Dr. William Hedrick was arrested on charges of interfering with jury service.
Education reform in Indiana has been a heated issue, as Governor Mike Pence has repeatedly butted heads with State Superintendent of Education Glenda Ritz. Tuesday, Governor Pence unveiled his education plan, and within hours, has gotten local education leaders talking.
Local non-profit agencies need help with holiday donations.
Time is ticking for lawmakers to come up with a last minute budget deal before the end of the year.
Salting your sidewalk or driveway can make walking or driving safer and easier in the winter, but it can also be very harmful to you, your children, and your pets.
Scary scene in Downtown Fort Wayne as a construction worker was trapped in a hole that was about 6 feet deep.
Dozens of car crashes happen over night
Many people have old t-shirts lying around or other pieces of clothing that are difficult to get rid of. This week on Locally Made Monday, a Fort Wayne business can take those old clothes and turn them into something new.
A beer company based out of Chicago, started by a veteran, is helping veterans by only hiring veterans.
We salute Captain Alicia Herman, a Fort Wayne native who served 9 years in the US Army.
Two men were arrested on multiple charges.
A man is in the hospital after police say he was shot in the wrist.
Fort Wayne Historical Society hosts Train Rides With Santa.
The public is welcome to tour the USF mansion decorated for Christmas.
A local woman who was the victim of a stalking case, is now turning her traumatic experience into a positive one by educating others. She’s even gaining national attention.
Toscani Pizzaria in downtown Fort Wayne has been serving up their pizza pies and their famous sausage rolls for the past eight years. This week on Weatherman Versus Food, meteorologist Andrew Logsdon takes it to an entirely new level...with a massive sausage roll!!
The current federal gas tax is 18.4 cents a gallon, but that could soon change if certain members of Congress have their way.
Nelson Mandela has died. The Former President of South Africa was 95 years old. His incredible life impacted people around the world as we take a look back.
Allen County Sheriff Ken Fries will be completing an 8 year term as Sheriff next year and has reached his term limit. So now, instead of helping people abide b the laws, he would like to start writing them instead.
Twelve year old Christopher hopes there is future Big Brother out there that shares his unique interests.
Parts of the country have already been pounded with snow and its now making its way to our area.
Several children and participating members of Allen County Law Enforcement got together to go shop.
Every year dozens of young women compete for the title of Miss Indiana and Miss Indiana's Outstanding Teen. The pageant is organized under the Miss America Organization.
The Embassy Theater is one step closer to it's renovation goals.
It's a tie and not one that city and county officials are very proud of. The Allen County Coroner has official ruled that there have been 44 homicides in Fort Wayne and Allen County.
Imagine getting your mail and finding out you'll owe thousands of dollars more next year on health insurance, when you've had the same policy for over a decade. This is what happened to a local couple who received this shocking news.
A mass outbreak of the bacterial disease meningitis has hit several college campuses nationally, with eight cases in the northeast, and four in California. Most colleges require incoming students to be vaccinated against meningitis. However, the current infection is a rare strain, and a vaccine for is has not been approved by the FDA. And that's raising some concern among local college officials.
If you're like most Americans, your Christmas list gets longer every single year, and according to the Federal Reserve, the average consumer has over $15,000 in credit card debt. How can you do Christmas without going into the red?
A big name is coming to the Embassy in March. Get ready to laugh as Bill Cosby is coming to Fort Wayne.
Residents from Ohio swear more than any other state, at least according to the Seattle based Marchex Institute.
We've had stories about how Obamacare is affecting the nation but has signing up been a positive experience for people locally?
It is not official yet, but there was another murder here in the Summit City and once it is ruled a homicide by the coroner, it will mark the 44th homicide here in Fort Wayne and Allen County this year. That is tying the city's record of 44 back in 1997.
Cub Scout Troop 3015 visited WFFT Local on Tuesday, December 3rd to tour our station.
Former Fort Wayne Police Chief Rusty York is now the city's Director of Public Safety. Mayor Tom Henry brought back the position in an attempt to stem some of the violence, in what has become one of the city's deadliest years on record. Tuesday the city council unanimously approved York's promotion.
The City of Fort Wayne looks to develop riverfront properties.
Sam Walker announced his candidacy for Allen County Assessor.
The violence in Fort Wayne continues as Sunday afternoon just after 3:00, police found a body lying in an alley on the city's southeast side. The Allen County Coroners Office ruled that death a homicide.
We are now getting more details about Sunday's Metro-North Commuter Train derailment in the Bronx. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigation the incident that led to 4 deaths and dozens of injuries.
Cleaning your home with over-the-counter cleaning supplies can sometimes do more harm than good.
Police are investigating the possibility that another car was involved in the fiery car crash that killed actor Paul Walker on Saturday.
If you love popcorn- there's only so much jiffy pop you can have before you're sick of it. But if you're seeking some of that big-city fancy style corn, you don't have to leave the area. WFFT shows you how in this week's Locally Made Monday.
AIDS has impacted millions of lives, worldwide and right in Northeast Indiana.
Meet nine year old Shawn. He hopes before long, he's able to share his interests with a Big Brother.
This past weekend marked 2 years since Robert and Colleen Grube were found shot to death in their home near Fort Recovery, Ohio.
Desperate to raise funds for new squad cars, a Police Chief in Knightstown, Indiana is taking on a shocking challenge.
By now most Thanksgiving leftovers are gone and December holiday preparations are in full swing.
WFFT's Tara Petitt is taking us on another One Tank Trip and this week, she went to cities in western Ohio and northeast Indiana.
Every Sunday on WFFT we pay tribute to a member of our community who has served or is currently serving our country. In this week's hometown hero report, we are saluting Cpl. Micheal Hale, a marine who has served two tours in Afghansitan.
Find out what you need to know to shop safe during Cyber Monday and cyber week.
The Downtown Improvement District offers incentives for people to shop at local businesses.