• Crash on S.R. 120 in Fremont leaves 1 dead

    FREMONT, Ind. (WANE) – A person died after being involved in a three vehicle crash in Fremont Wednesday afternoon, according to the Fremont Police Department.
    Emergency crews were called to State Road 120 and Swager Drive shortly before 4 p.m.
    Investigators said a pickup truck driven by Tyler Sanders, 29, Hudson, was westbound on S.R. 120 when he rear-ended a car that had stopped at the intersection waiting to turn.
    Police said the impact pushed the car into the path of an oncoming semi op
  • Veterans Prepare for Honor Flight 26 with Texas Roadhouse Luncheon

    Fort Wayne, Ind. (WANE) –  Honor Flight Northeast Indiana will take off on its 26th flight to Washington D.C. Wednesday, October 26, 2017. One of the veterans is the uncle of news anchor Terra Brantley. “I am so proud to be here.” said David Pickett.
    The 89-year old served in the army and was in the Korean War from 1951 to 1953. Pickett is one of 85 veterans who will travel to see memorials in their honor. Most of those on the upcoming flight served in Korea. “I went
  • Murder trial starts for man who stoked US immigration debate

    Liz Sullivan, the mother of Kate Steinle, center, exits a courtroom with Steinle’s brother Brad Steinle, left, and his wife Amy, second from right, in San Francisco, Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. The murder trial started Monday for Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, a Mexican man who set off a national immigration debate after he shot and killed Kate Steinle on a San Francisco pier on July 1, 2015. Garcia Zarate has said the shooting was accidental. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Wit
  • Tiger Woods set to enter plea bargain for DUI arrest

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The diversion program for intoxicated drivers that Tiger Woods is expected to enter Wednesday is one of several across the country aimed at reducing the number of repeat offenders and backlogs of court cases.The 41-year-old superstar golfer is scheduled to plead guilty at a court hearing to reckless driving, a less severe charge than driving under the influence, as part of a Palm Beach County, Florida, program that has graduated almost 2,500 first-time offender
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  • New report shows disparities among minority youth

    (WANE) – A new report shows children of color face disproportionate barriers across the United States, and Hoosier children in particular are faring worse than youth in many states.
    Every three years the Annie E. Casey Foundation releases a report called Race for Results: Building a Path to Opportunity for All Children.Starting in 2014, the report began taking three years of data at a time from the KIDS COUNT Data Book and broke it down by racial and economic factors.
    The report then
  • Community raises thousands to replace photographer’s stolen equipment

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The community is coming together to help after a local photographer says his livelihood was taken away by thieves.
    Jesse Gordon is a professional photographer in Fort Wayne.
    After a long night at work, he said he was tired and decided to leave his equipment in his car overnight for the first time. It’s a decision he soon came to regret.
    Gordon said someone broke into his car a few weeks ago and stole $6,000 worth of cameras, lights, and other equipment.
  • Community raises money to replace photographer’s stolen equipment

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The community is coming together to help after a local photographer says his livelihood was taken away by thieves.
    Jesse Gordon is a professional photographer in Fort Wayne.
    After a long night at work, he said he was tired and decided to leave his equipment in his car overnight for the first time. It’s a decision he soon came to regret.
    Gordon said someone broke into his car a few weeks ago and stole $6,000 worth of cameras, lights, and other equipment.
  • Fort Wayne man home from trip to Puerto Rico, but ready to go back

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – More than a month after Hurricane Maria slammed the island of Puerto Rico most of its citizens are still without power. One local man wanted to see the devastation for himself. Even after experiencing no power, no running water and no cell phone service– David Hernandez wasn’t ready to leave.
    “It looked like part of a war zone,” Hernandez said.
    Hernandez knew he wanted to help. But he didn’t know where–Texas, Florida,
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  • Colts rookie safety Malik Hooker to miss rest of season

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Colts safety Malik Hooker will miss the rest of the season after injuring his right knee in Sunday’s game.Coach Chuck Pagano told reporters Monday that an MRI revealed the rookie had torn the ACL and MCL during a 27-0 loss to Jacksonville.Hooker, the No. 15 overall pick in April, played well after becoming a starter in Week 2. His three interceptions were tied for third in the NFL and he was seventh on the Colts (2-5) with 22 tackles.The injury occurred late in th
  • Fort Wayne student continues on ‘The Voice’

    LOS ANGELES (WANE) Concordia Lutheran High School student Addison Agen was cut during the battle round on Monday’s episode of “The Voice.”
    Addison Agen (Paul Drinkwater/NBC)However, Agen isn’t going home just yet.
    Coach Miley Cyrus chose another team member over Agen, but Agen will remain on the show because judge Adam Levine “stole” her and will make her part of his team.
  • Mad Ants open training camp with season approaching quickly

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Professional basketball is back in Fort Wayne for another season.
    The Mad Ants – the NBA G League affiliate for the Indiana Pacers – began their training camp schedule on Monday.  WANE-TV sports director Glenn Marini was there and he caught up with Mad Ants President Tim Bawmann.
    The Mad Ants begin the regular season on the road at Long Island on November 4. Their first home game takes place just a few days later on November 7 against Greensboro a
  • No. 10 for No. 13: Ferrer is MSFA MEL Offensive POTW

    FINDLEY, Ohio — University of Saint Francis quarterback Nick Ferrer has been named MSFA Mideast League Offensive Player of the Week after his record-setting game for No. 1 USF in a 56-23 win at Missouri Baptist University on Oct. 21.
    Ferrer (6-4, 230, Sr., Westfield, Ind./Westfield H.S.) threw for six TD passes to shatter the MSFA record for career TD passes with 123. He broke the record set by Ohio Dominican quarterback Cris Reisert, who finished with 120 career TD passes playing from 200
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  • Indiana’s WIC program launches app

    INDIANAPOLIS (WANE) If you receive benefits through Indiana’s Women, Infants and Children program, things are about to get a lot easier for you, starting Monday.
    Indiana’s Department of Health is launching a new app designed to help you.
    Andrea Helms said she works hard by herself, to care for her daughter and 2-month-old son. But, it’s hard to make ends meet.
    “It’s tight. The budget’s tight,” Helms said earnestly. “I live off a fixed income, get p
  • 10/23 Inside The Zone – Sectional Semifinals Preview

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The sectional semifinals are here in northeast Indiana – The News-Sentinel’s Justin Kenny and WANE’s Glenn Marini break down the playoff pairings in week 11!
  • Worker killed at southern Indiana auto parts factory

    JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — The Clark County coroner and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating the death of a worker at a southern Indiana auto parts manufacturing plant.
    The coroner’s office says 44-year-old Melissa Stephens suffered multiple blunt force trauma in an accident involving a machine Saturday night at the Autoneum North America plant in Jeffersonville.
    The Swiss-based company released a statement confirming the death and saying it has begun
  • Poll: Majority approve of 10-cent Indiana fuel tax increase

    Take Our PollINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A recent poll indicates most Indiana residents approve of a 10-cent fuel tax increase that went into effect in July.
    Ball State University’s annual Hoosier Survey finds about 57 percent of survey participants approve, while about 38 percent disapprove of the hike.
    The tax increase was passed by the Republican-dominated Legislature and signed into law by Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb this spring. It was part of a package of tax and fee increases that p
  • Indiana pharmacists cited for trying to see Prince’s medical records

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Three Indiana pharmacists have been reprimanded by state regulators for trying to access Prince’s medical records within days of the music superstar’s death last year.
    The Indiana Board of Pharmacy issued letters of reprimand in the last three months and imposed penalties on the three after investigators with the state attorney general’s office found they had tried separately to access Prince’s medical records in April 2016 through a state databa
  • Michigan teens charged with murder in highway rock incident

    FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Five teenagers have been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a Michigan man who was killed by a rock that smashed through the windshield of a vehicle in which he was riding.
    Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton says the teens are 15 to 17 years old and are being charged as adults. He announced the charges Monday, five days after Ken White was killed on Interstate 75. White was a passenger in the vehicle.
    Investigators say rocks or chunks of concrete were
  • Tim Tebow to speak at faith-based summit in Fort Wayne

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Former Heisman Trophy winner and inspirational speaker Tim Tebow will speak in Fort Wayne.
    FILE – In this Dec. 5, 2014, file photo, Tim Tebow speaks during an SEC television broadcast in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)Tebow will be the featured speaker at the Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ Night of Hope on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, at the Memorial Coliseum.
    A 2-time collegiate national champion, Tebow won the 2007 Heisman Trophy as quarterback for t
  • CBS All Access gives ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ a second season

    NEW YORK (AP) — CBS All Access says it has renewed “Star Trek: Discovery” for a second season.
    The announcement on Monday comes just weeks after the series’ premiere on CBS’ digital video-streaming service. Since then, the series has driven subscriber growth, critical acclaim and global fan interest, the network says.
    The series, whose cast includes Sonequa Martin-Green, Jason Isaacs and Anthony Rapp, is the latest iteration of the “Star Trek” franchise.
  • Toledo police officers now using body cameras on patrol

    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Toledo’s police chief says all patrol officers in Ohio’s fourth-largest city now have body cameras.
    Chief George Kral says the city has 304 cameras, enough for all officers in field operations and the motorcycle unit.
    The chief says the cameras cost $500 apiece and were bought with a federal grant and capital improvement money.
    Kral says the cameras will benefit both citizens and police by having a “fully recorded depiction” of traffic stops and
  • Lilly moves ahead with Indianapolis project amid job cuts

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Eli Lilly and Co. says it is going ahead with a $72 million project updating an insulin manufacturing facility in Indianapolis even as the drugmaker plans to cut about 3,500 jobs from its global workforce.
    The Indianapolis-based company said Monday the project will replace an existing insulin vial filling line and allow it to meet growing demand for its insulin products.
    Lilly says the work is among $850 million in planned U.S. capital projects that were announced in Ma
  • Amazon says it received 238 proposals for 2nd headquarters

    NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon said Monday that it received 238 proposals from cities and regions in the United States, Canada and Mexico hoping to be the home of the company’s second headquarters.
    The online retailer kicked off its hunt for a second home base in September, promising to bring 50,000 new jobs and spend more than $5 billion on construction. Proposals were due last week, and Amazon made clear that tax breaks and grants would be a big deciding factor on where it chooses to land.
  • Indiana gas prices buck national trend

    The national average gasoline price has hit its longest weekly downward streak in over a year, entering its sixth week with average prices falling 1.6 cents to $2.441 per gallon according to GasBuddy.
    “The national average gas price is lower for the sixth straight week, the longest such decline since the summer of 2016,” said Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy. “Perhaps even more wild is that the national average has now remained under $3 per gallon for nea
  • Fazoli’s aims to hire 500

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Fast Italian eatery Fazoli’s will hire new staffers during a one-day hiring event.
    Fazoli’s will host its third annual ‘National Signing Day’ on Tuesday. The chain restaurant will look to hire at least 500 team members throughout its 119 locations, including at its three Fort Wayne restaurants.
    “As a brand, Fazoli’s is rapidly growing, and we are looking for a unique way to differentiate ourselves from other brands in this competitive h
  • Allen County partners with PB Development on shell building in GM Area

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The Allen County Board of Commissioners, Allen County Council and PB Development LLC today announced a partnership to construct a 100,000 square foot shell building at the northwest corner of Lafayette Center Road and Fogwell Parkway.
    “Business prospects are looking for opportunities to expand quickly and hit the ground running,” said Allen County Commissioner Nelson Peters. “By undertaking this project, we are laying the groundwork for futu
  • Halloween spending expected to hit record highs

    How much money do you plan to spend on costumes, candy and pumpkins this year?The National Retail Federation expects Halloween spending to reach record highs!
  • FWFD accepting applications for 21-firefighter recruit class

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) The Fort Wayne Fire Department has opened an application process as it looks to hire 21 new firefighters.
    The fire department on Monday announced plans to build its 90th recruit class through a two-week application process. Applications will be accepted through Nov. 6 at 5 p.m.
    “Public safety is a critical component to Fort Wayne being a successful city,” said Mayor Tom Henry. “I’m appreciative that we’re in position to have another academy c
  • Parkview to hire 850 at job expo

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Parkview Health will look to hire 850 workers at an employment expo next week.
    The expo will be held Thursday, Nov. 2 from 3–7 p.m. at The Summit, 1025 W. Rudisill Blvd, in Fort Wayne.
    Parkview is already the Fort Wayne area’s largest employer. At the expo, it will work to fill more than 850 positions across northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio, including more than 300 newly-created positions.
    ParkviewJobs are available in both clinical and non-clinica
  • Meijer recalls some packaged produce due to listeria risk

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Midwest retailer Meijer Inc. says it’s recalling some packaged produce items in six states due to potential listeria contamination.
    The recall affects certain Meijer-brand produce sold in Meijer stores in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin. The items were purchased between Sept. 27 and Oct. 20 and are in plastic containers or foam trays with printed labels.
    They include broccoli, cauliflower, asparagus, zucchini, squash and peppers. A

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