• Worker seriously hurt in industrial accident

    NEW HAVEN, Ind. (WANE) A factory worker is hurt following an industrial accident Friday morning. Emergency responders were called at about 6:15 a.m. to the 2100 block of Summit Street in eastern New Haven.
    The worker was trapped under a large amount of cardboard. The employee was transported to a hospital in serious condition, according to Fort Wayne Allen County dispatchers.
    Corrugated Supplies Company is listed as the facility at the address. The company makes and distributes corrugated sheets
  • Leo softball wins sectional title, Bellmont, South Adams advance

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – In Class 4A, Leo shut out Carroll to clinch the sectional title, 8-0.The Lions will face the winner of the Huntington North and Homestead next Tuesday at regionals.
    In 3A sectionals, Freshman pitcher Macy Montgomery struck out the first 15 batters she faced as Bellmont beats Marion, 7-0.
    Montgomery finished with a perfect game and 16 Ks. The Squaws face Columbia City in the sectional final on Saturday at 10 A.M.
    In 2A sectionals, South Adams avenged their loss fro
  • DeKalb knocks off Carroll to highlight sectional baseball action on Friday

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – In Class 4A, DeKalb pulls off the big upset of No. 5 Carroll in sectional baseball, 2-1.
    The Barons used defense and pitching to take out the Chargers as Pyck Hontz recorded the final out to seal it. They face the winner of East Noble/Snider on Monday.
    In the 3A sectional, rained has delayed the Bellmont-Marion game. It’s in the fifth inning tied 2-2 and will hopefully be resumed on Saturday pending the weather and field conditions.
    Braves Tyler Bauer triple
  • TinCaps-Cubs series opener rained out

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Friday night’s game between the Fort Wayne TinCaps and the South Bend Cubs was postponed because of rain. The game has been rescheduled as part of a doubleheader on Saturday.
    Game 1 of Saturday’s doubleheader will begin at 5:30 p.m. with Game 2 to follow 30 minutes after the conclusion of the first game. Both games are scheduled for seven innings.
    Next Games
    Friday, May 26 at South Bend Cubs (5:30 p.m.)
    -TinCaps Game 1 Probable Starter: RHP Ronald Bolañ
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  • NACS names 4 educators Teacher of the Year

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Northwest Allen County Schools has named four of its educators Teacher of the Year for the 2016-2017 school year.
    Oak View Elementary third grade teacher Mike Barnes and Eel River Elementary fifth grade teacher Brett Lanning were named the district’s Elementary Teachers of the Year. Maple Creek Middle School band teacher Kristine Miller and Carroll High School theater arts teacher Steve Pearson were named the district’s Secondary Teachers of the Year.
    District
  • Three-time champ Helio Castroneves records top speed at Carb Day

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) –  Three-time champion Helio Castroneves turned the fastest lap on Carb Day during the final practice for the Indy 500, while more engine trouble for Honda left teams leery of what could happen on race day.Castroneves posted a lap of 227.377 mph Friday, giving the Chevrolet-powered teams that struggled mightily during qualifying last weekend reason for hope. He was followed on the speed chart by six Honda-powered cars, including two-time F1 champion Fernando Alonso.T
  • Motorboats restricted at 10 area lakes

    INDIANAPOLIS (WANE) The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has placed banned motor boating at several northeast Indiana lakes.
    Motorized watercrafts cannot be operated on Sylvan Lake as well as the West Lakes chain (Waldron, Steinbarger, Tamarack and Jones) in Noble County. In LaGrange County, motor boats are banned on Dallas, Witmer, Westler, Hackenberg, and Messick lakes.
    DNR officials said high water levels on the lakes forced the prohibition. The bans are in effect until further notice,
  • Trine knocked out of DIII national softball tournament

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Trine was eliminated from the NCAA Division III Softball Championship by Virginia Wesleyan as the Marlins earned a 2-0 victory over the Thunder Friday afternoon.
    A two-run fourth and the pitching of Hannah Hull led the Marlins to the victory in the elimination game. Hull worked the complete game, allowing just three hits and a walk while striking out 10. The NFCA All-American improved to 30-3 on the season. Virginia Wesleyan advances to face the loser of the matchup between
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  • Paulding works hard to combat flooding during state of emergency

    PAULDING COUNTY, OHIO (WANE) – Flooding was a concern for people in Ohio Tuesday, especially in Paulding. There was a state of emergency there following Payne. The issue became stopping the water from coming up onto the street from the Flatrock Creek. Although it was a day without rain in Paulding, water made its way to town. “It was like shocking. I mean it’s just crazy,” Charlie Fetty said. Fetty was in town visiting a friend and was stunned to see the flooding.
    After
  • Off-lease used cars are flooding market, pushing prices down

    DETROIT (AP) — In 2014, Infiniti leased more than 28,000 Q50 luxury sedans for as little as $329 per month in a growing U.S. market. The leases accounted for more than three-quarters of Q50 sales.
    Now they’re coming back to haunt the automaker.
    Like many companies that juiced sales with sweet leases during the past few years, Nissan’s luxury brand now faces a hefty supply of nice, low-mileage used cars at a time when most people want SUVs. For the U.S. auto industry, about 3.5
  • Salvation Army sues Indiana children’s museum over expansion

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Salvation Army is suing the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, saying the museum’s $35 million expansion project violates the organization’s rights to property easements.
    The lawsuit filed Thursday argues the museum didn’t notify the organization of construction despite knowledge of the easements, and that construction doesn’t provide the organization a clear and safe path to a nearby street. The suit said the organization will be perma
  • Teen avoids jail time in death of bicyclist

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) A Decatur teen who admitted to a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist Halloween night will avoid jail time.
    Aaron Daniel Moser, 19, was sentenced Friday in Allen Superior Court to three years of house arrest and three years probation for an Oct. 31, 2016, incident that left 24-year-old Nicholas James Mruk of Huntertown dead on the side of Hand Road. Moser agreed to a plea deal with Allen County Prosecutors last month that convicted him of Level 5 felony Leaving the S
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  • Mother: ‘He has sentenced me to life without parole’

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) The family of a bicyclist who was killed in a hit-and-run crash is devastated after learning the man responsible will not serve any prison time.
    Aaron Daniel Moser, 19, was sentenced Friday in Allen Superior Court to three years of house arrest and three years probation for an Oct. 31, 2016, incident that left 24-year-old Nicholas James Mruk of Huntertown dead on the side of Hand Road. 
    Officers and medics were called there just before 8 p.m. that Halloween nigh
  • Texas Roadhouse shooter sentenced

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) A Fort Wayne man convicted of fatally shooting a man outside the Texas Roadhouse restaurant last August has been sentenced.
    Andrew Cassaday was sentenced Friday in Allen Superior Court to 65 years for the Aug. 14, 2016, shooting death of 28-year old Jeffrey Lute outside of Texas Roadhouse on Washington Center Road. A jury found Cassaday guilty of murder and carrying a handgun without a license last month.
    Andrew CassadayAccording to witness testimony, Lute and several men
  • Once at risk of extinction, iconic Warthog plane lives on

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Warthog is sitting pretty.
    Once on the brink of forced retirement, the A-10 attack plane with the ungainly shape and odd nickname has been given new life, spared by Air Force leaders who have reversed the Obama administration’s view of the plane as an unaffordable extra in what had been a time of tight budgets.
    In the 2018 Pentagon budget plan sent to Congress this week, the Air Force proposed to keep all 283 A-10s flying for the foreseeable future.The plane is
  • Ted Nugent, Steve Miller Band added to Foellinger lineup

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Ted Nugent, The Steve Miller Band and Gordon Lightfoot have been added to the Foellinger Theatre’s Summer Concert Series lineup, the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation office said Friday.
    Gordon Lightfoot will perform August 1, with Ted Nugent set to perform August 24. The Steve Miller Band is schedule to appear September 20.
    FILE – Ted Nugent (Associated Press)Tickets for all three shows go on sale June 2 at the Foellinger Theatre’s website.
    The big-name r
  • Cedar Point Shores Waterpark opens Saturday

    SANDUSKY, Ohio (WANE) The newest addition to the Cedar Point amusement park opens Saturday. The Cedar Point Shores Waterpark covers 18 acres and has 17 attractions including the Point Plummet, a six-story body slide equipped with video cameras so non-riders can watch as others travel the enclosed tunnel.
    On the same tower as Point Plummet, Portside Plunge is five stories above the ground. Riders can experience the slide alone or with a friend on an inner tube as they’re sent through an enc
  • Black bear hide found in DeKalb County

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) The hide of a black bear was found along a DeKalb County roadway Thursday afternoon.
    Indiana Conservation officer Rodney Clear confirmed to NewsChannel 15 that animal remains found along S.R. 101 just south of S.R. 8 near Newville were those of a black bear. Clear said the remains were just the bear’s hide.
    Adam Clark shared photos of the bear’s hide with NewsChannel 15 on Facebook. He said he called authorities after coming up on what he first thought was
  • Travel “Warning” issued for West Lakes area of Noble County

    ALBION, Ind. (WANE)  The Noble County Commissioners have issued a travel advisory “Warning” for the West Lakes area of Noble County which has been hit hard by flooding due to heavy rains and drainage issues.
    The West Lakes chain consists of Jones, Waldron, Steinberger and Tamarack lakes.
    The purpose of the is declaration is to stop non-residence and sightseers from traveling through the area according to Mick Newton, Director of the Noble County Emergency Management Agency.The h
  • Jury convicts man of strangling, burying girlfriend

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) A jury has convicted a Fort Wayne man in the death of a Wisconsin woman whose body was found buried in a hole in the basement of a Sherman Boulevard home in February 2015.
    Franklin J. Dent was found guilty of murder, moving a body to obstruct an investigation and being a habitual offender in the strangling death of his girlfriend, Jessica Fecht. Fecht’s body was found in the basement of a home in the 1500 block of Sherman Boulevard on February 5, 2015. She had been
  • Fort Wayne man to represent USA in minigolf competition in Croatia

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) It’s a good bet that at some point in your life you’ve played miniature golf and maybe you even thought you were pretty good at it. But you probably aren’t as good as Brian Johnson.
    The Fort Wayne native will represent Team USA in the World Adventure Golf Masters tournament being held in Croatia in September.
    Andy McDonnell introduces you to this golfer who only needs one club to rule the course.
  • Free Friday: Fun weekend events that won’t break the bank

    Historic West Main Street Farmer’s Market1936 W. Main Street
    Every Friday May-October
    3pm-8pm
     
    Glenbrook Mall Pop-Up Market
    Various local vendors offering food, arts and crafts
    Grand Main Entrance Hall Glenbrook Mall
    Noon-7pm
     
    University of Saint Francis Art Collection
    Newest art acquired in the collection will be on display
    2701 Spring Street Fort Wayne
    9am-5pm
     
    The Self and Art of Metal by Ron Ostlund
    Art exhibit honoring identity and the idea of one’s self
    Garret
  • Facebook CEO and Harvard dropout Mark Zuckerberg returned to Harvard to deliver the commencement speech.

    Cambridge, MA-(CBS) Zuckerberg told graduates Thursday (05/25) that purpose bigger than yourself is the path to true happiness. He also said that it wasn’t enough to just build a company–he wanted to have an impact.
    The Facebook CEO also stressed the importance of caring for others, fighting inequality and strengthening the global community.
    Zuckerberg received an honorary doctorate degree from the university 12 years after dropping out to focus on Facebook. He started Facebook in hi
  • Cops put parking lot crack cocaine in ‘lost and found’

     
    WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — Police in northeastern Pennsylvania say they’ve put about $1,600 worth of crack cocaine in their “lost and found box” in hopes of reuniting the drug with its rightful owner.
    The (Wilkes-Barre) Citizens’ Voice (http://bit.ly/2rVu6I4 ) reports the drug was found in the parking lot of a shopping center outside Wilkes-Barre.
    Wilkes-Barre Township police posted about the find on the department’s Facebook page. In a post headlined &ld
  • Brewing company creates beer in honor of baby hippo Fiona

     CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo’s prematurely born hippo named Fiona is getting a new beer in her honor.
    (Angela Hatke/Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden via APListermann Brewing Company is releasing a Team Fiona New England-style IPA. The hippo’s care team helped brew the beer.
    And the brewing company says 25 percent of the beer sales proceeds is being donated to the zoo’s care team.
    The brewing company describes the beer as having a soft mouth feel, hazy a
  • The Latest: Britain resumes sharing bombing intel with US

     
    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — British police say they have resumed sharing intelligence about the Manchester bombing with U.S. counterparts.
    Britain had halted the exchange of information after details of the Manchester investigation — including forensic crime-scene photos — appeared in U.S. media. The disclosure infuriated British officials, and Prime Minister Theresa May brought up the leaks with President Donald Trump at the NATO summit Thursday.
    Mark Rowley is Britain&
  • The Latest: Foreign fighters among militants in Philippines

     
    MARAWI, Philippines (AP) — A top Philippine official says foreign fighters are among the militants linked to the Islamic State group who have laid siege to the southern city of Marawi.
    Manila Solicitor General Jose Calida told reporters Friday that Indonesians and Malaysians are fighting in Marawi.
    The militants have torn through the streets of Marawi since Tuesday night, torching buildings, taking a priest and his worshippers hostage and sealing off much of the city. At least 44 pe
  • Lawyer says Kushner willing to cooperate with investigators

     
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer for President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and adviser says Jared Kushner is willing to cooperate with federal investigators looking into ties between Russia and the Trump campaign.
    News media report that the FBI is investigating meetings Kushner had in December with Russian officials.
    In a statement issued Thursday, attorney Jamie Gorelick (gaw-REH’-lihk) says Kushner previously volunteered to share with Congress what he knows about these meeting
  • Private service, public viewing for Cornell planned Friday

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell is being laid to rest today at Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles.
    Representatives for the late singer-songwriter say private memorial service Friday will be followed by a public viewing of Cornell’s burial site.
    The 52-year-old was pronounced dead May 18 after he was found unresponsive in a Detroit hotel room after a concert performance. Coroner’s officials released say preliminary autopsy results show the singer han
  • Woman turns self in after deadly North Manchester shooting

    NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. (WANE) – Police arrested a suspect they believed to be involved in a double shooting in North Manchester that left one person dead and another hurt.
    A double shooting happened at 619 East 5th Street in North Manchester on Thursday, May 25, 2017.Officers were called just after 8 p.m. Thursday to a home at 619 E. 5th St. on a report of multiple shots fired and someone hurt in the driveway of the home. According to a news release from the North Manchester Police Departm

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