Nearly 200 3rd graders in Fort Wayne learned some valuable health safety tips at Cedarville Elementary.
To celebrate the International Day of Peace, a local group called Fort Wayne for Peace gathered on the Allen County Courthouse green.
We are honoring one of the students at National College, Tony Nunley, a National Guard member who served a deployment in Iraq.
Now for a story you'll only see on WFFT....Teachers in the Edon, Ohio Northwest School system are showing solidarity as they have been working on an expired contract since June. Meanwhile, rumors are flying around around the small community of Edon that county schools may even be consolidated if both sides can't come to an agreement. WFFT's Brooke Welch was in Edon, Ohio and has more on how this issue is affecting this close knit community.
The Ray Rice controversy coincides with a local event this past Saturday called "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" where men walk through Fort Wayne's Headwaters Park dressed in high heels. The walk is organized to raise awareness of sexual and domestic assault against women. Organizers say that since the Ray Rice controversy, calls to the Fort Wayne Wayne Women's Bureau have increased 50%. WFFT's Brooke Welch was at Saturday's walk and has more on how you can get involved to stop this growing problem.
A local organization is helping save the lives of teenagers across the country.
Indiana has added more than 84,000 manufacturing jobs, and the private sector as a whole, has expanded 244,000 workers.
The proposed 2015 budget for Allen County is up 2.7% from last year, which is in line with the annual state growth quotient.
Creating new jobs and helping veterans is what one local man is doing in Decatur.
An Indianapolis based IT company is coming to the Southeast side of Fort Wayne and will be moving into the old Target building which has been empty since 2005.
For the 4th straight season, Amazing Fall Fun will open it's gates and Colts fans are in for a treat with this year's maze design.
Eight year old Kamyah has been waiting over a year to be matched with a Big Sister. She hopes this story will bring that wait to an end.
The 11th annual Huntington bike challenge is this Saturday.
The Vocational Center in Huntington will be re-vamped with a 1.3 million dollar budget.
Mayor Tom Henry announced the 2015 proposed budget Thursday for the City of Fort Wayne.
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller has filed Administrative Licensing Complaints with the State Medical Licensing Board against 4 physicians.
NFL Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted on child abuse charges for spanking his 4 year old son with a wooden switch. This of course brings up the question of child discipline and how far is too far?
The Kosciusko Police were busy Tuesday night investigating a stabbing incident.
The Fort Wayne International Airport made national headlines in the New York Times.
The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles is expected to give 29 million dollars in refunds.
After last Winter’s snow storms, Governor Pence announced federal grants will be distributed to several Indiana counties.
Retired Marine Staff Sergeant Ray Powell, who served in the Vietnam War, said the VA Hospitals have been good to him for the past 15 years.
The 122nd Fighter Wing in Fort Wayne is preparing for an upcoming deployment overseas.
One of the highlights of the annual Johnny Appleseed festival is the chance to visit the man's grave. However, the grave site located inside Archer Park next to the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum might not be his actual burial site. Some believe John Chapman is buried across the Saint Joseph River inside the Canterbury Green Complex. WFFT investigated to lay the issue to rest once and for all.
Economic development here in Allen County as a global company held a ribbon cutting here in Fort Wayne.
Students across the country have turned to social media to show how unhappy they are with the new government school lunch requirements.
The Helmholtz Sculpture that was hit by a drunk driver last year has been fully restored, and is finally back in its original spot in downtown Fort Wayne.
An update to a story that we brought you Monday.
During his visit to the Summit City this afternoon, Governor Mike Pence also stopped by the Boys and Girls Club for a tour.
A listening post was held earlier tonight for veterans to ask questions, and to comment about their experiences with the VA hospital.
The 2.2 million dollars in legacy funding was up for vote.
Students at Perry Hill Elementary School in Fort Wayne had an active assembly Tuesday from Jim "Basketball" Jones.
A Norfolk Southern train was derailed in New Haven. 31 cars were derailed and 5 of the cars managed to stay upright but 26 of them turned on their side.
This month the Department of Homeland Security wants to remind everyone to be prepared for any type of circumstance.
A local business here in town has been going green for more than fifty years.
Moral Mondays....it’s a new movement coming to Fort Wayne.
The VA of Northern Indiana has 2 listening posts scheduled this week to hear from patients on their experiences.
Now to spice things up a little. A Fort Wayne woman began dabbling with seasonings and spices four years ago. And today, has found the recipe for a successful local business. Fresco Spice Blends is this week's Locally Made Monday.
A big named country legend is heading to Angola.
Mayor Tom Henry told the City that it's time for change. During the 2nd annual "Prayers for the City", dozens of people from all different backgrounds and faith joined together in prayer.
The Maker's Faire, a one of a kind event showcasing "makers" coming to Fort Wayne this weekend.
We told you in August about how Colonel David Augustine, the Commander of the 122nd Fighter Wing in Fort Wayne,had announced his retirement...just weeks after being cleared by an internal investigation. On Saturday morning, the 122nd Fighter Wing gathered for the Change of Command Ceremony, a formal event that introduces the Fighter Wing's new Commander. WFFT's Brooke Welch was at the ceremony and has the highlights.
Several agencies, including the Indiana State Police and FBI were on scene at the Key Bank attached to Lance's New Market grocery store.
Two bank robberies took place in our area Friday morning.
The Allen Oakwood Correction Institution in Lima, Ohio is where TJ Lane, who’s serving 3 life sentences, escaped from Thursday night along with 2 others.
Other organizations memorializing the 9/11 attacks include the United States Civil Air Patrol.
People who were old enough to remember the attacks, often have very vivid memories of exactly where they were and what they were doing when they first heard the news of the attacks.
Eleven year old Christian was featured two years ago, but he remains on the waiting list. He hopes the right guy will volunteer to be his Big soon.
Parents and young kids were around paying their respect along with several police and fire men.
100 jobs are coming to Huntington by 2015.