A bill passed by the Indiana State Senate earlier this month could help improve public transportation including busing issues at Fort Wayne Community Schools.
We introduce you to 11 year old Cameron who is looking for a big brother.
Ivy Tech Community College held a celebration in honor of February being Black History Month.
The Community Harvest food bank in Fort Wayne has had to close down their community wagons this winter due to dangerously cold temperatures.
New Haven High School is hosting a free event for students of East Allen County Schools to sign up for FAFSA.
Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry says he will support any proposed legislation that will help with transportation needs at Fort Wayne Community Schools.
We are into the middle of flu and cold season and after learning that the vaccine does not cover all strains of the flue this year, some of you may be thinking if there are other more natural ways to prevent getting sick without getting the vaccine.
This will not be the year for Sunday alcohol sales in Indiana.
Local Attorney Wes Pittman held a news conference in Panama City to explain more about the lawsuit filed on behalf of the two teens.
Back in December, the City of Fort Wayne signed a deal with Aqua Indiana to purchase their water system on the Southwest side of town.
It's been more than a month since three year old Owen Collins was found dead just miles from his Bluffton home. Family and friends came together to pay their respects for little Owen's visitation.
The Fort Wayne Housing Authority is investing 3 million dollars in energy efficient upgrades.
It's easy for most of us to just get in our cars and go. But for people in wheelchairs, it's not quite as easy to get in, or drive, their own vehicle. But one Fort Wayne company is making it possible. Mobility SVM is this week's Locally Made Monday.
The Fort Wayne Fire Department has a new fire truck and is also promoting one of it's members.
While most of us cannot imagine being outside in this cold weather, about 75 people in our area actually jumped into freezing water to help raise funds and awareness.
We recognize Staff Sergeant Cameron Kern, a member of the Air Force who is currently deployed overseas.
Have you been working really hard to lose weight with no results or are you trying to quit smoking? One local doctor says she can help cure those issues by getting to the root of the cause.
The transportation changes will create a savings of about 2.5 million dollars reducing the number of students on buses by 4 to 6 thousand.
Ohio Congressman Bob Latta was in our area speaking with constituents about a variety of topics affecting our nation.
One person is dead and another is in critical condition after an overnight shooting in Kosciusko County.
Parkview awarded two people for their commitment to improve the quality of life for Cancer patients.
Some people around our area are preparing for the worst by stockpiling food and supplies.
There is a real need in our community for men to step up and get involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters because 70% of kids on the waiting list are boys. We introduce you to Tyriece who hopes to find a big brother.
The Allen County Election Board is challenging the candidacy of 10 people in the May Primary.
WFFT takes a trip down memory lane in the world of African American sports right here in Fort Wayne with WFFT's Christina Aguayo.
A locally owned jewelry store closes it's doors for good. Freeman Jewelers of Fort Wayne opened in 1946 and are now located on Auburn Park Drive.
Facebook is giving the new option of choosing someone to maintain their profile after they die.
Indiana has more teens considering suicide than any other state in the country. With suicide becoming a more prevalent issue, police are training on how to respond.
A driver crashed into a front porch after a high speed chase in Fort Wayne led to an SUV driving into a front porch on Winter Street.
The Northeast Indiana Passenger Rail Association has a bill going through Legislature in Indianapolis right now to fund the Hoosier State Line.
For patients without a lot of options or hope, it's something that widens those choices. And Missouri is one of very few states that offer it.
FORT WAYNE (WFFT) - When WFFT Local News first spoke with Stacie Wallen in August, her son Nathaniel, had been walking home from South Side High School with a friend, and they were attacked just blocks from home.
A 5 year old girl is dead. She was shot and killed in her Fort Wayne home. Her death is ruled the second homicide this year in Fort Wayne and Allen County.
Fort Wayne Police were busy with two gas station robberies and one attempted gas station robbery.
Environmental scientists have been removing dams in local rivers to encourage fish spawning upstream.
Many people who currently live in Indiana, or have relatives who have, might be owed money and not even know it. Indiana Benefits Recovery is a unique company based out of Fort Wayne that helps connect people with the missing cash. It's this week's Locally Made Monday.
If you have Visa or a Mastercard, you can expect to see some changes in security.
FORT WAYNE (WFFT) - Couples wanting to get married in a fun environment went to Crazy Pinz on Valentine's Day.
FORT WAYNE (WFFT) - The controversial and highly popular book turned movie "50 Shades of Grey" is now out in theaters. Some fans are giving great reviews while other viewers and critics say the relationship between the two main characters is physically and emotionally abusive.
FORT WAYNE (WFFT) - One way to your valentine's heart is definitely through their sweet tooth.
FORT WAYNE (WFFT) - The Indiana Department of Education is working to reduce the length of this year's ISTEP test by more than three hours.
FORT WAYNE (WFFT) - Fort Wayne's Foellinger Theatre is gaining traction with their past summer concert series featuring nationally acclaimed musicians like Foreigner and The Beach Boys. With these kinds of line-ups, the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department is rennovating the theatre to accomodate for sold out crowds.
DEFIANCE COUNTY, OHIO (WFFT) - A year and a half long investigation ends with the arrest of 27 people in Defiance County, Ohio on drug-related charges.
Just before 7am Thursday, officers say several armed subjects entered the First Source Bank on Carnegie Boulevard.
The history making all black Jackie Robinson West Little League Team that united an entire City last summer was stripped of their title after it was found that some of their players lived just outside the local area boundry. Questions are being raised as to why such intense, and multiple investigations that lasted for several months were launched against the squad.
Although 88 percent of people still meet in person there are over 41 million people that have tried online dating.
Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry gives his State of the City Address in front of a crowded room at the Grand Wayne Center.
When people drive into Fort Wayne from the North, on of the first things they see is the lighted Martin Luther King Jr Bridge on Clinton Street.
Officials at the Fort Wayne International Airport expect an increase in travelers this Spring.
A Parkview Orthopedic Surgeon is now the first in Indiana to perform knee replacement surgery using customized implants for each patient.