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Crash disrupts electric service in southeast Fort Wayne
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a crash just before 4 a.m. Sunday. The crash happened near the intersection of Wayne Trace and Oxford Street. At the scene, a car could be seen crashed into a utility pole. The crash also knocked down...
Intersection reopens after crash involving motorcycle, car
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — The intersection of Atwood Drive and Capitol Avenue is reopening after a crash involving a motorcycle and car happened late Sunday afternoon. According to officers at the scene, the motorcyclist was transported to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Officers also said the motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. The cause of the crash is unknown at this time.
Chicago, St. Louis, Indianapolis among 48 million at risk of severe weather from powerful cross-country storm
A powerful cross-country storm is expected to begin impacting the U.S. with heavy mountain snow in the West starting later Sunday, but as the storm advances off to the east, it will bring the risk of severe weather to major cities in the Midwest like St. Louis, Chicago and Indianapolis by Tuesday.
Fort Wayne Feb 24 Weekly Crime Report: 541 Incidents and 14 Crime Stories
Fort Wayne Feb 24 Weekly Crime Report: 541 Incidents and 14 Crime Stories. During the last week, Fort Wayne experienced a total of 541 reported crime cases. The majority of these cases fell under the category of 'Other', accounting for 105 incidents. This was closely followed by 'Theft' and 'Suspicious Situation' with 93 and 91 cases respectively. 'Assault' and 'Domestic Related' incidents were also significant, with 68 and 65 cases reported. 'Disturbance' cases came in next with 63 incidents. Lesser reported crimes included 'Vandalism' with 18 cases, 'Shooting' with 15, 'Burglary' with 14, and 'Arrest' with 8. The single least reported crime was 'Robbery', with only one case. These figures highlight a concerning level of criminal activity in the place, with a particular emphasis on theft and suspicious situations. The relatively high number of 'Other' incidents suggests a variety of unclassified criminal activities taking place.
6 escape from south Fort Wayne fire
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Six people escaped from a home in the 4600 block of Spatz Avenue during a fire that broke out overnight Sunday on Fort Wayne’s south side. The fire broke out at about 12:40 a.m. Sunday. FWFD says it started in the front living area of the home. Four adults and […]
A sign of spring: Zesto set to open in early March
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) - The Zesto on St. Joe Center Road announced today its opening for the upcoming season is just two Thursdays away, signaling springtime in the Summit City. The ice cream shop has many locations throughout the area, with one on Broadway, East Washington Center Road, and...
No one inside partially submerged car in St. Marys River
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – A car ended up partially submerged in the St. Marys River Sunday morning. Emergency crews responded to the incident around 9:10 a.m. Details are limited, but officials confirmed to WANE 15 that no one was inside the vehicle. The car went into the river near the 6600 block of Fairfield Avenue. That’s near the Donald Ross Golf Club.
Vaccine clinic being offered in Dekalb County
DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. (WPTA) - A vaccine clinic is being offered in Dekalb County later this week, the DeKalb County Health Department shares. On Thursday, Feb. 29 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. officials with the Indiana Department of Health will be present for a vaccine clinic held at the Garrett JAM Center.
How to learn about work heading to a busy intersection
ALLEN CO., Ind. (ADAMS) – The Indiana Department of Transportation says it will hold a public information meeting for a proposed construction project at the intersection of State Road 37 and Notestine Road. The proposed project would realign the intersection to help improve safety due to sight distance concerns.
Jerry Vandeveer, Fort Wayne community activist, dies
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - Jerry Vandeveer, Fort Wayne community activist and founder of the Law Enforcement/Firefighters Memorial of Allen County, has died. He was 75. Vandeveer's son posted on Facebook, "As many of you know, my dad was not just a father but a beacon of strength and dedication in our community. He was a celebrated activist, deeply involved with law enforcement agencies in Allen County and a staunch supporter of our local firefighters."
It’s Fort Wayne Home & Garden Show week
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – For the past 51 years, the Fort Wayne Home and Garden Show has welcomed guests to see dozens of exhibitors showcasing home improvement, arts and crafts and more. This year’s show runs from February 29 – March 3. Becky Williamson with the...
First Alert Forecast: Calm, pleasant start to week. Thunderstorms possible Tuesday
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) - The temperature upswing was strong on Sunday as we climbed into the low-to-mid 50s for the high thanks to southwesterly winds. The warm and dry trend continues into the first day of the work week, but the quickly changing weather pattern returns before the week is over.
FWPD Needs Help in Identifying a Suspect
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) – The Fort Wayne Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a robbery suspect. It strong-arm robbery occurred just before 9:30 AM Friday, February 23 at the G Mart on E. State Boulevard. The suspect is described as a black male,...
School Care Team’s ‘Flourish Fort Wayne’ event offers strategies for well-being
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) - The School Care Team is hosting a ‘Flourish Fort Wayne’ event this week providing an opportunity to learn about strategies for well-being. On Tuesday, Feb. 27 from 4 – 6 p.m., the School Care Team is hosting a ‘Flourish Fort Wayne’ event at Electric Works.
Twice the legal limit: Woman wanted in OWI crash that seriously injured man
ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) – Authorities issued a warrant Thursday for a woman charged in a fiery 2022 crash on Interstate 69 that left a man with limited use of his arm. Audrey M. Dickerson, 24, faces charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing serious bodily injury, along with criminal recklessness and criminal mischief, according to newly released Allen Superior Court records.
Local gyms donate to Fort Wayne family who lost daughter in sand hole collapse
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Lowest snow year ever likely ends Friday night
Read about the lack of snowfall so far this snow year and how we're likely to eclipse the least snowy snow year ever Friday night in Fort Wayne.
Winter is back Saturday, turning warmer Sunday
Brace for a wintry Saturday night with rain turning to snow after sunset, and chilly lows in the upper teens. A blustery day ahead with wind chills in single digits. But hang tight, a warm surge is coming Sunday, with a toasty week and storm chances ahead. Full forecast on Fox 55 News.
First Alert Forecast: Breezy, spring-like weather returns Sunday
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) - Both our temperatures and winds will be on the rise to finish up the weekend. Expect winds to kick up out of the southwest over the next couple of hours and blustery conditions will remain throughout the rest of the day. Even though it will be breezy, it will be bright :) A couple of passing high clouds will move through, but mostly sunny skies will be the story Sunday. Temperatures will also be noticeably warmer, maxing out in the low 50s.
Mostly sunny, much warmer Sunday
Tune in for a bright and balmy Sunday forecast on Fox 55 News! Expect a clear dawn with temperatures rebounding from a brisk Saturday. Clouds may gather by lunch, hinting at potential rain and storms ahead. Stay ahead of the weather curve with our full report!