• A cloudy mild and dry day with gusty winds

    A cloudy mild and dry day with gusty winds
    We won't see much sunshine today but we'll continue to see mild temperatures as highs will be in the middle 60s by noon.
    You won't need umbrella this afternoon and even though we won't see much of the elusive sun we'll continue to experience mild temperatures with highs in the middle 70s.
    Skies will remain mostly cloudy with a stray shower or storm possible overnight and lows in the lower 50s.
    You'll need the umbrella most of the weekend with some early showers possible Saturday and thunderstorm
  • Crowd marches in downtown Fort Wayne to protest shooting of Black man in Minnesota

    Crowd marches in downtown Fort Wayne to protest shooting of Black man in Minnesota
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - About 40 protestors gathered in downtown Fort Wayne Monday evening on the MLK bridge with signs held high to voice outrage over the death of another black man shot by police.The protest mirrored those that have erupted in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota following Sunday's fatal shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright during a traffic stop.The protest began on the MLK Bridge and the group marched to the courthouse.WANE 15 tried to interview protesters but no one was willing to
  • NACS parents remain divided over school mask requirement

    NACS parents remain divided over school mask requirement
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - On Monday, Northwest Allen County Schools (NACS) held its first school board meeting since dozens of parents protested the district's mask requirement. After the meeting, one thing remains clear: the district's parents are still divided on the issue.
    About 150 people attended the meeting: 31 of those people - including three students - seized the opportunity to speak in front of the board. 19 spoke in favor of the mask requirement, while 12 spoke against it.
    "I feel lik
  • Why some people should return their stimulus checks

    Why some people should return their stimulus checks
    (NEXSTAR) – After millions of Americans received their stimulus checks as part of the U.S. government's third round of COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments, it might seem crazy to give the money back.
    So who would ever consider returning stimulus money? Those who might want to hand back their $1,400 stimulus checks include people who find themselves in the following groups:Ineligible recipients"Nonresident aliens" weren't eligible to receive the $1,400 stimulus check in the first place and sh
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  • Student fired at officers at Tennessee school, was killed

    Student fired at officers at Tennessee school, was killed
    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (NewsNation Now) — Authorities say a student at a Knoxville, Tennessee high school fired at officers and was killed by police. A police officer was injured and is in serious condition.
    Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Director David B. Rausch said at a news conference Monday that police responded to a report of a possible gunman at Austin-East Magnet High School in Knoxville.He says the officers encountered him in a bathroom and ordered him out but he wouldn't comply. Rau
  • Police: Student fired at officers at Tennessee school, was killed

    Police: Student fired at officers at Tennessee school, was killed
    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (NewsNation Now) — Authorities say a student at a Knoxville, Tennessee high school fired at officers and was killed by police. A police officer was injured and is in serious condition.
    Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Director David B. Rausch said at a news conference Monday that police responded to a report of a possible gunman at Austin-East Magnet High School in Knoxville.He says the officers encountered him in a bathroom and ordered him out but he wouldn't comply. Rau
  • Multiple people shot, including officer at Knoxville, TN high school

    Multiple people shot, including officer at Knoxville, TN high school
    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (NewsNation Now) — Multiple people, including a police officer, have been shot at Austin-East Magnet High School Monday afternoon, the Knoxville Police Department says.
    Authorities say the investigation and scene are active at this time, and ask people to avoid the area.KPD reports the baseball field behind the high school is where parents can go to pick up their children.NewsNation affiliate WATE is on the scene; check back for updates on this developing story.Multiple ag
  • Live Update: 1 dead, officer injured in shooting at Knoxville, TN high school

    Live Update: 1 dead, officer injured in shooting at Knoxville, TN high school
    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (NewsNation Now) — One person is dead, and a police officer is injured after a shooting at a Knoxville area high school, officials said.No one else was killed or wounded at Austin-East Magnet High School in Knoxville, a city about 180 miles east of Nashville, police said.Knoxville Police say officers responded to Austin-East Magnet High School on a report of a male subject possibly armed inside the school. When they approached the subject, shots were fired.One male died at
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  • 1 dead, officer injured in shooting at Knoxville, TN high school

    1 dead, officer injured in shooting at Knoxville, TN high school
    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (NewsNation Now) — One person is dead, and a police officer is injured after a shooting at a Knoxville area high school, officials said.Knoxville Police say officers responded to Austin-East Magnet High School on a report of a male subject possibly armed inside the school. When they approached the subject, shots were fired.One male died at the scene. Another person is in custody.The Knoxville Police Department officer that was shot has been transported to UT Medical Center
  • Passenger in vehicle dies following head-on crash

    Passenger in vehicle dies following head-on crash
    KOSCIUSKO COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) - A passenger in a vehicle died Saturday evening after the vehicle she is in was hit head-on.At approximately 10:23 p.m., crews were dispatched to S.R. 15 just north of C.R. 550 S on reports of a two-vehicle crash.According to the preliminary results of the investigation, a northbound vehicle driven by James C. Lewis, 44, of Elkhart, crossed the center line of the roadway and crashed into a southbound vehicle driven by Donald G. Galbraith, 48, of Marion.Lewis was ta
  • Traffic flowing again on I-69 after crash near I-469

    Traffic flowing again on I-69 after crash near I-469
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - A crash on I-69 just south of the I-469 interchange caused traffic delays Monday afternoon. It was cleared before 4:45 p.m.At approximately 3:19 p.m., crews were dispatched to the 314 mile marker on I-69 on reports of a crash with injuries, according to the police activity log. Video shared with WANE 15 (see above) showed at least two vehicles crashed and badly damaged.It is unclear if anyone was injured.
    Traffic was restricted in the area and backed up for several mile
  • Crash on NB I-69 near 314 mm causes traffic delays, drivers asked to seek alternative route

    Crash on NB I-69 near 314 mm causes traffic delays, drivers asked to seek alternative route
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - A crash on I-69 just south of the I-469 interchange is causing traffic delays Monday afternoon.At approximately 3:19 p.m., crews were dispatched to the 314 mile marker on I-69 on reports of a crash with injuries, according to the police activity log.According to dispatch, traffic is restricted. Drivers are advised to avoid the area. It is unknown how long traffic in the area will be impacted.It is unclear if anyone was injured.
    Sergeant Brian Walker with the Indiana Sta
  • Players left stranded in Summit City after National Gridiron League cancels season

    Players left stranded in Summit City after National Gridiron League cancels season
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) -- The National Gridiron League season is apparently over before it even began.Seven players and a coach confirmed to WANE 15's Briana Brownlee on Monday that the upcoming season had been called off after a tumultuous few days that included a protest at Glenbrook Square Mall. Numerous calls to league founder Joe McClendon have gone unreturned.McClendon had claimed the City of Fort Wayne left the league on the hook for housing as players from its 12 teams began arriving in
  • National Gridiron League cancels season as Fort Wayne bubble collapses

    National Gridiron League cancels season as Fort Wayne bubble collapses
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) -- The National Gridiron League season is apparently over before it even began.Seven players confirmed to WANE 15 on Monday that the upcoming season had been called off after a tumultuous few days that included a protest at Glenbrook Square Mall. Numerous calls to league founder Joe McClendon have gone unreturned.McClendon had claimed the city of Fort Wayne left the league on the hook for housing as players from its 12 teams began arriving in the city for a training camp.
  • Northeast Indiana colleges encourage, not requiring vaccinations

    Northeast Indiana colleges encourage, not requiring vaccinations
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - Several northeast Indiana colleges are on the same page when it comes to COVID-19 expectations for the fall semester. As school administrators across the country weigh vaccination requirement options, representatives from the northeast Indiana have updated WANE 15 on their plans.If all goes to plan, Huntington University, Indiana Tech, Purdue Fort Wayne, Trine University and University of Saint Francis will encourage students and staff to get one of the three COVID-19 v
  • Semi-conductor shortage tops Biden, CEO meeting

    Semi-conductor shortage tops Biden, CEO meeting
    Concerns over a global shortage of semiconductors topped a virtual meeting Monday between President Joe Biden and the CEOs of 19 technology and auto and truck manufacturing companies."We've been falling behind on research and development and manufacturing," Biden said in remarks to the CEOs that were open to reporters. "To put it bluntly we have to step up our game," he said.Experts say there's little that can be done about the current shortage, but building a stronger U.S. supply chain could pr
  • Indiana COVID-19 hospitalizations, infections creeping up

    Indiana COVID-19 hospitalizations, infections creeping up
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s number of COVID-19 hospitalizations and newly confirmed infections continue growing in trends that have continued for at least three weeks.The state health department’s latest COVID-19 tracking update showed Indiana hospitals treating 909 people for coronavirus illnesses as of Sunday to reach the highest level since mid-February.Those hospitalizations have gone up about 65% since March 21.Gov. Eric Holcomb cited Indiana’s steep drop in hospit
  • You can now get alcohol delivered in Ohio

    You can now get alcohol delivered in Ohio
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (WJW) – The milkman may no longer come to your door, but you can now get alcohol delivered seven days a week and on holidays in Ohio.The law officially went into effect Monday. ‘Chucky doll in a dog’s body’: Woman’s post about ‘demonic’ foster dog goes viralThe purpose of House Bill 674 was to revise liquor laws in an effort to help the state's restaurant industry, which was hard-hit by the pandemic.Signed by Gov. Mike DeWine in January, t
  • Stimulus checks: Missing a payment? File an IRS trace to track it down

    Stimulus checks: Missing a payment? File an IRS trace to track it down
    WASHINGTON (WJW) -- The U.S. Treasury Department has issued more than 156 million payments as part of President Joe Biden’s coronavirus relief plan, but many Americans are still waiting on their third stimulus check. Meanwhile, the Internal Revenue Service says there are certain circumstances that may warrant a payment trace.Biden's coronavirus relief plan issues direct payments of as much as $1,400 per person to eligible Americans. The government says roughly $372 billion has be
  • Indiana reports 908 new virus cases; just 3 more deaths

    Indiana reports 908 new virus cases; just 3 more deaths
    The following are daily reports released by the Indiana State Department of Health since April 1MONDAY, April 12The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 908 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 699,823 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.To date, 12,746 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19,
  • Time to party? Events industry still uncertain about COVID

    Time to party? Events industry still uncertain about COVID
    NEW YORK (AP) — Although weddings and other big celebrations are going back on the calendar in the U.S., business owners who make those events happen expect a slow recovery from the impact of COVID-19.Lauren Schaefer is getting more inquiries about her wedding coordination services now that President Joe Biden has sped up the timetable for all adults to be eligible for vaccinations. Schaefer’s company, The Get Together Events Co., does business in New York, Chicago and Nashville and
  • SR 9 to close north of Columbia City for 'small structures' replacements

    SR 9 to close north of Columbia City for 'small structures' replacements
    COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (WANE) -- A stretch of S.R. 9 near Columbia City will be closed for several weeks as crews replace "small structures" in the area.INDOT said Monday that S.R. 9 will be closed near the Blue River and Rittenhouse Ditch beginning April 19 through mid-June.Crews will replace small structures over the waterways.(INDOT)During the closure, drivers should use the posted detour of U.S. 30, S.R. 109 and U.S. 33, INDOT said.
  • SR 9 to close in Grant County for bridge construction

    SR 9 to close in Grant County for bridge construction
    MARION, Ind. (WANE) -- A stretch of S.R. 9 near Marion will be closed for two weeks starting this weekend.INDOT said Monday that S.R. 9 will be closed in both directions from from U.S. 35 to Old Kokomo Road beginning Saturday. The closure will last two weeks.Crews are working on a bridge in the area.A detour route of U.S. 35 and S.R. 37 has been established.Drivers are urged to slow down and use caution in the work zone.
  • Bipartisan bill establishes strategic plan to address dementia in Indiana

    Bipartisan bill establishes strategic plan to address dementia in Indiana
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - A bill that recently passed the Indiana General Assembly aims to tackle the financial, medical and emotional burden of dementia.H.B. 1177 was passed with bipartisan support and signed off by Gov. Eric Holcomb on Apr. 8. The bill requires the state's Family and Social Services Administration's Division of Aging to develop a strategic plan for dementia in Indiana. The division will be tasked with looking into issues like educational resources on dementia, improving qualit
  • White House issuing reports on states' infrastructure needs

    White House issuing reports on states' infrastructure needs
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden White House is amplifying the push for its $2.3 trillion infrastructure package with the release of state-by-state breakdowns that show the dire shape of roads, bridges, the power grid and housing affordability.The figures in the state summaries, obtained by The Associated Press, paint a decidedly bleak outlook for the world's largest economy after years of repairs being deferred and delayed. They suggest that too much infrastructure is unsafe for vehi
  • US colleges divided over requiring student vaccinations

    US colleges divided over requiring student vaccinations
    BOSTON (AP) — U.S. colleges hoping for a return to normalcy next fall are weighing how far they should go in urging students to get the COVID-19 vaccine, including whether they should — or legally can — require it.Some have already said students will have to get shots before returning to campus, including at Rutgers, Brown, Cornell and Northeastern.They say they will help protect their campuses and give students the confidence to return.Kent State University student Marz Anders
  • Take a Stan Chess Club is Positively Fort Wayne

    Take a Stan Chess Club is Positively Fort Wayne
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - Chess and choices. A man who lost his son 11 years ago is helping young players think beyond the board. "If you can get them when they're young it seems to be the best method to try to change the path they take," said Brian Walker, Founder of the Take a Stan Chess Club.Walker named the club after his son Stanford who was shot two days before he turned 21 years old. "He was a good kid who made bad choices," said Walker. "I lost him in 2010. He was an avid chess player. G
  • Western Fort Wayne house suffers heavy damage after fire Sunday night

    Western Fort Wayne house suffers heavy damage after fire Sunday night
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - A western Fort Wayne house suffered severe damage after a fire late Sunday night.Around 8 p.m. on Sunday, Fort Wayne firefighters responded to the 1700 block of High Street to find flames coming out of the first floor window and porch roof. One person was able to self-evacuate. As crews battled this fire, they also rescued one pet inside the house and provided oxygen. The pet was reunited with its owner.Crews had the flames under control in under 20 minutes.The house su
  • Western Fort Wayne house heavily damaged after fire Sunday night

    Western Fort Wayne house heavily damaged after fire Sunday night
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - A western Fort Wayne house suffered severe damage after a fire late Sunday night.Around 8 p.m. on Sunday, Fort Wayne firefighters responded to the 1700 block of High Street to find flames coming out of the first floor window and porch roof. One person was able to self-evacuate. As crews battled this fire, they also rescued one pet inside the house and provided oxygen. The pet was reunited with its owner.Crews had the flames under control in under 20 minutes.The house su
  • Community at Triangle Park sees capacity increase after initial pandemic stall

    Community at Triangle Park sees capacity increase after initial pandemic stall
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — After years of sitting empty, new residents have moved into a former office building near Purdue Fort Wayne.After IBM and Verizon moved out of their building on Rupp Dr. right across the street from Purdue Fort Wayne's student housing, it sat empty for a number of years. Now, a new group is literally calling it home.The Community at Triangle Park apartment complex was originally designed to be senior living apartments but has been running for about a year as apart

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