to look forward to Wednesday morning.  The 'Super Blue Blood Moon' was set to begin just before 6 a.m.  The NASA dubbed 'Lunar Trifecta' consisted of a 'blue moon' or the second full moon in the same month, a 'Super Moon' and a total lunar eclipse which turned the moon red in color.  The Fort Wayne Astronomical Society joined the Fort Wayne's NBC Today morning crew to track the event from Telev...

  • What to look forward to for Winterval and Winter Cozy 2018

    What to look forward to for Winterval and Winter Cozy 2018

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) A couple of Summit City favorites are back this weekend.  Winterval and Winter Cozy 2018 take place on Saturday. Winterval's 7th annual celebration will include many free events and reduced admission to downtown venues. Organizers say Saturday will be a full day of events held indoors and outdoors for the entire family.  The ice carvers will be back to create beautiful creations and visitors can also take in a rugby game as...
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) A couple of Summit City favorites are back this weekend.  Winterval and Winter Cozy 2018 take place on Saturday. Winterval's 7th annual celebration will include many free events and reduced admission to downtown venues. Organizers say Saturday will be a full day of events held indoors and outdoors for the entire family.  The ice carvers will be back to create beautiful creations and visitors can also take in a rugby game as...
  • One person in critical condition after two-car crash Thursday morning

    One person in critical condition after two-car crash Thursday morning

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Fort Wayne officials are on the scene of a two car crash at the intersection of Crescent Avenue and Coliseum Boulevard.  It happened at around 4 a.m. Thursday. One person is in critical condition.  Officials said eastbound Coliseum Blvd. and southbound Crescent avenue remains closed as crews work to clear the scene.  Fort Wayne's NBC News will continue to update this story as more information becomes available. 

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Fort Wayne officials are on the scene of a two car crash at the intersection of Crescent Avenue and Coliseum Boulevard.  It happened at around 4 a.m. Thursday. One person is in critical condition.  Officials said eastbound Coliseum Blvd. and southbound Crescent avenue remains closed as crews work to clear the scene.  Fort Wayne's NBC News will continue to update this story as more information becomes available. 

  • Fort Wayne 'The Voice' star Addison Agen to perform at Winter Jam Tour Spectacular 2018

    Fort Wayne 'The Voice' star Addison Agen to perform at Winter Jam Tour Spectacular 2018

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Fort Wayne's singing sensation Addison Agen continues to make headlines after her amazing journey on NBC's The Voice.  Addison is set to perform as a special guest at the Winter Jam Tour Spectacular 2018 taking place at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum Feb. 8. Other concert headliners include: Skillet Kari Jobe Building 429 Comedian John Crist Jordan Feliz NewSong Speaker: Nick Hall Doors open at 6 p.m. and the concert starts ...
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Fort Wayne's singing sensation Addison Agen continues to make headlines after her amazing journey on NBC's The Voice.  Addison is set to perform as a special guest at the Winter Jam Tour Spectacular 2018 taking place at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum Feb. 8. Other concert headliners include: Skillet Kari Jobe Building 429 Comedian John Crist Jordan Feliz NewSong Speaker: Nick Hall Doors open at 6 p.m. and the concert starts ...
  • National Guardsman and Fort Wayne native to be buried with full military honors Monday

    National Guardsman and Fort Wayne native to be buried with full military honors Monday

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Funeral services for National Guardsman and Fort Wayne native Mark Boner will take place Monday, Jan. 14.  Sgt. Boner, 43, reported to Fort Hood last weekend in preparation for a deployment to Kuwait when he suddenly passed away.  It was going to be his third tour of duty with the National Guard. An Elmhurt grad, Sgt. Boner was also a husband, a father and grandfather. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 2 - 4 p.m. and ...
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Funeral services for National Guardsman and Fort Wayne native Mark Boner will take place Monday, Jan. 14.  Sgt. Boner, 43, reported to Fort Hood last weekend in preparation for a deployment to Kuwait when he suddenly passed away.  It was going to be his third tour of duty with the National Guard. An Elmhurt grad, Sgt. Boner was also a husband, a father and grandfather. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 2 - 4 p.m. and ...
  • Fort Wayne Police: Threats to South Side High School NOT credible

    Fort Wayne Police: Threats to South Side High School NOT credible

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Fort Wayne Community Schools return to class Monday after winter break as police continue to investigate an apparent threat made to South Side High School. The post was made to social media. The Fort Wayne Police Department has determined the threats made against the school are not credible and there is no safety hazard. Police said they've identified a person of interest. The incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wa...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Fort Wayne Community Schools return to class Monday after winter break as police continue to investigate an apparent threat made to South Side High School. The post was made to social media. The Fort Wayne Police Department has determined the threats made against the school are not credible and there is no safety hazard. Police said they've identified a person of interest. The incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wa...

  • Runaway New Haven teen found safe

    Runaway New Haven teen found safe

    NEW HAVEN, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) New Haven police need the public's help in finding a 15-year-old teen whom they said ran away. Police said Isaiah Spillers told his family he was going down the street to a friend's house for New Year's, but he never returned home.  Those at the friend's house told police Spillers left around 8 p.m. and may have gone to a party. The family said it's not unusual for him to stay the night at a friends house, but he has never been g...

    NEW HAVEN, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) New Haven police need the public's help in finding a 15-year-old teen whom they said ran away. Police said Isaiah Spillers told his family he was going down the street to a friend's house for New Year's, but he never returned home.  Those at the friend's house told police Spillers left around 8 p.m. and may have gone to a party. The family said it's not unusual for him to stay the night at a friends house, but he has never been g...

  • Fire crews battle brutal temps in overnight building fire

    Fire crews battle brutal temps in overnight building fire

    WAYNEDALE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Fort Wayne fire crews battled frigid temperatures as they worked to put out a large building fire in the early morning hours, Wednesday.  Crews responded to Oetting Trucking on the 3000 block of Broadripple Drive in Waynedale at around 1:45 a.m. to heavy smoke and flames. Officials said much of the roof had already collapsed as they arrived on scene.  Crews were able to get the fire under control in about an hour.  No one was hu...

    WAYNEDALE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Fort Wayne fire crews battled frigid temperatures as they worked to put out a large building fire in the early morning hours, Wednesday.  Crews responded to Oetting Trucking on the 3000 block of Broadripple Drive in Waynedale at around 1:45 a.m. to heavy smoke and flames. Officials said much of the roof had already collapsed as they arrived on scene.  Crews were able to get the fire under control in about an hour.  No one was hu...

  • Three in serious condition after early morning 3-car crash New Year's Day

    Three in serious condition after early morning 3-car crash New Year's Day

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Three people were taken to the hospital in serious condition after a 3-car crash in the early morning hours of New Year's Day.  Officials said it happened on W. Jefferson Boulevard near Swinney Park. They one car left the scene. Of the two remaining cars, the driver of the SUV as well as the driver and the passenger of the other car were taken to the hospital.  Fort Wayne's NBC will continue to update this story as more inf...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Three people were taken to the hospital in serious condition after a 3-car crash in the early morning hours of New Year's Day.  Officials said it happened on W. Jefferson Boulevard near Swinney Park. They one car left the scene. Of the two remaining cars, the driver of the SUV as well as the driver and the passenger of the other car were taken to the hospital.  Fort Wayne's NBC will continue to update this story as more inf...

  • Overnight snowfall a factor in car crash leaving one woman in critical condition

    Overnight snowfall a factor in car crash leaving one woman in critical condition

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) The little snow fall Fort Wayne saw Thursday night into Friday morning was causing some problems for drivers.  Officials reported several slide offs in addition to a car crash on West Jefferson Boulevard near Swinney Park Thursday night. It happened at around 7:30 p.m. First responders found a woman pinned inside one of the two cars. They said she was unconscious and taken to the hospital in critical condition. The driver of the oth...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) The little snow fall Fort Wayne saw Thursday night into Friday morning was causing some problems for drivers.  Officials reported several slide offs in addition to a car crash on West Jefferson Boulevard near Swinney Park Thursday night. It happened at around 7:30 p.m. First responders found a woman pinned inside one of the two cars. They said she was unconscious and taken to the hospital in critical condition. The driver of the oth...

  • Victim in Oxford Street shooting identified; police still searching for answers

    Victim in Oxford Street shooting identified; police still searching for answers

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Officials have identified the man killed in a shooting on Dec. 23 on Fort Wayne's southeast side. Fort Wayne Police responded to the 1500 block of Oxford Street around 3:20 Saturday morning where they found two men in a home. One man, 18-year-old Delonte Corvon Walker-Ross was found suffering from gunshot wounds. Walker Ross died at the scene. The other was taken to the hospital in serious condition but later downgraded ...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Officials have identified the man killed in a shooting on Dec. 23 on Fort Wayne's southeast side. Fort Wayne Police responded to the 1500 block of Oxford Street around 3:20 Saturday morning where they found two men in a home. One man, 18-year-old Delonte Corvon Walker-Ross was found suffering from gunshot wounds. Walker Ross died at the scene. The other was taken to the hospital in serious condition but later downgraded ...

  • Fort Wayne ready to celebrate Kwanzaa Thursday with free public event

    Fort Wayne ready to celebrate Kwanzaa Thursday with free public event

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) An annual tradition to celebrate Kwanzaa is back in the Summit City and everyone is invited! The celebration kicks off at 6 p.m. Thursday night at the Weisser Park Youth Center. The event is free and open to the public.  Visitors can check out music, dance, poetry and a performance by Fatima Washington as well as a Kwanzaa feast! Deputy Director of the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department joined Fort Wayne's NBC Today live in ...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) An annual tradition to celebrate Kwanzaa is back in the Summit City and everyone is invited! The celebration kicks off at 6 p.m. Thursday night at the Weisser Park Youth Center. The event is free and open to the public.  Visitors can check out music, dance, poetry and a performance by Fatima Washington as well as a Kwanzaa feast! Deputy Director of the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department joined Fort Wayne's NBC Today live in ...

  • Addison excited for Embassy concert; Embassy ready for long lines for ticket sales Thursday morning

    Addison excited for Embassy concert; Embassy ready for long lines for ticket sales Thursday morning

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- The excitement continues for Addison Agen, Fort Wayne's own hometown girl. Fort Wayne is celebrating with a "Welcome Home Addison Agen concert" at the Embassy Theatre. Addison may have been singing to millions watching The Voice on NBC but she always said her family, friends and fans back in Fort Wayne were constantly on her mind.  Her journey meant spending more than six months in Los Angeles. She made this announcement on social ...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- The excitement continues for Addison Agen, Fort Wayne's own hometown girl. Fort Wayne is celebrating with a "Welcome Home Addison Agen concert" at the Embassy Theatre. Addison may have been singing to millions watching The Voice on NBC but she always said her family, friends and fans back in Fort Wayne were constantly on her mind.  Her journey meant spending more than six months in Los Angeles. She made this announcement on social ...

  • You're Invited: Addison Agen to hold Welcome Home concert in January

    You're Invited: Addison Agen to hold Welcome Home concert in January

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) This fall's season of The Voice may be over, but Addison Agen fans have another chance to hear her sing- this time live in concert!  The Summit City singing sensation is holding a Welcome Home concert on Jan. 21 at the Embassy Theatre.  Tickets go on sale Thursday, Dec. 28 and are available through Ticketmaster or at the box office at the Embassy Theatre. Addison finished in 2nd place on season 13 of the Voice.  

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) This fall's season of The Voice may be over, but Addison Agen fans have another chance to hear her sing- this time live in concert!  The Summit City singing sensation is holding a Welcome Home concert on Jan. 21 at the Embassy Theatre.  Tickets go on sale Thursday, Dec. 28 and are available through Ticketmaster or at the box office at the Embassy Theatre. Addison finished in 2nd place on season 13 of the Voice.  

  • You're Invited: Help welcome Addison Agen home at the Fort Wayne Airport Wednesday night

    You're Invited: Help welcome Addison Agen home at the Fort Wayne Airport Wednesday night

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) After an amazing journey on the Voice, Fort Wayne's own Addison Agen will be returning to the Summit City Wednesday night and the community is invited! Addison's flight will arrive at the Fort Wayne international airport at 10:30 p.m. Concordia Lutheran High School hoping members of the community will turn out in full force to welcome her home! Everyone is encouraged to arrive at the lobby of the airport at around 10:15 p.m. with signs, A...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) After an amazing journey on the Voice, Fort Wayne's own Addison Agen will be returning to the Summit City Wednesday night and the community is invited! Addison's flight will arrive at the Fort Wayne international airport at 10:30 p.m. Concordia Lutheran High School hoping members of the community will turn out in full force to welcome her home! Everyone is encouraged to arrive at the lobby of the airport at around 10:15 p.m. with signs, A...

  • "Addison has a great career ahead of her" Concordia Lutheran reacts to Addison Agen's Voice finale performances

    "Addison has a great career ahead of her" Concordia Lutheran reacts to Addison Agen's Voice finale performances

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) It all comes down to Tuesday night's results show on The Voice where winner of season 13 will be crowned and among the hopefuls is Fort Wayne's own Addison Agen.  Known for her unique voice, Addison was also very involved in the drama department at Concordia Lutheran High School.  Her drama teacher Chris Murphy and one of Addison's friends Jacob Bryant joined morning anchor Pauleen Le in studio on Fort Wayne's NBC Today Tuesday mornin...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) It all comes down to Tuesday night's results show on The Voice where winner of season 13 will be crowned and among the hopefuls is Fort Wayne's own Addison Agen.  Known for her unique voice, Addison was also very involved in the drama department at Concordia Lutheran High School.  Her drama teacher Chris Murphy and one of Addison's friends Jacob Bryant joined morning anchor Pauleen Le in studio on Fort Wayne's NBC Today Tuesday mornin...

  • Song Choices Revealed: Addison Agen ready for 4 fantastic performances for the Voice finale

    Song Choices Revealed: Addison Agen ready for 4 fantastic performances for the Voice finale

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Fort Wayne's own Addison Agen's incredible journey on the Voice comes to an end this week on the finale! Addison is hoping to be crowned the winner of the Voice with four performances this week, three of which will be up for America's vote Monday night.  Addison will be going a little bit country this week with her solo performance - a cover of Tim Mcgraw's Humble and Kind. Addison will also sing a duet with her coach Adam Levin...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Fort Wayne's own Addison Agen's incredible journey on the Voice comes to an end this week on the finale! Addison is hoping to be crowned the winner of the Voice with four performances this week, three of which will be up for America's vote Monday night.  Addison will be going a little bit country this week with her solo performance - a cover of Tim Mcgraw's Humble and Kind. Addison will also sing a duet with her coach Adam Levin...

  • Team Addison watch party expecting largest crowd of the season for The Voice finale

    Team Addison watch party expecting largest crowd of the season for The Voice finale

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) It all comes down to Monday and Tuesday night as Fort Wayne's own Addison competes with the four remaining artists for a chance to be crowned winner of The Voice! Pastor Brian Spahr from Come2Go Ministries and Grace Minnick, Addison's good friend from church joined morning anchor Pauleen Le in studio ahead of Monday night's watch party.  They say they're expecting the largest crowd of the season with sponsors like Qdoba doubling the f...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) It all comes down to Monday and Tuesday night as Fort Wayne's own Addison competes with the four remaining artists for a chance to be crowned winner of The Voice! Pastor Brian Spahr from Come2Go Ministries and Grace Minnick, Addison's good friend from church joined morning anchor Pauleen Le in studio ahead of Monday night's watch party.  They say they're expecting the largest crowd of the season with sponsors like Qdoba doubling the f...

  • Fire crews respond to early morning fire on Fort Wayne's north side

    Fire crews respond to early morning fire on Fort Wayne's north side

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. - (Fort Wayne's NBC) - Officials are investigating what sparked an early morning fire on Fort Wayne's north side Thursday.  Crews were called to the 400 block of E. Till Road shortly before 1 a.m. Officials are still investigating the cause of the fire but residents inside the home said they believe they had an electrical fire in the ceiling of the home. Everyone made it out safely and there are no reports of injuries.  Fort Wayne's NBC will update ...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. - (Fort Wayne's NBC) - Officials are investigating what sparked an early morning fire on Fort Wayne's north side Thursday.  Crews were called to the 400 block of E. Till Road shortly before 1 a.m. Officials are still investigating the cause of the fire but residents inside the home said they believe they had an electrical fire in the ceiling of the home. Everyone made it out safely and there are no reports of injuries.  Fort Wayne's NBC will update ...

  • "She deserves it!" Addison Agen family and friends beyond excited for The Voice Finale

    "She deserves it!" Addison Agen family and friends beyond excited for The Voice Finale

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Fort Wayne's own Addison Agen has punched her ticket to next week's finale on the Voice and her friends and family in the Summit City couldn't be more proud. Addison's older brother Korrigan joined morning anchor Pauleen Le in the studio after Tuesday night's results show. Korrigan will be flying out to L.A. to cheer on her sister in the finale. He said he's not sure what song Addison will sing, but regardless it will be a performance view...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Fort Wayne's own Addison Agen has punched her ticket to next week's finale on the Voice and her friends and family in the Summit City couldn't be more proud. Addison's older brother Korrigan joined morning anchor Pauleen Le in the studio after Tuesday night's results show. Korrigan will be flying out to L.A. to cheer on her sister in the finale. He said he's not sure what song Addison will sing, but regardless it will be a performance view...

  • Team Addison watch party expects biggest crowd of the season for The Voice semi-finals

    Team Addison watch party expects biggest crowd of the season for The Voice semi-finals

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) The Voice is back on Fort Wayne's NBC Monday and so is another watch party to cheer on Addison Agen as she sings for a chance to make it to next week's finale.  Pastor Brian Spahr from Come2Go Ministries and one of Addison's childhood friends, Grace Minnick joined morning anchor Pauleen Le live in the studio on Fort Wayne's NBC Today to share their excitement and to encourage everyone to attend the watch party at Come2Go Monday night.

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) The Voice is back on Fort Wayne's NBC Monday and so is another watch party to cheer on Addison Agen as she sings for a chance to make it to next week's finale.  Pastor Brian Spahr from Come2Go Ministries and one of Addison's childhood friends, Grace Minnick joined morning anchor Pauleen Le live in the studio on Fort Wayne's NBC Today to share their excitement and to encourage everyone to attend the watch party at Come2Go Monday night.

  • Fort Wayne's Addison Agen channels Joni Mitchell again in the Voice Semi-finals

    Fort Wayne's Addison Agen channels Joni Mitchell again in the Voice Semi-finals

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) The Voice is back on Fort Wayne's NBC Monday and Fort Wayne's own Addison Agen will once again take the stage to sing for a chance to advance to the Voice finale next week.  Monday night, Addison is tackling Joni Mitchell again with "Both Sides Now." The performance comes just two weeks after her first Joni Mitchell cover "A Case of You" which soared to #2 overall on the iTunes Top 100 Songs Chart. This week the to...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) The Voice is back on Fort Wayne's NBC Monday and Fort Wayne's own Addison Agen will once again take the stage to sing for a chance to advance to the Voice finale next week.  Monday night, Addison is tackling Joni Mitchell again with "Both Sides Now." The performance comes just two weeks after her first Joni Mitchell cover "A Case of You" which soared to #2 overall on the iTunes Top 100 Songs Chart. This week the to...

  • "Gift Wrapping for a Reason" at Glenbrook Square Mall Friday

    "Gift Wrapping for a Reason" at Glenbrook Square Mall Friday

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. --  Visitors to Glenbrook Square mall can now get their holiday gifts wrapped and support a good cause at the same time.  Starting Friday, the Rescue Mission will have wrapping services set up across from Barns and Noble at the mall to help raise support for the homeless. The dates and times for the gift wrapping are as followed: December 8-23 Mon-Sat 1-7PM  Sun 1-5PM December 24 11AM-3PM While the wrapping is free, donations are encou...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. --  Visitors to Glenbrook Square mall can now get their holiday gifts wrapped and support a good cause at the same time.  Starting Friday, the Rescue Mission will have wrapping services set up across from Barns and Noble at the mall to help raise support for the homeless. The dates and times for the gift wrapping are as followed: December 8-23 Mon-Sat 1-7PM  Sun 1-5PM December 24 11AM-3PM While the wrapping is free, donations are encou...

  • Habitat for Humanity dedicates 199th and 200th home Friday

    Habitat for Humanity dedicates 199th and 200th home Friday

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) - The local Habitat for Humanity organization is celebrating a milestone Friday.  The 199th and 200th habitat homeowners in Allen County will receive the keys to their brand new homes. Both of the homes are located right next door to each other.  The dedication will take place at 4 p.m. in Fuller's Landing off W. Cook Road in Fort Wayne. Part of the 200th home was framed as part of Habitat’s 200th Build event he...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) - The local Habitat for Humanity organization is celebrating a milestone Friday.  The 199th and 200th habitat homeowners in Allen County will receive the keys to their brand new homes. Both of the homes are located right next door to each other.  The dedication will take place at 4 p.m. in Fuller's Landing off W. Cook Road in Fort Wayne. Part of the 200th home was framed as part of Habitat’s 200th Build event he...

  • Addison Agen's brother excited and thankful for community support during The Voice

    Addison Agen's brother excited and thankful for community support during The Voice

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Fort Wayne's own Addison Agen advanced to the top 8 on the Voice Tuesday night and her support continues to grow in the Summit City.  Addison's proud big brother, Korrigan joined Fort Wayne's NBC live in the studio Wednesday morning as his sister's exciting journey on the show continues. He said he and his family are beyond thankful for the community support. 

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Fort Wayne's own Addison Agen advanced to the top 8 on the Voice Tuesday night and her support continues to grow in the Summit City.  Addison's proud big brother, Korrigan joined Fort Wayne's NBC live in the studio Wednesday morning as his sister's exciting journey on the show continues. He said he and his family are beyond thankful for the community support. 

  • Come2Go's Pastor Brian Spahr hints another amazing performance tonight from Addison Agen

    Come2Go's Pastor Brian Spahr hints another amazing performance tonight from Addison Agen

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) The Voice is back on Fort Wayne's NBC Monday night.  This weeks's cut will be the biggest yet in the live rounds of the competition as the top ten artists will be narrowed down to eight.  Addison has been working hard all week long for her performance. She tweeted early Monday morning, "Just had rehearsal for tomorrow! This is gonna be one of my coolest/ most interesting [performances] yet! BEYOND EXCITED!" The show re...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) The Voice is back on Fort Wayne's NBC Monday night.  This weeks's cut will be the biggest yet in the live rounds of the competition as the top ten artists will be narrowed down to eight.  Addison has been working hard all week long for her performance. She tweeted early Monday morning, "Just had rehearsal for tomorrow! This is gonna be one of my coolest/ most interesting [performances] yet! BEYOND EXCITED!" The show re...

  • Meteorologist Yasser Kishk ends No Shave November with his first ever straight shave

    Meteorologist Yasser Kishk ends No Shave November with his first ever straight shave

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) November has come and gone and that means morning meteorologist Yasser Kishk's No Shave November campaign has come to an end.  Men across the country have let their facial hair grow during the month of November to raise awareness on men's health issues.  Now that the month is over, one question remains -- Should Yasser shave his beard or save it? Take a poll on the Fort Wayne's NBC Facebook page, here, to let Yasser know what yo...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) November has come and gone and that means morning meteorologist Yasser Kishk's No Shave November campaign has come to an end.  Men across the country have let their facial hair grow during the month of November to raise awareness on men's health issues.  Now that the month is over, one question remains -- Should Yasser shave his beard or save it? Take a poll on the Fort Wayne's NBC Facebook page, here, to let Yasser know what yo...

  • Fort Wayne Children's Zoo welcomes second baby giraffe

    Fort Wayne Children's Zoo welcomes second baby giraffe

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Say hello to the newest member of the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo - Thabisa the baby giraffe! The female calf was born just before 11:30 a.m. Tuesday  to first-time mom, Faye.  Thabisa means "to bring joy" in Swahili. Zoo keepers said she stood for the first time around noon and was seen nursing later in the day. About 72 hours after birth, keepers noticed Thabisa was mildly lethargic and had unusual breathing....
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Say hello to the newest member of the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo - Thabisa the baby giraffe! The female calf was born just before 11:30 a.m. Tuesday  to first-time mom, Faye.  Thabisa means "to bring joy" in Swahili. Zoo keepers said she stood for the first time around noon and was seen nursing later in the day. About 72 hours after birth, keepers noticed Thabisa was mildly lethargic and had unusual breathing....
  • Final days to donate to annual 'Coats for Kids' campaign

    Final days to donate to annual 'Coats for Kids' campaign

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Time is winding down to donate in this year's 'Coats for Kids' campaign.  It's the 18th year the program has operated locally, having already delivered in excess of 55,000 winter coats through schools and social service organizations. Collection for this year's campaign continues through Sunday, Dec. 3. Organizers said so far they've collected more than 1,000 coats but more are needed to help kids in the community. Donors can drop off ne...
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Time is winding down to donate in this year's 'Coats for Kids' campaign.  It's the 18th year the program has operated locally, having already delivered in excess of 55,000 winter coats through schools and social service organizations. Collection for this year's campaign continues through Sunday, Dec. 3. Organizers said so far they've collected more than 1,000 coats but more are needed to help kids in the community. Donors can drop off ne...
  • "It can't be true" Family of victim in Thanksgiving deadly shooting outraged

    "It can't be true" Family of victim in Thanksgiving deadly shooting outraged

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) The family of 25-year-old Jacob Walerko is speaking out after he was tragically shot Thanksgiving night while working at the Mejier gas station off Lima Road.  Jazmine Gasper said their family is very close knit and the loss of her cousin has shaken everyone to their core. "It can't be true," she said. 'If you knew my baby cousin, you'd know he's so kind-hearted." Gasper said she'll never forget the moment he...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) The family of 25-year-old Jacob Walerko is speaking out after he was tragically shot Thanksgiving night while working at the Mejier gas station off Lima Road.  Jazmine Gasper said their family is very close knit and the loss of her cousin has shaken everyone to their core. "It can't be true," she said. 'If you knew my baby cousin, you'd know he's so kind-hearted." Gasper said she'll never forget the moment he...

  • Crews fight house fire Thanksgiving night on Fort Wayne's southwest side

    Crews fight house fire Thanksgiving night on Fort Wayne's southwest side

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- Investigators are looking into what sparked a house fire Thanksgiving night on Fort Wayne's southwest side. Crews responded to a home just before 10 p.m. on the 10,000 block of Woodland Ridge. Officials believe the fire started in the basement of the home and quickly made its way through the roof.  They said the flames were so intense, crews had to fight the fire from the outside before heading inside to knock down the flames.  It took crews about 30 ...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- Investigators are looking into what sparked a house fire Thanksgiving night on Fort Wayne's southwest side. Crews responded to a home just before 10 p.m. on the 10,000 block of Woodland Ridge. Officials believe the fire started in the basement of the home and quickly made its way through the roof.  They said the flames were so intense, crews had to fight the fire from the outside before heading inside to knock down the flames.  It took crews about 30 ...

  • Drive to Succeed: The PIN Seekers G.O.L.F. club aims to keep youth on the right track

    Drive to Succeed: The PIN Seekers G.O.L.F. club aims to keep youth on the right track

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- Golf in the Midwest is a sport typically played maybe seven or eight months out of the year, but the PIN Seekers Golf Club hopes the lessons they teach on the course to the community's young people will last a lifetime.  LeRoy Nard, Charlie Whitfield, Donnie Young and Edward Lynn Wright Sr. are longtime friends and founded the group five years ago. "The competition and the fellowship is what really makes our group unique," Nard ...
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- Golf in the Midwest is a sport typically played maybe seven or eight months out of the year, but the PIN Seekers Golf Club hopes the lessons they teach on the course to the community's young people will last a lifetime.  LeRoy Nard, Charlie Whitfield, Donnie Young and Edward Lynn Wright Sr. are longtime friends and founded the group five years ago. "The competition and the fellowship is what really makes our group unique," Nard ...
  • Fort Wayne's Addison Agen to sing Sara Bareilles' "She Used to be Mine" for The Voice Live Rounds

    Fort Wayne's Addison Agen to sing Sara Bareilles' "She Used to be Mine" for The Voice live rounds

    LOS ANGELES, Ca. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Monday night, Fort Wayne's own Addison Agen will take the stage in the live shows on NBC's The Voice. "It's been very tiring, but it's so, so, so worth it," she said. "I'm so excited for my performance!" Addison has chosen a special song for Monday night's performance. "I will be singing, 'She Used to be Mine by Sara Bareilles,' she revealed. "It was on my dream list of songs I wanted to sing for the show bec...

    LOS ANGELES, Ca. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Monday night, Fort Wayne's own Addison Agen will take the stage in the live shows on NBC's The Voice. "It's been very tiring, but it's so, so, so worth it," she said. "I'm so excited for my performance!" Addison has chosen a special song for Monday night's performance. "I will be singing, 'She Used to be Mine by Sara Bareilles,' she revealed. "It was on my dream list of songs I wanted to sing for the show bec...

  • Fort Wayne's Addison Agen walks Red Carpet ahead of Voice live shows

    Fort Wayne's Addison Agen walks Red Carpet ahead of Voice live shows

    LOS ANGELES, Ca. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) The top 12 artists on The Voice are getting a taste of the limelight ahead of Monday's live shows. The singers held a live concert at the Mayan Theatre in Los Angeles Thursday night. Fort Wayne's own Addison Agen took the stage to sing 'Angel From Montgomery' - the same song she sang in the playoff rounds earlier this week that secured her a spot in the top 12. Before the show, all of the artists got the chance to walk the Red Carpet...

    LOS ANGELES, Ca. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) The top 12 artists on The Voice are getting a taste of the limelight ahead of Monday's live shows. The singers held a live concert at the Mayan Theatre in Los Angeles Thursday night. Fort Wayne's own Addison Agen took the stage to sing 'Angel From Montgomery' - the same song she sang in the playoff rounds earlier this week that secured her a spot in the top 12. Before the show, all of the artists got the chance to walk the Red Carpet...

  • Two dead, one in critical condition after shooting on Fort Wayne's south side Thursday

    Two dead, one in critical condition after shooting on Fort Wayne's south side Thursday

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Fort Wayne police are on the scene of a shooting on the city's south side.  Police responded just after 4 a.m. Thursday.  Fort Wayne's NBC reporter Kent Hormann is at the scene gathering information.  Tune into Fort Wayne's NBC Today from 5-7 a.m. for updates as this story unfolds. 

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Fort Wayne police are on the scene of a shooting on the city's south side.  Police responded just after 4 a.m. Thursday.  Fort Wayne's NBC reporter Kent Hormann is at the scene gathering information.  Tune into Fort Wayne's NBC Today from 5-7 a.m. for updates as this story unfolds. 

  • Bald eagle rescued from the side of a road in Miami County has died

    Bald eagle rescued from the side of a road in Miami County has died

    MIAMI CO., Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) A bald eagle is recovering in Fort Wayne after being rescued by the side of a road in Miami County.  A Fort Wayne's NBC viewer captured the rescue on their cellphone.  The viewer said the eagle was likely hit by a car and couldn't fly.  State police rescued the bird and the DNR brought the eagle to a rehabilitation center in Fort Wayne. 

    MIAMI CO., Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) A bald eagle is recovering in Fort Wayne after being rescued by the side of a road in Miami County.  A Fort Wayne's NBC viewer captured the rescue on their cellphone.  The viewer said the eagle was likely hit by a car and couldn't fly.  State police rescued the bird and the DNR brought the eagle to a rehabilitation center in Fort Wayne. 

  • The Voice contestant and Fort Wayne native Addison Agen ready for free local performance Friday

    The Voice contestant and Fort Wayne native Addison Agen ready for free local performance Friday

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Fort Wayne native and Voice contestant Addison Agen is giving a free performance in the Summit City Friday. The performance was originally scheduled to take place at the Agen family business, Neat Neat Neat Records and Music but the family has moved the venue to Calhoun Street Soup Salad and Spirits to make room for a larger crowd. A meet-and-greet with Addison will take place from 5 - 6:30 p.m. at the record shop.  The performa...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Fort Wayne native and Voice contestant Addison Agen is giving a free performance in the Summit City Friday. The performance was originally scheduled to take place at the Agen family business, Neat Neat Neat Records and Music but the family has moved the venue to Calhoun Street Soup Salad and Spirits to make room for a larger crowd. A meet-and-greet with Addison will take place from 5 - 6:30 p.m. at the record shop.  The performa...

  • One person in serious condition after stabbing on Fort Wayne's southeast side Thursday

    One person in serious condition after stabbing on Fort Wayne's southeast side Thursday

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) One person remains in serious condition after a stabbing on Fort Wayne's southeast side Thursday. Police responded just before 10 p.m. to the 3600 block of Plaza Drive. No suspects are in custody and the case remains under investigation.  Fort Wayne's NBC News will update this story as more information becomes available. 

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) One person remains in serious condition after a stabbing on Fort Wayne's southeast side Thursday. Police responded just before 10 p.m. to the 3600 block of Plaza Drive. No suspects are in custody and the case remains under investigation.  Fort Wayne's NBC News will update this story as more information becomes available. 

  • Reckon Plating in Fort Wayne catches fire for second time this week

    Reckon Plating in Fort Wayne catches fire for second time this week

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Fort Wayne fire officials are looking into a fire that broke out in a building on Hanna Street late Wednesday night- the same one that had caught fire just one day earlier. Crews responded at around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday to heavy flames and smoke coming from Reckon Plating on the city's south side. They said the fire was mainly in the front room area and extended into other parts of the building from there.  The fire was und...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Fort Wayne fire officials are looking into a fire that broke out in a building on Hanna Street late Wednesday night- the same one that had caught fire just one day earlier. Crews responded at around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday to heavy flames and smoke coming from Reckon Plating on the city's south side. They said the fire was mainly in the front room area and extended into other parts of the building from there.  The fire was und...

  • 26th Honor Flight brings 83 veterans to D.C. on a trip of a lifetime Wednesday

    26th Honor Flight brings 83 veterans to D.C. on a trip of a lifetime Wednesday

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) 83 area veterans headed to our nation's capital to see the monuments built in their honor as part of the 26th Honor Flight, Wednesday.  This honor flight will include more Korean and Vietnam War veterans among those who served in WWII. Honor Flight participants will witness a special ceremony Wednesday morning as the Friends of the National World War II Memorial will host a brief ceremony and wreath presentati...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) 83 area veterans headed to our nation's capital to see the monuments built in their honor as part of the 26th Honor Flight, Wednesday.  This honor flight will include more Korean and Vietnam War veterans among those who served in WWII. Honor Flight participants will witness a special ceremony Wednesday morning as the Friends of the National World War II Memorial will host a brief ceremony and wreath presentati...

  • One-on-One with Addison Agen: Life on Team Miley and preparing for the Battle Rounds

    One-on-One with Addison Agen: Life on Team Miley and preparing for the Battle Rounds

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Monday night, Fort Wayne's own Addison Agen is set to take the stage in the final night of the Battle Rounds on the hit show, The Voice. The Concordia Lutheran junior said life has been a whirlwind ever since she debut in the show's blind auditions earlier this month. "It's just, keep going one step at a time," she said. Now three weeks after her blind audition aired on The Voice, her performance has topped 2-mill...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Monday night, Fort Wayne's own Addison Agen is set to take the stage in the final night of the Battle Rounds on the hit show, The Voice. The Concordia Lutheran junior said life has been a whirlwind ever since she debut in the show's blind auditions earlier this month. "It's just, keep going one step at a time," she said. Now three weeks after her blind audition aired on The Voice, her performance has topped 2-mill...

  • Man with gunshot wounds dies outside Oxford Street home

    Man with gunshot wounds dies outside Oxford Street home

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Officials are investigating the death of a man after he was found lying in the front yard of a home suffering from gunshot wounds on Fort Wayne's southeast side Thursday night.  Police responded to the 2400 block of Oxford Street shortly after 11 p.m. Paramedics pronounced the man dead at the scene. The identity of the man has not been released.  Detectives are talking with witnesses and neighbors as they gather informatio...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Officials are investigating the death of a man after he was found lying in the front yard of a home suffering from gunshot wounds on Fort Wayne's southeast side Thursday night.  Police responded to the 2400 block of Oxford Street shortly after 11 p.m. Paramedics pronounced the man dead at the scene. The identity of the man has not been released.  Detectives are talking with witnesses and neighbors as they gather informatio...

  • EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: A behind-the-scenes look ahead of The Voice Battle Rounds

    EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: A behind-the-scenes look ahead of The Voice Battle Rounds

    Friday, October 20 2017 12:52 PM EDT2017-10-20 16:52:48 GMT
    Fort Wayne's Addison Agen takes the stage for Battle Rounds on NBC's The Voice Monday night. The Concorida Lutheran High School student wowed the judges during the blind auditions, getting Miley and Adam to turn their chairs. She picked Team Mi
    Fort Wayne's Addison Agen takes the stage for Battle Rounds on NBC's The Voice Monday night. The Concorida Lutheran High School student wowed the judges during the blind auditions, getting Miley and Adam to turn their chairs. She picked Team Mi
  • House on city's east side catches fire for second time in months Wednesday morning

    House on city's east side catches fire for second time in months Wednesday morning

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Officials are investigating what sparked a fire at a home under renovation on Fort Wayne's west side for the second time in five months Wednesday morning.  Crews responded to the 6800 block of Forest Glen Court just after 2:30 a.m. They say the fire was in the back of the home and extended to the inside and attic of the structure.  Firefighters were able to get the fire under control in 10 minutes.  No one was home at...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Officials are investigating what sparked a fire at a home under renovation on Fort Wayne's west side for the second time in five months Wednesday morning.  Crews responded to the 6800 block of Forest Glen Court just after 2:30 a.m. They say the fire was in the back of the home and extended to the inside and attic of the structure.  Firefighters were able to get the fire under control in 10 minutes.  No one was home at...

  • One man dead, woman in serious condition after shooting on Fort Wayne's South side early Monday morning

    One man dead, woman in serious condition after shooting on Fort Wayne's South side early Monday morning

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) One man is dead and one woman is in serious condition after an early morning shooting on Fort Wayne's South side, Monday. Police responded to a parking lot off the intersection of Clinton Street and Lexington Court near Foster's Sports Pub shortly after 3 a.m. Officers were already in the area and hear several gun shots. No one is in custody and police are still working information about any potential suspects. The case is still under investig...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) One man is dead and one woman is in serious condition after an early morning shooting on Fort Wayne's South side, Monday. Police responded to a parking lot off the intersection of Clinton Street and Lexington Court near Foster's Sports Pub shortly after 3 a.m. Officers were already in the area and hear several gun shots. No one is in custody and police are still working information about any potential suspects. The case is still under investig...

  • YMCA's 'Chalk It Up' event Thursday to raise awareness on domestic violence

    YMCA's 'Chalk It Up' event Thursday to raise awareness on domestic violence

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. --  October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the YMCA will be bringing awareness to the problem through chalk. The organization's "Chalk It Up" event starts at 11 a.m. Thursday at One Summit Square. The event is designed to shed light on domestic violence through chalk drawings. Organizers hope the event gives the community the chance to express their concerns to the issue visually.

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. --  October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the YMCA will be bringing awareness to the problem through chalk. The organization's "Chalk It Up" event starts at 11 a.m. Thursday at One Summit Square. The event is designed to shed light on domestic violence through chalk drawings. Organizers hope the event gives the community the chance to express their concerns to the issue visually.

  • Fort Wayne Parks and Rec board looking for feedback on 5-year plan

    Fort Wayne Parks and Rec board looking for feedback on 5-year plan

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation department is looking ahead to the future of the Summit City and is looking for community input. The park board is in the process of creating their five-year master plan for the department and wants your feedback on what to include That meeting takes place Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at the Riverlodge Pavilion in Shaoff Park.  
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation department is looking ahead to the future of the Summit City and is looking for community input. The park board is in the process of creating their five-year master plan for the department and wants your feedback on what to include That meeting takes place Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at the Riverlodge Pavilion in Shaoff Park.  
  • Indiana Education Commission to meet at IPFW Thursday

    Indiana Education Commission to meet at IPFW Thursday

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) The Indiana Commission for Higher Education will also be meeting at IPFW at 1 p.m. Friday.  Among the items on the agenda - an update on fall enrollment across schools in the state for 2017 as well as approval of a new Doctorate of Public Health program for Indiana-University schools and a Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling for IUPUI. The commision is also expected to look into the approval of renovation projects to IVY T...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) The Indiana Commission for Higher Education will also be meeting at IPFW at 1 p.m. Friday.  Among the items on the agenda - an update on fall enrollment across schools in the state for 2017 as well as approval of a new Doctorate of Public Health program for Indiana-University schools and a Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling for IUPUI. The commision is also expected to look into the approval of renovation projects to IVY T...

  • Fort Wayne city council passes bill to crackdown on problem properties by overwhelming vote

    Fort Wayne city council passes bill to crackdown on problem properties by overwhelming vote

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News)  A bill introduced in 2016 that would crackdown on "problem properties" is now headed to Mayor Tom Henry's desk. The "Commercial Problem Property Ordinance" was proposed by council president, Tom Didier. Didier said he wanted to hold commercial properties including strip clubs, bars and hotels, that have become a nuisance to the community - responsible for taking away the police presence in othe...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News)  A bill introduced in 2016 that would crackdown on "problem properties" is now headed to Mayor Tom Henry's desk. The "Commercial Problem Property Ordinance" was proposed by council president, Tom Didier. Didier said he wanted to hold commercial properties including strip clubs, bars and hotels, that have become a nuisance to the community - responsible for taking away the police presence in othe...

  • One dead and one hurt in double shooting on Southeast side of Fort Wayne late Thursday night

    One dead and one hurt in double shooting on Southeast side of Fort Wayne late Thursday night

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Fort Wayne police responded to the 3300 block of Winter Street just before midnight, Thursday to reports of a shooting. Police found one victim suffering from gunshot wounds who died at the scene. They say a second victim also suffering from gunshot wounds found his own way to a local hospital and remains in critical condition. 

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Fort Wayne police responded to the 3300 block of Winter Street just before midnight, Thursday to reports of a shooting. Police found one victim suffering from gunshot wounds who died at the scene. They say a second victim also suffering from gunshot wounds found his own way to a local hospital and remains in critical condition. 

  • One woman in critical condition after motorcycle crash Fort Wayne's West side early Friday morning

    One woman in critical condition after motorcycle crash Fort Wayne's West side early Friday morning

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Fort Wayne police responded to a motorcycle crash at the intersection of Main and Leesburg just after 1:30 Friday morning. They say the rider was a woman and she was lying on the sidewalk on the northern side of the intersection. She was taken to a local hospital and remains in critical condition. Police are still investigating but believe she was traveling northbound on Main Street when she lost control leaving the roadway.  Th...
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Fort Wayne police responded to a motorcycle crash at the intersection of Main and Leesburg just after 1:30 Friday morning. They say the rider was a woman and she was lying on the sidewalk on the northern side of the intersection. She was taken to a local hospital and remains in critical condition. Police are still investigating but believe she was traveling northbound on Main Street when she lost control leaving the roadway.  Th...
  • Woman arrested, facing initial charges in stabbing death

    Woman arrested, facing initial charges in stabbing death

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Police are investigating a stabbing that left one man dead in an apartment on Fort Wayne's north side early Wednesday morning.  Police were called to the 4900 block of Northcrest Drive just after 3:30 a.m. to find a man inside an apartment suffering from a stab wound.  The man was taken to the hospital in critical condition but later died from his injuries. Police believe the man was inside the apartment with the stabbing h...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Police are investigating a stabbing that left one man dead in an apartment on Fort Wayne's north side early Wednesday morning.  Police were called to the 4900 block of Northcrest Drive just after 3:30 a.m. to find a man inside an apartment suffering from a stab wound.  The man was taken to the hospital in critical condition but later died from his injuries. Police believe the man was inside the apartment with the stabbing h...

  • Fire damages Grant Ave. home early Friday morning

    Fire damages Grant Ave. home early Friday morning

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) A burglar alarm lead officers to a house fire on the city's East side early Friday morning. Officers responded at about 1:45 a.m. to a house under renovation on the 1100 block of Grant Avenue. That's when they saw a fire in the back of the home and alerted the fire department. Firefighters went to work putting out the flame about 40 minutes later. No one was hurt, but the home has heavy smoke, fire and water damage. A cau...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) A burglar alarm lead officers to a house fire on the city's East side early Friday morning. Officers responded at about 1:45 a.m. to a house under renovation on the 1100 block of Grant Avenue. That's when they saw a fire in the back of the home and alerted the fire department. Firefighters went to work putting out the flame about 40 minutes later. No one was hurt, but the home has heavy smoke, fire and water damage. A cau...

  • How to get the full 2017 solar eclipse experience

    How to get the full 2017 solar eclipse experience

    Monday, August 14 2017 1:03 PM EDT2017-08-14 17:03:26 GMT
    Many Americans are about to experience a unique natural occurrence that has not been seen since 1991.
    Many Americans are about to experience a unique natural occurrence that has not been seen since 1991.
  • East Allen County school district welcomes students to new year Tuesday

    East Allen County school district welcomes students to new year Tuesday

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Summer vacation comes to an end for students in the East Allen County School district Tuesday.  District educators have been busy getting ready to welcome students back to a new school year.  Fort Wayne's NBC reporter Kent Hormann spent the morning with school board leaders and the district's new superintendent, Marilyn Hissong to talk about the upcoming year. 

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) Summer vacation comes to an end for students in the East Allen County School district Tuesday.  District educators have been busy getting ready to welcome students back to a new school year.  Fort Wayne's NBC reporter Kent Hormann spent the morning with school board leaders and the district's new superintendent, Marilyn Hissong to talk about the upcoming year. 

  • Man accused in playing a role in September 2016 fatal shooting pleads guilty to lesser charge

    Man accused in playing a role in September 2016 fatal shooting pleads guilty to lesser charge

    Friday, August 4 2017 11:29 AM EDT2017-08-04 15:29:34 GMT
    One of the men accused in playing a role in a deadly September 2016 shooting was in court Friday to plead guilty to a lesser charge.Kahmarri Spencer pleaded guilty Friday to aiding in an aggravated battery in connection with the shooting death of Robert
    One of the men accused in playing a role in a deadly September 2016 shooting was in court Friday to plead guilty to a lesser charge.Kahmarri Spencer pleaded guilty Friday to aiding in an aggravated battery in connection with the shooting death of Robert
  • Annual Blue Ball Open golf event tees off into 8th year Friday

    Annual Blue Ball Open golf event tees off into 8th year Friday

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- The annual Blue Ball open golf event tees off into its 8th year Friday. The event is a special golf charity dedicated to promoting awareness and early detection of prostate cancer. The event is close to our hearts here at fort wayne's nbc especially for our own Kent Hormann who started the event eight years ago to give back to the community.  Kent is also a five-year prostate cancer survivor.  The event starts at 1 p.m. All of the money raised&n...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- The annual Blue Ball open golf event tees off into its 8th year Friday. The event is a special golf charity dedicated to promoting awareness and early detection of prostate cancer. The event is close to our hearts here at fort wayne's nbc especially for our own Kent Hormann who started the event eight years ago to give back to the community.  Kent is also a five-year prostate cancer survivor.  The event starts at 1 p.m. All of the money raised&n...

  • FWPD and Victims Assistance to hand out free backpack and school supplies Friday evening

    FWPD and Victims Assistance to hand out free backpack and school supplies Friday evening

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) -The Fort Wayne Police Department and its Victims Assistant Unit will be handing out free backpacks and school supplies Friday night at Headwaters park. It will be taking place from 6 -8 p.m. at the Rothschild Pavillion.  One bag will be allowed for each child and kids must be accompanied by a parent.  This is the first year for the event. Officials have 300 backpacks to give out on a first-come-first serve basis and encourage ...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC News) -The Fort Wayne Police Department and its Victims Assistant Unit will be handing out free backpacks and school supplies Friday night at Headwaters park. It will be taking place from 6 -8 p.m. at the Rothschild Pavillion.  One bag will be allowed for each child and kids must be accompanied by a parent.  This is the first year for the event. Officials have 300 backpacks to give out on a first-come-first serve basis and encourage ...

  • Woman critically injured in Sunday morning shooting

    Woman critically injured in Sunday morning shooting

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- Fort Wayne police are investigating a shooting that left one woman in critical condition early Sunday morning. Police arrived at 3500 New Haven Avenue shortly after 6:40 a.m. Sunday morning and found an adult woman suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital and where she is listed in critical condition. According to police, Information gathered at the scene suggests a single gunman came to the front door of the hom...
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- Fort Wayne police are investigating a shooting that left one woman in critical condition early Sunday morning. Police arrived at 3500 New Haven Avenue shortly after 6:40 a.m. Sunday morning and found an adult woman suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital and where she is listed in critical condition. According to police, Information gathered at the scene suggests a single gunman came to the front door of the hom...
  • Police identify victim of fatal Colerick Street shooting

    Police identify victim of fatal Colerick Street shooting

    ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. -- Police have identified the victim of the Colerick Street shooting. The Allen County Coroner says the victim has been identified as Erin Lecretia Lawson, 31 or Fort Wayne. The shooting happened just before midnight Saturday, October 15. Police found two people shot inside a vehicle on Colerick, just east of Reed Street. Lawson was in critical condition and later died at the hospital. The man was listed in serious condition. His injuries are not consi...
    ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. -- Police have identified the victim of the Colerick Street shooting. The Allen County Coroner says the victim has been identified as Erin Lecretia Lawson, 31 or Fort Wayne. The shooting happened just before midnight Saturday, October 15. Police found two people shot inside a vehicle on Colerick, just east of Reed Street. Lawson was in critical condition and later died at the hospital. The man was listed in serious condition. His injuries are not consi...
  • Christiana Danielle Begins music career after Top 10 run on 'The Voice'

    Christiana Danielle Begins music career after Top 10 run on 'The Voice'

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Fort Wayne's latest Summit City singing sensation is back home after her journey on 'The Voice.' Christiana Danielle arrived home Saturday to cheers and tears at her church, New Zion Tabernacle. She's now pursuing a music career and has already started writing songs for her debut album. She stopped by the Fort Wayne's NBC studios to chat with morning anchors Pauleen Le and Julian Teekaram. 

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Fort Wayne's latest Summit City singing sensation is back home after her journey on 'The Voice.' Christiana Danielle arrived home Saturday to cheers and tears at her church, New Zion Tabernacle. She's now pursuing a music career and has already started writing songs for her debut album. She stopped by the Fort Wayne's NBC studios to chat with morning anchors Pauleen Le and Julian Teekaram. 

  • Local woman dies after getting trapped under lawnmower

    Local woman dies after getting trapped under lawnmower

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — A 69-year-old woman has died after getting trapped underneath her lawnmower in Fort Wayne. 

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — A 69-year-old woman has died after getting trapped underneath her lawnmower in Fort Wayne. 

  • Mother's Day Downtown back on Sunday

    Mother's Day Downtown back on Sunday

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) A popular mother's day tradition is back in Fort Wayne this weekend for another year.  Mother's Day Downtown promises a fun-filled day of shopping for the whole family on Sunday.  More than 30 local shops and restaurants will be offering special deals to celebrate moms. There will also be various activities taking place in downtown.  Visitors can hop on any one of the 15 trolley stops for free on Sunday from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m...
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) A popular mother's day tradition is back in Fort Wayne this weekend for another year.  Mother's Day Downtown promises a fun-filled day of shopping for the whole family on Sunday.  More than 30 local shops and restaurants will be offering special deals to celebrate moms. There will also be various activities taking place in downtown.  Visitors can hop on any one of the 15 trolley stops for free on Sunday from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m...
  • Today in History May 10

    Today in History May 10

    Today in History (May 10) 1. On this day in 1940, Winston Churchill, First Lord of the Admiralty, is called to replace Neville Chamberlain as British prime minister following his resignation after losing a confidence vote in the House of Commons. 2. On this day in 1996, eight climbers died during a storm on Mount Everest.  3. On this day in 1977, legendary actress Joan Crawford dies of a heart attack in her New York City apartment.

    Today in History (May 10) 1. On this day in 1940, Winston Churchill, First Lord of the Admiralty, is called to replace Neville Chamberlain as British prime minister following his resignation after losing a confidence vote in the House of Commons. 2. On this day in 1996, eight climbers died during a storm on Mount Everest.  3. On this day in 1977, legendary actress Joan Crawford dies of a heart attack in her New York City apartment.

  • Several witnesses say man held in Regency Inn death admitted to the killing

    Several witnesses say man held in Regency Inn death admitted to the killing

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Fort Wayne police have arrested 35-year-old David Adrian Fabela in connection to a death investigation at the Regency Inn on W. Coliseum Boulevard.  Police responded to the motel just before 11 p.m. Tuesday where they found a woman's body in a room on the second floor.  Officials are currently interviewing witnesses and guests at the motel as they continue to collect evidence in the case.  Fabela is preliminary charge with ...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- (Fort Wayne's NBC) Fort Wayne police have arrested 35-year-old David Adrian Fabela in connection to a death investigation at the Regency Inn on W. Coliseum Boulevard.  Police responded to the motel just before 11 p.m. Tuesday where they found a woman's body in a room on the second floor.  Officials are currently interviewing witnesses and guests at the motel as they continue to collect evidence in the case.  Fabela is preliminary charge with ...

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