• 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
  • Honor Flight veteran shares prisoner of war stories

    Portland, Ind. (WANE) – This week, 85 veterans will fly to the nation’s capital to see the war memorials with Honor Flight Northeast Indiana. One of those vets is former prisoner of war Don Bailey.
    Bailey’s most gut-wrenching war memories began on January 23, 1968. He and 81 other Navy men were in the U.S.S. Pueblo searching for radars in the North Korean waters.Suddenly, they were attacked by North Korean air planes.
    “Bullets were coming through the side o
  • 9/25 Inside The Zone – Week Seven

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – It is week seven of the prep football season and that means SAC rivalry week. Check out this week’s edition of “Inside the Zone” with The News-Sentinel’s Justin Kenny and WANE-TV sports director Glenn Marini as they break down all the top match-ups.
  • North Korean diplomat says tweet by Trump ‘declared war’

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea’s top diplomat said Monday that a weekend tweet by U.S. President Donald Trump was a “declaration of war” and North Korea has the right to retaliate by shooting down U.S. bombers, even in international airspace.
    It was the latest escalation in a week of undiplomatic exchanges between North Korea and the U.S. during the U.N. General Assembly’s annual ministerial meeting.
    Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho told reporters that the United Nati
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  • FBI reveals sketch of person of interest in post office bomb

    EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — The FBI has released a sketch and description of a person of interest in a pipe bomb explosion at a post office in northwestern Indiana in which a postal worker suffered minor injuries.The explosion occurred shortly after 6:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at the post office in East Chicago, about 20 miles southeast of Chicago.
    The person of interest is described as a thin, clean-shaven white male about 6 feet tall and about 30 years old. He wore dark-rimmed glasses, black pants w
  • Orville Majors, serial killer ‘Angel of Death,’ dead at 56

    MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (WANE) Orville Majors, the Indiana hospital worker sentenced to 360 years in prison for the killings of at least six patients, died at the Indiana State Prison in Michigan City Sunday afternoon. He was 56.
    Correction officers found Majors breathing heavy in his cell around 4:30 p.m. Sunday, and declared a medical emergency when he became unresponsive. The staff performed CPR on Majors and he was shocked with a defibrillator before he was transported to the Custody Hall where
  • Memorial Coliseum To Dedicate Bob Chase Way with Ceremony

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Allen County War Memorial Coliseum will hold a dedication ceremony to officially designate the circle drive in front of the building as “Bob Chase Way” on Monday, October 2 at 11:30 a.m.
    Fort Wayne Komet Hockey President Michael Franke, members of Mr. Chase’s family and Coliseum officials will offer remarks at the ceremony. Members of the media and the public are encouraged to attend the ceremony, which will be held outside in front of the Arena &am
  • I&M shows off transmission line inspection drone

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Indiana Michigan Power is using a drone to inspect transmission lines and Monday morning the utility offered the media a chance to see the unmanned aircraft in action.
    Transmission line inspections are done by I&M to ensure the reliability and structural integrity of the system.Transmission line inspections are also being done the traditional way with helicopters.
    The drone will hover at transmission towers and poles for extended periods to obtain high resolution phot
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  • Police: Man sold stolen $10K tractor at auction

    A rural Huntington man has been arrested on allegations he sold a stolen tractor at a Hamilton County auction.
    Donnie Horne, 38, was arrested at his Whitley County place of employment on a felony charge of Possession of Stolen Property.
    According to an Indiana State Police report, state police were asked by the Wabash County Sheriff’s Department to investigate a report of a July 5 theft of a $10,000 New Holland tractor from a Roann farm. The next day, the tractor was sold at a Hamilton Cou
  • Fish virus caused Roush Lake carp kill

    HUNTINGTON COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) A July carp kill at Roush Lake in Huntington County resulted from a virus that only affects common carp and koi, according to DNR fisheries biologists.
    Fish collected from the lake and sent to Purdue University in July tested positive for koi herpes virus.
    On July 20, DNR officials received reports of dead carp in the lake. Five days later, fisheries biologist Jed Pearson collected dead carp and captured six live carp and transported them to Purdue’s Animal D
  • Developer closes the deal on historic GE campus

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The GE Campus is one step closer to becoming “Electric Works.” A redevelopment team called RTM Ventures announced Monday it has completed a $5.5 million acquisition of the General Electric property.
    The former GE campus will be rebranded as Electric Works. (Courtesy rendering)RTM Ventures is a joint venture of the project’s three development partners – Baltimore-based Cross Street Partners, Indianapolis-based Greenstreet Ltd., and Decatur-b
  • Federal judge permanently blocks Indiana abortion limits

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A judge has permanently blocked Indiana from enforcing provisions of a law banning abortions sought due to fetal genetic abnormalities and requiring that aborted fetuses be buried or cremated.
    U.S. District Judge Tanya Walton Pratt issued a permanent injunction on Friday sought by Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky that prevents Indiana from enforcing the restrictions then-Gov. Mike Pence signed into law in March 2016.
    Pratt’s order makes permanent her Jun
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  • Maysville Circle opens with ceremonial ribbon-cutting

    The following information was provided by the City of Fort WayneFORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry, New Haven Mayor Terry McDonald and the City of Fort Wayne’s Public Works Division officially opened the Maysville Circle with a ribbon-cutting and celebration of the transportation improvements that link Fort Wayne and New Haven. Maysville Circle is the roundabout that comes together at the intersection of Maysville Road, Landin Road and Trier Road.Maysville Circle is designe
  • Indiana again among states with the lowest gas prices

    (GasBuddy) Gasoline prices have fallen for the second consecutive week with the U.S. national average shedding nearly 6 cents per gallon, falling to $2.55 according to price-tracker GasBuddy.
    “For the second straight week, almost every state saw average gasoline prices fall notably as refineries continue to heal after Harvey and work on restoring production of motor fuels,” said Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy. “While oil prices have gained momentum in the
  • Steer running loose in Mercer County

    MERCER COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) A steer escaped its confines in Mercer County late morning Monday.
    A black steer was reportedly running loose in the area of S.R. 49 and Oregon Road, just over the Indiana-Ohio line in Mercer County. The Mercer County Sheriff’s Office issued an advisory message around 10:35 a.m.
    Anyone who spots the steer is asked to contact the sheriff’s office at (419) 586-7724.
    Motorists were urged to use caution when driving.black
  • Police: Man fires shots after dispute with neighbor

    ASHLEY, Ind. (WANE) An Ashley man was arrested Saturday night after police said he fired shots into the air after a fight with a neighbor.
    Dennis ElftmannAshley Police were called around 10:45 p.m. Saturday to the 300 block of Chapel Lane in Ashley on a report of a dispute between neighbors there. As police were responding, they learned a man had fired “multiple” rounds from a handgun into the air, according to Ashley Police.
    Police arrived and took 52-year-old Dennis Elftmann into c
  • Bicyclist struck by vehicle, critically hurt

    WARSAW, Ind. (WANE) A Warsaw man was critically hurt when he was struck by a vehicle along a Warsaw roadway Friday night.
    A Warsaw bicyclist was hurt when he was struck by this Mercury on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Warsaw. (Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department)Police and medics were called just before 11 p.m. Friday to Old Road 30 West at Riverwood Ranch Road on Warsaw’s west side on a report of a crash involving a motor vehicle and a bicycle. According to the Kosciusko County Sheri
  • Missing Indiana man’s remains found on Ohio River island

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Human remains found last year on an Ohio River island have been identified as those of an Indiana man reported missing in late 2015.
    Police said Saturday that DNA testing had confirmed the remains are those of 26-year-old Randall David Austin Jr., whose death remains under investigation.
    A passing fisherman found the Evansville, Indiana man’s remains in August 2016 on Diamond Island, an island along the Ohio River about 10 miles west of Henderson, Kentucky.
  • Target to up hourly base pay to $15 by end of 2020

    NEW YORK (AP) — Target Corp. is raising its minimum hourly wage for its workers to $11 starting next month and then to $15 by the end of 2020 in a move it says will help it better recruit and retain top-quality staff and provide a better shopping experience for its customers.
    The initiative, announced Monday, is part of the discounter’s overall strategy to reinvent its business announced earlier this year that includes remodeling stores, expanding its online services and opening up s
  • Person dies after forklift accident in central Indiana

    PLAINFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a person has died following an accident involving a forklift in central Indiana.
    Plainfield police Captain Jill Lees says officers responded Sunday afternoon to an Amazon Fulfillment Center and found fire department crews attempting to save the person.
    The identity of the person who died wasn’t immediately released and an autopsy was planned for Monday. The accident is under investigation.
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  • Girls on the Run is Positively Fort Wayne

    Fort Wayne, Ind. (WANE) –  Hundreds of girls around the Fort Wayne area are in a program that physically challenges them to be the best they can be. They’re part of a group called Girls on the Run. “It helps us get better,” said nine-year old Alonna Mull. “Sometimes it can be hard and sometimes just normal.”
    Mull and the young runners are training for the YMCA’s 5K River Rat Race in November. Girls age 8 and up will compete against others
  • Weiner due in court for sentencing in sexting scandal

    NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Weiner is scheduled to be sentenced on Monday in a sexting scandal that some blame for Hillary Clinton’s presidential loss.
    The former New York congressman faces up to 27 months in prison after he pleaded guilty to one charge of transferring obscene material to a minor. Prosecutors say he broke the law by having illicit contact with a 15-year-old girl, including asking her to “sexually perform” for him in conversations on Skype and Snapchat
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  • Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in sexting case

    NEW YORK (AP) — Former Rep. Anthony Weiner was sentenced Monday to 21 months in prison for sexting with a 15-year-old girl in a case that rocked Hillary Clinton’s campaign for the White House in the closing days of the race and may have cost her the presidency.
    Weiner, 53, dropped his head into his hand and wept as U.S. District Judge Denise Cote handed down her sentence. After the hearing ended and the judge left the bench, Weiner sat in his seat for several minutes, continuing to c
  • Republicans make desperate bid to save health care bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican opposition to the GOP health care bill swelled to near-fatal numbers Sunday as Sen. Susan Collins all but closed the door on supporting the last-ditch effort to scrap the Obama health care law and Sen. Ted Cruz said that “right now” he doesn’t back it.
    In a late bid to win votes and stave off defeat, Republicans were adding $14.5 billion to the measure for states, according to documents obtained late Sunday by The Associated Press.
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  • Don’t talk about mom: NFL players angry over Trump’s insult

    Member of the Washington Redskins stand arm in arm during the playing of the National Anthem before an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Landover, Md., Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)President Donald Trump probably didn’t realize he’d struck such a nerve with NFL players when he implored team owners to “get that son of a bitch off the field” for protesting during the national anthem.
    The line drew loud applause at the president&
  • Lawyer: Kushner used personal email for some WH messages

    FILE – In this March 17, 2017, file photo Ivanka Trump, the daughter of President Donald Trump, and her husband Jared Kushner, senior adviser to President Donald Trump, attend a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Kushner has added more than 70 assets worth at least $10.6 million to his revised personal financial disclosure. According to the disclosure, the additional assets were “inadvertently omitted” from an earlier form. The revised form
  • Northern Indiana county officials oppose J-turns on US 31

    PERU, Ind. (AP) – Elected officials say a proposal to install intersections called J-turns along U.S. 31 in a northern Indiana county could make the highway more dangerous.The Indiana Department of Transportation proposes removing traffic signals along U.S. 31 at the intersections of Indiana 218 West and Indiana 18 in Miami County and installing J-turns featuring two dedicated lanes along the median drivers could use for turning onto U.S. 31.But the Kokomo Tribune reports that local reside
  • Vendor selling racist signs kicked out of Gas City car show

    GAS CITY, Ind. (AP) – A vendor selling racist signs and plaques has been permanently banned from a popular classic car show in Gas City.Ducktail Run Rod & Classic Car Show organizer Mike Salter says the vendor was ordered off the premises after organizers saw a Facebook video that showed the booth selling signs reading “white only” and Colored seating in rear” as well as posters of black children eating watermelon.He tells RTV6-TV that he and other organizers were fur
  • New Castle police kills man who opened fire on officer

    NEW CASTLE, Ind. (AP) – Police in New Castle say a man was shot and killed after he opened fire on an officer whose own life may have been saved by his protective vest.RTV6-TV reports that police in the community about 48 miles east of Indianapolis were responding to a call of a man breaking into cars early Sunday morning when they spotted 24-year-old Jared Burke. Burke fled on his bicycle but was caught behind a church a short time later by a police dog.When the K-9 officer attempted to c
  • Decades after “Little Rock Nine,” school segregation lingers

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Among the most lasting and indelible images of the civil rights movement were the nine black teenagers who had to be escorted by federal troops past an angry white mob and through the doors of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, on Sept. 25, 1957.
    It had been three years since the Supreme Court had declared “separate but equal” in America’s public schools unconstitutional, but the decision was met with bitter resistance across the South

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