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  • April Tinsley's cousins share emotions about suspected killer

    April Tinsley's cousins share emotions about suspected killer

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) - "She can rest in piece knowing that the person is caught," April Tinsley's cousin, James Tinsley reacts to the news of a 30-year-old cold case, finding a new breakthrough.  John D. Miller, the suspect in police custody for the rape and murder of 8-year-old Tinsley in April of '88. Elizabeth Tinsley, who is James wife, "He [Miller] deserves way more than just a sentence." The family talks about when they first heard...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) - "She can rest in piece knowing that the person is caught," April Tinsley's cousin, James Tinsley reacts to the news of a 30-year-old cold case, finding a new breakthrough.  John D. Miller, the suspect in police custody for the rape and murder of 8-year-old Tinsley in April of '88. Elizabeth Tinsley, who is James wife, "He [Miller] deserves way more than just a sentence." The family talks about when they first heard...

  • Children play softball across the street from Miller's home

    Children play softball across the street from Miller's home

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) -- No more than 30 yards away from the residence of John Miller, the dust settles on a softball field. Girls between the ages of 11 and 17 are practicing for the first time since Miller was arrested for the brutal rape and murder of 8 year old April Tinsley, right across the street. "It's pretty eerie and creepy that somebody like that has been this close to our kids," says Kim Funk, a mother of a softball player. Monday, Funk says...
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) -- No more than 30 yards away from the residence of John Miller, the dust settles on a softball field. Girls between the ages of 11 and 17 are practicing for the first time since Miller was arrested for the brutal rape and murder of 8 year old April Tinsley, right across the street. "It's pretty eerie and creepy that somebody like that has been this close to our kids," says Kim Funk, a mother of a softball player. Monday, Funk says...
  • Tinsley's aunt: describes murder defendant as a 'monster'

    Tinsley's aunt: describes murder defendant as a 'monster'

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- She expected a "monster" and believes the man she saw fit the description to a "T". That's what a relative of April Tinsley said Monday, after witnessing the initial court appearance for the alleged killer in the high-profile murder case.

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- She expected a "monster" and believes the man she saw fit the description to a "T". That's what a relative of April Tinsley said Monday, after witnessing the initial court appearance for the alleged killer in the high-profile murder case.

  • Brother says April Tinsley murder suspect is 'dead' to him

    Brother says April Tinsley murder suspect is 'dead' to him

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:18 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:18:23 GMT

    In an exclusive interview on Monday, the brother of child murder suspect John D. Miller said he's "done" with him. 

    In an exclusive interview on Monday, the brother of child murder suspect John D. Miller said he's "done" with him. 

  • TINSLEY SUSPECT CO-WORKER: Miller was problematic, reclusive

    TINSLEY SUSPECT CO-WORKER: Miller was problematic, reclusive

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — A co-worker of the suspect charged with the rape and murder of April Tinsley describes John D. Miller as a reclusive and problematic employee. 

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — A co-worker of the suspect charged with the rape and murder of April Tinsley describes John D. Miller as a reclusive and problematic employee. 

  • April Tinsley case timeline

    April Tinsley case timeline

    (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — 59-year-old John D. Miller was arrested Sunday in connection with the rape and murder of 8-year-old April Tinsley in 1988. 

    (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — 59-year-old John D. Miller was arrested Sunday in connection with the rape and murder of 8-year-old April Tinsley in 1988. 

  • The best deals for Amazon Prime Day 2018

    The best deals for Amazon Prime Day 2018

    (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — Monday begins Black Friday in July from Amazon Prime shoppers. 

    (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — Monday begins Black Friday in July from Amazon Prime shoppers. 

  • April Tinsley Tragedy: DNA leads to arrest

    April Tinsley Tragedy: DNA leads to arrest

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) - -The role of DNA in criminal investigations has grown tremendously over the years. Now, investigators are crediting cutting edge technology for an arrest in the April Tinsley murder case. Fort Wayne's NBC spoke with Genealogist Cee Cee Moore with Parabon Nanolabs. She is listed in court documents for helping to lead police to John D. Miller.  Moore says this is the sixth cold case this year, in the U.S alone, to use the public genealogy data...
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) - -The role of DNA in criminal investigations has grown tremendously over the years. Now, investigators are crediting cutting edge technology for an arrest in the April Tinsley murder case. Fort Wayne's NBC spoke with Genealogist Cee Cee Moore with Parabon Nanolabs. She is listed in court documents for helping to lead police to John D. Miller.  Moore says this is the sixth cold case this year, in the U.S alone, to use the public genealogy data...
  • Suspect photo in Tinsley case released; some similarities with 2016 computer image

    Suspect photo in Tinsley case released; some similarities with 2016 computer image

    In 2016, Fort Wayne detectives shared computer-generated images of a the man they believed to be responsible for the rape and murder of 8-year-old April Tinsley in the spring of 1988. The images were created by Parabon Nanolabs and were designed to "age" the suspect to better represent what he would look like nearly three decades after the crime. 

    In 2016, Fort Wayne detectives shared computer-generated images of a the man they believed to be responsible for the rape and murder of 8-year-old April Tinsley in the spring of 1988. The images were created by Parabon Nanolabs and were designed to "age" the suspect to better represent what he would look like nearly three decades after the crime. 

  • Suspect in Tinsley case matches description shared by police in 2009

    Suspect in Tinsley case matches description shared by police in 2009

    The arrest of 59-year-old John D. Miller of Grabill marks a milestone in the effort to bring to justice the killer of April Tinsley more than 30 years ago. 

    The arrest of 59-year-old John D. Miller of Grabill marks a milestone in the effort to bring to justice the killer of April Tinsley more than 30 years ago. 

  • McDonald's pulls salads from some Indiana locations after health scare

    McDonald's pulls salads from some Indiana locations after health scare

    McDonald's is stopping the sale of salads at 3,000 restaurants after people became sick from a parasite causing intestinal illness. The Chicago-based fast-food chain said Friday it's acting "out of an abundance of caution" until switching to another supplier. 

    McDonald's is stopping the sale of salads at 3,000 restaurants after people became sick from a parasite causing intestinal illness. The Chicago-based fast-food chain said Friday it's acting "out of an abundance of caution" until switching to another supplier. 

  • 8-year-old's lemonade stand proceeds to go to good cause

    8-year-old's lemonade stand proceeds to go to good cause

    Friday, July 13 2018 6:33 PM EDT2018-07-13 22:33:22 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 6:33 PM EDT2018-07-13 22:33:22 GMT

    We'd like to introduce you to a young entrepreneur with what his mother calls "a servant's heart." It's a classic sign of summer: a lemonade stand on the side of the road, run by a young salesperson eager to entice new customers. Eight and a half year old Ian Ludwig is trying his best.

    We'd like to introduce you to a young entrepreneur with what his mother calls "a servant's heart." It's a classic sign of summer: a lemonade stand on the side of the road, run by a young salesperson eager to entice new customers. Eight and a half year old Ian Ludwig is trying his best.

  • Woman details sexual misconduct allegations against former Taylor U. prof.

    Woman details sexual misconduct allegations against former Taylor U. prof.

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- A respected Taylor University professor leaves his job under allegations of serious misconduct. One of his former students believes it is an outcome that was delayed too long, putting more women in peril.

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- A respected Taylor University professor leaves his job under allegations of serious misconduct. One of his former students believes it is an outcome that was delayed too long, putting more women in peril.

  • Woman arrested after stabbing man in neck

    Woman arrested after stabbing man in neck

    LAGRANGE COUNTY, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — A woman was arrested after police say she stabbed a man in the neck early Friday morning.  

    LAGRANGE COUNTY, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — A woman was arrested after police say she stabbed a man in the neck early Friday morning.  

  • 50th Three Rivers Festival underway

    50th Three Rivers Festival underway

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) - One of the biggest events of the year in Fort Waynes is now underway.  The 50th Annual Three Rivers Festival kicked off Friday morning with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Junk Food Alley downtown.  The fryers are bubbling hot ready to crisp up anything from veggies to candy bars, and the Downtown Midway is open, too.  Spanning from Friday, July 13, to Saturday, July 21, the week-long festival brings food and fun to the Fort, f...
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) - One of the biggest events of the year in Fort Waynes is now underway.  The 50th Annual Three Rivers Festival kicked off Friday morning with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Junk Food Alley downtown.  The fryers are bubbling hot ready to crisp up anything from veggies to candy bars, and the Downtown Midway is open, too.  Spanning from Friday, July 13, to Saturday, July 21, the week-long festival brings food and fun to the Fort, f...
  • 50th Three Rivers Festival guide

    50th Three Rivers Festival guide

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) - In two days, the 50th Three Rivers Festival will draw more than 500,000 people to savor the fun, food and festivities downtown. There is plenty to do, from the parade to junk food alley to the bed races. The TRF boasts more than 80 official events, and we couldn't include all of them in a list.  Here's a non-exhaustive list of events:  Three Rivers Festival Parade The parade is the unofficial kick-off of the festi...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) - In two days, the 50th Three Rivers Festival will draw more than 500,000 people to savor the fun, food and festivities downtown. There is plenty to do, from the parade to junk food alley to the bed races. The TRF boasts more than 80 official events, and we couldn't include all of them in a list.  Here's a non-exhaustive list of events:  Three Rivers Festival Parade The parade is the unofficial kick-off of the festi...

  • Where to get free french fries for National Fryday

    Where to get free french fries for National Fryday

    (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — Today may be Friday the 13th, but you're in luck. 

    (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — Today may be Friday the 13th, but you're in luck. 

  • Forever Home Friday: Meet Katja

    Forever Home Friday: Meet Katja

    Katja is looking for her forever home! She's 1-year-old and weighs 30 pounds.  And the folks at the Allen County SPCA says she won't get much bigger.  Interested? Contact the Allen County SPCA at 260-744-0454. For more information on how to adopt, click here. 

    Katja is looking for her forever home! She's 1-year-old and weighs 30 pounds.  And the folks at the Allen County SPCA says she won't get much bigger.  Interested? Contact the Allen County SPCA at 260-744-0454. For more information on how to adopt, click here. 

  • New "parklet" in Kendallville turning heads

    New "parklet" in Kendallville turning heads

    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-07-12 22:24:00 GMT

    Leaders in Kendallville are planning to host more events and festivals along the town's Main Street, where a new space there is attracting quite a bit of attention.

    Leaders in Kendallville are planning to host more events and festivals along the town's Main Street, where a new space there is attracting quite a bit of attention.

  • Indiana prisoner dies after being stabbed by inmate

    Indiana prisoner dies after being stabbed by inmate

    Thursday, July 12 2018 1:37 PM EDT2018-07-12 17:37:09 GMT
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    PENDLETON, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) — A man sentenced to be released from prison in 2042 has died after being stabbed by another inmate.  

    PENDLETON, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) — A man sentenced to be released from prison in 2042 has died after being stabbed by another inmate.  

  • Dozens of animals removed from suspected hoarding situation

    Dozens of animals removed from suspected hoarding situation

    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:39 PM EDT2018-07-12 16:39:30 GMT

    POLAND, Ind. (AP) — Officials say more than 80 animals including nearly 30 pot-bellied pigs have been removed from a suspected animal hoarding situation in western Indiana. 

    POLAND, Ind. (AP) — Officials say more than 80 animals including nearly 30 pot-bellied pigs have been removed from a suspected animal hoarding situation in western Indiana. 

  • VIRAL VIDEO: Off-duty IMPD officer, apartment manager asks tenant to leave pool

    VIRAL VIDEO: Off-duty IMPD officer, apartment manager asks tenant to leave pool

    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-07-12 15:52:13 GMT

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) — A viral video shows a heated confrontation between a pool-goer and an off-duty police officer at a north Indianapolis apartment complex. 

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) — A viral video shows a heated confrontation between a pool-goer and an off-duty police officer at a north Indianapolis apartment complex. 

  • Indiana agribusinessman nominated for UN ag post

    Indiana agribusinessman nominated for UN ag post

    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:19 AM EDT2018-07-12 15:19:13 GMT

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) — President Trump has nominated an Indiana man to be the ambassador of agriculture to the United Nations. 

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) — President Trump has nominated an Indiana man to be the ambassador of agriculture to the United Nations. 

  • Fun in the Fort: Check out Three Rivers Festival and Open Streets

    Fun in the Fort: Check out Three Rivers Festival and Open Streets

    Three Rivers Festival Friday, July 13 – Saturday, July 21 • Downtown Fort Wayne Fort Wayne’s largest downtown summer party is back! Kick off the celebrations with the Parade on July 14. Then, enjoy the famous Chalk Walk, concerts, food, and family fun! Art of the Garden Opens Saturday, July 14 • Botanical Conservatory This unique exhibit blurs the line between landscape and fine art. Local artist, Daniel Dienelt, uses features found in nature to create a hum...
    Three Rivers Festival Friday, July 13 – Saturday, July 21 • Downtown Fort Wayne Fort Wayne’s largest downtown summer party is back! Kick off the celebrations with the Parade on July 14. Then, enjoy the famous Chalk Walk, concerts, food, and family fun! Art of the Garden Opens Saturday, July 14 • Botanical Conservatory This unique exhibit blurs the line between landscape and fine art. Local artist, Daniel Dienelt, uses features found in nature to create a hum...
  • Lunch on the Square: Julian and Pauleen check out Whip & Chill Ice Cream Truck

    Lunch on the Square: Julian and Pauleen check out Whip & Chill Ice Cream Truck

    It's another tasty adventure with morning anchors Julian Teekaram and Pauleen Le.  This time, the ladies checked out the coolest (literally) food truck at Lunch on the Square.  Take a look at how Whip & Chill makes a delicious brownie sundae and the oh so refreshing shaved ice. 

    It's another tasty adventure with morning anchors Julian Teekaram and Pauleen Le.  This time, the ladies checked out the coolest (literally) food truck at Lunch on the Square.  Take a look at how Whip & Chill makes a delicious brownie sundae and the oh so refreshing shaved ice. 

  • Justice for Jax: Fort Wayne dog euthanized in Tennessee, activists asking 'why'

    Justice for Jax: Fort Wayne dog euthanized in Tennessee, activists asking 'why'

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) -- 'Justice for Jax' is a phrase circulating on social media. The 2-Year-Old German Sheppard Mix was adopted from Fort Wayne. Officials tell Fort Wayne's NBC, his owner moved to Tennessee shorty before surrendering him, there. Now, Jax has been euthanized and those who knew him are asking "why?" "It breaks my heart, it hurts my family," says Suzanne Serres. "It's really tough to hear, tough to understand." Serres...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) -- 'Justice for Jax' is a phrase circulating on social media. The 2-Year-Old German Sheppard Mix was adopted from Fort Wayne. Officials tell Fort Wayne's NBC, his owner moved to Tennessee shorty before surrendering him, there. Now, Jax has been euthanized and those who knew him are asking "why?" "It breaks my heart, it hurts my family," says Suzanne Serres. "It's really tough to hear, tough to understand." Serres...

  • Astoria Apartments has two weeks to reply to new citations

    Astoria Apartments has two weeks to reply to new citations

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 6:28 PM EDT2018-07-11 22:28:29 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 6:28 PM EDT2018-07-11 22:28:29 GMT

    Vanessa Collins is so fed up with not being valued as a tenant at Astoria Apartments on East Paulding Road, she's moving out after six years. "For me, the owner could do better. That's the bottom line because it starts at the top. That way, management can do their job," she says.

    Vanessa Collins is so fed up with not being valued as a tenant at Astoria Apartments on East Paulding Road, she's moving out after six years. "For me, the owner could do better. That's the bottom line because it starts at the top. That way, management can do their job," she says.

  • Thunderbirds to headline 2019 Fort Wayne Air Show

    Thunderbirds to headline 2019 Fort Wayne Air Show

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) - Even though it's about a year away, anticipation is sky high for the Fort Wayne Air Show.  That's because the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds are headlining the air show July 6-7, 2019, at the 122nd Fighter Wing base.   Folks at the guard base say it's a great opportunity for the community to take a look at not only the airplanes at the base, people can also interact with pilots and maintenance crews.  Organizers say it tak...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) - Even though it's about a year away, anticipation is sky high for the Fort Wayne Air Show.  That's because the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds are headlining the air show July 6-7, 2019, at the 122nd Fighter Wing base.   Folks at the guard base say it's a great opportunity for the community to take a look at not only the airplanes at the base, people can also interact with pilots and maintenance crews.  Organizers say it tak...

  • FWPD, Salvation Army collecting supplies for book bag giveaway

    FWPD, Salvation Army collecting supplies for book bag giveaway

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) - The Fort Wayne Police Department and Victim Assistance program is teaming up with the Salvation Army to make sure kids have the tools they need to go to school.  

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) - The Fort Wayne Police Department and Victim Assistance program is teaming up with the Salvation Army to make sure kids have the tools they need to go to school.  

  • Wanted murder suspect spotted in Van Wert

    Wanted murder suspect spotted in Van Wert

    Monday, July 9 2018 2:06 PM EDT2018-07-09 18:06:44 GMT

    Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) — Van Wert Police are warning Hoosiers after a man wanted in connection to a Minnesota murder was seen in Van Wert.  

    Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) — Van Wert Police are warning Hoosiers after a man wanted in connection to a Minnesota murder was seen in Van Wert.  

  • Peru, Indiana is home to youth circus you have to see to believe

    Peru, Indiana is home to youth circus you have to see to believe

    PERU, INDIANA (Fort Wayne's NBC) -- Have you ever thought about running away with the circus?   Fort Wayne's NBC evening anchor, Linda Jackson, takes us to her hometown of Peru, Indiana... a magical place that's a short road trip from The Fort!

    PERU, INDIANA (Fort Wayne's NBC) -- Have you ever thought about running away with the circus?   Fort Wayne's NBC evening anchor, Linda Jackson, takes us to her hometown of Peru, Indiana... a magical place that's a short road trip from The Fort!

  • Fallen tree crushes truck, killing 2

    Fallen tree crushes truck, killing 2

    Part of a tree fell on a pickup truck in the town of Geneva, killing two people inside. The incident happened late Tuesday afternoon in the 300 block of West Line Street, in a residential area west of Main Street.

    Part of a tree fell on a pickup truck in the town of Geneva, killing two people inside. The incident happened late Tuesday afternoon in the 300 block of West Line Street, in a residential area west of Main Street.

  • Complaints from tenants in Astoria Apartments are mounting

    Complaints from tenants in Astoria Apartments are mounting

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- Tenants in one south Fort Wayne apartment complex are angry, and they are sounding off. Those tenants in Astoria Apartments on East Paulding Road say they are tired of suffering with everything from sewage backups to common maintenance issues that don't get fixed.

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- Tenants in one south Fort Wayne apartment complex are angry, and they are sounding off. Those tenants in Astoria Apartments on East Paulding Road say they are tired of suffering with everything from sewage backups to common maintenance issues that don't get fixed.

  • Parents of woman killed in crash furious that driver had 3 DUIs

    Parents of woman killed in crash furious that driver had 3 DUIs

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 6:16 PM EDT2018-07-10 22:16:32 GMT
    Tuesday, July 10 2018 6:16 PM EDT2018-07-10 22:16:32 GMT

    The mother of a woman killed in a fiery crash is furious that her daughter's boyfriend was behind the wheel after three drunk driving convictions.

    The mother of a woman killed in a fiery crash is furious that her daughter's boyfriend was behind the wheel after three drunk driving convictions.

  • Fort Wayne reacts to closed clinic

    Fort Wayne reacts to closed clinic

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) — The mood among supporters outside Planned Parenthood Monday, was one of frustration, now that the doors are closed. 

    "I feel fearful for other women as well as the right to myself, my friends and my family, just everyone both men and women," said a supporter at the rally. 

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) — The mood among supporters outside Planned Parenthood Monday, was one of frustration, now that the doors are closed. 

    "I feel fearful for other women as well as the right to myself, my friends and my family, just everyone both men and women," said a supporter at the rally. 

  • First responders adopt dog they rescued found shot, left for dead

    First responders adopt dog they rescued found shot, left for dead

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 12:28 PM EDT2018-07-10 16:28:04 GMT

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) — A couple of first responders are adding a four-legged friend to their family after adopting a dog they helped save. 

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) — A couple of first responders are adding a four-legged friend to their family after adopting a dog they helped save. 

  • Police searching for sex offender who escaped Kentucky jail

    Police searching for sex offender who escaped Kentucky jail

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 11:33 AM EDT2018-07-10 15:33:35 GMT

    (Fort Wayne's NBC) — Police in Kentucky are looking for a man who escaped during a jail transport and stole the vehicle.  

    (Fort Wayne's NBC) — Police in Kentucky are looking for a man who escaped during a jail transport and stole the vehicle.  

  • Brightpoint offers HEALing Kitchen classes

    Brightpoint offers HEALing Kitchen classes

    HEALing Kitchen Classes start July 16, 2018 This fun 8-session course will equip you with skills to include tasty fruits and vegetables into your daily diet. You will also learn other healthy eating and living fundamentals. The goal is to decrease chronic diseases and put our families, neighbors, and church friends on the road to vibrant health. Become part of the Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) revolution happening in our community! Classes are FREE and open to the public. 7 C...
    HEALing Kitchen Classes start July 16, 2018 This fun 8-session course will equip you with skills to include tasty fruits and vegetables into your daily diet. You will also learn other healthy eating and living fundamentals. The goal is to decrease chronic diseases and put our families, neighbors, and church friends on the road to vibrant health. Become part of the Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) revolution happening in our community! Classes are FREE and open to the public. 7 C...
  • Fort Wayne Planned Parenthood closing 'due to harassment'

    Fort Wayne Planned Parenthood closing 'due to harassment'

    Monday, July 9 2018 12:58 PM EDT2018-07-09 16:58:08 GMT
    Monday, July 9 2018 6:32 PM EDT2018-07-09 22:32:08 GMT

    Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky (PPINK) has closed its health center in Fort Wayne, citing intimidation and harassment from Allen County Right to Life.

    Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky (PPINK) has closed its health center in Fort Wayne, citing intimidation and harassment from Allen County Right to Life.

  • Attorney General defiant: fires back in face of calls for his resignation

    Attorney General defiant: fires back in face of calls for his resignation

    INDIANAPOLIS (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- Indiana's embattled Attorney General Curtis Hill said on Monday he isn't backing down, telling reporters he wants to keep his job and get his good name back. During Monday's news conference, Hill said due process of law means fairness.

    INDIANAPOLIS (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- Indiana's embattled Attorney General Curtis Hill said on Monday he isn't backing down, telling reporters he wants to keep his job and get his good name back. During Monday's news conference, Hill said due process of law means fairness.

  • Allen County wanted persons for 7/9

    Allen County wanted persons for 7/9

    Monday, July 9 2018 2:36 PM EDT2018-07-09 18:36:40 GMT

    ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) — Greater Fort Wayne Crime Stoppers is looking for help finding these wanted persons. 

    ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) — Greater Fort Wayne Crime Stoppers is looking for help finding these wanted persons. 

  • FWFD extinguishes Ottawa Dr. house fire

    FWFD extinguishes Ottawa Dr. house fire

    Monday, July 9 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-07-09 14:51:05 GMT

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) — Fort Wayne firefighters quickly extinguished a fire outside of a local home on Sunday. 

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) — Fort Wayne firefighters quickly extinguished a fire outside of a local home on Sunday. 

  • Elementary romance: Fort Wayne couple ties the knot at former school

    Elementary romance: Fort Wayne couple ties the knot at former school

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --An elementary school romance? You might call that a miracle, but that's exactly what happened Saturday in Fort Wayne. A pair of elementary school sweethearts tied the knot at the school where they first met decades ago. "We were 1st graders probably seven years old," says Mark Saylor, the groom. "She raised her child, I raised mine. Eventually we found each other again and here we are." It's a love story unlike any other...

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --An elementary school romance? You might call that a miracle, but that's exactly what happened Saturday in Fort Wayne. A pair of elementary school sweethearts tied the knot at the school where they first met decades ago. "We were 1st graders probably seven years old," says Mark Saylor, the groom. "She raised her child, I raised mine. Eventually we found each other again and here we are." It's a love story unlike any other...

  • Special Olympians from DeKalb, Noble counties strike gold in Seattle

    Special Olympians from DeKalb, Noble counties strike gold in Seattle

    Team Indiana, featuring athletes from DeKalb and Noble counties, defeated Team Nevada 31-30 to win the championship basketball game at the Special Olympics USA competition. 

    Team Indiana, featuring athletes from DeKalb and Noble counties, defeated Team Nevada 31-30 to win the championship basketball game at the Special Olympics USA competition. 

  • Pastors organize community prayer walks to help stop violence

    Pastors organize community prayer walks to help stop violence

    Friday, July 6 2018 6:18 PM EDT2018-07-06 22:18:31 GMT
    Friday, July 6 2018 6:18 PM EDT2018-07-06 22:18:31 GMT

    Some local pastors want you to join them on community prayer walks to help curb violence in the Summit City. It's the type of initiative that's been tried before, and the pastors are hoping it will stick this time around.

    Some local pastors want you to join them on community prayer walks to help curb violence in the Summit City. It's the type of initiative that's been tried before, and the pastors are hoping it will stick this time around.

  • Beach Boys' Fort Wayne show canceled

    Beach Boys' Fort Wayne show canceled

    Promoters have released the following regarding the cancellation of the Beach Boys concert at Foellinger Theatre. 

    Promoters have released the following regarding the cancellation of the Beach Boys concert at Foellinger Theatre. 

  • Woman hit in the head by celebratory gunfire

    Woman hit in the head by celebratory gunfire

    Thursday, July 5 2018 10:55 AM EDT2018-07-05 14:55:05 GMT
    Thursday, July 5 2018 6:15 PM EDT2018-07-05 22:15:20 GMT
    Kirsten and Travis Lansaw were headed home from downtown Fort Wayne on July 4 when their Jeep was struck by a stray bullet.Kirsten and Travis Lansaw were headed home from downtown Fort Wayne on July 4 when their Jeep was struck by a stray bullet.

    A Fort Wayne woman is recovering after she was hit in the head by celebratory gunfire, police say.

    A Fort Wayne woman is recovering after she was hit in the head by celebratory gunfire, police say.

  • Fort Wayne abortion rights supporters nervously wait on President's Supreme Court pick

    Fort Wayne abortion rights supporters nervously wait on President's Supreme Court pick

    ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- The suspense over the president's second nomination to the Supreme Court is building, especially among those passionate about the abortion issue. The Indiana connection in the Supreme Court nominee story-- former Notre Dame professor Amy Coney Barrett, one of three judges that sources say is on President Trump's short list to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy.

    ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- The suspense over the president's second nomination to the Supreme Court is building, especially among those passionate about the abortion issue. The Indiana connection in the Supreme Court nominee story-- former Notre Dame professor Amy Coney Barrett, one of three judges that sources say is on President Trump's short list to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy.

  • Fun in the Fort: See the TinCaps and live Butterfly Exhibit this weekend

    Fun in the Fort: See the TinCaps and live Butterfly Exhibit this weekend

    Fort Wayne TinCaps Wednesday, July 4 – Saturday, July 7 • Parkview Field Head downtown to cheer on the TinCaps! Experience affordable, family-friendly fun at Parkview Field—ranked as the #1 ballpark experience in Minor League Baseball. Ft. Wayne’s Farmers Market and YLNI Farmers Market Every Saturday • Corner of Wayne and Barr Streets From 9am to 1pm every Saturday, discover a diverse selection of local produce, natural goods, and handmade items at the...
    Fort Wayne TinCaps Wednesday, July 4 – Saturday, July 7 • Parkview Field Head downtown to cheer on the TinCaps! Experience affordable, family-friendly fun at Parkview Field—ranked as the #1 ballpark experience in Minor League Baseball. Ft. Wayne’s Farmers Market and YLNI Farmers Market Every Saturday • Corner of Wayne and Barr Streets From 9am to 1pm every Saturday, discover a diverse selection of local produce, natural goods, and handmade items at the...
  • New attraction could boost profile of Fort Wayne's riverfront

    New attraction could boost profile of Fort Wayne's riverfront

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- On the July 4th holiday, a new Fort Wayne river attraction started with a bang. It offers folks a chance to get closer to nature in a "human powered" boat.

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- On the July 4th holiday, a new Fort Wayne river attraction started with a bang. It offers folks a chance to get closer to nature in a "human powered" boat.

  • Autopsy finds no criminal conduct in death of Ohio infant

    Autopsy finds no criminal conduct in death of Ohio infant

    An autopsy shows no indication of criminal wrongdoing in the death last week of an infant in Van Wert. Dr. Norman Means, the deputy coroner for Van Wert County, tells Fort Wayne's NBC the exact cause of death remains under investigation.

    An autopsy shows no indication of criminal wrongdoing in the death last week of an infant in Van Wert. Dr. Norman Means, the deputy coroner for Van Wert County, tells Fort Wayne's NBC the exact cause of death remains under investigation.

  • Fort Wayne police investigate after man beaten at party

    Fort Wayne police investigate after man beaten at party

    Wednesday, July 4 2018 8:59 AM EDT2018-07-04 12:59:12 GMT
    Wednesday, July 4 2018 9:01 AM EDT2018-07-04 13:01:15 GMT

    Fort Wayne Police are investigating after a man was beaten early Wednesday morning.

    Fort Wayne Police are investigating after a man was beaten early Wednesday morning.

  • Fort Wayne Philharmonic plays 'Patriotic Pops' concert to a packed Parkview Field

    Fort Wayne Philharmonic plays 'Patriotic Pops' concert to a packed Parkview Field

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- The TinCaps are known for several sellouts a season at Parkview Field, but Wednesday night, the ballpark was jam packed for the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Patriotic Pops, a concert to celebrate the American spirit. It was the 5th annual July 3rd performance. This year, musicians and spectators had to beat the heat as temperatures reached 90 degrees.  Fort Wayne's NBC reporter Kristin Kasper takes a look at how the sweltering temperatures didn't stop a spectacul...
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- The TinCaps are known for several sellouts a season at Parkview Field, but Wednesday night, the ballpark was jam packed for the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Patriotic Pops, a concert to celebrate the American spirit. It was the 5th annual July 3rd performance. This year, musicians and spectators had to beat the heat as temperatures reached 90 degrees.  Fort Wayne's NBC reporter Kristin Kasper takes a look at how the sweltering temperatures didn't stop a spectacul...
  • Grieving family seeks late daughter's cell phone

    Grieving family seeks late daughter's cell phone

    Tuesday, July 3 2018 6:20 PM EDT2018-07-03 22:20:56 GMT
    Tuesday, July 3 2018 6:20 PM EDT2018-07-03 22:20:56 GMT

    A grieving family is pleading for your help to find their late daughter's cell phone. They say it contains important memories for the woman's young boys who will now grow up without their mother.

    A grieving family is pleading for your help to find their late daughter's cell phone. They say it contains important memories for the woman's young boys who will now grow up without their mother.

  • Crashes illustrate need for 'safety first' for motorcycle riders

    Crashes illustrate need for 'safety first' for motorcycle riders

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- Several motorcycle crashes in the city the past three days are a sobering reminder of the dangers for bikers. The open road on a motorcycle is at times exhilarating, at other times a curse.

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- Several motorcycle crashes in the city the past three days are a sobering reminder of the dangers for bikers. The open road on a motorcycle is at times exhilarating, at other times a curse.

  • New 'Lamp Law' in effect: White, amber headlights only

    New 'Lamp Law' in effect: White, amber headlights only

    Tuesday, July 3 2018 1:40 PM EDT2018-07-03 17:40:11 GMT

    Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — A new law went into effect over the weekend that some residents might not know they are violating. 

    Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — A new law went into effect over the weekend that some residents might not know they are violating. 

  • Extras needed for Warsaw movie

    Extras needed for Warsaw movie

    Tuesday, July 3 2018 11:56 AM EDT2018-07-03 15:56:43 GMT
    // One Voice Media// One Voice Media

    WARSAW, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — A Los Angeles filmmaker is looking for extra actors for a movie that is being filmed in Warsaw. 

    WARSAW, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — A Los Angeles filmmaker is looking for extra actors for a movie that is being filmed in Warsaw. 

  • Walmart selling "Impeach 45" shirts online

    Walmart selling "Impeach 45" shirts online

    Tuesday, July 3 2018 12:18 PM EDT2018-07-03 16:18:01 GMT

    Late last year, Walmart was under fire after selling a shirt reading “Rope. Tree. Journalist.” 

    Late last year, Walmart was under fire after selling a shirt reading “Rope. Tree. Journalist.” 

  • FWA to receive more than $5 million in federal grants

    FWA to receive more than $5 million in federal grants

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) - The Fort Wayne International Airport will receive more than $5 million in grant money from the Federal Aviation Administration. 

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) - The Fort Wayne International Airport will receive more than $5 million in grant money from the Federal Aviation Administration.  The FAA is awarding $677 million in airport infrastructure grants, and FWA will receive $5,44,720 to rehabilitate a runway.  The 241 grants will fund 346 infrastructure projects that include runways, taxiways, aprons, and terminals. 

  • Important questions to ask your oncologist

    Important questions to ask your oncologist

    If you, or someone you love, has cancer, you need to get educated. Learning as much as you can about your condition, your prognosis and treatment options can help you feel more empowered. It can also help ensure that you receive the most complete care possible. We know you have many questions, but how do you know if you’re asking the right ones? Goshen Center for Cancer Care has put together an informative packet concerning the best questions to ask your oncologist before you...
    If you, or someone you love, has cancer, you need to get educated. Learning as much as you can about your condition, your prognosis and treatment options can help you feel more empowered. It can also help ensure that you receive the most complete care possible. We know you have many questions, but how do you know if you’re asking the right ones? Goshen Center for Cancer Care has put together an informative packet concerning the best questions to ask your oncologist before you...
  • Five things every woman should know about cervical health

    Five things every woman should know about cervical health

    When was the last time you saw your doctor for a well-woman exam? Having a yearly gynecological exam is a crucial element of preventive healthcare for women and is key to the early detection and treatment of cervical cancer. January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and this year, nearly 13,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with cervical cancer. At one point in time, cervical cancer was one of the deadliest forms of cancer among women in the U.S. But due to an i...
    When was the last time you saw your doctor for a well-woman exam? Having a yearly gynecological exam is a crucial element of preventive healthcare for women and is key to the early detection and treatment of cervical cancer. January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and this year, nearly 13,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with cervical cancer. At one point in time, cervical cancer was one of the deadliest forms of cancer among women in the U.S. But due to an i...
  • Person-Centeredness: What Is It?

    Person-Centeredness: What Is It?

    We hear much these days about the concept of Person-Centeredness, Resident-Oriented Care, or Person-Centered Care. There seems to be some confusion regarding this meaning, but if we distill it down to its most basic definition, it can be summed up as: knowing the person from a holistic perspective and providing them with a life that is individualized to meet his/her needs and preferences. Additionally, we understand that a “Use it or Lose it” philosophy is an important par...
    We hear much these days about the concept of Person-Centeredness, Resident-Oriented Care, or Person-Centered Care. There seems to be some confusion regarding this meaning, but if we distill it down to its most basic definition, it can be summed up as: knowing the person from a holistic perspective and providing them with a life that is individualized to meet his/her needs and preferences. Additionally, we understand that a “Use it or Lose it” philosophy is an important par...
  • Overturned semi closes I-469 ramp Tuesday morning

    Overturned semi closes I-469 ramp Tuesday morning

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- An overturned semi in Fort Wayne is causing some traffic headaches Tuesday morning.  It happened just before 5:30 a.m. on the I-469 ramp leading to I-69 southbound - mile marker 31 on I-469. Officials urge drivers to avoid the area and find alternative routes as it may take several hours to clear the roads. Fort Wayne's NBC will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- An overturned semi in Fort Wayne is causing some traffic headaches Tuesday morning.  It happened just before 5:30 a.m. on the I-469 ramp leading to I-69 southbound - mile marker 31 on I-469. Officials urge drivers to avoid the area and find alternative routes as it may take several hours to clear the roads. Fort Wayne's NBC will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.

  • Temporary Eckhart Public Library location opens

    Temporary Eckhart Public Library location opens

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 2:19 PM EDT2017-10-10 18:19:34 GMT
    Inside the new Eckhart Public Library temporary location (Photo//Eckhart Public Library)Inside the new Eckhart Public Library temporary location (Photo//Eckhart Public Library)
    It will be home away from home for a while.The temporary Eckhart Public Library location opened its doors Tuesday at a shopping center in Auburn. The location will offer a variety of services to area residents as work takes place to restore the main libr
    It will be home away from home for a while.The temporary Eckhart Public Library location opened its doors Tuesday at a shopping center in Auburn. The location will offer a variety of services to area residents as work takes place to restore the main libr
  • Aerial photos show aftermath of egg production facility fire

    Aerial photos show aftermath of egg production facility fire

    NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) -- We're getting a better view of the aftermath of a large fire that leveled five buildings and killed about a million chickens earlier this week.  Officials are still investigating what caused a fire that happened at Hi-Grade Egg Production and Processors around 10:30 p.m. Monday. READ MORE: Egg production facility loses over a million chickens in massive fire Warsaw radio station WIOE took aerial photographs from a helicopt...

    NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) -- We're getting a better view of the aftermath of a large fire that leveled five buildings and killed about a million chickens earlier this week.  Officials are still investigating what caused a fire that happened at Hi-Grade Egg Production and Processors around 10:30 p.m. Monday. READ MORE: Egg production facility loses over a million chickens in massive fire Warsaw radio station WIOE took aerial photographs from a helicopt...

  • 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.
  • Bus driver evacuates children before school bus catches on fire

    Bus driver evacuates children before school bus catches on fire

    Friday, August 4 2017 1:25 PM EDT2017-08-04 17:25:15 GMT
    The Auburn Fire Chief is crediting the quick work of a school bus driver who evacuated children from a school bus before it caught on fire Friday morning.The fire happened around 6:56 Friday morning near the intersection of East Auburn Drive and Quinten
    The Auburn Fire Chief is crediting the quick work of a school bus driver who evacuated children from a school bus before it caught on fire Friday morning.The fire happened around 6:56 Friday morning near the intersection of East Auburn Drive and Quinten
  • 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
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