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Area Dairy Queen operator fined $42K for child labor violations

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division has fined Fort Wayne-based Dairy Queen operator H&H Coldwater LCC $42,572 for child labor violations. H&H Coldwater operates 11 Dairy Queen franchises in Indiana and Michigan. Officials say that 102 minors ages 14 and 15 were...
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Sheriff's Office Daily Activity Log (Thursday, Sept. 22)

The information provided allows for a timely snapshot of events in the community. The crimes reported here are preliminary investigations, taken in the field by deputies, and may or may not be assigned to a Detective for further investigation. The information provided may be found after further investigation to be incorrect or false. Certain details of these incidents have been removed due to potential follow up investigation into the incident and/or for privacy rights.
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Funeral set for FWPD detective

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — Longtime Fort Wayne Police detective Donald Kidd will be laid to rest Friday. Det. Kidd died unexpectedly late Thursday, the department announced last week. He was 52. The cause of Kidd’s death has not been released. Kidd was a 17-year veteran of the...
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Two women face felony neglect of a dependent after leaving children in car

Two women are facing felony neglect of a dependent charges for leaving children in a car while they were at a downtown Fort Wayne bar. Charges were filed against the two 31-year-olds Melissa C. Bentley and Alicia Terry on Thursday by Allen County Prosecutors. They are accused of going to Henry’s at 536 W. Main St. this past Monday between 8 p.m. or 10 p.m. However, they left a 13-year-old, 10-year-old, 3-year-old, and a 4-week-old child in the vehicle outside.
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Indiana Teacher of the Year top three finalists announced

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WFFT) - The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) has announced the three finalists for Indiana Teacher of the Year. The finalists are Jason Beer, English teacher at Homestead High School in Fort Wayne, Tara Cocanower, World History and AP U.S. History teacher at Bluffton High School in Bluffton, and Joshua DeBard, Social Studies teacher at Lebanon High School in Lebanon.
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Cool week ahead

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) - Temperatures will remain below normal for the balance of the week. High temperatures will range from the upper 50s to the upper 60s by the end of the week. Overnight lows will generally be in the 40s. It will be a mostly dry week but there could be a few showers on Wednesday. Milder air returns for the upcoming weekend.
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Mayor Of Fort Wayne Proposes Tax Decrease In 2023 City Budget

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — The city of Fort Wayne has a blueprint for how it will spend the money of taxpayers who live in the Allen County city for 2023. Mayor Tom Henry (D) laid out his proposed budget for the 2023 fiscal year on Monday. He says the city is in a strong financial position going forward.
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Homeowner battling Cedar Creek erosion, but is the battle only his?

LEO, Ind. (WANE) — Former Allen County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Ryan has lived in Leo on Cedar Creek for nearly 50 years. He and his family felt the effects of the Great Flood of 1982 and have explored the history of the 32-mile creek that flows into the St. Joseph River, Fort Wayne’s source of drinking water.
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Fort Wayne budget proposal aims to add officers to FWPD

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry announced his budget proposal for 2023 which could bring more officers to Fort Wayne. Henry says nearly $50 million would be allocated in this proposal for neighborhood improvements. However, he says it’s not just about making physical improvements. This proposal would give Fort Wayne Police enough money to hire 15 new officers. That would bring the force up to 500 total officers.
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Real Estate Rundown September 26

Jessica Williams sits down with Realtor Alison Rhinehart for Living Local 15s First Real Estate Rundown. Find out all you need to know about the Fort Wayne housing market. You can text any questions you have to 312-339-7999 and they may be answered in an upcoming segment.
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FWCS Names Stockman As New Director of Communication and Marketing

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): On Monday Night, the FWCS Board approved a new Director of Communication and Marketing in the likes of Krista Stockman. Stockman has served as the Public Information Officer for Fort Wayne Community Schools for 15 years and joined FWCS after a decade-long career in journalism working in Western New York, the Chicago suburbs and The Fort Wayne Journal Gazette. As Director of Communication and Marketing, she replaces Jennifer Atienzo-Fisher, who is now teaching at Amp Lab.
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NACS joins lawsuit against JUUL Labs

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) -- Northwest Allen County Schools is partnering in a national lawsuit against JUUL Labs, the e-cigarette company. They say they see the product's impact on students’ memories and attention spans in local schools. Groups all over the country, including Eastern Allen County Schools, Fort Wayne...
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Isolated showers possible to start the week

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) - Scattered rain showers have been the theme for Sunday, and thanks to a weather system slowly moving to the east, we’ve got the chance for pop-up showers heading into the work week. Sunday evening will feature isolated showers as temperatures hang...
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USF Men’s Soccer to host International Night on Oct. 8

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The University of Saint Francis will host International Night, an event celebrating the international makeup of the men’s soccer team and featuring a soccer camp for local youth. USF’s free soccer camp for ages 5 to 18 will run from 1 to 2...
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FWCS budget sees no public opposition

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – On Monday night, the Fort Wayne Community Schools (FWCS) board of trustees meeting opened their planned budget for 2023 to public comment. The budget included personnel decisions across the district and a bus replacement plan that has been in effect since 2021. However, no...
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When could the first freeze arrive in NE Indiana?

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Our temperatures dipped down into the upper 30s for the first time this fall on Friday morning, September 23. While this was too warm for a freeze, it certainly was a reminder that the cold morning air the autumn season brings is not all that far away.
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Woman hurt when her vehicle crashed into stopped semi

DEKALB CO., Ind. (ADAMS) – Police in DeKalb County say that a woman was hospitalized Friday afternoon after crashing into the back of a semi on state Route 101. Just before 2 p.m., Joy Forester, 62, of Fort Wayne was traveling northbound on SR 101 between Woodburn and Butler when she rear-ended the back of the truck that was waiting to turn into Nucor Fastener Sales.
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