The Van Wert Police Department is investigating a fatal car accident involving a pedestrian.
For many people, the holidays are a wonderful time of year, but unfortunately there are people who choose to prey on distracted shoppers.
The Farm Bill is a comprehensive heath care bill that is usually approved every 5 years and addresses both rural and urban hunger.
"Duck Dynasty" dad Phil Robertson has been suspended indefinitely by the A&E Network following his recent comments on homosexuality, the network announced Wednesday night.
How secure is your identity? A Howard county woman found out the hard way, as a 16 year-old-teenager was able to access the woman's bank account with minimal effort.
Collecting donations has been a struggle this year for several seasonal charities. Two groups that are now in good shape are “Santa for a Senior” and “Coats for Kids.” Both groups have recently met their goal in the last few days, but the “Red Kettle Campaign” is still asking for your help.
The affordable care act goes into effect for Americans in just a few weeks and for businesses by 2015. And that could put a squeeze on many of our local volunteer fire departments. Current rules say businesses, including those fire departments who have fifty or more employees, could be forced to provide health care- something many can't afford to do.
Residents in the Summit City say they're excited to have Garry Hamilton as the new Chief of Police.
An Indiana State Police trooper in Grant County ran for his life this weekend after two big-rigs almost hit him.
The holiday season is one of the most wasteful times of the year. The Allen County Solid Waste Management District wants to make sure you're aware of how you can avoid contributing to the waste.
Former Huntington North High School track and cross country coach, Donald Cotton, pleads guilty to sexual battery charges.
U.S Congressman Marlin Stutzman (R-3rd), held an Affordable Care Act listening session and open house at his Fort Wayne office.
Many of the signs you see every day in buildings across the region- inside city halls, the library, even those signs on bathroom doors- come from right here in Fort Wayne. It’s this week's edition of Locally Made Monday.
The new Chief of Police wilol assume duties first thing next month.
WFFT's Brooke Welch has been providing tips on how to have a safe and healthy winter. She spoke with a local veterinarian about how your animals can survive the cold.
Christmas is fast approaching and shoppers are eager to get their hands on this year's hottest gadgets. WFFT's Tara Petitt was at Best Buy finding out what's hot and what's not this year on holiday shopping lists.
We are saluting Sergeant First Class Joshua Bartlett, a soldier who sacrificed so much for our country.
A murder victim's family mourns during the holiday season.
Fort Wayne and Allen County has tied the all time number of homicides this year with 44.
Every Friday night, we get to watch WFFT meteorologist Andrew Logsdon take on food challenges in Weatherman Versus Food. But it's not every week we get to see him help launch a new challenge. This week, here he is at Flanagan's in Fort Wayne, the first person to attempt their new 'Three Pound Burger challenge.'
After reviewing several locations, the City of Fort Wayne officially proposed a new location for Cindy's Diner.
Since temperatures have been in the single digits, we've had WFFT's Brooke Welch providing us with daily tips to beat the cold. Brooke spoke with a local heating and plumbing company for tips on keeping your furnace winter ready.
Local and State Leaders gathered to discuss Vision 20-20 and 20-25. The Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership developed Vision 20-20 to create goals that will transform the region into a top global competitor by the year 2020.
Meet seven year old Anthony. WFFT's Kristen Kirchhaine spent time with him at Pro Bowl West bowling, playing games, and finding out why Anthony wants a Big Brother.
Local abortion Dr. Ulrich Klopfer has been under the microscope recently for misfiling the paper work from an abortion he performed on a 13-year-old.
Flurries throughout mixed with below freezing temperatures made for some dangerous driving conditions in our area.
This cold weather is staying with us for a couple days and heating your home can be expensive. We have some trips to help you lower your energy costs this winter.
Graffiti, boarded-up windows and condemned homes, the eyesores have residents in Fort Wayne’s West Central neighborhood fed-up.
Time Magazine names Pope Francis as "Person of the Year" for 2013.
Big Brothers Big Sisters, a national not-for-profit organization that focuses on the success and development of children, is expanding locally.
People traveled from around the world to the memorial service for Nelson Mandela but they also came from nearby, waiting for hours to board buses to the stadium and pay their final respects.
The Fort Wayne City Council gave the go-ahead for a potential train service in the Summit City.
Winter temperatures are dropping rapidly, so staying warm and dry can be a challenge. WFFT's Brooke Welch spoke with a Fort Wayne Physician that has some advice to keep you warm and healthy this winter.
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.