One person dead, one in life-threatening condition following a shooting Sunday night
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) - One person is dead and another is in life-threatening condition Sunday night following a shooting on the city’s southeast side. Allen County dispatch confirmed with 21Alive News the call came in around 9:21 p.m. about a shooting. Police were sent to the 5000 block of Roberta Drive, which is on the city’s southeast side.
Dining Redefined: The Top 4 Modern American Cuisine Experiences in Fort Wayne
This article presents a guide to four contemporary American eateries in Fort Wayne. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments below!
Wanted man found in connection to child’s 2021 death
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — A wanted man was arrested Sunday in connection to the death of a child in 2021. The Allen County Sheriff’s Department, Tuesday, posted a photo of the suspect, identified as 34-year-old Michael Tyrone Allen on Facebook. Allen was out on bond after being...
Warsaw Man Killed In Whitley Co. Crash
WHITLEY COUNTY - A Warsaw man was killed in a two-vehicle head-on collision Thursday in Whitley County. According to a personal injury and fatal report from the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department, a 2019 Toyota truck, driven by Darren Burchett, 36, Warsaw, was traveling west on Lincolnway just west of the intersection of CR 450W. The Toyota entered into the eastbound lanes and hit a 2003 Dodge truck, driven by Victor Morris, 23, North Webster, head on.
A Fort Wayne artist is leaving her ‘print’ on the local art scene and is Positively Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne native Julie Wall is a multi-talented artist. You can see her work all over Fort Wayne in the form of nature-inspired murals.
ISP and community remembering Master Trooper Bailey one year later
DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. (WPTA) - Today marks one year since Master Trooper James Bailey was struck and killed by a Marion man in DeKalb County while in the line of duty. Remembering Master Trooper Bailey with the community, the Indiana State Police (ISP) shares the following in his memory:. “Master...
First Alert Forecast: Aiming for the 70s Monday
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) - The warmest temperatures of 2024 so far could hit today! Highs are projected to reach the low 70s, which are typical temperatures for May!. More clouds roll in today compared to yesterday in anticipation of our next cold front for tomorrow. Skies will be partly cloudy for Monday with winds gusting up to 25 mph.
Community event encourages people to eat their way through Roanoke
ROANOKE, Ind. (WFFT) -- This week, you can satisfy your hunger cravings with some of your local favorites in Roanoke. This week starts the Taste of Roanoke, and restaurants are making a plate for everyone to enjoy for a special price. Lily Clanin is a server for the Patio. She...
2023-2024 was the second warmest winter on record
Look back on what was the winter of 2023 to 2024 in Fort Wayne.
Unseasonable warmth brings a pleasant end to the weekend
You'll need the sunglasses, but not the heavy coat!
First Alert Forecast: Unseasonably warm weather to start the week
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) - High pressure located off to the southeast of our area will help keep us warm and dry for just another day before some gradual changes arrive. Monday morning will start mostly cloudy, but we should see some of those clouds dissipate throughout the day. The morning will also feature patchy fog across 21Country, but temperatures will only be in the low 50s to start the day, climbing into the low 70s for the highs on Monday. For perspective, the average high temperature this time of year is in the low 40s.
High School Basketball: Boys Sectional Championships (3/2)
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) -- The FOX 55 Sports team brings you high school basketball from around the area as teams claimed sectional championships on Saturday night. Kellen Pickett and Isaac Smith each scored 20 points to help lead Blackhawk to its seventh straight sectional title, taking down Bishop Luers 58-50. The Braves advance to face Lafayette Central Catholic in regionals next weekend at 4 p.m. at Frankfort.
50th annual Bishop Luers High School Show Choir Invitational
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - Students gave it their all for the 50th annual Bishop Luers High School Show Choir Invitational. Organizers explained that this was the first ever show choir competition in the United States back in 1975. More than two dozen show choir groups performed for the two...
How hospitals are fighting to keep their former doctors from seeing patients
David Lankford, an Indiana pediatrician who specializes in treating critically ill children, says he decided to leave his job at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne after it laid off a group of pediatricians, causing the number of patients he was seeing to increase more than fourfold. But when Lankford took...
Rally at Indiana Statehouse amplifies voices of low-wage voters
INDIANAPOLIS — Mass rallies are taking place across the country, including at the Indiana Statehouse, to lift the voices of low-wage voters and call on change from legislators. From Fort Wayne to Indianapolis, over 100 Hoosiers marched around the Statehouse on Saturday, joining more than two dozen states nationwide...
Area regional pairings announced
The IHSAA has announced the regional pairings and host sights for boys basketball. The regional round will take place on Saturday, March 9. Again this season, the Regional round is one game with winners advancing to a two-game semi state the following Saturday. Here is when and where you can...
Bravo's gem leads Warriors to sweep of Viterbo
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) – The Indiana Tech softball team played a three-game series with the Viterbo V-Hawks this weekend, playing one game on Saturday and two on Sunday at Warrior Park. Tech would outscore Viterbo 21-3 over the three games, winning all three to sweep the V-Hawks. On...
Lane restrictions on a section of Ardmore Avenue for the upcoming week
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) - A section of Ardmore Avenue will have lane restrictions for the upcoming week. Starting Monday, March 4, Ardmore Avenue between Knoll Road and Sandpoint Road will have lane restrictions as American Electric Power (AEP) does power line work. The City of Fort Wayne says AEP...
Science Sunday: Bring the science of sound home
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The science of sound is something you can learn all about at Science Central. But sometimes you can even bring that learning home. Science Central executive director Martin Fisher stopped by WANE 15 to share an experiment you can do at home. You can see that in the video above.
70 degree temps Monday; rain chances Tuesday
High temperatures reach the 70s on Monday under a partly cloudy sky. Rain chances arrive late Monday night into Tuesday as a cold front moves through the region. High temperatures reach the 70s on Monday under a partly cloudy sky. Rain chances arrive late Monday night into Tuesday as a cold front moves through the region.