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  • Does Tinsley arrest offer new hope for clearing up other 'cold case' homicides?

    Does Tinsley arrest offer new hope for clearing up other 'cold case' homicides?

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- An arrest in the April Tinsley murder case provided big relief for the family of the little girl, who was raped and  killed 30 years ago. That development may have a "trickle-down effect" in helping Fort Wayne Police with other cold-case homicide investigations.

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- An arrest in the April Tinsley murder case provided big relief for the family of the little girl, who was raped and  killed 30 years ago. That development may have a "trickle-down effect" in helping Fort Wayne Police with other cold-case homicide investigations.

  • Candelight vigil planned for April Tinsley

    Candelight vigil planned for April Tinsley

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — A candlelight vigil is being held Sunday evening in memory of April Tinsley. 

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — A candlelight vigil is being held Sunday evening in memory of April Tinsley. 

  • Co-worker of accused Tinsley killer: "He hated children"

    Co-worker of accused Tinsley killer: "He hated children"

    Friday, July 20 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-07-20 22:21:25 GMT

    A colleague of the accused April Tinsley killer talks about what it was like to work alongside John D. Miller for more than a dozen years. She says, "He hated children."

    A colleague of the accused April Tinsley killer talks about what it was like to work alongside John D. Miller for more than a dozen years. She says, "He hated children."

  • 'Creepy' photo surfaced of man charged in Tinsley case

    'Creepy' photo surfaced of man charged in Tinsley case

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — Soon after the man charged in the heinous abduction of April Tinsley was arrested, a 'creepy' photo of the man surfaced on social media. 

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — Soon after the man charged in the heinous abduction of April Tinsley was arrested, a 'creepy' photo of the man surfaced on social media. 

  • A look inside the minds of child killers

    A look inside the minds of child killers

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:28 PM EDT2018-07-18 22:28:44 GMT

    So many people, including April Tinsley's mother, are asking why? Why would someone kidnap, rape, and murder an 8-year-old girl?

    So many people, including April Tinsley's mother, are asking why? Why would someone kidnap, rape, and murder an 8-year-old girl?

  • Sharing her heart: Janet Tinsley talks about dizzying changes in daughter's murder case

    Sharing her heart: Janet Tinsley talks about dizzying changes in daughter's murder case

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- After 30 years of waiting, the mother of April Tinsley talks about the shocking developments in the case of her murdered daughter. She's finding a "new normal", three days after police put handcuffs on a Grabill man, who is now charged in the case that went unsolved for decades.

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- After 30 years of waiting, the mother of April Tinsley talks about the shocking developments in the case of her murdered daughter. She's finding a "new normal", three days after police put handcuffs on a Grabill man, who is now charged in the case that went unsolved for decades.

  • Janet Tinsley to speak at April's Garden

    Janet Tinsley to speak at April's Garden

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — The mother of April Tinsley is set to speak with reporters today at 1 p.m. after her daughter's murder suspect was recently arrested. 

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — The mother of April Tinsley is set to speak with reporters today at 1 p.m. after her daughter's murder suspect was recently arrested. 

  • Retired detective "elated" about Tinsley suspect arrest

    Retired detective "elated" about Tinsley suspect arrest

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:18 PM EDT2018-07-17 22:18:33 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:18 PM EDT2018-07-17 22:18:33 GMT

    Sergeant Dan Camp, a retired Fort Wayne detective, worked the April Tinsley case tirelessly for years, keeping her picture in his wallet until the day he retired.

    Sergeant Dan Camp, a retired Fort Wayne detective, worked the April Tinsley case tirelessly for years, keeping her picture in his wallet until the day he retired.

  • Law enforcement celebrates 'score' with arrest in Tinsley murder

    Law enforcement celebrates 'score' with arrest in Tinsley murder

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- A day to say "thank you" to the law enforcement agencies that helped get an arrest in the April Tinsley murder case. Things became emotional during a news conference Tuesday at Fort Wayne police headquarters downtown, including for investigators who retired, never knowing if the case would be solved.

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne's NBC) --- A day to say "thank you" to the law enforcement agencies that helped get an arrest in the April Tinsley murder case. Things became emotional during a news conference Tuesday at Fort Wayne police headquarters downtown, including for investigators who retired, never knowing if the case would be solved.

  • 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...
  • 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. 

  • 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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