On WFFT we introduce you to kids in our area who are in need of a mentor through Big Brothers Big Sisters and they are having a fundraiser to benefit those kids.
Here on FOX, thousands of people try out for American Idol each year and this season, one talented Fort Wayne man stood out.
The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority collected a general count of the homeless in areas across the state.
Fort Wayne is known as the Summit City- that point where the three rivers meet just north of downtown. And that's why it is working on a plan to remodel the flow of those three rivers. The city is about to unveil the details of its next big project. WFFT's Andrew Logsdon brings us this special report-developing downtown.
Adams County has a new gadget they plan on using to observe landscapes.
Thousands of uninsured low-income Hoosiers will now have access to consumer driven healthcare.
A local nonprofit called Hope for Animals has completed their 40,000th surgery since opening their doors in June of 2010.
The City of Fort Wayne has been chosen for the Pilot Program to help benefit the local homeless population.
The Fort Wayne Police are investigating after a jewelry store was robbed.
A fire erupted just outside Downtown Fort Wayne. It took firefighters just under a half hour to contain the fire at Hampton Court Apartments on East State Boulevard.
Pretty soon, you'll be able to see Tasmanian Devils at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo.
The Jeff Landis Homeless Challenge, you may have seen this poster on social media whether it be on Facebook or on Twitter. Landis announced the challenge 2 weeks ago to the Fort Wayne City Council.
The 16 year old accused in connection with the death of 3 year old boy in Bluffton appeared in court.
Major transportation changes are coming to Fort Wayne Community Schools as the District's Board of School Trustees voted to reduce transportation services.
Here's something you can get pumped for. One of the world's largest manufacturers of fuel pumps makes several versions right here in Fort Wayne. Many of you may have used their fuel and chemical pumps on the farm or on the construction site. Tuthill Transfer Systems has been in business for over one hundred years, and its this week's Locally Made Monday.
After snow storms - like this past weekend - many people reach for the shovel, rock salt, and other chemicals to clear sidewalks and driveways. WFFT's Brooke Welch breaks down the most environmentally friendly options for removing snow.
Open enrollment for Obamacare comes to an end February 15th and a panel of local experts with Theater for Ideas weighed in on the pros and cons of our healthcare system.
Communities joined together and held a candlelight vigil in remembrance of 3 year old Owen Collins from Bluffton.
An antique shop in Waterloo is destroyed after a fire erupted.
The 122nd Fighter Wing welcomed home 26 members after a 6 month deployment.
This time of the year, it's safe to say most people are cold if they spend too much time outdoors. Does your reaction to the temperature outside depend on your gender?
A mom and boyfriend face 6 charges after a missing 3 year old boy is found dead in Bluffton.
A man with four young children dies after a stray bullet enters the second floor of his home.
Superior Auto held a Grand Opening at their new Fort Wayne location on Thursday.
High school students could be required to pass the US Citizenship Test to pass High School.
If you like Winter, Downtown Fort Wayne is having a winter carnival called "Winterval" taking place on January 31st from 10am - 8pm.
The 2015 edition of the State of the Union has come and gone. With 2 years left in his time in office, President Obama spent the night laying out his broad vision for the end of his term.
Parkview Field is looking to hire staff for their upcoming 2015 season.
President Barack Obama wrapped up his 6th State of the Union Address, followed by a Republican response given by Iowa's newest Senator Jonie Ernst.
The Parkview Pediatric Rehabilitation Facility announced it's relocation to a much larger facility.
Court documents obtained by WFFT report Zachary Barnes admitting to 'shooting dope' Friday night with Breanna Arnold and a juvenile, then Arnold checking on the kids, and found Owen dead.
The 30th anniversary of the Unity Day Celebration occurred and nearly 1,000 people gathered at the Grand Wayne Center to support it.
By latest documentation, there are just over 1,000 Leed Platinum Certified commercial and residential buildings around the world.
After investigators questioned the residents, they learned they were responsible for carrying the body out.
Your computer. Whether it's at your office, or at home, some times they break down or go obsolete in a couple of years. A new company in Fort Wayne is taking those old defective computers and recycling them into a brand new machine.
The Fort Wayne NAACP is bracing for some changes as membership is dwindling and new leadership is needed after the departure of the Former Fort Wayne Chapter President, Saharra Bledsoe.
Hundreds of people gathered in Downtown Fort Wayne for the 41st Annual March for Life.
A home on the south side of town is condemned after an early morning raid by Fort Wayne Police.
Bernie Beier Director of Homeland Security Allen County, said Christopher Cornell's actions aren't anything new.
A national non-profit organization that provides bullet proof and stab proof vests for police K-9 dogs, has chosen to grant the New Haven Police Department with one of the vests.
A Three Rivers Federal Credit Union in Waynedale has been robbed twice in the last 3 months.
Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry has made very clear that he wants residents to be able to "work, live, and play" Downtown.
The 26th year of the Farm Show attracted over 30,000 people to the Coliseum.
Although the Hoosier state has seen a decrease in unemployment rates, the United States has not.
It's already illegal to text and drive in Indiana. After this legislative session, it may be illegal to use a hand-held phone while driving as well.
If you love chocolate, here's some great news. The John Chapman Kiwanis Club, a local non-profit organization is holding their first ever Chocolate Fest right here in Fort Wayne.
WFFT's Brooke Welch speaks with a Cartoonist born in Fort Wayne, that actually knew some of the French Cartoonists that were killed last week.
Over 11 million people depend on clean water from 3 rivers in the Fort Wayne area. One local group wants your help in cleaning them up.
The Fort Wayne Children's Zoo will be celebrating a big milestone this summer. Their 50th anniversary.
Indiana Governor Mike Pence addressed Hoosiers with his "State of the State" address from the State Capitol Building in Indianapolis.