• Qatar’s neighbors issue steep list of demands to end crisis

     
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Kuwait has given Qatar a list of demands from Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations that includes shutting down Al-Jazeera and cutting diplomatic ties to Iran.
    That’s according to a list obtained by The Associated Press from one of the countries involved in the dispute. The document says Qatar has 10 days to comply with all demands.
    The list says Qatar must immediately close Turkey’s military base in Qatar and end military cooperation with the NATO member
  • Bombing in southwest Pakistan kills at least 2, wounds 10

    QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Police say a powerful bomb has exploded near the office of the provincial police chief in southwest Pakistan, killing at least two persons and wounding 10 others.
    Police spokesman Shahzada Farhat says the attack took place Friday morning in Quetta, the capital of southwestern Baluchistan province.
    TV footage showed several badly damaged cars and a road littered with broken glass. No one has claimed responsibility.
    Pakistani Taliban and Islamic militants have previou
  • Zunica’s bomb leads TinCaps to win in second half opener

    BOWLING GREEN, Kent. – The TinCaps hit multiple home runs for the eighth time in 11 games en route to a 5-4 win over the Bowling Green Hot Rods (Tampa Bay Rays) on Thursday night at Bowling Green Ballpark.
     
    With the game tied, 3-3, in the top of the seventh inning and a runner at first base, first baseman Brad Zunica hit a two-run home run to left-center field to give the TinCaps a 5-3 lead. That would be the eventual game-winner for Fort Wayne.
     
    The TinCaps (1-0, 27-44) scored
  • Swanigan selected 26th overall by Trail Blazers in the NBA Draft

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – From homeless to the NBA, Caleb Swanigan’s incredible journey will continue.
    The Homestead graduate and consensus All-American at Purdue was selected in the first round – 26th overall – by the Portland Trail Blazers in the NBA Draft Thursday night."With the 26th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, the Portland Trail Blazers select Caleb Swanigan…"Welcome to Rip City, Caleb!!! pic.twitter.com/RHpkrpPqxk
    — Trail Blazers (@trailblazers) June 23
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  • One hurt in chain-reaction crash on I-69

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. (WANE)  One person was hurt in a crash Thursday that may have been the result of another crash earlier in the afternoon.
    Chasse Marcel was heading south on I-69 near mile marker 337 in DeKalb County when he swerved to avoid traffic that was slowed. He hit the back of another vehicle, which was pushed into a third vehicle. Marcel left the road and crossed into the median into the northbound lanes. He was pinned inside his vehicle and suffered a broken leg.
    The other two d
  • Hoosiers Anunoby chosen by Raptors in the NBA Draft

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WANE) – From Bloomington to the NBA.
    Indiana forward O.G. Anunoby was selected by the Toronto Raptors with the 23rd pick in the NBA Draft.
    He averaged 11.1 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.1 assists last year with the Hoosiers.
    Still yet to have their names called are Thomas Bryant and James Blackmon Jr. Bryant averaged 12.6 and 6.6 rebounds in Bloomington last year. Blackmon Jr was and Indiana All-Star from Marion. He recorded 17.0 points per game and also tallied 4.8 re
  • Hoosiers Anunoby chosen by Raptors, Bryant to the Lakers in the NBA Draft

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WANE) – From Bloomington to the NBA.
    Indiana forward O.G. Anunoby was selected by the Toronto Raptors with the 23rd pick in the NBA Draft. He averaged 11.1 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.1 assists last year with the Hoosiers.
    Thomas Bryant was chosen a few slots later. He goes to the Lakers with the No. 42 pick in the second round. (Utah chose Bryant but immediately sent him Los Angeles in a trade.) Bryant averaged 12.6 and 6.6 rebounds with Indiana.
    James Blackmon Jr. goes
  • Pacers select UCLA’s T.J. Leaf with 18th pick in NBA Draft

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. (WANE) – The Pacers are turning over a new leaf – but they have haven’t parted ways with Paul George yet.
    Indiana selected T.J. Leaf out of UCLA with the 18th pick in the NBA Draft. The forward out of UCLA averaged 16.3 points and 8.2 rebounds per game for the Bruins.
    T.J.’s father, Brad, went to Lawrence North High School and played college basketball at the University of Evansville.
    Indiana also has the 47th selected in the second round.
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  • “Carpool Conversations” with TinCaps slugger G.K. Young

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Vanna White of Wheel of Fortune is the most famous person from Conway, South Carolina. G.K. Young is hoping to become the second-most famous Conway native as the TinCaps slugger joined us for this week’s version of Carpool Conversations.
    Young led his hometown college of Coastal Carolina to the College World Series and had what turned out to be the game-winning home run in the NCAA title game.
    Check out the video to learn more about G.K., including his dog n
  • Swanigan chats with WANE-TV prior to NBA Draft

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Caleb Swanigan will be selected in tonight’s NBA Draft – the big question for Biggie is “Where?”
    Swanigan spoke with WANE-TV sports director Glenn Marini about the anticipation of tonight at the former Purdue star’s draft party.
    The event, which is invitation-only to family and friends, is being attended by the Purdue basketball team as well – including head coach Matt Painter and the entire staff.
    Tune into WANE-TV tonight at 1
  • Barnes: Swanigan is prepared to take the next step in NBA Draft

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – It’s the biggest night of Biggie’s life.
    Homestead and Purdue standout Caleb Swanigan hopes to hear his named called in the NBA Draft and find a home in basketball.
    Swanigan was a consensus All-American in his sophomore year with the Boilermakers. He averaged 18.5 points, 12.5 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game, while shooting 52.7 percent from the field, 44.7 percent from 3-point range.
    He’s projected to be drafted late in the first round or even
  • Snider DT Lawrence Johnson commits to Purdue

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Even after a coaching change, Purdue made Lawrence Johnson a priority. Not long after that, Snider defensive lineman made the Boilermakers his commitment.
    Johnson decided to continue his athletic career in West Lafayette on Thursday.
    In 2016 he was a force on the Panthers defense. Johnson made 43 tackles – including 11 tackles for loss – to go along with 8 sacks and 2 forces fumbles. He was selected to the Associated Press 5A All-State honorable mentio
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  • Senate GOP unveils ‘Obamacare’ overhaul, but not all aboard

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans launched their plan for shriveling Barack Obama’s health care law Thursday, edging a step closer to their dream of repeal with a bill that would slice and reshape Medicaid for the poor, relax rules on insurers and end tax increases on higher earners that have helped finance expanded coverage for millions.
    Four conservative GOP senators quickly announced initial opposition to the measure and others were evasive, raising the specter of a jarring rej
  • Snider’s Austin France chooses Western Michigan

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Another focal point of the Snider defense made his college decision.
    Snider linebacker Austin France has decided to continue his football career at Western Michigan. As a junior, he made 85 total tackles and picked off four passes while deflecting five more.
    He was a crucial part of the Panthers defense that allowed just 14.3 points per game a year ago. France helped lead Snider to the SAC title game and 5A semi-state.My dream has finally came true #beabronco18 #F
  • Judges affirm ‘Making a Murderer’ confession was coerced

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — The confession of a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series “Making a Murderer” was improperly obtained and he should be re-tried or released from prison, a three-judge federal appeals panel ruled Thursday.
    Brendan Dassey was sentenced to life in prison in 2007 in photographer Teresa Halbach’s death on Halloween two years earlier. Dassey told detectives he helped his uncle, Steven Avery, rape and kill Halbach in the Avery family’s Manitowoc
  • Salvation Army kicks off 2017 edition of Tools for Schools

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) The Salvation Army kicked off its annual Tools for Schools program Thursday to help send kids in Allen County back to class with all the supplies they need to be successful.
    The program relies on donations to help assist families in need with book bags, pens, pencils, markers and other supplies.
    In 2016, The Salvation Army provided over 1,100 students with 24,985 new school supplies.
    “Heading back to school is stressful enough for children without having to worry ab
  • Indiana’s ACA health insurance providers propose rate hikes

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana residents who purchase individual health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act’s insurance exchanges could see premiums rise next year — or even double in some cases.
    That’s according to proposed 2018 rates sought by the last two remaining providers in Indiana that offer coverage on the exchanges, which were created by former President Barack Obama’s signature health care law. The proposed rates, which could change and have not ye
  • Rexnord’s Indianapolis plant closing delayed until September

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A union official says Rexnord Corp. has delayed the closing of its Indianapolis industrial bearings plant until September after previously planning to shutter the factory this month.
    Plant union president Don Zering said Thursday about 110 workers remain at the factory, down from about 350 workers when the closing was announced in October. He says he believes production is continuing in Indianapolis because factories where work is being shifted to in Monterrey, Mexico,
  • Hotel condemned amid electrical wiring issues, filthy living conditions

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) The Allen County Building Department has condemned a northwest-side hotel after discovering unsafe wiring and unlivable conditions inside, a move that will displace more than 30 people.
    Around 3:30 p.m. Thursday, police and building inspectors began removing guests from the Country Hearth Inn at 2908 Goshen Road, near Coliseum Boulevard and the Interstate 69 interchange. A building official told NewsChannel 15 that the hotel had until 3 p.m. Thursday to correct electrical
  • Hotel condemned amid electrical wiring issues; 32 guests evacuated

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) The Allen County Building Department has condemned a northwest-side hotel after discovering unsafe wiring and unlivable conditions inside, a move that will displace more than 30 people.Around 3:30 p.m. Thursday, police and building inspectors began removing guests from the Country Hearth Inn at 2908 Goshen Road, near Coliseum Boulevard and the Interstate 69 interchange. A building official told NewsChannel 15 that the hotel had until 3 p.m. Thursday to correct electrical
  • Covington Art Fair hosting 25th event this weekend

    Fort Wayne, Ind. (WANE) The Covington Art Fair will hold its 25th straight event this weekend at the Covington Plaza shopping center off West Jefferson Boulevard.
    The Covington Art Fair is one of the largest fine arts fairs in the region, featuring artwork of local, regional and national artists. More than 80 artists will feature unique artwork from every medium.
    The event includes live jazz music and many plaza merchants will feature special items and demonstrations.The show will be held 10 a.m
  • Police raid suspected drug-trafficking home, arrest 2

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Fort Wayne Police arrested two people after raiding what they described as a home for apparent drug trafficking.
    Just before 10 a.m. Thursday, the Fort Wayne Police Department Vice and Narcotics Division and the Emergency Services Team served a narcotics-related search warrant at a home in the 500 block of Thurston Court, in the Hampton Village subdivision off Wallen Road. Inside, police found evidence of drug trafficking including a digital scale and about $9,000, accord
  • Police release pictures of Family Dollar robber

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Police are hoping someone recognizes the man captured by surveillance cameras who robbed a Family Dollar store on Monday.
    The robbery took place just before 9 p.m. at the Family Dollar located at 6443 Bluffton Road.According to police, the man walked into the store when no customers were inside and began shopping.Upon checking out, the man pulled a gun and ordered the clerk to put money from the cash register into a bag. He then restrained the clerk and another employee w
  • Thompson returns to Fort Wayne blue line

    Fort Wayne, IN– The Komets announced Thursday that defenseman Garrett Thompson has agreed to terms for his third consecutive season with Fort Wayne.
    Thompson, 27, made his Fort Wayne debut in 2015-16 while sharing the season with the AHL’s San Antonio Rampage where he appeared in 32 games.  Last year Thompson scored career highs of 20 goals, 26 assists, 46 points and 55 penalty minutes in 65 games with the Komets for Fort Wayne and ECHL career totals of 31 goals, 45 assists and
  • Semi crash disrupts traffic on I-69 in DeKalb County

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE)The southbound lanes of I-69 at mile marker 328 in DeKalb County are closed according to the Indiana Department of Transportation. Traffic is being detoured onto State Road 8 at mile marker 329 to State Road 327 to CR 56 to CR 11A and back onto I-69 at mile marker 326.
    Indiana State Police sent a news release indicating the crash involves a semi leaking an unknown liquid and that traffic has also been restricted in the northbound lanes.They’ve since determined it was
  • I-69 back open in DeKalb County following semi crash

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) The southbound lanes of I-69 at mile marker 328 in DeKalb County were closed for several hours Thursday following a semi crash.
    According to the DeKalb County Police Department, at approximately 1:41 p.m. deputies responded to a semi crash.  When they arrived they found the semi blocking both lanes of traffic.  The driver was not hurt, but the rig was leaking oil and fuel.
    It was determined the right side tires of the semi dropped off the side of the road and th
  • Trump says he didn’t tape his conversations with Comey

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he “did not make” and doesn’t have any recordings of his private conversations with James Comey — his fired FBI director.
    Trump also tweets that he has “no idea” whether other “tapes” or recordings exist.With all of the recently reported electronic surveillance, intercepts, unmasking and illegal leaking of information, I have no idea…
    — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 22, 2017
  • Ending guessing game, Trump admits there are no Comey tapes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Ending a month-long guessing game that he started with a cryptic tweet and that ensnared his administration in yet more controversy, President Donald Trump declared he never made and doesn’t have recordings of his private conversations with ousted former FBI Director James Comey,
    “With all of the recently reported electronic surveillance, intercepts, unmasking and illegal leaking of information,” Trump tweeted Thursday, he has “no idea” whet
  • Police: Man exposed himself to girls at Walmart – again

    AUBURN, Ind. (WANE) A 27-year-old Garrett man was arrested Wednesday on allegations he exposed himself to girls in the parking lot of the Auburn Walmart store.
    Guy R. CummingGuy R. Cumming faces charges of misdemeanor Public Indecency and felony Dissemination of Matter Harmful to Minors after Auburn Police were called Wednesday to the Walmart on Touring Drive in Auburn on a report that a man had exposed himself to girls in the parking lot.
    Police arrived and arrested Cumming.
    Wednesday’s a
  • Judge sentences man who strangled, buried girlfriend

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) An Allen County judge sentenced Franklin Dent Thursday morning to 87.5 years for murdering his girlfriend and then burying her body in the basement of a Fort Wayne home in February 2015.
    Bob Gevers, Dent’s attorney, told the court his client maintains his innocence and the sentence will be appealed.
    A jury convicted Dent in May of strangling Jessica Fecht, moving her body to obstruct an investigation and being a habitual offender. Fecht’s body was found in the
  • Woman pleads guilty in stabbing of girlfriend, infant

    FORT WAYNE, Ind (WANE) – A woman arrested on multiple charges after a mother and her infant son were stabbed in February has admitted to the allegations.
    Taja McCarter, 28, pleaded guilty in Allen Superior Court on Thursday to aggravated battery and battery, both felonies, related to an incident inside a home in the 2600 block of Oxford Street around 12:20 a.m. Feb. 10.
    An affidavit filed in Allen Superior Court indicated that a fight between two women led to one woman locking herself insi
  • Murder charge filed in 2015 killing

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) A Fort Wayne man has been charged with murder in a 2015 fatal shooting.
    Xavier M. Miller, 22, was charged Thursday in Allen Superior Court with murder, felony murder and robbery related to the Sept. 26, 2015, death of Porter Billians inside a vacant house in the 6200 block of Kent Road, east of Calhoun Street and south of Paulding Road.
    Police were called to the home on a 911 hang-up. Inside, they found the 19-year-old Billians shot to death from a .40 caliber bullet to t
  • Indiana man sentenced in attack on Michigan state trooper

    ST. JOSEPH, Mich. (AP) — A 21-year-old Indiana man convicted in an attack on a Michigan State Police trooper is expected to be behind bars for at least 14 years.
    Michael Barber of Mishawaka was sentenced Wednesday in Berrien County, Michigan. He said in a letter to the trooper that he didn’t intend to hurt him. A jury last month convicted him of assault, attempting to disarm a police officer and other charges.
    Police say Trooper Garry Guild was chasing a stolen motorcycle Feb. 20 in
  • Man stabbed during Huntington’s Heritage Days

    HUNTINGTON, Ind. (WANE) A man was repeatedly stabbed while at Huntington’s Heritage Days street fair over the weekend.
    A man suffered stab wounds in an incident at Huntington’s Heritage Days fair Saturday, June 17, 2017. (Photos courtesy Melissa Cocklin)Huntington Police Chief Chad Hacker told NewsChannel 15 on Thursday that an argument escalated into an altercation Saturday night at the fair in the city’s downtown area. Police and medics arrived and found a man down, suffering
  • Olympic stars Phelps, Biles among finalists for ESPY Awards

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps and Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook are among the finalists for best male athlete at the ESPY Awards.
    Tennis star Serena Williams and gymnast Simone Biles are two of the finalists for best female athlete.
    Chicago Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo reacts after scoring on a hit by Miguel Montero during the 10th inning of Game 7 of the Major League Baseball World Series against the Cleveland Indians Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, in Cleveland.
  • Man arrested in ‘pizzagate’ incident in DC to be sentenced

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A man who walked into a District of Columbia pizza restaurant with an assault rifle, intent on investigating internet rumors dubbed “pizzagate,” is scheduled to be sentenced.
    Edgar Maddison Welch, 28, of Salisbury, N.C., surrenders to police Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, in Washington. (Sathi Soma via AP)Edgar Maddison Welch is set to be sentenced Thursday at a hearing in federal court in Washington. In a court document filed ahead of the hearing, his attorney asked t
  • Tropical Storm Cindy comes ashore in southwest Louisiana

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Gulf Coast states were in for a third day of rough weather as Tropical Storm Cindy sloshed ashore early Thursday in southwestern Louisiana.
    Already blamed for one death in Alabama, Cindy was expected to keep churning seas and spin off bands of severe weather from eastern Texas to northwestern Florida.
    The storm’s maximum sustained winds had decreased to near 40 mph (64 kph) Thursday morning with additional weakening expected, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said
  • Senate GOP releases bill to cut Medicaid, alter ‘Obamacare’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans released their long-awaited bill Thursday to dismantle much of Barack Obama’s health care law, proposing to cut Medicaid for low-income Americans and erase tax boosts that Obama imposed on high-earners and medical companies to finance his expansion of coverage.
    The bill would provide tax credits to help people buy insurance. It would also let states get waivers to ignore some coverage standards that “Obamacare” requires of insurers.
    Th
  • Wanted robbery suspect captured following hostage situation in Indianapolis

    INDIANAPOLIS (WANE)A man suspected of carrying out multiple armed robberies in the Fort Wayne area has been captured by authorities in Indianapolis following a hostage standoff that started Wednesday afternoon in Indianapolis.
    On Tuesday, the Fort Wayne Police Department asked for the public’s help in finding 44-year-old Tracy Lloyd.
    On Wednesday, according to WISH-TV, a hostage situation unfolded after parole officers went to a hotel on the west side of Indianapolis.The man inside one of
  • FWPD: Hotel night clerk tied up, robbed at gunpoint

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The night clerk at a West Coliseum Boulevard hotel was tied up and robbed at gunpoint early Thursday morning.
    Fort Wayne police were called to the Suburban Extended Stay, 3320 West Coliseum Boulevard, around 5:15 a.m.
    Investigators said the clerk was doing laundry when three males approached him. All three were armed with handguns.
    They ordered the clerk to the ground and tied him up in the laundry room. They took his keys and cellphone and made entry into the off
  • Minor injuries in I-69 rollover crash

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) – Two people suffered minor injuries after a rollover crash on I-69 in DeKalb County Wednesday afternoon.
    According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department, the crash happened around 4:20 p.m. in the southbound lanes near mile marker 336, approximately two miles north of the Waterloo exit.
    Investigators said a vehicle driven by Jeffrey Freese, 59, Auburn, was following behind a vehicle driven by Richard Nietert, 70, New Haven. Police said Freese was looki
  • House subcommittee approves language to transition 122nd to F-16s

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – At the encouragement of Rep. Jim Banks (R-3rd) a House subcommittee approved language that encourages the transition of aircraft at the 122nd Air National Guard Base from A-10s to F-16s.
    Banks’ pushed the transition to be included in the House version of the FY 2018 National Defense Authorization Act.
    Photo of two F-16 fighters courtesy the Department of DefenseThe House Armed Services Committee is expected to vote on the NDAA next week.
    “The transitio
  • Interim Kosciusko Co. sheriff chosen to fill position

    KOSCIUSKO COUNTY, Ind. (WANE)  Former Kosciusko County Sheriff and current acting Sheriff William “Rocky” Goshert has been selected to replace Sheriff Aaron Rovenstine, who was removed from office after pleading guilty to a felony charge this spring.
    A caucus was held Wednesday night in which 69 Republicans voted to chose the new sheriff.
    The six candidates who wanted the position were:
    Former Warsaw Police officer Jordan Foreman
    Kosciusko County Sheriff’s detective Josh S
  • Fort Wayne 8th grader wins national title at Jr. NBA skills competition

    NEW YORK (WANE) – Jasmine Anderson is a national champion.
    The Fort Wayne eighth grader took home the national title at the Jr. NBA skills competition Wednesday night in New York.
    The event runs in conjunction to the 2017 NBA Draft, held tomorrow night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
    WANE-TV profiled Anderson last week in this story.
  • Home built by Capt. Fairfield to be demolished

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Here in Fort Wayne we all know the name Fairfield. The original Captain Asa Fairfield built his home in the 1850s on what is now West Creighton Avenue. Then, it was bought by a family famous in the circus world– the Nestels. The Fairfield Nestel house is now set for demolition.
    Centuries after it was built it now belongs to a local realtor whose dream is to save it.
    “When I’m in the house I could see myself living there,” Joe Leksich said.
  • Silver Alert declared for Carmel man

    CARMEL, Ind. (WANE) Police across the state need your help finding a man they believe to be in danger. 63-year-old William “Bill” Steele was last seen Wednesday morning in Indianapolis.
    He’s described to be six feet five inches tall, 260 pounds, with gray/balding hair and blue eyes. Steele was last seen wearing a turquoise polo shirt, khaki shorts, and dark colored boat shoes.
    He may be disoriented and require medical assistance.  Steele is believed to
  • Silver Alert canceled for missing Carmel man

    CARMEL, Ind. (WANE) – A Silver Alert for a missing Carmel man was canceled by Indiana State Police around 3:00 a.m. Thursday.
    ISP said the cancellation came at the request of Carmel police.
    63-year-old William “Bill” Steele was last seen Wednesday morning in Indianapolis, according to earlier information by ISP.
    Police thought Steele might be disoriented and need medical assistance. The original statewide Silver Alert was issued Wednesday evening.No other details were made avai
  • Police called to “Industrial Accident”

    DECATUR, Ind. (WANE) Police are investigating an “industrial accident” that took place at Manley Meats Inc. Wednesday afternoon. Adams County Dispatch wouldn’t provide any information regarding the accident.
    Video sent in by a viewer shows a Samaritan Medical Helicopter leaving the scene.
    NewsChannel 15 is working to learn more details about it. More information will be provided when it becomes available.
  • One person killed in industrial accident at meat plant

    DECATUR, Ind. (WANE) Police are investigating an industrial accident at Manley Meats Inc. in Monroe Wednesday afternoon that left one person dead. Another was airlifted to a local hospital.
    Emergency crews got the call around 3:35 p.m. Work was reportedly being done on a sewer pit when the people became unresponsive. The Adams County coroner said an autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause and manner of death. The identity will be released pending notification of family.
    Video sent in by
  • 1 dead, 1 hurt in workplace accident at family business

    ADAMS COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) – An investigation is underway after some type of workplace accident at Manley Meats Inc. near Monroe Wednesday.
    Emergency crews were called to the business around 3:35 p.m. Two people were found unresponsive, according to Adams County Coroner Leslie Cook.
    Cook said two people were working on a sewer pit when one or both of the individuals became unresponsive.
    One person died and another was airlifted to a hospital. Cook did not release a condition of the second p

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